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Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Otunga Talks Bullying In Storylines, WWE Returns To Canada & More

- CTNewsJunkie features an article on David Otunga and Stephanie McMahon attending a “be a STAR” anti-bullying rally in Hartford, CT this past Monday. Otunga addressed bullying being used in WWE storylines during the rally. “I hate to say it but I was part of this group called the Nexus and we did bullying for the better part of a year,” Otunga admitted. “We pretty much bullied the entire roster… In WWE we see a lot of times there’s bullying and people will bully somebody else but it never worksRead More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE No Way Out PPV Pre-Show Match Announced

It was announced on this week’s edition of WWE RAW that Brodus Clay will face David Otunga in the WWE No Way Out pre-show match. The pre-show will be broadcasted on WWE’s YouTube channel and streamed live here on PWMania.com. The pre-show begins at 7:30 PM EDT. Make sure you join us for exclusive live play-by-play coverage.Read More
- Joey Styles and Ryan Murphy have penned an article on WWE.com looking at ECW’s 25 “most must-see matches.” Tommy Dreamer vs. Tazz at CyberSlam 2000 topped the list. – Diamond Dallas Page and Tommy Dreamer will be starring in a new independent movie titled Sensory Perception. DDP will play the lead character’s guidance counselor in the film. “To me this guy is a lot like me,” Page said about his character. “It’s very inspirational.” The movie will also star UFC fighter Gabriel Gonzaga. – David Otunga, Zack Ryder, LilianRead More
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Hey everybody, Geddy Cahoon here with a brand new edition of The Cahoon Run Down for all of my peeps! Since I took last week off, I figured I should do something bigger for this week’s article. Problem was, with the current product being so “meh,” I couldn’t really think of anything decent to write about. Then it hit me – I would write about the Money in The Bank. Reports have surfaced recently that WWE was planning on giving the briefcases (Or perhaps singular briefcase since the brands don’tRead More

Posted On June 7, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Memorial Day RAW Rating Breakdown; Punk vs. Bryan, More

We’re just now getting the ratings breakdowns for the Memorial Day edition of WWE’s RAW Supershow on May 28th. The show did a 2.72 rating with 3.91 million viewers. In comparison, last year’s Memorial Day RAW did a 3.07 rating, the 2010 show did a 3.22 rating and the 2009 show did a 2.9 rating. Total viewership between 9 and 11pm were down 2% from a normal Monday, so the show would have done about a 2.77 rating with 3.99 million viewers if it weren’t a holiday. RAW faced stiffRead More

Posted On June 5, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

What Happened After RAW Went Off The Air: Big Show Appears

John Cena called out the Big Show after RAW went off the air. John Laurinaitis came out and announced a handicap match pitting himself, The Big Show and David Otunga against Cena. Cena won the match after hitting Otunga with an AA to get the win. Show never tagged in to the match. After the match, Cena nailed Laurinaitis with an AA as well.Read More
- With WWE Champion CM Punk at Comic Con yesterday, Daniel Bryan was left to compete in the United States Title match at Saturday night’s live event in Mobile. Bryan and David Otunga lost to Santino Marella in a three-way. Bryan had been main eventing with Punk but last night’s main event saw John Cena defeat Tensai and Big Show in a Handicap match. – Seth Rollins picked up another win over Michael McGillicutty at Saturday night’s RAW live event in Mobile, Alabama. – Matt Striker was back working asRead More
- Mark Henry’s recent surgery was not a groin surgery as believed. He actually had a shoulder operation and as noted before, he’s expected back this summer. – As noted before, WWE has signed UK bodybuilder Steve Evans to a developmental deal. The 6-foot-6, 260lbs. former Steve Starr recently underwent medical testing under WWE’s Dr. Joseph Maroon in Pittsburgh. He will be reporting to FCW soon. – WWE is advertising CM Punk vs. Kane vs. Daniel Bryan, Big Show vs. John Cena in a cage match, David Otunga vs. SantinoRead More
Thanks to reader Ben for sending in the following report from what happened after last night’s SmackDown taping ended: After the taping ended, the dark match was originally scheduled to be a 2-on-1 handicap match with The Big Show and John Laurinaitis vs. John Cena. Laurinaitis announced that it is being changed to a 3-on-1 with David Otunga as the third man. Cena and Show started off. Cena hit the ground after attempting a should block on Show, and Show took it to Cena. Big Show tagged in Laurinaitis, whoRead More

Posted On May 26, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

The Miz Replaces Chris Jericho, Ashley Massaro’s Birthday

- The Miz replaced Chris Jericho in the main event of Friday night’s RAW live event from Guayaquil, Ecuador, losing to WWE Champion CM Punk. David Otunga and John Laurinaitis opened the show, announcing Jericho’s suspension and The Miz replacing him. – Former WWE Diva Ashley Massaro turns 33 years old today.Read More

Posted On May 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Video: Backstage WWE RAW Fallout; Why Is David Otunga Smug?

In this week’s Raw “Backstage Fallout,” Beth Phoenix tells the WWE Universe she’s taking the Divas Championship back from Layla. Plus, why is David Otunga looking so smug after a crushing defeat?! What has to say about dedicating his match to his boss, John Laurinaitis.Read More

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

Several WWE Superstars & Divas React To WWE Over The Limit

The following are tweets from wrestlers, divas, legends and other wrestling personalities reacting to WWE Over The Limit: Christian: “Felt great to get back.. I dedicate my win tonight to my all time favorite IC champ #MachoMan #OohYeah #OverTheLimit” Chris Jericho: “Amazing Fatal FourWay match and crowd tonight in Raleigh! That’s what this biz is all about kids… #overthelimit” Layla: “Yaaayy!! Still Divas Champ!! #overthelimit Muaaahhzzzzz” Joey Styles: “I’m a big fan of @TheBethPhoenix’s new gear. She’s in the best shape of her career. “Pin-Up Strong” should make a comeback.Read More

Posted On May 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Video: WWE Over The Limit 2012 PPV Pre-Show & Results

– The 2012 WWE Over the Limit pre-show opens up with Matt Striker and Josh Mathews as fans are still filing into the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. Striker and Mathews hype tonight’s matches. Zack Ryder vs. Kane We go to the ring and out first comes Zack Ryder. Kane is out next and here we go. They lock up and Kane takes it to the corner. WWE’s feed cuts out and goes back to the “Up Next” graphic. It comes back and Ryder is trying to make aRead More

Posted On May 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Chris Jericho Finishing Up With WWE, John Morrison, Maryse, Raw

- PWInsider reports that Chris Jericho is indeed finishing up with WWE soon so he can go on tour with his band Fozzy. They report that Jericho has stayed for longer than originally planned and this week could be it for him. – WWE Champion CM Punk, Booker T, John Morrison and Maryse are among the wrestling stars scheduled for the Chicago Comic Con from August 9th through August 12th. – Matches advertised for the July 21st WWE RAW live event in North Little Rock, Arkansas include CM Punk vs.Read More
- Kelly Kelly and David Otunga were representing WWE yesterday at the Time Warner Cable upfront presentations while WWE Champion CM Punk was at the USA Network upfront presentations. Below is footage of Punk:Read More

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

Update On Mark Henry’s Surgery, This Week’s WWE Raw Trends

- Some of the WWE terms trending worldwide on Twitter last night during RAW were “go puck yourself”, Sheamus, John Cena, Brodus Clay, David Otunga, Alicia Fox and CM Punk, among a few others. – As noted before, Mark Henry is going in for surgery today. While this isn’t confirmed, word going around is that he’s having surgery for the groin injury that he suffered a while back. Henry said in the past that if he couldn’t come back 100% form the injury, he would retire. There was talk beforeRead More
– Jim Ross makes his return to the announce booth this week as he is slated to broadcast the debut episode of WWE NXT at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. It is not known whether he will broadcast the FCW Wrestling taping. Speaking of the WWE Hall of Famer, he wrote Sunday night on Twitter that he was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania—the site of tonight’s Raw SuperShow—with his wife. — David Otunga is expected to return to television shortly after fiancee’s Jennifer Hudson’s former brother-in-law was convicted Thursday ofRead More

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

Backstage Mason Ryan News, WWE In Brazil Line-up, AM Raw

- We noted yesterday that Mason Ryan’s role as Dolph Ziggler’s new bodyguard was up in the air after it was tested out at RAW live events over the weekend. Mason briefly appeared in a backstage segment with Abraham Washington on RAW and a source reports that Ryan will actually be managed by Washington, unless things change between now and next week’s RAW. Apparently officials decided to keep Ziggler with Vickie Guerrero and Jack Swagger. – The following matches are advertised for WWE’s debut event in Sao Paulo, Brazil onRead More

Posted On April 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Beth Comments On Injury, Wade Barrett’s Twitter, David Otunga

- Former WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix issued the following statement this morning on Twitter: “Thank you to everyone that helped me thru the airport this morning. Will keep every posted on MRI and xray results. Believe me…nothing hurts worse than my heart right now after the loss and even worse thought of missing competition. But i have been bere before, and if there is one thing Beth Phoenix knows how to do, it’s rise from the ashes. The title will be mine again. #unbreakable.” – A message was writtenRead More