Tough Enough Tag

– Both Mickael and Michelle parted ways with Tough Enough on tonight’s episode, although only Mickael was eliminated. Early in the episode, Michelle quit the competition, stating she had to be home for her daughter as she is the love of her life. Mickael was eliminated from the competition after failing to make an impression on the judges and not giving a compelling argument on why he should stay. The episode also featured a special appearance by former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler, who taught cheerleading traits to the contestants. —Read More
– Former WWE Divas Torrie Wilson, Lilian Garcia and Candice Michelle hosted an online show this past Monday night discussing the second episode of Tough Enough as well as their time in the wrestling industry. The girls also interview Kevin Nash, who discussed Scott Hall’s health. To view the episode, here. — Former WWE Women’s Champion Candice Michelle will be appearing for GoDaddy and Danica Patrick this Sunday in California at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. — Former WWE Divas Champion Jillian Hall has been announced for Women SuperstarsRead More
Monday Night Mayhem with Bill DeMott Hosts: The Big Mosh and “The Chairman of the Board” Todd Vincent Report by Paterson from N.J. Airs every Monday at 6:00 P.M. (CT) Show available at MondayNightMayhem.com. Why he made the decision to return to the WWE as a trainer for Tough Enough: “It’s very simple. I was sitting home, and my phone rang. I looked at the area code. It was 203, and I said ‘Damn what did I do now?’ Anytime I see those three numbers for Connecticut, the first thingRead More

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

Steve Austin Tweets About Tonight’s WWE Tough Enough

The following is a new tweet from the official Twitter page of WWE Hall Of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin: “gotta get some shut eye folks…tell 20 or 30 of your friends to watch Tough Enough tomorrow…one hour before RAW on USA..HELL YEAH!!!” Follow more Stone Cold tweets on Twitter @ SteveAustinBSR.Read More
– Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson appears on the syndicated The Ellen DeGeneres Show this Monday. — Tough Enough airs every Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on G4. — Regarding rumors of WWE talent cuts already being made, PWInsider.com reports that while no one has been officially let go yet, they are definitely on the horizon. The cuts are being done to free up roster space as there are numerous young wrestlers waiting in the wings to be called up to the main roster. Between developmental, NXT and Tough Enough, WWE hasRead More
– WWE will announce during their live event tour in Mexico next month that television tapings will be held in Mexico City at Palacio de Los Deportes. A week’s worth of programming, Raw and Smackdown, will both be taped during the October tour. Both shows will be taped in advance over a weekend. The shows will be the first WWE events to be taped from Mexico. — Trish Stratus appeared on NBC’s Today show this morning to promote the new season of Tough Enough and her yoga studio, Stratusphere. StratusRead More
– The season finale of WWE’s Tough Enough is scheduled for June 6 at 8:00 p.m. on the USA Network. — WWE Hall of Famer Greg Valentine has been announced for the Motor City Comic Con, which takes place May 13 – 15 at Suburban Collection Showplace 46100 Grand River Ave. Novi, Michigan. — WWE Hall of Famer Sunny claimed earlier this week on her Facebook account that a WWE Diva is engaged to a chef on the Food Network. It’s being speculated that the engaged couple is Gail KimRead More
– Tough Enough contestant Jeremiah Riggs, the mixed martial artist, met with TNA Wrestling’s Director of Talent Relations Terry Taylor about joining the promotion before he wound up on the reality program. The organization showed in interest in Riggs due to his role on VH1’s Daisy of Love and because he has prior wrestling experience. Riggs trained with Dutch Mantel before turning is focus to MMA. — The pre-sale code for the Saturday, June 18 WWE Supershow at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey is ACCESS. The pre-saleRead More

Posted On April 7, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Matt Hardy Denies Being Involved In Altercation At Hotel

It was reported earlier that an altercation took place late Sunday night at a sports bar between members of the Tough Enough cast and TNA Wrestling performer Matt Hardy. The incident occurred at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Atlanta, where WWE held the reality show contestants and consumers who purchased WrestleMania XXVII travel packages. Many of the cast members were watching WrestleMania at the hotel’s sports bar and warmly greeting fans. Michelle Deighton, in particular, was giving fans chops. Hardy and girlfriend Reby Sky, who were in town for theRead More

Posted On April 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena To Appear On Next Week’s WWE “Tough Enough”

The following is a new tweet from the official Twitter page of WWE Tough Enough: WWEToughEnough @JohnCena guest stars on an all new WWE Tough Enough this Monday at a new time 8/7c on @USA_Network ! @WWE @steveaustinBSR Follow more Tough Enough tweets on Twitter @ WWEToughEnough.Read More
There was an altercation between TNA Wrestling talent Matt Hardy and members of the Tough Enough cast at a hotel bar in Atlanta, Georgia during WrestleMania XXVII weekend. While details of the incident have to be disclosed, Reby Sky, Hardy’s girlfriend, revealed on her Formspring account that she and Hardy were “banned for life” from the hotel in question. One WWE source said that if a main roster talent had done some of the things they did, termination would be likely if they were low enough on the totem pole.Read More
Jim Ross published a new blog on his official website today discussing topics coming out WrestleMania weekend. Highlights are as follows: Announcing again for WWE: “I’m not sure when I will be back for another announcing appearance but will embrace any opportunity to do what I love.” Calling the final matches at WrestleMania XXVII: “Announcing at WM27 was an adrenaline rush but I’ll admit that I was rusty and had plenty of pre-match anxiety as I would have liked to have been able to prep more. Plus, one never knowsRead More
– Jillian Hall, who has not wrestled since being released from her WWE contract on November 19, 2010, has announced plans to return to the squared circle. The former WWE Divas Champion is accepting bookings for signings and wrestling appearances via jillian9hall@aol.com. — Former WWE Divas Lilian Garcia and Candice Michelle hosted a Tough Enough aftershow this past Monday night discussing its premiere as well as their time in the wrestling industry. Both Tommy Dreamer and Torrie Wilson called in to the program. To view the episode, here. Next week’sRead More

Posted On April 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Tough Enough Ratings News, Edge vs. Del Rio Update, The Rock

- USA Network’s Ted Linhart said on Twitte that the early returns for last night’s WWE Tough Enough ratings are looking good. He wrote: “Tough Enough premiere opens huge. Almost 2M P18-49, over 3.3M total viewers, almost 1.1M 18-34. Thanks!” The final rating will be out later today. – The Edge vs. Alberto Del Rio feud is expected to continue for some time. – The Rock reportedly filmed segments for future WWE DVD’s this weekend in Atlanta.Read More
– TMZ.com reports that the people behind Pit Boss have teamed up with VH1 to produce a show centered around the wives of famous professional wrestlers. According to the report, the show will star Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman (wife of Booker T), Stacy Carter (ex-wife of Jerry Lawler) and Jackie Haas (wife of Charlie Haas). The show will be centered around Booker T’s wrestling school in Texas, which Sharmell helps run. — John Cena is advertised for next week’s episode of Tough Enough on the USA Network. The program airs at 8:00Read More

Posted On April 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

First WWE Tough Enough Elimination Revealed, More Notes

- The first contestant eliminated on tonight’s WWE Tough Enough premiere was Ariane Andrew. She is a 23 year old behavior therapist from California and unlike Erik Watts and Michelle Deighton, had no wrestling experience. Ariane had to give back her WWE Title belt after being eliminated, something that Austin presented each contestant with at the start of the show. Weekly eliminations will see Trish Stratus, Bill DeMott and Booker T join Steve Austin in his office. All four of them evaluate the talents and Austin comes out to makeRead More
– Former WWE Women’s Champion Candice Michelle said today on Twitter that she is working an idea for a reality show involving herself and ‘a bunch of (her) fav ex divas’. Speaking of Candice, she and fellow former WWE Diva Lilian Garcia are hosting a Tough Enough aftershow immediately following the USA Network broadcast on ustream.tv/afterbuzztv. — The theme for Monday’s episode of Dancing With The Stars was personal stories, with the dancers choosing a song that is important to them. Chris Jericho chose The Beatles’ “Let It Be”. InRead More

Posted On April 4, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Keibler To Appear On Tough Enough, Future WWE HOF Plans

– Coming out of this weekend, WWE reportedly wants to put a celebrity and a female personality into the Hall of Fame every year going forward. — Tonight’s episode of Raw is scheduled to go off the air at 11:15 p.m. at the earliest but the USA Network has given WWE permission to go later if need be as they want a strong lead-in for the premiere of Tough Enough. — Colt Cabana was at WrestleMania XXVII visiting friends. — Former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler mentioned during a recent interviewRead More
– “Stone Cold” Steve Austin said on his Twitter account that he is scheduled for tonight’s Raw. He also said he’s doing three hours of satellite media to promote the premiere of Tough Enough on the USA Network. — WWE issued a press release touting WrestleMania XXVII as the most attended entertainment event in Georgia Dome history, with 71,617 in attendance. WWE claims the previous attendance record at the Georgia Dome for an entertainment event was set by The Backstreet Boys, which attracted 65,658 fans on February 19, 2000. WWE’sRead More