Bray Wyatt Works Pre-RAW Dark Match, Superstars Matches, Brock Lesnar To Respond To Triple H Next Week & MITB Participants Announced, Charlie Sheen: Celebrity Social Media Ambassador Of RAW’s 1,000th Celebration, More
June 26, 2012 · 0 Comments
It was not said if Lesnar will be live at RAW next week, but he will respond to the challenge.
— John Cena’s “historic announcement” on RAW was that he will be participating in the WWE Championship Money in the Bank match at next month’s pay-per-view. Cena said that he’d take out the Big Show (already announced for the match) and would win the WWE title again.
Chris Jericho, who returned on RAW and interrupted John Cena’s promo, told Cena that he’s also entering himself in the match – and Cena will have to go through him.
This week’s General Manager Vickie Guerrero came out and declared that there will be two Money in the Bank matches next month – one for the WWE Championship and one for the World Championship.
Vickie announced the competitors will be all be former WWE Champions – and they are: Kane, Big Show, Chris Jericho and John Cena.
– In a dark match that took place prior to Monday’s RAW went on the air, FCW wrestler Bray Wyatt (former NXT wrestler Husky Harris) defeated Alex Riley in approximately 5. Our live correspondent said that Wyatt got “tremendous heat” from the crowd and Riley got a good reaction as well.
— The following matches were taped for this week’s WWE Superstars, airing this Thursday online:
* WWE Tag-Team Champion Kofi Kingston vs. Michael McGillicutty
* Darren Young vs. Epico
Actor Charlie Sheen will be attending WWE’s 1,000th RAW Celebration on July 23rd and will serve as the Celebrity Social Media Ambassador for the three hour broadcast.
During RAW, Sheen will give his unique perspective in 140 characters or less about the action. WWE.com wrote about Sheen’s role:
“During the three-hour milestone event July 23 at 8/7 CT on USA Network, the “winning” actor will entertain his 7.5 million Twitter followers and the WWE Universe all night long with his unique 140-character analysis of the action.”
— Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown did a 2.0 cable rating, with 2.97 million viewers. Those numbers are both up big from last week’s rating and viewership and were the most for both since March 9th. The show ranked #1 among the adult male demographics, #2 among male teens and was up big in all key demographics, according to PWInsider.com.
— It was announced on RAW that WWE will present a special Super SmackDown Live: Great American Bash show next Tuesday night July erd at 8/7c.
— WWE Charmion CM Punk will defend against Daniel Bryan at next month’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view.
Despite being advertised for Monday’s RAW, Kelly Kelly was not there. She Tweeted a message from Cabo, where she is vacationing with her boyfriend, NHL hockey player Sheldon Souray. Kelly is taking time off from WWE.
— The upcoming The Rock vs. John Cena: Once In a Lifetime DVD set will be released on September 11th, 2012.
— The main event of Friday’s Smackdown show will be Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Dolph Ziggler in a Triple Threat match for the World Heavyweight championship. The show will be taped on Tuesday from Evansville, Indiana.
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