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Posted On December 16, 2012By David DavisIn Columns

Death of Wrestling: Aces and Eights

Greetings to all… It’s David Davis with my weekly blog: Death of Wrestling. For all of those who read this regularly, you will know that this is not a blog about bashing wrestling; it’s a blog of a frustrated fan, who loves the business and wishes that each week it could be a little better. It’s been a pretty good week of wrestling so far with Final Resolution and pretty solid ‘go home shows’ for Raw and Smackdown. So I just want to talk about something that I don’t thinkRead More
- The latest from Josh Mathews on Twitter, playing up the SmackDown storyline where he’s threatening to sue WWE and the General Managers: “Just getting home now from Green Bay. Doc’s wouldn’t let me fly following SD, needed further observations. Btw, no calls from either GM.” – Bucky Badger, the official mascot for the University of Wisconsin at Madison, was in action at last night’s live event in Madison, Wisconsin. Following Heath Slater’s loss to Justin Gabriel, Slater cut a promo which brought out Hornswoggle and Bucky. Kidd hit SlaterRead More
- WWE is planning to release a Volume 2 of their recent ECW DVD in late 2013, according to PWInsider. As of this week, they haven’t began picking matches yet for the release. – Hornswoggle and David Otunga will be appearing at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois on October 13th at 3pm. – WWE has released a preview of greatest catchphrases from Saturday Morning Slam:Read More
- John Cena wrote the following about CM Punk after last night’s RAW: “I dont even know where to begin. The choices we make define our #legacy tonight the @wwe champ showed many things none have 2 do w #respect” – The WWE RAW crew is headed out to begin a quick international tour today. They will run in Brisbane, Australia on Thursday, Sydney on Friday and Melbourne on Saturday. – Hornswoggle and Cody Rhodes are doing local media in Green Bay this morning to promote tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings.Read More
- The WWEShop.com website is selling new “Shawn Michaels Appreciation Night” merchandise, including a t-shirt and a cowboy hat commemorating Monday’s RAW from San Antonio, Texas. Speaking of HBK Appreciation Night, YouTube videos of what happened after the show went off the air have been pulled at the request of WWE. A source we spoke to told us the footage could be included on an upcoming Shawn Michaels DVD. – WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper is the latest wrestler to address Kevin Nash’s recent comments about the wrestling industryRead More
Hey everybody, Geddy Cahoon here with another edition of The Cahoon Run Down. Upon waking up today, I totally forgot that it was Thursday and thus, hadn’t realized that I had an article to write. Thus, I had absolutely no plan regarding what to write and etc. I really didn’t want to do another “Random Thoughts” (Even though there were some things I forgot to mention in the last one) but nothing immediately sprang to mind to write a full article about either. Then, a Facebook commenter came to theRead More

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

The Anonymous WWE RAW General Manager Revealed

The identity of the Anonymous Raw General Manager was revealed on this week’s Raw Supershow. The Anonymous Raw GM turned out to be Hornswoggle. WWE will announce a new, permanent General Manager on the July 23 1000th Raw in two weeks.Read More

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

Post-SummerSlam RAW, Road Dogg Added, Santino & Hornswoggle

- The WWE Raw Supershow on Monday, August 20th, 2012 (the day after SummerSlam) will be held at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. – The Road Dogg has been added to the Alumni section of WWE.com. You can view his bio and profile at this link. – WWE U.S. Champion Santino Marella and Hornswoggle will be signing autographs at the Steiner Sports Store in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY this Saturday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Availability is limited. Advance purchase is suggested.Read More
- Triple H appeared at Tuesday night’s WWE tapings for an off-camera segment. Triple H interrupted a promo by Jack Swagger and laid him out with a Pedigree. John Cena also made an appearance on the show. – John Cena Sr. was sitting ringside for Tuesday night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in New Hampshire. – Jim Ross wrote the following on Twitter about Hornswoggle’s recent impression of him: “Enjoyed @wwehornswoggle work. Talented kid.”Read More

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

Riley & McIntyre Work Dark Match, WWE Superstars, Santino, More

- Santino Marella and Hornswoggle are both scheduled to appear at the Steiner Sports Store, located in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY this Saturday, June 16, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Availability is limited and advance purchase is suggested. – Alex Riley defeated Drew McIntyre in a dark match prior to tonight’s live three-hour WWE RAW from the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. – WWE also taped Michael McGillicutty vs. Zack Ryder and Darren Young & Titus O’Neil vs. The Usos were taped as part ofRead More
Thanks to reader Ben for sending in the following report from what happened after last night’s SmackDown taping ended: After the taping ended, the dark match was originally scheduled to be a 2-on-1 handicap match with The Big Show and John Laurinaitis vs. John Cena. Laurinaitis announced that it is being changed to a 3-on-1 with David Otunga as the third man. Cena and Show started off. Cena hit the ground after attempting a should block on Show, and Show took it to Cena. Big Show tagged in Laurinaitis, whoRead More

Posted On May 30, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Evan Bourne Update, Shane McMahon’s Company, Hornswoggle

- Evan Bourne wrote the following injury update on Tuesday: “Took another xray today. Things are progressing as planned. Another step in the right direction! Might even be off these crutches soon!” – Shane McMahon’s China-based YOU On Demand company will begin publicly trading today on the NASDAQ stock market. The company, which McMahon founded shortly after departing WWE several years ago, has secured a 20-year contract with the Chinese government to run Video-on-Demand services in the country, a strong indication that the company’s revenue will remain steady for aRead More
Linda McMahon political opponent Christopher Shays bluntly argued this week that the former professional wrestling executive should not be running for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate position for Connecticut because she is an unsuitable candidate. McMahon, whose background with WWE became an unflattering focus of her last campaign, was once again railed for her past ties to the professional wrestling organization. In an interview with The New York Times, Shays listed “some of the more distasteful episodes” in the history of WWE, including husband Vince McMahon’s penchant forRead More

Posted On May 7, 2012By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

Wrestling Genius: Rebranding Gone Wild

The WWE and the conundrum of rebranding wrestlers in 2012: Recently the WWE has decided to bring back A-train Albert as Lord Tensai and Nexus injury castoff Skip Sheffield as Goldberg knockoff Ryback. Now rebranding wrestlers is as old as pro wrestling, however in the modern era it is much more difficult. Fans of old would just accept character changes no questions asked. It was common for one guy to have three or four names/gimmicks until one stuck or they gave up on him. Today’s wrestling fans are savvy andRead More

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

WWE Contacting Cruiserweights, Santino Plans Changed, WWE Stats

- WWE shipped out 246,000 DVD units for the month of March. They had 12.3 million unique visitors to WWE.com in March, which is down 13% fro the 14.2 million in March of 2011. WWE’s shop website averaged 548 merchandise orders per day in March, down a big 58% from March 2011’s 1,300 orders per day. – WWE continues to reach out to Hispanic and American independent wrestlers for the cruiserweights show on the WWE Network that is scheduled to launch in November. WWE reportedly has a lengthy list ofRead More

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

Raw Trends, Rosa Mendes Still Ranting, Josh Mathews Injury Angle

- WWE reports that Josh Mathews is in stable condition after he was attacked by Brock Lesnar on last night’s RAW Supershow from Detroit. WWE’s Dr. Michael Sampson told WWE’s website that Mathews was headed for a MRI: “When [Josh] was thrown through the set, he did land and twisted his neck, and he’s experiencing some neck stiffness, tightness. [We want] to make sure there’s no other serious damage other than just a neck sprain, which is a good sign.” – Some of the terms trending worldwide on Twitter duringRead More

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

Vince McMahon Appears After Raw Goes Off-Air, John Cena Party

Following this week’s three-hour edition of Raw, John Cena & WWE Champion CM Punk beat Chris Jericho & Kane in the dark match main event. Punk did some more funny staggering and saluted John Laurinaitis during the match. WWE threw a birthday party for John Cena after the match. Vince McMahon, Triple H, and all the wrestlers in street clothes came out to sing Cena Happy Birthday. The Great Khali sang solo. The WWE Divas also came out for a “pig pile” on Cena. Cena’s party ended with Hornswoggle runningRead More

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

WWE Raw Supershow Results – April 23, 2012

- Tonight’s three-hour RAW Supershow opens up with the pyro going off inside the Joe Louis Arena. Michael Cole welcomes us to a sold-out RAW from Detroit, Michigan. – We go to the ring and it’s set up for a contract signing. Teddy Long is in the ring. He welcomes us to the Extreme Rules main event contract signing and brings out John Cena first. Teddy introduces Brock Lesnar next. Cena looks worried as Lesnar’s music hits. John Laurinaitis comes out instead and asks Teddy what he’s doing. Laurinaitis toldRead More
WWE Studios has teamed up with Lionsgate to relaunch the Leprechaun franchise with “Leprechaun: Origins,” which will feature Hornswoggle making his debut on the silver screen.   The SmackDown Superstar played a game of “Hide and Tweet” at WrestleMania Axxess on Thursday evening as he encouraged fans to find him and discover the #swogglesecret, which turned out to be his involvement with “Leprechaun: Origins.” He broke the news on Twitter after being found:   “The #swogglesecret that I’ve been hinting at all week is that in March 2013 I willRead More