The Rock Tag

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

Roddy Piper On SD, Del Rio To FCW, The Rock, WM29 Tickets

- Alberto Del Rio is scheduled to appear at an FCW house show tonight in Punta Gorda, Florida. – Roddy Piper revealed on his Twitter that he will be appearing at next Tuesday’s Smackdown taping as part of a Legends Night episode. Here is what he wrote. “I’m also going to do Smackdown on Tuesday!! I think it’s time to step up to the plate!” Piper is advertised along with Pat Patterson, Jimmy Hart, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Tony Atlas, “Mean” Gene Okerlund, Howard Finkel, and Hillbilly Jim. – This weekRead More

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

The Rock Signs New Contract With WWE, Brock Lesnar Latest

- After signing Brock Lesnar to a one-year deal, it’s also believed that WWE signed The Rock to another one-year deal that will carry through WrestleMania 29 next year.   With Lesnar and The Rock headlining next year and the history of the New York market, it’s possible that WrestleMania 29 will be an immediate sellout – something that WWE hasn’t done since 2007.   Regarding Lesnar’s deal, it’s said that Vince McMahon was agreeable on the money side but the number of dates that Lesnar would be working wasRead More

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

Details On Brock Lesnar’s WWE Return, Missing WrestleMania

- Brock Lesnar signed his one-year deal with WWE before he arrived in Miami during WrestleMania 28 weekend. The decision was made over the weekend to keep Lesnar off WrestleMania and have him return on RAW the next night.   The main reason for keeping him off WrestleMania was to not cloud the end of the story between John Cena vs. The Rock because the idea is for Lesnar to be kicking off a “new chapter.”Read More

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

Backstage News On The Rock vs. John Cena At WM28

Despite WrestleMania 28 being in The Rock’s hometown of Miami, WWE officials had been going with the idea of John Cena winning for months. The real discussions about The Rock winning reportedly began about a month ago. Still, most people within WWE thought that Cena would win.Read More

Posted On April 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brock Lesnar Update, The Rock Compared, Trish Stratus Note

- Trish Stratus is scheduled to appear on Martin Short’s new one-hour TV special, I, Martin Short, Goes Home, on CBC-TV.   – ESPN 2’s Sports Nation compared The Rock with Alex Rodriguez earlier today over who was the hotter Miami sports star. The Rock defeated A-Rod 67% to 33%.   – WWE.com has added Brock Lesnar’s profile to their website.Read More

Posted On April 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kofi & JTG To Replace Randy Orton?, The Rock-CM Punk Backstage

- “The Pope” D’Angelo Dinero revealed on his Twitter that JTG and Kofi Kingston are in the running to replace Randy Orton in The Marine 3. “Just found out that @TrueKofi and @Jtg1284 are being considered for the lead role in The Marine 3,” he wrote. “Congrats! Groundbreaking this can be.~PHS”   – The Rock posted a photo on his Twitter of himself backstage with CM Punk at WrestleMania as Punk was heading to the back after his match with Chris Jericho. The Rock wrote, “‘The People’s Champ’ & ‘TheRead More
Let me start by saying that WrestleMania 28 might have been the best WrestleMania I’ve seen. It started poorly but those last three hours were unbelievable; yes even the Team Johnny vs. Team Teddy match wasn’t terrible. The end of an era match was made all the better by having Jim Ross call it, and my hat off to Michael Cole for being respectful to JR. That match became so much more with JR calling it, and I appreciate that the WWE did that for us and for Jim Ross.Read More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On Brock Lesnar’s New Deal With WWE

- Multiple sources report that Brock Lesnar has signed a one-year deal with WWE that will see him work through WrestleMania 29 in New Jersey next year.   Lesnar has signed on for a minimum of two appearances per month over the next year plus additional appearances during the build to WrestleMania 29. The belief is that Lesnar will make around 30-35 appearances over the next year but WWE likely has the ability to negotiate additional appearances, if he’s willing to make them.   As seen on RAW, The RockRead More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jericho Comments On Slip, Returns On Raw, Rock Talks WWE Title

- Alberto Del Rio made his return on tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow in Miami and confronted new World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus.   - Former ECW personality and current FCW star Abraham Washington returned to RAW tonight in a backstage segment with Mark Henry. Washington is trying to let Henry represent him.   - The Rock opened tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow from Miami, Florida and told fans that his WrestleMania 28 win wasn’t the end – it was just the beginning. The Rock then told of a vision he had whereRead More
After WrestleMania 28 went off the air in Miami, The Rock continued to celebrate and made it a point to shake the hand of fans sitting at ringside. Rock greeted his family, who were also at ringside, and held up a fan sign that read “IF CENA WINS WE RIOT.” Rock shook his head and mouthed, “Not here in Miami.”    Read More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Happy With WrestleMania, Orton Milestone, WM Issues, More

- Randy Orton broke 1 million followers on Twitter recently. He wrote today:   “I would like to thank all my followers on Twitter for helping me reach 7 figures!”   - Fans in different parts of North America experienced technical difficulties with the WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view. Some didn’t get the show for an hour and others had sound and video issues.   - UFC President Dana White watched WrestleMania 28 but didn’t turn it on until the CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho match. Dana watched mostly because he isRead More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE WrestleMania 28 Results – April 1, 2012

- We’re live from the Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida as Josh Mathews and Matt Striker welcome us to the WrestleMania 28 pre-show. WWE Tag Team Title Match: The Usos vs. Justin Gabriel & Tyson Kidd vs. Primo & Epico We go to the ring and out first comes The Usos with their Samoan entrance. The new team of Justin Gabriel and Tyson Kidd are out next followed by the WWE Tag Team Champions Primo and Epico with Rosa Mendes. One of the Usos, Gabriel and Primo start thingsRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On The Rock’s Plans For WrestleMania 28

The Rock reportedly has several backstage segments lined up for Sunday’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view.   We noted a few weeks back that officials were limiting other matches so CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho, Hell in a Cell and The Rock vs. John Cena could have the time they needed and so The Rock could have time for promos he had planned leading up to the main event.Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE’s Initial Creative Idea For Brock Lesnar; The Rock, More

It was reported Friday that Brock Lesnar was in negotiations with WWE officials to make a surprise appearance at Sunday’s WrestleMania XXVIII pay-per-view event at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida. Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer stated on the F4WOnline.com message board that both sides have been in talks for a month and that WWE at least initially wanted his return match to take place at SummerSlamon August 19. Furthermore, Meltzer said Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is aware of Lesnar’s negotiations with the organization, thus explaining his response to anRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Edge Speaks On WrestleMania, Cena Talks On Fan Reactions

- 2012 WWE Hall of Famer Edge spoke with Tim Baines of The Ottawa Sun. He talked about John Cena vs. The Rock and watching WrestleMania on Sunday:   “The fact that they’ve been able to have a year build-up is unheard of. It’s almost impossible. You look at Savage vs. Steamboat, Andre vs. Hogan … How do you keep these guys apart for that long. Luckily, with Rock’s schedule, it wasn’t difficult. As a fan, I’m loving it. I’ve been watching Triple H and Undertaker and Rock and Cena.Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena Talks On Why He Doesn’t Like The Rock & More

John Cena appeared on Busted Open with Doug Mortman and Dave LaGreca, which airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sirius 92 and XM 207. Highlights from his interview are as follows:   If his showdown with The Rock on Sunday will be the biggest match of his career: “Absolutely. And amazingly enough, there is no physical championship on the line. But I truly believe anyone who’s everyone knows that it Is Number One versus Number One.   “Honestly, I don’t wanna say it’s like anotherRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Chris Jericho Defends DDP Yoga, John Cena On The Rock’s Promos

- WWE posted part two of the CM Punk – Chris Jericho WrestleMania Diaries on their website. In the installment, Jericho defends using DPP Yoga, which CM Punk took a jab at yesterday. Here’s what was said.   “All I know is that DDP Yoga works for me,” Jericho explained. “It’s the best training I’ve had in my life and it’s funny how I’ve been wrestling 10 years longer than CM Punk, but he’s the one who’s always walking around with more ice on him than an eskimo in February.Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Tells Cena Its Personal, Cena Talks On Possible Blood

- WWE posted a video on their site asking The Rock if he had any choice words for April 1st, WrestleMania 28 opponent; John Cena. Speaking with Cena in mind, The Rock was short and sweet.   “It’s been a helluva ride. I’ve enjoyed every second of it. And the ass-kicking I give you Sunday — you should take it personally,” explained The Rock.   - In another video that WWE posted, John Cena was asked a few questions and discussed WWE’s WrestleMania Fan Axxess.   “We are here atRead More

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

The Rock Talks WrestleMania, Sheamus On The Rock, Twitter, HOF

- Despite recent health problems, Barry Windham is expected to be in attendance for the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony this Saturday in Miami as The Four Horsemen are inducted.   - The Twitter meeting held last Monday by WWE officials has become a running joke among a majority of the WWE talents.   - PalmBeachPost.com did an interview with The Rock talking about his return home for WrestleMania 28 and WWE’s decision to choose Sun Life Stadium as the host site. Rock said:   “It sealed the deal forRead More