Ryback Tag

- As PWMania previously reported, Paul Heyman has re-signed with WWE as his original deal ran through SummerSlam. In addition to appearing regularly on TV with CM Punk now, Heyman will be used to hype the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H rematch that is planned. – Following Monday night’s RAW, the feud between Ryback and Jinder Mahal is considered to be done. WWE wanted to make sure that Ryback was booked to look strong last night as Vince McMahon and others weren’t happy with last week’s match against Jack SwaggerRead More

Posted On September 4, 2012By Mike ShannonIn Columns

WWE Raw Review – September 3, 2012

-So last week’s return to reviewing Raw was a great success judging from feedback, so why not do it again? -We recap the whole CM Punk vs. Jerry Lawler situation which is somehow supposed to make me want to pay money to see Punk vs. John Cena. -HOWEVER, we cut live to Michael Cole who reveals that CM Punk has attacked Jerry Lawler backstage and laid him out. -Oh, we are also LIVE from Chicago, IL (where I’m sure CM Punk will finally get that massive heel reaction WWE hasRead More

Posted On September 3, 2012By Michael GroomsIn News, Results

WWE Raw Results – September 3, 2012

Before RAW beings with a highlight package of last weeks confrontation between Jerry Lawler and WWE Champion CM Punk. The brutal cage match from last week is shown with CM Punk getting the win by decimating Jerry Lawler to the point where John Cena could not stand anymore and decided to come out and make the save. CM Punk and John Cena have a stare down after CM Punk slides out of the ring and John Cena comes in to check up on Jerry Lawler Michael Cole welcomes us toRead More
The August 27th episode of WWE Raw scored a 3.1 rating with 4.48 million viewers. Here is the segment breakdown for this week: Ryback vs. Jack Swagger and Layla vs. Natalya lost 160,000 viewers from the opener. The segment with Vickie Guerrero and AJ Lee in the ring gained 439,000 viewers. The Miz vs. John Cena gained 525,000 viewers in the segment that ran through the 9pm time slot. Santino Marella vs. Heath Slater lost 124,000 viewers while Brodus Clay and Sin Cara vs. Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes withRead More
- WWE is slowly starting to give Ryback more competition after having him defeat Jack Swagger this week. A source reports that WWE has not “pulled the trigger” and advanced the Ryback character yet because they’re afraid of messing it up, believe it or not. – John Morrison and Melina are currently working on season 2 of The Darkness Descending, a web series. – The topic of UFC canceling their upcoming pay-per-view was a hot topic backstage at WWE this week. WWE officials considered taking a shot at UFC byRead More
- Regarding the earlier report of Randy Orton being removed from live events, it should be noted that he’s being replaced so he can leave to film 12 Rounds: Reloaded. – For those wondering, the “Feed Me More” chants for Ryback are not being piped in by WWE. These are what the fans are really chanting. WWE officials are pleased with the reaction to Ryback so far. – WWE’s website speculates that the John Cena vs. CM Punk WWE Title Match will close next month’s Night of Champions pay-per-view. –Read More

Posted On August 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE Raw Results – August 27, 2012

- Tonight’s WWE RAW opens with a look back at CM Punk and John Cena from last week where Cena issued the challenge for Night of Champions. We see Punk’s attack on Jerry Lawler. – After the RAW intro video, we’re live from the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Michael Cole welcomes us to RAW and he’s joined by Jerry Lawler. Cole talks about CM Punk attacking Lawler. Lawler takes off his headset and enters the ring. Lawler talks about what he said at the end of RAWRead More
Jim Ross posted his latest blog, here are some highlights. Being At SummerSlam: “Watched Summerslam in the THQ suite and did not miss announcing the show whatsoever. Loved watching the crowd and listening to them as well as the suites had no WWE video or audio. There’s no better marketing tool or focus group than the paying customers.” Ryback receiving Goldberg chants: “Irony…Ryback gets @Goldberg chants (which I have no issue with) and gets knocked by some of my Twitter followers @JRsBBQ because his singlet is airbrushed ala RVD asRead More

Posted On August 25, 2012By Dave ScottIn Columns

Dave Scott – Q&A

Hey there guys Dave Scott here for my weekly wrestling chat session. This week unfortunately my internet is down so I’ve been unable to get full access to my e-mail and such and I’m unsure when I’m going to be back up and running, so that is why I’ve posted it a few days earlier due to the fact I’m not sure if I’ll be able to do anything for Monday. This week I’m going to take a few of the Q&A questions I’ve received that I can access currentlyRead More
Kirby Mack (a/k/a Stan Stansky) and Stoney Hooker (a/k/a Arthur Rosenberg), who faced Ryback in a Handicap Match on the June 4, 2012 episode of Raw, recalled their WWE experience in an interview with The Do Your J.O.B. Wrestling Hour. Highlights from the interview are as follows: The process being selected to face Ryback: “Before we got there I got a call from a buddy of mine who runs High Velocity Wrestling who was in contact with the WWE and they called him and said we are looking for 2Read More
- Parts of the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H feud, especially the fallout from SummerSlam, has reportedly been done to set up The Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar if needed for WrestleMania 29. – It’s interesting to note that Ryback is currently on a 25 match winning streak when it comes to WWE TV and pay-per-view matches in 2012. On a related note, World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus is currently on a 14 match winning streak on TV and PPV in 2012. Besides that, nobody else has a streak that comes close.Read More

Posted On August 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For This Week’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

The following matches were taped this past Tuesday from the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, California for Friday’s edition of WWE Smackdown: * Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio for a WWE World Title shot * World Champion Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler (non title match) * WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & R Truth vs. Epico & Primo * WWE Divas Champion Layla vs. Alicia Fox * Ryback vs. Jinder Mahal * WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro makes his first appearance as champion. * Booker T, Eve Torres, TheRead More

Posted On August 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE Raw Results – August 20, 2012

- Tonight’s WWE RAW opens up from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Out comes Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman to kick things off. Michael Cole welcomes us to RAW as Lesnar and Heyman head to the ring. Heyman takes the mic and talks about how Lesnar vs. Triple H at SummerSlam was uncomfortable to watch. Heyman goes on about how Triple H is strong but Lesnar was able to stop him. Heyman gets hyped up talking about how Lesnar forced Triple H quit on his family, the fansRead More
- We’re seeking fan reports from any of the SummerSlam Axxess events in Los Angeles this weekend, including the screening of WWE Studios’ The Day with David Otunga, Randy Orton and others participating. Feel free to e-mail me your reports. – Speaking of Axxess, one match we know will be taking place at today’s event is Brodus Clay vs. Johnny Curtis. That match will take place at 4pm. – While in Los Angeles this week for SummerSlam, Ryback met with a group of five WWE fans at a local Gold’sRead More
- As seen on Monday night’s RAW, Ryback debuted a new theme song. One reason for the new theme is WWE officials want the crowd to start chanting “Feed Me More” before Ryback’s matches. – After this week’s WWE TV tapings end, the RAW and SmackDown crews will be heading to Los Angeles to begin the festivities for SummerSlam. Besides tonight’s SmackDown tapings, there are no live events between now and Sunday’s pay-per-view. – A reader recently e-mailed The Score in Canada to ask about the WWE Main Event programRead More
At Monday’s Raw at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, WWE had arena personnel confiscate fans’ signs pertaining to former Superstar A.W., whose contract was terminated last Friday due to his continued use of offensive and inappropriate comments on live television and on social media following his crass remark on the July 30 episode of Raw. A.W., whose real name is Brian Jossie, is not pleased with WWE’s actions Monday. He vented on Twitter, “Anyone that has had their sign taken from them in support of me should realizeRead More
- After JTG pleaded his case to make some noise on Raw, his wish was granted by program General Manager AJ Lee as the quirky Diva placed him in a one-on-one match against Ryback. WWE broadcaster Michael Cole acknowledged JTG’s “controversial remarks” on Twitter last week where he cryptically stated that his “locker room brothers” were being taken advantage of—F4WOnline.com reports his source of contention stemmed from lower-tier wrestlers’ financial compensation for WrestleMania XXVIII. Following the Cryme Tyme founder’s loss to Ryback, Cole stated, “I can’t wait until JTG tweetsRead More
- Paul Bearer made a special appearance at last night’s WWE RAW live event in Biloxi, Mississippi. Bearer came out to give insight into the Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar match but was interrupted by Heath Slater. Slater accused Bearer of stealing his spotlight and challenged him to a match. Bearer said he isn’t a wrestler but knows someone who would wrestle Slater. This brought out Ryback which led to Slater picking up a loss. – As noted before, WWE has confirmed Shawn Michaels for this Monday’s RAW from Dallas,Read More
Hello friends. Time for me to let you know what’s been on my mind this week. I still haven’t been inspired enough by anything WWE-related to bang out a full size, restaurant quality column lately. Also, I’m quite enjoying sending out these bite-sized nuggets of goodness. With that in mind… The hottest topic this week. I’ve been impressed with the efforts of Mr AW since he formed ‘All World Promotions’ and joined up with Titus O’Neil and Darren Young. The trio have looked like a genuine Superstar tag team overRead More