The Rock Tag

- WWE is now billing Sin Cara at the most popular wrestler in the history of Mexico. – Some of the WWE terms trending worldwide during RAW last night on Twitter were Michael Cole, Ryback, Tensai and Vince McMahon. – Steve Austin will be in Nashville, Tennessee tonight for the CMT Music Awards. Austin will be promoting his new Redneck Island reality TV show. – Yesterday marked the last day on-set for The Rock and the “Pain & Gain” movie.Read More
WWE Champion CM Punk participated in a Q&A session while at the Comic Con in Philadelphia this weekend. Punk revealed that there is indeed a new WWE Title belt, after months of speculation. Punk says he has seen the title and doesn’t think it’s any better than the current spinner title. Punk says the title was just made and weighs about 20 pounds more than the current belt. Punk says he wants to be the one to produce a new title and says it’s coming soon. The Q&A session isRead More

Posted On May 31, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

The Rock Tied Up Before WrestleMania 29, WWE Sales Figures

– WWE shipped 199,000 DVDs in April, down 11.6% from April 2011. The company’s top 5 selling DVDs, in order, are DVD sets from Steve Austin, The Rock and Randy Orton, Top 50 Oh My God Moments and the Bret Hart-Shawn Michaels Greatest Rivalries sit-down interview. — The WWE website had 16.5 million unique viewers in April, up significantly from most months (due to WrestleMania 28), but down 1.2% from April 2011. WWE shop averaged 800 orders/day, up 9.1% from April 201. — We recently put a bunch of rareRead More

Posted On May 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Real Reason G.I. Joe: Retaliation Was Delayed Until 2013

It was recently announced that the G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which had been scheduled to be released on June 29th, has been pushed back to March 29, 2013. The original reason given was that Paramount wanted to convert the movie to 3D in post-production to maximize the film’s potential revenues. Box office competition from the new Avengers, Batman and Spiderman movies was also cited as a reason for the delay. Deadline.com is now reporting that there is another reason why Paramount bumped the release date to March 2013 (after spending millionsRead More

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

The Rock Reveals When He’s Returning To WWE

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has revealed when he is scheduled to return to WWE. Rock says he will be back in early 2013 to begin hyping his role for next year’s WrestleMania. The Rock tweeted the following Friday evening: “They asked I come back start of 2013. Have 3 films to shoot so trying to make it work. Miss that electricity though man.” PWMania Photos: The Rock With His Girlfriend »»Read More

Posted On May 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Selling $5 Million Estate & Buys New Florida Mansion

“The Rock” Dwayne Johnson has quietly put up his stunning near $5 million estate (Photos) on the market in Hidden Hills, California after recently purchasing a new mansion in Florida (Photos). The current resident of The Rock’s $4,995,000 7 bedroom 6.25 bathroom, 9,120 square foot estate is likely his ex-wife Dany Garcia. The following is how a real estate blog describes the estate: Described as a “Tour de Force,” this two-level Mediterranean style home, boasting epic views of the nearby mountains and valleys, highlighted by a glass-walled living room, lushRead More

Posted On May 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Makes Forbes Magazine 100 Most Powerful Celebrity List

- Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has made Forbes Magazine’s list of the 100 most powerful celebrities in the world. Forbes.com has an article up looking at The Rock being one of the most bankable action movie star in the world (having grossed over $2.3 billion) and his reputation for saving movie franchises (Fast and Furious, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and now GI Joe). Forbes estimates that The Rock made over $36 million over the last 12 months – and it doesn’t specify if that includes the millionsRead More
Back on the March 12, 2012 edition of Monday night RAW, The Rock held a “Rock Concert” in Cleveland, Ohio. During the segment, Rock made a joke about John Cena getting a divorce from his wife, singing, “Rock saw Cena making out with Eve… Grabbin’ on her thigh, tuggin’ on her weave. Cena was havin’ the time of his life… I guess he didn’t tell her that he’s got a wife! Let’s rock. Everybody let’s rock. Divorce lawyer’s right up the block… But we’re dancing because Cleveland Rocks!… I guessRead More

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

Details On WWE WrestleMania 28 DVD & Blu-ray; Tuesday Release

WWE will release “WWE: WrestleMania XXVIII” on DVD and Blu-ray this Tuesday, May 8. Amazon are currently offering a 43% discount on the DVD, saving $14.96 and eligible for free Super Saver Shipping. You can order and view the DVD/Blu-ray box cover art by clicking here. Below are full details for the DVD and Blu-ray: ONCE IN A LIFETIME: The two biggest Superstars of their generation, The Rock and John Cena, collide in the most anticipated match in WWE history, an epic confrontation that will define the legacies of theseRead More

Posted On May 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: WrestleMania 28 DVD Preview; John Cena vs. The Rock

WWE has released a WrestleMania 28 video clip featuring John Cena vs. The Rock, ahead of Tuesday’s DVD and Blu-ray release. The clip shows footage of the opening moments before the start of the main event and the moments right after the bell sounds. Amazon are currently offering a 43% discount on the DVD, saving $14.96 and eligible for free Super Saver Shipping. You can order by clicking here.Read More
Pads And Panels recently interviewed WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes, who was promoting tonight’s Extreme Rules PPV. Below are some highlights: Wrestling someone the size of Big Show: “I’ve had to adapt my style completely, which has been a challenge. I knew entering that getting in the ring with someone like the Big Show is going to be different from getting in the ring with somebody like Randy Orton or Kofi Kingston. It has been, honestly, of all the things I’ve done in my career, this match with the Big ShowRead More

Posted On April 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock’s New Movie Creating A Buzz, Bret Hart In WOF Latest

The entertainment industry has been left buzzing after the latest set photos from Michael Bay’s “Pain & Gain” movie shoot in Miami featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. One photo shows The Rock is grilling a prosthetic hand in one particular scene. It’s part of bizarre events depicted in the bodybuilding comedy movie. The involvement of Israeli-born model Bar Paly, whose character interacts with Rock and co-star Mark Wahlberg has also been generating a buzz. Photos from the movie, featuring The Rock grilling a hand and of Bar Paly can beRead More

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

The Rock Getting Into Politics?, WWE Returning To Cajun Dome

- WWE will return to the Cajun Dome in Lafayette, Louisiana on June 30th, 2012. Tickets go on sale May 12th, 2012 at 10 AM.(Thanks to Devin Cutting) – Earlier this week, a fan suggested to The Rock on Twitter that he should play President Obama on the big screen. He replied, “But I plan on being President too.” At Tuesday’s CinemaCon Convention in Las Vegas, The Rock was asked by Fox411.com whether he’d seriously consider getting into politics. “I wouldn’t rule it out. I think in order for politiciansRead More

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

Details On The Rock’s New Movie “Pain & Gain”

WrestleMania 28 main eventer Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was in Las Vegas this week to take part in Paramount’s CinemaCon presentation (accepting the “Action Star of the Decade” award) and to promote the new movie GI Joe: Retaliation. The Rock is currently filming Michael Bay’s Pain and Gain, the film that is based on the The film is based on the true story of the “Sun Gym Gang,” a pair of bodybuilders named Daniel Lugo and Adrien Doorbal, who led an extortion and kidnapping plot before being arrested. Johnson isRead More

Posted On April 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

MMA Star To Join The Rock In Fast & Furious 6 Movie

According to the Hollywood Reporter, MMA star-turned-actress, Gina Carano, who recently starred in “Haywire,” is currently in negotiations with Universal to join The Rock in the next installment of the billion-dollar franchise “Fast & Furious” movie. Carano’s character will play a member of The Rock’s character’s team in Fast & Furious 6. Carano made a great impression in her acting debut with Haywire. Fast 6 is slated for release on May 24, 2013.Read More

Posted On April 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Full Content For WWE WrestleMania 28 DVD & Blu-ray Revealed

Shock Entertainment released the full content for WWE WrestleMania 28 on DVD and Blu-ray. You can pre-order either edition at this link. Below are full details for the DVD and Blu-ray: ONCE IN A LIFETIME: The two biggest Superstars of their generation, The Rock and John Cena, collide in the most anticipated match in WWE history, an epic confrontation that will define the legacies of these two icons. Plus, the men that have defined the WWE for 2 decades will battle in the nightmarish prison they helped immortalize, Hell inRead More

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

Update On Plans For WrestleMania 29 Main Event, Lesnar Update

- As we have noted, Brock Lesnar negotiated a unique contract for his WWE return as he will be allowed to wear sponsors on his trunks and the t-shirts he wears each week. A source reports that Lesnar insisted this be part of the deal. He is the first performer Vince McMahon has ever allowed contractually to do so. – It’s said that with the success of WrestleMania 28 coming out this past week, the chances of a rematch between John Cena and The Rock at WrestleMania 29 have increased.Read More

Posted On April 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: CM Punk Calls Out Austin Again; Comments On Rock-Lesnar

WWE Champion C.M. Punk appeared on FOX DC on Monday to promote tonight’s RAW from the Verizon Center. CM Punk, who was arguably the most high-profile member of the WWE locker room that was unhappy about The Rock returning to WWE, said he now feels differently about the situation. “The Rock has proved me wrong, and him coming back is great.” Since his views on The Rock have changed in the past several weeks, he is going to take a “wait and see” attitude before commenting on Brock Lesnar’s returnRead More

Posted On April 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Sable In WWE HOF?, Damien Sandow Talks WWE Debut, Bow Wow

- Add rapper Bow Wow to the list of guests backstage at WrestleMania 28 with The Rock. – New WWE SmackDown star Damien Sandow, who debuted in a backstage vignette on Friday’s show, is on Twitter @TheDamienSandow but has his account ran by his “personal scribe” Ignatius. The account wrote on Friday after Sandow’s debut: “THAT WAS AMAZING!!!! We will remember this day for a long time. Please, share your thoughts on Mr. Sandow’s words. Sincerely, Ignatius #wwe” – With Brock Lesnar locked in for WrestleMania 29, new speculation isRead More