Found February 08, 2013 on
The Camel Clutch Blog:
In saying that the WWE is wearing out the audience on their top guys, do you remember when there used to be surprises in professional wrestling?
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
-- Chris Jericho will appear at the NXT television taping set for March 21. Ryback is no longer advertised for the NXT TV taping on April 11. He will be replaced instead by John Cena. The tapings will take place at Full Sail University at Winter Park, Florida.
-- WWE will return to the Freedom Hall Civic Center in Johnson City, Tennessee on June 8.
-- The WWE Vintage Collection...
-- Chris Jericho will appear at WWE Elimination Chamber even though he doesn't have a match yet.
-- Cody Rhodes revealed on Twitter that he and Damien Sandow will reunite this weekend for live events in Missouri.
He wrote: "After all this time and a great deal of litigation, it's OFFICIAL Team Rhodes Scholars is reuniting for 3 select engagements!!! 2/8 2/9 2/10...
- Cody Rhodes is teasing an announcement for this weekend’s WWE live events. He tweeted the following on Wednesday night:
“Major announcement coming from @WWE for Poplar Bluff, MO…Springfield, MO…and Cape Girardeau. Tomorrow at 4:50PM es. So many rumors…”
- Chris Jericho went on a rant about American Idol judge Nikki Minaj last night on Twitter:
“Nikki Minaj is the...
Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
-- Word is that Christian and R-Truth are expected to return to action within the next two weeks.
-- Here is a list of part-time stars currently advertised for TV tapings on the Road to WrestleMania…
* Feb. 11 Raw (Nashville, Tenn.): The Rock, Chris Jericho, no Lesnar.
* Feb. 12 SD (Little Rock, Ark.): Rock, Jericho.
* Feb. 17...
- Posted below is the official synopsis for the WWE Elimination Chamber DVD, which releases on March 19th.
“With WrestleMania 29 on the horizon the last stop on the road to the biggest show of the year is the callous coliseum known as the Elimination Chamber. With the WrestleMania line up taking shape the WWE and World Heavyweight Champions face the most daunting challenge in any...
– The John Cena themed Fruity Pebbles were released this week. If you’re interested, you can click here to view some images of the new boxes.
– CHIKARA returns to action this weekend to kick off season 12. Here are the updated lineups for the weekend…
February 9th in Reading, PA (All The Agents and Superhuman Crew):
* Archibald Peck vs. Mr. Touchdown
* 3.0 and Gran Akuma...
- WWE Vintage Collection on February 8th, 2013 featured these matches & moments from past episodes of Monday Night Raw:
* Gimmick Battle Royal (December 10th, 2007)
* Randy Orton & Edge Form Rated-RKO (October 9th, 2006)
* Rated-RKO Attack Roddy Piper (November 13th, 2006)
* Rated-RKO vs. Ric Flair (November 13th, 2006)
* John Cena vs. Shawn Michaels (October 31st, 2005)...
– 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…
- There is talk of using both Brock Lesnar and The Rock at this year's SummerSlam pay-per-view. WWE really wants the Hollywood community to be part of SummerSlam's festivities and both stars would help make it seem like a bigger event.
- The reason why Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns vs. Sheamus, Ryback and John Cena at WWE Elimination Chamber won't be happening...
- There is talk of using both Brock Lesnar and The Rock at this year’s SummerSlam pay-per-view. WWE really wants the Hollywood community to be part of SummerSlam’s festivities and both stars would help make it seem like a bigger event.
- The reason why Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns vs. Sheamus, Ryback and John Cena at WWE Elimination Chamber won’t be happening...
- The Lancashire Evening Post published an article about Wade Barrett and his blossoming WWE career.- Robot Combat League, hosted by Chris Jericho, premieres on Syfy on Tuesday, February 26th at 10/9c. Syfy posted the following interview with Jericho discussing the show.- Benz Insider published an article about WrestleMania 30 possibly taking place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome...
- Here’s the latest episode of Backstage Fallout from last night’s SmackDown:
- Mark Henry was speaking to the talents at WWE NXT on Friday.
- Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow teamed up at last night’s WWE live event in Poplar Bluff, MO. They lost to The New Age Outlaws.
- NXT’s Corey Graves also worked last night’s live event in Poplar Bluff, losing to Zack Ryder.
- Tyson Kidd revealed on Twitter that his doctor told him that his recovery from his knee injury will be 15% surgery and 85% therapy.
- WWE is asking people to send Vince McMahon well wishes on Twitter at the hashtag #GetWellChairman! #MrMcMahon.
- Jim Ross was asked on Twitter if their is any truth to WrestleMania being held in New Orleans next year. “As best I know, that’s...