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

Friday’s WWE SmackDown Rating, RAW Not Moved In Canada

- Friday, May 25’s edition of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.84 rating with 2,626,000 viewers. This is slightly up from the previous week’s 1.79 but lower than their recent high of a 1.92 rating following Extreme Rules on May 4. – The Score in Canada will air WWE Raw at these times beginning July 23rd (the night that WWE Raw permanently expands to 3 hours): Mondays – 9 PM to Midnight (ET) Tuesdays – 1 AM to 4 AM (ET) Tuesdays – 4 PM to 7 PM (ET)Read More

Posted On May 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Over The Limit Interest In Japan, RAW In Canada, Supershow

- There is a lot of interest in WWE’s Over the Limit pay-per-view in Japan, which airs May 31st, because of John Laurinaitis. WWE pay-per-views air in Japan on tape delay. Laurinaitis hasn’t wrestled a match in 12 years and in the 1990’s, was an All Japan regular. – RAW in Canada did 252,000 viewers on April 30th and 279,000 viewers on May 7th. From a ratings standpoint, RAW would be doing lower in Canada than in the United States these days. That hasn’t always been the case. – TheRead More
Trish Stratus will be on the cover of the June/July issue of Inside Fitness, Canada’s #1 fitness magazine. Trish Stratus graces her 90th cover with Inside Fitness. You can watch a behind-the-scenes look at the photo shoot below:Read More
Canadian All-Pro Wrestling presents COMMONWEALTH CROWNING May 10, 2012 Border Crossing Arena Calgary, Alberta, Canada Main Event: Hotshot Johnny Devine vs Vance Nevada Fans of Canadian All-Pro Wrestling saw the crowning of the promotion’s first-ever title holder on thursday night, May 10, 2012. the most action-packed show to date offered up six incredible matches and included appearances by The Great Gama and Abul Wizal, two original Stampede Wrestling regulars and founding members of the original Karachi Vice. The show kicked off with one of the co-contenders for the Commonwealth Title,Read More
– TNA Wrestling has announced that the organization will return to Canada in late June for a live event tour. Events are scheduled for Saturday, June 23 in Oshawa, Ontario and Sunday, June 24 in Hamilton, Ontario. — Rob Van Dam and So Cal Val appear at Direct Auto Insurance 4459 W. Irlo Bronson Highway Kissimmee, Florida on Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Call 407-396-9033 for more information. — Mickie James was asked by a Twitter user the difference between an icon and a legend and responded, “A LegendRead More
– WWE.com announced a change to tonight’s featured SmackDown match in their show preview. The match will featured Randy Orton and Big Show battling Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes and Kane, with Sheamus removed from the babyface team and Daniel Bryan removed from the heel team. The website is also advertising Damien Sandow making his “enlightened debut” on the program. — WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler is advertised to appear at Pulp Comics, 4413 Queen St, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada on Saturday from noon to 4:00 p.m. —Read More
– WWE Hall of Famers Bret Hart and Jerry “The King” Lawler are scheduled to appear in Niagara Falls for autograph signings. On Saturday, May 5, Free Comic Book Day, from 12-4 pm, Jerry “The King” Lawler will be signing autographs and taking pictures at Pulp Comics, 4413 Queen St, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada (905) 353-0666. Lithographs of his art will also be signed and for sale. Saturday, June 9, Bret “the Hitman” Hart will be appearing for Neo Wrestling Federation (NWF) at the Gale Centre, 4171 Fourth Ave, NiagaraRead More

Posted On April 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New Ryder Sunglasses, Another Extreme Reunion Match, More

- WWE returns to the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Alabama on June 3rd, 2012. – Raven vs. Pitbull Gary Wolfe has been added to the Extreme Reunion event on April 28th in Philadelphia. – The new Zack Ryder sunglasses are now up for sale on WWE’s shop website. These purple polycarbonate framed glasses are selling for 17.99. – WWE Vintage Collection on April 13th, 2012 featured these matches: George Steele vs. Randy Savage WWF Live Event – September 28th, 1986 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Ultimate Warrior vs. RickRead More

Posted On April 12, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Bryan-Sheamus Feud, Edge Appearance This Weekend & More

- The WWE Smackdown taping on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 will be held at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. – Daniel Bryan vs. Sheamus for the World Heavyweight Championship and Randy Orton vs. Kane in a No Disqualification match are advertised for the SmackDown taping on August 7th in Houston, TX, so those feuds aren’t ending anytime soon. – Edge will be appearing at the Wizard World Toronto Comic Con from 12pm – 4pm this Saturday, April 14 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada. Tickets areRead More

Posted On April 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More On WrestleMania Buyrate, Triple H & The Undertaker’s Status

- Preliminary numbers for WWE’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view show 636,000 buys in the United States although one source has it as high as 700,000. This would not include Canada’s buys. Last year’s domestic buys were 679,000 but that also included Canada and Puerto Rico. These numbers that came out today are all first-week estimates and WWE won’t release the final number until the end of May. Last year they did 15,000 buys in Germany and this year only 9,000. – Earlier reports suggested The Undertaker will work several more WrestleManiaRead More

Posted On March 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Marathon In Canada On ‘Mania Weekend, Broski Pack, More

– The Score in Canada will be airing Smackdown live on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 8 PM (ET). It’s also airing live in the United States on SyFy. — The Score in Canada will be airing 3 hours of WWE programming on April 1st, 2012. Here’s the schedule: 4 PM (ET) – Once In A Lifetime-Rock/Cena Special 5 PM (ET) – WWE Vintage Collection 6 PM (ET) – The WWE Experience — THQ sent out this press release earlier today announcing the availability of the donloadable “Broski Pack” forRead More

Posted On March 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk DVD News, WWE Legends House, Backstage HOF News

- During a recent appearance on The Wedge music show in Canada, CM Punk revealed that the band Rancid would be providing some music for his upcoming WWE DVD. Punk has stated in the past that he wants his video to be different from other WWE releases, and that he wanted good music on it. – Roddy Piper is back on Twitter, so filming for WWE Legends House seems to be done. – Aside from Yokozuna, there is expected to be one more name announced for this year’s WWE HallRead More
– Big Show and David Otunga, along with WWE Executive Vice President of Creative Stephanie McMahon, spoke out against bullying at a be a STAR Alliance rally Thursday in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The trio rallied a group of 850 students at Luis Munoz Marin School as Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch and State Representative Andres Ayala Jr. presented McMahon with a citation for the organization’s fight against bullying. “Kids define themselves. Other people’s hurtful words don’t define them,” said the wife of WWE Superstar Triple H. She then encouraged the students toRead More
– WWE held a promotion at Friday’s Raw live event at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where attendees who purchased Dolph Ziggler’s Show Off Pink T-Shirt could meet the WWE Superstar at intermission. Rival company TNA Wrestling holds similar promotions at their live events. In another addition, WWE brought a video screen and showed footage of top-tier talent getting ready for the show. A video message from Chris Jericho was shown. — Fresh off being inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame last week, Mark Henry triumphedRead More
– NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal told HollywoodLife.com that he would be wrestling at WrestleMania XXVIII. O’Neal said “Yes I’ll be there!” when asked at Saturday’s Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards if he would be wrestling at the pay-per-view event. Shaq, however, wouldn’t say who he’ll be grappling. — After arriving in Minneapolis, Minnesota for tonight’s Raw SuperShow, Vickie Guerrero wrote the following on Twitter: “I’m here in Minneapolis with a heavy heart….I will focus on good thoughts.” Her late husband, Eddie Guerrero, was found dead in a Minneapolis hotelRead More

Posted On February 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

HBK To Deliver A Message To HHH Tonight, WWE Debuts In U.A.E.

– Shawn Michaels returns to Raw tonight as a guest of Interim Raw General Manager John Laurinaitis, and according to “Mr. Excitement” via WWE.com, the WWE Hall of Famer is coming with a message for Triple H. WWE.com states in an article: “Although the WWE Universe remains in the dark as far as what Michaels will tell The Game, the timing of his arrival is conspicuous, coming as Triple H wards off The Undertaker’s challenge for a WrestleMania rematch. Given the volumes of history shared by these three Superstars, itRead More

Posted On December 22, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Cage At RAW Next Week, Lesnar Comments On Guilty Plea, RVD

– As reported earlier this week, Brock Lesnar has plead guilty to “improper tagging of an animal” on a November 2010 hunting trip. The other two charges, leaving meat to rot and illegal possession of wildlife, were then dropped. Lesnar has issued the following statement explaining the situation: “In November 2010 I went on a filmed hunt in Alberta, Canada. It was sponsored by Fusion Ammunition and guided by Trophy Hunters Alberta. In Alberta, Americans can’t hunt without a licensed outfitter. The outfitter is there to make sure you followRead More

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

What Happened After Smackdown Tapings, WWE Supershow

- WWE will be holding a Raw & Smackdown Supershow at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Friday, March 16th, 2012. Bell time is 7:30 PM. – We recently put a bunch of rare WWE merchandise items up on eBay for auction starting at very low prices. Merchandise includes WWE DVDs, WWE Videogames, WWE T-Shirts, WWE Baseball Caps, WWE Bags, featuring John Cena, Triple H, WWE Legends and more. You can check out the auction at http://bit.ly/ncT6qy. – After this week’s WWE Smackdown tapings concluded, Randy Orton facedRead More
– Former WWE talent Harry Smith (a/k/a David Hart Smith) is on Twitter at twitter.com/RealHarrySmith. He is presently training for mixed martial arts and continues to compete for the Inoki Genome Federation in Japan. — The Raw and SmackDown crews are returning home to the United States today from their lengthy tour of Europe. — During Saturday’s broadcast of Hockey Night in Canada, program host Don Cherry stated Dallas Stars defenceman Sheldon Souray is dating Kelly Kelly. Photos of the WWE Diva, who he called a “Grand Slam winner inRead More