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- Vince McMahon has nixed the idea of doing a UFC style 30-minute countdown show to kick off the Royal Rumble pay-per-view but is interested in one for WrestleMania 29.
- WWE reportedly has dropped the storyline idea of both AJ Lee and Booker T being incompetent General Managers, leading to Vince McMahon returning to bring in one General Manager for both shows.
- The idea of doing CM Punk vs. Mick Foley at WWE’s TLC pay-per-view has been brought up internally.
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- WWE Champion CM Punk is doing media this morning in Chicago to promote tonight’s DVD documentary screening at The Portage Theater.
- We noted earlier this week that Vince McMahon was seen upset at Monday’s RAW. By the time the night was over, it’s said that he was in a much better mood for the Jim Ross Appreciation Night stuff that happened after RAW. One of the reasons Vince...
- Vince McMahon was reportedly scrambling at Monday's RAW when Ryback failed to do his finisher on Tensai. Workers in the production truck were instructed to make him look as strong as possible with the replays.
- WWE officials are very high on United States Champion Antonio Cesaro. WWE feels they will make a lot of money off Cesaro in the future so expect his push to continue...
- “A Most Mizerable Christmas” written by Mick Foley is officially in Barnes & Noble stores today. BarnesandNoble.com currently has the book for just over $11.
- Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings will take place from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Confirmed for tonight is Kofi Kingston and R-Truth vs. Darren Young and Titus O’Neil. WWE Champion CM Punk and Paul Heyman...
- WWE Champion CM Punk is doing media this morning in Chicago to promote tonight's DVD documentary screening at The Portage Theater.
- We noted earlier this week that Vince McMahon was seen upset at Monday's RAW. By the time the night was over, it's said that he was in a much better mood for the Jim Ross Appreciation Night stuff that happened after RAW. One of the reasons...
- WWE’s website has released a list of the top 10 sordid love triangles in WWE history. The list looks like this:
1. “Ravishing” Rick Rude, Jake “The Snake” Roberts & Cheryl Roberts
2. Edge, Matt Hardy & Lita
3. Tommy Dreamer, Raven & Beulah
4. Daniel Bryan, CM Punk & AJ Lee
5. Hulk Hogan, “Macho Man” Randy Savage & Miss Elizabeth
6. Edge, Big Show...
- As reported earlier, Vince McMahon made a surprise live appearance during Monday night’s RAWactive experience. During his brief appearance, the Chairman of the Board took the opportunity to denounce Josh Mathews’ announcing abilities after replacing Jim Ross on the broadcast.In response to Matt Striker asking him his thoughts on the show, McMahon responded, “I think, generally...
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We noted before that Michael Cole has been told to work more as a babyface, especially now that Jim Ross has been brought back to fill in for Jerry Lawler. It’s said that Vince McMahon is now set on Cole being a full-fledged babyface. Regarding JR, there’s a different mentality towards him right now than in the past.
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- Last night's WWE RAW averaged 3,502,000 viewers, down significantly from the last few weeks. Since RAW went to three hours in July, the trend has been viewers dropping.
This week's show saw hour 1 do 3,436,000 viewers, hour 2 do 3,588,000 viewers and hour 3 do 3,472,000 viewers.
The final rating will likely be between a 2.3 and 2.5.
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- Below is the Sheamus promo that aired on last night’s WWE Main Event episode:
- We noted before that UK wrestling legend Robbie Brookside now has some kind of talent agreement with WWE developmental. Brookside brought several UK talents to the NXT tryout clinic this past week. This clinic saw more independent professional wrestlers than college football players and college wrestlers...