Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Posted by Chris Kelly on 3:40 PM
Mick Foley tweeted the following: Strange but true news of the day: two leading concussion experts have advised me to cut back dramatically on my time in front of a computer," "So, I'll have to make some changes, including the amount of time I spend reading and answering my Twitter messages. Hope you understand
Posted by Chris Kelly on 1:38 PM
WNL returned to the airwaves on the SNS Radio Network (www.snsradionetwork.com) on 5-7-12 with “The Outlaw of the IWC” The TreyDawg & “Mr.Money on the Mic” JJ (ALL CAPS) $exay. Trey started the show with a facebook topic about WNL and how last weeks show was qoute “Smart marks radio” so Trey and JJ adressed the criticism. “The Bronx-Father” Tony Mirabella joined the show to discuss the RAW recap which featured the return of Paul Heyman and The Miz jobbing to Brodus Clay. JJ randown the “News of the Week” sponsored by Wrestling-Online.com . JJ and Trey ran later than expected and chose to not take phone calls prompting some negative responses in chat that set JJ off as the boys ended the show with some Johnny Cash CRY, CRY, CRY. http://archive.org/download/WNL_5-7-12/Wnl5-7-12.mp3
Posted by Chris Kelly on 12:15 PM
WWE returns to the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota on Sunday, August 26th, 2012. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk for info about upcoming shows worldwide.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 12:05 PM
PWInsider.com As reported before, Paul Heyman is with WWE through August's SummerSlam pay-per-view and will be representing Brock Lesnar. Heyman is being used as WWE has Lesnar signed for a limited number of dates. One idea discussed was to have Lesnar "sue" WWE for breach of contract and money owed, playing off the actual legal battle the two sides had years ago. This angle would include all sorts of viral campaigns, something Heyman is experienced with, that would help get it over as a legitimate issue between WWE and Lesnar. Heyman is not expected to go on the road full-time with WWE and at last word, he was only involved in the Lesnar storyline and not working WWE creative. While one of the reasons Heyman has returned is to work with close friend Lesnar, word is that he also returned to potentially work with CM Punk down the line. Heyman has much respect for Punk and will work with him on the upcoming Punk DVD release. Backstage reaction to Heyman at RAW on Monday was positive. He was warmly greeted by the younger talents as some of them knew him from their time in WWE developmental.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 12:02 PM
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter While Randy Orton vs. Brock Lesnar was discussed for the SummerSlam pay-per-view at one point, WWE officials quickly moved on and started working on the Lesnar vs. Triple H program.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 11:59 AM
As reported before, a new WWE viral marketing campaign is already underway. The campaign, which states, "A Revolution Is Coming," has launched on the WWE website and will be pushed more heavily starting on Monday. No word yet on if the campaign will air on television - or whether it is promoting a superstar return/debut, the WWE Network launch or something else. The video, which is hidden on the WWE.com and appears randomly before certain video content on the site, appears to show flashes of citizen uprisings.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 11:56 AM
According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the belief is that Goldust was responsible for coming up with the spot on SmackDown where Yoshi Tatsu took a double-team powerbomb finisher from Darren Young and Titus O'Neil. Tatsu landed bad and the bump was said to look even worse live than it did on TV. Young and O'Neil were not in action on the May 4th SmackDown but did work this week's tapings, using a different finishing move.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 9:23 AM
As reported before, There was talk of having Mason Ryan becoming the bodyguard of Dolph Ziggler. According to PWInsinder,Ryan will actually be managed by Abraham Washington.Apparently officials decided to keep Ziggler with Vickie Guerrero and Jack Swagger
Posted by Chris Kelly on 9:20 AM
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter There was a ton of discussion within WWE about Triple H accompanying Floyd Mayweather to the ring last weekend in Las Vegas. Most of the talk came from the fact that CM Punk wasn't allowed to accompany UFC fighter Chael Sonnen to the octagon a few months ago in Chicago. Part of the reason why Punk wasn't allowed to work the UFC show was because they felt nobody would acknowledge Punk as a cornerman and it would hurt Punk's perceived star power. Triple H accompanied Mayweather to the ring and outside of wrestling sites and WWE's own website, he didn't get much mainstream attention at all.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 9:19 AM
Paul Heyman tweeted the following: Amazing seeing @WWEusos ... remember, I haven't been around for half a decade ... The last time I saw these two, they were little kids doing splashes off the top rope in the Omni before the show when I managed their Dad. Yes, that makes me old, but I recognize TALENT. @WWEusos are talented. Time for these young Samoans to eat up the competition!