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

WWE Titles Being Defended In WWC, NXT Star Hacked, Foley-WWE

- The April 19th WWE live event in Toulouse, France drew 3,500 fans while the live event on April 20th in Paris, France drew 8,000 fans. – WWE Superstar Percy Watson has changed his Twitter handle to @WWEPercyWatson. His account was hacked earlier this week. – As noted before, Mick Foley will be going on the road with WWE in a few weeks. Foley is booked to be a special referee in main events, not as a wrestler. – WWE Tag Team Champions Primo and Epico will be defending theRead More

Posted On April 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Justin Gabriel Update, WWE’s French Commentator Resigns, Foley

- Injured WWE Superstar Justin Gabriel has returned to home to South Africa to deal with passport issues. Gabriel was injured in the WrestleMania 28 dark match but is looking at returning in mid-May. – Christophe Agius, who worked for AB Productions in France doing commentary for WWE programming, resigned from the company after WWE’s live event in Toulouse, France this past Thursday. Agius also worked to arrange WWE Superstar interviews in France and was well-known at WWE headquarters. Agius worked with WWE for over a decade. No word yetRead More
– Sources within WWE confirm 2010 Miss USA and Tough Enough contestant Rima Fakih has not signed a contract with the organization. Fakih suggested last month during an interview with German celebrity gossip website Promiflash.de that she had signed a contract with WWE, stating, “You are the first to respond to me, but I can now tell you that I will definitely be part of WWE.” — WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Jim Cornette are now columnists for the United Kingdom based Fighting Spirit Magazine, whichRead More

Posted On April 20, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WrestleMania Sets Viewership Record, WWE Stock Dwindles

– WWE announced Thursday via e-mail that WrestleMania XXVIII set a viewership record with 1.3 million pay-per-view buys worldwide and five million viewers overall. Their statement reads: “WrestleMania set a record of 1.3 million pay-per-view buys worldwide and was seen by more than five million fans in 105 countries. The “Once in a Lifetime” extravaganza was also seen by a sellout crowd of 78,363 fans from all 50 U.S. states and 36 countries at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, marking the highest attended event in the stadium’s history.” — WWE’sRead More
– WWE Hall of Famers Bret Hart and Jerry “The King” Lawler are scheduled to appear in Niagara Falls for autograph signings. On Saturday, May 5, Free Comic Book Day, from 12-4 pm, Jerry “The King” Lawler will be signing autographs and taking pictures at Pulp Comics, 4413 Queen St, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada (905) 353-0666. Lithographs of his art will also be signed and for sale. Saturday, June 9, Bret “the Hitman” Hart will be appearing for Neo Wrestling Federation (NWF) at the Gale Centre, 4171 Fourth Ave, NiagaraRead More

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

Knockouts Tag Title Match At Lockdown?, Love Shoots Movie Role

– Angelina Love shot scenes last week in Paris, France for the upcoming Science fiction television series Dark Rising: Warrior of Worlds. She plays the villanus Rosemary Black. — TNA Wrestling’s annual Lockdown InterAction Fanfest takes place Saturday at the Gaylord Oprylan Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Hulk Hogan, Sting, Ric Flair and a host of other Impact Wrestling stars are scheduled to appear at the event. — Based on comments made online and events from Thursday’s Impact Wrestling, it would appear that Eric Young and ODB will be defending theRead More

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

Nash Continues Rant On Warrior, WWE-Shorty Awards, More

- WWE’s website currently has an article up looking at how a school teacher from France used WWE in her classroom. The teacher was explaining to her students how to pay tribute in English. She used DVD”s from the first SmackDown after 9/11 and the RAW Tribute show to Eddie Guerrero for the lesson. – WWE is up for several awards in this year’s Shorty Awards. The Shortys honor the best producers of short content on social media including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other sites. WWE is up for theRead More

Posted On November 6, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

CM Punk Argues With Fan At WWE Show, Makes Fun Of TNA

CM Punk was captured on camera engaging in an argument with a fan who jeered him at Friday’s Raw World Tour event in Amneville, France. Following his victory over WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio in the main event, Punk slapped hands of ringside area fans. One fan, however, greeted The Straight Edge Superstar with boos. An agitated Punk belittled the fan by making “crybaby” motions and calling him a “Cena fan.” When the fan said he hated John Cena, Punk wagged his finger and sniped, “I bet you watch TNA,Read More

Posted On September 10, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Survivor Series Sells Out MSG, Ex-WWE Diva Cherry On Twitter

– Tickets went on this sale morning for the Survivor Series at Madison Square Garden and instantly sold out. The pay-per-view event, which will feature an appearance by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, takes place November 20, 2011. It will be the first WWE pay-per-view to take place at the reconfigured venue. — A Raw live event is scheduled for April 20, 2012 in Paris, France as part of WWE’s WrestleMania Revenge tour. — Beth Phoenix announced on Twitter that former WWE Diva Cherry has launched an account on the micro-bloggingRead More

Posted On July 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Tonight’s RAW, Wrestling’s Biggest Ladies Man, Nash

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR said about: Tonight’s RAW From Boston: “What do I expect on RAW tonight from Boston? I have high expectations for the show tonight with all guns pointed toward Sunday’s MITB PPV headlined by Cena vs. Punk for the WWE Title. Curious to see what tonight’s crowd reaction will be for both the WWE Champion and the man who apparently is making his last MondayRead More
Ric Flair has pulled out of the remaining dates of TNA Wrestling’s ongoing European tour. While in Dublin, Ireland, Flair reportedly demanded money “in advance” from a company official. When his request wasn’t granted, Flair allegedly tried to play hardball, refusing to get on a bus that was taking personnel to the airport for their flight. A decision was made to leave Flair behind due to this. “He threw a fit,” said a company source, who spoke under the condition of anonymity. “He was playing ‘Nature Boy’ on the tourRead More
Kurt Angle left TNA Wrestling’s ongoing European tour to return to the United States after doctors were forced to induce labor on his fiancée, Giovanna Yannotti, several weeks early. Angle was the special guest referee for the Jeff Jarrett and Matt Hardy vs. Shannon Moore and Mark Haskins match in Lyon, France. The 1996 Olympic gold medalist received a phone call while on tour that Yannotti was forced into emergency labor due to health complications. The baby, Giuliana Marie Angle, was born prematurely Saturday at 5.5 pounds and 18 inchesRead More

Posted On November 5, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Rep Comments On Austin Rumor, Jackson Denies Injury

– Regarding Jeff The Drunk’s claim on The Howard Stern Show that he and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin would appear as guest celebrities on the Dec. 27 Raw in Albany, NY, a WWE representative told the Wrestling Globe Newsletter, “I think this is one of the reasons why Stern calls him Jeff The Drunk”. — The first SmackDown taping of 2011 will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at the Tucson Arena in Tucson, Arizona. — Ezekiel Jackson denied reports that he suffered an injury during a match at Wednesday’sRead More