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Credit – Wrestling Observer
CM Punk has been pulled from all live events until WrestleMania 29 for a number of reasons including him being physically banged up. People, including Punk, are still downplaying the arm injury that he suffered in the RAW match against Kane last week. WWE officials want him fresh and ready for the big match at WrestleMania 29.
Speaking of Punk, there were a lot of people not happy with his backstage segment at last night’s RAW where he juggled around Paul Bearer’s urn to taunt The Undertaker. The feeling was that it wasn’t as good as the Punk-Bearer-Taker stuff from the week before and that this one was bad for WWE and just bad in general. On a related note, it’s said there is some kind of issue between Punk and WWE creative right now but we don’t know what those problems might be.
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CM Punk is a disrespectful scoundrel. The Second City Saint is on a less-than-angelic streak, interrupting The Undertaker's tribute to Paul Bearer and stealing the manager's
"symbolic" urn last week and then mimicking Bearer's famous "oh yes" and dropping the urn while playing Harlem
Globetrotter this week.
The Undertaker dropping his head...
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- CM Punk has been pulled from all live events until WrestleMania 29 for a number of reasons including him being physically banged up. People, including Punk, are still downplaying the arm injury that he suffered in the RAW match...
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- We noted before that The Honky Tonk man denied rumors that...
- As noted, CM Punk has been pulled from the rest of the live events leading up to WrestleMania 29 so he can heal up and be fresh for the big match against The Undertaker. Punk is still scheduled for all RAW TV shows and is still advertised for WWE’s European tour the week after WrestleMania.
However, word now is that Punk may not be working most live events here in the United...
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As noted before, the March 18th WWE RAW did a 3.08 cable rating with 4.25 million viewers, down 11% in viewership from recent weeks.
In the segment breakdown, John Cena vs. Darren Young and Ryback vs. David Otunga lost 36,000 viewers from the opener. Fandango and The Great Khali lost 104,000 viewers while R-Truth vs. Damien Sandow lost another 128,000...
- Tonight’s WWE RAW will take place from the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – the hometown of 2013 Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino.Confirmed for tonight’s show is Chris Jericho vs. The Miz vs. Wade Barrett for the Intercontinental Title plus an appearance by Triple H to respond to Brock Lesnar’s stipulation challenge from last week.WWE is advertising The...
CM Punk has been pulled from all live events leading up to WrestleMania so that he can be fresh for his match against The Undertaker at WrestleMania 29.
At this time, Punk is expected to remain off of the WWE Raw live events (house shows) following WrestleMania so that he can heal up from various nagging injuries. WWE feels CM Punk has helped carry the company in recent years, and...
- Tonight's WWE RAW will take place from the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - the hometown of 2013 Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino.
Confirmed for tonight's show is Chris Jericho vs. The Miz vs. Wade Barrett for the Intercontinental Title plus an appearance by Triple H to respond to Brock Lesnar's stipulation challenge from last week.
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