Posted On June 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Undertaker Confirmed For Upcoming FCW Event In Tampa, FL

Florida Championship Wrestling sent out the following on Thursday announcing that WWE legend the Undertaker will be appearing at an upcoming FCW on 8/1: UNDERTAKER AT FCW! The Dallas Bull in Tampa, Florida will be hosting a live FCW event on Wednesday, August 1st with special guest The Undertaker! This is an all-ages event. Doors open at 5:30pm. Gold Circle tickets (including a meet & greet with The Undertaker and an up-front seat) are $50, VIP tickets are $25 and general admission is $15. To purchase tickets, call Tammy WilliamsRead More

Posted On June 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Press Release: Funkasaurus Brodus Clay Comes To Melbourne

FCW Wrestling sent PWMania.com the following: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ** FUNKASAURUS BRODUS CLAY COMES TO MELBOURNE** Melbourne, Fl – June 26, 2012 Monday Night Raw Superstar Brodus Clay comes to the Melbourne Auditorium this Friday night, June 29th as part of the FCW Summer Slamarama Tour, The Funkasaurus will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans. Along with Brodus Clay, Naomi and Cameron, the Superstars of NXT and FCW will also be live in action! Melbourne fans will also be treated to fan giveaways, games, prizes, and a Diva’sRead More
- Dustin Rhodes, who was released by WWE earlier this year, says he will not be performing as Goldust for the 1,000th RAW in July. – Ted DiBiase appeared at last night’s FCW event in Orlando and confirmed to fans that he would be returning to the ring soon. – Mason Ryan was in action at last night’s FCW event in Orlando, picking up a win over CJ Parker. Ryan played the heel role. The main event of last night’s show saw FCW Champion Bo Dallas retain his title againstRead More
- F4Wonline.com confirms that former TNA star Amazing Red had a tryout match before Sunday’s WWE No Way Out pay-per-view. A source believes Red will be hired for WWE’s all-Cruiserweight project that is in development. We’ve uploaded a photo of Amazing Red arriving to the arena with Matt Striker on Sunday, which you can view by clicking here. – WWE Champion CM Punk wrote the following to fans on Twitter about card placement: “Placement on a card determining quality? Y’all need to reevaluate. I’ll wrestle @WWEDanielBryan 1st, 3rd, 7th orRead More
- David Otunga wrote the following on Twitter about the storyline injury to Brodus Clay: “So Brodus has a Grade 2 MCL tear. Is that all I did? Sunday at @WWE #NoWayOut his MCL is going to be completely destroyed = No more dancing!” – Carlito, Doink the Clown, and Paul Bearer are scheduled to appear at an Alabama Wrestling Federation show Saturday night in Mobile County at the Theodore High School gym. – FCW stars Leakee and Mike Dalton became the new FCW Tag Team Champions at last night’sRead More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **FCW’s Father’s Day Salute in Crystal River Tomorrow Night ** Crystal River, Fl – June 15, 2012 Florida Championship Wrestling brings its annual Father’s Day Salute to the Crystal River Armory tomorrow night, June 16th.  As a Father’s Day treat kids 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by their father’s. The Father’s Day Salute is part of FCW’s 2012 Summer Slamarama Tour.  This year’s summer outing has more than ever to offer for the FCW Universe.   There are eight matches on the card featuring someRead More

Posted On June 14, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Kelly Kelly Latest, Update On Changes To WWE Developmental

- As previously reported, Kelly Kelly is taking some time away from WWE but some people do not expect her to return. The ATA Agency that is representing Kelly are pitching her for scripted TV shows as well as a potential reality TV show. Kelly also had offers come her way from placing high on the Maxim Hot 100 list this year. WWE didn’t give her a full contract release and they aren’t thrilled that she has someone else pitching her for outside gigs. – People in FCW have beenRead More

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

Gerry Brisco’s Son Says His Name Has Both Helped & Hurt Him

Wes Brisco recently spoke with the Do Your Job Wrestling Hour about coming from the Brisco family, the pros and cons of doing so and more. Check out the highlights: On expectations for him due to his family name: “Of course the bar is set really high from my dad and my Uncle Jack…it’s been kinda tough and hard to follow but I think I’m doing a pretty good job with it.” On whether his last name has helped or held him back: “I think it’s done both. It’s definitelyRead More

Posted On June 13, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

More On WWE Stars Wary To Wrestle Ryback, Otunga-Hudson, FCW

- We noted before that some WWE talents were hesitant to work with Ryback. There is at least some talk among the crew with people saying Ryback is a severe injury to an opponent just waiting to happen, because of his intensity and his sloppiness in depositing people. – There are rumors that Jennifer Hudson and WWE Superstar David Otunga will be getting married this fall. – WWEEuroShop.com has shut down and all European merchandise orders will now be taking through WWEshop.com. – Regarding former WCW star Perry Saturn atRead More
- Benicio Salazar, who had been appearing in Florida Championship Wrestling as a masked character, is now pictured on FCWWrestling.info without a mask. His bio, however, was not modified. “I have spent much time scouting the superstars of FCW,” Salazar explained through a translator. “My true identity will NEVER be revealed and the fact that I will become the next big FCW attraction is all my opponents need to know.” – Booker T talks about his most memorable moment from Raw, which was his match against Buff Bagwell in theRead More

Posted On June 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Press Release: Summer Slamarama Tour Kicks off Today

FCW Wrestling sent PWMania.com the following today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **FCW Wrestling Kicks-Off 2012 in Palatka ** Brooksville, Fl – January 4, 2012 FCW kicks off its biggest tour ever, Summer Slamarama Tour this weekend! The tour with 39 dates already scheduled, including ten first time venues, and will feature special surprise guest appearances. Some guests already set to appear are WWE Superstar Brodus Clay with Cameron and Naomi (June 29th) and the WWE Tag Team Champions R Truth and Kofi Kingston (July 13th). Each date will feature the SuperstarsRead More

Posted On June 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Specials

Photos Of Raquel Diaz’s New Gimmick & Look In FCW

WWE developmental diva Raquel Diaz (Shaul Marie Guererro, daughter of Vickie & Eddie) recently debuted a new gimmick in FCW. The gimmick that’s been compared to singers Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj. Here are photos of her new gimmick/look:Read More

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

HBK Makes Surprise Appearance At FCW, Fozzy Playing NYC, Punk

- Chris Jericho’s metal band Fozzy will be playing at the Gramercy Theater in New York City on August 30th. Tickets go on sale this Friday morning at LiveNation.com. – Shawn Michaels made a surprise appearance at WWE developmental today. Jim Ross tweeted on Tuesday evening: “Great of @ShawnMichaels to stop by FCW today and speak to all the talents. A Super surprise from HBK. Memorable message to all. – WWE Champion CM Punk responded to a fan on Twitter who complained about Monday’s RAW drawing a 2.92 rating: “YouRead More
- Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings will take place from the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina. Triple H is advertised to make a special appearance. Advertised locally is Sheamus vs. Kane vs. Alberto Del Rio in a Steel Cage with WWE Hall of Famer Arn Anderson as the special enforcer. – WWE stars Darren Young and Titus O’Neil are training at the University of South Carolina football complex today. USC coach Steve Spurrier previously coached Titus at the University of Florida. – Brodus Clay, Naomi and Cameron will beRead More

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

Jim Ross Blog: JR Checks In From His Visit To WWE Developmental

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. As always, you can (and should) check out JR’s delicious line of BBQ products at WWEShop.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about his time at WWE developmental this week: “Productive day of day one of two a days here in Tampa at FCW facility. Approximately 23 prospects working out doing a variety of drills. Lots of fundamentals being taught by FCW staff lead by ‘Head Coach’Read More
- Chris Jericho and his band Fozzy will be playing the Download Festival in the UK this coming Saturday, June 9th. Jericho was in Atlanta this weekend preparing to start rehearsals for all of Fozzy’s upcoming gigs. – As previously mentioned, Jim Ross is in Tampa to do work with WWE’s developmental territory FCW. Ross confirmed on Twitter this weekend that Thursday’s tapings will be the final FCW Arena tapings. Ross said that they have several new prospects to evaluate this week. Ross was asked about top FCW stars SethRead More

Posted On June 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Endorses Two WWE Developmental Talents

Jim Ross recently commented positively about two members of WWE’s developmental talent pool. Ross, who is headed to Florida to evaluate the developmental talent this week, said the following about Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose: On Seth Rollins: “Confident he will be a ‘player.’ big upside potential.” On Dean Ambrose: “Unlimited potential. Calling Ambrose vs. (William Regal) Thurs. at FCW.”Read More

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

Latest On Bret Hart, Bill DeMott, Perry Saturn Returning To FCW

- Bret Hart will be conducting a wrestling seminar on August 4 in Nashville, TN. This will be of his appearance at the next Crossfire Entertainment show at the Nashville Fairgrounds. Bret Hart is also scheduled to appear as the guest GM of Niagara Falls’ Neo Wrestling Federation for their upcoming show “Art of War 2: Hart of Darkness.” in Niagara Falls, Ontario on June 9. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased by clicking here. – Bill DeMott faces a busy week in FCW, he tweeted, “Tomorrow beginsRead More
- Regarding TMZ’s report on John Cena’s $100,000 lien on his home, it should be noted that Cena is not broke. This $100,000 lien and the $15,000 lien from earlier this year likely comes from someone close to him, a family member or his wife perhaps, just not staying on top of bills and getting everything paid. The odds that the face of WWE is broke are very slim. – It’s been reported that the final FCW TV tapings from the FCW Arena in Tampa, Florida will take place thisRead More