Monday, September 5, 2011

WWE Confirms A WWE Network Is In The Works


WWE ran a promo on tonight's Raw using a lot of footage from the Bruno Sammartino era to present to tout the planned debut of the WWE Network, billed as coming in 2012. While they have been publicly discussing the project in stockholder conference calls for some time, this was the first public disclosure of those plans to the viewing audience.

WWE set up a fan facebook page that can be found at this link
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*Spoiler* Results For Superstars 9/8/11

Dark Match:

*Drew McIntyre pinned Primo.

WWE Superstars:

*Mason Ryan pinned JTG.

*Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks defeated Percy Watson & Titus O'Neil.
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JBL Comments On WWE Return And Possibly Going To TNA

Over on his Facebook, JBL wrote the following in his blog:

Will I return to WWE? I doubt it, but you never know. I am not looking for a job and they are not asking me to return so it has not come up. I had to retire due to injuries, and yes, the 23 second match with Rey at Wrestlemania was my idea-at that point in my career due to injuries I could not have had any type of real match.

I was so hurt at that point that I literally couldn’t walk anywhere of distance and didn’t have the ability to work out. I hated being out of shape and realized I was tired of smoke and mirrors to hide my inadequacies-I didn’t want to be one of those old guys who had held on too long and I was in danger of becoming exactly that."

"Would there be any scenario I would return? Yes. I enjoy commentary and love performing-I am a lifelong wrestling fan who loved the art of the business. I hate travel and as you can see, for me; my life is just what I want right now. But, if the right spot opened up than WWE is my family and I would think strongly about returning. The one return I did in Dallas with Stone Cold and Michael Cole made me remember how much I loved the business.

So, we’ll see-odds are no return, but you never know.

Will I go to TNA? One of my best friends Bruce Prichard is there running talent relations and I have always gotten along great with Eric Bischoff as well as Dixie Carter-all I consider friends. I also have some wonderful friends working there as talent. It would be an enjoyable experience working there and their schedule is very appealing.

However, at the end of the day, I am a WWE guy-and would have a hard time working anywhere else. I had an offer to do radio somewhere other than TRN-who I worked for several years and I turned it down out of loyalty. I do my Internet show but that is with TRN’s blessing. Loyalty to me is always above money.

I’m not saying it’s 100 percent no option, but right now I have no desire to go anywhere other than WWE-even though I am not under contract and may never work there again. Odds are I will do something in the future, but maybe a one off-who knows. Wrestling though is pretty much off the table
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Kevin Nash Fired By Triple H

It was just announced on WWE Raw that Triple H has fired Kevin Nash from the WWE. Nash then left the building with John Laurinaitis.
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