Papa Shango Tag

- Today marks the five-year anniversary of the passing of “Sensational” Sherri Martel, who died at the age of 49 at her mother’s residence in McCalla, Alabama. On September 11, 2007, homicide investigators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama stated via toxicology report that she died of an accidental overdose with six drugs in her system, including high amounts of oxycodone. Some of the legendary wrestler’s friends and colleagues share their experiences and memories of her with RingBellesOnline.com, including the man who inducted her into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006, “TheRead More

Posted On February 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Barrett Comments On Injury, SD To South America, Vickie, More

- Wade Barrett seems to be in good spirits as he wrote the following on Twitter regarding his injury: “Don’t shed any crocodile tears for me… I could still give every single one of you a good slapping even with only one arm. The biggest downer is that I was scheduled to face Papa Shango this year at ‘Mania. That’s up in the air now. #Hexed” – Former WCW star Super Calo turns 41 years old today. – The WWE SmackDown crew is headed to South America today for aRead More

Posted On February 6, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Owens Says WWE Dropped The Ball, Latest Graduates From FCW

– It was reported Friday that the official website of WWE developmental promotion Florida Championship Wrestling had removed Calvin Raines, Leroy Parks, Marcus Owens and Peter Orlov from their roster page. Owens, whose real name is Jay Nobles, confirmed on Facebook that he was released by WWE on Friday. He vows to show that WWE made a mistake in letting him go. “I will now travel the world and show them that they totally dropped the ball!” he wrote Monday on his Facebook fan page. He continued, “I just wannaRead More

Posted On February 6, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Former WCW Champion To Be Inducted Into WWE Hall of Fame

Former WCW World Heavyweight Champion Ron Simmons is slated to be inducted into this year’s WWE Hall of Fame class in Miami, Florida. It has not been disclosed when the official announcement will be made. Among his many accomplishments, Simmons held the WWE World Tag Team Championship three times with Bradshaw, the WCW World Tag Team Championship with Butch Reed as Doom and the WCW United States Tag Team Championship with Big Josh. However, his greatest achievement occurred on August 2, 1992, when Simmons became the first officially recognized African-AmericanRead More
– Colt Cabana, who hosts the Art of Wrestling podcast, took a potshot at WWE over the company’s newly launched Are You Serious? YouTube series. In the series, Road Dogg and Josh Mathews “are forced to watch some of the most appalling, unpleasant and dreadful clips found in the WWE video library.” “Can’t wait to see Josh Mathews and Road Dogg host WWE’s newest show ‘The Art of Sports Entertainment Podcast,” tweeted Cabana. — Andy sent in the following: We recently put a bunch of rare WWE merchandise items upRead More

Posted On February 1, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Classics Brings Back WCW Show, The Godfather Returns

– WCW Worldwide is now featured on WWE Classics On Demand as the program debuted today on the subscription video on demand television service. WWE Classics kicks off the series with the March 20, 1993 episode, which features Dustin Rhodes vs. Paul Orndorff, Vinnie Vegas (a/k/a Kevin Nash) vs. Robbie V (a/k/a Rob Van Dam) and the return of Ric Flair to the program. — Competing in his first match in over two years, The Godfather won a Legends Battle Royal at Saturday’s Pro Wrestling Superstars show in Los Angeles,Read More
– Jake Roberts is the latest wrestler to dismiss Ultimate Warrior. A fan wrote on Roberts’ Facebook wall that his 5-year old son loves Warrior’s promo. “The Snake” replied, “Thanks..the kids loved the Warrior. Then they turned 8..and realized, not the best idea…” Roberts also wrote the following regarding Warrior and Hogan: “I think professionally there was nothing big about either of them.” — SmackDown ring announcer Lilian Garcia will be on hand for tonight’s Royal Rumble. She tweeted, “Who’s excited 4 the @WWE #RoyalRumble tonight?!! Backstage getting ready! 1stRead More

Posted On October 27, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Star Debuts New Theme Song, Superstars Matches Taped

– Additional matches taped for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars tonight in Milwaukee, Wisconsin were Tyler Reks vs. Chris Masters and MVP vs. Curt Hawkins. Matches taped last night prior to Raw were Tyson Kidd vs. Zack Ryder and Mark Henry vs. Jey Uso. — MVP debuted a new theme song prior to his Superstars match. — The WWE website has added Papa Shango and Missing Link to its Alumni section. See pics of Stephanie McMahon in a witch costume -> source: PWInsider.comRead More