Punta Gorda Tag

- The FCW Heavyweight Title changed hands this weekend as Rick Victor defeated Bo Dallas at Friday night’s FCW live event in Punta Gorda, Florida. Victor tweeted: “Fact, 3 years ago I was security in Punta Gorda for @CMPunk. Tonight I left the same building as 2 time FCW heavyweight champion!” Dallas barely held the title a month as he won it from Seth Rollins back in June. – We noted before that WWE signed independent women’s wrestler Buggy Nova to a deal. She has been competing in FCW underRead More

Posted On July 10, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

WWE Tag Team Champions Heading To FCW Summer Slamarama

FCW Wrestling sent PWMania.com the following: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ** WWE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS COMING TO PUNTA GORDA** Punta Gorda, Fl – July 10, 2012 WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston and R-Truth are coming to the Charlotte Harbor Event Center Friday July 13th! As part of the FCW Summer Slamarama Tour, Kingston and Truth will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans. Along with this great opportunity to meet these huge WWE Superstars in person, the stars of NXT and FCW will also be live and in action!Read More

Posted On June 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Pre-Order Details On WWE ’13 Released, Brodus Clay To FCW

- FCW’s website is advertising Brodus Clay, Naomi and Cameron for their show on June 29th from the Melbourne Auditorium in Melbourne, Florida. The website is also advertising WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth and Kofi Kingston for their July 13 show from the Charlotte Harbor Event Center in Punta Gorda, Florida. – WWE ’13 is already available for pre-order on the PS3, Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii on Amazon.com. WWE ’13’s schedule release date is October 30, 2012. For more details and to pre-order click here. – We have theRead More
- Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings will take place from the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina. Triple H is advertised to make a special appearance. Advertised locally is Sheamus vs. Kane vs. Alberto Del Rio in a Steel Cage with WWE Hall of Famer Arn Anderson as the special enforcer. – WWE stars Darren Young and Titus O’Neil are training at the University of South Carolina football complex today. USC coach Steve Spurrier previously coached Titus at the University of Florida. – Brodus Clay, Naomi and Cameron will beRead More

Posted On May 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Paul Heyman Update, Over The Limit Theme, FCW News

- Paul Heyman was asked on Twitter if he will be bringing back his famous baseball cap now that he’s returned to WWE TV. Heyman replied, “Not a chance. I’m beautiful and I know it!” Heyman has been re-tweeting several messages from fans and colleagues since returning on Monday, including one where a fan suggested a CM Punk vs. Brock Lesnar feud. – The official theme song for WWE’s Over the Limit pay-per-view is “War of Change” by the band Thousand Foot Krutch. – As noted yesterday, FCW will kickRead More

Posted On April 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Roddy Piper On SD, Del Rio To FCW, The Rock, WM29 Tickets

- Alberto Del Rio is scheduled to appear at an FCW house show tonight in Punta Gorda, Florida. – Roddy Piper revealed on his Twitter that he will be appearing at next Tuesday’s Smackdown taping as part of a Legends Night episode. Here is what he wrote. “I’m also going to do Smackdown on Tuesday!! I think it’s time to step up to the plate!” Piper is advertised along with Pat Patterson, Jimmy Hart, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Tony Atlas, “Mean” Gene Okerlund, Howard Finkel, and Hillbilly Jim. – This weekRead More

Posted On February 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE News On The Rock, Ted DiBiase, Mick Foley, Eve Torres, More

- The Rock wrote the following on Twitter regarding his new movie Journey 2: “Journey 2: The #1 Family movie in America. Officially, the #1 ranking movie in the world. THANK U! #TeamBringItWorldWide” – Alberto Del Rio will be appearing at the Florida Championship Wrestling event in Punta Gorda, Florida at the Charlotte Harbor Events Center on April 6th. – WWE Superstar Ted DiBiase wrote the following on Twitter when a fan asked how his injured wrist was doing: “Still broke but it’s gonna take a lot more than brokenRead More

Posted On January 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jack Swagger Speaks At FCW, New Triple H Gear, Mike Knox

- WWE’s shop website is now taking pre-orders for a Triple H “Call to War” t-shirt. On a related note, Mikel sent word that the WWE shop website now has Evan Bourne’s t-shirt marked down 60%. – Former WWE Superstar Mike Knox is not working for TNA’s Ring Ka King promotion. The tweet from Luke Gallows was referring to the two teaming together in Japan, not India. – Below is video of WWE United States Champion Jack Swagger speaking candidly to the crowd at last week’s FCW show in PuntaRead More

Posted On March 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

FCW Announces The DiBiase Family For Upcoming Show

- Florida Championship Wrestling sent out the following today: **FCW WRESTLING RETURNS TO PUNTA GORDA, FL BREAKING NEWS! MILLION DOLLAR MAN TED DIBIASE TO JOIN SONS AT EVENT! ** Punta Gorda, Fl – March 7, 2011 Florida Championship Wrestling officials are proud to announce a major addition to the scheduled lineup in Punta Gorda, FL. On Wednesday, March 16th, none other than WWE Hall of Famer, the “Million Dollar Man” Ted Dibiase will be appearing at the show. The WWE Legend will join his sons-Ted Dibiase Jr. and Brett DibiaseRead More
– According to video game industry sources, sales for Smackdown vs Raw 2011 are at the same level as last year, which would be considered a major positive considering that sales throughout the industry are down. It’s also a positive because sales for the game were down the past two years. — It is said that Wes Brisco and Xavier Woods were tapped to be called up to the main roster fairly soon before Brisco tore his ACL at a FCW live event last month in Punta Gorda. — TentativeRead More

Posted On December 5, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Stars Pay Tribute To U.S. Troops, New FCW Tag Champs

– Due to an injury suffered by Wes Brisco at the Nov. 20 Florida Championship Wrestling live event in Punta Gorda, he and Xavier Woods were stripped of the FCW Tag Team Championship Thursday. Titus O’Neil and Damien Sandow were determined as the new champions the following night in Plant City, Florida. — Video has surfaced online of Vince McMahon, Big Show, Kelly Kelly and Eve Torres visiting U.S. troops stationed in Kandaha, Afghanistan. McMahon is briefly interviewed, as he discusses WWE’s annual visit overseas. The video can be accessedRead More

Posted On November 22, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Alex Riley Following Arrest, KOTR On Raw Next Week

– Jerry Lawler, Ricky Steamboat and Dennis Knight (a/k/a Mideon) attended Saturday’s Florida Championship Wrestling live event in Punta Gorda. “The King” announced at the event that he will be on hand for FCW’s Dec. 17 show in Fort Myers to wrestle in a mixed tag match with a Diva partner of his choosing. — It’s expected that WWE will officially announce the King of the Ring tournament for next Monday’s three-hour episode of Raw in Philadelphia. — No immediate disciplinary action was levied against Alex Riley following his arrestRead More