Ryback Tag

- Wade Barrett is back to tweeting about wrestling, now that his vignettes have been airing on WWE TV. He wrote Friday night after SmackDown: “This isn’t ‘Fight Club’. I am far too intelligent to fight for fun. I am here for the money. #BarrettBarrage” – Booker T, Sin Cara and Ryback were the WWE terms trending on Twitter during last night’s WWE SmackDown. As we have noted before with fan reports from live events, the Ryback character seems to be getting over with the WWE Universe. – John CenaRead More
- SmackDown Superstar Trent Barretta returned to action at Thursday’s WWE NXT tapings at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida; he had been on the sidelines since February 7, reportedly due to injury. Jim Ross, who called the action ringside, was asked on Twitter whether Barretta appeared in good shape and responded, “Yes. He looked good.” – AJ Lee announced on Twitter that she has been invited to attend SmackDown tonight by fellow General Manager Booker T—despite herself being a member of the SmackDown roster. “Booker T has askedRead More
- WWE Champion CM Punk wrote the following on Twitter about his upcoming WWE DVD release: “Got a real special trick up my sleeve for my fans regarding my DVD. Going to be fun. #Chicago” – Amazon.com have already slashed prices on the DVD and Blu-ray with a pre-order price guarantee and eligible for free Super Saver Shipping. You can order or view the DVD by clicking here. – Chris Jericho wrote on Twitter that his favorite WWE stars currently on the roster are The Miz, Dolph Ziggler and DamienRead More
Full Sail University issued the following: WWE/NXT Live Event Date: August 9, 2012 – 6:30pm Location: Full Sail Live WWE/NXT returns to Full Sail University live on August 9, with appearances by superstars Sin Cara and Ryback. The WWE Divas will be on hand, and WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will call all of the WWE/NXT in-ring action. During the event, a selection of local area specialty food trucks will be on site, so come hungry, as the food truck service begins at 5pm. WWE Tickets: FREE to students,Read More
Rob Van Dam, who was in Phoenix last week for the Bound For Glory on-sale, was interviewed by The Phoenix New Times. RVD spoke on the differences between wrestling for TNA and WWE and also revealed that WWE Superstar Ryback asked him for permission to use his airbrush artist. Here are the highlights. The differences between wrestling for TNA and WWE: “In Total Nonstop Action, individual wrestlers have a lot more freedom to artistically express themselves versus WWE,” Van Dam explained. “When we have our matches, they are known toRead More
- Matches for tonight’s WWE SmackDown feature Ryback vs. Jinder Mahal, The Miz vs. Christian, Sheamus vs. Cody Rhodes, Santino Marella vs. Antonio Cesaro, Yoshi Tatsu vs. Damien Sandow plus a new #1 contender will be crowned after Rey Mysterio vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Kane vs. Daniel Bryan in a Fatal 4 Way. – Jim Ross wrote that several WWE Hall of Famers were at last night’s NXT TV tapings for brand-building. – Independent wrestlers Mike Mondo, Cassidy Riley and Chase Stevens have been doing motion capture work withRead More

Posted On July 26, 2012By Geddy CahoonIn Columns

The Cahoon Run Down: Random WWE Thoughts

Hey everybody, Geddy Cahoon here with another edition of The Cahoon Run Down. I’m gonna be honest here: I racked my brain Tuesday and yesterday trying to come up with a decent article subject. I couldn’t. WWE is in a slump. There’s just no other way to word it. So today, I figured I’d use my go to “I can’t think of anything decent to write this week” article subject: Random Thoughts. Here I’ll just throw down a brief little summary/review of essentially whatever topics from the WWE world popRead More
- As noted before, the July 16th WWE RAW Supershow did a 3.44 cable rating with 4.90 million viewers. In the segment breakdown, Titus O’Neil and Darren Young vs. Kofi Kingston and R-Truth lost 384,000 viewers from the opening segment. AJ Lee and Daniel Bryan’s backstage segment plus Zack Ryder vs. Alberto Del Rio with Rey Mysterio’s return gained 252,000 viewers. Rikishi’s return vs. Heath Slater gained another 169,000 viewers. Eve Torres and The Miz vs. AJ and Bryan plus the wedding angle gained 282,000 viewers. The big surprise ofRead More

Posted On July 16, 2012By Dave ScottIn Columns

Dave Scott – Money In The Bank Thoughts

Hey guys, Dave Scott here for some Monday night chitter chatter! I’m going to cut right to the chase and talk about last night’s Money In The Bank PPV. I won’t keep you for too long tonight because I want to watch Raw, but just going to get a few things off my chest in relation to it. Most of these things you probably heard me talking about on Twitter if you follow me. First off Alberto Del Rio is boring. I’ve been saying it for quite a while now,Read More

Posted On July 16, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

AJ Honored To Work MITB, Ryback vs. Reks & Hawkins Storyline

- Former WWE developmental head trainer Dr. Tom Prichard has released his new book – “A Pro Wrestling Curriculum; Advice, Suggestions and Stories to Help the Aspiring Pro Get to the Next Level.” The book is available for $29.95 at drtomprichard.com. Prichard noted that he has no interest in writing an autobiography right now. – Tyler Reks has been teasing that he and Curt Hawkins aren’t finished with Ryback yet. Reks wrote on Twitter: “Gave that gorilla @Ryback22 a run for his money 2nite. Is this over? Watch RAW 2morrowRead More
- Former WWE Diva talent Maria Kanellis tweeted her insight during Sunday’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view event and indicated that she is not a fan of Ryback. She wrote in consecutive messages: “Why is Ryback Batista?” “Why is Ryback Goldberg?” “Why is Ryback Brock?” “Why is Ryback on my TV?” On the other hand, she congratulated Dolph Ziggler for claiming the World Heavyweight Championship contract: “Congrats my friend!! You deserve it!! I am so happy for you… Hugs;)).” – CM Punk’s WWE Championship victory over Daniel Bryan Sunday atRead More

Posted On July 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, PPV, Results

WWE Money In The Bank PPV Results – July 15, 2012

Pre-Show – The 2012 WWE Money in the Bank pre-show opens with Matt Striker and Scott Stanford from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, AZ. They hype tonight’s tag team title match and tonight’s pay-per-view card. – Zack Ryder is backstage with Santino Marella talking about Money in the Bank. Damien Sandow walks up but Ryder cuts him off. Sandow says he will win the World Heavyweight Title Money in the Bank contract. Hunico and Camacho vs. Kofi Kingston and R-Truth We go to the ring and out comes theRead More
- Former WWE Superstar Carlito tweeted his thoughts on last night’s episode of SmackDown, which featured host Zack Ryder dubbed “Zackdown.” The veteran grappler says he doesn’t “get” Long Island Iced-Z, but rather, finds the character to be uncool. “Maybe Im getting old? I dont get the whole zack ryder thing, actually it annoys me,” Carlito wrote. “I like zack though, he’s a good kid.” – WWE has recently registered the trademark “WWE Spotlight” as a name for a new television show. This was the title of one of theirRead More
- As seen on SmackDown last night, Ryback picked up a win over Curt Hawkins. It sounds like Hawkins and his partner Tyler Reks aren’t finished with Ryback after they commented on Twitter last night. Hawkins: “Well that meathead @Ryback22 clearly cheated tonight… Good news is I have an in with the SmackDown GM next week, we go way back.” Reks: “Think @TheCurtHawkins would be mad if he knew the coin we tossed for the match was rigged? No worries, we’re not done with @Ryback22 yet.” – The WWE crewsRead More

Posted On July 4, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

JBL Comments On Alberto Del Rio, Ryback’s Twitter Updated

- JBL wrote the following on Twitter after the segment with Alberto Del Rio and Sheamus on Tuesday’s live SmackDown: “Hey @wwe Next Alberto del Rio will be sitting backstage with Ron playing cards and drinking beer! #felony #theft #paymeroyalties” – While he still has no tweets, Ryback’s Twitter bio was recently updated with the following: “A mental machine and a psycho for success Ryback has arrived to do things nobody has ever dreamed possible. His life his rules there is no stopping Ryback…”Read More
- Tonight’s WWE Super SmackDown opens up with Primo, Epico, The Usos, Alicia Fox, Natalya, Yoshi Tatsu, Hunico, Camacho, Hornswoggle, Rosa Mendes, Kaitlyn, Tamina and some others are having a cookout. Teddy Long walks in and welcomes everyone to the Great American Bash. He’s got Eve Torres dressed in a name tag and he says she has volunteered to clean up the party. Teddy introduces the United States Champion Santino Marella. Santino goes to light the grill when Kane appears. Kane sets fire to the grill and everyone starts toRead More

Posted On June 30, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Impressed With Ryback, Tyson Kidd Ready For MITB, SSlam

- WWE officials have reportedly been impressed with Ryback’s crowd reactions at live events. Besides the Goldberg chants, the feeling is that the fans are starting to like Ryback and chant his “feed me more” lines. – As PWMania.com previously reported, Tyson Kidd qualified for the Money in the Bank on WWE SmackDown and wrote the following on Twitter: “Time to start that money in the bank style training. Biggest opportunity in my entire career. Let’s do this #workhorse” – WWE posted the following video to promote this year’s SummerSlamRead More
- WWE held a “be a STAR” anti-bullying rally at last night’s Brooklyn Cyclones baseball game from MCU Field. Lilian Garcia sang the National Anthem and Natalya threw out the first pitch. Zack Ryder and Mark Henry also appeared. WWE camera crews were there to film all four stars and some of the fans in attendance. All four stars also signed free autographs. – Chris Jericho vs. Kane vs. Daniel Bryan vs. CM Punk is being advertised for the WWE Supershow in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on July 8th. –Read More
- WWE began “DivaSummer” on GetGlue last night by giving out an AJ Lee sticker to fans who checked in to watch RAW. “DivaSummer” on GetGlue will end with SmackDown on August 17th. Stickers to be given out include Alicia Fox, Trish Stratus, Lilian Garcia, Kaitlyn, Kelly Kelly, Beth Phoenix, Tamina Snuka, Stacy Keibler, Layla, Aksana, Natalya and Eve Torres. – WWE actually spoiled Sid’s return on RAW last night, announcing that he was backstage several minutes before the segment with Heath Slater began. – Jim Ross wrote the followingRead More