- On Raw Monday, Mick Foley confronted CM Punk over what he believes to be an unsettling transformation in the WWE Champion under the guidance of Paul Heyman. The Hardcore Legend weighed in on their confrontation the day after on Twitter.
“The feedback from last night’s encounter on #RAW with @CMPunk has been just incredible. Thanks to all of you for your tweets. I honestly didn’t know if I could deliver at that level anymore,” he wrote.
William Regal praised the segment, tweeting, “As an #Oldpro it was a real treat tonight to watch the @realMickFoley and @CMPunk verbal confrontation. That’s why I’m proud of Pro wrestling.”
– The Sept. 21 episode of WWE SmackDown on Syfy garnered a 1.95 cable rating, down slightly from 1.96 the week before. Viewership was actually higher, with the program averaging 2.861 million viewers compared to 2.691 million viewers the prior week.
– Kelly Kelly, who has not appeared for WWE since SummerSlam. noted on Twitter that she is participating in a photo shoot today. She is scheduled to return to the road for WWE’s annual November tour of Europe.
– “Rowdy” Roddy Piper noted Tuesday via Twitter that Ric Flair will appear on an upcoming edition of the Rod Pod (podcast details available here).