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Posted On July 22, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Hall of Fame Rumor, WWE’s YouTube Ranking, Maria, FCW

- The FCW event at the Armory in Orlando, Florida has been moved to Thursday, August 2nd. It’s original date was Wednesday, July 25th. The FCW event at the Fenn Center in Fort Pierce, Florida has been moved to Friday, August 17th. It’s original date was Friday, July 27th. – Former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis attended last night’s Pro Wrestling Guerrilla event in Reseda, California. – WWE’s YouTube channel was ranked #6 for the week ending July 18th. They had 2,717,804 views. – As seen yesterday, Michael Hayes paid tributeRead More
- Rey Mysterio comes off suspension next week and is still not advertised for any live events or TV tapings. – When it comes to recruiting talent, the frustration is back that Vince McMahon wants the athletes recruited and signed to all be bigger, more muscular guys. – John Laurinaitis is no longer the person putting together WWE live event lineups. Michael Hayes is now in charge of that. – Vader was praising Heath Slater for his work in their match on RAW two weeks ago. Vader would like oneRead More

Posted On May 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Post-WWE Goldust Update, RAW Roundtable, Otunga, Heyman

* Goldust wrote on Twitter that he will be getting married soon. After being released from WWE, he is taking independent bookings and says Japan may be an option for the future. He also says he won’t be doing interviews unless it’s to promote a show or merchandise and says he’s not interested in doing radio appearances: “Listen i dont have any interest in doing any radio.. Im not bitter so go ask someone else” * Jim Ross, Michael Hayes, Pat Patterson, “Road Dogg” BG James and Gene Okerlund filmedRead More

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

Wade Barrett’s Return To Action, Morale Down With WWE Writers

- WWE is looking at doing a new one-hour Spanish language TV show. No other details are available yet.   – Look for Wade Barrett to return to action in August after having shoulder surgery. We noted before that WWE is planing on pushing Barrett and may be holding the Money in the Bank ladder match at SummerSlam so Barrett can win it and hold the briefcase for a title shot.   – Morale is said to be low among some of the WWE writers after some were not invitedRead More

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

Divas Fashion Show Tonight, WrestleMania Dark Match News, More

- The Miami Herald has a new article up with WWE Diva Alicia Fox talking about her career and plugging the Divas Fashion Show at tonight’s WrestleMania Premiere Party. The Divas will be modeling clothes designed by top South Florida designers.   - WWE creative head Michael Hayes turns 53 years old today.   - The Usos vs. WWE Tag Team Champions Epico and Primo has been discussed as the dark match for WrestleMania 28.   A Brodus Clay match was suggested for the dark match but at last word,Read More
Recently released WWE star Chris Masters posted a blind item on his Twitter account (twitter.com/wwemasterp) Sunday alleging that a female member of the SmackDown roster maintains sexual relations with head creative writer Michael Hayes in order to keep her job. He wrote, “So if I had to tell you one smackdown diva who gave freebird hayes an “Oral” agreement to keep her job, who’d you guess?” Similar allegations regarding sexual politics in the WWE lockerroom have been made as Taryn Terrell (a/k/a Tiffany) stated last December that she would notRead More
– WWE’s will hold a SuperShow on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. Jim Ross, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Diamond Dallas Page, Michael Hayes and “Mean” Gene Okerlund taped two episodes of WWE Classics On Demand’s roundtable discussion show Legends of Wrestling Wednesday in Stamford, Connecticut. “Rebels in Wrestling” will air in January while “Celebrities in Wrestling” will air in March. — Chris Jericho has responded to a report stating colleagues of the Fozzy frontman is in talks with WWE officials to return to the organizationRead More
Jim Ross stated on Twitter that he will in Stamford, Connecticut next Wednesday to tape episodes of WWE Classics On Demand’s roundtable discussion show, Legends of Wrestling. He will be joined by “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Diamond Dallas Page, Michael Hayes and host “Mean” Gene Okerlund. “One show will address many of the rogues, outlaws, mavericks, etc that have dotted the pro wrestling landscape over the years. Men and women who were strong, independent thinkers and who, at times, were major a pain in the ass for promoters,” Ross added onRead More

Posted On July 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Major Change To SmackDown’s Creative Team

Former WWE creative team member Court Bauer wrote on Twitter account yesterday that Ed Koskey has been promoted to the head writer of Smackdown. Koskey is replacing Michael Hayes, who was the head writer of SmackDown for several years. Hayes will be scaling back his duties on the creative end and will focus on managing WWE’s agents/producers.Read More

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

THQ Announces New Downloadable Content For WWE All Stars

- THQ released the following information: THQ ANNOUNCES UPDATED DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT SCHEDULE FOR WWE® ALL STARS™ New Playable WWE Legends and Current WWE Superstars Scheduled For Release This Summer AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – June 30, 2011 – THQ Inc. today announced an updated release schedule of downloadable content offerings for WWE® All Stars™, the company’s recent release featuring a unique, bold and energetic gameplay experience complete with a roster of legendary talent and current-day WWE Superstars. The latest content offerings via Xbox LIVE® for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainmentRead More
– WrestleMania XXVII is officially released today on DVD and Blu-ray. A clip of The Undertaker vs. Triple H match can be seen here. — Tyson Kidd was accompanied by Michael Hayes during tonight’s WWE Superstars taping in Nashville, Tennessee. He faced Trent Barreta. Hayes reigns as the head creative writer for the SmackDown brand. — WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan is scheduled for an appearance at Pulp Comics in Niagara Falls this Thursday from 4:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m. — It was announced tonight on NXT: RedemptionRead More
– The official website of the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. is listing Capitol Punishment in place of Fatal 4-Way. The pay-per-view event takes place Sunday, June 19. (Event page) It’s worth noting that John Cena is not advertised for the event. Advertised are Edge, Randy Orton, The Miz, Big Show, Rey Mysterio and the WWE Divas. — Head SmackDown writer Michael Hayes celebrates his 52nd birthday today. Today also marks as the 24th anniversary of WrestleMania III. — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has published an article on WrestleMania XXVII featuringRead More

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

HBK Speaks On HOF Induction, Who Will Induct Him, More

The following are highlights from an interview with future WWE Hall Of Famer Shawn “HBK” Michaels: HBK on his upcoming WWE Hall Of Fame induction: “You’re honored, you’re humbled. It’s gonna be weird being the guy standing up there. And I’m trying to decide should I be funny or serious. Obviously I’m very much looking forward to it.” HBK on who he’d like to induct him: “It’s hard for me to narrow it down to one guy. I’d love to have Hunter and Nash and Hall and Waltman up there.Read More

Posted On December 9, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Head SmackDown Writer’s Job Reportedly In Jeopardy

Many within WWE have speculated that Michael Hayes’ role as the head writer of SmackDown is in jeopardy. His right hand man Chris DeJoseph was recently let go and the program has garnered dismal ratings since moving to Syfy. In recent years, non-main event talent preferred SmackDown to Raw because there was more room for career growth. Currently, WWE’s Friday night brand features veterans garnering most of the spotlight with only a few exceptions. One WWE source said that while Hayes received much praise for pushing younger talent, his focusRead More

Posted On December 1, 2010By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Report: Michael Hayes In Doghouse – Details

According to the Wrestling Observer Smackdown’s head creative writer Michael Hayes is in the proverbial “doghouse” over the show’s poor ratings. Vince McMahon is said to not be a fan of the current product that Hayes is responsible for, and With Christopher DeJoseph already gone, Hayes might not be far behind. Interestingly if he is released, there will be no “wrestling” writers left in the company, if you don’t count the McMahons and Triple H. Link: Christmas Tree Bomber Was Clear Entrapment!Read More
– Christopher DeJoseph has parted ways with World Wrestling Entertainment. It was speculated over the weekend that he would be parting ways with the organization and the move became official on Wednesday. He worked closely with Michael Hayes on the SmackDown creative team and infrequently appeared on television as “Big Dick Johnson.” It is unknown at this time as to why DeJoseph left the company and who will be promoted to take his place. One wrestler who attempted to reach out to DeJoseph yesterday received his voice mail and wasRead More
– Based on the initial advertisement that was cut for Bragging Rights, the original plan was for John Cena and Big Show to be the respective captains of Raw and Smackdown. — In attendance notes, Saturday’s Raw live event in Stockton, California did 4,500, while Monday’s Raw television taping in Seattle, Washington drew 8,500. Last Wednesday’s SmackDown live event in Hidalgo, Texas drew a sellout crowd of 7,000 fans. — It is said that creative writer Michael Hayes brainstormed the finish to The Undertaker vs. Kane match at Hell inRead More

Posted On October 5, 2010By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Charlie Haas Shoots On WWE Creative

Former WWE star Charlie Haas had some choice words for WWE creative and Daniel Bryan’s match on Raw. He noted on Twitter: “WWE creative is a joke. Way to kill off Daniel Bryan. Your brightest youngest star. Michael Hayes must have written this s–t. Please retire”. No word on any specific heat between Haas and Hayes, although one would assume it stems from his time on the Smackdown brand, of which Hayes is head writer. Haas and Shelton Benjamin made their Ring of Honor debuts last month. Link: Slave LabourRead More