General Manager Tag

- TNA stars Jeff Jarrett, Karen Jarrett, James Storm and Crimson were in attendance for the CMT Music Awards in Nashville last night. WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin was also there to promote his new Redneck Island reality TV show. – Speaking of Karen, she posted the following tweets to Dixie Carter last night after the awards show. Apparently Todd is referring to Todd Carter, President of Panda Energy International, the parent company of TNA. “Hey Todd, no one can stand ur sister @TNADixie she continues to run theRead More
- Raw SuperShow will permanently expand to a three-hour show starting with the 1,000th episode on July 23 at 8/7 CT on USA Network. WWE officials have reportedly contacted nearly two dozen former performers for cameo appearances on the program, which will be treated as pay-per-view quality event. The entire roster will be on hand for the show and there is a chance new talent will be introduced as well. Officials are hopeful that The Undertaker appears at the event. If he does, it will likely be promoted weeks inRead More

Posted On May 29, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

More Details On Don West Leaving TNA Wrestling

Don West is reportedly leaving TNA. This is due to the fact that he was offered a spot as the General Manager of the North American Hockey League’s Wenatchee Wild out of Wenatchee, Washington. West will be involved in all aspects of the Wild and got a great offer that he could not have reasonably turned down. There is no reported heat on West for leaving and he is said to be going out on good terms. He will finish up with TNA this month. (Source: PWInsider)Read More
– Paul Heyman is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for tonight’s Raw SuperShow broadcast as he is scripted to appear in a segment. Heyman returned to WWE on last week’s Raw SuperShow as Brock Lesnar’s legal adviser. He announced that his client had quit the company and was “never coming back.” — Sting, who has not appeared on TNA Wrestling programming since before Lockdown, is scheduled to return to television at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida. On the March 22 episode of Impact Wrestling, Sting announced his resignation as GeneralRead More
– After tying a 52-week low on Wednesday with $7.77 per share, WWE’s stock price saw a significant gain Thursday with the release of the organization’s 2012 First Quarter 2012 Earnings Results. The stock price increased to $8.78 per share, up $0.94 from Thursday’s closing price of $7.84 per share. — George “The Animal” Steele, Lex Luger, Scott Steiner, Rick Steiner and Tito Santana have been announced to appear at Frank & Son Collectible Show 19649 San Jose Ave. City of Industry, California on June 23. Details are available here.Read More
- WWE’s website has an article up looking at potential contenders for WWE Tag Team Champions Primo and Epico. Some of the teams listed are Alex Riley & Mason Ryan, The Miz & David Otunga and Brodus Clay & Santino Marella. – Alberto Del Rio will be getting a World Heavyweight Title shot soon after defeating Sheamus by DQ on Friday’s SmackDown. No word yet if the match will take place at Extreme Rules. Others in line, but not announced, for a title shot against Sheamus include Christian and DanielRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Sting’s Contract, Impact Rating, TNA Invading Country Awards

- Dixie Carter announced earlier this week that Sting has signed a new deal with the company but word is that it’s just for the storylines. Since he’s no longer General Manager, he has to sign a wrestler contract.. Sting has a contract in place with TNA until the end of 2012 and has not signed a new deal.   - TNA announced this weekend that James Storm and Jeff Hardy will be “invading” the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas this weekend. Storm and HardyRead More

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

Booker T Takes Sixth & Final Spot On Team Teddy

Booker T joined Team Teddy as the sixth and final member for the 12-man tag team at Wrestlemania XXVIII on tonight’s WWE Raw Supershow. The match now looks like this:   Team Johnny: David Otunga, The Miz, Mark Henry, Drew McIntyre, Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger   Team Teddy: Santino Marella, R-Truth, Kofi Kingston, Zack Ryder, The Great Khali and Booker T   The winning team will gain their respective General Manager “control” of both brands.Read More

Posted On March 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Preview For Thursday’s Impact – Three Matches Scheduled, More

ImpactWrestling.com has released the official preview for this Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. Preview Thursday’s IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c. If you can’t watch it Thursday, make sure to set your DVR to record it so you don’t miss any of the action. – The road to April’s annual “Lockdown” Pay-Per-View event continues – What will be Hulk Hogan’s answer to TNA President Dixie Carter? Will Hogan take over as General Manager of IMPACT WRESTLING? Tune in and find out – Mr. Anderson battles “The Charismatic Enigma” JeffRead More

Posted On March 12, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Planned Teams For 12-Man Tag Team Match At WrestleMania

WWE announced Monday Team Long vs. Team John Laurinaitis in a 12-Man Tag Team Match at WrestleMania XXVIII that will determine one permanent General Manager of both Raw and Smackdown. WWE has not announced the participants in the match Raw as Interim General Manager John Laurinaitis and Smackdown General Manager Theodore Long will choose teams of six Superstars in the weeks leading up to the match. PWInsider.com reports that as of last night, Team John Laurinaitis is planned to consist of Alberto Del Rio, Christian, David Otunga, Dolph Ziggler, JackRead More
– LocalBozo.com conducted an interview with Edge promoting WWE Studios’ latest release – Bending the Rules. The Rated-R Superstar provided insight into his current state of contentment in retirement, his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame and speech, whether he considers himself an actor now, whether he’ll work with WWE again and more. — Raw Interim General Manager and WWE Executive Vice President of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis, who takes the reins as the board-appointed General Manager of SmackDown on Friday, teased a Steel Cage Match for the showRead More

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

Spoiler On This Week’s Big WWE NXT Announcement

As noted a few days ago, there was a big announcement teased by Matt Striker for this week’s episode of NXT: Redemption, the one-year anniversary of the show. It was announced at tonight’s tapings that William Regal is the new General Manager of NXT. Regal will be responsible for making the matches each week and running the show. Stay tuned for more details.Read More

Posted On February 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE NXT Taping Results For 2/29

- Thanks to Andy and Terra for the following WWE NXT spoilers from tonight’s tapings in Seattle, Washington: Dark Match: * Ted DiBiase beat Hunico WWE NXT: * Darren Young and Titus O’Neil beat Alex Riley and Percy Watson. After the match Titus cut a promo on Percy and challenged him to another fight next week. * In-ring segment with Derrick Bateman, Alicia Fox, Kaitlyn and Justin Gabriel. Kaitlyn ends up kissing Bateman. Maxine comes out and fights with Alicia and Kaitlyn. She decides to kiss Gabriel to make BatemanRead More

Posted On February 22, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Where Laurinaitis/Long Feud Is Headed, Otunga Against Bullying

– WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent Relations and Interim General Manager of Raw John Laurinaitis’s campaign to not only become the permanent Raw General Manager, but take over Theodore Long’s job as General Manager of SmackDown is expected to culminate with a winner takes all match at WrestleMania XXVIII in Miami, Florida. The Wrestling Observer reports that a Laurinaitis captained team of heel WWE stars will likely face a babyface team captained by Long at the pay-per-view extravaganza with the winning captain becoming General Manager of both Raw andRead More

Posted On February 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Chris Jericho Update, WWE Returns, Laurinaitis’ Announcement

- After he was knocked out of tonight’s WWE Title Elimination Chamber match, WWE’s website is promising an update on Chris Jericho to come. They wrote: “The WWE Universe is buzzing about what Jericho has to say regarding his departure at the hands of The Straight Edge Superstar. Although he was unable to comment earlier, WWE.com is attempting to locate him in Milwaukee’s Bradley Center tonight to get his thoughts on the Raw Elimination Chamber Match and CM Punk.” – In case you missed it, John Laurinaitis’ announcement at EliminationRead More

Posted On February 7, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Torres Suffers Broken Nose On Raw, Diva Added To FCW Roster

– Eve Torres was rushed to the backstage area immediately after she tagged out of the ring during the Eight Divas Tag Team Match on tonight’s Raw SuperShow. Torres was hit hard by a Beth Phoenix clothesline. She was severely bleeding from her nose and it is said that she suffered a broken nose. — Shawn Michaels stated the following on Twitter Monday: “FYI, I’ll be signing at the Big Game Forever booth (booth 140) Hunting Expo in Salt Lake City, on Saturday Feb. 11, at 10:00am.” — The officialRead More

Posted On October 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After Raw Went Off The Air

After Raw went off the air, Triple H stood alone in the ring and soaked up applause from the fans. Zack Ryder’s music hit and he came out to tell Triple H that he changed his mind about walking out on him, citing that he was made Assistant to the General Manager of Smackdown under him. Ryder had his flip camera and was recording, so he tried to get a group shot with both himself and Triple H. Triple H posed for a moment, then hit Ryder with the Pedigree.Read More

Posted On September 8, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

RAW General Manager Dropped? Ricardo Rodriguez, Arquette-WCW

- Regarding the mystery RAW General Manager, creative has not been told anything about the character except not to do anything with it each week. Some believe the angle is done with but it hasn’t been confirmed within the company. There have been recent RAW shows where the General Manager’s podium is set up and never used, and some weeks it’s not set up at all. – Ricardo Rodriguez has been on the road with WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio lately as his ring announcer and to do interference duringRead More

Posted On August 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Smackdown Preview For Tonight: Bret Hart Returns

The following is a spoiler-free preview for tonight’s episode of WWE SmackDown on SyFy, taped Tuesday from Calgary, Alberta, Canada: * WWE Hall of Famer and Calgary native Bret Hart serves as the special General Manager for the night. * World champion Randy Orton vs. Ted DiBiase. * Sheamus vs. Mark Henry. * Daniel Bryan vs. Christian. * Sin Cara vs. Heath Slater. * Great Khali vs. Ezekiel Jackson.Read More