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Posted On May 2, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: Raw Analysis 04/30/12

The show opens with John Laurinaitis calling out Brock Lesnar after putting him over as the new face of WWE. Triple H interrupts before they can say anything. He tells Brock he will only stay in WWE under his original contract terms and not the non-approved terms that JL agreed to last week. Brock gets pissed and attacks Triple H. He locks on a submission and holds it until some of the locker room comes to the ring for the save. Brock is escorted out by security. ^I’m surprised LesnarRead More

Posted On May 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On Rey Mysterio, Jim Neidhart Legal Update, Raw

- We noted several months back that Jim Neidhart was arrested. Neidhart had a hearing on April 12th and will be released to the Salvation Army in the Tampa area for a substance abuse in-house rehab program. As soon as a bed is available, Neidhart will be released from jail and into the program. – Chris Jericho was supposed to defeat Big Show by count out in the Beat the Clock Challenge match on RAW last night but the referee messed his count up. While Jericho was going to winRead More
– Beth Phoenix and Sheamus spoke to SportsTownChicago.com last week promoting Extreme Rules. In the ranks of WWE Divas over the years, The Glamazon is asked where she would rank herself. “I would have to rank myself absolutely number one because I am. I’ve achieved more than any other WWE Diva in the past,” she says. “I’m a four-time champion. The second female to ever compete in the Royal Rumble, amongst many, many other accolades… Diva of the Year. You name it, I’ve done it, so I would put myselfRead More

Posted On May 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After Raw Went Off The Air: CM Punk In Action

After this week’s edition of WWE Raw went off the air, John Cena went to the back after the beating he received at the hands of John Laurinaitis, Lord Tensai and Sakomoto to close tonight’s show. Chris Jericho then came out and cut a promo challenging CM Punk. In the dark match main event, WWE Champion CM Punk defeated Chris Jericho via pinfall with the GTS.Read More

Posted On May 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest Line-up For WWE Over The Limit PPV: 2 Matches

Following this week’s edition of WWE Raw, here is the latest card for WWE Over the Limit event: WWE Championship Match * CM Punk(c) vs. Daniel Bryan * John Cena vs. John Laurinaitis WWE Over The Limit is scheduled to take place at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina on May 20, 2012. It will be the third Over the Limit event. As always, we will be providing live free coverage of the PPV, as well as the latest breaking news and spoilers leading to the PPV. DISCUSS WWERead More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jericho Comments On Fire Extinguisher Shots, Tonight’s Raw

- Triple H will be kicking off tonight’s RAW Supershow from Dayton, Ohio. The Nutter Center in Dayton sent out the following note for fans attending tonight’s show: “For those of you attending tonight’s WWE presents Monday Night Raw Supershow, please plan to arrive early and car pool if possible. Doors will open at approximately 7:15 p.m.” – A fan wrote to Chris Jericho that after another loss to CM Punk at Extreme Rules, Jericho was headed to be the next squash victim for Brodus Clay or Ryback. Jericho replied,Read More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Speculation On Ryder & Layla, Eve Q&A Video, Punk-Jericho

- Word at last night’s WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view was that the feud between CM Punk and Chris Jericho is not over. – WWE Divas Champion Layla and Zack Ryder have been commenting back and forth on Twitter since she returned at Extreme Rules last night. There were rumblings back around WrestleMania 28 that Layla would be returning to side with Ryder in his feud against Eve Torres. – WWE Diva Eve Torres is back with another Q&A YouTube entry:Read More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena – The Marine 3 Correction

We would like to post a correction for an article that was posted last night about John Cena being confirmed for The Marine 3. That report is inaccurate, and was from an article published on Deadline.com in February. Since that article was posted, WWE confirmed Randy Orton to star in the film, who was subsequently pulled from the project after several real Marines complained because Orton had deserted them when he was in the United States Marine Corps before signing with WWE. Cena was originally one of the names consideredRead More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For WWE Raw Supershow; Brock Lesnar & More

The fallout from WWE’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view will continue at tonight’s RAW Supershow from Wright State University’s Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio. As noted before, the only thing confirmed for tonight’s show is an angle with Triple H and John Laurinaitis. Brock Lesnar will be on tonight’s RAW Supershow and there was talk that he may wrestle a match but that’s not confirmed. As of this writing, WWE is still advertising John Cena for RAW but after the way Extreme Rules ended, it remains to be seen if Cena willRead More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena Cuts Post-Match Promo, Hints At Leaving For A While

During John Cena’s match with Brock Lesnar, he appeared to have injured his left arm at WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view. While heading to the back, Cena told officials that he couldn’t move his arm, but he knows it’s not torn. After defeating the former UFC heavyweight champion at tonight’s event, Cena took the mic and addressed the crowd, hinting that he may be leaving for awhile: “I’m probably going to get sent home for speaking when I’m not spoken to, but I think I’m headed home anyway,” Cena said afterRead More

Posted On April 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

4/23 WWE Raw Rating Breakdown: Cena-Lesnar, CM Punk, More

- As noted before, the three-hour WWE RAW Supershow on April 23rd scored a 3.06 cable rating with 4.42 million viewers. In the normal two hours, RAW did a 3.33 rating with 4.76 million viewers. The normal RAW hours would have done a 3.22 and 3.41 – so the trend of hour two losing viewers has changed as of late. In the segment breakdown, the opener with John Cena, Edge and the contract signing that never happened started the show with a low 2.50 quarter-rating. Chris Jericho vs. Kofi KingstonRead More

Posted On April 23, 2012By Dave ScottIn Columns

Fave Five

Hey there guys and gals, Dave Scott with some lovely reading for you all. I was at the Smackdown live show on Saturday in Glasgow and also met Sheamus at a signing, but I’m going to write about that next week as I started this during the week and will get this bad boy out the way! So what I’m going to give you guys a little insight into is my current fave five! How original am I? I’m just going to base the decision of these over the lastRead More

Posted On April 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Updated Line-up For WWE Extreme Rules PPV; 4 Matches

Following this week’s edition of WWE Smackdown, here’s the current lineup for WWE Extreme Rules PPV: Extreme Rules Match * Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena WWE Championship Chicago Street Fight * CM Punk(c) vs. Chris Jericho World Heavyweight Championship Two of Three Falls Match * Sheamus(c) vs. Daniel Bryan Falls Count Anywhere * Randy Orton vs. Kane WWE Extreme Rules 2012 will take place on Sunday, April 29, 2012 from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. As always, we will be providing live free coverage of the PPV, as wellRead More

Posted On April 20, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WrestleMania Sets Viewership Record, WWE Stock Dwindles

– WWE announced Thursday via e-mail that WrestleMania XXVIII set a viewership record with 1.3 million pay-per-view buys worldwide and five million viewers overall. Their statement reads: “WrestleMania set a record of 1.3 million pay-per-view buys worldwide and was seen by more than five million fans in 105 countries. The “Once in a Lifetime” extravaganza was also seen by a sellout crowd of 78,363 fans from all 50 U.S. states and 36 countries at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, marking the highest attended event in the stadium’s history.” — WWE’sRead More
– The latest issue of The Wrestler has a feature on CM Punk revealing elements of his past including the origin of his ring name, why he left TNA Wrestling, the meaning of some of his tattoos and even which women wrestlers he has dated. Regarding the women’s wrestlers Punk has been romantically linked to, the magazine writes: “We all know women love the bad boys. Though Punk isn’t really a bad boy in the traditional sense given the way he lives his life, he looks the part. Whatever theRead More

Posted On April 17, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: Raw Analysis 04/16/12

We open Raw with a no DQ, no countout WWE Title match with CM Punk defending against Mark Henry. Punk wins the match via the three count after using a steel chair drop from the top rope with the chair in place of his elbow. ^This wasn’t incredible, but it was pretty good and definitely an entertaining match. Henry dominated Punk all over ringside and looked to have a major upper hand when he threw Punk into the ringside barrier. The character of Punk looked angry and frustrated throughout theRead More

Posted On April 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Updated Card For WWE Extreme Rules PPV; 3 Matches

Here is the latest lineup for the WWE Extreme Rules PPV following this week’s edition of WWE Raw: Extreme Rules Match Brock Lesnar vs John Cena WWE Championship Chicago Street Fight CM Punk(c) vs Chris Jericho World Heavyweight Championship Two of Three Falls Match Sheamus(c) vs Daniel Bryan WWE Extreme Rules 2012 will take place on Sunday, April 29, 2012 from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.Read More
– WWE’s Breaking News mobile alert service issued a text message to mobile subscribers Monday reading, “BREAKING NEWS: CM Punk spotted in London pub. Is it CM Punk or CM Drunk? Exclusive video on Raw tonight.” WWE.com published an article regarding this, advertising: “What will the footage show? What does this mean for CM Punk’s longtime pledge against alcohol? How might this news affect the main event of Raw, featuring the WWE Champion against Mark Henry in a No Count-Out, No Disqualification Match for the title?” For complete WWE RawRead More

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

What You Won’t See On WWE Raw Tonight; Dark Match Main Event

The dark match main event after the WWE Raw Supershow saw CM Punk defending his WWE Championship against Chris Jericho. The match ended in DQ when Daniel Bryan interfered. Afterwards, Sheamus, Rhodes, ADR, Big Show and Orton hit the ring. Punk and Y2J brawl to the back. While the remaining baby faces hit finishers on all the remaining heels to send the crowd home happy!Read More