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

Jim Cornette Talks ROH’s New TV Show, Would Take Matt Hardy

Ring Of Honor Executive Producer Jim Cornette was one of the featured guests on this week’s live edition of the award-winning Monday Night Mayhem. Cornette Discusses Ring Of Honor’s First Set Of TV Tapings For The Sinclair Broadcast Group, Why He Believes The Way Sinclair Is Rolling ROH Out On Its Stations Will Work And Be Effective, Why People Will Be Surprised At What They See From The ROH Product Beginning On September 24th, The Level Of Excitement For Ring Of Honor’s Debut On SBG This Fall, His Reaction ToRead More

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

CM Punk Reveals Offers He Received While Away From WWE

CM Punk says he received some of the “most ridiculous offers from the most unbelievable sources” during his brief time away from WWE last month after the Money in the Bank pay-per-view. During a radio interview with Mark Madden from last week, Punk acknowledged that he was brought back to television too soon and there were a “billion” scenarios that could have played out prior to his return. After acknowledging that WWE brought him back sooner than expected to give a jolt to business, Punk said: “Now you’re getting intoRead More

Posted On August 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Discusses Announce Chemistry, Austin DVD, Ring Of Honor

Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are the highlights: Three man announce teams are challenging no matter the talents involved or the product in which they are broadcasting. Now that King, Cole and I have gotten our collective feet wet, things will naturally evolve. BTW I talked to @steveaustinBSR today and we will be narrating, I think, three bouts that the ‘Rattlesnake’ has selected for his new DVD. I’m not sure of what bouts that we will be doing but I think thatRead More

Posted On August 2, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kevin Kelly Says CM Punk Is Not The “Best In The World”

Former WWE announcer and Ring of Honor executive Kevin Kelly appeared on Monday’s Right After Wrestling radio show. To listen to the full 15-minute interview, head over to TheScore.com. Here are some highlights of what Kevin Kelly said about: His thoughts on new stars coming up and on WWE Head of Talent Relations – John Laurinaitis “My hats off to guys like the Kings of Wrestling (Claudio and Chris) who – if they go up to the WWE, they deserve it. But that’s where the job of talent development comesRead More

Posted On July 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Former WWE Writer Says CM Punk Was Mocked Backstage

Former WWE writer and ROH executive Dave Lagana recently wrote a new blog, focusing on WWE Superstar CM Punk: “The Anaconda Vice became one of the things that the agents picked on Punk for. Vince had mocked Punk in meetings by doing the wrist gesture and even instructed announcers to NOT mention his Muai Thai background. Everything that made Punk unique was questioned and mocked. ‘Don’t think people can relate to with a character who doesn’t have an occasional beer,’ said one agent. In 2006, Vince McMahon looked at PunkRead More

Posted On July 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Claudio Castagnoli Talks About Kings Of Wrestling to WWE

Ring of Honorstar Claudio Castagnoli was interviewed by Arda Ocal and Jimmy Korderas this week for the Right After Wrestling radio show, which you can hear at TheScore.com. Castagnoli, who recently had a WWE tryout along with his Kings of Wrestling tag team partner Chris Hero, had this to say about the possibility of working for WWE: “I think I would prefer to go as a package with Chris Hero. But I would be comfortable working there on my own. We have a the unique ability to perform in aRead More

Posted On July 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Low-Ki Interview: His TNA Return, Why It Didn’t Work In WWE

Former two-time TNA X-Division Champion, former Ring of Honor World Champion, & former WWE Superstar, Low-Ki, was the featured guest on this week’s live edition of the award-winning Monday Night Mayhem. You can feel The Mayhem live every Monday evening at Mondaynightmayhem.com. Here are some highlights from the interview: His mindset leading into his Ultimate X Contract Match at TNA/Impact Wrestling’s Destination X Pay-Per-View: “My mindset is go hard or go home…that simple. Same mindset I had going into NXT. I don’t see myself as a trial guy, although that’sRead More

Posted On June 29, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Several More Personalities Comment On CM Punk’s Promo

Several personalities have commented on the CM Punk promo on Raw: Seth Rollins: “Amazing. Amazing. Amazing. @cmpunk holy f***. One more shout out to @cmpunk. I’ve always drawn comparisons to him, which is very flattering, but we are our own men. I’ll have my time, but right now is his. Very excited for the future.” Kurt Angle: “CM Punk had classic promo last night. Good for Him. But if U ever say another word about Me again, Ur toast! If U don’t believe Me, try Me!” Tommy Dreamer: “Just watchedRead More

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

What Happened After Raw With CM Punk, Colt Cabana Comments

- According to fans in attendance at tonight’s RAW in Las Vegas, after tonight’s show went off the air Michael Cole announced that WWE has suspended CM Punk indefinitely. – ROH wrestler Colt Cabana commented on Twitter after C.M. Punk said hello to him during Monday’s WWE Raw. “Love Ya @CMPUNK. Just watching you make HISTORY!!! This is soooo fucking amazing…AMAZING!!!” Cabana wrote. Cabana followed up by writing, “Colt Cabana’s Trending but @CMPunk should legit trend FOREVER. Coolest thing on wrestling since 1998. Can’t believe theyre gonna let’m walk.” FollowRead More

Posted On May 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Recaps Of Cary Silkin & Colt Cabana On R.A.W. Radio

Arda Ocal & Jimmy Korderas of R.A.W. Radio recently spoke with Cary Silkin of ROH. Highlights: Cary speaks of the ‘new beginning’ for ROH Will Cary still be working with ROH? “Yes I will be with ROH. I’m remaining with the company. I have interests in the new Ring of Honor and I will be visible and contributing to the company and that makes the deal even better” What can fans expect from the “new” Ring of Honor “The new ROH is just the business. It’s new management. But it’sRead More

Posted On May 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Ring Of Honor Purchased By Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcasting issued the following press release: Sinclair Acquires “Ring of Honor” Wrestling Franchise BALTIMORE: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI), the “Company” or “Sinclair,” announced today that it has acquired the “Ring of Honor” wrestling (ROH) franchise. Ring of Honor is the third largest wrestling promotion in the country. “We are very excited about this acquisition,” commented Steve Marks, COO of Sinclair’s Television Group. “Television and professional wrestling have a long history of successful partnerships and driving viewership. Unfortunately, the broadcast networks have not protected that relationship, allowing professionalRead More

Posted On April 11, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Former Ring of Honor Manager Larry Sweeney Dies At Age 29

Pro wrestling manager Alex Whybrow, who performed as Larry Sweeney for Ring of Honor and numerous American independent promotions, has died at the age of 29. F4WOnline.com reports that he committed suicide either late last night or this morning. It is believed that he hung himself. Whybrow suffered from bipolar disorder and had a breakdown in 2009, which he described as “the absolute worst event” of his life. He went through a long recovery process the following year. He made sporadic appearances on the independent scene after parting ways withRead More

Posted On March 30, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Bret Hart Discusses WrestleMania XXVII In Detail

Bret Hart has posted a new blog on his website, in which he gives his thoughts on almost every match on the WrestleMania XXVII card, as well as his thoughts on WrestleMania being held in WCW’s former home of Atlanta. Some particularly interesting note, he once again showed that the hatchet was truly buried by praising Shawn Michaels. He also praised Daniel Bryan greatly, even comparing him to his brother, Owen Hart. Below are highlights: -The Undertaker and Triple H segment with Shawn Michaels played out exactly like I expected,Read More

Posted On February 2, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Kevin Steen Says Watching TNA Has Made Him Nauseous

Former Ring of Honor wrestler Kevin Steen spoke to Power Slam about his future without ROH, whether he’s received any interest from WWE or TNA, his longtime feud with El Generico, TNA’s television product, and more. Regarding interest from the two major promotions, Steen says WWE has never shown any interest in his services while he heard that TNA might have been interested in using him a few years ago but was never contacted. He questions why WWE would be interested in him when he’s the complete opposite of whatRead More

Posted On January 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Briscoe Brothers Sign New Contracts With Ring Of Honor

(Bristol, PA- January 25, 2010) ROH officials are happy to announce that the 6-time ROH World Tag Team Champions Jay & Mark Briscoe have signed a new contract which is an extension to the contracts finalized in the fall of 2010. Heading into Los Angeles where Mark Briscoe will challenge for the ROH World TV Title against “The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels and Jay Briscoe will take on Colt Cabana for the first time in singles competition, the two veterans look forward to cementing their legacies as ROH legends. “ThisRead More
- ROH Wrestling sent out the following today: (Bristol, PA- January 25, 2010) ROH officials are happy to announce that the 6-time ROH World Tag Team Champions Jay & Mark Briscoe have signed a new contract which is an extension to the contracts finalized in the fall of 2010! Heading into Los Angeles where Mark Briscoe will challenge for the ROH World TV Title against “The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels and Jay Briscoe will take on Colt Cabana for the first time in singles competition, the two veterans look forwardRead More
– Members of The Corre, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel and Wade Barrett, have been added to the SmackDown Superstars page on WWE.com. Barrett announced the formation of the group last night on SmackDown. — Former WCW Hardcore Champion Crowbar made his Ring of Honor debut at last night’s ROH on HDNet television taping in Philadelphia. He’s also slated to appear at tonight’s show. — Lizzy Valentine recently revealed to fans on her Facebook account that the casting director for the upcoming season of WWE Tough Enough urged herRead More

Posted On January 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ring Of Honor’s HDNet Television Show Ending In April

In a surprising turn of events, Ring of Honor’s TV deal with HDNet has expired and they will no longer be airing on the network after April 4th. The promotion released the following statement late this evening: “Ring of Honor completed its 2 year TV contract with HDNet. During this time “ROH on HDNet” fans witnessed many great matches, the introduction of the ROH Television Title, and the crowning of new tag champions, among other historical moments. HDNet will air new episodes of ROH until 4/4/11. Please continue to supportRead More

Posted On December 28, 2010By Thomas GibbsIn Columns

Brain Farts: Things I’ve Learned [2010]

Hey boys and girls! Merry belated Christmas! I’m back. Did you miss me? Well even if you didn’t (though I know you did), i’m back with something to discuss. 2010 is coming to an end, and 2011 is right around the corner. Usually around this time most websites, shows, and other forms of media make a “best of” or “worst of” for whatever it is they talk about. Me? I don’t do that. I like to try and be different from the rest. Just when you think you’ve figured meRead More