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This week on WWE Friday Night SmackDown Team Hell No! and Randy Orton take on The Shield yet again. Daniel Bryan makes his way out to a ridiculously loud “Yes!” chant.
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WWE.com posted several backstage interviews following the WWE Payback pay-per-view. Here are some highlights:
* WWE doctor Michael Sampson says Dolph Ziggler was checked out after his match and will continue to be monitored for post-concussion symptoms. WWE.com says Ziggler’s in-ring status is “up in the air” until they get more results from Ziggler’s latest round of testing...
WWE published an 'storyline' update on Dolph Ziggler's condiction on their website, noting that Ziggler is not medically cleared to wrestle. Here is an excerpt from their article:
"After suffering a brutal assault at the hands of Alberto Del Rio during their World Heavyweight Championship Match at WWE Payback, it has been determined that Dolph Ziggler is not medically...
In this blog, I am previewing the 2013 WWE Payback PPV, which emanates from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., on June 14, 2013, this Sunday. It is a new PPV from WWE. It features a Three Stages from Hell Match between John Cena vs Ryback & the return of Chicago's own CM Punk.
WWE published a ‘storyline’ update on Dolph Ziggler’s condition on their website Monday evening, noting that Ziggler is not medically cleared to wrestle. Here is an excerpt from their article:
“After suffering a brutal assault at the hands of Alberto Del Rio during their World Heavyweight Championship Match at WWE Payback, it has been determined that Dolph Ziggler is not...
WWE.com has posted an article stating that following his match at WWE Payback, Dolph Ziggler has been deemed unable to compete. The article noted that Ziggler has not been medically cleared to return to the ring at this time and that the assault by Del Rio “clearly took its toll.” Here is the WWE.com article:
After suffering a brutal assault at the hands of Alberto Del Rio during...
- World Heavyweight champion Dolph Ziggler made his stand-up comedy debut on Thursday night at the “Business LA” comedy show at the Lyric-Hyperion Theater & Cafe in Silver Lake, Los Angeles.
- WWE Diva Brie Bella posted the following picture on Instagram of herself and her boyfriend, WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan:
“Enjoying a pool day with my man @WWEDanielBryan Xxoo B #desertsun”...
- WWE spoke with Kane after losing to United States Champion Dean Ambrose at last night’s Payback pay-per-view. Kane promised Ambrose won’t escape him again.
- WWE also posted a handheld video from Ambrose and WWE Tag Team Champions Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins. They mocked their Payback opponents and talked about dominating another pay-per-view. Ambrose called Reigns and Rollins...
- New WWE developmental talent Smith James will be working his final match before heading to WWE this Saturday for New York Wrestling Connection in Deer Park, Long Island.- WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper will be playing himself in a new movie called Smothered. In the movie, Piper is one of three celebrities hired to make an appearance haunting a trailer park, only to find out that...
- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the trailer for WWE’s upcoming War Games DVD and Blu-ray:
- Zeb Colter tweeted about tonight’s World Heavyweight Title match at WWE Payback:
“Tomorrow night, #payback, very interested in the @VivaDelRio vs. @HEELZiggler match. Eyes on the prize. @RealJackSwagger”
- JBL had problems with American Airlines yesterday as they lost...
Embedded below are highlights from the June 14th, 2013 SmackDown episode.
Kane, Daniel Bryan & Randy Orton vs. The Shield
Dolph Ziggler makes promises concerning WWE Payback
Daniel Bryan, Kane and Randy Orton continue to argue
Kaitlyn vs. Aksana
Sheamus vs. Antonio Cesaro
The Shield promise that Randy Orton, Kane & Daniel Bryan will fall
Wade Barrett vs. Curtis Axel...
- Mick Foley did an AMA on Reddit this week. Here are some highlights:
What the plan was had the roof of the Hell in a Cell cage not broken during his match with The Undertaker at King of the Ring: “I really thought the cell would slowly tear, so that the Undertaker would be stuffing me down a hole and the image would be of me dangling upside down, being stuffed through a hole...
Wizard World has announced that CM Punk, AJ Lee, Dolph Ziggler, Ricky Steamboat, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns will be attending this year’s Chicago Comic Con on August 8th through the 11th at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Punk, Steamboat, AJ and Ziggler will participate in Q&A’s in addition to meeting fans. Visit WizardWorld.com for their full schedules.
- Former WWE Tough Enough competitor AJ Kirsch will be appearing on Larry King's Larry King Now program this Tuesday. Kirsch tweeted:
"Thinking about the potential ramifications of what I'm gonna say about pro wrestling/@WWE when I chat with @KingsThings on Tuesday. @OraTV"
- Wizard World has announced that CM Punk, AJ Lee, Dolph Ziggler, Ricky Steamboat, Dean...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights:- Until this past Monday’s impassioned promo, I was leaning toward a Ryback victory tonight but today I’m thinking that John Cena retains the WWE Title in the Three Stages of Hell match. This particular match provides me with some amazing memories and gave the King and I the opportunity...