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There were lots of people within WWE surprised about the firing of Emma, in comparison to other talents that didn’t get released when their offenses were far worse. Regarding WWE bringing her back quickly, apparently the legal troubles of Jack Swagger and Cameron were brought up and how neither was fired. WWE faced a lot of criticism among fans for the release and that could have influenced their decision also. Source: F4Wonline.comRead More
As noted, WWE announced that they reinstated Emma just hours after they announced she was released due to the arrest for larceny at a Walmart on Monday. TMZ reports that their WWE sources say “officials quickly realized they overreacted, because their action would open the floodgates to fire a gaggle of wrestlers for fighting outside the ring, DUI and all sorts of other misdeeds.”Read More
- The Stamford Advocate reports that police were called to WWE headquarters in Stamford, CT today after reports of an unknown white powder. Police investigated and cleared the building of any danger. “WWE received a suspicious package at its headquarters today and contacted local law enforcement to investigate,” said Tara Carraro, a WWE spokeswoman. “All WWE personnel are safe, and business is being conducted as usual.” Police did not immediately respond to the Advocate for more information on the incident.Read More
- WWE will be premiering a new YouTube show called WWE Insider on July 7th, next Monday. Apparently Alicia Fox will be hosting. WWE wrote on Twitter: “Superstar & Diva dirty laundry? @AliciaFoxy reveals their secrets on #WWEInsider, premiering July 7 on @WWEonYouTube!” – We noted earlier that Chris Jericho was booked for WWE’s tour of Japan later this month but he has been pulled from that tour and added to the live event at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Jericho is advertised to do a Highlight ReelRead More
Santino Marella recently spoke with Newsday to promote an anti-bullying event in New York City this week. Below are some highlights: Connecting with fans: “I always had a special relationship with the fans because I came from the audience, and we’ve shared a lot of laughter together. So it’s not like they put me on a pedestal. They believe I’m one of them. So instead of fans and a role model, it’s more like we’re friends. So to have one of your friends come that close to becoming world heavyweightRead More
- WWE’s website has a new poll up asking fans who was the MVP of Money In the Bank – John Cena, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Rob Van Dam, The Usos, Paige, Rusev, Stardust or special referee Fandango, for his outfit. With over 3,700 votes cast, Cena is leading with 25% of the vote. The next closest is Reigns with 19% and Ambrose with 18%. Rollins has just 9%. Even Kofi Kingston is ranked higher than the Money In the Bank winner with 12%. –Read More
- WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin spoke to Inside The Ropes in the UK this past week to promote his Broken Skull Challenge on CMT. Below are some highlights: Vince Russo’s influence on The Attitude Era: I think he had a great contribution to the Attitude Era. When I was talking to him on my podcast, we got into some heavy stuff. You know he didn’t do too well in WCW, he didn’t do so well in TNA and that’s where I think the criticism comes from. I alwaysRead More
Chris Jericho spoke about his return to WWE on RAW this week during his latest Talk Is Jericho podcast, which also features Vinnie Paul from Hellyeah. Jericho said Fozzy is his priority but when there’s time, when he ideas work out and everything else works out, he returns to WWE. Jericho said he’s always in talks with WWE but wanted a purpose for this return. He talked with WWE earlier this year and late last year about wrestling Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania XXX but obviously that didn’t work out. JerichoRead More
- WWE announced the following today: “WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Diva Emma as of today, July 2, 2014. WWE wishes Emma the best in all her future endeavors.” – WWE later announced the following: “Upon further evaluation, WWE has reinstated Tenille Dashwood (WWE Diva Emma) but will take appropriate punitive action for her violation of the law.”Read More
WWE’s website reports that Bad News Barrett underwent surgery today to repair his injured shoulder, suffered when he was thrown into the fan barrier by Jack Swagger on the June 27th SmackDown. The surgery was performed by Dr. Jeff Dugas in Birmingham, Alabama. WWE’s Dr. Chris Amann said: “Bad News Barrett underwent a ligament reconstruction in his shoulder, as well as a distal clavicle resection, where the end of the collar bone is shaved off. The operation went very well, he’s resting comfortably.” Barrett is expected to be out forRead More
The Forbes website has a new article up asking if John Cena as WWE World Heavyweight Champion is really best for WWE’s business. The author took some of WWE’s revenue figures and overlaid them with WWE’s three biggest stars of the last five years – John Cena, Randy Orton and CM Punk, excluding Cena’s brief concurrent championship run in the summer of 2011 and his even briefer reign at Elimination Chamber in 2010. The article contains graphs that the author created but he wrote the following: “As shown in theRead More
- Chris Jericho will be touring with Fozzy while he’s back with WWE for this current run. Just a few days after WWE’s Battleground pay-per-view, Fozzy will kick off their “Do You Wanna Start a War” tour at The Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood on July 24th. – Brandi “Eden” Rhodes searches for Stardust in her latest video blog: – Below is the Triple H interview that we recapped earlier: – As noted, Titus O’Neil was honored at The Rainbow PUSH Trailblazer Awards and Sports Event last nightRead More
- Mark Henry has been off WWE TV but will be returning at the July 12th live event at Madison Square Garden. Rusev and NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte will be making their MSG debuts that night. – Chris Jericho confirmed on Twitter that he will be going to Japan with WWE later this month. As noted, Jericho is also booked for WWE’s Australian tour in August. – Below is a preview for WWE’s Paul Heyman DVD and Blu-ray that comes out in August:Read More
As noted, former WWE and WCW star Kidman, who still works for WWE as a producer, is now on Twitter. Here are some highlights from recent questions that he’s answered: The chances of him wrestling one more match: “If you’re a betting man…you shouldn’t bet on it!” Adrian Neville’s version of Kidman’s Shooting Star Press: “It’s unreal” Feuding with Hulk Hogan: “Surreal would be an understatement.I grew up a huge @hulkhogan fan” Working with Eddie Guerrero: “Amazing. He’s one of the best ever. #vivalaraza” Kidman told other fans that it’sRead More
- Triple H and Michael Cole are back for their latest sitdown interview, which can be seen at this link. Below are some highlights: * Regarding Chris Jericho’s return, Triple H said we can’t forget that The Miz also returned and that was epic in itself. Triple H said only Bray Wyatt knows why he does what he does. * He said it’s interesting how things went down with Paige and AJ Lee. He says knowing how Paige is from NXT, this is far from over. * Cole asked whyRead More
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- Triple H and Stephanie McMahon granted a Make-A-Wish wish when they met 14 year old Troy and his family before Monday’s RAW in Hartford, Connecticut. WWE’s Community website has photos at this link. – As noted this morning, WWE will be releasing a new John Cena DVD and Blu-ray in October to coincide with the release of WWE 2K15, which Cena is on the cover of. adds that the DVD will also feature some behind-the-scenes footage of Cena’s involvement with the video game. – Below is the latestRead More
- Ring of Honor will be returning to the United Kingdom after a seven year absence when a number of its stars participate in a co-promotional show with Preston City Wrestling, titled “Supershow of Honor”. The names heading to the UK on behalf of ROH are Michael Elgin, Adam Cole, The Briscoes, reDRagon, Michael Bennett, Roderick Strong, Cedric Alexander, ACH and ROH head booker Delirious. The feeling is that the show will be a tester as to how interested the UK would be in a full blown ROH return. PCWRead More
- The Miz vs. Chris Jericho has been announced for Monday’s RAW from Montreal. – Shawn Michaels did a Q&A on Twitter last night to promote the new season of his MacMillan River Adventures show on the Outdoor Channel. Shawn noted that he has no interest in doing a podcast and will have a few WWE-related surprises on this season of the show. When asked if he would appear on WWE Legends House, he replied, “I don’t have the time I don’t think.” – WWE’s latest Five Thing video withRead More
As noted, TNA used former WWE stars Snitsky and Ezekiel Jackson at the New York City tapings last week as members of Team Dixie but they were apparently “fired” by Dixie before the Friday night tapings, which they did not work. Word now is that the two are indeed done with TNA. They were only booked for two of the three NYC tapings with the idea that Dixie using “real” ECW guys would get heat with the NYC crowd and also showcase how far gone the Dixie Carter character hadRead More