Archive - 12/03/2013

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 03/11/2013

RAW

Tonight, I begin with a tribute message about William Moody, a.k.a. “Paul Bearer.” As many of you who read this report, know by now I’m sure, he passed away on Tuesday, March 5th, at the age of 58. I will talk more about him and my memories growing up watching him throughout the 90s and early 2000s as a manager, but for now, I...

John Cena wrestles on RAW after the show goes off the air

John Cena

You might have noticed something different yesterday during RAW. Yes, there was no John Cena. The only appearance of Cena on the show was in a video to hype up the WrestleMania match between him and The Rock however the former WWE champion did appear in person after the show was over. Cena was part of the post-show non-televised dark match...

WWE officially announces Payback to its PPV lineup

WWE

WWE officially announced the newest pay-per-view of its calendar – Payback. Set to take place on Sunday, June 16, at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois, the preview on WWE.COM describes the show as to see “just how far Superstars will go to settle scores and gain retribution against their fiercest foes.” It is not known if...

Lesnar accepts Triple H’s challenge…with a stipulation

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Brock Lesnar gave his answer to Triple H last night on RAW as the former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion decimated Triple H’s close friends – Billy Gunn and Road Dogg. During the New Age Outlaws match against the Rhodes Scholars, Lesnar came out and decked out both former tag team champions with an F5 each. Lesnar’s mouthpiece...

WWE honors Paul Bearer at Monday Night RAW

Paul Bearer

WWE paid tribute to Paul Bearer yesterday on Monday Night RAW but as always, things didn’t go as smooth as they were supposed to be. The show opened with the fantastic video tribute that WWE put up online last Thursday, followed by the entrance of the Undertaker. Undertaker walked down to the ring as an urn was waiting in the middle of the...

The Bella Twins return to WWE during RAW

Bella Twins

The Bella Twins returned to WWE yesterday in a backstage segment with the Rhodes Scholars. The two were introduced when Damien Sandow said he had a plan for a double date and introduced the Bellas on screen. “This sorry Divas division has never needed us more,” the Bellas told WWE Divas champion Kaityln who was also in the room. The...

Royal Rumble 2013 buyrate up from previous year

Royal Rumble

The Royal Rumble this year with the return of The Rock taking on CM Punk for the WWE title did 498,000 buys in total worldwide, with 322,000 buys domestically and 176,000 from overseas providers. That is up from last year’s show which did 443,000 worldwide buys with Sheamus winning the Rumble. In 2011, the Rumble did 481,000 total buys and...