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- WWE Legend Bob Backlund is expected to be the Legend who returns on tonight's WWE RAW Supershow. If Backlund is indeed the Legend for this week, he will likely do a match or angle with Heath Slater.
Backlund was visiting his mother at her rest home in Minnesota this weekend and told people there that he was headed to Denver, Colorado where tonight's RAW Supershow is being held.
The two-time WWE Champion last appeared on WWE TV in 2007 for the RAW 15th Anniversary show.
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- The news of Batista appearing in “Man With the Iron Fist” was not the big announcement that he and his agent have been hyping for months. Batista says that announcement is still coming and that fans are going to flip out. He wrote on Twitter:
“Follow @JohnnyRyanJr he’s leaking the announcement this week. You fans are gonna ******* flip out.”
- Former WWE Diva Jillian...
- WWE Legend Bob Backlund is expected to be the Legend who returns on tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow. If Backlund is indeed the Legend for this week, he will likely do a match or angle with Heath Slater.
Backlund was visiting his mother at her rest home in Minnesota this weekend and told people there that he was headed to Denver, Colorado where tonight’s RAW Supershow is being held...
In anticipation of their 1,000 episode of RAW, the WWE has been honoring it’s past by trotting out some of it’s more notable past stars to wrestle West Memphis softball player look-alike, Heath Slater each week. Last night they brought out former WWE champion, and noted bow tie wearer, Bob Backlund. Beyond being in ridiculous shape for being in his 60′s, I could help but...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new blog on jrsbarbq.com. Here are some highlights:
- I’m guessing that John Cena and Dolph Ziggler win their respective MITB bouts this Sunday on PPV. No wagering please.
- I’d love to see some of WWE’s younger talents have break through performances this Sunday on PPV. Like in main stream sports, I believe in throwing someone in...
- Following a lengthy absence due to injury and a 60-day suspension from his second violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program, Rey Mysterio is advertised for next Tuesday’s SmackDown taping at the Valley View Casino in San Diego, California.
- Continuing WWE’s parade of Legends to promote the 1000th episode of Raw on July 23, two-time WWE Champion Bob Backlund appeared on...
- Zack Ryder will be filming this week’s episode of “Z! True Long Island Story” from the San Diego Comic Con where he will be appearing with other WWE Superstars and Mattel designers.
- WWE Superstar Ezekiel Jackson wrote on Twitter that he is working on being featured more on WWE TV.
- WWE’s website has a post-RAW interview up with Bob Backlund. Backlund said he didn’t...
- WWE’s website has a list of former Superstars that Heath Slater would be able to defeat. They list Paul Roma, Jim Powers, Max Moon, Aldo Montoya, The Brooklyn Brawler, Damien Demento, “Iron” Mike Sharpe, The Blue Meanie, Gillberg and Barry Horowitz.
- Zack Ryder will be filming this week’s episode of “Z! True Long Island Story” from the San Diego Comic Con where he...
- A commercial aired during RAW that hyped the interactive features coming to the show, beginning with the 1,000th episode on July 23rd. The commercial promoted WWE’s Facebook page, Twitter account, YouTube channels and stated “One of the most widespread social networks in the universe rises to a whole new level.” Fans will be able to “help create Raw” and will be encouraged...
- According to the Wrestling Observer WWE want to use charismatic UFC star Chael Sonnen in some role in the future. The 35 year old, whose mic work has been likened to that of pro wrestling, lost to Anderson Silva at Saturday’s UFC 148. He is close friends with CM Punk and Steve Austin.
- Providing she passes WWE’s physical exams...