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Ring Side News:
- Sheamus is currently in the Superstar Spotlight on WWE's website.
- Chris Jericho will be doing a Q&A session with Anthrax's Scott Ian on February 26t at the Oxford Arts Factory in Sydney, Australia. The night is being billed as "An Evening of stories from 30 years of metal, wrestling and drinking," and you must be 18 or over to attend.
- Jim Ross had high praise for Dolph Ziggler during last night's Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, comparing him to Curt Hennig, Billy Gunn and Shawn Michaels:
"@HEELZiggler is special. A little of Mr Perfect, hint of Billy Gunn, & a pinch of @ShawnMichaels. But mostly he's himself. #WWEChamber. I hope fans truly undstand how high I am on @HEELZiggler when I compare him 2 Perfect, @realbillygunn & great @ShawnMichaels. #WWEChamber"
Backstage News on Ziggler Not Cashing In, Sexy New AJ Lee Photos, More
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- We go back out and here comes Dolph Ziggler, AJ Lee and Big E Langston. Ziggler talks about how he’s not booked tonight. He brings up Jack Swagger and says nothing guarantees a World Heavyweight Title shot but his briefcase. Ziggler goes on and here comes Booker T to the entrance. Booker introduces Ziggler’s opponent and out comes Kofi Kingston.
Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler...
- Former WWE star Kizarny is featured with a sword in the video below from Guinness World Records Gone Wild:
- As seen at Elimination Chamber, Josh Mathews interviewed D.J. Cotrona and Adrianne Palicki of GI Joe: Retaliation. They talked about being there to support The Rock but Adrianne mentioned that her cousin Benjamin Boone wrestles in Ohio. Boone is actually an Ohio independent...
- Dolph Ziggler posted a Tout video on WrestleMania 30 heading to New Orleans, stating that Mardi Gras will be the second biggest party of the year. Footage is embedded below.
- Cody Rhodes also took to Tout regarding today’s announcement. Footage is embedded below.
- Sheamus commented on his match against The Shield at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, writing on Twitter...
John Cena and Chris Jericho posted the following comments on Twitter, regarding last night's RAW….
John Cena: "Off to #WWEDoha then #WWEIstanbul but all eyes on next Raw put up or shut up time! C.M. Punk beats me, then he deserves to face The Rock for the new WWE Title. I will be at my best. #thechampishere."
Chris Jericho: "Great match against The Shield...
- Chris Jericho will be taking time off after this week’s television tapings. Fozzy will be touring Australia for ten days starting this Saturday, February 23, 2013. Following the Australian tour, the band is not booked to play any shows until after WrestleMania, when they go on tour in the U.K. starting on April 11, 2013.
- Paul Heyman commented on the news that The Rock will...
- In the video below, WWE Champion The Rock talked with NOLA.com on Monday about WrestleMania XXX, rumors of him wrestling next year and more:
- Chris Jericho tweeted the following about his match with Ryback and Sheamus against The Shield on last night’s RAW:
“Great match against @TheShieldWWE tonight on #Raw! Cant win em all, but I say those cats are hard hitting, smart and...
- WWE.com spoke to Dolph Ziggler after defeating Kofi Kingston at Elimination Chamber. Ziggler complained about not being booked and put over Big E Langston. Langston spoke and said he had his fun with Kofi Kingston.- WWE’s website also caught up with Divas Champion Kaitlyn. She called the win over Tamina Snuka the second biggest win of her career. Kaitlyn talked about how scary...
-- WWE talent Ricardo Rodriguez turns 27 years old today. He was born on February 17, 1986.
-- HeymanHustle.com has some new quotes from Paul Heyman about CM Punk and his obsession with the WWE title. Heyman also made some storyline-oriented comments about The Rock and Vince McMahon conspiring to get the title off of Punk.
-- The New Orleans' Times-Picayune newspaper recently...
Embedded below are several highlights from the February 16, 2013 episode of WWE SmackDown.
Randy Orton vs. Mark Henry
Layla vs. Tamina Snuka
Tensai & Brodus Clay vs. 3MB
The Miz vs. Cody Rhodes
Zack Ryder vs. Jack Swagger
Chris Jericho vs. Big Show
- Sheamus is currently in the Superstar Spotlight on WWE’s website.
- Chris Jericho will be doing a Q&A session with Anthrax’s Scott Ian on February 26t at the Oxford Arts Factory in Sydney, Australia. The night is being billed as “An Evening of stories from 30 years of metal, wrestling and drinking,” and you must be 18 or over to attend.
- Jim Ross had high praise for...
Pre-Show: Brodus Clay & Tensai bt. Team Rhodes Scholars (Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes)
World Heavyweight Championship Match: Alberto Del Rio (champion) bt. Big Show
United States Championship Match: Antonio Cesaro (champion) bt. The Miz
Elimination Chamber Match: Jack Swagger bt. Chris Jericho, Daniel Bryan, Kane, Mark Henry & Randy Orton
The Shield bt. Ryback...
- HeymanHustle.com published quotes from Paul Heyman, who talks about CM Punk’s possession of the WWE Championship and accusations that The Rock and Vince McMahon have conspired together to get the belt off Punk. Here is an excerpt from the article.
“Possession is nine-tenths of the law. The Rock can ***** and moan all he wants about CM Punk claiming to be the rightful, undisputed...
As noted earlier, WrestleMania’s direction should be more clearer after tonight’s Raw event. Right now the only match set in stone is Alberto Del Rio vs. Jack Swagger for the World Heavyweight Championship, unless WWE somehow throws Dolph Ziggler into the mix with him cashing in his Money in the Bank briefcase.
WWE is currently discussing Sheamus vs. Mark Henry for WrestleMania...