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

Two Matches Revealed For WWE Elimination Chamber

Following tonight’s edition of WWE Raw, below is the lineup for WWE Elimination Chamber: WWE Championship Match – The Miz (c) vs. Jerry Lawler Raw Elimination Chamber Match Winner gets WWE Championship Match at Wrestlemania XXVII – Sheamus vs. CM Punk vs. John Cena vs. John Morrison vs. Randy Orton vs. R-Truth WWE Elimination Chamber will take place on Sunday, February 20, 2011 from the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. We’ll have full coverage here at PWMania.com.Read More

Posted On January 24, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Punk Wrestling Cena At Raw, SmackDown Stars Backstage, Miz

– Recent Raw live events have featured WWE Champion The Miz defeating Randy Orton. Orton then gets his heat back by quickly defeating Alex Riley in a match ordered by the Raw General Manager. — Some SmackDown talent are backstage at tonight’s Raw taping in Detroit, Michigan. The show was rewritten this morning. — CBS Detroit features an article on CM Punk promoting tonight’s Raw and it’s noted that he’ll face John Cena at the event. It has not been disclosed whether the match will occur during the television broadcast.Read More
If I see one more sloppily applied submission maneuver (I’m looking at you, John Cena) , I might walk out on wrestling all together.  Well ok, probably not, but chances are I’ll be equally or more annoyed than I was the last time I saw something applied so poorly.  I get, and appreciate, that wrestlers are trying to not actually hurt their opponent.  In a profession where performers simulate violence for the audience’s entertainment, and do their best not to actually hurt themselves or their opponent in the act, I’mRead More
– With no competition from football, Monday’s Raw scored a 3.27 cable rating, the program’s best mark since December 20, 2010 (also a 3.27). The rating is up from last week’s 3.05 number. The show drew hours of 3.17 and 3.19. Overall viewership was approximately 5 million, up from 4.6 million. — WWE is holding a screening for an undisclosed WWE Studios film next Monday in Detroit, Michigan. The invitation is only being offered to those who attend the evening’s Raw taping and are between the ages of 9 andRead More
– The SmackDown taping on March 1 will be held at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Tickets go on sale January 29 via Ticketmaster.com. — MVP clarified a fan’s Twitter comment regarding WWE owning the rights to the theme song he used at the conclusion of his tenure with the organization, Holla 2 The World. He wrote: “WWE owns the rights 2 my intro “VIP Ballin”. They DO NOT own the rights 2 “Holla 2 The World” or any other MVP projects.” — The website for the JQHRead More

Posted On January 18, 2011By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Punk Dealing With Elbow Injury? Statement From Adamle’s Lawyer

- The reason why CM Punk had his elbow taped up on last night’s Raw is because of previous injuries. He had it last operated on in July to repair “floating particles” which were causing the elbow to lock up. – CHICAGO (17 January 2011) – Lawyer Dean Dickie from the law firm of Miller Canfield (Chicago office) issued the following statement today on behalf of his client, local sportscaster, Mike Adamle: “Mr. Adamle vigorously disputes that he was under the influence of alcohol or any other illegal substance whenRead More

Posted On January 18, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The New Member Of CM Punk’s Nexus Is…

Mason Ryan made his on-screen debut on WWE television on tonight’s Raw, taking out CM Punk (who sacrificed himself) and John Cena during their main event match and then joined the new Nexus headed up by CM Punk. Ryan has been in WWE’s Florida Championship Wrestling developmental system and has actually be on the road with the company for months. He is the current FCW Heavyweight Champion. WWE officials are high up on Ryan because of his similar look to Dave Batista. Ryan is billed at 6’6 280 pounds whileRead More

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

Report: Backstage Reaction To CM Punk Getting Hit By Fan

According to a key WWE source at Monday Night Raw, a lot of backstage ribbing has been taking place today about new top heel CM Punk getting hit by a fan last night at a live event. According to our source, Punk is taking it all in stride, and is laughing louder than anyone else about the fact he got hit. “Punk feels like if he’s getting hit, he’s doing his job!” our WWE source told us, “he says he only wishes it was caught on tape!”Read More

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

Another Detailed Fan Account of CM Punk/Fan Altercation

Thanks to Jeremy Wilkins for sending in another eye witness account of the CM Punk/fan altercation which took place at the WWE Raw house show event last night in Shreveport, Louisiana: “As C.M. Punk was exiting (following his match against Mark Henry), he was shouting at numerous fans at ringside. He approached a family with two small children and began to do the same. After some lengthy jawing back and forth, he screamed at one of the kids (age 10 or so) to slap him. The child did so. PunkRead More

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

More On CM Punk Getting Slapped By A Fan

It was reported here that CM Punk got into an altercation with a fan at Sunday’s WWE super show event from Shreveport, Louisiana. A few fans who were at the show have sent in recaps of what went down and there are new details to report. Following his match, CM Punk got in the faces of several fans at ringside, including a few young children. Punk told one of the kids, said to be around 10 years old, to slap him. The fan slapped Punk, who told the fan toRead More

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

CM Punk Assaulted At Live Event, Keibler At Golden Globes, More

- Reader Malik attended Sunday’s WWE supershow from Shreveport, Louisiana and sent in word that Nexus leader CM Punk was struck in the face by a young fan who was sitting ringside. The fan and his friends were reportedly thrown out of the show. We’re waiting on further confirmation and details on this story. – WWE is giving away a $50 WWE Shop gift card to fans who purchase the Royal Rumble, Elimination Chamber and WrestleMania 27 pay-per-views and send in proof of purchase. Click here for more details. –Read More

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

Raw Preview: John Cena vs. CM Punk, 2 Weeks Until The Rumble

Tonight’s episode of WWE RAW takes place from Little Rock, Arkansas. The show will be headlined by the return of John Cena, who will square off against Nexus leader CM Punk. This will be Cena’s first appearance on RAW in two weeks. He’s been sidelined since the show when Punk joined Nexus and took Cena out with his Go To Sleep Finisher. After being injured in late December and keeping a light in-ring schedule while recovering, Cena returned to WWE’s live events tour this weekend. Cena wrestled on Friday andRead More

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

Upcoming WWE Raw Programs Revealed

The PNE Agrodome in Vancouver is advertising these matches for it’s Raw house show on February 11th, 2011: * Randy Orton vs. The Miz for the WWE Title * John Morrison vs. Sheamus * Daniel Bryan vs. CM Punk for the US TitleRead More

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

John Cena Pulled From Sunday Raw Brand House Show

John Cena was advertised to appear at Sunday’s RAW brand live event from Shreveport, Louisiana, but was not at the show. Cena, who wrestled Friday night in Tennessee, had been scheduled to CM Punk on the show, but was replaced by Mark Henry. No reason was given for Cena’s absence. Here are quick results from the show: * John Morrison won a battle Royal to get a title shot later in the night. * Daniel Bryan beat Ted DiBiase and retained the US Title. * Alberto Del Rio beat RRead More

Posted On January 12, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: Even I can be wrong once in a while

Alright so everyone makes mistakes including me; as hard as it is to admit Nexus is now enjoyable to watch, and not just because they saved us from having to see Santino and Vlad defend their tag team titles. Even though that was pretty awesome to see and I thoroughly enjoyed it.  How I ever doubted CM Punk and his ability to raise Nexus to watchable level is beyond me. The initiations were pretty neat although Michael McGillicutty clearly had the worst of all the initiations. Also we may notRead More

Posted On January 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: HBK In The Hall Of Fame, Jerry Lawler’s Push, CM Punk

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 said about: Shwan Michaels Joining WWE’s Hall of Fame: “HBK is SO deserving and is arguably the greatest in ring performer of all time and let me tell you folks that statement covers a lot of ground.” “HBK was a ‘natural’ for the wrestling biz. He was a life long fan. He was a very good athlete. He had a natural swagger and loadsRead More

Posted On January 5, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

*Spoiler* Raw Star Reportedly Joining Smackdown Brand

Immediately following the conclusion of the Drew McIntyre vs. Big Show vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Dolph Ziggler Fatal 4-Way Match to determine a new No. 1 contender to Edge’s World Heavyweight Championship, Wade Barrett attacked Big Show. According to WWE sources, the former leader of Nexus is permanently joining the blue brand and will not be feuding with CM Punk.Read More

Posted On January 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Off-Air Raw Notes; Cole Sees Action, Crowd Response, More

Thanks to Jake Altersitz for sending in the following: After the show, Miz and Alex Riley head down to the ring to taunt Randy Orton. Randy attacks them but is thrown outside the ring. Micheal Cole then comes into the ring saying he wants to hear what Miz has to say. Miz yaps about them (Miz, Riley & Cole) being a “coalition”. While hes yaking, Randy is stirring, and from behind, RKOs Riley. Miz runs away, Randy turns his attention to Cole.. Before he can RKO him, Miz tries oneRead More

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

Confirmed For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE Raw

Tonight’s episode WWE RAW takes place from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The WWE website has announced that the opening match of tonight’s RAW will see WWE Champion The Miz defending against #1 contender and former tag team partner John Morrison in a Falls Count Anywhere match. RAW will also feature follow-up on CM Punk appearing to join Nexus at the end of last week’s show. With the Royal Rumble taking place later this month, expect to see Royal Rumble qualifying matches as early as tonight. The darkRead More