Posted On February 2, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Punk Confirms Upcoming DVD Release, Ryder Returns To Twitter

– After taking a hiatus from Twitter to sell his storyline injuries, Zack Ryder has resurfaced on the micro-blogging website. “When I’m healed, I’ll take Z012 back into my own hands! I’m not sure if I’ll rise above hate but I will rise above & fist pump Kane’s face!” he wrote. “Resting & trying to heal up…Kane, we coming for you Broski!” — WrestlingFigs.com reports that WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper will be appearing at Texas Frightmare Weekend at the Hyatt Regency Hotel DFW Airport adjacent to TerminalRead More

Posted On January 31, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Star Named Most Overrated Wrestler, RVD DVD Planned

– Crimson has been named Most Overrated Wrestler in the 2011 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards. He is trailed by Mason Ryan, Kevin Nash, Mr. Anderson, Jeff Hardy, Triple H, Sin Cara, Matt Morgan, CM Punk and Randy Orton. Regarding Crimson, Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer wrote, “Crimson is probably the prime example of a guy who isn’t overrated by fans, but pushed to a level that hasn’t really worked. He’s got size, and good facials at times, and a good look and comes across like a tough guy. But heRead More

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

Vince McMahon Ribs John Laurinaitis, WWE’12-Brodus Clay, More

- For what it’s worth, The Wrestling Observer reports that John Laurinaitis was ribbed by Vince McMahon and forced to wear a short-sleeve referee shirt at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view because Laurinaitis has “skinny arms.” – THQ will be releasing Brodus Clay for WWE ’12 via DLC today. The download will be free. – WWE’s “Best of RAW and SmackDown 2011″ is officially out on DVD and Blu-ray. – While in Mexico promoting Journey 2 this past week, The Rock posed with Mexican wrestler Blue Demon Jr. for a photoRead More

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

Ric Flair HOF Update, Names Confirmed For TNA UK Tour, Genesis

- TNA has confirmed that Hulk Hogan, Sting and Kurt Angle will be appearing at all of the company’s shows in England later this month, including the first-ever Impact from the UK. – After the UK Impact tapings later this month, TNA has no plans to tape on the road at least through the end of May. – The preliminary PPV buyrate for TNA Genesis is around 10-12,000 buys, which is on the high end of what TNA events usually do. – Eric Bischoff and Jason Hervey’s production company recentlyRead More

Posted On January 8, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Release Date For WWE’s Edge DVD, Hall of Fame Ticket Info

– WWE will release a DVD and Blu-ray chronicling the life of Edge on April 10, 2012. It is titled “You Think You Know Me – The Edge Story.” Several WWE employees as well as peers not affiliated with the organization were interviewed for the documentary portion of the release. — Tickets for WWE’s annual Hall of Fame ceremony, which takes place March 31, 2012 at American Airlines Arena, go on sale this Saturday via Ticketmaster. Prices range from $93.65 to $41.40. An online pre-sale will be held Thursday. TheRead More

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

Nash Continues Rant On Warrior, WWE-Shorty Awards, More

- WWE’s website currently has an article up looking at how a school teacher from France used WWE in her classroom. The teacher was explaining to her students how to pay tribute in English. She used DVD”s from the first SmackDown after 9/11 and the RAW Tribute show to Eddie Guerrero for the lesson. – WWE is up for several awards in this year’s Shorty Awards. The Shortys honor the best producers of short content on social media including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other sites. WWE is up for theRead More

Posted On December 21, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: Answering Your Questions

I’ve been pretty selfish the past couple of articles and today I plan to rectify that. Instead of answering my own questions, I’m going to once again turn the column over to you the readers. I’ve taken these questions from both twitter and email, and these are 100% real. See it pays to email or join me on twitter so you should do that more often. “In your honest opinion the ‘It Begins – 1/2/12′ promo – Jericho or Taker?” –Topcatsmith via Twitter. This has been an interesting campaign byRead More
– Former WWE star Chris Masters is going under the name Concrete in Wrestling Retribution Project, a professional wrestling television program developed by Jeff Katz. The promotion is based on a 13 week serial schedule and will be available via DVD and streaming media. The tagline for the former WWE star’s character reads, “I do not bend. I do not break.” A look at the character is available here. — Former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis is scheduled for AfterBuzzTV.com’s post-show for Raw tonight here. — Former WWE Women’s Champion ChynaRead More

Posted On November 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Steve Austin Interview: Wrestling CM Punk, Tough Enough, DVD

In this month’s edition of the free online magazine The Wrestling Press, WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin discusses his acting career and ideal opponent if he were to return to WWE’s squared circle. Here’s what he had to say: On wrestling CM Punk: “So yeah I hear the stories, if the stars aligned and all things worked out to benefit us all I’d say that he is the guy I’d pick to face. I could get another match out of this carcass of mine sure.” On filmingRead More

Posted On November 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Cracking Down On Parody Twitter, Molly Holly News, More

– Molly Holly has been announced as the special guest referee for a match pitting Jillian Hall against TNA Knockout Traci Brooks at Women Superstars Uncensored’s show on January 21, 2012 in Stirling, New Jersey. The event will be released on DVD. — The WWE SmackDown taping on January 31, 2012 will be held at the Century Link Center in Omaha, Nebraska. — WWE Hall of Famer “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase has been announced for New Orleans Comic Con taking place January 28-29. 2012. — WWE is crackingRead More

Posted On November 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Reportedly Filming CM Punk Documentary

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that a direct-to-DVD documentary on CM Punk is in the works. The yet-to-be-named project is scheduled for a 2012 release.Read More

Posted On November 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Working On CM Punk Documentary, Iron Shiek News, More

- The Chicago Tribune is reporting that WWE is currently filming a behind-the-scenes documentary on RAW superstar and Chicago native, CM Punk. The straight-to-DVD project, which is currently untitled, will be released some time in 2012. As we reported a few weeks ago, WWE is looking to capitalize on CM Punk’s popularity with a big push on television, along with new merchandise, a book, a possible movie role and more. – WWE Hall of Famer Iron Sheik is currently battling health issues that forced him to miss a stand-up comedyRead More

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

Cena’s Ring Gear, Many Of WWE’s Key Business Metrics Down

– John Cena has officially retired his “jorts” jean shorts ring gear and will be going with camouflage shorts moving forward. He will be rotating different colors of camo to represent different branches of the United States military. — Many of WWE’s key business metrics were down in September from the year before, including attendance (down 9%) and DVD sales (down 44%). — The following are the most-shipped WWE DVDs of the year: * WrestleMania (229,000 units, down down 9.5% from 2010) * Best of WCW Nitro (135,000 units) *Read More

Posted On October 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: The Road Dogg Ribs Billy Gunn & More

The Outlaws sent along the following: The 6th episode of “The #OUDK” show is now available at www.TheNewAgeOutlaws.com. Want to know how easy it is to make Billy Gunn mad? Simply put on a Jason Voorhees mask and sneak up behind him in the middle of the woods. It works every time! Watch Billy Gunn get ribbed by Road Dogg and a friend, plus it’s the return of “Dogg’s Declamation” – words of wisdom by Brian James! Check out this hilarious episode and be sure to follow the show onRead More
Gail Kim, who recently parted ways with WWE, is scheduled to return to TNA Wrestling at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando. Kim claimed last week during an interview with SunSport that she expects to return to TNA, but is in no rush. “Right now I’m on a little hiatus,” she said, “I told myself I’d take a little break. They didn’t let me quit so I was forced to take a break! “I’m not retiring from wrestling, I can say that. I always said – I said it inRead More

Posted On October 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: The Scorpion King 3 Trailer Starring Batista

Batista will star alongside Kimbo Slice, Ron Perlman, and Billy Zane in The Scorpion King 3: Battle For Redemption, coming to DVD and Blu-Ray. A trailer is embedded below:Read More

Posted On October 10, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Mickie James Recalls Vince McMahon Yelling At Her Backstage

Mickie James has revealed in an interview how Vince McMahon yelled at her in the aftermath of her first WrestleMania match. James debuted in WWE in 2005 and participated in a memorable angle with Trish Stratus. The storyline climaxed at WrestleMania 22 where James capture the WWE Women’s Championship from the blonde bombshell, but contained a controversial moment. Her character had developed crazed lust-like feelings for her opponent, touched Stratus’ crotch and made a provocative gesture towards the camera insinuating lesbian intimacy. McMahon was furious with James and ordered theRead More

Posted On October 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Trailers For Upcoming Austin DVD & WWE 12 Video Game

-The first official trailer for the upcoming DVD, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin: The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time, is embedded in the video below: -WWE All Stars on Nintendo 3DS will be available this November. A trailer is embedded in the video below:Read More

Posted On September 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Content Listing For WWE’s Upcoming Steve Austin DVD & Blu-ray

WWE.com has released the content listing for Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time, available on DVD and Blu-ray on Nov. 29, 2011. “Stone Cold Steve Austin” content At his apex, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin was a pop culture phenomenon, the biggest Superstar in the history of sports-entertainment. Despite battling the rejection of being fired and a career-threatening injury, Austin persevered and vaulted to the top of his profession. Now, fans can relive the epic story of the Texas Rattlesnake with StoneRead More