South Africa Tag

- WWE will hold a RAW live event in Glens Falls, New York tonight at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Chris Jericho won’t be at the show as he is attending the Van Halen concert in Canada tonight. – WWE is billing the World Heavyweight Title Match at Over the Limit as an “international incident of epic proportions” with Ireland’s Sheamus, Mexico’s Alberto Del Rio, Canada’s Chris Jericho and America’s Randy Orton competing. – Justin Gabriel has returned to the United States after being in his native South Africa forRead More
- WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper wrote the following on Twitter about never needing a title to get over: “(1) Last time I was on Smackdown,WWE said Piper never was the WWE champ.I asked why do U keep playing that card. Cause thats all they have.” “(2) Truth.Roddy Piper never need a belt to get over. It’s business.I have a They Live belt. Nobody has that! I was the 1st!The Rock’s great.” – Former WWE Superstar Shad Gaspard wrote the following yesterday about WWE’s use of Twitter: “LOL it’sRead More
- WWE Champion CM Punk appeared on FOX 8 news here in Greensboro, North Carolina this morning to promote tonight’s RAW Supershow at the Greensboro Coliseum. Here’s the video: – We noted before that Justin Gabriel returned to his home in South Africa a few weeks back to deal with passport issues while he’s away from the ring injured. Gabriel wrote that he went to see a Sangoma this weekend and today is the first day since WrestleMania 28 where he doesn’t have pain in his arm. Gabriel added thatRead More
– Dustin Runnels (a/k/a Goldust) is working as a producer backstage until he recovers from his shoulder injury. He has been sidelined since December. — Sin Cara and Justin Gabriel are advertised to appear at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre in Cape Town, South Africa tomorrow beginning at 10:00 a.m. Canal Walk Shopping Centre is located at Shop 65, Century Boulevard, Century City, Milnerton, Cape Town. — Monty Lynch and Russell Walker have been removed from Florida Championship Wrestling’s roster page, which would indicate that they have been released byRead More

Posted On July 6, 2011By StaffIn News

New Details On SmackDown Stars Robbed In South Africa

Earlier today, we picked up on the story that most of the SmackDown crew’s luggage had been broken into yesterday while they were on a domestic flight from Johannesburg to Capetown, South Africa. South Africa’s Times Live newspaper has picked up on the story and included new details on the robbery. John Langford, chief operating officer of Big Concerts – the promoters of WWE’s South African tour – said when the luggage came off the carousel, the WWE talent found that their bags had been broken into. “The bags thatRead More
– Big Show and Justin Gabriel took part in interviews with Channel 24 in South Africa discussing this week’s WWE live tour in the country. Both interviews are available here. — WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels revealed what he learned from the late Randy Savage during an interview with “My memories of Randy stem from the few conversations that we had together,” Michaels said. “There’s a story I tell people all the time, which is, you know, I was disgruntled, angry and really thinking about leaving (WWE). AndRead More

Posted On July 1, 2011By StaffIn News

Complete WWE Overseas Tour Schedule

Below is WWE’s complete overseas tour shedule: July 1 in Sydney, Australia July 2 in Melbourne, Australia July 3 in Perth, Australia July 4 in Adelaide, Australia July 5 in Brisbane, Australia July 6 in Auckland, New Zealand July 7 in Cape Town, South Africa July 8 in Durban, South Africa July 9 and 10 in Johannesburg, South Africa Advertised matches for the tour are: John Cena vs. R Truth for The WWE Title & Rey Mysterio vs. CM Punk. They fly back home after the Sunday show in SouthRead More
– Deadline Hollywood reports that Dwayne Johnson is in negotiations with Paramount Pictures to play the Roadblock character in the G.I. Joe sequel Cobra Strikes. — WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart announced today on Twitter that he will appear on WWE’s upcoming tour of South Africa. “Yes, I will be a part of the WWE tour in South Africa. Always thought Cape Town was a beautiful city. Was last there in ’97. Very excited,” Hart wrote. The Smackdown brand tours South Africa July 6-10. — John Cena is featuredRead More