Tough Enough Tag

Posted On April 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Former WWE Divas Hosting “Tough Enough” AfterShow

TLC — Torrie Wilson, Lilian Garcia and Candice Michelle — have teamed up with AfterBuzzTV.com to host a live aftershow on WWE’s Tough Enough. The show will stream live every Monday night immediately following Tough Enough on the USA Network at ustream.tv/afterbuzztv. The first episode will stream live tomorrow night at midnight ET/9 PT before moving to its regular time slot of 11:15/8:15 the following Monday. The show will feature guests on a weekly basis. “Hardcore Original” Tommy Dreamer is scheduled to appear on Monday’s show. Photos of *LITA* atRead More

Posted On March 30, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WrestleMania Press Conference News, Austin Interview (Video)

- Vince McMahon did not appear at the WrestleMania 27 press conference in New York City this morning, something he usually takes part in. A reader in attendance noted that John Cena was hit with lots of “Cena sucks” and “same old shit” chants from the crowd while The Rock received a huge reaction. Snooki asked to take a photo with both Rock and Cena, which led to the two facing off. – Devin sent the following: WWE is holding an event on July 29th, 2011 at the Civic CenterRead More

Posted On March 30, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Trish Stratus Speaks On Tough Enough, WrestleMania 27, Snooki

Diva Dirt interview with Trish Stratus Full interview available at Diva-Dirt.com. It’s been a busy couple of months for the legendary 7-time Women’s Champ, Trish Stratus. She’s back in the WWE fold with the USA Network revival of Tough Enough, she’s going to WrestleMania this Sunday, has a movie premiering in one week and is on the cover of Oxygen magazine! With so much going on in the Stratusphere, we decided to give the Diva Dirt Legacy Award winner a call and discuss! On getting the call to do ToughRead More

Posted On March 30, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

*Spoilers* Details On The First Episode Of WWE Tough Enough

The new season of WWE Tough Enough does not premiere until Monday night after the post-WrestleMania edition of RAW, but we’ve already got a sneak peek at the first episode, including some spoilers. You’ve been warned. * The show begins with host “Stone Cold” Steve Austin making the contestants set up an empty arena for a live WWE event. The next day, the contestants begin their training with Trish Stratus, Booker T and Bill DeMott. * The first beef in the Tough Enough house is between Miss USA Rima FakihRead More

Posted On March 29, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

4-Hours Of WWE Programming Next Monday On The USA Network

There will be a four-hour WWE block next Monday on the USA Network. At 8 PM EDT the Hall of Fame highlight show will air, followed by Raw and concluded by the return of WWE Tough Enough. We’ll have full coverage of Raw and Tough Enough here at PWMania.com.Read More

Posted On March 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock On Piers Morgan, Tough Enough Cast At WM27

– WrestleMania XXVII host Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is scheduled to be interviewed on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight show this Thursday at 9:00 p.m. – The cast of Tough Enough are scheduled to appear at WrestleMania XXVII in Atlanta, Georgia. They are also scheduled for the following night’s Monday Night Raw taping.Read More
– WrestleMania XXVII host Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is scheduled for Piers Morgan Tonight on CNN. His appearance airs this Thursday at 9:00 p.m. In January, the talk show filled the time slot formerly held by Larry King Live. — The cast of Tough Enough are scheduled to appear at WrestleMania XXVII in Atlanta, Georgia. They are also scheduled for the following night’s Monday Night Raw taping. — Last week, PopTheCrowd.com broke the story of WWE filming a bar brawl involving Snooki, Trish Stratus and Lay-Cool that will be airingRead More
IGN.com features an interview with multi-time WWE Women’s Champion Trish Stratus promoting the USA Network’s revival of Tough Enough, who appears as a trainer on the show. She notes that many of the contestants have previous wrestling experience. “A lot of the contestants have a background,” Stratus said. “They come from wrestling backgrounds. They’ve been doing it for a few years, but it’s an entirely different thing to be doing it on the big stage and to do it professionally and to do it with the grind of the bigRead More
– Mark Henry missed last week’s Monday Night Raw taping as he was in Australia promoting WrestleMania XXVII as well as WWE’s upcoming tour Down Under. “The World’s Strongest Man” appeared on the breakfast television program Weekend Sunrise discussing the WWE experience. (video) — WWE Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston appears today at JD Byrider 2646 Morse Road in Columbus, Ohio from 6 to 8 p.m. — Jim Ross said on Twitter that Saturday’s Raw live event at Madison Square Garden in New York City drew 19,000 fans for an estimatedRead More

Posted On March 20, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Sunny Comments On WWE Return, Ivelisse Velez On Twitter

– Tough Enough contestant Ivelisse Velez has launched an account on Twitter. She is known on the Chicago independent wrestling scene as Juliet “The Huntress”. — Dolph Ziggler revealed on Twitter that an Authentic WWE T-shirt bearing his name is in the works. “Attention DOLPHANS: DOLPH ZIGGLER Authentic WWE T-SHIRT has gone into production!!!” he wrote. “Perfection is on its way!” — Sunny made a surprise appearance at last night’s Raw live event at Madison Square Garden in New York City as the 2011 WWE Hall of Famer was theRead More
– Steve Austin said this morning on his Twitter account that Tough Enough has concluded filming. “Well…just finished with Tough Enough…it was a helluva lot of fun…thanks to @BillDeMott, @trishstratuscom, and Booker T..great cats.” — The May 31 SmackDown taping will take place at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. The advertised main event is Edge and Rey Mysterio vs. Alberto Del Rio and Cody Rhodes. — Tough Enough contestant Matt Cross is scheduled to appear for the Vanguard Wrestling All-Star Alliance in Oak Park, Illinois on AprilRead More
– Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will make a guest appearance on the upcoming season of Tough Enough, reports EW.com. In the episode, the multi-time champion works out with the contestants, judges a challenge and demonstrates his own skills in the squared circle. — WWE Monday Night Raw on August 8, 2011 will be held at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. — TNA Knockout Tara said on her Twitter account that she’s excited for the John Morrison, Trish Stratus and Snooki vs. Dolph Ziggler and Lay-Cool match at WrestleManiaRead More
– According to reports from the Tough Enough set, Luke Robinson is considered the early favorite on the show. He stands out as a star and is considered a good wrestler that possesses charisma. Show host Steve Austin was so impressed by Robinson that he is privately working out with him. Robinson is a 26-year-old independent wrestler from Maine who performs under the name “Golden Boy” Bobby Robinson. His USANetwork.com bio reads: “For him, WWE combines all his passions rolled into one: performing, marketing, athleticism and traveling. Luke proved hisRead More
– Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s next scheduled live appearance on Raw takes place March 28 at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. He is also scheduled to appear on the Raw after WrestleMania on April 4 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. — There was an extensive amount of rehearsing for Snooki’s in-ring segment with Vickie Guerrero, LayCool and Trish Stratus on Monday’s Raw since Guerrero and Snooki aren’t trained professional wrestlers. — FOX8 in Australia will air Tough Enough beginning in April. Also, Mark Henry is headed toRead More
– The word amongst those in WWE is that former The Price Is Right host Bob Barker will induct Drew Carey, the game show’s current host, into the WWE Hall of Fame. — Wrestlers celebrating birthdays today include WWE developmental wrestler Brett DiBiase (23), former WWE star Henry Godwinn (47), and former WWE star Kenny Dykstra (25). — Trish Stratus implied on her Twitter account this morning that a huge name appeared on the set of Tough Enough. “Whew-longest day ever! Flew from STL rite onto set-kids got a surpriseRead More
– Rey Mysterio has denied online reports indicating that he requested his release from World Wrestling Entertainment. “Confirming! Did not ask 4 release!” he wrote on Twitter. “Those that like me, u will have Rey 4 a good time&those that don’t, well life isn’t always sweet, 619 out!” — Tyler Reks vs. JTG was taped last night in Kansas City, MO for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America. — It would appear that reigning Miss USA 2010, Rima Fakih, does not win Tough Enough as she saidRead More
The USA Network has revealed the entire cast of the upcoming season of Tough Enough, which premieres April 4 following Raw. The cast features nine men and five women, many of whom possessing independent wrestling experience. A.J. Kirsch: A.J., 27, has been wrestling on the independent circuit for five years. Among his achievements is a one and a half year undefeated All Pro Wrestling Tag Team Championship in addition to a tag team victory over the infamous New Age Outlaws. Andy Leavine: This 6’5″ giant hails from Brooksville, Florida whereRead More
– Jim Ross has responded to yesterday’s report that current creative plans call for him to announce at least two matches at WrestleMania XXVII. “I find it interesting that so many websites know my wm27 role, allegedly, and I don’t. ‘Net rumors= news items. Irresponsible ‘reporting’,” he wrote on Twitter. “My role at WM27 is to appear @ Axxess. NOTHING else has been confirmed. ‘Net sites should tell me the outcome of my Drs visit later 2day.” According to f4wonline.com, the original source of the report, Ross didn’t appear awareRead More
Reality television star Michelle Deighton, 25, has been confirmed as a contestant on Tough Enough. She appeared a contestant on America’s Next Top Model in 2005 and is the wife of Survivor star Jonny Fairplay. Deighton is a trained wrestler who made an appearance on the November 11, 2005 episode of SmackDown. While Fairplay declined to comment on the matter when reached, he alluded to his wife’s involvement with the show during a video posted on GeekWeek.com. The video features Fairplay, Deighton and Gregory Helms participating in a Ric FlairRead More