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WWE.com RAW Preview

http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2015-08-17/five-point-preview-27805983

 

John Cena Co-Hosting the Today Show

Cena will be co-hosting during the 9am hour this morning.

http://www.wwe.com/shows/summerslam/2015/john-cena-today-nbc-27805647

 

NXT Diva Worked WWE House Show This Weekend

Bayley faced Naomi this past Sunday at a house show in Fargo, ND in a losing effort.

Credit F4WOnline.com

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TNA and Ring of Honor TV Viewership Numbers

This past episode of Impact drew 270,000 viewers, with the midnight replay drawing 60,000 viewers, giving it a total of 330,000 viewers. This was down from last week, which drew 330,000 viewers in the original timeslot. This past episode of RoH TV drew 148,000 viewers, down slightly from last week’s number of 151,000.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0813/599407/tna-impact-and-ring-of-honor-viewership-numbers-and-ratings/

 

Match Officially Added to SummerSlam

Kevin Owens vs. Cesaro has been officially announced for the SummerSlam PPV.

http://www.wwe.com/shows/summerslam/2015/kevin-owens-cesaro-27793895

 

Men’s Journal Behind-The-Scenes Look at the Performance Center

http://www.mensjournal.com/health-fitness/exercise/the-worlds-most-extreme-gym-behind-the-scenes-of-the-wwe-performance-center-20150811

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WWE.com Smackdown Preview

http://www.wwe.com/shows/smackdown/2015-08-13/smackdown-august-13-2015-27802670

 

Update on NXT Shows During SummerSlam Weekend

Right now, the plan is for a live show to air on the WWE Network Saturday August 22nd from 8-10pm, followed by a taping of one NXT TV episode, which will presumably air on August 26th.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

 

WWE Diva Search Update

The show is scheduled to air on the Network later this year. Originally, it was going to be formatted the same as “Tough Enough” but with the company feeling that format is not working out, they are making changes.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Newsletter

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RAW Ratings

Last night’s RAW drew 3.84 million viewers, up 4% from last week. It was the second highest show on cable TV Monday night, behind “Major Crimes” on TNT. Here are the hourly breakdowns:

8pm: 3.79 million viewers

9pm: 3.95 million viewers

10pm: 3.78 million viewers

http://www.f4wonline.com/more/more-top-stories/96-wwe-news/44031-wwe-news-raw-ratings-best-in-nearly-two-months

 

Original Plans For Stardust’s Partner at SummerSlam

The original plan was for Stardust to team with The Miz at SummerSlam to face Neville & Stephen Amell. However, when the Miz’s feud with Ryback and Big Show got delayed the WWE decided to make King Barrett Stardust’s new partner.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0811/599340/backstage-news-on-original-plans-for-stardust-tag-team-partner/

 

WWE Wrestler Debuts New Ring Name

During last night’s Smackdown tapings, Brad Maddox, sporting blond hair, announced before his match that will air on “Main Event” that his new name is “Joshua Kingsley.”

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0811/599350/photo-brad-maddox-debuts-his-new-wwe-ring-name/

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Dolph Ziggler Update

Ziggler was originally scheduled to return last week for Smackdown then for this past RAW but plans were cancelled.

Credit Dave Meltzer, Wrestling Observer Radio

 

Goldust Update

Goldust, who had shoulder surgery this past May, indicated how he is close to being able to return to the ring. No word on whether or not the WWE has any plans to bring him back on TV.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0811/599313/goldust-update/

 

WWE.com Slideshow For the 50 Coolest T-Shirts of All-Time

http://www.wwe.com/inside/50-coolest-t-shirts-of-all-time

 

Former NXT Wrestler Announces His Retirement

CJ Parker announced that his last match will take place on 8/29 against Ethan Carter III for UVT Wrestling in Fairfield, CT.

http://wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2015/0810/599294/former-nxt-star-retiring-from-pro-wrestling/

 

Plus, head on over to Place to be Nation for the PTBN Reaction show as they discuss AAA’s TripleMania XXIII. You can listen to this by clicking on the link below.

http://placetobenation.com/ptbn-reaction-show-aaas-triplemania-xxiii/

 

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