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Posted On July 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Alberto Del Rio Winning The WWE Title

As noted before, the original plan for Summerslam was Alberto Del Rio vs. John Cena for the WWE title. WWE wanted to have Del Rio in the title match since the PPV is in Los Angeles with a heavy Hispanic market. Also, WWE wanted Del Rio as champion heading into the company’s tour of Mexico in October where they will also be taping television in the country for the first time. Plans for Del Rio at Summerslam changed when the decision was made to bring back CM Punk right away.Read More

Posted On July 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Overhauls SummerSlam Card Hours Before Raw, Del Rio Loses

Alberto Del Rio has once again been victimized by WWE’s haphazard booking as his long planned match with John Cena at SummerSlam was nixed hours before last night’s Raw telecast in Hampton, Virginia. Creative overhauled the match line-up for SummerSlam Monday afternoon after deeming their creative plans for CM Punk for the event as “awful.” Del Rio was effectively removed from the title picture as a result. WWE’s braintrust felt that had Punk not been slotted in the title match, his much talked about storyline would extinguish. Though Del RioRead More
WWE officials are reportedly very upset with Sin Cara publicly discussing the circumstances behind his recent drug test failure with Record, a Mexican sports publication. More specifically, they’re upset with his claim that he didn’t understand why he was being suspended. The masked grappler believes a routine injection to his knee to alleviate persistent pain containing steroids triggered a false positive. He denied being a steroid user, reasoning that his body could not support it. Sin Cara said his knee injury treatment is used by numerous wrestlers in Mexico. TheRead More
– TNA Knockout Tag Team Champion Sarita announced Friday evening on her Facebook account that she had suffered facial paralysis and missed her scheduled matches in Mexico as a result. Despite her loss of muscle function, she worked a match at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida, her first since last week. She donned a lucha libre style mask while competing. Rosita stated on Twitter that her on-screen cousin is in good spirits while she recovers. — Magnus faced Shannon Moore in the Quarterfinals of the Xplosion Championship ChallengeRead More
Don’t miss Thursday’s huge IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c, featuring the aftermath of Sunday’s Destination X PPV event and the World Title rematch between Mr. Anderson and the maniacal Sting! It will be a Midsummer’s Nightmare! Can’t watch IMPACT WRESTLING on Thursday night? Make sure to set your DVR to record it so you don’t miss any of the action. Here is a preview of Thursday’s huge broadcast: – The event will feature the big World Heavyweight Championship rematch between titleholder Mr. Anderson and Sting! How will Mr.Read More
– TNA Knockout Tag Team Champion Sarita announced Friday evening on her Facebook account that she recently suffered facial paralysis and missed her scheduled matches in Mexico as a result. She did, however, note that she is recovering. In an update on her condition, it appears that she will be fine as she plans on appearing at next week’s Impact Wrestling tapings in Orlando, Florida. Rosita, her tag team partner, posted a message on Twitter from Sarita. Sarita says, “Thank u all for your get well wishes. I’m in goodRead More
TNA Wrestling performer Sarah Stock (a/k/a Sarita) announced this evening on her Facebook account that she is suffering from facial paralysis and therefore missed her scheduled appearances in Mexico. She wrote, “Debido a una paralysis facial que sufri recientemente, no era posible luchar ayer en Pachuca ni hoy en en la Arena Mexico. Estoy enfocada en mi recuperacion y los pido a todos una disculpa. “Due to a facial paralysis that I recently suffered, I was unable to wrestle yesterday in Pachuca nor today in Arena Mexico. I’m focusing onRead More

Posted On July 8, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Hogan Blames Russo For Impact’s Problems, Sangriento Dropped

– The Wrestling Observer reports that Hulk Hogan was overheard saying at last month’s E3 Expo in Los Angeles that Vince Russo was to blame for the quality of Impact Wrestling. Hogan’s remarks were in response to fans telling him that Impact is bad. Hogan was on hand for the event to promote his new video game, Hulk Hogan’s Main Event. – TNA Wrestling has reportedly dropped Sangriento, a masked character billed from Tijuana, Mexico. The character, who was played by Amazing Red, was introduced shortly after WWE debuted SinRead More

Posted On June 29, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Alberto Del Rio Speaks On Origin Of His Character, WWE Life

WWE star Alberto Del Rio spoke with the Miami Herald this week to promote next year’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view. Here are some highlights of what Del Rio, who now resides in Tampa, Florida, said about: The Origin of His Character: “Alberto Del Rio is something Vince McMahon and I created,” he said. “We created this character. He came up with the idea of the scarf, the cars and everything. However, I developed the character from guys from the movies like ‘Scarface’ and ‘The Godfather’ or guys who I hated duringRead More

Posted On June 16, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Update On Sin Cara’s Rocky Start In WWE

Sin Cara’s first few months in WWE have been rockier than expected, with WWE officials being dissatisfied thus far with the Mexican wrestling star’s in-ring work, namely, his ability to wrestle the “WWE style.” A number of measures have been to protect Sin Cara reputation, including moving him to SmackDown (a taped show, where botched moves can be edited out easier) and the recent signing of one of Sin Cara’s greatest rivals from Mexico, Averno. As the first superstar signed to WWE under Triple H’s overhauled talent development division, manyRead More
– Rey Mysterio and Cody Rhodes are advertised to wrestle at this weekend’s SmackDown live events since Sin Cara is touring with Raw in Mexico and Mysterio isn’t. — WWEShop.com has released a new WWE Divas Bling T-Shirt, a retro Raw is Waw T-Shirt and a retro WCW hat and T-Shirt. — THQ held their first meetings yesterday regarding plans for the WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2012 video game. — Alberto Del Rio is scheduled for a rare autograph signing at the Best Buy in Davie, Florida on Friday, JuneRead More
– Raw Superstar Zack Ryder has posted Episode 13 of his YouTube show, Z! True Long Island Story, which was filmed in Mexico while on tour with WWE. WWE announcer Scott Stanford makes an appearance. To view it, click here. — WWE Classics On Demand highlights heels throughout the month of June with “Bad To The Bell.” The synopsis reads: “Imagine a world where heroes become villains. Next month, WWE Classics On Demand honors the infamous with “Bad To The Bell.” Explore the minds of the most egocentric, cerebral andRead More
– The original wrestling ring from Killer Kowalski’s Institute of Pro Wrestling in Massachusetts is up for auction on eBay. A number of notable wrestlers learned the ropes in this ring including Triple H, Chyna, Perry Saturn, Kazarian, A-Train and John Kronus. The auction can be seen here. — The Nasty Boys, Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags, are scheduled to appear on an upcoming episode of Man v. Food on the Travel Channel. — Rey Misterio, Sr. (Miguel Lopez, uncle of WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio) is scheduled to introduce aRead More
The Raw brand kicks off a four-event tour in Mexico tonight in Hermosillo. Shows are also scheduled for tomorrow in Guadalajara, Friday in Mexico City, and Saturday in Monterrey. Advertised matches for all four events are as follows: * John Cena vs. The Miz for the WWE Championship * Sin Cara vs. CM Punk in a Smackdown vs. Raw Challenge Match * Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio Other talent advertised for the tour include Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, The Bella Twins and Eve. John Morrison was pulled fromRead More

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

Tonight’s SD/NXT Tapings, Raw Brand Preparing for Tour, More

- WrestleMania 27 is officially released on DVD and Blu-ray today and has been available for download on iTunes at $17.99 in HD and $14.99 in SD. Individual matches are $2.99 HD and $1.99 SD. – WWE’s RAW brand will have a live event tonight in Highland Heights, Kentucky before heading off to Mexico, returning on Saturday, traveling on Sunday and then doing RAW on the 16th. – Tonight’s WWE SmackDown and NXT tapings will take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. No matches have been announced butRead More

Posted On April 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Mark Henry Loses Weight, Backstage Sin Cara News

- WWE posted a video of Mark Henry immediately after he was drafted last night to SmackDown. Henry said that he would be World Champion before this year is over. Henry broke down and started crying when talking about how he was out of shape at 450lbs. but is now down to 398lbs. and feels better than he has ever felt. Henry said he feels like he deserves to be World Champion. This was filmed before Henry’s heel turn in the main event. – New SmackDown Superstar Sin Cara hasRead More
– A doctor has diagnosed Jeff Jarrett with badly bruised ribs, not broken as originally stated by Kurt Angle on Twitter following their “Ultra Male Rules” Two Out Of Three Falls Steel Cage Match at TNA Lockdown. — TNA Women’s Knockout Champion Mickie James is advertised to appear for Covey Promotions’ “All or Nothing 5″ event on Saturday, April 30 in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia (located at BSHS Gym, 149 Concorde Avenue, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia 25411). — Sangriento, a masked wrestler hailing from Tijuana, Mexico, made his TNA WrestlingRead More
– Chavo Guerrero said today that his Twitter account was hacked. However, he believes he has gotten a hold of it. Guerrero also made light of Kurt Angle claiming last week that his account on the micro-blogging site was hacked. He wrote, “Ok guys, my twitter was hacked. I think I fixed it. If u got a Dm from me and I was mean, it was a fraud. Probably. :). Big ups 2 my boy @MATTHARDYBRAND for giving me the “heads up”on my twitter being hacked.I promise I didnt pullRead More
– Mick Foley is disappointed with the lack of donations from wrestling fans for his #10forRAINN Campaign, which combats sexual violence. Though he has over 75,000 followers on Twitter, he has only garnered 200 donations so far — and the majority of them were from non-wrestling fans. “Have to admit to ABC World News on Monday that we’ve had only 200 donations – and that a good % of those are coming from non-wrestling fans,” he wrote this morning on Twitter. “Had hoped #10forRAINN would be a way of showingRead More
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