WWE announced on dot com that Shawn Michaels will not be at SummerSlam as a result of the “broken arm” suffered at the hands of Brock Lesnar on this week’s WWE Raw. WWE had been advertising Michaels to be in the corner of Triple H for his match against Lesnar at SummerSlam.
The revamped official website for NXT Wrestling, the new name of WWE’s developmental program, features staff bios. It’s worth noting Terry Taylor, who ran Talent Relations in TNA, is officially listed as one of the trainers alongside Joey Mercury, Norman Smiley and Ricky Steamboat. Click here to view the new staff page.
The go-home to SummerSlam episode of WWE Raw did a 2.84 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 4,130,000 viewers on the USA Network. For comparibility purposes, the show did a 2.93 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 4,300,000 in its standard 9-11 PM timeslot. Raw Ratings Archive
The latest Wade Barrett return vignette as seen on this week’s WWE Raw is embedded in the video below:
The latest episode of TNA Today features Pat Kenney breaking down the Gut Check process and is embedded in the video below:
In a move that’s been talked about for years, Florida Championship Wrestling is now NXT Wrestling. WWE’s official developmental website has been relaunched to reflect the change.
I was told by a worker last week that Claire Lynch, who is “pregnant” with AJ Styles’ “child” in TNA storyline, actually works at Universal Studios as Olive Oyl on the park’s Popeye Ride. Apparently this is something Lynch, whose real name is Julia Reilly, didn’t want out and has tried to conceal.
Sports Illustrated featured former WWE Diva Maryse in their “photo gallery of the day” and linked to this photoshoot. Maryse, the real-life girlfriend of The Miz, left WWE last year to pursue outside interests.
WWE issued the following press release: STAMFORD, Conn., August 14, 2012 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Party City today announced an alliance to “Help Make Wishes Come True,” a joint initiative to support Make-A-Wish®. Party City, the official party store of WWE, is currently conducting a nationwide in-store fundraiser through August 18 where customers can […]
The latest episode of “Backstage Fallout” Raw is embedded in the video below:
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- WWE will screen the upcoming CM Punk “Best in the World” DVD documentary in Chicago on Sunday, October 7, 2012 with Punk in attendance. The DVD will be released on October 9, 2012. – WWE did a Shawn Michaels stretcher angle after this week’s WWE Raw. They have an “exclusive update” from Triple H […]
It’s a big day for the Linda McMahon campaign as Connecticut voters will vote on Tuesday to determine the Republican nominee to challenge the Democrat nominee for the United States Senate seat out of the state of Connecticut in November’s general election. Voters will choose between Christopher Shays or McMahon in Tuesday’s primary with polls closing […]
Brian Jossie, formerly known as Abraham Washington in WWE, told the Greenwich Time in a phone interview on Monday he wasn’t terminated for his Kobe Bryant rape joke on live WWE television but rather his Tweet that was in support of Linda McMahon for Senate. “That’s how they show support for their employees who want […]