Found February 13, 2013 on
Ring Side News:
- The dark main event after last night's WWE SmackDown tapings saw Alberto Del Rio face Big Show. Del Rio beat Show with a steel chair before the match started and ended up getting the win with the armbreaker.
- JBL and Michael Cole will be taping a new episode of their YouTube show this Sunday outside of the New Orleans Arena at 3:30pm before the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. The best fan sign will receive 2 free tickets to the show. Their guests will be Alicia Fox, Ricardo Rodriguez and others.
- CM Punk vs. Rey Mysterio is booked on WWE live events going into WrestleMania 29. Rey was scheduled for WWE's upcoming tour of Qatar and Turkey but has since been replaced by Mark Henry.
Mark Henry's World Title Future, Plans for Elimination Chamber with The Rock, More...
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- WWE kept Rey Mysterio off last night’s RAW to sell the attack from Mark Henry last week. Rey tweeted during RAW:
“Missed being @ Raw tonight! WSM Did sum damage on me last week, but been through much worse and have come back! 619 luv”
- NXT stars Corey Graves and Conor O’Brian were backstage at last night’s RAW but not used in a dark match or anything.
- There was a backstage...
- Actor Kris Kristofferson was backstage at last night’s WWE NXT live event. His son is NXT star Garrett Dylan. Here he is with Sasha Banks:
- While Rey Mysterio was pulled from the upcoming SmackDown overseas tour, he is scheduled to start working live events again in a few weeks.
- WWE has been negotiating with Olympic wrestler Jaime Espinal, who won a silver medal at 185 pounds...
- Tamina Snuka says she’s ready to take the WWE Divas Title from Kaitlyn. She tweeted after RAW:
“Im tired of so called Champions like @KaitlynWWE who beleive they DESERVE To hold the title HA #PROVEIT #WWENashville”
- Alberto Del Rio addressed a speechless Big Show from last night’s RAW:
“#RAW in Nashville,TN. What a great show,BigShow couldn’t say anything because he...
Embedded below are several video highlights from this week’s WWE Main Event.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Alberto Del Rio
Chris Jericho & Alberto Del Rio are interrupted by Dolph Ziggler
Tonight on Main Event, Chris Jericho makes his first appearance on Wednesday nights. And, he’s bringing the Highlight Reel to Main Event. Plus, a look back to Raw when C.M. Punk dropped The Rock. Tonight, Punk will address the WWE audience and Rock.
In the arena, Michael Cole and JBL introduced the show. JBL noted that The Miz is “injured,” so he will not be Jericho’s guest...
WWE will tape this week’s episode of WWE Main Event from the Verizon Arena in Little Rock, Arkansas. Here are the full results.Dark Match* Kofi Kingston defeated Corey Graves.WWE Main Event* WWE Main Event kicked off with the Highlight Reel. Chris Jericho announced The Miz was injured on Raw and Del Rio will be his new guest. They replayed footage of Antonio attacking The Miz on...
- As noted earlier, Dolph Ziggler vs. Alberto Del Rio was taped last night for this week’s WWE Main Event. Both Superstars praised the match on Twitter:
Del Rio: “We had an spectacular #MainEvent and #SmackDown show here in Little Rock,Arkansas. You guys were amazing. Thanks. And don’t miss #mainevent this Wednesday you’ll see one of the best matches ever on the show!! WHC...
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Kofi Kingston defeated Corey Graves. There was a surprising amount of heat on Graves early on. Nice tie up sequence followed by a really nice monkey flip. Moments later, Graves hit a gordbuster for two, but Kingston came back with Trouble in Paradise for the win. All in all, Kofi was super over...
Here are Twitter reactions from several WWE stars about the IOC’s decision to cut wrestling from the Olympics:
Big E. Langston: The IOC’s decision to drop wrestling in 2020 is baffling. I learned life lessons on the mat that I’ll never forget. #SaveOlympicWrestling
Ricardo Rodriguez: So the Olympics are dropping Wrestling? One of the original sports? Como que what?! ‘stan...
- As noted, Tamina Snuka vs. Kaitlyn for the WWE Divas Title has been added to Sunday’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. Here’s the updated card:
WWE Title Match
CM Punk vs. The Rock
If The Rock gets himself disqualified or counted out, CM Punk wins the title
World Heavyweight Title Match
Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio
Elimination Chamber Match
Chris Jericho vs. Daniel Bryan vs...