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- Kofi Kingston, The Miz, Darren Young and Epico will be featured on today’s episode of WWE Saturday Morning Slam. - Matt Striker revealed that he will be moderating the “Straight Shooting” panel on WCW at today’s Royal Rumble Fan Fest in Phoenix, Arizona. We’re seeking fan reports from today’s Fan Fest including match results and other notes. - Chris Jericho filmed his webseries, “But I’m Chris Jericho” this weekend. He tweeted: “That’s a wrap! Filming #ButImChrisJericho was one of the funniest & best experiences of my career. Stay tuned for info!” Exclusive Backstage Update on Chris Jericho’s WWE Future – What’s Next?

How Was Chris Jericho’s Royal Rumble Entry Kept a Surprise; Will He Be Sticking Around?

Credit – PWInsider Chris Jericho was hidden until his entrance in the Royal Rumble in a bus parked outside the Arena. The word backstage was that a deal was quietly made for him to work the show when the company reached out to him for Raw 1000. No word yet on his long-term status with the company. The company wants him back but Jericho doesn’t want to relinquish control of his...

Report: Chris Jericho Signs a Short-Term Extension With WWE; Will Work WrestleMania 29

Credit – PWInsider Chris Jericho has signed a new short-term deal with WWE and will be working for the company full-time through Wrestlemania 29, according to multiple sources. The two sides quietly came to a deal a few weeks ago. As we mentioned earlier, WWE has put a video online with Jericho and Dolph Ziggler going back and forth, so that appears to be the direction they are...

JR Gives Big Props for CM Punk as WWE Champion, See Chris Jericho’s New T-shirt

- WWE has already released a new Chris Jericho t-shirt: - Jim Ross tweeted about last night’s WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view and says CM Punk restored importance to the WWE Title: “I enjoyed @WWE Royal Rumble on PPV. Road to WM will be revealing. Several talents stood out. I pd retail & have the flu & I’m happy. You?” “@steveaustinBSR used 2 preach about the importance...

Newspaper Says The Rock Mentored Kofi Kingston, Kofi Replies

- WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston spoke with this week to promote the Royal Rumble. The title of the article reads, “Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson mentors WWE’s Kofi Kingston.”Kofi replied via Twitter:“Ah, nothing like exaggeration in the media! Tell em that you received a piece of career advice, they print you’re being mentored! As honored as I would be were...

Kofi Kingston Upset After Newspaper Incorrectly Says That The Rock Mentored Him

WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston spoke with this week to promote the Royal Rumble. The title of the article reads, “Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson mentors WWE’s Kofi Kingston.” Kofi replied via Twitter: “Ah, nothing like exaggeration in the media! Tell em that you received a piece of career advice, they print you’re being mentored! As honored as I would be were...

Report: WWE Changes Royal Rumble Pre-Show Plans

WWE reportedly switched their original plans for the WWE Youtube pre-show for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Currently, Antonio Cesaro vs. The Miz for the US title is scheduled to take place. Originally, WWE wanted to have a pre-match to determine a spot in the Rumble match for the winner. This was moved to the Royal Rumble Fanfest. The belief was that not many people would’ve...

Dolph Ziggler, Not the Miz, Was Originally Tabbed to Be Involved in Ric Flair Storyline

Credit – Wrestling Observer The current storyline where The Miz is being pushed as the “next Ric Flair” was originally earmarked for Dolph Ziggler. With Ziggler, the idea was going to be more of Flair being his manager but Ziggler was going to be given the Figure Four and doing the same gimmick Miz is doing as a babyface. Regarding turning Ziggler babyface, it looks like those...

Backstage News and Notes from WWE’s Royal Rumble

- Shelton Benjamin and Carlito did not return in the Rumble match, despite previous reports. PWInsider reports that the two ended up being booked at the same hotel WWE used because they were in town for an indy show.- Surprise entrants besides Chris Jericho in the 2013 Royal Rumble match were Goldust and The Godfather. Santino Marella also returned from injury in the match.- Regarding...

Backstage News on Del Rio’s Win, Miz Talks Rock-Punk, JR

- Jim Ross is having a tough time battling the flu. He revealed on Twitter that he had to make a trip to the hospital for chest x-rays last night:“The flu is a bear. Trip to hospital last nite for chest x-ray. Back to Dr’s ofc this am for results & to eliminate pneumonia as possibility.”- It’s no secret within WWE that Alberto Del Rio’s World Heavyweight Title push...

2013, WWE Royal Rumble Results – Ongoing

The road to Wrestlemania begins tonight. Older/hardcore fans may be groaning at what seems to be a predicable card, new Mexican Hero Del Rio will beat the Big Show, The Rock will win the WWE title, and John Cena will win the Rumble match….but, anything can happen in wrestling and we may just be in store for some swerves! Pre-Show: US Champion Antonio Cesaro def. The Miz: The Champ...

Rock Hypes The Rumble, Booker T Talks Harlem Heat, More

- The Miz, Wade Barrett and others are featured in the latest episode of WWE Backstage Fallout from last night’s SmackDown:- In a conference call to promote the Royal Rumble this week, Booker T talked about a potential Harlem Heat reunion:“I think people would want to see it. I know it was talked about reuniting Harlem Heat. You know as far as it being possible for Hall of Fame...
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