The Rock Tag

– Dolph Ziggler faced Kofi Kingston in a match taped Monday night in Boston, Massachusetts for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars. It was the only match taped for the program as it was lengthy. The Great Khali squashed Curt Hawkins in a dark match. Hawkins was accompanied by Tyler Reks. — Sean Grande, the voice of the Boston Celtics, is seated in the front row at Raw. Jim Ross tweeted, “My pal @SeanGrandePBP will be front row tonight at Raw. If Cole goes down, Sean can handle it. TrustRead More

Posted On March 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Carlito Defends The Rock Against Haters & Jokes About CM Punk

Former WWE superstar Carlito continues to Defend The Rock against other wrestlers who are upset The Rock is getting such a prominent role at WrestleMania. Last week, Carlito argued that WWE talent should be happy that The Rock is making WrestleMania a success – and questioned if any other WWE stars could sell out a 70,000 person stadium for WrestleMania The Rock. Carlito later added the following, throwing in a joke about CM Punk: “Oh, and I meant wrestlers on today’s roster. Of course stone cold with the right angleRead More
– The March 3, 2012 episode of WWE Vintage Collection featured the following matches: Buddy Landel vs. Bob “Spark Plug” Holly (WWF Monday Night Raw – December 18, 1995), George “The Animal” Steele vs. Nikolai Volkoff (WWF Prime Time Wrestling – June 23, 1986), Batista vs. Tajiri (WWE Raw – May 10, 2004), “The Natural” Butch Reed vs. Tito Santana (WWF All American Wrestling – December 7, 1986), Cactus Jack vs. Dustin Rhodes (WCW Main Event – March 1, 1992), Bret Hart vs. Jerry “The King” Lawler (WWF Monday NightRead More
Arda Ocal of The Score Television Network had a chance to sit down and interview seven-time WWE Women’s Champion, Trish Stratus. Highlights from the second part of the interview are as follows: Comparing fighting in WWE for so many years to fighting in movies. How is that all different to her: “So different. we approached it from a traditional movie stand point, which means we have to do stunt work. Thats what moves have stunts. The concept of not making contact in movies was difficult for me cause in WWERead More
– In response to rumors of backstage jealousy and resentment over Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stealing the spotlight at WrestleMania XXVIII, former WWE Superstar Carlito went on Twitter to defend The Most Electrifying Man In Sports Entertainment against “the boys.” “My opinion on The Rock is that everybody should be thankful that he’s back. Did he come back to save his movie career? Of course, so what? The Rock saved ‘Mania last year and this year too. Do any of u see any other wrestler right now that can sellRead More

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

The Great Khali On Superstars, Cody Rhodes/IC Title News, More

- The Great Khali vs. Jinder Mahal was taped in Seattle, Washington to air on this week’s WWE Superstars. – The Rock, John Cena, Kelly Kelly, CM Punk, Zack Ryder and WWE have made it to the finals of the 2012 Shorty Awards. – Kofi Kingston was representing WWE today at the National Guard Youth Foundation ChalleNGe Champions Gala in Washington, DC. – WWE’s website has a new article up looking at Cody Rhodes now holding the Intercontinental Title for 200 consecutive days. Cody joins IC Title holders like TheRead More

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

JBL Comments on The Rock’s Backstage Heat & Chris Jericho

- Former WWE Champion JBL took to his Facebook page this morning and commented on recent reports about The Rock and Chris Jericho returning. Heat on The Rock: “I hear the resentment/jealousy of the Rock backstage and I quite frankly don’t believe it. Four of the world’s biggest superstars in Cena, Rock, Undertaker and Triple H will headline WM-this is huge for WWE and the business-guys should be dying to be on this card and my guess is they are. It’s very simple to those who do have any problemRead More

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

JR Suspects Heat Between Cena & The Rock After RAW

- Mick Foley and former WWE announcer Jack Korpela wrote the following on Twitter about the promo between John Cena and The Rock on last night’s RAW: Korpela: “@TheRock is simply on a different level. Makes @JohnCena and @CMPunk look amateur. What does @wwe have to do to build a new Rock? @TheRock proved again tonight why he is among the top three @wwe superstars ever. @HulkHogan @steveaustinBSR and @therock made this business” Foley: “That promo felt kind of uncomfortable to watch. Not sure if that’s a good thing orRead More
– WWE Studios’ Bending the Rules, starring 2012 WWE Hall of Fame inductee, Edge, and Jamie Kennedy – opens in the following theaters for a special, limited engagement on March 9: Hollywood, California (Grauman’s Chinese 7), Aurora, Colorado (Cinema Latino 8), Miami, Florida (Palace 18), Chicago, Illinois (I.C.E. Chatham 14), New York, New York (To Be Announced), East Providence, Rhode Island (East Providence 10), Memphis, Tennessee (Wolfchase Cinema 8), San Antonio, Texas (Santikos Northwest 14), Bremerton, Washington (Olympic Theater 4). — The February 25 episode of A.M. Raw scored aRead More

Posted On February 23, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

The Rock Responds To His Critics In The WWE Locker Room

Numerous WWE workers were giddy backstage over John Cena’s pseudo-shoot tirade toward Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on Monday’s Raw SuperShow since many share similar real-life sentiments. Those disgruntled are upset with Johnson being prominently featured at WrestleMania XXVIII since he is not a full-time performer and is taking away a prime spot that could be used to elevate an up-and-comer. Based on reports and speculation of Johnson having “heat” within WWE circles, a Twitter user asked the actor/wrestler, “Haters claim you’re keeping them from wrestling at ‘Mania and they can’tRead More
– Although WWE.com stated Tuesday that Shaquille O’Neal would not be competing at WrestleMania XXVIII, the 15-time NBA All-Star appeared on ESPN Radio’s Mike and Mike in the Morning Wednesday stating that he would. — Amazing Red and T.J. Perkins vs. Michael Elgin and Roderick Strong has been announced for the March 4 Ring of Honor event at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. — Alex Koslov, who was released by WWE earlier this month, is available for bookings and appearances through Bill Behrens at showbis@aol.com. He is currentlyRead More

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

More Details Regarding Backstage Heat In WWE On The Rock

- There is said to be more than a few people within WWE that are genuinely complaining about The Rock returning and being featured for WrestleMania 28. The argument is there about The Rock not working with WWE full-time but some feel that you don’t want The Rock around every month because he’s a special attraction. While there are some people openly complaining about The Rock, it’s said that you mostly hear about the negative feedback from people who are upset at The Rock’s haters.Read More

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

John Cena’s Promo From Raw Video & The Rock’s Response

The Rock has responded to John Cena’s promo from RAW, tweeting on Tuesday: “@JohnCena @WWE The truth comes out this Monday. John you have no idea.” The Rock is scheduled for RAW next week and will be appearing on RAW regularly through the night after WrestleMania 28. During his most recent blog, Jim Ross called John Cena’s RAW promo the best of his entire career, stating, “Cena spoke from the heart and I’m certain meant every word that he said. Cena’s words stepped away from the world of entertainment andRead More

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

Triple H Praised Backstage, Cena Trash Talks The Rock Again

- Triple H has received a lot of praise backstage for his promo work, according to f4wonline.com. – John Cena re-tweeted a fan’s comment predicting what The Rock’s promo on next Monday’s RAW would sound like: “prediction 4 rock promo – 1999 catchphrase, insult Cena, catchphrase, sniff the air, eyebrow, say electrify – leave till mid march” Cena followed up with the following: “Im pretty sure that’s close to accurate. Prove me wrong movie star. Ill be waiting in nike town.”Read More

Posted On February 21, 2012By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Heartbroken: John Cena

Follow @OneCountKickout on Twitter Like the One Count Kickout on Facebook And I’m here to remind you Rocky of the mess you left when you went away It’s not fair to deny me of the cross I bear that you gave to me You, you, you oughta know… ‘Cause the joke that you laid on the bed that was me And I’m not gonna fade as soon as you close your eyes, and you know it And every time I scratch my nails down someone else’s back I hope youRead More
Blowin’ Smoke with Kemper Jones 02/21/2012 Cena, Your Argument is Weak John Cena has a Wrestlemania resume to be extremely proud of. Eight years ago, John Cena won the United States championship at Wrestlemania XX. It was at that same event that The Rock had his final match (until this past Survivor Series). Cena was two years into his WWE run. Only a year later, he captured the WWE Championship from JBL at Wrestlemania 21. Since then, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Edge, The Big Show, and Batista have fallen inRead More

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

Punk vs. Jericho Confirmed For WM28; The Rock On Raw Next Week

- WWE Champion CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho is now confirmed for Wrestlemania XXVIII. – The Rock is also confirmed for next week’s Raw Supershow from the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon.Read More

Posted On February 21, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Anonymous WWE Star Rants On Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

With The Rock making his much anticipated return to Raw next Monday, John Cena had harsh words for “The Most Electrifying Man In Sports Entertainment” on this week’s show, saying he’s no longer The People’s Champion, but he’s a champion with people (referring to the entourage around him). After strongly criticizing The Rock for returning, but not sticking around WWE, Cena vowed to beat the iconic grappler in his hometown of Miami, Florida at WrestleMania XXVIII. A number of WWE performers appeared giddy backstage over Cena’s remarks as they legitimatelyRead More
(Courtesy of Diva-Dirt.com) Trish Stratus joined us again recently ahead of the DVD release of her debut movie, Bounty Hunters. We talk to Trish about the movie and whether she has any more movie roles in the pipeline, as well as talk wrestling. Trish talks about her return to WrestleMania last year, Tough Enough and whether she’d return for a second season, the John Morrison “cold shoulder” situation, Natalya’s flatulence gimmick, what she’d book for ‘Mania 28, the latest on her movie project with Amy ‘Lita’ Dumas and more. Highlights:Read More