Found November 20, 2012 on
WWE tapes SmackDown and Main Event tonight in Grand Rapids, Michigan
* The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler is the main event for WWE Main Event.
* The follow up to John Cena's "injury" from RAW.
* The follow up to the Big Show vs. Sheamus feud.
* The continued build to TLC.
* Sheamus challenging Big Show for the World Title is the bonus dark match.
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John Cena provided an update on the injury he suffered on Monday’s Raw, writing on twitter, “MRI was typical good news bad news scenario. I’ve dealt with knees issues for the past few yrs, ill add one more to that list….. I know the risks of what can happen to me and I’m willing to play the odds. #nevergiveup c u 2nite grand rapids.”
As noted earlier, there are conflicting...
- As noted before, John Cena will be debuting a new t-shirt at tonight’s WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view. It’s already available for purchase on WWEshop.com.Here’s a photo:
- As we have been covering, there will be a special episode of E!’s The Soup featuring WWE Superstars tonight.
Here are “Condensed Soup” videos with The Miz, Hornswoggle and Eve Torres plus clips with Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler:
WWE Officials Decide on Another Big WrestleMania Match + NEW Pics of Eve Torres Wearing a Thong Bikini… Wow!
- Local advertisements in the New York area were promoting John Cena vs. Dolph Ziggler and CM Punk vs. Ryback for WWE TLC.- John Cena hurt his ankle on tonight’s episode of Raw after he landed on it awkwardly when chasing Dolph Ziggler to the back. Cena got his foot caught when leaving the ring which resulted in him landing badly on the outside. Cena limped his way to the back...
- Below is the new trailer for Snitch starring The Rock:
- Below is an interview with Dolph Ziggler talking about Curt Hennig, Shawn Michaels, his size and lots more:
- WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes is now on Twitter at @WWEDustyRhodes.
- Ryback wrote the following on Twitter about Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns:
“Food Chain about to grow. Pain is weakness leaving...
- Here is a Tout video of John Cena talking about his new ring gear:
- It's said that there has been a lot of tension and turmoil over the WWE Title booking going into tonight's Survivor Series pay-per-view. Original plans called for CM Punk to retain and keep the title until the Royal Rumble but there have been many people pushing for Punk to drop the title tonight. Some...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross published a new blog entry, here are some highlights.
CM Punk vs. John Cena vs. Ryback "Biggest match of the night as far as the promotion was concerned was the WWE Title Bout featuring @CMPunk, @JohnCena, and @Ryback22. It seemed that this match accomplished several things including getting Punk to becoming a 365 day WWE Champion and on an apparent...
-- On Monday, Mick Foley, The Miz, Kofi Kingston and Natalya promoted literacy at Saint Maria Goretti School in Westfield, Indiana. WWE has released video of their appearance.
-- The Miz, AJ Lee and Alicia Fox paid a visit to Riley's Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, Indianapolis, last Friday to spread some holiday cheer. WWE has released the following video of their visit.
- We noted earlier that local advertisements in the New York City area were advertising several matches for next month’s WWE TLC pay-per-view. We now have the stipulations and those matches being advertised are:
* Tables Match for the WWE Title: Ryback vs. CM Punk
* Chairs Match for the World Heavyweight Title: Sheamus vs. Big Show
* TLC Match: Dolph Ziggler vs. John Cena
- John Cena vs. Heath Slater was taped last night in Grand Rapids, Michigan to air on a future episode of WWE Saturday Morning Slam. This is Cena’s first time appearing on WWE’s show for kids. The other match taped for Saturday Morning Slam was Sheamus vs. Titus O’Neil.
- The following matches were taped in Grand Rapids to air on tonight’s WWE Main Event:
* Tyson Kidd vs...
- Former WCW owner Ted Turner turns 74 years old today. Also, today would have been the 52nd birthday for former WWE and WCW valet Miss Elizabeth.
- Dolph Ziggler will be doing lots of media appearances this morning in the Dayton, Ohio area to promote tonight’s WWE RAW. If you catch him on TV or radio, please feel free to send in a recap.
- As seen at Survivor Series, WWE went...
- John Cena wrote the following on Twitter after coming up short in last night’s WWE Title match at Survivor Series:
“There is alot of resentment towards @CMPunk and @WWE things didn’t go my way but that is NO reason to give up #loyalty #nevergiveup”
“Two things can happen at this point, quit, or get up, dust myself off and get back in the motherfudging game! I’ll take...
- WWE’s shop website is now selling John Cena’s new “Never Give Up” t-shirt, hat, headband, wristbands and pendant. They have them separately or altogether in a Holiday package for $59.99 that comes with a signed card. They also have a new Zack Ryder “Sssiiiccckkk” headband.
Cena’s new gear is being released to commemorate his 10th year in WWE.
- Randy Orton going for...
- The dark main event after tonight's WWE SmackDown tapings in Grand Rapids saw Sheamus defeat World Heavyweight Champion Big Show by disqualification when Show attacked him with a steel chair. Sheamus came back and took the chair, hit Show with it and then hit a Brogue Kick to end the tapings.
- We noted before that WWE Diva Kaitlyn was arrested at the site of tonight's...
- In a WWE App exclusive video from last night’s RAW, Alicia Fox caught up with Tamina Snuka and asked her why she attacked AJ Lee at Survivor Series. Tamina said she got tired of AJ disrespecting authority. Tamina expressed anger at AJ not being qualified for General Manager and for her love story with John Cena taking up TV time. The second generation Diva also wasn’t happy...