SummerSlam Tag

- Bill Goldberg, who last competed for WWE in 2004, reportedly contacted Brock Lesnar about returning to the sports entertainment organization to work an angle with him. Lesnar, however, only has two major dates left on his current contract; Triple H at SummerSlam and whoever his WrestleMania XXIX opponent will be. – USA Today has published an article on Magic Mike, which includes Kevin Nash playing a bodyguard for Tom Cruise’s character Stacee Jaxx. The legendary grappler says he’s in talks for a role in the next installment of TheRead More

Posted On June 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brock Lesnar Advertised For 1000th Edition Of WWE RAW

Local advertisements in the St. Louis area are promoting Brock Lesnar for the upcoming 1000th edition of WWE RAW from the Scottrade Center. The commercial stated that Lesnar would be in St. Louis and questioned, “but what part will he play?” As previously noted, Lesnar is being advertised for the August 13th edition of RAW, which is the onday before SummerSlam. He is currently not being advertised for any other shows prior.Read More

Posted On June 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Paul Heyman At RAW Tonight?, Brock Lesnar, Roughest Brawlers

- In tonight’s official WWE RAW preview, WWE are teasing that Paul Heyman will be at tonight’s show. They wrote, “Assuming Heyman’s recovered from his impromptu clobbering, what will he have to say to Triple H when the court, so to speak, reconvenes?” – As previously reported, Brock Lesnar is advertised to appear at the August 13th RAW from Dallas, Texas, which is the final RAW before SummerSlam. The arena is advertising, “Brock Lesnar and HHH ‘under the same roof’ in the last RAW TV before SummerSlam.” CM Punk vs.Read More

Posted On June 23, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Backstage News On John Cena & WWE Title, MITB & SummerSlam

As of this weekend, John Cena is not booked for a match at WWE’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view on July 15th. A source told The Wrestling Observer that they do not expect Cena to be added to the RAW Money in the Bank Ladder Match either. The latest word on Cena’s SummerSlam plans is that he will be going after WWE Champion CM Punk in the co-main event. WWE will reportedly be focusing on Cena-Punk and Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H as the SummerSlam main events this year. PlansRead More

Posted On June 22, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Early John Cena & CM Punk Plans For WWE SummerSlam Revealed

WWE is currently planning to have John Cena face CM Punk for the WWE Championship at SummerSlam on August 19. The plan is to build the show around Punk/Cena and Brock Lesnar/Triple H. WWE decided to go with Cena and Punk for the second year in a row because they do not want their biggest draw to be in the fourth most important match, meaning Lesnar/HHH, two world title matches and then the Cena match. Since Summerslam is one of the biggest PPVs of the year in the major televisionRead More
- Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus for the World Heavyweight Title will likely take place at the July 15th Money in the Bank pay-per-view. Like last year, there will be two Money in the Bank ladder matches on the card. Money in the Bank is a bit of a throw-away pay-per-view as they’re gearing more for SummerSlam in August with Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar headlining. – While WWE is advertising Brock Lesnar for the August 13th go-home RAW Supershow for SummerSlam, he will likely be back earlier than that,Read More
- Brock Lesnar is being advertised for RAW on August 13th, the Monday before SummerSlam. Lesnar is not currently advertised for any shows before that. – Despite being fired in WWE storylines this week, John Laurinaitis still remains listed for WWE live events throughout the summer. – Chris Jericho has been re-added for all upcoming WWE RAW tapings through SummerSlam. Jericho’s band Fozzy will be a part of the Rockstar Uproar Tour, which takes place from August 15th through September 30th. One of the tour dates is August 19th, whichRead More

Posted On June 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brock Lesnar’s Camp To Respond To Triple H On WWE RAW

WWE has announced that Brock Lesnar’s camp will respond to Triple H’s challenge to a match at this year’s SummerSlam pay-per-view event on tonight’s edition of Raw. “BREAKING NEWS: Tonight on Raw SuperShow (9/8 CT), Brock Lesnar’s camp will officially respond to Triple H’s challenge to a match at SummerSlam.” Note that the message only refers to Brock Lesnar’s “camp.” It does not specifically state that Lesnar or Paul Heyman will appear on the show.Read More

Posted On June 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Triple H Challenges Brock Lesnar To Match At WWE SummerSlam

During Triple H’s return to WWE television on Sunday’s WWE No Way Out pay-per-view, he officially challenged Brock Lesnar to a match at SummerSlam. If Lesnar and his “legal representative,” Paul Heyman, accept the challenge, they would have to drop their lawsuits against WWE and Triple H for breach of contract and assault and battery, respectively. “I’m really not a corporate guy,” the Game said. “I’m proposing we put all this legal crap behind us. We’re fighters, Brock, and I want to fight you. I want to fight you bad,Read More

Posted On June 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Post-SummerSlam RAW, Road Dogg Added, Santino & Hornswoggle

- The WWE Raw Supershow on Monday, August 20th, 2012 (the day after SummerSlam) will be held at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. – The Road Dogg has been added to the Alumni section of WWE.com. You can view his bio and profile at this link. – WWE U.S. Champion Santino Marella and Hornswoggle will be signing autographs at the Steiner Sports Store in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY this Saturday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Availability is limited. Advance purchase is suggested.Read More
Fueling rumors that WWE may part ways with Randy Orton as a result of his second violation of the Talent Wellness Program, former WWE talent Kenn Doane (a/k/a Kenny Dykstra) said on Twitter that he believes John Cena is among those within the sports entertainment organization lobbying for the SmackDown wrestler’s termination. Doane’s belief is based on Cena admitting to him in 2006 that he wanted Orton fired for his first Wellness Program infraction. “When I was there and Orton got suspended for the first time, Cena told me heRead More
Since the return of former multiple time WWE Champion Brock Lesnar, the wrestling world has been turned on its ear, and many wrestling fans have been speculating on what the WWE should do with Lesnar in terms of story-lines and booking. Lesnar has been off of WWE television the past few weeks due to an angle that involves WWE COO Triple H. Lesnar injured Triple H and then up and left the WWE because he claimed he wasn’t being treated fairly and that the company was reneging on conditions heRead More

Posted On June 7, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Backstage News On Randy Orton’s Suspension; Costs & More

People in WWE are being tight-lipped about the Randy Orton suspension. One source who did comment believes that Orton tested positive due to a tainted supplement. As noted before, the SuperLucha reports that Orton tested positive for Dianabol are not confirmed. SuperLuchas and PWInsider also reported a meeting between Orton and WWE officials to discuss his future last weekend. SuperLuchas named Vince McMahon, Kevin Dunn and Triple H as the officials who met with Orton. One source says that Dunn would not have been part of the meeting as it’sRead More
- A source within WWE says Vince McMahon is getting tired of scripting television at the last minute. The WWE Chairman regularly demands partial or full script re-writes on the day of Raw. A script for an episode of Raw last month was not completed until after the show went on the air. – Tuesday’s SmackDown taping emanated from ring announcer Lilian Garcia’s hometown of Columbia, South Carolina. She did interviews with local television stations outside the Colonial Life Arena while fans stood in line to enter the venue. RegardingRead More
– CM Punk is reportedly scheduled to wrestle Big Show at SummerSlam. The two previously faced off at the pay-per-view event in 2010, with Big Show defeating Punk, Joseph Mercury and Luke Gallows in a 3-on-1 Handicap Match. This year’s show takes place August 19 at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. — Two weeks after being involved in a multi-car accident in Las Vegas, Nevada, Rosa Mendes returns to managing Epico and Primo at tonight’s Raw live event in Alexandria, Louisiana. “Packing for 13 days on the road.Read More
While reports are that Chris Jericho will be finishing up with WWE soon, advertising indicates that he will be with the company through August’s SummerSlam pay-per-view. Jericho is currently advertised for RAW live events through the RAW Supershow on June 4th. He will then hit the road with Fozzy in the UK from June 6-10th and will host the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in London on June 11th. Based on advertising, Jericho will return to work with WWE on June 15th. He is advertised for WWE events from thenRead More
– Sin Cara competed in his first match of 2012 at Saturday’s WWE Supershow in Florence, South Carolina, defeating Hunico in the opening match. He had been sidelined since Survivor Series due to a patellar tendon rupture. — The following matches are advertised for WWE’s post-SummerSlam tour of Australia taking place August 30 through September 1: John Cena vs. Lord Tensai and John Laurinaitis, WWE Champion CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan and United States Champion Santino Marella vs. David Otunga. — Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the passing ofRead More

Posted On May 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Moving Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar From SummerSlam? Details

We noted earlier this week that WWE officials were “in a panic” over the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H storyline and were considering having the match take place at June’s No Way Out pay-per-view. In an update, they are considering it for No Way Out or July’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view. The match was originally planned for SummerSlam in August. Moving the match up would extend the time between Lesnar appearances on WWE TV this year since it’s believed they only have him for around 24 dates this yearRead More

Posted On May 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Orton vs. Lesnar Discussed, Big Show-Rhodes Feud, Matt Hardy

- While Randy Orton vs. Brock Lesnar was discussed for the SummerSlam pay-per-view at one point, WWE officials quickly moved on and started working on the Lesnar vs. Triple H program. – The feud between Big Show and Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes is expected to end at the No Way Out pay-per-view. – Matt Hardy will be touring California this weekend. Here’s his latest video hyping this weekend’s events on the West coast: (Partial source: F4Wonline.com)Read More
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