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Posted On February 28, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: WWE Elimination Chamber

It was the final pay per view stop on the road to Wrestlemania, but was it any good? That’s what I’m hoping to find out by taking a look back at WWE’s Elimination Chamber, shown live in the early hours of this past Monday morning on Sky Sports here in Britain. The show began with the first title match of the evening as Zeb Colter guy Jack Swagger challenged Big E for the Intercontinental title. As far as show openers go this was pretty decent. Both combatants had a greatRead More
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Bunch of stuff to discuss before Sunday. My Elimination Chamber predictions should be posted over the weekend. WWE Battleground 2013 Just one quick note: Battleground did a near record low pay-per-view buy rate last October. Not to brag, but I called it! That event never stood a chance, and it was easy to predict a total failure was coming in terms of PPV buys. WWE made up for it three weeks later with Heck on a Deck, so maybe their plan paid off? About 342,000 PPV buys through entire theRead More
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Posted On February 12, 2014By George CushnieIn Columns

From Across The Pond: WWE & TNA Q&A

It’s that time again. Yup, thanks to my self-imposed hiatus from all things WWE and TNA, I wanted to write a column, but had no idea what to write about. That’s where you fine people came in! You supplied the questions and I’m set to fire through them with my answer gun. I got plenty of questions from Facebook and Twitter, as well as by e-mail. Some of them are serious, some of them are more sarcastic. You should be able to tell them apart, but be warned! This article’sRead More
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Posted On January 12, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds DVD Review: WWE Elimination Chamber 2013

It’s time for another spot of deja vu, for a DVD review of a pay-per-view I’ve already reviewed, and this time around we’re going back to last February and the second stop on the road to Wrestlemania 29 and C.M. Punk’s attempt to regain the WWE title from the Rock at Elimination Chamber 2013. The show began with championship action as the Big Show challenged Alberto Del Rio for the World title. The story behind this one was simple. Having beaten the big man in two last man standing matchesRead More
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Posted On December 13, 2012By Michael GroomsIn News

The Rock Officially Advertised For WWE Elimination Chamber

After weeks of speculation, WWE is now officially advertising The Rock for the Elimination Chamber on the WWE website’s “Live Events” page. If The Rock does beat CM Punk for the WWE Championship at the Royal Rumble as many reports say he will, it is a logical conclusion that CM Punk will get a championship rematch against The Great One at the Elimination Champion Pay-Per-View.Read More

Posted On May 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

PPV Buyrate Data For Royal Rumble, Elimination Chamber, WM28

As part of WWE’s First Quarter 2012 earnings report announced on Thrusday, the company released pay-per-view buyrate information for this year’s Royal Rumble and Elimination chamber events. The Royal Rumble drew 443,000 buys, down from 446,000 buys in 2011, and 462,000 buys in 2010. Elimination Chamber did 178,000 buys, down from 199,000 buys in 2011 and 285,000 buys in 2010. Even though the Royal Rumble and Elimination Chamber both did fewer buys in 2012 than they did in 2011, revenue was essentially the same due to more viewers ordering theRead More
– WWE has released their latest Key Performance Indicators report and last month’s Elimination Chamber is estimated to have drawn 180,000 pay-per-view buys. This figure is based on WWE averaging 309,000 pay-per-views buys in the first quarter of 2012 and the Royal Rumble garnering 438,000 buys. Last year’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event drew 199,000 buys while the 2010 show scored 285,000. — Former WWE star Stevie Richards has been announced to appear at WrestleReunion 7 on March 31 at the Miami Beach Deauville Resort 6701 Collins Ave. Miami, Florida. —Read More

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

Dolph Ziggler On Not Having A WM28 Match, Rock vs. Cena & More

Arda Ocal of theScore Television Network interviewed WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler. Here are some of the topics discussed: – Not knowing why he doesn’t have a match booked yet at WrestleMania but wanting only even a short amount of time so he can steal the show – Why most of the WWE locker room is siding with John Cena going into his match with The Rock at WrestleMania – Questions he always gets from fans (including why did he dyed his hair brown) – How difficult it was working insideRead More

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

WWE Makes Announcement Regarding Next Week’s RAW

- WWE announced the following today: “Both Raw and SmackDown are about to get extreme makeovers. In an effort to help determine which General Manager should control both shows, the WWE Board of Directors has decided to switch control of each show next week. SmackDown GM Theodore Long will take control of Monday night’s Raw while Raw GM John Laurinaitis takes the reins of next Friday’s SmackDown. The decision comes one week after Laurinaitis announced at Elimination Chamber that he will seek control over both shows, bolstered by flattering testimonialsRead More
– WWE Studios’ Bending the Rules, starring 2012 WWE Hall of Fame inductee, Edge, and Jamie Kennedy – opens in the following theaters for a special, limited engagement on March 9: Hollywood, California (Grauman’s Chinese 7), Aurora, Colorado (Cinema Latino 8), Miami, Florida (Palace 18), Chicago, Illinois (I.C.E. Chatham 14), New York, New York (To Be Announced), East Providence, Rhode Island (East Providence 10), Memphis, Tennessee (Wolfchase Cinema 8), San Antonio, Texas (Santikos Northwest 14), Bremerton, Washington (Olympic Theater 4). — The February 25 episode of A.M. Raw scored aRead More
Blowin’ Smoke with Kemper Jones 02/21/12 Quick Thoughts Volume I Though I wrote a column already, I wanted to get a few of my random thoughts out there as well. • Being a Harvard graduate is now part of David Otunga’s entrance introduction. I miss how this is relevant to what is supposed to be presented as “sport”. • I have Wrestlemania 23 playing on my second monitor and Benoit just made his entrance for his US title defense against MVP. Never a Canadian Crippler fan, I was in theRead More

Posted On February 20, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Former Diva At Elimination Chamber, Kingston Has Head Stapled

– Former WWE Diva Candice Michelle noted on Twitter attending last night’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her family. — WWE television ratings will be delayed this week due to the President’s Day holiday on Monday. Last Friday’s rating for SmackDown will be delayed to Tuesday and the rating for tonight’s Raw will be delayed to Wednesday. — Elimination Chamber featured 1 hour and 39 minutes of wrestling action. — Kofi Kingston needed staples in the back of his head following last night’s Raw Elimination Chamber MatchRead More

Posted On February 20, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Drug Scandal Highlighted In New Book, Cena Jabs At Rock

– Irvin Muchnick and Anthony Roberts have released a book for Amazon Kindle investigating Signature Pharmacy, which years ago served as an online dealer of steroids, human growth hormone and prescription drugs to famous entertainers and athletes, including professional wrestlers of the WWE variety. In lists obtained by the New York Daily News, Sports Illustrated and ESPN in August 2007, Randy Orton, Dave Bautista (Batista), Adam Copeland (Edge), Robert Huffman (Booker T), Shane Helms, Mike Bucci (Simon Dean), Anthony Carelli (Santino Marella), Charles Haas, John Hennigan (John Morrison), Darren MatthewsRead More

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

Backstage Chamber News, Divas Praise, Undertaker-Raw, Sheamus

- WWE referee Scott Armstrong and agent Bill DeMott also praised Tamina Snuka and Beth Phoenix for their Divas Title match at Elimination Chamber. Armstrong later tweeted that DeMott was pulled over by a Wisconsin State Trooper but was let off without getting a ticket. – There is speculation backstage that The Undertaker will show up either bald or with some kind of altered appearance on tonight’s RAW Supershow. – WWE’s website posted a video interview with Sheamus after last night’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. Sheamus says he chose to faceRead More

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

CM Punk-Chris Jericho, Elimination Chamber Notes, More News

- WWE’s website posted a video with CM Punk after last night’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. Punk believes Chris Jericho is going to want a title shot at WrestleMania 28 because of how things went down in the Chamber. Punk says he welcomes any and all challengers for WrestleMania and regardless of who he faces, he will walk out WWE Champion. – Going back to 2009, last night’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view was the first Chamber-related event where the WWE Title or the World Heavyweight Title did not change hands. – WWERead More

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

Santino Marella-Chamber Praise, WWE Draft, WWE Trends

- Some of the WWE terms trending worldwide last night during Elimination Chamber were John Cena, Kane, The Great Khali, Teddy Long, Alberto Del Rio, Mark Henry, CM Punk and Kofi Kingston. – The 2012 WWE Draft will reportedly take place on the April 23rd three-hour RAW Supershow from Detroit, Michigan. – There was lots of praise backstage last night for Santino Marella’s performance in the Elimination Chamber match. Jim Ross took to Twitter to praise Santino: “Santino 2nite a great example of talent’s maximizing their minutes on TV/PPV. Santino’sRead More

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

Phoenix & Tamina Comment On PPV Match, CM Punk-Chris Brown

- WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix says she was impressed with Tamina Snuka at Elimination Chamber. Beth wrote on Twitter: “@TaminaSnuka impressed the hell out of me tonight. Genuine competition. But…i told you i will be #divaschampforever” Tamina also commented on the match from last night: “My blood is still pumping like crazy from EC, i have to say in order to step up to the next level and grow you have to take your beatings!” “BE aware of the consequences of those beatings it will feed the fire ofRead More

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

WWE Confiscating Anti-Cena Signs At PPV, Rock, Orton, More

- WWE officials were confiscating anti-John Cena signs at last night’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. – Journey 2 with The Rock was #4 at the box office this past weekend, bringing in $20.9 million. This was only a 27% drop from the opening weekend. Journey 2 has done over $132 million worldwide. – WWE edited out Randy Orton’s botched RKO on Big Show from last Monday’s RAW replays in the United Kingdom. – WWE’s Aksana and Hornswoggle will be appearing at the Columbus Blue Jackets vs. St. Louis Blues game onRead More

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

Former WWE Diva At Elimination Chamber, Raw News & More

– Former WWE Diva Candice Michelle noted on Twitter attending tonight’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her family. – It was announced at Elimination Chamber that Raw would be held at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 27, 2012. – The latest issue of WWE Magazine hits newsstands this Tuesday. The issue will feature four different covers—The Undertaker, Triple H, John Cena and The Rock. – Ring of Honor announced Sunday that Lance Storm would be competing at their Showdown in the Sun Internet pay-per-viewRead More