Found May 06, 2013 on
Partial Source: Prowrestling.net
– Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.82 (1.8) cable rating, with 2.47 million viewers, down 7% and 10% respectively from last week. The show was the second lowest-rated and second least-watched show of the year, behind the March 15th episode. The show ranked #6 among cable shows for the night in overall viewers, #6 among males 18 – 34 and #4 among males 18 – 49.
– Ross Knoebel sent this one in: I just saw bunch of guys in my gym including John Cena. He was kind of a jerk to others wanting pictures but snapped this one with me before he started to get seemingly annoyed. Funny, he took his phone and snapped a photo of some average guy during a lift and said, ‘Not fun, huh?’ He seemed to be walking normal no limp or anything.”
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- John Cena tweeted about tonight’s RAW:
“It’s Monday! @WWE @twitter @twitter_es @YouTube ill see you guys 2nite on #Raw not 100% but feeling GR8! #RTimeIsNow”
- Triple H was asked on Twitter if he would be on hand for RAW tonight in Roanoke. He replied, “Yes, on my way now.”
- As reported earlier, CM Punk was added to several listings throughout the summer for upcoming...
Stone Cold Steve Austin is everywhere these days. He is producing podcasts on the Internet, taping Redneck Island for CMT television, appearing at the NRA convention, and starring in movies. Ironically the one place he isn’t is on WWE television and for the life of me I can’t understand why.
- John Cena commented on tonight's Raw event, writing on Twitter, "It's Monday! @WWE @twitter @twitter_es @YouTube ill see you guys 2nite on #Raw not 100% but feeling GR8! #RTimeIsNow"
- Jim Ross was asked on Twitter he he will be announcing at any upcoming WWE PPV's anytime soon. Ross replied, "Unlikely. Not my call."
- Triple H was asked on Twitter...
- WWE announced on tonight’s RAW that John Cena vs. Ryback for the WWE Title at Extreme Rules will be held under Last Man Standing rules.
- WWE taped the following matches tonight in Roanoke, Virginia to air on WWE Superstars:
* Ted DiBiase vs. Michael McGillicutty
* Cody Rhodes vs. Justin Gabriel
- Tonight’s WWE RAW takes place from the Roanoke Civic Center in Roanoke, Virginia. Confirmed for tonight’s show is an injury update from John Cena. No other matches have been confirmed for tonight but Brock Lesnar, Chris Jericho and The Miz will reportedly be returning. Advertised locally is a tag team match with Ryback and Dolph Ziggler vs. Cena and Alberto Del Rio.
Join us tonight at 8pm EST for live coverage of WWE RAW from Roanoke, Virginia with the latest on Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar, an update on John Cena and more…
Live Photos from Tonight’s RAW, Rare Kaitlyn Thong Pics, Big WWE Title Rumor, The Rock’s WWE Return and More…
One of the biggest questions leading into WWE WrestleMania 29 was whether The Undertaker would defend the streak. The Dead Man’s status will not be a question going into New Orleans as a report suggests that The Undertaker is ready to go for WrestleMania XXX.
– Ryback tweeted the following to John Cena today:
“I have a wild hair up my Ryback side n I am swinging for the fences. Super Cena’s face is the ball. #IHitHard #RybackRules”
– Stephanie McMahon tweeted the following to Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman this evening:
“@HeymanHustle @BrockLesnar #Cowards”
Yahoo has an article on how TNA can compete with WWE, which you can read here. Basically it boils down to the following three steps:
* Hire Paul Heyman as head of creative
* Focus more on its UK market
* Sign a top WWE wrestler (John Cena or CM Punk)
Sheamus vs. Mark Henry has been added to the Extreme Rules pay-per-view event on Monday's Raw episode.
Here is the updated lineup:
* WWE Champion John Cena vs. Ryback (Last Man Standing Match)
* World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Jack Swagger (Triple Threat Ladder Match)
* Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar (Steel Cage Match)
* Sheamus vs. Mark Henry...