National Guard Tag

– Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson tweeted a photo Sunday of himself applying the Sharpshooter. Bret Hart, who popularized the maneuver, saw the picture and said he's doing it wrong.   "I have a lot of respect for The Rock, but I'd be more than happy 2 teach him how to put the sharpshooter on correctly," he wrote.   – Carlito defeated Finley at Big Time Pro Wrestling event on Sunday in Augusta, Maine. He said of his opponent on Twitter following the match, "I'm surprised WWE hasn't rehired Finlay yet."Read More

Posted On November 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Finlay Talks About His WWE Departure, Turning Down TNA

Former WWE star Fit Finlay was interviewed by the UK Sun this week and spoke about his departure from WWE earlier this year as well as whether he’s been in talks with TNA about joining the company. To read the full interview, check out TheSun.co.uk. Finlay, formerly a WWE producer/agent, was released earlier this year after he caught heat for booking a segment at a live WWE event where The Miz interrupted the singing of the National Anthem. Several members of the National Guard military force were in attendance andRead More

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

Former WWE Star Finlay Comments On His Release Earlier This Year

Earlier this year, former WWE superstar Finaly, who was working as an agent/producer behind the scenes at the time, was fired after booking an angle where The Miz interrupted the National Anthem at a live WWE event – which caused an uproar among the National Guard servicemen who were in attendance. Finaly recently spoke to the UK’s Fighting Spirit magazine and had this to say about the situation: “I was given a lot of leeway and a lot of power in WWE, and that comes with a lot of responsibility.Read More

Posted On March 29, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Releases Finlay

World Wrestling Entertainment released Dave Finlay yesterday. He had been solely working as a producer since retiring from in-ring competition last year. WWE Champion The Miz was booked to interrupt the national anthem during a live event in Champaign, Illinois on Friday. A number of representatives for the National Guard were in attendance (a major partner and sponsor for WWE) and they were not pleased with the anthem being used to garner heel heat. Once key WWE officials were informed of the ordeal, a decision was made to terminate hisRead More