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CM Punk stopped by Mix 106.1 in Philadelphia for a “CM Punk Christmas” with Brian Soscia of The Soscia Network. Highlights from the interview are as follows: His current injuries: “I don’t think anything’s broken. I’ve been working with a broken hand for about a month and a half now so I’m relatively in better shape than I planned on being, honestly. What got him into wrestling as a kid: “I think everyone just being larger than life. I always say the Piper and Snuka and the coconut. It’s likeRead More

Posted On December 14, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Time Remembers Randy Savage, Update On Classics On Demand

– Regarding WWE discontinuing Classics on Demand in order to bolster the strength of the WWE Network when it debuts in April, although subscribers to the video on demand service are receiving postcards informing them that the service will be discontinued on January 1, 2012, some cable operators are telling customers asking about its status that it will not be discontinued until March 31, 2012. — WWE will hold a Raw live event at the Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon on Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. —Read More

Posted On November 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Hornswoggle’s Return, Savage’s 59th Birthday, Superbowl Sunday

- Today would have been the 59th birthday of wrestling legend Randy Savage. Savage passed away on May 20th of this year after suffering a fatal heart attack while driving. – On Monday’s RAW, we saw the debut of a new Mark Henry t-shirt. That t-shirt, along with a new retro CM Punk Straight Edge shirt, are now on sale at the WWE Shop website. – WWE’s SmackDown brand will be at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5th for a 1pm show.Read More

Posted On September 11, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Valentine Posts Explanation For No-Showing Savage Tribute Show

WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine offered an explanation on his Facebook page for no-showing Great North Wrestling’s Randy Savage tribute show on Sept. 3 in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada after the organization paid $2,000 for his services. Here is my Official Statement on my Canada Booking. I hope this clears things up. I was booked for the Macho Man Memorial Show in Canada. That’s true. I told the promoter I was coming. That’s true. I received my deposit from the promoter. That’s true. Now let me clear someRead More

Posted On September 10, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Greg Valentine No-Shows Event, Leaves Drunken Voice Message

Great North Wrestling President Devon Nicholson issued the following statement regarding WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine no-showing last Saturday’s Randy Savage tribute show in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada after the organization paid $2,000 for his services. “It is one thing to no-show a pro wrestling event. It is another to demand all your money up front, promise you’re going to come and then no show a huge event like the Macho Man Memorial Show,” Nicholson said. “Greg Valentine cost in the ball park of $2,000 for his payoff,Read More

Posted On August 20, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Bret On His Relationship Wih HBK, Randy & Owen Not In HOF

WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart spoke with WrestlingVoice.net promoting his upcoming tour of Ireland with American Wrestling Rampage. Highlights from the interview are as follows: His relationship with Shawn Michaels: “I suspected from the very beginning that me and Shawn, our handshake, would be more BS than anything else and that we were still going to loath each other and hate each others guts for the rest of our lives, but the truth is that he was very humbled and grateful that I was willing to forgive everything andRead More

Posted On August 1, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Warrior & Hogan Offered Six Figures To Meet Face-to-Face

Shortly after resurfacing online in May to pay tribute to the late Randy Savage, Ultimate Warrior launched a hate-filled attack via YouTube against his longtime nemesis Hulk Hogan—claiming the wrestling icon is a cocaine-abusing “dope head” who once tried to get him to have sex with his wife. The WWE Hall of Famer responded by saying he plans on filing a lawsuit against the Warrior for “spewing sewage.” A video company has now stepped in and offered the wrestling legends a chance to settle their differences face-to-face. The Wrestling ObserverRead More
The Honky Tonk Man predicted during an interview last week with Monday Night Mayhem that the late Randy Savage will receive his long overdue enshrinement into the WWE Hall of Fame next year. “I think ‘Macho Man’ (Randy Savage), of course will be the headliner,” the former WWE Superstar said. “The sad thing is that he’s not going to be there to give his own speech.” The latest issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that prior to his death, Savage said on ‘several occasions’ that if he was askedRead More
– Mick Foley says he may attend next Sunday’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view event. “Thinking about getting a ticket for MITB, just to feel the atmosphere in Chicago as a wrestling fan,” he wrote on Twitter. “Should be amazing.” — WWE developmental wrestler Calvin Raines has launched a Twitter account. — WWE.com has posted images of Ringside Collectibles’ exclusive CM Punk action figure. It is a replica of his masked look from 2010. — Randy Savage is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Power Slam, whichRead More
– With The Nexus likely being dropped following CM Punk’s departure from WWE, Mason Ryan is expected to be repackaged. WWE’s creative has discussed using him as a bodyguard for either The Miz or Alberto Del Rio. — The Capitol Punishment DVD will feature a single extra, a backstage interview with Christian following his loss to Randy Orton. An image of John Cena holding the American Flag is featured on the cover of the DVD. To view it, click here. — The latest issue of WWE Magazine, which features ReyRead More
– Big Show and Justin Gabriel took part in interviews with Channel 24 in South Africa discussing this week’s WWE live tour in the country. Both interviews are available here. — WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels revealed what he learned from the late Randy Savage during an interview with 1Wrestling.com. “My memories of Randy stem from the few conversations that we had together,” Michaels said. “There’s a story I tell people all the time, which is, you know, I was disgruntled, angry and really thinking about leaving (WWE). AndRead More
Recap of Jay Lethal’s appearance on Online World of Wrestling Radio, available at WildTalkRadio.com. On the possibility of joining WWE: “I would say yes, Only because I can honestly say that anyone that is a pro wrestler in my generation you became a pro wrestler because of one reason and one reason only and thats because of WWE. ECW was big WCW was big but I think for my generation it was WWE that made you want to become a professional wrestler and why would you not want to getRead More

Posted On June 18, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

JR Blog: Zack Ryder Drama, Capitol Punishment & More

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross updated the blog section of JRsbarbq.com. The following items are among the highlights. Ross on WWE Capitol Punishment: “WWE’s Capitol Punishment from Washington, D.C. is this Sunday on PPV. I’ll be watching from the proverbial “comfort of our own home” and am really curious to see how this one turns out. Randy Orton, who is having concussion issues, vs. Christian might well steal the show that is if Orton is medically cleared to compete. “R-Truth upsetting WWE Champion John Cena would be interesting goingRead More

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

Hogan Speaks On Austin Dream Match, Memories Of Randy Savage

Wrestling icon Hulk Hogan was recently interviewed by ESPN.com’s Jon Robinson to promote his upcoming video game “Hulk Hogan’s Main Event” for the motion-sensing Xbox 360 Kinect system. Hogan talks about a number of topics, including his relationship with Vince McMahon, his favorite matches and more. He also refers to his current employer as “Impact Wrestling, formerly TNA.” Head over to ESPN.com for the full article. Here are some highlights of what Hogan said about: Wanting To Wrestle Steve Austin: “Well, if there is that one last huge match thatRead More

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

JR Blog: Jericho’s WWE Future, Nash/WWE, Randy Savage

The following are highlights from the latest online blog by WWE Hall Of Fame announcer Jim Ross: On a Chris Jericho return to WWE: Speaking of Jericho, he owes none of us another match if that becomes Chris’ decision. @IAmJericho has done plenty in his illustrious career to more than fulfill all our expectations. If Chris decides to return to the ring it will be in WWE and I think that he will but it may not be full time. That’s just one guy’s, uninformed opinion. On Kevin Nash’s dealRead More
The June 6, 2011 issue of TIME features an article on the late Randy Savage written by Vince McMahon. Here is the article in its entirety: “It’s important in sports and it’s important in entertainment to stand out. Randy knew that. Right away, he wanted to leave his mark, and to do that he was aware he had to make himself different from everyone else. One way he did this was concentrating on his outfits, those brightly colored costumes with foot-long fringe that became his trademark. He brought to wrestlingRead More
According to multiple accounts, former WWE Tag Team Champion Brian Knobbs mocked Randy Savage’s death at a wrestling convention last Friday in Newark, California. A number of former WWE stars were on hand for Big Time Wrestling’s annual Wrestlefest event last Friday at the Newark Pavilion including Bret Hart, Kevin Nash, Sean Waltman, Jim Neidhart, Jerry Sags, Greg Valentine and Jimmy Hart. News of Savage’s passing broke Friday and Knobbs was cracking jokes about the deceased wrestler later that day in front of his longtime colleagues. Waltman, who witnessed Knobbs’Read More
The June 6, 2011 issue of TIME features an article on the late Randy Savage written by Vince McMahon. A preview of the article was released: “It’s important in sports and it’s important in entertainment to stand out. Randy knew that. Right away, he wanted to leave his mark, and to do that he was aware he had to make himself different from everyone else. One way he did this was concentrating on his outfits, those brightly colored costumes with foot-long fringe that became his trademark. He brought to wrestlingRead More
– WWE announced today that due to a scheduling conflict, the SmackDown live event at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon on August 20, 2011 has been canceled. Monday Night Raw will return to the Rose Garden on February 27, 2012. An on sale date has not been announced. — Jake “The Snake” Roberts appears at the Sports Heroes and Legends 10 Giffords Lane Staten Island, New York on July 23, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 4L00 p.m. — The obituary for the late Randy Savage has been posted online.Read More