Monday Raw Tag

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- Former WWE Women’s Champion Sable was backstage at Monday’s Raw 1,000 as she accompanied husband Brock Lesnar to the show. She has accompanied him to shows before to keep him company since he detests being away from his family, even for a short while. Fans have speculated that with Lesnar’s renewed partnership with WWE, the legendary Diva could return to television as well. That, however, is believed to be highly unlikely. According to people close to the couple, she has absolutely no desire to return to the spotlight andRead More
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- Rey Mysterio is headed to Manila, Philippines and Taiwan on a promotional tour for WWE following this week’s television tapings. Here is what Mysterio wrote on Twitter. “Thank u Missouri for the love on Mon & Tues @ Raw & SD!! On my way to Manila & Taiwan,619 luv” – John Cena posted two tweets and a Tout video Wednesday morning, reacting to his defeat against CM Punk on Monday’s Raw. Cena actually won the match by DQ however he was still the first wrestler to not capture theRead More
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There was an incident backstage at Monday’s Raw between “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and a member of the WWE Divas troupe, Kaitlyn. According to reports, a source at the event, the wrestling legend made some suggestive remarks toward Kaitlyn that made her uncomfortable.Read More
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- For the past ten years, video content from WWE’s “Attitude Era” (1998–2002) has been edited due to a lawsuit with the World Wide Fund for Nature over the WWF initials. All WWF “scratch” logos and references to the initials had to be blurred or edited out. This directive has now changed, at least in part. In regards to the former “scratch” logo appearing unaltered in video packages on Monday’s Raw, multiple sources within the company say use of the symbol in flashback sequences is now permitted, so brief clipsRead More
As of yesterday, the plan for Monday’s Raw 1000th episode is to feature key spots at the top of every hour. These key spots include, a Rock segment, Brock Lesnar and Triple H segment, and the John Cena vs. CM Punk match, meaning the wedding is the odd one yet with the less than choice segment. Plans are expected to change several times before Monday, as nothing is set in stone. (Source: F4WOnline.com)Read More

Posted On July 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Diamond Dallas Page & Doink The Clown Return To WWE On RAW

As expected, “Diamond” Dallas Page appeared on Raw Supershow as the latest “Blast From The Past” legend. Doink the Clown also made his return to WWE on Monday’s Raw. He worked a match against Heath Slater. Reversing the trend, Slater actually went over and won the match. After the match, Diamond Dallas Page returned and gave Slater the Diamond Cutter. Doink and DDP were brought in as “Blast From The Past” names to celebrate the lead-in to the 1000th episode of Raw. Bringing in past names is going to beRead More

Posted On June 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Diva Reportedly Gone From The Company

WWE diva Maxine has reportedly quit WWE, according to a report at PWInsider.com. “Stuck” at NXT, Maxine became frustrated with her lack of advancement and decide to move on to other projects. Maxine was signed to a developmental deal in 2009 and has wrestled mostly in NXT. She competed in the Divas battle royal on Monday’s Raw.Read More

Posted On June 19, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Stock Hits New 52-Week Low, Tensai Absent From Raw

- On Monday, WWE’s stock price set a new 52-week low and reached its lowest mark since April 2003. The stock closed at $7.59 per share after setting a 52-week low of $7.44 per share. A 52-week low was previously set Friday with $7.48 per share. – Tensai was backstage at Monday’s Raw SuperShow at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York but not used on either the broadcast, WWE Superstars or in a dark match. It is the first Monday show since his return to WWE in AprilRead 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

Posted On April 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brock Lesnar Storyline Update, New Wrestling Reality Show

- A new wrestling reality show with the Monster Factory wrestling school headed by Larry Sharpe is in the works. A pilot episode based student try-outs scheduled for May 12 will be filmed by PBR Productions. According to a press release, “one participant who shines the most will be offered a partial scholarship.” – In storylines, with Brock Lesnar having heel authority figure John Laurinaitis over a barrel in “contract negotiations” on Monday’s Raw, WWE is reporting that Lesnar will not be fined for assaulting announcer Josh Mathews. WWE madeRead More

Posted On December 29, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Jesse Neal Comments On TNA Departure, Food Stamps, Toxxin

Jesse Neal appeared on the Running The Ropes podcast (interview available here). Highlights are as follows: * Neal says that Christina Von Eerie (a/k/a Toxxin), his girlfriend, was never under contract to TNA Wrestling. Her status with TNA remains unknown following Neal’s departure from the organization. * Neal says the widespread rumor that he received food stamps earlier this year isn’t true. He does, however, admit that he was almost evicted from his small one bedroom apartment three times this year because he couldn’t afford to pay rent. * NealRead More
– Brie Bella snapped WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly fifteen-match winning streak Monday night on Raw. The Jacksonville native had not lost since May 22, 2011, at Over the Limit. Brie’s victory also snapped her nine-match losing streak. — WWE’s 2002 DVD titles on Triple H, Triple H: The Game and Triple H: That Damn Good, are being packaged together for release in Europe next month. — Tyler Reks was backstage at Monday’s Raw in Tulsa, Oklahoma but not used. He wrote of his absence from the show: “Oh I’mRead More
As reported Tuesday, WWE barred Melina Perez from attending Monday’s Raw event at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. WWE officials made the decision ban the former Women’s Champion from the arena due to their belief that should she have entered the backstage area, there would have been some major drama in response to her being let go by the organization last Friday. The entire company security team was told she was not to be let inside the venue. Management has taken Perez’ reaction to being released as overRead More

Posted On August 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Gail Kim Says She’s Not Trying To Get Fired By WWE

Amidst the chaos of the opening moments of the No. 1 Contender’s Diva Battle Royal on Monday’s Raw, Gail Kim eliminated herself from the contest by hastily sliding under the bottom rope after striking Alicia Fox. The WWE Diva was asked through Twitter to comment on her peculiar action; she admitted to leaving the match on purpose. Her reason behind the move was that she “was just checking to see if anyone was paying attention.” She added that no one backstage noticed, calling it “sad,” yet also “very amusing.” SheRead More

Posted On July 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Keeps Punk & Ross Returns A Secret, Reks’ Raw Appearance

– Tyler Reks, who has portrayed a heel character since debuting last October on the SmackDown brand, went on Twitter to defend himself for congratulating Rey Mysterio on his WWE Championship victory on Monday’s Raw. Reks wrote, “Lotta talk about me celebrating Rey’s win with everyone last night. Bottom line is that Rey is my friend & I wanted to say congrats. No crime in that.” — WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race is advertised to host SmackDown live events on August 27th, 28th and 29th in the state ofRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read its entirety over at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: Stone Cold On RAW: “@steveaustinBSR and @R_Roddy_Piper were the two highlights for this old schooler on Monday’s Raw. They both know how to fully command an audience and still have ‘it.’ Austin can be so intense that it bleeds through the TV screen. His Clint Eastwood-esque delivered line to CM Punk….”punk” was golden. @CMPunk and Austin have excellent on screenRead More
- Bret Hart appeared on this past Monday’s Raw and Sunday’s Over The Limit pay-per-view because he was already on the West coast for a convention. Bret was going to be traveling to Hawaii and was brought in because both sides figured it made sense. – Former WWE Diva Ashley Massaro turns 32 years old today while ECW Original Simon Diamond turns 43. – WWE’s shop website is offering the Macho Madness DVD with a 49% discount and are currently featuring Macho Man’s Mattel Legends Series action figure. – MatchesRead More
– SmackDown announcer Jack Korpela has launched a Twitter account. — Numerous WWE related terms trended on Twitter during today’s WWE Draft including Kelly Kelly, Alex Riley, Drew McIntyre, Yoshi Tatsu, William Regal and Jack Swagger. — Florida based wrestling valet Trina Michaels plans to attend this Monday’s Raw taping in Miami. She will be visiting friends in WWE. — It was reported yesterday that WWE officials discussed moving The Undertaker to Raw to make up for a top babyface character being transferred to SmackDown during the 2011 WWE Draft.Read More

Posted On January 27, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Surprises Planned For The Royal Rumble, WWE Attendance Notes

– For weekend live events, the Raw tour saw Friday’s show in Trenton, NJ draw 6,500 paying $189,000. Saturday in State College, PA, drew 4,200 paying $120,000. Sunday in Youngstown, OH, drew 5,400 paying $170,000. Monday’s Raw in Detroit drew 9,000. The SmackDown events saw Saturday’s show in Kalamazoo, MI draw 4,400 and $128,000 and Sunday’s show in Hammond, IN drew 3,300 pay $98,000. — Two ‘legends’ are reportedly scheduled for Sunday’s 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. Another wrestler that would be considered a surprise is also set to appear. FormerRead More