SummerSlam Tag

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

WWE Championship Match Officially Announced For SummerSlam

WWE Champion John Cena vs. WWE Champion CM Punk was officially announced for SummerSlam on tonight’s WWE Raw SummerSlam 2011 will take place Sunday, August 14, 2011 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. We’ll have full coverage here on PWMania.com.Read More

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

WWE Diva Championship Match Set For SummerSlam

Beth Phoenix will face Kelly Kelly for the WWE Divas Championship at SummerSlam after winning a Number One Contender’s Battle Royal on tonight’s WWE Raw. WWE SummerSlam 2011 will take place Sunday, August 14, 2011 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. We’ll have full coverage here at PWMania.com.Read More

Posted On August 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Raw Preview: Triple H Announcement, CM Punk, Divas Battle Royal

The road to SummerSlam continues tonight on RAW, with less than 2 weeks to go until the annual summer spectacular. Here’s a preview for tonight’s RAW: – Triple H will address the situation of both CM Punk and John Cena claiming to be WWE Champion. There’s a strong chance that Triple H will announce a WWE Championship unification match between John Cena and CM Punk at SummerSlam. – CM Punk will formally address the WWE Universe for the first time since his return at the end of last week’s show.Read More

Posted On August 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Sin Cara Advertised For Upcoming Live Event: Details On His Return

WWE newcomer Sin Cara, who is currently serving a 30-day suspension due to a violation of the company’s Wellness policy, is being advertised for the August 20th SmackDown live event from Tacoma, Washington. Sin Cara was suspended back on July 18th and the 8/20 Tacoma show is the first event he is eligible to appear on. Despite reports that Sin Cara actually failed the Wellness test back in June, the violation was not announced until July 18th – which will keep him out of action for SummerSlam and the followingRead More
– Triple H is booked for all Raw and Smackdown television tapings in his role as Chief Operating Officer of WWE for the forseeable future. — Curt Hawkins attended EVOLVE’s internet pay-per-view event last Tuesday in New York City. — John Laurinaitis, WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent Relations, turns 46 years old today. — Rey Mysterio and Alberto Del Rio are scheduled for upcoming SmackDown television tapings in California. Both talents are scheduled for the August 9 in Sacramento, the last show before SummerSlam, and August 16 in Bakersfield.Read More
– WWE announced Friday that its Board of Directors declared the Company’s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock. The record date for the dividend will be September 15, 2011, and the payment date will be September 26, 2011. (Read press release) — Christian will appear at the Cricket Communications Mobile Store 8800 Dixie Hwy in Louisville, Kentucky today from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call 502-933-8081 for more information. — It was announced on SmackDown that Christian will defendRead More

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

WWE SummerSlam Card Update, Punk’s Theme Song On Raw, More

- Several readers pointed out that WWE also used the “Cult of Personality” by Living Colour song for Steve Austin’s 2009 WWE Hall of Fame video package. On a related note, WWE took some of the images from that music video and put into CM Punk’s new entrance video on RAW last night. – Look for WWE to hire several new writers in the next year, part of expanding and getting into the WWE cable network. – As noted before, there will be a Divas Battle Royal on next week’sRead More

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

Cee Lo Green To Perform At WWE SummerSlam

WWE announced today that Cee Lo Green will be part of this year’s SummerSlam from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Green’s “Bright Lights Bigger City” is the official theme song of SummerSlam and he will be performing some of his songs at the show. WWE SummerSlam 2011 will take place Sunday, August, 14, 2011.Read More

Posted On July 20, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Early SummerSlam Plans: Big Mysterio Push, Orton/Christian

Source: F4WOnline.com As a result of Smackdown star Sin Cara’s WWE future coming into question due to his recent suspension, it’s being reported that Rey Mysterio is slated for a major push heading into SummerSlam. In fact, it’s being said that something rather huge is being planned for Rey at the SummerSlam PPV and the next night’s Raw, which emanates from Rey’s hometown of San Diego, CA. In related SummerSlam news, it’s being reported that Randy Orton vs Christian for the World Heavyweight Title, in a no-disqualification match, is beingRead More
– “Bright Lights Bigger City” by R&B artist Cee Lo Green is the song that was used during last night’s promotional advertisement for SummerSlam. The pay-per-view event takes place August 14 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. — Chris Jericho’s second autobiography, Undisputed: How to Become the World Champion in 1,372 Easy Steps, will be released via paperback next February. — Tenille Tayla, a 22-year-old Australian women’s wrestler who signed a developmental contract with WWE earlier this year, announced this morning via Facebook that she will be undergoingRead More

Posted On June 16, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

ROH Tag Team Receive WWE Tryout, SummerSlam Commercial

– Former ROH World Tag Team Champions Chris Hero and Claudio Castagnoli were on hand for this week’s WWE television tapings in New York and Rhode Island. Both worked out in the ring in front of officials before each show. Castagnoli signed a developmental contract with WWE in November 2006 but was released a short while later for reasons that have yet to be publicly disclosed. — Damage starring Steve Austin airs tonight on Spike TV at 11:00 p.m. — WWE has released a commercial ad promoting SummerSlam, which takesRead More

Posted On June 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Recap Of WWE Divas On “The Price Is Right”

Kelly Kelly and The Bella Twins presented a Showcase on “The Price Is Right” with WWE Hall of Famer Drew Carey. The Showcase included an X-Box 360 elite, an LCD HD TV, WWE All-Stars Game, Tickets and VIP Experience to SummerSlam and a new car. A contestant named Gloria won her WWE Showcase as well as a trip to Puerto Rico. She missed the actual retail price of her Showcase by only $41. The audience got toy WWE Championship Belts and “The Greatest Superstars of Wrestlemania” DVD.Read More
– Hulk Hogan refuted criticism that he “never jobs.” He wrote last Friday on Twitter in response to a fan alleging he would not agree to job to wrestlers below his level of stardom: “You mean like Billy Kidman, who beat me 3 weeks in a row. HH.” When asked about not jobbing to Shawn Michaels at SummerSlam 2005, he responded: “Vince is the only man that makes those decisions, that came from him. hbk didn’t want to job, not me. Bye, over it. HH.” — Mr. Anderson took aRead More
– WWE’s key decisions regarding tonight’s Draft were not decided as of last night—namely, who the company will designate as the top babyface on SmackDown. Company officials have discussed moving The Undertaker to Raw to make up for a top babyface character being transferred to SmackDown. The main hold-up is that Vince McMahon wants the premiere matches for SummerSlam decided imminently, which will decide where talent goes. — The Miami New Times is holding a contest for two tickets to next Monday’s Raw taping at the American Airlines Arena. TheyRead More

Posted On April 25, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Potential Draft Spoiler On SmackDown Star Changing Brands

The web address of Alberto Del Rio’s profile page on WWE.com denoted the WWE Superstar as a member of the Raw roster today. Under the “All” bracket on the WWE Superstars page on WWE.com, his picture linked to the web address www.wwe.com/superstars/raw/albertodelrio. The error has since corrected as the URL now redirects to his original SmackDown based page. It should be noted that if the page was not legitimate, an error page would be displayed (www.wwe.com/404-not-found). No error page is displayed for www.wwe.com/superstars/raw/albertodelrio. Similarly, SmackDown Diva Beth Phoenix was denotedRead More
Due to the retirement of Edge leaving SmackDown in dire need of a top babyface, Vince McMahon decided to hold the annual WWE Draft next Monday as opposed to a date in June. WWE officials have discussed moving Alberto Del Rio to Raw during next Monday’s WWE Draft as he is currently penciled to headline SummerSlam against John Cena. It has also been broached for Del Rio move to the brand as World Heavyweight Champion, with The Miz, as WWE Champion, heading to SmackDown. With that being said, the identitiesRead More

Posted On April 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details on Travel Packages for WWE SummerSlam

- WWE has announced the following details for SummerSlam 2011 travel packages: PLATINUM PACKAGE Each person in this group (maximum four people per group) will receive: * SummerSlam ticket (seating within first five ringside rows) * Collectible chair * SummerSlam Axxess ticket * Private autograph session with one WWE Superstar * Food & Beverage Reception with WWE Superstars * One standard hotel room at the Wilshire Grand Los Angeles hotel (Check in Friday, Aug. 12, 2011. Check out Monday, Aug. 15, 2011) Cost: 1 Person – $1,007 2 People –Read More

Posted On November 4, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Several WWE PPV Buyrates For This Year Revealed

For those keeping track of pay-per views buys for WWE, here are some new numbers for this year: -WWE “Money In The Bank” drew 165,000 buys, down from the 267,000 buys the “Night Of Champions” PPV drew in the same month last year. -WWE “SummerSlam” drew 350,000 buys, down slightly from the 369,000 buys the “SummerSlam” event drew last year. -WWE “Night Of Champions” drew 165,000 buys, down slightly from the 169,000 buys the “Breaking Point” PPV drew last year.Read More

Posted On October 27, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Orton Says He Would Never Quit, Comments On His Matches

The latest issue of WWE Magazine, which hits newsstands next Tuesday, features a candid interview with Randy Orton. The interview was formatted for the reigning WWE Champion to finish a variety of open-ended statements. Highlights from the interview are as follows: The difference between a good match and a great match in WWE is always… How I leave the live audience and how they respond or react. At this past SummerSlam, Sheamus and I had what I consider to be a very good match—the crowd, however, was just kind ofRead More