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

Ex-WWE Writer Believes Anti-Rock Resentment Is Fueled By Triple H

Seth Mates, who worked with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as a creative writer for WWE in the build-up to his 2002 match with Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam, finds it odd that some wrestlers are resentful of his return to the organization.   “The resentment towards Rock always struck me as a little bit funny,” he tells the Pro Wrestling Torch. “Because the thing about Rock is that people like are jealous of Rock not for stealing the spot but for being one of the guys who got out. You knowRead More

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

John Cena Talks WWE’s Old Days, Tonight’s Match With The Rock

- WrestleMania 28 headliner John Cena spoke with Tim Baines of The Toronto Sun this weekend. Here are some highlights:   Tonight’s main event:  “Often times, when you get a generational clash, one member of the generation is past his prime. Rock is in the best shape of his life. I’m certainly the strongest I’ve ever been. We’re both ready to go. It’s not like you’re getting an old version of something and a current version of something. You’re getting two current versions of something.”   WWE’s “old days”:  “IRead More
The Rock recently was interviewed by BetweenTheRopes.com. Here are a few highlights from the interview.   On John Cena saying the build up has been stressful and whether or not he agrees: “No. It hasn’t been stressing or stressful in any way. I know what John’s talking about, though. For me, it’s been challenging. It’s been challenging for both of us because we set the main event a year in advance. I had to go away to film a few movies. So, the balance was to try and make sureRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On The Rock’s Plans For WrestleMania 28

The Rock reportedly has several backstage segments lined up for Sunday’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view.   We noted a few weeks back that officials were limiting other matches so CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho, Hell in a Cell and The Rock vs. John Cena could have the time they needed and so The Rock could have time for promos he had planned leading up to the main event.Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Edge Speaks On WrestleMania, Cena Talks On Fan Reactions

- 2012 WWE Hall of Famer Edge spoke with Tim Baines of The Ottawa Sun. He talked about John Cena vs. The Rock and watching WrestleMania on Sunday:   “The fact that they’ve been able to have a year build-up is unheard of. It’s almost impossible. You look at Savage vs. Steamboat, Andre vs. Hogan … How do you keep these guys apart for that long. Luckily, with Rock’s schedule, it wasn’t difficult. As a fan, I’m loving it. I’ve been watching Triple H and Undertaker and Rock and Cena.Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Chris Jericho Defends DDP Yoga, John Cena On The Rock’s Promos

- WWE posted part two of the CM Punk – Chris Jericho WrestleMania Diaries on their website. In the installment, Jericho defends using DPP Yoga, which CM Punk took a jab at yesterday. Here’s what was said.   “All I know is that DDP Yoga works for me,” Jericho explained. “It’s the best training I’ve had in my life and it’s funny how I’ve been wrestling 10 years longer than CM Punk, but he’s the one who’s always walking around with more ice on him than an eskimo in February.Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Tells Cena Its Personal, Cena Talks On Possible Blood

- WWE posted a video on their site asking The Rock if he had any choice words for April 1st, WrestleMania 28 opponent; John Cena. Speaking with Cena in mind, The Rock was short and sweet.   “It’s been a helluva ride. I’ve enjoyed every second of it. And the ass-kicking I give you Sunday — you should take it personally,” explained The Rock.   - In another video that WWE posted, John Cena was asked a few questions and discussed WWE’s WrestleMania Fan Axxess.   “We are here atRead More

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

Cena’s Feelings Towards WrestleMania 28, WM Financial Stakes

- The Miami Herald has a featured article looking at some of the business woes that WWE has been facing, and how important WrestleMania is for the company financially.   - Another article that The Miami Herald is featuring focuses on the WrestleMania “Once In A Lifetime” main event between John Cena and The Rock. The Rock and Cena are asked about competing in the Rock’s hometown of Miami, FL for Sunday’s PPV. Here is what was said.   “It is special to me and it’s home,” said Rock. “I’veRead More

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

Raw Breakdown: Comparison To WM27 Go-Home Show, Rock/Cena

The go-home WrestleMania 28 episode of WWE’s RAW Supershow scored a 3.05 cable rating with 4.44 million viewers – a disappointment to WWE officials.   In comparison, the WrestleMania 27 go-home show which also featured The Rock and John Cena did a 3.84 cable rating with 5.89 million viewers. This year’s go-home show had a 21% decline in ratings and a 25% decline in total viewers.   In the segment breakdown, Sheamus and Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan and Kane gained 239,000 viewers from the opener. Santino Marella vs. DavidRead More

Posted On March 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Stars On The Worst Persona In History, WWE’s WM Hotel

– In the latest episode of WWE Inbox, John Cena, R-Truth, Curt Hawkins and Tyler Reks, among others answer your Twitter questions, including who they think is the worst persona in WWE history.     – WrestlingFigs.com reports WWE Hall of Famers Dory and Terry Funk will appear at WrestleMania Axxess on Saturday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 pm and again on Sunday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.   – According to multiple accounts on Twitter, at least some WWE talent and employees are staying at the InterContinental MiamiRead More

Posted On March 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Interested In Doing More TV Specials, JBL Climbing Mountains

- Former WWE Champion JBL will be doing a fundraiser called Seven Summits For Kids this summer. JBL will attempt to climb the tallest peak on every continent and start on June 17th with Mount Elbrus in the Russian Caucasus Mountains.   JBL told The Sun that he is paying for the trips and 100% of all money raised goes right to the kids. He hopes to place a Bermudan flag on all 7 peaks.   - WWE officials are interested in doing more one-hour specials for big events likeRead More
– Randy Orton confirmed via Twitter that he has signed on to star in the third installment of WWE Studios’ Marine franchise, Marine – Homefront.   “Looks like I’ll be filming a movie in the summer, Marine 3. Always have wanted to do an action movie, and I’m finally getting the chance,” he wrote Tuesday evening.   Production for the straight-to-video release beings June 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Orton plays a Marine who must rescue his kidnapped daughter.   – The USA Network airing of Once in a Lifetime:Read More
– GetGlue.com is offering a free sticker of absent WWE star Rey Mysterio to those who check in to their website during tonight's Raw SuperShow on USA Network. A free Rock-Cena sticker will also be offered during Once in a Lifetime: The Rock vs. John Cena, premiering tonight at 8/7 CT on USA Network. Details are available here.   – Retired wrestler Michelle McCool revealed during a Q&A session on Twitter Monday afternoon that she will be attending WrestleMania XXVIII this weekend in Miami, Florida. She noted in a separateRead More

Posted On March 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Trish Stratus Talks On HOF, Rock vs. Cena, Divas At WM28

Former WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus spoke with The Miami Herald about acting, WrestleMania and more this past week. Trish revealed that currently she has no plans to attend the big event in Miami next Sunday. Here are some highlights from the in-depth interview:   Edge's Hall of Fame induction and herself going in: "I’m so proud of him. I think Adam does deserve it. I think it’s very fitting the way his career came to an end. This is just an amazing exclamation point for that. For me, ofRead More

Posted On March 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Sheamus Speaks On WM28 Match & John Cena vs. The Rock

Sheamus spoke with HollywoodLife.com to promote WrestleMania 28 and picked John Cena to defeat The Rock:   "Its always controversial to pick the winner and a hard thing to do but I honestly think that John Cena is going to come up the winner on April 1st. Both of them are icons, both are legends, both have achieved so much. Cena is here night and day and I think that will take its toll on The Rock who has been back for one match. But Cena is the one withoutRead More
– Mick Foley, who has not appeared on WWE programming since the Royal Rumble, teased a return to company storylines Sunday night via Twitter as he said he received voice-mails from SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long.   "Guess it's about time I listen to some of these voice-mails from Teddy Long. Wonder what he wants. Catch you all tomorrow," he wrote. However, he suggested minutes later it was a joke, writing, "No big deal. Teddy was just hoping I had Buff Bagwell's number – apparently, it's pretty important."   FoleyRead More

Posted On March 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Zack Ryder On Rock vs. Cena, His Use of Social Media, Big O & More

- WWE Superstar Zack Ryder recently spoke to The Wrestling Press while doing promotional work in Germany. Here are some highlights: Other WWE stars embracing social media and if it can be done again: "I think it was a once-in-a-lifetime-thing. I wasn’t the first to use social media, but I was the first one to really embrace it, totally rely on it and use it to the best of my abilities. I’m 26 years old, these things are what my friends use. My friends are on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube,Read More

Posted On March 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena Compares His Crowd Reaction To Tim Tebow’s, Austin

In a recent interview with the London Free Press, John Cena compared his hate fans have towards him to NFL Quarterback Tim Tebow. Here is what was said: “When Steve Austin was flipping everyone off, doing all of those things considered evil things, he became the ultimate cool guy,” said Cena. “On the flip side of things, although I can handle business when I need to, I really make conscious choices to do the right thing. There’s still a giant portion of the audience associated to the Attitude era thatRead More

Posted On March 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Speaks On WWE Return, Jericho Compliments Rock & More

ABC News is featuring a article about WrestleMania 28 next weekend. In the article, The Rock revealed the reason for his return to WWE. “I came back to put on the biggest match of all time,” said Rock. “That’s all I want to do. There’s no one I can do that with right now other than John [Cena]. He’s far and above everyone else in terms of popularity. He’s the guy. Is he Stone Cold? No. Is he Hogan? No. But he is John Cena and he’s been on topRead More