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Posted On November 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Looking To Bring In NBA Stars For WrestleMania

With the NBA basketball season all but cancelled at this point due to the lockout situation between the players association and the team owners, there has been talk in WWE about getting a big name NBA star to work an angle at WrestleMania 28. Both Lebron James and Shaquille O’Neal have worked with WWE before in the past and there’s a good chance WWE will go after one of them if the NBA season does get cancelled. Also related to the NBA lockout – there has been strong interest fromRead More

Posted On November 10, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest On Shane McMahon Possibly Returning To WWE, MSG

Credit: F4WOnline.com – Shane McMahon’s name was brought up during recent internal WWE talks in regards to creative but the feeling was that he’s gone and that’s that. There are no plans for him to come back. – WWE is looking to run more shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City.Read More

Posted On November 7, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

New Survivor Series Match – Team Orton Facing Team Barrett

Announced exclusively on WWE.com, Survivor Series will feature one of its signature bouts when Team Orton takes on Team Barrett inside the World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden, on Sunday, Nov. 20. Orton will lead Sheamus, Mason Ryan, WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston and Sin Cara into battle, while Barrett brings Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes, Christian, Jack Swagger and Hunico. Other matches scheduled for the event include: * John Cena and The Rock vs. The Miz and R-Truth * World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry vs. Big Show *Read More

Posted On November 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Mick Foley’s Future Involvement With WWE

Although Mick Foley was pulled from advertisements for next week’s episode of Raw, there are still plans to feature him on the show, and it will likely be in a referee capacity. It’s also being said that there is a good chance Foley will be appearing at Survivor Series, as he is working a comedy gig just 6 blocks away from Madison Square Garden at midnight on the night of the pay-per-view.Read More

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

Divas Reality Show, RAW Preshow, Foley Comedy Show, More

- One of the shows confirmed for the upcoming WWE Network is “WWE Divas: Heels On Wheels” – a reality-based road trip show where cameras will follow the divas traveling the country. There is said to be a lot of interest among the divas – with most wanting to be featured on the show due to the amount of exposure they think it will bring them. – After WWE recently registered a new trademark for the name “WWE Supercharge” – the show will either be for the new 30-minute pre-showRead More

Posted On October 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

One Match Announced For WWE Survivor Series & Likely Match

- John Cena & The Rock vs. The Miz & R-Truth was officially announced for WWE Survivor Series on last night’s Raw Supershow. As I noted today in Ask WNW, the original plan was for Cena & Rock to team together in a Traditional 5-on-5 Survivor Series match. – It’s likely Alberto Del Rio will defend the WWE Championship against CM Punk at Survivor Series as the match was teased but not made official per the storyline with Punk not “respecting” John Laurinaitis. WWE Survivor Series will take place Sunday,Read More

Posted On October 18, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Video: Scott Hall On ESPN’s E:60; Stephanie & Hogan Comment

The E:60 special on Scott Hall will air tomorrow night at 8 PM ET on ESPN. ESPN.com has a piece online previewing the show with a video. In the piece, Stephanie McMahon is quoted. “It’s the most amount of money we’ve spent on anyone,” she said. “I just want Scott to get help and to decide for himself that he needs help. It makes me sad. I don’t want anybody to pass away prematurely or otherwise really. Scott was an incredibly talented performer, larger than life, charismatic. He’s a father,Read More

Posted On September 10, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Survivor Series Sells Out MSG, Ex-WWE Diva Cherry On Twitter

– Tickets went on this sale morning for the Survivor Series at Madison Square Garden and instantly sold out. The pay-per-view event, which will feature an appearance by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, takes place November 20, 2011. It will be the first WWE pay-per-view to take place at the reconfigured venue. — A Raw live event is scheduled for April 20, 2012 in Paris, France as part of WWE’s WrestleMania Revenge tour. — Beth Phoenix announced on Twitter that former WWE Diva Cherry has launched an account on the micro-bloggingRead More

Posted On September 10, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Appearing At Survivor Series Officially Promoted

-WWE.com is officially promoting The Rock appearing at Survivor Series now that tickets will be available tomorrow. The event is being promoted as The Rock’s first time at Madison Square Garden in almost 8 years. No further details are given on the specifics of what he’ll do at the show.Read More

Posted On July 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Reveals When He’ll Meet Cena, Smackdown Taping

– A SmackDown taping will be held at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Tuesday, December 6. — Confirming an online rumor, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson revealed this morning on Twitter that he will be meeting John Cena at the Survivor Series. He wrote, “Cena fans: pls stop tweeting me to stop being “mean” to John. If u think I’m mean now, just wait til Survivor Series in NYC.” The 25th annual Survivor Series takes place Sunday, November 20 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.Read More

Posted On March 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock More Willing For WrestleMania, WWE Releases, More

- The actual numbers for WWE’s show at Madison Square Garden last weekend was 18,500 fans for a gate of $795,000. This is 700 fans short of a sell-out and possibly WWE’s largest non-PPV gate ever in the United States. – While several WWE talents are expected to be released after WrestleMania, most of those will likely not come as a result of WWE Superstars on WGN America being canceled, as some are speculating. WWE is planning to still tape Superstars for their website and international TV markets. Still, severalRead More

Posted On March 23, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Cena On HBK Not Liking Him At First; Wife’s Take On His Schedule

John Cena participated in a sitdown interview with Madison Square Garden correspondent Alex Iglesias prior to Saturday night’s Raw live event at the venue. Highlights are as follows: — Cena says that while Shawn Michaels is his all-time favorite tag team partner, it took time for the two to become friends. “He was one of those guys that – when I started – wasn’t too fond of me, but we ended up actually becoming really good friends,” Cena said. The fact that I was fortunate enough to hold the TagRead More

Posted On March 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Sammartino & Backlund To Appear At WWE HOF Ceremony?

World Wrestling Entertainment announced this afternoon that Abdullah the Butcher will inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 2 in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s interesting to note that WWE.com’s bio on The Butcher notes that while he never brawled two-time WWE Champion Bruno Sammartino or went the distance with Bob Backlund at Madison Square Garden, all three wrestling icons will be together when he’s inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. The text reads: “Still active today even though he’s in his 70s, The Butcher has battled everyRead More
– It was announced at last night’s Raw live event at Madison Square Garden in New York City that the 2011 Survivor Series would take place at the venue on November 20. — Evan Bourne celebrated his 28th birthday yesterday. — Sunny made a surprise appearance at last night’s Raw live event at Madison Square Garden in New York City as the 2011 WWE Hall of Famer was the special guest referee for a tag team match pitting Kelly Kelly and Eve vs. The Bella Twins. The twin duo attackedRead More

Posted On February 16, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Triple H/Sheamus Street Fight, WWE Star On TMZ, SD Notes

- Triple H vs. Sheamus in a Street Fight is being advertised for the March 19th edition of WWE Raw from Madison Square Garden. – Raw Superstar David Hart Smith was featured on Tuesday’s episode of TMZ. Smith talked about doing MMA training, TMZ also mentioned The Rock’s return and aired footage of his return on Raw. – The dark match before this week’s WWE Smackdown tapings saw Percy Watson defeat Ted DiBiase.Read More

Posted On January 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After Raw, ECW Original Gets Another WWE Tryout

- Prior to Monday’s RAW from the Joe Louis arena in Detroit, former NXT star Percy Watson defeated William Regal. Former ECW original Nunzio was the referee for the match. This is Nunzio’s second time refereeing a WWE event in the past month and a sign that WWE might be considering hiring him full time. Nunzio refereed a few matches at last month’s Madison Square Garden live event after the snowstorm prevented most of the other referees from making the show. — After Monday’s RAW went off the air, NexusRead More

Posted On January 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Miz Attends Fozzy Show, Evan Bourne’s Return, More

- WWE is advertising that Evan Bourne will be wrestling at the March 19th RAW live event from Madison Square Garden. Bourne had shoulder surgery back in October to repair a torn rotator cuff. – WWE Champion The Miz attended Chris Jericho’s band Fozzy’s Wednesday night show in Los Angeles, California. Miz watched the show from the VIP section of the Whisky A Go Go nightclub and signed fans for many fans who spotted him. Following the Fozzy show, Miz wrote on Twittter: “No matter what stage [Jericho] is onRead More

Posted On January 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Bret Hart Looks Back On 2010: Returning To WWE, US Title, More

WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart has a new blog on his Facebook page where he reflects on his eventful 2010. Here are some highlights of what Bret said about: His Return To WWE in January 2010: “There was some great television moments I had with both Shawn Michaels and Vince McMahon. Coming back and doing Monday Night Raw was such a blast from my supposed broken leg by the limo on the ramp to my sister Alison storming out to be a lumberjack at Wrestlemania in Phoenix. It wasRead More

Posted On December 28, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Defends Decision To Hold Show Despite Weather Warnings

World Wrestling Entertainment spokesman Adam Hopkins responded to Newsday.com writer Alfonso Castillo’s article questioning the company’s decision to not postpone its Sunday night live event at Madison Square Garden, despite forecasts of a severe blizzard and warnings by the Long Island Rail Road that it would suspend service if the weather became too severe. “WWE tries its best not to let down our fans due to the weather,” Hopkins said. “After weighing several factors and consulting with Madison Square Garden management, The Garden was in favor of us running theRead More