Darren Young Tag

- Sin Cara returned to action on last night’s WWE SmackDown, defeating Heath Slater. Cara debuted new ring gear and was trending worldwide on Twitter. – SmackDown tag team Darren Young and Titus O’Neil are now being called The Prime-Time Players. – Former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler has dyed her hair blonde to help raise money for HAIRraising, a fundraising initiative that supports the Boston Children’s Hospital. For every person who watches the video below, $2 will be donated to the organization. http://youtu.be/A7lRDBLYycMRead More

Posted On May 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For This Week’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

- WWE taped the following matches for Friday’s edition of SmackDown: – Heath Slater vs. Sin Cara – Sandow vs. Ezekiel Jackson – Ryback vs. Two Local Wrestlers – Dolph Ziggler (w/Vickie Guerrero) vs. Sheamus – Darren Young and Titus O’Neil vs. Santino Marella and Zack Ryder – Cody Rhodes vs. Tyson Kidd WWE Championship Match – CM Punk (c) vs. Kane – Full WWE SmackDown! Taping Results For Friday! »»Read More

Posted On May 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

- WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s edition of SmackDown: * Christian vs. Hunico * Darren Young and Titus O’Neil vs. The Uso Brothers * Ryback vs. Chase Owens & Ricky Reyes * Santino Marella vs. Ricardo Rodriguez * Jack Swagger w/Vickie Guerrero vs. Sheamus * Damien Sandow vs. Yoshi Tatsu Number One Contender Triple Threat Match * Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton vs. Kane * *Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For Tonight »»Read More

Posted On May 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE Smackdown

- The following matches have been taped for tonight’s edition of WWE Smackdown: * WWE Tag Champions R-Truth and Kofi Kingston vs. Titus O’Neil and Darren Young * Daniel Bryan vs. Zack Ryder * WWE Champion CM Punk vs. Kane Champion vs. Champion Match * Cody Rhodes vs. Santino Marella * Randy Orton vs. World Hvt. Champion Sheamus For complete WWE Smackdown *spoiler* taping results for tonight, click here.Read More

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

Dean Ambrose Wins SD Dark Match, WWE’s NXT, Superstars & SD

- Dean Ambrose defeated a local wrestler in the dark match before tonight’s WWE tapings from the Giant Center in Hershey, PA. – The following matches were taped for this week’s WWE NXT, the final NXT broadcast before WWE begins taping from Full Sail University: * Johnny Curtis vs. Percy Watson * Maxine vs. Kaitlyn * The Great Khali and Ezekiel Jackson vs. Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins * Tyson Kidd vs. Michael McGillicutty vs. Derrick Bateman – The following matches were taped for this week’s WWE Superstars: * AlexRead More
– Ranjin Singh, the former mouthpiece of The Great Khali, has been removed from the SmackDown Superstars page on WWE.com. His profile now resides in the Alumni section. He has not appeared on WWE programming since being attacked by The Punjabi Giant on the May 27, 2011 SmackDown. He remains with the organization as the head creative writer for Raw SuperShow. — The official Twitter feed of Marvel’s The Avengers named Shawn Michaels and his children Avengers Fans of the Day on Friday after the WWE Hall of Famer postedRead More

Posted On April 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage CM Punk News, New SD Tag-Team Push, The Marine 3

- WWE Champion CM Punk is scheduled to be more focused upon later this year when it comes to some of WWE’s major marketing. – New SmackDown tag team Titus O’Neil and Darren Young are being considered for a run with the WWE Tag Team Titles. – We noted before that a new Superstar would be announced soon for the lead role in WWE’s The Marine 3: Homefront. WWE has reportedly already chosen the Superstar but are holding off on the announcement until late May. Filming for The Marine 3Read More

Posted On April 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Beth Phoenix Storyline, Superstars For Washington’s New Stable

- WWE’s website has a new article up looking at several Superstars who Abraham Washington should sign to his new stable that is in the works. They list The Miz, Christian, Ryback, Johnny Curtis, Maxine, Kofi Kingston, The Great Khali, Titus O’Neil, Darren Young, R-Truth and AJ Lee. – As noted before, WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella vs. Beth Phoenix has been added to the Extreme Rules pay-per-view. WWE’s website reports that Beth has been cleared to compete, despite suffering the injury on Monday’s RAW. WWE is really playing upRead More

Posted On April 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Trying For More Injury Angles, New WWE Couple, Santino

- WWE United States Champion Santino Marella will be appearing at Bryant & Stratton College in Syracuse, New York on Saturday, May 12th at 4pm. – The latest WWE stars to be linked romantically are Tamina Snuka and Darren Young. To view photos of the new WWE couple, click here. – As seen on Monday night, WWE did an injury angle with Beth Phoenix that appeared to be legit. Expect to see more of this as WWE is trying to do more “plausible” injuries where they initially don’t reveal thatRead More
For the third straight week, WWE presented an unenjoyable SmackDown broadcast, but were able to make the show worth watching for the first thirty minutes. Here, I will analyze each significant segment presented on the show. I will also provide a combination of aftermath and wishful thinking about what we hope to see in coming weeks.   Daniel Bryan scolds AJ Strong promo from Daniel Bryan and AJ to kick off the show. Since WrestleMania, Bryan has shown more aggression with his mic skills being stronger than ever before. He and AJ have excellentRead More

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

WWE Finishing Overseas Tour, SD’s Newest Tag Team Arrives

- WWE’s shop website has released new wristbands for CM Punk and Kofi Kingston. – WWE’s RAW brand is finishing up the overseas tour today with a show in Antwerp, Belgium. They will return home to prepare for Monday’s three-hour RAW Supershow in Detroit. The SmackDown brand will finish up their tour with a show in Glasgow, Scotland tonight. – Titus O’Neil and Darren Young are now officially members of the SmackDown roster. They appeared on last night’s show and defeated The Usos. O’Neil and Young were brought to SmackDownRead More

Posted On April 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New WWE Talent Confirmed, Darren Young, Torrie Wilson Update

- It was reported last month that WWE had signed 6 ft. 7 in. top independent wrestler Brodie Lee to a developmental deal. Lee confirmed the news this past weekend at a 2CW wrestling show in Rome, New York. Lee announced that he would be dropping the 2CW Heavyweight Title because he’s headed to Florida this week to begin working for WWE developmental. – WWE star Darren Young took to Twitter this morning and has harsh words for d-list celebrity Michael Lohan. He wrote: “This @MichaelJLohan is such a tool!Read More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE NXT Taping Results For 4/4

1. Percy Watson beat Tyler Rex. Slow start. Percy with a few strong moves to start the match. Percy looked really good in the first five minutes. Rex began to take over with a few power moves and has been in the remaining portion of the match. Rex attempts a bodyslam, but Percy reversed and turned it into a 1-2-3.   Rex and Curt Hawkins tried to attack Percy. William Regal interjected and sent Rex to the locker room or risk a possible suspension.   There was a backstage angleRead More

Posted On January 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE NXT Taping Results For 2/1

Readers Ray LeBlanc, Jon Harris, and Tony Sasek are at the WWE Smackdown taping in Omaha, Nebraska and are sending in the following updates on the WWE NXT taping. Dark Match 1. The Uso Brothers defeated Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins. Not a bad starting match, writes Jon. The Usos did a good job of getting the crowd involved and got a decent pop when they came out, Hawkins and Reks got no response. Tony was bored by the match. The lower bowl of the building has a good crowd,Read More

Posted On December 28, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Orton Injured At SmackDown, Superstars & NXT Matches Taped

– The official Twitter feed of the WWE Insider reported the following Tuesday evening: “BREAKING: @RandyOrton injured at #Smackdown in Indianapolis tonight. More details to follow on WWE.com as they become available.” — Matches taped Tuesday night in Indianapolis, Indiana for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars were: Darren Young vs. Trent Barreta; Tyson Kidd vs. Yoshi Tatsu. Matches taped for this week’s episode of WWE NXT were: Heath Slater vs. Justin Gabriel; Percy Watson vs. Tyson Kidd; Derrick Bateman vs. Johnny Curtis. *VIDEO* The top 10 wrestling moves ofRead More

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

Possible Reason Why Evan Bourne Was Suspended

PWInsider.com reports that there is one belief among those in WWE that the recent amount of suspensions has to do with the company cracking down on the usage of synthetic marijuana. Darren Young, Heath Slater, and Evan Bourne were all suspended in recent weeks. Official reasons for those suspensions have not been made public by WWE.Read More

Posted On October 20, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage Concern On Mason Ryan’s Ability To Pass Wellness Tests

In recent weeks, we’ve seen a babyface turn and renewed push for one of the most physically jacked-up wrestlers to appear on WWE television in years – Mason Ryan. According to sources in the WWE locker room, there is a great deal of skepticism about WWE pushing a guy who has a physique that’s virtually impossible to maintain naturally. With WWE’s strict Wellness tests, the superstars know what they can get away with and what they can’t. Mason Ryan has the body type that looks straight out of the lateRead More

Posted On October 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

SmackDown Wrestler Suspended For Wellness Policy Violation

WWE announced Monday the suspension of SmackDown talent Heath Slater for 30 days following a violation of their Wellness Policy. Their official statement reads: “In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Heath Miller (Heath Slater) for 30 days effective immediately for his first violation of the company’s policy.” Slater joins NXT talent Darren Young on the suspension list for violations of the policy. He was suspended on October 6. Complete list of Wellness Policy violations ->Read More

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

*Spoilers* WWE NXT Taping Results For 7/5

NXT Tapings (Airing July 5th, 2011) Titus O’Neil won a Talk the Talk Challenge for three points. Tyson Kidd defeated Yoshi Tatsu. Kidd won with his finishing suplex. Derrick Bateman and Daniel Bryan defeated Titus O’Neil and Darren Young. Bateman and Bryan win with Bateman’s skull crushing finale type finishing move.Read More