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Jim Ross announced in his latest blog that “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Mike Tyson are scheduled to attend this year’s Summerslam weekend function in Los Angeles. Ross wrote the following. “If you see me wandering around L.A. Summerslam weekend, I’m there for a major, THQ function at the Grammy Museum the night before the PPV. Among those scheduled to attend the private affair are @steveaustinBSR and @miketyson, among many others.” – In celebration of the 1,000th episode of Raw, WWE.com has published a photo gallery of the WWE DivasRead More
- WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper is backstage at tonight’s Raw SuperShow at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York and expected to appear on the show. Meanwhile, Kevin Nash is not backstage at the show nor scripted. He claimed late last night on Twitter that he would be running tonight’s Raw. Cyndi Lauper, tonight’s Raw guest star, is appearing on the show in part to promote her upcoming WE tv reality show Cyndi. – Today would have marked as the sixty-sixth birthday of Bruiser Brody. OnRead More

Posted On May 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Andy Leavine Talks About His WWE Release & His Future Plans

Recently released WWE developmental wrestler and the latest Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine discussed his release with The Full Nelson. Here are some of the highlights: On the news of his release from WWE and why it happened: “To be honest, man, I wish I knew the whole story of why I was released. It was one of those things where (John) Laurinaitus called me up and told me I wasn’t progressing enough down there at FCW. So, they released me to go out on the independent scene and gainRead More
- Below is a preview for Steve Austin’s Redneck Island reality TV show, which will premiere on CMT as a two-hour special on Saturday, June 9th. – The World Wrestling Council promotion has announced that WWE Superstars Primo and Epico will take on Shelton Benjamin and John Morrison at the June 30th Anniversario show in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.Read More
Mickie James spoke to Mike Buda of SportstownChicago.com promoting her match on June 30 against Melina at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. During the interview, the multi-time women’s champion commented on whether she would consider returning to WWE. “In this business, it’s not one of those things where you can never say never. Right now, I’m having a great time at TNA and I’ve been enjoying it. I can’t say anytime soon,” she said. James also addressed TNA Wrestling’s Knockouts division. “We have a very strong division.Read More
- Drew McIntyre returned home for Saturday’s SmackDown live event in Glasgow, Scotland. Drew worked as a babyface and teamed with Booker T to defeat the team of Mark Henry and Christian. Drew talked about his love of Scotland and gave a shout-out to his family sitting in the crowd. Drew and Booker did the spin-a-rooni after the match. – Mickie James vs. Melina has been announced for the WWC Aniversario 2012 in Puerto Rico. The match will take place on the June 30th show in Bayamon. Other shows includeRead More

Posted On April 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More On WrestleMania Buyrate, Triple H & The Undertaker’s Status

- Preliminary numbers for WWE’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view show 636,000 buys in the United States although one source has it as high as 700,000. This would not include Canada’s buys. Last year’s domestic buys were 679,000 but that also included Canada and Puerto Rico. These numbers that came out today are all first-week estimates and WWE won’t release the final number until the end of May. Last year they did 15,000 buys in Germany and this year only 9,000. – Earlier reports suggested The Undertaker will work several more WrestleManiaRead More

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

News From WWE In Puerto Rico; Del Rio & Rodriguez Team Up, More

- Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez teamed up at last night's WWE RAW live event in San Juan, Puerto Rico. They lost to WWE Tag Team Champions Primo & Epico plus the team of Zack Ryder & Mason Ryan in an Elimination Match. After Ryan and Ryder were eliminated early on, the tag champions and the team of Del Rio & Rodriguez put on what was described as a solid, fun match. – Other notable matches at the San Juan event saw R-Truth defeat FCW star Leo Kruger, "Ryback"Read More

Posted On March 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The New Age Outlaws In WWE ’13, Shelly Martinez, WWE Events

– Road Dogg revealed on Twitter that the New Age Outlaws will be featured in THQ’s WWE ’13. When asked about the upcoming video game, which is rumored to focus on “Attitude Era” stars, he responded, “Already did the voiceovers.” He added that Billy Gunn was involved with the process. — WWE is holding a Raw live event tonight at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Bell time is 8:00 p.m. Meanwhile, a SmackDown event will be held at the E. A. Diddle Arena in BowlingRead More
– John Hennigan (a/k/a John Morrison) will be competing in his first match since parting ways with WWE on Feb. 4 in Manilla for World Wrestling Fan Xperience at the Smart Arnareta Coliseum. He is replacing Ken Anderson in a bout against Shelton Benjamin. Numerous WWE stars are scheduled for the event including Melina, MVP, Chris Masters, Carlito Colon, Luke Gallows, Rhino, Jimmy Yang, Shawn Daivari, Jillian Hall, Gene Snitsky and Billy Gunn. Melin vs. Hall and MVP vs. Masters have also been announced for the event. — Former WWERead More
– Former WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia announced on Twitter that she will be releasing the trailer of her new music video, U Drive Me Loca, tomorrow at noon via LilianGarcia.com. — On this week’s episode of WWE Vintage Collection, today’s WWE Superstars and Divas weigh in with their inspirations from the past. Matches include Lex Luger vs. Sting (WCW Starrcade 1999), British Bulldog vs. Haku (WWF Prime Time Wrestling – May 7, 1991), Rey Mysterio vs. Tajiri (WWE SmackDown! – January 1, 2004), “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiaseRead More

Posted On November 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Bison Smith Dies At Age 38

Bison Smith (a/k/a Mark Smith) died Tuesday in San Juan, Puerto Rico due to heart complications, reports www.prwrestling.com. He was 38 years old. Smith is best known for his appearances with Pro Wrestling NOAH in Japan and the International Wrestling Association in Puerto Rico. He also competed for Ring of Honor in 2009. He was scheduled to wrestle this weekend in Puerto Rico for the World Wrestling Council. The promotion announced Tuesday night, “Buffalo Bison Smith has just died in the Carolina Regional Hospital due to heart complications. Our deepestRead More

Posted On September 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Latest On Maryse Returning To TV, Raw Star Pulled From Tour

– Michael McGillicutty stated on Twitter that he was pulled from Raw’s tour of Puerto Rico this weekend before he was to have taken his flight. — A WWE SmackDown taping is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. — Maryse is expected to return to WWE programming as early as next week after undergoing abdominal hernia surgery on August 24. She provided a status update via Facebook the following morning, writing: “I am home now, and feeling good, still very tired from theRead More
– After missing last week’s WWE live events and this week’s television tapings, Alberto Del Rio’s work visa situation was resolved in time for this weekend’s Raw brand house shows in Puerto Rico. He appeared at Friday’s show in San Juan and defended the WWE Championship twice. Del Rio beat CM Punk before losing to John Cena in the main event via disqualification. Punk appeared after the match to fend off a chair-wielding Ricardo Rodriguez. Cena then raised Punk’s hand and left. Punk stayed in the ring and posed withRead More

Posted On September 2, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Santino Marella Involved In Car Accident

Santino Marella suffered a separated left shoulder following a car accident Thursday night. The official WWE website spoke to Marella this morning about the incident. “I had just left home and was going to get my hair cut before I began packing for WWE’s trip to Puerto Rico,” explained Marella. “[My barber] wasn’t around, so I just decided to go home.” He was then hit by another vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle remained at the scene of the collision until police arrived, and no foul play is suspected.Read More
Miss Tessmacher and Tara are the new TNA Knockout Tag Team Champions as they defeated Rosita and a masked Sarita for the straps on tonight’s episode of Impact Wrestling. Tara secured victory when she powerbombed Sarita and pinned her for the three-count. A storyline explanation was given for Sarita suddenly donning a protective mask as prior to the match, cell phone video aired of her, Tara, Tessmacher and Rosita brawling following last week’s show. Sarita suffered a broken orbital bone and jaw from the fight, resulting in her need forRead More
– Sarita posted a message today on her Facebook account thanking fans for their support after recently suffering facial paralysis. She did not, however, post an update on her condition. She wrote, “Thanks to everyone for your kind words of support. Right now my mind is on a goal I’ve had for some time…wrestling in Puerto Rico! I went to the beach, trained wrestling, went to the gym, met new people and saw new places…all the things in this world that make me happy!” She also noted that she willRead More

Posted On June 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Recap Of WWE Divas On “The Price Is Right”

Kelly Kelly and The Bella Twins presented a Showcase on “The Price Is Right” with WWE Hall of Famer Drew Carey. The Showcase included an X-Box 360 elite, an LCD HD TV, WWE All-Stars Game, Tickets and VIP Experience to SummerSlam and a new car. A contestant named Gloria won her WWE Showcase as well as a trip to Puerto Rico. She missed the actual retail price of her Showcase by only $41. The audience got toy WWE Championship Belts and “The Greatest Superstars of Wrestlemania” DVD.Read More