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– Sean “X-Pac” Waltman runs down all the major happenings on last night’s episode of Monday Night Raw in five short videos. What did Pac think about the opening segment with Punk (and his megaphone), the live contract negotiation, the matches, etc.? Check out these videos and find out. — It was announced during Raw that Edge would be appearing on the season premiere of Haven, which airs this Friday following Smackdown on SyFy. — Brock Lesnar turns 34 years old today while Gregory Helms turns 37. — SmackDown DivaRead More
The full content listing for WWE’s upcoming OMG! The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History DVD has been released. It is scheduled for release in North America on August 23 via three-disc DVD and a two-disc Blu-ray sets. OMG! The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History DVD (3 Discs) OMG! The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History counts down the most outrageous moments in the history of WWE. What moments will make the cut, the top 10, and what is the greatest moment of all time? Is it the KingRead More

Posted On June 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Christian Speaks On Life After WWE, Edge’s Neck Injury & More

- Christian recently spoke with Pennlive.com to promote upcoming WWE SmackDown tapings. Here are some highlights: The best thing about working for WWE: “Performing, that’s why we do what we do. You can be dead tired from jet lag from an overseas trip and you don’t feel like you’re dragging your feet all day long. But as soon as you hear that music and you hear the live roar from that crowd it all goes away.” Life after WWE: “I think that I’ll always be involved in some capacity withRead More
Busted Open satellite radio show with Christian Hosts: Dave LaGreca and Doug Mortman Airs Mondays and Wednesdays on Sirius 92 and XM 207 from 2-4 ET Visit Facebook.com/bustedopen for more information Christian on his brief reign as World Heavyweight Champion and the fans outcry over the quick change: “Obviously, I kind of look at it two ways. There are very few people that ever have a chance to become World Heavyweight Champion. I did that, got a taste of it, I know what it takes to get to that pointRead More
After losing the World Heavyweight Championship just two days after he won it, Christian hopes to keep the “emotional wave” going. Though his best friend, Edge, has retired, he will nonetheless be a part of it. “It was two guys that grew up as fans and broke into the business together. We’ve both gone up and down different paths, and things like that. We were both able to realize a dream. Yeah, it was real emotional. The flipside of that is that unfortunately Edge has to retire, and the landscapeRead More
John Morrison will be sidelined between four and six weeks after undergoing surgery today to alleviate pain caused by a pinched nerve in his neck, according to WWE.com. Dr. Joseph Moroon, a renowned neurosurgeon and medical director for WWE, performed the procedure. He created a small incision in the back of Morrison’s neck and moved the bone as well as the C5 and C6 discs from around the nerve route. “This is considered minimally invasive surgery,” said Dr. Christopher Amann, WWE’s senior ringside physician. “Unlike other procedures, such as thoseRead More
– The official website of the Key Arena is advertising an I Quit Match between WWE Champion John Cena and The Miz for Over the Limit. The pay-per-view event takes place May 22, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. Other WWE Superstars advertised for the event include Randy Orton, Christian, John Morrison, Big Show, Alberto Del Rio, “The All-American American” Jack Swagger, R-Truth, Kofi Kingston and “Highflying” Rey Mysterio. — Today would have marked as Owen Hart’s 46th birthday. He died on May 23, 1999 when an equipment malfunction occurred during hisRead More

Posted On May 7, 2011By Jim LaMottaIn Columns

Dr. Wrestling:Christian wins the title

When Edge was forced into retirement due to neck problems, which go back nearly eight years when he had surgery to repair a broken neck, the WWE had to find a new World Heavy Weight title match for the Extreme Rules PPV. Alberto Del Rio, one of the company’s brightest young stars was penciled in to challenge Edge so who would be put in the match to replace the rated R superstar? The answer would be a competitor that was along side Edge a decade ago when he was makingRead More

Posted On May 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Why WWE Booked Major Angle on SD (Spoiler)

As many of you may now know, the top story on the internet today is the fact that Randy Orton defeated Christian at the Smackdown taping last night to become the new World Heavyweight Champion. After speaking to several key WWE insiders, PWMania can now provide details behind why WWE decided to book this major title change just days after Christian won the title at Extreme Rules. To begin with, as we exclusively reported several days ago, Randy Orton is set to become the focal point of the Smackdown brand,Read More

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

Live Notes From WWE Extreme Rules

Reader Shannon Sylvia sent in the following: Last night I just got home from my very first PPV that I went to, WWE Extreme Rules. Yes this is the first time WWE hosts a PPV in Tampa after 11 years of not getting one but I was really happy that we finally got one this year. The crowd was jam packed outside because the doors didn’t open right around ten minutes to 7 so it was pretty early. Once I got inside they were showing the Lightning game on allRead More
– The promotional poster for WWE’s Capitol Punishment pay-per-view event, which takes place June 19 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. has been released. It features Randy Orton. Click here to view it. The synopsis reads: “WWE storms the Nation’s Capitol in this inaugural pay-per-view event. Don’t miss John Cena, Randy Orton, Edge, The Miz, and all your favorite WWE Superstars at WWE Capitol Punishment live on pay-per-view.” — John Cena shots scenes for Fred The Movie 2 at last Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Greensboro, North Carolina. The filmRead More

Posted On April 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 22/4

WWE taped this week’s Smackdown today from the London O2 Arena in London, England. Thanks to WNW reader Murdo Mackenzie for providing us with live updates. Below are full results: * Michael Cole comes out to occupy The Cole Mine which features a royal looking gold and burgundy throne by it. Josh Mathews and Booker T follow. * The World Heavyweight Championship belt is suspended above the ring. Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy): * The show opens with a Edge video package followed by a rundown of the Extreme RulesRead More

Posted On April 18, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Del Rio Holding Retirement Party For Edge On SD, Ratings & More

– It was announced at Monday afternoon’s WWE RAW tapings from London that former World Heavyweight champion Edge will be appearing on Friday’s broadcast. — It was also announced that Alberto Del Rio will host a retirement party for Edge this Friday. — Last week’s episode of WWE Smackdown on Syfy drew a 2.08 rating and averaged 2,982,000 viewers for the 2-hour broadcast.Read More
– Former WWE Divas Torrie Wilson, Lilian Garcia and Candice Michelle hosted an online show this past Monday night discussing the second episode of Tough Enough as well as their time in the wrestling industry. The girls also interview Kevin Nash, who discussed Scott Hall’s health. To view the episode, here. — Former WWE Women’s Champion Candice Michelle will be appearing for GoDaddy and Danica Patrick this Sunday in California at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. — Former WWE Divas Champion Jillian Hall has been announced for Women SuperstarsRead More
– WWE Superstars, which finished its run on WGN America last week, has found a new home. The show will air every Thursday at 5:00 p.m. EST on WWE.com. Advertised for today’s episode is The Great Khali vs. Zack Ryder. Other matches taking place include: * Gail Kim and Natalya vs. Maryse and Melina * Chris Masters vs. Curt Hawkins — A scene was edited from the Tough Enough elimination process where Steve Austin asked contestant Michelle Deighton what her favorite match was. While Ariane Andrew sealed her fate onRead More

Posted On April 14, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: You Gotta Know When to Fold’em

It isn’t very often we as wrestling fans are blindsided these days, not with all of the backstage news websites. That’s what made Monday even more shocking, it was barely reported before hand, and we just didn’t see Edge being the next to go. Edge was still supposed to have years left on his wrestling odometer. Edge was an elite talent but was cursed with a body that couldn’t hold up to the daily grind of being a WWE Superstar. All of the moves that left us completely in awe,Read More

Posted On April 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Huge Fairwell For Edge After SD Tapings; Speech & More

After the Smackdown taping in Albany, NY ended, Christian and Edge embraced and gave the crowd a “Five second pose.” This led to the entire WWE roster in attendance from Triple H on down came out on the ramp to pay tribute to Edge. Big Show, Rey Mysterio, Chavo Guerrero and eventually Triple H joined Edge and Christian. I was told it was awesome and the crowd loved it. Edge gave a long “Hall of Fame induction” style speech to the live crowd, thanking everyone from the ring crew toRead More
– TNA Knockout Tag Team Champion Sarita will participate in a fundraiser at Red Deer College in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada on June 3, 2011. All proceeds will be donated to the RDC Athletics Leadership Fund. — TNA X Division Champion Kazarian paid tribute to WWE star Edge, who announced his retirement from professional wrestling yesterday. He wrote on Twitter, “True class act. A boy with a dream is now a man who has left behind an incredible legacy. Thank you for all you have given.” — Since undergoing backRead More

Posted On April 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE’s Official Announcement On Edge Retiring

- Below is WWE’s official announcement on Edge retiring from their website: Less than a week after his successful title defense against Alberto Del Rio at WrestleMania XXVII, World Heavyweight Champion Edge has been forced to retire from in-ring competition due to injury. The unexpected news brings to an end a storied WWE career spanning 13 years and consisting of 11 World Title reigns. The Rated-R Superstar had been suffering numbness and uncontrollable trembling in his arms and hands. This is not the first time Edge has experienced these symptomsRead More