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Posted On August 28, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: Raw 1005 Analysis

Jerry Lawler gets in the ring to open the show and demands an apology from CM Punk. Punk comes out and refuses to apologize and says he was doing what he needed to do as WWE Champion. He challenges Lawler to a fight and lets him think about it. ^I’m sure a lot of people considered this segment boring, but I enjoy Jerry Lawler more in rivalry than on commentary. I know the guy is 60+ years of age, but that doesn’t mean he can’t jump in the ring andRead More
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- Seth Mates is apparently not a fan of Stephanie McMahon, who he worked alongside with as a member of WWE’s creative staff for a number of years. He was asked on Twitter whether a “Best of Stephanie McMahon” DVD release is long overdue and responded, “does twitter have a “report buffoons” button?” – WWE.com has published an article looking at seven of the most intense sibling rivalries throughout sports-entertainment history. The website notes: “Wouldn’t it be nice to challenge your sibling to a No Disqualification Match on Monday NightRead More
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- Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings will take place from the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Confirmed for this week is Randy Orton vs. Dolph Ziggler in the main event. WWE is also advertising Triple H and the injured Rey Mysterio to appear. Advertised for the dark main event is Orton vs. Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio in a No DQ match. – Josh Mathews wrote the following after leaving the announcers table when Kane came out for commentary last night on RAW: “Until I’m told action will be takenRead More
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- DreadCentral.com has published photos of WWE Studios’ upcoming flick, No One Lives, starring WWE Superstar Brodus Clay. The synopsis of the film, which premieres next month at the Toronto International Film Festival, reads: “A ruthless criminal gang takes a young couple hostage and goes to ground in an abandoned house in the middle of nowhere. When the captive girl is killed, the tables are unexpectedly turned. The gang finds itself outsmarted by an urbane and seasoned killer determined to ensure that no one lives. “No One Lives, written byRead More
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WWE announcer Josh Matthews is playing up the angle of WWE being an “unsafe work environment” after he was attacked by Kane backstage at WWE SummerSlam. Matthews tweeted the following storyline-driven messages on Monday afternoon, talking about RAW and SmackDown’s General Managers needing to do something about the situation: “Just arrived to arena for #RAW, as an announcer, shouldn’t have to feel uneasy about being here. It’s my JOB to get exclusives with…” “The Superstars. Now due to gross acts of rage/anger I’m suppose to be intimidated? No one hasRead More
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WWE’s website has a new article up looking at seven Superstars that World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus wants to fight. He listed Big Show, CM Punk, Brock Lesnar, Kane, Wade Barrett, Randy Orton and The Undertaker. Here’s what Sheamus had to say about each: Undertaker: “I’ve achieved pretty much everything — WWE Champion, World Heavyweight Champion, Royal Rumble winner, King of the Ring — all that’s left for me to do really is to take out The Streak.” Orton: “Me and [Randy] Orton are no strangers to each other. I haveRead More
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Posted On August 21, 2012By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: WWE Summerslam

It was billed as the hottest event of the summer, and C.M. Punk still couldn’t get to the top of the card as Brock Lesnar faced Triple H in the main event of Summerslam, shown live in the early hours of this past Monday morning on Sky Box Office here in Britain. The show began with Dolph Ziggler, accompanied by Vickie Guerrero, taking on Chris Jericho. Now this was good. Jericho came into this one with his ribs taped up, and as we all know that’s as good as puttingRead More
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- Brodus Clay and Damien Sandow, who have been feuding on WWE programming in recent weeks, were scheduled to face off at SummerSlam but their match was nixed due to time constraints. Both the WWE Championship and WWE Tag Team Championship bouts were shortened due to time constraints because the production team wanted to make sure there would be enough time for the aftermath of the Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar bout since The Game’s farewell scene will play a vital role in storylines going forward. – According to aRead More
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- Speaking to WWE Magazine, Tensai admits to being disillusioned when he restarted his pro graps career in Japan in 2005 after being released from his WWE contract the previous year. “Truthfully, when I came to Japan from WWE for the first time, I wasn’t enjoying what I had always dreamt that I’d be doing. I thought I was doing the right thing with WWE the first time around, but I wasn’t,” Tensai said. “I was really down on the whole thing, and then I got an offer in Japan.Read More
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- As previously noted, AJ Lee is promising consequences for Kane on tonight’s RAW after he assaulted Josh Mathews at SummerSlam. Apparently those consequences will be anger management sessions like Daniel Bryan had a few weeks back. – Here is the latest episode of WWE Download with Dolph Ziggler:Read More
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WWE will broadcast this week’s WWE Raw Monday night from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. WWE will also tape the Raw portion of this week’s WWE Superstars. Both Triple H & Brock Lesnar are scheduled to appear on the show, following their match at Sunday’s WWE SummerSlam. Paul Heyman revealed on the official WWE website that Lesnar will open Raw to address the WWE Universe. AJ sent out a tweet confirming a segment with Kane, “Oh, I dont know if I would’ve put my hands on a WWERead More
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- AJ Lee is expected to confront Kane tomorrow night on Raw as a result of the attack on the officials at SummerSlam . AJ sent out a tweet confirming the segment. “Oh, I dont know if I would’ve put my hands on a WWE announcer, Kane. I will deal with you tomorrow on #RAW.” – Despite WWE teasing a possible appearance from Charlie Sheen at tonight’s SummerSlam pay-per-view, he was not at the event in any form. – The announced attendance of SummerSlam 2012 was 17,482. The show wasRead More
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Speaking to ESPN Deportes Los Angeles, SmackDown ring announcer Lilian Garcia explains why has repeatedly declined WWE management’s requests to wrestle over the years. “I like it when I participate in angles, because it is something that does not occur all the time. What I like about it is that people do not expect it. If you do so all the time, it would not be something special. To call me a wrestler, I would have to learn more than just basic things. That would be disrespectful to those whoRead More
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- Road Dogg and Josh Mathews have more clips on “Are You Serious?,” including a clip of Heidenreich sharing a very personal poem with Michael Cole. Also featured are The Demon vs. Vampiro in a Graveyard Match and “Maniac” Mike Davis competing in the world’s first (and last) bungee jump match for the Global Wrestling Federation in 1992. – WWE.com has has published new photos of The Funkadactyls, Naomi and Cameron. – Maryse Ouellet has been announced to appear at Chiller Theatre, which takes place October 26-28 at Sheraton ParsippanyRead More
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Posted On August 19, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

The Smark’s Remarks: WWE Summerslam 2012 Predictions

It’s time for Summerslam! The Smarks are all here this month to share their take on WWE’s annual August spectacular! Let’s get to it! Pre Show US Title Match: Antonio Cesaro vs Santino Marella(c) Ace: I’m predicting Cesaro will steamroll Marella and become the new United States Champion. Yes, it’s a little soon for a guy who just got bumped up onto the main roster, but it’s Claudio Castagnoli. He’s one of the Kings of Wrestling. You can’t ignore talent like that. He plays his character excellently and he’s anRead More
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RAW General Manager AJ Lee spoke with IGN this week to promote SummerSlam, WWE’s new Scooby Doo movie and more. Here are some highlights: IGN TV: So you and I were joking on Twitter about the idea of “AJ’s Rock ‘n’ Wrestling”… but you’re actually going to be animated! AJ Lee: Yes, yes! And I knew that, and so that’s why I was like, “Oh, I like it…” But yeah, I’m so excited. We actually did all the voices today. And that was hilarious because all of us were inRead More
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Posted On August 9, 2012By Geddy CahoonIn Columns

The Cahoon Run Down – Random WWE Thoughts (Again!)

Well everybody. I tried. I tried to come up with an actual article topic for this week. I always feel like I’m copping out a bit when I do these “Random Thoughts” columns (Though they are fun to write). I try to keep things current, but with the product in such a slump right now, I just can’t write a fleshed out article about any of the stuff currently going on in WWE. So enjoy, once again, Random Thoughts. The Miz as IC Champ (Losing Constantly): So in the lastRead More
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Posted On August 8, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: Raw 1002 Analysis

AJ Lee opens the show. She announces the Big Show against Randy Orton tonight, and also announces John Cena to go one on one with Daniel Bryan. CM Punk comes out and apologizes to AJ for yelling at her and she accepts. Punk then asks her to cancel the triple threat match at Summerslam and she refuses. John Cena comes out and tells Punk he’s become one of those guys that demands respect. They exchange words and Big Show interrupts. AJ stops them all and tells Punk he will beRead More
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Posted On July 30, 2012By Dave ScottIn Columns

Dave Scott – The Good, The Bad & The CM Punk

Hey there guys, Dave Scott here with some sexy banter for your reading pleasure. Well we are a week off of the milestone 1000th episode of Raw and though I know a lot of people weren’t too happy with it, I thought it was really good and it done exactly what they had set it out to do in making a memorable show. The main point of my column today is going to be on the whole CM Punk situation. The first point I would like to make is thatRead More