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Posted On May 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Undertaker: The Streak DVD & Blu-ray Artwork Cover Revealed

A preliminary DVD artwork cover for July’s “WWE Undertaker: The Streak” Home Video release has been revealed and confirmed to have been provided by WWE. The Undertaker: The Streak DVD and Blu-ray formats hits stores on July 24. Amazon.com are currently offering up to a 25% discount on the home video with a pre-order price guarantee and eligible for free Super Saver Shipping. You can order by clicking here. You can view the preliminary DVD artwork below: Here is a description of the title from Amazon.com: It is the mostRead More
Shortly before Extreme Reunion, Shane Douglas appeared on Inside The Ropes to discuss TNA Wrestling, Sabu’s personal problems, Ric Flair almost joining ECW in 1998 and more (audio available at here). Highlights are as follows: Wiping the mat with the WWF in the 1990s: “If we’d had a backer like Panda Energy or Ted Turner, I think….no I know we’d have wiped the mat with the WWF. Paul Heyman was that talented a booker and our dressing room was that talented. Vince McMahon ripped everything off from us. He’ll tellRead More
- Regarding Anarquia’s release, he had gotten a reputation backstage for not being a good worker and some had categorized him as not safe to work with. – Matches for tonight’s TNA Impact Wrestling include Devon vs. Rob Terry, Brooke Tessmacher & Velvet Sky vs. Gail Kim & Madison Rayne, Rob Van Dam vs. Jeff Hardy, six-man action with AJ Styles, Samoa Joe & Magnus vs. Daniels, Kazarian & Kurt Angle plus a No DQ main event with Mr. Anderson vs. Bobby Roode. – Ric Flair is scheduled to makeRead More

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

*Spoilers* TNA Impact Wrestling Taping Results For 5/3

TNA taped this week’s Impact Wrestling on Monday from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Thanks to George Velez and PWInsider for the following taping results: TNA Impact spoilers 5/3. * Impact opened with Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan going back and forth on the mic, teasing a match for down the line. * Brooke Tessmacher and Velvet Sky defeated TNA Knockouts champion Gail Kim and Madison Rayne. * Bobby Roode and Rob Van Dam face off in the ring and pick each other’s opponents for later. * TNA TV championRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Paul Orndorff appeared on Inside The Ropes on Thursday night and slammed Bret Hart, Ric Flair and Ultimate Warrior (audio available here) . Highlights are are as follows: Facing Ric Flair in 1982 for NWA World Championship: “He was just another body. Some are better than others. I believed in making it look real. I was probably hard to work with because I wanted it to make real and I knew how to wrestle.” Experience of working at the first WrestleMania in the main event: “ItRead More

Posted On April 29, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Update On WWE & TNA’s Flair-HOF Deal, Dixie On TNA PPV Buys

It was reported around WrestleMania 28 that WWE had agreed to send one of their talents to TNA, most likely for a DVD appearance, in exchange for TNA allowing Ric Flair to appear at the Hall of Fame ceremony. Word came out later that the talent WWE would be sending likely had a history with Ric Flair, Sting and Hulk Hogan. We don’t have a full report from her appearance yet but TNA President Dixie Carter appeared on Busted Open Radio earlier this week and talked about how it wasRead More

Posted On April 26, 2012By James WrightIn Columns

The Heel Report – Week 3 (2012-2013 Season)

Unfortunately I’m running very late this week, I blame the PhD, studying wrestling is fun, but it can be time consuming. But all essays and presentations are out of the way now so everything should be back on schedule next week. Unfortunately it means that we are over a week removed from Lockdown so some of these scores are going to look rather strange right now, you’ve got to remember that this week’s chart runs from Lockdown to last week’s Smackdown, so anything that happened on this week’s Raw doesn’tRead More
The Score’s Arda Ocal meets up with WWE Hall of Famer JJ Dillon to talk about his induction into the Hall of Fame, how his time with the Four Horsemen were the best years of his professional wrestling career and whether the stories about how the Four Horsemen spent their nights on the town were true. Highlights are as follows: Dillon speaks about his Hall of Fame ring and the process of actually being able to wear it since it was too small. Dillon speaks about his years with theRead More

Posted On April 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Mick Foley & Dean Ambrose Continue Their Feud Over The Weekend

- The feud between Mick Foley and FCW star Dean Ambrose continued on Twitter this weekend. Foley referenced a TNA segment between he and Ric Flair back in 2010, which is embedded blow, and wrote: “I’m going to start working on a pretty thorough piece addressing this whole Dean Ambrose thing. It might rub many the wrong way. We’ll see.” “My blog is going to have to wait until my new @WWE book deal is finalized. Too important to blow on someone like @thedeanambrose #verucasalt” “This Dec 2010 promo withRead More

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

WWE Releases Soon, Cena vs. Lesnar Stipulation, TNA’s WWE Deal

- There were rumors over the weekend that WWE has made some releases but they won’t be announced until everything is finalized and the talents are notified. – No stipulation is expected to be announced for the Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena match at WWE’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view. – As we noted before, TNA requested that WWE send them a Superstar to appear on one of their DVD’s in exchange for allowing Ric Flair to appear at the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony. We don’t know exactly who thatRead More

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

New Details On The Undertaker’s New WrestleMania Streak DVD

- WWEDVDNews has new details on WWE’s feature on The Undertaker’s WrestleMania streak, which hits stores on July 24th. Every Undertaker WrestleMania match will be included in its entirety and there will be a biography looking at Taker’s WrestleMania career and beyond. Here is the official synopsis: “It is the most impressive feat in the history of Sports Entertainment, and one that may never be duplicated. Twenty times Undertaker has stepped in the ring at the Showcase of the Immortals, WrestleMania, and 20 times he’s had his hand raised inRead More

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

Rumors Of Ric Flair Working With WWE Again In The Future

There is a lot of talk going around the wrestling world that Ric Flair will be back with WWE in 2013, especially if the Network gets off the ground since a lot of his footage will be used and he’s very popular with the public.   Flair’s deal with TNA expires at the end of this year.   Flair did an interview for a Charlotte radio station earlier this week where he claimed his last wrestling match was the retirement match against Shawn Michaels. He also talked highly of VinceRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Star Posts Cryptic WM Tweet, WWE Star To Work With TNA

- WWE Superstar Trent Baretta wrote the following cryptic message on Twitter last night after WrestleMania 28:   “This is the time of the year that you eat oysters until you realize that you don’t like oysters.”   Several fans responded and took it as Baretta complaining about his spot with the company.   - As noted before, TNA wanted WWE to mention them on the Hall of Fame ceremony in return for allowing Ric Flair to appear. WWE turned down that request but reportedly agreed to another one –Read More

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

More News From WWE Hall Of Fame, WWE Worried About Weather

- The Rock was reportedly not at the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony in Miami last night.   - Despite the previous set time limits for Hall of Fame speeches last night, WWE ended up letting the Hall of Famers go long with their speeches.   - We noted yesterday that there was a downpour in Miami. While the Weather Channel forecast for tonight’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view is still good, WWE officials are in “bad moods” because of the potential for bad weather tonight.   - One WWE sourceRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jake Roberts Questions Second Ric Flair HOF Induction; Undertaker

Jake “The Snake” Roberts appeared on Wrestling Voice Radio with Duane Doogan (available at WrestlingVoiceRadio.com). Highlights are as follows:   His favorite WrestleMania moment: “God that is so tough, I had so many of them, I had so much fun at them, WrestleMania 3 was out of this world, the amount of people that were there, Alex Cooper and Honky Tonk Man doing that stuff it was unbelievable and that is still the record. And then Andre the Giant. How can I not put that in there? That was great.Read More

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

Arn Anderson Says He Doesn’t Belong In The WWE HOF On His Own

Arn Anderson appeared on Busted Open with Doug Mortman and Dave LaGreca, which airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sirius 92 and XM 207. Highlights from his interview are as follows:   His induction into the WWE Hall of Fame: It’s phenomenal! My god! Especially with that group of guys, every one of them is a Hall of Fame-er. It’s just a question of timing, I guess. Getting to share the stage with those guys—man—it just blows me away. I’m still, to this day, inRead More

Posted On March 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More On Ric Flair Appearing At HOF, E! News Covering WrestleMania

- E! News began their four-part coverage on WrestleMania 28 last night. The coverage continues tonight with a sit-down interview with The Rock, Thursday they look at women’s wrestling and Friday they will look at WWE stars who have crossed over into pop culture. E!’s coverage includes interviews with The Miz, John Cena, Kelly Kelly, Chris Jericho and others.   - PWInsider reports that the deal between WWE and TNA for Ric Flair to attend the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony was just finalized yesterday, which is why the pressRead More

Posted On March 28, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Carter Congratulates Flair’s WWE Hall of Fame Induction

Legacy Talent, which represents Ric Flair, issued the following press release:   TNA IMPACT WRESTLING Star Ric Flair® to Attend WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Flair Confirms He Will be Present in Miami When the Four Horsemen Receive Their Hall of Fame Honor   CHARLOTTE, NC – (March 27, 2012) International celebrity the Nature Boy® Ric Flair is set to become the only wrestler in history to be inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Hall of Fame twice. Flair’s dominant 1980s wrestling group, the Four Horsemen, known toRead More
– Today marks the eleven year anniversary of the final episode of WCW Monday Nitro. The show began with Vince McMahon appearing via satellite from Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, the site of that evening's Raw is War broadcast on TNN, announcing that he had purchased World Championship Wrestling. The show ended with a simulcast on Raw with an appearance by Shane McMahon on Nitro as he interrupted his father's gloating over the purchase to explain that he actually owned WCW.   WWE has posted several clips from the episodeRead More