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– WWE announced to the live crowd at the RAW TV tapings on Saturday night that the company will return to Washington, DC on April 1st, 2013. This will be the final RAW before the WrestleMania 29 pay-per-view. A pre-sale begins later this week using the code WWERAWDC.
– WWE had security take away a sign that read “END THE PG ERA” at the RAW TV tapings on Saturday night in Washington, DC.
– The main event for this Friday’s WWE SmackDown will feature The Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio. A graphic promoting this aired during the RAW TV tapings on Saturday night.
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Despite being advertised, Alberto Del Rio did not appear at the WWE SmackDown tapings in Richmond, VA on Sunday night.
A graphic aired at the RAW TV tapings on Saturday night promoting Alberto Del Rio vs. The Big Show for the World Title on this week’s SmackDown. That match never took place and Del Rio never appeared on the show. Something is clearly up. The main event for SmackDown...
Well that was 2012, we saw a couple of shocking debuts and a few needless let downs, TNA got just that little bit better and started to develop their own talent independent of WWE castoffs, and the WWE’s own tag team division got a revamp and is now still going pretty strong. But that’s enough retrospect for now, we’ll save the real look back on the chart for post-Wrestlemania...
- WWE confirmed via commercials at tonight’s RAW tapings in Washington, DC that The Rock will be appearing live on the January 7th episode.
- Alberto Del Rio vs. Big Show will take place on the January 4th episode of SmackDown.
- WWE will return to Washington, DC for the final RAW before WrestleMania 29 on April 1st. The pre-sale begins later this week and the password is WWERAWDC.
- WWE will tape the January 4th, 2013 episode of SmackDown tonight from Richmond, Virginia at the Richmond Coliseum. The only match confirmed for next week is Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio. Advertised locally is Show vs. Sheamus and Del Rio vs. Randy Orton.
- Ted DiBiase suffered a finger injury on his left hand at the SmackDown live event in Chicago on Thursday night. No word on...
– Today’s wrestling birthdays include Taryn “Tiffany” Terrell (27), Lanny “The Genius” Poffo (58) and Tatsumi Fujinami (59).
– Kofi Kingston and Alicia Fox will appear at the Southdale Center in Edina, Minnesota today from 3-5pm.
– Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez are signing autographs today at The Boost Mobile on 5718 W Fullerton in Chicago, Illinois 60639...
This week's WWE SmackDown! is the final episode of the year, and something tells me it will be mostly a throw-away show, if it’s anything like the Christmas Eve episode of RAW this past Monday.
Monday’s Christmas-themed episode of Raw featuring John Cena vs. Alberto Del Rio in a Miracle on 34th Street Fight and a Santa Claus injury angle drew a 2.2 cable rating, which marks as the show’s lowest rating of 2012 and in over 15 years. The last episode to draw a figure that low was the September 8, 1997 show, which featured Triple H vs. Savio Vega vs. The Patriot in the...
After WWE stopped taping Raw last night, John Cena and Sheamus wrestled The Big Show and Dolph Ziggler. The finish to the match concluded with The Big Show leaving Ziggler. Big E Langston came in to help by holding Cena, however when Ziggler went for the Superkick, Cena ducked and Ziggler hit Langston instead. Sheamus then connected with a clothsline following with an Attitude Adjustment...
According to PWInsider, WWE will be taping next week’s SmackDown this Sunday in Richmond, VA, however of the local advertising for the show hasn’t pushed that.
Locally advertised for the event is Big Show vs. Sheamus and Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio.
WWE.com has released their 2012 “Power Rankings”, ranking the top superstars of 2012. Here are the top ten.
1. CM Punk
3. John Cena
4. Team Hell No
5. The Big Show
7. The Rock
8. Brock Lesnar
9. Kofi Kingston
10. Randy Orton
- Monday’s Christmas-themed episode of Raw featuring John Cena vs. Alberto Del Rio in a Miracle on 34th Street Fight and a Santa Claus injury angle drew a 2.2 cable rating, which marks as the show’s lowest rating of 2012 and in over 15 years. The last episode to draw a figure that low was the September 8, 1997 show, which featured Triple H vs. Savio Vega vs. The Patriot in the...
Embedded below are several video highlights from this week's episode of WWE SmackDown.
Santino Marella is selected to face Big Show for the World Heavyweight Championship
Brodus Clay vs. Primo
Kofi Kingston & Team Hell No vs. Wade Barrett & Team Rhodes Scholars
Zack Ryder vs. Antonio Cesaro
The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler
When Santino Marella gets injured trying...