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

Cena Says Kane Will Learn Respect, Natalya-Owen Hart, Ryder

- Natalya paid tribute to Owen Hart by posting a photo of him and the following message on Twitter: “Enjoyed Raw tonight from Kansas City. A great show! But I always remember Kansas City and pay tribute to Owen.” – Following the brawl with Kane on RAW, John Cena posted the following message on Twitter: “Embrace? Never. Rise above. Kane is about to get a lesson in respect.” Cena also posted a message about Zack Ryder: “Lots of folks asking about @ZackRyder he is banged up but ok. Give himRead More
– WWE officials are contemplating holding a Last Man Standing Match between John Cena and Kane at next month’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event. The two will be competing in the stipulated match at upcoming live events. — Ring of Honor will hold a show in Toronto at the Ted Reeve Arena on May 12, 2012. — WWE is scheduled to tour Japan in August. — WWE’s scheduled pay-per-view event for June 17, 2012 will be held at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The name of the eventRead More

Posted On January 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Participants Announced For Raw Elimination Chamber Match

WWE Executive Vice President of Talent Relations and Interim Raw General Manager John Laurinaitis revealed to WWE.com the Superstars who will compete for the WWE Championship in the Raw Elimination Chamber Match at next month’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event: * WWE Champion CM Punk * Dolph Ziggler * Chris Jericho * R-Truth * The Miz * Kofi Kingston Elimination Chamber takes place February 19, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Bradley Center. *NEW* photo of Kane unmasked (with hair)Read More

Posted On January 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Backstage News On Cena vs. Kane, HBK Congratulates Sheamus

– Two-time Royal Rumble winner Shawn Michaels congratulated Sheamus on his victory Sunday. He tweeted, “Good day everyone, hope ya’ll are well. As always many are asking so, no I didn’t see RR but yes heard Sheamus won. Awesome for him.” — Last night’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view event at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri was officially sold out. — Though WWE announced two weeks ago a Raw SuperShow for Monday, April 9, 2012 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., an on-sale date for tickets still has yetRead More
Booker T will release an autobiography entitled From Prison to Promise. The book will focus on his life before the squared circle. The synopsis reads: “As a six-time world champion, TV commentator, and holder of over thirty-five major titles in WWE, WCW, and TNA, Booker T. Huffman knows what it means to fight. He learned long before he entered the ring, when daily survival was a fierce battle. “Booker T: From Prison to Promise details Huffman’s struggles from his youngest years. Losing his father at only ten months and hisRead More

Posted On January 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Jim Ross Comments On John Cena Possibly Changing Persona

– Moments after watching Zack Ryder carted off in an ambulance last Monday on Raw, John Cena angrily looked into the camera. The official WWE website suggests that Cena was “driven to a dark side” by Kane’s heinous act. Jim Ross, however, does not think Cena will be altering his persona. A Twitter user asked Ross, “I’m not too keen on Cena turning in to a villain. Are you??” He responded, “I don’t see any major changes coming in Cena’s persona.” *NEW* photo of Kane unmasked (with hair)Read More

Posted On January 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Announces Mike Tyson For HOF, Chain Stops Airing PPVs

– A key player in the WrestleMania XIV match between “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Shawn Michaels, boxing legend “Iron” Mike Tyson is the latest inductee into WWE’s 2012 Hall of Fame class. Click here for WWE’s official announcement regarding “Iron Mike”‘s entry into the WWE Hall of Fame. The WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on March 31 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Edge, The Four Horsemen (Arn Anderson, Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, Ric Flair and Tully Blanchard) and Mil Mascaras have alreadyRead More

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

WWE Posts Storyline Update On Zack Ryder

- Following the attack from Kane at the WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view, WWE posted a storyline update on Zack Ryder. They say that Ryder was rushed to a nearby St. Louis trauma center. WWE’s Dr. Chris Amann said the following: “The most worrisome aspect of that move [the tombstone piledriver] is a compression force to the cervical spine that does have the potential to fracture several vertebrae and render serious injury.” “We’ve taken him to the hospital as a precautionary measure, at which point in time we’ll get cervical spineRead More

Posted On January 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE To Renew SD Star’s Push?, Evan Bourne Missed In WWE,

– Sources within WWE say that Evan Bourne, who is currently serving a 60-day suspension for his second violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program, is missed in the locker room and in the ring. Many people within the company hope he is able to bounce back from his recent troubles and achieve success again. — The Rock thanked WWE for their montage tonight at the Royal Rumble. He tweeted, “WWE Universe @WWE Rock montage I just saw was powerful. I couldn’t be the man I am today w/ out youRead More
– William Regal posted a lengthy note on his Twitter account with advice on what it takes to be professional wrestler and even a WWE Superstar. After listing the numerous facets of wrestling training, he wrote of WWE: “To make it in the WWE you have to be very adaptable and willing to make any character or opportunity work. Here’s some very good advice. Make a list of the worst possible situations and character traits you be asked to do. Now make up a character and promos involving those traitsRead More

Posted On January 29, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Jake Roberts On WWE HOF Exclusion, ‘Taker & Kane In Masks

– One of the most unique and memorable wrestlers in WWE history, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, is among the most glaring omissions from the WWE Hall of Fame. Roberts commented recently on Facebook on whether his exclusion from WWE’s gallery of greats concerns him. He wrote, “My real opinion of this, is I can’t let it rule my life. I appreciate the fan support, every bit as much as I SHOULD. But the HOF isn’t going to make or break my day..I have other things to concern myself with. ItsRead More

Posted On January 29, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Announced Card For Tonight’s WWE Royal Rumble Pay-Per-View

The twenty-fifth annual Royal Rumble takes place tonight at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The following matches are advertised for the event: * 30-Man Royal Rumble Match * John Cena vs. Kane * World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan vs. Big Show vs. Mark Henry in a Triple Threat Steel Cage Match * WWE Champion CM Punk vs. Dolph Ziggler with John Laurinaitis as the Special Guest Referee *NEW* photo of Kane unmasked (with hair)Read More
– Jim Ross stated Sunday on Twitter that he is scouting prospective talent at today’s amateur wrestling meet between the University of Oklahoma and Lehigh University. — WrestlingFigs.com says Bryan Clark has been added to Legends of Wrestling 14, which takes place Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Monroe, New Jersey. — The February 2012 issue of WWE Magazine features an interview with Randy Orton and he is asked if his career is lacking anything. He says promos. “I can cut a better promo. I don’tRead More

Posted On January 29, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

John Morrison To Wrestle In The U.S., Injury Update On Layla

– John Morrison and Melina are advertised to wrestle for Northeast Wrestling in March. Morrison will take on Finlay in his first match in the United States since parting ways with WWE on March 23 at the Mid Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. He is also advertised to compete the following night at Crosby High School in Waterbury, Connecticut. Meanwhile, Melina’s opponents have not been determined. She is advertised as “will be in action.” Both Morrison and Melina will be taking part in autograph signings prior to bothRead More

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

This Week’s WWE Raw Ratings Breakdown; Kane, Y2J, More

As noted before, the January 23rd WWE RAW Supershow did a 3.17 cable rating with 4.61 million viewers. This was the first RAW in a while with no nationally televised sports and the Male skew showed it at 68.1%. Ratings with Male Teens, Males 18-49 and Female Teens were also up. The opening angle with John Cena, CM Punk and John Laurinaitis did a strong 3.49 quarter rating but Punk and Cena vs. Jack Swagger and Dolph Ziggler lost 528,000 viewers – a bad loss for a segment with topRead More

Posted On January 25, 2012By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: Royal Rumble Vegas Odds and Picks

Here we go the bring it home column just before the second best pay per view of the year the Royal Rumble. I’ll forgo my question and answer format for my unique picks column. Not a lot of matches and I am doing this before SmackDown so there is a chance a match will be added that won’t be in the column, just assume I’d get that match correct. Here is how I do my picks for those unfamiliar with my process. I place fake money lines Vegas style andRead More

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

What Happened After WWE Raw Went Off-Air

Thanks to Craig Smith for the following: After Raw went off the air, John Laurinaitis grabbed a mic and declared a championship match between CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler. Punk wins. Decent match. Ziggler can sell the GTS. While Punk celebrated, Kane comes out. Cena attacks Kane from behind. Punk leaves as Cena and Kane brawl into ring. Kane gives Cena a chokeslam. He starts walking out, then returns. Cena gives him an AA. Show is over for Phoenix. Other Notes: Punk and Cena got good reactions. Ziggler, Vickie andRead More

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

JR On Rumble Favorites, Current Raw Storylines, Ryder, More

Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are some highlights: Chris Jericho has been acting somewhat annoying lately on RAW and has become a compelling TV persona again without saying a word. I have no idea if Jericho will speak tonight or not but if he doesn’t and Chris were to win the Royal Rumble match then Y2J would have plenty to say. Jericho winning the Royal Rumble would potentially set up interesting TV in route to WM28. My last guess/prediction on the RumbleRead More

Posted On January 23, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Randy Orton On Who He Wants To Face, Axxess Pre-Sale Issues

– The official Twitter feed of WWE stated Monday that Ticketmaster is experiencing some technical issues for the WrestleMania Axxess tickets, which on sale this morning via pre-sale. WWE adds: “Ticketmaster is working hard to resolve them. We will get back to everyone once Ticketmaster is back online.” — WWE will hold a Raw live event at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Sunday, May 6, 2012. The show begins at 5:00 p.m. — The February 2012 issue of WWE Magazine features an interview with Randy Orton and he isRead More