Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Miz Comments On WWE Backlash Title Defense, What Happened After Smackdown

- Following the announcement that he would defend his Intercontinental Championship against Dolph Ziggler at WWE Backlash, The Miz posted the following video in response to his Instagram account:

The Headbangers Talk WWE SmackDown Return And Reaction (Video), Kane On SmackDown Fallout

- As seen below, Charly Caruso spoke with Mosh and Thrasher after their loss to Heath Slater and Rhyno on tonight's WWE SmackDown.



BREAKING NEWS: Alberto Del Rio Reportedly Finished With WWE

According to F4WOnline.com, currently suspended WWE star Alberto Del Rio is finished with WWE, and will not be returning to the company once his suspension ends.

As we noted earlier, signs were pointing towards Del Rio being finished with the company when he was removed from all upcoming WWE live event listings, even dates that were after the end of his 30 day suspension.

WWE Talking Smack Recap: AJ Styles, Heath Slater & Rhyno, Bryan-Miz Fallout

Thanks to Leon Milici for the following recap:

 Renee Young and Daniel Bryan welcome the audience to this week's edition of Talking Smack. Renee asks Daniel how he is doing. Daniel laughs and brings up the elephant in the room. Bryan apologizes to Renee for walking off the set last week. Bryan says he probably shouldn't have said what he did to The Miz last week. He states that he and Miz know how to push each other's buttons. Daniel states that it is hard for him not being able to return to the ring. Renee presses him about it. Daniel touches on the subject. Bryan says Miz was right about him not quitting the WWE and wrestling. Except for the part about working bingo halls. He says that he would wrestle in the Tokyo dome. "Just ask AJ Styles about that"

Daniel Bryan On ESPN, New Curt Hawkins WWE Return Vignette, Heath Slater's Real Wife (Photos)

- While Curt Hawkins was backstage for tonight's WWE SmackDown in Dallas, he did not make his return to TV. Nelow is the latest vignette for his return.



Intercontinental Title Match and More Announced for WWE Backlash, Tag Team Tournament, The Headbangers Return

- Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt is now official for the September 11th WWE Backlash pay-per-view from Richmond, Virginia. Also, as seen on Talking Smack, Daniel Bryan announced that The Miz will defend the IC title against Dolph Ziggler.

Jim Ross Comments On Kevin Owens’ Title Win, Triple H’s Return, More

Jim Ross posted his latest blog on his JR’s Bar-B-Q website, talking about Kevin Owens’ WWE Universal Championship win, Triple H’s return and more. You can read a few excerpts below:

Jim Ross comments on Kevin Owens’ title win on RAW: 
Congrats to Kevin Owens on his win Monday night on RAW and becoming the 2nd Universal Champion thanks to a massive and surprising assist from HHH. So, Owens essentially cheated to win the title in a presentation that presented more questions than answers as the broadcast went off the air.

WWE SMACKDOWN RESULTS - AUGUST 30, 2016

- Last week on Talking Smack, Miz and Daniel Bryan had a dialogue about the Miz' in ring style and Daniel Bryan's history of injuries. What will happen tonight?

Backstage:

Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon are in the office watching the footage. Shane tells Daniel he owes Miz an apology. He says you cannot provoke talent like that. Shane says he agrees with what Daniel said, but he cannot get in the talent's face. Daniel says he finds this advice interesting considering what Shane did with Brock Lesnar.

Charges Against Former TNA Star Dismissed

We noted back in April how former TNA star Crimson was arrested after he was seen headbutting his wife Heather outside of a hotel in Clarksville, Tennessee, by a security guard. Police found Crimson's wife bleeding from her nose and lip but she insisted everything was fine. The couple denied anything happened but police described Crimson as being very defensive when it came to them questioning his

Possible Spoiler For Tonight's WWE SmackDown

As noted, former WWE Tag Team Champions The Headbangers will be returning on tonight's SmackDown from Dallas.

Backstage Video With Chinese Talents HoHo Lun And Bin Wang, WWE RAW Top 10, WWE Stock Up

- Below are the top 10 moments from last night's WWE RAW in Houston.

How Was Last Night's WWE RAW Viewership With The WWE Universal Title Fatal 4 Way?

Monday's WWE RAW, featuring Kevin Owens vs. Roman Reigns vs. Big Cass vs. Seth Rollins for the vacant WWE Universal Title, drew 3.413 million viewers. This is up 3% from last week's 3.315 million viewers for the post-SummerSlam show.

For this week's show, the first hour drew 3.392 million viewers, the second hour

WWE Confirms The Headbangers For SmackDown

WWE just announced the following:

The Headbangers return to WWE tonight on SmackDown Live

Former WWE Tag Team Champions The Headbangers, Mosh and Thrasher, surprised the WWE Universe when they announced on Twitter that they would be returning to WWE on tonight's episode of SmackDown Live.

AJ Styles Weighs-In On the Rumored Rock vs Vin Diesel WrestleMania 33 Match, More

AJ Styles appeared on 105.3 THE FAN Dallas/Ft. Worth this morning to promote tonight's WWE Smackdown tapings. Below are some highlights:

RAW Social Media Ratings, Restaurant Announces Finn Balor Burger, 'Hardcore' Sneak Peek Clip

- Below is a clip from tonight's WWE Network sneak peek at the "History of the Hardcore Championship: 24/7" DVD with hosts Rob Van Dam, Mick Foley and Raven.

Backstage Update on Alberto Del Rio’s WWE Status Following Suspension

As noted, WWE star Alberto Del Rio is currently serving a 30 day suspension for his first violation of WWE’s company Wellness Policy.

Zack Ryder Says He Was Not Happy With 'Hype Bros.' Tag Team When First Told, Talks Tag Team Titles

Zack Ryder took to Twitter and praised his tag team partner Mojo Rawley as they prepare for tonight's WWE SmackDown and the tournament to crown the first-ever SmackDown Tag Team Champions.

Ryder wrote the following, admitting that he was not initially happy about the "Hype

Luke Gallows’ Wife Rips Into Dana Brooke on Twitter Following WWE Raw Segment

Independent wrestler and wife of Luke Gallows, Amber O’Neal, apparently did not like the segment on WWE Raw last night which featured The Club and “Nurse” Dana Brooke, which you can watch in the video above.

Following the segment a fan reached out to O’Neal on Twitter with the following:

Chris Jericho Comments on Kevin Owens Title Win, Preview For Tonight's WWE Smackdown Live

- WWE.com has put up their official WWE Smackdown Live Preview. Below are the five Quick Hits they are looking at going in to tonight’s episode. As always, WrestlingAttitude will be presenting complete, LIVE coverage of WWE Smackdown beginning tonight at 8pm EST so be sure to join us then!

Reason For Triple H Turning On Seth Rollins, Possible WrestleMania 33 Match

As seen on last night's RAW, Triple H made a surprise return and helped Kevin Owens win the WWE Universal Title after attacking Roman Reigns and turning on Triple H. Triple H then had a staredown with Mick Foley and Stephanie McMahon before walking off.