Michael Cole Tag

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

Vince & The Divas, WWE Starting More Angles Online, Ziggler

- WWE Chairman Vince McMahon is said to have a love/hate relationship with the divas division as of late. While Vince has mandated that both RAW and SmackDown each feature at least one divas segment each week, he often thinks it’s a waste of time and instructs Michael Cole to talk about unrelated topics during the diva matches. – WWE United States Champion Dolph Ziggler is getting praised backstage regarding how he comes across like a star in his interviews. Additionally, Ziggler recently got some backstage praise for carrying MasonRead More

Posted On October 16, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Raw SuperShow Taping Results For 10/17

Raw started with John Laurinaitis walking to the ring. He said that he’s not happy being in Mexico and he doesn’t feel comfortable. He talked about what happened last week with Triple H, C.M. Punk, R-Truth, and The Miz. They played a video from last week showing Michael Cole laughing because Laurinaitis fired Jim Ross. Laurinaitis announced that the main event would be Alberto Del Rio and Michael Cole vs. John Cena and Jim Ross. The winner will decide the stipulation for Del Rio vs. Cena at Vengeance. 1. MarkRead More

Posted On September 27, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Is Lawler Suffering From Anal Bleeding?, Punk Discusses HIAC

– The September 24 episode of A.M. Raw scored a 1.02 cable rating, with 1,172,000 viewers. — Jim Ross expects Jerry Lawler to return to television next week after being slammed through the announce table on last week’s Raw SuperShow. He wrote today on Twitter, “1. I expect king back for Raw & ‘perhaps’ HIAC..TBD.” He also addressed Michael Cole’s statement on last night’s show that Lawler suffered anal bleeding as a result of the attack. “The ‘anus’ line was Cole being cute therefore no anus updates are coming fromRead More

Posted On September 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kevin Nash Possibly Injured At Night Of Champions

As we reported here on PWMania.com last week, Kevin Nash made a surprise appearance at WWE’s Night of Champions pay-per-view. Nash appeared during the main event match between Triple H and CM Punk. After Triple H attacked Kevin Nash with a sledgehammer, Michael Cole (who had lost his voice at that point) was seen writing something on a piece of paper and showing it to Jerry Lawler. Lawler then showed the paper to members of the WWE crew who then ran to the backstage area. Following the main event, NashRead More

Posted On September 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Controversial Signs From Fans Taken Away At WWE PPV

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that they received several fan reports regarding signs being taken away at the WWE Night Of Champions PPV. We can also confirm through fans sending us reports that this was going on. Some of the signs read: “Wish Benoit was here” “Michael Cole equals low ratings” “WWE owns UFC” Security also reportedly told fans not to use profanity because of the children who were in attendance.Read More

Posted On September 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New Champions Crowned At WWE Night Of Champions, More

- Mark Henry beat Randy Orton to become the new World Heavyweight Champion at WWE Night of Champions pay-per-view from Buffalo, New York. – John Cena beat Alberto Del Rio via submission at WWE Night of Champions pay-per-view to win the WWE Championship. – For those that didn’t order WWE Night of Champions, Michael Cole legitimately lost his voice before the show’s main event and remained silent throughout much of the match as it was called by Jerry Lawler and Booker T. Cole did not close the pay-per-view as usualRead More

Posted On August 14, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Surprises Teased For SummerSlam, Match Expected To Be Added

– Jim Ross stated on Twitter that he will be calling tonight’s SummerSlam pay-per-view broadcast alongside Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler. He also noted that some surprise matches will be added to the event. Rey Mysterio is expected to face The Miz at tonight’s event. The rumored match, however, hinges on whether Rey is able to compete despite his recent knee injury. A injury angle took place last week on Raw where The Miz attacked his rival before even had a chance to enter the ring for their scheduled match.Read More

Posted On August 12, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Diana Hart Smith Continues To Lash Out At Michael Cole

Diana Hart Smith, the outspoken mother of recently released WWE talent Harry Smith, continues to lash out at Michael Cole via Twitter after calling the WWE broadcaster effeminate on Monday. She wrote the following messages on the microblogging site on Thursday, including calling creative writer Michael Hayes a transvestite. * “Does the reMARKable Michelle Cole have rabbies or perhaps mange. Just wondering because he is such a dog for a diva. That’s what he is, right?” * “When Michael Hayes wrestled in Germany in late 70s as a transvestite, wasRead More
– Diana Hart Smith, mother of recently released WWE Superstar David Hart Smith, took aim at Michael Cole yesterday on Twitter as she called the WWE broadcaster effeminate. “Michael Cole is such an expose of garbage wrestling–MC is brutally effeminine,” she wrote to a follower. “Oh well. On another level, STRIKEFORCE=HARRY SMITH.” For what it’s worth, the self-proclaimed “Voice of WWE” criticized Smith’s verbal ability during his lone broadcast booth appearance on an episode of Raw last year. — Reader SirWombat sent word that WWE.com’s bio on referee Mike ChiodaRead More

Posted On July 26, 2011By Mike ShannonIn Columns

WWE Raw Review – July 25, 2011

-LIVE! from Hampton, VA (home of…aww, who the hell cares?) WWE World Title Rey Mysterio vs. The Miz Hmmm, the placement of this match makes my Sportz Entertainment Alarm go off. Michael Cole then goes ahead and guarantees a new champion tonight…well ok then. Rey breaks out a hurricanrana early but a second one is countered and Miz dumps him to the turnbuckle. Awesome Clothesline in the corner gets two and we hit the chinlock. You know in wrestling video games when your guy is standing still and he kindRead More

Posted On July 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince Appears During Raw Commercial, CM Punk Update, More

- CM Punk posted another photo of the WWE Title at the Chicago Cubs baseball game this evening. As noted before, Punk is in attendance for the game in Chicago. – “WWE Champion” is trending worldwide on Twitter tonight, as stated by Michael Cole on RAW. – Zelda Root sent word that during the commercial break for the Kofi Kingston vs. Alberto Del Rio match on tonight’s RAW, Vince McMahon came out and yelled at the crowd for being so dead. Vince was in character but it was noted thatRead More

Posted On July 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Shawn Michaels & Keith Mark Hit The Range; Michael Cole

Shawn Michaels and Keith Mark hit the range in MRA’s Quest for Excellence. Target practice with the teams Quest Primal bows take distance to the extreme. You can check out a video embedded below: Speaking of Michaels, Michael Cole will be the special guest on his outdoor lifestyle show next week.Read More
– William Regal, who now reigns as a color commentator on NXT: Redemption, missed last night’s show. Michael Cole filled in for Regal. Regal forewarned followers on his Twitter account last week that he wouldn’t be back on the site until this Friday, with no reason given. His wife, however tweeted Tuesday that he is in England this week. It is possible that it’s a business trip since his wife’s tweets implied that he isn’t with his family. (Thanks to Jen) — WWE has posted a job listing for anRead More

Posted On May 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After WWE Raw Went Off-Air

Thanks to Lance for the following: After tonight’s WWE Raw went off the air the Anonymous Raw General Manager announced through Michael Cole that R-Truth would still get a title shot against John Cena at WWE Capitol Punishment as long as he apologized for his actions on Raw tonight. In the dark match main event John Cena quickly beat The Miz to retain the WWE Championship. Miz didn’t even get his shirt off for the match. Cena celebrated in the ring with the father (that wore the drink) and kidsRead More

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

Bret Hart Appearing On Raw?, Orton On Christian, Over The Limit

- Readers in attendance at last night’s Over the Limit pay-per-view sent word that before the Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler match, you could see the WWE ring crew adjusting the bolts in Cole’s Colemine so he would go through it easily when Lawler threw him through it. – Randy Orton wrote the following on Twitter last night after his match with Christian: “Got to give it to Christian, every match we have against each other is a ppv match.Tonight was just like any other Seattle was a great host!”Read More
The second annual WWE Over the Limit pay-per-view event takes place tonight at the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington. There are currently eight matches announced to take place during this event. “I Quit” Match for the WWE Championship John Cena (c) vs. The Miz WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian Kiss My Foot Match Jerry Lawler vs. Michael Cole (Jerry Lawler will give up his WWE Hall of Fame ring to Michael Cole in the event of a loss.) WWE Intercontinental Championship Match Wade Barrett (c) vs.Read More

Posted On May 14, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Updated Card For WWE Over the Limit Pay-Per-View

It was announced last night on SmackDown that Randy Orton will be defending the World Heavyweight Championship against Christian at WWE Over the Limit on May 22. Later during the show, Wade Barrett challenged Ezekiel Jackson to an Intercontinental Championship Match at the event. The announced card is as follows: “I Quit” Match for the WWE Championship John Cena (c) vs. The Miz World Heavyweight Championship Match Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian Jerry Lawler vs. Michael Cole (Jerry Lawler will give up his WWE Hall of Fame ring to MichaelRead More

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

Raw Match Planned For WWE Over The Limit, Visitor At Raw, Cena

- John Cena wrote the following after last night’s RAW: “Got to punish a ry. Set and I quit match for over the limit with miz. But nothing beat the fist pumping broski. Thanks for the lesson zack.” – Former WCW star Bunkhouse Buck was backstage at last night’s RAW in Tennessee. He recently appeared on WWE TV in the role of Jack Swagger’s father. – In addition to The Miz vs. John Cena in an I Quit Match for the WWE Title and Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler, R-TruthRead More
– The latest special edition issue of WWE Magazine is titled “Hardest Hitting Photos Of All-time!” Enclosed with the magazine is a mini-magazine highlighting The Rock’s greatest moments. — Chris Jericho, who was eliminated last night from Dancing with the Stars, teased a possible appearance at this Sunday’s WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view event—which takes place in Tampa, Florida. He wrote on Twitter, “For the first time in 8 weeks I dont have dance rehearsals. What am I going to do with myself now? Anythin goin on in Tampa this weekend…?”Read More