Details On Tonight’s WWE TV Tapings – The Rock Returns To Smackdown

WWE will tape this week’s WWE Main Event, matches for WWE Saturday Morning Slam and Friday’s episode of Smackdown Tuesday night from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The announced main event for Smackdown is World Heavyweight Champion Big Show vs. Sheamus in a non-title match. Below are some video previews: Sheamus vs. Dolph […]

Rosa Mendes In Puerto Rico, Confirmed Rumble Participants, Sean Waltman Not Giving Up On Scott Hall

- The Smackdown crew is in Puerto Rico this weekend. Rosa Mendes is so excited she posted a photo of her Puerto Rican license to wrestle on Twitter. You can view it below: My Puerto Rican license to wrestle!!!! Tomorrow night is the night!!! twitter.com/LaRosaMendes/s… — Rosa Mendes (@LaRosaMendes) January 5, 2013 – For those […]

Paul Ellering At Live Event, Cena Recruits Alexander Jones, Sheamus Speaks

- Paul Ellering was at Friday night’s Smackdown live event in Minneapolis, Minnesota. – We previously reported that WWE has signed Alexander Jones to a developmental contract. The deal is for three years and Jones was personally recruited by John Cena. SaukValley.com has the story online at this link. – The Flagship has a new […]

How Much THQ Owes WWE, Todd Grisham’s Success After WWE, Sheamus Speaks

- According to a report by Bloomberg, THQ owes WWE $45 million as one of their largest unsecured creditors. We first mentioned this in Thursday’s Premium Mailbag. WWE announced Wednesday they will be “actively participating” in THQ’s bankruptcy proceedings. – Former WWE personality Todd Grisham will host Friday Night Fights on ESPN2 beginning January 4, […]

Foley’s Children’s Book, WWE Makes A Joke Out Of Angle With Dark Main Event (Spoiler), Punk Surpasses Cena

- Our friend Josh Stewart has a new article online over on Newsday with quotes from Mick Foley talking about his children’s book that was done in affiliation with WWE. You can read it at this link. – There was a segment taped at the beginning of this week’s Smackdown taping where Big Show and […]

Why TVs Seemed More Organized This Week, How WWE Ruined The Rawactive Concept, One Midcarder Vince McMahon Is High Up On, What WWE Wants From Sheamus, Del Rio & Rosa, A Fourth Member Of The Shield? & More Backstage News From WWE Raw

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What You Won’t See On Smackdown; Paul Heyman Says Titus O’Neil Had Breakthrough Moment

- Sheamus beat World Heavyweight Champion Big Show via disqualification in the dark match main event of this week’s Smackdown tapings. Show was disqualified when he used a steel chair. Sheamus ended up hitting the Brogue Kick to end the taping and send the crowd home happy. – Paul Heyman wrote the following on Twitter: […]

WWE Highlights Attack At TV Tapings, Big Segment Announced For Raw, First TLC Match Announced

- WWE has an article over on dot com highlighting Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns “interrupting” this week’s Main Event taping during a match between Tyson Kidd and Santino Marella. Click here to read it and watch footage. (Thanks to WNW reader Mohammad Abulawi.) – Speaking of the the NXT upstarts, it was […]

CM Punk Continues To Mock Lawler Heart Attack, Sheamus’ Chair Attack, Mick Foley Talks About The Miz Rubbing People The Wrong Way

- CM Punk said in a dot com exclusive Sunday night unless he dropped dead from a heart attack in the next hour he would be WWE Champion for a full 365 days. You can watch the interview at this link. – Setting the stage for a possible Chairs Match at WWE TLC next month, […]

WWE Does Bar Room Brawl Angle With Big Show & Sheamus; Wrestlemania Kickoff Event Canceled

- WWE did an angle following this week’s Raw with Big Show “attacking” Sheamus while he hung out with William Regal at a pub following the taping. You can watch the “brawl” embedded in the video below: WWE teases a followup on Super Smackdown Live. (Thanks to WNW reader Patrick Peralta for sending us the link.) […]