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– WWE announced Friday that its Board of Directors declared the Company’s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock. The record date for the dividend will be September 15, 2011, and the payment date will be September 26, 2011. (Read press release) — Christian will appear at the Cricket Communications Mobile Store 8800 Dixie Hwy in Louisville, Kentucky today from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call 502-933-8081 for more information. — It was announced on SmackDown that Christian will defendRead More

Posted On July 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* SummerSlam World Championship Match Revealed

During this week’s WWE Smackdown tapings, Triple H announced that Christian will face Randy Orton in a No Holds Barred match for the World Championship at SummerSlam.Read More

Posted On July 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 7/29

ProWrestling.net readers Wesley Pipes, Jim McConville, and Drew Shat are at the WWE Smackdown taping in Philadelphia, Pa. and are passing along updates that have been combined into one report. You must refresh the page for the latest updates. Big pop for Booker T and lots of heat for Michael Cole when the commentators were introduced. Smackdown opened with Triple H making his entrance. He cut a promo on the state of the World Heavyweight Championship. Christian interrupted and talked about how Teddy Long has tried to run Smackdown intoRead More

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

Non-Spoiler Match Listing For This Week’s WWE Smackdown

The following matches were taped last night and will air on this week’s edition of WWE Smackdown: -Christian vs. Ezekiel Jackson -Daniel Bryan vs. Heath Slater -Wade Barrett vs. Sheamus -Randy Orton vs. Kane in a Street FightRead More

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

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 7/22

WWE taped this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Below are full results: Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy): * The show opens with footage of Christian winning the World Heavyweight Championship by disqualification against Randy Orton at WWE Money in the Bank. * Randy Orton comes out and cuts a promo about his title loss. He talks about Vince McMahon being forced out and replaced by Triple H. Orton calls out Christian. Christian comes out and stands at the top of the ramp. Christian taunts OrtonRead More

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

Final WWE Money In The Bank Lineup – Live Coverage Details

WWE Money in the Bank will take place Sunday from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. Be sure and join us here at PWMania.com at 8 PM EDT for live coverage from the show. Below is the final lineup for the show: WWE Championship Match – John Cena (c) vs. CM Punk World Heavyweight Championship Match (If Orton is disqualified, Christian wins the title) – Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian Raw Money In The Bank Ladder Match – Alberto Del Rio vs. R-Truth vs. Jack Swagger vs. The Miz vs.Read More

Posted On July 13, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: MITB Vegas (fake) Odds

It feels good to be back and doing something that I love. For those of you who don’t know my hiatus was due to me being displaced by flooding, the worst my home town has ever seen. Still displaced but things have settled down enough that I can get back to my column. I’ve had quite a few of you ask my thoughts on CM Punk’s amazing promos, and where I think he’ll end up at the end of all of this. My feeling is what I’ve felt all alongRead More

Posted On July 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 7/15

WWE is taped this week’s WWE Smackdown from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Thanks to ProWrestling.net reader Vic M. for providing us with text-message updates. Below are full results: WWE Smackdown (Airing Friday) Michael Cole, Booker T, and Josh Mathews came out for WWE Smackdown. The best part of being in the audience? Not listening to Booker on commentary. Josh went to the ring rather than the announcers’ table. The screen showed Randy Orton vs. Kane, and Ezkiel Jackson vs. Ted DiBiase for Intercontinental Title. Josh welcomed usRead More
A World Heavyweight Championship Match pitting Randy Orton against Christian was officially announced last night on SmackDown for Money in the Bank on July 17. The match features a special contract clause. If Orton is disqualified, or there is bad officiating, Christian becomes the new champion. Also announced for the pay-per-view event is Big Show vs. Mark Henry. WWE Championship Match John Cena (c) vs. CM Punk World Heavyweight Championship Match Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian Raw Money in the Bank Ladder Match Rey Mysterio vs. Kofi Kingston vs. AlexRead More

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

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For Tonight

Thanks to Keith P. for the following WWE Smackdown tapings from this week in Phoenix, Arizona: Dark Match: * Derrick Bateman beat Johnny Curtis Smackdown: * The show opens with the Money in the Bank briefcase hanging high. Mark Henry vs. Randy Orton is announced with Christian banned from ringside by Teddy Long. Christian wants a rematch against Orton at the pay-per-view. * Randy Orton beat Mark Henry by count out. Big Show’s music hit, distracted Henry and allowed Orton to hit an RKO on the floor for the countRead More

Posted On June 30, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 7/8

WWE Smackdown (Airing July 8th, 2011) The Smackdown Money in the Bank competitors are in the ring being interviewed about their chances. Sheamus hits the ring with a chair and clears everyone out. He says he’s in the MITB and wants his revenge for being punted out of his title shot at Capitol Punishment. Christian comes out and says the stipulation for his rematch at the MITB PPV has changed and if Orton is DQ’d or Christian is the victim of poor officiating, Christian will be named the new WorldRead More

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

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 6/24

- Thanks to Rick for the following WWE Smackdown spoilers from tonight’s tapings in Hershey, PA: Dark Match: *Johnny Curtis defeated Tyson Kidd WWE Smackdown, Airing Friday: Smackdown opened with Teddy Long to address the World title controversy from Capitol Punishment. Long calls Christian to the ring. Christian says he deserves another title shot. Long tells him he has to earn it, so it’s Kane vs. Christian to determine the new number one contender tonight. Sin Cara defeated Ted DiBiase in a good match. Cody Rhodes came out for hisRead More
Jim Ross has posted a new blog entry on his official website, www.jrsbarbq.com. Highlights are as follows: Tonight’s WWE Championship Match between John Cena and R-Truth: “Cena vs. Truth….WWE Title…Cena likely wins but if Truth upsets Cena as I mentioned earlier in the week the Raw deck is reshuffled considerably. Without question, this is Truth’s biggest professional opportunity ever IMO. The newly minted villain has only one chance to make an impact in his first ever, WWE PPV main event. How Truth comes out of D.C. is intriguing.” Tonight’s WorldRead More

Posted On June 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Bret Hart To Appear At Upcoming WWE SD House Show

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hitman” Hart will be making an appearance at the upcoming WWE Smackdown house show event taking place on July 23rd in Pittsburgh, PA. Hart will be the special guest referee in the main event of the house show which is currently set to be Randy Orton vs Christian.Read More

Posted On June 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Randy Orton Injury Update, Averno/WWE, Miz Turning Face?

- World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton announced on Twitter that he passed the Impact concussion test. This means he’s cleared to wrestle Christian at tonight’s WWE Capitol Punishment pay-per-view. – Averno lost his mask last night in the big match against La Mascara for the EMLL promotion in Mexico. Averno is expected to start with WWE soon. – There has been speculation that WWE will be turning The Miz face after a new commercial for SummerSlam featuring him hanging out with other face stars on the beach. Reports suggest turningRead More

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

Randy Orton Concussion Update; Will He Wrestle On Sunday?

Randy Orton suffered a legitimate concussion at WWE’s Smackdown house show from Madrid, Spain on Sunday. The injury occurred during the triple-threat main event match for the World Heavyweight title against Christian and Sheamus. WWE’s Wellness Policy requires performers who suffer concussions to pass an ‘Impact Concussion Test’ before returning to action. Randy Orton tweeted the following on Friday afternoon: “About to take an Impact test. It will determine if I can be cleared to fight Christian, after receiving a concussion. Wish me luck.” We’ll keep you posted with hisRead More

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

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For Tonight

WWE taped this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Thanks to Wrestling News World readers Sean and Austin McIntosh for providing us with text-message updates. Below are full results: Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy): * World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton comes out to open the show. HE says he has a concussion but that’s not going to stop him from beating Christian up at Capitol Punishment on Sunday. Teddy Long says due to his injury status, he will not allow Orton to compete tonight.Read More

Posted On June 16, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Randy Orton On His Concussion, Update On His PPV Status

- World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton wrote the following on Twitter when a fan commented about him not having a match on RAW: “because I was knocked out in Spain. U can’t wrestle, or should i say, perform, the day after a concussion.” As noted before, Orton has legitimately suffered a concussion. The latest word on his status for Sunday’s Capitol Punishment pay-per-view is that it will be a “day of game” decision but WWE is hopeful that Orton will be able to wrestle in the match against Christian.Read More

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

Randy Orton Suffers Concussion & Might Not Wrestle On Sunday

Randy Orton suffered a legitimate concussion at WWE’s Smackdown house show from Madrid, Spain on Sunday. The injury occurred during the triple-threat main event match for the World Heavyweight title against Christian and Sheamus. Orton was asked on Twitter why he didn’t wrestle on RAW, to which he responded: “because I was knocked out in Spain. U can’t wrestle, or should i say, perform, the day after a concussion.” In case Orton is not medically cleared to wrestle Christian at Sunday’s Capitol Punishment pay-per-view, the concussion angle WWE ran onRead More