SummerSlam Tag

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According to TMZ.com, Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst was not escorted out of the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California, the venue for WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view event Sunday night, by security personnel after flipping the bird while being shown live on camera prior to the main event match-up between Brock Lesnar and Triple H. Rather, he left the main arena to apologize to WWE producers for his action. A WWE spokesman tells TMZ, “The reports are 100% FALSE. The “Limp Bizkit” frontman didn’t get the boot, he just felt soRead 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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Joey Styles just tweeted the following message: “BREAKING NEWS: HERE COMES THE PAIN! Triple H’s arm broken following #SummerSlam match against Brock Lesnar via @wwe” WWE played up the injury angle, stating on their website: “It has also been released that The King of Kings broke his left arm in the same place that he did when Brock attacked him of the April 30 episode of Raw, an assault that lit the fuse on their tremendous rivalry. Although Triple H had initially refused medical attention last night, an examination thisRead 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’s Executive Vice President of Television Production Kevin Dunn reportedly “blew a gasket” during SummerSlam when Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit fame flipped the camera off. Some fans are reporting that their pay-per-view feeds were on a delay as Durst’s middle finger was digitized. – WWE and the Save Mart Center in Fresno are doing a promo for tonight’s RAW where the first 1,000 cars to arrive get free parking and the first 1,000 fans in get $10 gift cards towards WWE merchandise. – One WWE Superstar who wasRead More
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- For those wondering, the finish that happened in the Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus match at SummerSlam was indeed the planned finish all along. This was done to set up the World Heavyweight Title Match for September’s Night of Champions pay-per-view. – William Regal ended up getting on stage with Mick Foley at Foley’s post-SummerSlam comedy event in Hollywood last night. We’re looking for full reports from fans who attended. – Former WWE Diva Terri Poch turns 48 years old today. (Partial source: PWInsider)Read More
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- We noted before that The Rock vs. John Cena II is a strong possibility for WrestleMania 29 next year. Word is that Vince McMahon is the main one who wants the rematch to take place. – Antonio Cesaro vs. Santino Marella for the United States Title was originally considered for the SummerSlam main card but was moved to the pre-show to help bring viewers to the YouTube channel. WWE is looking to build Cesaro up longterm. – Other celebrities in attendance for SummerSlam were LA Angels pitcher CJ WilsonRead More
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Tonight’s WWE RAW takes place from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California with the fallout from SummerSlam. As previously mentioned, WWE is advertising both Brock Lesnar and Triple H for tonight’s show. Advertised locally is John Cena vs. Big Show in a No DQ Match. Confirmed for tonight’s show is an appearance by Chris Jericho and Khloe Kardashian at the Social Media Ambassador. Also, Shawn Michaels is teasing that he will be making an appearance live via satellite. Tonight’s show will kick off at 8pm EST with Paul HeymanRead More
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- At one point, there was apparently talk of putting Randy Orton into the Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio match at SummerSlam but the idea was nixed. The feeling was that they didn’t need to beef up the World Heavyweight Title match because it wasn’t a main part of the show. Orton will likely be taking a bit of time off in less than 1 month to begin filming 12 Rounds: Reloaded. – The official WWE website spoke with John Cena after failing to capture the WWE Title at SummerSlam.Read More
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- Regarding Charlie Sheen not working SummerSlam, word is that WWE is still open to doing business with him but now they’re looking at having him back for WrestleMania 29 in 2013. WWE wanted Sheen for SummerSlam but the deal just couldn’t come together in time. – Former WWE Diva Maryse will be doing commentary for the women’s match and the main event match at the FWE event on October 5th in Brooklyn, NY. – As we posted over the weekend, WWE Legend The Iron Sheik recently spoke to WWE’sRead More
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- Some of the WWE terms trending on Twitter during SummerSlam were Antonio Cesaro, Scott Armstrong, Intercontinental Title, Zig Zag, Walls of Jericho, Justin Roberts, Michael Cole, Kevin Rudolf, Triple H, Stephanie McMahon, Brock Lesnar and WrestleMania, among others. – Chris Jericho had a rough time making it to SummerSlam on Sunday. Following a Fozzy gig on Saturday night in Little Rock, Arkansas, Jericho’s flight to Los Angeles was canceled. Jericho ended up driving to Memphis, Tennessee from Little Rock and then catching a flight to Los Angeles in timeRead More
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- Steve Austin was backstage at SummerSlam. Austin is apparently still limping from his recent surgery as he joked on Twitter that he wouldn’t be doing a limp-in or a run-in on the pay-per-view. – Evan Bourne continues to do weight training and physical therapy, preparing for his return to the ring. He wrote on Twitter Sunday: “Today marks 5 months since I wrecked my foot. It’s a long road to recovery but worth it. I can’t wait to get back in the squared circle!” – Former WCW partners RavenRead More
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- Add Diamond Dallas Page to the list of names who was at SummerSlam. Page attended Mick Foley’s post-SummerSlam comedy event with William Regal, Jim Ross and others. – Titus O’Neil and Darren Young spoke to WWE.com after losing to Kofi Kingston and R-Truth at SummerSlam. The Prime Time Players vowed to regroup and become the next WWE Tag Team Champions. – WWE posted the following video with highlights from SummerSlam Fan Axxess:Read More
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- Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst was apparently escorted out of the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California, the venue for WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view event Sunday night, by security personnel after flipping the bird while being shown live on camera prior to the main event match-up between Brock Lesnar and Triple H. Durst, however, is denying rumors that he was kicked out of the venue. He wrote on Twitter, “I was leaving to beat the traffic! Haha, security escorting me out?? WWE is family. hahaha. Is this really a rumor?Read More
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- Rosa Mendes returned at SummerSlam as she was among the WWE Divas joining in multi-platinum recording artist Kevin Rudolf’s performance of the pay-per-view theme song, “Don’t Give Up,” live at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. Following a flight from Las Vegas, Nevada to San Antonio, Texas on August 5, Mendes, whose real name is Milena Roucka, contacted the San Antonio Police Department to file battery charges against boyfriend and former WWE talent Steven Slocum for an apparent domestic issue that took place prior to her flight. Police onRead More
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- Bret Hart praised WWE Champion CM Punk for his performance at Sunday’s SummerSlam pay-per-view. He wrote on his Twitter, “@CMPunk Much respect to you.” Punk replied, “Just following your lead.” – CNN host Piers Morgan tweeted a photo of himself backstage at SummerSlam with Brock Lesnar. He also posted several photos from ringside at event on his Twitter. – Following his loss to Chris Jericho at SummerSlam tonight, Dolph Ziggler posted a Tout demanding a rematch. “Congratulations Chris, you finally won the big one,” Ziggler said. “I say itRead More
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- Shawn Michaels reacted to Brock Lesnar defeating Triple H at SummerSlam on Twitter, writing, “What can be said…what a match, what brutality. Neither guy is gonna be the same after that one. Gotta give Hunter a call!!!” – Shawn Michaels also noted on Twitter that he spoke to Triple H following his match with Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam. Michaels hinted at Triple H calling it quits, writing, “Just talked to Hunter…lets just say, I completely understand whats going through his head. We’ll just have to wait and see… IRead 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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- CM Punk’s WWE Championship victory over John Cena and Big Show Sunday at SummerSlam extended two pay-per-view streaks. His win marked as his ninth consecutive successful title defense on pay-per-view. However, despite his reign atop WWE, it was the eighth consecutive pay-per-view in which he did not defend the title in the main event. – WWE Universe members didn’t waste any time in chanting “Kobe Bryant” during the WWE Tag Team Championship Match between Kofi Kingston, R-Truth and The Prime Time Players at SummerSlam in response to The Players’Read More