Archive for July, 2009

Whooo. The WWE Night of Champions just wrapped up and the most exciting thing just happened. Jeff Hardy wrestled the WWW Heavyweight Title belt from CM Punk. Although there have been rumors that this event will be the last major match of Jeff before his planned hiatus, it seems we’ll be seeing more of him in the next two months. Way to go, Jeff…

Here’s how the Hardy-Punk feud unfolds in tonights Night of Cjhampions as told by www.pwmania.com

World Heavyweight Title Match
CM Punk vs. Jeff Hardy

Out first for tonight’s main event is the World Heavyweight Champion, CM Punk. Out next is the challenger, Jeff Hardy, to a big pop from the Philly crowd.

We get the formal introductions for this match with Hardy’s name getting a much bigger pop than Punk’s. Punk actually get boo’d mostly. The bell rings and the crowd is chanting Hardy’s name. Punk strikes first with a big kick. More kick attempts by Punk and some taunts to Hardy. They lock up and Punk applies a headlock.

They grapple for a second before breaking it up again. Some stalling here by Punk. They lock up and another headlock by Punk, this time taking it to one knee. Punk with a shoulder off the ropes and Hardy goes down. Punk goes for GTS but Hardy slides out and goes for Twist of Fate. Punk counters but Hardy drops him with two clotheslines. Hardy with shoulders in the corner now. Roll up for 2 by Punk. Punk with another headlock on the mat now. Hardy gets to his feet and fights out of the hold. Hardy dives, Punk moves and Hardy goes rolling to the floor. Punk goes diving and ends up hitting the fan barrier head first.

2 count by Hardy now. Hardy hits a neckbreaker before climbing to the top. Punk rolls to the floor. Hardy leaps off the top to the floor but Punk moves and Hardy lands on the fan barrier. Punk gets back in the ring while the ref starts the count on Hardy. Punk starts celebrating as Hardy rolls right in at 9. Punk covers for a 2 count. Punk with knees to the back now. Another 2 count by Punk. Punk with more kicks and another 2 count. And another 2 count by Punk. Punk locks on a surfboard submission hold on Hardy. Hardy fights out of it but Punk kicks him in the ribs and keeps in control.

Punk takes Hardy to the top and they fight it out. Hardy counters and pushes Punk to the mat, they both go down. They get to their feet and Punk slaps Hardy. They trade right hands. Hardy with some forearm shots off the ropes and an inverted atomic drop. Hardy with the double leg drop and a 2 count. Hardy goes for Whisper in the Wind but Punk pushes him down from the top. Hardy gets up and Punk hits the running knee to the face in the corner. Hardy counters the bulldog and nails Whisper in the Wind for a 2 count.

Hardy drops Punk again and goes to the top. Hardy misses the Swanton Bomb as Punk moved out of the way. Punk lifts Hardy and drops him with a back breaker. Punk locks on a Dragon sleeper hold. Hardy gets up and Punk starts kicking and punching him in the head. Hardy out of nowhere hits the Twist of Fate. Hardy goes to the top and goes for the Swanton. Punk puts his knees up and Hardy lands on them. Punk with a 2 count. Punk jumps off the ropes and Hardy kicks him in the gut. Punk counters with the GTS. 2 count by Punk. And another 2 count by Punk. Another pin attempt, three in a row by Punk.

Punk rolls out to the floor and grabs his World Heavyweight title belt. Punk starts walking to the back as the crowd boo’s. Hardy gets up and attacks from behind, bringing Punk back to the ring. Hardy nails the Twist of Fate again and goes to the top. Hardy nails the Swanton for the pinfall and the win.

Winner and New World Heavyweight Champion: Jeff Hardy
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Tomorrow Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will hit the screens. And to all the pottermaniacs, cheers.

I love this photo:

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Last Friday, Cristiano Ronaldo has donned his Real Madrid training kit. And no doubt about it he looks good in white and this is the kit he’s been dreaming of wearing all his life and finally it’s real. Although there’s only a handful of galacticos stars present, CR9, in his red boots,  managed to enjoy his first pre-season training and the world now awaits his first game of the season against Shamrock Rovers on July 20 in Ireland. Will the £80 million cold cash that Real Madrid paid for him be really, really worth it? On the other hand, Sir Alex Ferguson has nothing but praises for CR9 and he has been thankful for the six years that Cristiano has contibuted to Manchester United success.He has nothing but good will to CR9 and his Real Madrid endeavour. Likewise, Cristiano is thankful to the man whom he regarded as his “father in football”. Well, all’s well that ends well. Let’s just see what will happen if Real Madrid faces Manchester United in the Cahampion’s League this year. That is a match worth watching for.

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photo credits: gossipcenter.com

The Torres Tot has finally arrived. Mrs. Fernando Torres, Olalla has finally given birth to their baby girl at the La Rosaleda Polyclinic Hospital of Santiago de Compostela, hometown of Olalla. It was a planned delivery since Olalla was expected to give birth on July 15, 2009. Nando has been staying with the in-laws for a week now after coming back from South Africa to await for the happy event. The Torres tot is named Nora, a greek name which means beautiful as the sun. She was delivered by Dr. Carmen Alvarez and weighed about 3.7 kilos. The La Rosaleda Polyclinic Hospital were on business as usual despite the security hired by Nando.

It was said that after birth, Baby Nora was examined by Dr. Barreiro of the Galego Pediatric Institute.

As said earlier, Nando has been staying with his parents-in-law who lives in San Lazaro. Even his parents came from Madrid to saw their granddaughter once they heard the news.

A lot of reporters expected Nando to make a statement about the birth of his first daughter, but a relative told that the couple plans to offer a general press conference within three days, when the mother is fully recovered from childbirth . Nando and Olalla were expected back in  Liverpool as soon as possible since training will soon began and he can not afford to spare more days. Congrats Nando and Olalla!

The hospital where Baby Nora is born

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Photo credits: R. Escudero and bigpicturesphoto.com

Now that our Real Madrid winger is fully ensconced in the land of  the best league in the world, he can now concentrate on another side of his life. Yes that one side that continues to amaze us aside from his footballing prowess. It seems CR9 is reportedly dating another controversial lady and this time it’s the model who was involved in a very hot auction just eight months ago. Raffaella Fico. Yes that italian model who tried to auction her virginity to the highest bidder. But it turned out to be a cheap publicity stunt that led many to believe pure Rafaella is not really that pure as she and her family wanted us to believe. But despite all that CR9 has introduced the girl to his sisters (there was no mention of Mama Dolores) and Elton John during the gig in Lisbon that turned out to be a bad day for him as he was later involved in car-smashing with a “certain fan”. CR9 has been warned by the people around him that he should be wary of Raffaella as this time “he could have finally bitten off more than he can chew” with this girl. I wonder why?

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The ego has landed… (Dailymail)

Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo was officially unveiled hours ago as a galactico in front of  80,000 fans. The former CR7 is now CR9. Cristiano was presented Jersey No. 9 which used to be the number of Real Madrid Legend Alfredo di Stefano. And with the £80 million purchase of CR9 he is now the world’s best paid footballer with £200,ooo a week salary. (Ho-alert! Ho-alert!)  And what more he is playing for the team he has been dreaming of since he was a kid and the best league in Europe, according to him. Definitely CR9 is playing for a better pay league.

In a very emotional moment, CR9 told how happy he was to be at the Bernabeu, finally. “For me, I have made my childhood dream a reality, which was nothing less than playing for Real Madrid. I didn’t expect a jam-packed stadium – this is truly impressive.”

CR9 is set to make his debut for Real Madrid against Shamrock Rovers in Ireland on July 20 as part of the Spanish club’s pre-season tour.

Photo credits: Reuters

Hey everyone to fill my time, i am joining the Friday-Fill-Ins starting this Thursday…

1. I must visit the Egypt necropolis before I die.

2. You can’t stop the music? (Nobody can’t stop the music)

3. I wish I never had to buy Kerry Katona’s books again.

4. The Secret has helped me change my life.

5. I know the song La Vie En Rose by heart.

6. If I weren’t so afraid, I would have worked overseas by now.

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I’m looking forward to a weekend with my family, tomorrowmy plans include watching Ice Age 3 with my nephew and nieces and Sunday, I want to read, sleep, read (not necessairly in that order)!