Found May 20, 2013 on
– For those who have asked, the angle at the end of RAW where Triple H nearly “passed out” was just that – an angle. Triple H is just fine and it’s all part of the ongoing storyline. MANY people have asked so we felt the need to post an “update” here.
– Michael McGillicutty returned on this week’s RAW as the newest client of Paul Heyman. During a promo, Heyman said it was “a moment that we will look back on in ten years”. McGillicutty’s new ring name is Curtis Axel, which pays homage to Larry “The Ax” Hennig and Curt “Mr Perfect” Hennig. Larry was his grandfather while Curt was his father.
BEST OF MAXIM
After an afternoon full of speculation and crazy rumors, Michael McGillicutty, under the new ring name Curtis Axel, was revealed as the new “Paul Heyman Guy” Axel entered the ring to a new theme song that sampled his late father Mr. Perfect’s theme song.
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Triple H has been high on Curtis Axel, the former Michael McGillicutty, for a long time now. He appears to be the one behind Axel’s current push but the way Axel was booked on RAW left some people wondering.
Axel has another big supporter – The Rock. Rock and Axel trained together to prepare for Rock’s most recent WWE pay-per-view matches. Brock Lesnar...
Paul Heyman is teasing some "#BreakingNews" for tonight's episode of Raw. Heyman tweeted the following:
"#BreakingNews ... @WWE #RAW A New #PaulHeymanGuy? @BrockLesnar @CMPunk"
Heyman then linked to an article on his HeymanHustle.com site, which reads:
"It appears as though WWE needs to brace itself. Following Brock Lesnar's epic victory over Triple...
Several WWE stars went on Twitter and commented on Michael McGillicutty being re-packaged as Curtis Axel on RAW last night:
Chris Jericho: “Proud & excited for the debut of #CurtisAxel! He’s been waitin for this his whole life. Somewhere Mr Perfect is smiling his mischievous grin”
Curt Hawkins: “Couldn’t be happier for the former @WWEMcGillicutty …& don’t worry...
Original plans called for Curtis Axel to debut as Curt Axel. WWE decided to change the name shortly before he debuted which is why his entrance video on Raw read Curt throughout the video.
Reportedly there was not a single ounce of consideration given to allow him to continue on using the name Michael McGillicutty. He hated it, the fans hated it, and many in the front office disliked...
- Zack Ryder is featured in the new issue of Muscle & Fitness magazine. He tweeted:“Pick up the new issue of Muscle & Fitness to read about getting #ZACKED”- Stephanie McMahon was asked on Twitter how Triple H is doing after Monday’s RAW. She replied, “He’s pretty beat up, but he’ll be ok.”- WWE’s website has a new article up with Paul Heyman looking at 13...
- Zack Ryder is featured in the new issue of Muscle & Fitness magazine. He tweeted:
“Pick up the new issue of Muscle & Fitness to read about getting #ZACKED”
- Stephanie McMahon was asked on Twitter how Triple H is doing after Monday’s RAW. She replied, “He’s pretty beat up, but he’ll be ok.”
- WWE’s website has a new article up with Paul Heyman looking at...
- WWE taped the following matches tonight in Kansas City to air on WWE Superstars:* Tensai, Brodus Clay, Cameron and Naomi vs. The Bella Twins and The Usos* Damien Sandow vs. Alex Riley.- To open tonight’s RAW, Ryback challenged John Cena to an Ambulance Match for the WWE Title at WWE’s Payback pay-per-view. Michael Cole later said the match was official.- WWE has announced that...
- WWE is very serious about preventing concussions right now. Due in part to the Dolph Ziggler concussion, talents at Extreme Rules were told to be very careful and stay away from their opponents heads.
- Triple H has been high on Curtis Axel, the former Michael McGillicutty, for a long time now. He appears to be the one behind Axel’s current push but the way Axel was booked on...
The following segments were advertised for Monday’s episode of RAW on tonight’s WWE Main Event broadcast:
* Paul Heyman and Curtis Axel appearing on The Highlight Reel with Chris Jericho.
* John Cena returns to address Ryback’s challenge for Payback.
* WWE addresses Triple H’s concussion angle.