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- Magnus denied an online report claiming that he said during a meet and greet this past weekend at the London Film and Comic Con that he had one year left on his contract with TNA Wrestling and would not be staying with the organization once it expires. “Nope. Nonsense. Someone stirring up sh*t,” he wrote on Twitter regarding the legitimacy of the report. Magnus stated earlier this year during an interview with Power Slam that he would consider leaving the promotion for WWE if the circumstances were great.” –Read More
- Maxine’s profile on WWE.com has been removed from the NXT talent index after the Tampa, Florida native announced Friday on Twitter that both parties have come to terms on her contract release. The profile now resides in the Alumni section. WWE, however, has not released an official statement regarding her departure from the organization. According to PWInsider.com, Maxine quit WWE due to frustrations with “not being offered a guaranteed deal and not having the chance to prove herself on TV beyond the WWE NXT level.” – Lilian Garcia hasRead More
Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer was asked by a reader during his radio show (available here) why WWE has not utilized Mick Foley on television more frequently since his return to the organization last November. He said this is due to wrestler/executive Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque’s lobbying, who is resentful of “The Hardcore Legend.” Meltzer reports Levesque deprecates Foley whenever his name is broached in creative meetings. While Brian Gewirtz, WWE’s Senior Vice President of Creative Writing, feels Foley is creative and a good performer, Levesque thinks otherwise. He saysRead More
- Speaking to Greg Lambert for Power Slam, Magnus was asked if he sees himself in WWE in the future. Lambert reasons he is 25 years old, can talk and meets their size requirements. “I’ve been asked that many times. I’d be lying if I said that wasn’t my ultimate goal when I first got into the business. But while I’m under contract here, I will do my job to the best of my abilities. But in this business, things change all the time. One day, you’re happy and, theRead More
– During an interview with Power Slam, Magnus was asked if he is dating Mickie James; he replied “yes.” He was then asked if dating a fellow wrestler is challenging. “I always said I would never do it because of the obvious difficulties which can arise. But it’s worked out pretty well.” Magnus said. “You can’t help the way you feel: it’s one of those things. We’ve been able coexist up until this point.” Magnus and James currently reside in Virginia. — Velvet Sky turns 31 years old Saturday. SheRead More
– Via Twitter, Paul Heyman was asked to give his opinion on the best female wrestler. He responded, “Easy answer. @TheBethPhoenix. And she could rock in MMA, too.” — WWE will hold a live event at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota on Sunday, August 26. — A photo of Brock Lesnar standing over John Cena is featured on the cover of the latest issue Power Slam. — As posted earlier, Alicia Fox, Dolph Ziggler, Hornswoggle, Kaitlyn and Johnny Curtis responding to questions on the worst movie of all-timeRead More
Throughout his career, CM Punk has consistently used the gimmick of being “Straight Edge,” a lifestyle he repeatedly claims to follow in his actual day-to-day life. In the latest issue of Power Slam, magazine editor Findlay Martin responds to a reader’s query as to whether Punk’s “Straight Edge” gimmick is just that, a ‘fictitious’ gimmick. “That’s a vicious rumour, as far as we know,” Martin responds. “We have spoken to many people over the last eight years who have been to bars and nightclubs with Punk and/or traveled with himRead More
– Shane Helms’ online show Highway 2 Helms airs tonight at 6:00 p.m. at GeekWeek.com. This will be his first time doing the show since his involvement in a motorbike accident in North Carolina last May. — Maryse Ouellet will appear at the Philadelphia Comic Con on Sunday, June 3. The event takes place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch St. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. — The latest issue of Power Slam reports John Hennigan (a/k/a John Morrison) has hinted to friends that he will return to WWE later this year.Read More
– Kaitlyn was accidentally bloodied during her match against Natalya on this week’s episode of WWE NXT. She wrote of the mishap on Twitter, “For the record that was NOT my skin hanging off my face in my match with Nattie on NXT.. I wish I was that hardcore. Had a little accident before the match … As we all know.. Graceful is not my middle name.”   The SmackDown Diva enclosed the following photo of her chin following the injury.   — Billy Gunn stated on Twitter that heRead More

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

Chris Masters Addresses Triple H’s Weight Loss Jab, Addiction

In May 2006, Chris Masters’ booming career with WWE at the time would come to a screeching halt when he was sent to a drug rehabilitation center due to his addiction with painkillers. Speaking to Power Slam, the former WWE Superstar addresses the matter.   “It was a developing thing that kind of escalated in 2006 and became a problem. You know, I had to go away for a couple months to rehab after the company became aware of my problem. It took a while to get over that. IRead More

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

Report: Fit Finlay Heartbroken By The Divas’ Roles In WWE

Wrestling Observer reported Saturday that Dave Finlay (a/k/a Fit Finlay) has been rehired by WWE as producer. He was fired last year after concocting an angle where The Miz interrupted the singing of the “The Star-Spangled Banner” to garner jeers from the audience. The National Guard, a company sponsor, complained to WWE brass over the event and it led to Finlay’s termination. During his time with WWE, he was in charge of training the company’s female performers for wrestling matches. In a newly published interview with Power Slam, Finlay wasRead More
– From Mr. T teaming up with Hulk Hogan to Donald Trump shaving Vince McMahon’s head, WWE.com remembers the ten biggest guest celebrities to appear at WrestleMania. The feature is available here.   – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Power Slam.   – WrestlingFigs.com reports Nitro Girl Spice has been added to WrestleReunion 8, which takes place April 13-15 at the Doubletree Toronto Airport 655 Dixon Rd. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.   – Figure Four Weekly writer Bryan Alvarez stated Friday afternoonRead More
– Jushin “Thunder” Liger has been announced to face former ROH World Champion Roderick Strong on Saturday, April 14 at a Pro Wrestling Syndicate event taking place at Doubletree Toronto Airport 655 Dixon Rd. Toronto, Ontario Canada. — Sheamus is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Power Slam. — WWE Champion CM Punk fielded questions from fans during a thirty-minute interview with WISX FM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania last week and was asked who his least favorite opponent in WWE is. The Straight Edge Superstar replies Elijah Burke,Read More
– Jim Ross was asked on Twitter if he “hates” WWE rival TNA. He says, “Hell, no.” Ross explained on his official website, “Why would I hate TNA? That makes no sense. It provides fans with more product to enjoy and more importantly, to me, provides wrestlers with another place to live their dream and earn a living. Same goes for ROH or any other promotion. The healthier those companies are the better it is for the overall genre. Any one who thinks that I ‘hate’ other wrestling organizations isRead More
Chris Jericho was pegged to win this year’s 30-Man Royal Rumble Match, but Triple H, who has gained even more influence behind the scenes, called for Sheamus to be the decided winner. The final decision was made last week. The two have been friends since the Irish grappler’s promotion to the main roster in the summer of 2009 as the two workout together on the road. In a subsequent interview with Power Slam, he singled out the Celtic Warrior as a wrestler with potential. Triple H said, “The closest toRead More

Posted On January 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Match Announced For SD, Sheamus Against Bullying, CM Punk

– On behalf of ‘be a STAR,’ the anti-bullying alliance co-founded by WWE and The Creative Coalition, Sheamus paid a visit to ACES Mill Road School in North Haven, Connecticut Thursday to speak with students about the dangers of bullying. — CM Punk is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Power Slam. — Former WCW star The Maestro turns 38 years old Thursday. He continues to compete on the independent wrestling circuit as The Stro. — WWE.com announced Thursday that SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long has grantedRead More
– The official Twitter feed of Impact Wrestling announced Wednesday that TNA Wrestling has signed a new television contract. The statement reads: “We have signed a new multi-year TV deal with SuperSport network in Africa, with current TNA programming now airing throughout the continent!” — Angelina Love appears at Top City Autograph Show at the Office Too 3251 S Topeka Blvd. Topeks, Kansas on Feb. 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Click here for more information. — Regarding Rob Van Dam’s contract status with TNA Wrestling, WrestlingNewsWorld.com has confirmedRead More

Posted On January 3, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Rob Van Dam Possibly Returning To WWE

Regarding the online rumor of Rob Van Dam returning to WWE, Power Slam confirms in their latest issue that RVD is seriously considering returning to the organization once his contract with TNA Wrestling expires. The magazine adds that the feeling is mutual as people in WWE want the master of the Five-Star Frog Splash back. “RVD from what we’re told would receive a warm welcome in WWE,” the magazine says. Providing that no contract extension has been reached since his arrival to TNA Wrestling in March 2010, it would appearRead More

Posted On December 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Jim Cornette Says WWE Is In Trouble When Vince Passes Away

Paul “Triple H” Levesque’s promotion in September 2010 to WWE’s Executive Senior Advisor made official what was already informally apparent: Vince McMahon’s son-in-law will one day run the sports entertainment empire. Speaking to Power Slam, Jim Cornette comments on whether Levesque is qualified to succeed McMahon as head honcho of WWE. “Nobody’s qualified to replace McMahon,” says Cornette. “Vince is one of a kind, a guy who will never come along again. “Triple H is a student of the business, but he’s still got his own little quirks. He’s Vince’sRead More