It didn’t take long to figure out last night that WWE is pretty out-of-touch with its core audience. On the pre-show, we saw the New Age Outlaws defeat the Rhodes Brothers… the same Rhodes Brothers team that has looked absolutely unstoppable since joining forces in Fall of 2013. On the upside, this probably means we’re headed towards a Cody vs Goldust pairing at ‘Mania. I can dig that. But as far as Road Dogg and Billy Gunn goes, while it’s awesome to see them back in action and still in great shape (really), this whole “give them the titles because they’re fun” facade felt premature. When did they earn a title shot recently? I’m worried the whole tag-team division took a step back last night. [Read more...]
It was announced tonight’s WWE Monday Night Raw that former WWE heavyweight champion Batista will be returning on the January 20th edition of the show. After the announcement was made, Batista went to Twitter and had some harsh words for the WWE roster.
I can't wait to get to the Cheesefest in Hoakietown and punch somebody right In the f'n face! Playtime's over children.
— Dave Bautista (@DaveBautista) December 24, 2013
Who do you want Batista to punch first in the face?
We had reported on Saturday that information had leaked regarding the return of former WWE heavyweight champion Dave Batista. We now have a return date for Batista.
The WWE announced during the first hour of tonight’s Monday Night Raw that “The Animal” will return on the January 20th Raw. That edition of Raw will take place from the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio.
You can watch the video above that aired during tonight’s show.
We had reported yesterday that former WWE champion Dave Batista was being advertised for a live event on February 16 in Las Vegas. That was signaling to the wrestling world that Batista would be returning to the WWE after being away since 2010.
The WWE noticing that the news has spread, pulled Batista from the advertising for the event in Las Vegas.
This would be appear to just to be a smokescreen to throw people off, as we reported yesterday that Batista will be returning to the company in 2014. It is just a matter of when.
We had discussed on Thursday’s video podcast about the possibility of Dave Batista returning to the company in time for WrestleMania season.
That is now a reality as the former WWE champion has been advertised for a live event on February 16 in Las Vegas. There is a photograph of Batista in the advertising for the show.
No return date has been announced for Batista, who hasn’t been seen in the WWE since 2010.