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Posted On December 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Talent List For TNA Impact Wrestling’s Upcoming Project In India

Below is the latest list of talent for TNA Impact Wrestling’s upcoming project in India set to begin filming in the country on Thursday: * Chris Masters * Chavo Guerrero * Cheerleader Melissa (formerly Raisha Saeed ) * Cliff Compton (formerly Domino) * Harry Smith * Nick Dinsmore (formerly Eugene) * Luke Gallows * Jimmy Rave * Joey Ryan * Sonjay Dutt * Shawn Daivari * Arya Daivari (Shawn’s younger brother) * Zema IonRead More

Posted On December 13, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Harry Smith and Others Confirmed For TNA’s India Project

Former WWE talent Harry Smith will be among the troupe of wrestlers traveling to Mumbia, India this week to tape the first footage for TNA Wrestling’s planned debut on the television network Colors. California based independent wrestler Joey Ryan announced Monday on Facebook that he will participate in the project. He wrote, “Beginning this week, I will be working for TNA Impact Wrestling on their upcoming India project. I want to publicly thank David Lagana and Jeff Jarrett for the opportunity.” Canadian based independent tag team Bollywood Lions—Gurv Sihra andRead More
– TNA Wrestling has released the following video previewing Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. — Impact Wrestling drew it’s best ratings on Challenge for the week of November 14-20 with a combined 454,000 viewers watching three airings of the show. — Former WWE star Chris Masters stated Friday during an interview with the Pro Wrestling Torch that he will be among the troupe of wrestlers traveling to India to tape the first footage for TNA Wrestling’s planned debut on the television network Colors. The wrestlers have been booked for sevenRead More

Posted On October 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

The Great Khali Reportedly Leaving WWE

WWE.com announced Sunday that The Great Khali suffered a fractured fibula following a brutal attack by World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry on SmackDown Friday night. The angle was orchestrated to remove the “The Punjabi Playboy” from television since his contract is set to expire and will likely not be renewed. Many employees feel that the one-time World Heavyweight Champion will head back to India to focus on acting. There is talk, however, that he will maintain a relationship with WWE to work on film projects and other endeavors. See photoRead More

Posted On June 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Executive Speaks On Fighting Piracy, Competition & More

- WWE’s International Executive VP Andrew Whitaker recently spoke with IndianTelevision.com about WWE’s expansion in India and more. Here are some highlights: IT: You recently opened an office in Mumbai. Given that this is an important market, why did it take so long? AW: India has been one of our most successful television markets for a number of years now. In line with our global strategy, since we have begun to introduce our other lines of business, the time is now right to begin building a more local presence inRead More

Posted On May 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Press Release: WWE Opens Office In Mumbai, India

WWE issued the following press release this morning: WWE(R) Opens Mumbai Office LONDON, May 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WWE(R) (NYSE:WWE) announced today it has appointed Rukn Kizilbash to be General Manager, WWE India to spearhead the company’s expansion across all lines of business, including consumer products and home entertainment, in India. Kizilbash will report into Dominic Hayes, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of WWE International. To support these efforts, WWE will open a new office in Mumbai, India on June 1. This furthers WWE’s commitment to expanding internationally,Read More
– John Cena took another shot at Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson yesterday on Twitter. “CeNation. Just heard that yesterday the man who invented the telepromter died at 91,” he wrote. “Somewhere right now the great one is in mourning :)” — The April 29 episode of SmackDown featured 36 minutes and 31 seconds of in-ring action, up from 31 minutes and 57 seconds the week before. — WWE developmental talent Jinder Mahal, a wrestler billed from Punjab, India, debuted on last week’s episode of SmackDown. He appeared in a backstageRead More

Posted On March 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Steve Austin Advertised For Wrestlemania XXVII

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin is included in advertisements for Wrestlemania XXVII in India. Austin accompanies, The Undertaker, The Rock and John Cena. Wrestlemania XXVII will take place Sunday, April 3, 2011 from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. Be sure and join us here at PWMania.com.Read More