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Posted On November 2, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Chyna At Strip Club, Cena’s Former Enforcer Speaks, More

– Former WWE superstar Bull Buchanan was interviewed this week by Alex Marvez CourierPress.com. Buchanan spoke about his time as John Cena’s enforcer. “The fun part of it probably boomeranged on me,” Buchanan said. “Everything I had done to that point in my career had been so serious. “I took this as something where I could be a little more tongue-in-cheek. Vince, though, had always seen me as a killer brutalizing people in the ring and throwing them around. This was different.” To read the full interview, click here —Read More

Posted On October 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Signs Canadian Diva Kira Forster

The Diva Dirt website is reporting that Canadian-born diva Kira Forster has been signed to a developmental deal and will be reporting to Florida Championship Wrestling in the coming months. Forster, who is 27, was trained by former WWE star Lance Storm and is the third diva this year to be signed out of Storm’s wrestling academy. It’s believed she got a WWE tryout during WWE’s recent set of television tapings in Canada.Read More

Posted On September 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Lance Storm Kills Rumors On Working With WWE Developmental

Lance Storm has clarified his statement about the possibility of working with WWE Developmental in a recent interview. In a release on his website, Storm asserted that he is not currently in negotiations with WWE to open a developmental territory in Canada, despite several rumor sites claiming otherwise. No such claim was made here at PWMania.com. Storm went on to say the following: “In the interview we were talking about WWE’s recent visit to Alberta and the fact that I attended both RAW and SmackDown. Arda [Ocal] asked if IRead More

Posted On September 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Smackdown *Spoiler* On A Bizarre Upcoming Program

WWE is now programming the replacement Sin Cara, Hunico, against the original Sin Cara, Mistico. The feud started at tonight’s Smackdown taping from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada after Hunico beat Daniel Bryan and Mistico came out and starred him down.Read More

Posted On September 13, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Pushing Velvet Sky For DWTS, Knockout Turns 30, More

– TNA Wrestling is asking fans to vote for Velvet Sky to appear on the next season of Dancing with the Stars. Their statement reads: “Vote for Velvet Sky to appear on the next season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars! Dancing with the Stars Season 13 is right around the corner. You can help the IMPACT WRESTLING Knockout make it on the upcoming cast by making your voice heard at ABC.com!” More details are available here. — TNA returns to Windsor, Ontario, Canada on Sunday, Nov. 6 at theRead More

Posted On September 12, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Sheamus Re-signs With WWE, McCool Teases “Flawless” Return

– Michelle McCool, who retired last April at Extreme Rules, teased on Twitter that she will once again become “Flawless.” McCool wrote Sunday, “Enough laziness…after 4 mos “off,” tomorrow I will once again become….. FLAWLESS!!! Not that I lost it – (@ExcuseMeWWE inspires me!)” Diva-Dirt.com wrote to McCool and told her not to play with their emotions. She responded, “whatsoever would you be talking about?!? I’d nevvvvver play with yalls emotions…REAL TALK!!!” — Eden Stiles handled ring announcing duties for this week’s SmackDown live events in Canada. — Sheamus reportedlyRead More

Posted On September 11, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Valentine Posts Explanation For No-Showing Savage Tribute Show

WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine offered an explanation on his Facebook page for no-showing Great North Wrestling’s Randy Savage tribute show on Sept. 3 in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada after the organization paid $2,000 for his services. Here is my Official Statement on my Canada Booking. I hope this clears things up. I was booked for the Macho Man Memorial Show in Canada. That’s true. I told the promoter I was coming. That’s true. I received my deposit from the promoter. That’s true. Now let me clear someRead More

Posted On September 10, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Greg Valentine No-Shows Event, Leaves Drunken Voice Message

Great North Wrestling President Devon Nicholson issued the following statement regarding WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine no-showing last Saturday’s Randy Savage tribute show in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada after the organization paid $2,000 for his services. “It is one thing to no-show a pro wrestling event. It is another to demand all your money up front, promise you’re going to come and then no show a huge event like the Macho Man Memorial Show,” Nicholson said. “Greg Valentine cost in the ball park of $2,000 for his payoff,Read More

Posted On September 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Talks About The Future Of The Business, Austin & More

CM Punk did a video interview with “Mike on a Monday” last week at The Pint Public House in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Punk, who is arguably the breakout star of 2011, had a lot to say about: Why he returned after WWE’s Money in the Bank PPV The future of the wrestling business What’s missing from the business today The possibility of wrestling “Stone Cold” Steve Austin Zack Ryder .. and much more. Check out the video here:Read More
– Rey Mysterio posted an update on his health today after undergoing knee surgery three days ago. The procedure included a repair to two major ligaments in his knee and bone spurs removed. He wrote on Twitter, “Had my first check-up; knee was drained & needs 2 B stable, won’t start therapy until nxt week! Have to ice & rest…” Mysterio blew out his knee while attempting a baseball slide during a match against Alberto Del Rio on the August 15 episode of Raw. There is talk that he mayRead More

Posted On August 27, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Foley Addresses Return Rumors, MITB Buy Number Erroneous

– Based on the graph WWE released for pay-per-view buys in their latest key indicator, Money in the Bank was listed as 265,000 buys. However, another breakdown in the estimates lists July pay-per-view purchases at 185,000. The other buys incorporated into the graph are being credited to WrestleMania XXVII, which came in after the last key indicator was released. — The Miz appears at Walmart 1105 Wellington Rd S., London, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, Sept. 12 beginning at noon. Call 519-681-7500 for more information. — Mick Foley posted a blogRead More

Posted On August 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Dark Match From SD Tapings, WWE Superstars Matches, More

- The dark main event before this week’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Calgary, Alberta, Canada saw Wade Barrett defeat Bo Rotunda. – Brodus Clay vs. a local wrestler and JTG vs. Justin Gabriel was taped in Calgary for this Thursday’s WWE Superstars. – The dark main event after WWE SmackDown tapings in Calgary saw Randy Orton beat Christian in a Street Fight with Bret Hart as the special referee. Triple H came out before the match, put over Calgary and brought out Bret Hart. Christian refused to wrestle until TripleRead More

Posted On August 23, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Edge Returning To Smackdown Next Month

The Air Canada Centre is advertising Edge for the 9/13 Smackdown taping from the venue in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. While Edge recently stated he would be there but wouldn’t appear on camera, WWE is also advertising him for the show. Edge also said he wouldn’t be appearing at WWE SummerSlam when he appeared before Christian vs. Randy Orton for the World Heavyweight Championship a couple weeks ago.Read More

Posted On August 23, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Bret Hart’s Role On Smackdown Revealed

WWE has announced that Bret Hart will serve as the General Manager of Smackdown on this week’s show from his hometown of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Bret is currently backstage at the WWE TV tapings as they are taping this week’s Smackdown tonight.Read More

Posted On August 23, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s WWE Smackdown Taping

Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings will take place from Calgary, Alberta, Canada with Sheamus vs. Mark Henry. Hall of Famer Bret Hart is being advertised to guest referee a Street Fight between Christian and Randy Orton at tonight’s tapings.Read More

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

RAW Preview For Tonight: Del Rio & Cena Confrontation

Tonight’s episode of WWE Monday Night RAW will take place from Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. WWE is teasing that tonight will be an “epic edition” of RAW that will feature a confrontation between WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio and John Cena. The advertised dark match main event will be a 6-man tag team match featuring John Cena, Rey Mysterio and the Big Show vs. WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio, The Miz and R-Truth.Read More

Posted On August 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Nash Advertised To Wrestle TNA Star, Foley Comments On Snub

– Kevin Nash is advertised to wrestle TNA Wrestling star Scott Steiner at UCW’s September To Remember events, which take place on Aug. 31, 2011 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada at St. Antonio Hall and Sept. 1, 2011 in Berwick, Nova Scotia, Canada at the Apple Dome. Meanwhile, Northeast Wrestling announced today that Nash will fulfill his future obligations for the promotion. Their statement reads: “We have just confirmed with the Big man himself – “Big Sexy” Kevin Nash – he will be in Waterbury, CT on Friday, September 30thRead More

Posted On August 16, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Swinger Recalls Pitching Hermaphrodite Character To McMahon

Johnny Swinger, who performed for WWE in 2005 and 2006, appeared on Right After Wrestling with Arda Ocal and Jimmy Korderas (audio available here). Highlights from the interview are as follows: His early career with guys like Edge and Christian: “It was always fun with those guys. We would go to all-you-can-eat spaghetti places and just sit there for like 6 hours. It was funny because Edge used to weigh 190lbs and he would just eat stacks of plates in those restaurants and we always wondered where he was puttingRead More

Posted On June 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details On Bret Hart Autograph Signing In Victoria, BC, Canada

An Afternoon with BRET “THE HITMAN” HART MVP Sports Collectibles proudly presents an autograph session with WWE legend Bret Hart on Saturday, June 25, 2011 . Bret will be signing from 2-4 p.m. at the Jack FM parking lot on Broughton Street (across from the Royal Theatre). Autographs are $25.00 each or 3 different photos for $60.00. As well there will be a limited edition “Canada Flag” photo for $50.00. A private dinner with Bret Hart is available on a limited ticket basis. This exclusive dinner is limited to 30Read More