Mixed Martial Arts Tag

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

CM Punk On Almost Leaving WWE Last Year, MMA, Jericho

- WWE Champion CM Punk spoke with ESPN.com this week to promote WrestleMania 28. Here are some highlights:   CM Punk, a year ago at this time, considering your contract situation with WWE, did you think you would be in this spot, defending the world title at Wrestlemania 28?   CM Punk: No, because I was leaving. At Wrestlemania last year — and I always say I thrive in high-pressure situations — my job was to steal the show and prove to everybody how awesome I was and what anRead More

Posted On November 21, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

List Of Celebrities & Wrestling Legends At Survivor Series

The following wrestlers and celebrities were in attendance either in the crowd or backstage at last night’s WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view, according to a recent article on PWInsider.com: -Mick Foley -Betty Skaaland (wife of the late WWE Hall Of Famer Arnold Skaaland) -The Rock’s mother -“30 Rock” television star Judah Friedlander -Mixed-Martial-Arts journalist Ariel Helwani -“This Is Hell” lead singer Travis Reily -“This Is Hell” guitarist Rick Jimenez -Members of the New York Yankees and New York Mets managementRead More

Posted On February 20, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Accused Of Trying To Block MMA Legalization In Connecticut

WWE’s public position on Mixed Martial Arts is that MMA is not direct competition to sports entertainment, but a Connecticut lawmaker who is fighting to get the sport legalized in his state says WWE is campaigning against his efforts. Connecticut state representative Matthew Lesser has introduced legislation for Mixed Martial Arts events to be held in his state, one of only 4 states that currently does not sanction the sport. Lesser argues that MMA is a safe, regulated sport and would bring a great deal of tax revenue to theRead More

Posted On December 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

First Details On Brock Lesnar’s & Paul Heyman’s Book

Below are the first details on the Brock Lesnar autobiography “Death Clutch: My Story of Determination, Domination, and Survival”, which is being co-written by Paul Heyman: Brock Lesnar has been, and is one of the most popular – and polarizing – figures in sports and sports entertainment. Whether fans love him or hate him, they never miss an opportunity to watch Brock when he squares off with an opponent. He is a celebrity of the first order, but disdains fame, avoids the media, and remains intensely private. Now, for theRead More