Monday, July 31, 2017

Rusev Takes A Shot At John Cena, The Hardys On Their Awakening Happening (Video), Post-RAW Note

- This Fallout video from last night's WWE RAW features The Hardys talking to Mike Rome after their win over Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson. Jeff Hardy starts off by thanking The Revival for the post-match brawl because he now feels revived, he feels like a #1 contender again. Matt Hardy says he also feels revived, he feels triggered, he feels... awoken.

Kurt Angle Comments On Brock Lesnar Leaving RAW, Roman Reigns On Tonight's Win, Neville Says Tozawa's Win Doesn't Matter

- Here is video of Neville reacting to tonight's six-man cruiserweight match on RAW, which saw Akira Tozawa, Rich Swann and Cedric Alexander defeat Ariya Daivari, TJP and Tony Nese.

Paul Heyman Makes Major Announcement Regarding Summerslam Main Event

Kurt Angle kicked off tonight’s WWE RAW hyping up tonight’s episode of WWE RAW, but was met with an unexpected appearance by Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman.

WWE RAW Results - Jul 31, 2017

WWE RAW Opener:

Tonight's WWE RAW opens up with a video package showing what led to tonight's Triple Threat main event. We cut to the RAW opening video.

Opening Segment Revealed for Tonight’s WWE RAW, Updated Line-up

In the video below, Mike Rome reveals that RAW General Manager Kurt Angle will be kicking off tonight’s RAW from Pittsburgh, his hometown.

Kurt Angle On Tonight's RAW From Pittsburgh, Fans On Brock Lesnar SummerSlam Moments, Heavy Machinery Video

- Below is video of  NXT Superstars "Heavy Machinery" Tucker Knight and Otis Dozovic about returning to wrestle near their hometowns with the company during recent tours. Otis is from Duluth, Minnesota while Tucker is from Clackamas, Oregon.

Chris Jericho Issues Statement On Altercation In New York City On Friday Night (Video), John Cena Comments on Upcoming Transformers Lead Role

Chris Jericho has issued a statement to TMZ Sports after they revealed an incident from Friday night in New York City. Jericho was involved in a shouting match with another man after an event at Irving Plaza in NYC on Friday night.

John Cena Lands Role In Big Spinoff Movie, Brock Lesnar Vs. Samoa Joe Video

- Below is video WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe from Saturday's SmackDown live event in Detroit, which was the final WWE event at the Joe Louis Arena.

Spoilers On Tonight's WWE RAW, Tuesday's WWE 205 Live

The SummerSlam opponent for WWE Cruiserweight Champion Neville will be determined on this week's WWE 205 Live episode as Akira Tozawa faces off with Ariya Daivari to determine a new #1 contender.

CM Punk Returning to UFC Soon?

It looks like former WWE Champion CM Punk may have his second MMA fight coming soon.

Drew McIntyre Hypes WWE NXT Takeover (Video), Marvelous WWE Mid-air Reversals, John Laurinaitis

- As seen below, the latest WWE Top 10 looks at marvelous mid-air reversals with SmackDown Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston, WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels and others.

Chris Jericho Involved In F-Bomb Altercation In NYC (Video)

Chris Jericho was involved in a verbal altercation with a man in New York City on Friday night, according to TMZ.

News For Tonight's WWE RAW - Triple Threat Main Event, Is Brock Lesnar Scheduled?, Finn Balor, More

Tonight's WWE RAW will take place from the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA as the road to WWE SummerSlam continues.

John Cena Vs. Shinsuke Nakamura Betting Odds, Nakamura Sends Message, Tyler Breeze Games (Video)

- Below, Tyler Breeze took on Xavier Woods in a Wheel of Fortune showdown with the loser getting cake in their face. The video also included appearances by Kevin Owens, Big E, Kofi Kingston, Renee Young, Mike and Maria Kanellis. Breeze eventually lost and had to face the cake.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Matt Hardy And The Revival Banter On Twitter, Canvas 2 Canvas, WWE Hall Of Famer Turns 70

- On the latest Canvas 2 Canvas below, Sasha Banks and Charlotte are the featured subjects. Next week's subject will be Roman Reigns.

Raven On Heavily Scripted Promos Are 'Bad For Business,' Helping CM Punk, Talking Over Fans' Heads

Raven spoke with ESPN on a number of wrestling topics. Here are some of the highlights:

Backstage Update on The Great Khali's WWE Status, The Rock Backstage at UFC, John Cena Set For WWE No Mercy PPV

- "Free agent" John Cena is being advertised for his first RAW pay-per-view since the Draft last year.

Stripper Rants About Enzo Amore Being Cheap

Apparently Enzo Amore is cheap at the strip clubs and this didn’t go over very well with one of the ladies working at a club.

A stripper that goes by the name “Queen Bee” took to her Twitter to rant about her experience with the WWE Superstar at the club she works for in

Brock Lesnar Responds To Jon Jones’ Challenge

As noted, the new UFC's light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, called out former Brock Lesnar.

Jon Jones Calls Out Brock Lesnar After Defeating Daniel Cormier at UFC214

After defeating Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 to win the UFC light heavyweight championship, Jon Jones thanked his fans and his haters.

WWE Live Event Results From Joe Louis Arena (7/29), Brock Lesnar’s Universal Title Match

Brock Lesnar joined the Smackdown Live brand for their Saturday night house show in Detroit at the Joe Louis Arena which is scheduled for demolition after more than 40 years in operation.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

WWE Announces Hell in a Cell PPV

During tonight's SmackDown live event in Detroit, Michigan, WWE announced the Hell in a Cell PPV would be returning to Detroit on October 8 at the Little Caesars Arena.

This will be a SmackDown exclusive brand PPV.

John Cena Vs. Samoa Joe Match Announced, Dolph Ziggler's Brother Pleads Guilty, AJ Styles Talks Not Being On SummerSlam Poster

- As noted back in May, Dolph Ziggler's brother, Donald Nemeth, plead not guilty to aggravated murder, murder, kidnapping and felonious assault charges in the death of Marine Corps veteran Joshua Mascol at a downtown Cleveland hotel, during a botched drug deal where Mascol was shot three times.

Big Cass On Who He Wants at WrestleMania, Splitting with Enzo Amore, Working With Big Show, More

WWE Raw star Big Cass recently spoke with Sport Bible and below are some interview highlights:

Ric Flair Says John Cena Won't Top His Record Of World Title Reigns, Who is the Most Talented WWE Superstar, More

Ric Flair spoke with WSVN-TV at Florida Supercon in Fort Lauderdale, FL. You can watch the full interview below, here are some highlights:

WWE Taking Steps To Bringing Back PPV?, WWE Network Show Not Returning?, Birthdays

- On Edge and Christian's E&C Pod of Awesomeness, the duo said a new season of The Edge and Christian Show That Totally Reeks of Awesomeness is not likely to return to the WWE Network, due to its expense as WWE is currently doing cutbacks.

Friday, July 28, 2017

GFW’s Attempts To Trademark ‘Broken’ Gimmick Reportedly Refused

PWInsider reports that all four Broken Universe-related trademarks that TNA Entertainment (now Global Force Wrestling) filed for registration have been given an initial refusal by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Update On Alberto El Patron's Suspension, Matt Hardy Takes Shot At GFW Pay

- Regarding the suspension of GFW World Heavyweight Champion Alberto El Patron, he is still suspended even though he is no longer considered to be a suspect in the Orlando airport incident with Paige.

Update on Davey Richards GFW Departure, GFW Tapings News, Why GFW Live Event Was Canceled

- It looks like GFW will be taping 12 episodes of Impact during the August tapings in Orlando, which would be the most the company has ever taped in one set. As noted, Destination X will air live on Thursday, August 17th and then they will tape through the night of August 22nd. The final two nights of tapings were added just this week.

WWE On Jason Jordan - MizTV, Curtis Axel On Being In The Main Event, Jeff Hardy 'Ink' Extra

- Below is a bonus clip from Jeff Hardy's Superstar Ink episode with Hardy talking to host Corey Graves about the large tattoo on his left wrist, which represents his relationship with his wife Beth.

The Hardys Preparing for Lawsuit Against Anthem Sports?

As noted, Ed Nordholm mentioned during an interview with Sports Illustrated that he will not continue negotiations with The Hardy Boyz over the “BROKEN” gimmick and he doesn’t plan to open a new dialogue with them.

Media Outlet Speculates on RAW - SmackDown Becoming Online Only Shows

Chuck Carroll of CBS Chicago broke down the numbers of where the WWE currently resides from a revenue standpoint.

Carroll states that while it can be argued that more people are watching now than ever due to various social media platforms, television viewership

Big E on Using The Freebird Rule With a Singles Title, Kofi Kingston Says He Was Not Aware of Recent Milestone

WWE Smackdown Live stars The New Day recently spoke with WWE.com and below are some interview highlights:

Shawn Michaels On The Future Of Wrestling, His Role at The WWE PC, Who He Enjoys In NXT

Shawn Michaels spoke with Channel Guide Magazine on a number of wrestling topics as he promotes his current film, Pure Country: Pure Heart. Here are some of the highlights:

Speculation on Jericho's Current Run, Witness Comments on Strowman and Karen Jarrett’S Bar Incident

- As noted, Wrestling Observer reported that there was an incident between Braun Strowman and Karen Jarrett at a bar establishment in Nashville when Global Force Wrestling had meetings and RAW was in the same city.

Update on Darren Young's Status, Photos of His Body After Hard Training

We noted before how Darren Young is expected to be cleared to return to the ring in August some time. Young, who has been out of action since January with an elbow injury, reported to the WWE Performance Center this week to begin training.

The Rock On Why He Sold Steve Austin's Stunner So Wildly, John Cena Vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, WWE Shop

- Below, Cathy Kelley took a look at the upcoming match between John Cena and Shinsuke Nakamura with the winner getting WWE Champion Jinder Mahal at SummerSlam. After the announcement on SmackDown, Nakamura mocked Cena's "You can't see me" motto, while on his Instagram, Cena posted a violin. The two will meet next Tuesday on SmackDown.

WWE RAW Star Gets A Name Change?, Triple H Wins First Title (Video)

- Below is from August of 1999 when Triple H won the WWE Championship for the first time. Triple H faced Mankind on Raw and was able to pick up the win with Shane McMahon as the guest referee and Chyna at ringside.

Big Title Match Announced For Next Week's GFW Impact, Super X Cup, Destination X Match Set

- Below, Bruce Prichard announced that on August 17 at Destination X (live on POP) Matt Sydal will face Bobby Lashley and the winner will receive a title shot of their choosing. Lashley wants another chance at the Unified GFW World Heavyweight Championship, while Sydal is looking for an opportunity at the GFW X Division Championship.

GFW Cancels Upcoming Impact Live Event

The GFW Impact live event scheduled for Saturday, August 6th in Bridgeport, CT has been canceled. GFW says the event was nixed due to "unforeseen circumstances and logistical challenges."

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Backstage Heat on Two Top WWE Stars Following RAW

According to SportsKeeda, there is backstage heat on both Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins following their Raw win over The Miztourage this week.

GFW Impact Wrestling Results - Jul 27, 2017

Joseph Park gives Grado a pep talk before he proposes to Laurel Van Ness tonight, and gives him special "proposal gear" to wear when it's time for the magic moment.

We see a video package looking back at last week's run in between LAX and

Jim Ross On If Brock Lesnar Faced Jon Jones In The UFC, SummerSlam Fatal 4-Way Match

Jim Ross posted his latest blog at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights:

If Brock Lesnar faced UFC Fighter Jon Jones:
"Interesting sound bytes from Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones regarding the potential of a UFC fight between the two perhaps some day in the future. Both men were accomplished amateur grapplers

WWE Planning Shane McMahon vs. Kevin Owens at SummerSlam?

As seen on Tuesday’s episode of SmackDown Live, Shane McMahon announced that Kevin Owens would defend the United States Championship against AJ Styles and Chris Jericho in the main event of the show. After the announcement, Owens and Shane went face-to-face.

Backstage News on the Future of The Shield’s Reunion, Possible Plans For SummerSlam

As seen on RAW in recent weeks, the company has been teasing a partial reunion of The Shield with both Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose. The duo teamed up on Raw this week and defeated The Miz and his Miztourage in a main event Handicap Match.

GFW Impact Matches For Tonight, Alberto El Patron Vs. The LAX, Super X Cup Tournament Updates

- Below is a preview for tonight's GFW Impact episode, featuring the next chapter in the feud between The LAX and World Heavyweight Champion Alberto El Patron - a Gauntlet Match.

Rumor of a Bar Incident Between Braun Strowman and Karen Jarrett

Apparently there was an incident between Braun Strowman and Karen Jarrett at a bar establishment in Nashville when Global Force Wrestling had meetings and RAW was in the same city.

The story is that Karen approached Strowman about getting an autograph

Alberto El Patron - Paige Incident Police Case Report Released, El Patron's Attorney Comments

Alberto El Patron's attorney, Keith McMahon, released the police case report for the altercation between Alberto El Patron and Paige at the Orlando airport earlier this month. The report lists Alberto as the victim and the weapon being "Hands/Fist/Feet."

Updated WWE Network Subscriber Count

WWE revealed today in their second-quarter earnings report that the WWE Network averaged 1.63 million paid subscribers over the second quarter of 2017. It was an 8% increase from the second quarter of 2016. Of those subscribers, 1.158 million were from the U.S. while 410,000 were international.

Matt Hardy Says GFW President 'Blatantly Lied,' John Cena WWE 2K18 Edition

- WWE announced this year's WWE 2K18 will feature a Cena (Nuff) Edition, celebrating John Cena's 15 year career. The set will be selling for $149.99 and 30,000 copies will be made available. The WWE 2K18 Deluxe Edition video game, will feature: