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Posted On March 10, 2013By David DavisIn Columns

Death of Wrestling: Dolph Ziggler

Greetings to all… It’s David Davis with my weekly blog: Death of Wrestling. For all of those who read this regularly, you will know that this is not a blog about bashing wrestling; it’s a blog of a frustrated fan, who loves the business and wishes that each week it could be a little better. We all know that wrestling is a work. We all know that the matches are predetermined and the winners and losers are set in stone before the wrestlers even step through the curtain… so doesRead More
From Across the Pond
It’s been two weeks since I last wrote something for PWMania.com, so I’d like to apologise for that. I’ve been busy reformatting a website, which basically took over my life from the end of October until this past Sunday. The only break I had from it was to watch Hell in a Cell. It’s done now though, so your regularly scheduled FATP’s are back from here on in. This past weekend, I went out and bought my FIRST wrestling DVD. Yup, you read that properly: my FIRST wrestling DVD. SeemsRead More

Posted On July 17, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

This Week’s WWE RAW Scores High Rating

This week’s edition WWE Raw scored a 3.44 rating, which was up 8.5 percent compared to last week’s 3.17 rating for the MITB lead-in. The 3.44 rating topped Raw after WrestleMania, which scored a 3.43 rating, and topped Raw after No Way Out last month, which scored a 3.42 rating. Monday’s Raw Supershow ranked #2 for the year, trailing Raw after the Royal Rumble, which scored a 3.55 rating. (Source: PWTorch.com)Read More
- The FCW live event scheduled for July 25th at the Orlando Armory in Orlando, Florida has been moved to August 2nd. This is the show that Evan Bourne will be appearing on. – Media sites have picked up on The Rock reporting on Twitter that he is indeed in talks to star as DC Comics’ Lobo. Rock confirmed rumors that his agents are working on landing him the role. Lobo is an intergalactic bounty hunter who was one of DC Comics’ most popular characters in the 1990’s. – ZackRead More

Posted On July 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena’s Nick Movie Premiere, Ambrose, RAW Pre-Sale, MITB

- WWE sent out an email for the upcoming RAW Supershow on September 3rd from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, IL with the pre-sale code for the event. The pre-sale code is: PUNK. A “Raw Tag Match” featuring John Cena and CM Punk vs Big Show and John Laurinaitis was also advertised. – Nickelodeon has announced that “Fred 3: Camp Fred” will premiere on Saturday, July 28th at 8:00pm. EST. The television movie features WWE Superstar John Cena reprising his role as main character Fred Figglehorn’s imaginary dad. – NearlyRead More

Posted On July 11, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Finlay Back In WWE, AW Talks MITB Pre-show Match & More

- WWEShop.com has released several new retro RAW t-shirts. You can check them out by clicking here. – As noted before, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston and R-Truth will face Hunico and Camacho for the Money in the Bank pre-show match. AW wrote the following on Twitter about the #1 contenders, Darren Young & Titus O’Neil, not getting the title shot: “Soon as I heard the #MITB tag title match was pre-show, I immediately declined the offer. #AWPromotions is #PrimeTime not pre-show!! #PTP Hunico and C’Nacho can have atRead More
- Ric Flair’s first post-TNA appearance will be at ICP’s annual Gathering of the Juggalos weekend for Juggalo Championship Wrestling. – There’s an unconfirmed rumor going around that top independent women’s wrestlers Sara Del Rey and Mercedes Martinez recently received WWE tryouts at FCW. – There is no timetable yet for Kelly Kelly’s return to WWE TV. – A WWE Tag Team Title match with R-Truth and Kofi Kingston defending against Titus O’Neil and Darren Young is expected to be added to WWE’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view. Regarding O’NeilRead More

Posted On July 5, 2012By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: When Good Ideas Go Bad

Some things work really really well, like casting Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man. Sure now it seems like he was the only choice but at the time Downey wasn’t exactly in vogue in Hollywood. His comeback attempts after several drug related run in’s with the police hadn’t really materialized (unless you are one of the eleven people that enjoyed Kiss Kiss Bang Bang…ok I’m one of those eleven). The director and the studio were taking a huge risk, the kind of risk that could get people fired and workingRead More
- Tyson Kidd wrote the following on Twitter after he was attacked backstage by Tensai on Monday’s RAW Supershow: “Feeling better now after Tensai’s attack. Need more than that to keep me down. I’ll be posting pics this week of MITB training #bankonkidd” – As noted before, seven Superstars have qualified for the Money in the Bank Ladder Match for a shot at the World Heavyweight Title – Christian, Santino Marella, Tyson Kidd, Tensai, Dolph Ziggler, Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow. The updated preview on WWE’s website indicates that theRead More

Posted On July 2, 2012By Liam HindmarshIn Columns

Tea Time with Liam: MITB Madness

Hello everybody once again. Liam here with another riveting edition of Tea Time with Liam. Again this still seems like it’s becoming more of a bi weekly gig than weekly and hey its Monday today so I’m even posting it on the wrong day too. Like I mentioned in my previous article. I am trying to bring this back to weekly but due to a combination of terrible shows and my chronic laziness I’m pumping out every two weeks currently. Will that change? I’ll guess we’ll see what WWE andRead More

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

Jim Ross Blogs On Tyson Kidd-WWE, New General Manager & More

Jim Ross has a new blog up. Here are some highlights below. On Tyson Kidd qualifying for MITB: “Happy to see Tyson Kidd’s success on Smackdown Friday night. Tyson has seemingly found his personality, so to speak, to go along with his significant in ring skills. I love his in ring persona, which will/should only get bigger and better, and the skill set that the Calgary Kid brings to the table. A recent NXT bout vs. Michael McGillicutty gave me all that I needed to see on both young athletesRead More
- Independent women’s wrestler Tenille Tayla will begin working with WWE’s developmental territory FCW soon. She signed with WWE last year but hasn’t debuted because of surgery she had to have on her shoulder. She wrote on Facebook: “Thankyou to all my family and friends for the love and support. It’s been a long hard journey but happy and proud to say I am now getting a chance to fulfil my dream of not only living in the USA but working for the WWE. I am so excited to startRead More

Posted On June 30, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

Thunder’s Weekly Rundown 06/30/12

Impact Wrestling dominated TV this week in terms of quality, but sports entertainment as a whole was extremely fun to watch! The rundown is loaded this week, so let’s jump right into it! ROH Best In The World(06/24/12) Reaction: The Briscoes defeated the Guardians of Truth. Solid tag team action to start the show. I’m curious who the Guardians are; one of them had sporadic tattoos similar to Michael Cole(if Cole had a tan and fifty pounds of muscle, I’d be suspicious). Homicide defeated Eddie Edwards. This match was straightRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. As always, you can check out JR’s amazing line of BBQ products at WWEShop.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: Money In The Bank: ” The upcoming MITB bouts are interesting. One will be dotted with former Champions while the other will have a different selection of talents looking to turn heads and maximize their minutes in a high profile bout. These are dangerous bouts and based onRead More

Posted On March 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage Wade Barrett News; WWE Return, Push Planned, MITB

- WWE officials are hoping that Wade Barrett will be back in action by July so they can feature him prominently at SummerSlam. Before Barrett went down with an injury, he was scheduled to win Money in the Bank at WrestleMania 28 and challenge CM Punk for the WWE Title. The Money in the Bank match may be moved to SummerSlam this year just so Barrett can win it and begin the push, feuding with CM Punk for the WWE Title going into the fall.Read More

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

This Week’s WWE Raw Rating

The Julu 18th edition of WWE Raw last night drew a 3.2 rating with 4.83 million viewers. The rating was up from last week, but that was definitely to be expected coming off the MITB pay per view. Hopefully they can continue that trend next week with the Vince firing that took place last night and the Punk angle still lingering.Read More

Posted On July 18, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: More On Punk/Cena, Daniel Bryan’s MITB Win, More

Jim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights: “CM Punk and John Cena had a scintillating main event that featured over 30 minutes of classic, old school wrestling. It took me back a generation, or so it seemed, and that match alone was worth the price of the PPV. My black hat is off to both men. John Cena and CM Punk reminded me of why I have had a love affair with this genre since I was a boy.” “Daniel Bryan winning theRead More

Posted On July 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR On CM Punk’s Future, The Upcoming Stone Cold DVD, More

Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are some highlights: -It is expected that CM Punk will be leaving the WWE after this Sunday’s PPV in Chicago. I see no signs that MITB and @CMPunk vs. @JohnCena won’t be Punk’s last match in WWE at least for the foreseeable future. I am extremely intrigued on how this matter will play out Sunday on what seems to be one of the most talked about PPV’s of the year. Without question, expectations for Cena vs. PunkRead More

Posted On July 13, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: MITB Vegas (fake) Odds

It feels good to be back and doing something that I love. For those of you who don’t know my hiatus was due to me being displaced by flooding, the worst my home town has ever seen. Still displaced but things have settled down enough that I can get back to my column. I’ve had quite a few of you ask my thoughts on CM Punk’s amazing promos, and where I think he’ll end up at the end of all of this. My feeling is what I’ve felt all alongRead More