Monday Night Raw Tag

Posted On December 13, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

The Miz Appears On Morning Show, Asked If Wrestling Is Real

WWE Champion The Miz and Alex Riley appeared on WWL-TV’s morning show today touting tonight’s Monday Night Raw event at the New Orleans Arena. He largely remained in-character discussing the audience’s hatred for him and his journey from Real World to WWE Champion. Notably, the morning show host asked him if the show is real. The Raw Superstar responded, “It hurts. It hurts. My body is aching at all times.” The interview concluded with The Miz promoting tonight’s Slammy themed Raw, a three-way WWE Championship Match advertised for the event,Read More

Posted On December 11, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

*Spoiler* Babyface Star Works As Heel At Tribute to the Troops

Melina performed as a heel at this afternoon’s Tribute to the Troops event in Fort Hood, Texas as she teamed up with Lay-Cool and Alicia Fox in a Santa’s Little Helper Match against Divas Champion Natalya, Kelly Kelly and The Bella Twins. The babyfaces went over with Kelly claiming the pinfall. It was reported earlier this week by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that creative planned to turn Melina heel and have her feud with Divas Champion Natalya. The idea was first conceived a few weeks ago and it is saidRead More

Posted On December 9, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

New Match Announced For SmackDown, Cena Reaches Milestone

– Former WWE talent Nick Dinsmore (a/k/a Eugene) is backstage at tonight’s ROH on HDNet taping at the Davis Arena in Louisville, Kentucky and scheduled to work the event. He will also work tomorrow’s show. — WWE.com announced this evening that Hornswoggle will be square off against The Soaring Eagle on tomorrow night’s episode of SmackDown. Also advertised for the show is Edge and Rey Mysterio vs. World Heavyweight Champion Kane and Alberto Del Rio in a tag team match. — Former WWE Superstar John Cena, who serves as anRead More
– The pre-sale code for the Apr. 4 Monday Night Raw taping at The Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia is CHAMP. The sale begins tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. via Ticketmaster.com. — Reportedly, all of the names announced during the last wave of talent departures were releases by WWE with the exception of Shad Gaspard, who wanted to part ways with the organization in order to pursue acting. Jillian Hall also claimed she asked to be released, and that she had asked several times before. — New names advertised toRead More
– The pre-sale code for the Jan. 31 Monday Night Raw taping at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island is ORTON. Tickets for the pre-sale are on sale now through Friday morning via Ticketmaster.com. — Current creative plans call for Melina to turn heel and feud with Divas Champion Natalya. It’s expected to be a slow turn. The idea was first conceived a few weeks ago and it said that Melina garnered heat because she was negative about going bad. Meanwhile, a renewed on-screen relationship with John MorrisonRead More
– The Dec. 6 episode of Monday Night Raw drew a 3.1 cable rating, drawing 4,800,000 viewers over the course of two hours. The show did hours of 3.0 and 3.29. Last week’s King of the Ring themed show garnered a 3.4 cable rating during its regular time slot. — Tonight’s NXT main event will feature Alberto Del Rio and Conor O’Brian vs. Daniel Bryan and Derrick Bateman. — WWE developmental wrestler Seth Rollins (a/k/a Tyler Black) worked a dark match prior to tonight’s SmackDown taping in Dayton, Ohio. HeRead More

Posted On December 3, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Shawn Michaels Advertised To Appear At Upcoming WWE Event

Shawn Michaels, who has not appeared inside a wrestling ring since his emotional farewell speech on the March 29, 2010 episode of Monday Night Raw, is advertised to appear at WWE’s 2010 Tribute to the Troops event, which airs Saturday, December 18 at 9:00 p.m. EST on NBC. Other talent advertised for the event include John Cena, Randy Orton, Edge, Rey Mysterio, Wade Barrett, Kane, Big Show, Eve, Kelly Kelly, The Miz and Mark Henry. Celebrities announced for the event are Diddy-Dirty Money, Sherri Shepherd, Cedric “The Entertainer”, Ariel WinterRead More

Posted On December 3, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Orton Undergoes MRI On Neck, MVP Competing On SmackDown

– A pre-sale for the January 24, 2011 Monday Night Raw event at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan is underway via Ticketmaster.com with the promotional code WWEHOLIDAY. — Tonight’s episode of WWE SmackDown will feature MVP’s final match with WWE as he teams up with Kaval to take on Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre. Also scheduled for the broadcast is Kane vs. Edge in a match to determine the stipulation for their encounter at WWE TLC, Jack Swagger vs. Kofi Kingston in an Intercontinental Championship No. 1 Contender’sRead More
– A Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship between The Miz, Randy Orton and Wade Barrett is advertised to take place at Jan. 24, 2011 Monday Night Raw taping at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. — Goldust said on Twitter that he underwent an MRI for his shoulder yesterday and will know the severity of the injury on Monday. — MVP’s departure yesterday from World Wrestling Entertainment isn’t considered much of a surprise among his colleagues as he has discussed leaving the organization for some time. SeeRead More
– At the Monday Night Raw taping in Orlando, a fan ringside wearing Hulk Hogan merchandise. Security personnel made him remove almost all of his Hulkster garb, and was given a “Stand Up for WWE” T-shirt to wear. — It is said that the decision for the winner of NXT season three was immaterial because both Kaitlyn and Naomi were going to be kept on the main roster anyway. WWE officials like Kaitlyn as a personality, but feel it will be a while before she improves her in-ring work. Meanwhile,Read More

Posted On December 1, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

New WWE DVD Titles In The Works, Talent Removed From FCW

– WWE United States Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted DiBiase in a dark match prior to last night’s SmackDown taping in Norfolk, Virginia. — Two new WWE DVD titles are in the works according to wwedvdnews.com; Top 50 Biggest Matches in WWE History and Raw: The Best of Seasons 3 & 4. Both are scheduled for release during the second half of 2011. Raw: The Best of Seasons 3 & 4 will highlight the best of Monday Night Raw in 1995 and 1996. — Verity Thomas, a recently signed women’sRead More
The WWE website has revealed the brackets for the King of the Ring tournament taking place tonight on Monday Night Raw. All four matches are interpromotional battles. Bracket One * John Morrison vs. Cody Rhodes * Daniel Bryan vs. Alberto Del Rio Bracket Two * Ezekiel Jackson vs. Drew McIntyre * Sheamus vs. Kofi Kingston See *VIDEO* of *JUAN CENA* from last night ->Read More

Posted On November 27, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Report On WWE Hall of Fame Building, Sheamus Corrects Reporter

Fox’s Orlando based affiliate WOFL-TV 35 has a piece on Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Rich Crotty lobbying World Wrestling Entertainment officials to build a permanent home in the city. WWE confirmed to the news station that it is in very preliminary stages of considering a possible Hall of Fame building. The piece also features a look at WWE’s elaborate production setup for Monday Night Raw and brief interviews with Sheamus and Natalya. The Celtic Warrior was quick to correct the reporter labeling him as a wrestler,Read More

Posted On November 17, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Cuts Another FCW Wrestler, “Superstars” Matches Taped

– Two additional matches were taped for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars last night in Richmond, Virginia: JTG vs. Chavo Guerrero; Trent Barreta vs. Curt Hawkins. A tag team match pitting Melina and Gail Kim against Maryse and Alicia Fox was taped Monday in Hershey, Pennsylvania. — The pre-sale password for Monday Night Raw in Little Rock, Arkansas on Jan. 17, 2011 is CENANEXUS. The pre-sale is ongoing on Ticketmaster.com. — WWE has released developmental wrestler Kyle Rasmussen (a/k/a Conrad Tanner), a 6’4″, 300 pound former Michigan State footballRead More

Posted On November 3, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Two More Legends Confirmed For “Old School” Raw

The Honky Tonk Man and WWE Hall of Famer “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase have been confirmed for WWE’s “Old School” episode of Monday Night Raw on Nov. 15 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Both “Legends” pulled out of a long advertised appearance at a two-day wrestling convention on Nov. 13 & 14 in Ireland — Wrestlezone Ireland — to take the WWE booking. Meanwhile, the convention’s promoter, Alan, was informed last week by a representative of Mick Foley, Candice Michelle and Lilian Garcia that all three individuals would leave theRead More
– WWE will be returning to Long Island at the Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 for a Friday Night SmackDown taping. This will be the first SmackDown taping following the Royal Rumble. — A Fatal Four Way Match featuring John Cena vs. Sheamus vs. Wade Barrett vs. Randy Orton is advertised for the Nov. 22 Monday Night Raw event from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. — CM Punk will be undergoing surgery any day now on a torn tendon in either his hip or buttocks. There isRead More
– The October 29 episode of SmackDown scored a 1.65 cable rating, setting a record low mark for the series on Syfy. The Oct. 22 episode was the series’ previous low, with a 1.70 rating. Smackdown averaged 2,444,000 viewers over the course of two hours, setting a low mark on Syfy. Viewership was down ten percent compared to the previous week’s 2,662,000 number. — The advertised dark match main event for the November 22 Monday Night Raw taping is a Fatal Four Way Match with Randy Orton defending the WWERead More

Posted On October 27, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Announces Themes For Upcoming Episodes Of Raw

In addition to the return of the King of the Ring tournament for the Nov. 29 episode of Monday Night Raw, themes for two other three-hour episodes of the program have been announced. The Nov. 15 episode of Raw taking place in Hershey, Pennsylvania will feature an “Old School” theme with appearances by WWE Legends. Advertising for the show is as follows: “WWE throws it back Old School when Monday Night Raw takes place live from Hershey’s Giant Center! See your favorite Raw/SmackDown and WWE Legends Live in Hershey!” ItRead More

Posted On October 27, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Major Update On CM Punk’s Injury Status

PWMania has learned CM Punk’s injury appears to be serious, as the MRI on his hip apparently shows significant enough damage to warrant a surgery or serious rehabilitation therapy, according to a well-placed WWE source. “Punk really screwed up his hip, and it needs to be addressed,” the source told us earlier today, “this is a major blow to Monday Night Raw, because the only heels on the show are Nexus and Miz. It’s pretty obvious Punk was moved to Raw to become a top heel, but that’s on holdRead More