Monday Night Raw Tag

– Ticketmaster.com is holding a pre-sale tomorrow beginning at 10:00 a.m. for the August 1 Monday Night Raw taping at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The pre-sale code is WWECENA. — Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg has been announced for next month’s Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, which takes place June 18-20 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is only scheduled to appear on the 19th. Wrestling talent appearing throughout the weekend include Torrie Wilson, Candice Michelle, “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase and Virgil.Read More
The Raw brand kicks off a four-event tour in Mexico tonight in Hermosillo. Shows are also scheduled for tomorrow in Guadalajara, Friday in Mexico City, and Saturday in Monterrey. Advertised matches for all four events are as follows: * John Cena vs. The Miz for the WWE Championship * Sin Cara vs. CM Punk in a Smackdown vs. Raw Challenge Match * Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio Other talent advertised for the tour include Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, The Bella Twins and Eve. John Morrison was pulled fromRead More
– Former Guns N’ Roses member Steven Adler is scheduled to hold a press conference next Tuesday where he will announce that his affiliation with former WWE Champion Ultimate Warrior regarding a new project. He will also announce details on a ‘big television show and major record deal’ at the conference. — Former WCW talent Jimmy Golden (a/k/a Bunkhouse Buck) was backstage at last night’s Monday Night Raw taping in Knoxville, Tennessee. He portrayed Jack Swagger’s father on WWE programming last year. — The Daytona Beach News-Journal has a storyRead More
– WWE.com has announced that John Cena’s challenger for Over the Limit will be determined tonight on Raw. The following statement was issued: “Earlier today, an email from Raw’s anonymous General Manager stated that WWE Champion John Cena’s fate for WWE Over the Limit will be determined live tonight on Monday Night Raw at 9/8 CT. In what type of match will Cena defend his title? — Steve Austin is being advertised for the June 13 Monday Night Raw taping at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York. HisRead More
Following Osama bin Laden’s reported death on Sunday, WWE announced that it would celebrate patriotism on the May 2, 2011 episode of Monday Night Raw. The program kicked off with former WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia singing “The Star-Spangled Banner,” who ten years earlier sang the U.S. National Anthem at the first public assembly following the September 11 attacks—the September 13, 2001 SmackDown taping in Houston, Texas. Just as ten years earlier, a thunderous “U-S-A” chant followed her rendition of the Anthem. Garcia revealed during a post-Raw interview for AfterBuzzRead More
– ESPN.com posted an article concerning last night’s episode of Monday Night Raw. The article notes Miami Heat players Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and other athletes helping Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson celebrate his birthday. The result of the WWE Championship Match between John Cena and The Miz is also mentioned. — Kharma is a member of the Raw roster. WWE.com added a profile on the wrestler formerly known as Awesome Kong to the Raw Superstars page today. She is not, however, listed as a WWE Diva. Kharma made her debutRead More
– WWE’s creative team has scrapped plans to make Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Orlando, Florida a dual-brand event. However, Raw talent may still appear on the show. — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson turns 39 years old today. Tonight on Monday Night Raw at the American Airlines Arena, “The Most Electrifying Man In All of Entertainment” celebrates his birthday with celebrities, the WWE fans and all of WWE’s Superstars and Divas. As part of The Rock’s birthday celebration, for one full week starting today, he and WWE will donate all proceedsRead More
– The 2012 Royal Rumble is scheduled to take place in St. Louis, Missouri. No official date has been set. — The August 1 Monday Night Raw taping will be held at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Tickets go on sale May 14, 2011. — This week’s episode of NXT featured 16 minutes and 30 seconds of in-ring action compared to 16 minutes and 12 seconds the week before. — Alberto Del Rio has been described by WWE sources as a master politician behind the scenes because he hasRead More
– Current plans call for Jim Ross to remain on WWE programming throughout the duration of Michael Cole’s ongoing storyline. His segments have performed strong quarter-hour numbers, which could factor into the company’s decision to keep him on television. Also note, there are no plans for Ross to permanently return to announcing. — Advance ticket sales for Sunday’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view event in Tampa, Florida and the next day’s Raw taping in Miami are said to be slow. — The pre-sale code for the June 27 Monday Night Raw tapingRead More
– The April 25 episode of Monday Night Raw scored a 3.5 cable rating, up from last week’s 3.13. Viewership increased from 4.7 million to 5.2 million. The show drew hours of 3.51 and 3.43. — The April 25 episode of Tough Enough garnered a 1.73 cable rating, up from a series low 1.54 the previous week. The show averaged 2.45 million viewers overall. The replay following Raw drew a 1.09 cable rating with 1,535,000 viewers. — The April 23 episode of A.M. Raw scored a 0.53 cable rating withRead More

Posted On April 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Hall of Famer Hospitalized, Raw News, HBK & More

- The announced attendance for tonight’s WWE RAW from Raleigh, North Carolina at the RBC Center was 13,954. – Shawn Michaels has reportedly registered trademarks for the names “Mr. Hall of Fame” and “Mr. HOF.” – WWE Hall of Famer Road Warrior Animal was — WWE Hall of Famer Road Warrior Animal was hospitalized over the weekend with bronchitis. He has since been released. – The June 13 Monday Night Raw taping at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York will be headlined by John Cena and Randy Orton vs.Read More
– This Saturday, Christian appears from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Petsmart 12835 Citrus Plaza Tampa, Florida. More information is available through (813)-830-7251. — Ted Linhart, the VP of Program Research at USA Network, stated on Twitter that the Live + Following 7 days rating information for the premiere of Tough Enough increased the total audience for the program by 19%, to nearly four million viewers. Furthermore, the 18-49 demographic went up 17% to 2.3 million viewers. — Melina stated today on her Twitter account that she’s worried aboutRead More
– John Miller, who currently appears as a contestant on the Oxygen reality show Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too, stated during an interview with NewsandTribune.com that he will on hand for next week’s WWE television tapings, as well as Extreme Rules. Miller, who has competed for Ohio Valley Wrestling, wrote the following on Twitter last week regarding his upcoming WWE tour: “11 more days till I go on a 4 day tour with WWE! I’m going to get a job and sign hopefully sign a contract, wish meRead More

Posted On April 20, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Star Looking To Cross Over To Mixed Martial Arts

Seldom seen WWE talent Harry Smith (a/k/a David Hart Smith) apparently has plans to cross over from professional wrestling to mixed martial arts. His mother, Diana Smith, wrote on Twitter that he plans on following his father and grandfather’s trail as a shoot fighter. “My son Harry Smith is quite the shoot fighter, does everyone know that?” she wrote. “He is following in his dad Davey’s and Grandfather Stu’s footsteps.” Diana also believes he is good enough to compete in a premiere mixed martial arts organization today. “I actually thinkRead More

Posted On April 19, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Confiscating Zack Ryder Signs, WWE Draft News, Maxine

– WWE ordered O2 Arena security to confiscate all signs from fans relating to Zack Ryder at yesterday’s Monday Night Raw taping at in London, England. The Raw Superstar has been encouraging fans to bring Ryder related signs to WWE events, such as “Broski of the Week.” He often goes on Twitter acknowledging Ryder signs shown on television. He asked for an image of the “Zack Ryder = Ratings” sign that briefly appeared on Raw. That too was confiscated. Ryder was backstage at last night’s show, but was not used.Read More
– CM Punk missed last night’s Monday Night Raw taping in Bridgeport, Connecticut. While the reason has yet to be disclosed, the matter was resolved with company officials ahead of time. — Vince McMahon is down on Sin Cara using a trampoline for his ring entrance since he’s botched it two out of three times at television events. Following last night’s flub, the unique entrance may be altered or completely scrapped. Cara was said to be very nervous prior to his first television match last night in regards to convertingRead More

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

*Spoiler* Name Backstage At Raw, Set To Appear

PWMania has confirmed with several backstage sources that Good Ol’ JR, Jim Ross is backstage tonight at Monday Night Raw and is expected to continue his storyline with Michael Cole this evening on the broadcast. More details to come.Read More
– WWE will hold three-hour episodes of Monday Night Raw on June 13 and June 20. The June 13 show will be held in Long Island, New York, while the June 20 show is set for Baltimore, Maryland. — Former WWE Women’s Champion Lita is scheduled for an autograph signing tomorrow from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at George’s Cards & Collectibles 7755 New Falls Road Levittown, Pennsylvania. Visit www.GeorgesCollectibles.com for more information. — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson revealed on his Twitter account that he’s flying to Rio de Janeiro,Read More
– Maryse said a homophobic remark late last night on Twitter, writing, “Ur sooo gay…….” It appears the WWE Diva blundered sending a private message as it was directed to no one in particular on her timeline. The tweet was deleted a short while later. WWE has come under fire from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) in recent weeks, which took issue with ‘homophobic taunts’ John Cena directed towards Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on the February 28 episode of Monday Night Raw, as well as a homophobicRead More