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Posted On September 4, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: Raw 1006 Analysis

CM Punk attacks Jerry Lawler backstage before Raw starts and thus Michael Cole is alone on commentary for Raw tonight in Chicago! ^I like the idea of using a storyline to try a new announce team for Raw. Putting Lawler in the role of an agent or backstage help would be much better than listening to him on commentary every week. Something tells me his rivalry with Punk will continue for at least a few more weeks. Sheamus comes out first tonight. Sheamus says the party will end soon forRead More
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WWE Raw General Manager AJ Lee recently spoke with Slam Wrestling. Here are some highlights: Changing roles and becoming GM: “Yeah, I mean, I think you have to grow up in the situation in which you are placed and with the responsibilities, you need to look the part. But I still wear bracelets and I don’t wear high heels, because that would be an injury waiting to happen! So it’s a little bit of both. I like to think that I can combine both worlds together.” Would she want toRead More
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- WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view takes place from Los Angeles tonight. Remember to join us for live coverage beginning at 7:30pm EST with the pre-show match. – Also tonight is Mick Foley’s comedy show in Los Angeles, right after the pay-per-view. William Regal, Jim Ross and others will be in attendance. If you attend the event, please feel free to send in a report. – Kaitlyn wrote the following about Eve Torres defeating her for the job of Booker T’s assistant on SmackDown: “so close to the asst. GM position lastRead More
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WWE RAW General Manager AJ Lee spoke with The LA Times to promote WWE’s SummerSlam. Here are some highlights: Q: Who is the greatest GM in “Monday Night Raw” history? AJ: I hope in time I can say me, but I think the greatest of all time, “Raw” or “Smackdown,” would probably be Stephanie McMahon. I was a huge fan of hers when she was in charge. Actually, I will cheat and say myself. Q: How did you come up with the idea of skipping to the ring? AJ: NobodyRead More
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Posted On August 6, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

Thunder’s Weekly Rundown 08/04/12

Welcome to the rundown! There was no FCW posted for this week, so hopefully next week I’ll have a double dose once again! Raw 1001 Final Thoughts: We were treated to seven matches over the course of three hours, and the show in my opinion was solid. I really feel like Summerslam has some good rivalries building up and the push that Daniel Bryan’s character has received is very impressive. Bryan has turned into one of the most valuable assets WWE has on the roster with his in ring talentRead More
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- Days after AJ Lee was named the new RAW General Manager, no new GM was announced for the SmackDown brand. WWE’s website currently has a new feature up asking if Friday nights really needs a General Manager or not. – Several FCW wrestlers have wrote how amazing the mood was at Thursday night’s NXT TV tapings at Full Sail University where the first-ever NXT Champion was crowned. Reports from the previous set of tapings noted how professional the environment is at the NXT tapings. Triple H continues to receiveRead More
- The 1,000th episode of WWE RAW will take place tonight from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. RAW will be three-hours from here on out unless plans change. Advertised locally for the dark main event is John Cena vs. Big Show and John Laurinaitis. A ton of former stars are set to return tonight but the top Legends that WWE is advertising include Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Triple H and The Rock. We know that DX will be kicking off the show at 8pm EST. We also knowRead More

Posted On July 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

William Regal GM Update, Henry Admits To Being A NASCAR Fan

- William Regal has posted more on his Twitter account campaigning to become the new permanent General Manager of both Raw and Smackdown. “Just to let @WWE know #RegalforGM is trending on #Tout.No more part time one trick pony people in this job please.You know it makes sense… I will put a #Tout up by tomorrow doing something that I guarantee no body else in the running for GM can do.#RegalforGM #Oldpro … And no it’s not talk,organize,matchmake,entertain,wrestle,dress or have fabulous hair. I do those better than the other candidatesRead More

Posted On July 20, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

William Regal Wants To Be WWE GM, Santino Marella & Layla

- WWE United States Champion Santino Marella and WWE Divas Champion Layla will be appearing at the Cricket store on Broadway in Lexington, Kentucky on July 28th from 3pm until 5pm. – There was talk that WWE had nixed the General Manager angle and that no permanent GM would be announced at the 1,000th RAW. The angle is back on and William Regal, among others, has thrown his name into the running. Regal wrote: “Just to let @WWE know #RegalforGM is trending on #Tout.No more part time one trick ponyRead More

Posted On July 10, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

*Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For 7/13

WWE taped this week’s WWE SmackDown Monday night from the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. Thanks to Scott Stevens, Nick Trombetta, Jasso21 and ProWrestling.net for live results. Below are full results: There was a quick ring apron change after Raw went off the air and they went right into the taping for Friday’s WWE Smackdown. WWE SmackDown Smackdown is now Zackdown. Zack Rider kicks off the show. His first thing to do as acting GM is to do the biggest fist pump. The whole crowd does it. Out comes AlbertoRead More
- WWE.com has published a list of 10 Superstars who would make a good GM. CM Punk topped the list, followed by Booker T, Eve, A.W. and John Cena. – WWE’s list of “Craziest Chicks” is now back on WWE’s website with a new name, “The Most Unhinged WWE Divas of All-Time.” The original article was removed because of the name of the title. – TMZ has published an article on former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler and George Clooney getting a bad case of food poisoning while in Italy. ApparentlyRead More
- Next Monday’s WWE RAW General Manager is expected to be a big name who could only be brought in for one night. Next week’s SmackDown General Manager will be decided by a battle royal on tonight’s live Great American Bash special, leaving a GM spot open for Monday’s RAW. – AW wrote the following on Twitter about having Titus O’Neil and Darren Young walk out of the eight-man match on RAW last night: “#AWPromotions don’t run from anybody! I set that match up as a feeling out process. IRead More
- On the official RAW preview, WWE wrote the Brock Lesnar’s “camp” will officially respond to Triple H’s SummerSlam challenge. As noted earlier, neither Lesnar or Triple H are advertised to appear live on tonight’s show. – Teddy Long wrote on Twitter that he has been given access to the @WWERawGM Twitter account since he’s the interim GM of Raw and SmackDown this week. The account has been inactive since John Laurinaitis was given his farewell on Raw last month. – As PWMania.com previously reported, a fan asked Bret HartRead More
- Vickie Guerrero revealed on Twitter that she will be the General Manager of RAW and SmackDown next week. The official announcement will be made by WWE on this Friday’s SmackDown. Vickie wrote: “RAW and Smackdown next week…tune in!!! Vickie Guerrero shows how it’s done as GM…sending thank you card to board of directors ASAP” – As noted before, WWE Diva Eve Torres has been away from TV because she’s filmed NBC’s Stars Earn Stripes reality show that premieres in August. Torres will be making her return to RAW nextRead More

Posted On June 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kevin Nash Follows Up On Running RAW, The Usos, R-Truth

- Kevin Nash ‏followed up to his earlier tweet claiming he was running RAW, “My bad. thought I was gonna run Raw tonight. Reread the email and it said ‘hope you go raw dog tonight’. Great night for me anyway! As I’ve said in the past, social media is bullshit. it’s MY ps3. Thanks for playing along tonight. I’ll always be relevant due to my IQ.” – The Usos noted on Twitter that they were off Monday night, tweeting, “Off tonight, but we will be watching tonights tag team match.Read More

Posted On June 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE GM Update, Legends On RAW, Chris Jericho’s Return Revealed

- Mick Foley made his return to WWE television, making a surprise appearance opening Raw. Foley revealed following John Laurinaitis’s “firing” at No Way Out, he will be the interim GM of Raw and Smackdown for this week. He said that WWE want to use past Raw GMs for the interim role until an official replacement for Laurinaitis is made. – WWE Hall of Famers Roddy Piper and Wendi Richter also made their return to WWE television on this week’s edition of Raw. The pair were involved in a segmentRead More
- WWE also has an article up wondering if Vince McMahon will fire John Laurinaitis when he kicks off next week’s three-hour RAW Supershow. Here’s part of their teaser: “The last time Laurinaitis faced a performance evaluation in January, it looked like Triple H was going to “future endeavor” the GM before Undertaker interrupted the WWE COO’s assessment. Then, “Mr. Excitement” survived another close call in February when he convinced the Board of Directors to spare his position as Raw GM. Will things be any different this time around forRead More
After WWE moved Big Show’s profile to their Alumni roster, they continue to play up his firing by posting a video on WWE.com of Show’s final goodbye to the WWE Universe. During commercial break last night, Show stopped on the ramp on his way backstage, bowed to the fans and waved goodbye. John Laurinaitis posted the following last night: “Tonight, @WWETheBigShow forced me to make an example out of him. Let that be a lesson to the entire locker room. #Raw” Meanwhile, WWE’s website wonders who may get the axeRead More

Posted On May 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Speculates Lesnar May Take Legal Action Against The Board

WWE’s website has a new storyline article up looking at whether or not the Board of Directors may take action against Brock Lesnar for his attack on Triple H this past Monday. They speculate that Lesnar’s release papers may be on their way but Lesnar’s camp may take legal action because of contract demands previously made by John Laurinaitis. They wrote: “Adding one further wrinkle is the revised contract that Laurinaitis agreed to during the April 23 edition of Raw. Among the new terms approved by the GM was aRead More