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

UFC News: Star Out Of UFC 147, Santos, UFC 146 Bonuses, More

- UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort broke his hand in training and underwent surgery today, forcing him out of his June 23 rematch against Wanderlei Silva. The bout, which was scheduled to the be the main event of the UFC 147 pay-per-view, had been built-up with the first Brazilian season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” where the fighters were opposing coaches. There is no word on whether Silva will fight a replacement opponent or a new fight will be made to headline the show. – After a pair of impressive performancesRead More

Posted On November 20, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Late Backstage Notes Regarding Tonight’s Survivor Series

According to F4WOnline.com, WWE management was happy at approximately three hours prior to the start-time of the Survivor Series pay-per-view due to the fact that “Survivor Series” was trending worldwide on Twitter. Seriously, this Twitter worship is getting ridiculous lately. For those who care, well-respected mixed-martial-arts journalist Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com will be sitting front row at tonight’s WWE Survivor Series event. Helwani, who was in San Jose last night covering the UFC 139: “Shogun vs. Hendo” event, which turned out to be a classic, is best known to proRead More
Brock Lesnar addressed The Undertaker during a media session promoting the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, saying he doesn’t care for him. Lesnar gave his thoughts on the WWE Superstar attending his last fight, where he lost to Cain Velasquez. “The other fellas that wanted to come, like Stone Cold and The Rock, and Goldberg, those guys had all said, ‘I’m coming to watch you, good luck.’ This guy (Undertaker) shows up every time I seem to lose (laughs) so he’s like my black cloud,” Lesnar said. “And we’veRead More

Posted On January 1, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Cena Nominated For ESPN Award, Melina Says She Was Dumped

– The WWE website is pushing fans to vote for John Cena for ESPN SportsNation’s 1st Annual Awesomest Dude Of The Year Award. The WWE Superstar currently leads the poll with 47% of the vote, beating such sports stars as Landon Donovan, Cain Velasquez and John Wall. The poll is available here. — The newsstand edition of the January 2011 issue of WWE Magazine features a hologram cover. John Cena is pictured. — Melina revealed on Twitter that she was dumped by her boyfriend on New Year’s Day. “Getting dumpedRead More

Posted On November 3, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Original Plans For Brock Lesnar & The Undertaker’s Confrontation

WWE sources have informed us that the original plan for the Undertaker and Brock Lesnar confrontation at UFC 121 was for it to occur backstage after the show, likely at the press conference where cameras were. This plan, however, hinged on Brock Lesnar winning his fight – which didn’t happen. After Lesnar lost, he needed stitches and decided not to appear at the press conference as a way of giving Cain Velasquez his “moment.” The Undertaker, who was invited to the event as a personal guest of UFC President DanaRead More

Posted On November 2, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details On Brock Lesnar’s Next UFC Fight: Two Possible Opponents

Former UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (5-2) took a beating at the hands of new champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 121 last month, but he’s already looking ahead to his next fight in the octagon. According to f4wonline.com, Lesnar his sights set on the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights, Roy “Big Country Nelson (15-5). Nelson is known for his large gut and not looking like a world class MMA fighter, but he’s won over UFC fans with his striking power and ability to take punches. Nelson was set toRead More

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

WWE Writers Very Confused Over Brock Lesnar vs. Undertaker

PWMania exclusively spoke with two prominent backstage sources at the WWE Bragging Rights pay per view last night, and there is nothing short of a “state of confusion” in WWE regarding the Brock Lesnar/Undertaker brief stare down after Brock lost the UFC Title to Cain Velasquez on Saturday night. “No one knows what’s really going on!” a WWE writer told PWMania tonight after the pay per view. “We’ve been discussing what to do with ‘Taker at Wrestlemania, but Brock Lesnar’s name has never come up. Now Vince is walking aroundRead More

Posted On October 20, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Considering UFC-Style Shows, Stars Shoot Training, Swagger

- Jack Swagger’s eagle mascot on SmackDown may be Jamie Noble. Noble still travels with the SmackDown roster as an agent. – Raw stars Yoshi Tatsu and David Hart Smith recently visited Billy Robinson in Little Rock, Arkansas to do some shoot training. Robinson is high on Smith and said if he had two straight years of training then he could be successful in UFC. – Based on the success UFC has had promoting the upcoming Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez fight and the recent Rashad Evans vs. Rampage JacksonRead More

Posted On October 5, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

News On Brock Lesnar’s UFC 121 Title Fight; Heyman, More

Former ECW Owner and Smackdown Head Writer Paul Heyman, who is currently writing a book with Undisputed UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar, confirmed he will be at Lesnar’s October 23rd title defense against Cain Velasquez in Anaheim, California. During a series of tweets tonight on The Heyman Hustle Twitter Page, Heyman was asked if he would be in Anaheim for the big Brocktober celebration. Heyman confirmed he would be in Anaheim with Lesnar, saying “I will be right up at the BROCKTAGON!”Read More