Thursday, October 25, 2012

Update On Jack Swagger's WWE Return

Source:Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Jack Swagger was taken off WWE TV several weeks ago because officials were going to re-package him and reportedly give him a push upon his return. There was a feeling that Swagger needed some time away because they had him beaten for so long.

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News On WrestleMania 28's Buyrate

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

WWE's WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view did end up being the single most purchased pro wrestling pay-per-view event in history, based on new data that are likely the final numbers for the event.

These updated numbers include late recorded buys and have WrestleMania 28 doing 1,253,000 buys - 733,000 domestic and 520,000 internationally. The international number would beat the all-time record by a significant amount. There have been several events over the years that have topped the domestic number.

The 1,253,000 buys for WrestleMania 28 beats out the 1,250,000 buys for WrestleMania 23 in 2007 with Donald Trump. Technically, when it's all said and done WWE is able to round up to 1.3 million buys and claim the biggest pay-per-view of all-tim

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Backstage News On Sin Cara & Rey Mysterio

Credit: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

It's said that the relationship between Rey Mysterio and WWE officials is strong right now. WWE has given Rey a lighter live event schedule because of his knees and they are happy because they know he has been helping out Sin Cara a lot.

Regarding Cara's status, he has turned around in a lot of people's eyes since being put with Mysterio. People now see him working hard as trying to adapt to the American style of wrestling.

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WWE's Saturday Morning Slam Draws Well

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE's Saturday Morning Slam drew it's biggest audience to date on October 13th with an 0.8 rating and 1.24 million viewers. This is considered a major success for a Saturday morning program. That episode was highlighted by Sin Cara vs. Jinder Mahal and Justin Gabriel vs. The Miz
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DGUSA Comment On Wrestler Having WWE Tryout

Gabe Sapolsky wrote the following on Facebook:

We are very happy that Dragon Gate USA contracted wrestler Sami Callihan wrestled his first match in WWE tonight, a dark match before Smackdown. We aren't sure what his future is, but we can assure you he will be at the DGUSA events on Nov. 2nd in Everett, MA vs. Samuray Del Sol, Nov. 3rd in Voorhees, NJ vs. El Generico in a 2/3 Falls Match and Nov. 4th in Deer Park, NY vs. CIMA. Get tickets & more info for all three events now at or watch on worldwide live iPPV at"

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Former NJPW Star Backstage at SmackDown

According to PWInsider Former New Japan star Ricky Reyes was backstage at this week's WWE SmackDown tapings. He's reportedly been on WWE's radar for some time now.
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Audio: Wrestling News Live 10/23/12 Archived

WNL returned to the airwaves on the SNS Radio Network ( on Tuesday Oct 23rd with “Mr. Money on the Mic”JJ (ALL CAPS) $exay. JJ opened the show with THQ’s Senior Game Designer Bryan Williams to discuss the latest WWE game WWE13 that will be available on Oct 30 2012. JJ and Bryan talked about all the new features in the creation suite, The removal of Road to Wrestlemania and the Attitude Era mode, and even thoughts on Sundays Hell in a Cell PPV. After the first Break JJ welcomed “The Bronx-Father”Tony J. Mirabella to the show for the ever popular “RAW Recap”. JJ and Bronx gave their thoughts on the Go home edition leading into Sunday’s Hell in a Cell PPV. There was heavy discussion on the main event as Ryback faces Punk and how will WWE book the ending to the match? JJ randown the latest “News of the Week”sponsored by Newsletter including the recent devolpments on the Hogan Sex-Tape dabacle, and more. JJ read emails and opened the phonelines taking a few calls in regards to Ryback and Hell in a Cell , as well as The Undertaker and who …if any would he face at WrestleMania 29. JJ wrapped the show with a special “SOTN” as the Presidential Election is winding down Ãpic Rap Battles of History Romney vs Obama”on the latest episode of Wrestling News Live
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