Found May 05, 2013 on
TNA Wrestling News:
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)
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Paul Heyman posted the following on Twitter…
#2EXTREME4WWE I like the adjective #EXTREME. So does my client. Hint hint for tomorrow’s @WWE #RAW
UPDATE: Paul Heyman continues to tease something for Raw, posting the following…
My client @BrockLesnar is in a #BreakingNews sort of mood for @WWE #RAW. But we’re not waiting til 2night!
As noted earlier, Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman paid a visit to WWE Headquarters in Stamford, Conn., Monday morning. WWE has since then provided an update on Heyman and Brock's visit.
Heyman has also provided yet another update showing the carnage left behind at Triple H's office.
#BreakingNews! An #F5 tore thru @TripleH's @WWE World HQ office today! I'll make...
- 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...
- 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
- Here is the full video that aired on RAW of Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar at WWE HQ:- Speaking of Lesnar’s visit to WWE HQ, when he stopped and stared at a Royal Rumble poster of The Rock hanging on the wall, that was meant to be a subtle tease for a future match between the two.- WWE’s website has released a new Fandango foam finger. You can get one for $10.99 or two for $19...
Credit: Tom Goldstein
After this week’s RAW broadcast went off the air, John Cena and Team Hell No teamed up and defeated The Shield by DQ in the dark match. Cena, Daniel Bryan, and Kane got the win after one of The Shield members used a chair on everyone.
Cena and Kane hit the AA and the chokeslam to send the crowd home happy.
The crowd died out towards the end of the show.
– Tonight’s RAW looks to be focused around the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H feud. The company had done an angle today where Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar visited WWE Headquarters and “destroyed” Triple H’s office. Footage of this is expected to air on RAW tonight.
– WWE Hall of Famers Stone Cold Steve Austin and Shawn Michaels appeared at the NRA convention over the weekend...
John Cena comes to the ring to talk about defending the WWE Title at Extreme Rules. Vickie Guerrero interrupts and brings out Ryback. Ryback announces that Extreme Rules will be a last man standing match against John Cena.
^I like this rivalry. I don’t expect Cena to lose the title at Extreme Rules, but I do expect this feud to last through the summer for the title. Solid opening...
- Brock Lesnar’s angle that aired on Monday’s RAW at WWE HQ was actually filmed last week. WWE employees were instructed to react naturally during the recording of the segment.- Sheamus vs. Mark Henry was announced on Monday’s RAW for the Extreme Rules pay-per-view. No stipulation has been set yet.- WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler will wrestle for the first time...
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...
– Earlier this week, WWE.com had CM Punk added to RAW shows starting on Memorial Day and heading into June. As of today, Punk has been pulled and is no longer listed.
– Yahoo Sports currently has a story about why The Rock shouldn’t wrestle again.
– As noted earlier here on the website, Brock Lesnar is expected to be back on WWE TV this Monday night on RAW. He and Paul Heyman...