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I’m a fan of podcasts, and typically love to listen to those done by Steve Austin and Jim Ross, who have the best guests on, from a wrestling perspective, and ask the best questions. One thing that Ross has gone on about for weeks now is the lack of proper heels in wrestling these days. For those of you not familiar with the vocabulary of wrestling, a heel is the bad guy and a babyface is the good guy. Ross’ contention is that nobody is a proper heel anymore becauseRead More
- Ric Flair mentioned over the weekend on The Abe Kanan Show that he would like to have a part in “The Hangover 3″ movie. Flair’s official Facebook page is encouraging fans to help make it happen. – The August 24th episode of Smackdown did 2,587,000 viewers which is down from last week’s 2,612,000 number. – WWE has posted a list of the 20 smartest superstars of all time. Paul Heyman topped the list, followed by Bobby Heenan, Triple H, Matt Striker and Mick Foley. – WWE has published anRead More

Posted On June 12, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

The Miz Misses RAW, Eve Addresses Her Absence, RAW Trends

- The Miz was not on RAW last night because as noted before, filming began for The Marine: Homecoming yesterday. They are filming long days that begin at 4am. Miz is expected back on WWE TV in a few weeks. – Some of the WWE terms trending worldwide on Twitter last night were AJ Lee, Rise Above Hate, Big Show, John Cena, Vince McMahon, Vader, YouStillGotIt, Heath Slater, Bobby Heenan, Sakomoto, Dolph Ziggler, Zack Ryder, Seth Green and others. – Executive Assistant to the General Manager Eve Torres has beenRead More

Posted On June 7, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

1,000th WWE RAW Treated As Major PPV, WWE Creative News

- WWE will be treating the July 23rd 1,000th RAW as a major pay-per-view with all hands on deck. They have reached out to the usual Legends like Jim Duggan, Gene Okerlund, Sgt. Slaughter, Roddy Piper, Jimmy Hart and Dusty Rhodes but are looking to use other stars we don’t always see on nostalgia shows. Bobby Heenan’s name was brought up but his bad health would likely play a factor. The idea going around is to have both an old school and a new school production vibe to the show.Read More

Posted On May 19, 2012By StaffIn News

WWE Films At Rancid Concert, Christian-FCW, Bobby Heenan

- WWE camera crews were filming at last night’s Rancid concert in Albany, New York. WWE Champion CM Punk was in attendance and Lars Frederiksen dedicated a song to him before Punk joined the band on stage to sing. The footage will be used on Punk’s upcoming DVD. – Christian appeared before last night’s FCW show in Orlando, Florida but did not appear during the show as some WWE talents do when they’re at developmental. The main event last night was a star-studded bout with FCW Champion Seth Rollins defeatingRead More

Posted On April 24, 2012By StaffIn News

Reks & Hawkins Save Their Jobs?, Sheamus & Beth Appearance

- Wrestling stars appearing at this weekend’s Chiller Theater convention in Parsippany, New Jersey include Bobby Heenan, Sgt. Slaughter, Greg Valentine and Melina. – World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus and Beth Phoenix are scheduled to do a signing this weekend at Navy Pier in Chicago at 1pm on the Pepsi Skyline Stage. The signing is $35 and a free Q&A session will follow. No word yet if the injured Beth Phoenix will be appearing still. – Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins were backstage at last night’s RAW Supershow from Detroit, MichiganRead More

Posted On March 26, 2012By StaffIn News

Mike Tyson Speaks On HOF, Kevin Nash Added To WrestleReunion

- Kevin Nash and Ernest "The Cat" Miller have been added as vendor guests for next weekend's WrestleReunion convention in Miami. Some of the names appearing over the weekend include Sabu, Shelly Martinez, Rick Steiner, Robbie E., Rob Terry, Sunny, Sid Vicious, New Jack, Diamond Dallas Page, The New Age Outlaws, Mickie James, Torrie Wilson, Ahmed Johnson, Bobby Heenan, Matt Hardy, Vader, Jake Roberts, Road Warrior Animal, Lex Luger, Paul Orndorff, Finlay, Molly Holly, Maria Kanellis, Velvet Sky, Daffney, Dennis Rodman and several others. For full details and ticket packages,Read More
– CM Punk, The Miz and Kofi Kingston react to the first-ever Elimination Chamber debate on this week’s episode of WWE Backstage Fallout. To view the episode, click here. — Inactive WWE stars Alberto Del Rio and Rey Mysterio were backstage at last night’s Raw SuperShow but were not used. Del Rio paid a visit to the nearby Lucha Taco Shop earlier in the day. — THQ has initiated motion capture work for the upcoming WWE ’13 video game. — reports Bobby Heenan and The Boogeyman will appear atRead More

Posted On April 22, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – May I Have your Attention Please? Commentators have ever been the cornerstone of any good wrestling show.  These are the people responsible for making you believe everything that you are seeing.  Obviously amazing promos and matches don’t necessarily need much assistance, but having announcers who know their job and know how to sell it can push almost any hot moment over the edge.  In recent years the man most people have considered the greatest announcer of our time is Jim Ross.  Even WWE seems to agree, despite their typically sinister intentions regarding Good OleRead More

Posted On December 23, 2010By StaffIn News

Details On WWE Bobby Heenan DVD; To Be Released Next Week

WWE will release a two DVD set on WWE Hall of Famer Bobby Heenan this Tuesday December 28. You can pre-order the DVD by clicking here. The DVD will feature: DISC ONE: Documentary: *Chicago Roots *Manage like a Wrestler *Orange Fire *Weasel Suit *Remembering AWA *Bright Lights, Big City *Heenan Family *WrestleMania *I Am Not a Weasel *Manager of Champions *Primetime *The Bobby Heenan Show *Commentating with Gorilla *Leaving WWE *WCW *Health Issues *Hall of Fame Extras: *The Executioners AWA Manager of the Year 1976 AWA All-Star Wrestling – 25thRead More