The Steel Cage

Undertaker & Triple-H return, Cena-Miz build, other thoughts on WrestleMania hype

The WWE laid some more asphalt on the Road to WrestleMania last night with a newsworthy Raw that featured some major returns, hyped some key matches for the big show, and also announced the latest Hall of Fame inductee.

The biggest news of course was the long-awaited pay off to the “2-21-11” teaser video. Alas, The Undertaker arose from the dead once again and returned to WWE....

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Elimination Chamber thoughts, likely WrestleMania card

Last night’s Elimination Chamber pay per view was one of WWE’s best efforts in a long time. It included four good to great matches—including one early match of the year candidate—a title change, two surprise returns, and a lot of logical, solid booking. It also served to finalize the two world title matches at WrestleMania.

Some quick thoughts on the show:

. Booker...

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2011 the year of comebacks in the WWE?

Every fan of pro wrestling loves a good comeback. Not even two full months into 2011, the WWE has had one big comeback after another.

Shawn Michaels returned last month after being announced as an inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame Class 2011. The Royal Rumble saw the return of Diesel and Booker T. The Rock made his first appearance in seven years on Raw this past week. Rumor has it Undertaker...

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Chris Jericho on Long Island this Wednesday

Chris Jericho signs his new book, "Undisputed, How

(Credit: None/)

Long Island native Chris Jericho will be speaking and signing copies of his new book "Undpisputed" at The Book Revue at 313 New York Avenue in Huntington on Wednesday night at 8 p.m.

If his new book is anything like his first, which I consider one of the greatest wrestling books ever written, it should be a heck of a read.

To hear Jericho talk more about the book,...

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The Rock returns to WWE to host WrestleMania

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson returned to WWE on

(Credit: WWE)

Oh, we smell it.

In case you missed, Monday Night Raw closed out with the return of The Rock to a WWE ring for the first time in 7 years. “The Great One” announced that he indeed will be the special guest host for WrestleMania XXVII in Atlanta.

After two hours of teasing everyone from Justin Bieber to Snookie, a limousine pulled up to the arena before the last commercial...

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Video: Raw advertises Undertaker's WWE return

By now all of you have seen the 2.21.11 hype video. What you may have not seen is the actual WWE-produced video that was pulled from the Save Mart Center’s website advertising Taker’s return.

The video was pulled from the site once other websites starting linking to it. However, they are still advertising, in caps and yellow font, that Undertaker is returning.

Why is Undertaker,...

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The only WrestleMania host that makes sense

Last night Mr. McMahon returned to television in the opening segment of Raw to announce that, next week, he would unveil the “guest host” of WrestleMania XXVII. McMahon hyped that “only one man” could host an event so big.

Immediately, the rumor mill started working double time. Fans speculated on names ranging from Brock Lesnar to Randy Savage to Bob Barker. But in...

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Who will host WWE's Wrestlemania? Not Sting!

Vince McMahon appeared on Raw last night for the first time in nearly a year and he didn’t come empty-handed. McMahon said that on next week’s show he will announce who will host Wrestlemania 27 in Atlanta on April 3rd.

McMahon said the man who will guest host will be “the personification of that special moment” fans always expect at Wrestlemania. “There is only...

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Packers' Rodgers celebrates trophy moment with a belt

Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers, right, and teammate Clay

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If you stuck around past the commercials, the game, and the Alex Rodriguez-Cameron Diaz moment with popcorn, you saw something that is very familiar to wrestling fans.

During the post game show, Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers was wearing a replica of the WWE World Heavyweight title. During  the last few years many athletes, especially football players have carried or posed with replica...

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WWE News & Notes: Sting, 2.21.11 video

What a rumor-filled day surrounding the WWE following the 2.21.11 promo showed on Raw last night. Let me try to get you up to speed on what I can.

Sting: Depending on what internet rumor sites you frequent you will get a different answer. Welcome to wrestling rumors on the net! Some are saying Sting has signed a one-year deal with the WWE while others are still reporting he is a free agent....

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