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- Today marks the five-year anniversary of the passing of “Sensational” Sherri Martel, who died at the age of 49 at her mother’s residence in McCalla, Alabama. On September 11, 2007, homicide investigators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama stated via toxicology report that she died of an accidental overdose with six drugs in her system, including high amounts of oxycodone. Some of the legendary wrestler’s friends and colleagues share their experiences and memories of her with RingBellesOnline.com, including the man who inducted her into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006, “TheRead More
IMPACT WRESTLING Preview: Open Fight Night Returns LIVE On Thursday – The monthly “Open Fight Night” returns, involving the competitors in the Bound For Glory Series! All 12 Wresters in the BFG Series will be in action – 6 men make challenges, 6 men will be called out! Who will take the early advantage in the point standings? Tune in and find out! – What will be X Division Champion Austin Aries’ decision about Hulk Hogan’s officer of a potential World Title shot? – Also on the broadcast, TNA PresidentRead More
- WWE has been very aggressive this week in shutting down parody and fake Twitter accounts mocking the organization and its employees as well as Facebook pages portraying WWE Superstars. Notably, a popular Twitter account parodying head chief Vince McMahon was suspended Wednesday. Known as CrankyVince, the account would spoof McMahon’s demeanor and mindset with random musings depicting the WWE Chairman as eccentric, maniacal and drug-addled. It had drawn alarming concern from organization officials since last year, who believed it was being controlled by an employee within proximity of McMahonRead More
- Dave Meltzer stated Tuesday on Wrestling Observer Radio that WWE has Ryback continuously facing independent wrestlers at televised events because their contracted talent are wary of wrestling him. Additional details were not disclosed. – WWE.com has posted a video of Michael McGillicutty, Tyson Kidd, Jack Swagger and Jerry Lawler reacting to Big Show knocking out Vince McMahon during the Chairman’s return to Raw SuperShow. – Dean Ambrose’s dark match opponent at Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Manchester, New Hampshire was fellow WWE developmental wrestler Big E Langston. Langston, who wasRead More
WWE has attempted to distance themselves from Chris Benoit since his career and life ended in a murder–suicide on June 24, 2007. With the exception of his results and listings in WWE.com’s title history (though summaries of his title reigns have been removed), and select content published when he was alive, he is generally not acknowledged by the sports entertainment organization. All mentions of Benoit have been removed from archived footage broadcast on WWE Classics On Demand whenever possible. Matches and other footage involving Benoit have appeared very sparingly onRead More
Current creative plans call for The Undertaker to face Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania XXIX. Meanwhile, the latest issue of Inside Wrestling features Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker on the cover with the headline reading “SNEAK PEAK? The World Clamors for Lesnar-‘Taker At WrestleMania 29!” (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Edge Says He Is Relieved To Not Be Wrestling Anymore

In an interview with Edge conducted by Sam Roberts on his Sirius/XM radio show, Edge says that he is relieved to not be wrestling anymore. “Yes, I am,” he said when asked. “It’s a relief, it is, because I knew how I was feeling. I knew how I felt waking up in the morning. It made it easier. It was a bit of a relief.” You can watch the interview below: On whether or not he noticed the transition between the Attitude Era and the current generation: “Yeah, without aRead More
– From Miss Elizabeth to Sensational Sherri, WWE.com pays tribute to the trailblazing ladies of the 1980s who proved that WWE wasn’t always a man’s world. (Full Story) — WWE will hold a Supershow on July 8, 2012 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Bell time is 3:00 p.m. — Hornswoggle is promoting WWE’s anti-bullying campaign today in Greensboro, North Carolina. He tweeted, “Headed to a Greensboro Be A Star Rally. I always look forward to these as they hit close to home with meRead More
– WWE.com announced Thursday that “superagent” A.W. has signed Primo, Epico and Rosa Mendes to his ”All World” talent agency, officially making the former WWE Tag Team Champions his clients. A.W. had been courting the trio for several weeks leading up to Monday’s Raw SuperShow as he insisted that the team deserved better placement and promotion at events. “We’re going all the way!” said A.W. at the official signing, who promising to take them to “The Promised Land.” Mendes added, “We expect nothing but the best from this new relationship,”Read More
– Today marks exactly one year since Michelle McCool last appeared for WWE. At Extreme Rules, the multi-time champion lost to Layla in a No Count-Out No Disqualification Loser Leaves WWE Match and was subsequently attacked by a debuting Kharma. McCool addressed her absence from WWE Tuesday on Twitter, as well as former LayCool mate Layla capturing the Divas Championship on Sunday at Extreme Rules. “Wow, y’all have ever so nicely reminded me that’s it’s been exactly 1 year since I left WWE….time flies when you’re having fun!” she wrote.Read More

Posted On April 15, 2012By Adam HopsonIn Columns

Adzop: Vintage Gimmick Flashback: Damien Demento

They’ve been discussed more than enough – those over-the-top gimmicks that WWE have created that would never have gotten over in a million years. I don’t even want to talk about Isaac Yankem DDS, Repo Man, The Red Rooster, Aldo Montoya, or the fake ‘Razor Ramon’. I want to spend my time writing about some of the gimmicks that, with a bit of time and effort, could have been a success in WWE. “From the outer reaches of your mind…” Damien Demento. Here’s a gimmick that is often looked backRead More
– As noted, Booker T is filming his upcoming Reality of Wrestling web series Saturday in Houston, Texas, according his Twitter account. The show will premiere on May 1 on YouTube. — WWE will hold a live event at the Indoor Stadium in Zurich, Switzerland on November 8, 2012. — Last week at WrestleMania XXVIII, The Undertaker and Triple H met inside Hell in a Cell in a bout that was branded as “the end of an era.” The latest issue of WWE Magazine, which features The Undertaker on theRead More

Posted On April 14, 2012By Adam HopsonIn Columns

Adzop: The Legacy of Kane

Kane’s fight for the only title he ever really wanted: The Devil’s Favourite Demon. In June 2010, the mighty ‘Big Red Machine’ attacked The Undertaker, putting him in a ‘vegetative state’. Kane’s plan was to take out the half-brother that had overshadowed him since his arrival in the WWE in October 1997. The following month, Kane won the World Heavyweight Championship from Rey Mysterio. After years of lurking in the shadows, and bubbling under the surface of the main event picture of the WWE, Kane had finally arrived at theRead More

Posted On April 12, 2012By Adam HopsonIn Columns

Adzop: Why The Undertaker is The Greatest of All Time

Hey everybody.. This is my first column here on pwmania. I hope you enjoy it. I’m from the UK, and have been a fan of pro wrestling since I was about 7 years old. That was over 20 years ago. The first major show I can remember watching was Summerslam 1992, but I was watching the weekly shows for quite a while before that. My earliest pro wrestling-related memories are of guys like Ric Flair, Money Inc, Crush, Kamala, Shawn Michaels, Earthquake & Typhoon, and The Undertaker. I felt thatRead More

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

WWE ’13 Update, New Zack Ryder DVD, Edge, WWE Classics

- The theme for this month’s Classics on Demand is “The 80s in April.” – WWE Hall Of Famer Edge is scheduled to film scenes for “Haven” this week. He is set to be back on the next season of the SyFy series. – The first details on WWE ’13 videogame will be released in June at the E3 convention. – WWE will release a Zack Ryder DVD on July 10, priced at $.9.99. As previously reported WWE are also working on a July 24 DVD and Blu-ray release lookingRead More

Posted On April 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Releasing New DVD & Blu-ray On The Undertaker; Details

With only one week after The Undertaker’s WrestleMania winning streak reached 20-0 inside Hell in a Cell, news of a 3 Disc DVD and 2 Disc Blu-Ray could be in the works looking at The Undertaker’s legendary streak. The set is tentatively titled “Undertaker Streak” and scheduled for release in the US on July 24, 2012, according to VideoETA.com. This is not the first time WWE have released a DVD set on the Undertaker’s WrestleMania winning streak as 2007/08 saw the release of The Undertaker 15-0.Read More

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

Potential WrestleMania 29 Matches, Cena Comments On The Streak

- While nothing has been announced and WWE will likely change plans between now and then, F4Wonline.com reports that the company is working towards Brock Lesnar vs. The Rock for the WWE Title, Steve Austin vs. CM Punk and Jonh Cena vs. The Undertaker for the top matches at WrestleMania 29.   Regarding Cena and The Undertaker, WWE.com has a new video up with several stars talking about the Hell in a Cell match from WrestleMania 28 and how it was truly the end of an era. Cena comments onRead More
– Kaitlyn was accidentally bloodied during her match against Natalya on this week’s episode of WWE NXT. She wrote of the mishap on Twitter, “For the record that was NOT my skin hanging off my face in my match with Nattie on NXT.. I wish I was that hardcore. Had a little accident before the match … As we all know.. Graceful is not my middle name.”   The SmackDown Diva enclosed the following photo of her chin following the injury.   — Billy Gunn stated on Twitter that heRead More

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

Triple H Talks WWE Being In A Good Place, Office Work & More

- Before he lost to The Undertaker at WrestleMania 28 on Sunday, Triple H spoke with The Houston Chronicle. Here are some highlights:   WWE being in a good place: “We’ve grown and matured as a company. This Wrestlemania will be the biggest single night in our industry’s history, but we’re just scratching the surface of where we’re going. We’re into movies, publishing and creating our own television network later this year.”   Which job he prefers, the office or the ring: “I’ve always had a fascination with business. I’veRead More