Posted On August 29, 2013By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Specials

Photo: CM Punk Sitting With Dana White At UFC Event

CM Punk was at Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night event sitting cage side with UFC President Dana White. You can check out a photo of Punk sitting next to White in the photo below.Read More
The following press release was issued Friday evening. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Aug. 31, 2012) – Former six-time World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion Dave Bautista is coming to Providence on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 to kick off his press tour in anticipation of his professional mixed martial arts debut, presented by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports, Inc., in association with June Entertainment and 4zero1 Entertainment Group on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at The Dunkin’ Donuts Center on Direct TV Pay Per View. Friday’s tour will culminate with a live meet-and-greet andRead More
- WWE is slowly starting to give Ryback more competition after having him defeat Jack Swagger this week. A source reports that WWE has not “pulled the trigger” and advanced the Ryback character yet because they’re afraid of messing it up, believe it or not. – John Morrison and Melina are currently working on season 2 of The Darkness Descending, a web series. – The topic of UFC canceling their upcoming pay-per-view was a hot topic backstage at WWE this week. WWE officials considered taking a shot at UFC byRead More

Posted On August 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ken Shamrock Accused Of Assaulting A Woman He Thought Was A Man

TMZ features an article on former WWE star and UFC vet Ken Shamrock. Shamrock is accused of assaulting a woman that he thought was a man. Shamrock allegedly assaulted the woman while trying to break up a fight at a mall in California. He says he thought the woman was a man and backed off once he realized it was a woman. Shamrock reportedly slammed a bystander who jumped in and put him in a hold on the ground. He was then informed by another bystander that the person heRead More

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

Triple H & Rey Mysterio Talk Brock Lesnar Leaving & Returning To WWE

- Yahoo! Sports has an article up about Brock Lesnar “finally being back in his comfort zone” under the bright lights of WWE. WWE superstars Triple H and Rey Mysterio spoke to Yahoo! about Lesnar leaving WWE back i n and his return to WWE the night after WrestleMania 28 back in April. Here are some highlights of what they said about: Rey Mysterio on Lesnar Leaving WWE in 2004: “We were kind of disappointed when he left and just didn’t know what was going to happen with him tryingRead More
- WWE officials are looking at trying to find a TV outlet to air their pay-per-view pre-shows on, similar to what the FX Network does with UFC events. WWE’s goal is to have the YouTube pre-show moved to regular TV by early 2013. They also want to have a UFC-like one-hour coutndown show for WrestleMania 29, similar to the special they did for The Rock vs. John Cena. – When John Laurinaitis was in Japan for the recent WWE shows, people in the Japanese wrestling business who aren’t aware thatRead More

Posted On August 13, 2012By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: UFC 150 Henderson vs Edgar II

It’s time to step into the Octagon once again as we take a look back at the second battle between Benson Henderson and Frankie Edgar at UFC 150, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on ESPN here in Britain. The broadcast began in the featherweight division as Justin Lawrence took on Max Holloway. This proved to be a very enjoyable battle. Lawrence began by showcasing his array of kicks, and from there this developed into a nice striking battle. Holloway connected with a left thatRead More
UFC President Dana White responded to Vince McMahon’s recent comments that UFC’s ratings are “abysmal.” “Vince keeps talking sh-t about us, I don’t know why,” White said. “There’s a lot of things that I could say about the WWE, but I would never… I don’t know why he’s trying to kick us in the balls.” “I like Vince. I have a good relationship with Vince… I think it’s in his nature as a competitor and as a human being, it’s the way that Vince is built.” “I don’t know, IRead More

Posted On July 24, 2012By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: UFC 149 Faber vs Barao

It’s time to step into the Octagon once again as we take a look at the battle between Urijah Faber and Renan Barao in the main event of UFC 149, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on ESPN here in Britain. The broadcast began with action from the welterweight division as Chris Clements took on Matthew Riddle. The only fight of the broadcast that didn’t go the distance was a very entertaining encounter. Riddle put on a dominating performance in the ground game. Whenever heRead More

Posted On July 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince McMahon Takes Shot At UFC, Talks WrestleMania Buys & More

The Hollywood Reporter is featuring an interview with Vince McMahon. Here are some highlights. Concerning leaving The USA Network for TNN (now Spike TV) years ago: “We became the No. 1 show on USA. And they wouldn’t be No. 1 right now in primetime if not for Raw. We switched one time to what became the Spike network and became the No. 1 show there. We have proved that we can pretty much make TV networks.” About using Social Media: “Back in the early days, our performers elicited a responseRead More

Posted On July 22, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

New FCW Diva Impressing Officials, Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart

- WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart was shown sitting cageside at last night’s UFC 149 pay-per-view in Calgary. UFC fighter Antonio Carvalho used Bret’s music as his entrance theme. – WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels turns 47 years old today while TNA star Kenny King turns 31. – FCW Diva Natalie has already been impressing officials in WWE developmental after just starting a week ago. Natalie is the former Buggy Nova. Some in developmental are genuinely excited about the future of the WWE Divas division with the currentRead More

Posted On July 21, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Bret Hart To Accompany UFC Fighter, FCW Star Works WWE Event

- WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart is scheduled to accompany UFC fighter Nick Ring to the cage for tonight’s UFC 149 event in Calgary. The fight will air on the FX prelims, not the actual pay-per-view. – FCW star Roman Leakee worked last night’s RAW live event in Jackson, Mississippi. He interrupted a heel promo by Curt Hawkins. Leakee went on to defeat Hawkins. – There was an incident at last night’s RAW live event in Jackson where the ring ropes broke during a The Miz vs. Santino MarellaRead More

Posted On July 14, 2012By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: UFC Munoz vs Weidman

We’re taking a quick return trip to the Octagon for my latest review as we take a look at the UFC’s latest show on Fuel TV, shown in the early hours of this past Thursday morning on ESPN here in Britain. The broadcast began in the lightweight division as Rafael Dos Anjos went up against Anthony Njokuani. This proved to be an interesting three rounder. They began with some nice exchanges, but when Dos Anjos connected with a big left that put Njokuani on his backside he soon took control.Read More

Posted On July 11, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

John Laurinaitis Appears Off-Camera On RAW, Punk & Bryan-UFC

- John Laurinaitis made an appearance at Monday’s RAW Supershow. During the commercial break for John Cena and Kane vs. Big Show and Chris Jericho, Cena cleared the ring of the ladders but Laurinaitis jumped the barrier to attack him. Laurinaitis hit Cena with a chair but got an Attitude Adjustment in return. – Also at Monday’s RAW, WWE Champion CM Punk and Daniel Bryan paid tribute to the UFC 148 main event between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen from Saturday night. During Monday’s mixed tag match, Punk went forRead More

Posted On July 10, 2012By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: UFC 148 Silva vs Sonnen II

It was the re-match we’d been waiting nearly two years for as Chael Sonnen challenged Anderson Silva for the Middleweight title in the main event of UFC 148, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on ESPN here in Britain. The broadcast began in the bantamweight division as Ivan Menjivar faced Mike Easton. While this may not go down as one of the most memorable fights in UFC history it certainly was entertaining. Easton put in a very solid performance. His striking was crisp and heRead More

Posted On July 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blogs On Chael Sonnen To WWE, Kevin Nash & More

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with his latest blog, here are some highlights: Rumors of Chael Sonnen to WWE: “I see Sonnen, the admitted pro wrestling fan, sticking with UFC. I believe that Chael is a star, an attraction and UFC isn’t overloaded with marketable star power at the moment. No company that hangs their hats on PPV revenue is over loaded with star power as these special athletes/performers who more the needle don’t grow on trees nor can they be developed over night. “Chael is 35,Read More
F4Wonline.com reports that WWE is interested in working with 35 year old UFC fighter “The American Gangster” Chael Sonnen. Sonnen lost to Anderson Silva at Saturday’s UFC 148 pay-per-view but word is that WWE is ready to negotiate. No word yet if they want him to wrestle or play another kind of role. Sonnen has ties to WWE as he is friends with WWE Champion CM Punk. Punk was ready to accompany Sonnen to the Octagon for a fight several months back but that was nixed. Sonnen is also closeRead More

Posted On July 7, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Former WWE Star Teases 1000th Raw, WWE Stars At UFC, Austin

- Steve Blackman teased appearing at the 1000th episode of RAW, writing on his Twitter, “Could be at the 1000th Raw. Watch this space!” – The story going around is that a lot of WWE wrestlers are in town for the UFC show, but there couldn’t be too many since both are on tour. – F4Wonline is reporting that Evan Bourne is in Las Vegas sporting a new look. – Steve Austin is featured in today’s “Superstar Spotlight” on WWE.com.Read More
- On SuperSmackDown LIVE: The Great American Bash, a fight between Damien Sandow and Zack Ryder left Eve—wearing a white dress—completely covered in punch. Backstage Fallout caught up with Eve to get her reaction to the party mishap. Tyler Reks also reacts to whether he feels guilty for Ryback’s massacre of Curt Hawkins. Also offering comments on SmackDown events are Cody Rhodes, Dolph Ziggler, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan and Sgt. Slaughter. – Lilian Garcia will sing the National Anthem on Sept. 30 prior to the NFL game between the New YorkRead More