WWE News Tag

tensai
- WWE issued the following statement in regards to the controversial Tout video that was posted earlier today by Tensai. “While in character, Lord Tensai (Matt Bloom) clearly took his storyline too far and he will be reprimanded for his inappropriate comments.” Here is the video which was removed from Tout: http://youtu.be/tmRsle4O11I – Friday’s episode of Smackdown scored a 1.92 rating. The show reached 2.834 million viewers, according to TV By The Numbers. The show was down from the previous Friday’s episode, which garnered a 2.04 rating with 2.964 millionRead More
jim-ross
Jim Ross has posted a new blog on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights. If he misses broadcasting Raw: When people ask me if I miss broadcasting Raw I always answer yes and being live, live is one of the reasons why. It certainly isn’t the travel and TSA Security that I miss interacting with on a regular basis but I do miss the excitement and unpredictability of broadcasting LIVE TV. I’m not saying that I enjoy a good fire occasionally but the overall unpredictability of Monday Night Raw has alwaysRead More
randy-orton-2
Randy Orton returned to action Monday night on Raw after serving a 60-day suspension for his second violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program. Heath Slater called out any current WWE Superstar in the back to answer his challenge and The Viper responded by pummeling The One-Man Band all over the ring. After blasting Slater with a powerslam and a DDT off the second rope, Orton nailed him with the RKO to gain the pinfall victory. WWE.com spoke to The Legend Killer after defeating The One-Man Band. “I gotta say, IRead More
aj-lee
In the latest edition of “Backstage Fallout,” new Raw General Manager AJ Lee lets the WWE Universe in on putting her ex-fiancé, Daniel Bryan, in his place. Plus, what are CM Punk’s thoughts on his looming WWE Title defense against both John Cena and Big Show at SummerSlam?Read More
vince-linda-mcmahon
The Greenwich Time reported today that Vince and Linda McMahon are down $500 million due to the drop of the company’s stock price. The stock price was $18.64 a share in 2010. At the current $7.86 a share, the value of their 46 million shares has dropped to a little over $360 million, down from almost $860 million. Critics feel that the McMahons care more about winning a Senate seat than they do about their shareholders with Linda giving up her position as WWE CEO to run for US SenateRead More
raw-fire
- There are two possible scenarios as to how the fire may have been started at this week’s WWE Raw event. The first scenario is that one of the pyros discharged accidentally while the other scenario is the pyro was set too closely to the side panels during testing. PWMania.com has uploaded photos from the incident prior to RAW going live on air which you can view at this link. – The four workers who played the white coats and escorted Daniel Bryan backstage at Raw last night were JaminRead More
shawn-michaels
Next week’s WWE RAW takes place from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas and is being billed as “HBK Appreciation Night.” Advertised to appear are Shawn Michaels, Triple H and Brock Lesnar, among the regulars. There was some head scratching at RAW last night as WWE did not announce anything for next week’s RAW. One would think that WWE would at least advertise a Lesnar appearance in advance. This is not confirmed yet but speculation is that the festivities for Shawn Michaels may just be for the local crowdRead More
charlie-sheen
- Speculation at RAW last night was that Charlie Sheen will be working with Kane for a SummerSlam encounter against Daniel Bryan. A Kane vs. Bryan singles match with Sheen in Kane’s corner or something like that is rumored. – Many in WWE expect Titus O’Neil and Darren Young to capture the Tag Team Titles before SummerSlam or at the pay-per-view. No word yet if AW’s blunder on RAW last night will effect their push. – After WWE nixed a Divas segment from RAW 1000, there was no Divas segmentRead More
Yoshi Tatsu
A series of blogs credited to WWE Superstar Yoshi Tatsu were published earlier this week on a Sportsnavi.com website. The blogs appear in Japanese but a rough translation to English makes it sound like Tatsu is unhappy with some things in WWE. Tatsu referenced the 2011 earthquake in Japan that was such a tragedy. Tatsu apparently wanted to raise the Japanese flag in support as he competed in the WrestleMania 27 pre-show battle royal but was not allowed by company officials. Yoshi also wanted to travel with WWE to JapanRead More
hhh-lesnar
- WWE is billing the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H match at SummerSlam as “The Perfect Storm.” Regarding the feud between Lesnar and Triple H, a source says no rematch is planned for after SummerSlam. Those plans could change but likely won’t with Lesnar’s limited schedule. – Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings take place from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Confirmed for this week’s show is an appearance by Vince McMahon to name the new SmackDown General Manager. WWE will also continue the feud between Sheamus and Alberto DelRead More
raw-fire
- In case you missed it, WWE did the entire three-hour RAW Monday night with no pyro because of the fire that happened earlier in the evening before fans started filing in. Local fire officials also would not allow Alberto Del Rio to drive his car into the arena because of safety concerns. – The mood backstage at Monday night’s RAW from Cincinnati was described as “extremely chaotic.” Some felt that it was a sign of things to come for the rest of WWE’s three-hour RAW’s. – The arena fireRead More
ric-ashley-flair
- As PWMania.com mentioned on Monday, Ric Flair’s daughter Ashley reported to WWE developmental last week and was spotted at live events over the weekend. Since signing with WWE a few months ago, she has been in Charlotte, North Carolina training under George South. South previously worked with Richie Steamboat before he went to WWE developmental. PWMania.com has photos of Ric Flair’s daughter Ashley which you can view at this link or by visiting PWMania’s specials page. – Mick Foley continues to give big props to World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus.Read More
cm-punk
- According to reports, the back and forth talk between CM Punk and Jerry Lawler on commentary during the Big Show vs. John Cena main event on Raw had a lot of people talking backstage. – WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross says he enjoyed CM Punk’s segment with Jerry Lawler on last night’s RAW. Ross wrote: “@CMPunk is brutally blunt, whether one agrees w/ him or not. Best in World’s verbal jousting w/ @JerryLawler is good stuff. #SauceIt” – WWE announcer Matt Striker says he does not endorse anyoneRead More
rey-mysterio
- Rey Mysterio is still in Taipei doing promotional work for WWE, meaning he won’t likely be appearing on tonight’s WWE SmackDown taping unless he makes it back to the United States in time. Here’s a photo Mysterio posted on Twitter with his Taiwanese fans: – Some of the WWE terms trending worldwide on Twitter during last night’s RAW were Goat Face, Chris Jericho, Christian, Let’s Go Cena, Tyson Kidd, Tensai, Heath Slater and Little Jimmy, among others. – Evan Bourne is still a little ways away from returning toRead More
wwe-hell-in-a-cell
- This year’s WWE Hell in a Cell pay-per-view will take place from Atlanta and will be presented by the WWE ’13 video game. Tickets for the October 28th pay-per-view go on sale this Saturday, August 4th at 10am EST through Ticketmaster and the Philips Arena box office. Prices start at $25. – Alberto Del Rio announced on Monday’s WWE RAW that he will not be wrestling between now and SummerSlam because he’s not wrestling non-title matches. Del Rio will face World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus at SummerSlam. It will beRead More
abraham-washington
TMZ picked up on the Kobe Bryant rape reference Abraham Washington made on Monday’s WWE Raw. The TMZ article quotes what A.W said on Raw, “like Kobe Bryant at a hotel room in Colorado … he’s unstoppable.” A WWE representative told TMZ, “A.W. made an inappropriate comment and WWE immediately apologized.” The rep added, “WWE has taken appropriate action in the matter.” “A.W. “felt horrible” after he made the comment and claimed he simply “got caught up in the moment” … and realizes the comment could be hurtful to rapeRead More
john-laurinaitis
The official WWE website announced Monday that effective immediately, John Laurinaitis is resigning from his position as Senior Vice President of Talent Operations after eight years of service. 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. In an indication that he was on his way out of the position, Laurinaitis was quietly removed from the WWE Corporate website’s index of Executive Officers in April. Though WWE stated in their article that Laurinaitis wasRead More
mick-foley
- Mick Foley announced via Twitter Monday evening that he will hold Mick Foley’s Post-SummerSlam Jame, an improv comedy show, at the Hollywood Improv following SummerSlam in Los Angeles, California. Tickets go on sale Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. via Hollywood.Improv.com. Additional details on the event are available here. Following Raw, Foley stated during a Twitter Q&A session that Bruiser Brody and Hulk Hogan head the list of wrestlers he would have liked to have faced in his career. – Cody Rhodes defeated Zack Ryder in dark match prior to RawRead More
cm-punk
WWE Raw General Manager AJ revealed on this week’s episode of Raw that CM Punk will defend his WWE Championship against The Big Show and John Cena in a triple threat match. Here is the latest WWE SummerSlam line-up: Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar WWE Championship Triple Threat Match CM Punk (c) vs. John Cena vs. The Big Show World Championship Match Sheamus (c) vs. Alberto Del Rio SummerSlam 2012 will take place Sunday, August 19, 2012 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.Read More