CM Punk Tag

Posted On September 16, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

Putting All the Eggs in Punk’s Basket

As awesome and groundbreaking CM Punk has been can he carry an entire pay-per-view? Is HHH still good enough to make you shell out $44.99 to face CM Punk? The WWE has put all their collective eggs into one basket, that basket being CM Punk vs. HHH. Never before have we seen a non-title match matter this much for one pay-per-view. Night of Champions will prove just how big CM Punk really is, or if his revolution is all smoke and mirrors. The WWE has rarely given one star theRead More

Posted On September 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Beth Phoenix Talks About CM Punk, Divas Of Doom & More

Sirius XM’s Busted Open Interview: Beth Pheonix Hosts: Doug Mortman and Mike Riker Busted Open can be heard Monday, Wednesday and Friday on Sirius 94, XM 208 Beth on working with Goldust: I have nothing but great things to say about Goldust, and really what he brings to us is the time that he spends working with us. He has such a wide variety of opinions and experience on the business, things that like, you know he’ll come to me with advice that I never really would have seen itRead More

Posted On September 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Raw Pre-Sale Pass, Punk/HHH, Bret Hart & Randy Orton, More

- The WWE Raw Supershow on Monday, December 5th, 2011 will be held at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Florida. – The pre-sale password for the December 16th WWE RAW show in Fort Myers, Florida is CENA54. Tickets are on sale now. – WWE Diva Kaitlyn will be at the Gaspari Nutrition Booth at the 2011 Olympia Expo in Las Vegas today and tomorrow from 11:30am until 12:30pm. – FCW has removed WWE developmental talent Mack Hetfield from their roster page. – WWE’s website has new interviews upRead More

Posted On September 15, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Austin On Whether He Will Wrestle Again, Bid To Meet Punk

– The latest issue of Power Slam features an interview with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and the WWE Hall of Famer is asked if he envisages himself returning to the squared circle for one more match. “Awww, man. Look, I’ll tell you this much: If I was going to do anything in WWE, I’d do something with Punk,” he responded. “Like I said, I love what he’s doing, and there’s a lot of parallels. I’m not saying it’s definitely going to happen, but if I could cherry-pick my opponent, andRead More

Posted On September 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Sampled In New Hip-Hop Single

A line from one of CM Punk’s promos has been sampled in a new hip-hop single by rapper Papoose. In the song, aptly titled “Pipe Bomb,” Papoose raps over Punk’s line, “In anybody else’s hands, this is a microphone. In my hands, it’s a pipe bomb.”Read More

Posted On September 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After Raw & Backstage Video From After Raw

After Monday’s RAW Supershow from Ottowa went off the ai, WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio defended the title against John Cena and CM Punk in a triple threat match. At the beginning of the match, Del Rio punched out the referee, which brought out Bret Hart as the special guest referee. The match ended in a DQ when The Miz and R-Truth ran out to interfere. Cena, Punk and Bret teamed up to clean house. The big finish came when Bret Hart put the Sharpshooter on Miz, which the crowdRead More

Posted On September 7, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Triple H On CM Punk Calling Him A Doofus, Midcarders, PG WWE

Triple H appeared on Busted Open, which airs every Monday and Wednesday on Sirius 92 and XM 207 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Highlights from the interview are as follows: CM Punk’s controversial promo on June 27: “Punk said something about doofus, but he called John Laurinitis douchebag, which is way worse, right? The joke in the back was “at least I’m just a doofus, you’re a douchebag.” If you look at it from that standpoint, he called me a doofus, Stephanie an idiot and Johnny a douchebag, and everyoneRead More

Posted On September 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Stipulations Added To HHH vs. CM Punk At WWE Night Of Champions

Triple H vs. CM Punk at WWE Night of Champions was made a no disqualification match on tonight’s edition of WWE Raw. If Punk beats Triple H, he will resign as Chief Operating Officer of WWE. WWE Night of Champions will take place Sunday, September 19, 2011 from the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York.Read More

Posted On September 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Raw Supershow Results – September 5, 2011

- RAW opens up this week with CM Punk coming out and then Kevin Nash. Triple H ends up coming out and arguing with Nash. Nash asks Triple H what he’s going to do if he touches him. Nash starts taunting Triple H. Triple H lays him out with a right hand. Triple H says maybe they were friends and definitely he’s fired. Triple H drops the mic and leaves the ring as Nash sits in the ring. Punk laughs at Nash and wishes him the best in his futureRead More

Posted On September 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Del Rio’s Work Visa, WWE Sending Stars To Rehab

- WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio is still unable to enter the United States due to issues related to his work visa. Del Rio missed last weekend’s live events as well as Monday’s RAW and Tuesday’s Super SmackDown special. Company officials are confident that Del Rio will have his visa problems sorted out in time for this week’s mini-tour of Puerto Rico, where he’s advertised to wrestle CM Punk. John Cena is advertised to wrestle the winner of the Del Rio vs. CM Punk matches in the main events ofRead More

Posted On September 1, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

CM Punk, Daniel Bryan & Zack Ryder Invade New York City

CM Punk, Daniel Bryan & Zack Ryder Invade NYC! NEW YORK , NY – RINGSIDE COLLECTIBLES, INC. presents the 8th annual RINGSIDE FEST, scheduled for Saturday, October 29th at Carolines on Broadway in Times Square, New York City. This blockbuster event includes appearances by three of the hottest WWE Superstars including former WWE Champion CM PUNK, Mr. Money in the Bank DANIEL BRYAN and Internet Champion, Long Island Iced Z, ZACK RYDER! Do not miss the RINGSIDE FEST Exclusive Mattel WWE Legends ‘MACHO KING’ RANDY SAVAGE that will exclusively beRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart appeared on Right After Wrestling with Arda Ocal and Jimmy Korderas (audio available at TheScore.com and iTunes). Highlights from the interview are as follows: Jimmy’s recent projects in relation to the WWE – appearing at SummerSlam this past August with R-Truth: “Well I did WrestleMania this past year in Atlanta. Then I did something with Jim Neidhart and Nattie. And sometimes I pinch myself and say ‘do I really get paid to do this?’ Cause I still love to do this kind of stuff.”Read More

Posted On August 30, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jericho Takes Another Shot At Punk, Hunico Works Raw & More

- Former WWE star Chris Jericho took yet another shot at CM Punk on Twitter. Jericho tweeted on Monday night after RAW: “Another Raw, another stolen move. I expect that from a rookie or a diva, but et tu Punk? BACK OFF….” Chris Jericho tweeted the following back on August 1st after CM Punk mentioned his name during a promo on RAW: “Everyone is so excited that @CMPunk mentioned me on Raw. Newsflash…I don’t give a shit. Mind ur own business and stop rippin me off Punk.” Last week, whenRead More

Posted On August 30, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Reason HHH Is Returning & Why Nash vs. Punk Was Scrapped

On Monday’s RAW, we saw Kevin Nash challenge CM Punk to a match at Night of Champions, only to have the match changed to Triple H vs. CM Punk at the end of the show. Company officials did plan for Nash to wrestle at Night of Champions, however those plans were scrapped after Nash’s recent visit to Pittsburgh for his physicals. While details are still sketchy, something about what the doctors observed made WWE decide against having him work a full match, even with a seasoned performer like Punk, whoRead More

Posted On August 30, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brand Split On Hold, Triple H vs. CM Punk At Night Of Champions

- At the conclusion of Monday’s RAW, WWE COO Triple H announced that the CM Punk vs. Kevin Nash at Night of Champions (made earlier in the show) was canceled – and he would be taking Nash’s spot! With that match set, here’s the updated card for Night of Champions: WWE Championship Match: Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. John Cena Triple H vs. CM Punk World Heavyweight Title Match: Randy Orton (c) vs. Mark Henry – In what appears to be WWE’s brand split coming to an end, WWE’s ChiefRead More
– Rey Mysterio posted an update on his health today after undergoing knee surgery three days ago. The procedure included a repair to two major ligaments in his knee and bone spurs removed. He wrote on Twitter, “Had my first check-up; knee was drained & needs 2 B stable, won’t start therapy until nxt week! Have to ice & rest…” Mysterio blew out his knee while attempting a baseball slide during a match against Alberto Del Rio on the August 15 episode of Raw. There is talk that he mayRead More

Posted On August 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Nash’s Promos Unscripted, Nash Interview, Weekend House Shows

- This weekend’s RAW-brand live events will feature the following matches: John Cena vs. The Miz CM Punk vs. R-Truth Dolph Ziggler vs. Alex Riley WWE ‘s Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston are also advertised for the weekend’s house shows. – Kevin Nash made it clear at last week’s RAW that he will no longer do scripted promos. Many fans probably noticed that Nash messed up a few of his lines last week and appeared to be rusty on the mic. This week – Nash went outRead More

Posted On August 23, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What You Didn’t See On Last Night’s WWE Raw

After WWE Raw went off the air, Alberto Del Rio beat down John Cena and The Miz and R-Truth came out to help. CM Punk made the save and they cleared the ring. Punk and Cena celebrated with Del Rio’s scarf. He sent Ricardo Rodriguez in the ring to get the scarf and Punk and Cena took him out and posed to end the show.Read More

Posted On August 23, 2011By Mike ShannonIn Columns

WWE Raw Review – August 22, 2011

-We are LIVE! from Edmonton (dramatic pause), Alberta, Canada (home of a really, really bad hockey team…but nowhere near as bad as the one on Long Island). -World Champion Alberto Del Rio kicks us off (actually WEARING the belt and therefore earning major bonus points from me) and attempts to introduce himself but spotlight hog extraordinaire John Cena immediately interrupts. He runs down Del Rio in a pretty token manor and puts over CM Punk, which draws out the Second City Superstar to a nice pop. Punk is sick ofRead More