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Tonight’s show opens with Jo Jo watching Justin Gabriel stretch. Her and Eva ask Chris Jericho if Justin is single and he makes fun of her a bit. Then, clips from a match of Daniel Bryan, Kane and Randy Orton facing The Shield are shown. Bryan walks up to Brie after the match to greet her. Jo Jo and Eva tease her a bit. Jo Jo is then shown talking to Gabriel. Eva says she is worried because she doesn’t think Jo Jo is ready to be with someone yet. Jo Jo and Eva watch a Gabriel match backstage. Jo Jo and Eva mention they’re having a house warming party and that they will be inviting Justin.
Then, things head to NXT and the Bellas are training with the Funkadactyls. Nattie walks up and says she is drained because of working things out about the wedding. Nikki talks about throwing her a bachelorette party. They talk about it for a few moments. Nattie then talks about the guy from last week that expressed his feelings for her.
Brie says that him being at the wedding could cause a disaste...
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Lately there has been a lot of criticism surrounding the Daniel Bryan/Randy Orton/McMahon family feud, especially considering WWE’s Be A Star anti-bullying efforts. Triple H addressed the change in his character, writing on Twitter:
“OMG, someone just told me that Darth Vader is a character in a movie!!!! Silly me all this time I thought he was just a big bully #BAStar”
Thanks to Ryan Pike and The Wrestling Observer for the following Total Divas recap…In a talking head, JoJo establishes two key premises: (1) Justin Gabriel is a WWE superstar and (2) is “so, so hot.” Backstage at a show, she and Eva Marie asks Chris Jericho if he knows if Gabriel is single. Jericho teases JoJo about having a crush on Gabriel and the girls walk off giggling...
- Chris Jericho spoke with Donald Wood about taking time away from WWE and his match quality during his last run:
“People are always putting words in my mouth I never once used the word hiatus or retirement; I’m just not working there. I don’t know if it’s a long time, if it’s a short time, forever. I’m not taking a hiatus or sabbatical, my contract was up. I have a bunch...
WWE.com updated earlier with a full “Five-Point Preview” of tonight’s RAW. Let’s take a closer look at each talking point.
Corporate Scapegoat - Daniel Bryan versus Triple H’s new “corporation” continues to be the biggest story in professional wrestling. WWE.com has labeled The Shield a goon-squad. While the endgame is Daniel Bryan versus Randy Orton, and eventually...
Embedded below are highlights from the September 2nd, 2013 episode of WWE Raw.
The Miz vs. Fandango
Daniel Bryan refuses to give up his WWE Title opportunity at Night of Champions
Dolph Ziggler vs. Ryback
Stephanie McMahon informs Big Show he has no choice but to face Daniel Bryan
Prime Time Players vs. 3MB
Bray Wyatt declares Kane made his bed and now he’s burning in it
Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
A match between Kane and Bray Wyatt is expected to take place at the Hell in a Cell PPV. The plan is for Kane to return after Night of Champions to continue the feud with Wyatt.
Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan is also said to be planned for the next few months. WWE is reportedly planning the feud to carry on throughout the fall, with Bryan and...
- Kane’s return match against Bray Wyatt will likely take place at the WWE Hell In a Cell pay-per-view, possibly inside the Cell.- Another match scheduled for Hell In a Cell is Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton. As of this week, the Bryan vs. Orton feud was scheduled to run through Night of Champions, Battleground and Hell In a Cell.No word yet if they plan on putting the WWE Title...
- Here’s the latest vignette for Los Matadores:- Nikki Bella tweeted about her sister Brie getting a title shot at Night of Champions in the Fatal 4 Way:“Queen Brie 2Night! Some1 should b scared about losing that Divas Championship 1st time ever I luv watchin from the sidelines #RAW #BrieMode”- Chris Jericho tweeted about working on his next book last night:“Writing 8 pages...
- Here is the preview for next Sunday's episode of WWE Total Divas:
- Tonight's WWE Main Event and SmackDown tapings will take place from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. No matches have been announced but WWE teased that Daniel Bryan would be in action. Advertised locally is Bryan vs. Randy Orton plus The Shield vs. Mark Henry, Big Show and Rob Van Dam.
Edge tweeted about his return to RAW on next week's show:
"Comin back home to #Raw and Toronto next Monday. Raw gets Rated R. That's good for business. See ya next week Edgeheads, bring your earplugs"
PWInsider reports that Edge will be promoting the new season of Haven on SyFy and is not signed to do anything additional for WWE at this time.
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It’s Tuesday so Brian and Steve are back to review WWE Raw from last night including an emotional Big Show, Daniel Bryan standing up to the big man, Stephanie McMahon’s magical powers, CM Punk’s money promo, Dolph Ziggler possibly being in the doghouse, the Night of Champions PPV, AJ Styles promo last week on Impact Wrestling and more.
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We are in Las Vegas, Nevada and your announcers are John ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ Layfield and Michael ‘Rain Man’ Cole.Miz is in the ring for MizTV and he welcomes everyone to the show. He brings out his first guest, The Big Show. Miz brings out his second guest, Dolph Ziggler.Miz says that they have something in common. They were standing on the stage with forty other Superstars...
- Filming will begin on September 23rd in Vancouver, British Columbia for WWE’s See No Evil 2, starring Kane. The movie is currently scheduled for a straight-to-DVD release. Kane has been resting up and preparing for the movie.
- R-Truth is featured on the promotional poster for WWE’s Hell In a Cell pay-per-view. Here’s the poster and synopsis from In Demand:
“Home to WWE’s...
- The following matches and segments were cut from this week’s RAW on Hulu Plus:
* Fandango vs. The Miz
* Backstage segment between Booker T and Daniel Bryan
* Jinder Mahal and Heath Slater vs. Darren Young and Titus O’Neil
* Backstage segment between Brad Maddox, Paul Heyman and Triple H
* Bray Wyatt video promo
* Damien Sandow vs. Rob Van Dam
- Edge is being advertised to make...