SummerSlam Tag

- WWE Hall of Famer Mike Tyson is backstage at tonight’s SummerSlam pay-per-view event at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. He has been in Los Angeles the past few days to promote THQ’s upcoming WWE ’13 video game, which features the legendary boxer as a playable wrestler. – At today’s SummerSlam Axxess event at the Nokia Plaza at L.A. LIVE, a fan brought a sign reading “BE A STAR” and featuring a printed screenshot of WWE chief Vince McMahon distorting his face in a backstage segment on RawRead More
- The official website of WWE Corporate has updated Stephanie McMahon’s bio and it is noted that as Executive Vice President of Creative, her duties have expanded to overseeing the creative development of all WWE print, digital and social media content, in addition to the writing process for television and pay-per-view programming. She is also listed as a member of the Board of Directors for the social media company, Tout, Inc., which WWE has invested in. Also, she is being referred again by her maiden name Stephanie McMahon, rather thanRead More
- Chris Jericho tweeted the following message to Dolph Ziggler. “At #Summerslam there’s gonna be no jokes. No insults. Only revenge Ziggler… No jokes. No feel good moments. Just retribution Ziggler. See ya at #Summerslam” – WWE’s Fan Nation finished in fourth place among the most watched original channels on You Tube this week, finishing behind The Warner Sound, SourceFed, and Motor Trend. – WWE returns to the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Friday, January 18th, 2013 at 7:30 PM. The first pre-sale begins tonight after SummerSlam.Read More
Vickie Guerrero was interviewed by The Los Angeles Times to promote SummerSlam. Here are some highlights: Q: How did you come up with the whole “Excuse me” line? Guerrero: I came up with “Excuse me” when I was doing a promo on stage and I forgot my lines, so all I could think of to say was “Excuse me.” And the more I said it, the more upset the crowd got with me. The next night I tried “Excuse me” again, and that’s how it started happening. Q: People loveRead More
- Next year’s WWE SummerSlam will once again take place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. There was a lot of talk at WWE headquarters on Friday that Madison Square Garden could host the event, but the ongoing renovations that prevented NYC from hosting the show this year will be continuing through next summer. – During an interview with Arda Ocal of theScore in Los Angeles, Wade Barrett revealed that he is not 100 percent. Barrett said he still needs a few more weeks to fully recover fromRead More
- WWE is plugging a Tout video from Brodus Clay where they say he is training for a SummerSlam match. The video shows Clay working out in Los Angeles and at the end, he just yells Sandow. We noted before that Clay vs. Damien Sandow was penciled in for SummerSlam but still hasn’t been officially announced. – There are just a handful of tickets left for Mick Foley’s post-SummerSlam comedy event in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Several WWE Superstars and Divas will be in attendance. Foley teased that someRead More
WWE is doing an injury angle with Shawn Michaels after Brock Lesnar attacked him on Monday’s RAW and they’re saying he won’t be in Triple H’s corner at SummerSlam. WWE’s website spoke with Shawn on Friday for a new storyline article to hype the SummerSlam main event. His recovery: “I’m not happy about what Brock Lesnar did to me, but life goes on. I have kids and a family, and things that have to get done. Thankfully, I’m left-handed and ambidextrous so I’m not slowed very much. The physical workRead More

Posted On August 18, 2012By StaffIn News

WWE Teasing That Chris Jericho Won’t Be 100% For SummerSlam Match

After attacks from Dolph Ziggler and Alberto Del Rio on last night’s WWE SmackDown, WWE has a new article up about Chris Jericho not being 100% for his SummerSlam match against Ziggler on Sunday. WWE wrote: “What is Jericho’s physical status after sustaining such extensive damage? How will it come into play at SummerSlam? If Jericho is at less than 100 percent, which is likely, he might not be able to overcome one of WWE’s most talented and most merciless rising stars. Can Jericho dig deep and win a “bigRead More
In celebration of SummerSlam, WWE Superstars, Divas and celebrities spread the be a STAR message at the SummerSlam VIP Kick-Off Party at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, California.Read More
- There was a lot of sympathy over AW getting fired last week but after his series of tweets and media interviews, nobody in the company is willing to go to bat for him anymore. – People within WWE still expect Charlie Sheen to work Sunday’s SummerSlam pay-per-view but nobody talking is aware of why he hasn’t been advertised in advance. – WWE NXT Diva Paige turns 20 years old today. – WWE is inviting fans to lip sync the lyrics to Kevin Rudolf’s “Don’t Give Up” – the themeRead More
- Following last night’s SummerSlam kickoff party in Beverly Hills, WWE talent will be taking part in various community service activities today, with wrestlers visiting hospitals in the Los Angeles area and anti-bullying rallies taking place at schools. Mark Henry and Alberto Del Rio will be visiting Watts, a part of South Los Angeles known to be a violence-prone and impoverished area. – WWE recently sent out a memo to fans asking for ideas for Classics On Demand in 2013. Since WWE won’t be launching the WWE Network until afterRead More
WWE uploaded a series of promo videos hyping Sunday’s Summerslam 2012 pay-per-view. The Awesome One asks Superstars and Divas for their predictions on his SummerSlam match with Rey Mysterio. Does The Miz have any support? Brock Lesnar sends a stern message to his SummerSlam opponent, Triple H. The Second City Saint” CM Punk has some choice words for new WWE Raw General Manager AJ Lee just days before defending his WWE Championship at SummerSlam. Does WWE Superstar John Cena have any respect for his SummerSlam opponent, WWE Champion CM Punk?Read More
- has announced that Kevin Rudolf will perform “Don’t Give Up,” SummerSlam 2012’s official theme song, live on pay-per-view this Sunday. – SmackDown ring announcer Lilian Garcia talked exclusively to about her top red carpet and beauty tips. The WWE Diva says it takes a lot of work to look good. “The first thing is the dress… then the day of, you know, just the curlers and the hair and the make-up,” Garcia says, also noting tanning. She says “It’s a process!” – has released a pollRead More
Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Here are some highlights. On former NFL talent signed to WWE: A couple of the new, former NFL linemen that WWE has signed to begin training have lost well over 100, perhaps closer to 200 combined pounds to get in better condition and to be able to present themselves better on TV. WWE Tryout Camp: WWE will conduct a closed, invitation only try out camp next Monday-Wednesday in the Los Angeles area that I’m anxious to attend. TheRead More
Kevin Nash
Speaking to Steven Muehlhausen of The Fight Club Chicago at last week’s Chicago Comic Con, Kevin Nash addressed his controversial remarks stating that the professional wrestling industry died at WrestleMania XX when the pay-per-view event concluded with “Vanilla Midgets” Chris Benoit and Eddie Guerrero—small-statured, gifted technical wrestlers that lacked big in-ring personalities but were beloved by fans—reigning atop as world champions. “(People getting mad) at something I said ten years ago, yeah okay. It’s great that it’s still relevant ten years later. I guess I’m not allowed to haveRead More

Posted On August 14, 2012By StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For 8/17

WWE taped this week’s edition of SmackDown from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Here are full results. Dark Match * Alex Riley defeated Jinder Mahal WWE SmackDown (Airing Friday, August 17, 2012) A recap of last week and the beat down on Shemaeus by Alberto Del Rio opens SmackDown. Del Rio is out to start the show and is demanding that he get his championship match back at SummerSlam. Booker T is out to confront Del Rio. Booker T says that a man does not dress goons upRead More
- While WWE has not confirmed Charlie Sheen for SummerSlam, there’s a feeling backstage that Sheen still may do some kind of angle on Sunday in Los Angeles, especially after the Anger Management references continued this week. The downside to Sheen doing an angle at SummerSlam is WWE missed out on the pre-PPV publicity. – WWE will be hiding two free SummerSlam tickets in Los Angeles this Friday. The WWE Twitter and Tout accounts will be giving away the clues to find the tickets. WWE will begin giving out cluesRead 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— 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
- Two matches were taped Monday night in Dallas, Texas for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars: * Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso vs. Johnny Curtis and Michael McGillicutty * Alex Riley vs. Drew McIntyre According to a fan account, Curtis debuted a new look in his match. No dark match was held before the taping. – As fans lined up outside the American Airlines Center for Raw, a WWE crew member said Daniel Bryan would debut a new T-Shirt this Sunday at SummerSlam. He surveyed fans on four shirtRead More