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– The Miz celebrated his 31st birthday Saturday by invading WWE’s Raw brand house show in Loveland, Colorado. He and R-Truth ran through the crowd in street clothes to interfere in the WWE Championship Match between Alberto Del Rio and John Cena, causing a disqualification. They knelt down with their hands behind their heads in surrender, but Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston dove onto them from the top rope. — Alberto Del Rio is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Inside Wrestling. — Brock Lesnar will beRead More

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

Video: Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem Trailer

On December 30th, two of the most devastating heavyweight fighters in MMA history will go face to face at UFC 141, when former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returns to the octagon and goes to war with former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem. Check out the first video trailer for UFC 141, which takes place on Saturday, December 30th, 2011 from Las Vegas, Nevada:Read More

Posted On September 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Talks Facing Austin At WM28, HHH/UFC Ignorance, More

CM Punk appeared on Ariel Helwani’s “The MMA Hour” online show today, and discussed a number of MMA and pro wrestling topics. Helwani asked Punk about Triple H’s recent comments claiming UFC needs to evolve more than WWE. Punk said he felt that it was an absolute insane statement. Punk said pro wrestling, in fact, has a lot of work to do. He mentioned talking about MMA with Triple H many times, and noted that HHH “just doesn’t get it.” Punk was asked whether or not MMA has hurt theRead More

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

HHH Says UFC Needs To Evolve Not WWE, CM Punk Comments

During a recent interview with MovieFone.com to promote his new movie Inside Out, WWE star Triple H was asked about the differences between pro wrestling and mixed martial arts. Specifically, he was asked, “How do you think WWE and pro wrestling needs to evolve as UFC and MMA grows in popularity? Triple H answered with the following response, saying that it’s actually UFC that needs to evolve right now, not WWE: “I don’t think we have to evolve. It’s two totally different things. I think now especially there’s this thingRead More

Posted On August 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kurt Angle Says He Almost Signed With UFC; Dana White Says No

TNA star Kurt Angle spoke to MMAWeekly.com this week to discuss his training for the United States Olympic Wrestling team and hype his new MMA movie, “Warrior.” During the interview, Angle stated that he came very close to signing with the UFC – but UFC President Dana White has a different view on how things went down. Kurt Angle told MMAWeekly: “I actually contacted Dana White again after the movie. I flew out to meet him once and got a great offer. I contacted him again, I was thinking aboutRead More

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

More On Dana White Meeting With Vince McMahon At WWE HQ

UFC president Dana White recently wrote on Twitter that he visited WWE headquarters in Stanford, Connecticut for a meeting with Vince McMahon. During an interview with USA Today to promote the UFC’s return to the Philadelphia market, White said that he looks up to Vince McMahon in many ways. While he did not divulge specific details as to the nature of the meeting, White said that he emulates WWE’s business model and called Vince “the guy that basically created the pay-per-view market.” There has been recent talk that WWE andRead More

Posted On June 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Says He Once Cost WCW $800,000, UFC 131 PPV

Jim RossJim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights: “Kevin Nash told us at the taping of the WWE Legends Roundtable last week that years ago when I mentioned on Raw one Monday night that I was going to bring back ‘Diesel and Razor’ next week, that WCW attorneys freaked out because Nash and Hall had only signed ‘deal memos’ and not their final contracts. To expedite the final, final contract signing WCW, to make sure that ‘Razor and Diesel’ wouldn’t appear on MondayRead More

Posted On June 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: UFC Commentator Talks About Almost Signing With WWE

theScore Television Network’s Arda Ocal caught up with UFC commentator Mike Goldberg and asked him about how close he was to signing with the WWE in 2005. The Full interview is below:Read More
TMZ reports that former WWE Champion Batista is opening a mixed martial arts training facility in Tampa, Florida. The gym is currently open to “close martial artist friends,” but Batista plans to open the gym to the public next week. The training faclity is called Gracie Fighter Jiu Jitsu and Batista is tag teaming with mixed martial arts trainer Cesar Gracie in the endeavor. The two became close last year while he was pursuing a career in mixed martial arts. Batista said in Aprl he was negotiating with Strikeforce forRead More
SportsIllustrated.cnn.com recently interviewed UFC star Brock Lesnar and below are some interview highlights: On the possibility of a second book: “Yeah, for sure. One thing about my life is that it’s always been interesting. There are always high points in a person’s life and low points. “And right now I’m going through a bit of a low point. But I’ve learned to be able to adapt to these kinds of things and understand them… There’s a lot left to be written about. Whether I do it or not, I haveRead More

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

JR Blog: Big WWE Video Game News, Brock Lesnar’s Surgery

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with his latest blog update, which you can check out in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR said about: Big WWE Video Game News: “Expect to hear a major announcement Tuesday from WWE/THQ. Arguably the biggest news to date from WWE on the video game front.” Brock Lesnar’s Colon Surgery & Future In UFC: “Lots of questions regarding Brock Lesnar’s colon surgery that occurred a few days ago. I don’t know the specific details nor am IRead More

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

UFC 130 Fight Night Bonuses Revealed – Details

The following fighters took home $70,000 bonuses from the UFC 130 evet: * KO of the Night: Travis Browne * SUB of the Night: Gleison Tibau * FIGHT of the Night: Brian Stann and Jorge SantiagoRead More

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

Brock Lesnar Has Surgery; Possible Return Date

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar underwent surgery on Friday related to his bout with the diverticulitis disease that took him off the UFC 131 card. According to Dana White, Lesnar had 12 inches of his colon removed. White had the following to say about the surgery: “He feels great. He said he’s a little sore, but the operation was a huge success.” White stated that he is hopeful that Lesnar can “be back by the first of the year.”Read More
The following is the advertised lineup for tonight’s UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill event, which emanates live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada: Pay-Per-View Fights -Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Matt Hamill -Frank Mir vs. Roy “Big Country” Nelson -Stefan Struve vs. Travis Browne -Thiago Alves vs. Rick Story -Brian Stann vs. Jorge Santiago Spike TV Fights -Miguel Torres vs. Demetrious Johnson -Kendall Grove vs. Tim Boetsch Preliminary Fights -Gleison Tibau vs. Rafaello Oliveira -Michael McDonald vs. Chris Cariaso -Cole Escovedo vs. Renan BaraoRead More

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

Cena On Memorial Day Weekend, Austin/UFC 130, JR/Chyna

- The following is a new tweet from the official Twitter page of WWE Superstar John Cena: “CeNation. I know most have a long weekend this week. While you’re having fun remember those who have kept this country free.” Follow more Cena tweets on Twitter @ JohnCena. – The following is a new tweet from the official Twitter page of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin: “made it home…took a shower for obvious reasons…hitting the hay at 451 am…UFC ppv tomorrow night…damn right…good night folks.” Follow more Austin tweets on Twitter @Read More

Posted On May 10, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: John Morrison’s Surgery, Christian’s SD Loss, UFC

Jim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights: “Good news on John Morrison’s surgery to repair a neck issue. Not major or overly invasive and Morrison should be back in the ring in a month or two or so we assume. John would be best served to return later rather than sooner, make sure that he’s 100 percent, at a minimum, not to mention it would be cool seeing him on Raw rehabbing himself back into ring shape which builds anticipation for his return.Read More

Posted On May 10, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

UFC 130 Main Event is Off Due To Injury; New Main Event Set

MMAFighting.com is reporting that the scheduled main event for UFC’s 130 PPV, Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard for the UFC Lightweight Championship, has been called off due to injuries suffered by both fighters. It’s being reported that Edgar has two broken ribs and that Maynard suffered a knee injury while training. As a result, the scheduled Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs Matt Hamill bout has been bumped up as the show’s main event, and the Frank Mir vs Roy Nelson match will be the co-main event.Read More
Sting revealed in an interview with Daily Star that World Wrestling Entertainment officials approached and offered him a match with The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXVII, as well as induction into the WWE Hall of Fame. He declined their offer. “I wouldn’t say it was utter nonsense, that’s not true!” laughs Sting. “It’s a dream match that fans would want to see. It was close. I’m glad things turned out the way they did. “There are so many variables. Let’s just say that I turned it down for the same reasonsRead More

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

Lesnar Comments On WWE Return, McMahons Pledge Money

– Brock Lesnar appeared on ESPN’s Sportscenter this morning to promote the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter and was asked by anchor Hannah Storm about the possibility of returning to World Wrestling Entertainment. “I should never say never,” Lesnar responded. “When my stint in the UFC is over, it’s a possibility. But folks, it ain’t happening very soon. That’s for sure.” – The Boys & Girls Club of Stamford, Connecticut has received a $300,000 pledge from the Vince and Linda McMahon Family Foundation. The foundation will donate $100,000 perRead More