Alberto Del Rio Tag

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* For Tonight WWE Raw Supershow; Big Return & More

The finalized script for tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow features the return of Alberto Del Rio. As noted, WWE has big plans for Del Rio’s return and that’s why he was kept of WrestleMania.   Matt Bloom is also backstage for tonight’s show. He may be returning as Lord Tensai.   Several FCW talents are at RAW tonight also.Read More
– WWE creative have talked about Brodus Clay feuding with The Miz if or when he resumes appearing on television again. The Funkasaurus has appeared at recent Raw live events. He was reportedly removed from television last month due to Vince McMahon’s unhappiness with his ring work. — The Raw live event on March 2 in Cornwall, Ontario drew 2,500 paying $70,000. Raw on March 3 in Ottawa, Ontario drew 3,500 paying $155,000. Raw on March 4 in Bangor, Maine drew 5,500 paying $175,000. Smackdown on March 3 in Albany,Read More

Posted On March 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Rock’s RAW Segments Taped Sunday, Backstage At RAW, Mysterio

– Rey Mysterio featured on one of the official Wrestlemania t-shirts, another indication he’ll be involved in the event in some capacity. — Alberto Del Rio and developmental star Dean Ambrose were backstage at Monday’s RAW. Del Rio returned to the ring over the weekend and is ready to return to television whenever the creative team has something for him. Ambrose worked SmackDown’s live events over the weekend and is also waiting to get called to television. – The “History Lesson” promos featuring The Rock that aired on Monday’s RAWRead More
– Jake “The Snake” Roberts will appear as guest on The Roman Show this Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. (Show link) — WWE.com has published a photo gallery looking back at WrestleMania IV when “Macho Man” Randy Savage emerged as WWF Champion in a 14-man tournament. — Former WCW star Crowbar turns 38 years old Sunday. He still competes for independent promotions in the Northeast as both Crowbar and Devon Storm. — Alberto Del Rio returned to the ring at Saturday’s SmackDown live event in Albany, Georgia after sustaining a groinRead More

Posted On February 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Makes Announcement Regarding Next Week’s RAW

- WWE announced the following today: “Both Raw and SmackDown are about to get extreme makeovers. In an effort to help determine which General Manager should control both shows, the WWE Board of Directors has decided to switch control of each show next week. SmackDown GM Theodore Long will take control of Monday night’s Raw while Raw GM John Laurinaitis takes the reins of next Friday’s SmackDown. The decision comes one week after Laurinaitis announced at Elimination Chamber that he will seek control over both shows, bolstered by flattering testimonialsRead More

Posted On February 17, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Malia Hosaka Announces Retirement, Ex-Diva On Comedy Central

– Veteran women’s wrestler Malia Hosaka has announced her retirement from professional wrestling. She stated on her Facebook page Thursday, “It has been a great 25 years, and I am grateful to all the fans who have supported me thru the years! but I am officially retired from the wrestling industry as of today. Thank you to all who supported/employed and believed in me thru the years!” Trained by WWE Hall of Famer Killer Kowalski, Hosaka debuted in 1987 at the age of 18. Her 25-year career included stops inRead More
Kurt Angle, who has not competed in an amateur wrestling contest since winning the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, admits it’s highly unlikely that he will make the United States team for the 2012 event. “I had to give it a lot of thought, it didn’t just come out of my head and say I’m going to try for Olympics,” Angle told BBC Sport of his upcoming trial in April. “What are my chances of making the team? Slim to none, I’m not going to lieRead More

Posted On February 16, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Champs Absent At Conference, Update On Legends’ House

– WWE Champion CM Punk nor World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan were on hand for Thursday’s press conference at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium to announce that the venue will host WrestleMania XXIX on Sunday, April 7, 2013. — Regarding rumors that WWE Legends’ House will premiere on Syfy rather than the WWE Network, nothing has been stated internally about that nor is it listed on Syfy’s programming schedule for April. — Former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler was spotted at Fashion Week and received a mention about being there in theRead More
The Wrestling Observer reports that Alberto Del Rio is disliked by some of his WWE colleagues due to how he carries himself and the belief that his position in the company is unwarranted. The two-time WWE Champion is seen as off-putting behind the scenes as he portrays himself as a master backstage politician and struts around as a superstar. There is also a perception that he is not over to the level of his sizable push as his matches and promos garner tepid reactions from the audience. Company officials, however,Read More

Posted On February 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Full Content Listing For Edge’s New WWE DVD & Blu-ray

- Courtesy of WWEDVDNews, below is the full content listing for “You Think You Know Me: The Story of Edge.” WWE will release it on DVD and Blu-ray April 10th in North America. DISC 1 It’s All Over A Childhood Obsession The Winning Essay Paying to Wrestle Worth the Struggles Nothing Happens Overnight The Silent Mysterious One Best Friends United A Variety Package Spring Boarding into Singles Teaming with his Idol A Grounding Halt A Lifestyle Change A Fire Inside Explodes Personal Drama Exposed Shocking the World An Even BiggerRead More

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

Alberto Del Rio Speaks on The Miz: “I Really Dislike That Guy”

Injured WWE star Alberto Del Rio appeared on 95.7 “The Game” this morning to promote his return to action at WWE house show events in California. Del Rio spoke on a number of topics, including his injury and return to the ring against Sheamus at this weekend’s events. When asked about how well he gets along with other wrestlers in the locker room, Del Rio had the following to say: “To be honest, I don’t like most of the guys,” Del Rio chuckled. “I hate The Miz. This is notRead More

Posted On January 23, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Randy Orton On Who He Wants To Face, Axxess Pre-Sale Issues

– The official Twitter feed of WWE stated Monday that Ticketmaster is experiencing some technical issues for the WrestleMania Axxess tickets, which on sale this morning via pre-sale. WWE adds: “Ticketmaster is working hard to resolve them. We will get back to everyone once Ticketmaster is back online.” — WWE will hold a Raw live event at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Sunday, May 6, 2012. The show begins at 5:00 p.m. — The February 2012 issue of WWE Magazine features an interview with Randy Orton and he isRead More

Posted On December 29, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Participants For Raw Elimination Chamber Match, Del Rio News

– Participants for WWE’s annual Raw Elimination Chamber Match are tentatively scheduled to include Alberto Del Rio, CM Punk, John Cena, Kane, R-Truth and The Miz. The outcome of the bout is expected to based on whether Cena’s match with The Rock at WrestleMania XXVIII will have the WWE Championship on the line. — When Vince McMahon told Alberto Del Rio to work stiffer and appear more aggressive in the ring, it was indicated that he was due for another WWE Championship reign in 2012. Del Rio is expected toRead More

Posted On December 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Considering Taking Title Off CM Punk Due To Poor Ratings

F4WOnline.com reports that WWE officials are considering taking the WWE Championship off CM Punk due to ‘terrible ratings patterns’ for his weekly segments on Raw. The matter was broached prior to Sunday’s WWE TLC pay-per-view event, which saw Punk ultimately retain the strap in a Triple Threat Tables, Ladders & Chairs Match against Alberto Del Rio and The Miz. The trend of lackluster ratings for his segments continued the following night on Raw as the program’s overrun, which saw the Straight Edge Superstar, Daniel Bryan and Zack Ryder overcame TheRead More

Posted On December 18, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Mysterio Posts Injury Update, Reveals Target Date For Return

WWE.com caught up with Rey Mysterio at the Slammys. He described his recovery from knee surgery and revealed his target date to return to action. “Recovery is doing well. Doing my physical therapy three days a week, a little bit at home, and just making sure that my knee gets strong and healthy so I don’t go through these type of incidents anymore,” he says. “I’m shooting for a date and that would be WrestleMania, I’m hoping. But there’s been a lot of damage to this knee and I wannaRead More

Posted On December 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Raw Slammy’s Breakdown: Kane’s Return, 4-Way Match

- Below is a segment-by-segment breakdown for this week’s three-hour Slammys RAW: The Holy %#!@ Slammy lost 179,000 viewers from the opener. Big Show vs. Wade Barrett and the Pipe Bomb Slammy with Road Dogg’s return gained 237,000 viewers. The Divalicious Slammy with Lita gained 244,000 more viewers. The OMG Moment Slammy and Triple H’s promo gained 604,000 viewers. The Trending Star presentation with David Otunga and Tony Atlas plus the Daniel Bryan vs. Zack Ryder vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Dolph Ziggler match lost 188,000 viewers. Game Changer of theRead More

Posted On December 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Rey Mysterio Presents 2011 Superstar Of The Year Slammy Award

CM Punk won the Slammy Award for “2011 Superstar of the Year” tonight, beating out Alberto Del Rio, John Cena, Mark Henry, The Miz and Mark Henry. The award was presented by a returning Rey Mysterio who is currently out with a knee injury.Read More

Posted On December 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE Raw Results – December 12, 2011

- Tonight’s RAW Supershow opens up with the normal RAW video package. We go to a promo for the 2011 Slammy Awards. A woman’s voice welcomes us to the “must see event of the year” and we’re live as the pyro goes off in the arena. Michael Cole welcomes us to the Slammys and he’s joined by Jerry Lawler. – Booker T comes out first, accompanied by Eve Torres, to present the “Tell Me I Did Not See That Moment” Slammy. His co-presenter Hornswoggle is out next, accompanied by AliciaRead More

Posted On December 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* 2011 WWE Tribute To The Troops Taping Results

- Thanks to Byron and Angela for the following spoilers from last night’s WWE Tribute to the Troops tapings in Fayetteville, North Carolina. These will air December 14th on the USA Network and December 17th on NBC. * The Crown Coliseum was just about packed to the max and the crowd was hot all night. * The dark match was Santino Marella beating Jinder Mahal who played the heel to the Troops. * Lilian Garcia stunned everyone with the Star Spangled Banner to open the show. * After a TroopsRead More