Sunday, January 15, 2012

New Tag Team Champions Crowned At Live Event

Primo and Epico defeated Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston at a live event in Oakland, California to become the new tag team champions.

Epico tweeted the following on Twitter:

Epico @WWEEpico Close
We came, we saw, we conquered!! And tonight Primo and Epico are the new WWE Tag Team Champions!!!!!!
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Update On Ric Flair/WWE Hall Of Fame 2012

Ric Flair spoke to Mike Mooneyham of The Post & Courier about The Four Horsemen going into the WWE Hall of Fame this year and he confirmed he will be attending the event. He stated that his acceptance speech will be limited to 7 minutes.
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WWE Looking For New Announcer

Over on http://wwe-careers.com, WWE are looking for a new "On Air Announcer" and below is the listing:

On-Air Announcer (based in Stamford, CT)
Description WWE, one of the most popular brands in global entertainment, has an immediate opening for an experienced, professional On-Air Announcer. This person will be the face of WWE's Live Event Promotions.

The position will be based in Stamford, CT on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, and will require travel approximately once per month.

WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 500 million homes worldwide. Each week, approximately 12 million fans in the U.S. tune-in to watch WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends perform on Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown with millions more watching internationally.

Requirements Requirements:
Voiceover and /or TV commercial experience a plus
Bilingual preferred
Excellent verbal communication, presentation and selling/ pitching skills
Able to travel as needed on a regular basis
Important Notes:
Applications (including video submissions) must be received by this coming Wednesday, January 18th
Must apply on the WWE Careers website – www.wwe-careers.com – and provide resume/bio and salary information
Must include a video of yourself reading/reciting BOTH 30-second promo scripts (below) on-camera
Video submissions should be sent via an up-loadable link or non-returnable DVD mailed to: WWE, HR Department, 1241 East Main Street, Stamford, CT 06902
Each script is a hard (:30)
Promo Script #1

HEY NEW YORK CITY

WWE IS COMING TO YOU… LIVE SUNDAY MARCH 18th AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN!

BE THERE FOR ONLY 15 DOLLARS!

HERE'S YOUR CHANCE TO EXPERIENCE AN EVENT LIKE NO OTHER

JOHN CENA WILL BATTLE THE DEMENTED SUPERSTAR KANE!

SEE WHAT HAPPENS LIVE!

COMING TO YOU LIVE AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN IT'S THE RAW WORLD TOUR SUNDAY MARCH 18th! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW STARTING AT 15 DOLLARS!

BE A PART OF THE ULTIMATE LIVE EXPERIENCE


Promo Script #2

HELLO SAN DIEGO

THE WWE AND ALL THE SUPERSTARS ARE COMING HERE MONDAY FEBRUARY 13th!

AND THERE'S NOTHING LIKE BEING AT A WWE EVENT LIVE!

HERE'S YOUR CHANCE TO SEE ALL YOUR FAVORITE SUPERSTARS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

JOHN CENA WILL BATTLE KANE IN A LAST MAN STANDING MATCH!

BE A PART OF THE EXCITEMENT AS YOU'LL NEVER FORGET THE WWE LIVE EXPERIENCE!

COMING TO YOU LIVE IN SAN DIEGO IT'S WWE RAW SUPERSHOW! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW STARTING AT 20 DOLLARS!

WWE LIVE… BE THERE!


WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws.
Office Location Stamford, CT
Job Category Live Events
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Update On WWE Pulling CM Punk From UFC Appearance

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

As reported before, Vince McMahon reportedly pulled WWE Champion CM Punk from escorting Chael Sonnen to the Octagon at UFC's January 28th show on FOX from Chicago. Apparently Punk was also told that he shouldn't even be in attendance at the show. Punk was told at Monday's RAW and one source close to the situation described it as Vince just being in one of his moods. Sonnen reportedly got it cleared with UFC and Punk had it cleared with WWE but when it became a news story, WWE changed their minds.
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