Saturday, February 25, 2012

The Rock Says Wrestlers Dont Understand The Business

On Twitter, The Rock wrote the following:

@Storm_Wrestling @ShaneHelmsCom @WWE Incredible to me how many of the boys don't get the "business" part of our business.

The Rock was responding to a Tweet that Shane Helms posted reading:

FTR, anybody in the WWE locker room that is bitching about The Rock's involvement in WrestleMania needs to stop being a douche! He's earned it!"

WrestleMania has always had celebrity involvement and if the the celebrity this year happens to actually be a GREAT pro wrestler, it's a win!!"
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Audio: Unplugged "End Of An Era 2/24/12 Archived

nPlugged with JJ $exay returned to the airwaves on the SNS Radio Network ( for an episode that proved to be “The End of an Era”.
JJ randown the latest episode of Smackdown that aired on tuesday and featured a huge Champion vs Champion main event and despite no clear winner for the match the real winners were the Wrestling fans in this 30 min classic. Ashleyismyname joined the program once again representing for the “News of the Week”including the latest from the Punk/Brown Twitter war and Rock addressing his haters backstage via twitter. JJ also took the time to discuss recent issues with a former colleague and “World Premeired” his new single soon to burn up the Billboard charts “Be a Man Charles”.JJ also reviewed the Rock’s new DVD “The Epic Journey of Dwayne Johnson” and said it was a must have DVD for Rock fans.After the Break “The Sensational Sequel” Sean joined the show to talk gaming news and the trio even talked a little TV Walking Dead in which the listeners learned that you dont wanna be stuck in a Zombie Apocalypse with JJ. Sean announced that he was leaving the show and that this was truly the end of an Era. JJ opened the phone lines and took calls from the SNS Family and Crelly before wrapping the show with a special Song of the Night by Default “The Memory will Never Die” as UnPlugged with JJ $exay ends this Era .
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News On Chris Jericho Vs CM Punk Feud

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

The battle royal to crown CM Punk's WrestleMania 28 opponent on last week's RAW Supershow was an idea from Vince McMahon at the last minute. While WWE officials knew for months they were going with Punk vs. Chris Jericho, they did not know how they would get there.

There was one idea discussed where Jericho would insult Punk so bad that Punk would demand the match but it was decided that was too similar to Triple H and The Undertaker's storyline. It was also argued that fans just paid to see the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view to determine WrestleMania main events and having Jericho throw insults to get a title shot would devalue the Chamber to fans
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Austin Aries Takes Shot At TNA & Sting

Austin Aries tweeted the following before later deleting it:

I guess 'I'm done' is code for 'I'm booking myself in another PPV main event'. Yet the X-Division champ can't sniff a main event... #Shocker"