Found July 15, 2013 on
We reported earlier in the day that Daniel Bryan versus John Cena for the WWE Title was still planned for SummerSlam. Initial reports suggested that the WWE would be waiting until their joint show with E!, Total Divas, debut before pulling the trigger on the feud.
Reports had suggested that Cena would ask the fans on RAW who they wanted to see get a WWE Title shot at SummerSlam, with the idea that the crowd would pick Bryan. Well that plan went down tonight exactly how they planned it and the crowd loved every minute of it.
If these reports are correct WWE could be bringing the Bellas into the mix shortly.
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- Here is video of Daniel Bryan and the winner of the Doritos Jacked fan contest at last night’s RAW:
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- Triple H told the Orlando Business Jourlan that WWE is thinking beyond a physical Hall of Fame building to more of a "big attraction" that includes a Hall of Fame.
"I don’t want a Hall of Fame or some other attraction to just be something where people see some guy’s shorts. We are the WWE and we are big, so whatever we do needs to be the same. If I were to say...
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- Here is WWE’s latest promo for this year’s SummerSlam from Los Angeles:
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- WWE used a different lighting for the Mark Henry vs. John Cena match at Money in the Bank last night. Jim Ross commented:
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“Thanks to that HOT Philly crowd!! Knocked down 100 times,…stand up 101..keep pushin. Thanks again to the Universe…#USOOO”
“Ups and downs, wins and losses….Take time to thank the man above…say your prayers…out”
- Wade Barrett tweeted about the Money in the Bank Ladder Match that he participated...
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“For those inferior: Underneath the Buzzards you will find death, decay, survival, absolution. A complete circle, think about it……..”
- Sheamus noted on Twitter that his RAW role was minimal last night after ladder-related inflammation has doubled the size of his left thigh. He posted this photo:
- Scott Hall tweeted out a new photo of he and wrestling legend Lex Luger:
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Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer
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– Kenny McIntosh sent in this interview recap:
Inside The Ropes debuted their ‘Where Are They Now?’ Interview series...
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