Bermuda Tag

The WWE website features a new in-depth blog from JBL. The former WWE Champion discusses his climb of Russia’s 18,511-feet high Mt. Elbrus for his Seven Summits campaign for charity. While the Mt. Elbrus climb had to be called off due to a storm that was coming, JBL said he will be returning next summer as the storm has already closed the mountain off. JBL noted that his lips were bleeding from exposure and the blisters on his feet are so bad he can’t wear shoes. JBL’s next scheduled climbRead More

Posted On June 13, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Praise For Bill DeMott In WWE, Update On JBL, WWE Scouting

- We noted before that Bill DeMott recently replaced Tom Prichard as head trainer in WWE developmental. People in the business have been critical of DeMott’s work as trainer in the past but he’s said to have matured into a solid coach as of late. – JBL took off for Russia yesterday to begin his Seven Summits project. JBL will be placing a WWE flag and a Bermuda flag at the top of each mountain he climbs. He tweeted a photo of the WWE flag on the plane yesterday andRead More
- JBL told The Royal Gazette in Bermuda that he has lost about 35 pounds training for his upcoming climbs for charity across the world. JBL will head to Mt. Elbrus in Russia today to begin the first climb. As noted before, JBL’s trek will be sponsored by WWE and he will play Bermuda and WWE flags at the top of every peak. Expect to see JBL pop up on WWE TV in the next few weeks, not with a live appearance, but a promo video. He was at WWERead More
TMZ reports today that WWE is sponsoring his whole 7 Summits trip and will be promoting it online through their social media accounts. JBL has been planning to climb the highest peak on each continent to help raise money for a charity in Bermuda. JBL was going to pay for the trips on his own but TMZ reports that WWE has given the project a quarter-million dollar boost. The trek will take JBL between 2 and 3 years. It was going to cost him upwards of $250,000 but that problemRead More

Posted On April 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest On Former WWE Champion JBL’s Beyond Rugby Program

The Royal Gazette publication in Bermuda has a story on former WWE champion John “Bradshaw” Layfield’s “Beyond Rugby” program. Next Sunday (May 6) marks the first league’s conclusion with around 12 primary, middle and high schools competing in the Beyond Rugby Bermuda School Championship. JBL is hoping this increase awareness for next season’s program. “Beyond Rugby, our programme, set up the league so that kids would have an outlet it’s really helped with their behaviour,” said Layfield. “At times we’ve had as many as 400 kids playing rugby in aRead More
Jim Ross is back with a new blog over on jrsbarbq.com. Here are highlights from this entry: – Yes…I will definitely be in Waterloo, Iowa on July 22-23 for the annual function at the Wrestling Hall of Fame. Receiving the Lou Thesz Award is a helluva honor for me personally. Lou was truly our Babe Ruth and I never saw him not wearing at least a sport coat and slacks when he wasn’t in the ring. A class act. If you haven’t read ‘Hooker’ written by Lou I suggest thatRead More

Posted On June 21, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JBL Going Fishing, DeMott Teases Tough Enough Season 2, More

- WWE had 18 Twitter trends that made the World Top 10 on Twitter last night. – Christian will be appearing at the Kmart of Pittsburgh, PA on Green Tree Road on July 23rd at 3pm. A wristband policy is in effect and the signing is open to the first 300 fans. – Bill DeMott teased on Twitter that he will be at tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings and said he is “smelling the talks” of a season 2 of WWE Tough Enough. – Former WWE star JBL will be competingRead More