Randy Orton Tag

– John Cena wrote a message to fans last night thanking them for their support. He wrote, “CeNation. Thank you. A mass following spree is in the near future. Thank you guys so so much.” — A Street Fight pitting Randy Orton against Christian is being advertised for next week’s SmackDown taping at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This will likely be a dark match. — John Morrison stated Monday on Twitter that he is waiting to be medically cleared before returning to action. “I’ve been working hardRead More

Posted On July 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Another Match Announced For SmackDown, Friday’s SD Rating

- In addition to Cody Rhodes vs. Ezekiel Jackson for the WWE Intercontinental Title on this week’s Friday Night SmackDown, WWE has also announced that Randy Orton will face Kane in a Street Fight. – This past Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown on SyFy did a 1.72 cable rating with 2,552,000 viewers.Read More

Posted On July 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Further Update On CM Punk’s WWE Contract Status

Last week it was reported that CM Punk’s WWE contract has actually already expired, and that he signed an extension through the PPV in order to work the main event of tonight’s PPV in Chicago against John Cena. In an update to that story, Punk has been making the media rounds this week hyping tonight’s show, and has been very candid about his experience with WWE and his current status with the company. In an interview conducted for the Abe Kanan Sirius/XM Radio Show, Punk noted that he has NOTRead More
A World Heavyweight Championship Match pitting Randy Orton against Christian was officially announced last night on SmackDown for Money in the Bank on July 17. The match features a special contract clause. If Orton is disqualified, or there is bad officiating, Christian becomes the new champion. Also announced for the pay-per-view event is Big Show vs. Mark Henry. WWE Championship Match John Cena (c) vs. CM Punk World Heavyweight Championship Match Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian Raw Money in the Bank Ladder Match Rey Mysterio vs. Kofi Kingston vs. AlexRead More
– WWE developmental wrestler Roman Leakee is now listed as Leakee on the official website of Florida Championship Wrestling. — Former WWE Women’s Champion Amy “Lita” Dumas is now available for autograph signing bookings effective July 10 through December 1. To inquire about booking her, contact her booking agent at celebritysignings@sbcglobal.net. — WWE has released the trailer for their upcoming Randy Orton video release, Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator. Orton narrates, “You may think it’s the voices that define me. Well it’s not. It’s the choices. The goodRead More

Posted On July 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For Tonight

Thanks to Keith P. for the following WWE Smackdown tapings from this week in Phoenix, Arizona: Dark Match: * Derrick Bateman beat Johnny Curtis Smackdown: * The show opens with the Money in the Bank briefcase hanging high. Mark Henry vs. Randy Orton is announced with Christian banned from ringside by Teddy Long. Christian wants a rematch against Orton at the pay-per-view. * Randy Orton beat Mark Henry by count out. Big Show’s music hit, distracted Henry and allowed Orton to hit an RKO on the floor for the countRead More

Posted On July 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Specials

WWE SummerSlam 2011 PPV Promotional Poster Revealed

- Below is the promotional poster and synopsis for WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view, which takes place on August 14th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California: “With superior abilities and infinite power, the superpowers of the WWE Universe descend on Los Angeles for a collision so monumental, it threatens to lay waste to the City of Angels. Don’t miss John Cena, Randy Orton, The Miz, Rey Mysterio, Alberto Del Rio, and all your favorite WWE Superstars at SummerSlam, live on pay-per-view.”Read More

Posted On July 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Orton Apologizes To Kelly Kelly For Saying She Sleeps Around

After CM Punk’s shoot promo on RAW this week, it seemed highly unlikely that there would be any other stories that could possibly overshadow it – but a radio interview done by Randy Orton on Wednesday is sure coming close. During a radio with Phoenix, Arizona’s KUPD radio station, Orton sorta-jokingly sorta-not said Kelly Kelly sleeps around and has been ‘romantic’ with upwards of 10 of WWE’s top superstars. Kelly Kelly responded on Twitter to Orton’s claims, saying, “The best way to fight stupidity, is by ignoring it.” Now, OrtonRead More
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton participated in an interview with Phoenix, Arizona based rock station 98KUPD promoting this week’s SmackDown tapings. Highlights from the interview are as follows. * Orton discussed his past issues with drug abuse, including an incident in 2006 where he overdosed, stopped breathing and his wife called an ambulance to save his life. Orton said he and his family discuss the bad choices he’s made in WWE’s upcoming DVD release, Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator “I was ashamed of it for a longRead More

Posted On June 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s WWE Smackdown/NXT Tapings

WWE will tape tonight’s NXT and this week’s Smackdown from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. WWE is teasing a confrontation between Randy Orton and Mark Henry on Smackdown while NXT will see another elimination, bringing the field of Rookies to 2. Advertised locally is Randy Orton vs. Christian in a Street Fight which will most likely be a dark match main event.Read More

Posted On June 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Updated WWE Money In The Bank Card: 5 Matches Announced

Following the 6/27 edition of Raw, here is the updated card for WWE’s Money in the Bank PPV: WWE Title Match -John Cena (c) vs. CM Punk WWE World Title Match -Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian Raw Money in the Bank Ladder Match -Rey Mysterio vs. R-Truth vs. Alex Riley vs. The Miz vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Jack Swagger vs. Evan Bourne vs. Alberto Del Rio Smackdown Money in the Bank Ladder Match -Participants to be determined. WWE Divas Title Match -Kelly Kelly (c) vs. Brie BellaRead More

Posted On June 25, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Content Listing For WWE’s Upcoming Randy Orton DVD

WWE has released the content listing for their upcoming Randy Orton video release, Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator. It is scheduled for release in North America on September 6 via three-disc DVD and a two-disc Blu-ray sets. Disc 1 I Am Randy Orton The Road to WrestleMania Begins Preparing for the Chamber Embarking on a Path of Destiny Training Days The Elimination Chamber Facing the Media The Next Diamond Signs of Trouble Dealing with Injuries The Legend Killer The Man of Destiny Punked Out Coming Home A HardRead More

Posted On June 22, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Updated Card For WWE Money In The Bank PPV

Christian will face Randy Orton for the World Heavyweight Championship at Money in the Bank on Sunday, July 17, 2011 from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. We’ll have full coverage here at PWMania.com. Below is the latest card: WWE Title Match CM Punk vs. John Cena World Heavyweight Title Match Christian vs. Randy Orton Money in the Bank Ladder MatchesRead More

Posted On June 21, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn Results

WWE Raw Results – June 20, 2011

- Tonight’s WWE RAW from Baltimore, Maryland kicks off with the normal opening video. We go to Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler who hype tonight’s “Power to the People” theme and ways to vote. – We go to the ring and out comes CM Punk to kick off the show. Punk sits down on the mat as the crowd boos him. Punk says he would never trust the fans with the content of tonight’s program. Punk wonders what kind of bad decisions the fans will make tonight. Punk says heRead More

Posted On June 20, 2011By Mike ShannonIn Columns

WWE Capitol Punishment Review – June 19, 2011

-We are LIVE! from Washington DC (capital of the US of A and one of the most dangerous cities in the country…irony) -The Spanish announce table is at ringside so you can guarantee someone’s going through that table tonight. United States Title Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler Why, oh why, is Kofi (the champion) introduced first? Those are the kind of little things that drive me nuts. I am digging the red, white and blue ropes though. They trade headlocks to kick things off but Kofi picks up the paceRead More

Posted On June 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Bret Hart To Appear At Upcoming WWE SD House Show

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hitman” Hart will be making an appearance at the upcoming WWE Smackdown house show event taking place on July 23rd in Pittsburgh, PA. Hart will be the special guest referee in the main event of the house show which is currently set to be Randy Orton vs Christian.Read More

Posted On June 16, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Cover Art Released For WWE’s Upcoming Randy Orton DVD

Randy Orton posted the cover art for WWE’s upcoming Randy Orton: The Evolution Of A Predator video release. Previously titled The Randy Orton Experience, it is scheduled for release in North America on September 6 via three-disc DVD and a two-disc Blu-ray sets. The synopsis reads: “He’s one of the most popular superstars in the WWE, but he has never been the subject of a home entertainment release—until now. This 3-disc set takes an in-depth look at WWE’s Apex Predator from Elimination Chamber through the road to WrestleMania and Orton’sRead More

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

USA Today Writer Reviews WWE ’12 Video Game

- Brett Molina of USA Today reviewed the new WWE ’12 video game at E3 last week and wrote an early review on it. Here are some quotes from his review: “The control scheme borrows a bit from the casual wrestling title WWE All-Stars. Attacks and grapples are mapped to the controller’s face buttons, while the right thumbstick is used to position an opponent. So, wrestlers will have different moves when an opponent is facing them vs. when their back is turned. Overall, it feels much easier to wrestle comparedRead More
Now that Smackdown has lost one of its last remaining heroes when Christian went over to the dark side, that leaves only man left to fight back the hordes. Raw has only one hero remaining as well, John Cena and Randy Orton have been cast as the last heroes, the landscape around them is filled with would be marauders, bandits, and backstabbers. This is nothing new for wrestling/sports entertainment; there have always been more heels than babyfaces. I’m just having trouble remembering when there were this many heels and thisRead More