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 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:
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:
- 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 […]
Wrestling News World reader Steven Muehlhausen sent in the following: My name is Steven Muehlhausen and I host a Pro Wrestling/MMA Radio Show in Chicago called The Fight Club Chicago. I had conducted an interview with John Cena at Chicago Comic Con. Here is what Cena said about The Rock who has stated his intentions […]
Wrestling News World reader Mike Buda sent in the following: This is Mike Buda with Top Rope Radio (every Tuesday 3-5pm CT) on SportstownChicago.com. We recently interviewed CM Punk at Wizard World in Chicago and he talked about the changes to the WWE over the past year, how he’s changed since entering the company and […]
WWE will tape the Smackdown portion of this week’s WWE Superstars and this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Eve will face Kaitlyn in order to determine which Diva will act as Booker T‘s assistant. The advertised dark match main event is John Cena vs. John Laurinaitis & The Big Show. In addition, […]
Kurt Angle went on a Twitter rampage Monday night taking aim at WWE Champion CM Punk. The following Tweets are from the verified account of Angle: Punk wants to Say Tna Is An Indy League? I Was On top in Wwe when You Were trying to Get a Job Anywhere. It Was My Choice to […]
After this week’s WWE Raw went off the air, Big Show came out and cut a promo. He said what happened to Shawn Michaels is going to happen to CM Punk and John Cena on Sunday. He referenced the Miami Heat before Cena came out and attacked him to send the crowd home happy. WWE […]
Kofi Kingston & R-Truth will defend the WWE Tag Team Championship against the Prime Time Players at SummerSlam. SummerSlam will take place Sunday from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.