Weekend Wrestling Report 13th and 14th of July 2013
The Final Card For The WWE Money In The Bank PPV
Here is the final card for tonight’s WWE Money in the Bank pay-per-view:
WWE Championship Match
John Cena (c) vs. Mark Henry
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match
Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler
“Money in the Bank” All-Stars Ladder Match
CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan vs. RVD vs. Randy Orton vs. Christian vs.Sheamus vs. ???? (Kane Scratched)
WWE World Title “Money in the Bank” Ladder Match
Wade Barrett vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Damien Sandow vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Fandango vs. Jack Swagger vs. Antonio Cesaro
WWE Intercontinental Championship Match
Curtis Axel (c) vs. The Miz
Chris Jericho vs. Ryback
WWE Divas Championship Match
AJ Lee (c) vs. Kaitlyn
YouTube Pre-show Match:
WWE Tag Team Championships
The Shield (c’s) vs. The Usos
WWE To Make Big Announcement This Monday
Source: The Wrestling Observer
WWE has scheduled an announcement for Monday morning. Ther announcement is expected to have something to do with the next video game, and the announcement is said to be, “something significantly big.”
Harry Smith Shoots On WWE & Their ‘Stupid Rules’
Harry “DH” Smith appeared on Wrestle Talk TV and gave his thoughts on WWE’s “stupid rules”:
News On WWE’s Performance Center
The new WWE Performance Center features HD cameras placed throughout the building. These will give WWE the ability to record anything live like promos, a training session, or tryout. They’ll then be able to send it directly to WWE headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut. Vince McMahonand other executives will now be able to watch a tryout from Stamford using the live HD cameras. This will reportedly make the talent more on their toes and more serious knowing that they can be watched at any time.
New NXT Announce Team Confirmed
Jim Ross confirmed via a new tweet that the new WWE NXT television broadcast team consists of Alex Riley and Tom Phillips. The duo are reportedly being coaches by Jim Ross and Michael Cole. Photos of the two announcing together at last night’s NXT TV tapings have been posted online.
A WWE ‘Match Of The Year’ Last Night?
A match at the WWE NXT tapings featured Sami Zayn (El Generico) against Antonio Cesaro in a two out of three falls match. It was described as one of the best WWE matches in years. Fans in attendance even chanted “match of the year” and gave the two a standing ovation. For those unaware, Zayn and Cesaro both worked in Ring of Honor under the ring names El Generico and Claudio Castagnoli.
A Warrant Issued For Ric Flair’s Ex-Wife
Ric Flair’s ex-wife has had an arrest warrant issued in her name after allegedly threatening his current girlfriend. TMZ reports that according to a rep for the Mecklenberg County Courthouse in North Carolina, the warrant was issued for Jacqueline Beems at the end of June following an series of harassing phone calls that she allegedly made to Wendy Barlow Kidder, who played Fifi the Maid in WCW.
Police would not specific what was in the calls, which were supposedly made in October, nor why there was a delay in filing the complaint. Flair and Beems were still legally married at the time of the alleged phone calls.
Jericho & Punk Team Up For The First Time
Chris Jericho tweeted the following after teaming with CM Punk at theWWE house show in Trenton, New Jersey on Saturday night:
Had a blast teamin w @cmpunk tonite for the first time! The cartwheels flowed like wine…#WWETrenton #cartwheelmania pic.twitter.com/pA2nDKsgwf
WWE-ULTIMATE WARRIOR UPDATE
WWE will officially announce this week that The Ultimate Warrior will be featured in the WWE 2K14 video game that will be released this October, similar to how Brock Lesnar and Mike Tyson were big surprises in past game releases.
Warrior will be working with WWE and 2K Sports to promote the game and there will be some sort of official media unveiling for the gaming media this week in New York City.
Warrior has appeared in several WWE videogames over the last few years, but never in the primary WWE videogame franchise.