Santino Marella Tag

- The WWE SmackDown crew finished a near 13 hour flight this morning and have arrived in Japan. After getting some food, the talents were headed to the venue Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo for tonight’s show. – Matches for today’s WWE Superstars include Santino Marella vs. Michael McGillicutty, Heath Slater vs. Kofi Kingston, Tensai vs. Zack Ryder and tag team action with Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel vs. Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins. – WWE Champion CM Punk and John Cena aren’t the only WWE Superstars to appear at theRead More
- This Friday on SmackDown on Syfy, Chris Jericho presents “The Highlight Reel” with guests Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero. – During commercial breaks at Monday’s Raw at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, Shawn Michaels career highlights were shown as part of his Appreciation Night. WWE also sold a commemorative Shawn Michaels Appreciation Night T-Shirt at the venue. – Independent women’s wrestler Reby Sky turns 26-years-old Monday. – Santino Marella is today’s featured Superstar on Photo of The Undertaker wearing a DX shirt »Read More

Posted On August 1, 2012By George CushnieIn Columns

FATP: Predicting the 6 Champions in WWE at the End of 2012

Sorry that this week’s FATP is a little later than usual. I’m covering the Olympics with my job, so I wasn’t quite on time this week. I’ll still post weekly, but the days might be a little mixed up until the Olympics are over. Thanks to everyone who tweeted me last week after my “State of the WWE address”. It’s the most interactive article I’ve done so far, so thanks for your support. It means a lot. We’re half-way through the year already and here’s a list of the currentRead More
- AW says he is the one to take us back to the WWE Attitude Era. He wrote the following in response to fans criticizing his open mic work on RAW: “If you’re annoyed by me on the mic it’s not me u hate it’s ur own lack of internal fortitude you despise. #StopHatingO’s. I’m not politically correct. If u get offended deal with it. #AttitudeEra is my motto. I grew up on it, I live it!!! #F*ckFearDrinkBeer!! If anybody’s gonna take us back to the #AttitudeEra it’s me. DoubtRead More

Posted On July 16, 2012By StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE Superstars Taping Results For 7/19

WWE taped the Raw portion of this week’s WWE Superstars Monday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Below are full results: WWE Superstars (Airing Thursday on * Santino Marella defeated Jinder Mahal. * Cody Rhodes defeated Alex Riley.Read More

Posted On July 15, 2012By StaffIn News

Dolph Ziggler Wins WWE Money In The Bank Ladder Match

Dolph Ziggler won the “match contract” for the World Heavyweight Championship in the Money in the Bank ladder match at Sunday’s pay-per-view. Ziggler went over Damien Sandow, Tyson Kidd, Christian, Santino Marella, Cody Rhodes and Sin Cara in the ladder match.Read More
Daniel Bryan, Santino Marella and other Superstars share their thoughts on recent Raw events, including when AJ slapped CM Punk and Bryan.Read More
- Tyson Kidd wrote the following on Twitter after he was attacked backstage by Tensai on Monday’s RAW Supershow: “Feeling better now after Tensai’s attack. Need more than that to keep me down. I’ll be posting pics this week of MITB training #bankonkidd” – As noted before, seven Superstars have qualified for the Money in the Bank Ladder Match for a shot at the World Heavyweight Title – Christian, Santino Marella, Tyson Kidd, Tensai, Dolph Ziggler, Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow. The updated preview on WWE’s website indicates that theRead More

Posted On July 4, 2012By StaffIn News

Updated WWE Money In The Bank Card; New MITB Participants

Here is the updated WWE Money in the Bank pay-per-view card: WWE Championship Money in the Bank Match John Cena vs. Kane vs. Big Show vs. Chris Jericho World Heavyweight Title Match Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio WWE Championship Match Special Guest Ref: AJ CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan World Heavyweight Championship Money in the Bank Match Damien Sandow vs. Christian vs. Santino Marella vs. Tensai vs. Tyson Kidd vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Dolph ZigglerRead More

Posted On July 2, 2012By StaffIn News

World Championship Match Added To WWE Money In The Bank

It was announced on this week’s Raw Supershow that Alberto Del Rio will challenge Sheamus for the World Heavyweight Championship at WWE Money in the Bank. Here is how the card currently stands: WWE Title Match Daniel Bryan vs. CM Punk Special Referee: AJ Lee World Heavyweight Championship Match Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus WWE Title Money in the Bank Ladder Match Chris Jericho vs. Big Show vs. Kane vs. John Cena World Heavyweight Title Money in the Bank Ladder Match Christian vs. Damien Sandow vs. Tyson Kidd vs. TensaiRead More
WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes is quitting Twitter after his 100th tweet. He currently is at 98. Rhodes added that he tried the Twitter thing out and it’s just not for him. WWE’s website posted a video of Rhodes complaining after SmackDown when he and David Otunga failed to qualify for Money in the Bank against Santino Marella and Christian. Rhodes said Money in the Bank was his night to shine and he is officially filing a protest with the WWE Board of Directors.Read More

Posted On June 30, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Next Week’s GM, Live SD Matches, Money In The Bank Updates

- Teddy Long announced on Friday night’s WWE SmackDown that he will be the General Manager for Monday’s RAW and Tuesday’s SmackDown shows. SmackDown airs live on Tuesday with a “Great American Bash” theme. – Long announced WWE Divas Champion Layla and The Great Khali vs. Aksana and Antonio Cesaro for Tuesday’s live show. Also, a Battle Royale has been announced with CM Punk, Alberto Del Rio, Sheamus, John Cena, Daniel Bryan and Big Show. – Tensai, Santino Marella, Christian, Tyson Kidd and Damien Sandow all qualified for the WorldRead More

Posted On June 30, 2012By StaffIn News, Videos

Video: WWE SmackDown “Backstage Fallout” – June 29, 2012

In the newest “Backstage Fallout,” Damien Sandow, Tyson Kidd, Christian and Santino Marella react to qualifying for the World Heavyweight Championship Contract Money in the Bank Ladder Match.Read More
As noted before, the June 25th WWE RAW Supershow scored a 3.29 cable rating with 4.72 million viewers. In the segment breakdown, CM Punk vs. Kane vs. Daniel Bryan lost just 30,000 viewers from the opener. Big Show vs. Brodus Clay gained 50,000 viewers while Santino Marella vs. Jack Swagger lost 167,000 viewers. John Cena’s interview and the return of Chris Jericho gained 803,000 viewers for a 3.69 quarter rating – up from the usual 10pm growth this year. Psycho Sid’s return didn’t see the same success that Vader’s didRead More
- Damien Sandow, Tyson Kidd, Christian, Santino Marella and Tensai all qualified for the World Championship Money in the Bank Ladder Match at Tuesday’s television taping. No word on whether WWE will add another wrestler to the match. There are four men advertised for the Raw version of the match, and five listed for Smackdown at this point. – AJ was also announced as the special referee for the WWE Championship Match featuring CM Punk and Daniel Bryan at Money in the Bank PPV. – Here is the latest updatedRead More

Posted On June 26, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

More Details On Tommy Dreamer’s New Promotion, RAW Trends

- We posted a video teaser yesterday for Tommy Dreamer’s new promotion House of Hardcore, which debuts on October 6th at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. The promotion is indeed owned and being ran by Dreamer. They will be using Poughkeepsie as their home base. The phrase “Live in the Now” can be seen in the video and that was a slogan used for a local tag team – The Now, Vik Dalushus and Hale Collins. Both are local to the area and will be involved withRead More

Posted On June 26, 2012By StaffIn News

Triple H Appears On RAW, SD Main Event, Sid Vicious Returns

- The main event for this Friday’s WWE SmackDown is World Champion Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Alberto Del Rio. – “Sycho” Sid Vicious made his return to WWE for the first time since June 9, 1997. He was this week’s installment of the latest legend to be brought back in honor of the upcoming 1,000th RAW episode. The former WWF & WCW World Heavyweight Champion returned to action on RAW defeating Heath Slater with his trademark powerbomb. – Triple H made an appearance in-front of the live crowd atRead More
- Regarding Alberto Del Rio being pulled from No Way Out due to a concussion but wrestling Santino Marella the next night on this week’s RAW, it was explained by a source that WWE is just very strict on the issue of concussions. Del Rio was not cleared to wrestle by the June 11th go-home RAW and there was no probability on June 11th that he would be cleared for No Way Out so they went with the back-up plan of Dolph Ziggler getting the shot against Sheamus. Del RioRead More

Posted On June 7, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Memorial Day RAW Rating Breakdown; Punk vs. Bryan, More

We’re just now getting the ratings breakdowns for the Memorial Day edition of WWE’s RAW Supershow on May 28th. The show did a 2.72 rating with 3.91 million viewers. In comparison, last year’s Memorial Day RAW did a 3.07 rating, the 2010 show did a 3.22 rating and the 2009 show did a 2.9 rating. Total viewership between 9 and 11pm were down 2% from a normal Monday, so the show would have done about a 2.77 rating with 3.99 million viewers if it weren’t a holiday. RAW faced stiffRead More