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Chris Jericho discussed Fozzy’s new album ‘Sin and Bones,’ touring with WWE and Fozzy and much more in an interview with Loudwire. Here are some highlights. Biggest differences between touring for WWE and Fozzy: “Well, Uproar [Festival] notwithstanding, we’re playing bigger venues with the WWE, so they’re all arenas and stuff like that. Whereas with Fozzy, it’s more clubs and theaters. With WWE, everywhere I travel, I travel by myself, whereas with you’re in the band, you’re on the bus with everybody else. It’s a much easier vibe to travelRead More
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- WWE pays tribute to “Macho Man” Randy Savage all September on WWE Classics On Demand with “Macho Madness.” The synopsis for the month of programming reads, according to WWE Magazine: “Relive unforgettable matches and moments featuring one of the most popular Superstars of all-time, “The Macho Man” Randy Savage. Plus, see the entire 2012 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, including behind-the-scenes footage. Don’t miss the pomp and circumstance all month long on WWE Classics On Demand.” – According to WWEDVDNews.com, a Raw 1,000 DVD and Blu-ray is scheduledRead More
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- Tonight on Big Brother, Frank Eudy’s father, former world wrestling champion Sid Vicious, talks about how is son is doing in the game. Here is a sneak peak video clip of Vicious discussing Big Brother which will air during tonight’s broadcast at 9:00 PM ET/PT on CBS. – Twenty years ago today, Ron Simmons became the first African American to win a world title in professional wrestling when he defeated Big Van Vader in Baltimore, Maryland. WWE.com relives that historic night with video and a retrospective written by WWERead More

Posted On July 4, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Viscera Expects To Appear On Upcoming Raw Episode

Arda Ocal (@arda_ocal) of The Score television network interviewed former WWE talent Nelson Frazier, who portrayed Mabel and Viscera. Highlights: Whether he was slated to win the WWF Championship at the 1995 Summerslam: “Actually Vince was leaning towards me [winning the WWE Championship] but if anyone knows about the Clique they can change things around and that’s what happened. The finish was changed. Yeah, Vince was really leaning towards me but you can’t stop the powers that be.” How “Vis-agra” was created: “I was working with Hurricane Helms in EuropeRead More
- Yahoo! Sports has picked up on the story of John Cena granting his 300th wish through the Make-A-Wish foundation. Their story notes that WWE had to rearrange Cena’s entire schedule to make sure it happened and that Cena is determined to grant 1000 wishes. – WWEEuroshop.com will be closing down on August 1st, 2012. The website currently handles all the European orders for WWE merchandise. All future orders will be fulfilled by WWEShop.com which may results in higher shipping costs placed in Europe. To lower their inventory, the websiteRead More
- WWE is teasing that John Laurinaitis will put Tensai in action this Monday night on RAW to impress Vince McMahon. They wrote: “The dominant Tensai suffered his first defeat last week against John Cena, but his interference during the Cena-Michael Cole match that followed shows the expatriate Superstar has no intention of letting the loss slow him down. Tensai has been a favorite of John Laurinaitis’, and “Big Johnny” will likely want Mr. McMahon to see his handpicked enforcer in action this week. The only question remains, who willRead More

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

Antonio Cesaro Debuts On SmackDown, Save Reks & Hawkins

- WWE is advertising Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan, Big Show vs. Cody Rhodes and Randy Orton vs. Kane in a Last Man Standing match for their August 9th show in Tokyo, Japan. For the August 10th show in the same city, they are advertising Show vs. Rhodes and Sheamus vs. Bryan vs. the winner of Orton-Kane from the night before. Alberto Del Rio is also being advertised for the mini-tour. – Tyler Reks says he and Curt Hawkins will be re-hired by John Laurinaitis if they can get #SaveReksAndHawkins trendingRead More

Posted On April 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Bella Twins Update, Ted DiBiase Foundation, The Rock & More

- PWInsider reported last week that The Bella Twins were being brought to Europe for this week’s RAW but would not be used on this week’s live events. We noted that they appeared in a WWE.com segment on Monday to set up a Beth Phoenix vs. Nikki Bella Divas Title match. The Twins are indeed working live events on the current tour as they defeated the team of Phoenix and Eve Torres at Tuesday’s show in Rome, Italy. – WWE Superstar Ted DiBiase, who is still injured, wrote a newRead More
The cover artwork for the Home Video edition of WWE WrestleMania 28 has been finalized and released. It features John Cena, The Rock, Triple H, Undertaker, and Shawn Michaels.   WrestleMania 28 is released on DVD and Blu-ray formats to North America and Australia on May 8th, following to Europe in June.  Read More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Flair Back To TNA, FCW Teases Major Updates, WWE ’12 News

- WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair will not be appearing on tonight’s RAW Supershow from Miami and instead will be working TNA’s Impact Wrestling tapings in Orlando.   - THQ will be releasing a “WrestleMania Edition” of WWE ’12 in Europe this coming May. The game will feature the Superstars that were available for download once the game was originally released.   - As we noted weeks back, Triple H has promised a major announcement regarding WWE developmental. FCW President Steve Keirn wrote the following on Twitter today: “MajorRead More

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

WWE Updates Christian Injury Report; Details

- WWE posted an injury update on Christian saying that he re-aggravated a prior neck injury during the fight with WWE Champion CM Punk on last night’s RAW Supershow. As noted before, Christian has been pulled from WrestleMania 28 and replaced on Team Laurinaitis by Drew McIntyre.   WWE’s report adds the following:   “Although Christian claimed to also have experienced ankle pain following the onslaught, doctors later confirmed he did not re-aggravate the ankle sprain he suffered last year while on tour in Europe.”   However, F4Wonline.com reports thatRead More

Posted On September 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Announces International TV Expansion

- TNA Wrestling announced the following: Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) announces that TNA Wrestling programming can now be seen in over 100 countries and in 17 languages. Over the past few months, TNA Wrestling re-launched in Australia, renewed television deals in France, Israel and Turkey, as well as, inking new deals in Africa, Europe and the Middle East scheduled to be on air later this month. In June, TNA Wrestling and Fuel TV reached an agreement to broadcast TNA’s flagship television show, IMPACT WRESTLING every Saturday to fans inRead More

Posted On August 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Fires Matt Hardy Following DWI Arrest

Following his arrest Saturday in North Carolina for driving while intoxicated, Matt Hardy has been released from his contract with TNA Wrestling. In a statement released to TMZ.com, an unnamed TNA spokesperson stated, “TNA today released Impact Wrestling star Matt Hardy from its roster. Hardy was already under suspension from the company.” According to sources within TNA, plans were in place for Matt and Jeff Hardy to return to television in October. Jeff’s status with the company remains unchanged since TNA will be releasing a slew of merchandise in theRead More

Posted On June 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Extends Distribution Deal With Eurosport

- The following press release hit the wires this morning: LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE has extended its current distribution agreement with Eurosport for another two years. Eurosport, in all European territories excluding the UK, will continue to broadcast “This Week In WWE” and “WWE Vintage Collection” to more than 113 million homes in 57 countries across the continent on Monday nights, starting at 9PM CET. Announcing the deal, Julien Bergeaud, Broadcast Director for Eurosport, said “We are very happy to renew our agreement with WWE, the most prominent action entertainment organisationRead More
– Tyler Reks is in action on this week’s episode of WWE Superstars as he faces JTG. Also featured is Maryse vs. Natalya and Mark Henry vs. Ted DiBiase. The episode is available here. — Alicia Fox has replaced Melina on the last leg of Raw’s ongoing tour of Europe. The brand’s tour concludes Saturday in Doha, Qatar. — Vickie Guerrero introduced the “new and improved” Dolph Ziggler on Monday’s episode of Raw as he unveiled a freshly trimmed head of brown hair just before facing Evan Bourne. The formerRead More

Posted On April 5, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

John Cena Speaks On Rock, Miz, WM Revenge Tour, More

The following is a new tweet from the official Twitter page of WWE Superstar John Cena: “CeNation. Well rock. U got a year to get ready. Me…ill be in bridgeport mon with my sights set back on the Miz. I can not wait To head to europe for WrestleMania revenge tour! I have so much fun there….sometimes maybe 2 much ;)” Follow more Cena tweets on Twitter @ JohnCena.Read More
– The latest trailer for THQ’s WWE All Stars has been released, which highlights the game’s “Path of Champions” mode. WWE All Stars will be released in North America on March 29 and in Europe on April 1. — A WWE Supershow is scheduled to take place the night before Capital Punishment; June 18 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. — Former WWE manager Paul Bearer said yesterday on Twitter that he filmed a DVD. Additional details were not disclosed. — WWE.com has announced that Randy OrtonRead More

Posted On February 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Pro-Wrestling:EVE: Female Only Pro-Wrestling Training Camp

Europe’s only dedicated all female professional wrestling promotion Pro-Wrestling:EVE presents a FEMALE ONLY professional wrestling training camp to take place on the weekend of February 19/20 in Norwich, England. The camp will be taken by legendary professional wrestling group WAW lead by 26 year veteran “Rowdy” Ricky Knight and his wife & 19 year Professional Saraya Knight. “Rowdy” Ricky Knight has wrestled all over the world both with and against some of the biggest & best stars to ever grace a wrestling ring from Dynamite Kid & Jushin “Thunder” LigerRead More

Posted On January 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jeff Jarrett Talks TNA’s Goals, Hogan & Bischoff, Kurt & Karen

TNA founder Jeff Jarrett was interviewed this week by the Baltimore Sun .. Here are some highlights of what Jarrett said about: Whether TNA Wrestling Is Profitable: “Absolutely. We turned that corner four or five years ago. Like WWE or any other business, would we like to be making more money? Sure, but the reality is that the U.S. economy is still in a recession, and internationally we have different economies to deal with, but all in all, we’re pleased.” His Personal Goals For TNA In 2011: “We want toRead More