Rikishi Tag

- Former WWE star Rikishi noted on Twitter that some of his Knox Pro students will be working the post-SummerSlam WWE tryout later this month. WWE developmental star Alexander Rusev previously trained at Rikishi’s school. – After sharing a flight with Sting earlier this week on their way to Orlando, Jim Ross ran into another TNA star at the Orlando airport this week – Jeff Hardy. Ross wrote on Twitter: “Nice seeing & visiting w/ Jeff Hardy in Orlando Airport. I’m happy he’s happy. 1 of my favs.” – FormerRead More

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

WWE Legends Return On RAW 1000 As Lita Defeats Heath Slater

Howard Finkel appeared on the 1000th episode of Raw as the guest ring announcer for Heath Slater’s open challenge to a no-disqualification, no count-out match against Lita. Lita said that she hired some protection, John “Bradshaw” Layfield and Ron Simmons, also known as APA. When Slater tried to leave, all the past legends that faced Slater in recent weeks leading to the 1000th episode of Monday Night Raw returned to bring him back to the ring for Lita to beat him. Legends featured Sgt. Slaughter, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, DDP, RoadRead More
- Several former WWE stars have arrived in St. Louis, the site of the 1,000th Raw. Those names include: Bret Hart, Diamond Dallas Page, Road Warrior Animal, Mean Gene Okerlund, Rikishi and Sycho Sid. – Also it appears that legendary rock band Green Day is in St. Louis staying at the WWE hotel. – The Rock posted a photo of his arrival in St. Louis. Check it out:Read More

Posted On July 19, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Cranky Vince Gone From Twitter, Rikishi Featured On WWE

- Cranky Vince, a popular Twitter account parodying head chief Vince McMahon, is gone from Twitter. It disappeared Friday after having posted several messages mocking WWE’s partnership with Tout. The account would spoof McMahon’s demeanor and mindset with random musings depicting the WWE Chairman as eccentric, maniacal and drug-addled. It had drawn alarming concern from organization officials since last year, who believed it was being controlled by an employee within proximity of McMahon due to the eerie nature of the tweets. The account would often post messages based on thingsRead More
- Roddy Piper is today’s “Superstar Spotlight” on the home page of WWE.com. – WWE is featuring a backstage interview with Rikishi and The Usos after Rikishi’s appearance on RAW this week. Rikishi spoke about the upcoming 1,000th episode of Raw and the importance of Monday’s appearance. “I miss the WWE Universe and the fans out there, but most of all, I miss my kids. To be able to be out there tonight, I’ve never done something like that. I think the last time, they were young and we didRead More

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

Rikishi Talks On WWE RAW Return & CM Punk Praises Rikishi

- Rikishi commented on his return on Monday’s episode of WWE RAW Supershow. He posted the following on his Twitter, “I’m speechless with a EPIC moment with my sons @WWEUsos … Man I’m still high .” – WWE Champion CM Punk praised Rikishi paying tribute to the late Umaga and using the Samoan spike on Monday’s RAW Supershow, writing on Twitter, “Loved Rikishi using the spike. Total class. Big Uce!!!!”Read More

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

Rikishi Returns To WWE On RAW, DX Opening 1000th RAW

- WWE Hall of Famer and the real-life father of the Uso’s, Rikishi returned to WWE on this week’s Raw Supershow, defeating Heath Slater in a match. He hit Slater with a big superkick and then hit him with a stinkface. Rikishi won the match with the Samoan Spike and climbing to the second rope for a big splash. After Rikishi squashed Slater, the lights went out and Jimmy & Jey Uso appeared with with him and danced. Rikishi’s appearance, was part of WWE bringing in past talent to celebrateRead More
- Tamiko Fatu, the younger son of former WWE star Rikishi, has been training with his father at his wrestling school in California. Tamiko is either 18 or 19 years old and looks just like his father, face wise. – F4Wonline.com reports that Randy Orton tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone, causing him to fail a WWE Wellness test and be suspended for 60 days. Orton was telling people that he took a tainted supplement that contained the testosterone, causing him to fail. Orton reportedly said he didn’t doRead More
- WWE announced through their mobile service that Vince McMahon will appear on next Monday’s three-hour edition of Raw SuperShow. He is advertised to “evaluate John Laurinaitis’s job performance” during the event. – Former WWE talent Funaki, Gene Snitsky and Lance Hoyt (a/k/a Vance Archer) appear for Branded Outlaw Wrestling this Saturday in San Antonio, Texas at Woodlawn Gymnasium. Bell time is 7:30 p.m. – Rikishi is today’s featured WWE Superstar on WWE.com.Read More

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

Former Diva At RAW, Change To WWE HOF Inductors, WM28

- WWE confirmed the previous list of Hall of Fame inductors on their website tonight with the exception of Rikishi. WWE noted that Rikishi will be in attendance but that The Usos will induct Yokozuna.   - Former WWE Diva Lita indicated on Twitter tht she is in attendance for tonight’s RAW Supershow in Atlanta. She lives in the area.   - WWE will hold a WrestleMania 28 press conference with John Cena, The Rock and others on Wednesday at 2:30pm EST in Miami. We will have full coverage asRead More

Posted On January 18, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Former WWE Star At SmackDown Taping, Shad Gaspard Upset

– Former WWE performer Shad Chad Javier Romane Chittick Gaspard (a/k/a Shad) was displeased that a scene he took part in for Tuesday’s episode of The Game on BET was cut. He tweeted, “Feel like shit right now and almost punched my dog. My Scene from @thegamebet was cut out and i’m pissed off.” Gaspard, however, cooled off an hour later. He wrote, “Well my scene got cut, but i got the credit on my resume, experience that I needed, & a good friend in @billewoodruff. Still winning!!!” — WWERead More