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Posted On December 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kharma Getting Married & An Update On Her WWE Future

Pregnant WWE Diva Kharma is engaged to be married. According to TMZ.com, her fiance proposed to her several months ago – and presented her with a very unique engagement ring – it’s actually a wrestling ring with a diamond, set inside of a normal ring. No official date has been set for the wedding yet but TMZ reports that Kharma is looking to tie the knot in June of 2012. Kharma, who is currently out on maternity leave, is still a member of the WWE roster. While most people expectRead More
WWE.com has pulled last week’s controversial Thanksgiving-themed slideshow article counting down the seven biggest “turkeys” to ever trot the squared circle. The page is now inaccessible. The list was heavily scrutinized by fans and former talent alike who felt it was hurtful as well as hypocritical. Former WWE performers Vito LoGrasso (a/k/a Vito) and Nick Cvjetkovich (a/k/a Kizarny) both took to social media outlets to respond to being labeled turkeys. Vito stated the following Friday on Facebook: “A lot of people are upset with the WWE today. They spoke ofRead More
– TMZ cameras caught up with former WWE Diva Torrie Wilson last week in Hollywood, California and asked whether Stacy Keibler, her close friend, is dating actor George Clooney. She claimed to be unaware, and that it was news to her. TMZ reporter Ryan Satin said of her response, “You can see there is a hint of jealously in her face.” Another reporter added, “There’s got to be more than a hint!” Regarding the segment, Wilson wrote on Facebook, “OK, silly TMZ, you are SO dumb! Stacy is one ofRead More

Posted On October 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena’s Biggest Fear, Ric Flair Featured In Rap Song, Torrie

– Wrestling legend Ric Flair is featured in a new rap song by artist Pusha T. Pusha T’s new single, “What Dreams Are Made Of” features features samples from an old school Ric Flair wrestling promo. The Flair interview that’s sampled includes Flair bragging about his wealth, limousine-riding, and jet-flying lifestyle. Pusha T, who hails from Flair country (North Carolina) will be releasing his new album, “Fear of God 2: Let Us Pray” on November 8. — John Cena was interviewed by the WWE website this week about his newRead More

Posted On October 20, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Scott Hall & Son No Longer On Speaking Terms

Scott Hall’s reunion with his estranged son Cody at the conclusion of ESPN’s documentary on the wrestler was short-lived as the two are no longer on speaking terms. Sources tell TMZ that Hall’s ongoing drug problems have once again forced the two apart. ESPN’s documentary last night chronicling the wrestler’s descent showed father and son reunited after not speaking for years. Scott’s ex-wife Dana tells TMZ that the reunion in May “barely lasted a month” and the two are no longer on speaking terms. The documentary ended with Scott workingRead More

Posted On October 11, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Tomko Caught Injecting Oxycodone In Restaurant Bathroom

TMZ.com reports that Travis “Tyson” Tomko, 38, was arrested in Florida on Monday after law enforcement discovered the former WWE star injecting himself with stolen pain medicine while hiding inside the bathroom of a Chili’s restaurant. He is accused of robbing a CVS Pharmacy of 210 tablets of Oxycodone on Monday. A pharmacist claims Tomko threatened to attack him unless he was supplied with “several bottles” of Oxycodone. The pharmacist complied and Tomko left with 210 tablets of the powerful painkiller. Tomko, however, claimed he did not threaten the pharmacistRead More
TMZ.com reports that UFC fighter Brock Lesnar will be a “featured star” in THQ’s WWE ’12 video game after an agreement was reached. THQ approached Lesnar in January and asked for permission to use his name and likeness in the game and advertising campaign. The former WWE Superstar was ecstatic over the idea, but wouldn’t agree to terms unless he received permission from UFC president Dana White. The outspoken mixed martial arts promoter gave Lesnar his blessing. White told TMZ, “I love WWE and I have nothing but love forRead More

Posted On October 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jeff Hardy Begins His 10-Day Jail Sentence

TNA star Jeff Hardy checked into jail yesterday to begin serving his 10-day jail sentence as part of the guilty plea he agreed to stemming from his 2009 drug arrest. Hardy was arrested back on 9/11/09 after cops raided his home and found a lot of drugs. Hardy was charged with multiple felonies, but recently struck a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of conspiracy to traffic. In exchange for the guilty plea, he was sentenced to 10Read More

Posted On September 27, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Chyna Training Buttafuoco For Celebrity Boxing, Ryan On Twitter

– Chyna is training Joey Buttafuoco for an upcoming boxing match against ex-mistress Amy Fisher’s husband, TMZ.com reports. The former WWE Women’s Champion and Buttafuoco are working out at The Bunny Ranch in Carson City, Nevada. The owner of the venue, Dennis Hof, is giving them “round the clock use of the accommodations, gym and personal chef.” Chyna and Buttafuoco fought a celebrity boxing match in 2002, which Joey won. — Trish Stratus is advertised for a rare U.S. autograph signing at George’s Cards & Collectibles in the Oxford ValleyRead More

Posted On September 22, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Dolph Ziggler Injury Update

Although Dolph Ziggler claimed he suffered a broken jaw on Raw via his Twitter account, TMZ is reporting that the injury was completely fabricated, although the punch from Hugh Jackman left Ziggler in pain.Read More

Posted On September 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Reby Sky Says She Was Coerced By Police To Implicate Matt Hardy

Matt Hardy’s girlfriend Reby Sky says North Carolina police coerced her into providing evidence against Hardy in order to arrest him last Wednesday. The 25-year-old model tells TMZ officers “intimidated” and “threatened her” in order to gain information on Hardy’s collection of prescription drugs after he was rushed to the hospital for an “adverse drug reaction.” Her information to police was enough to obtain a search warrant, which led to Hardy’s arrest. Sky returned home from the hospital to find police at his house after conducting a raid. She saysRead More

Posted On September 21, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Matt Hardy Released From Jail To Complete Drug Treatment

I went through the arrest documents from Matt Hardy’s latest arrest that TMZ uploaded earlier today. It is stated that Hardy was released from jail to go to a treatment program. As a condition of his release, if he fails to complete the program he will be arrested and held under a $1,000,000 secure bond. You can view this for yourself on page 6 of the documents. Matt posted an emotional video about entering into WWE sponsored rehab last night but it seems as though his options were to seekRead More
TNA World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle says his blood alcohol level was below the legal limit of Virginia when he was arrested for driving under the influence Saturday night. TMZ obtained the Certificate of Blood Alcohol Analysis issued by the State of Virginia which shows Angle’s blood alcohol level was 0.06 at the time of his arrest. The legal limit in Virginia is 0.08. Angle released a statement on the matter. “I did not believe my driving behavior was reckless or otherwise improper.” He adds, “I fully cooperated with theRead More

Posted On September 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Kurt Angle Believes He Was Framed In Drunk Driving Arrest

TMZ.com reports that Kurt Angle believes he’s been framed in connection with his arrest Sunday morning on charges of driving under the influence. Kurt Angle’s attorney Frank Smith tells TMZ his client was asked to submit to a breathalyzer test and passed. “We understand Kurt will be entering a plea of not guilty in response to any infractions and/or offenses,” he adds. Sources close to the 2012 Olympic hopeful say the “cops are just trying to make an example of him.” TMZ notes that someone who is not legally drunkRead More
– Bill Goldberg confirmed to TMZ.com that he has agreed to wrestle a match in Africa next month with 100% of the proceeds benefiting various charitable organizations. Goldberg adds, “At this time, the only thing that would get me back in the ring is something that would positively impact those in need. If selling out another major event would allow me to bring a ship full of supplies to hand out to those in need, I’d say that would be very significant.” — Matt Hardy announced on Twitter that todayRead More

Posted On August 26, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Ric Flair Suing Website Over Claim Made In Autobiography

TMZ.com reported tonight that Ric Flair is threatening to sue ESPN.com-affiliated website Grantland.com over columnist Shane Ryan’s claim in an unflattering article published Wednesday that he is suffering from a heart condition caused by several years of drinking. A representative for the WWE Hall of Famer told TMZ that Flair does not suffer from alcoholic cardiomyopathy, a disease caused by years of alcohol abuse which often leads to heart failure. “While the information gleaned from courthouse records may be credible, Mr. Fliehr is currently evaluating his legal options with respectRead More

Posted On August 24, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Matt Hardy Rushed To Emergency Room, Reports TMZ

TMZ.com reports that Matt Hardy was rushed to an emergency room in North Carolina this morning after falling down in his home. Sources close to the wrestling star tell TMZ that he hadn’t been feeling well, however, it’s unclear as to what caused him to fall down. The extent of his injuries are unknown, but he is expected to be released from the hospital tomorrow. On Saturday, Hardy crashed his convertible into a pipe and tree driving between 55 and 70 MPH. He was subsequently arrested and charged with drivingRead More

Posted On August 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Announces Hardy’s Release, Helms Goes On The Attack

TNA Wrestling announced Saturday on their official website that Matt Hardy has been released from its roster. Their statement reads: “TNA today released IMPACT WRESTLING star Matt Hardy from its roster. Hardy was already under suspension from the company.” His bio was also removed from the website’s roster page. F4WOnline.com reports that company president Dixie Carter made the decision to terminate Hardy’s contract following his arrest earlier in the day in North Carolina for driving while intoxicated. Meanwhile, Shane Helms has posted several messages on Twitter in defense of hisRead More

Posted On August 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Fires Matt Hardy Following DWI Arrest

Following his arrest Saturday in North Carolina for driving while intoxicated, Matt Hardy has been released from his contract with TNA Wrestling. In a statement released to TMZ.com, an unnamed TNA spokesperson stated, “TNA today released Impact Wrestling star Matt Hardy from its roster. Hardy was already under suspension from the company.” According to sources within TNA, plans were in place for Matt and Jeff Hardy to return to television in October. Jeff’s status with the company remains unchanged since TNA will be releasing a slew of merchandise in theRead More