Extreme Rules Tag

– Former TNA X Division Champion Jay Lethal is returning to Ring of Honor for the first time since 2008. The organization issued a press release today to announce that he will appear on the Best in the World online pay-per-view on June 26. — The Huffington Post posted an article regarding John Cena announcing to the Extreme Rules audience that U.S. troops “captured and compromised” Osama bin Laden. — An image of The Undertaker giving the Tombstone piledriver to Triple H is featured on the cover of the latestRead More
Jim Ross posted a blog entry today on his official website, www.jrsbarbq.com. Highlights are as follows: His health following Extreme Rules: “Very sore today. Broken right hand is hurting. Iced it before going to bed to reduce swelling. Certainly not using the hand as an excuse for losing because I pretty much forgot about it once the ‘match’ started. Bowling shoe ugly bout w/o question. Did the best we could w/ 2 non wrestlers in a tag match.” Michelle McCool’s departure from WWE: “Sorry to see Michelle McCool leave WWE.Read More
– The ongoing Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler program is slated to continue through at least WWE Over the Limit, which takes place May 22, 2011 at the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington. A singles match between both personalities is expected to occur. — Jim Ross said on Twitter following last night’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view that a leather strap had to be attached to his wrist due to his broken hand; he couldn’t make a fist or grip the strap. The injury occurred last Monday on Raw when Cole’s tooth madeRead More
– Brodus Clay suffered a severe gash on his head last night at Extreme Rules after being drove into a ladder by Christian. A great deal of blood gushed from his wound and it is said that he may have suffered a concussion. Jim Ross wrote the following on Twitter regarding Clay: “Brodus Clay’s a tough monster. Had staples put in his head but wants to compete now! This kid can be a star. Congrats Christian. Overdue.” — WWE returns to the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson, Mississippi on August 26,Read More
Michelle McCool is gone from WWE after losing a Loser Leaves WWE Match to Layla last night at Extreme Rules. The wrestler formerly known as Awesome Kong made her WWE television debut immediately following McCool’s defeat and laid out the multi-time champion with an Implant Buster. In an indication as to why she’s leaving WWE, McCool revealed to WWE.com that she’s endured a slew of injuries the past two months. “My foot has been injured for two months now, broken toe, torn joint capsules, torn MCL. I took a goodRead More
Following tonight’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view broadcast, John Cena announced that during the event, U.S. troops “captured and compromised” Osama bin Laden. His announcement drew a massive ovation from the audience. The new WWE Champion gave a speech about American pride while fans chanted “U-S-A.” He posed with fans while ring announcer Justin Roberts thanked the audience for attending Extreme Rules. Cena then went on Twitter to comment on the news. He wrote, “CeNation. Proud day in the war on terror. Many brave soliders made the ultimate sacrifice in hopes ofRead More
– Jim Ross confirmed on his Twitter account that he broke his hand during his match against Michael Cole last Monday on Raw. The injury occurred due to Cole’s tooth making contact with the bone of J.R.’s fist. Ross wrote, “Just confirmed by WWE doctors… @JRsBBQ is going to be competing with a broken right hand tonight at @WWE Extreme Rules.” As Ross brawled with Jack Swagger, Cole snuck up on the Hall of Famer and rolled him up for the win. — It was reported earlier that NXT SeasonRead More

Posted On May 2, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Three Title Changes Take Place At WWE Extreme Rules

John Cena is a 10-time World Champion after defeating The Miz and John Morrison in a Steel Cage Match tonight at Extreme Rules. The match concluded with The Miz teased the Skullcrushing Finale, which was countered by Cena using an Attitude Adjustment from the top rope. Cena made the cover to become the new WWE champion. Earlier in the evening, Christian beat Alberto Del Rio in a Ladder Match to capture his first-ever World Heavyweight Championship. The 21-minute contest concluded following interference from Edge, who made an unadvertised appearance toRead More
– WWE has released a preview trailer for The Very Best Of WCW Monday Nitro DVD highlighting Diamond Dallas Page losing the World Heavyweight Championship and winning it back on the same night. To view it, click here. The Very Best Of WCW Monday Nitro is scheduled for released on June 7. — NXT Season 3 contestant Jamie Keyes stated on Twitter that she is going to tonight’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view. She was released from her WWE contract shortly after her elimination from NXT in October. — Former WCW NitroRead More
WWE’s third annual Extreme Rules pay-per-view event takes place tonight at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Florida. There are currently six matches scheduled for the event. WWE Championship Triple Threat Steel Cage Match The Miz (c) vs. John Cena vs. John Morrison World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio Last Standing Man Match Randy Orton vs. CM Punk Country Whipping Match Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross vs. Jack Swagger and Michael Cole Falls Count Anywhere Match Rey Mysterio vs. Cody Rhodes Loser Leaves WWE MatchRead More
A match between Michelle McCool and Layla that airs on tonight’s episode of SmackDown ends in a no contest due to incessant brawling between the former tag team partners. They are eventually separated by officials. Layla then grabs the microphone and tells McCool she’s sick of her. She challenges her to a match at Extreme Rules, with no disqualification and no count out. McCool says she will only accept the challenge if it’s a Loser Leaves SmackDown Match since she no longer has any use for her. Though McCool announcedRead More

Posted On April 28, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Match Discussed For Extreme Rules, WWE Signs Jon Moxley

– WWE has discussed adding a United States Championship Match between Sheamus and Kofi Kingston to this Sunday’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view. — Jim Ross, who suffered a hand injury on Raw, adamantly stated on Twitter today that he will be ready for his scheduled tag team match at Extreme Rules. — Jon Moxley of Dragon Gate USA signed a developmental contact with WWE this week. He will report to Florida Championship Wrestling next week. — Alex Riley celebrates his 30th birthday today. See Alex Riley’s mug shot -> source: PWInsider.comRead More
– Current plans call for Jim Ross to remain on WWE programming throughout the duration of Michael Cole’s ongoing storyline. His segments have performed strong quarter-hour numbers, which could factor into the company’s decision to keep him on television. Also note, there are no plans for Ross to permanently return to announcing. — Advance ticket sales for Sunday’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view event in Tampa, Florida and the next day’s Raw taping in Miami are said to be slow. — The pre-sale code for the June 27 Monday Night Raw tapingRead More

Posted On April 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest On WWE Extreme Rules & SummerSlam Main Events

Credit: F4WOnline.com According to Bryan Alvarez, Alberto Del Rio vs. John Cena is currently planned for Summerslam, with either the World Heavyweight Title or the WWE Title on the line. When WWE first booked Extreme Rules, they weren’t planning on having the Draft first. Alberto Del Rio has been planned to win the World Title at the PPV, and then he would have moved to RAW in the June Draft with The Miz keeping the WWE Title at Extreme Rules and taking the belt to Smackdown in June. With theRead More
– The April 22 episode of WWE SmackDown on Syfy scored a 1.87 cable rating, down nine percent from 2.05 the previous week. The two-hour program averaged 2.8 million viewers, which is down six percent from April 15 and down fifteen percent from April 8. The overall rating was the lowest since February 11 and the second-lowest of 2011. — The Smackdown live event on September 10 in Halifax, Nova Scotia will be held at the Halifax Forum. A Raw live event taking place the same day in London, OntarioRead More
– Michael Cole had his Extreme Rules tag team partner, Jack Swagger, join him as a woman, who looked vaguely like the Queen of England, enter the ring and knight him on this week’s episode of Raw. The entire segment was cut from the encore telecast on Sky Sports in the UK, as well as most references to it. This was not the only segment cut from the replay as R-Truth smoking a cigarette was also edited out. — Donald Moore (a/k/a Dr. Cable Jones), who was released from hisRead More

Posted On April 19, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Confiscating Zack Ryder Signs, WWE Draft News, Maxine

– WWE ordered O2 Arena security to confiscate all signs from fans relating to Zack Ryder at yesterday’s Monday Night Raw taping at in London, England. The Raw Superstar has been encouraging fans to bring Ryder related signs to WWE events, such as “Broski of the Week.” He often goes on Twitter acknowledging Ryder signs shown on television. He asked for an image of the “Zack Ryder = Ratings” sign that briefly appeared on Raw. That too was confiscated. Ryder was backstage at last night’s show, but was not used.Read More
– WWE announced Tuesday morning via Joey Styles that Randy Orton will face CM Punk in a Last Man Standing Match Sunday at Extreme Rules. Orton cleanly defeated Punk in a fifteen minute match last night on Raw. It was a re-match from their bout at WrestleMania, which was also won by Orton. — After R-Truth mercilessly attacked John Morrison last night on Raw, the WWE Superstar grabbed cigarettes from an audience member and blew smoke in Morrison’s face. Earlier, The Shaman of Sexy derided his former tag team partnerRead More

Posted On April 18, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Big Change To Top Match At Extreme Rules (Updated Card)

On Monday afternoon’s WWE RAW tapings from London, England, John Morrison challenged R-Truth to put his WWE title shot on the line at Extreme Rules in the triple threat match with John Cena and The Miz. R-Truth accepted and Morrison won, winning Truth’s place in the match at Extreme Rules. Later in the show, WWE champion The Miz announced that his match at Extreme Rules against John Cena and John Morrison will now be held inside a steel cage. With that match now set, here is the updated card forRead More