CM Punk Tag

Posted On July 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

CM Punk Advertised For Raw, WWE Stars Spotted In Chicago

– Although WWE has billed Money in the Bank as CM Punk’s final appearance for the organization, he is among those advertised for tomorrow’s Monday Night Raw in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He is not advertised for shows after Monday. — Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov are advertised to appear at the Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay, Wisconsin tomorrow beginning at 11:00 a.m. — The Chicago Tribune has posted an article regarding WWE star sightings this weekend in Chicago, Illinois. The article features a photo of John Cena posingRead More

Posted On July 15, 2011By ArchangelIn Columns

I Propose a Toast… with Pepsi

Bear with me on this one.   Now, there is less than 0% chance that this scenario would ever play out in today’s WWE, but I’d like to share a solution to a number of problems that have been bugging me since, well, 2006. The problems namely being the brand extension, the diminished value of WWE championships, and any frustration built up inside of me that have stemmed directly from WWE creative blowing the numerous potentially great storylines over the years.   CM Punk is red hot right now, andRead More
Colt Cabana told Alex Marvez of Scripps Howard News Service that he will be attending this Sunday’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view event, which emanates from Rosemont, Illinois. “I am more interested as a fan to see what happens,” Cabana said. “There is so much buzz around this. Punk has caused a stir that hasn’t happened in wrestling in a long time. I’m excited to see what goes down and, most importantly, watching my best friend in his last WWE match.” Cabana, who performed for WWE in 2008 and 2009,Read More

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

Cena Talks About CM Punk Leaving WWE, Rock & WrestleMania 28

WWE Champion John Cena was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune this week to hype Sunday’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view, which takes place from the Windy City. With CM Punk vowing to leave WWE with the WWE championship this Sunday, Cena knows Punk’s the atmosphere in Punk’s home town of Chicago will be electric: “Chicago fans greeted me with a ‘(Expletive) you, Cena’ chant. Chicago fans cheer and boo who they want. They’re great fans whether they like me or not. They show you how they feel. I don’t likeRead More

Posted On July 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena Interview; Wants Anti-Cena Crowd In Chicago

John Cena was recently interviewed by The Chicago Tribune, and discussed his upcoming match with CM Punk at Money in the Bank. He also discusses the notoriously anti-Cena crowd in Chicago: “Chicago fans greeted me with a ‘(Expletive) you, Cena’ chant,” Cena said recently over the phone from Sydney, Australia, where WWE was touring at the time. “Chicago fans cheer and boo who they want. They’re great fans whether they like me or not. They show you how they feel. I don’t like crowds that sit on their hands.Read More
– Mick Foley says he may attend next Sunday’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view event. “Thinking about getting a ticket for MITB, just to feel the atmosphere in Chicago as a wrestling fan,” he wrote on Twitter. “Should be amazing.” — WWE developmental wrestler Calvin Raines has launched a Twitter account. — WWE.com has posted images of Ringside Collectibles’ exclusive CM Punk action figure. It is a replica of his masked look from 2010. — Randy Savage is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Power Slam, whichRead More
– The July 8 episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.73 cable rating and averaged 2.72 million viewers, improving on year-low ratings and viewership the week before. The previous week’s show drew a 1.63 cable rating and 2.33 million viwwers. This remains below the program’s 2011 average of a 1.9 rating and 2.9 million viewers. — John Morrison and Melina returned from their promotional tour of Asia late last week. Morrison appeared at Friday night’s Florida Championship Wrestling live event in Gainesville, Florida without Melina, who was advertised to beRead More

Posted On July 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Hulk Hogan’s WWE, Punk’s Departure, Factions & More

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety over at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: Lack Of Factions In WWE: “Why are there no viable factions? Factions were awesome in preceding generations because there were more recognizable stars who could be cast as members of various factions. Replicating successful factions today can be accomplished, in theory, but not nearly as easily as it was when, say, the Horsemen, were formed. Plus, for factions to be successfulRead More

Posted On July 9, 2011By Jim LaMottaIn Columns

Dr. Wrestling:CM Punk on Raw

Last week on Raw, it took CM Punk nearly six and half minutes to change the way that the audience viewed the show on that particular episode. Fans and even ESPN analyst, Jim Rome took notice of what was not just another wrestling promo. It seems as though Punk said, not only what was on his mind, but also expressed the opinion of a lot of fans. Many people thought that Punk strayed from the script in a shoot promo, but while he probably did express his real life frustrationsRead More

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

Exchange Between Cena & CM Punk, WM 28 Packages, More

- This past Monday’s taped RAW had 30 minutes and 51 seconds of in-ring action. This is down from the previous week. – WrestleMania 28 travel packages won’t be going on sale July 11th after all. WWE will be announcing the new on-sale date soon. – After John Cena defeated CM Punk in the main event of the WWE live event in Brisbane yesterday, Punk took the mic and put over Cena, showing respect. Punk then started talking about The Rock, saying that while Rock is off filming movies, CenaRead More
A WWE spokesman noted to GLAAD in their response to CM Punk uttering an anti-gay slur during yesterday’s Raw live event in Australia that the wrestler is legitimately leaving the organization following the Money in the Bank pay-per-view event on July 18. OpposingViews.com printed the following in their article: “WWE officials also told GLAAD this morning that CM Punk’s contract will expire in a few weeks, he will not be immediately renewed, and he will no longer be with WWE as of July 18. A spokesperson told us “this departureRead More

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

Report: Update On CM Punk & His Interesting Apology

According to several sources in WWE, CM Punk’s apology on Twitter was written by Punk without the prompting of WWE officials. While WWE higher-ups were definitely talking yesterday about Punk’s actions, the controversial Punk was apparently legitimately embarrassed by the video and posted the apology before the WWE officials got involved. “Punk was telling everyone in the locker room that he felt like a complete douche,” one wrestler currently on the tour in Australia told WrestleZone this morning. “His tweet were in his words, because that’s how he really felt.”Read More

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

CM Punk Gets His WWE Title Shot, New #1 Contender & More

- In case you missed last night’s WWE RAW, Vince McMahon has re-instated CM Punk and Punk will get his WWE Title shot at Money in the Bank against John Cena. Vince added the stipulation that if Cena loses, he is fired from WWE. – Before Vince put Punk back in the match last night, Alberto Del Rio defeated R-Truth and Rey Mysterio to become the new #1 contender to the WWE Title. Del Rio won’t be getting the title shot at Money in the Bank but the plan forRead More
CM Punk directed a homophobic slur to a fan during Monday’s Raw live event in Adelaide, Australia, TMZ reports. TMZ posted footage of Punk shouting at fans. Midway through the promo, Punk shouted to a fan, “You homo!” He continued, “I guess you’re right, that’s why I’m picking on you two jerks right now. You have a vagina. You have a vagina. Nice faux hawk, you homo! Yeah, I want you to come over the rail so I can twist you and turn you inside out.” TMZ notes that WWERead More

Posted On July 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Raw Taping Results For Tonight

WWE taped the July 4th edition of WWE Raw from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thanks to PWInsider and reader Bill Peterson for providing us with updates. Below are full taping results: WWE Raw (Airing next Monday July 4th on the USA Network): At the start of the show they had a graphic announcing that Rey Mysterio, Alberto Del Rio, and R Truth will be in a Number One Contender Match for the WWE Title at Money In the Bank. They also announced Alex Riley versusRead More

Posted On July 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Tonight’s 4th of July RAW, New WWE Trademarks, More

- Happy 4th of July from everyone here on the site. – Tonight’s WWE RAW will be a taped show with the fallout from last week’s CM Punk promo. WWE is advertising a #1 contender’s match between Rey Mysterio, Alberto Del Rio and R-Truth for tonight’s show. Vince McMahon will also be making a special appearance. – On June 22nd, WWE registered the “CM Punk” name for merchandise use. WWE trademarked Punk’s name for wrestling use back in 2009. It will be interesting to see if they allow Punk toRead More

Posted On June 29, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Cena & Hart Comment On Punk’s Shoot Promo, Fairplay & GF Split

- Wrestling personality Jonny Fairplay tweeted yesterday that he has split from his ex-wife and WWE Tough Enough contestant Michelle Deighton: “Yes, I am separated. Michelle was served with separation papers on Friday. I wish her the best in her future endeavors.” – Bret Hart wrote the following about CM Punk leaving WWE: “Can’t help but feel like @CMPunk leaving WWE is like Steve Carrell leaving “The Office” – John Cena wrote the following on Twitter regarding CM Punk’s RAW promo: “CeNation. Headed to australia. Very excited. I feel asRead More

Posted On June 29, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Rome Reaches Out To CM Punk

Jim Rome played CM Punk’s entire promo from Monday’s WWE Raw on his radio show and has offered him forty-five minutes on his ESPN Radio show to finish his rant. Rome is on ESPN every afternoon at 4:30 PM ET.Read More

Posted On June 29, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Responds To The WrestleMania Shot CM Punk Took

Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson has responded to the WrestleMania comment CM Punk made during his Raw promo this week by posting the following on Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/TheRock: “CM Punk: it’s simple business – The Rock is the main event at Wrestlemania cause it draws more money in one night, then u will in lifetime.”Read More