A day removed from perhaps one of the most lackluster WrestleMania’s in the history of the WWE (Read My Blog on WM27) Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has announced via his Twitter that he has a very special announcement to make on tonight’s Monday Night Raw.
The Rock “TEAM BRING IT – I have a very special announcement tonight on RAW…The People’s Champ to The People…”
So what could this major announcement be? Most of the hearts of WWE fans would hope and pray the announcement would be that The Rock is going to return to the squared circle to commence his Smack Down on an otherwise boring and overhyped John Cena. A smackdown that this particular fan would pay to see.
It actually was set up brilliantly at Mania last night. Excuse me for relating the words “brilliant” and WrestleMania 27 together. But it would seem to only make sense that after The Rock cost John Cena the WWE Title by Rock-Bottoming Cena in the final moments of his matchup with the Miz, that Cena would come out tonight and call out The Rock.
The Rock, equipped with his “Team Bring It” t-shirt would strut to the ring and announce he will accept Cena’s challenge for the next PPV.
But if history is our only indicator than many of our hopes will be dashed. If anything, the WWE will drop the ball on this as they did with the entire WrestleMania 27 event (excluding HHH/Taker)
But what do you think?!?!
Vote below and let us know what you think tonight’s BIG announcement will be?
Former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro Dead at 39
Former WWE superstar and 2005 Diva Search Winner Ashley Massaro has died at the age of 39, according to a report from TMZ.
Massaro was transported from her home in Suffolk County, NY to a nearby hospital where she died early Thursday morning, per the report which cited officials. Massaro’s death is currently being classified as “non-criminal.”
Massaro was most known for her appearances at WWE’s annual extravaganza, WrestleMania, and she competed in a WWE Women’s Championship match against Melina at Wrestlemania 23 back in 2007, and then a Playboy BunnyMania LumberJill match at Wrestlemania 24 in 2008.
Massaro was the cover girl for the April 2007 edition of Playboy and also appeared on “Survivor: China” in 2007, where she was voted off in the second episode.
Massaro left WWE in 2008 but returned to professional wrestling by joining an independent company in 2017.
WWE released a statement regarding Massaro’s passing on their official website.
“We are saddened to learn of the tragic death of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro. She performed in WWE from 2005-2008 and was beloved by her fellow Superstars and fans around the world.
WWE offers its condolences to Ashley’s family and friends.”
Pro Wrestler Silver King Dies In Ring During London Match
Professional wrestler Silver King, real name César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón, died after collapsing in the ring during a match in London, he was 51 years old, according to a report from FOX News.
Silver King was performing in the Lucha Libre show at the Roundhouse when he died and the promotion took to Twitter to issue the following statement:
“Last night Silver King sadly lost his life during an event at the Roundhouse. At this stage the details are still being investigated so we don’t have more information we can share,” Roundhouse tweeted. “Our thoughts and condolences are with his family, friends and all of the Lucha Libre team.”
According to the promotion, Silver King was to perform as the villain Ramses, the character he portrayed in the 2006 film Nacho Libre, which starred Jack Black and went on to have notable success.
Silver King collapsed to the floor after a kick to the side of his body and other performers participating in the match did not notice anything was wrong initially.
“It seemed to be part of the show at first, but then he didn’t get up – and then the medical team was on the stage,” members of the audience said, according to the Camden New Journal. “Everybody was cleared out and lots of police and ambulances were there.”
The London Ambulance Service said that while paramedics arrived on the scene only five minutes after the 12:01 am call, Silver King was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a report from Sky News.
S I L V E R K I N G
🖤 1968 – 2019 🕊️ pic.twitter.com/LJJSyrwyfM
— Lucha Libre AAA (@luchalibreaaa) May 12, 2019
WWE released the following statement regarding his passing:
“A champion luchador in his native Mexico, Silver King, real name César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón, entertained audiences across the globe, and was a standout in WCW’s Cruiserweight division in the late ’90s,” WWE said int he statement. “Outside the ring, he appeared under a mask as the villainous Ramses in the popular 2006 comedy “Nacho Libre.”
“WWE extends its deepest condolences to Silver King’s family, friends and fans,” WWE continued.
Jack Black took to his Instagram page to issue the following:
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WWE’s Lars Sullivan Issues Statement After Past Racist, Bigoted and Homophobic Comments Uncovered
WWE superstar Lars Sullivan may see his recent push from the company come to an abrupt halt after a Reddit thread posted earlier this week published comments that Sullivan, real name Dylan Miley, made in forums demonstrating racist, bigoted and homophobic language.
Sullivan issued the following statement to the media, through WWE:
“There is no excuse for the inappropriate remarks that I made years ago. They do not reflect my personal beliefs nor who I am today, and I apologize to anyone I offended.”
In the controversial posts made back as early as 2008, Sullivan makes hate-filled comments regarding race, members of the LGBT community and people with mental health issues. Sullivan’s push was originally delayed because he suffered from anxiety and panic attacks.
This isn’t the first report of this troubling behavior from Sullivan as back in November of 2018 Ringside News reported about one particular racially-charged exchange that Sullivan engaged in, so this apparently isn’t an isolated incident.
WWE has fired other talent for far less, so if they opt to hold on to Sullivan, and furthermore continue with his push, it will raise some eyebrows. WWE superstars such as Big E and Kalisto have already commented, expressing their feelings about Sullivan’s comments and his current standing in the company.
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