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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?
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WWE Announces Royal Rumble Fan Fest
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WWE still managed to surprise with this year's Royal Rumble. No, the Rumble didn't include long-rumored former stars John Morrison, Carlito, Hurricane Helms, Shelton Benjamin and Chris Masters. They were either just visiting friends or red herrings.
The big surprise this year was Chris Jericho, who came in at No. 2 and lasted nearly 50 minutes.
Also in the match: Goldust...
- A Tamina Snuka vs. Kaitlyn match for the WWE Divas Title was planned for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view but was nixed when the final script for the show was laid out.
- As seen at last night’s WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view, The Shield attacked The Rock in the main event. Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose came from under the ring after the lights went out, hit the triple...
- 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...
- WWE's website spoke to Chris Jericho following last night's surprise return at the Royal Rumble. Jericho talked about keeping his return a surprise but was interrupted by Dolph Ziggler. Jericho said Ziggler got him fired last year but now he's been re-hired. Jericho threatened to stay on Ziggler's case day in and day out for the next year.
Jericho also tweeted...
- Kofi Kingston will be doing local radio and TV appearances in Las Vegas this morning to promote tonight's RAW.
- Post Cereals was passing out Fruity Pebbles themed blank signs for kids to write on at last night's WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view. This is part of John Cena's recent deal with Post.
- As noted earlier, WWE kept Chris Jericho outside in a bus until it was...
- Chris Jericho had the Superstar Spotlight on WWE’s website earlier but it’s since been changed to new WWE Champion The Rock.- WWE Superstar Sheamus turns 35 years old today.- Sin Cara tweeted the following about his performance at the WWE Royal Rumble:“For the ones that were talking, guess what!! just a month and a half after my knee surgery, I’m back!!! PPV Royal Rumble!!”
Comcast published an interview with The Miz. Here are some highlights.
His theme: “I will say I have one of the best entrance themes in all of WWE. I won’t say the best of all time because my favorite is The Brood. They didn’t even have words, and they didn’t need words. They had the best entrance as well coming up through the fire was just awesome.”
Winning The Royal Rumble...
WWE originally had planned to do a multi-man match on the Royal Rumble pre-show that would have featured both main roster Superstars and wrestlers from NXT.
They made the decision to put The Miz vs. Antonio Cesaro on the pre-show and create the NXT tournament for the Rumble Fan Fest.
No word yet on who is penciled in to win the tournament and earn a spot in the Rumble match but Leo...
Besides the NXT tournament at yesterday’s WWE Royal Rumble Fan Fest, the following matches took place:
* Kofi Kingston beat Drew McIntyre
* Natalya beat Alicia Fox
* Rick Victor beat Percy Watson
* Paige and Sasha Banks beat Emma and Summer Rae
* Bray Wyatt beat Jake Carter
* Sheamus beat Heath Slater
Embedded below are highlights from the January 25, 2013 episode of WWE Superstars.The Great Khali vs. Primo and Epico Kofi Kingston vs. JTG
Credit: Brian Underhill
The following are complete match results from today’s WWE Royal Rumble Fan Fest in Phoenix, AZ:
-Kofi Kingston vs. Drew McIntyre with 3MB. Kofi wins as Mahal and Slater try to interfere. Kofi ducks on the ropes and McIntyre takes the other two out followed by a trouble in paradise.
-Natalya vs. Alicia Fox. Natalya wins with the Sharp Shooter and Fox taps...
- 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...