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- Paul Heyman recently spoke with Phil Strum of The Poughkeepsie Journal. Here are some highlights:
Phil Strum: You’re not only back in WWE, but you’re a part of two of the three biggest matches at WrestleMania. You’ve been telling some darn good stories for this year’s WrestleMania with CM Punk and Brock Lesnar. Is it safe to say this WWE run has been satisfying to you from a creative standpoint?
Paul Heyman: It’s been a total career highlight. I never thought I was going to come back and to come back and get to be a part of two of the three main events of WrestleMania, in my hometown, with my two best friends? It’s circumstances I never thought and I couldn’t have imagined.
PS: The cool thing about is that you overshadow neither guy, yet bring another dimension to both.
PH: I thank you for that. It’s really easy with Brock Lesnar. All I have to do is sing the praises of the most gifted athlete that’s ever walked into a WWE ring. He’s a former NCAA heavyweight champion, a former un...
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- Paul Heyman recently spoke with LoHud.com to promote WrestleMania 29. Here are a few highlights:
Q: Pro wrestling is a phenom that just won’t quit. What do you think is behind the sustained fan interest for so many years?
A: WWE has become part of pop culture. It’s an institution. And now, WWE is not just a television staple, a pay-per-view juggernaut and a global touring...
- Randy Orton turns 33 years old today while TNA’s Jesse Sorensen turns 24.
- Ryback will be appearing at the Walmart on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, Texas on May 11th at 1pm.
- Sin Cara, who has been out of action with a concussion, noted on Twitter that he will be at tonight’s WWE RAW from Washington, DC.
- Paul Heyman tweeted the following to hype tonight’s RAW:
- Randy Orton turns 33 years old today while TNA’s Jesse Sorensen turns 24.- Ryback will be appearing at the Walmart on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, Texas on May 11th at 1pm.- Sin Cara, who has been out of action with a concussion, noted on Twitter that he will be at tonight’s WWE RAW from Washington, DC.- Paul Heyman tweeted the following to hype tonight’s RAW:“TOMORROW …...
– Shawn Michaels announced on RAW that he’ll be in the corner of Triple H for his match at WrestleMania 29. This should come as no surprise as we’ve been reporting this for several weeks now. Obviously, Paul Heyman will be in the corner of Brock Lesnar. There were also rumors that Stephanie McMahon would appear as well and Paul Heyman hinted at that during RAW. We shall see...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new blog on jrsbarbq.com, where he talked about the three top WrestleMania 29 matches and Monday's RAW:
- Thought that the final segment of Raw involving Taker and Punk was controversial and dramatic and it made me want to see the match between the two even more. I can certainly see where some viewers were uncomfortable with the presentation...
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– Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown garnered a 2.00 (2.0) cable rating, with 2.85 million people. Those numbers are down a bit from the 2.11 (2.1) cable rating and 2.99 million viewers of the previous week. While the overall rating was down, the show was even among its key male demographics as well as adults 18 – 49, indicating that the...