Intercontinental Championship Tag

- WWE’s creative committee appears to be leaning toward CM Punk retaining the WWE Championship next Monday on Raw SuperShow when John Cena cashes in his Money in the Bank contract. According to PWInsider.com, there is a lot of talk within the organization that Cena will be the first person to not win a title directly after cashing in the briefcase. – WWE.com has published an article recalling fifteen of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s “rarest, heart-pumping” moments on Raw. Moments noted are his Raw debut against Salvatore Sincere, capturing theRead More

Posted On June 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Heath Slater Talks About Wrestling Vader On RAW, His Future, More

WWE wrestler Heath Slater joined Washington Redskins defensive end Adam Carriker and Chuck Carroll on this week’s “4th & Pain” — the only pro wrestling show hosted by an NFL player. Here are some highlights. On what it was like to face Vader: I guess it was bittersweet, you could say. Growing up watching him I was scared to death and I had to get in the ring with him. I’ve been trained and everything and it’s like the only thing I’ve ever remember him by is destroying people, asRead More

Posted On June 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Final Line-up For Sunday’s WWE No Way Out PPV; New Stipulation

Following this week’s edition of WWE SmackDown, here is the final card for Sunday’s WWE No Way Out PPV: Steel Cage Match John Cena vs. Big Show Both Vince McMahon & John Laurinaitis will be ringside. If Show loses, Laurinaitis is fired. If Cena loses, he is fired. World Heavyweight Championship Sheamus(c) vs. Dolph Ziggler WWE Championship CM Punk(c) vs. Kane vs. Daniel Bryan Intercontinental Championship Christian(c) vs. Cody Rhodes Divas Championship Layla(c) vs. Beth Phoenix Tuxedo Match Santino Marella vs. Ricard Rodriguez Pre-Show Match Brodus Clay vs. David OtungaRead More
The Intercontinental Championship is a title that has so much prestige behind it. It is hard to call it a mid-card championship when it’s been held by WWE legends like Randy Savage and Bret Hart. In the modern-day era, the Intercontinental Championship has seen its great matches, but none greater than John Morrison vs. Rey Mysterio. So great in fact, it is my greatest Intercontinental Championship match of all time. Two high fliers that were well-known for their top rope ability. Some have actually gone as far as calling MorrisonRead More

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

Updated Card For Sunday’s WWE Extreme Rules; New Matches

It was announced on Raw that Big Show (c) vs. Cody Rhodes for the Intercontinental Title will take place at Extreme Rules this Sunday night. Michael Cole noted that an extreme stipulation has yet to be added to the match. Santino Marella (c) vs. The Miz for the United States Championship was announced for the WWE Extreme Rules pre-show which will air live on YouTube.com half-hour before WWE Extreme Rules. Here’s the current lineup for the event: Extreme Rules Match * Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena WWE Championship Chicago StreetRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Win A Trip To WrestleMania 29, Big Show Joins Two Exclusive Clubs

– WWE announced Sunday night the WrestleMania XXIX – 100 Trip Giveaway Sweepstakes where they are offering 1 of 100 trips to WrestleMania XXIX at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey for you and a guest.   The contest is open to legal residents of 50 United States (D.C.) and Canada, excluding Quebec, 18 and older. Each prize consists of a trip for two to WrestleMania XXIX consisting of airfare, hotel and tickets to the event.   The entry form is available here.   – Big Show is nowRead More
– The March 3, 2012 episode of WWE Vintage Collection featured the following matches: Buddy Landel vs. Bob “Spark Plug” Holly (WWF Monday Night Raw – December 18, 1995), George “The Animal” Steele vs. Nikolai Volkoff (WWF Prime Time Wrestling – June 23, 1986), Batista vs. Tajiri (WWE Raw – May 10, 2004), “The Natural” Butch Reed vs. Tito Santana (WWF All American Wrestling – December 7, 1986), Cactus Jack vs. Dustin Rhodes (WCW Main Event – March 1, 1992), Bret Hart vs. Jerry “The King” Lawler (WWF Monday NightRead More

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

*Spoiler* New Match & Stipulation Added To WWE TLC PPV

Booker T will face Cody Rhodes for his Intercontinental Championship and Randy Orton will face Wade Barrett at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders, & Chairs, here’s the updated card: TLC Match For The WWE Championship: CM Punk vs. The Miz vs. Alberto Del Rio World Heavyweight Title Match: Mark Henry vs. Big Show Tables Match: Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett Ladder Match With Sledge Hammer Hanging Above The Ring: Triple H vs. Kevin Nash United States Championship Match: Dolph Ziggler vs. Zack Ryder Intercontinental Championship: Booker T vs. Cody Rhodes WWERead More

Posted On October 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Cody Rhodes Speaks On Restoring Honor To The IC Title & More

WWE Intercontinental champion Cody Rhodes spoke to SkySports.com this week to promote WWE’s upcoming return to the UK. Here are some highlights of what Cody said about: His Protective Face Mask: “It’s funny because things in sports entertainment get misconstrued. What we do is entertainment, but what happened with me was a little bit more than that. My nose was legitimately broken, my septum was horribly deviated, but it was the most lucky break I guess I ever had. I’m definitely not afraid to take it off and I’ve enjoyedRead More

Posted On October 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Classic WWE Intercontinental Championship Belt Re-Introduced

The classic WWE Intercontinental Championship belt (white belt) was re-introduced to WWE by Cody Rhodes at WWE Hell in a Cell pay-per-view. He brought the classic belt out of a velvet case and threw the black belt in a brown paper bag. Rhodes named Ricky Steamboat, Bret Hart, the late “Macho Man” Randy Savage, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and others before saying he would defend it with more honor than they did. The impromptu Intercontinental Championship match against John Morrison was then announced by John Laurinaitis.Read More

Posted On September 18, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Night of Champions Predictions

Follow @OneCountKickout The One Count Kickout Blog Got Facebook?  Like the One Count Kickout Night of Champions is here!  Aren’t you incredibly excited for this show and more than willing to throw down the $55 to get it in in HD?  If you answered “no” to both of these questions than we are on the same page.  The build up to Night of Champions has been remarkably poor, minus a few bright spots.  Just to clarify, CM Punk vs Triple H is not one of the bright spots.  I rememberRead More

Posted On August 10, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Big Angle Taped For WWE Smackdown This Week

Cody Rhodes defeated Ezekiel Jackson for the Intercontinental Championship at tonight’s WWE Smackdown taping.Read More
– The latest special edition issue of WWE Magazine is titled “101 WWE Secrets Revealed!” It is currently on newsstands. — Former WWE Champion Bob Backlund has been announced for Legends of the Ring XIII, which takes place Saturday, October 8 at the Crowne Plaza in Monroe, New Jersey. — Tonight’s episode of Raw featured a “SummerSlam Recall” segment flashing back to the 1988 event where Ultimate Warrior ended The Honky Tonk Man’s record 15-month Intercontinental Championship reign in 30 seconds. Warrior was besieged with messages on Twitter regarding theRead More

Posted On July 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details For Upcoming “Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart” Video

According to Amazon.com, Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 25, 2011. It has a run time of nine hours. The synopsis of the video release reads: “For more than a decade, Bret “Hit Man” Hart and Shawn Michaels engaged in perhaps the most storied rivalry in the history of sports entertainment, from their teams (the Hart Foundation and the Rockers), through battles for the Intercontinental Championship and the richest prize in the business, the WWE Championship. “Their enmity spilled out of theRead More

Posted On July 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update & Synopsis On WWE’s Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels DVD

As we’ve been reporting in recent weeks, WWE has been working on a new project set involving former rivals Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels. According to a report on WWEDVDNews.com, the DVD will be part of a series titled, “WWE’s Greatest Rivalries.” The next rivalry in the series will be Steve Austin vs. The Rock, which is also sure to be a doozy. The working title for the two-disc Blu-ray and three-disc DVD is simply “Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart” and will be released on October 25th in North America.Read More

Posted On June 25, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Content Listing For WWE’s Upcoming Randy Orton DVD

WWE has released the content listing for their upcoming Randy Orton video release, Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator. It is scheduled for release in North America on September 6 via three-disc DVD and a two-disc Blu-ray sets. Disc 1 I Am Randy Orton The Road to WrestleMania Begins Preparing for the Chamber Embarking on a Path of Destiny Training Days The Elimination Chamber Facing the Media The Next Diamond Signs of Trouble Dealing with Injuries The Legend Killer The Man of Destiny Punked Out Coming Home A HardRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase guest hosted last night’s SmackDown live event at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. He kicked off the show by announcing that there would be a battle royal for a shot at the Intercontinental Championship—won by Daniel Bryan, who subsequently beat Wade Barrett via disqualification. DiBiase held the “Million Dollar Challenge,” which was a dance contest between four people. A child won the contest and was able to go backstage to meet the SmackDown Superstars. — Jon Moxley,Read More
– WWE Legend The Honky Tonk Man has been announced as a downloadable character for THQ’s upcoming WWE All Stars video game. For details on the character, click here. It also features a quote from The Honky Tonk Man recalling the night he dropped the Intercontinental Championship to the Ultimate Warrior. — WWE Legends Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake and Greg Valentine have been announced for the Boston Comic Con at the Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston St. Boston, MA. The event takes place May 1. — It was reported earlierRead More