Dec 16

WWE Raw Recap for 15th December 2014

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to give you a full, in depth edition of the Raw Reloaded this week, but we can provide a recap of the main Diva appearances from the show.

The duo of NATALYA and ALICIA FOX defeated THE BELLA TWINS in a fine, crisp and painless match when Natalya countered a Bella Buster attempt to force Brie Bella to submit to The Sharpshooter. The story seemed more about the fact that post-match Nattie’s Husband looked concerned for Divas Champion Nikki Bella who appeared to have a hurt knee. When Natalya glared at him for looking over another woman, he quickly rushed the ring to energetically hug and celebrate with her. AJ Lee was briefly mentioned during the match but did not appear on the show.

LANA was part of a Chris Jericho Highlight Reel segment, trading insults and shouts of “Shut up!” with the guest GM of Raw before the introduction of her client’s new rival Ryback forced Team Russia to flee the scene.

RENEE YOUNG did interviewing duties, getting comments from The Miz (and Damien Mizdow), The New Day, and Seth Rollins in regards to their respective matches.

ROSA MENDES was briefly seen with her man Fandango backstage, an intimate moment ruined when former rival Jericho warned he’d be taking back his Slammy award that Fandango “accepted” for him. However later on when Fandango made his way to the ring with Mendes doing dancing duties, his apparent gloating for Jericho having been taken out earlier on was cut short when Roman Reigns came out and took him down with a Superman Punch and a Spear.

NAOMI would watch from backstage as her husband Jimmy Uso faced rival The Miz, continuing the tag title storyline involving Miz claiming he can further her career in Hollywood. Naomi would look happy despite the Usos having to hit Miz with a Slammy Award to lead to the victory. Backstage moments later Naomi encountered Miz (and Mizdow) and Miz claimed he was trying as hard as he can to launch her music career and even inviting her to be a part of MizTV on this week’s edition of Main Event. But tellingly told her to perhaps not tell her husband about this opportunity.

Normal service will resume next week with a full edition of the Raw Reloaded.

Dec 09

RAW RELOADED [08/12/14] A Damp Debut for Flair’s Daughter, but at least the Slammy Award got the Right Diva!

It’s that time once again! This is the RAW RELOADED presented by DIVAS OF DESTRUCTION! We head towards the Tables Ladders and Chairs Pay Per View, and we have a confirmed Divas match for the show. The Divas Championship will be on the line as Nikki Bella will defend against the former champ AJ Lee. The Bella Twins and The Black Widow have had a war or words (somewhat) over the past couple of weeks, and Lee is facing the numbers game as Brie Bella will no doubt be in the corner of her sister. There’s also the sudden issue of The Miz being interested in Naomi, all to get under the skin of The Usos as a tag team title match is on the horizon. Before the TLC PPV however we have to get through the annual Slammys awards edition Raw, with several Divas up for the golden statues including the always controversial Diva of the Year award. Will the WWE actually use the actual voting results, or just dish out an award to whichever Diva they want to be the star? Let’s get into it and find out…

The Match

Non-Title Divas Singles Match

NXT Women’s Champion CHARLOTTE Vs NATALYA w/h Nattie’s Husband

Holy unannounced debuts Batman! With NXT title and all, the reigning NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte made her down to the ring doing plenty of “Woooos” but Heel’d it up a bit like her father, faking out a hand slap with a fan. You know she’s Ric Flair’s daughter, right? Don’t think that gets mentioned enough. Charlotte even got a video package to give her more hype but again, showed her more to be a Heel and, to be honest, quite unlikeable. After commercial Natalya was in the ring. No entrance? ALWAYS A GOOD SIGN! The reason for Charlotte’s appearance was obvious already, but we got a match graphic to hype this week’s live NXT special.

Bell sounds, and Charlotte bounces off the ropes to tell “Wooooo!” in Natalya’s face. Did we mention who Charlotte’s father is yet? For whatever reason Nattie’s Husband tried to climb up to the apron, and this distracted Natalya enough for Charlotte to strike with a kick. Perv King went all kinds of (more) insane (than usual) claiming Charlotte has the same amount of charisma as her father. Ric must have lost a planet-sized amount then! Charlotte hit less than impactful looking Shoulder Thrusts to the corner, but her attempts to charge the corner were met with Back Elbow counters.

To show off the height difference Natalya left onto Charlotte’s back to lock on a Sleeper Hold with Bodyscissors but this was countered with a Backpack Stunner for a near fall. Charlotte hit some strike punches, but paid for not following up when she ate a slap. Natalya’s attempt at a kick was caught, and the two Divas engaged with slaps for a moment before Natalya skillfully rolled through and applied a tied up Leglock however Charlotte instantly countered with a Chinlock.

Natalya escaped to run the ropes but was leveled with a Knife Edge Chop to loud “Woooo”s. Charlotte followed up with rough looking Knee Strikes, and mocked Nattie’s Husband before hitting another chop, then a Knee Drop but again only got a two count. Perv King again went full nonsense claiming watching Charlotte was just like watching Ric Flair in the ring. I seriously don’t even. Natalya took advantage of her opponent time wasting to sweep the legs, looking for The Sharpshooter but Charlotte rolled through with almost a Small Package but instead went through to get to her feet, going for the Figure Four Leglock. Then it was Natalya’s turn to counter, getting a Small Package of her own and making it deep, snatching the win!

Natalya defeats Charlotte with a Smack Package counter.

Post-Match: Charlotte looked furious, yelling at the referee while Natalya tried to pose on the corner, but as per usual Nattie’s Husband got up in the corner to block her and steal the glory.

Thoughts: Well, that was a waste of time! The match did Charlotte no favours for a Raw debut and made her look weak as a Champion to lose to such a basic pin hold. If they wanted to hype the NXT special, then they failed. Perhaps WWE brass has lost interest in Ric Flair’s daughter following her honestly disastrous attempt to be a babyface in NXT? Or is this just to soften the blow if Sasha Banks wins the title this Thursday?

Sadly Perv King was the “host” for the Diva of the Year category. The nominees were BRIE BELLA, PAIGE, AJ LEE, and NIKKI BELLA. The four, honestly disinterested looking Divas were backstage, and for some reason Titus O’Neal popped up with them, and AJ Lee was announced the winner. Lee skipped away and the other Divas stormed off. Lee came out, wisely refusing a proper hug from Perv King. Lee’s acceptance speech began with her recalling that three years ago she vowed to change the Divas Division, gloating that she did that. Lee name checked NXT Divas Bayley, Sasha (Banks), Charlotte, and fellow WWE Divas Emma and Paige as women she wanted to see win the award next year, but warned that she was not done being “the Queen” and vowed to win the Divas title at TLC.

RENEE YOUNG interviewed John Cena about the TLC Pay Per View and his match against The Big Show tonight.

NAOMI was seen checking herself over before The Usos popped up with their Slammys for best tag team (I’m guessing?) Jay popped away to leave Jimmy with his wife, and he did a cheesy line about the Slammy win being the second best thing to happen to him this year. Naomi said that he’d talked to The Miz’s agent who sounds legit to her, but Jimmy pointed out that this all happened only when it was obvious the Usos were gunning for the tag titles that The Miz and Mizdow hold. Jimmy seemed hesitant about this, and said if Naomi was going to Hollywood, he was going with her to make sure. But this upset Naomi who walked off leaving him looking frustrated.

LANA accompanied her man, the United States Champion Rusev to the ring. Lana gave a usual anti-America rant, mocking rivals The Real Americans. This brought out Jack Swagger to vow to break Rusev’s ankle, kicking off a brawl that Swagger got the better off, applying the Patriot Lock to leave Rusev hurting as referees hauled Swagger away.

The Second Match

Divas Singles Match

AJ LEE Vs SUMMER RAE

Lee skipped her way down with her Slammy Award as we got a match graphic to hype the TLC Divas title match. After a commercial AND an award presentation we went back to the ring to find Summer Rae is the opposition. Rae patornised Lee’s win with some pats on the head, shoving Lee down to bad mouth her and soon getting a Lou Thesz Press for her troubles. Lee tried to follow up with a lucha Wheelbarrow but Rae countered to faceplant Lee into the canvas, rolling her over for a near fall. Rae sent Lee into the corner and caught her (just) on the rebound with a Roundhouse Kick but again only got a two count.

Frustrated, Summer choked AJ on the ropes, then hauling Lee in to lock in a Cobra Clutch and when Lee tried to fight up she was cut off with a shove to the mat and amazingly only got a two count from that. Back to a Cobra Clutch and this time Lee fought out, countered to duck and run the ropes, and one Tilt-a-Whirl into The Black Widow later and that was all she wrote!

AJ Lee defeats Summer Rae by submission with The Black Widow.

Thoughts: A fine match and Summer was on point tonight, but not exactly the best way to hype a PPV title match. Oh well…

ROSA MENDES was with her man as Fandango took it upon himself to accept a Slammy won by Chris Jericho under the flimsy excuse that Fandango once beat Jericho once onetime years ago.

Noelle Foley popped up again just like last week in a festive-themed skit for the WWE Shop with father Mick Foley.

Renee Young would interview The Big Show about his match against Cena and his upcoming Stairs match against Erick Rowan at TLC.

That’s your lot from a less than inspiring edition of Raw, but at least the “fan voting” got it right granting Lee the Slammy for Diva of the Year. Next time we’ll have the post-TLC edition of the Reloaded, but who will be the Divas Champion? Stop by in seven and we’ll find out with the next instalment of the RAW RELOADED presented by DIVAS OF DESTRUCTION! See you then!

Dec 03

SPOILERS: This Week’s WWE Smackdown from 02/12 Taping

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Dec 02

RAW RELOADED [01/12/14] Team NXT Season 3 Vs Reunited for No Good Reason Bella Twins

It’s that time once again to recap all the events of that Monday night sports entertainment show with this, the RAW RELOADED presented by DIVAS OF DESTRUCTION! AJ Lee sparked a war of words against The Bella Twins, taking exception to their cheating tactics but claiming that despite what they might believe talent can’t be “sexually transmitted”. The Bellas responded on Smackdown in a promo that was said to be “heavily edited” but too several shots at Lee. No doubt this is a storyline that will continue on, so as we approach the TLC Pay Per View what new twists will this story take? Let’s get into it and find out.

NATALYA would accompany husband Tyson Kidd as he teamed with Cesaro in the Tag Team Turmoil match, once again being used a human shield during the course of one of their bouts, but Kidd would end up getting pinned eventually to eliminate that team.

NAOMI would be seen backstage watching her husband compete as The Usos won that same Tag Team Turmoil Match to become the number one contenders for the tag titles. All too conveniently after the win the reigning tag champs of The Mix and Damien Mizdow approached her, and it appeared that The Miz was sweet talking the married woman, complimenting her on the “impressive twerking” in her music video and claimed he knew a Hollywood producer who would be interested in her. Although Naomi was sceptical, she accepted the phone number card (and an invisible card from Mizdow). This scene would later on result in Naomi’s husband Jimmy Uso slapping The Miz at ringside, warning him to stay away from his wife.

RENEE YOUNG would attempt to interview Mr. McMahon but in his usual way he hijacked things to promote the Stone Cold Steve Austin podcast on the WWE Network.

A WWE App vote was promoted to decide AJ Lee’s partner for a tag match against The Bella Twins, with the choices being Naomi, Natalya, or Alicia Fox. Well, considering Miz claimed to have voted for Naomi and we saw Naomi featured heavily in a newly started storyline… I wonder how this will go… HMMM…

ROSA MENDES performed her dancing duties for Fandango’s entrance, as he was supposed to face Jack Swagger in a match. But an apparent attack on Zeb Colter led to Swagger forfeiting the match, and in a seductive voice Mendes announced Fandango as the victor.

Immediately LANA and Rusev came out to the ring, the announcers speculating that Rusev might have been behind the attack on Colter. Lana ranted about how Rusev was forced to recite the pledge of allegiance (No, that was you Lana!) and the resulting punishment battle royal but Lana made sure to gloat about her man’s victory. Lana attempted her own pledge of allegiance to Russia and President Putin. A furious Jack Swagger stormed down, getting the advantage of the ensuing brawl until referees pulled them apart and Lana hurriedly ordered Rusev away.

The Match

Divas Tag Team Match

The Bella Twins [BRIE BELLA & WWE Divas Champion NIKKI BELLA] Vs AJ LEE & ???

The Bellas were out first, all seemingly smiles but Nikki acted heel-ish by swatting down Brie’s arm as she posed. But that whole master-slave deal ended last week, right? The commentators offered no real explanation to why the Twins were back together other than blood’s thicker than water. If you actually look into that saying, you’ll know that it doesn’t exactly work out correctly. Much like this storyline.

Back from commercial and AJ made her way out as Cole described her comments from last week as “choice words”. Lee posed and leaned against the announce desk as Perv King announced the winner. NAOMI won the vote (shock horror!) much to Lee’s indifference and memories of NXT Season Three come flooding back. OK they’re gone now.

Brie jump started the match to knock Lee off the apron, and Nikki used the distraction to deck Naomi. See? Bellas are totally heels now! Nikki hit a Suplex for a one count, following up with a really unsafe looking Dropkick that caught Naomi right in the gut. Nikki hit a better looking Facebreaker across the knee (but with all that hair flying around Naomi could have been a foot away from the shot and we wouldn’t notice). Naomi got choked up against the bottom rope, the set up for a tag for Brie could hit the Running Knee to the bottom rope for a near fall.

Cole pointed out the glaring error of the Bella Twins reunion with all the master/slave stuff as Brie hit a wicked Running Back Elbow to Naomi in the corner, and the a little Bella double team as Nikki was tagged in to hit a Clothesline as Brie whipped Naomi from the corner. It just got a near fall however as Nikki applied a Chinlock with a knee to the back. Fans chanted for AJ Lee as Naomi fought up, and once again Nikki was sloppy in using a hairpull to bring Naomi back onto the knee.

Nikki took her time bringing her opponent up, and she paid for it as Naomi flipped out of a Back Suplex attempt, wisely leaping to tag out and Lee rushed in to hit a Lou Thesz Press and fire off blows on the Divas Champion. Lee followed with a Clothesline to the corner, bringing Nikki out to snap off a Neckbreaker, and then cutting Brie off as she tried to get into the ring with a Knee Strike. Lee blocked a Nikki charge with double knees, then hopping up in the corner to plant Nikki with a Tornado DDT.

Brie broke up the pin attempt, and had to dodge quickly as Naomi rushed in but her Dropkick just hit the other Bella instead. Brie tossed Naomi out from the ring only to get dumped herself. Lee then nailed Nikki with the Shining Wizard and after a grin, locked on The Black Widow to force the Divas champ to tap.

AJ Lee and Naomi defeat The Bella Twins – Lee forced Nikki Bella to submit to The Black Widow.

Post-match: The Bellas regrouped on the outside and the twins seemed to be less than happy now with each other, and the babyfaces seemed to be OK with each other (the best Lee can do with friends these days!) and slightly taunted the Twins as they backed away.

Thoughts: The “Cyber Monday” vote did nothing, but at least it helped to raise Naomi’s profile here which will work as it seems she’s going to be used to help the tag team title feud involving her husband Jimmy Uso. Lee getting the win will nicely set up the title rematch for TLC as well, so all in all and even with some less than stellar work from Nikki in this one, this was quite a good match.

In minor news, in the segment to promote a discount code for WWE’s online shop WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley (dressed as Santa) was joined by daughter (and Ringside Collectables host) Noelle Foley. Word has it that the longtime WWE fangirl has not too long ago started wrestling training, so is this a sign that she’s on the WWE radar?

That’s your lot from a “could have been better, but certainly could have been much, much worse” edition of Raw. With one more edition of Raw to go before the TLC PPV, will either AJ Lee or The Bella Twins get an edge in the run-up to the all important title match? Stop by in seven and we’ll find out with the next edition of the RAW RELOADED! See you then!

Nov 30

Rhia O’Reilly wins Pro Wrestling: EVE title, Suffers Knee Injury During Match

While Pro Wrestling: EVE might have been rather quiet as of late, it now has a new champion in a SHIMMER star… But at an apparent cost of an injury.

Rhia O’Reilly captured the gold from fellow SHIMMER star and recent TNA British Bootcamp 2 contestant Nikki Storm at a XWA event in Chelmsford, Essex, England. However, O’Reilly revealed that during the contest she suffered an injury serious enough to force her to cancel bookings for the rest of the year.

Posting on her official Facebook, O’Reilly wrote:

Last night was a huge night for me. Most people know Pro Wrestling Eve was the first company I worked for and to finally become their champion is a dream come true.

However, for those of you that weren’t in attendance, I did suffer an injury last night on my way to winning that gold. Jumping down off the ropes, I landed badly and I have injured my knee.

I will know more next week but for now I will have to pull out of all my bookings for the rest of the year to give it a chance to heal. I’d like to think you know I wouldn’t do this unless I really had to. Thank you for your support.

Congratulations to the new champion, and we wish her a speedy recovery!

Nov 25

RAW RELOADED [24/11/14] Pipebombshell 2.0 Doesn’t Exactly Explode with Hope for a Feud

With Survivor Series in the history books, we now face all the fall out with this, the RAW RELOADED presented by DIVAS OF DESTRUCTION!

It appears The Bella Twins pulled the wool over all our eyes, as thanks to a kiss from Brie Bella sister Nikki was able to quickly defeat AJ Lee to become the new Divas Champion. Brie’s smiles and raising Nikki’s arm after the win seemed to make it clear the whole “personal assistant” deal had been a plan all along. In addition, The Authority of Triple H and Stephanie McMahon are now out of power due to Team Authority losing to Team Ziggler (well, Cena didn’t do much in the match!), while the foursome of Natalya, Naomi, Emma, and Alicia Fox made a clean sweep to win the Divas elimination tag match over Cameron, Layla, Summer Rae, and Paige. What twists and turns will the Divas division have now after these incidents? Let’s get into it, and find out…

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Nov 24

Report: AJ Lee Not Leaving WWE Despite the Ending of Survivor Series Title Match?

With so much rumours and claims online about AJ Lee and her status in the WWE, sparked by the recent launch of her own official website, the manner in which Lee lost the Divas title to Nikki Bella has turned those sparks into raging forum fires.

Lee lost the title in barely a minute, set up by a kiss from Brie Bella and then the Nikki Rack Attack, and post-match it appeared that the Bella Twins had been planning this all along.

Mike Johnson of PWInsider claims that the reason for the squash match-like loss was merely a booking decision, not to make Lee look weak before a departure:

In speaking to WWE sources last night and this afternoon, I was told that it was simply the way the match was booked that led to the quick ending and loss, not Lee requesting a release, trying to quit, or any of the other stories that seem to be making the rounds.

If it due to a booking decision, then blame may lay with other matches on the card – the main event was especially lengthy, and the Divas Survivor Series Elimination Tag Team Match was given a lot of ring time as well. However there’s still plenty of questions remaining, and we will have to wait and see if this was just a booking matter or a set-up for a fall for Lee. We may get some answers soon on the upcoming edition of Raw.

Nov 24

WWE Survivor Series Results – Lee Vs Bella for Divas Title, 4 on 4 Elimination Match

The WWE Survivor Series PPV is now in the books, and it left a couple of shocking results for us all to digest.

Nikki Bella dethrowned AJ Lee to become the new WWE Divas Champion in record setting time. The match started with Brie Bella shockingly planting a kiss onto Lee, in what the announcers said was similar to the kiss that Lee gave then (on screen) boyfriend Daniel Bryan which led him to a sudden title loss. The smooch distracted Lee enough for Nikki to pounce and hit the Rack Attack and win the butterfly belt. Perhaps more interesting was Brie’s reaction of being all smiles and happy for her sister, a sign that this may all have been a plot from the beginning between the Bellas.

The quickness of the match and how Lee rather easily lost the title will only continue rumours and speculations about Lee’s future in the WWE, especially after launching her own official website weeks ago.

In the traditional four versus four Divas Survivor Series Elimination Tag Team Match, it was a shut out for the (mostly) babyface team. Natalya, Emma, Alicia Fox, and Naomi survived with all four members of their team, taking down the opposition of Cameron, Layla, Summer Rae, and lastly Paige – facing four on one odds – to emerge victorious. Even if Nattie’s Husband tried to steal the spotlight and the glory as the winning Divas celebrated.

Elsewhere: Stephanie McMahon was left having a fit when Team Authority lost the main event five against five match, a loss that means The Authority is no longer in power. Lana accompanied her man Rusev to the ring for that match, and she was also left stunned when Rusev was counted out following a splash to the announce table meant for Dolph Ziggler, but Ziggler avoided the blow. Also, Rosa Mendes made her debut as Fandango’s new dance partner for the PPV Kick-off show as he defeated Justin Gabriel.

Nov 18

SPOILERS: WWE Superstars from 17/11 Taping

We’ve got the spoilers for you from the recent taping of WWE Superstars, so click on to read up on what’s coming your way this week.

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Nov 18

RAW RELOADED [17/11/14] AJ Brie is new Brie Mode?

This is it, the last stop on the road towards Survivor Series as we will see AJ Lee defend the Divas Championship against Nikki Bella, who still has the forced services of sister Brie Bella. Will we see either Diva gain an edge as we head towards this all important Pay Per View. Let’s get into it and find out with this, the RAW RELOADED presented by DIVAS OF DESTRUCTION!

STEPHANIE MCMAHON and LANA were along with the whole of Team Authority, as McMahon tried unsuccessfully to sway the loner RyBack to side with them.

LILLIAN GARCIA had extra announcing to do before the Luke Harper Vs Dolph Ziggler match as The Authority made the match for Ziggler’s Intercontinental Championship.

NATALYA accompanied Nattie’s husband to a rematch from last week against Adam Rose. Once again Rose would lose because of a distraction by The Bunny who tried some flirting (or something) with Natalya.

RENEE YOUNG interviewed John Cena about the upcoming Survivor Series main event and the “free agent” RyBack.

Lana proudly held the United States Championship as she and her man Rusev headed to the ring. Lana gave the usual pro-Putin, anti-USA speech taking shots at Kim Kardashian’s heavily photoshopped butt picture before trolling the fans by promising a “topless” picture only to show President Putin shirtless. Eventually Heath Slater (dressed like Uncle Sam or something) came out and became the latest squash victim to The Accolade.

Stephanie McMahon would try to bribe The Big Show to leave Team Cena with promises of entry into the WWE Hall of Fame. Show answered no, and when Sheamus interrupted things McMahon placed both him and Show into a singles match as punishment.

Total Divas star ROSA (MENDES) was advertised as being the new dance partner for the “new and improved” Fandango for the Survivor Series Kick-Off Show.

The Match

Divas “Exhibition” Match

BRIE BELLA Vs NIKKI BELLA

Hang on a second… It’s AJ Lee’s music, but Brie Bella is dressed up as AJ Lee, doing the skipping routine and even the same sitting on the ropes act as well. The reasoning became clear as Nikki Bella then came out, Cole making a point to state that Brie has eight more days of being a servant. Hmmm… That includes the date of Survivor Series and the Divas title match… HMMM… There was a replay of last week’s Lee Vs Brie match that saw Nikki attack and lay out Lee.

Before this “Exhibition Match” could start, the real Divas Champion AJ LEE skipped her way down and got herself a seat at commentary. Nikki faked a lock-up, did some jumping jacks, and then hit an Arm Drag that Brie seemingly let her sister hit. Lee complimented AJ-Brie’s fashion choices – “She’s never looked better!” Lee claimed she was a little offended by Brie “looking better” than AJ does in it, while Brie obviously was letting herself take moves when Nikki hit a Shoulder Knockdown.

Lee took a shot at Nikki for not appreciating her sister, saying Nikki’s used her to get where she is today while said Bella hit a couple of Backbreakers to the knee. Nikki went for a pin but deliberately pulled her sister off from the pin. Lee further mocked Nikki for just wanting the Divas title to match her shoes, as Nikki used a Double Handed Choke to muscle AJ-Brie into the corner. Brie seemingly hit a Back Elbow by accident (HOW THE HELL CAN YOU DO THAT BY ACCIDENT?!?) which enraged Nikki.

Nikki hooked her sister up for the Rack Attack at which point AJ raced to the apron, distracting Nikki and avoiding a wild swing. The distraction allowed Brie to scoop her mean sister up from behind and SCHOOL GIRL ROLL-UP OF DOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!!!

Brie Bella defeats Nikki Bella with the SCHOOL GIRL ROLL-UP OF DOOOOOOOOOOOOM!!!

Post-match: Brie seemed to be secretly happy as Nikki looked furious, and then took the anger out on her sister with an attack. This allowed Lee to nail her rival from behind, setting up a Shining Wizard to wipe her out. Pleased, Brie led the crowd in a loud “Yes!” chant, squat motion and all. That was, until Lee cut her off with a Sole Kick, laying her out with a DDT to quite a muted, mixed reaction. Lee then left the scene with both Bellas laid out.

Thoughts: A fine segment that laid out all the plot points of the storyline. It worked just fine and did what it needed to do. Can’t say anything else but that.

Stephanie McMahon would appear again for the final segment of the show of the Team Cena and Team Authority contract signing.

Not too much to report from this show, but at least we got some build-up for Survivor Series. In seven days we will see the post-Survivor Series Raw, but who will hold the butterfly belt? Will AJ Lee retain or can Nikki Bella utilize her sister to steal the Divas title? We will find out in the next edition of the RAW RELOADED! See you then!

 

Nov 17

Mia Yim wins SHINE Championship in China

Leading independent scene starlet Mia Yim has added another feather to her cap in a major way – winning the SHINE Wrestling Championship overseas in China.

SHINE Wrestling performers Yim, Allysin Kay, Su Yung, and now former champion Ivelisse Velez had been a part of the WWNLive week long tour of China in SHINE wrestling matches. Velez had successfully defended the SHINE title against Kay and Yung at previous shows, but Yim managed to defeat the Lucha Underground star on the final night of the tour.

Footage of Yim’s title victory can be viewed here from the 52 minute mark.

The victory for Yim, an American of Korean descent who nicknames herself the “Blaisian Barbie”, gives her the distinction of also being the first woman to have held the singles and tag team titles of SHINE, having been also the part of the first SHINE tag champs with Leva Bates.

It caps off quite a few months for Yim, who was seen getting a singles victory over full time TNA Knockout Brittnay during the TNA Knockouts Knockdown PPV, and worked WWE NXT Tapings in a losing effort to NXT Champion Charlotte.

Thanks to RingBellesOnline for coverage of the title change.

Nov 13

PWI Female 50 List – Paige Ranked Number One

The Pro Wrestling Illustrated Female Top 50 list – ranking the WWE Divas, TNA Knockouts, NXT Divas, and women of wrestling from SHIMMER, WSU, SHINE Wrestling and beyond, has been released. According to the magazine, the former NXT Divas Champion and former two-time WWE Divas Champion Paige is the top female wrestler today, ranked over her recent rival AJ Lee who was placed number two.

Here’s the full list, courtesy of RingBellesOnline.com

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Nov 13

SPOILERS: WWE Smackdown from 11/11 Taping

Here’s the spoilers for the upcoming edition of WWE Smackdown:

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Nov 11

AJ Lee Vs Nikki Bella Confirmed for Survivor Series

The WWE has officially confirmed the Divas Championship Match for the Survivor Series Pay Per View as AJ Lee defends against Nikki Bella.

Nikki “won” a costume battle royal on the Halloween edition of Smackdown when Paige and Alicia Fox eliminated each other to hand Nikki the win. Since then, Nikki has used her right of ownership for the month over sister Brie Bella to gain a mental and sometime physical edge over Lee.This past Raw, Nikki took a cheap shot on Lee as he had The Black Widow applied to Brie, laying AJ out with the Nikki Rack Attack.

Will this master-slave aspect come into play at Survivor Series, or can Lee once again defy the odds and retain the butterfly belt?

Nov 11

RAW RELOADED [10/11/14] Paige Vs Fox II in the UK – Once more, with the Crowd Caring

It’s that time once again for this, the RAW RELOADED presented by DIVAS OF DESTRUCTION! It’s been confirmed that AJ Lee will defend the butterfly belt against Nikki Bella at Survivor Series, and tossing in the dynamic of Brie Bella being forced to be her sister’s slave it appears the deck is stacked against AJ Lee. As we head towards the next big PPV of the year, will either Diva get the advantage? Let’s get into it and find out…

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