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- Chris Jericho’s Fozzy will be playing the Gramercy Theater in New York, NY tomorrow night at 7:00 PM. – Former WWE Women’s Champion Trish Stratus will guest host the Canadian morning show Breakfast Television on Thursday. “Excited to join my girl @DinaPugliese for @BTtoronto Thursday!” she announced on Twitter. The program airs from 5:30 to 9:00 a.m. on CityTV. Stratus appears beginning at 6:00 a.m. – The main event for all three house shows during WWE’s Raw tour of Australia which begins Thursday will feature WWE Champion CM PunkRead More
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- Randy Orton has been pulled from several upcoming WWE live events. He is no longer advertised for the dark main event at next month’s Buffalo, NY tapings. The match is now Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus with Show filling in for Orton. On WWE’s upcoming tour of Canada, Orton is being replaced by Dolph Ziggler in the same matches. – Monday’s WWE RAW had a Trendrr.tv social media score of 376,761, up a sharp 18% from last week’s post-SummerSlam episode and even with two weeks ago.Read More
- Josh Stewart of NewsDay recently interviewed TNA Heavyweight Champion Austin Aries, who was promoting Saturday’s TNA Basebrawl event in Brooklyn, NY. Aries spoke about achieving his level of success despite his size. “I think at the end of the day this is the entertainment business,” said Aries. “There is definitely an athletic, physical nature to it, but it’s about entertainment. In the history of wrestling you’ve had people of all shapes and sizes… The major companies are seeing that talent is talent, and whatever talent you want to utilizeRead More

Posted On June 26, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Hogan Stadium Show Postponed; Going Head-to-Head With WWE

Due to an issue with Hulk Hogan, the Northeast Wrestling stadium show in Fishkill, NY has been postponed from August 4th to September 22nd. According to NEW, Hogan will issue a statement. Many of the talents including Hogan, Vader, Matt Hardy and Amy Dumas are still set. Unfortunately for NEW, the new date will run head to head with a WWE house show in White Plains, NY.Read More

Posted On June 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Daniel Bryan Talks On CM Punk Feud, No Way Out & More

New York City radio DJ Peter Rosenberg of the Hot 97 hip hop radio station has landed yet another exclusive interview with a WWE superstar – Daniel Bryan. Rosenberg interviewed Bryan, who was in town to hype tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow from Long Island, NY. Among the topics discussed: – Setting the record straight on his backyard wrestling past – Training with Shawn Michaels and William Regal – Working at McDonald’s – Vince McMahon’s reaction to him being a vegan – How he CM Punk don’t fit the mold ofRead More
SABU HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY ADDED TO EXTREME RISING JUNE 29 & 30 JUNE 18, 2012 – Extreme Rising officially adds SABU to the already loaded lineups for their two live professional wrestling events Friday June 29, 2012 at 7:30pm in Corona, NY(Queens) and Saturday June 30, 2012 at 7pm in Philadelphia, PA–both areas cornerstones of the history of Extreme Wrestling. http://youtu.be/UDC_htIiuJg Extreme Rising confirms the following talent MATT HARDY, JERRY LYNN, SABU, THE SANDMAN, PERRY SATURN*, HOMICIDE, DEVON STORM (CROWBAR) STEVIE RICHARDS, THE ORIGINAL GANGSTAS NEW JACK & MUSTAFA*, THERead More
Extreme Rising sent out the following today: EXTREME REUNION TO EXTREME RISING ADDS 3 MORE EXTREME ORIGINALS TO THEIR LINEUPS JUNE 29 & 30 JUNE 15, 2012 – Extreme Rising will present two live professional wrestling events Friday June 29, 2012 at 7:30pm in Corona, NY (Queens) and Saturday June 30, 2012 at 7pm in Philadelphia, PA –both areas are cornerstones of the history of Extreme Wrestling, and three more extreme originals are being added to the roster. http://youtu.be/duVR2PLbVdA Extreme rising has added former ECW World Champion THE SANDMAN toRead More

Posted On June 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Weekend Shedule; Supershows, No Way Out PPV & More

- WWE presents two Supershows this weekend, one tonight in Augusta, ME and tomorrow in Lowell, MA. The following matches are advertised for the events: * Steel Cage Match: John Cena vs. The Big Show * WWE Championship Street Fight: CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan * World Heavyweight Championship Match: Sheamus vs. Kane * Intercontinental Championship: Christian vs. Cody Rhodes – On Sunday, WWE presents No Way Out from East Rutherford, NJ. – Monday’s WWE RAW Supershow show takes place from Uniondale, NY. – Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown taping takes placeRead More

Posted On June 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Post-SummerSlam RAW, Road Dogg Added, Santino & Hornswoggle

- The WWE Raw Supershow on Monday, August 20th, 2012 (the day after SummerSlam) will be held at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. – The Road Dogg has been added to the Alumni section of WWE.com. You can view his bio and profile at this link. – WWE U.S. Champion Santino Marella and Hornswoggle will be signing autographs at the Steiner Sports Store in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY this Saturday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Availability is limited. Advance purchase is suggested.Read More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Riley & McIntyre Work Dark Match, WWE Superstars, Santino, More

- Santino Marella and Hornswoggle are both scheduled to appear at the Steiner Sports Store, located in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY this Saturday, June 16, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Availability is limited and advance purchase is suggested. – Alex Riley defeated Drew McIntyre in a dark match prior to tonight’s live three-hour WWE RAW from the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. – WWE also taped Michael McGillicutty vs. Zack Ryder and Darren Young & Titus O’Neil vs. The Usos were taped as part ofRead More

Posted On June 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Extreme Rising Updates: Sabu Enters Rehab, Raven & More

Extreme Rising sent out the following today: SABU: We have gotten literally hundreds of emails and postings concerning Sabu. Comments and questions about his health and well being, but the million dollar question is “WILL SABU BE ON THE 6/29 CORONA, NY AND 6/30 PHILADELPHIA, PA EVENTS?” Here is where things stand, right now today. Sabu, under heavy Extreme Reunion office urging and support, we pleaded with him to enter rehab to get the help for himself. Sabu was in contact with the office, specifically Cody Michaels and Shane Douglas,Read More

Posted On June 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

CZW: Ohio Debut Saturday; New CZW DVDs; TOD Bus Trip

Thanks to PWMania.com correspondent Nate Stein for sending this in: CZW: Ohio Debut SATURDAY; New CZW DVDs; TOD Bus Trip! – – – – – – – – – – CZW Debuts in Ohio SATURDAY, JUNE 9 for ‘Prelude to Violence: Ohio Is For Killers’ (Flyer available at http://www.czwrestling.com/upcoming/images/060912/CZW060912Flyer.jpg) http://CZWrestling.com – THIS SATURDAY, June 9 in a double header with HWA, Combat Zone Wrestling debuts with ‘Prelude to Violence: Ohio Is For Killers’ at the Great Miami Event Center, 327 South Second ST in Hamilton, OH. HWA at 3 pm,Read More
Recap of Stevie Richards on In Your Head Wrestling Radio, 05/30/2012 by Vic Schiavone Hosts Jack E. Jones and One Inch Biceps welcomed Big Stevie Cool, Stevie Richards, to IYH Wrestling Radio. The interview immediately kicked off with a discussion about Stevie’s upcoming participation in two shows for the Extreme Rising promotion on June 29th (Queens, NY) and June 30th (Philadelphia, PA) (for information go to http://www.ExtremeReunion.net). Jack asked Stevie if he was happy that the promotions name was being changed from Extreme Reunion to Extreme Rising, and Stevie saidRead More

Posted On May 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Bella Twins Update, WWE Weekend Changes, Andy Leavine

- On Friday, The Bella Twins make their first post WWE appearance at the Northeast Wrestling in Newburgh, NY. Scheduled for that show is Jerry Lawler vs. Luke Robinson, Kevin Nash vs. Robbie E, and Bobby Lashley vs. Tommaso Ciampa. – Starting on June 2nd, former WWE Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine will be able to wrestle starting anywhere he wishes. – The following changes have been made to the WWE weekend tours… * On Raw: CM Punk is advertised for Friday and Sunday house shows in Alexandria, Louisiana andRead More

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

Latest On Kharma’s WWE Status, Recent WWE Attendance Figures

- Regarding Kharma’s status, she has been ready to return for a while but with the recent change in Divas Title storyline, WWE creative currently has nothing for her at last word. – Here are some recent WWE attendance figures: * RAW on May 11th in Glens Falls, NY drew more than 5,500 fans for $230,000. * RAW on May 12th in Syracuse, NY drew 5,500 fans for $195,000. * SmackDown on May 12th in Newark, DE drew 3,200 fans for $105,000. * RAW on May 13th in Rochester, NYRead More
- Mick Foley was the special ringside enforcer for last night’s CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho match at the RAW live event in Rochester, New York. Foley ended up getting involved and giving Mr. Socko to Jericho. After the match, Punk cut a promo for the fans before giving the mic to Foley. Foley talked about how the 14-hour round-trip was worth it to make one fan’s dreams come true of meeting the WWE Superstars. Foley pointed the fan out and threw Socko to him. Foley tweeted the following afterRead More
- Bret Hart and former WWE Diva Jillian Hall will be appearing at The Wrestling Universe Store in Flushing, NY this Saturday from 11am until 1pm. – WWE star Husky Harris is being advertised for Friday’s RAW live event in Huntsville, Alabama in a match against Alex Riley. Husky recently debuted a new gimmick in FCW and may be bringing that to WWE’s main roster. CM Punk vs. Mark Henry and John Cena vs. Lord Tensai is also being advertised for the Hunstville show. Cena and Tensai will be wrestlingRead More
- A venue that hosts UFC events on a regular basis, the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas will hold the WWE Raw Supershow on Monday, July 16th, 2012. – The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with Hustler magazine in a case against the family of Nancy Toffolini Benoit. The magazine had published 24-year-old nude photos of Nancy after she was murdered by husband Chris Benoit in 2007. The magazine claimed that they could print the photos because they were newsworthy, while the family argued that theyRead More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Spike TV Announces New MMA Reality Television Show

New York, NY, April 3, 2012 - Spike TV and Bellator Fighting Championships are partnering with one of television’s most acclaimed producers, eight-time Emmy® Award winner Bertram van Munster, the visionary behind “The Amazing Race,” to create a cutting-edge new unscripted reality show. The one-hour original Spike series will premiere in 2013 and will showcase the fighters from the emerging mixed martial arts league, Bellator Fighting Championships. Details of the show will be kept closely under wraps until later this year.   “Some of the most physically-gifted and fascinating athletesRead More