Lilian Garcia Tag

Following reports that Kelly Kelly was accepting endorsements and appearance requests during her hiatus from the WWE ring, organization officials offered the Raw Diva a new contract with a pay raise. They don’t want her to leave WWE since she’s considered their most marketable female performer. Meanwhile, a number of talents are reportedly feeling exhausted from the company’s current travel schedule, which requires most to attend every television taping. Some feel Nikki and Brie Bella may have started a trend with the female performers to take away from WWE ratherRead More
- SmackDown ring announcer Lilian Garcia announced via Twitter that she will be releasing an extended play album. She tweeted Saturday, “Breaking news!! Will be releasing my EP Album this summer!!! Stay tuned for more details!!!” Garcia previously released an album in 2007. – This week’s SmackDown marks the first time Lilian Garcia has traveled back to her hometown of Columbia, South Carolina since her return to the ring late last year. “I was really excited when I found out we were coming here,” Garcia remarked to WWE.com. “We haveRead More
- WWE has reached out to 20-30 former stars about appearing on the big three-hour 1,000th RAW Supershow on July 23rd. The plan is to feature a lot of nostalgia and cameos on that show. – Matt Striker replaced Lilian Garcia as announcer at weekend live events because Garcia was with family in South Carolina. She posted the following good news: “In SC w my dad celebrating the fact that his test results came back negative 4 Cancer. Been a rough few months waiting 4 results! #OverJoyed” – WWE returnsRead More
- Dustin “Goldust” Rhodes teased a TNA return on his Twitter account. When asked by a fan why he doesn’t make ‘an Impact’ somewhere else if he missed wrestling, Rhodes replied, “after wedding.” – Justin Gabriel confirmed on his Twitter that he and Tyson Kidd are still planned to team together. Kidd responded and said he was looking forward to it and that their run together will be fun. – Lilian Garcia noted on Twitter that FOX News personality Juliet Huddy will be attending WWE’s No Way Out pay-per-view laterRead More
– From ring announcing gaffes to shoe related mishaps, Lilian Garcia’s second go-round with WWE has been riddled with embarrassing episodes. The follies continued Wednesday night at WWE’s SmackDown live event in Poughkeepsie, New York as the Decade Diva mishandled an important ring introduction and once again had difficulty maintaining her balance. In a recurring theme, Garcia erroneously announced the No Holds Barred Match between Randy Orton and Kane as a No Disqualification Match. The SmackDown Diva also had trouble staying on her feet as she nearly tripped while makingRead More
– The official website of the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona conducted an interview with WWE ring announcer Justin Roberts promoting Money in the Bank in July. He feels a good WWE ring announcer should be there to enhance the product, not as means to get themselves popular. “I think you need passion. That’s number one, because if you don’t have passion it comes through,” he says in regards to what it takes to be a good ring announcer. “My job is to enhance the introduction of the SuperstarsRead More
Justin Roberts denied an online rumor that he had a heated argument with fellow ring announcer Lilian Garcia before fans at Sunday’s Over the Limit pay-per-view event. He stated Monday afternoon via Twitter, “Hey @liliangarcia supposedly we had an argument last night…u know what they say-if its on the Internet it HAS to be true, right? Good2cu!” The rumor originated from Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer, who said in today’s edition of Observer Radio that the two argued before the live audience. The incident reportedly stemmed from her mistakes. “SomethingRead More
– The latest episode of WWE’s “Are You Serious?” webisode features clips of the “Donald Trump” vs. “Rosie O’Donnell” match on Raw, Josh Mathews attempting to dance, Road Dogg singing and Lilian Garcia’s shoe malfunctioning in the “Fail of the Week.” — WWE.com has added Doink the Clown to their Alumni section. — Zack Ryder was able to get “#Sorry4RyderRocking” trending on Twitter during a Q&A session Saturday night. *VIDEO* Christy Hemme kisses Lilian Garcia »Read More
– Pro Wrestling Torch reports that during an autograph session Saturday afternoon at Delaware Army National Guard, WWE Intercontinental champion Cody Rhodes teased that he may be jumping ship to the Raw brand when WWE holds their annual Draft. — WWE Magazine has released a limited edition “2012 Roster” issue featuring profiles and pictures of all of the WWE Superstars. — Trendrr.TV reports that last night’s episode of WWE SmackDown saw a slight increase in social media activity with a score of 53,839. Last week’s show scored 50,470. — TheRead More
– Kicking off a new era, the former Bella Twins changed their Twitter handle Wednesday to nicoleandbri and are now referring to themselves as Nicole and Brianna. “#BellaArmy as you can see changes have been made! Spread the word that we are @nicoleandbri now! This officially starts the new #BellaEra,” the former WWE Divas stated. — Lilian Garcia, who is working to raise awareness of black mold allergy, has written an article on the ailment for FitPerez. She writes, “Have you ever heard the expression,”It’s a blessing in disguise?” WellRead More
– After the official WWE website transferred Dustin “Goldust” Runnels’ profile from the Raw Superstars section to the Alumni section on Friday, PWInsider.com confirmed that he was released from his contract with the organization last week. An undisclosed incident at the April 24 SmackDown taping in Grand Rapids, Michigan led to his contract being terminated. He had been working behind the scenes since suffering a shoulder injury in December 2010. — F4WOnline.com reports Robert Zimmerman, WWE’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, Media Relations, and Public Affairs, has left theRead More

Posted On May 5, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Lilian Garcia & The Miz Speak Out Against Bullying

Lilian Garcia and The Miz, who have both felt the brunt of bullying, spoke out on the subject in an interview with Jim Varsallone of The Miami Herald after appearing at be a STAR anti-bullying rally at John F. Kennedy Middle School. During his climb toward the top of WWE’s upper echelon, The Miz was dumped on by his peers in the locker room. Many of “the boys” did not want him in the company due to his notoriety as a reality television star and tried to bully him outRead More
– WWE will hold a SmackDown live event at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, Illinois on June 24. An online pre-sale kicks off Thursday via Ticketmaster.com with password CHAMP. — WrestlingFigs.com reports WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper will appear at Spooky Empire Show at the Wyndham Orlando Resort 8001 International Dr. Orlando, Florida on May 25-27. — Inspired by Lilian Garcia’s recent fall on the entrance ramp, WWE looks back at some of the squared circle’s funniest bloopers, blunders and calamities in the following video. Highlights, or lowlights,Read More

Posted On April 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE To Give Lilian Garcia A Tripping Gimmick?, WWE Encyclopedia

– WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia has had a little trouble staying on her feet at recent live events, most recently during Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in London, England as she tripped over pyrotechnics equipment and stumbled to her knees while making her way ringside. New York Times Best Selling author Kevin Sullivan, who authored the WWE Encyclopedia, says he wouldn’t be surprised if WWE creative burdened the Decade Diva with a gimmick based on her follies after the organization quickly released footage of her tumble online. “I don’t know why,Read More
– WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine appears at the Friendship Flea Market in Friendship, Indiana on June 9 and 10. Call 859-341-9188 for more information. — For the second consecutive night, WWE conducted an angle at a SmackDown live event where ring announcer Lilian Garcia nearly came to blows with Natalya during a heated confrontation. Fed up with the third generation wrestler’s shabby treatment of her, Garcia aggressively shoved Natalya’s jacket back at the SmackDown Diva following her loss to AJ at Saturday’s show in Manchester, England.Read 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 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Lilian Garcia Thanks Fans For Their Support Following WWE Ridicule

John Cena berating Lilian Garcia’s ring announcing ability at Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Newark, New Jersey has drawn the ire of numerous fans of the veteran Diva online as they feel it contradicts “be a STAR,” WWE’s heavily promoted campaign to put an end to bullying. A former WWE talent agrees with the sentiment. Sinn Bodhi, who formerly competed as Kizarny for the sports entertainment organization, posted the following user comment on Twitter Friday slamming their anti-bullying campaign: “I can’t take the #WWE Be A Star Campaign seriously when it’sRead More
– WWE website content director Joey Styles has joined in on the company’s semi-frequent mockery of ring announcer Lilian Garcia as he took to Twitter to poke fun at her announcing miscue at Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Newark, New Jersey. After Garcia stated on the microblogging site that she would be performing with her band Thursday night at the Hard Rock Cafe in Hollywood, California, he wrote to her, “Tonight will you be announcing yourself at the Hard Rock Cafe as Lilian Garcia or @RealJackSwagger? :) @ZackRyder @JohnCena.” His commentRead More

Posted On March 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Ribs Lilian Garcia At Tuesday Smackdown Tapings

WWE ribbed Lilian Garcia at Tuesday’s SmackDown tapings from Newark, NJ after she made yet another bad error in front of the live crowd. During the show, Lilian Garcia introduced Zack Ryder last night as “Mr. Long Island Iced Z, Jack Swagger.” After the SmackDown tapings concluded, John Cena was scheduled to wrestle in the dark match main event steel cage match. Cena brought out ring announcer Tony Chimel and Zack Ryder with him. Cena took the microphone and said he’s going to bring in a ring announcer who isRead More