Tag: John Cena

Wrestling Beat: Rock return? CM Punk now on WWE alumni page, Bobby Lashley

Return of The Rock? Dwayne Johnson appeared on ESPN’s Sports Nation on Tuesday and told host Michelle Beadle that he would “love” to wrestle again, and that he’s talked to Vince McMahon about a return to WWE.


Here we go again: John Cena wins WWE title at MITB

You knew it would end that way – with John Cena coming down the ladder with the WWE and World Heavyweight titles at the end of Money in the Bank.


Winner and new WWE champ after Money in the Bank: Bray Wyatt?

Daniel Bryan’s injury and slowed rehab from neck surgery may have helped WWE stumble into a way to further elevate top heel Bray Wyatt: make him the winner and new WWE champ at Money in the Bank.


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WWE News: Shawn Michaels talks John Cena

While discussing the lead up to his bout against John Cena at WrestleMania 23, Shawn Michaels talks about being a building block to John Cena’s path to greatness.


Somebody cue up Wade Barrett: More bad news for WWE

WWE needs to heed the old adage about dancing with the one that brung you. It’s a wrestling company, not a movie company, not an entertainment conglomerate.


Any interest at all in WWE Payback?

Probably a good move by WWE to stop calling them pay-per-views. Because they’re not treating them as events that you’d pay for anymore.


WWE News: Is it time for a John Cena heel turn?

John Cena is the franchise in WWE. The squeaky clean superstar is the man who makes little kids’ dreams come true, literally. Call him Mr. Make a Wish in that respect.


WWE under fire for Alexander Rusev dedicating match to Putin: Why?

Lana, the leggy mouthpiece for new WWE talent Alexander Rusev, has been the subject of criticism from some fans who didn’t like her promo dedicating Rusev’s match at last night’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view to Russian President Vladimir Putin.


Review: WWE Extreme Rules Hits and Misses

HIT: Solid booking The Shield wins by clean fall. Bray Wyatt … wins. (Nothing clean about that one.) The two hottest forces in WWE right now were put over against people who don’t always take the fall easily (Triple H and John Cena).


Extreme Rules? Extremely mediocre pay-per-view

Aside from the mid-card steel cage match pitting John Cena against Bray Wyatt, the lineup for Sunday’s WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view could be any Sunday night house show.


Ryback: The one-time next Goldberg talks about rise and fall

Remember when Ryback was The Next Big Thing, the next Goldberg, challenging John Cena for the WWE title in the main event at pay-per-views?


Should WWE break up The Shield?

There has been talk for months that WWE is planning to break up The Shield. So to the question: should it be done?


Over the top? Raw segment features Bray Wyatt with children’s choir

The Bray Wyatt character, as currently written, should be let nowhere near a lone child, much less a children’s choir. Wyatt started out “Duck Dynasty,” but has long since passed over into “Deliverance.”


Bray Wyatt, The Shield blurring the lines between wrestling babyface, heel

Jim Ross can’t understand why WWE heel Bray Wyatt had the audience singing along with him at the end of Monday Night Raw after the Wyatt Family’s handicap match against John Cena.


New TNA World Heavyweight Champion: Eric Young?

A smallish, bearded wrestler wins a world title. Heard this story before? TNA’s new World Champ is perennial underdog Eric Young, who won a gauntlet match on tonight’s Impact Wrestling, and demanded the title shot that he earned with that victory later in the show, then pinned champion Magnus in a surprise result.


How long will the Daniel Bryan run at the top of WWE last?

The fans have gotten their way. WWE not only gave the ball to Daniel Bryan, but he was able to keep it for more than a night. The question now is, How long will Daniel Bryan be the man in WWE?


Looking back, it was obvious that the Undertaker Streak was coming to an end

The ring entrance for The Undertaker included a display of 22 coffins, 21 for his previous WrestleMania victims, the last one for Brock Lesnar, who was about to be added to the list. Watching WrestleMania 30 with a friend and his two elementary-school-age sons, it was one of the younger fans who pointed out the obvious.


WrestleMania 30 Review: Hits and misses on a big night for Daniel Bryan, Undertaker

Did anybody have The Undertaker losing? No. Did anybody not have Daniel Bryan winning? No. Both factor in to one of the more memorable WrestleMania events in the 30-year history of the franchise. With that in mind, let’s look at the biggest hits and biggest misses from WrestleMania 30.


WrestleMania 30 Predictions: Who walks away WWE champ, more

WrestleMania 30 is upon us. It may not be the most interesting of cards for pro wrestling’s Super Bowl, but … it’s pro wrestling’s Super Bowl.


It’s WrestleMania 30 Week: What will happen with Daniel Bryan, Undertaker-Brock, others?

Tonight’s Monday Night Raw is the go-home show for WrestleMania 30. Will we see Daniel Bryan return to face off with Triple H? And what will happen with Undertaker and Brock Lesnar in the other big money match on the ‘Mania show?


Jim Ross: Daniel Bryan-Triple H story is ‘gold’

The buildup to the Daniel Bryan-Triple H match at WrestleMania 30 is “gold,” former WWE vice president of talent relations Jim Ross wrote today on his blog.


Buff Bagwell: John Cena is nothing special

Any of a number of wrestlers could have a high level of success if they were given the extended push that WWE has given John Cena. This from Buff Bagwell, recently outed as a high-dollar escort, who dished on a number of controversial topics in an interview with The Shoot podcast. “I don’t think he’s […]


WWE Top 10: WrestleMania title changes

Where does John Cena’s victory over The Rock rank on this episode of WWE Top 10? Plus, an undefeated streak ends and the Austin era begins.


John Cena: Would a heel turn work for him like it did for Hulk Hogan?

John Cena as a heel. It will happen one day, or it won’t. It would be good for business, or it would kill a cash cow. There are as many views on this as there are wrestling fans to debate it. My view is it will never happen. Cena as the top face in WWE […]


WrestleMania 30 card seems set: Are you satisfied?

We will get at the upcoming WrestleMania 30 what we’ve known we were going to be getting since the first of the year Main event: Randy Orton to defend the WWE title against a heel Batista. Yawn. Undertaker puts the 21-0 WM streak on the line against Brock Lesnar. Yawn. Daniel Bryan vs. Triple H. […]


John Cena injury: Real or kayfabe?

WWE superstar john cena suffered a knee injury on-air during tonight’s WWE Monday Night Raw. The injury appears to be storyline-related to further the feud with the Wyatt Family, who attacked Cena on the live Raw in Green Bay, Wisc. According to WWE.com, WWE medical staff felt some instability and swelling in Cena’s knee and […]


WWE News: Is WWE.com signaling a change in direction for WrestleMania 30?

We’ve been hearing about the supposed already set card for WrestleMania 30 and its underwhelming set of matches – Randy Orton vs. Batista for the WWE title, Triple H vs. Daniel Bryan, Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar, john cena vs. Bray Wyatt. Then WWE.com goes on today about what its editors say their dream WM30 matches […]


Analysis: What does WWE need to do to get ready for WrestleMania 30?

Maybe start by firing everybody in creative and starting over. OK, that’s a bit extreme. But this train went off the rails last week with the CM Punk situation that has thrown the card in the works for WrestleMania 30 into disarray. So what can creative do to get WM30 back on the rails? For […]


WWE Video: WWE in 5

  This week in WWE in 5, we recap all of the action from this past week’s Raw and SmackDown including Daniel Bryan confronting Triple H, The Wyatt Family’s attacks on John Cena, as well as the long awaited return of Christian.


Spoiler Alert: Last two names added to Elimination Chamber main event, plus analysis

We knew already that the Elimination Chamber main event will have Randy Orton defending the WWE Title against John Cena, Sheamus and Daniel Bryan. The last two names were added at Tuesday’s SmackDown taping. Would you believe Christian and Antonio Cesaro? Cesaro gets his first pay-per-view main event, which is nice for him. Christian gets […]


Who are the Top 10 wealthiest pro wrestlers?

TheRichest.com has a list of the Top 10 wealthiest pro wrestlers. 1. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: $70 million net worth 2. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin: $45 million net worth 3. John Cena: $35 million net worth 4. Triple H: $25 million net worth 5. Big Show: $20 million net worth 6. Kurt Angle: $20 million […]


Who are the Top 10 wealthiest pro wrestlers?

TheRichest.com has a list of the Top 10 wealthiest pro wrestlers.


How do you measure up on the bench with John Cena?

Congrats to @JohnCena who crushed his PR in the bench press with a lift of 481lbs. https://t.co/pfAd4mrd1U Detail: http://t.co/uR6NCVDRGI — Hard Nocks South (@HardNocksSouth) January 2, 2014 John Cena set a personal best in the bench press at 481 pounds.


Report: Hulk Hogan, Roddy Piper in tag match at WrestleMania 30?

PWInsider.com speculated today on the possibility of a tag-team match at WrestleMania 30 with Hulk Hogan on one side and Rowdy Roddy Piper on the other. The report had Hogan teaming with john cena against Piper and an unnamed heel on the current WWE roster. Hogan and Piper headlined the first WrestleMania in 1985. Hogan […]


New WWE T-shirt: ‘If Cena Wins, We Complain Online’

The newest WWE T-shirt plays to the Internet wrestling community’s, ahem, love of john cena. “If Cena Wins, We Complain Online” is an officially licensed WWE T for sale at HotTopic.com. Sales must not be going well: the T-shirt originally went for $20.50-$24.50, but has been marked down to $14.99.


The lure of the gold: Pro athletes covet WWE title belt

The sight of LaSean McCoy being interviewed after Philadelphia’s win over Dallas on Sunday Night Football with a replica of the WWE World Heavyweight Title belt on his shoulder got LeBron James thinking. King James, not long after, tweeted that he wanted his own WWE belt, not a replica, but “the real ones.” To which […]


So what about the recent heel turn of Daniel Bryan?

Heel turns mark a key turning point in the career of any top babyface. (Think CM Punk. Don’t think John Cena. That one may never happen.) The early verdict: this Daniel Bryan turn doesn’t make a lot of sense.


Daniel Bryan named PWI Wrestler of the Year

Daniel Bryan was named the Pro Wrestling Illustrated Wrestler of the Year, one of four awards voted to Bryan by PWI readers. Bryan was also named Most Popular Wrestler of the Year, and was part of the Match of the Year (SummerSlam, Daniel Bryan vs. John Cena) and the Feud of the Year (Daniel Bryan […]


Bully Ray soft sells TNA vs. WWE

Bully Ray was asked in a recent interview with WEEI.com why fans should watch TNA over WWE. You could boil his answer down to: I dunno. “Why would you want to watch TNA over a John Cena-Randy Orton? I’m really not sure. I find John Cena’s matches very entertaining, and I find Randy Orton’s matches […]


Can Goldust survive the Masterlock Challenge?

Chris Masters has submitted some of the biggest names in pro wrestling to his Masterlock. Even nine-time WWE champion John Cena had to tap out to the fiercest full-nelson wrestling has seen since the days of Billy Jack Haynes.


Chris Graham: Is PG killing WWE?

John Cena, on a conference call promoting the upcoming “Tribute to the Troops” specials on USA and NBC, is a fan of the post-Attitude WWE.


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Chris Graham: Really? Cena, again?

Watching the end of the 999th episode of “Raw,” the flagship TV program of World Wrestling Entertainment, on Monday night, was like watching the end of any of the last several hundred in the series


WWE to bring Raw World Tour to JPJ

WWE is bringing its Monday Night Raw brand to the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville on Sunday, June 5, with a 5 p.m. belltime. Tickets for the show are on sale now – with prices ranging from $17 to $62. Tickets are available online at www.johnpauljonesarena.com. WWE superstars scheduled for the show include Randy […]


‘Mania meltdown

I plunked down my $54.99 for WrestleMania 27 – surprised first off by the price, second by how long it took me to get through to Comcast (I called at 6:30, a half-hour before the show was scheduled to begin, and finally got through at 7:30, a half-hour in). I’d say the general underwhelming feeling […]