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Posted On November 10, 2013By David DavisIn Columns

Death of Wrestling: Respect My Authority!

Greetings to all… It’s David Davis with my weekly blog: Death of Wrestling. For all of those who read this regularly, you will know that this is not a blog about bashing wrestling; it’s a blog of a frustrated fan, who loves the business and wishes that each week it could be a little better. I’m not sure that I’m okay with them busting Daniel Bryan back down to mid-card status. Okay, okay, the WWE claim to be using this as a way to elevate the Wyatt family, but somethingRead More
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- WWE.com has published a list counting down the 20 most memorable Superstar debuts in sports-entertainment history with Kane’s premiere appearance at the 1997 WWF pay-per-view event Badd Blood: In Your House topping the chart. The complete list is as follows: 20. Big Show, 19. Fit Finlay, 18. Santino Marella, 17. Booker T, 16. Abdullah the Butcher, 15. Brock Lesnar, 14. The Great Khali, 13. Vader, 12. Goldberg, 11. Rey Mysterio, 10. Sabu, 9. Eric Bischoff, 8. The Undertaker, 7. Tazz, 6. Shockmaster, 5. The Nexus, 4. John Cena, 3.Read More
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- Chris Jericho confirmed on his Twitter that he will not be present for WWE’s RAW live tour of Australia at the end of August. – The Great Khali was released from a hospital this week and is back home in Texas. He’s expected back with WWE by Survivor Series. – MTV’s Pauly D will be the DJ for WWE’s SummerSlam VIP kick-off party on August 16th at The Pool at The Beverly Hills Hotel. As usual, WWE will be doing a lot of events in the Hollywood area thatRead More
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ABC News features a new article providing more details on The Great Khali’s surgery which he underwent on Wednesday to have a tumor removed. The article mentions the potential risks of Khali’s acromegaly, and WWE‘s wellness policy. Khali is recovering well, and is expected to be released from the Universary of Pittsburgh Medical Center hopefully by Monday. The ABC article also mentions WWE could potentially be in legal trouble for failing to address conditions such as acromegaly in its performers (as performers such as Andre The Giant have reaped size-relatedRead More
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- Triple H turns 43 years old today. As noted earlier, Dolph Ziggler is also celebrating a birthday today, as he turns 32. – The latest WWE monthly business figures released Thursday night reports WWE has shipped 189,000 units of WrestleMania 28 DVDs to top their nine-month DVD chart. WrestleMania 28 tops the #2 and #3-ranked Stone Cold and The Rock DVDs that are even at 141,000 and 140,000 units shipped, respectively. In total for the second quarter, 837,000 DVD units were shipped, which is up slightly from 830,000 inRead More

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

Confirmed Matches For This Week’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

The following is confirmed for this week’s edition of WWE Smackdown: * Zack Ryder is this week’s GM. * World Champion Sheamus vs. Chris Jericho. * Alberto Del Rio vs. Sin Cara. * Big Show vs. The Great Khali. * Dolph Ziggler and Cody Rhodes vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Christian & WWE United States Champion Santino Marella * Primo vs. Darren Young. * Ryback vs. Tyler Reks. * Damien Sandow vs. Justin Gabriel.Read More
- Tonight’s WWE Super SmackDown opens up with Primo, Epico, The Usos, Alicia Fox, Natalya, Yoshi Tatsu, Hunico, Camacho, Hornswoggle, Rosa Mendes, Kaitlyn, Tamina and some others are having a cookout. Teddy Long walks in and welcomes everyone to the Great American Bash. He’s got Eve Torres dressed in a name tag and he says she has volunteered to clean up the party. Teddy introduces the United States Champion Santino Marella. Santino goes to light the grill when Kane appears. Kane sets fire to the grill and everyone starts toRead 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
- As noted before, Alberto Del Rio suffered a serious concussion at last week’s SmackDown tapings when Sheamus slammed his head against the metal WWE logo on the stage. In the storylines, WWE is blaming the concussion on one of the overhand chops from The Great Khali that was delivered in their singles match on Friday’s SmackDown. – Mick Foley wrote the following about Dolph Ziggler during RAW last night: “Another excellent match involving @HeelZiggler . I think I detect some type of trend here” Paul Heyman re-tweeted the commentRead More

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

Confirmed For This Week’s Edition Of WWE SmackDown

The following matches were taped for this week’s edition of WWE SmackDown: * Alberto Del Rio vs. The Great Khali * Brodus Clay vs. Derrick Bateman * Drew McIntyre vs. Sin Cara * Ryback vs. Two Local Wrestlers * IC Champion Christian vs. Dolph Ziggler * World Champion Sheamus vs. KaneRead More

Posted On May 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Raw Event Breaks Record, Christian Returns, Mason Ryan, Ambrose

RAW Live Event Breaks Record?, Updates on Christian, Mason Ryan, Ambrose Posted by Marc Middleton on 05/13/2012 – Former WWE star Jimmy Wang Yang turns 31 years old today. – Dean Ambrose worked another RAW live event last night in Syracuse, New York, losing to Zack Ryder by disqualification again. – Mason Ryan was back as Dolph Ziggler’s bodyguard last night in Syracuse. – Christian, who remains off WWE TV, was back in action last night at the SmackDown live event in Newark, Delaware. He teamed with Cody Rhodes andRead More

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

WWE Finishes Post-WM Shows, Sheamus Chat, Ambrose-Foley

- Most of the WWE talents are headed home for a few days of rest after completing the post-WrestleMania tours overseas and here in the United States. WWE has no shows for the rest of this week until Sunday’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view. – World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus will be doing a live chat with fans on Comcast’s Xfinity website at 3:15pm EST on Friday, April 27th. – A fan asked FCW star Dean Ambrose on Twitter when he would be fighting Mick Foley. Ambrose replied: “Not. I already won. CompletelyRead More

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

Confirmed Matches For This Week’s WWE Smackdown

The following matches were taped for this week’s edition of WWE Smackdown: * Alberto Del Rio vs. IC Champion Big Show * Alicia Fox vs. Divas Champion Nikki Bella * Darren Young & Titus O’Neil vs. Yoshi Tatsu & Ezekiel Jackson * Cody Rhodes vs. The Great Khali * Jacob Kaye vs. Ryback * Mark Henry vs. World Champion Sheamus For complete WWE Smackdown spoilers for this week, click here.Read More

Posted On April 20, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE SmackDown Match Preview, Update On Brodie Lee, More

– Brodie Lee, who recently signed a developmental contract with WWE, will report to Florida Championship Wrestling shortly. He concluded his independent wrestling commitments over the weekend. — WWE Hall of Famer “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase has changed his Twitter handle to twitter.com/MDMTedDiBiase. — Former WWE star Johnny Stamboli turns 35 years old today. — WWE.com is advertising a Six-Man Tag Team match for tonight’s episode of SmackDown on Syfy as World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, Randy Orton and The Great Khali will join forces against Cody Rhodes, DanielRead More

Posted On April 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed Matches For This Week’s WWE Smackdown

The following matches were taped this past Tuesday for this week’s edition of WWE Smackdown: * AJ vs. Natalya * Brodus Clay vs. Hunico * The Uso’s vs. Titus O’Neil and Darren Young Non-Title Match: * Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio * Ryback vs. Danny Merman 6 Man Tag Team Match: * Sheamus, Randy Orton, and The Great Khali vs. Daniel Bryan, Mark Henry, and Cody Rhodes For complete detailed WWE Smackdown spoilers for this week, click here.Read More

Posted On April 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE Raw Results From London, England – April 16, 2012

- Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow opens up with WWE Champion CM Punk making his way to the ring. No DQ, No Count Out Match for the WWE Title: Mark Henry vs. CM Punk Mark Henry waits in the ring as Punk comes out. Punk starts out with kicks and offense. Henry stops him in mid strike and slams him on the mat. Henry stomps on Punk and kicks him out to the floor. Henry goes out but Punk goes back in the ring. Punk runs the ropes and hits aRead More
– Dolph Ziggler took a passive aggressive shot at Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson over The Great One’s limited schedule with WWE via Twitter. A Twitter user wrote to the WWE Superstar this week, “Couldn’t decide which flexforce WWE figure to buy between your action figure and @therock ‘s.. chose the rock in the end!” Ziggler responded, “Typical, just make sure you only play with it 4-5 times a year….” — The Great Khali appears in the upcoming French film Sur la piste du Marsupilami. The movie poster, which features theRead More

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

Raw Breakdown: Comparison To WM27 Go-Home Show, Rock/Cena

The go-home WrestleMania 28 episode of WWE’s RAW Supershow scored a 3.05 cable rating with 4.44 million viewers – a disappointment to WWE officials.   In comparison, the WrestleMania 27 go-home show which also featured The Rock and John Cena did a 3.84 cable rating with 5.89 million viewers. This year’s go-home show had a 21% decline in ratings and a 25% decline in total viewers.   In the segment breakdown, Sheamus and Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan and Kane gained 239,000 viewers from the opener. Santino Marella vs. DavidRead More

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

Two New Additions To Team Teddy For WrestleMania XXVIII

Following Zack Ryder’s rally prior to Monday’s Raw SuperShow in which he lobbied to become part of Team Teddy at WrestleMania XXVIII, Long Island Iced Z informed SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long that if he was accepted onto the team, The Great Khali would join as well. Long agreed, with Hornswoggle named the team’s mascot. The updated card for the pay-per-view event taking place April 1 in Miami, Florida is as follows: * The Rock vs. John Cena * The Undertaker vs. Triple H (Hell in a Cell Match withRead More