Sheamus and Damien Sandow got a little over 10 minutes for their WWE Payback Kickoff pre-show match. The bout was highlighted by a red hot Chicago crowd. The announced attendance for WWE Payback was 14,623 from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. The show was a legitimate sellout.
WWE Payback Kickoff The WWE Payback Kickoff show is now online at this link or embedded in the video below: [youtube id="_rzFefmiFQw" width="620" height="360"] Bray Wyatt Makes WWE Payback Tease Wrestling News World reader Patrick Peralta sent in the following Tweet from Bray Wyatt ahead of WWE Payback: They tell you that there is no […]
Chris Jericho Injured Chris Jericho is going into his match with CM Punk at WWE Payback with a knee injury. The severity is unknown and he did work Saturday night in Bloomington, Illinois. Kickoff Show Analysts Big Show, R-Truth and Cody Rhodes will operate as analysts on the Payback Kickoff show. We’ll carry the live […]
Chris Jericho’s Message for CM Punk Chris Jericho Tweeted the following to CM Punk ahead of their match at WWE Payback on Sunday: Glad you enjoyed your games @CMPunk. Now it’s time to get back to reality. See you in a few hours…. #WWEPayback — Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) June 16, 2013 JR’s WWE Payback Predictions […]
Below are some interesting Father’s Day Tweets from The Rock and Vince McMahon. The Rock Tweeted the following: My dad was one bad dude in the game. Amazing athlete breaking many color barriers. #RockySoulmanJohnson #FathersDay pic.twitter.com/Ctgv2q89Cg — Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) June 16, 2013 Vince McMahon Tweeted the following: I hope my father’s as proud of […]
New WWE Developmental Signing It was announced at Saturday night’s “Going the Distance” New York Wrestling Connection show that Dan Eckos has signed a developmental contract with WWE. Weekend Mick Foley Appearance Mick Foley threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Salem Red Sox minor league baseball game in Salem, Virginia on Friday night.
Hockey Before Wrestling CM Punk was at Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals between the Boston Bruins and his hometown Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. He Tweeted the following photo from his seats: Just hanging out. #CHIvsBOS pic.twitter.com/3YQqNkgZlb — CM Punk (@CMPunk) June 15, 2013 Punk is scheduled to return to WWE at Payback […]
Santino Marella, who is opening a new training facility in Toronto, wrote the following on Twitter: For all those inquiring, I should be back in September — Santino Marella (@milanmiracle) June 16, 2013
Wrestling News World writer CJ Blaze attended Saturday night’s WWE live event in Bloomington, Illinois. Below are quick results: * Tons of Funk def. Rhodes and Sandow * Diva’s Title: Kaitlyn def. AJ to retain * Curtis Axel def. R-Truth * Miz def. Cesaro in a 2/3 Falls Match * Jericho and Team Hell No […]
Scott Hall on The Steve Austin Show Scott Hall will be featured on an upcoming episode of The Steve Austin Show. The following is from Twitter: #SASRT @SCOTTHALLNWO: @steveaustinBSR Great speaking to you yesterday… looking forward to being a guest on your podcast soon #FullShoot — Steve Austin (@steveaustinBSR) June 15, 2013 Chris Jericho Finds […]
In a note of significance from this week’s Smackdown, The Shield suffered their first clean loss on WWE television. The match, which saw Randy Orton pair with Team Hell to oppose The Shield, ended when Daniel Bryan made Seth Rollins submit in the no lock. Lilian Garcia announced this was the first time The Shield […]
Below is the final advertised lineup for WWE Payback. Remember to join us on Sunday at 7:30 PM EDT for exclusive live play-by-play coverage. We will stream the Pre-Show video live as well provide all of the news before, during and after the show right here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com: Three Stages of Hell Match for the […]
The Buffalo News has a feature in their “Life & Arts” section on Fandango’s original dancer. Prior to being paired with WWE Diva Summer Rae, Fandango came to the ring with a 20-year-old University at Buffalo senior named Andrea Lynn. “I actually had no idea who anyone was,” Lynn told The Buffalo News. “I mean, […]
“Backstage Fallout” Smackdown The latest episode of “Backstage Fallout” Smackdown is now online at this link. You can also watch embedded in the video below: [youtube id="9JNwAqYGo-g" width="620" height="360"] New Mid South Wrestling DVD Jim Ross has a new blog entry online where he gives full details on the upcoming Mid South Wrestling DVD. Click […]
JBL & Cole Go “Back to School” JBL and Michael Cole go “back to school” in the latest episode of The JBL & Cole show now online at this link. You can also watch in the video embedded below: [youtube id="58UItYeLJLU" width="620" height="360"] WWE Sponsorship Deal Safe WWE’s sponsorship deal with the National Guard is […]