Inside Wrestling Tag

- Saban Brands has announced the line-up for its programming block, dubbed Vortexx, which debuts nationwide on The CW on August 25 and will be anchored by WWE Saturday Morning Slam at 10:00 a.m. WWE will be preceded by Iron Man: Armored Adventures and Justice League Unlimited and followed by Dragonball Z Kai. The official description for WWE Saturday Morning Slam reads: “WWE Saturday Morning Slam packs the riveting in-ring action, the larger-than-life WWE Superstars, and WWE’s kid-friendly entertainment into the fastest, most energy-filled half-hour on television. WWE Superstar profiles,Read More
Current creative plans call for The Undertaker to face Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania XXIX. Meanwhile, the latest issue of Inside Wrestling features Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker on the cover with the headline reading “SNEAK PEAK? The World Clamors for Lesnar-‘Taker At WrestleMania 29!” (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More
– Wrestling Observer Newsletter editor Dave Meltzer revealed that TNA Wrestling is having financial difficulties as talent and vendors are frequently paid for their services on a delayed basis. “Vendors and wrestlers are paid late all the time,” he wrote on the message board. “Janice Carter controls the purse strings. Only a certain amount of money over what they bring in can be spent and it’s prioritized where it goes.” Janice Carter, who is the mother of TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter, gained complete control of the company’s purseRead More
– Sting posted a cryptic message on Twitter Friday reading, “I’m done.” The message was retweeted by the official Twitter feed of Impact Wrestling. — Former TNA Women’s Knockout Champion Taylor Wilde, 26, stated on Twitter that she is getting married today. — Christy Hemme is handling ring introductions for this week’s Impact Wrestling live event tour of West Virginia. — James Storm is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Inside Wrestling. Photos of *NEW LOOK* CM PunkRead More
Michelle McCool has been greatly criticized over the years for taking the fast track to WWE glory. After entering an intimate relationship with The Undertaker in late 2007 (who she married in June 2010), many critics attributed her position in WWE to her influential partner rather than her ability to perform. Speaking to Inside Wrestling, the four-time champion is asked why she has received so much flack. Dan Murphy asks McCool, “I know you like to keep some things private and this was never announced, but you did marry TheRead More
– In an interview published in the January 2012 issue of WWE Magazine, Mark Henry says he’s considered retiring from professional wrestling prior to his breakthrough run atop SmackDown. When asked if there was ever a point where he thought about quitting, he said, “Well, I’m older in the business, and my children miss their dad. Not to mention the aches and pains are just making it harder to get through everything. But, right now, I’m feeling fresh and things are going well. I’m going to hang around as longRead More
– Kurt Angle stated on Twitter that he will be participating in the United States Olympic wrestling trials that will be held in Iowa City, Iowa this April to determine the team that will go to London, England for the 2012 Olympics. “I’m Already Qualified for final Olympic trials In June. But I Will Official Enter Olympic trial Qualifier Tourney in April in Iowa! I’m Ready,” he wrote. Angle revealed his Olympic hopes this past June. He told The Sun, “I’ve set my sights on this. There are certain goalsRead More

Posted On November 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Matt Hardy Jail Update, Michelle McCool On The Hotseat, Maria

– Former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis will be hosting Top Rope Promotions’ Spindle City Rumble in New Bedford, Massachusetts on Thanksgiving Day. Click here for more information. — The latest issue of Inside Wrestling features a lengthy interview with former WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool. The magazine is currently on newsstands. — “Rowdy” Roddy Piper tweeted the following regarding the Penn State rape controversy: “I don’t know the truth on the Penn St. affair. I know this, if someone did that to my boy, I’d kill em, with my bareRead More
– The Miz celebrated his 31st birthday Saturday by invading WWE’s Raw brand house show in Loveland, Colorado. He and R-Truth ran through the crowd in street clothes to interfere in the WWE Championship Match between Alberto Del Rio and John Cena, causing a disqualification. They knelt down with their hands behind their heads in surrender, but Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston dove onto them from the top rope. — Alberto Del Rio is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Inside Wrestling. — Brock Lesnar will beRead More

Posted On August 19, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Matt Morgan Comments On WWE, Love Reveals Workout Routine

– Matt Morgan participated in a live Facebook Chat with CMT on Thursday following his appearance on the season premiere of Made the previous night. He was notably asked whether WWE has been in contact with him lately. Morgan replied, “WWE gave me my start and gave me the tools to one day become the wrestler I am today and I am very thankful for my time there. I’d be lying if I said there’s been no contact however as long as TNA remains as loyal as they’ve been toRead More

Posted On August 15, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Kevin Nash Teases Appearance On Raw, Update On Ricky Ortiz

– Kevin Nash teased on Twitter that he will be appearing on tonight’s episode of Raw. He wrote, “Rumor has it a tall, dark haired dude is going to be on Raw tonight. You better watch. He has a tendency to disappear for months.” Nash appeared last night at SummerSlam to assault CM Punk following his WWE Championship victory over John Cena. Following the attack, Alberto Del Rio cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase and defeated Punk for the belt. Freedom Pro Wrestling announced two days earlier thatRead More
– The producers of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars are giving fans the opportunity to cast the upcoming season. Velvet Sky is asking fans via Twitter to show their support by voting for her to appear on the reality show. To vote for the TNA Knockout under the athletes category, click here. — Kurt Angle is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Inside Wrestling. — TNA Knockout Sarita is still feeling the effects of facial paralysis as she donned a protective mask at this past weekend’s WorldRead More
– Vickie Guerrero announced on Twitter that she is accepting Facebook friend requests. Her page is located here. — CM Punk gave a review on Twitter of WWE’s upcoming The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro DVD. He wrote, “Watching some of the new Nitro DVD. The Russo stuff is unwatchable. Rick Fuller is in the ring though, so that’s cool.” — The Undertaker is featured on the latest issue of Inside Wrestling. — Kharma is advertised to speak next Monday on Raw. released the following statement: “Live onRead More
– WWE Champion The Miz is featured on the promotional poster for WWE’s Over the Limit pay-per-view event, which takes place May 22, 2011 at the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington. The poster features several portraits of The Miz. To see it, click here. — The theme for WWE Classics On Demand programming during the month of May is the 90s. — Alberto Del Rio is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Inside Wrestling. Photos of Maryse with The Miz -> source: PWInsider.comRead More

Posted On February 2, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Latest Report On Sting, Hall of Famer In Line For Book & DVD

– WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine said during an interview published in the latest issue of Inside Wrestling that he recently reached a new merchandising agreement with World Wrestling Entertainment. He noted that WWE plans on releasing a book and DVD chronicling his lengthy wrestling career, as well as a Mattel action figure. — WWE United States Champion Daniel Bryan appears from 11:00 to noon on Monday, February 21 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. — ‘Typically well informed’ sources within World Wrestling Entertainment doRead More

Posted On January 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Backstage News On Maryse & DiBiase, This Year’s HOF Class

– Wade Barrett is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Inside Wrestling. — One WWE source doubted reports of the entire list for this year’s WWE Hall of Fame class being set in stone. Although discussions have begun, the source does not believe there is much locked in—besides Shawn Michaels. However, the insider strongly feels that reports of Arn Anderson and Ron Simmons being enshrined this year are correct. — Those spoken to within WWE aren’t aware if there is any particular incident or reason that TedRead More

Posted On December 14, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Reaction To Batista News, Divas Match In Response To TNA

– Last night on Raw, the anonymous General Manager arranged Lay-Cool vs. Beth Phoenix and Divas Champion Natalya for Sunday’s TLC pay-per-view in the first-ever Divas Tag Team Table Match. The match was concocted in response to Mickie James battling Tara in a Steel Cage Match last Thursday on TNA Wrestling’s iMPACT!. — Triple H is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Inside Wrestling. — It was reported earlier today that former WWE star Batista’s 18-year-old daughter released a sex tape. Snippets of Athena Batista, in compromisingRead More