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

Backstage Raw Mood, John Cena’s Thoughts On Raw, Miz, More

- For what it’s worth, the people at WWE Magazine wrote the following online after Monday’s RAW: “The mood backstage is…edgy, to put it mildly. @CMPunk is in a meeting with a lot of the people he just called out… – John Cena wrote the following on Twitter regarding CM Punk’s RAW promo: “CeNation. Headed to australia. Very excited. I feel as if I do not need to comment on raw last night. I think what happened needs no explination.” – Bret Hart wrote the following about CM Punk leavingRead More

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

Several More Personalities Comment On CM Punk’s Promo

Several personalities have commented on the CM Punk promo on Raw: Seth Rollins: “Amazing. Amazing. Amazing. @cmpunk holy f***. One more shout out to @cmpunk. I’ve always drawn comparisons to him, which is very flattering, but we are our own men. I’ll have my time, but right now is his. Very excited for the future.” Kurt Angle: “CM Punk had classic promo last night. Good for Him. But if U ever say another word about Me again, Ur toast! If U don’t believe Me, try Me!” Tommy Dreamer: “Just watchedRead More

Posted On June 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News on CM Punk’s Promo, Contract & More

Sources report that CM Punk’s entire promo at the end of RAW this week was improvised by Punk and not scripted. Nobody in the back knew what Punk was going to say until he said it live on RAW. WWE officials told Punk to go out and say in his own words why he was leaving the company, why he wanted the WWE Title and why he wanted to leave with it in his possession. There was a discussion that when officials felt Punk was going too far, they wouldRead More

Posted On June 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE.com Posts Official Update On CM Punk’s Suspension

UPDATE: As of Tuesday, June 28, WWE and CM Punk have reached an agreement that Punk will fulfill his non-televised live event obligations for the remainder of his contract, through July 17. Furthermore, both sides have mutually agreed not to disparage one another.Read More

Posted On June 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Music Legend Billy Corgan Comments On CM Punk’s Promo

Smashing Pumpkins’ legendary lead singer Billy Corgan (pictured at right), a known pro wrestling fan, commented on CM Punk’s promo live on Monday Night Raw, stating on his Twitter page the following: @CMPunk that may have been the GREATEST promo i have ever seen…to paraphrase Paul E , ‘you sir, are f’n hardcore’… Corgan is of course referring to Paul Heyman, whom Punk credited with launching his WWE career. Heyman’s name is taboo on WWE broadcasts, which made the promo all the more shocking. You can follow Billy Corgan onRead More

Posted On June 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage Reaction To CM Punk’s Promo On WWE Raw

While some people backstage knew it was coming, CM Punk’s shoot promo on Monday Night Raw certainly had everyone buzzing. When Punk started talking about being “a Paul Heyman guy,” and referenced controversial, past WWE names like Brock Lesnar, many wrestlers watching on the monitor were said to be “simply and solidly stunned” according to one WWE Superstar we spoke with, and several others were trying to find out Talent Exec John Laurinaitis’ reaction as well. While no one believes Punk went into business for himself, the majority of theRead More

Posted On June 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Austin Says CM Punk Cut One Of The Best Promos; Taz Comments

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Taz posted the following on Twitter regarding CM Punk’s on last night’s WWE Raw: Steve Austin: @CMPunk just melted my 52 inch TV with a scorching hot promo…delivery, content, and attitude…one of the best promos I’ve ever seen. Taz: Punk did a great job & I always liked him when we were in wwe together and his work! But I must say… There r many of us who were NEVER pushed to the level Punk was & were NEVER allowed to shoot like that, he’sRead More

Posted On June 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Teases CM Punk Is Finished After Being “Suspended”

Thanks to WWE.com for the following: Monday Night Raw’s abrupt conclusion last night was not due to technical difficulties. The decision to suddenly end the broadcast in that manner was made by WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, who gave this quote to WWE.com: “CM Punk was suspended indefinitely for his unprofessional conduct as soon as Raw went off the air.” With his WWE contract expiring on July 17, one can only assume that this suspension effectively terminates CM Punk’s tenure with WWE.Read More

Posted On June 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Double Raw Tapings, CM Punk, More On Hart/HBK DVD

Jim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights: “It’s hell week for WWE TV personnel as they have their ‘doubleheader’ tonight and then two more, consecutive days of Smackdown tapings Tuesday and Wednesday. I’ve been a part of many of these marathon weeks and I can assure you that one really has to pay attention, take great notes and sleep when one can or announcing and continuity mistakes can easily occur. I hear that UFC TV production personnel are experiencing ‘burn out’ to someRead More

Posted On June 27, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

CM Punk Continues To Tweet About Leaving WWE Next Month

Last week on RAW, CM Punk announced that he is leaving WWE when his contract expires next month, the day after WWE’s Money In The Bank pay-per-view. Punk vowed to capture John Cena’s WWE title at MITB and leave the company as champion. Punk made headlines last week by a statement he posted on Twitter, which was identical to a blog post he made back in 2005 when he was on his way out of Ring of Honor. He wrote last week: “I knew I was gone at the beginningRead More

Posted On June 22, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Chasing CM Punk

One Count Kickout on Twitter One Count Kickout Blog It is hard to argue that CM Punk has become one of the most dynamic, charismatic and entertaining pieces of the WWE roster.  His rise was awesome to be a part of and to witness, his heel turn had him burning white hot and to this day whenever Punk steps into a WWE ring the only thing better than listening to his superb promos is watching his sound technique and thoroughly entertaining matches.  Whether he be the leader of the newRead More
– CM Punk’s Twitter message Monday concerning his pending departure from WWE was copied verbatim from a post he made in June 2005 on his LiveJournal account (available here) regarding what was to have been his final match for Ring of Honor. Days before ROH’s Death before Dishonor III event, Punk wrote: “I knew I was gone at the beginning of the year. I just woke up one day and knew. That’s the way I work a lot of the time. I think it’s creepy too, but it’s really helpful.Read More

Posted On June 22, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Updated Card For WWE Money In The Bank PPV

Christian will face Randy Orton for the World Heavyweight Championship at Money in the Bank on Sunday, July 17, 2011 from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. We’ll have full coverage here at PWMania.com. Below is the latest card: WWE Title Match CM Punk vs. John Cena World Heavyweight Title Match Christian vs. Randy Orton Money in the Bank Ladder MatchesRead More

Posted On June 21, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: CM Punk & Raw, WWE’s New DVD Project & More

Jim Ross is back with a new blog over on jrsbarbq.com. Here are some highlights: – Big news out of MNR is that CM Punk is apparently leaving WWE after his MITB PPV main event in July in his hometown of Chicago with John Cena for the WWE Title. This quickly has become the talk of the business as Punk is arguably the best antagonist in the ring right now as his work Monday night in Baltimore indicated. Who knows what’s going to happen in Chicago? I certainly don’t. WouldRead More

Posted On June 21, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk: “I Knew I Was Gone At The Beginning Of The Year”

CM Punk wrote the following on Twitter: I knew I was gone at the beginning of the year. I just woke up one day and I knew. That’s the way I work a lot of the time. I think it’s creepy too, but it’s really helpful. I knew I’d be history by July. Come say goodbye on July 17th. Come say goodbye on July 17th. I promise to go out with a bang. Trust me. XxXRead More

Posted On June 21, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn Results

WWE Raw Results – June 20, 2011

- Tonight’s WWE RAW from Baltimore, Maryland kicks off with the normal opening video. We go to Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler who hype tonight’s “Power to the People” theme and ways to vote. – We go to the ring and out comes CM Punk to kick off the show. Punk sits down on the mat as the crowd boos him. Punk says he would never trust the fans with the content of tonight’s program. Punk wonders what kind of bad decisions the fans will make tonight. Punk says heRead More

Posted On June 21, 2011By Mike ShannonIn Columns

WWE Raw Review – June 20, 2011

-We are LIVE! from Baltimore, MD (home of a really whiny football team) -CM Punk kicks us off and earns the adoration of the crowd by reminding them that they can move away from their hole of a city. He proclaims himself the number one contender and demands that the match take place at Money in the Bank in his hometown of Chicago. You know, the Raw GM must have a very powerful computer if his emails cause the lighting in the arena to flicker. Punk pisses the GM offRead More

Posted On June 20, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Promises “Monumental” Event On Raw, Cena/Haters

- 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 Mysterio, I also vowed to perform the most honest act in WWE history. Join me on tonight’s Power to the People episode of Monday night Raw, and witness the genesis of something monumental.” – WWE Champion John Cena addressed the mixed reactions he receives from live WWE audiences on Twitter: “The divide between those whoRead More

Posted On June 20, 2011By Mike ShannonIn Columns

WWE Capitol Punishment Review – June 19, 2011

-We are LIVE! from Washington DC (capital of the US of A and one of the most dangerous cities in the country…irony) -The Spanish announce table is at ringside so you can guarantee someone’s going through that table tonight. United States Title Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler Why, oh why, is Kofi (the champion) introduced first? Those are the kind of little things that drive me nuts. I am digging the red, white and blue ropes though. They trade headlocks to kick things off but Kofi picks up the paceRead More