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While Dolph Ziggler was promoting this Sunday’s SummerSlam pay-per-view in an interview with LA Times, Ziggler was asked if he would be cashing in his “Money in the Bank” contract at the event. “SummerSlam is a grand stage, and I will find a way to steal the show that night one way or another, but I am still brainstorming on the perfect time to cash in,” said Ziggler. “This is the biggest step thus far in my career, so it will be done right and be memorable!” Ziggler also revealedRead More
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On this week’s episode of MLW Radio presented by WWNLive.com, Konnan spoke about how much the culture has changed in the locker room since the 90s as well as past habits that later caused health issues. “It was really hard [to stay clean] in the era I came in. It was like a party. The very first time I went to WWE for a dark match, Shawn Michaels was in the showers smoking a joint with Curt Hennig out in the open. There’s no way you could do that today.Read More
Dolph Ziggler appeared on Between The Ropes with Brian Fritz (interview available at BetweenTheRopes.com) to discuss this coming Monday’s 1000th episode Raw, his favorite moments on the show, his strive for perfection, whether he is impatient when it comes to being a world champion and more. Highlights from the interview are as follows: Whether or not he has been satisfied with a match: “(laughs) Honestly, nothing off the top of my head has me satisfied. I’ve come backstage a couple of times and said ‘OK, that was pretty good’ butRead More

Posted On July 10, 2012By Richard BoudreauIn Columns

The Rock – ‘The People’s Champ’ Should Be WWE Champ

The Rock is without a doubt one of the greatest professional wrestlers ever to step foot in the squared circle, and he was instrumental in helping to shape one of the most successful periods in WWE history,The Attitude Era. On the April 3rd edition of WWE RAW, Rock announced to the world that his goal was to once again become WWE Champion, and recently he announced that he is appearing on the 1000th episode of WWE RAW on July 23rd. Once again the topic of the WWE Championship was broughtRead More

Posted On April 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Arrives In Russia, Backstage News On Lesnar & McGillicutty

- The RAW brand has arrived in Russia and are preparing for the first-ever show in Moscow tonight. As noted before, Triple H was added to tonight’s show. – The return of Brock Lesnar to WWE has people wondering if it will help the career of Michael McGillicutty as Lesnar and McGillicutty’s father Curt Hennig were very close friends. As of last week there hadn’t been any discussion about pushing McGillicutty but it’s said that Lesnar’s clout can’t hurt McGillicutty’s standing with the company. On a related note, McGillicutty workedRead More

Posted On April 7, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Lex Luger At WWE HOF, How Old Is David Otunga?, More

– The April 6 episode of WWE Vintage Collection features the following matches and segments: Junkyard Dog vs. Greg “The Hammer” Valentine (WrestleMania), Junkyard Dog vs. Greg “The Hammer” Valentine (WWF live event – July 12, 1986), Mr. Perfect vs. Lex Luger (WrestleMania IX), Lex Luger vs. Yokozuna with Mr. Perfect as referee (WrestleMania X), Curt Hennig vs. Lex Luger (WCW Monday Nitro – November 17, 1997), Video package about Chris Jericho, Christian and Trish Stratus, Chris Jericho vs. Christian and Trish Stratus (WWE Backlash 2004). (thanks to Devin Cutting)Read More

Posted On February 12, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

J.R. On Sting & Angle Appearing For WWE, HBK Returning To TV

Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on his official website. Highlights are as follows: Thoughts on Curt Hennig nine years after his passing: “Thoughts on the late, Curt Hennig?” Obviously, he died too soon. I loved being around him. He was the life of the party and made everyone laugh. Loved his approach to life as in making every day fun and, granted, some days he had too much fun. I’ve never worked with anyone more ‘natural’ than Curt Hennig as he had ‘it’ early on and justRead More

Posted On May 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Ric Flair Comments On The Death Of Randy Savage

TNA Wrestling talent Ric Flair appeared on Charlotte’s “The Fan” 610 AM WFNZ sports radio station on Friday to discuss Randy Savage following his passing earlier in the day. Highlights are as follows: Flair on “Macho Man” Randy Savage: “It sure did (hit hard). It’s pretty sad. He just recently got married, it’s been a little over a year, and was happy and, you know, really seemed to be at peace with himself. He just had a phenomenal career and to have this happen is just really, really sad.” FlairRead More

Posted On February 14, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Triple H Named The Most Overrated Wrestler Of All-time

UGO.com has posted a list counting down the top 25 most overrated wrestlers of all-time. The ranking is topped by 13-time world champion Triple H, who was named Most Overrated in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards on three consecutive occasions (2002-2004), and again in 2009. Regarding the self-proclaimed “King of Kings”, UGO.com wrote: “For too long, Triple H has received a free pass from internet wrestling fans, but we say, “No more!” Sure, he used to be great, but that was before he destroyed his body and moved on toRead More
Scott Hall posted his latest “Last Call with Scott Hall” video, where he and Larry Zbyszko remember the late Curt Hennig on the eighth anniversary of his death. Curt Hennig, the father of WWE star Michael McGillicutty, passed away on February 10, 2004. Check out the video below, where Hall and Zbyszko watch an old AWA match from 1985, where Hall and Hennig took on AWA tag champions Jimmy Garvin and Steve Regal.Read More