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- TNA sources confirm that shortly after Velvet Sky was released from TNA, she received a phone call from TNA President Dixie Carter. Carter contacted Velvet to see what it would take to get her back. No word yet if the two sides are working on a new deal but as of this writing, she has not signed one. There were people in TNA, possibly Dixie, that were upset that Velvet had been released, citing the recent music video she shot with Montgomery Gentry and the time TNA put intoRead More

Posted On July 20, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Angle & Jarrett Teaming Up, TNA HOF News, Gail Kim Special

- PWMania.com reported earlier this year that TNA Knockout Gail Kim married celebrity chef Robert Irvine in May. The couple will be featured in a Food Network special that airs Saturday, August 18th. “Wedding: Impossible” will look at the days leading up to their wedding and the actual ceremony itself. – Kurt Angle will be teaming with Jeff Jarrett for AAA’s August 5th TripleMania event in Mexico City, Mexico. Karen Jarrett is booked as their manager and they will face L.A. Park and Electroshock. – Speaking of Angle, TMZ reportsRead More

Posted On March 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Raw Pre-Sale Password, Bellas In Mexico City, WrestleMania 28

- The Bella Twins are headed to Mexico City today for some WWE promotional work. – WWE RAW returns to Columbus, Ohio on November 12th for a RAW Supershow. Tickets go on sale today and the pre-sale password is WWERAW. – Add Alex Riley and Michael McGillicutty to the list of Superstars campaigning on Twitter for spots in the Team Long vs. Team Laurinaitis match at WrestleMania 28.Read More
– Angelina Love, who holds the record for most TNA Women’s Knockout Championship reigns with five, hopes to add another reign to her supreme record. “Deff hoping soon!” she tweeted in response to when she will get another championship run. Love has not held the title since dropping it to Tara on October 10, 2010. Once arguably the company’s premiere female star, Love ended 2011 in a slump. She has not won a televised singles match in over seven months—her last victory taking place at the May 30, 2011 ImpactRead More
Sarita was hospitalized Tuesday after taking a hard fall during a two out of three falls match in Mexico City, Mexico. Sarita, who performs as Dark Angel for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, slipped on the top rope while attempting to dive and crashed onto the hardwood floor. She was placed on a stretcher and immediately hospitalized. Wednesday evening on Facebook, Sarita thanked her fans for their well wishes and stated that while she remains sore, she has since recovered. She says she fully intends on competing in today’s CMLLRead More

Posted On October 20, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Why JR Was Brought Back, Royal Rumble Winner, Swagger A Dad

- After WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross was fired on Monday Night RAW 2 weeks ago by John Laurinaitis, many (including Jim Ross) were surprised when Ross was booked for the following week’s show from Mexico City. The decision to bring Jim Ross back to RAW so quickly was made after WWE evaluated the television ratings from the show where Ross was fired. An analysis of the minute-to-minute ratings revealed that ratings plummeted immediately after Ross was fired. Additionally, WWE received a ton of negative feedback online via socialRead More

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

Matches Taped For This Week’s WWE NXT, New Rookie Challenge

- Matches taped tonight in Mexico City for this week’s WWE NXT include: * Yoshi Tatsu vs. Tyler Reks * Kaitlyn vs. Maxine * Titus O’Neill and Percy Watson vs. JTG and Derrick Bateman There will also be a Rookie Challenge between Bateman and Titus.Read More

Posted On October 16, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Tag Team Match Announced For Raw, Superstars Matches Taped

– Jim Ross is at tonight’s Raw SuperShow in Mexico City, Mexico, but not to announce. The official Twitter feed of the WWE Insider says Jim Ross will compete in a tag team match with John Cena against Alberto Del Rio and Michael Cole. The match airs this Monday night at 9/8 CT on the USA Network. The account reported earlier this evening that Ross was spotted at the Palacio De Los Deportes. A tweet from John Laurinaitis’ account confirmed that the WWE Hall of Fame announcer was invited byRead More

Posted On October 15, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

*Spoiler* From Raw Taping In Mexico City For Monday’s Show

The official Twitter feed of the WWE Insider, the behind-the-scenes reporter for WWE.com and WWE Magazine, says Jim Ross is at tonight’s Raw taping in Mexico City, Mexico. The statement reads: “BREAKING NEWS: Just spotted @JRsBBQ at the #Raw taping in Mexico City. But is he here to make amends with @WWERawGM, or confront him?” Interim Raw General Manager John Laurinaitis, who fired Ross on Monday for walking out on Triple H the week before, added: “The rumors are true: @JRsBBQ will be part of #Raw in Mexico. And no,Read More

Posted On October 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Beatdown After RAW, Jim Ross Comments On His Firing & More

- After Monday’s RAW Supershow went off the air, The Miz and R-Truth came back to the ring but got beat down by CM Punk and Triple H. Miz and Truth took Punk and Triple H’s finishers to end the show and send the fans home happy. – Mexican wrestling legend Mil Mascaras is scheduled to appear on the October 21st episode of WWE’s Friday Night SmackDown, according to f4wonline.com. This show will be taped this coming Sunday from Mexico City, WWE’s first-ever SmackDown taping from Mexico. – WWE HallRead More
Police arrested former Mexican professional wrestler Jose Alberto Loera (professionally known as El Voltaje” or “Voltage”) on Tuesday after he was accused of being one of the four members of the Zetas drug cartel who planned the casino arson that killed 52 people. According to the Associated Press, Loera was captured with two other men Tuesday in northern Mexico and flown to Mexico City where he was shown to the news media. Gunmen entered the Casino Royale in Monterrey, Mexico on August 25, spread gasoline and set the building onRead More

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

Backstage News On Sin Cara vs. Sin Cara Storyline

According to F4Wonline, a match between the two Sin Cara’s is being planned to take place at the Hell In A Cell PPV. Additionally, I can report that after speaking to sources, this is not expected to be a one time deal. WWE is expecting to “get some miles” out of rivalry and the entertainment the matches could provide. Sin Cara vs Sin Cara is also being advertised to take place when the WWE goes to Mexico City for Smackdown tapings.Read More

Posted On February 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Press Release: The Rock Brings It To WrestleMania

World Wrestling Entertainment issued the following: THE ROCK BRINGS IT TO WRESTLEMANIA February 14, 2011 STAMFORD, Conn., February 14, 2011 – Do you smell what’s cookin’? The Brahma Bull™, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will `bring it’ to WrestleMania® XXVII. WWE® (NYSE: WWE) announced tonight that The Great One™ will return home to be The World’s Most Electrifying Host of WrestleMania on Sunday, April 3rd at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. As The World’s Most Electrifying Host of WrestleMania XXVII, The Rock will lay the SmackDown® on all of the pompRead More
– The Dec. 2 episode of TNA iMPACT! drew a 1.01 cable rating off of hours of 1.02 and 1.01. Sans the Thanksgiving Day episode of iMPACT!—which drew a 0.85—it was the least watched episode since Sept. 23 when the show drew a 1.01. The show’s low point occurred during the final 15 minutes, which featured video packages, ring entrances for the main event and two commercials. The final quarter hour drew a 0.88 rating. — This week’s episode of TNA ReACTION drew a 0.62 cable rating, with 780,000 viewers.Read More

Posted On September 29, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Update On TNA Partnering With AAA

TNA Ambassador Jeff Jarrett was upbeat after spending a couple of days in Mexico meeting with AAA officials. He posted on Twitter: “Awesome meetings the last two days in Mexico City. 2011 looks exciting for TNA in Mexico…” As we previously reported, it appears the two companies are looking to do a talent exchange and possibly co-promote some shows across the border.Read More