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Posted On July 10, 2012By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: UFC 148 Silva vs Sonnen II

It was the re-match we’d been waiting nearly two years for as Chael Sonnen challenged Anderson Silva for the Middleweight title in the main event of UFC 148, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on ESPN here in Britain. The broadcast began in the bantamweight division as Ivan Menjivar faced Mike Easton. While this may not go down as one of the most memorable fights in UFC history it certainly was entertaining. Easton put in a very solid performance. His striking was crisp and heRead More

Posted On July 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blogs On Chael Sonnen To WWE, Kevin Nash & More

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with his latest blog, here are some highlights: Rumors of Chael Sonnen to WWE: “I see Sonnen, the admitted pro wrestling fan, sticking with UFC. I believe that Chael is a star, an attraction and UFC isn’t overloaded with marketable star power at the moment. No company that hangs their hats on PPV revenue is over loaded with star power as these special athletes/performers who more the needle don’t grow on trees nor can they be developed over night. “Chael is 35,Read More

Posted On June 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

The New Issue Of Fighting Spirit Magazine Is Now Available

NEW ISSUE OF FIGHTING SPIRIT MAGAZINE NOW AVAILABLE Return of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin column; Exclusive interviews with Chris Jericho and AJ Styles London, England: Fighting Spirit Magazine is proud to announce that the new issue of the publication is now available in print and online. With 84 pages packed with news, interviews, features, columns, and reviews, FSM is unquestionably the leading pro wrestling magazine anywhere in the world today. Boasting features from the top writers in the industry, and exclusive columns from WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” SteveRead More

Posted On May 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On Triple H’s Mayweather Appearance, Heyman

- There was a ton of discussion within WWE about Triple H accompanying Floyd Mayweather to the ring last weekend in Las Vegas. Most of the talk came from the fact that CM Punk wasn’t allowed to accompany UFC fighter Chael Sonnen to the octagon a few months ago in Chicago. As previously reported, part of the reason why Punk wasn’t allowed to appear at the UFC show was because WWE felt nobody would acknowledge Punk as a cornerman and it would hurt Punk’s perceived star power. Triple H accompaniedRead More

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

More On Triple H Accompanying Floyd Mayweather; CM Punk-UFC

There has been a lot of talk regarding Triple H accompanying and holding up one of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s title belts Saturday night in Las Vegas. One reason being the fact that he appeared to be fine not even a week after his “broken arm” from Brock Lesnar last Monday on Raw. As previously noted, Hunter was wearing a brace to sell the injury. This is not the first time a wrestler has had to sell an injury in public as they are prepared for fans to stop them atRead More

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

CM Punk Talks Dolph Ziggler, WM28 Opponent, Doing MMA & More

WWE Champion CM Punk recently spoke with Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com this week to discuss why he is not appearing at Saturday’s UFC on FOX event as previously announced, as well as Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Here are some highlights of what Punk spoke about, followed by video of the interview: – Punk says he removed himself from appearing at the UFC event with Chael Sonnen in Chicago this weekend and didn’t want to overshadow the main event. This could be somewhat of a political answer, as previous reports haveRead More

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

UFC Fighter Talks About CM Punk & Vince McMahon

UFC fighter Chael Sonnen, who has a big fight this Saturday night against Michael Bisping at UFC On FOX 2, claims that Vince McMahon ‘had his reasons’ for not allowing CM Punk to accompany him to the octagon for his fight. The event takes place the night before the Royal Rumble from Punk’s home town of Chicago. Punk was originally going to be in Sonnen’s corner for the fight, but WWE CEO Vince McMahon vetoed Punk from appearing and told him that appearing at the UFC show was prohibited. SonnenRead More

Posted On January 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Gina Carano A Box Office Success, Sonnen vs. Silva Rematch Update

– MMA star Gina Carano recently made her big movie debut in “Haywire,” which took in an estimated amount of around 9 million dollars for just the first weekend. Reviews for the movie and Carano’s acting have been very positive. Roger Ebert said this about Gina Carano: “Her range is suggested by having placed No. 5 on a Most Influential Women list on Yahoo! and No. 16 on Maxim’s Hot 100. On the basis of “Haywire,” I expect her to become a considerable box-office success, because the fact is, withinRead More

Posted On January 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Big Changes To Next Weekend’s UFC On FOX Show

We’ve got some major changes to next Saturday night’s UFC On FOX: Evans vs. Davis special, UFC’s first full-fledged event on the network. Mark Munoz, who was originally scheduled to face Chael Sonnen in the evening’s co-main event, is now officially off the card due to an injury. Chael Sonnen, who was supposed to be walked to the octagon by WWE champion CM Punk before Vince McMahon put a halt to those plans, will now face Michael Bisping in a match that has the MMA world buzzing. The winner ofRead More

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

Punk-UFC, WWE’s Latest “Bring It Back” Campaign, Axxess

- The WWE website’s latest “Bring It Back” campaign is for Women’s Tag Team Titles. – Tickets for this year’s WrestleMania 28 Axxess event go on sale January 28th via Ticketmaster. Axxess takes place from March 29th until April 1st at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida. Tickets for the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame go on sale Saturday, January 14th through Ticketmaster and the American Airlines Arena Box Office. The 2012 ceremony takes place on March 31st at the American Airlines Arena. – Many MMA fans areRead More

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

CM Punk Attending UFC Event, Torrie-A-Rod, HBK & 50 Cent

– ESPN announcer and former WWE personality Todd Grisham re-tweeted a message on Wednesday that UFC fighter Chael Sonnen will be accompanied to the cage by WWE Champion CM Punk for his upcoming fight against Mark Munoz on 1/28 at UFC On FOX 2. — Former WWE diva Torrie Wilson and her new boyfriend, New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez were courtside at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for Tuesday night’s Lakers basketball game. — As reported earlier, rapper 50 Cent gave WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels a shoutRead More

Posted On January 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Top UFC Contender Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering

MMAFighting.com is reporting that UFC contender Chael Sonnen has plead guilty to money laundering stemming from an ongoing mortgage fraud case in Oregon. While the report notes that Sonnen could face up to 20 years in prison, it also states that he is expected to cooperate as a witness against others being investigated in the case. His cooperation could potentially reduce his punishment.Read More