Tuesday, April 17, 2012

*Spoiler* Results For NXT 4/18/12

*WWE developmental talent Antonio Cesaro defeated a local talent, UK Kid.


*Percy Watson defeated Johnny Curtis.

*Maxine defeated Kaitlyn.

*William Regal forces Maxine and Curtis to sign contracts that say Maxine is his manager.

*Backstage promo with Darren Young and a new manager going to SmackDown apparently. We see Matt Striker smiling and sporting a new walking cane. *Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins come out and plead their innocence when it comes to the kidnapping of Matt Striker. Striker shows up with a walking stick and tries to attack them but instead Regal announces they will face each other with Striker as the referee and the loser is fired.

*Tyler Reks beat Curt Hawkins with a roll-up, so Hawkins is fired. Then, Regal fires Reks too.
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WWE Returning To London In November‏

The WWE event in London, England on November 4th, 2012 will be held at the Wembley Arena.

WWE.com briefly had the O2 Arena listed as the venue.
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*Spoiler* Results For WWE Smackdown 4/20/12 From London, England

Michael Cole and Booker T are out for commentary. Lilian Garcia comes down to sing God Save the Queen and trips coming down the ramp. A six-man match with Mark Henry, Cody Rhodes and Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton, Sheamus and The Great Khali is announced, possibly the dark main event.

* Daniel Bryan opens the show to lots of YES chants. He says Sheamus cheated to win the World Heavyweight Title and talks about how he will win it back at Extreme Rules.

* Natalya vs. AJ is up next. AJ takes out all her rage on Natalya in the corner and gets disqualified, still crying.

* Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio is advertised for later.

* A Damien Sandow promo airs.

* Hunico and Camacho come out next. Brodus Clay comes out with his partner Hornswoggle. Hunico and Camacho come out next. Brodus Clay comes out with Hornswoggle. Hornswoggle is dressed like Brodus. Brodus gets the quick win.

* Backstage segment with Teddy Long, Darren Young and Titus O'Neil. Laurinaitis walks in and makes a joke of Teddy before leaving.

* Matt Striker is backstage with Randy Orton, who gets a big pop. Orton says his dad is fine after the attack last week and talks about Extreme Rules. Orton says Kane will see just how sick and twisted he can be.

* The Usos vs. Titus O'Neil and Darren Young is next. Young and O'Neil get the win after a Hart Attack combo move out of the corner.

* Alberto Del Rio vs. Big Show is up next. Cody Rhodes interferes and hits a Disaster kick on Show, allowing Del Rio to get the win. Cody attacks Show after the match but just pisses him off. Show chases Cody off through the crowd

Ryback gets the squash win over local talent James Lerman

Backstage Teddy Long is dressed as a Queen's Guard and other Superstars mock him. Laurinaitis comes out of his office and welcomes Antonio Cesaro into his office.

* Six-man main event time. Daniel Bryan is out first followed by Mark Henry and then Cody Rhodes. Sheamus comes out next to a big pop. Orton is out next and The Great Khali. Cody interrupts Khali's entrance and takes out his knee, injuring him. Khali is helped to the back but Big Show comes out as his replacement. Cody isn't happy but starts the match against Orton. The end comes when Show hits the knockout punch on Cody and then the KO punch on Henry. Orton RKO's Henry for the win
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TNA Knockout Confirms TNA Departure

Traci Brooks tweeted the following:

Yes it's true my time with TNA has come to an end, what a great time I had

I love the TNA family and will miss everyone but will be watching every Thursday!
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News On Hulk Hogan/Ric Flair Segment From Lockdown

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

The segment between Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair at Lockdown went longer than planned and caused the remaining matches on the card to get less time. Hogan reportedly went longer than he was supposed to on his part of the segment
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News On Eric Bischoff/TNA

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

While Eric Bischoff was written off TNA TV at the Lockdown pay-per-view, he will still be working backstage as a top executive for the company.
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Kevin Nash Comments On CM Punk

Kevin Nash tweeted the following:

just got done with Raw.Punk needs to keep the belt at least till next May

what is old is now new. let him have that love affair with the fans make them pat to see him get beat make it epic. Make a heel"
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WWE Supershow In Texas On 7/1

WWE will be holding a Raw & Smackdown Supershow at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas on Sunday, July 1st, 2012. Bell time is 5 PM. Go to http://eventosdeluchalibre.tk for info about upcoming shows worldwide.
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WrestleReunion Suspends Operation

We told everybody that we would make a decision regarding the future of WrestleReunion following our event in Toronto. That time has now come and we have unfortunately decided that WrestleReunion will not be running future events at this time.

After a brief hiatus from our first three events, we resumed WrestleReunion (4) in Los Angeles in 2010. We battled a tough economy and the stigma of a previous failed convention in San Francisco, but we saw potential for growth and immediately decided to return the following year. Our return to LA in 2011 turned out to be our highest attended convention of all time and then had a very successful event in Atlanta.

After these two amazing events, we really felt that economy had recovered to the point where there was a market for WrestleReunion. We decided in April of 2011 that in addition to returning to Los Angeles, we would continue to run an event tied to WrestleMania weekend and also bring this to the Toronto market, our most requested and most vocal city based on our feedback. Nearly one year in advance, we planned three cities for the first quarter of 2012 with the option to do a fourth city (Chicago) in the fall.

Unfortunately, 2012 in Los Angeles saw a dramatic decline in our attendance from the previous year and made the idea of returning there extremely unlikely. We felt it was in our best interest to get through our next two events bef