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CM Punk participated in a Q&A session at the at Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con event on Saturday. Here are some highlights. Retirement: Punk talked about retiring from wrestling. He said that he will be 34 in a few months and that is too old to be able to perform at a high level in professional wrestling. Punk said he won’t be another Triple H or Undertaker. Those two guys are currently older than 40 and still performing in the ring. Punk said when he does retire, he will leave theRead More
While Dolph Ziggler was promoting this Sunday’s SummerSlam pay-per-view in an interview with LA Times, Ziggler was asked if he would be cashing in his “Money in the Bank” contract at the event. “SummerSlam is a grand stage, and I will find a way to steal the show that night one way or another, but I am still brainstorming on the perfect time to cash in,” said Ziggler. “This is the biggest step thus far in my career, so it will be done right and be memorable!” Ziggler also revealedRead More
Tonight’s WWE RAW takes place from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Confirmed for tonight’s show is an appearance with Shawn Michaels as the hype for Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H at SummerSlam continues. Tonight’s show will open with WWE Champion CM Punk vs. Big Show in a non-title match. WWE will be bringing back the Social Media Ambassador gimmick tonight as MTV’s DJ Pauly D will play the role. The American Airlines Center is advertising John Cena vs. Big Show in a No DQ match as the mainRead More
WWE will be releasing a DVD about the nWo on Tuesday, November 6th of this year. The main feature of the release will be a documentary on the group’s history. WWE will release an Attitude Era DVD on Tuesday, November 20th of this year. Both releases are confirmed for Blu-ray also. Here’s the updated confirmed release dates for 2012: * Money in the Bank 2012 – August 14th * 50 Greatest Finishing Moves – August 21st * Superstar Collection: Randy Orton – September 4th * Superstar Collection: Kofi Kingston –Read More
- As Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was answering fan questions on Twitter Sunday afternoon, WWE Champion CM Punk tweeted a picture of a CM Punk action figure standing over a Johnson action figure that had been knocked out by the GTS. Johnson responded, “You knocked by delivering a GTS. I’ll answer by delivering the ass kicking of a lifetime. @WWE Championship #Rumble2013 #RockTalk.” Johnson announced at Raw 1,000 that he would face whoever the WWE Champion is at the Royal Rumble. A match between Johnson and Punk, however, may notRead More
- Booker T announced on last night’s SmackDown that Eve Torres will face Kaitlyn on next week’s show. The winner will win the right to be Booker’s new Assistant to the General Manager. – Titus O’Neil and Darren Young became the new #1 contenders to the WWE Tag Team Titles on last night’s SmackDown by defeating Primo and Epico. No word yet if they will get their title match at SummerSlam or if AW’s release will change anything. At last word, a three-way for the tag team titles with YoungRead More

Posted On August 11, 2012By StaffIn News

Chris Jericho vs. Dolph Ziggler Announced For WWE SummerSlam

Chris Jericho vs. Dolph Ziggler at SummerSlam was announced on Friday’s episode of SmackDown. Jericho was expected to work through SummerSlam before leaving to tour with his band Fozzy. WWE SummerSlam will take place Sunday, August 19, 2012 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. We’ll have live coverage here at More
- WWE announced Friday via Twitter that Shawn Michaels will appear on Monday’s episode of Raw, the final episode before SummerSlam. Brock Lesnar issued a threatening warning to HBK on Monday’s show that he would see him before SummerSlam. Michaels will be in Triple H’s corner when he faces Lesnar at the pay-per-view event. Triple H is also advertised to appear at Raw, which will take place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. – Former WWE Superstar Billy Gunn evaluated WWE developmental talent this week at Florida ChampionshipRead More
- has published a list counting down the top 20 Superstar summers of all-time based on a “single championship triumph, major upset or spontaneous decision.” The list is as follows: 20. The Nexus (2010), 19. Ultimate Warrior (1988), 18. John “Bradshaw” Layfield (2004), 17. John Cena (2006), 16. The Undertaker (1998), 15. Hulk Hogan (1989), 14. Kurt Angle (2003), 13. Mankind (1996), 12. Batista (2005), 11. Shawn Michaels (1996), 10. Triple H (2003), 9. Bret “Hit Man” Hart (1997), 8. Edge & Christian (2000), 7. “Stone Cold” Steve AustinRead More
- Former WWE Superstar Justin Credible jubilantly stated on Twitter Thursday that he was contacted by his former employer for work concerning the WWE Network. “I come home and see WWE on my call id. Things are really starting to look up,” Credible stated. “mark carrano called for work on wwe network. Im super exicited. it just makes me happy to be thought of and to be a part of the company on any capacity.” – Raw General Manager AJ Lee appeared on multiple radio programs Thursday to discuss SummerSlamRead More
- Monday on Raw, Shawn Michaels revealed he will be in Triple H’s corner when “The Game” faces Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam. Lesnar then issued a warning to HBK, telling him that he’d see him before SummerSlam. Michaels, however, is not advertised to appear on Raw—the final Raw before SummerSlam—by either WWE or host venue American Airlines Center. Michaels was asked on Twitter what he would say if Lesnar challenged him to a match following his bout with Triple H and responded, “What I tell everybody, No thanks, I’m retired.”Read More

Posted On August 9, 2012By StaffIn News

Randy Orton Says He Is Not Working At WWE SummerSlam

Following the completion of a 60-day suspension for his second violation of WWE’s Wellness Policy, Randy Orton is currently overseas with the SmackDown brand for this weekend’s tour of Asia. However, with less than two weeks until SummerSlam, the main event superstar says he won’t be wrestling on the show. Orton responded to fans Twitter on Thursday afternoon (Japan time), talking about the 12 1/2 hour flight, keeping in touch with his wife Samantha while away and more. When asked why he’s not featured on WWE’s promotional material hyping SummerSlam,Read More

Posted On August 9, 2012By StaffIn News

Backstage News On Wade Barrett’s Return To WWE Television & More

WWE will air the Wade Barrett vignettes on RAW and SmackDown until the SummerSlam pay-per-view is over. Barrett will then return to WWE TV. Barrett is currently on tour with the SmackDown brand in Japan. Barrett’s return to the ring was delayed several times. Originally, WWE officials wanted to bring him back at Money in the Bank, have him win a World Heavyweight Title shot and then either begin to chase for the title or actually capture it at SummerSlam. With that said, Barrett is in line for a runRead More
- Eric Perez, who briefly appeared on SmackDown in 2009 as Eric Escobar, is now a father of triplets. He announced on Facebook Tuesday from San Juan, Puerto Rico: “Today at 2:39pm Dylan Alexander Perez Concepcion, Derek Alexander Perez Concepcion and Christopher Alexander Perez Concepcion were born. all 3 babies are healthy and in great shape. Mom is sore and tired but she is doing great as well. Thank you for all the good wishes and prayers, i will keep u all posted.” – WWE’s booking committee are contemplating aRead More
- Chris Jericho, who plans to leave WWE following SummerSlam to tour with his heavy metal band Fozzy, will be committed though at least March 2013. The official Twitter feed of Fozzy announced Tuesday that the group will perform in Australia at music festival Soundwave, which takes place Saturday, February 23 through Monday, March 4. – Former WCW star Scotty Riggs addressed the whereabouts of noted valet Kimberly Page (a/k/a The Booty Babe, a/k/a The Booty Girl, a/k/a The Diamond Doll) via Twitter, writing, “She is living a normal lifeRead More

Posted On August 8, 2012By StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Updated Line-up For WWE SummerSlam (New Match)

Following weeks of build-up, Chris Jericho vs. Dolph Ziggler has been revealed for WWE SummerSlam. With that match confirmed, here’s the updated card for the show: Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H Shawn Michaels will be in Triple H’s corner WWE Championship Match CM Punk (c) vs. John Cena vs. Big Show World Heavyweight Title Match Sheamus (c) vs. Alberto Del Rio Chris Jericho vs. Dolph Ziggler Daniel Bryan vs. KaneRead More
Here is the updated card for WWE SummerSlam following this week’s episode of RAW. Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar Shawn Michaels will be in Triple H’s corner Triple Threat match for the WWE Championship CM Punk (c) vs. Big Show vs. John Cena World Heavyweight Championship Sheamus (c) vs. Alberto Del Rio Kane vs. Daniel Bryan WWE SummerSlam takes place on August 19th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.Read More
- AJ announced on this week’s episode of Raw that Daniel Bryan will face Kane at the SummerSlam pay-per-view. – Kelly Kelly returned to WWE Monday on Raw in a match against Eve Torres. Kelly Kelly has been off for the past couple months on approved time off where the company allowed her to take outside bookings. – WWE began airing return vignettes for Wade Barrett on this week’s Raw. Barrett, who hasn’t worked since February with a dislocated elbow injury, is advertised for this week’s Smackdown tour overseas. PWMania.comRead More
- Chris Jericho confirmed on his Twitter that he will not be present for WWE’s RAW live tour of Australia at the end of August. – The Great Khali was released from a hospital this week and is back home in Texas. He’s expected back with WWE by Survivor Series. – MTV’s Pauly D will be the DJ for WWE’s SummerSlam VIP kick-off party on August 16th at The Pool at The Beverly Hills Hotel. As usual, WWE will be doing a lot of events in the Hollywood area thatRead More