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The Dallas Cowboys have signed Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL draftee. WWE has congratulated Sam and extended the invite for any future RAW. They wrote on WWE.com: “Congratulations to Michael Sam on signing with the Dallas Cowboys! WWE will extend its invitation for Michael Sam to appear on any future Monday Night Raw he wishes. We offer our support for Michael as he continues his journey.”Read More
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- Mick Foley will be undergoing surgery on his back tomorrow. He wrote the following on Facebook: “It’s a relatively minor procedure that I hope will produce major results – as the pain these past two weeks has just been excruciating.” – Monday’s episode of WWE RAW drew 3.92 million viewers, down from last week’s 3.97 million viewers. For this week’s show, the first hour drew 4.009 million viewers, the second hour drew 3.925 million viewers and the final hour drew 3.827 million viewers. RAW was #2 for the nightRead More
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- William Regal was scheduled to be at the WWE TV tapings in California last week, and possibly stay to scout talent at PWG’s Battle of Los Angeles, but he reportedly had some health issues and couldn’t make the trip. Regal was doing better by late last week and has had an issue with his voice. – Monday’s WWE RAW in Des Moines, Iowa drew 8,500 fans. – WWE stock was down 1.03% today, closing at $14.46 per share. Today’s high was $14.68 and the low was $14.31. (Source: WrestlingRead More
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It was reported last week that WWE’s Vice President of Venue Merchandising & Operations Alan Rebhun was let go right after WrestleMania XXX due to major concessions problems in New Orleans where a large sum of money apparently went missing at the end of the weekend. In an update and correction from last week, the vending company that Rebhun hired did not go bankrupt and while there was a shortage of money, some say it wasn’t a huge sum. Merchandise sales at WrestleMania XXX surpassed budget projections by $300,000 andRead More
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CM Punk’s lawyers recently sent a 22-page letter to WWE over royalties and their use of his likeness, mainly him being featured in the WWE 2K15 video game. This isn’t confirmed but WWE may have stopped sending Punk royalty checks over their claim that he breached his contract. Regarding the video game, the roster was put together before Punk quit the company. (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More
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- Regarding Brock Lesnar’s deal with WWE, they’re able to book him as WWE World Heavyweight Champion for RAW and pay-per-view events based on when they feel they want him on TV. In the past Lesnar’s dates and angles have been planned out months in advance. There is an agreement in place where WWE can increase Lesnar’s dates on a pro-rate basis. – We noted before that former NFL player Shawne Merriman is no longer affiliated with WWE. He actually never signed a WWE contract and the story from withinRead More
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- As reported earlier on PWMania, AAA contacted several former WWE Superstars to sign them up for their Lucha Underground TV tapings which will be happening this weekend in California, one of those names listed was the former Evan Bourne, Matt Sydal. The reason Sydal turned down AAA’s offer wasn’t monetary but instead because hes already agreed a deal in principle with Ring of Honor on his return and wasn’t interested in breaking it as hes made it known his main focus going forward will be ROH and his workRead More
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- The following was issued today: DoSomething.org Joins Forces with WWE® and The Creative Coalition’s Be a STAR Anti-Bullying Initiative The Bully Text campaign uses an SMS text message experience to encourage young people to step up to bullying New York, NY – September 3, 2014 – DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change, and Be a STAR, an anti-bullying initiative co-founded in 2011 by The Creative Coalition and global entertainment company WWE, are teaming up for The Bully Text: Superstar Edition, a campaign that uses anRead More
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- Michael Cole revealed in his latest interview with Triple H that Stephanie McMahon will have an announcement on The Bella Twins this Friday night on SmackDown. – Eden brings the WWE Universe on her honeymoon in her latest WWE video blog: – Natalya and The Bella Twins will be doing a Twitter Q&A with OK Magazine tomorrow. Fans can submit their questions with the hashtag #OKAskDivas. – WWE’s latest Five Things video with Tom Phillips looks at hard working Superstars:Read More
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Below is Triple H’s latest sitdown interview with Michael Cole. Here are the highlights: * After John Cena’s performance on RAW, Triple H still isn’t sure if he is ready for Brock Lesnar at Night of Champions. Triple H called Cena’s lawsuit threat out of character for Cena. Triple H said Cena is working very hard at convincing someone that he’s ready. * Triple H said Cena better be ready because Lesnar is. He agrees with Paul Heyman that Lesnar can’t be stopped at 100%. Cena should be worried aboutRead More
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Posted On September 3, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Confirms Role In Upcoming DC Comics Movie

The Rock confirmed on Twitter today that he will be playing Black Adam in the upcoming DC Comics movie for Shazam. Black Adam is Shazam’s nemesis. The Rock tweeted: "Kneel at his feet or get crushed by his boot." My honor to become.. #BlackAdam #TheAntiHero #DCComics pic.twitter.com/Qk55eNf3R7 — Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) September 3, 2014Read More
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- For those still wondering, the split between The Bella Twins was something the Total Divas producers wanted for season 3. WWE is just producing this current split angle for Total Divas. They will likely be back together before the end of season 3. – WWE is billing Monday’s RAW from Baltimore as the Season Premiere. Confirmed so far is Bray Wyatt vs. Chris Jericho in a Cage Match, Roman Reigns vs. Randy Orton and Jerry Springer hosting a Bella Twins Intervention. – WWE has released a new $9.99 t-shirtRead More
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There’s talk of more TNA office departures in the last week according to PWInsider and the Talk Is TNA podcast. Talk Is TNA reports that TNA live events are on hiatus for the foreseeable future as the company is focusing on TV for now. Some of the releases in the last week were reportedly from the live event department. After this weekend’s tapings in North Carolina & Virginia, TNA has tapings next week in Bethlehem, PA and then the Bound For Glory pay-per-view from Tokyo in October. After Bound ForRead More
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Posted On September 3, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE’s Strategic Partnership With Social Media Website Tout Finished?

It appears WWE’s relationship with the social media website Tout has ended. WWE has not used their main Tout page since July 12th and NXT has not used their page since May 25th. Several WWE talents have gone months without using the service and the last Superstar account was active in June. WWE invested $5,000 with Tout back in July 2012 and entered into a two-year strategic partnership with the company. It looks like that partnership expired and they chose not to renew it. It was reported in 2012 thatRead More
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- Former WWE star Funaki has recently tweeted about how Kenta was settling in to his new surroundings in Orlando. Funaki also said he truly feels Kenta’s motivation when Kenta calls him to catch up. There is a lot of fan speculation among the NXT regulars that we could see Kenta, Kevin Steen or Prince Devitt at least work a dark match at next week’s Takeover 2 event or the TV tapings. – Enzo Amore, Big Cass and NXT Diva Carmella have a new vignette on Facebook at this linkRead More
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Former WWE star Evan Bourne and his brother Mike Sydal have both turned down deals for the new El Rey Network Lucha Underground series that AAA is involved with. PWMania.com reported that The Young Bucks and Frankie Kazarian also turned down deals. Many wrestlers are hesitant to sign with the series due to the terms of the deal and the discrepancy in pay being offered to various talents. Former WWE Tough Enough participant Martin Casaus has signed on for the series. Former WWE creative writer Chris “Big Dick Johnson” DeJosephRead More
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- Tonight’s episode of TNA Impact Wrestling will feature Eric Young vs. Bobby Roode in a #1 contender’s match, Taryn Terrell vs. Gail Kim for the Knockouts Title, an open challenge from World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Lashley and Manik vs. Homicide vs. DJ Zema Ion vs. Tigre Uno vs. Crazzy Steve in a X Division #1 contender’s match. Dixie Carter tweeted the following on Tuesday about the Taryn vs. Gail match: Love my KOs! @gailkimITSME vs @TheTarynTerrell is the best feud in women’s wrestling & we get another match TOMORROWRead More
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- Scotland Now recently listed former WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre on their Scotland’s Manliest Men list. Drew commented on the list and “challenged” Chuck Norris: Pretty cool to be in the manliest men of all time. Alright @andy_murray you're in there, lets batter Chuck Norris http://t.co/eSNz1YAHEI — Drew Galloway (@TheDrewMcIntyre) August 30, 2014 – Lisa Marie Varon’s Squared Circle restaurant in Chicago will have a special Paul Heyman Night on September 27th. Varon and friends will be watching WWE’s new Heyman DVD in the restaurant. Two nights later, Varon will hostRead More
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- Check out the updated WWE DVD schedule for the rest of 2014: * September 6th – SummerSlam 2014 DVD and Blu-ray * September 23rd – The Best of Sting DVD and Blu-ray * October 7th – Brothers of Destruction DVD * October 14th – John Cena: Greatest Rivalries DVD and Blu-ray * October 21st – Night of Champions 2014 DVD * November 4th – The Attitude Era: Volume 2 DVD and Blu-ray * November 18th – Macho Man: The Randy Savage Story DVD and Blu-ray * November 25th –Read More