The Rock Tag

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- John Cena was interviewed by Steven Muehlhausen of The Fight Club Chicago pro wrestling/MMA radio show at the Chicago Comic-Con last week. Cena was asked about the Rock’s return at The Royal Rumble to face whomever the WWE Champion is. “I think about Wrestlemania every single day, whether is for the WWE Championship or not,” Cena admitted. “I would like another shot to face The Rock.” – Former WWE Diva Ashley Massaro will host the debut of Pro Wrestling Syndicate’s all women’s wrestling promotion B.L.O.W. Wrestling on Thursday, OctoberRead More
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Mike Buda of SportstownChicago.com interviewed WWE Champion CM Punk while he was at the Chicago Comic-Con this past weekend. Punk talks about The Rock getting a WWE Title shot, changes in WWE and lots more. “I think it’s fantastic since he’s getting a title shot against me if I last that long,” Punk said about The Rock. “It’s nice to be vocally against somebody who’s just being handed things and then being the roadblock. Obviously, I was very vocal about Dwayne just marching in and getting to cherry-pick what daysRead More
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- As noted before, WWE released former Tough Enough competitor Ivelisse Vélez, who appeared in Florida Championship Wrestling as Sofia Cortez. Word coming out of developmental is that Ivelisse received rave reviews in the ring from some but she had an attitude problem. F4Wonline.com reports that sources say she thought she was better than what the trainers thought of her. Ivelisse had apparently made noise about how she should be working on WWE’s main roster. – Evan Bourne wrote on Twitter this weekend that it will be “a while” beforeRead More
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‘WRESTLEMANIA 28 – ROCK VS. CENA’ TO AIR ON NBC SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 AT 9 PM ET NEW YORK, NY – August 10, 2012 – For the fourth consecutive year, WWE® and NBC are joining forces to bring “WrestleMania” to network television. “WrestleMania 28 – Rock vs. Cena” will air on Saturday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC, allowing WWE fans to relive moments from the most watched “WrestleMania” of all time. The one-hour broadcast will take viewers inside the event as two of the most celebrated superstars,Read More
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- Earlier this year The Miz filmed a cameo for The Campaign, which stars Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis. Miz’s cameo was cut from the film, but you do see a glimpse of him standing in the background during a scene. – WWE is featuring an article looking at Brock Lesnar’s WWE Championship victory over The Rock at SummerSlam 2002 nearly 10 years ago. – Speaking of The Rock, his tweet regarding the death of Osama Bin Laden appeared in the latest episode of the HBO series The Newsroom, whenRead More
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Silver Vision has released the official trailer for WWE’s upcoming DVD and Blu-ray title Rock vs. Cena – Once in a Lifetime. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10cZ8edjBxw “In the week leading up to WrestleMania XXVIII, a one-hour documentary aired on NBC Universal in America called ‘Once In A Lifetime: The Rock vs. John Cena’. This DVD collection is an expanded version of that documentary – giving the full one-year story of the build up to this epic match – from the very first promo. “It also gives an insight into the preparation of bodyRead More
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- WWE sent out a breaking news text alert this evening announcing that Brock Lesnar is “in the building.” Shawn Michaels has also been written into the script for tonight’s show. – Former WWE Diva Maxine has been accepted into an acting school taught by Tony Savant. – We noted before that The Rock had arrived in London for filming on Fast 6. He is currently training for a few days and filming doesn’t begin for another two days. – WWE Superstar David Otunga did an interview with Muscle &Read More
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- WWE did an angle at Friday night’s RAW live event in Jacksonville, Florida where WWE Champion CM Punk had Justin Roberts change his ring introduction before his match against Daniel Bryan. Punk interrupted Roberts’ introductions and whispered something in his ear. Roberts then announced Punk as “now residing in Jacksonville, Florida.” – There’s a rumor that WWE may be bringing a tag team from developmental up to the main roster soon. Within WWE, there is still some interest in revamping the tag team division. – The Rock arrived inRead More
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- It’s been a week since CM Punk turned heel on The Rock and there’s been no reply from The Rock. Rock has tweeted and posted on Facebook since then but has not addressed the WWE Champion. Jim Ross tweeted the following about the situation: “@CMPunk has questions to answer on Raw according to some. I’m not 1 of them. Is Punk a villain? I think not. @TheRock isn’t complaining.” – Batista is giving fans an opportunity to come train with him at his gym in Tampa, Florida as heRead More
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- WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with his latest blog, here are the highlights: WWE NXT: NXT is an exciting new brand for WWE. The evolution of NXT is just getting started but the future is bright from my perspective. The TV shows are improving each taping session and will continue to do so if we all do our respective jobs. Working on WWE NXT: My work in talent development is enjoyable albeit challenging and it allows me to contribute to the future growth of WWE whichRead More
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Jim Ross updated his Q&A section on JrBarBq.com. Here are a few highlights. The differences with wrestling companies: Leadership, resources, infrastructure, networks, upper management. Who he would like to see face The Rock at the 2013 Royal Rumble: CM Punk. If MMA should be an Olympic sport: Personally, I’d love it. His personal dream match: Undertaker vs Lesnar for one. Rock vs HBK. Cena vs Austin. Rock vs Undertaker. Thoughts on the Undertaker and Kane reunion on Raw 1000th: Enjoyed the nostalgia…likely a one off deal I’m guessing. Thoughts onRead More
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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
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- As noted before, the 1,000th episode of WWE RAW did a 3.86 rating over three hours with an average of 6.04 million viewers – the most viewers ever for a three-hour show. They averaged a 4.03 rating and 6.31 million viewers over the final two hours. WWE’s advertising the 8pm start time worked for this show as they had 5.58 million viewers already tuned in for the start of the show. In the segment breakdown, DX’s reunion opened so strong that the second quarter gain with the end ofRead More
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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with his latest blog covering Monday’s 1,000th episode of RAW, here are a few highlights: Seeing The Rock: “Good to see The Rock as he made his rounds to say hello to everyone before preparing for what was obviously a busy and entertaining night. Rock committing to perform in the main event at the 2013 Royal Rumble obviously has Wrestlemania 29 implications or it would seem.” Catching up with Undertaker: “Ate lunch with the Undertaker and we essentially talked about one thing…theRead More
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Posted On July 24, 2012By George CushnieIn Columns

FATP: My state of the WWE address

Now that the “historic” 1,000th episode of Raw is behind us, I wanted to give my state of the WWE address. It’d be too easy to sit here and drink up the Kool-Aid that WWE gives us every week and say “it’s the best thing ever”, but the fact is that WWE is in need of a shake-up, even although they’re doing a lot of things right just now. The major champions (Punk & Sheamus) are being booked strongly and they’re in the middle of long title reigns, but forRead More
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Posted On July 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After WWE RAW 1000 Went Off The Air

Thanks to Joseph Daniel for sending in the following notes after Raw went off the air. After the WWE Raw 1000th episode went off the air tonight, The Big Show started attacking John Cena until The Rock made the save by delivering a Rock Bottom to Big Show, then John Cena followed up with an Attitude Adjustment. Afterwards, John Cena handed The Rock one of his armbands. The Rock then got on the mic and said Cena must be using head bands as arm bands because there is no wayRead More
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Posted On July 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Royal Rumble 2013 PPV Main Event Revealed

The Rock revealed on Monday’s 1000th episode of WWE RAW that whoever is the WWE Champion at the 2013 Royal Rumble pay-per-view will face The Rock that night with for the WWE Championship belt. WWE Royal Rumble 2013 takes place from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, January 27, 2013. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage and the latest news and spoilers leading to the pay-per-view here at PWMania.com.Read More
- The 1,000th episode of WWE RAW will take place tonight from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. RAW will be three-hours from here on out unless plans change. Advertised locally for the dark main event is John Cena vs. Big Show and John Laurinaitis. A ton of former stars are set to return tonight but the top Legends that WWE is advertising include Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Triple H and The Rock. We know that DX will be kicking off the show at 8pm EST. We also knowRead More
Promoting this coming Monday’s historic 1000th episode of Raw, Paul Levesque, also known as Triple H, addressed a number of topics including Randy Orton’s ongoing sixty-day suspension for his second violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program. Orton, who hails from St. Louis, Missouri, the site of Monday’s show, will be unable to appear due to the suspension. Though Levesque won’t divulge what Orton did wrong, he notes “The Legend Killer” will be back once the suspension concludes. “It is important to remember that all of our wrestlers are human butRead More