Found July 16, 2013 on
- WWE posted the following video of Total Diva Eva Marie:
- WrestlingINC.com reports that WWE officials were at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas last week to discuss WrestleMania being held there in 2015. The meeting was said to have lasted a few hours with WWE’s Senior VP of Special Events John Saboor plus Dallas and Arlington mayors. A graphic was displayed on the big screen with photos of The Rock and John Cena that read, “Cowboys Stadium Welcomes John Saboor.”
BEST OF MAXIM
- The online pre-sale for the 2013 WWE SummerSlam Axxess fan fest begins today at 10 AM PT with the code TWAXXESS.
- As noted earlier, John Cena appeared on “Live With Kelly and Michael” on this morning to promote the E! Network’s new Total Divas reality show. Embedded below is footage of Cena and Strahan sumo wrestling.
- Here is WWE’s latest promo for this year’s SummerSlam from Los Angeles:
- Rosa Mendes announced on Twitter that WWE announcer Tony Chimel has lost 58 lbs – his goal and his record. Apparently Chimel was using Rosa’s “Musclemania” program.
- WWE used a different lighting for the Mark Henry vs. John Cena match at Money in the Bank last night. Jim Ross commented:
Brad Maddox tells John Cena he’s going to allow him to pick his opponent for Summerslam. Randy Orton comes out and tells John Cena he may not be WWE Champion when Summerslam rolls around. Fandango interrupts and comes out and says Orton will be cashing in the briefcase against him, not John Cena. Fandango tries to get John Cena to say his name with him but Randy Orton attacks him...
- When news leaked last week of WWE’s plans to do an angle where John Cena let the WWE fans pick Daniel Bryan as his SummerSlam opponent, WWE officials went ahead and did the angle on this week’s Raw. It was originally planned to happen a few weeks from now, closer to when Total Divas aired. The feeling at Raw was that they wanted to put the official SummerSlam main event out...
- Besides CM Punk vs. Brock Lesnar and Daniel Bryan vs. John Cena for the WWE Title, other matches in the works for SummerSlam include:
* Kane vs. Bray Wyatt
* Cody Rhodes vs. Damien Sandow with the briefcase on the line
* Big E Langston vs. Dolph Ziggler
* A Divas match on the pre-show
The Shield will be doing something with Mark Henry and The Usos and if not, Seth Rollins and Roman...
Orton says he’s not injured:
Despite WWE.com claiming Randy Orton suffered a cervical neuropraxia at Tuesday’s SmackDown tapings, the Viper took to Twitter to dispute the injury, possibly believing the news came from websites like this one…
“Remember when I said don’t listen to the net? I’m fine. Del Rio’s kicks are hard as hell, and I caught one to the neck, part of...
- The Usos tweeted about their loss to The Shield at Money in the Bank:
“Thanks to that HOT Philly crowd!! Knocked down 100 times,…stand up 101..keep pushin. Thanks again to the Universe…#USOOO”
“Ups and downs, wins and losses….Take time to thank the man above…say your prayers…out”
- Wade Barrett tweeted about the Money in the Bank Ladder Match that he participated...
- The Rock recently commented on Tamina Snuka's journey into the WWE. Here is what he wrote on his Instagram account:
"10 years ago my cousin, Sarona Snuka divorced, decided to go back to college to complete her education and be a great example for her two beautiful little girls she was raising - all while working as a janitor. Today, she's one of the WWE's most...
- Scott Hall tweeted out a new photo of he and wrestling legend Lex Luger:
- Chris Jericho was at the Sirius/XM studios today to record two shows. He will be hosting Ozzy’s Boneyard this weekend and Liquid Metal this week on Sirius.
- The Bella Twins were interviewed by The New York Daily News to promote Total Divas and were asked about their workout routines. Nikki Bella replied...
Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer
– The plan as of two weeks ago was to have John Cena retain the title against Mark Henry at Money in the Bank tonight. Of course, plans can and always do change but that was the going plan at last week’s WWE TV tapings.
– Kenny McIntosh sent in this interview recap:
Inside The Ropes debuted their ‘Where Are They Now?’ Interview series...
Word going around WWE is that the current plan for SummerSlam has Daniel Bryan defeating John Cena for the WWE Title, only to see Randy Orton cash in his Money in the Bank briefcase, take the WWE Title and finally make his long-awaited heel turn.
It’s possible WWE announces the Randy Orton neck injury on RAW and keep him off TV for a few weeks, that way his cash in at SummerSlam...