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- The following matches were taped last night in Washington, DC to air on Monday’s RAW. The theme will be Champion’s Choice where champions get to pick their challengers.
* Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes vs. The Miz and John Cena
* Antonio Cesaro will defend the United States Title against an opponent that he chooses
* Kane and Daniel Bryan will defend the Tag Team Titles against opponents that they choose
* Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler
* Eve Torres will defend the Divas Title against an opponent that she chooses
* Big Show will defend the World Heavyweight Title against an opponent that he chooses
* Kofi Kingston will defend the Intercontinental Title against an opponent that he chooses
* Ryback vs. Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns in a handicap match
There will also be MizTV with special guest John Cena and a New Years Eve toast between AJ Lee and Dolph Ziggler.
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- WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart turns 69 years old today while former WCW valet Kimberly Page turns 43, former WWE star Rodney turns 42 and TNA star Bobby Roode turns 36.
- John Cena gets the Superstar Spotlight on WWE’s website today.
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- This week’s episode of The JBL & Michael Cole Show has been added to YouTube:
- WWE will tape the New Year’s Eve edition of RAW tonight from the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. No matches have been announced but Ryback vs. CM Punk is advertised locally, although Punk isn’t expected to wrestle tonight. We’re seeking correspondents for tonight’s tapings to help with...
- As noted, Stevie Richards became the first-ever Extreme Rising World Heavyweight Champion over the weekend. Here is a photo of the title from Extreme Rising's Facebook page:
"The EXTREME RISING WORLD TITLE... there are mysteries behind this title in and on it. Let's say this... if you like the TV show LOST, well this will be right up your alley. This is not no traditional...
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Embedded in the video below are several highlights from the December 31st, 2012 episode of Raw.
John Cena & The Miz vs. Team Rhodes Scholars
Sgt. Slaughter vs. Antonio Cesaro – Champion’s Choice U.S. Championship Match
Team Hell No vs. 3MB – Champion’s Choice WWE Tag Team Championship Match
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- CM Punk has posted the following photo of his surgically repaired knee:
- Eve Torres is featured in the “Superstar Spotlight” on the home page of WWE.com.
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- Eve Torres is featured in the "Superstar Spotlight" on the home page of WWE.com.
- The Washington Post published an article about RGIII chants at last Saturday's Raw taping from the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.. The Washington Redskins quarterback was in attendance for the taping, which airs tonight, and was acknowledged by John Cena during the show.
– Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (RG3) was sitting ringside at the RAW TV tapings in Washington, DC on Saturday night. John Cena pointed him out during the opening segment of the show.
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- Tonight’s WWE RAW is the taped show from Saturday night in Washington, DC and has a Champion’s Choice theme. Full spoilers and the match listing can be found elsewhere on the site. The main event of tonight’s show will be Ryback vs. Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns in a handicap match. There will also be a New Years Eve toast with AJ Lee and Dolph Ziggler.