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- Goldust (Dustin Runnels) is starring in his first major movie, titled The Fire Witch. The film is based off of Runnels’s own concept and character ideas. The Fire Witch is described as a psychological horror film, and production is scheduled to begin in October/November in Austin, Texas. Casting is scheduled for next month in Austin. The movie’s production company has launched a fundraiser page, which you can check out indiegogo.com. – Full Sail University announced Monday the full list of advertised WWE stars for the next NXT TV tapingRead More
– As we’ve been reporting, Florida Championship Wrestling is holding a tryout camp this week in Tampa, with Jim Ross, Shawn Michaels, Dusty Rhodes and Perry Saturn among the legends evaluating talent. 23 athletes are at the invite-only camp, including a number of amateur wrestlers recruited by Gerald Brisco. With William Regal wrestling Dean Ambrose at the final FCW taping later this week, Jim Ross and Dusty Rhodes will be handling commentary for the show. — Speaking of Dean Ambrose, his online feud with Mick Foley has died down onceRead More

Posted On June 5, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Backstage WWE Wellness Policy News, JR Comments On RAW

- WWE officials have been discussing a major change that may be implemented soon for talents who fail Wellness Tests. In the future, the company may start announcing what caused the talents to test positive. The hope is that if they start to announce what substances the wrestlers tests positive for, it may discourage other talents from taking banned substances. – Jim Ross wrote the following on Twitter about last night’s segment on RAW with John Cena, Michael Cole and a lot of JR’s BBQ sauce: “@michaelcole was a trooperRead More
- Regarding TMZ’s report on John Cena’s $100,000 lien on his home, it should be noted that Cena is not broke. This $100,000 lien and the $15,000 lien from earlier this year likely comes from someone close to him, a family member or his wife perhaps, just not staying on top of bills and getting everything paid. The odds that the face of WWE is broke are very slim. – It’s been reported that the final FCW TV tapings from the FCW Arena in Tampa, Florida will take place thisRead More
- Wrestling legend Lex Luger turns 54 years old today. – Seth Rollins defeated Michael McGillicutty at last night’s RAW live event in Alexandria, Louisiana. Rollins was over with the fans big time after the match. – Jim Ross was hacked again on Twitter yesterday. He wrote: “2nd time in a month I’ve had to change twitter password. However, have all the fun you want. It’s EZ to be a jackass behind keyboard.”Read More

Posted On May 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Updated List Of Upcoming WWE DVDs & Blu-rays For 2012

With the release of WWE Extreme Rules 2012 DVD this past Tuesday, the following are all the latest official scheduled WWE DVD and Blu-ray releases for 2012. Click on the provided titled links for more information, updated box art covers and order details on the selected DVD/Blu-ray: – ECW Unreleased Vol. 1 (DVD) – Scheduled release: June 5, 2012 – ECW Unreleased Vol. 1 (Blu-ray) – Scheduled release: June 5, 2012 – WWE Over the Limit 2012 (DVD) – Scheduled release: June 19, 2012 – WWE Falls Count Anywhere MatchesRead More
The Miami Herald recently interviewed WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels. Here are highlights from part two of the interview, you can check out highlights from part one at this link. Being difficult to work with during first WWE stint: “If I’m putting on my psychiatrist’s hat and you dig all the way down to the root of it has nothing to do with wrestling or anything else. It just has to do with a young man’s insecurities with himself. Having said that, that can manifest itself in any formRead More

Posted On May 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Represented By Talent, Jim Ross Talks New NXT, Michael Cole

- Kelly Kelly and David Otunga were representing WWE yesterday at the Time Warner Cable upfront presentations while WWE Champion CM Punk was at the USA Network upfront presentations. – Jim Ross says airtimes and networks for the new WWE NXT tapings are to be determined. He wrote the following about the tapings, “FCW taped nx Thursday in Tampa as usual. NXT rebranded here in Orlando. Air dates/networks TBD. Great, 12 hour day! Hard work by all.” – A fan on Twitter asked Jim Ross why he was being demotedRead More
- It was reported earlier that Jim Ross got rattled by a fan on Twitter when he was told to “stick to wrestling old man” following multiple messages he posted on the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Miguel Cotto boxing match Saturday night. Ross has responded to the reports writing, “It was reported online that I got ‘rattled’ recently on Twitter when responding to a goof. Now I know the Internet meaning of ‘rattled.’ :)” JR went on to later tweet, “Addressing getting ‘rattled’ I did a live, PPV in theRead More
- Former WWE Champion Batista will be returning to Gracie Fighter Tampa. Batista has been promising a big announcement which would be coming in May and that 2012 is about to get “real.” He revealed the announcement Monday night on Twitter, tweeting the following, “YES. I am back at Gracie Fighter Tampa.” – Jim Ross said it was great seeing King get a shot to be #1 contender for the WWE Championship. Ross tweeted, “Great seeing my pal the King get a shot @ #1 contender. However, @CMPunk vs DanielRead More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Several WWE Stars Comment On WWE Extreme Rules PPV

- Here are some Twitter reactions from WWE stars after tonight’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view: Nikki Bella: “Words can’t describe how I feel right now…. Tears fill my face…. Can’t believe Lil B is gone :( I don’t like @mslayel N #ExtremeRules” Santino Marella: “I will admits Miz was tuffer than I forspected but the cobra was ready tonight !” Zack Ryder: “Take that Kane!” Howard Finkel: “My respect goes out to all of the WWE Superstars who were a part of tonight’s Extreme Rules PPV…They left it all in theRead More

Posted On April 7, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Creative Team Upset, Nikki Ends Losing Streak, Jim Ross

- The Wrestling Observer reported this week that morale is low among members of WWE’s creative team after many of the were not invited to the annual post-WrestleMania party Sunday night in Miami, Florida. Former creative writer Christopher DeJoseph (a/k/a Big Dick Johnson) appeared on the Pro Wrestling Torch Livecast on Thursday (audio available here) and said he has heard from current staff members upset with the snub. He said they felt disrespected since they were a big part of putting WrestleMania XXVIII together. — After backing Team Teddy atRead More

Posted On March 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Eve Invites Timbaland To Axxess, Tonight’s SmackDown, WWE Hotel

- Chris Jericho vs. Kofi Kingston and Zack Ryder vs. Drew McIntyre will take place on tonight’s WWE SmackDown. The rest of the show will be made up of footage from WrestleMania 28 Axxess.   - The WWE hotel in Miami is said to be on lockdown mode already. Jim Ross wrote the following:   “The WWE ‘team hotel’ in Miami is a hubbub of activity. Security high. There is a definitive vibe building for the weekend. Blessed 2be here.”   - WWE Diva Eve Torres invited rapper and producerRead More

Posted On March 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Sheamus Supporting John Cena, The Rock’s New Movie, Jim Ross

- Sheamus did a Q&A session with BaltimoreSun.com and says he’s supporting John Cena at WrestleMania 28:   “I’m going to go Team Cena, man. There’s a lot of rumors going around, people with animosity for The Rock. That’s not the case with me at all. The Rock has come back; he’s been cool with me and I have nothing against him at all. He’s achieved everything in WWE, and of course, he’s achieved everything in Hollywood. It’s a huge success story.   Cena, as well, he’s been on topRead More

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

Joey Styles Speaks On Heyman In HOF, Cole Announcing, JR, More

- WWE’s Joey Styles appeared on The VOC Nation show yesterday. The full interview can be heard at VOCNation.com. Here are some highlights: On whether WWE should give mention to TNA during Ric Flair’s Hall of Fame appearance: “…we won’t, that would make us morons. Fans who know, (Flair is in TNA) know; fans who don’t know, don’t know. There is no downside to Flair going, and if (TNA) doesn’t let him, they come off as classless. It’s a pretty good chess move by the WWE. I can’t imagine whyRead More
During the latest edition of Legends of Wrestling on WWE Classics On Demand, Jim Ross took the opportunity to sound off on those bearing resentment toward Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson returning to WWE. “Young guys on the roster, or the Internet guys, or anybody else that says, “Well, how does it effect the current roster that The Rock’s going to come back and have key spot and he’s not on the road everyday?” I want to say, you people have got to be kidding me. You got to be kiddingRead More

Posted On February 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Mark Henry Update, Heyman & Jim Ross Joke About Vince & More

– To update the status of Mark Henry on SmackDown, he has been “suspended indefinitely” after putting his hands on Teddy Long during last week’s show. The suspension is being used to allow Henry time off to deal with various injuries and rest up in time for WrestleMania 28. – During Saturday night’s UFC 143 pay-per-view, Paul Heyman tweeted to Jim Ross and mentioned Vince McMahon’s dislike for the word “belt” when referring to championship titles. Jim Ross responded with “LOL” to Heyman’s comment: “@JRsBBQ Can you imagine Vince sittingRead More

Posted On February 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk & Daniel Bryan Praised, Triple H & Undertaker News

- WWELiveTour.com is reporting that Triple H is advertised for every RAW SuperShow through WrestleMania. The only upcoming RAW that the Undertaker is currently advertised for is the February 20 RAW Supershow from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The official website of the Target Center advertises: “The Phenom” The UNDERTAKER will be live in Minneapolis to confront “The Game” TRIPLE H for the first time in over a year since their last meeting at WrestleMania 27!” — CM Punk and Daniel Bryan’s “Champion vs. Champion” match from Monday’s RAWRead More

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

WWE SD Rating, Waltman Responds To Laurinaitis, Chris Jericho

- Chris Jericho took to Twitter and wrote the same thing that he said during The Highlight Reel on Raw: “This Sunday at the Royal Rumble, it’s going to be the end of the world as you know it…. #raw” – Former WWE Superstar Sean “X-Pac” Waltman wrote the following on Twitter in response to John Laurinaitis’ line about the Jim Ross era of Talent Relations being the dark ages. Waltman wrote: “Wow, I have to take issue w the Ross Era of Talent Relations being the dark ages. ThoseRead More