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– Christian wrote the following on Twitter about an individual claiming to be Edge for a scheduled appearance in New York later this year: “If ur planning on going 2 meet Edge @ autograph session @ Omega Sports, Queensbury, NY Apr 21 he WON’T be there..Unfortunately owner of store was fooled by someone claiming to represent Edge.. Hopefully something like this doesn’t happen again.” — Updated advertising for the March 12 Raw SuperShow at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio confirms a bout pitting The Undertaker and Triple HRead More

Posted On January 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Batista & Henry Attend Wu Tang Show, Cena-Tag Champs, Keibler

– Former WWE diva Stacy Keibler attended Sunday night’s Golden Globe awards show with her boyfriend, George Clooney. — John Cena congratulated the new WWE Tag Team Champions Epico and Primo on Twitter last night: “Apparently we have new tag team champs..and I died in a car wreck. 1 of those is true. Congrats primo and epico” — WWE superstar Mark Henry and former WWE star Batista attended the Wu Tang hip hop show on Saturday night in Austin, TX. Henry and Batista were hanging out after the show inRead More
– The latest issue of WWE Magazine looks back at the slew of grappling greats that debuted ten years ago—John Cena, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, Brock Lesnar and Batista. In their write-up for Batista, WWE predicts that fans haven’t seen the last of The Animal. WWE states: “Although he left the company in 2010, many see the departure as a temporary one, and it’s simply a matter of time before The Animal rises again.” — Ticketmaster.com is holding a pre-sale for the March 20 SmackDown taping at the Prudential CenterRead More

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

Batista Rips John Cena For Killing Hardcore, Edgy Wrestling

Former WWE superstar Batista appeared on The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show this week and had some interesting comments about John Cena. To listen to an audio clip of Batista’s appearance, visit the Chad Dukes website. Many fans have expressed their dislike of today’s sterilized “PG” product – and Batista blames John Cena for the change. “I think, you know, they did the whole PG direction thing, I think that works for Cena; the little kids love him, cause he’s a great character, he’s someone they can look up to. TheRead More
– Eve Torres and Rosa Mendes stated on Twitter that they will be on hand for WWE’s annual Tribute to the Troops events, which takes place Friday through Sunday in North Carolina. The Tribute to the Troops taping will be held on Sunday at Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville. — Alberto Del Rio is scheduled to appear at Kmart 250 Floresta Blvd. San Leandro, California on Sunday, January 15, 2012 beginning at 10:00 a.m. — Former WWE performer Dave Bautista is scheduled for international sexologist Dr. Susan Block’s radio show, TheRead More

Posted On December 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Vito Lashes Out At WWE For Calling Him A “Turkey”

Sports Axxess on PW 24/7 Hosts: Jerry Sorrentino, James Jefferson, and Joey Image Full audio interview available at PW247radio.com. Vito on the current pro-wrestling product: I watch wrestling on TV on occasion. Everybody says it’s all ‘cookie-cutter’ guys and there are no characters. There’s not much interest in the storylines because they’re not really believable and you can’t get into them. But you just have to go with it. I think CM Punk started out great but he kind of fizzled out a bit. The Rock coming back to TVRead More

Posted On December 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Glacier Responds To Shots WWE Has Taken At His Gimmick

Is it cold in here or is it just him? An all new edition of Ray “Glacier” Lloyd’s ClubWWI.com audio show, Breaking The Ice”, with James Guttman returns and this one hour edition is full of topics including advice from stars like Dusty Rhodes and Ricky Steamboat, WWE’s issues with the Glacier gimmick, lost babyface in-ring spots, thanking Tommy Rich on Facebook, 90dayswithGlacier.com, and tons more. One topic that’s been all over the Internet is WWE’s “Turkey List”. The company website listed what it felt were the biggest in-ring “turkeys”Read More

Posted On December 2, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Preview For Next Week’s Impact – Three Matches Announced

Preview IMPACT WRESTLING On Thursday Night On SpikeTV Don’t miss Thursday’s huge TNA IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c as the road to the December 11 “Final Resolution” Pay-Per-View continues, just days before the epic event! The main event will feature AJ Styles and Jeff Hardy vs. World Champion Bobby Roode and Jeff Jarrett! Here is a preview of Thursday’s broadcast: – The main event of the huge broadcast features World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode teaming with “The King Of The Mountain” Jeff Jarrett to battle “The Phenomenal” AJRead More
The Queen of Wrestling, Sara Del Rey, has revealed that ROH is hoping to launch a women’s division next year. Plus, the first ever SHIMMER Champion speaks about her “main focus and goal” which is to join WWE. Speaking to us last night on our DD360 live radio show, Del Rey spoke about her recent trip wrestling in Australia, this weekend’s JoshiMania festivities, her status with Ring of Honor (Sara was surprised to find she’s no longer listed on the roster page at ROHwrestling.com) and her goal to join WWE.Read More
– During CM Punk’s appearance on the latest edition of Colt Cabana’s Art Of Wrestling Radio podcast (available on WeLoveColt.com and iTunes), the reigning champion took a swipe at WWE’s Twitter initiative. “I am on Twitter at CMPunk; that is my satirical way of making fun of how the WWE has beat the living shit out of Twitter in the last couple of weeks,” he said. — Former WWE Diva Serena Deeb has been announced for K & S Wrestlefest, which takes place this Saturday at the Ramada Philadelphia AirportRead More
– Among the U.K. wrestlers who WWE recently evaluated were Andrew Tyson, Adrian McCullum and Erin Marshall. Tyson was believed to have been offered a developmental contract pending visa application. McCullum worked a dark match against Justin Gabriel at the November 8 SmackDown taping in Liverpool, England. — Former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis said she resumed wrestling training on Tuesday. She tweeted, “Felt so good to be in the ring.” She will be returning to the squared circle on February 25, 2012 for New York City based promotion Family WrestlingRead More

Posted On November 22, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Update On Batista’s Potential WWE Future

Don’t look for Dave Bautista in a WWE ring anytime soon, and definitely not for next year’s WrestleMania. Bautista, aka “Batista,” realizes with The Rock and John Cena in the main event for next year’s WrestleMania, he is shut out of the top pay. Besides, according to several sources close to Batista, he is very happy with his gym business and acting career. Batista is also pursuing other ways of making money in his post-WWE career, including modeling (believe it or not), and he keeps a very good relationship withRead More

Posted On November 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Mick Foley Available For Download In WWE ’12

Mick Foley will be available in the “Legend’s Pack” of downloadable content for the upcoming WWE ’12 video game. Also included in the pack is Batista and one other yet-to-be-announced legend. The official WWEGames YouTube channel released the following preview video today:Read More

Posted On November 8, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Batista & Ariel Bury The Hatchet, Boogeyman To Face Zombie

– Shelly Martinez (a/k/a Ariel) stated on Twitter that she received closure with Batista, who she met for the first time since her departure from WWE over four years ago Monday night at the film premiere for Immortals (held at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE. in Los Angeles, California). She tweeted the the following image of herself with the former WWE Champion at the event. The caption reads: “Omg this is called peace & closure.” In May 2007, Martinez took exception to Batista verbally abusing Melina, her close friend and whoRead More
– The legendary career of WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper is highlighted on the latest episode of WWE Vintage Collection. The episode featured clips from the following matches and segments: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff vs. Hulk Hogan and Mr. (WrestleMania), “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and “Cowboy” Bob Orton vs. Paul Orndorff and Andre the Giant (WWF live event – August 10th, 1985), Piper’s Pit vs. The Flower Shop (WWF Superstars – September 27th, 1986), “Rowdy” Roddy Piper destroys The Flower Shop (WWF Superstars – October 4th, 1986,Read More
– The Scripps Howard News Service has an article on former WWE star Bull Buchanan, who now works as supervisor at a SONY distribution and packaging center in Carrollton, Georgia. He believes his transformation from a serious enforcer to the more light-hearted B2 character who briefly seconded John Cena turned off Vince McMahon, leading to his departure from WWE in 2003. “The fun part of it probably boomeranged on me,” Buchanan said. “Everything I had done to that point in my career had been so serious. I took this asRead More
– As seen on Monday’s Raw SuperShow, Alicia Fox withdrew her “Hot in Herre” inspired entrance theme in favor of a new entrance theme. WWE released her new theme on iTunes today and it is titled “Pa-Pa-Pa-Pa-Party.” Former WWE Diva Maria used the theme in 2005 and 2006 before being given “With Legs Like That.” — The October 23 episode of A.M. Raw scored a 0.41 cable rating, with 417,000 viewers. — Characters are still being finalized for THQ’s WWE ’12 video game (scheduled for released on November 22 inRead More

Posted On October 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Harry Smith Wants Bulldogs In HOF, Talks MMA, Batista

Arda Ocal (@arda_ocal) of theScore Television Network spoke with former WWE Superstar Harry Smith, son of late WWE Legend The British Bulldog. Highlights: * Harry recalls being at Wembley Stadium for SummerSlam 1992 and in the ring after the main event at In Your House: Canadian Stampede in 1997 * Wrestling in Japan for Antonio Inoki – has he received the “Inoki slap”? * Harry’s relationship with Tom “Dynamite Kid” Billington: “I’ve keep in touch with my Uncle Tommy, I went and saw him last November, that’s when the WWERead More

Posted On September 20, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Batista Undergoes Surgery, Comments On WWE Return & Melina

Batista, who has not posted on Twitter since July 31, posted an update on his whereabouts this afternoon. Items of note are as follows: * After undergoing back surgery, he has started lifting weights again and has increased his weight to 270 pounds. * He has “no plans of going back to wrestling or wrestling for any other promotion.” * Regarding mixed martial arts, Batista said, “If Bellator is serious then I would love to get that fight in!!” * Regarding Mason Ryan, who bares a striking resemblance to theRead More