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- Dolph Ziggler and AJ Lee are doing media appearances in Grand Rapids, Michigan this morning. We’re seeking reports if you catch them on local TV or radio.
- For those who missed it, here is a photo of CM Punk’s new look at WWE Payback. Punk looks to have dropped about 20 pounds, grown his hair back out and is sporting some new facial hair.
- Chris Jericho reportedly tweaked his knee last week, possibly in the SmackDown match that was taped against Curtis Axel. Jericho worked over the weekend and at Payback last night but there is fear of a torn meniscus.
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WWE.com posted several backstage interviews following the WWE Payback pay-per-view. Here are some highlights:
* WWE doctor Michael Sampson says Dolph Ziggler was checked out after his match and will continue to be monitored for post-concussion symptoms. WWE.com says Ziggler’s in-ring status is “up in the air” until they get more results from Ziggler’s latest round of testing...
WWE published an 'storyline' update on Dolph Ziggler's condiction on their website, noting that Ziggler is not medically cleared to wrestle. Here is an excerpt from their article:
"After suffering a brutal assault at the hands of Alberto Del Rio during their World Heavyweight Championship Match at WWE Payback, it has been determined that Dolph Ziggler is not medically...
WWE published a ‘storyline’ update on Dolph Ziggler’s condition on their website Monday evening, noting that Ziggler is not medically cleared to wrestle. Here is an excerpt from their article:
“After suffering a brutal assault at the hands of Alberto Del Rio during their World Heavyweight Championship Match at WWE Payback, it has been determined that Dolph Ziggler is not...
- WWE held an anti-bullying rally in Chicago last Friday with Josh Mathews, Alicia Fox, Hornswoggle and Leslie David Baker of “The Office” fame. Here is a photo:
- Despite recent reports and the match against babyface CM Punk in Chicago, word coming out of Payback over the weekend is that WWE has no plans on turning Chris Jericho heel.
- Dolph Ziggler is 100% cleared to wrestle...
WWE.com has posted an article stating that following his match at WWE Payback, Dolph Ziggler has been deemed unable to compete. The article noted that Ziggler has not been medically cleared to return to the ring at this time and that the assault by Del Rio “clearly took its toll.” Here is the WWE.com article:
After suffering a brutal assault at the hands of Alberto Del Rio during...
- WWE spoke with Kane after losing to United States Champion Dean Ambrose at last night’s Payback pay-per-view. Kane promised Ambrose won’t escape him again.
- WWE also posted a handheld video from Ambrose and WWE Tag Team Champions Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins. They mocked their Payback opponents and talked about dominating another pay-per-view. Ambrose called Reigns and Rollins...
– As noted earlier this morning, there are no plans to turn Chris Jericho heel despite the reaction he received at the WWE Payback pay-per-view on Sunday night. The company expected that with the PPV being held in CM Punk’s hometown of Chicago, IL. As noted, the company feels that due to his status, he could easily get younger talent over at any time. Jericho will be with the...
- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the trailer for WWE’s upcoming War Games DVD and Blu-ray:
- Zeb Colter tweeted about tonight’s World Heavyweight Title match at WWE Payback:
“Tomorrow night, #payback, very interested in the @VivaDelRio vs. @HEELZiggler match. Eyes on the prize. @RealJackSwagger”
- JBL had problems with American Airlines yesterday as they lost...
Wizard World has announced that CM Punk, AJ Lee, Dolph Ziggler, Ricky Steamboat, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns will be attending this year’s Chicago Comic Con on August 8th through the 11th at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Punk, Steamboat, AJ and Ziggler will participate in Q&A’s in addition to meeting fans. Visit WizardWorld.com for their full schedules.
- Former WWE Tough Enough competitor AJ Kirsch will be appearing on Larry King's Larry King Now program this Tuesday. Kirsch tweeted:
"Thinking about the potential ramifications of what I'm gonna say about pro wrestling/@WWE when I chat with @KingsThings on Tuesday. @OraTV"
- Wizard World has announced that CM Punk, AJ Lee, Dolph Ziggler, Ricky Steamboat, Dean...
In this blog, I am previewing the 2013 WWE Payback PPV, which emanates from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., on June 14, 2013, this Sunday. It is a new PPV from WWE. It features a Three Stages from Hell Match between John Cena vs Ryback & the return of Chicago's own CM Punk.
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights:- Until this past Monday’s impassioned promo, I was leaning toward a Ryback victory tonight but today I’m thinking that John Cena retains the WWE Title in the Three Stages of Hell match. This particular match provides me with some amazing memories and gave the King and I the opportunity...
The following matches and segments were cut from Raw Hulu Plus this week.
* Sheamus vs. Team Rhodes Scholars
* Zeb Colter promo/Antonio Cesaro vs. William Regal
* Heath Slater vs. Chris Jericho
* Backstage segment between Paul Heyman, Curtis Axel and Matt Striker
* Sin Cara vs. Curtis Axel
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- Tonight's WWE Main Event and SmackDown tapings will take place from the Nutter Center at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. No matches have been announced for Main Event but Daniel Bryan vs. Dean Ambrose is scheduled for SmackDown. The dark main event advertised is The Shield vs. Chris Jericho, Sheamus and Randy Orton.
- Big E Langston, who defeated World Heavyweight...