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As reported, the vacant WWE World Heavyweight Title will be decided in a Money In the Bank ladder match at the June 29th pay-per-view if Daniel Bryan is unable to compete against Kane in the Stretcher Match. WWE officials are considering a second ladder match where the winner would get the future title shot, if the first ladder match ends up being for the vacant title. However, the hope among WWE officials and the working idea is that Bryan vs. Kane will headline. (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More
Because of the uncertainty surrounding Daniel Bryan and the WWE World Heavyweight Title, WWE is going with the idea that this year’s Money In the Bank ladder match would be for the vacated title if Bryan is unable to compete, as announced last week. The feeling is that they do not want to do a pay-per-view without the title at stake and Payback had it at stake through the in-ring segment with Stephanie McMahon, Bryan and Brie Bella. (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More
At least two casting agencies sent out notices this weekend for a WWE project that takes place next Monday, June 16th. It did not list a location but next week’s RAW takes place from Cleveland and we know at least one of the agencies is based in California. The name of the project is “WWE Orchestra” and WWE is looking for 14 total males and females of any ethnicity to appear in an orchestra. They will be wearing Sting face-paint and not actually playing their instruments as music will beRead More
- Besides a handful of live events at the end of WWE’s recent European tour, The Miz worked his first WWE events since WrestleMania XXX this past weekend after being away to film The Marine. He lost to United States Champion Sheamus all three nights. Miz played the heel role and cut what were described as good or “really great” promos about how he was a big movie star and better than everyone else. It’s possible he makes his return to WWE TV this week. – Goldust had fans onRead More
- As reported, Adam Rose suffered a pretty bad cut above his eye at Saturday night’s WWE live event in Madison, Wisconsin. Rose ended up getting 5 stitches to close the cut but worked Sunday’s live event, defeating Heath Slater again. – Wrestling stars Steve Austin, The Undertaker and Michelle McCool were among the whopping 105,000 people who attended George Strait’s final concert in Dallas this weekend. No word if Austin actually attended the event with Taker and McCool. – NXT Diva Brandi “Eden” Rhodes was on the roadRead More
Regarding the in-ring segment with Tommy Dreamer blasting Dixie Carter at his House of Hardcore IV event on Friday night, Dreamer really was informed at the last minute about TNA pulling Bully Ray so he could attend the Spike TV awards show. Ray was working the HOH event as part of the deal where Dreamer’s promotion helped TNA fill their house when they ran a One Night Only pay-per-view taping in Poughkeepsie several months back. Dreamer really was upset about having to change his main event at the last minuteRead More
Tonight’s WWE RAW takes place from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Confirmed for tonight’s show is an appearance by WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan to respond to Stephanie McMahon’s Money In the Bank announcement. No matches have been announced for tonight but two Money In the Bank qualifying matches are rumored. Stars advertised for tonight include Seth Rollins, Triple H, Randy Orton, Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, The Wyatt Family, Big E, Kane, Cesaro, Sheamus and John Cena. Cena vs. Bray Wyatt is advertised as the dark main event.Read More
- As reported, featured an article looking at potential new members of The Shield. They have a new poll up on those same 6 Superstars – Adrian Neville, Big E, Dolph Ziggler, Cody Rhodes, John Morrison and Daniel Bryan, asking fans who they would like to see join. They also offer the option of “other” and “none, Ambrose and Reigns don’t need a third member.” With over 96,000 votes, 43% have voted for Bryan. The next closest is Morrison with 17%. Only 7% voted for “none.” – WWERead More
Former ECW, WCW and WWE star Lance Storm has a new blog on his official website discussing the WWE Network, Natalya vs. Charlotte and more. He wrote the following about the Charlotte vs. Natalya match from NXT Takeover: “While I haven’t watched all of NXT Takeover, I have watched 2 of the 3 key matches and want to talk a little about the NXT Women’s Title match. If you haven’t seen this show you need to go out of your way to see it. I’ve been a very outspoken advocateRead More
- John Cena barely wrestled at Sunday night’s WWE live event in Rochester, Minnesota. He teamed with The Usos to defeat The Wyatt Family. Cena only came in only at the end of the match, hitting his signature moves and getting the pin on Bray Wyatt. Cena’s eye is still swollen completely shut. – features a new article up with the editors looking at potential third members for The Shield now that Seth Rollins turned on Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. They listed Adrian Neville, Big E, Dolph Ziggler,Read More
Check out the full schedule for Monday, day 107 of the WWE Network launch: 2am EST – WCW Clash of The Champions 13 4am EST – WCW Clash of The Champions 14 6am EST – WCW Clash of The Champions 15 8am EST – Legends House replay 9am EST – RAW Flashback: 9/18/1994 10am EST – RAW Flashback: 9/25/1994 11am EST – This Week In WWE 11:30am EST – WWE Superstars replay 12:30pm EST – WWE Main Event replay 1:30pm EST – WWE NXT replay 2:30pm EST – Beyond TheRead More
As reported, John Cena suffered an eye injury after taking headbutts from Bray Wyatt at Friday’s WWE live event in Madison, Wisconsin. Cena’s eye has been swollen completely shut and it looked very bad today. At tonight’s live event in Rochester, Minnesota, the main event has been changed to The Wyatt Family vs. Cena and The Usos, instead of a singles match. There was apparently some concern about a concussion but Cena even being allowed in the ring indicates there is no concussion. (Source: More
- As of this morning, the script for Monday night’s WWE RAW was not finalized. At one point there were two Money In the Bank qualifying matches planned. – When the San Francisco Giants do something good for their team at home games, the light ring separating the first and second decks says, “Yes!” with fingers pointing up like Daniel Bryan. This is just another example of Bryan’s chants carrying over into mainstream sports. – The Ultimate Warrior’s wife Dana and his daughters Indy and Mattie are backstage visiting atRead More
As reported, the angle where Tommy Dreamer ripped Dixie Carter at his Friday night House of Hardcore event was all part of the show. As of now, it is not scheduled to carry over to TNA TV. We noted that Dreamer told fans in attendance on Friday night that he had a TV show there filming. The TV show that there was TruTV’s Impractical Jokers. A loser of one of the show’s contests had to take chops from dreamer and get beaten up by wrestling school students. (Source: More
WWE Superstar Randy Orton did a Twitter Q&A this afternoon. Below are some highlights: What if Daniel Bryan joined The Shield? “Kick his ass and take my belts back” Would he consider doing more movies? “I look forward to doing it again” How does he feel about Seth Rollins turning? “Seth is truly talented. He made the right choice last mon” How shocked was he when The Undertaker’s Streak ended? “Just as shocked as everyone else was” What does he think of Batista’s acting? “I think he plays his rolesRead More
jim-ross-4 reported that Jim Ross was hospitalized on Thursday night. TMZ reports that Ross was hospitalized for “stroke-like symptoms” and after several medical tests, doctors determined that the symptoms were being caused by medication that Ross has been taking for an unrelated medical issue. Doctors also told JR that the tests showed he had suffered a minor undiagnosed stroke in the past. Doctors are confident they fixed the problem by changing his medication. Ross told TMZ, “I’m not ready to tag out just yet.”Read More
Regarding WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan being injured, it’s said that Vince McMahon has been making all of the decisions regarding the angles they’re doing with Bryan and the title. The latest word from within WWE is Bryan’s status is still very much up in the air. (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More
John Cena reportedly suffered an eye injury during his match with Bray Wyatt at Saturday night’s WWE live event in Madison, Wisconsin. A few minutes into the match, Wyatt was head-butting Cena in the corner and either one of the strikes hit Cena in the eye or some of Wyatt’s hair whipped him in the eye. Cena immediately let the referee know he was hurt, leading to the dreaded “X” symbol. Two trainers came out and checked on Cena. The rest of the match was spent protecting him because theRead More
- WWE NXT star Baron Corbin said to be one of the developmental talents to watch. He defeated Wesley Blake at the May 30th NXT tapings in a dark match but did not compete during the actual tapings. Corbin, real name Tom Pestock, previously played for the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts and the Arizona Cardinals. – WWE’s latest 30 Second Fury video looks at Bad News Barrett and his Bull Hammer elbow: (Partial source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More