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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights.
Thoughts on John Cena: John Cena has put himself into a situation where he has every thing to lose and what to gain in his match with Punk next week? Curious to see how this is addressed. Perhaps it’s as simply as Cena wanting to silence Punk and get the elusive win over the former WWE Champion that has escaped Cena.
Thoughts on Mark Henry: Mark Henry is on a roll since returning a few weeks ago from an extended absence due to injury. Henry has a ‘bad attitude’ and I find him one of the more compelling, intimidating villains in WWE.
Thoughts on The Miz: Miz winning by using Ric Flair’s Figure Four surprised me. Flair seemingly rarely won in his later career with his signature maneuver. Miz needs to watch lots of Flair tape to see how seamlessly Naitch applied the hold. It’s not as easy as Ric made it look.
Zeb & Swagger segments: Getting lots of Tweets regarding Zeb Colter’s po...
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TMZ reports that Ric Flair has asked for a protective order against his fourth wife Jackie after claiming that she is a violent alcoholic who has physically beaten him several times. If you’re interested, you can click here to view photos of Flair’s “crazy” ex-wife.
He did this in response to her legal separation papers. He called her “cruel” and “barbarous,” and...
- TMZ is reporting the following:
"WWE star Jack Swagger was arrested last night in Mississippi, TMZ has learned -- after allegedly committing several traffic offenses.
Source close to the situation tell TMZ, Swagger was leaving a "Smackdown" taping at Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi when he was pulled over.
It's unclear what traffic offenses Swagger is...
- The Hollywood Reporter has a review of The Rock's new film "Snitch".
- Ric Flair is scheduled to appear at The Big Event on March 2, 2013 at LaGuardia Plaza Hotel in East Elmhurst, NY.
- Monday's episode of Raw 286,986 in activity, up slightly from 268,154 last week, but below the 2013 average of 311,964. On cable TV Monday night, Raw ranked #1 for the fourth...
- The Sun Herald reports that Jack Swagger’s court date for DUI, marijuana possession and speeding is March 12th in Biloxi.
Swagger was pulled over at 11:59 pm Tuesday night on Lorraine Road near Morningside Drive in Biloxi. An officer stopped him after noticing a 2013 Ford Taurus was speeding, police said.
The spokesperson noted that “He was released on a summons to an acquaintance...
- WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn revealed on Twitter that she will be at tonight's NXT TV tapings from Full Sail University. As noted earlier, Randy Orton will also be there. Kaitlyn tweeted:
"#NXT tonight @FullSail Orlando! Ill be there Champ'n it up. Who wants a piece of this??? (NXT divas only)"
- No confirmed word yet on what kind of actions, if any, WWE will...
- Vince McMahon is said to be tired of the CM Punk vs. John Cena feud. Their match on next week’s RAW will reportedly be the last time we see them cross paths for a while.- WWE has been teasing a Ryback heel turn lately, which could lead to a feud with John Cena after WrestleMania 29.- WWE’s writing team has been in somewhat of a rut lately, with a lot of disagreements and politics...
- In a video from NOLA.com, 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...
- Earlier today, TMZ.com broke the story that WWE superstar Jack Swagger was arrested in Mississippi last night after a SmackDown taping and charged with DUI, marijuana possession and speeding (all misdemeanors).
Swagger is in the midst of the biggest push of his career and is scheduled to challenge for Alberto Del Rio’s World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania 29. It remains to...
- As seen on last night’s RAW, WWE aired a previously recorded video from Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger talking about immigration. Michael Cole revealed that the video came from Zeb’s personal YouTube page at “WeThePeopleZeb.” That video has been blocked by YouTube for a copyright claim by WWE, in likely what is a miscommunication between WWE and their YouTube people.
- 2013 WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino is indeed scheduled to appear at this year’s Hall of Fame ceremony, the WrestleMania 29 pay-per-view and RAW the next night.
- The dark main event after last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Biloxi, MS saw Alberto Del Rio beat Big Show in a Street Fight. Del Rio put Show through a table to get the pin.
- WWE is receiving more criticism...
- Former WWE Diva Kelly Kelly hosted the Gallery Nightclub in Las Vegas over the weekend. Here are some photos:
- As noted, Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter will give a President’s Day State of the Union address on tonight’s RAW. Swagger hyped the angle on Twitter:
“TOMMOROW … Presidents Day… #stateoftheUNION #WethePeople #RealAmerican”
- We now know that WWE Champion The...
- Devin sent along the updated WWE NXT TV tapings schedule for this year:
February 21st, 2013
March 14th, 2013
April 11th, 2013
May 2nd, 2013
June 20th, 2013
July 11th, 2013
August 1st, 2013
August 22nd, 2013
- Conservative website Infowars.com has ripped WWE’s Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter characters and accused WWE of bashing Tea Party members. They pointed out how RAW announcers...