Found February 21, 2013 on AllWrestlingNews.com:
- As of this past weekend, the top matches planned for WrestleMania 29 were The Rock vs. John Cena, Jack Swagger vs. Alberto Del Rio, Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar and CM Punk vs. The Undertaker. Besides Lesnar vs. HHH, it’s said that the rest of the matches could change between now and the pay-per-view. CM Punk could be added to the WWE Title match if The Undertaker doesn’t end up working. Jack Swagger’s DUI & drug arrest on Wednesday throws another wrench in the plans. No word yet if WWE is planning to pull Swagger from WrestleMania. A Ryback vs. heel Chris Jericho match has also been planned but there was no tease of the match on RAW when Ryback and Jericho partnered with Sheamus against The Shield. With Jericho off television for several weeks, it appears WWE is going in a different direction with them as well. Sheamus vs. Mark Henry has been discussed, but we’ve yet to see any buildup there. Top talents like Dolph Ziggler, Randy Orton, Big Show, The Shield, Kane and Daniel Brya...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

VIDEO: Jack Swagger’s State Of The Union Address

Jack Swagger Arrested Tuesday Night

- TMZ is reporting the following: "WWE star Jack Swagger was arrested last night in Mississippi, TMZ has learned -- after allegedly committing several traffic offenses. Source close to the situation tell TMZ, Swagger was leaving a "Smackdown" taping at Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi when he was pulled over. It's unclear what traffic offenses Swagger is...

More on Jack Swagger’s DUI and Drug Arrest, Court Date Set

- The Sun Herald reports that Jack Swagger’s court date for DUI, marijuana possession and speeding is March 12th in Biloxi. Swagger was pulled over at 11:59 pm Tuesday night on Lorraine Road near Morningside Drive in Biloxi. An officer stopped him after noticing a 2013 Ford Taurus was speeding, police said. The spokesperson noted that “He was released on a summons to an acquaintance...

Jack Swagger’s DUI & Drug Arrest: What WWE’s Wellness Policy Calls For

- Earlier today, TMZ.com broke the story that WWE superstar Jack Swagger was arrested in Mississippi last night after a SmackDown taping and charged with DUI, marijuana possession and speeding (all misdemeanors). Swagger is in the midst of the biggest push of his career and is scheduled to challenge for Alberto Del Rio’s World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania 29. It remains to...

Backstage Talk on Steve Austin Wrestling Again, Update on Jack Swagger's Situation, Kaitlyn

- WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn revealed on Twitter that she will be at tonight's NXT TV tapings from Full Sail University. As noted earlier, Randy Orton will also be there. Kaitlyn tweeted: "#NXT tonight @FullSail Orlando! Ill be there Champ'n it up. Who wants a piece of this??? (NXT divas only)" - No confirmed word yet on what kind of actions, if any, WWE will...

Reaction to Elimination Chamber, Del Rio Responds to Swagger, Zeb

- As seen on last night’s RAW, WWE aired a previously recorded video from Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger talking about immigration. Michael Cole revealed that the video came from Zeb’s personal YouTube page at “WeThePeopleZeb.” That video has been blocked by YouTube for a copyright claim by WWE, in likely what is a miscommunication between WWE and their YouTube people. - Speaking...

WWE Issues Statement on Zeb & Swagger, Bruno’s Appearances, More

- 2013 WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino is indeed scheduled to appear at this year’s Hall of Fame ceremony, the WrestleMania 29 pay-per-view and RAW the next night. - The dark main event after last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Biloxi, MS saw Alberto Del Rio beat Big Show in a Street Fight. Del Rio put Show through a table to get the pin. - WWE is receiving more criticism...

Dolph Ziggler Interview Recap, WWE Releases New Promos from Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger

- WWE has released three new promos from Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter via Zeb's "We The People" YouTube channel: - While doing promotional work in Australia recently, Dolph Ziggler spoke with TV Week. He said the stupidest thing he'd ever been asked to do was when they asked him to be World Heavyweight Champion for 10 minutes. Ziggler believes that being in...

How Brock Lesnar vs Triple H and CM Punk vs The Undertaker Could Take Shape on Monday’s RAW

Credit – Wrestling Observer The Vince McMahon vs. Paul Heyman fight on RAW next Monday will likely set up the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H match at WrestleMania 29. Lesnar is already confirmed for the show so expect run-ins. If The Undertaker does commit to wrestle at WrestleMania 29, Monday’s RAW from Dallas is a logical opportunity for him to return. One scenario discussed would...

John Cena Countdown Continues, Harley Race Note, Listen to Cole & JBL

- The latest JBL & Michael Cole radio show is available for listing at this link. During the episode, JBL and Cole discuss NBA prima donnas, the Carnival cruise from hell and Congress. - Harley Race will be hosting a seminar on May 4th, 2013 at the Recreation Center in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. The participation fee is $50 & the seminar begins at 1 PM. - John Cena...

Possible Heel Turn for Ryback, WWE Creative Problems, More

- Vince McMahon is said to be tired of the CM Punk vs. John Cena feud. Their match on next week’s RAW will reportedly be the last time we see them cross paths for a while.- WWE has been teasing a Ryback heel turn lately, which could lead to a feud with John Cena after WrestleMania 29.- WWE’s writing team has been in somewhat of a rut lately, with a lot of disagreements and politics...

Saturday Shoot(2/23/13)

…….___________________ …../_==o;;;;;;;;_______.:_/ …..), —.(___) / ….// (..) ), —-” …//___// ..//___/.   First of all, I would just like to apologize to the wrestling community as I feel partly responsible for Jack Swagger winning the Elimination Chamber Match and going to WrestleMania. Two weeks ago, I pretty much killed Jack Swagger’s career and said something...

Updated WWE NXT TV Tapings for 2013, WWE Accused of Bashing Tea Party

- Devin sent along the updated WWE NXT TV tapings schedule for this year: February 21st, 2013 March 14th, 2013 April 11th, 2013 May 2nd, 2013 June 20th, 2013 July 11th, 2013 August 1st, 2013 August 22nd, 2013 - Conservative website Infowars.com has ripped WWE’s Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter characters and accused WWE of bashing Tea Party members. They pointed out how RAW announcers...

Rock Advertised for PPV After WrestleMania, Jim Ross Comments on Taker’s Return, More

- As noted earlier, tickets for WWE Extreme Rules at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO on Sunday, May 19th go on sale this Saturday. Advertised for the pay-per-view event on their official Facebook page is The Rock, John Cena, CM Punk, Randy Orton and Sheamus. - Embedded below is this week’s WWE Outside the Ring featuring The Rock. - Jim Ross was asked on his Twitter about the...
WWE News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.