- WWE sent out the following survey to fans regarding a potential Saturday morning TV show: “Imagine a weekly, half hour WWE television show on Saturday mornings that included highlights of the best action and funniest moments from recent WWE events and from the past. The show would feature fun segments with WWE Superstars both in the ring and behind the scenes to give viewers a chance to get to know them even better. Every episode would also include one action-packed match featuring different WWE Superstars each week. Based onRead More
- George Barrios mentioned in today’s WWE quarterly conference call that the company are using the cost method to account for their investment in Tout. Typically if a company is using the cost method, it implies ownership of twenty percent or less. – The pre-sale code for the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view is ATLANTA. The PPV takes place from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA. Local advertisements are promoting both the WWE and World Heavyweight Championship to be defended inside the cell this year. The pre-sale for the showRead More
- The Undertaker appeared at a Florida Championship Wrestling event in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday and when a fan noted that like him, he attends WrestleMania every year, the WWE Superstar responded, “Well, don’t make any plans for April…” The fan was in disbelief over his comment. The Deadman added, “We’ll see what happens.” – As previously mentioned, Val Venis is the latest addition to the Alumni section on WWE.com, which also acknowledges the character’s controversial antics: “Rude, lewd, and highly outrageous, Val Venis shocked network censors and WWE fansRead More
Hey everybody, Geddy Cahoon here with another edition of The Cahoon Run Down. Upon waking up today, I totally forgot that it was Thursday and thus, hadn’t realized that I had an article to write. Thus, I had absolutely no plan regarding what to write and etc. I really didn’t want to do another “Random Thoughts” (Even though there were some things I forgot to mention in the last one) but nothing immediately sprang to mind to write a full article about either. Then, a Facebook commenter came to theRead More
Vince McMahon and George Barrios hosted a conference call with investors on Thursday morning. Here are a few highlights. * WWE has spent $5-million on production of ‘Legend’s House.’ * Vince McMahon said the writing has gotten much better and presenting the shows in a PG manner. * The Tout app was downloaded over 30,000 times after the airing of WWE Raw. * Vince said they may have gone too far to ‘G’ rather than ‘PG’ in the past. * “No Holds Barred” starring Hulk Hogan, which cost less thanRead More
- William Regal went over some tips for becoming a professional wrestler on his Twitter account. Here is an excerpt. To make it in the WWE you have to be very adaptable and willing to make any character or opportunity work.Heres some very good advise.Make a list of the worst possible situations and character traits you be asked to do.Now make up a character and promos involving those traits and work on perfecting that character and promo(on your own otherwise you’ll get locked up).Make those things second nature.Now you’ve takenRead More
- There has been a lot of talk about how the entire WWE developmental system has improved since Triple H took things over from John Laurinaitis. Vince McMahon is keeping his hands off developmental, which is why they are attempting to turn it into something like a sports franchise training system with Triple H hiring ex-professional athletes to work in talent relations. – The WWE NXT tapings at Full Sail University are running more and more smoothly. Shows have been very wrestling-heavy, going about 3 hours. While Triple H isn’tRead More
- Reports from RAW 1000 was that The Rock came in and was friendly with everyone that he knew, shook hands all around and didn’t disappear right away as he had in previous appearances when people criticized him. In the recent past, there were shows where Rock had a tight schedule, arrived late for RAW and went into isolation to prepare for whatever he was doing that night. – After reporting to WWE developmental earlier this summer, Lance Storm student Tenille Tayla made her in-ring debut for FCW this pastRead More
- Since Randy Orton has returned, WWE Champion CM Punk will be moving back to the RAW live event tours. Following SummerSlam, top stars for each tour are John Cena, CM Punk, Big Show, Rey Mysterio and Daniel Bryan on the RAW shows and Sheamus, Randy Orton, Alberto Del Rio, Dolph Ziggler, Christian, Cody Rhodes and Sin Cara on the SmackDown shows. However, when it comes to TV, Mysterio will still be on the blue brand. Triple H will continue to be pushed with Sheamus and Orton as the topRead More
- The latest information released by WWE indicates that WrestleMania 28 is now back up to the estimated 1,216,000 worldwide pay-per-view buys. This is up from the 1,114,000 buys that the show was listed doing as of one month ago. The new number breaks down to 713,000 domestic buys and 503,000 international buys. We should know more after today’s earnings call. – Former WWE star Marty Jannetty is said to be in really bad shape these days. Jannetty worked an independent show in Orlando on July 28th against Steve CorinoRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new blog over on jrsbarbq.com. Here are some highlights: – Is @CMPunk now a wrestling villain? Depends on who you ask and what side of the aisle one sits. Punk made a great deal of sense on several points he addressed when speaking on Raw Monday night. However, I do see the talented wrestler traveling in the direction of the ‘badlands’ or so it seems. Nice reason to stay tuned. – Do I consider being on NXT a demotion? HeckRead More
As of last week, the plan was not for Charlie Sheen to wrestle Daniel Bryan at WWE SummerSlam, but for the two to build to an angle at the pay-per-view. The idea is to use Sheen to get pay-per-view buys and media attention. One person in WWE expects their first angle together to happen at SummerSlam, indicating that there may be more planned with Sheen in the next few months. (Source: F4WOnline)Read More

Posted On August 2, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

Thunder’s Top Summerslam Matches Part 3

Welcome to part three of my top Summerslam matches! This year’s show is starting to take shape, and the WWE Title match has now been set. CM Punk will be defending the WWE Title against Big Show and John Cena in a triple threat match, and I can see the chemistry that Punk has with both men making this match something special. As for the past, I’ve listed the matches from part one and two first before looking at 30-21. Enjoy! 50. 1994 – Undertaker vs Undertaker 49. 2008 –Read More
- Steve Keirn, President of WWE developmental promotion Florida Championship Wrestling, announced at Wednesday’s FCW live event in Tampa, Florida that The Undertaker and Michelle McCool were expecting their first child. “The Deadman” was at the event for an autograph signing. The Undertaker has been romantically linked to former WWE Diva Michelle McCool since 2007, whom he married on June 26, 2010, in Houston, Texas. Before Wednesday, their relationship had never been publicly acknowledged by WWE. – Cryme Tyme founder and former WWE Superstar Shad Gaspard appears on The ExesRead More
The official WWE website announced Monday that John Laurinaitis had resigned from his position as Senior Vice President of Talent Operations, effectively immediately. He will, however, remain with the company as a producer assisting talent with their matches. His resignation is legitimate and not part of any storyline. According to WWE sources, Laurinaitis had mentioned how exhausted he was with his workload, which consisted of office duties in Stamford, Connecticut and traveling to numerous events as a performer. The writing, however, was on the wall since he was quietly removedRead More
- Kelly Kelly returns to the WWE ring next week after being granted time off the road in late May. She is scheduled to appear on the SmackDown brand’s tour of Japan beginning August 9 and will be returning full-time. Kelly, who had been on the road on a weekly basis since joining WWE in 2006, was reportedly granted a break to spend time with her family and boyfriend. She last competed on television on the May 21 Raw SuperShow, losing to Beth Phoenix. – MVP was among the WWERead More
Chris Jericho revealed during an interview with IconVision that he will be finishing up his WWE commitments on August 14th, days before WWE SummerSlam, to go on tour and promote his new album, “Sin and Bones.” Jericho said he would be doing Fozzy full-time through the tour and album cycle. “Yeah, it has been since ‘Chasing The Grail’ came out in 2010,” said Jericho. “That was the point when we decided that we had something really special here and we could really do something with this and it became timeRead More
- WWE’s website has a new article and poll up asking fans, who is Mr. SummerSlam? The options are Shawn Michaels, Mick Foley, Edge, Bret Hart, The Undertaker and Triple H. WWE’s editors voted and named Edge as Mr. SummerSlam. – Mick Foley wrote on Twitter that he believes former TNA Knockout Velvet Sky would be a valuable addition to WWE’s Divas roster. Foley added that he hopes WWE picks her up. – WWE has now confirmed the World Heavyweight Title match at SummerSlam between Alberto Del Rio and Sheamus.Read More
WWE will be releasing a Collector’s Edition of the 2003 DVD, “Brock Lesnar: Here Comes the Pain.” The three-disc DVD and two-disc Blu-ray will be released in North America on October 30th. Some of the matches on the release will be from Brock’s first run in WWE plus some of his OVW matches against John Cena and Batista. The set will also include interviews since Brock has returned to WWE this year. Brock’s Extreme Rules match against Cena will be a Blu-ray exclusive. The 3-Disc DVD and 2-Disc Blu-Ray willRead More