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– Selling Monday’s injury, Chief Operating Officer of WWE Triple H could be seen wearing a small sling over his broken left arm as he accompanied undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. to the ring for his highly anticipated bout against Miguel Cotto on Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada. Believing that Triple H decided to appear uninjured at the event, former WWE Superstar Carlito commented via Twitter: “I just saw triple h in mayweathers corner! Apparently his arm has already healed. Thank the lord for miracles!” He added further,Read More

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

News For Tonight’s WWE Smackdown Tapings, Christian & More

WWE will tape SmackDown and NXT tonight from Toledo, Ohio. Advertised for this week’s show is World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus and Randy Orton vs. Kane and Daniel Bryan. It will be interesting to see how Bryan fits in on SmackDown now that he’s facing WWE Champion CM Punk at Over the Limit. #1 contender Alberto Del Rio is also scheduled for tonight’s show. Christian is being advertised for tonight’s tapings but he was also advertised for last week’s tapings and did not appear. There was talk that they were holdingRead More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE Raw Results – April 30, 2012

- Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow opens up with a look back at John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar at Extreme Rules and Cena’s post-match comments. – We get a graphic that says Monday Night RAW Starring Brock Lesnar. Justin Roberts is in the ring and introduces John Laurinaitis. Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler welcome us to a sold out RAW from the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio. Laurinaitis makes his way to the ring and is all smiles. Laurinaitis says he changed WWE in one night and did it for theRead More
– As previously reported, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shot a fight scene with TNA Wrestling star Kurt Angle on Saturday for the upcoming 2013 black comedy film Pain & Gain. Johnson then tweeted a photo of himself with Angle and film director Michael Bay on Monday with the caption reading: “The Peoples Champ, The Maestro Michael Bay, The Olympic Gold Medalist.” — WWE will hold a Raw SuperShow on Monday, July 2, 2012 at the Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 12, 2012. —Read More

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

The Miz To Star In WWE Studios “The Marine 3: Homefront”

After a great deal of speculation as to who will star in the upcoming WWE Studios movie, The Marine: Homefront, pwinsider.com is now reporting that the lead role will be played by The Miz. At one point, Cena was considered for the movie with the idea that he would pick back up where the first Marine movie left off. Randy Orton was then attached to the movie, but WWE pulled Orton from the movie due to Orton being kicked out of the Marines when he was younger and the MarinesRead More

Posted On April 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Orton Gives His Thoughts On Lesnar, WWE Remembers Rude

– During an interview with The Fight Club Chicago in November, Randy Orton was asked about Brock Lesnar being showcased in THQ’s WWE ’12 video game. “I think its great. I’m a big Lesnar fan and I’ve always been. We came up together about 10 years ago now. Me and him were buds. We’ve lost touch over the years as you usually do with guys like that, but I wish him the best,” the SmackDown Superstar said. “I know he’s had a few health issues as of late. But, hellRead More

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

John Cena – The Marine 3 Correction

We would like to post a correction for an article that was posted last night about John Cena being confirmed for The Marine 3. That report is inaccurate, and was from an article published on Deadline.com in February. Since that article was posted, WWE confirmed Randy Orton to star in the film, who was subsequently pulled from the project after several real Marines complained because Orton had deserted them when he was in the United States Marine Corps before signing with WWE. Cena was originally one of the names consideredRead More

Posted On April 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On World Title Storyline, Brock Lesnar-WM29

- Despite WWE changing their stance on the “YES!” chants and Daniel Bryan’s popularity continuing, the plan as of this past week was still for the Bryan vs. Sheamus feud to end at Extreme Rules and for Alberto Del Rio to step up and feud with Sheamus. Extreme Rules will be interesting as Bryan likely will be cheered big time by the Chicago fans. – We noted before that The Rock vs. Brock Lesnar or John Cena is penciled in for the WrestleMania 29 main event with Lesnar being theRead More

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

This Week’s WWE Smackdown Main Event Announced, More

The following has been announced for this week’s Smackdown: * World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus vs. Mark Henry * Michael Cole’s “exclusive” interview with Randy Orton * The return of Christian WWE will tape this week’s Smackdown Tuesday night from the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan.Read More

Posted On April 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Edge Returns, Paul Bearer Appears On Raw, Raw Attendance

- The announced attendance for this week’s three-hour WWE Raw Supershow from the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan was 16,122. The show is a sellout. – WWE Hall of Famer Edge made a surprise return to Raw in the opening segment with John Cena and John Laurinaitis. Interestingly enough, Edge mentioned he will no longer be under WWE contract in a couple of days. – Paul Bearer was featured in a backstage segment on WWE Raw. Randy Orton tied him up and locked him in a freezer. Bearer, whoRead More

Posted On April 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Draft Update, Backstage Dean Ambrose News, Heyman-HOF

- Next week’s three-hour RAW Supershow was earmarked for the 2012 WWE Draft at one point but there has been talk that the three-hour show on June 11th from Hartford, CT will be the Draft but that’s not confirmed. There has also been talk of not even holding a Draft this year because most guys are on RAW every week anyway and some Superstars have been switching brands back and forth. There’s a feeling that some Superstars like Randy Orton and Dolph Ziggler need a change of scenery but inRead More

Posted On April 18, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News, Results

*Spoilers* Detailed WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 4/20

WWE Smackdown TV taping report April 17, 2012 London, England at the O2 Arena Report by Matt of Aylesbury, PWTorch reader Smackdown SPOILERS 4/20 The show started with yet another awesome Daniel Bryan heel promo. He covered the typical ground that he’ll win the two-out-of-three falls match at Extreme Rules, and there is no chance for Sheamus to get a fluke win. Then, A.J. came out. She tried to reason with him again, but he tore into her and told her he wished he’d never gone out with he andRead More

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

WWE Raw Supershow Rating, Smackdown Dark Match Main Events

- The WWE Raw Supershow this week drew a 3.08 rating, down slightly from the 3.1 rating the show scored last week. Raw averaged 4.4 million viewers compared to 4.3 million last week. – Randy Orton defeated Kane in a no-disqualification match in the first of two dark match main events from the WWE Smackdown tapings in London. After that match, Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan to retain the World Heavyweight Championship. Bryan cut a promo prior of the match about how he’d never lose in 18 seconds again, only toRead More

Posted On April 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 4/20

- Thanks to Shane Lowe for the following WWE SmackDown spoilers from today’s tapings in London, England at the O2 Arena: * About 2/3 of the seats at the top of the arena are curtained off. * Lots of John Cena sucks and YES chants already. Dark Match: * FCW star Antonio Cesaro comes out for the dark match. Cesaro takes the mic and cuts a heel promo. UK wrestler The UK Kid is out next to face him. Cesaro wins the match with the Faithbreaker. WWE SmackDown (Airing Friday):Read More

Posted On April 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s WWE Smackdown Taping From London

WWE will tape this week’s SmackDown and week 59 of NXT: Redemption this afternoon from London, England at the O2 Arena. We will have live spoiler coverage around 3pm Eastern time. WWE will follow up on the Kane vs. Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan vs. Sheamus feuds at today’s tapings. Kane and Orton’s Extreme Rules match is expected to be made official. Matches advertised locally include Daniel Bryan vs. Big Show and Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett, who is injured and won’t be competing.Read More

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

Storyline Injury Update On Randy Orton & His Dad After SD

As seen on Tuesday’s live SmackDown special, Kane attacked “Cowboy” Bob Orton Jr. and then attacked his son Randy Orton. WWE’s website posted a storyline update saying that both Ortons were taken to a local medical facility on Tuesday night for treatment. According to the article, WWE Dr. Michael Samson examined them before releasing them Tuesday night. Bob Orton suffered bruising and abrasions and the doctor requested x-rays and possibly an MRI to provide further diagnosis. It was later noted by Josh Mathews that Orton’s dad suffered abdominal injuries. RegardingRead More

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

Kane-Randy Orton Feud Latest, Foley Speaks, Undertaker’s New DVD

- Mick Foley commented on traveling for WWE this week: “1,700 driving miles in 3 days has given me a much clearer image of what I am willing, and NOT willing to do in WWE. Fog is finally lifting.” – WWE’s DVD on The Undertaker’s WrestleMania Streak that comes out in a few months will be a four-disc DVD and three-disc Blu-ray. – The feud between Kane and Randy Orton will end at WWE’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view. No word yet on what’s planned for either Superstar. At last word, OrtonRead More

Posted On April 12, 2012By George CushnieIn Columns

Debut PWMania Column: Opponents For Undertaker At WM29

What’s up guys? Welcome to my debut column here on PWMania.com. I’d like to thank Andy for asking me to write for his site. It’s great to be asked and I’m glad to be here. I write for a few other websites, including www.nodq.com, www.quickwrestlingnews.com and www.bleacherreport.com, so you’ve probably come across my work before. If you haven’t, then thanks for stumbling across me. I hope you’ll enjoy what I write for you. I’m still trying to figure out a name for my columns, so until then, I’ll just postRead More

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

Original Plans For WWE Extreme Rules & Possible Matches

- Aside from Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena and Sheamus vs. Bryan 2/3 falls at the Extreme Rules PPV, other planned matches include Chris Jericho vs CM Punk, Randy Orton vs Kane and probably some kind of Cody Rhodes vs. Big Show gimmick match. – Kane vs. Randy Orton was originally scheduled to be a cage match at WWE’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Another match in the works for Extreme Rules is Big Show vs. Cody Rhodes for the Intercontinental Title. The plan last week was to put Daniel Bryan vs.Read More