CM Punk Tag

Posted On December 31, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blog: Clarification On John Cena’s Injury, CM Punk

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR said about: John Cena’s Injury: “I thought that John might have suffered a hip pointer which is a severe bruise. That speculation was erroneous on my part. He is day to day according to www.wwe.com. Knowing Cena he will be back in action much sooner than many, many others suffering the same injury. Athletic, hip injuries are hard to define or so theyRead More

Posted On December 28, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Hogan Reveals Surgery Wounds, Ratings For Impact & Reaction

– The Dec. 23 episode of TNA iMPACT! drew a 1.07 cable rating, with 1,403,000 viewers. The previous week’s show drew a 1.12. — The Dec. 23 episode of TNA ReACTION scored a 0.59 cable rating, with 757,000 viewers. The previous full-hour show did a 0.5 cable rating, with 775,000 viewers. — Hulk Hogan underwent nine hours of surgery last Tuesday for a problem with his spinal cord that had been plaguing him for the majority of the past year. The procedure required Hogan to have his spine rebuilt. HeRead More

Posted On December 21, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Triple H’s Role In WWE, CM Punk-John Cena Angle

According to F4WOnline.com Triple H will be taking a more involved role during WWE television tapings in the upcoming weeks. Similar to the role he took on over the last overseas WWE tour. Reports suggest that it was a far less stressful environment than when Vince McMahon is in charge. The John Cena/CM Punk angle was originally scheduled to begin in January however has been bumped forward as CM Punk is back working house shows this weekend. The preliminary was that it would be a match for next year’s WWERead More

Posted On December 17, 2010By Owen PattersonIn News

Report: CM Punk’s Future As A Wrestler “Undecided”

PWMania has learned exclusively that while CM Punk has been scheduled for several house shows in the midwest, his future as a wrestler for WWE is still “undecided.” PWMania was told by a key WWE insider, “Vince (McMahon) and (Executive Producer) Kevin Dunn really like Punk on commentary, and they’re considering making him a fixture of the broadcast team.” We were also told, “Vince thinks Punk has a future as a wrestler, but it looks like he thinks Punk is far too valuable as a commentator right now, and likesRead More

Posted On December 16, 2010By Owen PattersonIn News

CM Punk Returning To The Ring Next Week

WWE Raw announcer CM Punk, who is currently on the sidelines nursing a lower back injury, is scheduled to return to action next week. Punk will be wrestling in the main event of several live events for the SmackDown brand, competing in Four Way Cage matches against World Heavyweight champion Kane, Edge and Big Show. There are no plans at this time to move Punk back to SmackDown, the reason he’s appearing on this batch of shows is because one of them takes place from his home town of Chicago.Read More

Posted On November 30, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Big Backstage Update On CM Punk & WWE Creative

PWMania has learned that WWE creative has been charged with “opening things up” and “to bring the audience back to expecting the unexpected,” but within the PG guidelines the company will continue to promote. WWE Chairman Vince McMahon and Executive Producer Kevin Dunn are believed to be very complimentary regarding CM Punk’s commentary, both because Punk takes direction well, and has been excellent off the cuff while staying within the boundaries set by McMahon himself. “Punk is in his honeymoon period,” a WWE insider exclusively told PWMania this evening, “butRead More

Posted On November 30, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Colt Cabana Speaks On CM Punk Wearing His Shirt On Raw

Ring of Honor star Colt Cabana has commented on CM Punk wearing his T-Shirt on Raw tonight by posting the following on his Twitter account: I Love me some @CMPunk. I STAR COLT shirts are available at www.COLTMERCH.com SEE: http://twitpic.com/28mzps — Colt Cabana (@ColtCabana) November 30, 2010 “I Love me some @CMPunk. I STAR COLT shirts are available at www.COLTMERCH.com SEE: http://twitpic.com/28mzps” The shirt is available at http://www.coltmerch.com/Read More

Posted On November 24, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blog: Miz Wins WWE Title, Cena, Punk, More

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: The Miz Winning the WWE Championship: “I’ve been touting Miz for months on this site as a future big time player and one that I felt several months ago would be in the main event mix at Wrestlemania in Atlanta. Looks like that may well happen now. As for Miz being WWE Champion and specifically for all the naysayers, I suggest thatRead More

Posted On November 23, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Legends Backstage At Raw, CM Punk, Wes Brisco & More

- WWE Legends Haku and Harvey Wippleman are backstage at tonight’s RAW in Orlando visiting. – As noted before, WWE has asked one-half of the FCW Tag Team Champions Wes Brisco to come to TV tapings this week and he was at Survivor Series last night. His father, WWE Hall of Famer Gerald Brisco, told Slam! Wrestling the following this weekend: “He just got the call to go to the pay-per-view, Raw and Smackdown this week. I guess they’re going to take a look at him,” he said. “Personally, IRead More

Posted On November 18, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Goldberg Tweets On Triple H, Cena Talks Nexus, CM Punk

- John Cena wrote the following on Twitter after Monday’s Raw: “CeNation. Officially don’t care anymore what wade thinks or says. Had time to reflect and if i get fired, im ok with it. Sorry to keep quiet for so long. That will never happen again. I have been able to read all of your messages. Thank u to all.” – CM Punk posted the following on his Twitter confirming he done commentary on this week’s WWE Superstars. He wrote: “Yes, Superstars will be mostly watchable tomorrow due to myRead More

Posted On November 11, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Injury Updates On The Undertaker, CM Punk & Sheamus

- The Undertaker underwent shoulder surgery in the past week to repair his torn rotator cuff. Obviously the hope is that he’s healthy in time for WrestleMania, but it’s not guaranteed and it will depend on how his recovery goes. – CM Punk, who injured his lower back at WWE’s Bragging Rights pay-per-view, opted not to have surgery because a doctor told him he’d be able to rehab what’s believed to be a torn muscle tendon. Punk will be out of action until at least January, but will be healthyRead More

Posted On November 1, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Injury Update: Will Miss Up To 3 Months With Hip Injury

After suffering a hip injury at the WWE Bragging Rights pay-per-view, RAW superstar CM Punk underwent an MRI last week and it was determined that he will be out of action for up to 3 months. WWE does not want to lose yet another top character, so creative has been told to write storylines for Punk that will keep him on television without him having to wrestle. There is still a possibility that Punk has surgery some time this week .. Punk might be able to work through the injury,Read More

Posted On October 27, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Major Update On CM Punk’s Injury Status

PWMania has learned CM Punk’s injury appears to be serious, as the MRI on his hip apparently shows significant enough damage to warrant a surgery or serious rehabilitation therapy, according to a well-placed WWE source. “Punk really screwed up his hip, and it needs to be addressed,” the source told us earlier today, “this is a major blow to Monday Night Raw, because the only heels on the show are Nexus and Miz. It’s pretty obvious Punk was moved to Raw to become a top heel, but that’s on holdRead More

Posted On October 27, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Night Of Champion Buyrate, CM Punk Gets MRI, R-Truth & More

- The early PPV buyrate numbers are in for WWE’s Night of Champions 2010 pay-per-view and once again – the downward trend continues. According to early estimates, this year’s event drew 169,000 buys, down from 267,000 last year. This year’s number is expected to rise a bit before the final results are in, but it’s becoming more apparent by the month that WWE’s pay-per-view business is in bad shape and big changes are needed. – We reported earlier this week that CM Punk appeared to suffer a back or hipRead More

Posted On October 26, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Best Of Smackdown 2009-2010 DVD Set Released Today

WWE Best of Smackdown 2009-2010 DVD set was released in stores today. Amazon are currently offering a 31% discount on “Smackdown: The Best of 2009-2010” only costing $23.99 and eligible for free Super Saver Shipping. You can pre-order the DVD at this link. Below is the box art cover, the official match listing and features for the DVD set: Celebrating 10 years October Highlights The Rock returns to SmackDown 2nd October, 2009 The Biggest 8-Man Tag Team Match in SmackDown History John Cena, Triple H, Shawn Michaels and Undertaker vs.Read More

Posted On October 25, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Injury Notes On Undertaker & CM Punk, SD Star Returning Soon

– Beth Phoenix, who has been out of action since May due to a torn ACL, is expected to return to the road for the SmackDown brand within the next few weeks. — Some believed CM Punk may have injured his hip or back during his bout at Bragging Rights, but it’s a non-issue. — As reported earlier, The Undertaker will have his lingering shoulder injury, which has forced him to take time off from the road, diagnosed this week. WWE back by the Royal Rumble to kick off hisRead More
– Former WWE talent Dave Bautista (a/k/a Batista) said during a radio interview this morning with DC101 that he is close to signing with Strikeforce to compete in mixed martial arts. The former WWE Champion noted that both sides agreed on a monetary figure last week and that he hopes to have a deal done soon so that he can fight on their March show. — A picture has surfaced online of former WWE star Hardcore Holly at an independent event sporting a large tattoo over the left side ofRead More

Posted On October 18, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Mick Foley Bumped By The President, Holly Attends TNA Event

– Mick Foley was bumped from his scheduled appearance on the syndicated radio show The Steve Harvey Morning Show Friday due to an appearance by United States President Barack Obama. – It appears that Rhino is still affiliated with TNA Wrestling after working this past weekend’s live events. “The War Machine” lost to Matt Morgan at Friday’s show in Racine, Wisconsin, but scored a victory the next night in Dubuque, Iowa. — Former WWE star Hardcore Holly was on hand for Saturday’s TNA Wrestling live event in Dubuque, Iowa asRead More

Posted On October 18, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

CM Punk Debuts New Look, MVP Comments On Rumors, More

– MVP took to Twitter to comment on speculation that he’s trying to get fired from WWE or worried about his position with the organization. “I’m not “trying to get fired” or “worried about my spot,” he wrote. “These rumors are created by people reading into things or just made up! PRINT THAT.” — MVP will be appearing at this Friday’s Hartford Wolfpack Game at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. The SmackDown Superstar will be promoting WWE’s Fan Appreciation Day at the same venue on Saturday, Oct. 30. —Read More