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In his first match since flooring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with a clothesline and subsequent Go to Sleep on Raw 1,000, CM Punk appeared a babyface at Saturday’s SmackDown live event at Freedom Hall Civic Center in Johnson City, Tennessee. He retained the WWE Championship in a Triple Threat Match against Daniel Bryan and Kane. Attendees largely ignored his apparent heel turn on Monday as he was loudly cheered throughout the match. Chris Jericho rekindled his partnership with Christian as the duo took on Cody Rhodes and Dolph Ziggler. ZigglerRead More
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Posted On July 28, 2012By Graham MatthewsIn Columns

WWE SmackDown, July 27: GSM’s Analysis and Aftermath

Only four days removed from Monday Night Raw’s remarkable 1,000th episode, SmackDown presented a fallout show that provided plenty of build towards the upcoming SummerSlam pay-per-view. With new, ruthless rivalries and intriguing angles starting to form on the blue brand, Friday nights are slowly becoming more and more entertaining by the week. Here, I will analyze each significant segment presented on the show. I will also provide a combination of aftermath and wishful thinking about what I hope to see in coming weeks. Intercontinental Championship Match: The Miz def. Christian Great match to kickRead More
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- The backstage feeling at last night’s RAW 1000 episode was a very positive one with the newer talents hanging out with the Legends. The mood was described as a WrestleMania mood. – A stipulation is expected to be added to the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H SummerSlam match. – Mick Foley wrote on Twitter that all the WWE Legends were talking good about Heath Slater. He wrote on Twitter: “Sure sign that @HeathSlaterOMRB is getting over – the entire @WWE Legends locker room was talking about him.” – BeforeRead More

Posted On July 19, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Batista Update, WWE Superstars Edited, Linda McMahon Latest

- Linda McMahon has spent $8,850,374 of her own money so far in her 2012 bid for the US Senate. She has also taken $617,782 in campaign contributions. Linda has spent roughly the same amount of her own money as the three other major candidates have raised combined. – XXLMag.com has picked up on Batista directing a new music video for rapper Action Bronson this week in Los Angeles. Batista suggested the two do a fight scene in the video and that will be filmed this week. Bronson will alsoRead More

Posted On July 18, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Three Dark Matches At WWE SmackDown Tapings, WWE Superstars

- The first dark match before Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown tapings in San Diego, California saw Brodus Clay defeat a local wrestler. The second dark match saw Cody Rhodes defeat Tyson Kidd. – The dark main event after the tapings saw John Cena defeat Cody Rhodes and Big Show. John Laurinaitis ended up interfering and attacking Cena with a chair but caught an Attitude Adjustment. The advertised dark main event had been Cena and Rey Mysterio vs. Show and Laurinaitis. – Matches taped Tuesday in San Diego to air on thisRead More

Posted On July 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Goldberg’s RAW 1000 Status, Charlie Sheen Update, Superstars

- Via Twitter, former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Goldberg responded to rumors suggesting that he will appear on next Monday’s historic 1000th episode of Raw SuperShow. “It’s not true!!” Goldberg said. He continued, “No offense,I don’t just SHOW UP on Raw. As fans I hope you can understand. Now I must Jackhammer this thing sitting next to me on the plane.” – It would appear that Charlie Sheen’s scheduled endeavor to join WWE as their Celebrity Social Media Ambassador for next week’s historic 1,000th episode of Raw SuperShow is offRead More

Posted On July 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE Superstars Taping Results For 7/19

WWE taped the Raw portion of this week’s WWE Superstars Monday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Below are full results: WWE Superstars (Airing Thursday on WWE.com): * Santino Marella defeated Jinder Mahal. * Cody Rhodes defeated Alex Riley.Read More

Posted On July 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Match Revealed For Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow

Alex Riley revealed on his Tout account that he will be involved in a singles match on tonight’s edition of Raw in Las Vegas, Nevada against Cody Rhodes. The match will most likely be for this week’s WWE Superstars taping. As PWMania.com reported earlier, John Cena also posted a video on Tour teasing a “major announcement” tonight on RAW regarding his Money in the Bank win status.Read More
- Tonight’s WWE Super SmackDown opens up with Primo, Epico, The Usos, Alicia Fox, Natalya, Yoshi Tatsu, Hunico, Camacho, Hornswoggle, Rosa Mendes, Kaitlyn, Tamina and some others are having a cookout. Teddy Long walks in and welcomes everyone to the Great American Bash. He’s got Eve Torres dressed in a name tag and he says she has volunteered to clean up the party. Teddy introduces the United States Champion Santino Marella. Santino goes to light the grill when Kane appears. Kane sets fire to the grill and everyone starts toRead More
- The AT&T Center is advertising Brock Lesnar for the August 6th RAW Supershow in San Antonio, TX. This is the same date as the “Shawn Michaels Appreciation Night” episode. – WWE Studios is finishing shooting scenes for “The Marine: Homefront” in Vancouver this week. The star of the film, The Miz, has a new look for the movie and is expected to return to WWE television in the coming weeks. You can check out a photo of The Miz’s new look for the movie at this link. – WWERead More
- John Laurinaitis’ profile has been their website’s Superstar directory, however the page is still available at this link. – Former WWE Tough Enough Rima Fakih spoke with Dr. Pete of SportsTownChicago to discuss her time on Tough Enough, wearing a “butt pad” on the show and more. – TheNewsStar.com is featuring an interview with Cody Rhodes about this Friday’s Supershow at Monroe Civic Center in Monroe, LA. During the interview, Rhodes addressed the tough WWE travel schedule. “When you hear your music and get that reaction and people respond,Read More

Posted On June 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Weekend Shedule; Supershows, No Way Out PPV & More

- WWE presents two Supershows this weekend, one tonight in Augusta, ME and tomorrow in Lowell, MA. The following matches are advertised for the events: * Steel Cage Match: John Cena vs. The Big Show * WWE Championship Street Fight: CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan * World Heavyweight Championship Match: Sheamus vs. Kane * Intercontinental Championship: Christian vs. Cody Rhodes – On Sunday, WWE presents No Way Out from East Rutherford, NJ. – Monday’s WWE RAW Supershow show takes place from Uniondale, NY. – Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown taping takes placeRead More
- The Miz wrote the following about filming for WWE’s new The Marine movie this week, “guns, fighting, explosives in the 1st week of filmin. Intensity is up, even @TheRealMorrison would be proud of my parkour #MarineHomefront” – Cody Rhodes posted the following video to hype his No Way Out match with WWE Intercontinental Champion Christian:Read More

Posted On June 13, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Backstage News On WWE Talents Returning, Triple H-FCW, More

- With guys like Rey Mysterio, Chris Jericho and Randy Orton returning to action in the next two months, the feeling within WWE is that their roster is so limited right now that no matter what Vince McMahon is thinking about a particular talent at the moment, when the day comes that someone is cleared to return, they will be brought back regardless of any concerns or politics. – The big FCW Summer Slamarama tour with 39 events booked is another part of Triple H’s changes to WWE developmental. –Read More

Posted On June 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Full Content Listing For WWE Falls Count Anywhere DVD & Blu-ray

- Here’s the full content listing for “WWE Falls Count Anywhere” DVD and Blu-ray which is scheduled for a June 26 release. You can pre-order the product, at Amazon.com. Disc 1 The Names May Vary Alley Fight Pat Patterson vs. Sgt. Slaughter Madison Square Garden 1981 Atlanta Street Fight Jimmy Valiant & Ms. Atlanta Lively vs. Midnight Express Starrcade 1985 WWE Falls Count Anywhere DVD Cover Street Fight for the NWA Tag Team Championship Doom vs. Barry Windham & Arn Anderson Starrcade 1990 A Fresh Face Falls Count Anywhere MatchRead More

Posted On June 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: “WWE Inbox” – Episode 19

John Cena, Cody Rhodes and more Superstars answer your Twitter questions.Read More
- Daniel Bryan recently spoke with CT.com and was asked if he has a “road wife” in WWE or a travel partner. Bryan revealed that he travels with Cody Rhodes and Ryback, who you may remember appeared on WWE TV two weeks ago with a nasty black eye. It’s not clear if this is one of the made up stories that Bryan is talking about but below, he tells a story about Ryback’s black eye: “Right now, my road wife is the Ryback [Laughs] and Cody Rhodes. We don’t haveRead More

Posted On May 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Christian Returns To WWE & Wins WWE Intercontinental Title

Christian returned to WWE television tonight at Over the Limit pay-per-view. He won the Number One Contender Battle Royal to open the show which he used to face Cody Rhodes for the WWE Intercontinental Championship. Christian defeated Cody Rhodes, winning the WWE Intercontinental Championship for the fourth time in his career. Christian suffered a high ankle sprain in November 2011 and returned briefly in March but was sidelined again after aggravating the same injury. He made his return to the ring during WWE’s post-Wrestlemania tour in the United Kingdom lastRead More

Posted On May 19, 2012By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: The Non-Champions Playoffs

Anyone that knows me knows I’m a basketball junkie. There are few things better than good physical playoff basketball. Know this I hate the Heat, so any team playing then instantly becomes my team to root for. Why do I bring this up? It’s because the NBA is currently in the 2nd round of its playoffs and I’m inspired. This column will be all about playoffs in wrestling specifically who on the current WWE/FCW roster who hasn’t held a title is the best.   However, before I get into thatRead More