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- As noted before, the August 6th WWE RAW did a 3.09 cable rating with 4.37 million viewers. The three hours did ratings of 2.80, 3.26 and 3.19. There were no big segments this week and there was a fade in the third hour with the peak being the segment with Brock Lesnar, Triple H and Shawn Michaels.
In the segment breakdown, CM Punk vs. Rey Mysterio gained 123,000 viewers. Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio gained another 123,000 viewers. Randy Orton vs. Big Show at the top of the hour gained 480,000 viewers. Curt Hawkins and Tyler Reks vs. Ryback plus Titus O’Neil and Darren Young vs. Primo and Epico gained 78,000 viewers. Considering the talents in those few segments, one could assume that it would lose viewers but this could be a sign that the Ryback gimmick is catching on with fans.
The angle with Brodus Clay and Damien Sandow lost 135,000 viewers. Kelly Kelly vs. Eve Torres gained another 113,000 viewers. The highest rated segment of the show was Shawn Michaels, Triple H and Brock L...
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Shawn Michaels is expected to make more RAW appearances leading up to SummerSlam, where he will be in Triple H’s corner for the match against Brock Lesnar.
Lesnar promised Michaels on RAW last night that the two would be seeing each other before SummerSlam.
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Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
It had been rumored that Brock Lesnar would attack Shawn Michaels on this past week’s “HBK Appreciation Night” edition of WWE RAW from San Antonio, Texas. The angle was scrapped due to the big post-RAW celebration for Michaels. The celebration also included appearances by The Undertaker and Vince McMahon. We posted a video of the segment...
- Independent women’s wrestler Reby Sky turns 26-years-old Monday.- During commercial breaks at Monday’s Raw at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, Shawn Michaels career highlights were shown as part of his Appreciation Night. WWE also sold a commemorative Shawn Michaels Appreciation Night T-Shirt at the venue.- This Friday on SmackDown on Syfy, Chris Jericho presents...
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After Raw went off-air, John Cena came to and warmed up the crowd for Shawn Michaels Appreciation Night. First, Cena introduced a gorgeous video tribute to Michaels. Great work from the video team. Cena then welcomed Michaels to the ring.
Michaels was followed shortly out by Triple H, who acted like the emcee for the night. C.M. Punk also came...
- Independent women’s wrestler Reby Sky turns 26-years-old Monday.
- During commercial breaks at Monday’s Raw at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, Shawn Michaels career highlights were shown as part of his Appreciation Night. WWE also sold a commemorative Shawn Michaels Appreciation Night T-Shirt at the venue.
- This Friday on SmackDown on Syfy, Chris Jericho presents...
- Shawn Michaels is expected to make more RAW appearances leading up to SummerSlam, where he will be in Triple H’s corner for the match against Brock Lesnar. Lesnar promised Michaels on RAW last night that the two would be seeing each other before SummerSlam.
- A lot of people within WWE are expecting the company to offer Brock Lesnar a second deal once his current one expires...
Here is the updated card for WWE SummerSlam following this week’s episode of RAW.
Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar
Shawn Michaels will be in Triple H’s corner
Triple Threat match for the WWE Championship
CM Punk (c) vs. Big Show vs. John Cena
World Heavyweight Championship
Sheamus (c) vs. Alberto Del Rio
Kane vs. Daniel Bryan
WWE SummerSlam takes place on August 19th from the Staples...
With Sumerslam coming up in a few weeks I figured why not show you guys my favorite match at the Summerslam PPV from the last 25 years. I think this is one of if not the best match in the history of Summerslam from 1995 Shawn Michaels vs Razor Ramon in a Ladder Match:
- Monday on Raw, Shawn Michaels revealed he will be in Triple H’s corner when “The Game” faces Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam. Lesnar then issued a warning to HBK, telling him that he’d see him before SummerSlam. Michaels, however, is not advertised to appear on Raw—the final Raw before SummerSlam—by either WWE or host venue American Airlines Center.
Michaels was asked on...
- The August 6 episode of garnered a 3.08 cable rating over the course of three hours, the same rating as last week. Raw also averaged a 3.23 rating from 9:00 through the 11:00 p.m. overrun, which is identical to last week.Unlike the last two weeks, the rating for the third hour of Raw declined from the second hour. The program garnered a 3.26 rating in the second hour before declining...
- Kelly Kelly returned to WWE tonight on Raw in a match against Eve Torres.
Kelly Kelly has been off for the past couple months on approved time off where the company allowed her to take outside bookings.
- Also on Raw, Shawn Michaels announced that he will be in Triple H’s corner at the SummerSlam pay-per-view.
- WWE has already ran their show in Tokyo, Japan today. We’re seeking live reports from any fans who may have attended. We do know that Rey Mysterio, Zack Ryder and Yoshi Tatsu teamed up to win a six-man match.
- While WWE wanted to do something with Charlie Sheen, Daniel Bryan and Kane for the SummerSlam pay-per-view, a source suspects that Sheen won’t be appearing after all...
Source: The Wrestling Observer
As noted earlier here on the website, Shawn Michaels is expected to appear on WWE TV heading into SummerSlam to help with the build to the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H match.
Paul Heyman’s current deal with WWE is rumored to expire at SummerSlam, but the feeling is that he will continue to work with WWE alongside Brock Lesnar after the pay-per-view....
- This Friday on SmackDown on Syfy, Chris Jericho presents “The Highlight Reel” with guests Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero.
- During commercial breaks at Monday’s RAW at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, Shawn Michaels career highlights were shown as part of his Appreciation Night. WWE also sold commemorative Shawn Michaels Appreciation Night T-Shirts at the venue...