CM Punk Tag

Posted On November 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Working On CM Punk Documentary, Iron Shiek News, More

- The Chicago Tribune is reporting that WWE is currently filming a behind-the-scenes documentary on RAW superstar and Chicago native, CM Punk. The straight-to-DVD project, which is currently untitled, will be released some time in 2012. As we reported a few weeks ago, WWE is looking to capitalize on CM Punk’s popularity with a big push on television, along with new merchandise, a book, a possible movie role and more. – WWE Hall of Famer Iron Sheik is currently battling health issues that forced him to miss a stand-up comedyRead More
– Gregory Iron, a 25-year-old independent wrestler with cerebral palsy, has posted a video online petitioning for a spot in next year’s Royal Rumble. Iron drew attention in July after CM Punk confronted him at an independent show in suburban Chicago. The WWE Superstar appeared in the ring to tell Iron, “You’re awesome! You overcome more than I ever have just waking up every morning. The fact that you became a pro wrestler, I’m only assuming it’s because it was something you wanted to do. You didn’t let anybody tellRead More

Posted On November 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What You Won’t See On Tonight’s Raw Supershow

After tonight’s Raw Supershow taping concluded, The Miz beat John Cena in a singles dark match main event when R-Truth held his feet. Dolph Ziggler came out to assist in a post-match beat down of Zack Ryder and Cena. CM Punk came out and made the save. Ryder and Punk hit their finishers on Ziggler to end the taping.Read More

Posted On November 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Raw Taping Results For Tonight

WWE taped tonight’s Raw Supershow today from the Liverpool Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. Thanks to WNW readers Dean Coombes and Brad Ledson for providing us with live updates. Below are full results: WWE Raw Supershow (Airing tonight on the USA Network): * John Cena came out to open the show. He hyped The Rock appearing live on next week’s Raw Supershow and discussed the significance of this being the first ever WWE TV taping in Liverpool. Awesome Truth come out and interrupt, boasting they will be victorious at SurvivorRead More

Posted On November 4, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Four Matches Announced For Next Week’s Impact Wrestling

Preview TNA IMPACT WRESTLING Next Thursday At 9/8c On SpikeTV Don’t miss Thursday’s huge IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c, as the road continues to the November 13 “Turning Point” Pay-Per-View event! Can’t watch it Thursday night? Set your DVR to record it! Here is a preview of Thursday’s broadcast: – NEW World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode will appear on the broadcast! Just one week after Roode shocked the wrestling world by stabbing James Storm in the back and taking the World Title, will Roode explain his heinous actionsRead More

Posted On November 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Halloween WWE Raw Ratings Breakdown

- As noted before, the Halloween RAW Supershow did a 3.10 cable rating with 4.48 million viewers, which is considered a good number for Halloween night. The Rock’s opener did a 3.45 quarter rating while The Muppets first appearance did a 2.96 quarter rating. In the segment breakdown, The Muppets segment with Jack Swagger, Dolph Ziggler, Vickie Guerrero and Santino Marella lost 717,000 viewers from the opener. The Divas Battle Royal and Muppets segment with Christian and Sheamus gained 398,000 viewers. Wade Barrett and Cody Rhodes vs. Evan Bourne andRead More
– The official Twitter feed of WWE issued the following notice Wednesday: “Watch The Insider tonight on CBS stations for Eve, Kelly Kelly and Alicia Fox! Check local listings for time & channel!” — Darren Young turns 32 years old Wednesday. WWE.com announced on October 5 that Young was suspended for 30 days for his first violation of their Talent Wellness Program. He is eligible to resume performing on Friday. — Numerous Twitter users noted today that Beth Phoenix is no longer following CM Punk and Amy “Lita” Dumas onRead More

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

WWE’s Recent Wellness Violations, Punk’s T-Shirt From Raw, More

– The t-shirt CM Punk wore on Monday’s RAW was from the action comedy movie, “Big Trouble in Little China.” — The WWE website features a video of WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio saying that he agreed to give CM Punk a title shot at Survivor Series just so he could get out of Atlanta. — As we reported earlier this morning, WWE annuonced today that Evan Bourne has been suspended for 30 days after his first violation of the company’s Wellness Policy. WWE issued a press release announcing theRead More

Posted On October 29, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Raw GM Responds To CM Punk, Boogeyman Wants To Get Raw

– As per Interim Raw General Manager John Laurinaitis, if CM Punk can defeat World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry on Monday’s Raw SuperShow, he’ll face Alberto Del Rio for the WWE Championship at Survivor Series. Laurinaitis stated to WWE.com: “After giving this CM Punk situation serious consideration, I’ve reached a decision. In my deliberations as Executive Vice President of Talent Relations and Interim General Manager of Raw, I concluded that although Punk is extremely talented, he has lost several matches recently. As a result, I’ve decided that he must proveRead More

Posted On October 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk’s WWE Title Future, Early Plans For TLC, Foley’s Return

- With Alberto Del Rio vs. CM Punk and Mark Henry vs. The Big Show in the works for Survivor Series – WWE is already looking to have rematches for both at the upcoming Tables, Ladders and Chairs pay-per-view. While things can change, CM Punk is currently scheduled to win the WWE Championship some time this fall – prior to the December 26th RAW supershow from his hometown of Chicago, Illinois. – Mick Foley is said to be looking great these days, with several readers who attended his comedy showsRead More

Posted On October 28, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Matches Announced For Turning Point, Does CM Punk Miss TNA?

– Three matches were announced for Turning Point following Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. * Jeff Hardy vs. Jeff Jarrett * Velvet Sky defends the Women’s Knockout Championship against Gail Kim * Anarquia, Hernandez and Sarita defend the World Tag Team Championship against Jesse Neal, Shannon Moore and Toxxin The pay-per-view event takes place November 13 in Orlando, Florida. — CM Punk, who competed for TNA Wrestling in 2003 and 2004, responded to a comment on Twitter asking if he misses his days working for the promotion. He wrote, “LikeRead More

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

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 10/28

WWE taped this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Below are full results: Smackdown Results (Airing Friday on SyFy): -Teddy Long opens the show with a short promo about the World Heavyweight Championship after the no contest finish at Vengeance. Christian interrupts him, as does CM Punk, who informs the crowd that tonight will be a Supershow, meaning Raw talent will appear. Christian vs. CM Punk is set for tonight. -The Miz & R-Truth b. Air Boom. The Miz and Truth cut a short promo afterRead More

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

Mark Henry-Big Show Update, CM Punk vs. Alberto Del Rio

- In an update from last night, the CM Punk vs. Alberto Del Rio WWE Title Match at Survivor Series is not official yet. The storyline is that John Laurinaitis will either make the match official or scrap it before next week’s RAW. – WWE has been teasing the follow-up to Mark Henry and Big Show collapsing the ring at Vengeance for this week’s SmackDown, where the entire RAW roster is booked. WWE’s website noted that Henry and Show suffered muscle and ligament strains when the ring broke on Sunday.Read More

Posted On October 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Maxim Says CM Punk Is Dating Diva, Bobby Lashley In NYC

– The November 2011 issue of Maxim features an article on CM Punk (who dubs him wrestling’s “next megastar”) and it is publicly disclosed for the first time that Beth Phoenix is his girlfriend. “The Glamazon” is quoted in the piece as she recalls the reaction backstage to his scathing on-air speech on the June 27 Raw concerning the way in which WWE is run and its owner, Vince McMahon. “I was in the dressing room,” recalls Phoenix, “and everyone sprinted over to see what would happen when he cameRead More

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

Perks Of CM Punk’s New Contract, Live SmackDown News & More

- Superstars from both RAW and SmackDown will be appearing at next Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown tapings from Houston, Texas. – As previously reported, WWE will be airing another live episode of WWE SmackDown on Tuesday, November 29th from Charlotte, North Carolina. The show will replay several days later in SmackDown’s usual Friday night timeslot. The last time WWE aired a live SmackDown on a Tuesday night, the show did its best ratings in years – and this upcoming live Tuesday SmackDown is another experiment to see whether the show shouldRead More

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

Details On John Cena’s Exit From The WWE Championship Picture

- Sources report that WWE’s Vengeance pay-per-view will be the event where John Cena finally breaks away from the WWE Title picture. Cena will be facing Alberto Del Rio in a Last Man Standing Match for Del Rio’s WWE Title. This would indicate that Del Rio is retaining the title. After Vengeance, Cena will begin the build for Survivor Series and further his feud with The Rock. Del Rio is scheduled to go into a feud with CM Punk.Read More
Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan DC’s Lavar Arrington Show with Chad Dukes does a wrestling show (The Chad Dukes Wrestling Show) on Friday nights. Last Friday, Dukes conducted an interview with Kevin Nash; during the interview Nash answered questions on the initial confrontation between himself and Punk, if his health was an obstacle in returning to the WWE and if we would see a reprisal of the Punk/Nash clashes. Here are links to the interview and the entire show. Highlights from the interview are as follows: On CM Punk/KevinRead More

Posted On October 18, 2011By Mike ShannonIn Columns

WWE Raw Review – October 17, 2011

Last week’s show may have been the worst episode of Raw in the last 10 years. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter’s Dave Meltzer was so pissed off that he has a permanent picture of Vince McMahon on his home page with the phrase “your show sucks” underneath it. Ratings dropped significantly throughout the night, which was a shame because people were legitimately interested in the walkout angle that opened the show. Of course, since that was different and interesting, WWE immediately killed it by firing Triple H, putting Vince McMahon backRead More

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

Details On CM Punk Turning Down A WWE Movie Role & More

CM Punk recently turned down a WWE Studios movie role, according to an interview he gave in Australia last week. This past summer when Punk was considering leaving WWE and negotiating a new contract, Stephanie McMahon offered him the lead role in the movie “No One Lives.” Punk stated that Stephanie thought he was perfect for one of the characters, described as a “30-something scumbag with dirtbag good looks and soulless eyes.” Punk said he considered the role, but decided to pass on it because he thought he might beRead More