Tag - Ryback

Ryback out of Battleground PPV due to staph infection

Ryback

Intercontinental champion Ryback has been taken off this Sunday’s Battleground pay-per-view due to an injury. The WWE.COM website said that the champ is off all events this weekend and did not specify what happened. However on his Twitter account, Ryback wrote that on Tuesday morning after Raw he woke up with a severe staph infection in his...

Chris Jericho jumps to Ryback’s defense

Chris Jericho

During an interview with British-based DigitalSpy.co.uk, former WWE champion Chris Jericho jumped to Ryback’s defense over what he claims are unfair accusations. Jericho was referring to CM Punk’s interview on the Colt Cabana podcast where Punk ripped Ryback to hell and back, saying that Ryback injured him multiple times and that he can’t...

Ryback hits back at CM Punk over interview

Ryback

Following the explosive CM Punk interview, Ryback hit back at Punk on Twitter for calling him a “steroid guy.” In the interview, Punk described the feud with Ryback as something that took 20 years off his life and repeatedly called him that “steroid guy.” “For the record if I quit for being fragile and insecure I would make up excuses...

Ryback takes on Cena tonight on Raw

Ryback

Raw will not be live tonight but will be airing on tape delay as the show is being filmed in Liverpool, England, as part of the European tour. With Raw two weeks away from the Survivor Series, Team Cena will likely start adding members for the traditional 5 on 5 Survivor Series match vs Team Authority. Speaking of Cena, after being absent from the...

Ryback records video message to fans from hospital bed

Ryback

WWE Superstar Ryback posted a video on YouTube from a hospital bed dressed like he was ready for surgery. “I’ve been injured for some time. Been wrestling for 7 months,” Ryback said, noting that he’s been suffering from strained groins and hernias. The former Paul Heyman Guy said you can call him crazy and selfish but, “I do it for you...

US Airways Center website featuring interview with Ryback

Ryback

With Smackdown tapings tonight in Phoenix at the US Airways Center, our friend and VP of Digital Operations for the Phoenix Suns, Jeramie McPeek interviewed Ryback for the US Airways Center to help promote the show. In the interview, Ryback talks about his favorite wrestler as a kid, participating in Tough Enough, coming up with the name Ryback...

Ryback to take on Mark Henry at WrestleMania

Ryback

As expected, Ryback was pulled out from his involvement in the six man tag team match at WrestleMania 29 and placed in a one on one match. Ryback was originally part of the team with Randy Orton and Sheamus to take on The Shield however his feud with Mark Henry over the past few weeks changed the direction. Ryback will now face Henry in a one on...

The Shield get their WrestleMania match

The Shield

The fourth match announced for WrestleMania was made official yesterday during the episode of Smackdown. A six man tag team match will be featured on the show with the team of The Shield – Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, and Seth Rollins – taking on Ryback, Randy Orton, and Sheamus. A Mark Henry vs Ryback match is rumored for WrestleMania...

Ryback vs CM Punk to headline first RAW of 2013

Ryback

The first RAW of 2013 will feature a big main event for the WWE title as CM Punk defends his gold against number one contender Ryback. The match was announced during the special live Smackdown yesterday on USA Network and a stipulation to the match between the two was added when WWE taped next week’s Christmas Eve RAW right after Smackdown...

ESPN interviews Ryback…wants the Undertaker at WrestleMania

Ryback

ESPN.COM has an interesting interview with Ryback, whose WWE ’13 character has just been made available for the first time via a DLC. The interview was mainly in association with his new WWE ’13 playable character but Ryback talked about several other things including the fans’ association of him with Goldberg, where the...

Ryback moved to a 3 on 3 TLC match on pay-per-view

Ryback

The injury to CM Punk leaves Ryback with the short end of the stick as his chance to capture the WWE title vanished as soon as Punk was announced as unable to participate in the pay-per-view. Ryback will be on the card however and in a letter posted by Vince McMahon on WWE.COM, the Las Vegas native will join the current tag team champions Kane and...

Ryback works main event with CM Punk during non-televised event

Ryback

With John Cena out injured, CM Punk worked yesterday’s non-televised live event with his potential Hell In A Cell opponent Ryback in the main event. This was Ryback’s first main event match, and possibly the first of many to come, as the 30 year old from Las Vegas is on the rise in the WWE ranks. The match ended via disqualification...