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- Randy Orton has been pulled from several upcoming WWE live events. He is no longer advertised for the dark main event at next month’s Buffalo, NY tapings. The match is now Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus with Show filling in for Orton. On WWE’s upcoming tour of Canada, Orton is being replaced by Dolph Ziggler in the same matches. – Monday’s WWE RAW had a Trendrr.tv social media score of 376,761, up a sharp 18% from last week’s post-SummerSlam episode and even with two weeks ago.Read More
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- Expect Santino Marella to get his rematch for the WWE United States Title against Antonio Cesaro at Night of Champions. No word yet what the Intercontinental Title match will be but the rest of the title matches look to be CM Punk vs. John Cena for the WWE Title, Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Title, Kaitlyn vs. Layla for the Divas Title and a four-way Tag Team Title match with Kofi Kingston & R-Truth vs. The Usos vs. Primo & Epico vs. Titus O’Neil &Read More
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Hello all, Geddy Cahoon here once again with another edition of The Cahoon Run Down. For the second week in a row, I actually had a pretty good idea of what to write about for my article. Last week it was CM Punk, this week it’s two WWE TV personalities who have been a thorn in my proverbial side for a very long time: AJ Lee and Jerry Lawler. There’s not much else to say here, other than that I may get unapologetically enraged over the course of this article,Read More
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- Dolph Ziggler responded to Chris Jericho’s earlier tweets after RAW: “@IAmJericho you are one of the best ever & im better just for being in the ring with you, but its just my time” – WWE’s website also caught up with Chris Jericho after RAW last night. Jericho said it was surreal that he was leaving the company he has given his all to. Jericho added that he doesn’t want to leave but will have to devote his energy into other things. Jericho said hopefully it won’t be longRead More
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- For those wondering, the finish that happened in the Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus match at SummerSlam was indeed the planned finish all along. This was done to set up the World Heavyweight Title Match for September’s Night of Champions pay-per-view. – William Regal ended up getting on stage with Mick Foley at Foley’s post-SummerSlam comedy event in Hollywood last night. We’re looking for full reports from fans who attended. – Former WWE Diva Terri Poch turns 48 years old today. (Partial source: PWInsider)Read More
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- Following the controversial decision in SummerSlam’s World Heavyweight Title Match, WWE announced that Alberto Del Rio has filed a “formal complaint” with SmackDown General Manager Booker T. WWE spoke with referee Mike Chioda and he admitted the mistake. Booker T has promised to address the matter on Friday’s SmackDown. – WWE’s website spoke to Big Show after the WWE Title Triple Threat following SummerSlam. Show expressed frustration that he was double teamed by CM Punk and John Cena the whole match, wondering when he will get a singles matchRead More
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Posted On August 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Teasing That Chris Jericho Won’t Be 100% For SummerSlam Match

After attacks from Dolph Ziggler and Alberto Del Rio on last night’s WWE SmackDown, WWE has a new article up about Chris Jericho not being 100% for his SummerSlam match against Ziggler on Sunday. WWE wrote: “What is Jericho’s physical status after sustaining such extensive damage? How will it come into play at SummerSlam? If Jericho is at less than 100 percent, which is likely, he might not be able to overcome one of WWE’s most talented and most merciless rising stars. Can Jericho dig deep and win a “bigRead More
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Posted On August 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

Here are tonight’s confirmed WWE SmackDown matches: * Chris Jericho vs. Alberto Del Rio * Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara vs. Cody Rhodes & The Miz * Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins in action * Kaitlyn vs. Eve Torres – Winner becomes Booker T’s assistant * Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton * Antonio Cesaro vs. Zack Ryder Click here for complete WWE SmackDown spoilers for tonight.Read More
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After the angle following last week’s Smackdown where Booker T stripped Alberto Del Rio of his World Heavyweight Championship opportunity at SummerSlam, the decision was overturned on this week’s Smackdown. Sheamus will officially face Del Rio this Sunday at the pay-per-view. Click here to read this week’s Smackdown spoilers.Read More
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Former WWE Champion JBL has a new blog up on Facebook talking about the fallaway slam that he used. JBL noted that he copied the slam from someone in Japan and never used it in WWE until Scott Hall left because it was one of the signature moves for Hall’s Razor Ramon character. JBL then wrote the following about fans discussing his gimmick being stolen by Alberto Del Rio. He also teases the SmackDown commentator job again: “I see it used now by others, cool. I didn’t own it andRead More
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Posted On August 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Looks At Possible WWE SummerSlam Opponents For Sheamus

As PWMania.com previously mentioned, SmackDown General Manager Booker T has canceled the SummerSlam World Heavyweight Title match between Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio following the beatdown on Sheamus last night. WWE’s website has a new article up stating that Sheamus’ SummerSlam status is in the air and nobody knows if he will be 100% yet for the pay-per-view. WWE is teasing an update to Sheamus’ condition on Monday’s RAW. They speculate that if he is able to perform, possible SummerSlam opponents would be Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton, Kane, Dolph Ziggler,Read More
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Following this week’s episode of Smackdown, here is the latest card for WWE SummerSlam: Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar Shawn Michaels will be in Triple H’s corner Triple Threat WWE Championship Match CM Punk (c) vs. Big Show vs. John Cena Kane vs. Daniel Bryan Chris Jericho vs. Dolph Ziggler Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Championship was cancelled by Smackdown GM Booker T, following up on the storyline of Alberto Del Rio having Sheamus attacked during their match on SmackDown. WWE SummerSlam takes place on AugustRead More
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Posted On August 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For Friday’s WWE SmackDown (No Spoilers)

The following have been taped for this week’s WWE SmackDown at Tuesday’s tapings from Houston, Texas: * World Heavyweight champion Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio * WWE Intercontinental champ The Miz vs. Rey Mysterio * Chris Jericho hosts the Highlight Reel with special guest, Vickie Guerrero. * Sin Cara vs. Cody Rhodes * Randy Orton vs. Jack Swagger * Christian vs. Antonio Cesaro * Jinder Mahal wrestles in a handicap match. SmackDown GM Booker T, RAW GM AJ Lee, Daniel Bryan, Kane, Kaitlyn, Eve Torres, Ryback and more are alsoRead More
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Posted On August 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For Tonight

WWE taped this week’s episode of WWE Smackdown Tuesday from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Here are the full results for tonight’s show. WWE Smackdown (Airing Tonight) SmackDown opens with the Chairman of the Board Vince McMahon, who announces that the new GM of SmackDown is a man who will call it down the middle… Booker T! Booker comes out to a nice pop. Alberto Del Rio comes out and starts talking. Out comes Sheamus, who tells Del Rio that he’s happy about his upbringing and that he’sRead More
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Posted On August 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For Tonight 8/3

WWE taped this week’s episode of WWE Smackdown from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Here are the full results. WWE Smackdown (Airing Tonight) SmackDown opens with the Chairman of the Board Vince McMahon, who announces that the new GM of SmackDown is a man who will call it down the middle… Booker T! Booker comes out to a nice pop. Alberto Del Rio comes out and starts talking. Out comes Sheamus, who tells Del Rio that he’s happy about his upbringing and that he’s not a rich punkRead More
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- This year’s WWE Hell in a Cell pay-per-view will take place from Atlanta and will be presented by the WWE ’13 video game. Tickets for the October 28th pay-per-view go on sale this Saturday, August 4th at 10am EST through Ticketmaster and the Philips Arena box office. Prices start at $25. – Alberto Del Rio announced on Monday’s WWE RAW that he will not be wrestling between now and SummerSlam because he’s not wrestling non-title matches. Del Rio will face World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus at SummerSlam. It will beRead More
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Posted On July 28, 2012By Graham MatthewsIn Columns

WWE SmackDown, July 27: GSM’s Analysis and Aftermath

Only four days removed from Monday Night Raw’s remarkable 1,000th episode, SmackDown presented a fallout show that provided plenty of build towards the upcoming SummerSlam pay-per-view. With new, ruthless rivalries and intriguing angles starting to form on the blue brand, Friday nights are slowly becoming more and more entertaining by the week. Here, I will analyze each significant segment presented on the show. I will also provide a combination of aftermath and wishful thinking about what I hope to see in coming weeks. Intercontinental Championship Match: The Miz def. Christian Great match to kickRead More
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- Kevin Nash continues to talk about the nWo being brought back and says he just wants WWE Champion CM Punk involved. He wrote last night: “CM Punk can pick who he wants if not me I’m cool with that .just think the brand is so strong an he can continue it with his skill and edge” – Alberto Del Rio won a Fatal 4 Way against Kane, Daniel Bryan and Rey Mysterio on last night’s WWE SmackDown to become the new #1 contender to Sheamus’ World Heavyweight Title. NoRead More
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Posted On July 26, 2012By Geddy CahoonIn Columns

The Cahoon Run Down: Random WWE Thoughts

Hey everybody, Geddy Cahoon here with another edition of The Cahoon Run Down. I’m gonna be honest here: I racked my brain Tuesday and yesterday trying to come up with a decent article subject. I couldn’t. WWE is in a slump. There’s just no other way to word it. So today, I figured I’d use my go to “I can’t think of anything decent to write this week” article subject: Random Thoughts. Here I’ll just throw down a brief little summary/review of essentially whatever topics from the WWE world popRead More