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- After Tensai attacked Sakamoto on RAW a few weeks back, it was believed that the two were going to split as part of Tensai being repackaged. Sakamoto was back with Tensai on Friday’s SmackDown as he qualified for Money in the Bank. – While Dolph Ziggler has had a string of losses against the World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus as of late, a source notes that WWE has big things planned for Ziggler this year. – WWE did angles at this weekend’s live events where Alberto Del Rio attacked RicardoRead 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 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* Detailed WWE SmackDown Taping Results For Tonight

WWE taped this week’s Smackdown from The Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana, Tuesday. Below are full results: Dark Match * Brodus Clay (w/Cameron, Naomi) defeated Drew McIntyre. WWE Smackdown (Airing Friday) * Layla defeated A.J. in a non-title match. Daniel Bryan showed up and chanted “Yes!” which distracted A.J. and cost her the match. While Bryan and A.J. argued and dueling “Yes!” chants occurred, Vickie Guerrero showed up to massive heat. * Bryan said he wants A.J. banned from ringside at Money in the Bank. Vickie said a WWE websiteRead More
After this week’s WWE SmackDown taping ended, John Cena made an appearance to the live crowd and competed in the dark match main event. Cena defeated Big Show and Tensai in a handicap match. The match was advertised as Show and Laurinaitis teaming, but Tensai replaced Big Johnny, this could also be a sign of future advertised matches featuring Laurinaitis. Cena got the biggest pop of the evening. Show accidentally hit Tensai with the WMD and Cena hit Show with the Attitude Adjustment then pinned Tensai. Laurinaitis made an appearanceRead 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 PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For 6/29

WWE taped this week’s Smackdown from The Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. Below are full results: Dark Match * Brodus Clay (w/Cameron, Naomi) defeated Drew McIntyre. WWE Smackdown (Airing Friday) * Layla defeated A.J. in a non-title match. Daniel Bryan showed up and chanted “Yes!” which distracted A.J. and cost her the match. While Bryan and A.J. argued and dueling “Yes!” chants occurred, Vickie Guerrero showed up to massive heat. * Bryan said he wants A.J. banned from ringside at Money in the Bank. Vickie said a WWE website pollRead More

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

What Happened After WWE RAW Went Off The Air; Cena, Laurinaitis

After this week’s edition of WWE RAW went off the air, featured a dark match main event featuring John Cena facing Big Show and Tensai in a handicap match. Cena picked up the victory with the AA. John Laurinaitis hit the ring following the dark match main event and nailed Cena with a chair. Cena recovered and hit Laurinaitis with the AA to send the fans home happy.Read More
- A new idea from Vince McMahon is to have the RAW announcers do sound effects to make it seem like they are trying to hold back laughter during what are supposed to be comedy segments. – Sakamoto is expected to start wrestling within the next few months. His association with Tensai is likely over after Tensai beat him down on RAW two weeks ago. The beatdown was done as part of Tensai being re-packaged. Sakamoto was originally trained by former WWE star Taka Michinoku at his Kaientai Dojo schoolRead More
- Since returning to WWE, Tensai has often been subject to ridiculing chants referencing his past persona, A-Train, which talent are forbidden from acknowledging on-air. Contrary to popular belief, Tensai says he’s not bothered by them. “Not at all,” he wrote on Twitter when asked whether the chants annoy him. “Why would they? It’s who I was. Glad they remember.” Tensai was also asked what happened to the Hip Hop Hippo; he responded, “he got future endeavored.” – Kevin Nash is today’s featured Superstar on WWE.com. He claimed late lastRead 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

Bryan Responds To Punk, Tensai Impresses WWE, Bourne Update

- Daniel Bryan doesn’t think CM Punk’s goat face insult from Monday’s RAW is a good one. He wrote on Twitter: “Goat face is a horrible insult. My face is practically perfect in every way. In fact, from now on I demand to be called Beautiful Bryan.” – WWE officials were impressed with Tensai’s match against Sheamus on Monday’s RAW Supershow. People backstage felt it was one of his best matches since returning to the company. Tensai is currently being repackaged. – Evan Bourne posted the following injury update onRead More
- WWE is teasing that John Laurinaitis will put Tensai in action this Monday night on RAW to impress Vince McMahon. They wrote: “The dominant Tensai suffered his first defeat last week against John Cena, but his interference during the Cena-Michael Cole match that followed shows the expatriate Superstar has no intention of letting the loss slow him down. Tensai has been a favorite of John Laurinaitis’, and “Big Johnny” will likely want Mr. McMahon to see his handpicked enforcer in action this week. The only question remains, who willRead More

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

WWE RAW World Tour Results From Seville, Spain – June 7, 2012

WWE RAW World Tour Results from Seville, Spain (6/7): * Zack Ryder defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) with the Rough Ryder. * Alex Riley defeated Curt Hawkins by TKO. * WWE Divas champion Layla defeated Beth Phoenix with a neckbreaker. * Mason Ryan defeated Michael McGuilicutty with the jackhammer. * John Cena defeated Big Show, Tensai and John Laurinaitis in a handicap match. Show knocked out Tensai with the WMD punch, Cena took out Big Show and nailed Tensai with the AA. * US Champion Santino retained the titleRead More
- WWE is now advertising another DX reunion with Shawn Michaels and Triple H for the 1,000th RAW episode on July 22nd from St. Louis, Missouri. Big Show and John Laurinaitis vs. John Cena is being advertised also. – Big Show teamed with Tensai to lose to John Cena in a handicap match at last night’s RAW live event in Alexandria, Louisiana. The matches were previously advertised as John Laurinaitis and Tensai vs. Cena. All upcoming live events are now booked with Show and Tensai vs. Cena. – WWE ChampionRead More
Tensai failed to impress WWE officials in his pinfall victory over John Cena on the April 16 Raw SuperShow and was deemed “a flop” as a result. He was initially pegged to face Cena at both Over the Limit and No Way Out but his poor showing in the main event match led to his push being curtailed and Big Show taking his place. WWE also canceled plans for summer live events to be headlined by Tensai and Laurinaitis vs. Cena, instead the former Prince Albert with Big Show. TensaiRead More

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

Jericho’s Suspension Countdown, 1000th RAW Match, Punk-Bryan

- As you may be aware, Chris Jericho has been doing a countdown via Twitter since he is on a 30-day suspension. Here is what he posted today, “25 or 6 to 4 is my favorite Chicago song. Loudness has a song called 25 Days From Home. 25 was also the number of Winnipeg Jet Thomas Steen.” – WWEShop.com has released new Sheamus Brogue Kick Hooligans t-shirts and new merchandise from the former WWE Champion, which you can view and order at this link. You can also save $10 offRead More

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

RAW Rating Breakdown: Big Show’s Speech, Main Event & More

The May 21st WWE RAW Supershow scored a 3.03 cable rating with 4.16 million viewers. In the segment breakdown, the John Cena and John Laurinaitis opener did well with a 3.40 quarter rating. Big Show’s explanation and Cena vs. David Otunga lost 139,000 viewers. Santino Marella’s angle with Ricardo Rodriguez lost 521,000 viewers and Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton lost 252,000 more. Kane vs. Daniel Bryan gained 390,000 viewers for a 3.01 quarter rating. This isn’t a great number for that timeslot but a good showing for a segmentRead More

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

What Happened After WWE RAW Went Off The Air

Thanks to PWMania.com reader Chris Decker for sending this in: After the babyfaces cleared the ring, John Laurinaitis came out and said that him and Tensai were going to face Cena but due to Cena being knocked out by The Big Show, Cena forfeited. CM Punk came out said that he will take on Ace and Tensai and attacked Laurinaitis. Tensai stopped Punk and laid him out. That brought out Daniel Bryan. It ended up being a WWE Title match between Punk and Bryan, which Punk won in 5 minutesRead More
– WWE.com has shortened Lord Tensai’s name as he is now simply being referred to as Tensai. This is not the only character tweak as last week during his match against Tyson Kidd on WWE Superstars, he appeared sans robe, shoved Sakamoto and competed more aggressively. — Mick Foley is advertised for Wednesday’s SmackDown live event in Poughkeepsie, New York as he will appear as the guest referee for World Heavyweight Champion Match between Sheamus, Daniel Bryan and Alberto Del Rio. Also advertised is a No Holds Barred Match betweenRead More