Extreme Reunion Tag

Jack E. Jones sent this recap of an interview conducted with Little Guido prior to this past weekend’s Extreme Rising events: Hosts Jack E. Jones and One Inch Biceps welcomed Full Blooded Italians (F.B.I.) member Little Guido to IYH Wrestling Radio. This interview was fast paced and hit upon the following topics: Paul Heyman and ECW – Guido put over Heyman for showcasing a lot of the smaller guys (cruiserweights) at a time when the WWF was the world of giants. Guido said that guys like himself, Mikey Whipwreck, ReyRead More
- Saturday’s Extreme Rising show drew 800 – 900 fans in Philadelphia. The promotion is said to be very happy with it considering the negative reaction to Extreme Reunion. – The next scheduled events for the promotion will be on the weekend of September 21 in Pittsburgh, PA and Cleveland, Ohio. The promotion plans to return to the Northeast in November if those go well. – Perry Saturn suffered a stinger early in his match with Papadon. Saturn was unable to feel his left arm for a while, forcing themRead More
Stevie Richards was recently interviewed by W.H.I.P. Here are some highlights from the interview. Comparing ECW’s style to Extreme Rising: “I hope Extreme Rising is more wrestling. I like to hopefully think it is more along the lines of what Ring of Honor is doing. There is hardly any wrestling on TV today. There is like an hour and 45 minutes of talking and maybe 15 minutes of wrestling. I hope we can reverse that trend which shows you can come out and see. I’m against on any of theseRead More

Posted On June 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Extreme Rising Updates: Sabu Enters Rehab, Raven & More

Extreme Rising sent out the following today: SABU: We have gotten literally hundreds of emails and postings concerning Sabu. Comments and questions about his health and well being, but the million dollar question is “WILL SABU BE ON THE 6/29 CORONA, NY AND 6/30 PHILADELPHIA, PA EVENTS?” Here is where things stand, right now today. Sabu, under heavy Extreme Reunion office urging and support, we pleaded with him to enter rehab to get the help for himself. Sabu was in contact with the office, specifically Cody Michaels and Shane Douglas,Read More

Posted On May 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Extreme Reunion Debuting In New York This June

Extreme Reunion will be debuting in the New York City area on Friday June 29th. The venue has not been confirmed, but word is that it will be a “new venue”, not somewhere that has been run previously by any wrestling company. An official announcement is expected in the next few days. Extreme Reunion released the following video of BLK OUT vs. The Dramatics (Maximos) from their Philadelphia event:Read More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Extreme Reunion Now On Available On iPPV, Mick Foley Update

- Extreme Reunion has finally released the iPPV version of their debut event from Philadelphia. The original plan was to release the event the next day after but the production team dropped the ball and the entire show had to be edited from scratch. The iPPV download also includes an actual DVD of the event and can be downloaded at extremereunion.net. The next Extreme Reunion event will take place on June 30th in Philadelphia but talents are also being booked for a potential Northeastern show on June 29th. – MickRead More

Posted On May 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

ECW Original Announces He’s Retiring From The Ring

Axl Rotten has declared that he’s done with in-ring competition. Rotten, who beat Balls Mahoney at Extreme Reunion and was injured in a car wreck when he fell asleep while driving home from the show, posted the following to his Facebook: This is very easy to say. No tearful videos or thank you’s. I had fun wrestling Balls Mahoney at Extreme Reunion. I will keep my thoughts on the other matches and event as a whole to myself. I think I’m done. I had 24 yrs doing what I love.Read More
Shortly before Extreme Reunion, Shane Douglas appeared on Inside The Ropes to discuss TNA Wrestling, Sabu’s personal problems, Ric Flair almost joining ECW in 1998 and more (audio available at here). Highlights are as follows: Wiping the mat with the WWF in the 1990s: “If we’d had a backer like Panda Energy or Ted Turner, I think….no I know we’d have wiped the mat with the WWF. Paul Heyman was that talented a booker and our dressing room was that talented. Vince McMahon ripped everything off from us. He’ll tellRead More
- WWE developmental talent DT Porter, who is currently out of action with a knee injury, posted the following message on his Facebook account: “Guys, I don’t know how much longer I can handle this. Every day is a constant struggle to keep my sanity. I love wrestling and it’s all I ever wanted to do. Already going crazy since I’ve been for like ten months now, but it gets worse. Every day a trainer goes out of his way to rib or disrespect me in front of the boysRead More
The people at Extreme Reunion issued the following: “In ring talent and one of the owners of Extreme Reunion issues an official statement about Saturday night April 28th sold out live event from the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory. Shane Douglas had prepared a statement to publish online, however he decided he wanted to record it as a video message instead.”Read More
Paul Heyman wrote the following on Twitter about the disastrous Extreme Reunion event in Philadelphia this past weekend, promoted by Shane Douglas: “I’ve had a ton of people ask me about #ExtremeReunion… and I haven’t said a word about it. Not a word in advance. And certainly nothing to say about it now. I didn’t comment on TNA’s Hardcore Justice in advance, nor after the show, either. Nothing to say about that, either. I chose not to participate in either show, or any other attempt to re-live #ECW, so IRead More

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

The Bella Twins Leaving-Kharma, ECW Original In Car Accident

- The promoters at Extreme Reunion announced that Axl Rotten fell asleep while driving home to Baltimore this weekend and is currently in a Pennsylvania hospital. Axl broke 8 ribs and his sternum in the accident. – As seen last night, WWE announced that The Bella Twins had been fired. In reality, their contracts expired yesterday and they chose not to re-sign with the company The original plan had Kharma destroying them on their way out but the feeling backstage was that the plans changed after news leaked on theRead More
Recap of New Jack on In Your Head Wrestling Radio, for full audio visit www.IYHwrestling.com. Disclaimer: This recap does not do justice to the original interview, as it is one of the funniest I’ve heard in a long, long time. Hosts Jack E. Jones and One Inch Biceps welcomed The Original Gangsta New Jack to IYH Wrestling Radio for his third appearance. New Jack opened the show by talking about an appearance on a rival wrestling radio show the previous night and what a couple of marks hosted it. HeRead More

Posted On April 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Justin Credible Removed From Extreme Reunion Event

Justin Credible was removed from the Extreme Reunion show. Credible was advertised to wrestle Jerry Lynn, with Devon “Crowbar” Storm being added to the match as a surprise, reports PWInsider. There were concerns regarding Credible’s condition backstage over the course of the show. Sources claim at one point, he was “slumped over, passed out asleep” in a chair. He was asked to leave the building and was removed from the show. After leaving the building, Credible returned and pleaded his case to the promoters, asking to be placed back onRead More

Posted On April 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Breaking News: Sabu Rushed To Hospital; Full Details

The following is from TMZ.com: Sabu — a hardcore wrestling icon — was rushed to the hospital before a scheduled event tonight in Pennsylvania … TMZ has learned. Cops in Travose, PA tell TMZ they were dispatched to a hotel for a medical emergency, but wouldn’t elaborate. The manager at the hotel where Sabu was staying tells TMZ the staff there felt the wrestler was intoxicated when paramedics were called. A source close to Sabu tells TMZ he had been MIA all day and promoters for an ECW reunion eventRead More
ECW Original Shane Douglas spoke with Mister Saint Laurent on MLW Radio, the official podcast of Major League Wrestling. Douglas talked about his Extreme Reunion, thoughts on Vince McMahon as a promoter and more. The full interview can be heard on MLW.com or iTunes. Douglas talked about TNA President Dixie Carter paying ECW Originals a low amount of money for the TNA Hardcore Justice pay-per-view: “After Dixie Carter did her show [Hardcore Justice] and paid the guys a ridiculous sum of money, $250 to go out there and do whatRead More
- The Extreme Reunion being held on April 28th in Philadelphia has already announced plans for future shows. They will run on June 30th at the National Guard Armory in Philly and have plans in place to hold shows in additional markets outside of Philadelphia in the future. The promotion reportedly has events mapped out through November of this year. Over time, Extreme Reunion will be replaced with an official promotion name. The idea is to debut new talents and intermingle them with ECW alumni to create something of aRead More

Posted On April 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Details On Extreme Reunion; New Matches, Talent & More

- The folks at Extreme Reunion have released the following promo for the April 28th event in Philadelphia: Matches confirmed for the show include Sabu vs. Shane Douglas, Justin Credible vs. Jerry Lynn, Al Snow vs. CW Anderson, Balls Mahoney vs. Axl Rotten, The BWO vs. The FBI and Raven vs. Pitbull Gary Wolfe. Other talents announced include 2 Cold Scorpio, Joel Gertner, The Sandman, New Jack, Mustafa and other surprises. New talents will also debut that will be working for the promotion in the future. Extreme Reunion will beRead More

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

More On Ryback’s Push, New Ryder Sunglasses, Matt Hardy Update

- As noted before, WWE officials are planning to give a big push for “Ryback” Skip Sheffield on SmackDown. One of Ryback’s biggest supporters is none other than Vince McMahon himself. – WWE will be releasing new “WWWYKI” sunglasses for Zack Ryder soon. – Matt Hardy says he and Reby Sky will not be appearing at the Extreme Reunion event on April 28th in Philadelphia. He wrote today: “Just to set the record straight, @RebySky & I WILL NOT be at the ECW Reunion event on 4/28 in Philly. I’llRead More