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– Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho has been announced to appear on an upcoming episode of VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show. His appearance takes place Saturday, April 9. — Former WWE star Bill DeMott is conducting the majority of the wrestling training to the Tough Enough contestants. As expected, he’s been very hard on them. Some people within WWE are surprised that he was hired for the role because he has a reputation for being tough on wrestling trainees. Steve Austin has been a regular on the ToughRead More

Posted On February 21, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Trish Stratus Returns To WWE; Revealed As Tough Enough Trainer

Trish Stratus was revealed as a trainer for WWE Tough Enough on tonight’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. Booker T made the announcement in the ring and Trish came out and did an interview with him. Trish did a bit where she did The Rock’s signature promo except replacing it as “finally… Trish has come back to Oakland.” Booker asked Trish why she was here and she said she was here to see Jerry Lawler win the WWE Championship. Booker T ended the segment with, Now Can You Dig That, Sucka? WWERead More

Posted On February 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Attending Superbowl, Flair’s Health, Booker T, More

Jim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights: “Football wise we sat just off the GB end zone in the lower level, corner and our seats were excellent. The world’s largest video board makes every seat worthwhile I assure you. We were about 14 rows off the field near the Steelers entrance to the stadium. I can easily see Vince McMahon and Jerry Jones collaborating some day to set a Wrestlemania attendance record in Cowboys Stadium.” “Ric Flair called me last week and atRead More

Posted On February 7, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Touts Booker T’s Addition To “Tough Enough” Cast

WWE® LEGEND BOOKER T JOINS “WWE® TOUGH ENOUGH” AS TRAINER WWE® Legend and former World Heavyweight Champion Booker T joins USA Network’s upcoming non-scripted series WWE TOUGH ENOUGH as a trainer. Booker T will train and counsel the contestants competing to become the next WWE Superstar or Diva. The appointment of Booker T follows the recent casting announcement of WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin as series host. The non-scripted series will premiere Monday, April 4 at 11/10c, immediately following USA’s ratings juggernaut WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW®, andRead More
– WWE.com has added Booker T to the SmackDown roster page. After making a surprise return at the Royal Rumble, the six-time World Champion was introduced as SmackDown’s newest commentator on last night’s show. — Beth Phoenix teased the following yesterday on Twitter: “Great things are on the horizon for The Glamazon….keep your eyes peeled….soon. Very soon!” — After Kelly Kelly speared Layla to help Edge preserve his World Championship against Dolph Ziggler last night on SmackDown, “acting” SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero fired the blonde bombshell from WWE. HerRead More

Posted On January 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More Details On Booker T’s & Kevin Nash’s WWE Future

There was much talk internally relating to the overwhelming crowd reaction both Kevin Nash and Booker T received last night at the Royal Rumble. Booker was originally slated to return as a manager who wrestled and coached, but based on his performance last night, many feel he can “still go.” A few ideas have been discussed for him involving top tier WWE talent. He has signed a long-term contract with the organization. Nash is scheduled for no more than short-term run with WWE, but officials are open to using himRead More
– Former TNA Wrestling production manager Randy Ricci noted on his blog that a ‘reliable source’ informed him that top brass such as Dixie Carter, Vince Russo and Eric Bischoff are very hopeful that the “They” storyline “saves the company.” Ricci adds that the storyline is being built off Karen and Jeff Jarrett’s ‘real live heat’ with Kurt Angle and that any employee against the angle is considered to be working against the company and thus may be terminated. — Sting, who is rumored to be returning to TNA Wrestling,Read More

Posted On January 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details On Booker T’s Autobiography, Update On Booker/Nash/WWE

Medallion Press announced today that Booker T has signed a deal to publish an autobiography detailing his story “from rags to riches”. The book will be titled “From Prison to Promise” and is co-written with Andrew William Wright. It is due out in September 2012. I haven’t heard the latest on Booker T’s contract status but based on the way he and Kevin Nash were booked in last night’s 40-man Royal Rumble match, it doesn’t appear either have signed deals. Booker wouldn’t commit to signing anything longer than 6 monthsRead More

Posted On January 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Nash & Booker T’s WWE Returns Cause Major Problems For TNA

At Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view, former TNA stars Kevin Nash and Booker T made surprise appearances that have caused major rewrites to TNA’s “they” storyline. It’s been widely speculated that TNA’s recent “they are coming” storyline would culminate in the return of the Main Event Mafia. With Kevin Nash and Booker T being two of the key members of the Mafia, major changes had to be made to the storyline. A TNA source said, “Big time rewrite mode this week due to their dumb asses writing a plot around guysRead More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

MVP Signs With New Japan, Former WWE Diva Now A Hair Stylist

– TMZ.com reports that sources close to former WWE star Montel Vontavious Porter (MVP) indicate that the one-time United States Champion signed a deal with New Japan Pro Wrestling over the weekend. The contract is for at least one year. He makes his debut Feb. 20. TMZ also reports that MVP’s criminal background made it difficult for him obtain a visa to travel to Japan. “Burke – who spent over nine years behind bars after being convicted of kidnapping and armed robbery when he was just 16 – had toRead More

Posted On January 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jericho & Styles Comment On Booker T & Diesel’s WWE Return

- The following are some new tweets from the official Twitter page of WWE’s Joey Styles: “By the way, how awesome did Booker T look? Do you guys realize that he’s 45 years old!” “OMG! Kevin “Diesel” Nash is HUGE!” Follow more Styles tweets on Twitter @ JoeyStyles. – The following is a new tweet from the official Twitter page of former WWE Superstar Chris Jericho: “Great seeing Deisel back in the WWE. Perfect use of him for a “nice surprise”” Follow more Jericho tweets on Twitter @ IAmJericho.Read More
– WWE will be holding events on June 9, 2011 at the Isozaki Olympic Arena in Turin, Italy and June 10, 2011 at the Nelson Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy. Tickets for both events go on sale February 11, 2011. (Thanks to Devin Cutting) — “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan told fans at an autograph session yesterday in Glenn Falls, New York that he will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this year. — Evan Bourne, who has been sidelined since October due to a torn rotator cuff, is beingRead More

Posted On January 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Signs Mistico, Ex-WWE Star Denies Rumble Return Rumors

– According to the latest issue of Super Luchas magazine in Mexico, CMLL star Mistico has signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. Mistico is pictured on the magazine’s cover and the headline indicates Mistico saying that he has signed with WWE. Mistico took part in a tryout before company officials last year and impressed. Since 2006, Místico has been the top babyface in CMLL and the biggest box office draw in Mexico. — Former WWE talent Kip James (a/k/a Billy Gunn) denied rumors of a possible appearance at tonight’sRead More
– Former WWE talent Nick Dinsmore (a/k/a Eugene) is holding a seminar in London, Kentucky on Feb. 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. It costs $50 and is limited to professional wrestlers presently licensed in the state of Kentucky with at least one year of experience. Visit www.ovwrestling.com for more information. — The Bella Twins performed as heels at last night’s WWE Supershow in Springfield, MA. The twin duo lost to Gail Kim and Maryse. Though Kim partnered with heel wrestler Maryse, she maintained her babyface persona during the matchRead More

Posted On January 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Announced Card For Tonight’s Royal Rumble PPV

Here is the card announced thus far for tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Only 34 WWE Superstars have been announced for the 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. WWE Championship Match The Miz vs. Randy Orton World Heavyweight Championship Match Edge (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler 2-on-1 Handicap Match for the Divas Championship Natalya (c) vs. Lay-Cool 40-Man Royal Rumble Match Alberto Del Rio, Big Show, Chris Masters, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, Darren Young, David Hart Smith, David Otunga, Drew McIntyre, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, Husky Harris, Jack Swagger, John Cena, John Morrison, JTG,Read More

Posted On January 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

News On Former Champion Returning To WWE (Contains Spoilers)

As reported earlier, Booker T has arrived to Boston, Massachusetts for tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. He is expected to participate in the 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. His return to WWE after three years will not be a one night affair. According to some wrestlers, Booker T is permanently returning to WWE to both wrestle and announce. Additional details, however, have not been disclosed. The six-time world champion has had his sights set on a commentating position for a number of years. He indicated in an interview last year during RoyalRead More

Posted On January 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Tonight’s Royal Rumble PPV (Contains Spoilers)

– Multi-time champion Booker T has arrived to Boston, Massachusetts for tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. He is expected to participate in tonight’s 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. — “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan is expected to appear at tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view as he is in town for an autograph signing with fellow former WWE talent Carlito. — Christian was flown into Boston for tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. It is presently unclear what his role at the event will be. It should be noted that he isn’t wearing his arm in a sling.Read More

Posted On January 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Royal Rumble Surprise Spoiler

Kevin Nash was spotted today arriving at Boston Logan International Airport, which is within the vicinity of tomorrow night’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. He was sporting dark brown hair. Nash, as well as Booker T, are scheduled to appear as surprise entrants for tomorrow night’s 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. Photos of *NEW LOOK* Kevin Nash -> source: PWInsider.comRead More
Booker T and Kevin Nash are scheduled to appear as surprise entrants for tomorrow night’s 40-Man Royal Rumble Match, reports PWInsider.com. Booker T was expected earlier based on recent talks with organization officials and his scheduled appearance at the New Orleans Comic Con this weekend being canceled. Company sources confirmed this morning he is set for the 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. WWE sources have also confirmed that Nash is booked for the match and is scheduled to fly into Boston later today. He was in discussions with TNA Wrestling officialsRead More