Monday Night Raw Tag

– The Undertaker is still rehabilitating his torn rotator cuff after it was surgically repaired late last year. He’s been working aggressively to rehab the injury in hopes that he won’t be severely limited for his match against Triple H at WrestleMania XXVII. The damage from his latest injury was bad enough that it is expected to confine his mobility in the long-term. While there has been much speculation that his in-ring career is coming to an end, multiple WWE sources believe that he could at least appear at WrestleManiaRead More
– As of this week, creative has not decided on whether to close WrestleMania XXVII with The Undertaker vs. Triple H or Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson confronting John Cena‚ÄĒwhich would indicate that Cena vs. The Miz is the main event. Internally, Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler is considered the third biggest match on the show. — Going forward, WWE plans on featuring more PG-13 content on Monday Night Raw. However, it’s still considered a PG-rated program and there are no plans on changing that. — The blonde contestant shown duringRead More
– The March 7 episode of Monday Night Raw continued the program’s streak of strong ratings with a 3.92. The number is up from last week’s 3.82 rating as well as the 3.85 on February 21. Last night’s show averaged 5.79 million viewers over the course of two hours, up from 5.60 million viewers the week before. However, it is below the February 21 show, which drew 5.86 million viewers. — During last night’s Raw telecast on Televisa in Mexico, Mason Ryan was constantly referred as “Batista 2″ by theRead More
On the February 18 episode of SmackDown, Vickie Guerrero fired Edge, claiming that he had attacked SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long several weeks prior, and awarded Dolph Ziggler the World Heavyweight Championship during a coronation ceremony later that night. Long returned during the ceremony however, and Guerrero revealed Ziggler as the attacker after being accused of orchestrating the attack by Long. Long rehired Edge and gave him his rematch, in which Edge regained the championship. Ziggler’s first World Championship reign lasted 11 minutes and 23 seconds, the shortest in historyRead More
– Dolph Ziggler was announced as the newest member of the Raw roster tonight on Monday Night Raw following his termination from SmackDown on February 18. Following Ziggler’s win over John Morrison, the Anonymous Raw General Manager announced that his business partner, Vickie Guerrero can join the Raw roster if she wins her match against Trish Stratus on next week’s show. — Though WWE.com announced Brie Bella as the No. 1 Contender to the WWE Divas Championship due to her victory last week on Raw, it was her sister NikkiRead More
– Entertainment Weekly has released the first teaser clip of WWE’s Tough Enough, which centers on “Stone Cold” Steve Austin showing the wrestler wannabes “who’s the boss.” To view the thirty second clip, click here. Tough Enough premieres April 4 on the USA Network following Monday Night Raw. — Former WWE Diva Sunny is expected to be announced as the next inductee into WWE’s Hall of Fame Class of 2011 tonight on Monday Night Raw. She said yesterday on Facebook that she will be at Buffalo Wild Wings Grill &Read More

Posted On February 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Raw Draws Strong Rating, Hall of Famer Doing Stand Up, More

– A Raw live event is scheduled for May 10, 2011 at the Bank Of Kentucky Center in Highland Heights, Kentucky. Tickets go on sale March 26, 2011. — WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper is advertised for a three-day string of stand up comedy shows at the Denver Stand Up Comedy Club. Click here for more information. — Former WWE Diva Jillian Hall, who announced yesterday on Twitter that she is pregnant, has pulled out of the upcoming “DivaMania” tour. — Jim Ross announced on his Twitter accountRead More
– If you’ve have heard wrestling reference during ESPN SportsCenter, there is a good chance they were made by anchor Robert Flores. A life-long wrestling fan, Flores talks with IWantWrestling.com’s David Lagana about a variety of topics involving wrestling. Topics include Texas Wrestling, the role of the media and sports stars in ever changing media landscape, Rock vs. John Cena, Brock Lesnar, The “attitude” era, The Coach coming to ESPN and Ring of Honor Wrestling. (Download podcast) — Referee Scott Armstrong confirmed yesterday on Twitter that he has returned toRead More
– WWE returns to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 26, 2011 as a SmackDown taping will be held at the Wells Fargo Center. — Former WWE talent Maven Huffman hosted the Home Shopping Network’s Super Bowl merchandise show last night following the championship game. — Joey Styles announced this afternoon on Twitter that Vince McMahon will be returning to WWE programming tonight on Monday Night Raw. He wrote, “WWE Chairman, Mr. McMahon returns to @WWE TV tonight to begin Monday Night Raw live at 9/8 C on @USA_Network!” Photos of JustinRead More

Posted On February 1, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Airs “2 21 11″ Teaser Promo On Raw

WWE twice aired a brief vignette tonight on Raw apparently teasing the arrival of a new Superstar. The video displayed a mysterious figure in a long black trench coat walking in a dark, rainy setting. The video concluded with “2 21 11″ being flashed in fiery text. A Monday Night Raw taping is scheduled for February 21, 2011 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. See “2 21 11″ photo ->Read More

Posted On January 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Lesnar Reportedly Attempts To Persuade UFC To Return To WWE

Contrary to Brock Lesnar’s public dismissal last week of the long-standing rumor that he was interested in participating in this year’s WrestleMania event, the latest issue of Power Slam reports that according to multiple sources, he did attempt to persuade UFC officials to allow him to work a storyline with World Wrestling Entertainment that would culminate at the annual wrestling supershow. The proposed deal stems from his mini-confrontation with The Undertaker following UFC 121 on October 23. According to the magazine, Lesnar had agreed in principle to a three-appearance dealRead More
– Donna Goldsmith, Chief Operating Officer of WWE, announced this week she would be leaving the organization effective Feb. 28. Many within WWE were shocked by her resignation and it’s been speculated that it is due in part to the company’s disappointing fourth quarter earnings. Goldsmith was regarded as the second most powerful person in the company, since Linda McMahon stepped down from her position as CEO in September 2009 to launch a self-financed Senate campaign. — The latest issue of Power Slam reports that Triple H’s return to WWERead More
– Entertainment Weekly is reporting that “Stone Cold” Steve Austin has been tapped to host the revival of Tough Enough on the USA Network. The show premieres April 4, following Monday Night Raw. — The Jan. 27 episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America scored a 0.64 cable rating with 755,000 viewers. Viewership was up from last week’s episode, which was a 0.49 cable rating with 565,000 viewers. The midnight replay scored a 0.17 cable rating with 120,000 viewers. — The WrestleReunion website noted that Edge was at today’s conventionRead More

Posted On January 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Backstage Reaction To CM Punk Getting Hit By Fan

According to a key WWE source at Monday Night Raw, a lot of backstage ribbing has been taking place today about new top heel CM Punk getting hit by a fan last night at a live event. According to our source, Punk is taking it all in stride, and is laughing louder than anyone else about the fact he got hit. “Punk feels like if he’s getting hit, he’s doing his job!” our WWE source told us, “he says he only wishes it was caught on tape!”Read More
– It was announced on Tuesday’s episode of NXT that the winner of the ongoing season will team up with his WWE Pro for a shot at the WWE Tag Team Championship. — John Cena and Randy Orton vs. The Miz and CM Punk with Michael Cole as the special guest referee is being advertised for the Feb. 28 Monday Night Raw at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. — In a sharp contrast to her plucky underdog babyface character on the third season of NXT, AJ portrays aRead More
– The January 3, 2010 edition of Monday Night Raw scored a 3.06 cable rating. The rating is slightly down from last week’s show, which scored a 3.06. — WWE talent Glenn Jacobs (a/k/a Kane) and Mises Institute faculty will be participating in an “Economics in One Lesson: High School Seminar” in Knoxville, Tennessee on February 11. The seminar is being sponsored by the Tennessee Liberty Alliance. Click here for more information. — WWE’s forthcoming three-disc DVD set on Big Show, Big Show: A Giant’s World, is set for releaseRead More

Posted On December 31, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Kane Comments On Taker Storyline, Mantell Congratulates Kong

– Kane appeared on The Wease Show on radio station 95.1 in Rochester, New York on Tuesday and notably remarked that he was disappointed that his program with The Undertaker was cut short due to injury. He also commented on Paul Bearer’s return to WWE and subsequent departure from television. The interview can be accessed here. — The Dec. 27 Monday Night Raw taping in Albany, New York drew 6,000 fans. Sunday’s SmackDown live event in Chicago, Illinois drew 8,500 fans paying $320,000, while the following night’s show in PittsburghRead More

Posted On December 20, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

News On WWE Brand Crossover, ODB Interview Tonight, More

– WWE returns to the Rapides Parish Coliseum in Alexandria, Louisiana on Mar. 5, 2011. (Thanks to Devin Cutting) — Former TNA Knockout Jessie “ODB” Kresa will be a guest tonight live on Wrestling News Live (sundaynightshowdown.com) following Monday Night Raw. The former TNA Women’s Knockout Champion will be answering questions regarding her TNA Wrestling days, her release as well as addressing online rumors about retiring from wrestling. — As reported earlier, some Smackdown performers have been called to appear at tonight’s Raw and vice versa for this week sinceRead More

Posted On December 19, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Diva Cuts Her Hair Short, Cole To Referee Upcoming Matches

– WWE Diva Melina cut her hair short yesterday. Click here to view a photo of her new do. — WWE returns to the Ford Park Arena in Beaumont, Texas on Jan. 15, 2011 for a Raw live event. Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. via Ticketmaster. — John Cena and Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett and The Miz with Michael Cole as the special guest referee is being advertised as the (dark match) main event for upcoming Monday Night Raw tapings. See ringside photos of TrishRead More