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– Matt Striker has commented on the “Paul Heyman fake heart attack” angle from RAW. Striker tweeted: “Watching Paul Heyman makes me feel like I need hand sanitizer.”
Heyman replied: “I think @Matt_Striker’s comment about me is low brow, uncalled for and insensitive. MY FEELINGS ARE HURT!!! cc: @CMPunk”
– John Cena made a surprise appearance at a Florida elementary school and gave a nine-year-old boy with cerebral palsy a new $32,000 custom wheelchair. Cena said: “I’m always excited to appear at events like this, to be there for kids who face obstacles.”
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– WWE returns to Puerto Rico in January of 2013. Here are the dates & locations:
* January 4th – Recreation & Sports Palace in Mayaguez
* January 5th – Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in Hato Rey
* January 6th – Juan Pachin Vicens Auditorium in Ponce
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Pro wrestling superstar John Cena made a special trip to Florida to pay a surprise visit to a big fan: 9-year-old Gary Patterson, who suffers from cerebral palsy.
- The talk about Paul Heyman and CM Punk mocking Jerry Lawler’s heart attack on RAW continues on Twitter with several wrestlers weighing in such as Steve Austin and Chris Jericho. The Baltimore Sun’s Arda Ocal spoke with some Superstars and got their reactions:
Steve Austin: “I believe in pushing the envelope in an aggressive fashion. But when a guy damn near dies at ringside...
- The NXT event at the Minnreg Hall in Largo, Florida has been moved to Friday, November 30th. It was originally scheduled for tomorrow, November 16th.
- John Cena commented on Twitter about his Survivor Series main event match against CM Punk and Ryback.
“Trying to figure out how in the hell to even approach Ryback this Sunday. #survivorseries will be quite interesting.”
- WWE has come under fire from some fans online for last night’s RAW where they aired the video of EMT’s working on Jerry Lawler after his recent heart attack. Fans are also voicing their concern over the angle with CM Punk and Paul Heyman mocked Lawler’s heart attack.
Punk, Heyman and JBL have been tweeting about the angle since last night’s RAW ended. Here are some comments...
While I am sure that the WWE wanted a lot of buzz the week before Survivor Series 2012, I don’t know if this is the buzz they were looking for. Thousands of fans are outraged over a segment on Monday Night RAW and it is time to ask whether the WWE went too far with its Punk-Heyman-Lawler segment.
- The talk about Paul Heyman and CM Punk mocking Jerry Lawler's heart attack on RAW continues on Twitter with several wrestlers weighing in such as Steve Austin and Chris Jericho. The Baltimore Sun's Arda Ocal spoke with some Superstars and got their reactions:
Steve Austin: "I believe in pushing the envelope in an aggressive fashion. But when a guy damn near dies at...
- The dark main event after last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Cleveland saw Sheamus defeat World Heavyweight Champion Big Show by DQ. Sheamus wrestled in his street clothes.
- WWE’s website has a new “Where Are They Now?” article up on former WWE Tag Team Champion Matt “Rosey” Anoa’i, son of Hall of Famer Sika. These days he is preparing to open up a Samoan barbecue...
Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
– The rumored TLC PPV main event next month is CM Punk vs Mick Foley as we noted late last night here on the website. This is different from what Foley told ESPN last month when he said he thinks he wrestled his last match. WWE began planning the match on RAW when Punk and Foley exchanged promos even though they’re not in the same match...
- As noted before, the November 12th WWE RAW did a 2.86 cable rating with 4.19 million viewers.
In the segment breakdown, Randy Orton and Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler and Alberto Del Rio lost 74,000 from the opener. The angle with Vickie Guerrero, AJ Lee, John Cena and Dolph Ziggler as well as Big Show vs. William Regal gained 468,000 viewers, which is strong growth for that point...
- Zack Ryder picked the WWE Classics Five-Star Match of the Week for this week and he chose the Intercontinental Ladder Match at WrestleMania X between Razor Ramon and Shawn Michaels. Ryder commented on WWE's website:
"I was there for that at Madison Square Garden. It was the first time I saw a Ladder Match live. I think it was the first time anyone really saw a Ladder...
Join us tonight at 8pm EST for fast live coverage of RAW with Jerry Lawler’s return, Ryback vs. Brad Maddox, CM Punk vs. John Cena and more. Coverage begins when RAW hits the air so stay tuned…
- Zack Ryder picked the WWE Classics Five-Star Match of the Week for this week and he chose the Intercontinental Ladder Match at WrestleMania X between Razor Ramon and Shawn Michaels. Ryder commented on WWE’s website:
“I was there for that at Madison Square Garden. It was the first time I saw a Ladder Match live. I think it was the first time anyone really saw a Ladder Match...
WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin appeared on Busted Open with Dave Lagreca and Doug Mortman. The program airs Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays on Sirius 92 and XM 208 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., visit www.facebook.com/bustedopen for more information. Highlights from the interview are as follows:
Could he ever be medically cleared to wrestle again?: “It’s not even about...
- WWE has scheduled a live event tour for Puerto Rico in January.
January 4 - Recreation & Sports Palace in Mayaguez
January 5 - Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in Hato Rey
January 6 - Juan Pachin Vicens Auditorium in Ponce
- This week on "WWE Inbox," WWE Superstars are asked about the strangest food they've ever eaten, whether they would jump from space and if they...