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From Across the Pond
It’s been two weeks since I last wrote something for PWMania.com, so I’d like to apologise for that. I’ve been busy reformatting a website, which basically took over my life from the end of October until this past Sunday. The only break I had from it was to watch Hell in a Cell. It’s done now though, so your regularly scheduled FATP’s are back from here on in. This past weekend, I went out and bought my FIRST wrestling DVD. Yup, you read that properly: my FIRST wrestling DVD. SeemsRead More

Posted On April 26, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: FCW Recap And Thoughts 04/22/12

Jason Jordan goes one on one with Damien Sandow. They wrestle for about six and a half minutes before Jordan gets the “upset” bridging trap pinfall. ^This was surprising to see Sandow lose here after his promos have aired on Smackdown. I’m guessing that he might be the guy that thinks he’s always right but doesn’t necessarily win every match. This could also just be his FCW sendoff and his way of putting someone over before he goes to the main roster full time. Jordan was very impressive in thisRead More

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

The Rock Responds To Cena, FCW Diva Released, Chris Hero Update

- In response to John Cena’s promo on Monday’s RAW Supershow, The Rock wrote the following on Twitter: “@JohnCena @WWE The truth comes out this Monday. John you have no idea.” – The profile for FCW Diva Leah West (Irena Janjic) was removed from the WWE developmental roster back in late December, indicating a possible departure for her. FCW star Seth Rollins recently confirmed on his social media accounts that West was indeed released from her deal. West was signed in early 2011 after being trained by Lance Storm. –Read More

Posted On February 17, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Chris Hero Changes Twitter Handle, Matt Hardy Launching Site

– Diamond Dallas Page appears on Ampd-Radio.com tonight at 9:00 p.m. for an interview with Kenny Bolin. — Matt Hardy will launch an official website next month via MattHardyBrand.com. His girlfriend Reby Sky is developing it. “Much thx 2 @RebySky for putting SO much effort & work into the website, http://www.MATTHARDYBRAND.com -gonna be awesome! Can’t wait 4 u all to see!” Hardy tweeted. — Chris Hero has changed his Twitter handle to reflect his Florida Championship Wrestling ring name, Kassius Ohno. The account is located at KassiusOhno. He also changedRead More

Posted On February 17, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Kassius Ohno Debuts In FCW, Lilian Garcia To Hold Concerts

– Lilian Garcia has announced plans to hold concerts in the near future. She tweeted Thursday, “Excited 4 tonight!! Have my first band rehearsal w my NEW Band!!! Gearing up 4 concerts! Yay!” Garcia just released her second single, Ur Girl (Til the End of the World), following the first release, U Drive Me Loca, both produced by Grammy nominated producer, Oh, Hush!, off her upcoming sophomore album. — There is talk within that WWE that WWE.com is being re-designed for a relaunch following WrestleMania XXVIII. — Kassius Ohno, formerlyRead More

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

The Miz Having Heat, Chris Hero Signing With WWE, New Talent

- The Miz has fallen out of favor with WWE management in recent months – and the Survivor Series buyrate and R-Truth’s botched move from RAW are not the only reasons. Miz was a big favorite of several influencial decision makers a year ago around the time he won the WWE Championship because of the way he handled media appearances and represented the company. The feeling now is that Miz has regressed, both in the ring and on the microphone. The feeling is that when Miz was booked as aRead More

Posted On January 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brock Lesnar Free To Work For WWE, Chris Hero Back In ROH

– Ring of Honor’s official site made the following “breaking news” announcement Wednesday evening: “We have received breaking news that Chris Hero has signed and is officially confirmed for “The Homecoming 2012″ on January 20th in Philadelphia, PA. More details soon!” Hero was close to signing with WWE several weeks ago but the situation fell apart after issues with Hero’s medical physicals. – UFC President Dana White says Brock Lesnar is free to work for WWE after announcing his retirement from MMA last week. PopCandiesTV caught White leaving a HollywoodRead More

Posted On December 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Austin Speaks On One More Match, Chris Hero Update, Snukka

- WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Snuka is reportedly in need of ankle replacement surgery, which will cost over $20,000. ECW original Dawn Marie is organizing a series of fundraisers to help pay for Snuka’s medical bills. – To update the status of Chris Hero, there was reportedly an issue that came up when he was undergoing a series of physicals prior to WWE signing him to a developmental deal. He is still expected to join his former tag team partner Claudio Castagnoli at FCW early next year. As weRead More

Posted On September 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Claudio Castagnoli Signed To WWE, Given New Name

Claudio Castagnoli, part of the Kings of Wrestling in Ring of Honor along with Chris Hero, has changed his Twitter handle to Antonio Cesaro and announced that he is now a superstar of Florida Championship Wrestling. In what may be a hint at his new FCW gimmick, his Twitter bio now reads: The official twitter of Very European Antonio Cesaro. Swiss world traveler, FCW Superstar and coffee connoisseur. Universal European Uppercut MasterRead More

Posted On July 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest On ROH Stars Joining WWE, Laurinaitis Added To WWE Site

– Multiple sources believe Claudio Castagnoli and Chris Hero, who perform as The Kings of Wrestling for Ring of Honor, will conclude their obligations with the organization next month and join WWE immediately thereafter. Though they are advertised for the August 13th Ring of Honor television taping in Chicago Ridge, Illinois, one source says it’s possible they will debut for WWE—bypassing developmental—before the end of the month. There are also rumors that they could be involved in CM Punk’s current storyline. — A profile on John Laurinaitis, WWE’s Executive ViceRead More

Posted On July 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Claudio Castagnoli, Chris Hero & Colt Cabana WWE Bound?

- There continue to be rumors that Claudio Castagnoli and Chris Hero, known as the Kings of Wrestling, have signed WWE contracts and will possibly bypass the company’s developmental system. The only thing I can confirm is they had a WWE tryout earlier this year and have been in talks for the past several months. – Another name that has reportedly canceled recent independent dates is Colt Cabana. This has left many speculating he could be headed back to WWE as one thing CM Punk has been pushing for isRead More

Posted On July 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

KOW To Bypass WWE Developmental, CM Punk, Steve Austin

– Ring of Honor wrestlers Claudio Castagnoli and Chris Hero, both WWE bound, willbypass developmental and join the main roster after they sign their respective contracts. — A WWE camera crew is prepping with Steve Austin today at his Broken Skull Ranch in Tilden, Texas to begin filming their DVD project on the Hall of Famer Tuesday and Wednesday. — CM Punk has been removed from WWE’s entrance video for The Nexus.Read More
– For a limited time only, people who join ShellyMartinez.org for $3.99 per month will get to talk to her on the phone for five minutes. More details available here. — WWE’s upcoming OMG! The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History DVD and Blu-ray release will be rated TV-14. It is slated for release on August 23, 2011. — Former WWE star Mike Knox celebrates his 33rd birthday today. It is believed that he has only competed in one wrestling match since his departure from WWE last year. — RingRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race is advertised to appear at WWE’s upcoming SmackDown live event in Springfield, Missouri. The event takes place Sunday, August 28 at the JQH Arena. — Beckett announced that WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels will be featured in Topps’ upcoming Allen & Ginter autograph trading card set, comprised of everyone but baseball players. — SmackDown Superstar Heath Slater celebrates his 28th birthday today. — CM Punk and Colt Cabana briefly reunited on the latest episode of Art of Wrestling Radio, which features anRead More

Posted On July 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Claudio Castagnoli Talks About Kings Of Wrestling to WWE

Ring of Honorstar Claudio Castagnoli was interviewed by Arda Ocal and Jimmy Korderas this week for the Right After Wrestling radio show, which you can hear at TheScore.com. Castagnoli, who recently had a WWE tryout along with his Kings of Wrestling tag team partner Chris Hero, had this to say about the possibility of working for WWE: “I think I would prefer to go as a package with Chris Hero. But I would be comfortable working there on my own. We have a the unique ability to perform in aRead More

Posted On April 11, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Former Ring of Honor Manager Larry Sweeney Dies At Age 29

Pro wrestling manager Alex Whybrow, who performed as Larry Sweeney for Ring of Honor and numerous American independent promotions, has died at the age of 29. F4WOnline.com reports that he committed suicide either late last night or this morning. It is believed that he hung himself. Whybrow suffered from bipolar disorder and had a breakdown in 2009, which he described as “the absolute worst event” of his life. He went through a long recovery process the following year. He made sporadic appearances on the independent scene after parting ways withRead More

Posted On December 19, 2010By Gabe SapolskyIn Indy News

Important DGUSA & EVOLVE Info, Free Download, More

We have an important heads up about shipping and the final sales at Dragon Gate USA and EVOLVE for the holiday season: -First, we have a free download for you. The Homicide/Jon Moxley post match from EVOLVE 6 was called bizarre, unique and intense. Now we have released the raw footage in the form of a download. People on our email list saw this two days ago. Please sign up for it at DGUSA.tv or EVOLVEwrestling.com. We promise we won’t spam you. Now we are releasing the download to theRead More

Posted On November 12, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

ROH Weekend News – Detroit and Toronto

Ring of Honor sent PWMania.com the following: You never know when you will be rewarded for following Ring of Honor in the social media world! Be sure to follow ROH Owner Cary Silken on twitter at http://twitter.com/ROHCary, our main ROH page at http://twitter.com/ROHonHDNet, and also http://www.facebook.com/ringofhonor. On those pages we will putting times and places we will be at before the event this Saturday in Mississauga, ON. First fans to show up will be rewarded with anything from tickets to merchandise. We will depend on you to spread the wordRead More