Five WWE rules you didn’t know existed

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April 24, 2012

Oh, you didn't know?

Eve, the newly empowered Executive Administrator to Raw and SmackDown General Manager John Laurinaitis, thought she nearly cost WWE Champion CM Punk the title Monday night when her research into WWE policies revealed that active Superstars cannot imbibe alcohol within 12 hours of competing at a WWE event.

That policy, however, is not the only little-known rule with which Superstars must contend. Some regulations are WWE-specific; others are mandates from city-, state- and county-level sport authorities. After considerable research,’s crack team of reporters has unearthed five particularly esoteric bylaws. From no-blue-trunks Wednesday to a little-understood Royal Rumble technicality, here now are those rules.

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