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Posted On January 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TMZ Covers MVP Signing With New Japan Pro Wrestling

Thanks to TMZ.com for the following: Ex-WWE U.S. champion MVP — previously barred from Japan because of his 9-year stint in U.S. federal prison — has not only been given clearance to enter the country … he just signed a deal to wrestle there. According to sources close to the wrestler, Montel Vontavious Porter — real name Alvin Burke, Jr. — inked the deal over the weekend to compete for New Japan Pro Wrestling … a contract that involved TONS of red tape because of Burke’s criminal past. Burke —Read More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

MVP Signs With New Japan, Former WWE Diva Now A Hair Stylist

– TMZ.com reports that sources close to former WWE star Montel Vontavious Porter (MVP) indicate that the one-time United States Champion signed a deal with New Japan Pro Wrestling over the weekend. The contract is for at least one year. He makes his debut Feb. 20. TMZ also reports that MVP’s criminal background made it difficult for him obtain a visa to travel to Japan. “Burke – who spent over nine years behind bars after being convicted of kidnapping and armed robbery when he was just 16 – had toRead More

Posted On January 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Daniel Bryan Speaks On Wrestling Cena, Dream Opponents, More

Here are some highlights of what Daniel Bryan said to Slam Wrestling during a recent interview: His Cattle Mutilation Submission Hold: “I didn’t really believe the Cattle Mutilation would get over with the WWE Universe, and the reason why is because it’s such a TV-oriented product. There are a lot of downfalls to it. (In the Cattle Mutilation) you can’t see the other guy’s face, and on top of that, it’s very difficult to do it to big guys; I don’t have long arms. For example Ezekiel Jackson — he’sRead More

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

TNA vs. NJPW Results From The Tokyo Dome (1/4/10)

New Japan WrestleKings V show Tokyo, Japan at the Tokyo Dome Report by reader Nick I don’t know the exact attendance figure, but the whole first tier was filled along with the ground level seating. My friend and I speculated there were about 10,000-12,000 people there. We paid 3,000 yen (approximately 35 US dollars) for a seat in the first tier, with a nice view of the action. As is expected in Japan, the Japanese wrestlers received the biggest pops and heat. Notable mention must go to Kenny Omega andRead More

Posted On December 21, 2010By Gabe SapolskyIn Indy News

DGUSA News; Bryan Danielson, Seminar/Tryout Talent, More

We have a loaded Dragon Gate USA update for you with news on Bryan Danielson’s last DGUSA matches, a new Jimmy Jacobs promo, a must read article and more. Here’s your DGUSA.tv Weekly Update: -Jimmy Jacobs just sent us this promo minutes ago looking at his two part plan in DGUSA: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECbYiga_te0 -You can now pre-order the DVDs of “Untouchable 2010″ and “Way Of The Ronin” in the www.DGUSA.tv Store or by calling 267-519-9744. These are the final DGUSA events featuring Bryan Danielson, now known as Daniel Bryan in WWE.Read More

Posted On November 9, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Serena Comments On Living The Straight Edge Lifestyle

Former WWE talent Serena Deeb joined Arda Ocal and Jimmy Korderas Monday night for an interview on Right After Wrestling. Highlights: What Serena has been doing since her WWE release. (0:42) Will Serena keep her hair short going forward. (1:56) Her reaction to being asked to shave her head by WWE. (3:13) Her love of traveling and wanting to wrestle in Japan, as well as getting the famous “Ribera” jacket. (8:22) Have other companies approached her with interest after her “90 day no compete” clause is up? (12:20) Her newRead More

Posted On October 28, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Where Are They Now? – Armando Estrada & Serena Deeb

- Former WWE star Haz Ali, who wrestled as Armando Estrada, has closed down his Baby’s Steak and Lemonade restaurant in Glendale, AZ. Haz wrote on Twitter, “RIP to Baby’ s Steak and Lemonade. You had a great run but time to say goodbye!” – Former Diva Serena Deeb did an interview for one of her fansites at www.serena-deeb.com. She says she would love to wrestle in Japan. “Wrestling in Japan would be the biggest of those. The respect for wrestling over there is a precious thing and I wouldRead More

Posted On October 27, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Serena Comments On WWE Including The Head Shaving Angle

Former WWE Diva Serena recently took part in an interview with www.serena-deeb.com where she answered a variety questions concerning her time with World Wrestling Entertainment including why she went through with the angle to shave her head, working with CM Punk & Luke Gallows, whether she thought she would never make it to the main roster, her lone televised match, and much more. Regarding her future in professional wrestling, she commented: “I still have many goals in wrestling that I haven’t fulfilled yet. Wrestling in Japan would be the biggestRead More