WWE has announced that Michael Cole will interview Jerry Lawler on next week’s Raw. As reported earlier, Lawler was released from a hospital Monday in Montreal and is on his way home to Memphis, Tennessee.
WWE Mobile Alerts just sent out the following: BREAKING News: Tonight LIVE at 8/7 CT on USA Network, Jim Ross returns to the Raw announce booth while Jerry Lawler continues his recuperation.
Last week’s Smackdown did a 1.96 cable rating with an average viewership of 2,691,000 viewers on SyFy. Smackdown Ratings Archive
John Layfield confirmed our earlier report that he will be on WWE Raw tonight: Yes back on @wwe raw with my burden, @michaelcole ! Like Usain Bolt having to run with crutches being with Cole! — John Layfield (@JCLayfield) September 17, 2012
WWE posted a storyline “injury update” on Kaitlyn, claiming she has a “torn tendon” that will not require surgery. The article notes, “she will be wearing a brace and is expected to be back in action in several weeks.” You can read coverage by dot com here.
WWE‘s official website released the following statement in regards to Jerry Lawler today: Jerry “The King” Lawler has been released from a Montreal medical facility and will be heading home in the next several days. We continue to wish Jerry all the best, and we look forward to him returning to WWE in the future.
John “Bradshaw” Layfield posted the following on his Facebook page: Had a blast filling in for Jerry Lawler last night at Night of Champions, really rusty-but was wonderful to be back. I’m off to Africa Friday to climb the highest peak, Kilimanjaro, to raise money for the kids program I started in Bermuda-working with great […]
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- WWE will tape the first Smackdown after Wrestlemania XXIX from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. The pre-sale password to obtain tickets is WWEBOSTON. – John “Bradshaw” Layfield is scheduled to fill in on commentary for Jerry Lawler again on this week’s WWE Raw. – Last week’s Smackdown is […]
I’m told it was Paul Heyman that came up with CM Punk’s New York Yankee pinstriped ring gear at WWE Night of Champions. Also, as noted in Ask WNW, the plan is to rematch Cena and Punk at Hell in a Cell next month.
John Cena announced on Twitter late last night that he rolled his left ankle in his match against CM Punk for the WWE Championship at WWE Night of Champions. His tweets are below: Wild night tonight, nuthing to do now but move forward. This is my left ankle. It was rolled early in match…via.me/-55x8bk8 — […]
- Eve beat Layla at WWE Night of Champions to win the WWE Divas Championship. – Ted DiBiase made his return to WWE television on the pre-show in the battle royal to determine the number one contender for the WWE United States Championship. DiBiase has been out since March. – Randy Orton pulled a Fred […]
Daniel Bryan & Kane beat Kofi Kingston & R-Truth at WWE Night of Champions to win the WWE Tag Team Championship.
- 14,886 was the announced attendance for WWE Night of Champions from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. – Jerry Lawler is scheduled to be released from the hospital in Montreal this week and will return home to Memphis, Tennessee. – As expected, John “Bradshaw” Layfield replaced Jerry Lawler on commentary at tonight’s pay-per-view.
Zack Ryder won the 16-man Battle Royal on the WWE Night of Champions Pre-Show and will challenge Antonio Cesaro for the WWE United States Championship on the pay-per-view.