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– “The Pope” D’Angelo Dinero was informed on Twitter of an article labeling him as the most underused wrestler in TNA Wrestling. He responded, “Thanks again, but SERIOUSLY, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Pope is underused…… Or does it??” Dinero’s status with the organization is currently in limbo as he has not appeared on television since the culmination of his several month feud with Devon at Genesis. He was asked when he will be returning to television. “I’m sure Pope will return at some pointRead More

Posted On February 6, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Preview For This Week’s Impact – Four Matches Announced

Courtesy of ImpactWrestlling.com Don’t miss Thursday’s historic TNA IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c – all from Wembley Arena in London, England! If you can’t watch it on Thursday night, make sure to set your DVR to record it so you don’t miss any of the Total Nonstop Action! Here is a preview for Thursday’s broadcast: – The main event is set for “Against All Odds” as World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode will defend the gold in a four-way match against Jeff Hardy, “Cowboy” James Storm and Bully Ray!Read More

Posted On February 5, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Pope Vows To Bring Change To TNA, Stars Give Their SB Picks

– With the Super Bowl taking place tonight between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants, many of the TNA Superstars are divided on who will reign victorious. ImpactWrestling.com asked them who will come out on top in the big game, including Sting. He said, “I think the Patriots are going to win it because Tom Brady is going to be on top of his game… he’s built a rep for pulling out all the stops in big games. Although Eli is a roll and the Giants haveRead More

Posted On February 5, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Madusa Continues Taunting Beth, Says She Will Take Her Title

Madusa revealed last week that she remains in possession of the WWF Women’s Championship she unceremoniously trashed during a 1995 episode of WCW Monday Nitro and that she’d like to defend it against Beth Phoenix. The legendary women’s wrestler tweeted an image of herself wearing the belt with a challenge to Phoenix reading “Are u woman enough?” Madusa has continued taunting the WWE Divas Champion via Twitter. She wrote again to “The Glamazon,” “You will be the only one with mud on your face… And everyone laughing!” Phoenix responded, “BringRead More
– Mick Foley went on Twitter to compliment TNA Wrestling stars James Storm, Bobby Roode and Bully Ray for their performance on Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. “Well done – @Cowboy_J_Storm , @REALBobbyRoode, and Bully Ray all worked their butts off!” he wrote. Storm faced Roode and Ray in separate matches. — Sarita, who is known outside of TNA Wrestling as Dark Angel, is heading to Japan in March for women’s wrestling promotion Stardom. She will partner with Io Shirai in the main event of the March 4 event againstRead More
– Shelly Martinez posted a video recently explaining why she loves Brian Kendrick. The former WWE Diva says she missed seeing him at a recent independent wrestling show, but that she plans on finding on him. Martinez went looking for the TNA star again on Saturday after being informed he was in Venice Beach, California. Video of her search is available here — Hulk Hogan will guest host Thursday’s episode of the syndicated talk show The Wendy Williams Show. — Rob Van Dam appears in the upcoming film Boardwalk Hempire:Read More

Posted On January 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Updated Card For WWE Elimination Chamber (2/19)

Following Monday’s RAW Supershow, here is the updated card for WWE’s upcoming Elimination Chamber pay-per-view: WWE RAW Elimination Chamber for the WWE Title: CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho vs. The Miz vs. R-Truth vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler WWE SmackDown Elimination Chamber for the World Title: Daniel Bryan vs. five TBA opponents. John Cena vs. Kane The official theme song for Elimination Chamber is “This Means War” by Nickelback. WWE Elimination Chamber takes place on Sudnay, February 19th from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Read More

Posted On January 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Austin To Induct Mike Tyson Into WWE HOF?, The Miz Brags, Jericho

- There’s talk going around that Steve Austin will be the one to induct Mike Tyson into the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame from Miami. – The Miz wrote on Twitter that he lasted longer than anyone in the 2012 WWE Royal Rumble and out of over 700 entrances in the history of the Royal Rumble, his performance last night was the 14th longest. – After last night’s WWE RAW Supershow, Chris Jericho vs. CM Punk for WrestleMania 28 in Miami looks to be on. Earlier on Monday, Jericho wroteRead More

Posted On January 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE Royal Rumble Results – January 29, 2012

- The 2012 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view opens up with a video package focusing on tonight’s 30-man main event and the opportunity to headline WrestleMania. The video goes on to look at some of the history of the Rumble. – We’re live from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis with Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and Booker T on commentary. The World Heavyweight Title match is up first as the cage is brought down over the ring. Steel Cage Match for the World Heavyweight Title: Big Show vs. Mark Henry vs.Read More
– Mark Haskins suffered a concussion during Saturday’s Impact Wrestling tapings in London, England after missing an attempted Shooting Star Press in an X Division Match. He was assisted to the backstage area following the bout. Haskins say he’s okay following the incident. He tweeted, “Heading home after a trip to A&E. Thank you to everyone who was concerned. Minor concussion but I’m all gravy, baby. Safe!” — TNA Wrestling president Dixie Carter commented on Saturday’s Impact Wrestling tapings. She tweeted, “Wembley in London is off the charts. Can’t hearRead More

Posted On January 29, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Angelina Love Dating A TNA Star, Sting To Make Announcement

– Sting stated yesterday on Twitter that he will be making announcement soon concerning the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. “I have an idea regarding the world title,” he wrote. “Will announce soon.” — After returning home from the Ring Ka King television tapings in India, Angelina Love went on Twitter to say she misses her ‘better half’ Crimson, who is currently touring with TNA Wrestling in the United Kingdom. Love wrote, “Made it back to America! Now just need my better half home too!@OfficialCrimson.” Crimson replied, “@ActualALove awe miss you!!Read More

Posted On January 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blog: Rumble Predictions, Alcatraz Match, Brighest Minds

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: His Pick For Royal Rumble Winner: “Come on folks, if I really thought that I knew would I spoil it for others? Hardest PPV bout of the year to predict a winner and to commentate. The story changes approximately every 60 seconds until it’s nut cutting time to decide the winner. I do expect some interesting swerves and curves during the matchRead More

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

Match Announced For SD, Sheamus Against Bullying, CM Punk

– On behalf of ‘be a STAR,’ the anti-bullying alliance co-founded by WWE and The Creative Coalition, Sheamus paid a visit to ACES Mill Road School in North Haven, Connecticut Thursday to speak with students about the dangers of bullying. — CM Punk is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Power Slam. — Former WCW star The Maestro turns 38 years old Thursday. He continues to compete on the independent wrestling circuit as The Stro. — WWE.com announced Thursday that SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long has grantedRead 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 27, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Hulk Hogan Wrestles At TNA Show, Kurt Angle Praises CM Punk

– Hulk Hogan competed in his first match since October at Impact Wrestling’s “2012 Maximum Impact IV” Tour event in Nottingham, England Thursday. After the main event match of Bobby Roode and James Storm ended in disqualification, a six-man tag team match was set up with Hogan, Storm and Sting vs. Roode, Bully Ray and Kurt Angle. Hogan took no bumps and the opposition sold his offense. Hogan hit the Big boot on Roode, which was followed by Storm nailing Roode with the Atomic Leg Drop for the pinfall victory.Read More

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

Tentative Card For WWE WrestleMania 28 PPV – Big Matches

- Based on early talk, here’s what looks to be the tentative card for WrestleMania 28 so far: * The Rock vs. John Cena WWE Title Match * CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho * Triple H vs. The Undertaker * Big Show vs. Shaquille O’Neal * World Heavyweight Title Match * Money in the Bank Ladder Match * Divas MatchRead More

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

This Week’s WWE Raw Ratings Breakdown; Kane, Y2J, More

As noted before, the January 23rd WWE RAW Supershow did a 3.17 cable rating with 4.61 million viewers. This was the first RAW in a while with no nationally televised sports and the Male skew showed it at 68.1%. Ratings with Male Teens, Males 18-49 and Female Teens were also up. The opening angle with John Cena, CM Punk and John Laurinaitis did a strong 3.49 quarter rating but Punk and Cena vs. Jack Swagger and Dolph Ziggler lost 528,000 viewers – a bad loss for a segment with topRead More

Posted On January 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Live News & Notes From This Week’s WWE Raw Supershow

Thanks to Joe Stock for the following: Just wanted to send along a quick report from the latest Monday Night Raw, from Phoenix, AZ. While there were a number of seats on the hard-camera side and the third deck on that side was covered, overall it was a good size crowd. Nice and hot for most of the action. To get the crowd hyped, they started things off with the video from the end of the last Wrestlemania. Throughout the night they showed a number of Wrestlemania hype videos forRead More

Posted On January 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After WWE Raw Went Off-Air

Thanks to Craig Smith for the following: After Raw went off the air, John Laurinaitis grabbed a mic and declared a championship match between CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler. Punk wins. Decent match. Ziggler can sell the GTS. While Punk celebrated, Kane comes out. Cena attacks Kane from behind. Punk leaves as Cena and Kane brawl into ring. Kane gives Cena a chokeslam. He starts walking out, then returns. Cena gives him an AA. Show is over for Phoenix. Other Notes: Punk and Cena got good reactions. Ziggler, Vickie andRead More