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Posted On March 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Best Of WCW Clash Of The Champions DVD Box Art Cover

Sting and Ric Flair are featured on the cover of “WWE: The Best of WCW Clash of the Champions.” The three-disc DVD and two-disc Blu-ray hits stores in the US on May 22nd. Here’s the cover photo:Read More

Posted On March 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More On Ric Flair-WWE Hall Of Fame Situation; TNA Negotiations

WWE and TNA are still negotiating regarding Ric Flair appearing at the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony in Miami. At last word, no deal has been made yet but it’s said that TNA isn’t asking for much in return from WWE. TNA is said to be very open to allowing Flair on WWE TV. Regarding the negotiations, there’s no word yet on what TNA is asking for. Don’t look for WWE to plug TNA’s product in any way but there will likely be some form of compensation for TNARead More

Posted On March 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Edge Reveals Who He Wanted To Wrestle But Never Got The Chance

- 2012 WWE Hall of Famer Edge recenly spoke with The Miami Herald. He revealed the one wrestler he wanted to face but never got the chance to: “The one guy I never got to wrestle was Bret Hart. He was the one guy I would have enjoyed getting in there and seeing what we could have created together. It would be me as the sleazy bad guy and him as the hard wrestling, charging good guy. I think we could have done some pretty awesome stuff together. I gotRead More
Eric Bischoff appeared on the VOC Nation this week (audio available at www.VOCnation.com). Highlights from the interview are as follows: Working with his son on television: “It’s a challenge and I have mixed emotions about it. At the end of the day, he’s doing what he wanted to do…I have a certain point of view about the wrestling business and the current state of it, and the opportunities that exist in the business today versus what has existed in the past. I tried to dissuade him from getting involved, butRead More
Last week I tasked you my faithful readers to send me your Mount Rushmore of wrestling. You guys and gals did not disappoint. I got a ton of responses, some really good ones, and by really good I mean ones that agreed with me. I got some really way out there submissions, like Jake the Snake Roberts and someone said John Cena. Cena? Really? Really? Come on man, are you serious bro? There got that out of my system, but seriously to the person who said John Cena, I fearRead More

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

Ric Flair Endorses New Line Of Energy-Protein Drinks

BYB Brands issued a press release on Friday announcing that wrestling legend Ric Flair has signed on to endorse a new line of energy and protein power shots called “Fuel in a Bottle.” Here’s the official announcement: CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — World famous Hall of Fame wrestler Ric Flair has been named Brand Ambassador for a new brand of Energy and Protein power shots, Fuel in a Bottle (TM). BYB Brands has chosen the international sports icon, Nature Boy(R), to be the spokesman of the newRead More

Posted On January 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jeff Hardy Doing Great, Ric Flair-WWE HOF Update

- To correct a previous report, Ric Flair was not backstage at a TNA Impact taping when he saw the video announcing the Four Horsement would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Triple H actually called Flair that day to tell him about the news. Flair was at a bar with some of the TNA crew watching a football game when John Laurinaitis texted him to tell him when the video announcement would be airing. Flair was said to be so emotionally impacted by the video that heRead More
– WWE announced during Monday’s Raw SuperShow that the Four Horsemen—Arn Anderson, Ric Flair, Barry Windham, Tully Blanchard and JJ Dillon—will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame the night before WrestleMania XXVIII. The group’s most notable member, however, Ric Flair, works for rival promotion TNA Wrestling. A fan asked Jim Ross on Twitter how it would be possible for Flair to be on hand for the event when he’s affiliated with another wrestling organization. “Easily. It would indirectly get TNA more publicity. Already has,” Ross wrote. — WWERead More

Posted On December 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ric Flair Says He Has No Plans On Retiring Anytime Soon

The Skinny out of the United Kingdom has a new article online featuring quotes from Ric Flair. While Flair did the interview to promote TNA’s 2012 European tour with shows in the UK and beyond, he had at least one very interesting thing to say. Below is an excerpt: “To be honest I have no plans on retiring from the industry anytime soon. I feel that I still have so much to give to TNA. If the time ever comes that I cannot contribute anything to the company that isRead More
Shane Douglas appeared on Busted Open, which airs every Monday and Wednesday on Sirius 92 and XM 207 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Highlights from the interview are as follows: Douglas on TNA Hardcore Justice: “They invited me, and offered such a ridiculously low sum of money, that I said “shove it up your backside.” When I had wrestled Chris Daniels at the PPV up in Auburn Hills, between the 2 televisions and the PPV itself, I made close to $12,000 dollars for those three appearances. They offered me forRead More

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

Early Bound For Glory Buyrtae, Garrett Bischoff In Line For Big Push

- Preliminary estimates are in for TNA Bound For Glory – and they’re not good. Bound For Glory drew approximately 20,000-25,000 buys – which is way down from last year’s 35,000-40,000 figure. In somewhat of an ‘apples-to-oranges’ comparison – Hulk Hogan’s previous match on pay-per-view (SummerSlam 2006 against Randy Orton, headlined by John Cena vs. Edge) drew 535,000 worldwide buys. – Eric Bischoff’s son Garrett is expected to get a big push as a babyface star in the coming months. He has a good look, but many are skeptical becauseRead More

Posted On October 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena’s Biggest Fear, Ric Flair Featured In Rap Song, Torrie

– Wrestling legend Ric Flair is featured in a new rap song by artist Pusha T. Pusha T’s new single, “What Dreams Are Made Of” features features samples from an old school Ric Flair wrestling promo. The Flair interview that’s sampled includes Flair bragging about his wealth, limousine-riding, and jet-flying lifestyle. Pusha T, who hails from Flair country (North Carolina) will be releasing his new album, “Fear of God 2: Let Us Pray” on November 8. — John Cena was interviewed by the WWE website this week about his newRead More

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

Why Bobby Roode Didn’t Win At BFG, Sting & Hogan, Crowd

- In the days leading up to Sunday’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view, Bobby Roode was scheduled to win the TNA World heavyweight title. Despite Kurt Angle being injured and all the hype that went into this being Bobby Roode’s time – Roode got screwed. Some people are expecting Bobby Roode to win the TNA title in the coming weeks (at the next PPV or on an episode of Impact) – while others think that the company is eager to Jeff Hardy. – Sting defeated Hulk Hogan by submission at BoundRead More

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

Ric Flair Suffers Torn Triceps; Undergoing Surgery Next Week

Mike Mooneyham is reporting that Ric Flair will undergo surgery next week for a torn left triceps. The injury occurred during his match with Sting at the recent Impact Wrestling TV tapings.Read More

Posted On September 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Guerrero Vows To Stop Watching Wrestling If Cena Breaks Record

John Cena closed in on Ric Flair’s record 16 World Title reigns with his victory over Alberto Del Rio Sunday night at Night of Champions. The master of the Five Knuckle Shuffle has now won 12 World titles; the WWE Championship a record 10 times and the World Heavyweight Championship twice. Cena’s latest World Title victory has former WWE Superstar Chavo Guerrero steamed as the third-generation grappler has vowed to stop watching professional wrestling if he breaks Naitch’s legendary record. He stated Monday night on Twitter, “If Cena brakes theRead More

Posted On September 18, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Ric Flair Suffers Broken Bursa Sac During Match Against Sting

Ric Flair suffered a broken bursa sac in his left elbow during his match against Sting last Monday, which aired on Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. The injury occurred when he took a superplex off the top rope. “It was brutal,” Flair told Mike Mooneyham of The Post and Courier. “I thought I had broken my arm on that spot. I don’t know how I did it either. “Sting put me down flat on that superplex, but somehow I hit something. It broke the bursa sack in my elbow. ButRead More

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

More On Ric Flair’s Injury In Match Against Sting

As noted before, Ric Flair reportedly injured his left arm in the match against Sting that was taped on Monday night, a match that one person said was so bad it had no place being on TV. Flair had TNA officials worried during the match after he clutched his shoulder and rolled out of the ring to re-group. Flair was icing his arm backstage after the match.Read More

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

*Spoiler* Major Change Made To TNA Bound For Glory PPV

- Sting vs. Hulk Hogan for TNA’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view in October was planned to go ahead after Monday’s tapings when Sting earned the right to face Hogan by defeating Ric Flair. Sources report that officials have nixed the Sting vs. Hogan match, as of yesterday, and the two will now face off in a tag team match or a three-way match with another name who hasn’t been named yet. We should have more details after tonight’s Impact Wrestling tapings in Orlando.Read More

Posted On September 13, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Star Appearing On The Cleveland Show, Xplosion Matches

– Matches taped last night in Orlando, Florida for upcoming episodes of TNA Xplosion were Mickie James vs. Madison Rayne and Magnus vs. Jesse Sorensen. — Velvet Sky said on Twitter that she has a Women’s Shirt coming out soon. The only other Knockout TNA has released apparel of is Mickie James. — Ric Flair appears as an animated version of himself on the season premiere of The Cleveland Show taking place September 25 on FOX. The plot for the episode reads: “Cleveland is upset when he finds out thatRead More