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Posted On February 27, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Cena To Miss Daytona 500 Following Rain Delay, Will Be At Raw

John Cena was scheduled to give the starting command and wave the green flag at the Daytona 500 today at noon but the 500-mile race has been postponed until 7:00 p.m. due to excessive rain saturating Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The annual race was originally postponed Sunday for the first time in its 54-year history due to excessive rain. Cena stated on Twitter that he will miss the race due to his commitment for tonight’s Raw SuperShow in Portland, Oregon. He will, however, attend the race ifRead More

Posted On February 26, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Former WWE Writer On Wrestlers Being Jealous Of The Rock

– Former WWE creative writer Seth Mates reacted on Twitter to the apparent jealousy within WWE circles of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson being successful in Hollywood. “Talking point: let’s say WWE Films had been a success. Don’t you think VINCE would have done same thing The Rock did – leave for Hollywood?” he wrote. “Vince has conquered wrestling over and over. If he’d smelled blood in Hollywood, he’d have already handed the keys to the kingdom to HHH and Steph. “The jealousy towards Rock isn’t for him leaving. It’s thatRead More
– Natalya has published a blog on her official website revealing how she performed Beth Phoenix’s Glam Slam finishing maneuver in Japan before she knew her “Pin-up Strong” mate. “I’ll never forget my first finishing move. Believe it or not- it wasn’t always the Sharpshooter! It was something I named: Nattie By Nature. It is only fitting that this move is what we all now know as The Glam Slam!” she writes. “And that brings me to the Glamazon! In 2005 (Japan) I had never met Beth Phoenix nor didRead More
Online reports have indicated that there are a number of disgruntled wrestlers within the WWE locker room upset with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stealing the spotlight at WrestleMania XXVIII since he is not a full-time performer. Former WWE talent Shane Helms (a/k/a The Hurricane) added his two cents on the matter via Twitter and said those people should quit complaining. “FTR, anybody in the WWE locker room that is bitching about The Rock’s involvement in WrestleMania needs to stop being a douche! He’s earned it!” the former WWE Cruiserweight ChampionRead More

Posted On February 22, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Why Kharma Has Yet To Return, Simmons’ WWE HOF Inductor

– John “Bradshaw” Layfield inducting Ron Simmons into the WWE Hall of Fame is not official but it is the planned idea. Layfield wrote Tuesday on Facebook in regards to inducting his longtime tag team partner, “As far as who is inducting Ron into the HOF-I would consider one of my greatest lifetime honors if I am chosen. However, it hasn’t been announced-SO, if I knew who was I couldn’t say. And, if I don’t know I couldn’t say either obviously. So, I wait on the announcement like everyone else.”Read More

Posted On February 20, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Ric Flair Misses Advertised Appearance, TNA Knockout Turns 35

– Ric Flair did not appear as advertised for Sunday’s TNA Impact Wrestling World Tour event at Glenville State College’s Lilly Gymnasium in Glenville, West Virginia. “The Nature Boy” was featured on promotional posters and advertised on the Impact Wrestling website to accompany Gunner for a singles match against Garett Bischoff. — According to the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board, Impact Wrestling on Challenge TV drew 208,000 viewers. The previous week’s show drew 278,000 viewers. — TNA Women’s Knockout Champion Gail Kim turns 35 years old Monday. — ShopTNA.com has releasedRead More

Posted On February 17, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Kassius Ohno Debuts In FCW, Lilian Garcia To Hold Concerts

– Lilian Garcia has announced plans to hold concerts in the near future. She tweeted Thursday, “Excited 4 tonight!! Have my first band rehearsal w my NEW Band!!! Gearing up 4 concerts! Yay!” Garcia just released her second single, Ur Girl (Til the End of the World), following the first release, U Drive Me Loca, both produced by Grammy nominated producer, Oh, Hush!, off her upcoming sophomore album. — There is talk within that WWE that WWE.com is being re-designed for a relaunch following WrestleMania XXVIII. — Kassius Ohno, formerlyRead More

Posted On February 16, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Mason Ryan Taps Out To Jack Swagger, Ohno Causes Net Surge

– WWE.com has posted this week’s episode of WWE Superstars and it is highlighted by United States Champion Jack Swagger forcing Mason Ryan to tap out to the Ankle lock. Ryan had not lost a televised singles match via pinfall or submission in nearly a year. His last such loss took place on the March 14, 2011 Raw to Randy Orton. Other matches are Superstars include Aksana vs. Maxine and WWE Tag Team Champions Epico and Primo vs. Alex Riley and Santino Marella. The episode is available here. — WWERead More

Posted On February 13, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

10-Knockout Battle Royal Announced For Thursday’s Impact

Don’t miss Thursday’s TNA IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c – featuring the aftermath of the “Against All Odds” Pay-Per-View event! If you can’t watch it on Thursday night, make sure to set your DVR to record it so you don’t miss any of the Total Nonstop Action! – At Sunday’s Pay-Per-View event, Bobby Roode beat the odds and retained the World Heavyweight Championship against Jeff Hardy, James Storm and Bully Ray. Now, the road begins to March’s “Victory Road” for the World Champ. The question is, what doesRead More
The eighth annual Against All Odds pay-per-view event will take place tonight at the Impact Wrestling Zone in Orlando, Florida. The following matches have been announced for the event. World Heavyweight Championship Match Bobby Roode (c) vs. Jeff Hardy vs. James Storm vs. Bully Ray Challenge Match Gunner (with Eric Bischoff) vs. Garett Bischoff (with Hulk Hogan) Challenge Match “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles vs. Kazarian (with Christopher Daniels) World Tag Team Championship Match Matt Morgan & Crimson (c) vs. Samoa Joe and Magnus X Division Championship Match Austin Aries (c)Read More

Posted On February 7, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Evan Bourne’s Status, Madusa Taunts Beth Phoenix

– Madusa, who has said that she would like to defend the WWF Women’s Championship she unceremoniously trashed during a 1995 episode of WCW Monday Nitro against Beth Phoenix, continues to berate “The Glamazon” through Twitter. The women’s wrestling legend insists that Beth “fight like a champ” if they meet. Madusa wrote, “Bite me, pull my hair, whip me w/ the strap but make damn sure @TheBethPhoenix u fight like a champ and not a pussy diva!!” — SmackDown ring announcer Lilian Garcia’s husband Chris Jozeph stated during last week’sRead More

Posted On February 7, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Torres Suffers Broken Nose On Raw, Diva Added To FCW Roster

– Eve Torres was rushed to the backstage area immediately after she tagged out of the ring during the Eight Divas Tag Team Match on tonight’s Raw SuperShow. Torres was hit hard by a Beth Phoenix clothesline. She was severely bleeding from her nose and it is said that she suffered a broken nose. — Shawn Michaels stated the following on Twitter Monday: “FYI, I’ll be signing at the Big Game Forever booth (booth 140) Hunting Expo in Salt Lake City, on Saturday Feb. 11, at 10:00am.” — The officialRead More
– Michael Cole announced tonight on the Raw SuperShow that WWE’s Board of Directors will render a decision on the future of John Laurinaitis’ position as Interim Raw General Manager on Tuesday morning. The decision will be announced on WWE.com at 10:00 a.m. EST. — Torrie Wilson is scheduled to appear at Collectormania on April 15, 2012 from noon to 2:00 p.m. The event is located at 59 Syracuse State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York. — John Morrison will be heading to the Middle East in April to wrestle, according toRead More
WWE officials contemplated months ago of putting The Miz back in the WWE Championship picture come January. That did not happen and he has not won a televised singles match since the December 5, 2011 edition of Raw. There are people within WWE who believe top officials are blaming him for the Survivor Series drawing a disappointing buy number. Teaming with R-Truth, he appeared in the main event against John Cena and The Rock. The pay-per-view event, which featured The Rock’s first wrestling match in over seven years, is estimatedRead More
–- Shelly Martinez appears in The Social Rules, a new web series about the do’s and dont’s of dating and relating. In the latest episode, she explains what to do and what not do when approaching her at a bar. “Here’s the deal boys. Do you want ‘these’?” Is this what you want? Do you want ‘these’?” Martinez says while groping her chest. “Well, I’ll tell you how to get to ‘these’! You don’t come up to the bar with a cheesy pick-up line!” To view the clip, click here.Read More
– Former WWE Women’s Champion Chyna rambled at length on Twitter on Wednesday, incoherently posting over 200 messages throughout the day. She discussed her issues with Vince McMahon and Triple H, early wrestler deaths, her belief that her influence in the wrestling industry is overlooked, as well as accusations of drug and alcohol use. A Twitter user wrote to former D-Generation X mate Shawn Michaels of her diatribe: “need to pray for Chyna, the girl is losing her mind HBK.” He responded, “Already have. More never hurts.” Chyna responded, “HaRead More
– Former WWE talent Maria Kanellis appears in the new movie The Meltdown. A screening of the film takes place this Saturday at Theater 7 1406 South 3rd Street Las Vegas, Nevada 89104 at 6:30 p.m. A Q&A session will be held following the film. — WrestlingFigs.com reports The Boogeyman, Taryn Terrell (a/k/a Tiffany) and Spellbinder (a/k/a Phantasio) will appear at Legends of the Ring 14, which takes place June 2, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Monroe, New Jersey. — SmackDown ring announcer Lilian Garcia is holding aRead More

Posted On February 1, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On The WWE Network, Michael Cole Called An Imbecile

– Kevin Dunn, WWE Executive Vice President of Television Production, has taken initiative on the WWE Network project by hiring numerous people for mid-level management. Many of the people hired had worked for WWE in past. Regarding Dunn, the Wrestling Observer says he understands how to interface with Vince McMahon and adapt to his haphazard decision making. — WrestlingFigs.com reports that Maryse Ouellet will appear alongside John Morrison at George’s Collectibles 7755 New Falls Road Levittown, Pennsylvania on March 10, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Visit GeorgesCollectibles.com forRead More
– Lance Storm stated Tuesday on Twitter that he will be attending the WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Miami, Florida to see longtime friend Edge’s enshrinement. He added that he does not know yet if he’ll stay for WrestleMania. — A photo of The Rock face-to-face with John Cena is featured on the cover of the latest issue of The Wrestler. — Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer reports that Mason Ryan’s sizable push was halted weeks ago due to his inability to connect with the audience. Nonetheless, WWERead More