WWE Payback News Archive

Curtis Axel def. Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett and The Miz

Capitalizing on Fandango's injury, the newest "Paul Heyman Guy," Curtis Axel, became the new Intercontinental Champion by defeating Wade Barrett and The Miz in a Triple Threat Match WWE Payback.

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Sheamus def. Damien Sandow (Payback Kickoff Match)

In a much-anticipated battle of brains versus brawn, Sheamus utilized the latter to withstand an intense challenge from WWE’s self-proclaimed “Intellectual Savior,” Damien Sandow, scoring a rousing, hard-earned victory in the WWE Payback Kickoff Match.

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WWE Payback Live Chat, presented by WWEShop.com

Join WWE Hall of Fame ring announcer Howard Finkel for live coverage of WWE Payback on WWE.com. The Live Chat, presented by WWEShop.com, begins at 7:00 PM ET, with a preview of the night's events, then the live WWE Payback Kickoff show, plus commentary and results from The Fink during Payback from 8 to 11 p.m. ET.

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WWE Payback 2013 predictions

Check out these bold WWE Payback 2013 predictions made by WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel and members of the WWE.com editorial staff.

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Injured Fandango sounds off on Intercontinental Championship picture

Recovering from a concussion that removed him from this Sunday’s Triple Threat Match for the Intercontinental Title, an ailing Fandango offers a unique WWE Payback prediction and gives his candid thoughts on his replacement in the bout, Curtis Axel.

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Point/Counterpoint: Who is "the best"?

When it comes to "the best," we all know where Chris Jericho, CM Punk and Paul Heyman fall on the matter, but what about other WWE Superstars and Legends? Whose claim of "the best" resonates most with the WWE locker room?

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"Hit Man" and "Iceman" take sides in "battle of the bests"

Bret "Hit Man" Hart and "Iceman" Dean Malenko weigh in on the debate of which Superstar is truly the "best": Chris Jericho or CM Punk.

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WWE Payback the latest in long line of June pay-per-view action

WWE Payback is only the latest in long line of June pay-per-view action. Delve into past pay-per-views that heated up the first month of summer.

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Explore Three Stages of Hell

Before WWE Champion John Cena and Ryback clash in a fiery Three Stages of Hell Match at WWE Payback, WWE.com explores past hellish battles like Triple H vs. "Stone Cold," in addition to the three matches that await the Cenation Leader and the "Human Wrecking Ball."

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Chicago’s wrestling tradition grows even richer with WWE Payback

Chicago will make sports-entertainment history on Sunday, June 16, when WWE Payback debuts from the Allstate Arena, and as any astute member of the WWE Universe knows, there is nary a better place to host an inaugural pay-per-view event than The Windy City.The squared circle is...

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