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Posted On April 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Phoenix Moving To Raw?, Rock & Cena Featured On Mag Cover

– WWE Hall of Famer Tony Atlas celebrates his 57th birthday today. — An image of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shaking John Cena’s hand a few weeks ago on Raw is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated. The cover can be seen at www.pwi-online.com. — Just two days before WWE’s annual Draft, Beth Phoenix is listed under the Raw Superstars folder on WWE.com. Her profile page’s original URL source, www.wwe.com/superstars/smackdown/bethphoenix, now redirects to www.wwe.com/superstars/raw/bethphoenix. However, “The Glamazon” is still listed as a member ofRead More
– Ten years ago today, World Wrestling Entertainment announced the purchase of World Championship Wrestling from Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. WWE Director of Digital Media Content Joey Styles took to Twitter to chastise his employer for botching the subsequent “Invasion” storyline. He wrote, “10 years ago today WWF bought WCW…tried a WCW vs. WWF story without Flair, Sting, Nash, Goldberg, etc…BOMB! Then tried WWECW…BIG BOMB!” It is widely believed that WWE cost themselves millions of dollars by not utilizing big-name WCW talent for the storyline, such as Hulk Hogan, BillRead More
– This week’s episode of WWE Vintage Collection highlights tag teams. The program featured The Rock and Mankind vs The Undertaker and Big Show for the WWF Tag Team Championship from the August 30, 1999 episode of Raw; Midnight Express vs Barry Windham and Ron Garvin for the NWA United States Tag Team Championship from May 1987; and Demolition vs The Rockers from October 1988. Also featured was The Rock and Mankind’s “This is Your Life” segment that aired on the September 27, 1999 Raw. — CM Punk is featuredRead 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 February 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Impact Replays Now Available, TNA Star Joins Twitter, Rayne

– Episodes of TNA iMPACT! are now available on Spike TV’s On Demand channel, albeit a week behind. — AJ Styles is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated. — Eric Young has opened an account on Twitter. — Today is TNA Women’s Knockout Champion Madison Rayne’s birthday as she turns 25 years old. *NEW* lingerie photos of Madison Rayne -> source: PWInsider.comRead More
– According to a reader in attendance at tonight’s Raw at the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, a steel cage is currently hanging above the ring. — WWE.com today unveiled their top 11 “up-and-coming competitors the world of sports-entertainment will be talking about this year.” The ranking is as follows: 11. Ezekiel Jackson, 10. Tyson Kidd, 9. Tamina, 8. Alex Riley, 7. David Otunga, 6. Drew McIntyre, 5. Skip Sheffield, 4. Cody Rhodes, 3. Dolph Ziggler, 2. Daniel Bryan, 1. Alberto Del Rio. — Randy Orton is featured onRead More

Posted On December 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Interview: In the Room With Don West

This week, TNA’s own DON WEST steps IN THE ROOM with PWI contributing writer Brady Hicks, DJ, and Kevin McElvaney to talk TNA Wrestling, announcing, managing The Amazing Red, and all of TNA’s great holiday dealsssssss on shoptna.com … including a few scoops that HAVE YET TO BE RELEASED! All that, plus WWE’s Slammy’s are discussed, and Brady announces the show’s own year-end awards … THE WHO’S SLAMMY’S! Check it out at thebradyhicks.com. For a direct link to the show: http://thebradyhicks.com/podpress_trac/web/556/0/December%2013.mp3 DON WEST, ON THE CHANGES SINCE TNA’S ORIGINS: AsRead More
– Michael Cole noted over commentary during Monday’s Raw that his broadcast partner, Jerry Lawler, is recovering from a knee injury. Lawler’s former announcing partner, Jim Ross, said on Twitter that the WWE Hall of Famer has a severe infection, resulting from the injury. It prevented him from flying to the U.K. for the show. Ross added that Lawler is on IV antibiotics and will be okay. — Today is former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho’s birthday. He turns 40 years old. — John Cena and Randy Orton areRead More
– Regarding World Wrestling Entertainment promoting a “one time only” appearance by Triple H at their Fan Appreciation Day Supershow in Hartford, Connecticut on Oct. 20, some took it to mean he is “coming out of retirement” for the day. To clarify, they used the wording of their advertisement to signify that “The Game” was not returning to a regular schedule at this time, but rather merely making an appearance. That said, no one in the company broached on the subject believes he is retired. Everyone is under the impressionRead More