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Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

David Otunga Helps Young Refugee, WWE & Make-A-Wish Updates

- TMZ reports that David Otunga met a young refugee from the Haiti earthquake at a WWE anti-bullying campaign event on Friday and after hearing the boy’s tragic story, he’s set up a meet-and-greet backstage at WrestleMania for him and all of the WWE Superstars. At the anti-bullying event, JFK Middle School raffled off a ticket to WrestleMania on Sunday.   The young refugee from Haiti won the ticket but Otunga was so moved by his story that he decided the one ticket wasn’t enough. The boy lives with fosterRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Hall Of Fame Ceremony Tonight; Details On Tonight’s Event

The 2012 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will take place tonight from the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami at 8pm. WWE will air the one-hour edited special on Monday before RAW but we will have full coverage of tonight’s ceremony. Here is the list of names for tonight:   * Edge inducted by Christian * The Four Hoursemen inducted by Dusty Rhodes * Mike Tyson inducted by Shawn Michaels & Triple H * Yokozuna inducted by The Usos * Ron Simmons inducted by JBL * Mil Mascaras inducted by Alberto DelRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Stars At WWE Hotel, WWE Stars On Nickelodeon Tonight, More

- The Smackdown house show on June 23rd, 2012 will be held at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Illinois. Tickets go on sale April 28th, 2012.   - Add Diamond Dallas Page, Hillbilly Jim, Haku, Ric Flair, Barry Windham, JJ Dillon and Tully Blanchard to the list of stars who have been spotted at WWE’s hotel this weekend.   - Media in Miami are reporting that 30,000 WWE fans from out of town are in the city for WWE’s WrestleMania 28 festivities.   - Kelly Kelly, Big ShowRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Batista Arrives In Miami, Getting Picked Up By WWE, More

Former WWE superstar Batista is currently in Miami, the site of Sunday’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view.   Batista recently announced that he’ll be participating in the 2012 Nautica South Beach Triathlon on Sunday, which is raising money for the St. Jude’s children’s charity.   What’s interesting about Batista’s arrival today is that he’s being picked up by WWE, according to f4wonline.com. While this is not a confirmation that he’s going to be at WrestleMania, the fact that he’s being picked up by WWE is a strong indication they’ll be talking business.Read More
– From Mr. T teaming up with Hulk Hogan to Donald Trump shaving Vince McMahon’s head, WWE.com remembers the ten biggest guest celebrities to appear at WrestleMania. The feature is available here.   – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Power Slam.   – WrestlingFigs.com reports Nitro Girl Spice has been added to WrestleReunion 8, which takes place April 13-15 at the Doubletree Toronto Airport 655 Dixon Rd. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.   – Figure Four Weekly writer Bryan Alvarez stated Friday afternoonRead More

Posted On March 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Vickie Guerrero Suggests That Michelle McCool Is Pregnant

Vickie Guerrero suggested Friday on Twitter that retired wrestler Michelle McCool is pregnant as she said her former WWE associate is expecting a ‘bundle of joy,’ which is another term for baby.   “My surprise party was flawless for Michelle McCool!!! Great lunch with friends and family. Im so excited for her bundle of joy!” Guerrero wrote.   McCool is married to The Undertaker, who will face Triple H in a Hell in a Cell Match at WrestleMania XXVIII on Sunday. She stated earlier this week on Twitter that sheRead More
- Former WWE Diva Lita predicts that CM Punk and Chris Jericho will steal the show at WrestleMania 28. She wrote on Twitter:   “Getting ready to leave for Miami for #AXXCESS appearances and to watch @CMPunk and @IAmJericho steal the show at #Wrestlemanina #hashtags”   - Variety has a new article up looking at the revamped WWE YouTube channel. WWE hopes that the channel will drive viewers back to its weekly TV shows and get them to order pay-per-views, while building traffic for WWE.com and boosting merchandise sales.  Read More

Posted On March 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WrestleMania 28 Premiere Party News; Timbaland, Stuart Miller

- Timbaland and Miami philanthropist Stuart Miller hosted the WrestleMania Premiere Party on Star Island in Miami last night to benefit Alex’s Place and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Several celebrities including The Real Housewives of Miami, players from the Miami Dolphins, former Miss USA & Tough Enough competitor Rima Fakih and others were in attendance.   The WWE Superstars and Divas hit the red carpet while Natalya handled some of the interviews. Natalya was seen interviewing the Miami Housewives, several WWE Superstars, Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and others. MickRead More

Posted On March 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Miz Interrupts WWE Fashion Show, Funk Missing Axxess, Birthdays

- WWE Superstar Trent Baretta turns 25 years old today, WWE Legend Mike “IRS” Rotunda turns 54 years old today and former WWE star Zach Gowen turns 29.   - Though he is advertised, Terry Funk won’t be appearing with Dory Funk Jr. at WrestleMania Axxess this weekend. Funk recently got a knee replacement and was planning on going but can’t make the trip.   - WWE held a fashion show at the WrestleMania Premiere Party last night in Miami that raised money for the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. WWERead More

Posted On March 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Eve Invites Timbaland To Axxess, Tonight’s SmackDown, WWE Hotel

- Chris Jericho vs. Kofi Kingston and Zack Ryder vs. Drew McIntyre will take place on tonight’s WWE SmackDown. The rest of the show will be made up of footage from WrestleMania 28 Axxess.   - The WWE hotel in Miami is said to be on lockdown mode already. Jim Ross wrote the following:   “The WWE ‘team hotel’ in Miami is a hubbub of activity. Security high. There is a definitive vibe building for the weekend. Blessed 2be here.”   - WWE Diva Eve Torres invited rapper and producerRead More

Posted On March 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Cena’s Feelings Towards WrestleMania 28, WM Financial Stakes

- The Miami Herald has a featured article looking at some of the business woes that WWE has been facing, and how important WrestleMania is for the company financially.   - Another article that The Miami Herald is featuring focuses on the WrestleMania “Once In A Lifetime” main event between John Cena and The Rock. The Rock and Cena are asked about competing in the Rock’s hometown of Miami, FL for Sunday’s PPV. Here is what was said.   “It is special to me and it’s home,” said Rock. “I’veRead More

Posted On March 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Training With WWE Stars, Crew Arriving In Miami, The Miz

- The Miz will be hosting MTV’s Challenge: Battle of the Exes Reunion show next Wednesday night at 10pm EST.   - While the WWE crews arrived in Miami earlier this week, most of the Legends and other stars were arriving last night and today. Diamond Dallas Page is confirmed to attend WrestleMania and we know Maryse is in town hanging out with the other Divas. JBL wrote the following about the travel:   “Been off the road for over two years, back on it for 15 minutes headed toRead More

Posted On March 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

DDP Working With WWE Stars, Ted DiBiase Update, Brodus, More

- WWE has released a new t-shirt for Brodus Clay and a new WrestleMania 28 football jersey.   - WWE Superstars will be signing autographs at Sun Life Stadium in Miami today from 1-3pm. Kofi Kingston and others will be filming for their WrestleMania Video Diaries.   - Former World Champion Diamond Dallas Page is hanging out with the WWE talents in Miami this week, introducing some to DDP Yoga.   - As noted yesterday, Ted DiBiase is looking to return to the ring in four weeks but says that’sRead More

Posted On March 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Releasing No Holds Barred On DVD, Edge-WWE Network, More

- For fans in Miami, WWE opened their WrestleMania Superstore today at 10:30am at Sun Life Stadium. - Besides WrestleMania Axxess kicking off today, WWE will also host the WrestleMania Art and Fashion shows tonight. We’re looking for reports from all WrestleMania festivities at andypwm [at] gmail.com. - WWE Studios will be releasing the 1989 movie “No Holds Barred” on DVD for the first time on July 3rd. The movie starred Hulk Hogan and Tiny “Zeus” Lister. - Edge said in media interviews this week that he will begin filmingRead More

Posted On March 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Sheamus Supporting John Cena, The Rock’s New Movie, Jim Ross

- Sheamus did a Q&A session with BaltimoreSun.com and says he’s supporting John Cena at WrestleMania 28:   “I’m going to go Team Cena, man. There’s a lot of rumors going around, people with animosity for The Rock. That’s not the case with me at all. The Rock has come back; he’s been cool with me and I have nothing against him at all. He’s achieved everything in WWE, and of course, he’s achieved everything in Hollywood. It’s a huge success story.   Cena, as well, he’s been on topRead More
– WWE.com has published an article officially announcing Randy Orton’s starring role in The Marine: Homefront, the third installment of WWE Studios’ Marine franchise. Fans will be able to get a first look at production of the film during this weekend’s WrestleMania Axxess in Miami, where fans can audition for a small role in the screenplay.   Production for the straight-to-video release begins June 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Orton plays a Marine who must rescue his kidnapped daughter.   – Numerous WWE stars were on hand for Lilian Garcia’sRead More

Posted On March 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WrestleMania Axxess, Big Show-Tennis, Santio Speaks, Superstars

- The WrestleMania Axxess sessions will kick off today in Miami. If you’re attending any of the festivities, please e-mail your recaps, photos and videos in to andypwm [at] gmail.com.   - Big Show was representing WWE yesterday at the Sony Ericsson Open tennis matches. He tossed the coin to open the evening’s final match.   - WWE United States Champion Santino Marella did a Q&A with The LA Times this week to promote WrestleMania 28. Santino was asked what he wants people to say in 20 years when theyRead More

Posted On March 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Undertaker’s WWE Future, WM28 Tickets Available, More

- Former UFC fighter Phil Baroni has expressed interest in getting into pro wrestling.   - Ross and Marshall Von Erich, of the famous Von Erich wrestling family, will make their debuts on April 20th in Sedan, Kansas at a show put on by WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race.   - There are currently around 61,300 tickets out for WrestleMania 28 on Sunday from Miami. Around 2,000 remain at ticket outlets and a little over 5,000 are available on Stubhub.   - Sources are still under the impression thatRead More

Posted On March 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Press Release: WWE Doing Good For The Community

WWE sent out the following today:   World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. : WrestleMania® Community Outreach   WWE® today announced that its seventh annual WrestleMania Reading Challenge Finals will be held at the Miami-Dade Public Library this Saturday, March 31 at 10:00 a.m. ET, serving as the cornerstone event of its community outreach activities for WrestleMania Week in Miami.   WRESTLEMANIA READING CHALLENGE   More than 2,000 libraries and 50,000 children from across the United States and Canada participated in this year’s WrestleMania Reading Challenge through the Young Adult Library ServicesRead More