Paul Bearer Tag

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- The Wrestling Observer reported last week that with the ratings success of the weekly “Legends” segments on Raw, WWE officials are strongly considering making the feature routine by having one former Superstar brought back on every show. PWInsider.com reports Monday that internally, the belief is that the re-emergence of former talent such as Vader, Sycho Sid and Bob Backlund caused part of a lapsed wrestling audience to tune in to WWE programming again. Should WWE continue the angle, names most likely to resurface are Tatanka, Steve Blackman and BigRead More
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- JBL posted a lengthy Facebook blog about his experience at RAW 1000. JBL also defended Steve Austin for not appearing because of his recent knee surgery. JBL noted that he passed up a speaking engagement at Beyond Sport in London to appear at RAW 1000. Regarding his future with WWE, he expects to appear on WWE TV eventually but doesn’t think that he will wrestle again. He wrote: “I figure I will do something on WWE TV, but have no idea what. I don’t think I will ever wrestleRead More
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- Paul Bearer teased an appearance on tonight’s landmark edition of Raw with the following Twitter message: “What a wonderful tune…. “Meet me in Saint Louis.” He also posted messages alluding to taking a flight. The legendary manager last appeared on Raw on the April 23 show as part of Kane’s ongoing feud with Randy Orton. He was kidnapped by Orton and then stuck in a storage freezer while strapped to a wheelchair. Kane later came for Bearer, only to roll him back into the freezer and say, “I’m savingRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan appeared on The Fight Club Chicago (listen here) to promote his autobiography, “Hacksaw, The Jim Duggan Story.” In the book, Duggan weighed in on former colleague Scott Hall. “A lot of people feel sorry for Scott Hall. I don’t feel sorry for Scott Hall at all,” Duggan wrote. “I mean, Scott made his own bed, now he has to lie in it. The guy has had more opportunities. I wish I had an opportunity to make the money Scott Hall has hadRead More

Posted On April 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Paul Bearer Blogs About His Appearance On Monday’s WWE Raw

- In a new blog on his official website, Paul Bearer revealed that he still has over 4 years left on his WWE Legends contract. Bearer wrote the following about his appearance on RAW this past Monday: “No matter if the Paul Bearer character has been buried in cement, pushed off a balcony, or locked in a freezer; the “Father Of Destruction” is very much alive. WWE doesn’t kill anybody on their television shows, even though it might appear that way, as a cement burial, fall from a balcony, orRead More

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

Buff Bagwell Latest, Paul Bearer Storyline Update, SD Taping Notes

- As noted before, former WCW star Buff Bagwell was in a serious car accident this week. The accident reportedly happened Monday night as Bagwell’s Jeep apparently flipped over eight or nine times. Reports are that Bagwell has a broken neck and his jaw is wired shut. – The WWE Insider Twitter account posted the following update on Paul Bearer after he was locked in the freezer on Monday’s RAW: “Medical officials have confirmed that Paul Bearer is being treated for hypothermia after Kane locked him in the freezer onRead More

Posted On April 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Edge Returns, Paul Bearer Appears On Raw, Raw Attendance

- The announced attendance for this week’s three-hour WWE Raw Supershow from the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan was 16,122. The show is a sellout. – WWE Hall of Famer Edge made a surprise return to Raw in the opening segment with John Cena and John Laurinaitis. Interestingly enough, Edge mentioned he will no longer be under WWE contract in a couple of days. – Paul Bearer was featured in a backstage segment on WWE Raw. Randy Orton tied him up and locked him in a freezer. Bearer, whoRead More
– Former WWE Diva Ashley Massaro no-showed yesterday’s K&S Wrestlefest “Super Saturday” event in Essington, Pennsylvania. Event organizers told fans she wasn’t able to make it. This is not the first time in which the former Playboy model has no-showed a wrestling convention as she bailed on a few bookings shortly after her departure from WWE two years ago. She also no-showed a K&S Wrestlefest event last July. — Former WWE manager Paul Bearer celebrates his 57th birthday today. — Shane McMahon briefly appeared during today’s telecast of the 2011Read More

Posted On February 22, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Former Diva Says She’s Pregnant, Paul Bearer Returning To TV

– The National Wrestling Alliance announced this evening that they have come to terms with legendary pro wrestling manager Percy Pringle III (a/k/a Paul Bearer) to appear on its Los Angeles area television program NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood. He will be on hand for their March 6th taping at the Showcase Theatre in Los Angeles. Visit www.NWAHollywood.com for more information. — Former WCW star Super Calo turns 40 years old today while Evan Bourne’s younger brother, Mike Sydal, turns 27. — Former WWE Diva Jillian Hall announced this eveningRead More
Highlights of Paul Bearer’s interview this past Monday with Right After Wrestling: – Paul Bearer will appear during WrestleMania week, signing autographs at Fan Axxess events, and will be featured in the new WWE video game. - Keeping his return to WWE a secret: “I worked my butt off kayfabing. I hid out all day long – nobody knew I was even in the building. (When we rehearsed) I popped out of the casket and Teddy Long asked “Who’s in the Paul Bearer suit?” I had such a good time.”Read More

Posted On February 7, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Flair Undergoing Surgery This Week, Bearer Attends TNA Show

– Ric Flair is scheduled to undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff that he suffered during a recent match in Manchester, England. The WWE Hall of Famer is expected to continue his managerial role before returning to the squared circle. — TNA Wrestling has released new “Bloodline” T-shirts for Matt and Jeff Hardy. — Paul Bearer attended Saturday’s TNA Wrestling live event in Pensacola, Florida to visit with friends. Regarding the experience, he wrote on Twitter: “Great seeing so many old friends at TNA in PensacolaRead More
– TNA Wrestling has posted footage from Thursday’s live event at the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. — Jeff Hardy is featured on the cover of Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s 2011 Wrestling Almanac. — Chris Sabin celebrated his 29th birthday yesterday. — It would appear that Paul Bearer is no longer affiliated with World Wrestling Entertainment as he noted today on Twitter that he is attending tonight’s TNA Wrestling live event in Pensacola, Florida to visit with friends. His profile was removed from WWE.com earlier this week and he saidRead More

Posted On December 11, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Announces 2010 Slammy Awards Categories & Nominees

WWE has revealed the categories and nominees for the 2010 Slammy Awards that will be announced on Monday’s three-hour episode of Raw. Superstar of the Year – Edge – John Cena – Kane – Randy Orton – Rey Mysterio – The Miz Shocker of the Year – The Miz cashes in Money in the Bank, becomes WWE champion. – John Cena loses and is forced to join Nexus. – Nexus takes out McMahon. – Paul Bearer turns on The Undertaker. Knucklehead Moment of the Year – Big Show unmasks aRead More

Posted On December 11, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Bearer Comments On Demise, NXT Rookie Praised For Weight Loss

– NXT Season 4 Rookie Brodus Clay has received high marks from WWE officials because he previously weighed well over 400 pounds and has since lost close to 100. They feel he has great self discipline. — Paul Bearer was apparently written off television on last night’s episode of SmackDown as the show concluded with Kane pushing a set of ladders over a railing, sending the wheelchair and its occupant to the concrete floor below. The World Heavyweight Champion then realized that he had accidentally taken out his father. “WhatRead More

Posted On December 10, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For Tonight

WWE taped this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio. Thanks to WNW & reader Matt for providing us with text-message updates. Below are full results: Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy): * The show opens with World Heavyweight Champion Kane begging Edge to surrender Paul Bearer. Edge is shown on the big screen and tricks him with another dummy version of Bearer. * They plug the main event of World Heavyweight Champion Kane & Alberto Del Rio vs. Edge & Rey Mysterio. * Jack Swagger b. KavalRead More

Posted On December 1, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 12/3

WWE taped this week’s edition of WWE Smackdown tonight from the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Virginia. Thanks to Tommy for providing us with text-message updates. Below are full results: Dark Match: * Daniel Bryan defeated Ted DiBiase SmackDown (Airing Friday): * SmackDown opens with tables, ladders and chairs in the ring. Rey Mysterio calls out Alberto Del Rio. Rey vs. Del Rio is announced for the TLC pay-per-view. Rey put Del Rio through a table and left. * Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre beat MVP and Kaval. Kane them cameRead More

Posted On November 9, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 11-12

WWE taped this week’s edition of Smackdown from the Manchester Evening News Arena in Manchester, England. Thanks to PWTorch reader Martin Turner for providing us with live updates. Below are full results: Dark match FCW champion Mason Ryan beat Chavo Guerrero. Ryan with a Black Hole Slam type finisher. WWE Smackdown (Airing Firday): Edge kicks off Smackdown talking about winning the World Title at Survivor Series. Nexus interrupts and surrounds the ring. Vickie Guerrero comes out and forces Edge to shake Otunga’s hand since she’s in charge. Edge does, thenRead More

Posted On October 27, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 10-29

WWE taped this week’s edition of Smackdown tonight from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Thanks to Wrestling News World and reader Jason Fox for providing us with text-message updates. Below are full results: Smackdown (Airing Friday On SyFy): * The ring is decorated for The Undertaker’s funeral after he was “buried alive” at Sunday’s Bragging Rights pay-per-view. * World Heavyweight Champion Kane comes out with Paul Bearer to open the show. Kane says The Undertaker is never coming back and he wants the fans to thank him for removingRead More

Posted On October 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For Tonight

WWE taped this week’s edition of Smackdown tonight from the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon. Thanks to ProWrestling.net and reader David Sherman for providing us with updates. Below are full results: Smackdown (Airing Friday on SyFy): Teddy Long started the show in the ring, no pyro. He announced a series of matches to determine Team Smackdown for Bragging Rights. Undertaker was shown standing on the outside of the arena up on the edge of the Rose Garden. Paul Bearer will have a challenge for Taker tonight. 1. Rey Mysterio defeatedRead More