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- Regarding the RAW in Montreal where Jerry Lawler had a heart attack, it’s said that Triple H and Rey Mysterio were noticeably crying when Lawler was being worked on.
- Tokyo Sport and The Wrestling Observer are reporting that WWE and All Japan Pro Wrestling have forged an alliance and will be working together. John Laurinaitis reportedly helped put the deal together. More details should be available soon.
- Christian is now recovering from shoulder surgery. No word yet on when he will be able to return to the ring.
Backstage News on Christian’s Return Feud, WWE Making Major Roster Changes and More
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
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Jim Ross posted a new blog on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights.Jerry Lawler wrestling again: “I do know that if King can wrestle that he will. Jerry is a wrestler first and an announcer second as being a wrestler is what he’s done for 40+ years and I seriously doubt that he’s ready to hang up his boots. Every indy promoter will be frothing at the mouth to book King even...
Former WWE Champion JBL spoke with The Miami Herald this week. Here are some highlights:
Working with Michael Cole this week:
“I really enjoyed doing commentary and doing it with Michael Cole. I think he is one of the best play-by-play guys that I certainly have ever seen. I was tongue tied. I was rusty and made a ton of mistakes, but it was a lot of fun to be back. It was really...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog on jrsbarbq.com. Here are some highlights:
- I have no idea who WWE plans to pair with Cole in the weeks leading to Jerry Lawler's expected return to the announce table on RAW but who ever it may be will be receiving a great opportunity for exposure and to enhance their TV persona.
- Nice night for several NXT talents and...
Jerry “The King” Lawler admitted that receiving CPR backstage saved his life, and that his ribs are sore from it during a news conference this afternoon in Memphis, TN. Lawler said that he feels fine, and hasn’t had any other chest pains since the heart attack.He also noted that the heart attack was probably hereditary since he’s never drank or smoked, and that his father...
- WWE officials are hoping that Jerry Lawler will be back on RAW within a month to six weeks. At the same time, they want him to do what he needs to do to get healthy, that is what’s most important right now. Lawler will not be appearing on RAW in person next week as the interview will be done via satellite from his home in Memphis.
As seen on Monday’s RAW, WWE aired footage...
- John Cena vs. CM Punk in “Anything Goes” matches and Santino Marella vs. Antonio Cesaro are advertised as the main events of WWE’s upcoming tour of Europe. Other stars advertised to appear are Kane, Daniel Bryan, Tensai, Brodus Clay, Zack Ryder, AJ Lee, Eve Torres and Layla.
The advertised main events for the SmackDown tour of Europe are Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Big...
- WWEDVDNews.com has provided details on Ring of Honor footage from WWE’s new DVD on CM Punk. The documentary portion features a 10 minute chapter dedicated to Punk’s time at ROH. The DVD shows Punk visiting the ROH wrestling academy and giving his thoughts on his time there. The chapter contains flashbacks with ROH footage and some still photos. They talk about Punk’s mic...
Embedded in the videos below is more footage from the WWE '13 video game that THQ has released.
Rey Mysterio makes his entrance
Rey Mysterio hits his finisher
Kofi Kingston makes his entrance
Kelly Kelly makes her entrance
Kelly Kelly hits her finisher
Jinder Mahal makes his entrance
Jinder Mahal hits his finisher
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- In this week’s “Backstage Fallout” for Raw, Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara respond to The Prime Time Players’ attack from behind. Plus, Layla suspects Eve had something to do with Kaitlyn’s being viciously attacked at Night of Champions, Wade Barrett discusses his future plans and Kofi Kingston and R-Truth vow to regain the WWE Tag Team Championship from Daniel Bryan and Kane...
Rarely seen Knockout Rosita appeared on Busted Open with Dave LaGreca and Doug Mortman this week where she addressed her status with TNA Wrestling. The program airs Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays on Sirius 94 and XM 208 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Highlights from the interview are as follows:
Rosita on what’s the story with TNA and not being on TV in a while: “Unfortunately it...