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- As noted earlier, Chris Jericho has signed a short-term deal with WWE that will see him work through WrestleMania 29. Jericho won’t have to tour with his band Fozzy until late February when they head to Australia for 10 days. Their next dates aren’t until April 11th, after WrestleMania 29. Jericho is free to work a full-time schedule between now and then, with the exception of two RAW episodes and just a few live events.- After last night’s WWE RAW ended in Las Vegas, Vince McMahon finally made it up from the F-5 and left the ring. John Cena came out and called out birthday boy Sheamus for a Happy Birthday celebration. Everyone sang to Sheamus until Dolph Ziggler interrupted. Cena hit him with an Attitude Adjustment and he caught a Brogue Kick from Sheamus. Some of the referees brought out a birthday cake and it ended up in Ziggler’s face to end the show.
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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...
Chris Jericho’s return at the Royal Rumble reportedly had some mixed reactions. Some were excited for his return heading into WrestleMania, but many felt that Jericho was there just to “take the spot” of other talents. WWE has always been known for bringing back some former superstars for the Road to WrestleMania. As noted earlier here on the website, Jericho will likely be...
- 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 Hall of Famer Jim Ross has published a new blog on Jrsbarbq.com. Here are some highlights.Chris Jericho’s WWE return: Really enjoyed the Rumble match. Chris Jericho was arguably one of the MVP’s of the PPV and Y2J coming out 2nd in the Rumble order of entry gave the crowd life and the match an early hit that seemed to be sustained throughout. Brilliant placement for the future...
- 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...
Partial Source: Pwinsider.com
There has been a lot of speculation on Chris Jericho’s WrestleMania opponent following his return to WWE last night at the Royal Rumble.
Word is that Jericho may feud with Dolph Ziggler up to the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, and then turn heel. Once Jericho turns heel, he may feud with Ryback, which will include a WrestleMania match.
Keep in mind...
- WWE is looking to hire a new Executive Vice President of International Business, a new Vice President of Marketing and a new Vice President of Social Media.
- Chris Jericho will be hosting Revolver Magazine’s Golden God Awards for the fourth straight year on Thursday, May 2nd from Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Triple H is nominated for “Most Metal Athlete” with UFC star Clay...
- WWE NXT producer/coach Joey Mercury is now on Twitter at @WWEMercury.- Ezekiel Jackson has been working with Diamond Dallas Page’s DDPYOGA while being away from WWE with an injury. He continues to tell fans on Twitter that he will be back soon. He posted the following today:“Great workout today… Pumped and angry, not a good combo #soon”- As noted, Chris Jericho will be...
- 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!!”
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