Undertaker Tag

Posted On November 3, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Original Plans For Brock Lesnar & The Undertaker’s Confrontation

WWE sources have informed us that the original plan for the Undertaker and Brock Lesnar confrontation at UFC 121 was for it to occur backstage after the show, likely at the press conference where cameras were. This plan, however, hinged on Brock Lesnar winning his fight – which didn’t happen. After Lesnar lost, he needed stitches and decided not to appear at the press conference as a way of giving Cain Velasquez his “moment.” The Undertaker, who was invited to the event as a personal guest of UFC President DanaRead More

Posted On November 2, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Preliminary Main Event Plans For WrestleMania & Royal Rumble

Preliminary creative plans for 2011 include John Cena facing Wade Barrett at the Royal Rumble as well as Barrett facing The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXVII. Based on WWE’s reported plans, it would suggest Barrett wins the WWE Championship at Survivor Series and subsequently loses the belt to Cena at the Royal Rumble, likely setting up Cena vs. Orton for the strap at WrestleMania XXVII. Undertaker, however, is in desperate need of shoulder surgery, and there is much concern internally that if he gets it, he won’t be healthy in timeRead More

Posted On October 31, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blog: Lesnar/Taker, Lesnar At WM27, UFC Merger

The following are highlights from the latest online blog of WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross: JR on Brock Lesnar: “I assume it is ‘possible’ for Brock Lesnar to referee an Undertaker match at Wrestlemania but I don’t feel that it’s too probable for many reasons.” JR on a WWE Cruiserweight division: “Do I think that WWE will re-create Cruiserweight division? I have no idea but there is a general theory among many within the biz that branding a talent as a lightweight, Cruiserweight, etc makes them be perceived asRead More

Posted On October 27, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Backstage Buzz At SD About Brock Lesnar-Undertaker

PWMania can report the backstage buzz at the WWE Smackdown tapings was still on the Brock Lesnar vs Undertaker rumors for Wrestlemania. “There are a lot of wrestlers very happy about all the buzz going around for the match, if it will ever happen,” a WWE creative team member told us tonight, “but there’s also a lot of people in the dressing room who feel this is very disrespectful towards the wrestlers in WWE, especially since Lesnar walked out on WWE the way he did in 2004.” We were alsoRead More

Posted On October 26, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More On Lesnar-Taker: WWE Knew It Was Going To Happen

According to ProWrestling.net, a well-placed source insists that the confrontation between Undertaker and Brock Lesnar at this past Saturday’s UFC was an angle that took place without the knowledge or permission of UFC president Dana White. The source claims several people in WWE knew ahead of time that something would happen between the two, setting up what is a hopeful match between Taker-Lesnar at WrestleMania 27, as has been rumored and reported on several websites since the incident. More information as this story continues to unfold.Read More

Posted On October 26, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More Wrestlers Comment On The Undertaker/Brock Lesnar

Right After Wrestling with Arda Ocal and Jimmy Korderas on SIRIUS Radio 98 got comments from wrestlers / producers about the Brock Lesnar / Undertaker altercation: LANCE STORM – I was surprised. the skeptical mind of a worker was always wondering whether it was a work or legit. I’m obviously leaning towards work now. i cant see anything come out of this, but it sure made me think. I can’t see Taker being that unprofessional to confront him and say anything than pleasant words if there wasn’t a plan inRead More

Posted On October 26, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Big Undertaker Injury Update; WrestleMania Status & More

The word backstage at WWE Monday Night Raw last night is that The Undertaker will be going to see noted Birmingham, Alabama surgeon Dr. James Andrews regarding his rotator cuff injury. PWMania has learned that The Undertaker has been holding off on having this surgery for as long as possible, but a recent visit to his own doctor revealed the shoulder injury to have worsened to the point of needing surgery. WWE has arranged for ‘Taker to visit with Andrews to get an assessment of the damage and how longRead More

Posted On October 25, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Undertaker Surgery May Kill Plans For WrestleMania Match

PWMania has exclusively learned that the talk backstage at the WWE Bragging Rights pay per view was whether or not The Undertaker will even be available for a Wrestlemania match against Brock Lesnar, since ‘Taker is mending what has been described to us by a WWE backstage insider as a “serious shoulder injury.” To make matters worse, it appears as though Undertaker will be taking time off after last night’s Buried Alive match, because Undertaker is very likely to get major shoulder surgery. If that is the case, there’s noRead More

Posted On October 25, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Writers Very Confused Over Brock Lesnar vs. Undertaker

PWMania exclusively spoke with two prominent backstage sources at the WWE Bragging Rights pay per view last night, and there is nothing short of a “state of confusion” in WWE regarding the Brock Lesnar/Undertaker brief stare down after Brock lost the UFC Title to Cain Velasquez on Saturday night. “No one knows what’s really going on!” a WWE writer told PWMania tonight after the pay per view. “We’ve been discussing what to do with ‘Taker at Wrestlemania, but Brock Lesnar’s name has never come up. Now Vince is walking aroundRead More

Posted On October 24, 2010By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Bragging Rights is a Bomb

Analyzing the concept behind Bragging Rights and WWE's failure to commit the time and energy in building it up.Read More

Posted On October 21, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Candid Paul Bearer Interview – Right After Wrestling Oct 21, 2010

PWMania reader Arda Ocal sent in the following: Arda Ocal of Right After Wrestling on SIRIUS Radio 98 is joined by legendary WWE Manager Paul Bearer. Highlights: – Candid thoughts about his wife’s battle with cancer – The WWE assisting him with the gastric bypass surgery that saved his life prior to his return to the company at WrestleMania 20 – Will Paul Bearer enter the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011? – How have Kane, the Undertaker and Paul Bearer withstood the test of time? – During his initialRead More

Posted On October 21, 2010By ArchangelIn Columns

Archangel’s Message: The Undertaker’s Final Run

At this rate, the dinosaur known as The Undertaker may never become extinct. This is my view, however, on how he could finally rest...in...peace.Read More

Posted On October 13, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR’s Undertaker/WrestleMania Prediction, HBK vs. AJ Styles

Jim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights: “The WWE is filled with highly intelligent people which is another reason that I don’t feel that the Undertaker will ever lose at a Wrestlemania event. When I say never, I mean never. What a magnificent card one can keep in one’s pocket to play at the biggest event of the year where so much is measured and defined. The Undertaker’s ‘streak’ at Wrestlemania is like a franchise unto itself.” “I think AJ Styles is aRead More

Posted On October 13, 2010By Keelan BaldersonIn News

SD vs. Raw 2011 Lord of Darkness Edition, WWE Heroes Update

- Play.com are selling a special “Lord of Darkness” edition of upcoming WWE video game Smackdown vs Raw 2011. You get the Ministry of Darkness Undertaker in-game costume, WWE Unforgiven 2007 on DVD and an Undertaker art card. – Press Release: WWE Heroes: Rise of the Firstborn Six Issue Collection… WWE Heroes is a collection of comic strips featuring Wrestling’s biggest superstars, including Triple H, Batista, John Cena, The Undertaker, the WWE Divas and many, many more. These never-before-collected stories star the WWE’s larger-than-life characters as they take on all-comers,Read More

Posted On October 10, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Blog: Undertaker’s Future, Austin’s Heel Turn & More

Jim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights: “Where are all the rumors coming from regarding the retirement plans of the Undertaker? Some emailers are contacting us as if these rumors are fact and are etched in stone. These are the same, unfounded rumors that begin making their rounds after each Wrestlemania. My take on this matter is that Undertaker isn’t retiring after WM27 in Atlanta.” “I can easily see the Deadman competing for another three years or so if his schedule is wellRead More

Posted On October 5, 2010By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Making HIAC Meaningless

A short discussion of how overplaying a gimmick ruins its drawing power and meaning.Read More

Posted On October 5, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* WWE Bragging Rights World Title Match Revealed?

PWMania.com received the following emails from the Minnesota area: Thanks to Joshua Ulrick for sending this in: Tonight during Raw, WWE advertised The Undertaker vs Kane in a buried alive match for the title at Bragging Rights. I assume it was only shown here in the twin cities. Thanks to Richard for sending this in: In MN during the telecast of RAW, WWE advertised a BURIED ALIVE match between Kane and Undertaker for the main event at Bragging Rights.Read More

Posted On October 1, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On WWE Programming Change, McCool Q&A, Undertaker

– As reported earlier, WWE nixed the previously scheduled Countdown to SmackDown program and will instead air a replay of Tuesday’s episode of NXT prior to tonight’s premiere of SmackDown on Syfy. The WWE website is now advertising “exclusive updates from Oklahoma City” during the NXT rebroadcast. — WWE Unified Divas Champion Michelle McCool recently took part in a Proust Questionnaire with MichelleMcCool.net, answering questions on her personality. She answered questions on what she considers to be her greatest achievement, her appearance, what she dislikes the most, and her greatestRead More

Posted On September 29, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: More On The Undertaker’s WrestleMania Plans

Last night, it was reported, that WWE has begun early creative talks for The Undertaker at next year’s WrestleMania PPV in Atlanta. In an update to the original story, PWMania has been told by another well placed WWE source that WrestleMania will indeed be The Undertaker’s last match. Although the backstage buzz seems to be that no one has heard of a creative pitch for The Undertaker to retire after ‘Mania, which has lead people to believe that he might stick around after the PPV, there are those close toRead More