RAW, Rock, Aries, Dreamer, DDP, Flair Jul 09 - 11:52 pm EDT
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
Friday's Smackdown replay scored a 1.5 rating. WWE was in Rio Rancho, NM last night with John Cena over Big Show. There are Superstars spoilers from tonight's taping in Denver, CO. Smackdown was taped following tonight's RAW in Denver, CO. RAW's Anonymous General Manager was revealed as Hornswoggle.
The Summerslam AXXESS presale code is WWESTAPLES. A Nashville court ruled in WWE's favor on several items in their dispute with TNA, with their next hearing scheduled for July 13. WWE Studios released a new movie poster for The Day scheduled for release on August 29. WWE posted the latest episode of WWE Download with Dolph Ziggler.
WWE is reportedly in the process of signing Sara Del Ray as well as Matt Taven. Natalya congratulated Sara Del Rey on her WWE signing. There are WWE notes on Summerslam AXXESS ticket problems, PAC, Divas and more.
The Rock announced he'll appear on the 1000th episode of RAW. CM Punk congratulated Austin Aries, Samoa Joe and Zema Ion on last night's Destination X. Jim Ross' latest BBQ blog entry discusses travel plans, UFC 148, Terry Funk and more.
Thursday's Impact scored a 1.0 rating. TNA announced a new endorsement deal with EFX Performance to sell performance bands with AJ Styles and Samoa Joe as spokesmen. TNA released promotional videos for Hardcore Justice on August 12 and the Bound for Glory series. Joey Ryan's latest anti-TNA video tackles Hulk Hogan.
Austin Aries and Bobby Roode each commented on Twitter following last night's PPV. The latest TNA Today features an interview with Austin Aries following his title win last night. Sonjay Dutt is expected to miss a few weeks due to his separated shoulder at Destination X. Ringside Collectibles is releasing a new exclusive Austin Aries action figure. There are TNA notes on Destination X reactions, AAA, X Division wrestlers and more.
Colt Cabana and Adam Pearce's fourth match in their best of seven series for the NWA Heavyweight Championship is scheduled for July 21 in Kansas City, KS with Cabana up 3-0. Tommy Dreamer announced several former ECW and WWE wrestlers for his House of Hardcore promotion. Marty "Boogeyman" Wright is now available for independent bookings. Matt Morgan responded cryptically to a fan asking whether he's signed with WWE.
Busted Open interviewed Diamond Dallas Page about his appearance on RAW, and the possibility of a Hall of Fame induction in the future. Ric Flair will be hosting the main stage at the Gathering of the Juggalos next month, but will not be wrestling. Batista will be directing Alchemist's video for rap song Decisions Over Veal Orloff for the album Russian Roulette scheduled for release on July 17. Kayfabe Commentaries released the official trailer for Timeline: History of WWE 1995 with Kevin Nash.
That's it for today. Thanks for reading.
- 11:57 pm PWI: TWO MORE NAMES EXPECTED FOR RAW 1000 by Mike Johnson
- 11:45 pm PWT: THE SPECIALISTS: TUCKER'S INSTANT REACTION - Raw 7/9: "Raw was bland, tired, and stale..."
- 11:35 pm PWI: LOTS OF PROPOSALS ON RAW, BUT DID THAT MAKE IT AN ENTERTAINING SHOW? by Mike Johnson
- 11:30 pm PWI: COMPLETE WWE SMACKDOWN SPOILERS FOR FRIDAY by Billy Krotchsen
- 11:30 pm PWI: LIVE, ONGOING WWE SMACKDOWN SPOILERS FOR FRIDAY by Billy Krotchsen
- 11:23 pm PWT: NEWS REPORTS: WWE News: Updated MITB PPV line-up - one addition to SD MITB, PPV pre-show announced, no additions to Raw match
- 11:08 pm PWT: TV REPORTS: CALDWELL'S WWE RAW RESULTS 7/9: Complete "virtual-time" coverage of live Raw #997 - final MITB PPV hype
- 11:04 pm PWI: WWE RAW REPORT: IT'S GOOD NOW; AJ HAS AN INDECENT PROPOSAL FOR PUNK AND BRYAN RAISES IT; ANOTHER MAN IN MONEY IN THE BANK; THE ANONYMOUS RAW GM IS REVEALED . . . AND THEN POOF . . . HE IS GONE by Richard Trionfo
- 11:02 pm PWT: VIP Exclusive Features: VIP - 7/9 PWTorch Livecast: Bruce Mitchell & Travis Bryant: Raw preview, day-after strong TNA PPV, what's next for TNA Title, WWE Network, Backlund, Juggalos, more! (60 min.)
- 11:00 pm PWT: OPINION & ANALYSIS: WWE RAW POLLS 7/9: Rate Monday's show 0-10 & select Highlight of Raw
- 10:50 pm PWT: Quick News: Raw update - mystery GM revealed?
- 10:45 pm PWI: THE ANONYMOUS RAW GENERAL MANAGER IS REVEALED TO BE.... by Mike Johnson
- 10:38 pm PWT: Quick News: MITB update - final SD match qualifier
- 10:36 pm PWT: Quick News: MITB update - PPV pre-show match
- 10:29 pm PWI: NEW MATCH ADDED TO WWE MONEY IN THE BANK, COMPLETE UPDATED LINEUP by Mike Johnson
- 10:02 pm PWT: Quick News: Lesnar advertised for another Raw
- 09:58 pm PWI: WWE VS. TNA LAWSUIT UPDATE by Mike Johnson
- 09:50 pm PWI: UPCOMING RAW MAIN EVENTS, ROSS TALKS MMA AND MORE by Mike Johnson
- 09:40 pm PWI: SUMMERSLAM AXXESS PRE-SALE CODE IS.... by Mike Epsenhart
- 09:31 pm PWI: COMPLETE DETAILS ON NEW WWF TIMELINE DVD WITH KEVIN NASH by Mike Johnson
- 09:28 pm PWI: MAJOR NAME RETURNING FOR RAW 1000 by Mike Johnson
- 09:27 pm PWI: WWE CHAMPION PRAISES LAST NIGHT'S TNA PPV AND MORE by Steven Fernandes
- 09:26 pm PWI: THE TOP MATCHES IN RAW HISTORY, WWE DIVA SENDS CONGRATS TO NEW SIGNING by Steven Fernandes
- 09:26 pm PWI: THE TOP MATCHES IN RAW HISTORY, WWE DIVA CONGRATS NEW SIGNING by Steven Fernandes
- 09:21 pm PWT: Quick News: Raw update - two big tag matches
- 09:15 pm PWT: NEWS REPORTS: WWE News: Smackdown replay ratings are in - did this month's Super Smackdown top this year's previous specials?
- 09:14 pm PWI: ONGOING WWE RAW REPORT: AJ TAKES HER OBSESSION TO THE NEXT LEVEL; THE DING DONG THAT MADE PEOPLE RUE RAW IS BACK; SANTINO LOOKS FOR A CLUE by Richard Trionfo
- 09:14 pm PWI: ONGOING WWE RAW REPORT: ANYONE YOU CAN PROPOSE TO, I CAN PROPOSE BETTER; WHO WILL BEAT UP HEATH SLATER THIS WEEK?; WHY COULDN'T THAT MALWARE HAVE VISITED A FORMER GM? by Richard Trionfo
- 09:13 pm PWI: RAW MAIN EVENT (WEST COAST SPOILER) by Mike Johnson
- 09:05 pm PWT: NEWS REPORTS: WWE News: Superstars SPOILERS 7/12 - Raw & Smackdown brand results for Thursday's online show
- 08:54 pm PWT: Quick News: The Rock returning on Raw 1,000
- 08:34 pm PWI: LIVE, ONGOING WWE SUPERSTARS SPOILERS by Billy Krotchsen
- 08:34 pm PWI: COMPLETE WWE SUPERSTARS SPOILERS by Billy Krotchsen
- 08:11 pm PWI: THE FORMER RAW MAIN EVENTER THIS WEEK IS... (SPOILER) by Mike Johnson
- 08:00 pm PWT: PWTorch Free Podcast: FREE AUDIO: Monday PWTorch Livecast (7/9) now available - Bruce Mitchell & Travis Bryant
- 07:43 pm PWI: FORMER WWE AND ECW STARS ANNOUNCED FOR TOMMY DREAMER'S HOUSE OF HARDCORE by Mike Johnson
- 06:53 pm PWT: Quick News: JR new blog - Raw, NXT, Sonnen-to-WWE rumors, more
- 06:33 pm PWI: VIDEO: THIS WEEK'S CREATIVE HAS NOTHING FOR YOU by Mike Johnson
- 06:30 pm PWI: VIDEO: NEW TNA CHAMPION AUSTIN ARIES ON TNA TODAY by Mike Johnson
- 06:27 pm PWI: SMACKDOWN RATING by Dave Scherer
- 06:14 pm PWT: THE SPECIALISTS: RAW STORYLINE TRACKER 6/18-7/2: Punk-Bryan with A.J., Laurinaitis says good-bye, Raw MITB, Triple H-Heyman/Lesnar
- 05:42 pm PWT: Quick News: Video - Aries on "TNA Today" discussing TNA Title victory
- 05:40 pm PWI: RINGSIDE COLLECTIBLES RELEASING EXCLUSIVE AUSTIN ARIES ACTION FIGURE by Mike Johnson
- 04:24 pm PWT: OPINION & ANALYSIS: TNA DESTINATION X PPV LIVE TWEETS 7/8: Epic stream of commentary during Sunday's PPV - Keller, Parks, Absurdity, Soup, Instant Reaction
- 03:58 pm PWI: FLAIR UPDATE by Mike Johnson
- 03:46 pm PWT: Quick News: Poster for WWE's next movie release
- 03:45 pm PWI: BATISTA DIRECTING RAP VIDEO by Mike Johnson
- 03:24 pm PWI: RAW PREVIEW by Mike Johnson
- 03:17 pm PWI: TNA NEWS AND NOTES FOLLOWING DESTINATION X PPV by Mike Johnson
- 03:06 pm PWT: Quick News: Video - Joey Ryan goes after Hogan
- 03:03 pm PWT: THE SPECIALISTS: TUCKER'S TOP 10 VOL. 4: Best WWE Money in the Bank Matches - which WrestleMania edition tops the list?
- 03:03 pm PWT: Quick News: Hype videos for next two TNA PPVs
- 02:57 pm PWT: Quick News: Aries's & Roode's day-after comments
- 02:57 pm PWI: GOLDUST DISCUSSES WWE RELEASE & RETURN TO THE RING, PAC UPDATE, BOOGEYMAN COMING TO GET YOU AND MORE NEWS by Mike Johnson
- 02:57 pm PWI: GOLDUST DISCUSSES WWE RELEASE & RETURN TO THE RING, PAC UPDATE, BOOGEYMAN COMING TO GET YOU, BLACKJACK MULLIGAN AND MORE NEWS by Mike Johnson
- 02:55 pm PWI: TNA SIGNS PARTNERSHIPS WITH EFX PERFORMANCE BANDS by Mike Johnson
- 02:45 pm PWI: DUSTIN RHODES DISCUSSES HIS WWE RELEASE, RETURNING TO THE RING THIS WEEKEND FOR NWA RING WARRIORS, HOW HIS ARM IS DOING, POLITICS AS A WRESTLER VS. POLITICS AS AN AGENT, HIS BOOK, CODY RHODES, WWE'S HELP IN OVERCOMING HIS ISSUES, WCW, BARRY WINDHAM, FLORI by Mike Johnson
- 02:32 pm PWI: VIDEO: WWF TIMELINE 1995 WITH KEVIN NASH DVD TRAILER by Mike Johnson
- 02:25 pm PWT: Quick News: More details on Flair at The Gathering
- 02:22 pm PWT: THE SPECIALISTS: VALENTINO'S MAGIC, MEMORIES & MANIA: Ten Biggest WWF/E Matches of Modern Era - where does Rock-Cena rank?
- 02:21 pm PWT: Quick News: Matt Morgan's latest cryptic tweet on his wrestling future
- 02:12 pm PWT: Quick News: TNA announces endorsement deal
- 01:05 pm PWT: Quick News: Details on Match #4 in NWA Title series
- 01:00 pm PWT: Quick News: Boogeyman resurfaces, seeks bookings
- 12:30 pm PWT: Quick News: DDP talks potential 2013 HOF induction
- 12:25 pm PWT: Quick News: Was DDP asked to wrestle on Raw?
- 12:20 pm PWI: IMPACT RATING by Dave Scherer
- 12:06 pm PWI: ANOTHER NEW WWE SIGNING by Mike Johnson
- 11:36 am PWI: LAST DAY FOR DGUSA 40% OFF SALE, DGUSA ANNOUNCES NEW TRAINING SEMINARS by Mike Johnson
- 11:25 am PWI: UPDATED BOUND FOR GLORY SERIES STANDINGS by Dave Scherer
- 11:24 am PWI: VIDEO: THIS WEEK'S WWE DOWNLOAD WITH DOLPH ZIGGLER by Mike Johnson
- 11:13 am PWT: Quick News: JCW announces Flair for The Gathering
- 10:01 am PWI: WWE SIGNING ONE OF THE TOP FEMALES IN THE BUSINESS by Mike Johnson
- 09:59 am PWI: STING PREACHING TO THE CONVERTED, IRON CLAD CONTRACTS, HEENAN AT RAW 1000, THE PRICE OF TABLES AND MORE by Dave Scherer
- 09:51 am PWI: WWE TAPING RAW AND SMACKDOWN TONIGHT, EARLY PREVIEW by Mike Johnson
- 09:08 am PWI: DGUSA FREEDOM FIGHT 2011 DVD REVIEW: JOHNNY GARGANO HAS THE MATCH OF HIS LIFE AS HE CHALLENGES YAMATO FOR THE OPEN THE FREEDOM GATE TITLE, THE DUFs BATTLE FOX, DAVIS & SABU IN EXTREME WARFARE, THE FINAL CONFRONTATION BETWEEN PAC AND RICOCHET, AND MUCH MOR by Stuart Carapola
- 09:05 am PWI: 2012 WWE SUPERSTAR TRACKER by Steven Fernandes
- 08:59 am PWI: LOOKING AT TNA DESTINATION X LIVE, KENNY KING'S JUMP AND MORE by Richard Trionfo
- 08:46 am PWI: LOOKING AT THE COMPLETE TNA AND WWE WIN/LOSS RECORDS: WEEK 27 by Darrem Bongiovanni
- 07:49 am PWI: 7/6 EMPIRE IN AVONDALE ESTATES, GA LIVE REPORT by Larry Goodman
- 07:00 am PWI: THE LUCHA REPORT by Kris Zellner
- 02:30 am PWT: NEWS REPORTS: WWE News: Raw TV preview - double taping, final PPV hype, advertised bonus matches, Report Wanted
- 01:04 am PWT: Quick News: NJPW: former WWE stars in eight-man tag on next big show
- 12:59 am PWT: Quick News: WEEKEND, JULY 7-8
- 12:16 am PWT: VIP Exclusive Features: VIP - 7/8 TNA Destination X PPV Audio Roundtable: Keller, Mitchell, McNeill review one of better TNA PPVs in a while, pleasant surprise World Title change, Zema new X Champ, Borash in place of Taz (60 min.)
- 12:04 am PWI: MOVE OVER RAW, TNA EXPANDS TO THREE HOURS STARTING THURSDAY by Mike Johnson
- 12:03 am PWI: TNA DESTINATION X POST GAME SHOW, HOT NEWS ON FIVE RUMORED WWE SIGNINGS, WHAT THE TRUTH IS FOR EACH AND MUCH MORE by Mike Johnson