Mexico Tag

– According to Melina’s official website, RealMelina.com, the former WWE Diva is being falsely advertised for International Wrestling All-Star Extravaganza’s upcoming tour of Mexico. Therefore, she will not be traveling to Mexico when the tour begins on November 4. — Former WWE star Zack Gowen has been added to K & S Wrestlefest, which takes place Saturday, December 3 at the Ramada Philadelphia Airport 76 Industrial Hwy. Essington, Pennsylvania. — Jim Ross is giving serious consideration to writing an autobiography. The WWE Hall of Famer has put off writing hisRead More

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

Final 10/17 Raw Rating: Taped Show Falls Slightly In The Ratings

Monday’s taped edition of WWE Raw from Mexico scored a final cable rating of 3.1, according to Nielsen Media Research. The 3.1 number marks a decrease from last week’s 3.2 final rating. Monday’s show did 4.3 million viewers for the first hour, and 4.6 million viewers for the second hour.Read More
– Former WWE star Bobby Lashley has signed a multi-picture deal with Shawn Cain Films, which includes a role in Josh Turner’s epic reality sequel The Indy Wrestler 2. Shooting begins December 10 in Rosman, North Carolina. — Former WCW talent Melissa Bellin (a/k/a Nitro Girl Spice) has been added to WrestleReunion, which takes place January 27-29 at the Los Angeles Airport Westin Hotel in Los Angeles, California. She will also be participating in a bikini photo shoot at the event. — Alex Riley stated on Twitter that he underwentRead More

Posted On October 16, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Jim Ross Says Play-by-Play Announcing In WWE Is Dead

Jim Ross posted several pseudo-shoot remarks this morning on Twitter after being summoned to last night’s Raw SuperShow in Mexico City, Mexico. He says quitting WWE is not an option for him and that play-by-play announcing in WWE is dead. “Found out about mexico city late Thursday. Not happy to miss OU game but EVP talent & Co could care less. Nice way 2 go out on wk’ly TV.” “I’m under contract to wwe. Well paid by team I helped build. Quitting for me not an option. Those that suggestRead More
– WWE.com has posted an interview with Jim Ross backstage at Saturday’s Raw television taping in Mexico City, Mexico furthering his on-screen feud with interim Raw General Manager John Laurinaitis. He says Laurinaitis has changed a great deal since the “jobless guy” that he hired when WCW went belly up and that he’s disappointed in the human being he’s turned out to be. Regarding his return to Raw, he thought that when he received a call from Laurinaitis’ office to appear at the show, he would be returning to announce,Read More

Posted On October 16, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Final Card For Tonight’s TNA Bound for Glory Pay-Per-View

TNA’s Bound for Glory takes place tonight at the Liacouras Center on the campus of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Nine matches have been announced for the event: TNA World Heavyweight Championship Match Kurt Angle (c) vs. Bobby Roode The Immortal Battles The Icon Sting vs. Hulk Hogan Falls Count Anywhere Bully Ray vs. Mr. Anderson I Quit Match AJ Styles vs. Christopher Daniels Full Metal Mayhem Match Jerry Lynn vs. Rob Van Dam TNA X Division Championship Match Austin Aries (c) Brian Kendrick Triple Threat Match Crimson vs. MattRead 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 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE’s Mexico Tour Begins: Results, Fear Of Drug Cartels, More

- WWE kicked off their tour in Monterrey, Mexico last night with a RAW brand show. Nothing too eventful happened, but CM Punk teamed with John Morrison to defeat The Miz and R-Truth. In the main event, John Cena defeated WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio by disqualification. – It’s worth noting that WWE is taking extra precautions with their tour buses this week for fear of crime from Mexico’s drug cartels. – WWE moved the SmackDown! live event in Veracruz, Mexico on October 15th up to 1pm so the topRead More
The Reunion, a WWE Studios action film, stars WWE Superstar John Cena, Ethan Embry (Brotherhood, CSI Miami), Michael Rispoli (The Sopranos, Invincible, Mr. 3000), Boyd Holbrook (Milk) and Amy Smart (Road Trip, Starsky & Hutch, Varsity Blues). The Cleary brothers, Sam (JOHN CENA), Leo (ETHAN EMBRY) and Douglas (BOYD HOLBROOK) take dysfunctional families to a new level. Sam and Leo have grown up hating each other and neither likes their juvenile delinquent kid brother, Douglas, to whom they’ve only recently been introduced. The sons share the same father, a womanizingRead More

Posted On October 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Orton’s Thoughts On Walkout, Mysterio Missing Raw In Mexico

– Rey Mysterio tweeted on Thursday that he will not be traveling to Mexico next week’s for WWE’s upcoming tour of Mexico, which will include the first-ever RAW television taping from Mexico. Mysterio, who recently underwent two knee surgeries, wrote (translated): “Recovery is slow but effective, I am sorry that I will not be with you in Mexico for the recording of Raw.” — Randy Orton, who was one of the WWE superstars who did not take part in the walkout that took place at the end of Monday’s RAW,Read 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 29, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk’s Next Feud, Mysterio’s Career Winding Down, Vengeance

- Rey Mysterio underwent yet another knee surgery this week – pushing his expected return date back even further. After years of abuse to his body due to his high flying in-ring style, WWE officials believe that Mysterio’s days as an in-ring competitor are limited. Rey will be unable to wrestle on WWE’s upcoming tour of Mexico, but will be appearing at the events due to his marketability in Mexico. While Mysterio has spent a lot of time on the sidelines over the years due to various injuries, he remainsRead More

Posted On September 13, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

The Hardy Boys Close To Reuniting, ODB Not Booked For Impact

– Air Extreme Wrestling has announced that they are in discussions with Jeff and Matt Hardy to appear for the promotion’s upcoming tour of Mexico. Eduardo Soto Ramirez, owner of AEW, said in the press release that Jeff is keen to perform in Mexico while negotiations with Matt slowed following his recent automobile accident. He adds that Matt is considering leaving the professional wrestling industry to pursue other endeavors. The tour, which takes place October and November, will feature a slew of former WWE talent including Paul London, Shelton Benjamin,Read More
sAlright it is that time again, time to reach into the bag and get your questions answered, and by bag I mean email and twitter. However before I do that I want to give a few brief thoughts on what happened at Raw. I like the Nash, HHH, Punk angle; I’m just not pleased with how rushed it feels. The ending of Raw seemed slapped together at the last moment. HHH announcing that he’ll be facing Punk at Night of Champions, and then quickly cutting back to Cena in theRead More

Posted On August 27, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Del Rio Missing Weekend Live Events, NXT Update In Canada

– The Score in Canada will be airing NXT on Wednesday nights at 9:00 p.m. beginning Aug. 31, 2011. College football will air in NXT‘s former spot on Thursday nights. — “WWE Magazine’s” 2011 poster book, which hits newsstands this Tuesday, features 20 giant photos of the likes of CM Punk, John Cena, The Rock and Randy Orton. Click here to view the issue’s cover. — The Ventura County Star has published an article on the wrestling dominated play, “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity.” Kristoffer Diaz’s play will beRead More
– Damian 666, whose real name is Jose Carrera, announced Saturday at a Perros del Mal event in Mexico that he would be retiring from professional wrestling. The 50-year-old lucha wrestler stated that since Supreme was not defending the XPW Championship, he was going to retire as he is suffering from numerous injuries and had nothing left to prove. The Perro family, however, convinced him to compete in a one final bout: an electrified cage match against Supreme for the XPW Championship. Damian said he has “several commitments” left toRead More

Posted On August 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Original Sin Cara Returns To Action At SmackDown Live Event

Luis Ignascio Urive Alvirde, the original Sin Cara, returned to action at Saturday’s SmackDown live event in Tacoma, Washington. Alvirde is eligible to resume performing since his thirty-day suspension for his first violation of WWE’s drug testing policy expired on Tuesday. He claimed in an interview that he did not know what he had tested positive for and that he had only gotten a routine injection for his injured knee in Mexico. Alvirde’s future with the organization was believed to be in doubt since developmental talent Jorge Arias (a/k/a Hunico)Read More

Posted On August 17, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: Sorry Fellas This is Strictly Business

After the best Pay-Per-View top to bottom we’ve seen in a long time we were left with more questions than answers, and isn’t that the point of a program like WWE? To always keep us guessing, even if the outcome of Summerslam couldn’t have been more apparent. Okay, we didn’t know Punk would win, and we certainly didn’t know Kevin Nash would return, with more Just For Men hair gel than should be humanly possible. We did know that after a grueling match like that whoever was champion, was goingRead More