Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Khloe Kardashian Announced As Upcoming Social Media Ambassador

WWE has announced that Khloe Kardashian will be the "social media ambassador" for this Monday's post-Summerslam Raw in Fresno, CA.
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Press Release: WWE Studios Announces Scooby Doo Movie


Warner Bros. and WWE Studios Form Tag Team to Solve A Spine-Crunching Mystery!

ANIMATED MADE FOR VIDEO FILM STARRING WWE SUPERSTARS AND DIVAS TO BEGIN PRODUCTION SET FOR A 2014 HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASE

STAMFORD, Conn., August 15, 2012 – Warner Bros. and WWE Studios (NYSE:WWE) announced they will co-produce a Scooby-Doo animated feature that will find Scooby and the gang solving a mystery at WrestleMania®. The announcement was made today by Jeff Brown, Executive Vice President and General Manager, TV, Family & Animation, Warner Home Video and Michael Luisi, President, WWE Studios.

WWE Superstars and Divas including Triple H®, John Cena®, Kane, The Miz®, Brodus Clay™, Santino Marella®, Sin Cara™ and AJ™ will appear in animated form and lend their voices to the project. WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon® will also lend his voice and appear in animated form.

“We are excited to partner with Warner Bros. on this wonderful animated film,” said WWE Studios President Michael Luisi. “Kids and adults are going to enjoy seeing their favorite WWE Superstars in animated form join forces with an icon like Scooby-Doo to solve a mystery at the biggest pop-culture event of the year – WrestleMania.”

“Warner Bros. is thrilled to get into the ring with WWE Studios to bring fans an unprecedented animated adventure,” said Jeff Brown, Executive Vice President and General Manager, TV, Warner Home Video. “We’re excited to leverage the WWE’s family-friendly brand and passionate fan base and integrate some of the most popular WWE Superstars and Divas within the Scooby-Doo gang.”

When Shaggy and Scooby win tickets to WrestleMania, the entire gang travels in the Mystery Machine to WWE City to attend the epic event. However, when a mysterious ghostly bear appears and threatens to ruin the show, Scooby, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne and Fred work with WWE Superstars to solve the case.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will handle worldwide distribution on Blu-ray, DVD, VOD and digital download. The film will be produced by Warner Bros. Animation. WWE will utilize its extensive global reach through its television, digital media and print assets to market the release of the film.

Bradley Buchanan, VP of Business and Legal Affairs negotiated on behalf of WWE Studios.

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*Spoiler* Results For WWE Smackdown 8/17/12

Credit:PWInsider

Lillian sang the national anthem, such an amazing voice!

Show started with a recap video of the Sheamus / ADR feud.

Del Rio came out with RR.  He cut a promo demanding that he get his World HeavyweightChampionship match reinstated.  Booker T came to the ring and said that a man doesn't hire goons to beat up one guy.  Del Rio says that he spoke to his lawyers, and is interrupted by Y2J, who tells Del Rio to shut the hell up.  Jericho says that after he beats Ziggler at Summerslam, he will take Del Rio's spot against Sheamus.  General T books a match tonight, Y2J vs. Alberto Del Rio.

Match 1: Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara vs. Cody Rhodes & The Miz
Rey & Sin win when Cody, distracted with trying to unmask Cara, got caught with a 619.  Miz ate a 619 after the match and Rey posed with the Intercontinental title.

HHH/Brock feud recap video

Match 2: Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins vs. 2 Unnamed Talents (they got no intro).
Reks & Hawkins win the squash.

William Regal wishes Eve luck backstage, and then a stagehand berates him for not taking out the trash yet.

Teddy Long takes a seat to watch the next match.

Wade Barrett video

Match 3: Kaitlyn vs. Eve (winner becomes Booker T's assistant)
Eve wins with a swinging neck breaker.

After the match, Eve mocks Teddy Long.

Match 4: Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton

Bryan had the No lock on and Kane's music and pyro hit and Bryan jumped out of the ring.  When Kane did not come out, Bryan got back in the ring and took an RKO.  Orton wins it.

After the match, Bryan remains in the ring.  He says he is not leaving the ring until everyone chants NO! HHH comes out and gives Bryan a Pedigree, and he starts chanting YES!  YES!  (dark spot for the crowd).

Santino is out to do commentary

Match 5: Antonio Cesaro vs. Zach Ryder
Cesaro wins

After the match, Antonio shoves Santino over the announce table.

Match 6: Alberto Del Rio vs. Chris Jericho

Jericho is attacked on the way to the ring by Ziggler.  Booker T breaks it up and calls for medics.
Back in the ring, Rodriguez announces Del Rio the winner by forfeit.  Del Rio calls out Booker T to reinstate his Summerslam match.  Instead, Jericho comes out to wrestle.  Del Rio wins with the help of outside interference by Dolph Ziggler.

After the match, Del Rio with the cross arm breaker on Jericho as Ziggler talks trash.   Sheamus hits the ring and Ziggler bails.  Sheamus chases Del Rio into the crowd.

Booker T comes out to the stage and asks Sheamus why he is here.  The champ tells Booker to reinstate the match with Del Rio.  Booker reluctantly agrees.

Del Rio comes back and brawls more with Sheamus.  Del Rio runs off the back and the champ stands tall.

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Matt Morgan Posts Cryptic Photo

Matt Morgan tweeted the following:
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WWE Rebranding Developmental Site

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter


WWE is currently phasing out the name Florida Championship Wrestling for the company's developmental territory reports The Wrestling Observer. All FCW titles have been dropped in favor of the new NXT title along with no new FCW television shows being taped. The official FCW website at FCWWrestling.info has now been rebranded with the NXT name. Former TNA executive Terry Taylor is now officially listed as a trainer for NXT on the website as well
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Kurt Angle Apologizes For CM Punk Comments

After appearing to threaten CM Punk for comments about TNA, Kurt Angle tweeted the following:

I apologize to TNA and WWE fans for my comment."

I don't expect Punk to apologize to TNA, but I'm sorry. Respect 4 The Biz.""I didn't apologize to Punk.

Only the WWE (and) TNA fans. Punk disrespected TNA. He Has a lot to learn about fame and responsibility
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