John Laurinaitis Tag

- WWE Raw ring announcer Lilian Garcia is teasing a surprise for tonight’s WWE Raw Supershow show. “Make sure (you) tune into WWE Raw tonight,” Garcia wrote. “I have a surprise for you.” – During the USA Network cut-in prior to Raw, WWE announced Big Show vs. Brodus Clay on Monday’s Raw episode. Clay was “banned from Raw” by former authority figure John Laurinaitis a few weeks ago. – As noted, John Cena is also teasing a historical announcement tonight on RAW. Lilian Garcia is teasing a surprise. Plus, ChrisRead More
Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow will take place from the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Confirmed for tonight’s show is the return of Chris Jericho. Triple H and John Laurinaitis are both being advertised. WWE is also advertising Kelly Kelly, who has been off TV for several weeks, and one-half of the Tag Team Champions R-Truth, who has been out injured. Tonight’s show will be led by Vickie Guerrero in the General Manager role. Advertised locally is John Cena vs. Big Show and John Laurinaitis in aRead More
- As noted, Randy Orton is advertised for WWE’s upcoming two-event tour of Tokyo, Japan. He will face Alberto Del Rio and Kane in a Triple Threat Match on August 9. The following night, he will team up with Santino Marella and Zack Ryder to take on Epico, Primo, and John Laurinaitis. Also announced for the August 9 show is Sheamus vs. Big Show and John Laurinaitis in a Handicap match for the World Heavyweight Championship. Sheamus will defend his title the following night against Alberto Del Rio, Big ShowRead More
- Matches advertised for the WWE Japanese tour on August 9th include: Sheamus vs. The Big Show and John Laurinaitis in a Handicap match for the World Heavyweight Championship and Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Kane in a Triple Threat Match. – Matches advertised for the WWE Japanese tour on August 10th include: Sheamus vs. Kane vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. The Big Show in a Fatal 4-Way for the World Heavyweight Championship and Randy Orton, Zack Ryder and Santino Marella vs. Primo, Epico, and John Laurinaitis. –Read More

Posted On June 23, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

The Big Show Moving On, Roddy Piper Haunted By Decease

- WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper will be appearing on an upcoming episode of The Biography Channel’s Celebrity Ghost Stories. The episode will air June 23rd at 9pm, June 24th at 1am and June 30th at 8pm. The official preview from Biography reads like this: “After Rowdy’s best friend Adrian Adonis dies tragically, Rowdy learns that Adrian has his back even from the beyond.” – On last night’s SmackDown, Big Show declared that he no longer cares about John Cena, John Laurinaitis or the WWE Universe and he isRead More
Recently, in a WWE.com Exclusive, an in-character Mick Foley addressed his participation as interim Raw and Smackdown! general manager. While he doesn’t think it was perfect, he’s pretty happy with his performance. “You know what? I think it was pretty good,” Foley said. “John Laurinaitis gives himself a lot of A’s when he judges himself. I’m pretty harsh of a critic, a little bit. I could have done better, but I think we got the message out. “It was different. I’d still like to think that my hat is inRead More

Posted On June 21, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE RAW Rating Breakdown 6/18; Lauper, HHH-Heyman & More

The June 18th WWE RAW Supershow scored a 3.40 cable rating with 4.97 million viewers. This is the best rating RAW has done since the day after WrestleMania 27. In the segment breakdown, CM Punk and Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan and Kane lost 241,000 viewers from the opener that started strong. Dolph Ziggler vs. Jack Swagger lost 22,000 more viewers. The segment with Paul Heyman and Triple H gained 559,000 more viewers for a show-high 3.74 quarter rating. Santino Marella vs. Alberto Del Rio lost 711,000 viewers. The segment withRead More
- Rey Mysterio comes off suspension next week and is still not advertised for any live events or TV tapings. – When it comes to recruiting talent, the frustration is back that Vince McMahon wants the athletes recruited and signed to all be bigger, more muscular guys. – John Laurinaitis is no longer the person putting together WWE live event lineups. Michael Hayes is now in charge of that. – Vader was praising Heath Slater for his work in their match on RAW two weeks ago. Vader would like oneRead More
- Triple H appeared off-camera at last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Baltimore, Maryland. After Jack Swagger cut a promo in the ring about how he was better than everyone else, Triple H appeared and hit a Pedigree before leaving the ring. – As seen on Monday night, WWE Champion CM Punk did snow angels with Jimmy Fallon on his Late Night program. #SnowAngeling has been trending on Twitter this week and WWE has been asking fans to send in photos of them and their friends doing snow angels. OnceRead More

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

Live Fan Report From Monday’s WWE RAW; More Off-Air Notes

Thanks to John Permaul for sending this in: After RAW went off the air, Big Show did come back to the ring and he and Cena fought. After Cena hit the Attitude Adjustment on Big Show, Big Show left the ring and then walked up the entrance way. He then delivered 2 big slaps to John Laurinaitis’ chest. However, after the crowd started to chant for a third one, the Big Show went to do a third one, but then blew off the fans and left. So he never didRead More
- John Cena’s Steel Cage Match victory over Big Show at No Way Out carried the stipulation that John Laurinaitis would be terminated as WWE Executive Vice President of Talent Relations and Raw and SmackDown General Manager if The World’s Largest Athlete couldn’t pick up the victory. The former ‘Giant’ lost, and Laurinaitis was subsequently fired by Mr. McMahon. He was then given a ‘painful farewell’ by Cena on Raw SuperShow after Big Show and David Otunga both abandoned him in a 3-on-1 Handicap Match. Despite Sunday and Monday’s events,Read More

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

John Cena, Triple H & John Laurinaitis Advertised For SmackDown

WWE will tape this week’s Smackdown tonight from the 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. Local advertising is promoting John Cena vs. The Big Show and John Laurinaitis in a handicap match, which will most likely be the dark match main event. Triple H is also being advertised for the tapings on the arena’s official website as well as WWE’s live events page. Mick Foley is scheduled to appear as interim GM following John Laurinaitis’ “firing.” Also expect fall-out from the No Way Out PPV featuring Sheamus, Christian retaining theRead More

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

Detailed Report Of What Happened After WWE RAW Went Off-Air

After this week’s WWE Raw Supershow went off the air, the Big Show returned and entered the ring. He started to beat John Cena but Cena countered with the Attitude Adjustment. Cena never got the pun but his music hit. Big Show then moved his attention to John Laurinaitis, putting is shirt over his head and slapped him on the chest a few times to where Show received a mixed reaction. Laurinaitis attempted to leave to the back, but Cena said that this isn’t how we end the night andRead More
- For the second pay-per-view in a row, WWE officials reportedly came close to putting the WWE Title on Daniel Bryan. Bryan almost went over CM Punk at WWE’s Over the Limit pay-per-view and was discussed as the potential winner at No Way Out. – As noted before, former TNA star Amazing Red was backstage for WWE’s No Way Out pay-per-view on Sunday. Red was telling fans at the IZOD Center that he had a tryout earlier in the day but wouldn’t say what came out of it. – KevinRead More

Posted On June 18, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow; Triple H & More

Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow will take place from the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, New York. Confirmed for tonight’s show is the fallout from No Way Out with John Laurinaitis getting fired. Triple H is advertised to appear on tonight’s show. WWE will be bringing back another Legend for tonight’s show to hype the 1,000th RAW in July. Last week’s Legend was Vader. It was previously announced that Grammy Award winner and former WrestleMania celebrity Cyndi Lauper will be guest hosting tonight’s show. WWE is teasing the followingRead More

Posted On June 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Laurinaitis “Fired” By Vince McMahon At WWE No Way Out

As the storyline goes, by John Cena defeating the Big Show in their steel cage match at Sunday’s WWE No Way Out pay-per-view, John Laurinaitis was “fired” from the company, Mr. McMahon made the “termination” official following Cena’s victory.Read More

Posted On June 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After No Way Out Went Off Air, Ryback’s Victims

- As noted in our results, John Cena defeated The Big Show at Sunday’s No Way Out pay-per-view. After the match, Vince McMahon fired John Laurinaitis, who then was planted through a table by Cena with an AA. After the pay-per-view went off the air, Laurinaitis limped to the back as the crowd sang, “Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey-ey, goodbye.” – Ryback’s victims at Sunday’s No Way Out pay-per-view were independent wrestlers Dan Echos/Danny E. and “Number 1″ John Silver.Read More
One idea tossed around for the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H feud and SummerSlam is to have Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis in their respective corners. The plan would see Vince McMahon fire John Laurinaitis at Sunday’s No Way Out pay-per-view only for Laurinaitis to return with Brock Lesnar with the help from WWE’s Board of Directors. Vince would then side with Triple H as they build towards SummerSlam. (Source: F4Wonline.com)Read More
Stemming from Vince McMahon’s “you signed the wrong one legged wrestler” comment to John Laurinaitis on RAW, former WWE Superstar Zach Gowen explains the story. http://youtu.be/LOO8dCxc9H8Read More