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Posted On October 18, 2013By George CushnieIn Columns

FATP: The Rhodes to Success

One of the things that people say a lot about me is that I’m too angry and hard to please. That I don’t like anything. But that’s not the full story. I might come across as a moaner. Or as angry. Or as if I don’t like anything. But that’s not the case whatsoever. If I do get angry, wound up, or frustrated, it’s only because I love the business. I love the pageantry. The pomp and circumstance. The athletic contest, the storytelling, the theatrics. All of that stuff. I’mRead More
- After The Shield mocked Big Show and Mark Henry for beating 3MB on Friday night’s SmackDown, Drew McIntyre took to Twitter and responded to Roman Reigns: Enjoyed the condescending comment Reigns.I too shook @WWE younger than you kid. Idea,meet me alone on my turf, the bar & we'll 'talk' it out — Drew McIntyre (@TheDrewMcIntyre) August 24, 2013 – WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes revealed on Twitter that he’s slimmed down to 285 lbs. from 324 lbs. – Evan Bourne spent the past week at WWE’s Performance Center.Read More
- WWE NXT Champion Seth Rollins wrote the following on Twitter during RAW Monday night when The Miz referred to Cody Rhodes as the future of WWE. It sounds like Rollins and Rhodes may mix it up at the September 14th NXT live event where Cody will be appearing with Dusty Rhodes. Rollins tweeted: “@mikethemiz calling @CodyRhodesWWE “future of @WWE?” Sept 14 in Ft. Pierce at @NXTWrestling Cody’ll see that @wwerollins is the #wwefuture.” “Wow, lots of @CodyRhodesWWE fans out there, including me. It’s all respect, but the #WWEFUTURE isRead More
A still-shot highlight reel from Thursday’s NXT television taping featuring WWE crowning the first-ever NXT champion, Seth Rollins (formerly Tyler Black), produced by Josh Parry. High-resolution photos of Rollins on-stage with the NXT locker room celebrating his victory, Triple H and Dusty Rhodes congratulating Rollins on his championship victory and other photos from the TV taping are also included.Read More
As PWMania.com previously reported, Seth Rollins became the first-ever WWE NXT Champion at Thursday’s tapings in Full Sail University, defeating Jinder Mahal. WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel did the ring announcing for the match and after it was over, Dusty Rhodes presented him with the belt while Triple H came to the ring to congratulate him. After Triple H came down, the rest of the NXT babyface wrestlers came down to join in on the celebration. The entire roster, including Hall of Famers in attendance, watched the match fromRead More

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

WWE NXT *Spoiler* – The First Ever WWE NXT Champion Crowned

The first ever WWE NXT Champion was crowned Thursday night at the NXT tapings from Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL. Seth “Tyler Black” Rollins defeated WWE star Jinder Mahal to win the first-ever WWE NXT World Title. Mahal has been working in FCW recently. Howard Finkel was the announcer for the match. The Fink did the ring introductions and announced the “NEW WWE NXT Champion” line to the delight of the crowd. After Rollins won the title, WWE agent Dusty Rhodes, Triple H and the entire WWE NXTRead More

Posted On July 5, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE’s FCW Holding Tryouts, Confirmed For WWE Superstars

- WWE’s FCW will hold their 2012 tryouts from September 28th through October 1st at the FCW Arena in Tampa, Florida. The cost is $1,000 and a minimum of 1 WWE contract will be awarded. Trainers will be Steve Keirn, Bill DeMott, Dusty Rhodes, Ricky Steamboat, Norman Smiley, Terry Taylor and Joey Mercury. Visit FCWwrestling.info for more information. – Confirmed matches for today’s WWE Superstars are Zack Ryder vs. Jack Swagger and Antonio Cesaro vs. Alex Riley. We may also see Darren Young and Titus O’Neil vs. Epico and Primo,Read More

Posted On June 7, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

1,000th WWE RAW Treated As Major PPV, WWE Creative News

- WWE will be treating the July 23rd 1,000th RAW as a major pay-per-view with all hands on deck. They have reached out to the usual Legends like Jim Duggan, Gene Okerlund, Sgt. Slaughter, Roddy Piper, Jimmy Hart and Dusty Rhodes but are looking to use other stars we don’t always see on nostalgia shows. Bobby Heenan’s name was brought up but his bad health would likely play a factor. The idea going around is to have both an old school and a new school production vibe to the show.Read More
– As we’ve been reporting, Florida Championship Wrestling is holding a tryout camp this week in Tampa, with Jim Ross, Shawn Michaels, Dusty Rhodes and Perry Saturn among the legends evaluating talent. 23 athletes are at the invite-only camp, including a number of amateur wrestlers recruited by Gerald Brisco. With William Regal wrestling Dean Ambrose at the final FCW taping later this week, Jim Ross and Dusty Rhodes will be handling commentary for the show. — Speaking of Dean Ambrose, his online feud with Mick Foley has died down onceRead More

Posted On June 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blog: JR Checks In From His Visit To WWE Developmental

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. As always, you can (and should) check out JR’s delicious line of BBQ products at WWEShop.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about his time at WWE developmental this week: “Productive day of day one of two a days here in Tampa at FCW facility. Approximately 23 prospects working out doing a variety of drills. Lots of fundamentals being taught by FCW staff lead by ‘Head Coach’Read More

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

No Way Out PPV News, WWE’s Biggest Ignoramuses, Sheamus

- WWE’s No Way Out pay-per-view will feature more than just steel cage matches. The idea behind the pay-per-view is to have matches that have no escape or are tough to escape from. Expect to see a Strap Match and a Lumberjack Match. The Strap Match will likely be between Big Show and Cody Rhodes. – Fans can catch World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus Saturday from 11am until 1pm at Saturday’s Market in Middletown, PA. The line will begin outdoors and a ticket purchase is required for autographs. – WWE’s websiteRead More
Pads And Panels recently interviewed WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes, who was promoting tonight’s Extreme Rules PPV. Below are some highlights: Wrestling someone the size of Big Show: “I’ve had to adapt my style completely, which has been a challenge. I knew entering that getting in the ring with someone like the Big Show is going to be different from getting in the ring with somebody like Randy Orton or Kofi Kingston. It has been, honestly, of all the things I’ve done in my career, this match with the Big ShowRead More

Posted On March 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Full List Of WWE Hall Of Fame Class Of 2012 Inductors Revealed

The official WWE website has revealed the full list of WWE Hall of Fame inductees & inductors for the Class of 2012, listed below:       * Edge will be inducted by Christian       * The Four Horsemen will be inducted by Dusty Rhodes       * Mil Mascaras will be inducted by Alberto Del Rio       * Mike Tyson will be inducted by Triple H & Shawn Michaels       * Ron Simmons will be inducted by JBL       * Yokozuna will be inducted by TheRead More

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

CM Punk Speaks On Randy Savage, Support Of Wrestling Legends

- WWE Champion CM Punk spoke with InkedMag.com this week. Here are some highlights: You seem to be cognizant of wrestling history. For example, after Macho Man Randy Savage’s death, you wore tights designed like his and performed his elbow drop. Why is the past so important to you? Like they say, if you don’t remember the past you’re doomed to repeat it. Not that repeating pro wrestling’s past would be such a horrible thing; there were certain aspects that were a lot cooler back then. When I was aRead More

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

WWE Draft Update, John Cena On Cooking Show, Vintage Matches

- John Cena will appear on the ABC cooking show The Chew this Wednesday. According to the show’s website, Cena will stop by as the co-hosts serve up some “hungry guy meals.” — The start time for the the April 23rd Raw Supershow from Detroit has been changed to 7:15 p.m, so the televised portion of RAW will be three hours. As noted earlier, the show is tentatively scheduled to be the draft show. John Cena and C.M. Punk vs. Chris Jericho and Kane is advertised as the dark matchRead More

Posted On March 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Big Update On WWE’s Plans For The Hall Of Fame Ceremony

As previously reported, the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will take place on March 31st (the night before WrestleMania) – but will not air on the USA Network until Monday, April 2nd, as a 1-hour lead-in to RAW. As of this week, the plan is for the televised ceremony to feature the inductions of Edge and the Four Horsemen only. It is still expected that former WWE champion Yokozuna will be announced as on of the final members of the Class of 2012. The deceased Samoan/sumo warrior will beRead More

Posted On December 27, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Rollins Competes In First WWE Match, WWE Highlights Past Stars

– WWE has posted entrance videos of numerous former WWE stars including Dusty Rhodes, Eddie Guerrero, Jimmy Snuka, Road Warriors, The Million Dollar Man, Trish Stratus, Vader. — Ring announcer Justin Roberts teased a possible appearance by John Laurinaitis at tonight’s Raw live event in Madison Square Garden. He tweeted an image of WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent Relations backstage at the event and asked, “What’s he doing here???” — Former ROH World Champion Tyler Black, who now competes under the name Seth Rollins, competed in his first WWERead More

Posted On December 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR & Dusty Working Together, More Anti-Cena Tweets From Chavo

– Jim Ross tweeted on Tuesday that he’s working on a new television project with Dusty Rhodes. He wrote: “Heading over to huddle w/ Dusty Rhodes. Working on a TV project together for WWE.” Ross is in Tampa today scouting talent at Florida Championship Wrestling. — Former WWE star Chavo Guerrero was very outspoken about John Cena back in July and went on a rant about Cena lacking wrestling ability, being grossly overpaid and being lazy in the ring. Chavo resumed his anti-Cena tweets on Tuesday, writing the following: “LetsRead More
Tough Enough contestant Jeremiah Riggs appeared on Hit The Ropes Radio (interview available at HitTheRopes.com, beginning in the second hour). He discussed his time on the USA Network reality series, as well as his recent stop in Florida Championship Wrestling. Interview highlights are as follows: On the promo he cut in FCW that led to an issue with Dusty Rhodes: “I don’t know the whole system on how, I guess, things work around here. If you give somebody a microphone and you tell them they’ve got one minute, go haveRead More