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Posted On February 11, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Eve Torres Speaks On Why She’s Champion, Jiu-Jitsu Training

WWE Divas Champion Eve Torres spoke with The Miami Herald at this week’s WrestleMania 28 press conference. Here are some highlights: Winning the Divas Title again: “It’s kind of like the first time you really don’t know how much it means to you, until you lose it. When it is the first time, you almost don’t know how to make the most out of it and to truly fight for it. I think any time you get the chance to represent the title and to earn the title, you learnRead More

Posted On February 9, 2011By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Vince Upset At Raw, Ex-Creative Do MMA Show, Cole vs Lawler?

- According to the Wrestling Observer Vince McMahon wasn’t in a very good mood backstage at Monday’s Raw. He was annoyed that the crowd was dead for his segment, and was also not pleased when R-Truth called out the wrong town name. – Former WWE creative members Court Bauer, Alex Greenfield and Chris DeJoseph are working on a reality show with MMA star Frank Shamrock, entitled “Ungloved”. In an episode they filmed on Monday, Shamrock lobbied politicians about getting MMA sanctioned by the New York State Athletic Commission. – ThereRead More

Posted On February 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WM To Los Angeles, CM Punk Talks Backyard Wrestling

ESPN.com has a story up discussing the new Farmers Field facility, slated to open in 2015, and the possible events that could be held there. WrestleMania is one of the events that they are looking at holding in the new 64,000 seat arena when it opens. WWE superstar CM Punk was a guest on the 93X Half-Assed Morning Show on Thursday. One of the interesting things to come out of the appearance was Punk explaining how he got his start by wrestling in the backyard with his friends. He alsoRead More

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

*Spoilers* TNA Impact Tapings Results For 1/12

Thanks to Eric for the following spoilers from tonight’s TNA iMPACT tapings in Orlando, airing this Thursday night on iMPACT: * Beer Money defeated The Motor City Machine Guns with the belts on the line. * Mr. Anderson came out and talks about making it to be World Heavyweight Champion in TNA. He says he debuted at Genesis last year and won the belt this year. Matt Morgan comes out and they talk about their match last night. Morgan says 2011 will be his year. * Eric Bischoff comes outRead More

Posted On January 5, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Wrestling in 2011

A look forward into what 2011 could usher in for WWE and TNA.Read More

Posted On January 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Shad Gaspard Speaks On Leaving WWE, Cryme Time, TNA, MMA

Former WWE superstar & one-half of Cryme Tyme, Shad Gaspard, was one of the featured guests on this week’s live edition (01/03/11) of the award-winning Monday Night Mayhem. Shad Gaspard Discusses His WWE Release, Why His Slated Singles Push On SmackDown Was Halted, The Break-Up Of Cryme Tyme, Why Him & JTG Never Won The World Tag Team Titles, Who Created The Concept & Idea Of Cryme Tyme, TNA/MMA Rumors, His Relationship With John Laurinaitis, Why He Believes Chris Jericho Is One Of The Greatest Of All-Time, Collaborating With MuhammadRead More

Posted On December 13, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Dana White Rules Out Mir As Lesnar’s Next Opponent

The following is an excerpt from a new article on MMAJunkie.com: A heavyweight bout between former champ Frank Mir (14-5 MMA, 12-5 UFC) and “The Ultimate Fighter 10″ runner-up Brendan Schaub (7-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is expected to take place in early 2011. Sources close to the event told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) verbal agreements are in place for the fight. The bout could take place at UFC on Versus 3 on March 3 or UFC 129 on March 19, though neither show has been officially announced. Check out the complete articleRead More
– Mania.com reports that former WWE Champion Batista is among the cast of The Scorpion King 3, which is currently being filmed in Thailand. He is playing a character named Agromael The title is slated for release on DVD in early 2012. — Joey Styles noted on Twitter that if he ever announced again, it would strictly be MMA. “I don’t miss broadcasting WWE,” he wrote. “If I ever announce again, it will only be for MMA; nothing competitive to WWE. I love WWE.COM.” He also noted that he despisedRead More

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

Herschel Walker Says Batista Will Be A Beast In Strikeforce

Football legend-turned MMA rookie Herschel Walker has had a chance to train with another crossover to MMA in Dave Batista, a former WWE Superstar, and according to Walker, people may need to watch out for Batista. Walker shared his thoughts on Batista heading to Strikeforce, the same promotion the one-time NFL legend currently calls home, and his thoughts in general on Batista as a fighter after training with him recently. Walker stated: “I think that’s great for Strikeforce to sign a guy like that. But I know Dave and oneRead More

Posted On October 13, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR’s Undertaker/WrestleMania Prediction, HBK vs. AJ Styles

Jim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights: “The WWE is filled with highly intelligent people which is another reason that I don’t feel that the Undertaker will ever lose at a Wrestlemania event. When I say never, I mean never. What a magnificent card one can keep in one’s pocket to play at the biggest event of the year where so much is measured and defined. The Undertaker’s ‘streak’ at Wrestlemania is like a franchise unto itself.” “I think AJ Styles is aRead More

Posted On October 13, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Bobby Lashley Talks About His MMA Future

Former pro wrestler turned Mixed Martial Arts fighter Bobby Lashley spoke to Sherdog.com this week about his future in MMA. Lashley, who suffered his first MMA defeat this summer at the hands of relative unknown Chad Grigg, says he’s planning to fight again in December whether its for Strikeforce or another company: “This year has been tough with the injuries I’ve had; plus I got mono. I’ve started back with my training and there have been a couple of fights come up that I’ve given a thumbs up to, andRead More

Posted On October 12, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Batista’s MMA Career, Nexus Storyline, Bragging Rights

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR said about: Nexus: “The Nexus storyline has been one of the better ones in the WWE in a long while. Now as it maturates and moves forward guys like Justin Gabriel, who had a nice bout with Orton Monday Night, needs to become known for more than his dynamic 450 Splash. Same for Otunga and Slater. What are their lasting claims to fame goingRead More
We’ve got some details on former WWE superstar Dave Bautista’s Mixed Martial Arts debut. Bautista was backstage at Saturday’s Strikeforce MMA show in San Jose, California and met with several company officials, including CEO Scott Coker. According to various sources, Buatista is said to be very close to signing a deal with Strikeforce and plans to make his professional MMA debut in early 2011. He has been training MMA full-time since leaving WWE earlier this year and is said to be very eager to show everybody what he’s capable ofRead More

Posted On October 12, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Batista Speaks On Fighting Lashley, MMA, Leaving WWE

Former WWE star Batista recently spoke to Fight Magazine about a potential Bobby Lashley fight, the chances of him signing with the Strikeforce MMA promotion and why he’s not working with WWE at the moment.Read More

Posted On October 8, 2010By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Report: Batista Returning To WWE? – Details

Former WWE star Batista seems to have changed his tune about actively competing in MMA. Instead it seems we may end up seeing him back in WWE at some point. He told BloodyElbow.com – “I will not be doing MMA/Strikeforce any time soon. So you can see me in the future of the WWE”. Initial reports suggested he wanted to fight Bobby Lashley, but both have since sent mixed signals about the potential of it going ahead. Link: Britain’s Sovereignty law will only hide EU Superstate!Read More

Posted On September 24, 2010By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: Ultimate Challenge Showdown

THE TWO SHEDS REVIEW by Julian Radbourne – now in it’s 10th year! E-mail: juli316uk@yahoo.co.uk Website: www.twoshedsreview.com Sponsored by Intimidation Clothing, makers of high quality, affordable MMA apparel and T-shirts. Visit their website at www.intimidationclothing.com. It’s time to take our monthly trip to The Troxy in London for the latest offering from Dave O’Donnell’s Ultimate Challenge promotion, and their latest offering, Showdown, shown on a three day delay on Sky Sports this past Wednesday night here in Britain. The show began with light heavyweight action as Andrius Juska faced NickRead More