Early news & notes from this week’s WWE Monday Night Raw… – This week’s show opened with Stephanie McMahon “firing” Big Show for “refusing to apologize” for his actions at WWE Battleground. – WWE Hell in a Cell will be headlined by Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan for the vacant WWE Championship. A Hall of […]
- Troops of the United States military stationed overseas are unable to follow WWE programming as the Armed Forces Network is out due to the government shutdown. This included Sunday’s WWE Battleground pay-per-view and the NFL games. – After WWE Battleground went off the air, Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton received assistance from referees but […]
WWE Hall of Famers at Smackdown WWE Hall of Famer Bob Backlund was at this week’s Smackdown taping in Long Island. Backlund was at WWE live events last weekend and Raw on Monday. We’ve already noted that WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley was at Smackdown with his family. Click here for a photo of […]
Bob Backlund, who was at WWE live events this weekend, is at this week’s WWE Monday Night Raw from the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Backlund was spotted interacting with fans and signing autographs. The new WWE Hall of Famer joined Ryback in visiting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center on Monday. Our Monday Night Raw “Open […]
There were some WWE Hall of Famer sightings at live events over the weekend. The following photos are from Twitter: My favorite person in this business!!! #WWENewHampshire twitter.com/JustinRoberts/… — Justin Roberts (@JustinRoberts) June 1, 2013 Look who stopped by #WWEAugustaME …Tony Atlas Good to see you’re staying in shape twitter.com/NaomiWWE/statu… — Naomi (@NaomiWWE) June 3, […]
Maria Menounos issued the following statement along with her Hall of Fame induction speech for Bob Backlund. Menounos wrote she feared the speech might not have been heard due to the reaction from the crowd so she was sending it out in its entirety: Dear fellow WWE fans and members of the wrestling press, As […]
Below is a recap of induction speeches given at the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, April 6, 2013: Mick Foley delivered what was described as one of the best WWE speeches ever. In addition to the 35-40 minute speech, Santa Claus made a […]
Maria Menounos, who will be inducting Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame Saturday night, wrote the following on her Facebook page: I know some of you don’t understand why I’m inducting Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame. Here’s a quick history… I met Bob when I was 19-he starred in my […]
WWE confirmed that Extra Host Maria Menounos will induct Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame. Below is the official press release: STAMFORD, Conn., March 28, 2013 – WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced today that Extra Host Maria Menounos will induct Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held at Madison […]
- Triple H posted the following on Twitter: Never know when a legend will walk into your office……today, Bob Backlund#HOF2013 twitter.com/TripleH/status… — Triple H (@TripleH) March 13, 2013 – Muscle and Fitness has a new article online featuring a Q&A with Zack Ryder at this link.
We broke here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com Premium on February 19, 2013 that WWE was targeting a major name to induct Bruno Sammartino into their Hall of Fame. That name is Arnold Schwarzenegger and as of this writing, negotiations remain ongoing. As for the other inductors, here’s the latest: Mick Foley said he would like either Terry […]
WWE announced Bob Backlund as the second inductee into the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame on this week’s WWE Raw. Below is his official Hall of Fame video: [youtube id="Qoo2xRcHcbM" width="620" height="360"] Bob Backlund Announced As 2013 WWE Hall Of Fame Inductee
Bob Backlund was announced as the second inductee to the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame on this week’s WWE Raw. Backlund joins Mick Foley as members of the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2013. They will both be inducted Saturday, April 6, 2013 from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
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Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are some highlights: “I’m guessing that John Cena and Dolph Ziggler win their respective MITB bouts this Sunday on PPV. No wagering please. “There is talk of having a tournament to crown a NXT Champion which, if and when it is held, could […]