WWE News And Rumors For Feb 28, 2011
By The Reporter / WrestleSite.com
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson issued a rebuttal to John Cena’s disparaging remarks about him last Monday on RAW as he posted a photo of his boot stomped down on a John Cena hat, pendant and wristband.
Earlier today, Cena teased Johnson appearing on tomorrow’s RAW.
He wrote on Twitter, “CeNation. Just got back from South America. Holy casserole it was magical. I heard a rumor that the Rock’s camp was pretty peeved at what I said on Mon. I think he may have something planned for tomorrow. I cannot wait. Ps..miz yer still a dauwsh.
In response to The Rock’s photo of him crushing John Cena’s merchandise this weekend, Cena wrote the following this morning on Twitter:
“Woke up to see what looks like rocks foot crushing the words Hustle Loyalty and Respect. Yep…that sounds like the rock alright.”
Fans then asked Cena about The Rock on tonight’s RAW and he wrote the following:
“yeah…I expected a lil more…but im sure tonight will be good. Ill be waiting to see him”
“maybe we will. Its in buffalo. Ill be there. We will see if dwayne can fit it into his sched.”
– As noted before, a WWE Superstar will be appearing on Tough Enough to work with the talents each week. Steve Austin noted that for Saturday’s filming, they were taping a “special guest appearance” from one of his “greatest competitors.”
– Devin sent the following: WWE returns to the Frank C. Erwin Jr. Special Events Center in Austin, Texas on May 15th, 2011 at 5 PM. Tickets go on sale March 12th, 2011 at 10 AM.
– Chris Jericho has wrapped his latest book signing tour.
– WWE Champion The Miz is featured in the new issue of Men’s Fitness magazine.
– The February 24th episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America scored a 0.57 cable rating with 540,000 viewers. The replay later on did a 0.18 rating with 157,000 viewers.
– Jerry Lawler, possibly just playing the storyline, told fans at an autograph signing on Friday night in Dayton, Ohio that they weren’t sure if he and Michael Cole would be having a WrestleMania 27 match yet. Lawler said that they wanted the feud to be like his famous feud with Andy Kaufman, where fans really want to see Lawler get his hands on Cole.
– Stan sent word that this past Friday’s WWE SmackDown had 27 minutes and 25 seconds of in-ring action, down from last week’s 37 minutes and 53 seconds.
– WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper will provide the voice to the character named Bolphunga in DC Comics’ new animated movie “Green Lantern – Emerald Knights.” The movie will be released on DVD June 7th.
– In addition to Steve Austin being advertised for the March 7th RAW from Dallas, Texas, WWE is advertising that Triple H and The Undertaker will make their returns to Dallas that night. The dark main event is John Cena and Randy Orton vs. The Miz and CM Punk with Michael Cole as referee.