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

JR On Mick Foley, WWE’s Next Breakout Star, Matt Hardy, More

Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are some highlights: -Will Mick Foley ever return to WWE? I don’t have a definitive answer but my gut instinct says that he will at some point and it could even be this year. I can’t see Mick wrestling regularly but stepping back in the ring for something special seems feasible. Mick has many skills and could be an asset for any company in a variety of ways. -Who’s the next breakout star in WWE? Could beRead More

Posted On September 19, 2011By Mike ShannonIn Columns

WWE Night of Champions 2011 Review

-The token hype video kicks us off and I’m consistently amazed at how awesome the WWE production team is. If I could pick any position in that company, it would be either combing through old tapes for WWE 24/7 or making those recap videos. -Your hosts are Cole, King, and Booker…wow, glad they brought JR back. Air Boom vs. Awesome Truth Truth debuts his new entrance theme which is “What’s Up” with new lyrics to make it “You Suck”…not bad. I’ll give WWE credit for one thing, they are actuallyRead More
WWE holds their fourth annual Night of Champions pay-per-view event tonight at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Seven matches have been announced for the event: No Disqualification Match CM Punk vs. Triple H WWE Championship Match Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. John Cena World Heavyweight Championship Match Randy Orton (c) vs. Mark Henry Intercontinental Championship Match Cody Rhodes (c) vs. Ted DiBiase Fatal 4-Way United States Championship Match Dolph Ziggler (c) vs. Alex Riley vs. John Morrison vs. Jack Swagger WWE Tag Team Championship Match Kofi KingstonRead More

Posted On September 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Castagnoli Added To FCW Website, New Orton Shirt Released

– Claudio Castagnoli, who recently signed a developmental contract with WWE, has been added to the Florida Championship Wrestling website’s roster page. As reported earlier, the former Ring of Honor talent is now known as Antonio Cesaro. The website has also added Jason Jordan, Australian women’s wrestler Leah West (a/k/a Irena Janjic) and Corey Graves, who formerly competed in Ring of Honor and other independent leagues as Sterling James Keenan. — WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel is advertised for an autograph signing at this Thursday’s Florida Championship Wrestling liveRead More

Posted On September 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Match Announced For NOC, Christian Starts Twitter Campaign

– Jim Cornette turns 50 years old today while Masahiro Chono turns 48. — Following SmackDown, Matt Striker caught up with Christian to get his thoughts on the now-rocky relationship with his former best friend Edge. Instead, the Toronto native promoted his Twitter account and called on fans to start a campaign to make him the No. 1 contender to the winner of the Randy Orton vs. Mark Henry World Heavyweight Title Match at Night of Champions. The video can be accessed here. — WWE has announced that Cody RhodesRead More

Posted On September 13, 2011By Mike ShannonIn Columns

WWE Raw Review – September 12, 2011

Well, well, well…look who’s back. You’ll have to forgive my absence the past few shows as my wife gave birth to our first child two weeks ago, and let’s just say that the learning curve has been quite steep. In any event, I see I missed the end of the brand extension (kind of), a ridiculous twist in the Nash storyline (he texted himself…really???) and CM Punk’s momentum is slowing each and every week. However, tonight is the go home show for Night of Champions and the IWC is absolutelyRead More

Posted On September 9, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

SmackDown Match Preview, Venue For First 2012 SmackDown

– WWE.com is advertising the following for tonight’s episode of SmackDown: “Former Legacy allies World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton and Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes do battle tonight on SmackDown. Plus, the volatile Mark Henry goes up against Ezekiel Jackson.” Other matches that will air include: * Sin Cara vs. Tyson Kidd * Kelly Kelly vs. Natalya * Sheamus vs. Wade Barrett * Kofi Kingston and Evan Bourne vs. Jinder Mahal and The Great Khali — Triple H, Michael Rapaport and Parker Posey star in WWE Studios’ new crime drama, InsideRead More

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

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 8/19

WWE taped this week’s episode of SmackDown on Tuesday night from Bakersfield, California. Here are the spoiler results: Dark Match * Bo Rotunda defeated Joey Ryan. WWE Smackdown * Teddy Long announces 20 Man Battle Royal to crown number one contender for World title. Randy Orton is out there for announcement. Cody Rhodes confronts Orton It ends with Orton nailing RKO on Ted DiBiase. * Intercontinental champion Cody Rhodes successfully defended against Ezekiel Jackson. * Justin Gabriel beat Tyson Kidd with the 450 splash in what was said to beRead More

Posted On August 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For Tonight

WWE Smackdown (Airing Friday) Triple H came out and set up Ezekiel Jackson vs. Cody Rhodes for the Intercontinental Title, Alberto Del Rio vs. Daniel Bryan, and Great Khali vs. Randy Orton. Christian came out to speak to Hunter. Christian threatened that Hunter needed to change his SummerSlam match against Randy Orton or he would sue. Hunter told him he has no respect as the World Hvt. Champion, so the match is still on. Sheamus beat Christian by countout. Christian wanted no part of Sheamus, so he got himself intentionallyRead More

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

Another Match Announced For SmackDown, Friday’s SD Rating

- In addition to Cody Rhodes vs. Ezekiel Jackson for the WWE Intercontinental Title on this week’s Friday Night SmackDown, WWE has also announced that Randy Orton will face Kane in a Street Fight. – This past Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown on SyFy did a 1.72 cable rating with 2,552,000 viewers.Read More
– WWE.com has announced that Ezekiel Jackson will defend the Intercontinental Championship against Cody Rhodes on this week’s episode of SmackDown. The synopsis reads: “After competing in a brutal Money in the Bank Ladder Match, Cody Rhodes takes on Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson for his title this week on SmackDown. Can Rhodes seize the opportunity, or will the “Personification of Domination” prevail?” — WWE will be holding a SmackDown live event at the Bilbao Arena in Bilbao, Spain on Thursday, November 3, 2011. — Randy Orton will participate in aRead More
– WWE.com is advertising the following for tonight’s episode of SmackDown: “The relentless brutality of Mark Henry comes face-to-face with World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton tonight on SmackDown. Has The World’s Strongest Man become something that even The Viper can’t stop?” Other matches taking place include Daniel Bryan vs. Ted DiBiase, Sin Cara vs. Christian, Ezekiel Jackson vs. Cody Rhodes and Kane vs. Wade Barrett. — Yoshi Tatsu celebrates his 34th birthday today. In yesterday’s birthdays, Alicia Fox turned 25, Cody Rhodes turned 26 and WWE Hall of Famer TerryRead More

Posted On June 30, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Smackdown MITB Participants Revealed

Here are the participants for the Smackdown Money in the Bank PPV lader match: Daniel Bryan Sin Cara Kane Wade Barrett Sheamus Cody Rhodes Heath Slater Justin GabrielRead More
– Former WWE talent Shawn Daivari and Aaron Aguilera (a/k/a Jesus) were backstage at last night’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida, but not for TNA Wrestling. According to company sources, they are expected take part in the new All Wheels Wrestling promotion, which would combine motorcross racing and professional wrestling. The first taping is scheduled for June 29 at the Impact Wrestling Zone. It has been confirmed that Jeff Jarrett is backing the promotion. — Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff posted the following online regarding Monday’s Impact Wrestling taping:Read More
– Hours prior to Mr. Anderson’s victory over Sting last night at Slammiversary, the official Impact Wrestling website had Anderson listed as the World Champion since June 12, 2011. — TNA Women’s Knockout Champion Mickie James will be the opening act for Daris Rucker’s concert on Saturday, July 8 in Fredericksburg, Virginia during the “Celebrate Virginia Live” tour. Visit CelebrateVirginiaLive.com for more information. — TNA Knockout Angelina Love’s alter-ego Angel Williams is advertised to shoot footage next month for the custom wrestling match website SlamminLadies.com. For prices starting as lowRead More
– Former WWE talent Shelly Martinez is featured in the comedy web series The Megan and Miley Show. The latest episode, entitled “Lamp”, has been posted online. Click here to see the video. — A rumor surfaced last week that former WWWF World Heavyweight Champion Bruno Sammartino had passed away has been proven false. After the report surfaced, Sal Corrente of WrestleReunion, LLC confirmed on Sammartino’s behalf that he is alive. The wrestling legend is scheduled to make one final personal appearance outside the Pittsburgh area at next year’s WrestleReunionRead More

Posted On June 11, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Stock Hits New 52-Week Low, Cody Comments On Twitter

– Shares of WWE stock closed at $9.39 per share on Friday, hitting a new 52-week low for the third consecutive day. WWE’s stock price closed at $10.01 per share Tuesday before sliding 6.2 percent over the course of three days. WWE stock traded as low as $9.33 per share on Friday before closing at $9.39 per share. WWE’s stock price has continuously plummeted since the organization announced in April that their dividend price would be slashed. One year ago, WWE stock was valued at approximately $16 per share. —Read More
A World Heavyweight Champion Match between Randy Orton and Christian was officially declared last night on SmackDown for WWE’s upcoming Capitol Punishment pay-per-view event. An Intercontinental Championship Match between Wade Barrett and Ezekiel Jackson was also announced for the event. The update card is as follows: WWE Championship Match John Cena (c) vs. R-Truth World Heavyweight Championship Match Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian The Miz vs. Alex Riley Intercontinental Championship Match Wade Barrett (c) vs. Ezekiel Jackson Photo of Cody Rhodes kissing Angelina Love ->Read More

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

*Spoilers* Detailed WWE Smackdown Taping Results For Tonight

WWE taped this week’s WWE Smackdown from the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. Thanks to ProWrestling.net and reader Tyler Rooney for the following detailed results: WWE Smackdown Taping 1. Christian beat Mark Henry. Both men put on the best attempt of a good match as they could… fairly quick though with Christian picking up the win. After the match, Christian stayed in the ring with a microphone so it was promo time. Christian talked about how he really wanted to be in the title match considering that theRead More