Alberto Del Rio Tag

- As noted, Randy Orton is advertised for WWE’s upcoming two-event tour of Tokyo, Japan. He will face Alberto Del Rio and Kane in a Triple Threat Match on August 9. The following night, he will team up with Santino Marella and Zack Ryder to take on Epico, Primo, and John Laurinaitis. Also announced for the August 9 show is Sheamus vs. Big Show and John Laurinaitis in a Handicap match for the World Heavyweight Championship. Sheamus will defend his title the following night against Alberto Del Rio, Big ShowRead More

Posted On June 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

The following matches were taped on Tuesday in Baltimore, Md. for tonight’s edition of WWE Smackdown. * Ryback vs. Two Local Wrestlers. * Intercontinental Champion Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio in a non-title match. * Daniel Bryan vs. Kane with A.J. as the guest timekeeper. * Zack Ryder vs. Heath Slater. * The Primetime Players vs. The Uso Brothers. * World Champion Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler. * Mick Foley will the host of the show. *Spoilers* Detailed WWE SmackDown Taping Results For Tonight »»Read More

Posted On June 21, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE RAW Rating Breakdown 6/18; Lauper, HHH-Heyman & More

The June 18th WWE RAW Supershow scored a 3.40 cable rating with 4.97 million viewers. This is the best rating RAW has done since the day after WrestleMania 27. In the segment breakdown, CM Punk and Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan and Kane lost 241,000 viewers from the opener that started strong. Dolph Ziggler vs. Jack Swagger lost 22,000 more viewers. The segment with Paul Heyman and Triple H gained 559,000 more viewers for a show-high 3.74 quarter rating. Santino Marella vs. Alberto Del Rio lost 711,000 viewers. The segment withRead More
WWE cracked down on two Twitter accounts that had been snarking the organization and its employees last week as both @WWE_Creative and @CrankyVince were suspended on Thursday. While the account mocking WWE’s creative direction returned online following some profile tweaks (now located @WWECreative_ish), the McMahon parody remains down. The @CrankyVince account spoofed McMahon’s demeanor and mindset with random musings depicting the WWE Chairman as an eccentric, sex-crazed, drug-addled egomaniac. It had drawn alarming concern from organization officials since last year, which due to the sensitive nature of the tweets, believedRead More

Posted On June 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Reason For CM Punk Working SmackDown Shows This Weekend

WWE Champion CM Punk will be switching to the SmackDown brand for this weekend’s WWE live events. Punk is on the SmackDown brand to help boost ticket sales in his home state of Illinois. Punk is scheduled to defend the WWE Title against Daniel Bryan and Kane as part of a double main event with Sheamus defending the World Title against Alberto Del Rio on Saturday in Springfield. Local advertising reads, “For the first time ever, see BOTH the WWE & World Heavyweight Championships defended in Springfield!” Similar advertising isRead More

Posted On June 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE RAW Results – June 18, 2012

- Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow opens up with the normal RAW intro video. Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler welcome us to the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island, New York. They hype John Laurinaitis’ final statement and Cyndi Lauper’s appearance. – We go to the ring and out comes Long Island’s own Mick Foley. Foley says he got a call from the Board of Directors last night. While they figure out the next permanent General Managers for RAW and SmackDown, they will be reaching out to former General Managers so theyRead More
- As noted before, Alberto Del Rio suffered a serious concussion at last week’s SmackDown tapings when Sheamus slammed his head against the metal WWE logo on the stage. In the storylines, WWE is blaming the concussion on one of the overhand chops from The Great Khali that was delivered in their singles match on Friday’s SmackDown. – Mick Foley wrote the following about Dolph Ziggler during RAW last night: “Another excellent match involving @HeelZiggler . I think I detect some type of trend here” Paul Heyman re-tweeted the commentRead More

Posted On June 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Confirm Del Rio Injury, New #1 Contender To Be Named

WWE has confirmed Alberto Del Rio’s injury via their text messaging service, and stated that Del Rio will not be able to face Sheamus for the World Heavyweight Championship at No Way Out on June 17th. They went on to state that a new number one contender would be named on tonight’s RAW: “BREAKING NEWS: Due to a concussion on SmackDown, Del Rio wont face World Champion Sheamus @ No Way Out. New #1 contender to be named on tonight’s Raw (8/7 CT).”Read More
A WWE source told sports blog Corey Unfiltered (coryradford.blog.com) Friday that Alberto Del Rio suffered a “serious concussion” at last Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Columbia, South Carolina. During a skirmish, Sheamus slammed Del Rio’s head against the metal WWE logo, leading to his concussion. Kane replaced Del Rio as Sheamus’ Steel Cage Match opponent in the post-taping bout and at Saturday’s SmackDown live event in Salisbury, Maryland. Del Rio’s injury puts his World Heavyweight Championship Match against Sheamus at No Way Out on June 17 in jeopardy since WWE officialsRead More
Alberto Del Rio did not appear as scheduled for Saturday’s SmackDown live event in Salisbury, Maryland, which would confirm reports that he suffered a concussion during last Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Columbia, South Carolina. WWE officials brainstormed alternative scenarios Friday in case Del Rio is unable to wrestle Sheamus at No Way Out on June 17. Looking to get under the skin of the World Heavyweight Champion, Del Rio brought out Ricardo Rodriguez on this week’s episode of SmackDown to make light of the Irish brawler by mimicking his distinctiveRead More

Posted On June 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New Match Added To WWE No Way Out; Updated Card

- Following Friday night’s WWE SmackDown, here’s the updated card for WWE’s No Way Out pay-per-view: Steel Cage Match Big Show vs. John Cena WWE Title Match Daniel Bryan vs. Kane vs. CM Punk World Heavyweight Title Match Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio WWE Intercontinental Title Match Cody Rhodes vs. ChristianRead More
iN DEMAND has revealed the promotional poster for WWE’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view event taking place July 15 and it features Alberto Del Rio in a Forbes-like magazine cover. The official description suggests that only one Money in the Bank Ladder Match will be held, rather than two in the past. The synopsis reads: “A guaranteed championship match hangs 20 feet above the ring in a steel briefcase. One man will scale the heights and seize his destiny. Don’t miss John Cena, Randy Orton, The Miz, Alberto Del Rio,Read More

Posted On May 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For 6/1

WWE taped this week’s SmackDown from the Baton Rouge River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Below are full results: Booker T came out to a massive pop, while Michael Cole drew the usual massive heat. Lilian Garcia received nice applause. There was a notable statement during the opening video. They said the WWE Championship will be defended for the first time on Smackdown in four years. They claimed it was eight years on Monday’s Raw, so which is it? Sheamus is out first to address World Hvt. Championship match withRead More

Posted On May 29, 2012By Dave ScottIn Columns

WWE Ultimate Eleven

Hay there guys, Dave Scott here with some usual Monday night ramblings. I usually try to get my column out the way before Raw but I had no idea what to write about this week and I’ve been playing Fifa 2012 all night. That is where I came up for the idea for this weeks column. I’m a really big football (or soccer for you Americans) fan and I am really looking forward to the Euro’s this year, even though my beloved Scotland won’t be present in the competition. AlsoRead More

Posted On May 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE RAW Results – May 28, 2012

- Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow opens up with a video for Memorial Day. Tonight’s show is dedicated to all of our fallen soldiers. – We open up with a look back at WWE’s Over the Limit pay-per-view where Big Show helped John Laurinaitis defeat John Cena. We see footage from last week’s RAW Supershow where Show explained his actions. – We’re live from the New Orleans Arena as Big Show makes his way out in a suit. Michael Cole welcomes us to RAW and he’s joined by Jerry Lawler. ShowRead More

Posted On May 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Latest Official Line-up For WWE No Way Out PPV

Following this week’s WWE SmackDown, the World Championship match at No Way Out will feature Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio earned a spot after winning a Triple Threat match against Randy Orton and Kane for a #1 contender match. Only two matches have been officially announced thus far: John Cena vs. The Big Show World Heavyweight Championship Match Sheamus(c) vs. Alberto Del Rio We’ve posted several potential matches scheduled to take place at No Way Out, you can read our spoilers at this link. WWE No Way OutRead More
- Last week’s WWE NXT tapings at Full Sail University were said to have ran far more smoothly than WWE’s RAW and SmackDown tapings. These are Triple H’s project and there was a lot of talk about how good he ran things. – Mick Foley worked last night’s SmackDown live event in Poughkeepsie, New York as the ringside enforcer for Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Alberto Del Rio. Sheamus won the match and Foley ended up giving Mr. Socko to Ricardo Rodriguez. – In a move that will affect WWE,Read More

Posted On May 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

News & Details On WWE’s Current Future Storyline Plans

The current advertised matches for the Smackdown event on June 2nd in Augusta, GA are: Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Championship Christian vs. Cody Rhodes for the IC Championship Kane vs. The Great Khali The updated lineup for the WWE Supershow in Lowell, MA on June 16th is: CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Kane in a Street Fight for the WWE Championship John Cena and Randy Orton vs. Big Show and Chris Jericho Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Championship As previouslyRead More

Posted On May 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Extends Mysterio Contract, WWE PPV Main Event News

- WWE has extended Rey Mysterio’s contract for the length of time from when he suffered his knee injury last August until his expected return. This will end up being roughly 10 or 11 months added to the end of his deal. – With John Cena vs. Big Show scheduled to main event WWE’s No Way Out pay-per-view, the last time the World Heavyweight Title or WWE Title match main evented a pay-per-view was last December’s TLC pay-per-view when CM Punk vs. The Miz vs. Alberto Del Rio headlined. (Source:Read More