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Posted On April 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Grants Wish, WWE Wants Top Star In The Marine

- The Rock met a boy named Thomas and his family from Make-A-Wish in Miami on Monday night before the RAW Supershow. WWE.com has photos of The Rock granting Thomas’s wish.   – WWE Champion CM Punk, John Cena, Cody Rhodes, JTG and Kofi Kingston have all been rumored to replace Randy Orton in WWE’s The Marine 3. Because the movie is co-promoted with 20th Century Fox, WWE wants a big named star in the movie and the number of guys at or near Orton’s level are limited. The movieRead More

Posted On April 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brock Lesnar’s WWE Contract, Dance At WWE Business Meeting

- WWE had a business meeting on March 31st in Miami with major executives. It was described as an easy going meeting where they were pushing social media. R-Truth and Brodus Clay were brought in to dance.   At the meeting, Vince McMahon was talking about how they had rapper Flo Rida performing at WrestleMania 28. It sounds like Vince was high on Flo Rida which could explain his backstage segment with Heath Slater on the pay-per-view.   – As noted before, word is that Brock Lesnar’s one-year deal withRead More

Posted On April 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details On Brock Lesnar’s WWE Return, Missing WrestleMania

- Brock Lesnar signed his one-year deal with WWE before he arrived in Miami during WrestleMania 28 weekend. The decision was made over the weekend to keep Lesnar off WrestleMania and have him return on RAW the next night.   The main reason for keeping him off WrestleMania was to not cloud the end of the story between John Cena vs. The Rock because the idea is for Lesnar to be kicking off a “new chapter.”Read More

Posted On April 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On The Rock vs. John Cena At WM28

Despite WrestleMania 28 being in The Rock’s hometown of Miami, WWE officials had been going with the idea of John Cena winning for months. The real discussions about The Rock winning reportedly began about a month ago. Still, most people within WWE thought that Cena would win.Read More

Posted On April 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE & FCW Setting Up Angle With Mick Foley?, Video Included

FCW standout Dean Ambrose confronted Mick Foley at a hotel in Miami during WrestleMania 28 weekend.   The exchange was apparently arranged by WWE. We don’t know if it will be used for something when Ambrose comes to the main roster or if it’s some kind of FCW angle. We do know that WWE writer Ed Koskey was watching the whole thing and taking notes.   Ambrose had a promo work and a tryout match against JTG at this week’s RAW in Miami and defeated Ezekiel Jackson in a dark matchRead More
Let me start by saying that WrestleMania 28 might have been the best WrestleMania I’ve seen. It started poorly but those last three hours were unbelievable; yes even the Team Johnny vs. Team Teddy match wasn’t terrible. The end of an era match was made all the better by having Jim Ross call it, and my hat off to Michael Cole for being respectful to JR. That match became so much more with JR calling it, and I appreciate that the WWE did that for us and for Jim Ross.Read More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Yahoo! Sports Article On A-Rod Marking Out For John Cena

The following is a new article from Yahoo! Sports A-Rod In Awe After Meeting Wrestling Hero   Alex Rodriguez has been one of the biggest stars in the Big Apple for years, but that didn’t stop the Yankees slugger from being in awe after meeting a wrestling icon.   A-Rod attended WrestleMania 28 with girlfriend Torrie Wilson, and it’s fair to say dating a former WWE Diva has its perks. Following a VIP backstage visit, Rodriguez and his girlfriend settled into ringside seats for the pay-per-view event in Miami.  Read More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Champion CM Punk Set To Feud With Lord Tensai Soon

WWE has pointed out that “Tensai” means disaster in a new article looking at Lord Tensai’s debut last night on RAW from Miami.   Speculation is that Lord Tensai will be feuding with WWE Champion CM Punk after John Laurinaitis told Punk that “natural disasters” were headed his way. Laurinaitis made the comment on RAW last night after promising more competition for the WWE Champion.   When news broke last month of Tensai coming to WWE, first reports were that he would be a “henchmen” for Laurinaitis.Read More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On Brock Lesnar, CM Punk & Miss USA

- PWInsider reports that Brock Lesnar was not at WrestleMania, the WWE hotel or any WWE related events in Miami over the weekend. WWE tried hard to keep the deal a huge secret.   -  CM Punk was scheduled to retain the WWE Title at WrestleMania 28 from day 1 of the Chris Jericho feud being planned. There were never plans for Jericho to win the WWE Title in Miami.   - As noted before, WWE Tough Enough contestant and former Miss USA Rima Fakih said in Miami that sheRead More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Post-Raw News, Laurinaitis Takes Over Long’s Twitter, WWE Draft

- Former WWE developmental talent Alex Koslov, who was released a few months back, has been visiting friends in Mexico’s EMLL promotion and he’s expected to return there soon.   - John Laurinaitis has taken over Teddy Long’s Twitter account @GMSmackDown. Laurinaitis wrote:  “Many people would buckle under the pressure of running two Twitter accounts, but I, John Laurinaitis, welcome the challenge. #BigJohnny”   - Before the six-man match that saw Sheamus, Big Show and Randy Orton defeat Daniel Bryan, Cody Rhodes and Kane after last night’s WWE RAW SupershowRead More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jericho Comments On Slip, Returns On Raw, Rock Talks WWE Title

- Alberto Del Rio made his return on tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow in Miami and confronted new World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus.   - Former ECW personality and current FCW star Abraham Washington returned to RAW tonight in a backstage segment with Mark Henry. Washington is trying to let Henry represent him.   - The Rock opened tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow from Miami, Florida and told fans that his WrestleMania 28 win wasn’t the end – it was just the beginning. The Rock then told of a vision he had whereRead More
– Former WWE Superstar Billy Gunn was backstage at WrestleMania XXVIII as he posted a photo online of himself with the WWE Superstar most often compared to him, Dolph Ziggler.   Gunn is very high on the “Show Off.” He said of the Raw wrestler last November in an interview: “I think he’s got great potential, and I think he’s one of there best talents WWE has. A little bit longer and he will be a big star, I think he is extremely talented.”   – Low Ki, formerly knownRead More
After WrestleMania 28 went off the air in Miami, The Rock continued to celebrate and made it a point to shake the hand of fans sitting at ringside. Rock greeted his family, who were also at ringside, and held up a fan sign that read “IF CENA WINS WE RIOT.” Rock shook his head and mouthed, “Not here in Miami.”    Read More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Shawn Michaels Not At Raw Tonight, Hawkins Saves Jericho, JR

- Jim Ross was asked by a fan why he only called one match at WrestleMania 28. JR’s reply:  “Only scheduled to call 1 bout. Blessed to be there for it.”   - WWE Superstar Curt Hawkins helped Chris Jericho out for his WrestleMania 28 match. Jericho wrote on Twitter:   “I’d like to thank @TheCurtHawkins for saving the day yesterday. Without him I wouldn’t have been able to do the match!!”   - WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels is not scheduled for tonight’s RAW Supershow from Miami. ShawnRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Flair Back To TNA, FCW Teases Major Updates, WWE ’12 News

- WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair will not be appearing on tonight’s RAW Supershow from Miami and instead will be working TNA’s Impact Wrestling tapings in Orlando.   - THQ will be releasing a “WrestleMania Edition” of WWE ’12 in Europe this coming May. The game will feature the Superstars that were available for download once the game was originally released.   - As we noted weeks back, Triple H has promised a major announcement regarding WWE developmental. FCW President Steve Keirn wrote the following on Twitter today: “MajorRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On Sheamus, Heat On The Rock, Younger Talent

- There was talk in Miami this weekend for WWE to begin pushing some of the younger talents on the Road to WrestleMania 29 in 2013.   - There was heat on The Rock among some of the Legends and talents in Miami this week for not attending the Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday night. No word yet on why he didn’t attend.   - WWE officials are reportedly planning a lengthy World Heavyweight Title run for Sheamus.Read More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

MMA Stars Attend WrestleMania, Top WWE Legends Absent & More

- MMA fighters Rashad Evans, Cole Miller and agent Malki Kawa were in attendance for WrestleMania 28 in Miami last night. Rashad compared the event to a UFC show:   “honestly when it comes 2 a live show the UFC is better! There is no music in between matches! Nothing 2 keep the fans ent!”   “@MikeTyson @wwe @therock that show was amazing!! I never been 2 a event b4.. It was well worth it!!”   - Besides the expected regulars and Legends, some of the other stars in attendanceRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Touts Records Made At WWE WrestleMania 28

- WWE issued the following press release tonight touting WrestleMania 28: MIAMI, Apr 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WWE® WWE +0.34% announced tonight that WrestleMania XXVIII set three records. With a sellout crowd of 78,363 fans from all 50 states and 36 countries, the annual pop culture extravaganza became Sun Life Stadium’s largest attended event and highest grossing entertainment event in history. Grossing $8.9 million, it was also the highest grossing live event in WWE history. The event was broadcast around the world on pay-per-view in more than 105 countriesRead More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

UFC President Wishes The Rock Good Luck, Lord Tensai At WM, Cena

- UFC President Dana White wrote good luck wishes to The Rock for WrestleMania 28 tonight. A fan asked White who he is rooting for and he replied:    “are you kidding!!? I got The Rock!!”   Dana said he hopes the reports of Brock Lesnar returning are true and wrote that he will be watching:   “I will be watching the @WWE plus all the rumors of 2 nights event sound like it’s gonna be crazy! :)”    - Matt Bloom posted a photo on Twitter today from SunRead More