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During Monday’s live WWE Raw broadcast, A.W. made an off-color remark referencing NBA player Kobe Bryant’s sexual assault case in 2003 and 2004. As client Titus O’Neil tangled with Kofi Kingston in a singles match, A.W. yelled from ringside, “Titus O’Neil is like Kobe Bryant at a hotel in Colorado hotel room. He’s unstoppable!!” Following the commercial break, WWE broadcaster Michael Cole issued an apology on behalf of the organization for A.W.’s remark. He then quickly transitioned to a replay of a backstage segment featuring John Cena and CM PunkRead More
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- Randy Orton made his return to WWE on this week’s edition of Raw following his 60-day suspension on May 30, 2012 for his second documented violation of the WWE Wellness Policy. Orton received a huge pop from the fans and squashed Health Slater with the RKO. Slater called out a current superstar to an “open challenge,” which set up Orton’s surprise return. – During this week’s episode of Raw, it was announced that World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus would defend his title against Alberto Del Rio at SummerSlam. – WWERead More
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Posted On July 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE Raw Results – July 30, 2012

- Tonight’s WWE RAW kicks off with the new intro video that debuted on last week’s 1,000th episode. We’re live from the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio as Michael Cole welcomes us to RAW. Fans are still coming in because of a fire that happened inside the arena earlier. Jerry Lawler shows footage of the RAW set catching on fire earlier this evening after a pyro glitch. – Cole leads us into a video package looking back at RAW 1000. – The video runs for about 5 minutes andRead More
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- WWE fans were allowed to re-enter the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio for tonight’s Raw show, only half-an-hour before the start of the event. Fans were evacuated earlier due to a fire that broke out on the Raw set. – WWE issued out the following: CINCINNATI – A fire at the U.S. Bank Arena has broken out at Monday Night Raw after the set caught fire during preparations for tonight’s show. No Superstars or WWE executives were hurt in the incident and the show will go on atRead More
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A small fire broke out in the arena just over an hour before the start of WWE Raw event from the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati. The cause of the fire appeared to be a pyro malfunction near the stage, filling the arena with smoke. The fire alarm went off, and people inside the arena were evacuated as a pre-caution. No one was injured in the accident, which was described as an “awesome, loud, frightening moment.” WWE wrestlers have also tweeted that the Raw set got caught on fire. ChrisRead More
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- WWE announced that John Laurinaitis resigned from his position as Senior Vice President of Talent Operations, effective immediately. Here is the official announcement from WWE.com: Effective immediately, John Laurinaitis is resigning from his position as Senior Vice President of Talent Operations. Following his very public firing at June’s No Way Out, Laurinaitis continued to work behind-the-scenes in his corporate role. After eight years of service in talent relations, he’s “burned out” and now hopes to concentrate on what he knows best: putting together matches and working with WWE talentRead More
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- Randy Orton is backstage at the Raw taping from the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Orton is scheduled to officially return to the company tonight, Mike Johnson of PWInsider reports. – The Undertaker is set to be appearing at WWE’s developmental, FCW, event this Wednesday, August 1 in Tampa, FL at the Dallas Bull for a special signing included with VIP tickets to the event. VIP tickets can be ordered by calling (727) 243-8293. – WWE offered Diva Kelly Kelly an additional five year deal to her WWERead More
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- WWE.com has published a list counting down the 25 most personal grudges in history. Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels tops the list at No. 1. Other noted grudges include “Stone Cold” Steve Austin vs. Mr. McMahon, Edge vs. Matt Hardy, Mr. McMahon vs. Bret Hart, Kane vs. The Undertaker, Dusty Rhodes vs. The Four Horsemen, Tommy Dreamer vs. Raven, Junkyard Dog vs. The Fabulous Freebirds, Eddie Guerrero vs. Rey Mysterio and John Cena vs. The Rock. – Despite WWE’s product generally being geared toward children, the median audience forRead More
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Christina Von Eerie, who competes on the independent circuit after briefly appearing as Toxxin for TNA Wrestling last year, addressed the difficulty of a women’s wrestler such as herself breaking into the premiere wrestling promotion in the world, WWE, during an interview with Steven Muehlhausen for Fight Club Chicago. “There’s always someone that says you have the skill, maybe there’s someone whose skinnier than you, or you have the look, but maybe there’s someone younger than you that has the same look,” Von Eerie says. “For me, I have aRead More
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WWE Champion CM Punk is set to open tonight’s WWE event Raw by “addressing his actions” from last week’s 1000th Raw where he took out The Rock. PWMania.com will be providing live play-by-play coverage of tonight’s event at the new starting time of 8PM eastern time.Read More
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- Steve Austin responded to Bruno Sammartino’s comments which were made during his appearance on the “Inside the Ropes” podcast. Sammartino said he was not a fan of Steve Austin “because of his mouth.” “He was a very, very vulgar individual and anyone who’s like that, I can never be a fan of,” said Sammartino. “Anything else he had positive, it was shattered by the negatives.” Austin responded with the following. “I have always respected Bruno’s career and what he accomplished. However, I could give a rats ass of hisRead More
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- The Wrestling Observer reported last week that with the ratings success of the weekly “Legends” segments on Raw, WWE officials are strongly considering making the feature routine by having one former Superstar brought back on every show. PWInsider.com reports Monday that internally, the belief is that the re-emergence of former talent such as Vader, Sycho Sid and Bob Backlund caused part of a lapsed wrestling audience to tune in to WWE programming again. Should WWE continue the angle, names most likely to resurface are Tatanka, Steve Blackman and BigRead More
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As PWMania.com previously reported, former WWWF Champion Bruno Sammartino recently appeared on the “Inside the Ropes Podcast.” Sammartino had some words for the legends of the industry, which you can listen to here. Bruno on Steve Austin: http://youtu.be/MOYXkIG7-bE Bruno on Hulk Hogan: http://youtu.be/PXZlBcMzZSU Bruno on Ric Flair: http://youtu.be/ypTMOTpBJIsRead More
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WWE Hall of Famer George “The Animal” Steele joined Inside The Ropes radio this past Thursday. Here are the highlights: On his character becoming nonsensical in his promos: “I did my own interviews and I was very articulate in the WWF when I got there but once they called me The Animal, and I was doing an interview with Vince and he said I was making too much sense for an animal so I turned into the ooh ooh aah guy and became the comedy character and it was aRead More
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- Ashley Fliehr Johnson has relocated to Tampa, Florida and reported to WWE developmental last week. Johnson was in attendance for weekend FCW live events. She will likely make her FCW debut soon after some training. Ashley is the 25 year old daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. 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 will be making a announcement later tonight regarding his post-SummerSlam comedy show planned for The ImprovRead More
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- Tonight’s three-hour WWE RAW will take place from the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Triple H is scheduled to make an appearance tonight and it’s believed that Randy Orton will be returning to TV after being suspended for 60 days. This week’s RAW will be the first with AJ Lee as General Manager and the first since WWE Champion CM Punk attacked The Rock. The Rock is not advertised to make an appearance tonight and is not expected to. WWE is advertising John Cena vs. Big Show andRead More
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- It appears WWE will be keeping the storyline between RAW General Manager AJ Lee and Daniel Bryan going. WWE’s website features an article up asking who should Bryan fear more – AJ or Charlie Sheen. AJ also came out and distracted Bryan during this past weekend’s WWE live event matches, costing him wins. – Almost a week after he turned heel on The Rock at RAW 1000, fans continue to cheer for WWE Champion CM Punk at live events. Punk worked Sunday’s live event in Pikeville, Kentucky and receivedRead More
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- Sara Del Rey worked the CHIKARA event on Sunday. She was telling fans that nothing is confirmed regarding her signing with WWE. She made a comment to one group of fans saying she didn’t even know how she would be used there. Del Rey is in the middle of what’s being called her farewell tour on the independents. It’s been rumored that she may be brought in as a trainer to the WWE Divas. PWMania.com has photos of Del Rey which you can view at this link or byRead More
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- The documentary portion of the upcoming CM Punk DVD set will have a runtime of 1 hour and 50 minutes. Here is WWE’s updated preview: “This is not just a DVD, it’s a pipe-bomb! For the first-time ever, experience the rise of CM Punk from his free-spirited beginnings to his explosive transformation into the most unabashed, outspoken and revolutionary champion in WWE history. Fellow Superstars, close friends and the Voice of the Voiceless himself give you unprecedented access to his life in this 3-disc set. From his home, backstageRead More