Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Report: WWE Superstars Told Not To Mention CM Punk

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

As reported before, some of the CM Punk and WWE storyline is expected to play out in other outlets beside WWE TV. Word is that the idea for now is to try a unique balancing act with Punk to be kept in the news with the WWE Title while WWE acts like he doesn't exist. WWE has been calling in favors to try and get Punk booked on things like late night talk shows where they can continue the storyline.

WWE talents have been told not to mention Punk's name in interviews for now, as well as on Twitter and Facebook. On Monday's RAW, John Cena was scripted to slip-up and mention Punk's name. Also before RAW hit the air, Justin Roberts announced that WWE management has banned the fans from chanting Punk's name.
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Report: Vince McMahon Told Not To Take Bumps

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Part of the reason John Laurinaitis was with Vince McMahon at Money in the Bank for the run-in is because Vince has been told by his doctors not to take any bumps
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Report: WWE Official Down On Jinder Mahal

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Jinder Mahal has not impressed some WWE officials at live events with the feeling that going from doing squash matches on TV to longer live event matches shows that he is much greener than they originally thought. Some are saying that Mahal may have been called up too soon. He has been booked with Daniel Bryan on live events a lot because Bryan is seen as a talent who can keep matches together and carry his opponent when necessary.
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Attendance For Recent WWE Tour

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

* RAW tapings on May 16th in San Antonio, Texas drew 11,031 fans for $392,075.
* SmackDown tapings on May 24th in Spokane, Washington drew 3,592 fans for $125,715.
* WWE Capitol Punishment in Washington, DC drew 9,850 fans for $684,115.
* SmackDown tapings on June 28th in Phoenix, Arizona drew 5,331 fans for $223,389.
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Report: Kevin Nash "Frustrated" By WWE

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Kevin Nash is reportedly is signed to a different WWE Legends deal than everyone else. Usually the Legends deals are that you make a percentage of the revenue your name and likeness generate, and they pay you a small amount of per year as a retainer of sorts. Nash is receiving a significant amount of money and right now is doing very little work for the company. Nash is said to be frustrated because he thought the reaction he got at the Royal Rumble would lead to something else on TV.
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WWE Event In New Mexico Moved‏

WWE's house show at The Pit in Albuquerque, New Mexico has been moved to September 23rd. The original date was the 25th of September. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
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Shelly Martinez Looking At Getting On Dancing With The Stars

Former WWE/TNA Talent Shelly Martinez is looking to be on the upcoming series of Dancing With The Stars. You can vote for Shelly at this link
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Sin Cara Comments On WWE Suspension

The following article is translated from Spanish and can be read at this link

For the first time in nearly six months of contract, the Mexican wrestler Faceless is news in the WWE and not by their performance in the ring, but for failing the Wellness Policy of talent that has attracted much suspicion, including the company's farewell American, and the fighter said in an interview with RECORD.
"Thanks for the support you have shown me (fans) know that I am not a drug addict, let alone putting things too fine, do not know what has happened, it was apparently a drug, let's wait what happens, because I have a body not too large to use steroids, if it were for drugs I had been fired, "said Cara Without addressing the issue of suspension.

"Tomorrow (today) told me that we would meet, it affects me but they (WWE) did not say anything bad," he said. "It's just bringing a pain in my knee and injected something, that's what must have tested positive, they do not say what it is supposed to be a steroid drugs have many things that are positive.
"These are shots that normally we get in Mexico, the injury was the knee, it has given me some problems (...). That's what gave me positive, I was told here (in Mexico) that would result if I made a thorough study, I know what that is, is nothing bad, I was told that I am not surprised that there was no problem and no would affect me, though company policy was to be a penalty, "the Mexican fighters.

"I do not say anything (in WWE), I learned, I was told that tomorrow (today) I meet with them, I said, 'Do not harm or frighten you or anything, nothing happens', and that's what I want know, and ya, tomorrow (today) to talk and know what it is, "said the former Mystic now become one of the attractions of the company to Vince McMahon.

Rumors about an alleged dismissal, Faceless said everything will be defined until you have your meeting, although it is known to be the first time that fails the test again in 30 days to action.

Controversy over the name

The official website of the WWE was the announcement that Louis was suspended

Ignascio Urivid Alvirde (sic) violating the Talent Wellness Policy, which caused problems in No Face, who asked for an explanation. "In the end what people want to see me is the face," he said, but complained that it could have prevented the publication.

Registration Faceless in Mexico

Another of the rumors that have reached the ears of Faceless is the World Wrestling Council had registered the name and image of the character Faceless in our country, to which the masked avoided comment becau