The Undertaker Tag

– Beginning with the Royal Rumble, all WWE Blu-ray releases will include the DVD version. There will be a price increase of $5. — WWE officials contacted representatives of Duane Chapman (star of Dog the Bounty Hunter on A&E) a few weeks ago regarding a possible appearance at WrestleMania XXVII. It is said that both sides were far apart on financial terms. — According to a person who spoke directly to Vince McMahon this past week, Wade Barrett vs. The Undertaker is currently penciled in as the main event forRead More
Brock Lesnar addressed The Undertaker during a media session promoting the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, saying he doesn’t care for him. Lesnar gave his thoughts on the WWE Superstar attending his last fight, where he lost to Cain Velasquez. “The other fellas that wanted to come, like Stone Cold and The Rock, and Goldberg, those guys had all said, ‘I’m coming to watch you, good luck.’ This guy (Undertaker) shows up every time I seem to lose (laughs) so he’s like my black cloud,” Lesnar said. “And we’veRead More
Many have attributed Michelle McCool’s high-ranking status in World Wrestling Entertainment to her real-life relationship with The Undertaker. The two, who are now married, became a couple in late 2007 and she has been arguably the most spotlighted — and criticized — female competitor in the organization ever since. McCool herself is well aware of her critics as she frequently brushes them off on Twitter. John Piermarini, a former writer with WWE, recently started a blog recalling numerous behind the scenes stories which occurred during his two year stint withRead More

Posted On January 22, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Undertaker Autograph Signing Announced, HHH Appearing On VH1

– The pre-sale code for the WWE SmackDown taping in Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday, April 5 is WWESD. This will be the first SmackDown taping after Wrestlemania XXVII. (Thanks to Devin Cutting) — Triple H was interviewed for VH1’s Rock Docs episode on Lemmy of Motörhead. The episode premieres Friday, February 11. — The Undertaker has been announced for this year’s WrestleMania Axxess event in Atlanta, Georgia. “The Deadman” will be participating in an autograph session on Saturday, April 2 for VIP ticketholders. WWE has added an exclusive VIPRead More
– Yoshi Tatsu vs. Tyson Kidd is the lone match advertised for tonight’s episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America. Other bouts scheduled to take place include David Hart Smith and Darren Young vs. Primo and Zack Ryder, Chavo Guerrero vs. JTG, and Chris Masters vs. Curt Hawkins. — John Cena has been dealing with an assortment of injuries in recent weeks. In addition to his hip injury, Cena has also been working through an issue with his neck. — Regarding the report of Kimbo Slice making an appearance atRead More

Posted On January 20, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Taker vs. HHH Discussed For Mania, WWE Title Match Corrected

– Former WWE referee Scott Armstrong has launched an account on Twitter. — It was reported yesterday that the website for the JQH Arena at Missouri State University, which hosts a Raw live event on Friday, March 11, was advertising a WWE Championship Match between John Cena and CM Punk. “Fandy Orton” was also advertised to face The Miz in a non-title match. Information for the event has been corrected as Orton will face The Miz in a WWE Championship Match while Cena will face Punk in a non-stipulated match.Read More

Posted On January 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Undertaker Rehabbing His Shoulder Following Surgery, SD Rating

– Last week’s episode of WWE Smackdown on SyFy drew a 1.95 cable rating and averaged 2,845,000 viewers for the 2-hour broadcast.. That is the show’s best rating since moving to Syfy. — To update The Undertaker’s health situation, the dead man began physical therapy following recent rotator cuff surgery. He was backstage at the TLC pay-per-view last month and was said to be in good spirits and good physical shape. WWE and The Undertaker remains optimistic about his chances of working WrestleMania 27, although him being healthy by thenRead More

Posted On January 5, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Details On WWE WrestleMania 27 Bookings; Possible Matches

WWE has reportedly decided on a top six-match program for WrestleMania 27 which would mostly be new programs from what is being worked on right now. The top two matches would be John Cena vs. The Miz for the WWE Title and Wade Barrett vs. The Undertaker, which will play off Nexus’ involvement in Taker being buried alive a few months ago. This year the booking is a bit different as in years past, officials have had the top WrestleMania matches locked in and a direction laid out. It’s importantRead More

Posted On December 27, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Stars Miss Show Due To Bad Weather, Y2J Signing, More

– Randy Orton vs. The Miz vs. Wade Barrett vs. John Cena headlines this Thursday’s Raw live event at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. Also advertised is Daniel Bryan vs. the winner of a 12 Man Battle Royal, Mark Henry vs. Sheamus, and Melina & Eve vs. Alicia Fox & Maryse. — Chris Jericho will be taking part in an autograph signing for his new book Undisputed on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at Book Revue 313 New York Ave Huntington, NY from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Several FloridaRead More

Posted On December 21, 2010By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

A great feud is like a great rock album

Okay I’m back and I’m excited. I’m not big on gimmick pay per views but TLC worked for me. That was an awesome pay per view, minus the Cena vs. Barrett match and the tag title match. The Cena/Barrett finish was one of the dumbest finishes I’ve ever seen. Not just because it was stupid that Cena put a table over someone then decided to drop a dozen chairs on him. While that was stupid it was the reaction of the announce team that really sold me on just howRead More

Posted On December 17, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Undertaker Return Update, News On SD Announcing Change

– Former TNA wrestler Sonjay Dutt is being advertised to appear at tomorrow’s Ring of Honor Final Battle IPPV. He is replacing the injured Kenny Omega in a match against Eddie Edwards. — Todd Grisham was officially removed from the SmackDown announce team last week in favor of Josh Matthews. The move isn’t considered a surprise as Vince McMahon has been unhappy with his work in recent weeks. It was suggested to Grisham that he apply for a full-time position with the Fox Soccer Channel — his other job —Read More

Posted On December 13, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Michaels Teases Appearance On Raw, Punk Attends ROH Show

– Shawn Michaels teased a pre-taped appearance for tonight’s Slammy Awards themed Raw. He noted on Twitter that he taped “something extra” for Raw this past weekend at the Tribute to the Troops event in Fort. Hood, Texas. “I almost 4got. I taped something “extra” this weekend. Not sure what it was 4. They gave me this shiny thing. Suppose I’ll watch Raw,” he wrote. The retired wrestler was nominated for the “WWE Moment of the Year” category for his final match against The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXVI. — FormerRead More

Posted On December 9, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Head SmackDown Writer’s Job Reportedly In Jeopardy

Many within WWE have speculated that Michael Hayes’ role as the head writer of SmackDown is in jeopardy. His right hand man Chris DeJoseph was recently let go and the program has garnered dismal ratings since moving to Syfy. In recent years, non-main event talent preferred SmackDown to Raw because there was more room for career growth. Currently, WWE’s Friday night brand features veterans garnering most of the spotlight with only a few exceptions. One WWE source said that while Hayes received much praise for pushing younger talent, his focusRead More

Posted On December 4, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Orton Surpasses HBK, SmackDown Star Dons Mask At FCW Event

- Jim Ross commented on news of MVP’s release from WWE with the following. “MVP released 2day from WWE. Good guy who will do well going forward. He’s a survivor,” he wrote on Twitter. — With Randy Orton’s latest WWE title run having concluded, “The Viper” now ranks at No. 10 for most days spent as WWE Champion, surpassing Shawn Michaels with 420. No. 9 would be Randy Savage at 529, Steve Austin at No. 8 with 529, Triple H at No. 7 with 539, and Bret Hart at No.Read More

Posted On December 2, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Announces The Release Of SmackDown Wrestler

The WWE website announced this evening that MVP has been released from his contract. MVP released Written: December 2, 2010 World Wrestling Entertainment has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar MVP as of December 2, 2010. WWE wishes MVP the best in all future endeavor See photos of The Undertaker wearing *A MASK* ->Read More
Jim Ross posted a new blog entry on his official website, jrsbarbq.com. The following items are among the highlights: CM Punk’s second week of commentary on Raw: “I thought that CM Punk did well for his second night on the job especially considering the magnitude of the main event Monday night that Punk was left to handle alone at crunch time. Doing live commentary on a broadcast like Raw isn’t an easy assignment particularly for someone with little experience. Punk adds a unique element to the broadcast which is alwaysRead More
– A pre-sale is being held tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. for the SmackDown matinee event taking place on Sunday Feb. 6, 2011 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA via www.comcasttix.com. The passcode is EDGEPHILA. — WWE officials have discussed modifying the announce team for pay-per-view events, which could begin as soon as TLC. Internally, Todd Grisham is not getting high marks for his work, which is why Michael Cole was moved to SmackDown. Meanwhile, both Cole and Jerry Lawler reportedly dislike working with Matt Striker. Cole tookRead More
SmackDown talent Paul Bearer posted a blog yesterday thanking Vince McMahon and World Wrestling Entertainment for footing the bill for his gastric bypass surgery seven years ago, which he firmly believes saved his life. “There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that I would died long before cancer took my wife Dianna from me, if I had not recieved that surgery, which by the way was paid in full by Vince McMahon and WWE.” He also thanks WWE for making his recent return to the organization possible. “I couldRead More

Posted On November 12, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More News On The Undertaker’s Injury; Surgery & More

In an update to the ongoing story of The Undertaker’s current injury status, The Wrestling Observer is reporting that ‘Taker underwent surgery for a torn rotator cuff last week. Several weeks ago, PWMania was the first to exclusively report that The Undertaker’s current injury status might prevent him from wrestling at WrestleMania 27, and it appears as if the recovery time for his recent surgery is about 4 to 6 months, making it very up in the air as to whether or not ‘Taker will appear at the big PPV.Read More