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Backstage News & Notes From The WWE/MSG Event

Backstage News & Notes From The WWE/MSG Event

Ryan Clark December 28, 2012 2

Partial Source: Pwinsider.com – Michael Hayes and John Laurinaitis ran the show backstage. – The remodeled venue now has displays celebrating the history of the arena. They had a display for the first WrestleMania.

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2 Reports From Last Night’s WWE House Show At MSG

2 Reports From Last Night’s WWE House Show At MSG

Ryan Clark December 28, 2012 1

Thanks to Mike Johnson/PWI for this report: WWE held their annual holiday week house show at Madison Square Garden, a tradition that goes back decades, on 12/27. The show drew a strong crowd of

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Report: Major Changes Within WWE Talent Relations

Report: Major Changes Within WWE Talent Relations

Ryan Clark December 16, 2012 2

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter In regards to how the talent relations department is now operating within WWE, Triple H is now nearly in full control after a variety of changes were made in

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Ex-WWE Developmental Talent Suing WWE – Details

Ex-WWE Developmental Talent Suing WWE – Details

Ryan Clark December 11, 2012 2

Partial Source: Pwinsider.com Brian Jack, a professional wrestler from Wisconsin who worked in WWE developmental (FCW) several years ago under the name Buck Wild, is now suing WWE, a number of executives, wrestlers Santino

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Backstage Update: John Laurinaitis’ WWE Future

Backstage Update: John Laurinaitis’ WWE Future

Ryan Clark December 9, 2012 1

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter We noted last week here on the website that the future of John Laurinaitis in WWE has been a hot topic among employees since he had yet to resume

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John Laurinaitis Backstage At RAW Right Now

John Laurinaitis Backstage At RAW Right Now

Ryan Clark December 4, 2012 2

The future of John Laurinaitis in WWE has been a hot topic among employees since he had yet to resume his behind-the-scenes duties after undergoing rotator cuff surgery in September not to mention that

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Kharma On Whether Her WWE Release Was Appropriate

Kharma On Whether Her WWE Release Was Appropriate

Ryan Clark November 30, 2012 2

Kharma spoke today with Diva Dirt about her brief WWE career and release, whether she would go back to TNA and more. Check out the highlights: On signing with WWE: “I did not see

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John Laurinaitis Done With WWE?, WrestleMania 30 Location?

John Laurinaitis Done With WWE?, WrestleMania 30 Location?

Ryan Clark November 29, 2012 2

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – There has been a lot of talk lately in WWE about John Laurinaitis and his WWE future. At this time, most feel that he is finished completely with

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Content Listing For WWE’s ‘Best PPV Matches Of 2012 DVD’

Content Listing For WWE’s ‘Best PPV Matches Of 2012 DVD’

Ryan Clark November 24, 2012 2

Credit: WWEDVDNews.com Here is the content and match listing for WWE’s “The Best Pay-Per-View Matches: 2012″ DVD and Blu-ray. The set will be released on December 26, 2012. DISC 1 A Remarkable Year WWE

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More On David Otunga’s Push, Latest ‘Are You Serious’ Video

More On David Otunga’s Push, Latest ‘Are You Serious’ Video

Ryan Clark November 4, 2012 2

– As we noted yesterday here on the website, WWE officials are reportedly trying to work out a way to push David Otunga. Officials are said to be happy with Otunga’s ring work, his

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Changes For David Otunga Planned?, Early RAW Preview, More

Changes For David Otunga Planned?, Early RAW Preview, More

Ryan Clark November 3, 2012 4

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer – WWE officials over the past several months have discussed a change for David Otunga. While WWE officials are high on Otunga’s overall physique and Hollywood connections, officials are

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Today’s Wrestling Birthdays, John Laurinaitis/WWE Update, More

Today’s Wrestling Birthdays, John Laurinaitis/WWE Update, More

Ryan Clark October 25, 2012 2

– John Laurinaitis, who is currently recovering from shoulder surgery, is not expected to return to the road as WWE’s head producer until the end of the year. – The Big Show is featured

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Alberto Del Rio’s Brother Speaks Out – Developmental, Father, More

Alberto Del Rio’s Brother Speaks Out – Developmental, Father, More

Ryan Clark October 24, 2012 2

Credit: MiamiHerald.com WWE developmental wrestler Memo Montegro recently spoke about joining WWE, his in ring style and more. Here are the highlights… On Being in WWE developmental: “It’s an incredible experience. In the three,

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Overall Attribute Scores For Every WWE ’13 Superstar

Overall Attribute Scores For Every WWE ’13 Superstar

Ryan Clark October 17, 2012 5

THQ has announced the overall attribute scores for the superstars and legends in the WWE 3 video game. John Cena had the highest score at 96, with CM Punk, Shawn Michaels, “Stone Cold” Steve

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Backstage Update – Big WWE Corporate Releases

Backstage Update – Big WWE Corporate Releases

Ryan Clark October 11, 2012 3

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter As noted late last night here on the website, there have been more changes behind the scene sin WWE. They include… * Nicole Dorazio left after working in talent

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Why Gewirtz Is Still With WWE + Another Backstage Release

Why Gewirtz Is Still With WWE + Another Backstage Release

Ryan Clark October 11, 2012 1

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – Raphael Morffi has been released from WWE. Morffi was in charge of WWE live events and had been promoting live events in the Northeast. Following his departure, John

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2 Backstage WWE Releases, WWE ’13 Record Sales, More

2 Backstage WWE Releases, WWE ’13 Record Sales, More

Ryan Clark October 11, 2012 2

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – As we noted last week here on the website, Ann Russo-Gordan left WWE. According to sources, she was said to have been “burnt out” and was also dealing

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John Laurinaitis Not Expected Back Soon & More

John Laurinaitis Not Expected Back Soon & More

Ryan Clark October 2, 2012 3

Partial Source: Pwinsider It had been previously reported that John Laurinaitis was expected back around this time to take on a new television character role. As we reported several weeks ago, Laurinaitis recently had

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NXT Superstar & Diva Of The Week, Bo Dallas/WWE, AJPW

NXT Superstar & Diva Of The Week, Bo Dallas/WWE, AJPW

Ryan Clark September 27, 2012 2

– As noted late last night here on the website, there is no official deal between WWE and All Japan Pro Wrestling. As we reported very late last night here on the website, AJPW

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Backstage News – The AJPW/WWE Deal + WWE Network

Backstage News – The AJPW/WWE Deal + WWE Network

Ryan Clark September 27, 2012 1

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – In an update on the WWE and All Japan deal, it’s apparently not all that it’s being made out to be in the Japanese media. Basically what happened

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The Latest On Laurinaitis & Lawler’s Miraculous Recovery

The Latest On Laurinaitis & Lawler’s Miraculous Recovery

Ryan Clark September 24, 2012 1

– As previously noted here on the website, John Laurinaitis underwent major surgery for a torn rotator cuff and will be out of action for several months. Laurinaitis was scheduled to continue doing run-ins

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Jeff Hardy Comments On WWE’s Pink Ropes, WWE/All Japan

Jeff Hardy Comments On WWE’s Pink Ropes, WWE/All Japan

Ryan Clark September 20, 2012 1

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – On RAW Monday, WWE used a pink middle rope to raise breast cancer awareness. Regarding this, Jeff Hardy tweeted, “Just my opinion….Every rope should be pink!” As

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Alex Riley & John Laurinaitis Undergo Surgeries – Details

Alex Riley & John Laurinaitis Undergo Surgeries – Details

Ryan Clark September 20, 2012 1

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – Alex Riley posted the following on Twitter today… Thought I would let u guys know that i had to have knee and elbow surgery earlier this week,

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Report: WWE & All Japan Forge An Alliance

Report: WWE & All Japan Forge An Alliance

Ryan Clark September 19, 2012 2

Tokyo Sport is reporting that WWE and All Japan Pro Wrestling have forged an alliance and will be working together. John Laurinaitis reportedly helped put the deal together. Laurinaitis worked for AJPW from 1988

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John Laurinaitis Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

John Laurinaitis Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Ryan Clark September 12, 2012 0

Partial Source: Pwinsider John Laurinaitis wasn’t at this week’s WWE TV tapings because he is recovering from a recent shoulder surgery. Laurinaitis is no longer a WWE Executive, but is now considered the head

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Wade Barrett Scratched From Main Event, New Rosa Pics, More

Wade Barrett Scratched From Main Event, New Rosa Pics, More

Ryan Clark September 9, 2012 3

– James Laurinaitis, who is the son of Road Warrior Animal and John Laurinaitis’ nephew, has signed a five-year deal with the St. Louis Rams worth up to $41.5 million with a $23.5 million

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Brodus Clay Featured, Sheamus’ Brogue Kick Banned, More

Brodus Clay Featured, Sheamus’ Brogue Kick Banned, More

Ryan Clark September 8, 2012 1

– Brodus Clay is featured in today’s “Superstar Spotlight” on WWE.com. – WWE SmackDown GM Booker T banning the Brogue Kick on SmackDown is one of the reasons Sheamus is using the Texas Cloverlead

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WWE RAW Crew Headed Home, Otunga Hypes RAW, Miz Note

WWE RAW Crew Headed Home, Otunga Hypes RAW, Miz Note

Ryan Clark September 1, 2012 2

– Jimmy Reiher, Jr., who appeared as Deuce and Sim Snuka in WWE, turns 41-years-old Saturday. Today also marks as independent wrestling standout Sami Callihan’s 25th birthday. – The RAW brand stars are now

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Rosa Mendes & John Laurinaitis Return To WWE – Details

Rosa Mendes & John Laurinaitis Return To WWE – Details

Ryan Clark August 31, 2012 1

– John Laurinaitis is recovered from a recent injury and did a run in during the CM Punk vs. John Cena vs. The Big Show main event in Brisbane, Australia. During the match, Laurinaitis

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John Laurinaitis Suffers Injury + Randy Orton’s Time Off

John Laurinaitis Suffers Injury + Randy Orton’s Time Off

Ryan Clark August 30, 2012 1

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – As we’ve been reporting, Randy Orton is expected to take some time off in the coming weeks to film the new WWE Studios film, 12 Rounds: Reloaded. As

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