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Mick Foley stated this week during an interview with Arda Ocal that he would want either Terry Funk or Jim Ross to induct him into the WWE Hall of Fame, but couldn’t decide who. “It would hurt me to not have one of them there, because Terry, he was a mentor and wrestler. And J.R. put his reputation, possibly his job on the line to bring me in because Vince was not sold believe it or not on Mick Foley, he was not a Mick Foley fan when I cameRead More

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

Complete Top 20 List Of Who ‘Brought The Heat’ In WWE

The WWE website listed their top 20 superstars who “brought the heat.” WWE lists superstars and tag teams who had or have fiery personalities in and out of the ring. The list is as follows: – Harlem Heat – Kane – Mick Foley – Sheamus – Sunny – Eddie Guerrero – The Undertaker – Lita – Bam Bam Bigelow – Disco Inferno – The Dragon – Fire and Ice – The Brood – Terry Funk – The Sheik – Scotty Too Hotty – Alundra Blaze – The Demon – PapaRead More

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

Complete List Of WWE’s Top 50 WCW Wrestlers Of All-Time

As previously mentioned, WWE.com has released a list counting down the top 50 WCW wrestlers of all-time. Eligibility begins with Ted Turner’s purchase of World Championship Wrestling in 1988—anything from Jim Crockett Promotions and NWA predating this is ineligible. Those eligible were rated only on their accomplishments while in WCW, as well as everything from longevity to cultural impact. Speaking of WCW, if you are not already aware, WWE’s Best of WCW Clash of the Champions DVD and Blu-ray officially hits stores today. Amazon.com have already slashed prices, currently offeringRead More

Posted On April 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Austin Speaks On Wrestling At WresleMania 29, Nigel McGuinness

- At the Cauliflower Alley Club Reunion in Las Vegas this week, both Steve Austin and Terry Funk expressed interest in going to FCW and teaching the new talents there. Jim Ross, who introduced Austin for the Iron Mike Award, gave a seminar while he was there to independent wrestlers on what to work on and what WWE is looking for when they sign new talents. Austin was asked about wrestling at WrestleMania 29 and said he was on the bubble about it. Austin added that he’d consider it ifRead More

Posted On March 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Stars On The Worst Persona In History, WWE’s WM Hotel

– In the latest episode of WWE Inbox, John Cena, R-Truth, Curt Hawkins and Tyler Reks, among others answer your Twitter questions, including who they think is the worst persona in WWE history.     – WrestlingFigs.com reports WWE Hall of Famers Dory and Terry Funk will appear at WrestleMania Axxess on Saturday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 pm and again on Sunday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.   – According to multiple accounts on Twitter, at least some WWE talent and employees are staying at the InterContinental MiamiRead More

Posted On March 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Speaks On Randy Savage, Support Of Wrestling Legends

- WWE Champion CM Punk spoke with InkedMag.com this week. Here are some highlights: You seem to be cognizant of wrestling history. For example, after Macho Man Randy Savage’s death, you wore tights designed like his and performed his elbow drop. Why is the past so important to you? Like they say, if you don’t remember the past you’re doomed to repeat it. Not that repeating pro wrestling’s past would be such a horrible thing; there were certain aspects that were a lot cooler back then. When I was aRead More

Posted On December 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Vito Lashes Out At WWE For Calling Him A “Turkey”

Sports Axxess on PW 24/7 Hosts: Jerry Sorrentino, James Jefferson, and Joey Image Full audio interview available at PW247radio.com. Vito on the current pro-wrestling product: I watch wrestling on TV on occasion. Everybody says it’s all ‘cookie-cutter’ guys and there are no characters. There’s not much interest in the storylines because they’re not really believable and you can’t get into them. But you just have to go with it. I think CM Punk started out great but he kind of fizzled out a bit. The Rock coming back to TVRead More

Posted On September 19, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

The Muppets To Appear On Raw, More On Perry Saturn’s Return

– WWE.com announced Monday that the Muppets will step into the ring on the Oct. 31 episode of WWE Raw SuperShow to celebrate their first theatrical release in over a decade – Disney’s The Muppets, opening this Thanksgiving. WWE teases: “What will happen when Kermit the Frog meets The Viper? Will the Divas make Miss Piggy flip with jealousy? Will Beaker be confused for Sheamus? On Halloween, it’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights, because the Muppets are about to get Raw!” — As reportedRead More

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

Update on DiBiase & Maryse’s, JR Scouting Talent

- WWE’s Jim Ross and Jerry Brisco will be evaluating talents on Friday, July 22nd at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo, Iowa at a training event in conjunction with the Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame. A show will be held later that evening with Brisco, Ross, Terry Funk, Hacksaw Jim Duggan and others. For more information on the training and tickets, contact Troy Peterson at wresshow@yahoo.com. – Stan sent word that this past Friday’s WWE SmackDown had 35 minutes and 58 seconds of in-ring action, up fromRead More

Posted On March 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Announces Latest Member Of The Hall of Fame

WWE announced this afternoon on their website that Abdullah the Butcher will inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 2 in Atlanta, Georgia. To view his profile, including induction video, click here. While not officially confirmed, Abdullah stated during an interview last month that he will be inducted by longtime rival Terry Funk. WWE is branding The Butcher ‘as one of the most vicious competitors to ever enter the ring’. They also acknowledge The Butcher has battled every legend in nearly every promotion on the planet, withRead More
Abdullah the Butcher confirmed on Monday’s episode of Right After Wrestling that he will be inducted into this year’s WWE Hall of Fame class. His unpredictable, ultra-violent style served as inspiration for numerous wrestlers and he still continues to compete on the independent circuit in a career that has lasted over fifty years. During the interview, Abdullah cited fellow wrestling legend Terry Funk as the person he’d want to be inducted by. The Butcher also said that if he and Hulk Hogan were paired together in a feud today, theyRead More
Sting become the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion at last night’s iMPACT! taping in Fayetteville, North Carolina, defeating Jeff Hardy. He is now the fifth oldest man to ever capture a world championship. The oldest would be Verne Gagne at 54, followed by Vince McMahon (54), Terry Funk (53) and Nick Bockwinkel (52). Sting is now 51 years old, the same age Ric Flair was when he won he last won a world championship. Sting, however, is a few months older than Flair was at the time of his lastRead More

Posted On February 24, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

*Spoiler* Even More On 2011 WWE Hall Of Fame Names

As we previously reported, Abdullah The Butcher and The Road Warriors will indeed be inducted into this year’s WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2011. The Wrestling Observer is reporting that Terry Funk will be inducting Abdullah at this year’s ceremony. The Road Warriors will be inducted by “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes.Read More

Posted On October 7, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Cover Art For Heenan DVD, New Legends Revealed For SVR 2011

– The cover art for World Wrestling Entertainment’s upcoming DVD set on Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, WWE: Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, has been unveiled. To view the cover art, click here. The two-disc set will be released on Tuesday, December 28, 2010. — WWE is holding a SmackDown live event tonight in Monterrey, Mexico at Arena Monterrey. Rey Mysterio, Big Show and Jack Swagger are the top Superstars advertised for the event. — WWE Legends Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, and Terry Funk were announced Thursday as playableRead More