Capitol Punishment

WWE announced its 2nd quarter financial results on Thursday – including the pay–er-view buyrates for WrestleMania, Extreme Rules, Over The Limit and Capitol Punishment. WWE did a total of 1,598,000 pay-per-view buys in the second...

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— WWE’s Capitol Punishment pay-per-view event featuring R-Truth vs. John Cena drew approximately 200,000 buys, according to business figures released for the month of June 2011 on their corporate website. The preliminary figure is up...

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— With The Nexus likely being dropped following CM Punk’s departure from WWE, Mason Ryan is expected to be repackaged. WWE’s creative has discussed using him as a bodyguard for either The Miz or Alberto...

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– Tyson Kidd debuted a new haircut on last night’s WWE NXT as he has cut off what little bit of hair he had on his head. Regarding the cut, Kidd wrote the following on...

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– CM Punk is something “monumental” on tonight’s 3-hour “Power To The People” edition of WWE RAW. CM Punk wrote on his Facebook page today: “Last night at Capitol Punishment, I not only defeated Rey...

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– As previously reported, World Heavyweight champion Randy Orton’s status for Capitol Punishment was up in the air until just days before the event. Orton suffered a concussion last weekend and had to pass an...

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– Dolph Ziggler became the new WWE United States Champion at tonight’s Capitol Punishment pay-per-view from Washington, DC. He defeated Kofi Kingston in the opening match. – Ezekiel Jackson became the new WWE Intercontinental Champion...

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Jim Ross has posted a new blog entry on his official website, www.jrsbarbq.com. Highlights are as follows: Tonight’s WWE Championship Match between John Cena and R-Truth: “Cena vs. Truth….WWE Title…Cena likely wins but if Truth...

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The following is an excerpt from a new R-Truth interview. In the following quote, R-Truth speaks on paying your dues and working his way up to a WWE title match at the upcoming Capitol Punishment...

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– WWE Superstar Alex Riley recently spoke with The Miami Herald to promote Sunday’s Capitol Punishment pay-per-view. Here are some highlights: WrestleMania 28 in Miami: “I expect to be in it. The Rock is going...

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WWE taped this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Thanks to Wrestling News World readers Sean and Austin McIntosh for providing us with text-message updates. Below are full results:...

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A World Heavyweight Champion Match between Randy Orton and Christian was officially declared last night on SmackDown for WWE’s upcoming Capitol Punishment pay-per-view event. An Intercontinental Championship Match between Wade Barrett and Ezekiel Jackson was...

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It was announced on Raw that The Miz will face Alex Riley at Capitol Punishment. The Pay-Per-View will be held on June 19 in Washington, DC. Also announced for the show so far is John...

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During this week’s WWE Raw, it was announced that R-Truth will face WWE Champion John Cena at Capitol Punishment for the WWE Championship. Capitol Punishment will take place in Washington, DC on June 19....

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R Truth vs. John Cena will be added to the WWE Capital Punishment pay-per-view. Joey Styles tweeted: “Raw’s GM has ordered R-Truth to apologize next week on Raw to earn a WWE Title Match with...

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– The Miz will be tonight’s guest on WWE Tough Enough. We are down to the final three competitors – Luke, Andy and Jeremiah. – While Triple H is being advertised for tonight’s Raw from...

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– Expect lots of political parodies on WWE TV in the weeks leading up to the Capitol Punishment pay-per-view, and the show itself. WWE has already parodied Barack Obama and are planning on mocking other...

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WWE officials have been discussing a cage match main event for either the WWE Title or the World Heavyweight Title at next month’s Capitol Punishment pay-per-view from Washington, DC....

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– As previously reported, the official pay-per-view poster has been released for WWE’s upcoming Capitol Punishment event on June 19th – and it features a cartoon of President Obama standing between John Cena and Rey...

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WWE will tape the Raw portion of this week’s WWE Superstars and tonight’s WWE Raw tonight from the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. WWE will have the fall-out from the Over the Limit PPV on...

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