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Posted On June 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Wraps Up New Movie, Chris Jericho’s Latest Countdown

- “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson finished filming for another upcoming movie, “Empire State,” this weekend in New Orleans. “Officially just wrapped EMPIRE STATE. Thank U crew, cast and great city/people of New Orleans. Big love & see ya down the road,” Rock tweeted. Rock also noted it was a solid and intense week of filming for the heist-themed movie, on Twitter. – Counting down to a remaining six days on his 30 day WWE suspension, Chris Jericho tweeted Sunday, “I’ve been World Champion 6 times. On Aug 14, @FOZZYROCK willRead More

Posted On June 9, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Brodus Clay Switches To SmackDown, The Rock, CM Puk & More

- WWE announced on SmackDown Friday night that Brodus Clay has been moved over to the SmackDown brand. They have also moved his profile on their official roster page. – The Rock is in New Orleans today to begin filming Empire State. – WWE Champion CM Punk confirmed reports that he will be replacing Randy Orton on SmackDown tours during Orton’s suspension. He replied to a fan on Twitter, writing, “Looks that way, yes. #pickinguptheslack” – Tom Prichard, who was recently released as head FCW trainer, is now on TwitterRead More
The Rock posted the following on Twitter: “Landin in New Orleans to shoot EMPIRE STATE. True story drama of a record breaking heist. Hunt is on..”Read More
- WWE has released new women’s tank tops for John Cena, The Rock, Randy Orton and CM Punk. – Drew McIntyre turns 27 years old today while Ahmed Johnson turns 42. – After wrapping Pain & Gain earlier this week, The Rock is now in the New Orleans area filming for Empire State, which co-stars Liam Hemsworth and Emma Roberts. Rock will be filming in Louisiana for the next 5 weeks. – WWE Diva Natalya will debut new ring gear on this week’s episode of WWE NXT, where she facesRead More

Posted On May 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Cena Tweets On Being At SD, Bad Sign For RAW Rating, Jericho

- As noted earlier, John Cena is at tonight’s SmackDown taping from the Baton Rouge River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Cena will be facing the Big Show in what will most likely be a dark match main event. Cena commented on tonight’s event, “New Orleans was wonderful yesterday, tonight I will be in Baton Rouge with the blue team Geaux #Smackdown” – Monday’s RAW rating won’t be available until Wednesday due to the Memorial Day holiday, but early indications are that the number could dip below 3.0 once again.Read More
- The 2013 Elimination Chamber pay-per-view will be held in New Orleans on February 17, 2013. The pre-sale is already underway and goes through Friday, the code is ECNO. – The July 22nd WWE SmackDown event in Omaha, Nebraska has a pre-sale that begins this morning. The pre-sale code is YESYESYES. – Hornswoggle turns 26 years old today while Brian Kendrick turns 33. Steve Corino turns 39, Pete Gas turns 42 and Samu turns 49. – As seen on Monday’s RAW, Dolph Ziggler made the first step in breaking awayRead More

Posted On May 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ambrose Wins RAW Dark Match, Superstars Matches, Jericho Update

- Prior to Monday’s WWE RAW from the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dean Ambrose defeated Tyson Kidd with a DDT in a dark match. – WWE taped the following matches for the Raw portion of this week’s WWE Superstars: * Beth Phoenix vs. Alicia Fox. * Alex Riley vs. Tensai. – For those wondering, Chris Jericho is not at WWE RAW tonight.Read More
– Emmett/Furla Films’ feature film Empire State starring Dwayne Johnson and Liam Hemsworth will begin shooting next Tuesday for twenty days in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Details) — In this week’s edition of WWE’s Outside the Ring, Derrick Bateman takes part in a party for the mind, soul, and body in a ZUMBA class. Bateman takes his newly found ZUMBA talents backstage at WWE where he teaches Kaitlyn and other WWE Superstars some new moves. — The Honky Tonk Man appears at Phoenix Comicon this weekend at the Phoenix Convention CenterRead More
- After John Laurinaitis took a “personal day” off from this past Friday’s SmackDown, WWE has a new article up looking at the agenda and motives of his Executive Administrator Eve Torres. They speculate that Eve is out to get Laurinaitis’ job or maybe looking to thin out the Divas Division so she can challenge for Layla’s title. – As noted before, Sting recently was added to WWE’s Alumni roster on their website. This was done because of the upcoming Best of WCW Clash of the Champions DVD that comesRead More
Emmett/Furla Films’ feature film, “Empire State” movie starring “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson and Liam Hemsworth is scheduled to film in New Orleans, Louisiana. Filming begins on May 29 and is scheduled to run for 20 days, ending in mid-June. The movie’s casting crew is seeking resumes sent to empirestateresumes@gmail.com. The Rock’s hectic post-WrestleMania movie schedule includes filming for “Pain & Gain,” which is currently in process, before traveling to Europe to film “Fast Six” this month. He then travels back to the United States for the Empire State shoot atRead More
The Rock recently was interviewed by BetweenTheRopes.com. Here are a few highlights from the interview.   On John Cena saying the build up has been stressful and whether or not he agrees: “No. It hasn’t been stressing or stressful in any way. I know what John’s talking about, though. For me, it’s been challenging. It’s been challenging for both of us because we set the main event a year in advance. I had to go away to film a few movies. So, the balance was to try and make sureRead More

Posted On February 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Talks WrestleMania, Entering Politics & More

During an interview with Moviefone.com to promote his new movie Journey 2, The Rock spoke about a number of wrestling-related topics. Here are some highlights of what The Rock said about: Finding Time To Train For WrestleMania While Shooting Movies: “You fit it in, that’s what you do. I make sure there’s a ring on location with me, anywhere that I shoot. I had a ring down in New Orleans, when I was preparing for the Madison Square Garden event. I have a ring down in Florida, a ring downRead More

Posted On January 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Speculation About Ryder’s Absense, Birthdays, WWE In Alabama

- Zack Ryder appeared to be written out of WWE storylines on RAW after a brutal beat down from Kane that resulted in a [storyline] herniated disc in his back. There is speculation in the WWE locker room that Ryder will be working on some sort of new project during the next few weeks – either filming a movie or working on a show for the WWE Network. Ryder was supposed to appear at the Wizard World Comic Con in New Orleans this weekend along with Kelly Kelly, but RyderRead More

Posted On January 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New WWE Network Promo, Fink & DiBiase Celebrate, & More

- WWE Hall of Fame ring announcer Howard Finkel announced that yesterday marked 35 yaers since becoming a ring announcer. Congratulations to the Fink, who, for our money, is the best ring announcer of all time. – The Memorial Day edition of WWE RAW Supershow (5/28) will take place at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, LA. (Thanks to Devin Cutting) – WWE Hall of Famer “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase turns 58 years old today (Wednesday). – WWE has released a new promo video hyping the upcomingRead More

Posted On January 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock’s WWE TV Return, New Austin DVD, Cody-Goldust

- As noted before, The Rock will be appearing on WWE television again in the near future. The Great One is currently New Orleans filming his new movie “Snitch” and will be appearing on an upcoming episode of RAW to kickstart WrestleMania season. Once he returns, The Rock is expected to appear on most episodes of RAW (either in person or via satellite) leading up to his match with John Cena on April 1st. – The latest on a possible Cody Rhodes vs. Goldust match is that an angle betweenRead More

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

WWE Hell In A Cell Dark Match Result

Daniel Bryan beat JTG in a dark match prior to WWE’s Hell in a Cell pay-per-view from the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.Read More
– Creative changed the planned finish to tonight’s WWE Championship Triple Threat Hell in a Cell Match between John Cena, CM Punk and Alberto Del Rio this afternoon. The finish to the World Heavyweight Championship Hell in a Cell Match between Mark Henry and Randy Orton is the same as was planned a few days back. — Jim Ross is reportedly scheduled to call tonight’s Hell in a Cell, although plans change frequently. The last time Ross was scheduled to call a pay-per-view event, which was SummerSlam, he was replacedRead More

Posted On September 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Diva Removed From WWE Roster, HIAC Announcing Plans, More

– Jim Ross stated the following on Twitter regarding WWE’s plans for the broadcast team this Sunday at Hell in a Cell: “Just to clarify, I’m NOT certain the King will be in New Orleans for HIAC. I ‘hope’ that he’s there. I’m excited that I WILL be.” — CM Punk stated on Twitter that he is scheduled for an autograph signing this Sunday in New Orleans, Louisiana: “I’ll be at Kmart in New Orleans on 1400 S. Clearview Pkwy on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. signing autographs! HOO-RAAAAAAAAY.” — WWERead More

Posted On September 20, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Edge Pulled From Upcoming Events, Kelly Kelly On Facebook, HBK

– Edge is no longer advertised for tonight’s SmackDown taping in Dayton, Ohio and the Oct. 2 Hell in a Cell pay-per-view in New Orleans, Louisiana. Edge had been listed on both venue websites for special appearances as recently as last week. — WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels is in Canada’s Yukon Territory this week filming episodes for MacMillan River Adventures on the Outdoor Channel. Part two of his gator hunting experience with Triple H airs tonight at 11:30 p.m. — An official Facebook page for Kelly Kelly hasRead More