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

Austin Talks About CM Punk & Reveals Tough Enough Season 2

During a recent interview with the UK’s Daily Star newspaper, WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin revealed what has been speculated for quite some time – that a second season of Tough Enough is in the works. Austin also answered a few questions on this summer’s breakout superstar, CM Punk. Here are some highlights of what Stone Cold said about: CM Punk’s Recent Push & SummerSlam Match: “I really enjoyed it. It was like a breath of fresh air. He’s telling it like it is. He’s got himself a goodRead More

Posted On August 17, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: Sorry Fellas This is Strictly Business

After the best Pay-Per-View top to bottom we’ve seen in a long time we were left with more questions than answers, and isn’t that the point of a program like WWE? To always keep us guessing, even if the outcome of Summerslam couldn’t have been more apparent. Okay, we didn’t know Punk would win, and we certainly didn’t know Kevin Nash would return, with more Just For Men hair gel than should be humanly possible. We did know that after a grueling match like that whoever was champion, was goingRead More

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

Update On The Announced Roster For WWE ’12 & More

- Last week, THQ announced the ‘complete’ roster for the upcoming WWE ’12 video game. According to a source at THQ, Trish Stratus, who was not listed last week, is confirmed for the game. – Also rumored for the WWE ’12 game but not part of last week’s roster reveal is Brock Lesnar. A THQ employee recently wrote on Twitter that they have been working on a Brock Lesnar character model to be included in the game as a playable character. – CM Punk’s new theme song “Cult of Personalit”Read More

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

Steph McMahon, Kevin Nash, Edge & Jimmy Hart Appear At PPV

As previously mentioned, Sunday’s WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view saw the surprise returns of several notable names. – Jimmy Hart did a backstage segment with R-Truth, where he offered Truth his managing services. After almost convincing him, R-Truth questioned with Jimmy was a Little Jimmy and stormed off before the deal could be made. – Stephanie McMahon had a heated backstage segment with CM Punk, was shown consulting with husband Triple H prior to the main event and was seen exiting the dressing room of former WWE champion John Cena. – EdgeRead More

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

What You Didn’t See On WWE SummerSlam

After WWE SummerSlam went off the air, Ricardo Rodriguez announced Alberto Del Rio as the new WWE Champion and told the fans to get up and cheer for him. A dejected Cm Punk made his way to the back as his music played.Read More

Posted On August 15, 2011By Mike ShannonIn Columns

WWE SummerSlam 2011 Review

-We are LIVE! from Los Angeles, CA (home of the hottest, stupidest women on Earth) -Some tool from Tool plays the National Anthem on his guitar and sucks at it. Six Man Tag The Miz, R-Truth & Alberto Del Rio vs. Kofi Kingston, John Morrison & Rey Mysterio Truth and the Miz cut promos before the match but the crowd isn’t too interested in either guy. Kofi takes Miz over with a monkey flip and tags in Morrison for a double flapjack and a two count. R-Truth tries his luckRead More

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

New Champions Crowned At WWE SummerSlam

- Randy Orton beat Christian in a spectacular No Holds Barred Match at WWE SummerSlam to win the World Heavyweight Championship. – Alberto Del Rio cashed in the Money in the Bank briefcase after Kevin Nash came out from the crowd and gave CM Punk the Jackknife Powerbomb and pinned Punk to win the WWE Championship. This is how WWE Summerslam concluded.Read More

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

WWE SummerSlam Results – August 14, 2011

- The 2011 WWE SummerSlam PPV kicks off with a band playing the National Anthem. We go to a video package. – We go right to the ring and out comes The Miz to open the show. The Miz talks about he’s back at SummerSlam and thanks the fans for insisting he wrestle. Miz goes on and is interrupted by R-Truth. Truth comes walking out and is interrupted by Ricardo Rodriguez introducing Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio comes driving in. The Miz, Alberto Del Rio and R-Truth vs. Kofi Kingston,Read More

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

WWE Hall Of Famer Howard Finkel Previews SummerSlam

Arda Ocal (@arda_ocal) and Jimmy Korderas (@jimmykorderas) of Right After Wrestling recently spoke with legendary announcer and WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel (@HowardFinkel). Highlights: Being a veteran in WWE, how he feels about the ‘4th wall’ being broken down with this CM Punk angle “I wasn’t initially comfortable with it but it’s cutting edge. I had mixed emotions to it. Some people have had their jaws drop over the past previous weeks. So although I had mixed emotions about it, I’m actually digging the hell out of it now!”Read More
WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel appeared on Right After Wrestling with Arda Ocal and Jimmy Korderas (available here). Highlights from the interview are as follows: What was the initial plan for SummerSlam in 1988: “To the best of my recollection, SummerSlam came around 1988 and then the Royal Rumble came in soon after. It was always the second biggest event we were going to produce. The WWE worked on producing pay-per-views from the ’80’s through the ’90’s until now. When we first started with WrestleMania, pay-per-view was just atRead More

Posted On August 10, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – SummerSlam or Bust

Follow @OneCountKickout on Twitter The One Count Kickout Blog The Summer of Punk is going by quickly and with SummerSlam looming on the horizon the time is not long for the so-called “Battle of Champions.”  CM Punk continues to light the world on fire with his hard hitting, cutting to the bone shoot style promos as of lately.  Triple H has managed to insert himself into the main event stirring up familiar conversation about his ego and John Cena remains in the main event picture trying to maintain a feudRead More
WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin appeared on G4’s Attack of the Show this week to promote his new DVD action movie, Tactical Force, which is now on sale at Amazon.com. During the interview, Austin was asked about the internet buzz that he might come out of retirement to wrestle CM Punk at next year’s WrestleMania 28 show from Miami. Austin responded to host Kevin Pereira by saying, “I’ve been hearing stuff like that.” Austin said he knows Punk is a huge fan of his and says PunkRead More

Posted On August 9, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After Raw With CM Punk, John Cena & Triple H

After Monday’s episode of WWE RAW from San Jose, CA went off the air, WWE Champions John Cena and CM Punk got into a brawl. The referee held up both title belts, which lead to the start of a match between the joint champions. John Cena vs. CM Punk ended in a double disqualification after The Miz and R-Truth interfered and attacked both men. Cena and Punk were able to fight back and hit their finishers on the heels to send them running away. The champions held their title beltsRead More

Posted On August 9, 2011By Mike ShannonIn News

WWE Raw Review – August 8, 2011

-So the aforementioned Triple H kicks us off and promises a night that will change wrestling forever this Sunday. I think that makes like five of those nights in the last six months or so. Some guy in the crowd holds up a “Champion vs. Champion” sign for the REALLY stupid people in audience. I still don’t get how CM Punk could beat Cena for the title and then Cena beats Rey Mysterio and suddenly he’s world champion again and we’re just supposed to accept that without question…really stupid. Anyways,Read More

Posted On August 8, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Raw Results – August 8, 2011

- Tonight’s WWE RAW kicks off with Triple H as the “WWE COO” makes his way out to a nice reaction from the fans. Michael Cole, Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler are on commentary as The Game makes his way into the ring. Triple H talks about CM Punk vs. John Cena and says change has been a big thing around here lately. He talks about going from no WWE Champion and Vince McMahon to he being in charge and there being two WWE Champions. Triple H says he willRead More

Posted On August 8, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: More On HHH/Vince, Punk/Cena Creative Control

The word backstage in WWE is that WWE Chairman Vince McMahon may have passed the torch to HHH on television, but behind the scenes “Vince McMahon is the end-all, be-all, and no one is in doubt of that fact,” according to a top source in production. “HHH has been sitting under the learning tree, as he calls it,” our source told us this weekend, “but Vince still goes through every promo, every finish, every storyline on the show. Nothing airs without his permission or blessing. Nothing.” Recent internet reports suggestRead More
TNA Wrestling will be holding the seventh annual Hardcore Justice pay-per-view event tonight at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Nine matches have been announced for the event, including five title matches. World Heavyweight Championship Match Sting (c) vs. Kurt Angle World Tag Team Championship Match Bobby Roode and James Storm (c) vs. Hernandez and Anarquia X Division Championship Match Brian Kendrick (c) Austin Aries vs. Alex Shelley Six Man Tag Team Match AJ Styles, Christopher Daniels and Kazarian vs. Abyss, Gunner and Scott Steiner Challenge Match Mr. Anderson vs. BullyRead More
– ImpactWrestling.com has announced a TNA Knockouts Championship Match for Hardcore Justice. Miss Tessmacher and Tara will defend the straps against Sarita and Rosita, the previous title holders. Sarita, who announced four weeks ago via Facebook that she had suffered facial paralysis, continued to wear a protective mask at this past weekend’s TNA Wrestling live events in Texas. Her condition, however, has improved in the meantime. — Matt Hardy, who has been inactive from TNA Wrestling since May 30, posted a status update on Twitter. He wrote Thursday, “To allRead More
– The August 4, 2011 episode of Impact Wrestling scored a 1.14 cable rating, down from 1.20 the prior week and 1.26 on July 21. Impact averaged 1,436,000 viewers over the course of two hours, down 22 percent from 1,794,000 on July 21. It’s worth noting that the season premiere of Jersey Shore on MTV drew 8.8 million viewers. — Amazing Red’s profile has been removed from ImpactWrestling.com’s roster page, thus confirming his departure from TNA Wrestling. The former X Division cited creative differences for his departure from the organizationRead More