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When you think back of when Stone Cold Steve Austin was feuding with Mr. McMahon and the Corporation, how many times did Austin get knocked down? The better question is how many times did Stone Cold Steve Austin become WWE Champion during that time?
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– WWE has released updated listings for upcoming live events this week. As noted earlier here on the website Daniel Bryan is now scheduled to headline all upcoming “A” events going forward with John Cena off the road for the next four to six months. CM Punk is being advertised to headline all “B” events.
– The Bella Twins wrote the following on Twitter:
So much fun 2...
The idea of the Corporation will become the biggest storyline in the company and the wrestling business this year. While TNA is struggling to stay afloat, the WWE continues to be innovative, even if it takes awhile for the innovation to be made clear.
- Here’s the rumored card for WWE’s Night of Champions pay-per-view:
* Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Title
* Rob Van Dam with Ricardo Rodriguez vs. Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Title
* Big Show and Mark Henry vs. Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns for the Tag Team Titles
* CM Punk vs. Curtis Axel for the Intercontinental Title
* Dolph Ziggler vs. Dean Ambrose...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights.
Daniel Bryan not leaving SummerSlam with the WWE Championship: “Daniel Bryan may be more popular today than if he had actually won the WWE Title at Summer Slam. Bryan will now apparently chase new Champ Randy Orton and the thrill of the fan favorite chasing the antagonist has always...
- Here’s the rumored card for WWE’s Night of Champions pay-per-view:* Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Title* Rob Van Dam with Ricardo Rodriguez vs. Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Title* Big Show and Mark Henry vs. Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns for the Tag Team Titles* CM Punk vs. Curtis Axel for the Intercontinental Title* Dolph Ziggler vs. Dean Ambrose for...
* Vickie Guerrero kicked off this week’s SmackDown. She introduces Randy Orton. Orton cuts a promo. He says he didn’t know Triple H was going to screw Daniel Bryan and didn’t need anyone’s help. Daniel Bryan comes out and puts over John cena and then ripped Randy Orton for being aarogant. He then says Orton has everything handed to him. Bryan wants a rematch, however Orton...
Smackdown will air tonight, Aug. 23 at 8:00 p.m. ET on SyFy. The show was pre-taped, with the results below if you don’t feel like waiting to find out what happens. If you do want to find out by watching, then stop reading now.
Spoilers directly from PWInsider:
The show starts off with Randy Orton cutting...
- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, here is the cover for the 2013 WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view.
- The pre-sale code for WWE’s return show to Birmingham, Alabama on October 22 is VIPER. The pre-sale begins today.
- USA Network issued a press release claiming an eighth consecutive summer TV ratings victory on cable TV. USA touted the performance of several of their key shows, however...
- Jake “The Snake” Roberts posted a post-hair surgery photo on Twitter, with the following caption:
The results from hair surgery = Zombi Jake the snake.
- Former WWE broadcaster Jonathan Coachman appeared on the “Mike and Mike” show this morning on ESPN Radio answering questions from Twitter regarding WWE.
- WWE has updated the advertising for upcoming live events. John...
Former 13 time world champion John Cena made his first comments today since his triceps surgery on Tuesday. Cena told WWE.com that he wants to be healthy and put rumors to rest about being at WrestleMania 30 in April.
“I plan on using the next couple months to rehab and get healthy as I can, as quickly as I can,” said Cena. “My goal is to return to WWE healthy and strong, and...
- Jake “The Snake” Roberts posted a post-hair surgery photo on Twitter, with the following caption:“The results from hair surgery = Zombi Jake the snake.”- WWE has updated the advertising for upcoming live events. The injured John Cena has been removed and replaced by Daniel Bryan.- It was announced on Friday’s SmackDown that CM Punk will face Curtis Axel on Monday’s...
Lilian Garcia introduces the Smackdown GM, Vickie Guerrero to start the show. Vickie introduces the new WWE Champion, Randy Orton.
Orton cuts a nice promo about not needing anyone’s help to be WWE Champion. Daniel Bryan interrupts him and wants his rematch for the WWE Title tonight. Orton tells Dbry he’ll have to wait until Night of Champions. Orton goes for an RKO but Bryan...
– Mike Dunsmore of NBC Sports spoke with Randy Orton during the SummerSlam weekend about injuries, wrestlers as athletes and more. You can listen to that below…
– Sam Roberts interviewed Wade Barrett over SummerSlam weekend, which you can check out below…
Embedded in the videos below are highlights from the August 23, 2013 episode of WWE SmackDown.
Darren Young vs. Antonio Cesaro
Daniel Bryan vs. Wade Barrett - Steel Cage Match
Mark Henry & Big Show vs. 3MB - 2-on-3 Handicap Match
- WWE taped the following matches to air on tonight's SmackDown:
* Curtis Axel vs. Cody Rhodes
* Big E Langston vs. Dolph Ziggler
* Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio
* Antonio Cesaro vs. Darren Young
* Big Show and Mark Henry vs. 3MB in a handicap match
* Daniel Bryan vs. Wade Barett in a steel cage match
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