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We are not getting closer to a full WWE Extreme Rules 2013 card but we at least have the main-events lined up.
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Thanks to Bob Bamber for this report from the RAW TV tapings held earlier today in London:
Raw kicks off with Paul Heyman coming out, repping for Brock Lesnar. Big ECW chants for Lesnar. Heyman says Triple H is not at Raw tonight, and he is going to read an email to the live crowd that he received from Triple H.
Triple H’s music hits, and he is in fact at Raw. Big pop for HHH,...
- Embedded in the video below, Arda Ocal interviews Jack "The Snake" Roberts. Roberts talks about turning his life around and addresses ring return rumors. Jake's oldest daughter Brandy also appears in the interview.
- Embedded in the video below is this week's Raw Backstage Fallout. This week's video includes backstage segments from Dolph Ziggler, AJ Lee...
- Thanks to Brennan for the following WWE RAW spoilers from today’s tapings at the O2 Arena in London, England:* Michael Cole, JBL and Jerry Lawler are out for commentary. Big pops for JBL and Lawler.* Paul Heyman kicks off RAW talking about Brock Lesnar’s challenge to Triple H. Heyman says Triple H isn’t here tonight but he has an e-mail to read to the crowd. Triple H’s...
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson had emergency surgery to repair three hernial tears, injuries he suffered on April 7 at WrestleMania 29 in a match against John Cena. Here’s what The Rock looked like following the operation, and it’s pretty well the sort of picture you’d imagine the actor/wrestler would send out while recovering from surgery…intense, frightening and altogether...
The official YouTube account of WWE website released the following video of WWE World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler presenting a special clip of the new Michael Bay film that hits theaters on Friday, Pain & Gain, starring Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.Click here to view the embedded video.Johnson was forced to miss Monday night’s Los Angeles premiere...
– John Cena and Ryback vs. The Shield will headline next Monday’s RAW from Columbus, Ohio.
– Chris Jericho is now scheduled for the following WWE RAW brand live events in May…
May 11 – Beaumont, TX
May 12 – Forth Worth, TX
May 24 – Salt Lake City, UT
May 25 – Red Deer, Alberta
May 26- Lethbridge, Alberta
- WWE will announce during Wednesday's episode of WWE Main Event that next Monday's RAW from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio will feature Ryback and WWE Champion John Cena vs. Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose in the main event.
- The Rock had surgery today. He tweeted:
"Surgery a success! Dr repaired 3 hernial tears (fun pain). Superman is on the...
This week’s WWE SmackDown! opens with Fandango and Anonymous Broad heading down to the ring. Lilian Garcia enters the ring, and Fandango begins fondling her.
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross published a new blog entry on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights.
Ryback’s Heel Turn: “Ryback had a productive week in his transition to becoming a ‘villain’ and challenging the polarizing, WWE Champion John Cena. I think that these two will have sound chemistry when they meet at the Extreme Rules PPV and wouldn’t be surprised to see Ryback...
- Alberto Del Rio & Ricardo Rodriguez will be appearing at Smyth’s Toys located at Capital Retail Park, Leckwith Road, Canton, United Kingdom this Monday afternoon at 3PM.
- Santino Marella & Justin Gabriel will be appearing at International Sports Village, Olympian Drive, Cardiff, United Kingdom this Monday afternoon at 4PM.
- Steve Austin published a new blog entry checking...
- Brad Maddox wrestled at Tuesday’s WWE RAW live event from Nottingham, England. He lost to Michael McGillicutty.
- John Cena and Alberto Del Rio vs. Ryback and Dolph Ziggler is advertised for the May 27th RAW in Calgary. Randy Orton, Sheamus and Del Rio vs. Mark Henry, Big Show and Jack Swagger is advertised for the SmackDown tapings in Edmonton the next night.
- CM Punk and Lita...
– Partial Source: Pwinsider.com
While CM Punk was originally scheduled to return on RAW next week from Columbus, Ohio, WWE has pulled Punk from all upcoming events. The company is now advertising him to return at the May 27th RAW taping in Calgary, Alberta.
With that being the case, Punk being part of the Extreme Rules PPV is unlikely at this time.
– Here are the matches/segments...