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Jim Ross has posted a new blog entry. Here are the highlights…
On Jerry Lawler: The King coming home Monday via the WWE corporate jet from Montreal marks another step in the recovery of the Montreal Miracle of Monday September 10. Jerry Lawler’s recovery process is on going and I have heard no one estimate when he might be back at the announce desk on RAW much less those that are asking if and when he will return to the ring. I do know that if King can wrestle that he will. Jerry is a wrestler first and an announcer second as being a wrestler is what he’s done for 40+ years and I seriously doubt that he’s ready to hang up his boots. Every indy promoter will be frothing at the mouth to book King even more now than before. I’d suggest to all that slow, deliberate steps be taken.
On Commentary Replacements: I know is that it took two of us to replace @Jerry Lawler on RAW Monday. Working with @JCLayfield, who’s a funny SOB, and @MichaelCole who has become the voice of WWE and had his mo...
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Jerry Lawler sat down with Fox 13 in Memphis, below is the interview:
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Jim Ross posted a new blog on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights.
Jerry Lawler wrestling again: “I do know that if King can wrestle that he will. Jerry is a wrestler first and an announcer second as being a wrestler is what he’s done for 40+ years and I seriously doubt that he’s ready to hang up his boots. Every indy promoter will be frothing at the mouth to book King even...
- Damien Sandow is featured in the “Superstar Spotlight” on the home page of WWE.com.
- On Twitter, John Cena commented on his rehab and last night’s NXT tapings.
“#NXT was pretty damn impressive. @fullsail is an outstanding campus, the show is OVERloaded with talent.
“Day 3 of rehab, arm looks like old banana.”
Update on The Rock’s 2013 Schedule, Why WWE Isn’t Really...
- Earlier we posted the post-surgery comments from John Cena where he thanked the fans for their support. Cena posted another message and had words for WWE Champion CM Punk. Cena also referenced Punk using The Rock’s Rock Bottom and told him to stick with borrowing stuff from Randy Savage and Bret Hart:
“Oh.. And @CMPunk u TIED a guy with a blown up ankle, and a shattered arm…what...
- Here are some news and notes from last night’s WWE NXT tapings at Full Sail University in Florida:
* The next tapings will take place on October 11th. No word yet on which WWE Superstars will be featured.
* This was the first full sellout WWE has had at Full Sail, likely because John Cena was advertised. At least 30 people were reportedly turned away at the door because no seats...
- According to an account backstage at tonight’s Raw show in Bridgeport, Connecticut, John Cena is walking around fine after rolling his ankle last night at Night of Champions. At least as of 4:00 p.m., he was scheduled to compete tonight.
- Zack Ryder is featured on the cover of the latest issue of WWE Kids Magazine.
- Before World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus and Alberto Del...
- Regarding the RAW in Montreal where Jerry Lawler had a heart attack, it's said that Triple H and Rey Mysterio were noticeably crying when Lawler was being worked on.
- Tokyo Sport and The Wrestling Observer are reporting that WWE and All Japan Pro Wrestling have forged an alliance and will be working together. John Laurinaitis reportedly helped put the deal together. More...
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Paul Heyman discusses CM Punk in OVW:
In a teaser for the upcoming CM Punk DVD set, Paul Heyman discusses when Punk debuted in OVW.
CM Punk: Best in the World, will be out in October.
It was also revealed today that there will be ROH footage in the show, including Punk visiting today’s ROH Academy.
- John Cena vs. CM Punk in “Anything Goes” matches and Santino Marella vs. Antonio Cesaro are advertised as the main events of WWE’s upcoming tour of Europe. Other stars advertised to appear are Kane, Daniel Bryan, Tensai, Brodus Clay, Zack Ryder, AJ Lee, Eve Torres and Layla.
The advertised main events for the SmackDown tour of Europe are Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Big...
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After RAW went off the air, WWE set up a steel cage match for the WWE Title.
WWE champion C.M. Punk beat John Cena in a steel cage match to retain the WWE Title. The match ended when Dolph Ziggler and Del Rio interfered, then Sheamus and Randy Orton interfered to even the odds. Punk then slipped out of the cage during the mayhem to retain.
- WWE.com has an article about Edge returning to the SyFy series Haven.
– Booker T will also appear at the NXT live event this Friday, September 21st at the Charlotte Harbor Event Center in Punta Gorda, Florida.
- The website posted an image listing the 25 longest WWE Championship reigns of the past 25 years. The 5 longest reigns are held by John Cena (380 days), Randy Savage...