Howard Finkel served as a guest ring announcer for Heath Slater’s open challenge to a no-disqualification, no count-out match that turned out to be Lita. Lita announced that John “Bradshaw” Layfield and Ron Simmons, also known as APA, were announced as her protection. When Slater tried to leave, all the past legends that have faced […]
Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar was confirmed for SummerSlam on the 1000th episode of WWE Raw. Lesnar appeared live where he exchanged blows with Hunter after a segment that also included Paul Heyman and Stephanie McMahon blew up. WWE SummerSlam 2012 will take place Sunday, August 19, 2012 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, […]
- Talk show legend Regis Philbin was featured in a pre-tape on the 1000th episode of WWE Raw where he offered congratulations for the milestone show. Phibin discussed all of the WWE stars he had the chance to interview with clips of Freddie Blassie and John Cena on Live! shown. – Stephanie McMahon appeared on […]
The Miz beat Christian to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship on the 1000th episode of WWE Raw. Bret Hart appeared live before the match as the guest ring announcer.
The Rock announced on the 1000th episode of WWE Raw that he will challenge for the WWE championship at Royal Rumble 2013. WWE Royal Rumble 2013 will take place Sunday, January 27, 2013 from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
Vince McMahon announced on the 1000th episode of WWE Raw that AJ Lee is the new General Manager of Monday Night Raw. The storyline was setup with AJ saying “Yes, Yes, Yes” during the “wedding” segment with Daniel Bryan but when Slick was about to announce them as “husband and wife,” AJ said she wasn’t […]
- Trish Stratus appeared in a backstage segment on the 1000th episode of WWE Raw, doing yoga with Triple H and D-Generation X. – Mick Foley appeared as Dude Love during Brodus Clay’s squash of Jack Swagger, even getting a blow in himself after the match. – Slick served as the “minister” for the AJ […]
- Jim Ross joined Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler on commentary for the 1000th episode of WWE Raw to help call the 6-man tag team match which featured World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara beating Chris Jericho, Dolph Ziggler and Alberto Del Rio. – Charlie Sheen made an appearance on the 1000th […]
- The announced attendance for tonight’s 1000th episode of WWE Raw was 18,318. The show was a legitimate sellout from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. – Billy Gunn, Sean Waltman and Road Dogg joined Triple H and Shawn Michaels during the opening segment of the 1000th episode of Raw.
Last week’s Smackdown did a 2.02 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 2,960,000 viewers on SyFy. Smackdown Ratings Archive
- Wrestling News World reader Eddie F sent in the following interview WWE Champion CM Punk did on his Streetz Sports Report on Power 99 out of Philadelphia: – It looks like WWE has canceled plans to have a pre-show via their official YouTube channel prior to this week’s 1000th episode of Raw at 7:30 […]
- WWE issued the following press release today: STAMFORD, Conn., July 23, 2012 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced Outasight’s chart-topping single “Tonight Is The Night” as the official theme song of its 1000th episode of Monday Night Raw. The song will be integrated into the telecast tonight at 8/7C on USA Network. “Tonight Is […]
Chris Shays, who is challenging Linda McMahon for the Republican nomination for the United States Senate Seat out of Connecticut, says he wouldn’t support Linda McMahon is she won the primary. “I have never run against an opponent that I have respected less — ever — and there are a lot of candidates I have […]
WWE will unveil a new logo for Raw on this week’s 1000th episode. The logo is pictured below: News of the logo was first reported by TVLine.com and confirmed by WWE on Twitter.
There are a lot of lists of talent making rounds as to who will appear and who won’t appear on tonight’s 1000th episode of WWE Raw. With Jerry Lawler claiming that up to 30 former WWE stars could appear, I have compiled a list of confirmed and rumored names. Please note anyone on the “rumored” […]