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Posted On April 14, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Former WWE Star Val Venis Blasts John Morrison & Melina

Trish Stratus confirmed last Friday via radio interview that she was snubbed by John Morrison at WrestleMania. He wasn’t interested in listening to her suggestions for their bout, and that when she went to hug him during the post-match celebration, he gave her the cold shoulder. The assumption backstage is that Melina was in his ear because she believed Stratus was taking “her spot” at the pay-per-view event. Former WWE talent Sean Morley (a/k/a Val Venis) is furious over their alleged treatment of Stratus, who he considers a friend. HeRead More
– The February 28 Raw telecast drew a 3.82 cable rating, slightly down from last week’s 3.85. The show averaged 5.6 million viewers overall and drew hours of 3.80 and 3.84. — The February 26 episode of A.M. Raw did a 0.62 cable rating, with 709,000 viewers. — Cineplex, a motion picture exhibitor in Canada, will air WrestleMania XXVII live in their theaters April 3. The company website’s listing for the event displays a poster promoting WrestleMania XXVII with Batista and Chris Jericho pictured, as well as John Cena, RandyRead More

Posted On January 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kong’s WWE Debut, Batista Back To WWE?, Bret Hart Update

- There are rumors that Awesome Kong will make her WWE debut at Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. One scenario that’s been discussed is for her to interfere during the Divas Title match between Natalya and LayCool. – There are still people in WWE that believe Batista will return to the company this year. Big Dave is known to be a fan of the “good life” – enjoying the luxury lifestyle that being a top-drawing WWE superstar brings. Batista has been pursuing his acting career, as well as training for hisRead More

Posted On January 18, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The New Member Of CM Punk’s Nexus Is…

Mason Ryan made his on-screen debut on WWE television on tonight’s Raw, taking out CM Punk (who sacrificed himself) and John Cena during their main event match and then joined the new Nexus headed up by CM Punk. Ryan has been in WWE’s Florida Championship Wrestling developmental system and has actually be on the road with the company for months. He is the current FCW Heavyweight Champion. WWE officials are high up on Ryan because of his similar look to Dave Batista. Ryan is billed at 6’6 280 pounds whileRead More

Posted On January 11, 2011By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Full Details On Batista’s Latest Movie; MMA Note

Former WWE star Batista recently filmed a new crime/drama movie called “House of the Rising Sun”, alongside Dominic Purcell and Craig Fairbrass. Batista’s character Ray is a former crooked cop and ex-con, now working as a bouncer for the strip club “House of the Rising Sun”. Halloween evening, the nightclub is robbed and the mob boss/owner’s son is shot dead. Ray must get to the bottom of the robbery as the club’s manager, Tony, has set Ray up to look like the fall guy so that Tony can take overRead More

Posted On January 4, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Daniel Bryan On WWE Superstars, Mason Ryan Works Dark Match

– The December 30, 2010 episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America drew a 0.67 cable rating, with 635,000 viewers. The midnight replay drew a 0.15, with 149,000 viewers. — Matches taped tonight at the US Airways Arena in Phoenix, Arizona for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America were: * Daniel Bryan and Mark Henry vs. Ted DiBiase and Tyson Kidd * Yoshi Tatsu vs. Zack Ryder — FCW Florida Heavyweight Champion Mason Ryan beat Primo in a dark match prior to tonight’s Raw taping. See WWERead More
– The promotional poster for TNA Wrestling’s Against All Odds pay-per-view event has been released. It features Jeff Hardy and can be viewed here. The pay-per-view event takes place Feb. 13 at the Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida. — Comcast subscribers can watch AJ Styles vs. Kurt Angle from last year’s TNA Genesis pay-per-view in the On Demand Events Free Preview section. — Bob Ryder, TNA Wrestling’s Director of Talent Bookings and Travel, has confirmed that James Storm has joined Twitter. See *NEW* photos of Batista look-a-like Mason Ryan ->Read More
– WWE announced on their official website Wednesday that John Cena is being evaluated on a day-to-day basis after suffering a hip injury at a Raw live event Tuesday night in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. In an update on the matter, while he won’t be wrestling much over the next few weeks, he is not expected to be sidelined for a lengthy period of time. — Reigning FCW Florida Heavyweight Champion Mason Ryan, who worked SmackDown live events this week, is expected to be called up to the main WWE roster andRead More

Posted On December 21, 2010By Thomas GibbsIn Columns

Brain Farts: The Slammys!

(Writer’s note: Greetings, folks at PWMania. My name is Tom Gibbs, and i’m an on and off columnist for various WWE, TNA, and general wrestling discussion. I am back writing for The Wrestling News Page (TWNP.com), but Andy Steven was kind enough to offer me a writing opportunity for this site, and for that I thank him. The column you see below is of my latest work at TWNP which discusses the Slammys. It’s a bit more humorous than my usual stuff, and i’m not definite on continuing to writeRead More

Posted On December 16, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Batista MMA Update: Details On When His First Fight Will Be

We’ve got an update on former WWE superstar Batista’s Mixed Martial Arts debut, courtesy of Fanhouse.com’s MMA Hour talk show. After stating in a recent interview that he wanted to have his first fight by March, it appears fight fans will have to just a bit longer to see “The Animal” inside a cage. In an interview with Ariel Hawani, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker said that Batista is training hard for his first professional fight, which will take place for the Strikeforce promotion in the second quarter of 2011. CokerRead More

Posted On December 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More Details On The News Of Batista’s Daughter’s Sex Tape

It appears that Batista is not pleased about news of his daughter’s sex tape being leaked on the internet. The following messages were posted on the Twitter account of his daughter Athena: @_mr_mills wtf?! My phones blowin up too. All I know is I woke up to some angry ass texts from my dad’s manager! How’s cali, babe? about 7 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® in reply to _mr_mills @_mr_mills WTF? do you remember even filming this clip? is that even us? come back from cali already! about 5Read More

Posted On December 14, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Reaction To Batista News, Divas Match In Response To TNA

– Last night on Raw, the anonymous General Manager arranged Lay-Cool vs. Beth Phoenix and Divas Champion Natalya for Sunday’s TLC pay-per-view in the first-ever Divas Tag Team Table Match. The match was concocted in response to Mickie James battling Tara in a Steel Cage Match last Thursday on TNA Wrestling’s iMPACT!. — Triple H is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Inside Wrestling. — It was reported earlier today that former WWE star Batista’s 18-year-old daughter released a sex tape. Snippets of Athena Batista, in compromisingRead More

Posted On December 14, 2010By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Batista’s Daughter Appears In Sex Tape?

From Jerry Wiseman: According to worldstarhiphop.com, Athena, the daughter of former WWE star Dave Batista has appeared in an online sex tape with her boyfriend. The video shows the 18 year old in some rather explicit and embarrassing positions. Although the couple are well aware that the camera is rolling, it’s unsure if it was meant to be “leaked” on to the web. Her father Batista has yet to comment; it’s unsure if he’s even knows. (Please be aware that the above website is not for minors) Link: US andRead More
– Many within WWE feel Batista isn’t coming back anytime soon since there has been no contact anyone is aware and the expectation is when he returns stateside. from filming Scorpion King 3 that he’ll be signing with Strikeforce. Likewise, Chris Jericho is another name many within the company isn’t coming back anytime soon. It is unlikely at this point that he will be participating in a match at WrestleMania XXVII. — Since last week’s Raw where Brock Lesnar’s name was mentioned multiple times during the broadcast, Vince McMahon hasRead More

Posted On November 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Herschel Walker Says Batista Will Be A Beast In Strikeforce

Football legend-turned MMA rookie Herschel Walker has had a chance to train with another crossover to MMA in Dave Batista, a former WWE Superstar, and according to Walker, people may need to watch out for Batista. Walker shared his thoughts on Batista heading to Strikeforce, the same promotion the one-time NFL legend currently calls home, and his thoughts in general on Batista as a fighter after training with him recently. Walker stated: “I think that’s great for Strikeforce to sign a guy like that. But I know Dave and oneRead More

Posted On October 25, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Undertaker Talks Brock Lesnar, Batista vs. Lashley, Retirement

WWE legend The Undertaker conducted a rare out-of-character interview with FightMagazine.com following Saturday night’s UFC 121 PPV in Anaheim, California. The Undertaker spoke mostly about mixed martial arts, saying once again that he would have almost certainly become an MMA fighter if the sport was this popular 25 years ago when he was getting into wrestling. He also said he’s near the end of his wrestling career and hopes to work behind the scenes after his days in the ring are over. Here are some highlight of what Undertaker saidRead More
– Mad Catz and THQ announced an agreement today to produce WWE branded video game accessories, . “World Wrestling Entertainment has produced many of the videogame industry’s most enduring and prestigious franchises, and we are thrilled to initiate this relationship with THQ to create a range of Arcade FightSticks and FightPads,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “We believe the spirit and excitement of WWE is a perfect fit for our range of market-leading fighting game controllers.” — WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart wasRead More
We’ve got some details on former WWE superstar Dave Bautista’s Mixed Martial Arts debut. Bautista was backstage at Saturday’s Strikeforce MMA show in San Jose, California and met with several company officials, including CEO Scott Coker. According to various sources, Buatista is said to be very close to signing a deal with Strikeforce and plans to make his professional MMA debut in early 2011. He has been training MMA full-time since leaving WWE earlier this year and is said to be very eager to show everybody what he’s capable ofRead More

Posted On October 12, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Batista Speaks On Fighting Lashley, MMA, Leaving WWE

Former WWE star Batista recently spoke to Fight Magazine about a potential Bobby Lashley fight, the chances of him signing with the Strikeforce MMA promotion and why he’s not working with WWE at the moment.Read More