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Posted On September 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For 9/7

WWE taped this week’s edition of Smackdown from the i wireless Center in Moline, Illinois. Below are full results: * SmackDown opens with Alberto Del Rio and David Otunga coming out. Ricardo Rodriguez is trailing and he’s in a neck brace. They want action taken against Sheamus for hitting Ricardo Rodriguez with a Brogue Kick on RAW. They want the kick banned in WWE. GM Booker T comes out and says he wants to put it in the hands of the fans. They vote that the kick should remain legal.Read More
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Alberto Del Rio appeared on The Abe Kanan Show Del Rio to promote next Monday’s WWE Raw in Chicago, Illinois and discussed his MMA days, the current state of Mexico, PC guidelines in wrestling, says that Drew McIntyre is his best friend in the company and that a break-up with Ricardo Rodriguez is “inevitable”. Del Rio also spoke on his first meeting with Vince McMahon and more. You can listen to the complete interview below:Read More
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- We noted before that Brodus Clay dancer Naomi replaced Kaitlyn at Saturday’s WWE live event, facing Natalya. Naomi’s performance received rave reviews from fans in attendance and one WWE talent, Ricardo Rodriguez. He tweeted: “Beyond proud of @NaomiWWE For stepping up huge last night at the Smackdown Live Event vs Natalya.” – Saturday night’s WrestleMania 28 special on The Rock vs. John Cena averaged 2.73 million viewers on NBC. This is down 33% from last year’s WrestleMania 27 special, which did 3.64 million viewers. – WWE Divas Champion LaylaRead More
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There was an incident at the St. Louis airport last night as WWE talents were arriving for RAW 1000 and fans were there to greet them. A fan reportedly asked WWE Champion CM Punk for an autograph but was turned down. Apparently the fan was rude in his approach. This led to another fan yelling at Punk and causing a scene inside the airport. Punk threw the man’s autograph book in a trash can. Airport police came over and Punk seemed very annoyed with having his time wasted, according toRead More

Posted On July 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: WWE Angle At Comic-Con With Alberto Del Rio & Sheamus

WWE ran an angle today with Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez invading the Mattel panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2012 during Sheamus’ Q&A and engaged in a promo back-and-forth with the World Champion.Read More
- After Tensai attacked Sakamoto on RAW a few weeks back, it was believed that the two were going to split as part of Tensai being repackaged. Sakamoto was back with Tensai on Friday’s SmackDown as he qualified for Money in the Bank. – While Dolph Ziggler has had a string of losses against the World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus as of late, a source notes that WWE has big things planned for Ziggler this year. – WWE did angles at this weekend’s live events where Alberto Del Rio attacked RicardoRead More

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

Mick Foley Comments On RAW, Vickie Gets Dolph, The Miz & More

- Mick Foley commented on his appearance on Monday’s WWE RAW Supershow tweeting, “Could anyone tell that those shoes were killing me? Thank goodness for my legendary pain tolerance!” Foley later tweeted, “SLATER IS BUSTED WIDE OPEN! Really enjoyed seeing @cyndilauper back in a WWE ring again. Great stuff with Cyndi and Hot Rod.” He also praised Alicia Fox, “I don’t think one can truly appreciate just how beautiful @AliciaFoxy is without an up-close viewing. Tough to even put a sentence together” – Vickie Guerrero commented on the storyline triangleRead More

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

Cena, Laurinaitis, JR & Others Comment On WWE No Way Out

Here are comments from WWE Superstars and employees, posted on their Twitter accounts, regarding tonight’s WWE No Way Out pay-per-view: Ricardo Rodriguez: Today is the day! #WWE #NoWayOut #FearTheMongoose John Laurinaitis: Tonight at #NoWayOut, @JohnCena will regret ever laying a hand on me. #SoLongCena Dolph Ziggler: upside down, whatevs #NoWayOut #LaterMarks Zack Ryder I offered @MisterRyder tickets to #NoWayOut for Father’s Day…he declined…he said he had no interest in seeing me against catering. Kofi Kingston: No. Way. Out. John Cena: TONIGHT at #NoWayOut a JOHN gets FIRED! Will it beRead More

Posted On June 16, 2012By George CushnieIn Columns

FATP Special: Quick Raw Thoughts and No Way Out Preview

Tomorrow night, WWE brings us the first No Way Out PPV since 2009. Have I missed it? I’ve not really had the chance to, especially at the rate that WWE has been churning out PPV’s. To say that I’m disillusioned with WWE right now is a massive understatement. The quality of the shows are so poor and the storylines/outcomes are so predictable that it’s boring me now. In Monday’s FATP, I said how pissed off I was with WWE and to prove my point, the ending to Raw was EXACTLYRead More
- Last week’s WWE NXT tapings at Full Sail University were said to have ran far more smoothly than WWE’s RAW and SmackDown tapings. These are Triple H’s project and there was a lot of talk about how good he ran things. – Mick Foley worked last night’s SmackDown live event in Poughkeepsie, New York as the ringside enforcer for Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Alberto Del Rio. Sheamus won the match and Foley ended up giving Mr. Socko to Ricardo Rodriguez. – In a move that will affect WWE,Read More

Posted On May 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: WWE “Santino’s Foreign Exchange” – Episode 16

Alberto Del Rio’s personal ring announcer, Ricardo Rodriguez stops by “Santino’s Foreign Exchange” this week. Will Ricardo defy his big, bad boss and use his booming voice to introduce Santino?Read More

Posted On May 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ricardo Rodriguez Busted For Speeding To Monday’s WWE Raw

Alberto Del Rio’s personal ring announcer, Ricardo Rodriguez, was traffic-stopped for speeding while on his way to film this week’s Raw, reports TMZ.com. According to sources, Rodriguez put the “pedal to the metal.” He allegedly clocked 70 mph in a 55 mph zone when cops pulled the star over near the Greensboro, NC Coliseum where Raw was being held. Rodriguez was given and accepted a $200 speeding ticket with no objections. The ticket was so expensive due to Rodriguez speeding through a construction zone.Read More

Posted On April 30, 2012By James WrightIn Columns

The Heel Report – Week 4 (2012-2013 Season)

Howdy folks, guess what, it’s been exactly three years since I started writing this report for the Wrestling Truth! Three whole years of heel-y goodness; I’ve gone through four computers, seven houses, three jobs and went from being unemployed, to a masters student, to a part time moocher, to now a PhD student and through all this the report has kept on rolling on. Thanks to all my loyal readers for sticking with me through thick and thin, and a bunch of late deadlines! I promise to keep this thingRead More

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

Why Alberto Del Rio Was Moved From Raw To SmackDown

The decision to move Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez over to SmackDown was made a few weeks back. Officials felt that SmackDown needed another top heel. Del Rio and Rodriguez are now on SmackDown’s roster page.Read More
- Add UFC star Rashad Evans to the list of personalities at WrestleMania 28. Rashad trains just north of Miami. – Last night’s live WWE Super SmackDown special did a 1.5 cable rating, down from last Friday’s 1.9 cable rating. – RAW Superstars Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez are now booked for all upcoming SmackDown live events. – Brock Lesnar is not scheduled to wrestle a match until WWE’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view. His main event against John Cena will be his first match in a WWE ring in overRead More

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

Beth Phoenix Returns, SD Elimination Chamber, The Rock & More

- WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix returned to RAW on tonight’s show from Kansas City after being off TV for several weeks. She defended her title and squashed Eve Torres in a quick match. There have been rumors of a Beth Phoenix vs. Kharma match at WrestleMania 28. – WWE confirmed on RAW tonight that World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan will defend his belt in the SmackDown Elimination Chamber. His opponents will be announced on Friday’s SmackDown. – A local ad during RAW confirmed that The Rock will be appearingRead More

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

Zack Ryder Storyline Update From Raw, Alberto Del Rio/Rumble

- In a storyline update, the WWE website is “reporting” that Zack Ryder remains hospitalized after suffering a broken back at the hands of Kane last night on Raw. WWE states they do not know how long Ryder will be out of action for. – Ricardo Rodriguez indicated that Alberto Del Rio won’t be ready to return in time for the 30-man Royal Rumble match next Sunday. He wrote on Twitter: “If Mr Del Rio wasn’t hurt he could easily win the Royal Rumble again this year. He did winRead More

Posted On December 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News From WWE TLC PPV: Cena Backstage, Nash/HHH

- John Cena was backstage at WWE’s TLC pay-per-view, but did not appear on television. It was decided by WWE’s creative team that it would be best to give Cena the night off and put the focus on Punk, Daniel Bryan and others. – Everybody was very happy with the Triple Threat main event. Despite each men taking huge bumps during the match, CM Punk, The Miz, Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez were all ok after the match, but were understandably banged up. – According to a source closeRead More

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

Brodus Clay’s Return, WWE Stars At FCW, Next Raw From Boston

- It was announced to the live crowd at Monday’s RAW that RAW returns to Boston, MA on Monday, March 5th, 2012. – Several WWE superstars and divas will be appearing at Florida Championship Wrestling’s Turkey Bash event on Wednesday, November 23rd at the Orlando Armory in Orlando, Florida. Among the stars set to appear: Natalya, Mason Ryan, Tyson Kidd, Jinder Mahal, Ricardo Rodriguez, Epico, Hunico, Derrick Bateman, Percy Watson, Kaitlyn and Brodus Clay. – Speaking of Brodus Clay, his RAW debut was rescheduled once again – and it currentlyRead More