The Rock Tag

Posted On July 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Says He’s Going To Beat Up Cena Before WrestleMania

Via online video, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson responded to John Cena’s “hot garbage;” being ripped at a live event Australia for abandoning WWE fans in favor of a career in Hollywood. In a Rock-style promo, Johnson explains what he meant when he said he would never leave WWE, saying people don’t like “phony punks” and promising to whoop Cena’s ass. Johnson also implied that he will be meeting Cena before WrestleMania XXVIII. “The Rock cannot wait for WrestleMania,” he said. “(Team Bring It) is going to find you before WrestleMania.Read More

Posted On July 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Cena Talks About CM Punk Leaving WWE, Rock & WrestleMania 28

WWE Champion John Cena was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune this week to hype Sunday’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view, which takes place from the Windy City. With CM Punk vowing to leave WWE with the WWE championship this Sunday, Cena knows Punk’s the atmosphere in Punk’s home town of Chicago will be electric: “Chicago fans greeted me with a ‘(Expletive) you, Cena’ chant. Chicago fans cheer and boo who they want. They’re great fans whether they like me or not. They show you how they feel. I don’t likeRead More

Posted On July 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Exchange Between Cena & CM Punk, WM 28 Packages, More

- This past Monday’s taped RAW had 30 minutes and 51 seconds of in-ring action. This is down from the previous week. – WrestleMania 28 travel packages won’t be going on sale July 11th after all. WWE will be announcing the new on-sale date soon. – After John Cena defeated CM Punk in the main event of the WWE live event in Brisbane yesterday, Punk took the mic and put over Cena, showing respect. Punk then started talking about The Rock, saying that while Rock is off filming movies, CenaRead More

Posted On July 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena Blasts The Rock During Perth Live Show Promo

Thanks to Todd Haley for sending this in: During last night’s WWE live event in Perth, Australia, John Cena cut a promo on The Rock and basically tore him apart. Cena said he’s a professional wrestler and not an actor, and that he made the 20 hour flight to Australia to entertain the live crowd, something The Rock would never do. He also said that for everyone who is clamoring for The Rock to get back into the ring, they’ll have to wait until April 1st because that’s the onlyRead More
During an interview with The Kingston Wigg Standard, former WWE star Billy Gunn was asked if he’s ever looked back and realized how significant his place in WWE history is. “No I really don’t,” Gunn said. “I’m extremely glad that I was part of that and that I had a partner and people around me that we could reach that level. “I guess the only thing I really think of, is that when people look back, or think about me, that I just did the best that I could. ItRead More

Posted On June 29, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Responds To The WrestleMania Shot CM Punk Took

Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson has responded to the WrestleMania comment CM Punk made during his Raw promo this week by posting the following on Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/TheRock: “CM Punk: it’s simple business – The Rock is the main event at Wrestlemania cause it draws more money in one night, then u will in lifetime.”Read More
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton participated in an interview with Phoenix, Arizona based rock station 98KUPD promoting this week’s SmackDown tapings. Highlights from the interview are as follows. * Orton discussed his past issues with drug abuse, including an incident in 2006 where he overdosed, stopped breathing and his wife called an ambulance to save his life. Orton said he and his family discuss the bad choices he’s made in WWE’s upcoming DVD release, Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator “I was ashamed of it for a longRead More

Posted On June 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Major Update On Mick Foley Returning To WWE

Thanks to Nick Paglino for the following: As previously reported, Mick Foley is indeed finished with TNA as an on-air character, having requested his release from the company. While his contract is not set to expire until September, we have learned some exclusive details on Foley’s possible future after TNA. According to a key WWE insider, there have been talks of bringing Foley back to the company as an “ambassador” for WWE. Over the past few weeks, Foley has been Tweeting with several WWE stars such as The Rock, hintingRead More
- The Rock posted a photo from his family farm featuring himself and his horse Scoob. The Rock referred to the horse’s large teeth as “John Cena teeth.” Following Monday’s RAW, Cena responded to The Rock with the following on Twitter: “Hey dwayne. Glad u had fun on the farm. Would loved to have joined u and scoob…but I was at RAW looking for the guy who brings it…. Guess he decided he had better things to do…you know…like….hang out….on the farm…and stuff. :)” – The Miz spoke with TheRead More

Posted On May 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Raw Rating Bounces Back Up, Tough Enough Rating

- Monday’s WWE Raw drew a 3.42 rating coming off the Over the Limit PPV, which is up from the 3.08 rating the show drew last week. – This week’s edition of WWE Tough Enough scored a 1.64 rating and averaged 2.5 million viewers for the episode guest-starring The Rock. This is slightly higher from last week’s 1.61 rating and an average of 2.4 million viewers.Read More

Posted On May 23, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Foley Takes Shot At TNA Show Attendance, Live Event Canceled

– Mick Foley engaged in a Twitter exchange with The Rock regarding their “I Quit” Match at the 1999 Royal Rumble. “In the famous ‘I Quit’ match, I handcuffed Mick Foley and bashed his face 14 (times) with a steel chair,” The Rock wrote. “He bled. I won.” Foley wrote in response to The Rock: “Maybe so, but two days later, I trapped The Rock under a pallet of beer kegs to win the WWE strap in an Empty Arena match a/k/a TNA house show.” – The TNA Wrestling liveRead More

Posted On May 17, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: The Great Wrestling Debate

In the history of man there have been great debates, Lincoln vs. Douglas, Kennedy vs. Nixon, God vs. Satan (that was a debate right, I don’t know I never read the bible), well all of those debates will pale in comparison to Aaron vs. Jared. We are two long time wrestling fans that have had this debate for nearly six years and finally this will be the last word on the subject, who was more influential, better in the ring, and should be considered the greatest of the Attitude Era,Read More

Posted On May 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Tough Enough Elimination, Next Week’s Guest; The Rock

For those who missed WWE Tough Enough, Martin suffered an ankle injury at the end of the show, and he quit on his own accord. Additionally, Christina suffered an ankle injury during a skills challenge and had to be attended to by a medic. It was not announced whether or not she has left the show. Stone Cold Steve Austin therefore announced that there was no elimination tonight. He then sent all of the contestants back to the house. It was announced that The Rock will be the special guestRead More

Posted On May 10, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Hulk Hogan Says He Could Wrestle Again & More

Arda Ocal & Jimmy Korderas of R.A.W. Radio spoke with Hulk Hogan. Highlights: Hulk talks about his upcoming rare independent booking, May 14 in Brantford, ON for cwiwrestling.com What is the #1 thing Hogan feels TNA needs to do to improve and grow? What did Bobby Roode do wrong in his last promo on Impact? What it the mindset in TNA right now – is it to build stars from within or to find stars from the outside (with Goldberg as an example)? How have things turned around in TNARead More

Posted On May 9, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Foley-Rock’s Birthday, WWE DVD Changed, Morrison

- John Morrison will be appearing at the FYE store on Massachusetts Avenue in Washington, DC on June 19th at 11am. The signing is open to the first 200 fans and a wristband policy is in effect. Wristbands will be given to the first 200 attendees that purchase the WrestleMania 27 DVD/Blu-ray or the John Morrison: Rockstar DVD. – WWE has replaced their “50 Biggest Matches in WWE History” DVD set with a new set called “50 Most Shocking, Surprising & Amazing Moments in WWE History”, scheduled for release onRead More

Posted On May 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Raw & Tough Enough Ratings

Last night’s WWE Raw featuring The Rock’s birthday bash did a 3.45 cable rating off hours of 3.59 and 3.3 with 5,200,000 viewers on the USA Network. Last night’s edition of WWE Tough Enough did a 1.73 cable rating with 2,438,000 viewers on the USA Network. The replay did a 0.93 cable rating with 1,394,000 viewers.Read More
– The latest special edition issue of WWE Magazine is titled “Hardest Hitting Photos Of All-time!” Enclosed with the magazine is a mini-magazine highlighting The Rock’s greatest moments. — Chris Jericho, who was eliminated last night from Dancing with the Stars, teased a possible appearance at this Sunday’s WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view event—which takes place in Tampa, Florida. He wrote on Twitter, “For the first time in 8 weeks I dont have dance rehearsals. What am I going to do with myself now? Anythin goin on in Tampa this weekend…?”Read More

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

WWE Announces Theme For Next Week’s Raw From Miami

WWE and the USA Network issued the following press release today: Come Celebrate The Rock’s Birthday STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, The Most Electrifying Man In All of Entertainment, finally returns to his hometown of Miami. One week from tonight on May 2, The Rock will celebrate his birthday with celebrities, thousands of WWE fans and all of WWE’s Superstars and Divas at the American Airlines Arena for “Monday Night Raw.” WWE promises this will be the most raucous, entertaining and electrifying birthday celebration in history of Miami. AndRead More
– Former WWE Divas Champion Jillian Hall returns to the ring for Family Wrestling Entertainment in Brooklyn, New York on May 14 at St. Finbar’s Gym. She will face TNA Knockout Winter in her return match. Tickets are on sale at fwewrestling.com. Eric Young will also be on hand for the event. — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson” appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight on ABC. — WWE is holding an event on November 11, 2011 at the O2 Arena in London, England. Tickets go on sale April 20, 2011. —Read More