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Hear what Brodus Clay, Derrick Bateman and Antonio Cesaro have to say about the WWE action that took place on SmackDown. (June 8, 2012)Read More

Posted On June 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

The following is a spoiler-free preview for tonight’s WWE SmackDown, taped Tuesday night from Columbia, South Carolina: – Alberto Del Rio vs. The Great Khali – Brodus Clay vs. Derrick Bateman – Sin Cara vs. Drew McIntyre – Ryback vs. two local wrestlers – IC Champion Christian vs. Dolph Ziggler (Non-title match) – Antonio Cesaro vs. Jimmy Uso – World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus vs. KaneRead More

Posted On June 7, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Why Brodus Clay Missed RAW, News From WWE In Spain & More

- For those wondering, Brodus Clay was kept off RAW this week to sell the concussion from Big Show the week before. – Alex Riley picked up his first singles win in many months at last night’s RAW live event in Madrid, Spain. He defeated Curt Hawkins. Hawkins wrote on Twitter that he had a busted lip and jammed thumb after the match. – R-Truth and Dolph Ziggler were absent from last night’s live event in Madrid, Spain. Ziggler noted on Twitter that he was flying to Spain. No wordRead More

Posted On June 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For This Week’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

The following matches were taped for this week’s edition of WWE SmackDown: * Alberto Del Rio vs. The Great Khali * Brodus Clay vs. Derrick Bateman * Drew McIntyre vs. Sin Cara * Ryback vs. Two Local Wrestlers * IC Champion Christian vs. Dolph Ziggler * World Champion Sheamus vs. KaneRead More
- A lot of the WWE talents are “walking on eggshells” for fear of getting in trouble when trying to be creative. The Chris Jericho incident in Brazil last week has caused paranoia among some of the talents. The feeling is that Jericho, someone who returned on his own and doesn’t have to be there, was suspended for just doing his job. As noted before, the reaction among the locker room was that the whole incident in Brazil was blown out of proportion. – Daniel Bryan earned a future WWERead More

Posted On May 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After WWE RAW Went Off-Air; John Cena Appears

After this week’s edition of WWE RAW went off the air, WWE officials had Brodus Clay stretchered out of the arena to sell Big Show’s knockout punch. John Cena came out to face Tensai, Big Show and John Laurinaitis in the dark match handicap main event. Cena went over and gave Laurinaitis the Attitude Adjustment.Read More
Here it is the part two of my two part, non-champion playoffs. If you missed last week’s column check it out before continuing on with this one…or don’t I don’t care you don’t have to be rude about it. Without further ado the rough and tumble playoffs continue. 2nd Round Raw Bracket 1) Dolph Ziggler vs. 5) Lord Tensai Interesting matchup of conflicting styles. Tensai had a breeze in round one while Dolph had a little trouble with Dean Ambrose. Both should still be fresh for the round 2 matchup.Read More
* Former WCW star Alex Wright was recently interviewed by The Hardway Podcast. You can check out the interview at http://www.thejonharder.com/the-hardway-podcast.html * Harley Race’s World League Wrestling promotion is holding a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation on June 15 at Remington’s Entertainment Complex in Springfield, MO. Dolph Ziggler will be in appearance for that event. * Here is the advertised lineup for WWE’s scheduled RAW event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which has now been rescheduled for Thursday: * WWE Title match: C.M. Punk vs. Chris Jericho (No DQ) * JohnRead More

Posted On May 21, 2012By Dave ScottIn Columns

Dave Scott – Please Stop Squashing Us!

Hello there dudes and dudetes. Dave Scott here with some Monday night ramblings as per usual. Tonight I’m going to touch on something I’ve realised over the last few weeks and really came to light to me fully at last nights Over The Lime pay per view. Now last nights pay per view I thought was very good. I liked how they started with the battle royal match as I honestly love a good battle royal. The main thing I loved about this was that it gave guys a chanceRead More

Posted On May 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ziggler Wants Iron Man Match, Brodus Clay, WCW DVD, Supershow

- Dolph Ziggler made a challenge on his Twitter for the 1000th episode of RAW writing, “i challenge ANY @WWE #wwe SUPERSTAR to an #IronManMatch July 23rd! #3hourRaw #ShowStolen #AnyTAKERs?” – Brodus Clay did an interview with CBS Radio’s Chad Dukes of 106.7 the Fan DC, you can check it out by clicking here. – As previously mentioned, the Best of WCW Clash of the Champions on DVD and Blu-ray is scheduled for release this Tuesday. Amazon.com are currently offering up to a 38% discount on the set with aRead More

Posted On May 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New WWE TV Deal, WWE Pushing Ryback, Maryse & The Bellas

- WWE has signed a new TV deal with D-Smart in Turkey. The two-year deal will bring a one-hour version of WWE’s RAW and SmackDown to Turkey TV. The shows will air on Saturday nights with SmackDown at 11pm and RAW at 12am on D-Smart’s channel 177. – WWE’s website has a new article up looking at the winning streaks of Brodus Clay, Lord Tensai and Ryback, wondering who will eat defeat first. They predict Lord Tensai’s association with John Laurinaitis will cause him to lose first, followed by BrodusRead More

Posted On May 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Mark Henry’s Surgery, This Week’s WWE Raw Trends

- Some of the WWE terms trending worldwide on Twitter last night during RAW were “go puck yourself”, Sheamus, John Cena, Brodus Clay, David Otunga, Alicia Fox and CM Punk, among a few others. – As noted before, Mark Henry is going in for surgery today. While this isn’t confirmed, word going around is that he’s having surgery for the groin injury that he suffered a while back. Henry said in the past that if he couldn’t come back 100% form the injury, he would retire. There was talk beforeRead More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE Raw Results – May 14, 2012

- Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow opens up with Triple H walking backstage. His arm is in a brace and he’s stopped by John Laurinaitis. Laurinaitis say she didn’t know Brock Lesnar was going to attack him two weeks ago. Laurinaitis cops pleas and says it was painful to watch Lesnar beat Triple H up, humiliate him and break his arm. Laurinaitis says Triple H has his support and his sympathy. Triple H just stares at him and says what he has to say, he will say it in a secondRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: Paul Heyman’s Return To WWE: “Paul Heyman’s return to Raw Monday night was a pleasant surprise. Heyman’s skills help add star power to the WWE’s franchise broadcast and his role of representing Brock Lesnar is art imitating life to some degree. Heyman’s promo was effective because Paul wasn’t playing a character that he did not ‘feel’ but instead was simplyRead More

Posted On May 7, 2012By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

Wrestling Genius: Rebranding Gone Wild

The WWE and the conundrum of rebranding wrestlers in 2012: Recently the WWE has decided to bring back A-train Albert as Lord Tensai and Nexus injury castoff Skip Sheffield as Goldberg knockoff Ryback. Now rebranding wrestlers is as old as pro wrestling, however in the modern era it is much more difficult. Fans of old would just accept character changes no questions asked. It was common for one guy to have three or four names/gimmicks until one stuck or they gave up on him. Today’s wrestling fans are savvy andRead More

Posted On May 7, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Dolph Ziggler Gets A Bodyguard, Hornswoggle Update, Cena

- Dolph Ziggler debuted his new bodyguard at this weekend’s RAW live events – Mason Ryan. Ziggler cut a promo at Sunday’s RAW live event in Chattanooga and declared himself the future of WWE. Ziggler said in order to be the future, he needs someone to watch his back. Ziggler introduced Ryan and said from now on, Ryan will watch his back as he goes to the top of WWE. Ziggler went on to lose to John Cena, who was still selling his arm injury from Brock Lesnar. Ryan endedRead More

Posted On May 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Stock Rises, Mark Henry Pulled From Events, SmackDown

- WWE’s stock price increased by over 13% on Thursday, a sign that Wall Street was very satisfied by the company’s first quarter earnings report released earlier in the day. The stock closed at $8.90 per share after it had bottomed out around $7.75 three times in the past two weeks. – Mark Henry has been pulled from advertising for this week’s RAW brand live events. He had been scheduled to wrestle John Cena and WWE Champion CM Punk this weekend. – Matches for tonight’s WWE SmackDown include Sheamus vs.Read More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE Raw Results – April 30, 2012

- Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow opens up with a look back at John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar at Extreme Rules and Cena’s post-match comments. – We get a graphic that says Monday Night RAW Starring Brock Lesnar. Justin Roberts is in the ring and introduces John Laurinaitis. Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler welcome us to a sold out RAW from the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio. Laurinaitis makes his way to the ring and is all smiles. Laurinaitis says he changed WWE in one night and did it for theRead More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jericho Comments On Fire Extinguisher Shots, Tonight’s Raw

- Triple H will be kicking off tonight’s RAW Supershow from Dayton, Ohio. The Nutter Center in Dayton sent out the following note for fans attending tonight’s show: “For those of you attending tonight’s WWE presents Monday Night Raw Supershow, please plan to arrive early and car pool if possible. Doors will open at approximately 7:15 p.m.” – A fan wrote to Chris Jericho that after another loss to CM Punk at Extreme Rules, Jericho was headed to be the next squash victim for Brodus Clay or Ryback. Jericho replied,Read More