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Ring Side News:
- WWE TV personality Renee Young made her debut as a backstage RAW interviewer last night in a WWE App video with Matt Striker and Zack Ryder. Renee has been working on the WWE pay-per-view pre-shows as well as WWE Bottom Line, Experience and Vintage Collection.
- As noted before, Vince McMahon had hip surgery on Friday. WWE says he had it on Monday but he was backstage at RAW last night on crutches. WWE tweeted the following photo of Vince in the hospital right before the operation:
- As noted earlier, John Cena has challenged Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns to a six-man match with his partners Sheamus and Ryback at Elimination Chamber. The challenge aired on a WWE App exclusive video. Seth Rollins responded to the challenge on Twitter:
"Be careful what you wish for Johnny. #believeintheshield #EliminationChamber"
Hot Pics of RAW's New Backstage Interviewer, Lots of Exclusives from RAW, Vince McMahon's Next Storyline for RAW/WM, More...
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- Below is the latest episode of WWE Backstage Fallout from last night's RAW:
- WWE announced this morning that John Cena will discuss WWE's award-winning digital and social media programs at the SXSW 2013 convention in San Francisco. The "Get Ready To Rumble! How WWE Is Crushing Social TV" panel will take place on March 9th from 11am until 12pm CST at the Sheraton...
As noted earlier, Vince McMahon took an F-5 from Brock Lesnar last week on Monday’s Raw to have him written on television.
PWInsider is reporting that Vince McMahon had hip surgery on Friday and is backstage at Raw tonight. McMahon is said to be moving around on crutches. He came in early and was overseeing production pieces for the Fandango character.
Big Spoiler on Stephanie...
– WWE is asking people to send Vince McMahon well wishes on Twitter at the hashtag #GetWellChairman! #MrMcMahon.
– Tyson Kidd has stated that his doctor informed him that he recovery from a right knee injury will be “15% surgery and 85% therapy.”
– Here is a commercial for Booker T’s Reality Of Wrestling…
Taking six weeks off during the summer and the rest of the year after Survivor Series could give a couple of main-eventers a rest but could give the mid-carders a chance to step up when those several headliners are resting their bodies.
- The bonus feature on the 2013 WWE Royal Rumble DVD will be a backstage interview with Rumble winner John Cena. Blu-ray exclusives include:January 21st RAW * Vickie Guerrero & Paul Heyman address The Rock * Ryback vs. Heath Slater * CM Punk declares victory at The Rumble * Kane and Daniel Bryan graduate anger management * The Rock confronts Paul Heyman * Tensai vs. Alberto Del...
WWE officially confirmed Team Cena vs. The Shield at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view earlier today, however it will be a six-man tag match instead of a Chamber match. Here is the updated Elimination Chamber line-up.WWE Championship Match The Rock (c) vs. CM PunkWorld Heavyweight Championship Match Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. Big ShowElimination Chamber Match Winner gets a World...
- The bonus feature on the 2013 WWE Royal Rumble DVD will be a backstage interview with Rumble winner John Cena. Blu-ray exclusives include:
January 21st RAW
* Vickie Guerrero & Paul Heyman address The Rock
* Ryback vs. Heath Slater
* CM Punk declares victory at The Rumble
* Kane and Daniel Bryan graduate anger management
* The Rock confronts Paul Heyman
* Tensai vs. Alberto...
- Many fans were wondering WWE’s reasoning for having this year’s Royal Rumble match come down to John Cena and Ryback. There was no longterm reasoning, such as an upcoming feud, behind Cena eliminating Ryback. Officials just wanted Cena eliminating someone strong to win the match.
- There was talk of doing a Money in the Bank match at WrestleMania 29 but WWE officials recently...
We can exclusively report that Brock Lesnar officially signed his new 2-year WWE contract backstage at RAW last Monday in Las Vegas, NV. The two sides had verbally agreed to terms and when Brock was flown in to RAW in Las Vegas, he met with Vince McMahon and signed the new contract.
Vickie Guerrero’s reference on RAW that she had been “secretly negotiating” with Brock and that...
- Both John Cena and Zack Ryder commented on Twitter as Ryder’s “Hoeski” single continues to experience success on iTunes:
Cena: “If @ZackRyder and #hoeski break #50 on pop charts I may eat 50 pop tarts covered in #fruitypepples then make up my own #poopchart. Of which I will sit at #2. Now go download #hoeski”
Ryder: “When your company doesn’t believe in you, start...
Here is the preview for tonight’s WWE Monday Night RAW…
* The continued build to the Elimination Chamber PPV.
* Will John Cena, Sheamus and Ryback look for revenge against the Shield?
* The Rock is not scheduled to appear tonight.
* The follow up to Brock Lesnar attacking Vince McMahon and breaking his pelvis.
* Brock Lesnar and Chris Jericho are advertised for tonight’s show...
After the 2013 ROYAL RUMBLE, the WWE is officially on the ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA 29 in NEW JERSEY. Join NIKKI HEYMAN and crew as they’ll recap the matches and JOHN CENA winning the Rumble match for a second time. They’ll also discuss two DIVAS, one who will be inducted in the 2013 WWE HALL OF FAME CLASS, and one who can’t seem to stay out of jail. (Shocker!) All that plus much...
- Mick Foley tweeted the following about Bruno Sammartino's WWE Hall of Fame induction:
"I am extremely happy to hear the news about Bruno Sammartino's @WWE HOF induction - and no place is better suited for it than MSG."
- Chris Jericho thanked fans on Twitter for voting him into the match with CM Punk on last night's RAW. He tweeted:
"THX to all the...