Found August 28, 2013 on
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There is a golden opportunity right now in the WWE in a critical spot. Triple H has laid down the gauntlet and all of the WWE superstars besides Daniel Bryan have remained silent. The locker room needs a voice, a respected voice, a loud voice, a legend’s voice. Enter Ric Flair!
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UPDATE x 3: Earlier today it was reported that Kassius Ohno (Chris Hero) has been removed from the opening video for the NXT show. Ohno was not used at the latest TV tapings, and word is that officials are keeping him off TV until he focuses on getting his body into better shape.
It had been previously reported that officials have been upset...
- Maria Knaellis continued to take swipes at the Bella Twins through Twitter last night. Following AJ Lee’s promo on RAW, The Bella’s tweeted:“AJ remember you would be nothing if WWE didn’t partner you up with every top guy. Try being a diva that makes it on your own. #RAW.”This prompted Knaellis to respond with:“@nicoleandbri really on your own? You 2 are the “fluffers”...
– Daniel Bryan was taken to a cupcake shop to celebrate his birthday in some bonus footage from Total Divas:Click here to view the embedded video.– The location for WrestleMania 2016 was finalized yesterday, while the 2015 location should be revealed in the coming days. WWE has asked the winning city for 2016 to keep it quiet.The post Bella Twins Treat Daniel Bryan On His Birthday...
WWE officials are reportedly very interested in bringing current New Japan Pro Wrestling star Prince Devitt, who may or may not be contracted to the promotion.
The story goes that Adrian Neville (the former Pac) was signed by WWE because William Regal brought a tape of Neville vs. Devitt to Triple H. This led to WWE going right after Pac.
The interest in Devitt continues. His name...
As noted earlier, the second half of Ric Flair's appearance on Steve Austin's podcast was released yesterday. Flair was asked about his time working in TNA, and mentioned that working with Dixie Carter was great. Flair also commented on the future of the company.
"I don't think much longer," Flair replied, after Austin asked how much longer the company could...
- WWE officials are reportedly very interested in bringing current New Japan Pro Wrestling star Prince Devitt, who may or may not be contracted to the promotion.The story goes that Adrian Neville (the former Pac) was signed by WWE because William Regal brought a tape of Neville vs. Devitt to Triple H. This led to WWE going right after Pac.The interest in Devitt continues. His name...
WWE RAW emanates from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona tonight for the first full-show without the John Cena.
Expect heavy focus tonight on the build to the Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan WWE Championship match at the upcoming WWE Night Of Champions pay-per-view in September.
Confirmed for the show tonight is a non-title match between WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel...
- The first “An Evening With Jim Ross – The Voice of Wrestling” event took place last night in Manchester, England. Ross commented:“Great show in Manchester last night. Sold out tonight in Glasgow @ Hilton. HUGE travel day. MAN-Glasgow-London Heathrow for Wed am flt.”- The Los Matadores Twitter account tweeted last night after RAW:“Desde la Madre Patria para el mundo…...
– Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan and Rob Van Dam, Big Show, and Mark Henry vs. The Shield are advertised locally for tonight’s SmackDown tapings.
– Sgt. Slaughter turns 65 years old today.
– The Great Khali turns 41 years old today.
– Former WWE and ECW wrestler Jazz turn 40 years old today.
– Global Wrestling airs tonight on ESPN Classic from 9PM ET to 2AM ET.
Brian and Steve are back as they talk about Klondike bars, mints, coupons, concerts and NBA Championships and then they get into a full review of WWE Raw including the latest in the Triple H – Daniel Bryan – Randy Orton storyline, the eye-popping Paul Heyman – CM Punk – Curtis Axel segment, AJ Lee with her version of a pipe bomb promo and more. Plus, they talk Goldberg...
Ziggler’s comments close to home:
In a great “blurring of the lines” interview with DC101.com Dolph Ziggler said he was sick of Randy Orton…
“If you’ve been familiar with WWE for the last 10 years or so, you would understand without Triple H coming up front and coming out and saying this is our hand picked guy, he’s the face, no matter what we’re behind him. If you’ve...
Embedded below are highlights from the August 26th, 2013 episode of Raw.
Cody Rhodes vs. Fandango
Cody Rhodes & The Miz vs. Damien Sandow & Fandango
Daniel Bryan defaces Randy Orton’s new car with spray paint
Natalya vs. Brie Bella
Titus O’Neil vs. Jack Swagger
Ryback takes out his aggression on Josh Mathews
Christian vs. Randy Orton
Triple H gives Brad Maddox...
- Part 2 of The Steve Austin Show featuring Ric Flair is now online at this link.
- The man who portrayed Natalya’s crush on Sunday’s episode of WWE Total Divas was Rod Rage. Rage wrestled back for the 2000 version of Stampede Wrestling in Canada that was operated by Bruce Hart.
- John Cena commented on last night’s RAW, writing on Twitter:
“I’ve said it before ill say...
- WWE taped the following matches to air on tonight’s SmackDown:* The Miz vs. Randy Orton* Damien Sandow vs. Rob Van Dam* Dolph Ziggler vs. The Shield in a handicap match* Tensai and Brodus Clay vs. Luke Harper and Erick Rowan* Ryback vs. Daniel Bryan- TNReport.com reports that Glenn “Kane” Jacobs won’t be running for the 2014 GOP US Senate nomination for Tennessee. Kane...
- WWE taped the following matches to air on tonight’s SmackDown:
* The Miz vs. Randy Orton
* Damien Sandow vs. Rob Van Dam
* Dolph Ziggler vs. The Shield in a handicap match
* Tensai and Brodus Clay vs. Luke Harper and Erick Rowan
* Ryback vs. Daniel Bryan
- TNReport.com reports that Glenn “Kane” Jacobs won’t be running for the 2014 GOP US Senate nomination for Tennessee...