Daniel Bryan Tag

- There are two possible scenarios as to how the fire may have been started at this week’s WWE Raw event. The first scenario is that one of the pyros discharged accidentally while the other scenario is the pyro was set too closely to the side panels during testing. PWMania.com has uploaded photos from the incident prior to RAW going live on air which you can view at this link. – The four workers who played the white coats and escorted Daniel Bryan backstage at Raw last night were JaminRead More

Posted On July 31, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: Raw 1001

CM Punk opens the show to talk about last week. He confronts Jerry Lawler for saying Punk turned his back on the WWE Universe. Big Show comes out and tells Punk he only has the title still because of him. Cena comes out and knocks Big Show out of the ring while Punk watches. The new GM, AJ Lee is introduced by Justin Roberts and she books Big Show vs John Cena later tonight to determine who will face Punk for the WWE Title at Summerslam. ^I loved the openingRead More
- It appears WWE will be keeping the storyline between RAW General Manager AJ Lee and Daniel Bryan going. WWE’s website features an article up asking who should Bryan fear more – AJ or Charlie Sheen. AJ also came out and distracted Bryan during this past weekend’s WWE live event matches, costing him wins. – Almost a week after he turned heel on The Rock at RAW 1000, fans continue to cheer for WWE Champion CM Punk at live events. Punk worked Sunday’s live event in Pikeville, Kentucky and receivedRead More
In his first match since flooring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with a clothesline and subsequent Go to Sleep on Raw 1,000, CM Punk appeared a babyface at Saturday’s SmackDown live event at Freedom Hall Civic Center in Johnson City, Tennessee. He retained the WWE Championship in a Triple Threat Match against Daniel Bryan and Kane. Attendees largely ignored his apparent heel turn on Monday as he was loudly cheered throughout the match. Chris Jericho rekindled his partnership with Christian as the duo took on Cody Rhodes and Dolph Ziggler. ZigglerRead More
Charlie Sheen spoke with IGN about his role at the 1000th Raw, and clarified meeting Daniel Bryan at SummeSlam. Here is an excerpt from the interview. “Well, the numbers worked for us. Because I cancelled Twitter, I had to do that as a backup plan. It was fun. It was the deepest into that world I’d ever gone. And I guess the guy who was egging me on is a real problem. And he and I will solve that later. Print that. Sheen then added, “It was a promotional toolRead More

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
- As noted before, the 1,000th episode of WWE RAW did a 3.86 rating over three hours with an average of 6.04 million viewers – the most viewers ever for a three-hour show. They averaged a 4.03 rating and 6.31 million viewers over the final two hours. WWE’s advertising the 8pm start time worked for this show as they had 5.58 million viewers already tuned in for the start of the show. In the segment breakdown, DX’s reunion opened so strong that the second quarter gain with the end ofRead More
- On Backstage Fallout, John Cena was asked about unsuccessfully cashing in the Money in the Bank briefcase on Raw against CM Punk. He responded, “My mistake.” Cena continues, “We all know I’ve had issues with CM Punk in the past, but it’s been (pause), the word respect comes up. If you’re the champ, nobody has any loyalty to anything. The word respect comes to mind, even when we’re at each other’s throats. It just a respect. I go back to Money in the Bank when Vince went to throwRead More
- Original plans for the Daniel Bryan and AJ Lee wedding on RAW 1000 had the ceremonies being a big scene with Superstars and Divas appearing as wedding guests. Things at RAW 1000 may have been scaled down due to time constraints. – Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings take place from the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Confirmed for tonight is a match to crown a new #1 contender for Sheamus. No word yet on what will take place but a tournament is rumored. Triple H and John Laurinaitis areRead More

Posted On July 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

AJ Lee The New General Manager Of WWE Monday Night RAW

AJ Lee was announced as the new General Manager of Monday Night Raw on the 1000th episode of WWE Raw. Vince McMahon came out during the wedding between Daniel Bryan and AJ Lee, and announced that AJ would be the new general manager of Raw. AJ was saying “Yes, Yes, Yes” during the “wedding” segment with Daniel Bryan but when Slick was about to announce them as “husband and wife,” AJ revealed she wasn’t saying yes to him but to another proposal she had from someone else earlier in theRead More
- Madusa, who captured the WWE Women’s Championship as Alundra Blayze, says she will not be on hand for tonight’s historic 1000th episode of Raw due to “prior engagements.” “Good luck, congrats and many blessings to all that have a wonderful and historical time at WWE 1000 epic night! Don’t forget to watch….. Your one and only …..STILL WWE’s/WWF’s champion! Just to set it straight… I will not be there. Prior engagements,” she wrote on Facebook. Shane Helms, formerly known as The Hurricane, also confirmed that he will not beRead More
- John Cena played up AJ and Daniel Bryan’s wedding on Monday’s Raw SuperShow by saying he would come visit the diminutive Diva on her final day as a bachelorette. “Stay put @WWEAJLee ill be there in 10min. May i recommend #50shadesofJohn its an exciting read,” he wrote Sunday. “By the way, i stole Tensai’s idea and got u guys a sweet #1cupkeurig as a gift.. Sorry to spoil it, just want u to know its from me.” AJ played up the wedding as well, tweeting Sunday, “One last dayRead More

Posted On July 18, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: Raw Analysis 07/16/12

CM Punk opens the show to talk about his run as WWE Champion. Big Show comes out and hypes their match tonight and points out that John Cena could cash in on CM Punk after their match. ^I wonder if that might possibly be a hint about what could happen later in the show. I like the fact that Raw opened with Punk and not John Cena. The idea of Big Show being in the scene to challenge for the title soon is somewhat annoying, but I’m glad to seeRead More
- Former WWE Diva Brie Bella, who dates Daniel Bryan in real life, wrote the following on Twitter last night after the announcement of Bryan and AJ Lee’s wedding next week: “Maybe Nicole & I should crash AJ & Bryan’s wedding… But wait… He is in my bed every night :o haha Bri xxoo #RAW #WWE” PWMania.com has photos of Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella together, kissing and having fun which you can view this link or by checking out our backstage specials. – There is talk of having someRead More

Posted On July 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Daniel Bryan & AJ’s “Wedding Date” Revealed

AJ tweeted the following straight after accepting Daniel Bryan’s ‘marriage proposal’ on this week’s WWE Raw Supershow. “In celebration of our recent engagement, @WWEDanielBryan and I cordially invite you to our wedding ceremony next week LIVE during #Raw1000.”Read More

Posted On July 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE RAW Results – July 16, 2012

- Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow opens up with the normal video. We’re live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Michael Cole welcomes us to episode #999. Jerry Lawler plugs John Cena’s Money in the Bank victory. Big Show vs. CM Punk is announced for tonight’s main event. – We go to the ring and out comes WWE Champion CM Punk. Punk talks about he dropped a pipe bomb one year ago and started a revolution. Punk says he has proven that he is the best inRead More
WWE sent out a breaking news text alert stating that tonight’s WWE Championship match featuring CM Punk and Daniel Bryan will be a no disqualification match. The text also reminded fans AJ is the special referee for the contest. Here is the text message WWE sent out: BREAKING NEWS: Tonight’s WWE Title bout between CM Punk & Daniel Bryan, refereed by AJ, is now No DQ. Money in the Bank – 8 ET/5 PTRead More
As PWMania.com previously reported, the July 9th WWE RAW Supershow scored a 3.17 cable rating with 4.42 million viewers. In the segment breakdown, the opener with AJ Lee, CM Punk and Daniel Bryan with Sheamus vs. Jack Swagger lost 74,000 viewers. Christian and Tyson Kidd vs. Tensai and Dolph Ziggler plus the Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler angle lost 416,000 viewers. Brodus Clay vs. Drew McIntyre plus the Stephanie McMahon video promoting the 1,000th RAW gained 102,000 viewers. Kane and John Cena vs. Chris Jericho and Big Show gained 66,000Read More

Posted On July 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Sheamus Talks On Who He Wants To Face At WrestleMania & More

Sheamus spoke with Digital Spy about beating Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania (in kayfabe), the future of the WWE, who he would like to wrestle and more. Here are the highlights: On beating Daniel Bryan in 18 seconds at WrestleMania: “It was phenomenal. It was my second WrestleMania, I had my whole family there. I opened the WrestleMania show, became the World Heavyweight Champion in 18 seconds so a record was made there and it was an incredible experience for me, one I will never forget.” On whether he would haveRead More