Found February 28, 2013 on
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John Cena and CM Punk went out and had one of the best matches in the history of the Monday Night RAW telecast this past week. It was lauded on Twitter, with many people claiming that it, not the match it set up, should have been the main event of WrestleMania this year.
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Previewing his upcoming match with John Cena at WrestleMania 29 to IGN.com, WWE Champion Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson explained why he wanted to face the Cenation leader again after defeating him at last year's show.
"You have to understand that my return back into the WWE was years in the making. And since I've been back, it's been a three year-long journey...
- JBL will not be at tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings as he’s away climbing Mount Aconcagua in South America. Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole will work tonight’s tapings from Oklahoma City. There’s speculation that Jim Ross could appear but that hasn’t been confirmed.- Fandango worked this weekend’s WWE live events with a female dancer. The two danced before the match and...
- JBL will not be at tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings as he’s away climbing Mount Aconcagua in South America. Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole will work tonight’s tapings from Oklahoma City. There’s speculation that Jim Ross could appear but that hasn’t been confirmed.
- Fandango worked this weekend’s WWE live events with a female dancer. The two danced before the match and...
- Monday's edition of WWE RAW featuring CM Punk vs. John Cena did a 3.46 rating (up 5% from last week) and 4.70 million viewers (up 1%).
Here's the hourly viewership data:
Hour 1: 4.86 million
Hour 2: 4.70 million
Hour 3: 4.56 million
RAW ranked #2 on cable for the night, behind "Pawn Stars" on History Channel.
Raw ranked #1 in the key male demographics, but...
- InDemand released the official PPV poster for next month's WrestleMania 29 pay-per-view. The poster features The Rock on the left, John Cena on the right, and the New York/New Jersey WrestleMania29 theme in the middle. This replaces the former Mania poster featuring Rock, Cena, and Brock Lesnar.
- The Dish Network and Time Warner Cable guides list the following wrestlers...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has published a new blog on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights.
Donald Trump’s WWE Hall of Fame Induction & A Physical HOF Building: “Still amazes me that many seemingly sane people can’t differentiate from being inducted into the WWE HOF as a wrestler, etc over the honorary, celeb status. I have written about this in the past and am getting...
Embedded below are several video highlights from this week’s episode of Raw.
Ryback vs. Dolph Ziggler
Triple H and Brock Lesnar get involved in a fight between Mr. McMahon and Paul Heyman
The Great Khali vs. Mark Henry
The Miz welcomes Alberto Del Rio, Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter to the set of “Miz TV”
Team Hell No vs. Prime Time Players
R-Truth vs. Cody Rhodes