Andy Leavine Tag

Posted On July 1, 2012By Siddharth GroverIn News

Luke Robinson Interview: Tough Enough, Future, and More

Recently, Luke Robinson conducted an interview at WrestleEnigma.com regarding his future, Andy Leavine, Tough Enough and more. Here are a few excerpts: It was the moment; at Raw, you and Andy made your way out with the WWE Tough Enough Championships, and were waiting for the verdict. How was the complete experience on being on WWE’s top show? Luke: That was a surreal but comfortable moment. As I walked out onto the ramp from the Gorilla position, I felt like this was “home.” This is what I was meant toRead More

Posted On May 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Bella Twins Update, WWE Weekend Changes, Andy Leavine

- On Friday, The Bella Twins make their first post WWE appearance at the Northeast Wrestling in Newburgh, NY. Scheduled for that show is Jerry Lawler vs. Luke Robinson, Kevin Nash vs. Robbie E, and Bobby Lashley vs. Tommaso Ciampa. – Starting on June 2nd, former WWE Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine will be able to wrestle starting anywhere he wishes. – The following changes have been made to the WWE weekend tours… * On Raw: CM Punk is advertised for Friday and Sunday house shows in Alexandria, Louisiana andRead More

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

Backstage News On Andy’s Release, WWE A Top Earner For YouTube

- The decision to release Andy Leavine from his WWE developmental deal was made a few weeks back. The feeling was Tough Enough’s winner wasn’t progressing and just wasn’t good in the ring. – WWE is now one of the top earners for YouTube. The new partnership between the two is working out well for both sides. In an unusual move, WWE is now publishing RAW videos on their channel as the show airs on the East Coast. – As seen last night on RAW, Zack Ryder teamed with UnitedRead More

Posted On April 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Andy Leavine Comments On His WWE Release

Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine commented on his WWE release via Twitter; “On my way to acquire some much needed experience. I’m just gettin’ started in this business.”Read More
– The top advertised matches for WWE’s Raw brand tour of Spain on June 6-9 is CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho for the WWE Championship and John Cena vs. The Miz. — Tickets for WWE’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view event at US Airways Arena in Phoenix, Arizona go on sale May 4. The event takes place July 15. — It was reported Monday afternoon that WWE has released Andy Leavine, who won last year’s Tough Enough contest. Bill DeMott, who worked as a trainer on the reality program, confirmedRead More

Posted On August 15, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Andy Leavine Reportedly Suspended Due To Drug Test Failure

PWInsider.com reports that Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine, who is currently training in Florida Championship Wrestling, has been suspended for 30 days due to a violation of their Talent Wellness Program. Leavine’s suspension has yet to be publicly announced by WWE. He is believed to have failed a drug test. The organization announced earlier today that referee Mike Chioda had been suspended for 30 days due to a violation of their Talent Wellness Program. Complete list of WWE drug suspensions -> source: PWInsider.comRead More

Posted On July 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Tells WWE Not To Fire John Cena, WWE Stars Trending

- Kofi Kingston, Rey Mysterio, The Miz and Silent Rage, for Andy Leavine, were all trending worldwide on Twitter tonight. – The Rock wrote the following on Twitter tonight: “@WWE please don’t fire John Cena. You owe it to the WORLD and GOD to have my boot go right up his phony ass at Wrestlemania 28.”Read More

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

Update On Tough Enough Winner Getting Screamed At Backstage

Tough Enough competitor Jeremiah Riggs was interviewed over the weekend by Sean Walford of the Aftershock Wrestling radio show. Riggs spoke about his time working with WWE for Tough Enough, as well as TNA, ROH, UFC and more. One of the more newsworthy topics discussed was the major heat Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine received after not selling the Stone Cold Stunner he received following the Tough Enough season finale. Here’s what Riggs said about that situation: “I think that a lot of people may have just bit there tongueRead More
– A fan on Twitter informed Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine of critical comments runner-up Luke Robinson made during a recent interview. Robinson stated last week that Leavine used pity to win the contest by saying he has children to take care of. Leavine wrote to Robinson on Twitter, “All the BS aside its over now. You want to run your mouth? Remember if you make it here-I’m already in the locker room.” — Former WWE Divas Champion Jillian Hall participated in her first match since leaving WWE on JuneRead More

Posted On June 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Bill DeMott Speaks On Tough Enough, Andy Leavine, His Future

- WWE Tough Enough trainer Bill DeMott recently spoke with Alex Marvez of Scripps News. Here are some highlights: Returning for Tough Enough: “When I got the call from (WWE) about ‘Tough Enough,’ I told my wife how funny it is that the guy who got chastised for what he does and how he does it is going back to TV. I guess in some people’s mind I make a good TV character, even though I don’t see myself that way. When I was offered the job, I didn’t thinkRead More

Posted On June 16, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Jim Ross Surgery Update, Fan Arrested AT SD Tapings & More

- After undergoing successful stomach surgery on Wednesday, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ros wrote the following on Twitter regarding the procedure: “Surgery done. 11 staples used, came home, bleeding restarted, back to doc & now resting @ home. Sore but will be ok. Thx 2 all.” — The WWE website announced this week that Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine will not be headed to the main roster any time soon, but instead will begin training at the company’s developmental territory, Florida Championship Wrestling. – Former high school coach JosephRead More

Posted On June 13, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Update On Talent Booked For Tonight’s WWE Raw

WWE Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine is booked for tonight’s WWE Raw from the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. In addition to the heavily promoted appearance of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton, Christian and Wade Barrett are names from Smackdown booked for tonight’s show.Read More

Posted On June 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Tweets On Andy’s WWE Tough Enough Victory

The following is a new tweet from the official Twitter page of WWE legend and film actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: “Congrats to Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine. Bring it, stay hungry and above all else.. stay humble.” Follow more Rock tweets on Twitter @ TheRock.Read More
– Jim Ross has responded to yesterday’s report that current creative plans call for him to announce at least two matches at WrestleMania XXVII. “I find it interesting that so many websites know my wm27 role, allegedly, and I don’t. ‘Net rumors= news items. Irresponsible ‘reporting’,” he wrote on Twitter. “My role at WM27 is to appear @ Axxess. NOTHING else has been confirmed. ‘Net sites should tell me the outcome of my Drs visit later 2day.” According to f4wonline.com, the original source of the report, Ross didn’t appear awareRead More