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Christian Discusses Edge’s Induction, WrestleMania 29 and His Injury, JR Blog: Jericho-Punk, Taker-HHH-HBK, Cody, Sheamus-Bryan

March 21, 2012   ·   0 Comments

– Christian recently spoke with Patch.com to promote tonight’s SmackDown tapings in Newark. Here are some highlights:

His most recent injury:
“It was without a doubt the most frustrating injury I have had in my career. It was a high-ankle sprain. It was very frustrating. I tore some ligaments as well and had to rehab it for seven weeks.”

Edge’s WWE Hall of Fame induction:
“He deserves it. He’s had an amazing career and when you sit back and realize what he accomplished over his career, you can put him right up there with the very best in the history of the business.”

WrestleMania 29 in New Jersey and the cold weather:
“I have an advantage because I am a Canadian. I think I’m used to the cold weather, so (the weather next year) might fit me pretty good. It will be cool, I know everyone is looking forward to bringing WrestleMania back to that area. It’s going to be awesome being at that stadium and that area and hopefully it won’t smell or anything like that.”

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about what went down at Monday’s RAW:

CM Punk & Chris Jericho: “The Punk/Jericho interaction was compelling and furthered the two, talented performer’s personal issue. Let’s not lose track that this is for the WWE Title which is the Promised Land for any WWE Superstar. The personal issue aspect of this pairing makes this match even more anticipated in my view. A potential show stealer without question.”

Cody Rhodes: “The evolution of IC Champion Cody Rhodes continues at a rapid and productive pace. Rhodes has the skills to be a top star for years to come and his WM28 bout with the Big Show increased my interest thanks to what they did Monday night.”

Sheamus & Daniel Bryan: “While Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan may be overlooked by a handful of fans, I have always looked forward to their WM28 bout knowing how both athletes are wired and what WM28 means to each of them personally and professionally. I’m very proud of both men and hope that they tear the house down April 1.”

The Rock: “Only one man’s opinion, but I thought that Rock’s promo in front of the Rocky statue was the Great One’s best verbal presentation yet in regard to the Rock vs. Cena bout at WM28. Loved the old school references along with Rock’s entertaining and compelling delivery. Really memorable.”

Taker, Triple H & HBK: “Have to be honest, I got goose bumps on all three entrances of HBK, Undertaker and HHH. The HIAC match with Taker’s ‘Streak’ in jeopardy is something that has many talking. The emotional investment of 19 years of greatness by Undertaker at WrestleMania events has built an amazing foundation. The match provokes many more questions than answers. Obviously, where Shawn Michaels stands as the referee of record is one question of prominence.”

A pre-sale is currently going on for tickets to the 2012 WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view. The password is SLAM. The pre-sale ends on Saturday when tickets go on sale to the general public via Ticketmaster.

– The March 17th episode of WWE’s AM RAW scored a 0.63 rating with 659,000 viewers.

– Last night’s WWE RAW Supershow from Philadelphia scored a 3.1 rating with 4,382,000 viewers. The show did hours of 3.14 and 3.06. This week’s show kept the bad trend as they lost 216,000 from hour one to hour two.

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