Ryback Tag

Posted On June 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vickie Ready For GM Role, Jerry Lawler At SmackDown, Ryback

- Vickie Guerrero, who will take over as Interim General Manager on the Raw SuperShow and SmackDown this week, tweeted the following: “Ready for my week to have control of Raw and Smackdown…..my office better be ready for occupancy.” – Jerry “The King” Lawler stated on Twitter that he’ll be on hand for Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Evansville, Indiana for a match against Michael Cole. – You can get up to 50% off wrestling packages at WWEShop.com at this link. – Booker T is today’s featured Superstar on WWE.com. –Read More
- The late Chris Benoit’s theme song is available for purchase via iTunes. “Whatever” was released under WWE’s 2002 compilation album Forceable Entry. The song is being sold by Sony, which produced the album, not WWE. – Former WWE Superstars Hillbilly Jim, Jacques Rougeau, Hardcore Holly and Michael Tarver have been announced for Legends of the Ring 15, which takes place October 13 at the Crowne Plaza in Monroe, New Jersey. – As previously reported, Ryback addressed comparisons to Bill Goldberg during an interview with the July 2012 issue ofRead More

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

Ryback Compares Himself To Goldberg, Steve Austin & RVD

July’s issue of WWE Magazine features an article on Ryback comparing himself to Rob Van Dam, Steve Austin and Goldberg since his return to WWE television earlier this year. Ryback said, “All the Rob Van Dam comparisons are fine with me because we actually have the same airbrush guy. I feel like I’m a colorful person in terms of my personality… The plain black look just didn’t cut it for me. It worked for Austin, it worked for Goldberg, but I’m not Austin or Goldberg – I’m Ryback.”Read More

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

Confirmed Matches For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

The following matches were taped on Tuesday in Baltimore, Md. for tonight’s edition of WWE Smackdown. * Ryback vs. Two Local Wrestlers. * Intercontinental Champion Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio in a non-title match. * Daniel Bryan vs. Kane with A.J. as the guest timekeeper. * Zack Ryder vs. Heath Slater. * The Primetime Players vs. The Uso Brothers. * World Champion Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler. * Mick Foley will the host of the show. *Spoilers* Detailed WWE SmackDown Taping Results For Tonight »»Read More
- Responding to a fan who said she should get a WWE contract, former WWE Diva Lauren C. Mayhew told them to start a tweet campaign to get her brought back. Mayhew continues to have an active music and TV career with a new role on Showtime’s Dexter that she began filming this week. She began ring announcing for WWE in 2009, shortly after Lilian Garcia left. Her short-term contract expired in late 2009 and was not renewed as the two sides could not agree on a new deal. –Read More
- Ryback squashed two local wrestlers in another Handicap Match at WWE’s No Way Out pay-per-view. Ryback was yelling “feed me three!” and WWE is teasing that Ryback will next squash three competitors at once. There were reports before No Way Out that Ryback was going to face four guys at once but obviously that didn’t happen. – Some of the WWE terms trending on Twitter during No Way Out last night were Ryback, Kane, CM Punk, Sin Cara, Triple H, Dolph Ziggler, Big Show, Vince McMahon, John Laurinaitis, You’reRead More

Posted On June 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After No Way Out Went Off Air, Ryback’s Victims

- As noted in our results, John Cena defeated The Big Show at Sunday’s No Way Out pay-per-view. After the match, Vince McMahon fired John Laurinaitis, who then was planted through a table by Cena with an AA. After the pay-per-view went off the air, Laurinaitis limped to the back as the crowd sang, “Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey-ey, goodbye.” – Ryback’s victims at Sunday’s No Way Out pay-per-view were independent wrestlers Dan Echos/Danny E. and “Number 1″ John Silver.Read More
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Hey everybody, Geddy Cahoon here. Sorry for the delay in this article’s posting; I came down with something on Thursday and couldn’t write it. I’m still sick, but I hate missing deadlines so it goes up today. Check out Part 1 if you haven’t, and let’s get in to this! Justin Roberts – Again, WWE loves listing announcers on the superstars page. Justin Roberts is hardly a superstar. In fact, he’s hardly even an announcer. I don’t like him, but hey. Maybe he’ll win. Vince has done stupider shit. ChanceRead More

Posted On June 13, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

More On WWE Stars Wary To Wrestle Ryback, Otunga-Hudson, FCW

- We noted before that some WWE talents were hesitant to work with Ryback. There is at least some talk among the crew with people saying Ryback is a severe injury to an opponent just waiting to happen, because of his intensity and his sloppiness in depositing people. – There are rumors that Jennifer Hudson and WWE Superstar David Otunga will be getting married this fall. – WWEEuroShop.com has shut down and all European merchandise orders will now be taking through WWEshop.com. – Regarding former WCW star Perry Saturn atRead More

Posted On June 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For This Week’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

The following matches were taped for this week’s edition of SmackDown from Manchester, New Hampshire at the Verizon Wireless Arena. WWE Champion CM Punk & World Champion Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler (w/Vickie Guerrero) & Daniel Bryan Brodus Clay vs. Heath Slater Alicia Fox vs. Beth Phoenix IC Champion Christian vs. Jack Swagger (w/Vickie Guerrero) Ryback vs. Two Local Wrestlers Damien Sandow vs. Tyson Kidd John Cena, The Big Show, John Laurinaitis, among others, will also be appearing on the show.Read More
Ryback’s opponents on this week’s WWE SmackDown from Columbia, South Carolina are Tony Andriotic and Kevin Mahoney, known as Michael Freehly and John Skyler on the independent scene. WWE has been announcing Ryback’s opponents from cities that rival the city they are in, to draw a heel reaction from the crowd. Andriotic and Mahoney are announced from Clemson, North Carolina, which is the rival of the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Skyler is actually a South Carolina graduate. Frehley is in the Army Reserve and is heading out toRead More
- Daniel Bryan recently spoke with CT.com and was asked if he has a “road wife” in WWE or a travel partner. Bryan revealed that he travels with Cody Rhodes and Ryback, who you may remember appeared on WWE TV two weeks ago with a nasty black eye. It’s not clear if this is one of the made up stories that Bryan is talking about but below, he tells a story about Ryback’s black eye: “Right now, my road wife is the Ryback [Laughs] and Cody Rhodes. We don’t haveRead More
- WWE has big plans in store for Ryback, who has continuously steamrolled enhancement talent since debuting on SmackDown in April. SuperLuchas.net reports Vince McMahon has notified creative to script Ryback as dominant as possible in future outings. The WWE Chairman is very high on the SmackDown Superstar as he feels he can be his company’s version of Bill Goldberg. – Former WWE Intercontinental Champion Ahmed Johnson, who is now retired, resurfaced Saturday at a wrestling convention in Monroe, New Jersey. Now 41, the former WWE star appeared unrecognizable toRead More

Posted On May 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

- WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s edition of SmackDown: * Christian vs. Hunico * Darren Young and Titus O’Neil vs. The Uso Brothers * Ryback vs. Chase Owens & Ricky Reyes * Santino Marella vs. Ricardo Rodriguez * Jack Swagger w/Vickie Guerrero vs. Sheamus * Damien Sandow vs. Yoshi Tatsu Number One Contender Triple Threat Match * Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton vs. Kane * *Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For Tonight »»Read More
Here it is the part two of my two part, non-champion playoffs. If you missed last week’s column check it out before continuing on with this one…or don’t I don’t care you don’t have to be rude about it. Without further ado the rough and tumble playoffs continue. 2nd Round Raw Bracket 1) Dolph Ziggler vs. 5) Lord Tensai Interesting matchup of conflicting styles. Tensai had a breeze in round one while Dolph had a little trouble with Dean Ambrose. Both should still be fresh for the round 2 matchup.Read More
- As noted before, WWE slipped up on RAW last night when John Laurinaitis said he re-signed Big Show on Saturday, before the Over the Limit pay-per-view. They later realized the error and fixed it saying Show and Laurinaitis had a verbal agreement until he signed the contract on Monday morning. F4Wonline.com reports that the error was actually in the RAW script. WWE didn’t realize the error until fans went crazy on Twitter and corrected them. They then had Michael Cole correct the error on TV. – WWE will tapeRead More

Posted On May 19, 2012By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: The Non-Champions Playoffs

Anyone that knows me knows I’m a basketball junkie. There are few things better than good physical playoff basketball. Know this I hate the Heat, so any team playing then instantly becomes my team to root for. Why do I bring this up? It’s because the NBA is currently in the 2nd round of its playoffs and I’m inspired. This column will be all about playoffs in wrestling specifically who on the current WWE/FCW roster who hasn’t held a title is the best.   However, before I get into thatRead More

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

New WWE TV Deal, WWE Pushing Ryback, Maryse & The Bellas

- WWE has signed a new TV deal with D-Smart in Turkey. The two-year deal will bring a one-hour version of WWE’s RAW and SmackDown to Turkey TV. The shows will air on Saturday nights with SmackDown at 11pm and RAW at 12am on D-Smart’s channel 177. – WWE’s website has a new article up looking at the winning streaks of Brodus Clay, Lord Tensai and Ryback, wondering who will eat defeat first. They predict Lord Tensai’s association with John Laurinaitis will cause him to lose first, followed by BrodusRead More

Posted On May 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR & The King Reuniting, Rock & Lesnar Tees, Smackdown Line-up

- Long-time WWE commentary partners Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler will be doing a public appearance together in Houston next month. The Hall of Famers will be reuniting at the CBS Radio Fan Fest at the University of Houston Alumni Center from 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday June 10. – You can save 20% off The Rock, John Cena, and Brock Lesnar t-shirts at WWEShop.com for today only by clicking here. – The following matches have been taped for this weeks edition of Smackdown: * WWE World Champion Sheamus & RandyRead More