TLC Tag

– WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has canceled his planned comedy performances on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 in Atlanta, Georgia in order to appear for World Wrestling Entertainment functions WrestleMania XXVII weekend. He will, however, still perform on Thursday, March 31 at The Punchline. Piper announced yesterday that Sgt. Slaughter would appear at the event. — Santino Marella, Brie Bella and Nikki Bella’s appearance on the latest episode of Cake Boss replays Saturday at 7:00 p.m. on TLC. — Former WWE Diva Ashley Massaro hasRead More
The latest issue of WWE Magazine features an interview with Edge and the “Rated-R Superstar” is asked why anyone should care that he’s held the World Championship ten times (now eleven). “I never expected to be able to say that I’m a 10-time World Champion. I was hoping to one day say I was a one-time World Champion,” he replied. “Growing up, that number was impossible to reach. It was a different time, place and climate then. Things have changed. It’s harder to recreate yourself and stay relevant. I guessRead More
In celebration of her 31st birthday today, Michelle McCool took part in an interview with MichelleMcCool.net. The four-time champion gives her thoughts on possibly moving to Raw via WWE’s annual Draft, her previous role as a sultry school teacher, auditioning for the 2004 Diva Search, whether she’s worked sick, her goals for 2011, and much more. Numerous colleagues have praised Michelle for being one of the hardest working women on the roster and often working through injuries. The SmackDown Diva feels bumps and bruises comes with the territory, but notesRead 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
– Conor O’Brian scored 4 immunity points via this week’s NXT Rookie Challenge, Battle of the Mic. The immunity points standings are as follows: Johnny Curtis (5), Conor O’Brian (4), Derrick Bateman (3), Byron Saxton (1), Brodus Clay (0). Jacob Novak had 1 immunity point at the time of his elimination. — NXT standings following the Jan. 4 episode are as follows: Conor O’Brian (2-0), Byron Saxton (3-1), Brodus Clay (2-1), Johnny Curtis (1-3), Derrick Bateman (0-3). Jacob Novak was 1-2 at the time of his elimination. — The WWERead 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 20, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Original Plan For IC Match At TLC, Rey Mysterio Banged Up

- Rey Mysterio wrote on Twitter after last night’s TLC pay-per-view that he felt banged up and gave props to everyone for their match. – The original plan for the WWE Intercontinental Title match at last night’s pay-per-view was for Dolph Ziggler to actually catch the belt when it fell from Kofi Kingston and Jack Swagger on the ladder. Instead, the finish was botched a bit as Dolph picked the belt up after it had fallen.Read More

Posted On December 17, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Miz Speaks On Being WWE Champion, Wrestling Lawler & More

- WWE Champion The Miz took part in a conference call with media yesterday to promote this weekend’s WWE Tribute to the Troops special on NBC. Here are some highlights, courtesy of IGN: What was it like meeting and doing a RAW Slammy segment with little 9-year-old Cayley? Aka “Miz Girl.” Aka “Scowly.” The Miz: [laughs] Yes yes. The angry Miz girl! Aw, man that was arguably one of my favorite moments. That little girl literally made my WWE Championship win. When I got backstage, the only thing anyone couldRead More

Posted On December 16, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Reason For WWE Changing Sunday’s TLC PPV Main Event

According to WrestlingObserver.com, the story going around regarding the merging of the two matches and making a four-way with Kane vs. Edge vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Rey Mysterio on Sunday’s WWE TLC pay-per-view is a timing issue. WWE doesn’t want to rush any matches except the Divas match on Sunday’s PPV and feel merging both matches into a TLC match would be better especially with Kane being limited competing in a singles TLC match. Reports suggest that Triple H and Vince McMahon both agreed and made the change.Read More

Posted On December 16, 2010By Owen PattersonIn News

JR Blog: HBK, Austin & Rock Wrestling Again, TLC, FCW Talent

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR said about: HBK, Stone Cold Or Rock Wrestling Again: “Emailer…no I never expect to see HBK, Rock, or Stone Cold wrestle again. Could all three make WWE appearances some day? Sure.” Sunday’s TLC PPV: “Anxious to watch WWE’s TLC PPV live from the arena in Houston this Sunday night. Looking forward to seeing many, old friends. No…I’m there to help out, provide support butRead More

Posted On December 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Regarding The World Title Match At WWE TLC PPV

The World Heavyweight Title match at this Sunday WWE TLC pay-per-view will now be a four-way match. Word Champion Kane will now defend his title Edge, Rey Mysterio, and Alberto Del Rio. The change was announced at this week’s Smackdown television taping airing this Friday. Kane was originally scheduled to defend the World Title against Edge in a TLC match and Del Rio and Mysterio were scheduled for a chairs match.Read More

Posted On December 14, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Reaction To Batista News, Divas Match In Response To TNA

– Last night on Raw, the anonymous General Manager arranged Lay-Cool vs. Beth Phoenix and Divas Champion Natalya for Sunday’s TLC pay-per-view in the first-ever Divas Tag Team Table Match. The match was concocted in response to Mickie James battling Tara in a Steel Cage Match last Thursday on TNA Wrestling’s iMPACT!. — Triple H is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Inside Wrestling. — It was reported earlier today that former WWE star Batista’s 18-year-old daughter released a sex tape. Snippets of Athena Batista, in compromisingRead More

Posted On December 13, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

The Miz Appears On Morning Show, Asked If Wrestling Is Real

WWE Champion The Miz and Alex Riley appeared on WWL-TV’s morning show today touting tonight’s Monday Night Raw event at the New Orleans Arena. He largely remained in-character discussing the audience’s hatred for him and his journey from Real World to WWE Champion. Notably, the morning show host asked him if the show is real. The Raw Superstar responded, “It hurts. It hurts. My body is aching at all times.” The interview concluded with The Miz promoting tonight’s Slammy themed Raw, a three-way WWE Championship Match advertised for the event,Read More

Posted On December 11, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Holding Live SmackDown, Stipulation Added To TLC Match

– The USA Network will reportedly air three WWE broadcasts on prime time in the days leading up to the Christmas holiday. In addition to a live two-hour episode of Raw on Dec. 20, SmackDown will air live the following evening from 9:00 to 11:00 p.m. A two-hour version of Tribute to the Troops is tapped to air the following night from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. — It was announced during Friday’s episode of SmackDown that the Alberto Del Rio vs. Rey Mysterio match at TLC would be a ChairsRead More

Posted On December 10, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Rey Mysterio Suffers Shoulder Tear, Goldust Undergoes Surgery

– Rey Mysterio has largely recovered from a recent ear infection, but is dealing with another ailment involving his shoulder. The multi-time champion paid a visit to Dr. James Andrews last week, who diagnosed the injury as a tear. However, Andrews didn’t feel that surgery was required. Mysterio was instead told to rehabilitate and take several weeks off. He still worked last weekend’s live events, as well as Tuesday’s SmackDown taping, but was protected via tag matches. Original plans for his match with Alberto Del Rio at TLC called forRead More

Posted On December 10, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ross Report: WrestleMania Main Events, Wade Barrett, Cole

- Jim Ross has posted the latest “Ross Report” here. Below are the main highlights: Michael Cole: “Cole is evolving into an extremely obnoxious broadcaster and unless he changes his ways he will find himself in harm’s way more often than not. It’s one thing to have an opinion but when those opines take on a personal nature, one then begins to walk a thin line.” WrestleMania Main Events in Houston: “It’s hard to top Austin vs. Rock and Undertaker vs. HBK main events at the two, Houston WrestleManias. IRead 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

Posted On November 20, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Releases New TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs PPV Poster

WWE has released an all-new promotional poster for its TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view. The poster features Rey Mysterio diving onto a sketch drawing of a wrestler laid out on a table. To view the poster, click here. The event will take place on December 19, 2010 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. See complete list of WWE releases – 49 names ->Read More
– Michelle McCool, Layla, MVP, Kofi Kingston and Hornswoggle will be appearing at a Toys for Tots event tomorrow at Tommy K Vitamins in Stamford, Connecticut from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fans are required to donate money or a toy to receive autographs. — A pay-per-view special entitled WWE Presents: Kofi Kingston – Boom! is advertised to begin airing on Saturday, Dec. 4. It has a two hour runtime. — The promotional poster for WWE’s TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view event has been released and it features RandyRead More