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- Wade Barrett is set for a meet and greet at the Florida Championship Wrestling event Saturday in Melbourne, FL. Evan Bourne is scheduled for an autograph signing at the August 2 event in Orlando. – WWE.com features a new article looking at 20 legends who never won a World title. Arn Anderson, British Bulldog, Dean Malenko, Goldust, William Regal, Scott Hall, Roddy Piper, Paul Orndorff and Ted Dibiase were some of the names included in the article. You can check out the complete article at this link. – BrodusRead More
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Posted On July 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE NXT *Spoiler* – The First Ever WWE NXT Champion Crowned

The first ever WWE NXT Champion was crowned Thursday night at the NXT tapings from Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL. Seth “Tyler Black” Rollins defeated WWE star Jinder Mahal to win the first-ever WWE NXT World Title. Mahal has been working in FCW recently. Howard Finkel was the announcer for the match. The Fink did the ring introductions and announced the “NEW WWE NXT Champion” line to the delight of the crowd. After Rollins won the title, WWE agent Dusty Rhodes, Triple H and the entire WWE NXTRead More

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

Jericho Post-SummerSlam Future, WWE Wins Lawsuit, Wade Barrett

- Chris Jericho is not currently scheduled for any WWE appearances after SummerSlam. – Wade Barrett will be appearing at FCW in Melbourne, FL on July 28th. Evan Bourne will be appearing at FCW in Orlando, FL on August 2nd. – WWE won a lawsuit against Italy’s Interactive S.P.A., who they sued over money owed for licensing WWE TV to Italian cable networks Sportitalia Channel and SI Live, as well as the rights to an Italian language version of WWE.com. The suit was filed in February of 2011, with WWERead More

Posted On July 10, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Press Release: DGUSA Announces New All Female Promotion

DGUSA released the following today. We are thrilled to make the official announcement of SHINE Wrestling. SHINE is a new all female promotion. The goal is to give women athletes the stage to showcase their skills in a serious setting. SHINE 1 is set for July 20th on live iPPV at WWNLive.com from Ybor City, FL. Here are the details: -We are proud to announce that www.SHINEwrestling.com went live yesterday. We hope you will take a few moments and browse the site for all the latest news, the SHINE wrestlingRead More
- Zack Ryder spoke about the upcoming 1000th episode of WWE Raw with LubbockOnline.com. Here is an excerpt from that article. “That’s going to be a really big deal,” Ryder admitted. “Every superstar will be there, and you know the WWE will do whatever it takes to make it special. One thousand shows is a huge accomplishment.” – Justin Gabriel and Jinder Mahal will be at tonight’s FCW event at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Eustis, FL. – Several top WWE Superstars will be on hand for the San DiegoRead More

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
- Husky Harris, under the new ring name of Bray Wyatt defeated Alex Riley in a dark match prior to tonight’s WWE RAW taping from the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana. – WWE Superstars Brodus Clay, Naomi and Cameron are scheduled to appear at the FCW event at the Melbourne Auditorium, located at 625 E Hibiscus Blvd in Melbourne, FL this Friday, June 29. – WWE taped Kofi Kingston vs. Michael McGuilicutty, and The Prime Time Players vs. Epico and Primo with Rosa Mendes as partRead More
- The live episodes of iMPACT! Wrestling will end on August 23, a week later than planned. TNA got Spike TV to agree to one extra week as it will work better with their taping schedule. The plan all along was for iMPACT! to go live for the summer and there is no word on if they will do so on more permanent basis. – Brooke Adams (Miss Tessmacher) will once again be competing in the Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant on June 23 in Miami, FL. She was in lastRead More

Posted On June 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Returning Champion To DGUSA, Style Battle Rules, New Matches

It’s been a busy week with DGUSA/EVOLVE Alerts and we are capping it off with news of a returning champion, more matches for Jacksonville, iPPV news, the final rules for Style Battle and a brand new Deal Of The Day. Let’s get to it…. June 14th: We know fans in the Midwest have been patiently waiting for news about the Dragon Gate USA events on July 28th in Taylor, MI and July 29th in Chicago, IL. The talent list is just coming together and we can confirm now that formerRead More
Sting takes on “The Total Package” Lex Luger in a Lumberjack with Casts Match. From Miami, FL, 3/19/00.Read More
We have a quick Friday update for you since we are very excited about a talent acquisition EVOLVE made today plus there is the must see YouShoot Live with Vince Russo on worldwide live iPPV at WWNLive.com tonight at 8pm EST. Let’s get to it…. June 1st: We are very excited to announce that Colt Cabana will wrestle and be in the broadcast booth for color commentary at the EVOLVE cards on June 28th in Ybor City, FL and June 29th in St. Petersburg, FL. This is the first timeRead More
It’s a huge day at Dragon Gate USA and EVOLVE as tickets for five events went on sale. We have the first talent rosters for all the upcoming shows including El Generico in both DGUSA and EVOLVE. Let’s get to it…. May 30th: YouShoot Live!!! With Vince Russo is this Friday at 8pm EST. on live iPPV at www.WWNLive.com. You can pre-order right now by clicking here. Here’s the latest from Kayfabe Commentaries as they prepare for this unique and incredible shoot interview: Being a part of YouShoot LIVE: VinceRead More

Posted On May 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Event Info: Florida Underground Wrestling

PWMania.com correspondent Shannon Rose sent this in: Saturday June 2 2012, Doors 6:15 pm Belltime 7:30pm All Sports Arena 7716 Rutilio Court, New Port Richey, Florida, 34653 Advanced tickets just $10, tickets at the door $12 Cage Match For The FUW Tag Team Titles The James Boys Vs Kennedy Kendrick & JD Maverick FUW Title Bruce Santee Vs A Mystery Opponent Cuban Heavyweight Title- Gerry Brisco Barred From The Building Wes Brisco Vs Fidel Sierra w/ “Mr. Hollywood” Shannon Rose Pasco Countys Own Sideshow Vs Biff Slater Bruiserweight Title MatchRead More

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

Possible WWE RAW & No Way Out *Spoiler*, Meet CM Punk, More

- Tonight’s WWE RAW from the New Orleans Arena will also most likely feature where Randy Orton and Kane’s involvement for WWE’s No Way Out PPV is heading, according to the Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer. – WWE Extreme Rules 2012 PPV on DVD featuring Brock Lesnar’s first WWE match in 8 years in an Extreme Rules match against John Cena, is scheduled for release this Tuesday. Amazon.com are currently offering a 40% discount on the DVD, pricing it at only $11.99 and eligible for free Super Saver Shipping. You canRead More

Posted On May 18, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Chyna Rushed To Hospital After Being Found Unconscious

RadarOnline.com is reporting that Chyna was rushed to a hospital today after being found slumped over and passed out backstage at an adult film expo in Miami, FL. According to the report, the former WWE star was supposed to make an appearance at the 2012 Exxxotica Expo today and do a meet and greet with fans. After being found unconscious, she was rushed to a hospital by paramedics. Here is an updated TMZ report: Former WWE superstar Chyna collapsed in front of the main stage at a XXX convention inRead More
- Full Sail University announced on Facebook earlier today that tickets for the NXT taping on May 17th, 2012 are already sold out. – You can save up to 50% on WrestleMania DVD/Blu-Ray Packages at WWEShop.com by clicking here. – Christian is scheduled for Thursday’s FCW event at the Orlando Armory in Orlando, FL. – Jim Ross is not in Pittsburgh where tonight’s WWE Raw will take place, as was reported earlier. His wife was in Pittsburgh yesterday for Mother’s Day but he posted he’s at home in Norman, OK.Read More

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

WWE Developmental Promotion FCW Moving Tapings To Orlando, FL

WWE developmental promotion Florida Championship Wrestling will be moving their TV Tapings to Full Sail University near Orlando, FL on Thursday May 17, according to PWInsider. The exclusive deal WWE has signed with the facility insures them they will be the wrestling promotion that can run in the building. WWE have been planning and discussing to move the FCW tapings there since they ran a very quiet pilot taping several months ago. The company have booked dates in the venue through September currently. The FCW Arena in Tampa will stillRead More

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

Cena’s Feelings Towards WrestleMania 28, WM Financial Stakes

- The Miami Herald has a featured article looking at some of the business woes that WWE has been facing, and how important WrestleMania is for the company financially.   - Another article that The Miami Herald is featuring focuses on the WrestleMania “Once In A Lifetime” main event between John Cena and The Rock. The Rock and Cena are asked about competing in the Rock’s hometown of Miami, FL for Sunday’s PPV. Here is what was said.   “It is special to me and it’s home,” said Rock. “I’veRead More

Posted On March 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE WrestleMania 28 Set Going Up, Melina To Lucha Libre, FCW

- FCW updated the live events section of their website. They will continue to hold events, including some TV tapings, at their school in Tampa every Thursday night through to the end of May. – Melina will be working some dates coming up for Lucha Libre USA. – WWE started setting up construction for Wrestlemania 28 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, FL earlier this week.Read More