Found January 10, 2013 on Ring Side News:
- Due to the holidays, we're just now getting the RAW numbers from the New Year's Eve show. The numbers from this week with The Rock's return will be available later. The NYE show drew a 2.32 rating with 3.55 million viewers. The segment breakdowns are just estimates this week but The Miz and John Cena vs. Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow stayed even with the opener. Sgt. Slaughter vs. Antonio Cesaro lost around 155,000 viewers while Kane and Daniel Bryan vs. Heath Slater and Drew McIntyre stayed even. The segment with CM Punk, Paul Heyman and Vince McMahon gained 465,000 viewers for a 2.5 quarter rating in the 9pm time slot. Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler lost around 155,000 viewers. Eve Torres brawling with Kaitlyn and Alberto Del Rio backstage with Ricardo Rodriguez lost 300,000 viewers. Ricardo vs. Big Show stayed even in the 10pm time slot with a 2.2 quarter rating. Wade Barrett vs. Kofi Kingston also stayed even. The Shield brawling with Ryback, Sheamus and Randy Orton gained 160,000 viewers. The final segment with Dolph Ziggler, AJ Lee and Cena gained around 800,000 viewers and was the highest point of the show with a 2.6 final quarter rating and a 2.9 overrun. Backstage News on Paul Heyman's WWE Future, Sexy New Layla Photos and More... Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Ziggler Wrestles Against His Brother, New NXT Diva Reports, More

- Women’s wrestler Davina Rose has reported to WWE developmental and was in attendance for last night’s NXT live event in Kissimmee, Florida. - The main event of last night’s NXT live event saw Briley Pierce team with Trent Baretta to face Dolph Ziggler and Brad Maddox. Briley is Dolph’s brother. You can see footage of the match below, courtesy of YouTube user hellbentxero...

WWE Main Event Results – 1/9/13

The opening video aired, followed by the pyro, and Michael Cole and The Miz opened the show from ringside. They setup the Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler hype video. It was well done and worth seeing. Backstage Matt Striker asked Sheamus if he was concerned about Ziggler. Sheamus said no and called Ziggler a coward for clinging to the briefcase. He said he wouldn’t be afraid and would...

Cena Meets Child at RAW, Possible Ziggler Match for NXT, MVP

- Thanks to The Children’s Dream Fund and WWE, five-year-old AJ Yagelka of Wesley Chapel, Florida got to meet John Cena before Monday’s RAW in Tampa. AJ suffers from chronic granulomatous disease, a genetic disorder in which certain immune system cells can’t kill some types of bacteria and fungi. Here is a photo of their meeting:- While he says he is open to a WWE return in...


WWE will tape this week’s episode of WWE Main Event from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Below are the full results. * Main Event features a backstage segment with AJ Lee, Dolph Ziggler and Big E Langston. Langston shows a little personality. * Sheamus beats Dolph Ziggler by count out. Sheamus went for a Brogue Kick but Ziggler ducked. Ziggler went for a super kick...

Ric Flair Talks About Vince McMahon As A Boss, Current WWE Product and More

Ric Flair was recently interviewed by Wrestling101. Here are some highlights. Vince McMahon as a boss: “Vince again is a great guy, he’s very honest and to the point and truthful. He is brutally honest and it takes a lot for someone in this day and age to be brutally honest but Vince is and I respect that about him. He’s the man, there is no one like him and no one has ever...

Match for Post-Rumble Raw, MNF Analyst Watches Raw, WWE Main Event Promo

- Embedded below is the promo video for this week’s WWE Main Event match featuring Dolph Ziggler vs. Sheamus. - USA Today has published an article about Monday Night Football analyst attending last night’s Raw in Tampa rather than watching the BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Notre Dame. Jerry Lawler mentioned Gruden was in attendance at last night’s show...

Ex-TNA Star Ric Flair Praises Kurt Angle + Talks WWE

Credit: Ric Flair recently spoke about working for McMahon, the current WWE product and more. Here are the highlights… Working For Vince McMahon: “Vince again is a great guy, he’s very honest and to the point and truthful. He is brutally honest and it takes a lot for someone in this day and age to be brutally honest but Vince is and I respect that about him...

Several Highlights from This Week’s WWE Main Event

Embedded below are several highlights from this week’s WWE Main Event.Zack Ryder vs. Wade Barrett Sheamus and Dolph Ziggler are ready for their match Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler A special look at Sheamus and Dolph Ziggler
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