New Jersey Tag

– Former WWE talent Mark Jindrak, who now competes as Marco Corleone in Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), announced on Twitter that he will be trying out for the Mexican baseball league next spring. “It’s official. I’m going to tryout in spring 2012, in the Mexican baseball league,” he wrote. “I’m going pro and I’m going to be a two sport athlete.” — Former WWE Divas Maria Kanellis and Torrie Wilson are advertised to appear at Chiller Theatre, which takes place October 28-30 at Hilton Parsippany One Hilton CourtRead More
– Jim Ross stated on Twitter that WWE drew $1.1 million gates at this weekend’s live events in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. — WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan appears at the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, New Jersey on Saturday, July 16 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Call 347-92-8240 for more information. — WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton stated on his Twitter account that he wants Arn Anderson in the WWE Hall of Fame. “If Arn Anderson isn’t in the HOF next year I’ll go onRead More
– Gunner posted a diatribe on his Twitter account in response to wrestling fans criticizing Impact Wrestling’s “Wrestling Matters” initiative. “If ya shoot why don’t u realize first “wrestling matter” is the whole package! Promo’s, matches and everything!! It takes stories to build to good matches,” Gunner wrote. “I know everyone has opinions but don’t be an idiot!! “Wrestling is a whole new world than it used to be!! How about learning to cut a promo or do backstage SHIT before u shoot on a company.” He continued, “WWE andRead More
- USA Network VP of Program Research Ted Linhart was asked on Twitter if WWE Raw could be moved to NBC to help boost network ratings. He responded: “Doesnt really work that way. NBC not able to move it, USA owns the rights to air & is very important part of our lineup.” Linhart also noted that the technical difficulties experienced during Monday’s Raw was something on WWE’s end, not the USA Network’s. – John Morrison is scheduled to appear at the FYE store in Washington, DC on Massachusetts AvenueRead More
– Shawn Michaels offered advice to John Morrison regarding his neck surgery today. “Word is John Morrison has to undergo surgery,” the WWE Hall of Famer wrote on Twitter. “JoMo, take your time and heal. You will come back. Stronger and better. Best of luck and go get ‘em.” — WWE will be holding a Supershow at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Saturday, July 16, 2011. Bell time is 7:30 p.m. — Today would have marked as former WWE talent Mike “Bastion Booger” Shaw’s 54th birthday. He diedRead More

Posted On March 30, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

*Spoilers* Details On The First Episode Of WWE Tough Enough

The new season of WWE Tough Enough does not premiere until Monday night after the post-WrestleMania edition of RAW, but we’ve already got a sneak peek at the first episode, including some spoilers. You’ve been warned. * The show begins with host “Stone Cold” Steve Austin making the contestants set up an empty arena for a live WWE event. The next day, the contestants begin their training with Trish Stratus, Booker T and Bill DeMott. * The first beef in the Tough Enough house is between Miss USA Rima FakihRead More

Posted On February 20, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details On A New TNA Wrestling Signing

Phil Shatter, known as Gunner of the tag team Gunner & Murphy, lost the NWA National Title last night in New Jersey and has signed a deal with TNA. He was telling people at the show that he dropped the NWA belt due to signing with TNA. He wrote on his Twitter @TNA_GUNNER: “To reign as NWA National Champion for 25months was an honor! To lose it tonite to @chanceprophet, a true pro, was awesome! He deserves it! One chapter ends as another begins! TNA here I am!” The teamRead More

Posted On December 31, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Nick Gage Surrenders To Police; Faces Bank Robbery Charge

Independent wrestler Nicholas Wilson (a/k/a Nick Gage) surrendered to police Friday after being sought in connection with the Dec. 22 robbery of the PNC Bank branch in Collingswood, New Jersey. Wilson, 30, was committed to the Camden County Correctional Facility, Camden, on a robbery charge, Camden county Prosecutor Warren Faulk said. He is being held in lieu of $150,000 cash bail. The journeyman wrestler is accused of stealing $3,000 during a robbery of the PNC Bank. He allegedly approached a teller and gave her a note demanding money. If sheRead More

Posted On December 31, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Wrestler Wanted In Connection With Bank Robbery Last Week

Independent wrestler Nicholas Wilson (a/k/a Nick Gage) is being sought by authorities in connection with the Dec. 22 robbery of the PNC Bank branch in Collingswood, New Jersey. A warrant charges Wilson with the crime. Bail has been set at $150,000 cash once he’s apprehended. The story says the robber approached a teller and gave her a note demanding money. If she did not comply, the note indicated that he would shoot her. He escaped with approximately $3,000. The Combat Zone Wrestling wrestler was identified as the robber following assistanceRead More

Posted On December 23, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Kane Says He Misses The Mask, Whatever Happened To Rico?, More

– NorthJersey.com conducted an interview with Kane promoting next Thursday’s SmackDown live event at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. He discussed his mask, how long it took him to be comfortable to cut promos, his political blog, and more. When asked if he missed working in a mask, he responded: “Oh sure. In fact I just was talking to someone the other day, a fan, and they were talking about how they thought the mask was cool. They hit it right on the head because [they said]Read More

Posted On December 17, 2010By Owen PattersonIn News

Dean Malenko’s Health Issues, WWE In NJ Deal, NWO Sting

- WWE is selling four-packs of tickets for $99 for the December 30th SmackDown live event at the IZOD Center in New Jersey. You can use the code FOUR to get the discount. – Former WCW star Jeff “NWO Sting” Farmer is now managing The University of Miami School of Medicine’s research program. Farmer is currently working on a study that looks to show how “people’s genetic makeup influences their response to physical activity.” – Dean Malenko’s wife Julie confirmed on her Facebook back on October 29th that Dean didRead More

Posted On December 14, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Hardy Heading To Japan, Knockout Suffers Ankle Injury, More

– Four TNA stars were announced today for New Japan Pro Wrestling’s annual January 4 Tokyo Dome Show. Matches involving TNA performers are Jeff Hardy defending the TNA World Heavyweight Championship against Tetsuya Naito of No Limit; Rob Van Dam vs. Toru Yano; and Robert Roode and James Storm will be in a three-way match for the IWGP Tag Team Championship against champions Giant Bernard and Karl Anderson, and Manabu Nakanishi and Strongman Jon Anderson. — TNA Wrestling has signed British wrestler “Vigilante” Johnny Moss to a contract. — TNARead More

Posted On October 15, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Early Details On Impact Rating, Wrestler Removed From Roster

– While the final rating for last night’s episode of TNA iMPACT! has yet to be disclosed, the program averaged 1.90 million viewers. It was the program’s most watched episode since January 21, which garnered 1.93 million viewers. (source: Pro Wrestling Torch) — Robbie E is advertised to appear at tomorrow night’s Bodyslam Wrestling Organization (BWO) show in Elmwood Park, New Jersey at the Bodyslam Wrestling Organization Gym. — Shark Boy, who has not appeared on TNA Wrestling programming in over a year, was removed from the company website’s rosterRead More

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

Tammy Sytch Raising Money For Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation

Pro-Wrestling’s Original Diva to Help Raise Money and Awareness for Children with Incurable Brain Condition: Tammy “Sunny” Sytch ‘Tag-Teams’ with Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation (Woodbridge, NJ) – Pro-Wrestling’s original Diva and former superstar of the WWF/WWE, Tammy “Sunny” Sytch, will be the featured guest celebrity at the Sunday, November 7th Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation’s annual Spaghetti Dinner in Edison, New Jersey at the Edison Elks Lodge #2487 located at 375 Old Post Road from 2:00pm – 6:00pm. The event is hosted by the Westdyke Family, in honor of their 4 year oldRead More

Posted On September 26, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Knockout Pulled From Saturday’s TNA Live Event, Taken To Hospital

Multi-time TNA Women’s Knockout Champion Tara was scratched from last night’s TNA Wrestling live event in Rahway, New Jersey. She was advertised to wrestle the current Women’s Knockout Champion, Angelina Love, but the match did not place. Tara wrote this morning on Twitter that she was taken to an area hospital last night. “Crazy night last night. I was taken to the ER in Jersey. I will post photos when I get home.”Read More

Posted On September 26, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New X Division Champion Crowned, Impact & Reaction Ratings

– Jay Lethal reclaimed the X Division Championship at last night’s TNA Wrestling’s live event in Rahway, New Jersey. Amazing Red won the title Thursday night in his hometown of New York City. Lethal won it back Saturday in his home area. — Thursday’s episode of iMPACT! scored a 1.01 cable rating, down nearly 10.0 percent from the previous week’s 1.12 figure. Overall, the show drew 1,299,000 viewers. — The ReACTION episode following iMPACT! scored series-low viewership; a 0.53 cable rating, with 638,000 viewers. The previous viewership low took placeRead More