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Posted On June 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest On Randy Orton & Chris Jericho’s Suspensions, WWE DVDs

- The release dates for the upcoming Randy Orton and Kofi Kingston WWE Superstar Collection DVDs have now been revealed. Both DVDs are scheduled for a September 4 release. Eight titles have been revealed so far for the WWE Superstar Collection series. Zack Ryder and John Cena DVDs are confirmed for a July release, Sheamus and Daniel Bryan are confirmed for August, and now Randy Orton and Kofi Kingston in September. Shawn Michaels and Rey Mysterio DVDs, which are also confirmed for the DVD series does not have a releaseRead More

Posted On June 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk On NBC Tonight, RAW Pre-Sale Code, Orton & Del Rio, More

- A quick reminder that WWE Champion CM Punk will be appearing on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on NBC tonight. – WWE ring announcer Justin Roberts tweeted that he is celebrating his tenth anniversary as a WWE ring announcer. – For today only, you can save 20% off select Authentic Tee-Shirts featuring Sheamus Brogue, Randy Orton, The Miz, and more at WWEShop.com by clicking here. – As previously noted, WWE will return to the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey for the RAW Supershow on October 22nd. JohnRead More

Posted On June 16, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Rumor On Third WWE Star To Fail A Recent WWE Wellness Test

It was reported a few weeks back that three WWE Superstars had failed WWE Wellness tests this year. One was Randy Orton, who has been suspended for 60 days. The other was reported by SuperLuchas Magazine to be Cody Rhodes. Rhodes appeared to be taking time off but word came out that he wasn’t suspended because he provided a valid prescription for the drug he was taking. Take this as a rumor until we confirmed this by another source but SuperLuchas now reports the third WWE Superstar to fail theRead More
- Tamiko Fatu, the younger son of former WWE star Rikishi, has been training with his father at his wrestling school in California. Tamiko is either 18 or 19 years old and looks just like his father, face wise. – F4Wonline.com reports that Randy Orton tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone, causing him to fail a WWE Wellness test and be suspended for 60 days. Orton was telling people that he took a tainted supplement that contained the testosterone, causing him to fail. Orton reportedly said he didn’t doRead More

Posted On June 13, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Backstage News On WWE Talents Returning, Triple H-FCW, More

- With guys like Rey Mysterio, Chris Jericho and Randy Orton returning to action in the next two months, the feeling within WWE is that their roster is so limited right now that no matter what Vince McMahon is thinking about a particular talent at the moment, when the day comes that someone is cleared to return, they will be brought back regardless of any concerns or politics. – The big FCW Summer Slamarama tour with 39 events booked is another part of Triple H’s changes to WWE developmental. –Read More
- Had WWE not suspended Randy Orton for his second violation of the Talent Wellness Program, he would have been scripted to defeat Dolph Ziggler at this Sunday’s No Way Out pay-per-view event. The Viper was scheduled to feud with Ziggler and Chris Jericho in the weeks leading up to a SummerSlam showdown with Sheamus. – According to a source within WWE, several company employees believe Chris Jericho was suspended for thirty days due to the act of denigrating the Brazilian flag at a Raw live event in São PauloRead More
Recently, there’s speculation about the future of some of the major talents that either were or are apart of the WWE roster and depending on if they exit the company, it could have a major effect on the product. Randy Orton, one of the top performers for the WWE was suspended for sixty days for his second violation of the Wellness Policy. Another violation would result in Orton being fired and with that as a possibility, it somewhat limits what Orton could be involved with from a storyline prospective becauseRead More

Posted On June 10, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince McMahon Upset Over WWE DVD, WWE’s Greatest Champions

- Jerry Lawler said during a Q&A session on Sunday that Vince McMahon was upset over WWE’s Top 50 Superstars of All-Time DVD because he didn’t want to rank stars 1-50 so he could avoid upsetting people. Lawler (and Jim Ross) noted that the list is subjective and impossible to rank without established criteria. – WWE.com is featuring an article counting down the Top 10 Greatest World Champions of the 21st Century. The list is as follows. #10: Booker T #9: Kurt Angle #8: Chris Jericho #7: Batista #6: RandyRead More

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

Full Content Listing For WWE Falls Count Anywhere DVD & Blu-ray

- Here’s the full content listing for “WWE Falls Count Anywhere” DVD and Blu-ray which is scheduled for a June 26 release. You can pre-order the product, at Amazon.com. Disc 1 The Names May Vary Alley Fight Pat Patterson vs. Sgt. Slaughter Madison Square Garden 1981 Atlanta Street Fight Jimmy Valiant & Ms. Atlanta Lively vs. Midnight Express Starrcade 1985 WWE Falls Count Anywhere DVD Cover Street Fight for the NWA Tag Team Championship Doom vs. Barry Windham & Arn Anderson Starrcade 1990 A Fresh Face Falls Count Anywhere MatchRead More

Posted On June 8, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

CM Punk Being Switched From RAW To SmackDown House Shows

WWE has made arrangements for CM Punk to switch from Raw brand house shows, to Smackdown brand house shows. With the recent suspension of Randy Orton, the Smackdown brand tour would have been suffering with top star power without the necessary changes. These changes will go into effect on June 23rd for the Smackdown show in Springfield, IL, where Punk, Daniel Bryan, Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio will be used as the Smackdown brand headliners. John Cena and Big Show will be used as the Raw headliners. This change willRead More
- Daniel Bryan recently spoke with CT.com and was asked if he has a “road wife” in WWE or a travel partner. Bryan revealed that he travels with Cody Rhodes and Ryback, who you may remember appeared on WWE TV two weeks ago with a nasty black eye. It’s not clear if this is one of the made up stories that Bryan is talking about but below, he tells a story about Ryback’s black eye: “Right now, my road wife is the Ryback [Laughs] and Cody Rhodes. We don’t haveRead More
- Former WWE creative writer Seth Mates commented on his Twitter about Randy Orton’s future, writing, “Interesting web buzz re: Orton’s future. remember when @JEFFHARDYBRAND had 2 strikes & they put wwe title on him?” CM Punk quoted the tweet and replied, “I recall.” – Here is today’s suspension countdown tweet from Chris Jericho: “18 years ago I won my first major championship: the NWA Midheavyweight Title from Mano Negra. ’18 and life u got it 18 and life u know..'” – In the latest episode of Superstar Toyz, HunicoRead More
- With WWE’s sixty-day suspension of Randy Orton for his second violation of the Talent Wellness Program last Wednesday, the sentiment within the organization is that management is getting serious about drug testing since he is a top star. It has been widely speculated in the past that WWE officials selectively enforced drug testing policy violations based on a wrestler’s importance to the organization. Since last July, WWE has handed out ten suspensions to nine performers (Andy Leavine, Darren Young, Evan Bourne, Heath Slater, Mike Chioda, R-Truth, Randy Orton, ReyRead More

Posted On June 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Original Plans For Chris Jericho Before His WWE Suspension

Prior to Chris Jericho’s suspension due to an incident in Brazil involving Jericho kicking the Brazilian flag, he was originally scheduled to miss one weekend of WWE house show events as well as the June 11 RAW taping, then return at the June 17 WWE No Way Out PPV. From June 6 to June 11, Jericho will be touring with Fozz and will also miss No Way Out due to his WWE suspension. He was originally scheduled to face Randy Orton at the pay-per-view, according to the Wrestling Observer. BothRead More
Super Luchas Magazine, a usually reputable magazine from Mexico, reports that Randy Orton violated the WWE Wellness Policy after testing positive for Dianabol and marijuana. Marijuana isn’t punishable by suspension in WWE, just a $2,500 fine. The report states that Orton tested positive for marijuana, was fined and then tested again for other substances where he tested positive for use of Dianabol. Dianabol (methandrostenolone) is an orally-effective anabolic steroid. Dianabol was commonly used by bodybuilders until Congress banned it under the Controlled Substances Act. There is no confirmation to thisRead More

Posted On June 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest Update On Randy Orton’s WWE Suspension; More Details

Here are the latest details on Randy Orton’s WWE Wellness Policy suspension: – At this time there is no word on when Randy Orton actually failed his wellness test. The word is that a few people high up in WWE knew about the situation days before it was announced on the WWE website. – The WWE writers didn’t learn of Randy Orton’s suspension until it was posted on WWE.com. – Following Chris Jericho’s suspension, WWE was looking to build a PPV match between Orton and Dolph Ziggler. – The feelingRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. As always, you can check out JR’s amazing line of BBQ products at WWEShop.com. Here are the highlights: Randy Orton’s Suspension: “Amazed at the amount of questions we have received on Twitter @JRsBBQ regarding Randy Orton’s 60 suspension from WWE for a 2nd violation of WWE’s Wellness Policy. Not too sure what there is to not understand … Bottom line is that the business as always been about suchRead More
iN DEMAND has revealed the promotional poster for WWE’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view event taking place July 15 and it features Alberto Del Rio in a Forbes-like magazine cover. The official description suggests that only one Money in the Bank Ladder Match will be held, rather than two in the past. The synopsis reads: “A guaranteed championship match hangs 20 feet above the ring in a steel briefcase. One man will scale the heights and seize his destiny. Don’t miss John Cena, Randy Orton, The Miz, Alberto Del Rio,Read More
- WWE Champion CM Punk wrote the following on Twitter, referring to the suspensions of Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton and Chris Jericho: “My last three Wrestlemania opponents are currently suspended. I’m a curse!” – Deadline.com reports that WWE Studios and Lionsgate are moving forward with the reboot of 1993 horror movie The Leprechaun. They have just hired Harris Wilkinson to write the script. – Eve Torres is back with another YouTube entry:Read More