John Laurinaitis Tag

Posted On June 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Huge Stipulation Added To WWE No Way Out Main Event

It was announced on this week’s WWE Smackdown television taping that if John Cena loses to Big Show at No Way Out on Sunday, he’ll be “fired” from the company. The stipulation announced on Monday’s three-hour Raw Supershow was, if Big Show lost, John Laurinaitis would be “fired.” Therefore, based on the outcome of Big Show vs. Cena at No Way Out on Sunday, either Cena or Laurinaitis will be “fired.”Read More

Posted On June 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For This Week’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

The following matches were taped for this week’s edition of SmackDown from Manchester, New Hampshire at the Verizon Wireless Arena. WWE Champion CM Punk & World Champion Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler (w/Vickie Guerrero) & Daniel Bryan Brodus Clay vs. Heath Slater Alicia Fox vs. Beth Phoenix IC Champion Christian vs. Jack Swagger (w/Vickie Guerrero) Ryback vs. Two Local Wrestlers Damien Sandow vs. Tyson Kidd John Cena, The Big Show, John Laurinaitis, among others, will also be appearing on the show.Read More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On Vince McMahon’s One Legged Wrestler Joke

On this week’s WWE Monday Night RAW, Vince McMahon joked on-air about John Laurinaitis signing the “wrong one-legged wrestler.” The story goes back to when WWE was looking to sign Zach Gowen to a contract. Vince McMahon instructed John Laurinaitis to sign then 19-year-old Zach Gowen to a WWE deal. Unfortunately, Laurinaitis offered a contract to a different one-legged wrestler, who at the time was 37 years old. At the time, Tom Prichard was working for WWE and had already sent a plane ticket and contract to Zach Gowen. WhenRead More
- WWE’s website has a new storyline article up wondering if Vince McMahon will be cleared to appear at Sunday’s No Way Out pay-per-view. They also speculate that Big Show may face disciplinary action, despite his iron-clad contract from John Laurinaitis. – As noted before, Triple H will be appearing at No Way Out to speak about his future and the situation with Brock Lesnar. Sources in WWE do not expect Lesnar to be there live but his status for the pay-per-view is not confirmed. (Partial source: F4Wonline.com)Read More
- Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings take place from Manchester, New Hampshire at the Verizon Wireless Arena. Confirmed for tonight’s show is CM Punk and Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan and Dolph Ziggler in the main event. John Cena will also be appearing tonight, likely just in the dark main event where he is advertised to face Big Show and John Laurinaitis in a handicap match. Triple H is also advertised for an appearance tonight. WWE will also tape week 67 of the current NXT tonight. – Dolph Ziggler wrote the followingRead More
There is word that Linda McMahon’s Senate campaign in Connecticut could affect both a WWE storyline on tonight’s RAW and the company’s decision to fire talent. The campaign is currently promoting McMahon as a “job creator”. WWE has been known in the past to do spring cleaning after WrestleMania and release several talents in a short period of time. It hasn’t happened yet and it may not happen this year just to avoid bad publicity for McMahon’s political campaign. There is also word that it may affect tonight’s storyline withRead More

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

Confirmed For Tonight’s Three-Hour RAW; Vince McMahon, More

Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow will be a three-hour event from the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. The return of Vince McMahon as he evaluates John Laurinaitis, is confirmed for tonight’s show. WWE is not advertising Brock Lesnar or Triple H for tonight’s show. Notable names still being advertised include Kelly Kelly and Alberto Del Rio, in addition to the usual talent. Matches advertised locally include John Cena vs. Big Show & John Laurinaitis plus CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan. WWE is teasing the following for tonight’s show: – More fromRead More

Posted On June 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Two Matches Advertised For Monday’s Three-Hour RAW & McMahon

Local advertising for Monday’s three hour Raw this Monday in Hartford, CT are promoting: – Vince McMahon returning to evaluate John Laurinaitis’ job. – WWE Champion CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan. – John Cena vs. John Laurinaitis & Big Show in a handicap match.Read More
– Last week we posted the names of wrestlers who will be featured in the upcoming WWE ’13 video game, but it should be clarified that the final roster will not be released until August. This year’s game will focus on the Attitude Era stars vs. Modern “PG” Era stars. In recent years, characters like The Rock and Steve Austin appeared as bonus legends. This year, they will featured more prominently. — There has been talk of John Laurinaitis joining Vince McMahon’s Kiss My Ass Club. With Vince returning onRead More

Posted On June 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

RAW 1,000 News: WWE Going All Out, The Start Of Hour 1, More

In less than 7 weeks, WWE will mark 1,000 episodes of Monday Night RAW and a new ‘3-hour Interactive RAW’ era begins. With RAW’s ratings lower than WWE and USA Network are happy with, the company plans to go all out to ensure the milestone show is a success. As previously reported, WWE has reached out to 20-30 legends to appear on the show. Additionally, a DX reunion (featuring Shawn Michaels, Triple H and likely other members) as well as a rare television appearance from the Undertaker are expected. It’sRead More
- Raw will expand to a three-hour show, starting with the 1,000th episode on July 23 at 8/7 CT on USA Network. Of WWE employees broached on the subject by PWInsider.com, no one had a positive feeling on the addition of one hour to Raw. Rather, those talked to are “genuinely concerned” about the harm making it a three-hour show on a weekly basis could do to the WWE product. – The synopsis for next week’s Raw reads: “John Laurinaitis runs television’s longest-running weekly episodic show.” – WWE returns toRead More
Representatives from WWE and TNA had a conference yesterday regarding TNA’s lawsuit against WWE. There is a temporary injunction hearing set for July 11th. TNA still has a temporary restraining order against Brian Wittenstein and WWE. There was a big process where WWE’s servers, the laptops of John Laurinaitis and others were looked at by WWE IT for any wrongdoing. IT reported back that the TNA information from Wittenstein was not found on his company provided Blackberry or laptop. IT also went through their servers and e-mail boxes of 27Read 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

Posted On June 5, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

What Happened After RAW Went Off The Air: Big Show Appears

John Cena called out the Big Show after RAW went off the air. John Laurinaitis came out and announced a handicap match pitting himself, The Big Show and David Otunga against Cena. Cena won the match after hitting Otunga with an AA to get the win. Show never tagged in to the match. After the match, Cena nailed Laurinaitis with an AA as well.Read More

Posted On June 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince McMahon To Open WWE RAW Next Week, Laurinaitis & More

Next week’s special three-hour edition of WWE RAW will open with Vince McMahon’s television WWE return. McMahon will be undergoing “job evaluations” on various talents in the company, including an evaluation of heel authority figure John Laurinaitis. The WWE website also teases Laurinaitis and McMahon’s status with the company, “Will things be any different this time around for Laurinaitis? Could Mr. McMahon be angling to preside over Raw once again? Tune in to Raw SuperShow next Monday at 8/7 CT to find out!” Next week’s WWE RAW takes place onRead More
- WWE.com has an article asking fans if “Stone Cold” Steve Austin needs to return to stop John Laurinaitis. You can check it out at this link. – Here are Chris Jericho’s latest suspension countdown tweets for today and yesterday. Yesterday he wrote, “’21 only son But he served us well…’ Also, I’d rather see 21 Jump St w Johnny Depp than with Jonah Hill.” Today, Jericho wrote, “20 years ago my favorite Kiss studio album Revenge was released. I also went to Mexico for the first time to wrestleRead More
- WWE is now advertising another DX reunion with Shawn Michaels and Triple H for the 1,000th RAW episode on July 22nd from St. Louis, Missouri. Big Show and John Laurinaitis vs. John Cena is being advertised also. – Big Show teamed with Tensai to lose to John Cena in a handicap match at last night’s RAW live event in Alexandria, Louisiana. The matches were previously advertised as John Laurinaitis and Tensai vs. Cena. All upcoming live events are now booked with Show and Tensai vs. Cena. – WWE ChampionRead More

Posted On May 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jericho’s Suspension Countdown, 1000th RAW Match, Punk-Bryan

- As you may be aware, Chris Jericho has been doing a countdown via Twitter since he is on a 30-day suspension. Here is what he posted today, “25 or 6 to 4 is my favorite Chicago song. Loudness has a song called 25 Days From Home. 25 was also the number of Winnipeg Jet Thomas Steen.” – WWEShop.com has released new Sheamus Brogue Kick Hooligans t-shirts and new merchandise from the former WWE Champion, which you can view and order at this link. You can also save $10 offRead More

Posted On May 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After WWE RAW Went Off-Air; John Cena Appears

After this week’s edition of WWE RAW went off the air, WWE officials had Brodus Clay stretchered out of the arena to sell Big Show’s knockout punch. John Cena came out to face Tensai, Big Show and John Laurinaitis in the dark match handicap main event. Cena went over and gave Laurinaitis the Attitude Adjustment.Read More