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The Score’s Arda Ocal sits down with Bret “The Hitman” Hart in the final part of his three part interview. Bret touches on Lex Luger, his opportunity to carry “the ball” for WWE and his role as the champion of the company in the 1990’s. http://youtu.be/v7CzHzUynOs Highlights: On Ratings after dropping the title to Michaels at Wrestlemania XII and Steve Austin: “At the time, ratings plummeted after I dropped the belt to Shawn at Wrestlemania XII. They started losing the ratings to WCW. Shawn did not fill the void likeRead More
– Last week we posted the names of wrestlers who will be featured in the upcoming WWE ’13 video game, but it should be clarified that the final roster will not be released until August. This year’s game will focus on the Attitude Era stars vs. Modern “PG” Era stars. In recent years, characters like The Rock and Steve Austin appeared as bonus legends. This year, they will featured more prominently. — There has been talk of John Laurinaitis joining Vince McMahon’s Kiss My Ass Club. With Vince returning onRead More

Posted On June 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Steve Austin’s Reality Show To Feature TNA Theme Song

TNA issued the following press release on Wednesday announcing that James Storm’s “Longnecks and Rednecks” entrance theme will be the official theme song for “Stone Cold” Steve Austin’s new reality show on CMT, Redneck Island, which premiers this Saturday night: TNA IMPACT WRESTLING STAR “COWBOY” JAMES STORM’S ENTRANCE THEME AND SINGLE “LONGNECKS AND REDNECKS” TAPPED AS THEME SONG FOR NEW CMT SERIES “REDNECK ISLAND” SERIES BEGINS JUNE 9 ON CMT STORM’S VIDEO IS CURRENTLY AIRING ON CMT PROPERTIES AND COUNTRY RADIO AMONG OTHERS Storm attends CMT AWARDS Red Carpet andRead More
WWE Champion CM Punk participated in a Q&A session while at the Comic Con in Philadelphia this weekend. Punk revealed that there is indeed a new WWE Title belt, after months of speculation. Punk says he has seen the title and doesn’t think it’s any better than the current spinner title. Punk says the title was just made and weighs about 20 pounds more than the current belt. Punk says he wants to be the one to produce a new title and says it’s coming soon. The Q&A session isRead More
Former WWE creative writer Seth Mates, who WWE Champion CM Punk follows on Twitter, weighed in on the perception that Triple H uses political maneuvering to “bury” top-level talent—degrading a wrestler’s standing to fans and peers. He was asked on Twitter, “Why does Triple H always bury the guy whose on fire?” “Positioning,” Mates responded. “And not always, just the vast majority of the time.” He added further, “If ratings dip, guess whhho’s back next week to save the day? Loves to be the “savior”. #positioning.” During an interview earlierRead More

Posted On May 31, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

The Rock Tied Up Before WrestleMania 29, WWE Sales Figures

– WWE shipped 199,000 DVDs in April, down 11.6% from April 2011. The company’s top 5 selling DVDs, in order, are DVD sets from Steve Austin, The Rock and Randy Orton, Top 50 Oh My God Moments and the Bret Hart-Shawn Michaels Greatest Rivalries sit-down interview. — The WWE website had 16.5 million unique viewers in April, up significantly from most months (due to WrestleMania 28), but down 1.2% from April 2011. WWE shop averaged 800 orders/day, up 9.1% from April 201. — We recently put a bunch of rareRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Hacksaw Jim Duggan recently spoke with SportsTownChicago.com, here are the highlights: Duggan on how contracts changed the pro wrestling business: “Yeah, I think that was when the business started changing. Contracts started getting involved. Guys started worrying about their own personal image and how they would move on from one company to another. That was the change from the old days when you would pass the torch if you were leaving. You did the job for the guy.” Duggan on Steve Austin: “The guy did theRead More
CMT issued the following press release today: THE ULTIMATE REDNECK-STYLE COMPETITION SERIES “REDNECK ISLAND,” HOSTED BY WWE SUPERSTAR STEVE AUSTIN, SET TO PREMIERE JUNE 9 ON CMT NASHVILLE – May 24, 2012 – Hosted by WWE superstar Steve Austin, REDNECK ISLAND will take 12 red, white and blue-collared Americans out of their element, and far away from cold beer, for the ultimate redneck-style competition series, which debuts Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT with a special 2-hour long premiere. From a remote tropical paradise, Austin will guide the menRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with his latest blog. Here are some highlights: Paul Heyman’s return: Paul Heyman’s return is one of the more positive things to occur in WWE in a good while. As I have said over the years, Heyman’s TV persona is an easy one to dislike. We’ve had some classic on air disputes but none compare to some of the one’s that we have had off the air especially when we were teaming in Atlanta while working for WCW. What makes Heyman soRead More
WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin will be hosting his own reality game show on cable channel CMT called “Redneck Island.” The 10-episode series will feature Austin as host and 12 Southerns compete for $100,000 on a remote island. Austin will “guide the contestants through a number of hilrious mental and physical challenges.” The press release indicate that Austin has also signed a development deal with CMT, “Austin will look to produce additional series for CMT with his production company, Broken Skull Ranch Productions.” Here’s the full pressRead More

Posted On May 7, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Goldust Update, The Rock’s 240lbs Dog, Austin & HBK Notes

- Recently released WWE star Goldust spent some Sunday answering Twitter questions and also told fans to follow his new Twitter page @DRHODES_SAYS. One question asked, if Goldust was proud of the young career of his brother Cody Rhodes where he replied, “yes very.” – The Rock posted a photo of him with his huge 240 pound dog. He tweeted the following with the picture, “When 240lbs of Bone Crusher shows love – 270lbs of Rock gets down and shows is back. #LottaLovin” – Steve Austin uploaded a photo ofRead More
Bill Goldberg was on 106.7 The Fan in Washington DC Friday afternoon with former Redskins linebacker LaVar Arrington and Chad Dukes. Goldberg and Arrington also happen to be good friends. Here are some highlights from the interview. On his and Brock Lesnar’s departure from WWE: “Obviously it was kind of unfinished business. We both left there under circumstances that weren’t the most favorable for anybody, let alone the fans who are the most important at the end of the day.” On Brock Lesnar: “Brock, as a young kid, he succeededRead More

Posted On April 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On World Title Storyline, Brock Lesnar-WM29

- Despite WWE changing their stance on the “YES!” chants and Daniel Bryan’s popularity continuing, the plan as of this past week was still for the Bryan vs. Sheamus feud to end at Extreme Rules and for Alberto Del Rio to step up and feud with Sheamus. Extreme Rules will be interesting as Bryan likely will be cheered big time by the Chicago fans. – We noted before that The Rock vs. Brock Lesnar or John Cena is penciled in for the WrestleMania 29 main event with Lesnar being theRead More

Posted On April 10, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Epico Rants, Tatsu Comments On Tensai, Steve Austin

- Steve Austin has opened a new Facebook page at facebook.com/brokenskullranch. – Yoshi Tatsu wrote the following on Twitter last night after losing to Lord Tensai: “I don’t want to have an excuse. I couldn’t do anything today. But I have a reason to have to win to Lord Tensai !!! #YoshiRevolution” “Thank you for cheering last night. Lord Tensai is too strong for me so far. But I will never give up like @JohnCena !!! #YoshiRevolution” – One-half of the WWE Tag Team Champions Epico wrote the following onRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Steve Austin Working On Action Spoof, Del Rio’s Brother Training

- Alberto Del Rio’s younger brother is now training to become a pro wrestler in Florida. No word yet if WWE has their eye on him or have taken a look.   - CowboysIndians.com has published highlights from the April issue of Cowboys & Indians Magazine, which features an interview with Steve Austin. Austin told the magazine that he was working on a western movie but it fell through. He is working on a comedy movie now that will be filmed at his Broken Skull Ranch in Texas. Austin calledRead More

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

CM Punks Teases Match With Austin At WM29, SD Matches, Ziggler

- Dolph Ziggler will be promoting WrestleMania 28 on E! News tomorrow.   - In what looks like a shot at the WWE Twitter meetings earlier today, WWE Champion CM Punk wrote the following on Twitter this evening:   “Here’s my essential #wrestlemania hashtags: #PMA #cleans #sprints #snatch #twizzlericecreamcake #BITW”   Punk also tweeted the following to Steve Austin, an apparent tease for WrestleMania 29:   “@steveaustinBSR 29, son.”   - WWE taped matches for this Friday’s SmackDown tonight in Atlanta. Matches taped were Kofi Kingston vs. Chris Jericho andRead More

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

JR Blogs On Austin & HBK Meeting Up, Rock & Cena Paydays, More

Jim Ross is back with his latest blog. As always, the blog is a must-read, here are some highlights: Rock, Cena & Paydays: “I’d suggest Rock and Cena are much more motivated about delivering a jaw dropping finale at WM28 than they are about their paydays. Roll your eyes if you choose. Of course, each will make big money, deservedly, but the money will fade in their world but their WM28 bout will live forever.” Shawn Michaels and Steve Austin meeting up: “Understand @shawnmichaels and &steveaustinBSR had a great dayRead More

Posted On March 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Early News Regarding WWE WrestleMania 29 Main Event

According to F4WOnline.com, WWE officials are looking to announce the main event for Wrestlemania 29 this year – possibly on the RAW Supershow the night after Wrestlemania 28. The belief is that the RAW after Wrestlemania 28 will be the highest-rated of the year. Right now officials are looking at John Cena, The Rock, Steve Austin and The Undertaker as the top guys to build next year around. Regarding Austin, he has not committed to wrestling another match yet.Read More

Posted On February 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Tons Of Official Rare WWE Merchandise Sale At Major Low Prices

- We recently put a bunch of rare WWE merchandise items up on eBay for auction starting at very low prices. Merchandise includes WWE Hoodies, WWE Jumpers, WWE Baseball Jerseys, WWE T-Shirts, WWE Baseball Caps, WWE Bags, featuring Steve Austin, John Cena, Triple H, WWE Legends and more. You can check out the auction at http://bit.ly/ncT6qy (http://www.ebay.com/sch/andyfigueira/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686) Rare WWE Merchandise Sale – Tons Of WWE Gear At Major Low Prices! [>>]Read More