Michael Cole Tag

WWE.com is advertising John Cena and Triple H for tonight’s episode of SmackDown as they promote their respective matches at WrestleMania XXVII. John Cena will participate in an exclusive interview with Michael Cole while Triple H will respond to a potential No Holds Barred showdown with The Undertaker. Though not advertised, the main event of the show is Alberto Del Rio and Brodus Clay vs. Edge and Christian. Other matches that will take place include: * Kane vs. Wade Barrett * Cody Rhodes vs. JTG * Drew McIntyre vs. ReyRead More

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

More Detailed Off-Air Notes From This Week’s SD Tapings

Report courtesy of Judy Stephenson and ProWrestling.net … These were the best seats I ever had at the Toyota Centre. I was glad I bought early. The arena filled up nicely by the time Smackdown started taping. Michael Cole’s heat is amazing; as I said, Josh Mathews coming out between the two of them must be bad for his self esteem. When Booker T got his massive reaction, he walked from one end of the stage to the other, waving and smiling, which announcers don’t usually do. He also slappedRead More

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

Non-Spoiler Match Listing For This Week’s WWE SmackDown

The following is a non-spoiler match listing for this week’s WWE SmackDown! -Wade Barrett vs. Kane -Cody Rhodes vs. JTG -Michael Cole interviews John Cena -Layla vs. Kaitlyn -Rey Mysterio vs. Drew McIntyre -Triple H promo regarding Undertaker -Alberto Del Rio and Brodus Clay vs. Edge and ChristianRead More
On Monday’s Raw, it was announced that the WrestleMania showdown between The Undertaker and Triple H will be a No Holds Barred match – with no disqualifications or countouts (anything goes). Also on Raw, JBL returned and was announced as Michael Cole’s Special Guest Referee for his match with Jerry Lawler. Stone Cold Steve Austin came out, gave everybody stunners, poured beer on JBL and Cole and signed the referee contract before JBL could. So Stone Cold will referee this match. WrestleMania XXVII takes place on Sunday, April 3rd, 2011Read More

Posted On March 1, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

What You Didn’t See On This Week’s WWE Raw

After tonight’s WWE Raw went off the air, Randy Orton & John Cena b. WWE Champion The Miz & CM Punk with Michael Cole as special guest referee. Cole ran off and Orton ended up hitting the RKO on both The Miz and Punk, pinning Punk for the three count. After the match, Cena got on the mic and took some shots at The Rock and thanked the crowd. Orton went into the crowd to take pictures with fans and sign autographs.Read More

Posted On March 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New Matches Confirmed For WrestleMania XXVII; Updated Card

Two new matches were added to this year’s WWE WrestleMania card during this week’s edition of WWE Raw. Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler and Randy Orton vs. CM Punk with stipulations were announced for WrestleMania 27. Below is the updated card: Special Guest Host: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson WWE Title Match John Cena vs. The Miz World Heavyweight Title Match Alberto Del Rio vs. Edge The Streak on the Line Triple H vs. The Undertaker Jerry Lawler vs. Michael Cole Cole’s trainer Jack Swagger will be in his corner, specialRead More

Posted On February 24, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Vince McMahon High On Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler’s Storyline

It’s said that Vince McMahon is loving the current Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler storyline as he gets to live vicariously through Cole. Most of Cole’s key lines on TV are fed to him by Vince. The current angle with Cole and Lawler is being patterned after Lawler’s most famous angle ever, the one in the early 80’s with comedian Andy Kaufman.Read More

Posted On February 24, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Who Will Be Announcing WWE WrestleMania XXVII? Details

There is some speculation as to who will be announcing WrestleMania 27 as the feeling is it doesn’t make much sense to have Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole call most of it and then work a match against each other. Jim Ross is always being speculated on for a return but at last year’s WrestleMania, early plans were for him to announce but he didn’t. Shawn Michaels and Undertaker even requested that Ross work the pay-per-view but it wasn’t the direction that Vince McMahon wanted.Read More

Posted On February 22, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Tag Team Titles Change Hands, Cole vs. Lawler Update

- WrestleMania 27 opponents The Miz and John Cena became the new WWE Tag Team Champions on tonight’s RAW, defeating The Corre’s Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater in the main event. After the match, Wade Barrett announced that they were getting their rematch and the RAW General Manager started the match. Slater and Gabriel re-captured the belts after The Miz helped The Corre win. – WWE furthered the storyline between Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole on tonight’s RAW. Cole brought up Lawler’s late mother in a tasteless promo that gotRead More

Posted On February 18, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Lawler Comments On Being WWE Champion, Wrestling Cole & More

He’s been a guest on ClubWWI.com twice before and now, as he embarks on the biggest match of his WWE career Sunday against The Miz at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, Jerry “The King” Lawler returns for an all new interview with James Guttman to address many topics he hasn’t yet had the chance to. The King covers a ton of subjects including his upcoming Legends Reunion tag match with son Brian Christopher against Bill and Jamie Dundee on March 2nd in Evansville, Indiana as well as his big PPV boutRead More

Posted On February 15, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Live from Anaheim

A report of being live for the Rock's return to WWE.Read More

Posted On February 15, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

What You Didn’t See On WWE Raw, SummerSlam Ticket Info

Tickets for this year’s WWE SummerSlam PPV go on sale tomorrow morning at 10am EST. Following Raw tonight, John Cena and Randy Orton defeated The Miz and CM Punk in the show’s dark match main event. Michael Cole acted as the special guest referee for the bout.Read More

Posted On February 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Live Notes From WWE Raw; SummerSlam Location Revealed

* WWE opened tonight’s WWE Raw taping from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California with a WrestleMania music video. * It was announced that WWE SummerSlam will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. * A Tribute to the Troops video was aired while Raw was being set up after the WWE Superstars taping. * Michael Cole received tons of heat from the fans when he made his way to commentary.Read More

Posted On February 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Booker T’s New Role In WWE Revealed

Booker T is the newest member of the Smackdown broadcast crew along with Michael Cole and Josh Mathews. WWE taped this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, New York.Read More

Posted On February 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Says Miz Is A “Beatable Champion”, Ziggler, Nash/Booker, More

Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are the highlights: -Miz wins and retains his WWE Title ala Ric Flair and the NWA Title back in the day which add credence to my ‘expert opinion’ that Miz is a ‘beatable champion.’ That’s not a knock on Miz and anyone who actually understands the biz should know such. -Dolph Ziggler reminds me somewhat of the great Pat Patterson of many years gone by not to mention that the athletic Ziggler has some Mr. Perfect traitsRead More

Posted On February 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Major News: WWE’s Plan For Jerry Lawler At WrestleMania

PWMania has exclusively learned that WWE plans on giving Jerry Lawler his wish, and “The King” will get to wrestle at WrestleMania. The plans, which are considered “top secret” at the moment, are for Lawler to be involved in some sort of gimmick or handicap match involving Michael Cole. WWE Chairman Vince McMahon feels they have invested so much time and air time into Michael Cole’s heel persona, they need to get (and we quote) “some sort of payoff or resolution to the investment.” According to a key insider inRead More

Posted On January 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Miz Talks About WWE Unifying Titles, Tough Enough, More

WWE Champion The Miz was recently interviewed by video game website IGN.com. Here are some highlights of what Miz said about: Unifying The WWE Title & The World Heavyweight Title: ” I would love to take on the World Champion, Edge at WrestleMania and combine the titles. I don’t know what they’re going to do. You never know. That’s the best part about WWE. They’re all about shock value. You never know what’s going to happen next.” Tough Enough Returning: “It’s great, right? I mean, I’m the first, official ToughRead More

Posted On January 11, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

John Cena Cena Returns To The Ring After Raw

Thanks to Jimmy for passing along the following notes: John Cena and Randy Orton defeated C.M. Punk and The Miz. Michael Cole was the special referee. Cena told the crowd during a commercial break that he was in Nashville. Cena looked good, so the injury must be healed or not as bad. He didn’t take to many bumps but did all his signature moves. Orton carried it and Punk looks fresh too off his injury. All guys played to the crowd well and the crowd ate it up, especially lovingRead More

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

Confirmed For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE Raw

WWE will tape the Raw portion of this week’s WWE Superstars and tonight’s Raw tonight from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. While WWE is teasing whether or not John Cena will be on the show, Michael Cole announced him for this week’s show on Raw last week. The advertised dark match main event is John Cena & Randy Orton vs. WWE Champion The Miz & CM Punk with Michael Cole as the guest referee.Read More