Backstage News On CM Punk vs. John Cena, Former WWE Star Rips Michael Cole

— Original creative plans called for the Cena/Punk angle that kicked off on last night’s Raw to begin next month, but was bumped forward because the “Straight Edge” wrestler returns to action this weekend. The preliminary plan as of last night was that the feud would culminate at WrestleMania XXVII.

— Former WWE Diva Savannah is accepting appearance bookings and inquiries via

— Former WWE star Sean “X-Pac” Waltman commented last night during Raw that Michael Cole’s heelish persona isn’t really an act.

“Cole was such a whiney, smug, aloof person when I was there,” he wrote on Twitter. “I can only imagine how he is now.”

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