Tuesday, September 19, 2017

LIVE WWE SMACKDOWN COVERAGE ** IN PROGRESS **

We begin with a look back at what happened last week when Smackdown became the Kevin Owens Show featuring Kevin Owens starring Kevin Owens. We then see what happened when Vince McMahon confronted Owens and then got outsmarted by Kevin.

Title Match Announced For WWE Hell In A Cell

As seen in the video below, The Usos have decided to invoke their rematch clause from SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day for a match at the October WWE Hell In a Cell pay-per-view.

Did the Final WWE No Mercy Hype Help This Week’s RAW?

Monday’s WWE RAW, featuring the final hype for WWE No Mercy and a Six Pack Challenge to crown a new #1 contender to WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz in the main event, drew 2.833 million viewers. This is down from last week’s 2.903 million viewers and the lowest number going back to the June 12th episode. The only match advertised going into this

Baron Corbin Sens Warning to AJ Styles, Alex Riley On Roman Reigns Saying John Cena Buried Him, RAW Top 10

- Below are the top 10 moments from last night's WWE RAW in San Jose, the final show before No Mercy.

Goldust To Team With Cody Rhodes Against The Hardys Starrcade?, Bobby Heenan's Cause Of Death Revealed

- TampaBay.com has run the obituary for Bobby Heenan and in it it notes that Heenan died from organ failures that were brought on by his battle with cancer.

Heenan’s daughter noted that “It was just his time.”

Braun Strowman Calls Enzo Amore 'A Snack', WWE 205 Live News For Tonight, Matt Hardy Wants The Young Bucks for Starrcade

- As noted, tonight's WWE 205 Live will feature an in-ring face off between Enzo Amore and WWE Cruiserweight Champion Neville. Brian Kendrick vs. Cedric Alexander will also take place. WWE posted the following blurb for tonight on Jack Gallagher, who turned heel last week:

Plans for Bobby Roode's Next Feud ** POSSIBLE SPOILER **

Early Betting Odds for Sunday's WWE No Mercy PPV

Early odds for this Sunday's WWE No Mercy have been set. Right now every match is relatively close compared to what they normally look like. All champions are the current favorites to win, with Universal champion Brock Lesnar favored at -300 having the best current odds out of any wrestler.

Weak RAW Attendance (Photo), Funny John Cena - Cricket Wireless Video, WWE 2K18 Manager Only Group

- As seen below, John Cena's latest comedy commercial with Cricket Wireless addresses people's inability to "see him" - a phenomenon brought on by years of telling his opponents "You can't see me!" while waving his hand in front of his face. Cena reveals that the phenomenon is more than a meme, it's a burden.

John Cena Tried To Make Last Night's RAW?, Cena Talks WrestleMania In China, 'Never Give Up', More

John Cena spoke with the South China Morning Post while in Shenzhen, China on Sunday for the WWE live event. It was noted that Cena usually main events the show but his match on Sunday was placed earlier in the card so he could fly back to California for Monday's RAW. Despite that, Cena did not appear on RAW last night.

Kassius Ohno Talks ICW - WWE NXT After Title Match (Video), Bray Wyatt - Goldust Exchange, New Day

- Below is new "UpUpDownDown" video of UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway playing UFC 2 with SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day at last Wednesday's WWE live event in Honolulu, Hawaii.

WWE Executive Invites Cody Rhodes To Starrcade?, Curt Hawkins' Streak Continues, Actor At RAW

- WWE continued the losing streak storyline with Curt Hawkins on last night's RAW as he lost a singles match to Apollo Crews, putting him at 115 straight losses. The streak received attention back in early August when WWE, Finn Balor and others congratulated Hawkins on his 100th straight loss.

News For Tonight's WWE SmackDown And 205 Live - US Title, Celebration Of Women, Shane McMahon, More

Tonight's WWE SmackDown and WWE 205 Live episodes will take place from the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California as the road to Hell In a Cell heats up.

WWE Films For New Bobby Heenan Doc?, Bubba Dudley Reacts To RAW Spot, Titus Worldwide Video

Below is post-RAW video of Titus Worldwide's Apollo Crews, Akira Tozawa and Titus O'Neil interrupting Mike Rome. Rome says the group is on fire right now following Crews' win over Curt Hawkins on RAW. Titus mentions how LL Cool J, the LA Rams mascot and the Oakland Raiders mascot have joined the group in the last week, as well as the Irwin family in Australia.

Huge Street Fight Match After RAW Went Off The Air (Video)

The dark main event after this week's RAW in San Jose saw Roman Reigns defeat Braun Strowman in a Street Fight.

You can see video from the match below:

Monday, September 18, 2017

WWE RAW Results - Sep 18, 2017

WWE RAW Opener:

- We begin tonight's show with a graphic In Memory of Bobby Heenan.

- We go right to the ring and out comes RAW General Manager Kurt Angle.

Spoiler On A Stipulation Match Set For Tonight's WWE RAW

Michael Hayes Invites Cody Rhodes to WWE Starrcade

As previously noted, Cody Rhodes responded to reports of WWE bringing the “Starrcade” event back and asked for the company to book his brother Goldust on the card.

Josh Mathews on Speculation of GFW Name Change

PWInsider spoke with Impact Wrestling’s Josh Mathews about the disappearance of the Global Force Wrestling name on the promotional material sent out today. Mathews made the following remarks about the change:

Update on WWE Clash of the Champions, WWE Looks At AJ Styles Wearing A Mask (Video)

- We noted over the weekend how AJ Styles wore a mask to the ring for his win over Kevin Owens at Saturday's WWE live event in Osaka, Japan. Styles noted on Twitter that he was paying tribute to The Club with the mask. Below is video of Styles' pre-match promo on Tuesday's title match with Baron Corbin plus video of him wearing the mask.