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- Cesaro is featured in the second episode of Bad News Barrett’s World Cup Breakdown: – Below is video of NXT Champion Adrian Neville, NXT star Sylvestor Lefort and trainer Robbie Brookside talking about the World Cup: – WWE NXT stars Sami Zayn and Adrian Neville will be wrestling each other on WWE’s tour of Japan next month. Sami noted on Twitter that their match in Tokyo will come almost 7 years to the day after they made their debuts in Japan. – Monday night’s WWE RAW ranked #4 amongRead More
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- TNA has announced that The Hardy Boys will be competing at the Destination X special that tapes June 26th in New York City, this Thursday. Matt Hardy will also be in Jeff Hardy’s corner for his World Heavyweight Title match against Bobby Lashley that tapes on Wednesday. TNA says Matt will be there to help even the odds against MVP and Kenny King. – Below are videos of TNA stars on FOX & Friends in New York City this morning: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Watch the latestRead More
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- Austin Aries, who was outspoken about TNA possibly bringing back the six-sided ring while the voting was going on, tweeted the following after TNA confirmed the return on Monday night: A self-imposed social media moratorium starts….now. #GettingOutOfMyOwnWay — Austin Healy Aries (@AustinAries) June 24, 2014 – Dixie Carter confirmed on Twitter that Friday’s TNA tapings in New York City are sold out. She said they would try to release holds and admitted that there are still tickets available for Wednesday and Thursday’s tapings. – As noted, Brooke Tessmacher andRead More
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- WWE and John Cena received the following Sports Social TV Awards this past week: * Best Special Event (WrestleMania 29) * Best Social Commerce or Marketing Program (WWE) * Social TV Sports Entertainer of the Year (John Cena) – We’ve been covering how indie wrestler Devon Nicholson sued WWE Hall of Famer Abdullah the Butcher for $2.3 million after Nicholson claimed that Abdullah gave him Hepatitis C when he bladed in a 2007 match without Nicholson’s consent. This led to Nicholson claiming that he lost a WWE developmental dealRead More
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Posted On June 24, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE RAW Viewership Down For The Money In The Bank Go-Home Show

Monday’s episode of WWE RAW, the final show before Money In the Bank, drew 4.031 million viewers. This is down from the previous week’s 4.126 million viewers. For this week’s show, the first hour drew 3.723 million viewers, the second hour drew 4.041 million viewers and the final hour drew 4.330 million viewers. RAW was #2 on the night for cable, behind VH1’s Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta.Read More
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- In the video below, Cesaro talks to CBS Pittsburgh about the WWE World Heavyweight Title and more. He had the following to say about his strength: “There’s WWE superstars who bench press more than me. I don’t care. What’s important is what you do in the ring. To me, that’s where the true strength lies. You have to be able to execute maneuvers early in the match, late in the match, whenever you feel is best, at your will, which I can with anybody that’s in there.” – WWERead More
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Who’s Slamming Who this past week featured a 45-minute interview with the recently released WWE star Brodus Clay for the first time. Check out the full interview, which is hosted by former WWE/WCW/ECW star Big Vito LoGrasso and Tommy Fierro, exclusively on the VOC Nation Radio Network at vocnation.com and thebradyhicks.com. Being released by WWE: If I’m not able to be out there and contribute I don’t want to be there. If you’re not going to bring it, then sitting around on the sidelines is not something I want toRead More
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- Vince Russo was active on Twitter during last night’s WWE RAW episode. Here are some highlights from his thoughts on the show: “These Divas just don’t seem as well schooled as many as I’ve seen in the past.” “When any announcer repeats anything even twice in wrestling it makes you think of JR—and that isn’t good for them.” “Does anybody really care today if somebody says our GOVERNMENT is pathetic? That’s a babyface pop.” “Why wasn’t his entrance last? Are you kidding? That is just BAD—no other way toRead More
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- WWE Network officials are still working on more social features to be rolled out in the future including being able to make suggestions for other viewers, the ability to rate shows, creating a list of your favorites and more. – WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race recently appeared on In Your Head Wrestling Radio and was asked his thoughts on Hulk Hogan as a wrestler. Race replied: “Well, no matter how you want to word it or how you want to say it, if you’re good enough to getRead More
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- WWE NXT star Slate Randall is currently out of action with a concussion. As noted, Corey Graves is also out with his second concussion. – Steve Austin’s new interview with Vince Russo is now online and can be heard below. – Below is video of Vickie Guerrero being greeted by the Divas backstage at RAW last night: (Partial source: PWInsider)Read More
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- Michelle McCool was at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando on Monday. – For what it’s worth, Daniel Bryan is being advertised for the July 6th WWE live event in Kingston, Ontario but obviously cards are subject to change. – Jinder Mahal is now going by the name Raj Singh on the indies and is taking bookings through Bill Behrens at showbis@aol.com. – The Miami Herald has an article about WWE ring announcer Justin Roberts’ Hands To Go massage tool at this link.Read More
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- After Monday night’s RAW dark main event in Washington, DC, Bray Wyatt took a quick dip in the pool of slop that was set up beside the stage for the Vickie Guerrero and Stephanie McMahon segment. Below is a photo: – “The Living Legend” Larry Zbyszko recently spoke with In Your Head Wrestling Radio and talked about his involvement with WWE NXT: “Well you know, I’ve been a big fan of NXT…they film it five miles down the road from me. I’ve been going down, and that was aRead More
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Dixie Carter revealed on Twitter that Robbie E and his girlfriend Brooke Tessmacher have finished CBS’ The Amazing Race. She tweeted: Proud of @RobbieEImpact & @BrookeTess who just finished @AmazingRace_CBS. The show will never be the same! Can't wait to watch!! — Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) June 24, 2014 The couple began the race on May 31st in New York City and the show begins airing on CBS this fall. Tessmacher and Robbie could be returning at this week’s NYC tapings.Read More
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WWE Superstar Jimmy Uso recently spoke with Chuck Carroll for 106.7 The Fan in Washington, DC to promote WWE Money In the Bank. Uso revealed that he and Naomi really were busted “having relations” on the luxury bus during the filming of Total Divas and that was not scripted as part of the show. He said: “I honestly, I couldn’t hold out any longer. They caught us flat out.” He also confirmed that filming for the show’s third season began two weeks ago. Regarding wrestling, he talked to be aboutRead More
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- After Monday night’s WWE RAW ended in Washington, DC, John Cena, Sheamus, Roman Reigns and Cesaro were left in the ring. Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt tried to attack them but the babyfaces fought them off, hit some of their finishers and sent the crowd home happy. – It was noted by more than one fan in attendance at RAW Monday night that there was almost no reaction when WWE showed the graphics for Daniel Bryan’s Money In the Bank pre-show appearance. – Drew McIntyre will be returning toRead More
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- As PWMania.com reported, Vickie Guerrero finished up with WWE at Monday night’s RAW. She tweeted the following: The ride has come to a halt….I'm so grateful for the wonderful blessings in the last 9 years! live, love, and laugh — Vickie Guerrero (@ExcuseMeWWE) June 24, 2014 Heading home to begin a new chapter in my amazing life! Thank you Jesus! #empowered — Vickie Guerrero (@ExcuseMeWWE) June 24, 2014 – Chris Jericho will have both Edge and Paul Heyman together in the studio for his Talk Is Jericho podcasts thatRead More
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WWE announced the following today: PITTSBURGH – WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon and WWE Executive Vice President of Talent, Creative and Live Events, Paul “Triple H” Levesque have announced the formation of “Connor’s Cure,” a charity that they have personally funded through Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation named in honor of Pittsburgh native Connor Michalek. Connor passed away at age 8 earlier this year from Medulloblastoma, a rare tumor that affects the brain and spinal cord. Donations to Connor’s Cure will provide funds for pediatric brain and spinal cancerRead More
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Vince Russo recently did a Q&A with the readers of TNAInsider.com. Below are the highlights: What was the idea and mindset behind your shoots in the ring during the 2002-2003 TNA era? To re-invent the business a bit—go beyond the “attitude Era”. In 2010-2011 Mr. Anderson looked to be on his way to becoming a big time player in TNA. Merchandise was selling, he was feuding with main event caliber wrestlers, and the crowd was getting behind him. But when he was finally rewarded with two world title reigns, itRead More
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The Great Muta and former WWE star Tajiri held a joint press conference in Japan on June 18th, announcing that regulars from Tajiri’s Wrestling New Classic promotion will be appearing for Muta’s Wrestle-1 promotion beginning next month. Tajiri noted that he is only the producer of WNC, not the owner, and WNC could be closing down as a promotion. Tajiri, AKIRA, Jiro Kuroishi, Koji Toi, Yusuke Kodama and Lion Fujiwara will begin working with Wrestle-1 at their July 1st event. This would be the second time that Tajiri has ranRead More