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- El Torito was kept off WWE’s recent tour of Australia due to budget cuts. – After the WWE NXT Takeover 2 special on September 11th, the next NXT live special likely won’t be until January 2015. – Below are some recent WWE attendance figures: * August 7th in Melbourne, Australia drew 12,000 fans * August 8th in Sydney, Australia drew 15,000 fans * August 9th in Perth, Western Australia drew 9,000 fans * August 9th in Abbotsford, British Columbia drew 4,000 fans * August 10th in Yakima, Washington drewRead More
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Around 40 wrestlers received tryouts with WWE on August 6th and August 7th in Melbourne. The tryouts were ran by NXT head trainer Bill DeMott. The tryouts featured wrestlers from all over Australia and New Zealand. Two women worked the tryouts, one of who blew out hr knee. The first day was all conditioning to see who was in shape. The second day talents did promo work, ring drills and some worked matches to be evaluated. WWE’s next tryout camp will take place at the Performance Center in Orlando inRead More
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- PWMania.com reported that the woman who played Daniel Bryan’s physical therapist Megan Miller on RAW was actually indie wrestler Chelsea Green. She was telling people backstage at RAW that she was trained by Lance Storm. She was actually in Storm’s Storm Wrestling Academy class this past January. – We noted before that WWE Hall of Famer Sgt. Slaughter was hospitalized this past week. The reason for his hospitalization was a reoccurring bleeding ulcer. Slaughter turns 66 years old in two weeks. (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More
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- New Japan Pro Wrestling are very happy with how their relationship with Ring of Honor has been going thus far. Aside from the shows in Canada and New York City, which were both sell-outs and well received, NJPW officials were extremely happy with the performances and presentations of Adam Cole, Michael Bennett, Maria Kanellis and reDRagon at the G1 Climax 24 Finals. NJPW officials will be attending Field of Honor this Friday at MCU Park in Brooklyn to discuss future talent trades, as it’s believed ROH are looking toRead More
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Officials from TNA attempted to contact Alberto Del Rio immediately after WWE announced his release due to unprofessional conduct and an altercation with an employee on Thursday. If Del Rio joins the company, he will reportedly be immediately crowned World Heavyweight Champion. Del Rio likely has a 90 day no-compete clause, ruling out a move to TNA in the near future. (Source: F4Wonline.com)Read More
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- Seth Rollins recently spoke with Comcast’s Xfinity to promote WWE SummerSlam. Below are some highlights: Onda: You’re no stranger to being the bad guy, to being disliked by wrestling fans. In a way, was this getting back into your comfort zone? Rollins: I don’t know if that was really ever a thought. It was mostly just a way to separate myself from the other two, separate myself from the pack and really try to stand out and be the guy that everyone is gonna be talking about. That wasRead More
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As PWMania.com reported, Roman Reigns had a bad experience with his food and the manager at Campanile Restaurant in Los Angeles this afternoon and took to his Twitter to complain. WWE producer Kidman tweeted the following after Reigns made his tweets: Restaurants BEWARE: I heard a rumor that @WWERomanReigns tries to get free food by saying there are bugs in his lunch. # — Billy Kidman (@WWEKidman) August 13, 2014 Kidman’s tweet had a “hashtag angel smiley face” at the end. Reigns responded: @WWEKidman i dont need hand me outs..Read More
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- As PWMania.com reported, Roman Reigns was at ESPN studios in Los Angeles this afternoon. Reigns apparently went to Campanile Restaurant in LA for lunch after making appearances for ESPN and had a bad experience. He posted a photo of their menu on Twitter with the following caption: Dont eat the crisp flattened chicken..it comes with a lil extra! And a smug bitch of a manager! @Campanile1 pic.twitter.com/RPUwXd8vBa — Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) August 13, 2014 Found a bug in my lunch at @Campanile1 restaurant in the LAX AP and theRead More
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- Hulk Hogan tweeted the following after Monday’s RAW: Home thinking about RAW last night,totally grateful for the love,loyality and support of the WWE UNIVERSE, thank u,thank u,thank u. HH — Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) August 13, 2014 – Many of the WWE talents are arriving in Los Angeles today for SummerSlam weekend. There are still tickets available for WWE’s SummerSlam panels on Friday and Saturday. If you’re attending any of those events, we would appreciate it if you could e-mail us a live report. – WWE Main Event will beRead More
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Posted On August 13, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News

2K Sports Announces New WWE SuperCard Mobile Game Releasing Tomorrow

- WWE announced the following today: 2K Announces WWE SuperCard NEW YORK – 2K today announced the larger-than-life, action-packed entertainment of WWE will soon arrive on mobile devices with WWE SuperCard, a brand-new collectible card game. WWE SuperCard will be available tomorrow, August 14, 2014, for download on the App Store for iOS devices, including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore for Android devices. WWE SuperCard challenges players to build teams of WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends, train them toRead More
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Jeff Hardy recently spoke with The LAW: Live Audio Wrestling to promote TNA Impact Wrestling on Spike TV. The full interview is available at this link. Thanks to Joseph Bernard for the following transcript: The Spike TV / TNA story: I don’t follow any of the timelines – Twitter or any of that. As far as I know negotiations are still ongoing. That’s all I know. As far as me – I just look at it like this – I’ll show up and do the best I can and haveRead More
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As PWMania.com reported, former WWE Superstar Evan Bourne (Matt Sydal) did a live shoot interview with Kayfabe Commentaries this past weekend. Replays can be found at this link for $15.99. Bourne was asked who is a “flower” or soft backstage. He replied: “I guess everyone heard the story about how Sheamus got dropped by Yoshi Tatsu so I think that sort of makes him soft. I will say Sheamus is also tough. He literally broke his hand in a match ramming me into a pole and didn’t even miss aRead More
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- Roman Reigns was on ESPN this afternoon to promote SummerSlam. Below is video of Reigns “crushing” LeBron James, Johnny Manziel, & Lance Stephenson with Michelle Beadle: – Regarding the recent departure of WWE NXT talent Shaun “Slate Randall” Ricker, it was said by a NXT source that Ricker had by far the most potential of all the recent releases. However, Ricker’s release is said to be a different situation than some of the other cuts which were due to them not being what WWE wanted or because of theRead More
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- WWE’s website has a new poll up for a future episode of WWE Countdown on the WWE Network, asking which match was the most “unique.” The options are: * Viagra on a Pole Match (Billy Kidman vs. Shane Douglas) * Kennel from Hell Match (Big Boss Man vs. Al Snow) * Evening Gown Match (Pat Patterson vs. Gerald Brisco) * Chamber of Horrors (WCW Halloween Havoc 1991) * Junkyard Invitational (Bash at the Beach 1999) * King of the Road Match (Blacktop Bully vs. Dustin Rhodes) * Hollywood BacklotRead More
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- Regarding WWE signing Kevin Steen, it’s said that WWE officials do recognize Steen as a significant addition to their roster. – Chris Jericho’s new Talk Is Jericho interview with former UFC star Chael Sonnen is now online at this link. Jericho tweeted about the show: NOW on @TalkIsJericho-@UFCs controversial #ChaelSonnen! We discuss his suspension, trashtalking, #WCW tryout & will he go to @WWE? @sonnench — Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) August 13, 2014 – Eden gets more advice from Tony Chimel in her latest video blog, as seen below: (Partial source:Read More
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Posted On August 13, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Issues Press Release On Last Week’s Impact Wrestling Rating

- TNA issued the following: IMPACT WRESTLING CONTINUES POSITIVE SUMMER RATINGS TREND AUGUST 7 SHOW HIGHEST RATED SINCE FEBURARY NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 13, 2014) – The Aug. 7 episode of IMPACT WRESTLING, TNA’s flagship program airing Thursday nights at 9/8c on Spike TV, drew 1.6 million viewers (P2+, +3 Rating), the largest audience since mid-February of this year. The episode was also up against six nationally or regionally televised NFL pre-season games, the first of the NFL season. Historically, IMPACT WRESTLING ratings are highest during Q1, however in Q3 2014,Read More
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- Ring of Honor announced today that The Briscoes will face The Young Bucks for the first time in over two years at Death Before Dishonor XII Night 1 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 22. The night after The Young Bucks will team with reDRagon to take on The Briscoes, Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian in an eight man team elimination match. You can read the full match announcement by clicking here. – Approximately 1,200 people attended Ring of Honor TV taping this past weekend at the National Guard ArmoryRead More
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- This week’s sitdown interview with Michael Cole features Stephanie McMahon, as seen below. Here are the highlights: * They tout the WWE Network going global this week. Stephanie said it’s an incredible opportunity for her family and the WWE Universe. She said they can give the audience what they want and that is what’s best for business. * Regarding her SummerSlam match against Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan’s physical therapist Megan Miller, Stephanie says the legitimacy of Megan’s story is up to the authorities to decide. Stephanie said sheRead More
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- Former WWE announcer Hugo Savinovich, who works for Mexico’s AAA promotion now, did an interview yesterday and said Rey Mysterio will be coming to AAA once he solves his current contract dispute with WWE. He also confirmed that Alberto Del Rio will be appearing at AAA’s TripleMania event on Sunday. – In addition to Jamaica Taylor working last night’s WWE TV tapings as one of Adam Rose’s Rosebuds, “The Bollywood Boyz” Gurv and Harv Sihra also worked the tapings. They are best known as the final Ring Ka KingRead More