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- John Laurinaitis has been told that he will be returning to WWE TV soon as some kind of an Executive Vice President character. – Here are some recent WWE attendance figures: * SmackDown on August 9th in Tokyo drew 5,500 fans for $520,000 * RAW on August 10th in Tupelo, MS drew 5,200 fans for $160,000 * SmackDown on August 10th in Tokyo drew 7,000 fans for $640,000 * RAW on August 11th in Biloxi, MS drew 4,000 fans for $130,000 * SmackDown on August 11th in Shanghai, ChinaRead More
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- The WWE SmackDown brand wrapped their second show in Tokyo, Japan a little while ago. They will run a show in Shanghai, China on Saturday before finishing up in Taipei, Taiwan on Sunday. – WWE Champion CM Punk and Eve Torres filmed a “kitchen cage match” special with celebrity chef Graham Elliot. Elliot has been a judge on reality TV show MasterChef and is from Punk’s hometown Chicago, IL. Elliot posted the following photo and called the show that was taped “culinary/wrestling smackdown.” No word yet on when/where theRead More
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- AW says he, Darren Young and Titus O’Neil are supporting Linda McMahon in her 2012 Senate campaign. He wrote on Twitter last night: “#AWPromotio$ says vote for Linda McMahon!!! The PTP’z support Linda and so should you!! #VoteOrDie4Linda” – It’s interesting to note that Bushiroad, the company that owns New Japan Pro Wrestling, was the sponsor for this week’s WWE live events in Tokyo, Japan. – A number of fans showed up to Thursday’s WWE SmackDown live event in Tokyo, Japan dressed as Damien Sandow with his beard andRead More
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- Former WWE Superstar Justin Credible jubilantly stated on Twitter Thursday that he was contacted by his former employer for work concerning the WWE Network. “I come home and see WWE on my call id. Things are really starting to look up,” Credible stated. “mark carrano called for work on wwe network. Im super exicited. it just makes me happy to be thought of and to be a part of the company on any capacity.” – Raw General Manager AJ Lee appeared on multiple radio programs Thursday to discuss SummerSlamRead More
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- The WWE SmackDown crew finished a near 13 hour flight this morning and have arrived in Japan. After getting some food, the talents were headed to the venue Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo for tonight’s show. – Matches for today’s WWE Superstars include Santino Marella vs. Michael McGillicutty, Heath Slater vs. Kofi Kingston, Tensai vs. Zack Ryder and tag team action with Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel vs. Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins. – WWE Champion CM Punk and John Cena aren’t the only WWE Superstars to appear at theRead More
- Samoa Joe and Magnus are the new GHC Tag Team Champions for Japanese promotion Pro Wrestling Noah. They captured the belts Sunday in Tokyo from Akitoshi Saito and Jun Akiyama, ending their seventh-month reign. Magnus wrote on Twitter, “New GHC/ Pro-Wrestling NOAH World Tag Team Champions‚Ķ @SamoaJoe and yours truly. Ryogoku Sumo Hall Tokyo, it was an honor!” Christopher Daniels also competed at the event, NOAH Great Voyage, losing to GHC Junior Heavyweight Champion Yoshinobu Kanemaru. – The Miami Herald published an article acknowledging Chavo Guerrero’s arrival to TNARead More

Posted On June 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Tournament Of Death XI, CZW Returns July 14, More CZW Events

Catch the carnage of ‘Tournament of Death XI’ on iPPV when it’s released SUNDAY NIGHT, JUNE 24 at 8 pm on http://HybridEnt.TV! ‘Tournament of Death XI’ results will be announced later this week. – – – – – – – – – – CZW Returns July 14 with ‘New Heights’ to Voorhees, NJ http://CZWrestling.com – The action of ‘New Heights’ airs LIVE on iPPV, Saturday, July 14 from The Flyer’s Skate Zone, 601 Laurel Oak Road in Voorhees, NJ! Just added to July 14: * CZW World Heavyweight champion MASADA’sRead More
CZW News – Val Venis, June 1 Cancer Benefit, June 9 Ohio Debut http://CZWrestling.com Combat Zone Wrestling is currently revamping how it provides content to fans. http://CZWrestling.com will remain the #1 to stay up-to-date with CZW news, events, ways to purchase tickets, the CZW wrestling academy, and to see videos from the CZW locker room. You can interact with CZW on Facebook (http://facebook.com/officialCZW) & Twitter (@CombatZone). – – – – – – – – – – Val Venis Seminar – CZW Wrestling Academy http://CZWrestling.com – This Thursday, May 31, ValRead More
Thanks to Nate Stein for sending this in: Pro Wrestling Cancer Benefit – June 1 in Philadelphia, PA http://CZWrestling.com Flyer: https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/484344_10150828848172337_623807336_9857623_208399846_n.jpg Combat Zone Wrestling returns to action on Friday, June 1 at the Vogt Recreation Center, 6700 Cottage ST in Philadelphia, PA with a 7 pm bell time – all in benefit for the Fox Chase Cancer Center! Suggested donation of $10 to benefit the Fox Chase Cancer Center. Featuring action from: * Before heading to CZW’s TOD Tournament on June 23 in Delaware, Breakout talent Matt Tremont and internationalRead More
– Alberto Del Rio will be arriving in Tokyo, Japan late tonight. He will be on Arigato on TV Kanagawa at Noon to 2pm. An autograph session with him scheduled for Saturday is sold out. After the signing, Del Rio will be attending the Hanshin Tigers vs. Yokohama Bay Stars baseball game and will be shooting t-shirts into the crowd at Yokohama Stadium on Saturday. He’ll then be heading to Tower Records in Shibuya for an appearance scheduled for 6pm. — The WWE website features an article on the historyRead More

Posted On April 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Antonio Cesaro Debuts On SmackDown, Save Reks & Hawkins

- WWE is advertising Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan, Big Show vs. Cody Rhodes and Randy Orton vs. Kane in a Last Man Standing match for their August 9th show in Tokyo, Japan. For the August 10th show in the same city, they are advertising Show vs. Rhodes and Sheamus vs. Bryan vs. the winner of Orton-Kane from the night before. Alberto Del Rio is also being advertised for the mini-tour. – Tyler Reks says he and Curt Hawkins will be re-hired by John Laurinaitis if they can get #SaveReksAndHawkins trendingRead More

Posted On April 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WrestleMania Buyrate, Vladimir Kozlov Update, Smackdown News

- WWE announced this past week that WrestleMania did 1.3 million pay-per-view buys. It’s important to note that a more solid number of buys won’t be known until May/June when WWE releases their next SEC filing. Even then the exact number won’t be known because minor adjustments will be made over the course of the year. It’s almost impossible to get a final number for an event that just happened a few weeks ago. – Former WWE Superstar Vladimir Kozlov, now using the name Alexander Kozlov, will face Jerome LeRead More
– Rey Mysterio, who has been sidelined since August due to injury, is heading to Japan next month to promote the SmackDown brand’s upcoming tour of Tokyo. WWE will hold shows at Sumo Hall on August 9 and 10. — WWE will hold two shows in Germany this November: at the O2 World Arena in Hamburg on November 2 and Arena Leipzig in Leipzig on November 3. — Following CM Punk’s victory over Chris Jericho at Sunday’s Raw live event in Nottingham, England, the Straight Edge Superstar, John Cena, ZackRead More

Posted On September 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

SummerSlam Buyrate, Former Women’s Champ Retiring

- According to F4Wonline, WWE has updated figures on the amount of buys for Summerslam 2011. The updated numbers show SummerSlam 2011 did 301,000 buys. This is down from SummerSlam 2010 having 350,000 and in 2009 having 369,000 buys. These preliminary numbers for Summerslam show that out of the 361,000, North American buys were 174,000 while internationally did 127,000. – Former WWE Women’s Champ Bull Nakano announced she will be retiring at a show on her 44th birthday that takes place in Tokyo on January 8th, 2012. Nakano was bestRead More

Posted On September 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

HBK Returning At Vengeance?, WWE Stars To Japan, Superstars

- There has been talk about having Shawn Michaels at the October 23 Vengeance pay-per-view from his hometown of San Antonio, Texas, or at the RAW tapings in late October from Houston, Texas to promote the new “Greatest Rivalries: Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels” DVD. WWE officials have high hopes for the first release in the Rivalries series. – Yoshi Tatsu, CM Punk, Zack Ryder and WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio will be going to Japan in the next month or so to do promotional work for WWE’s RAW brandRead More