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The Sun from the United Kingdom reports that The Rock stopped a gang of would-be burglars on the set of Fast 6 from London. The group was reportedly trying to break into vans that contained expensive movie equipment when Rock, who was dressed as a FBI agent for the movie, caught them. Rock ended up chasing them away. An eye-witness told The Sun: “It was so funny. The Rock looked like an action hero because he had his flak jacket on and an FBI badge in his hand. All ofRead More

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

Christian Returns To WWE & Wins WWE Intercontinental Title

Christian returned to WWE television tonight at Over the Limit pay-per-view. He won the Number One Contender Battle Royal to open the show which he used to face Cody Rhodes for the WWE Intercontinental Championship. Christian defeated Cody Rhodes, winning the WWE Intercontinental Championship for the fourth time in his career. Christian suffered a high ankle sprain in November 2011 and returned briefly in March but was sidelined again after aggravating the same injury. He made his return to the ring during WWE’s post-Wrestlemania tour in the United Kingdom lastRead More

Posted On May 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Dixie Carter On TNA PPV Buys, Flair-WWE & Tons More

TNA President Dixie Carter recently spoke with Dave Lagreca and Doug Mortman on the Busted Open radio show. You can listen to Busted Open from 2-4pm EST on Sirius 94, XM 208 and Sportszone 860 online. Here are highlights: On “Open Fight Night”: “I’m excited about where we’re gonna go with it. I think it will just continue to get better week after week. I love the concept. As we’re continuing to grow our developmental league, this was just a great opportunity for us to take something that we doRead More

Posted On February 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Confiscating Anti-Cena Signs At PPV, Rock, Orton, More

- WWE officials were confiscating anti-John Cena signs at last night’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. – Journey 2 with The Rock was #4 at the box office this past weekend, bringing in $20.9 million. This was only a 27% drop from the opening weekend. Journey 2 has done over $132 million worldwide. – WWE edited out Randy Orton’s botched RKO on Big Show from last Monday’s RAW replays in the United Kingdom. – WWE’s Aksana and Hornswoggle will be appearing at the Columbus Blue Jackets vs. St. Louis Blues game onRead More

Posted On January 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Presale For Impact Wrestling’s 2013 UK Tour Begins Tomorrow

TNA has announced that a select number of presale tickets will go on-sale for their 2013 tour of the United Kingdom tomorrow at 9 AM. The sale will last for 7 days, and the rest of the tickets will go on-sale between April and May of this year. The announced tour dates are below: January 23: Glasgow Braehead Arena January 24: Nottingham Capital FM Arena January 25: Manchester Arena January 26: London Wembley ArenaRead More

Posted On January 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Hogan Says WWE HOF Is Missing A Top Name; His Wrestling Status

Hulk Hogan commented on his wrestling status during an interview with TalkSport.co.uk promoting Impact Wrestling’s “2012 Maximum Impact IV” Tour in the United Kingdom. “I’m not actively on the roster as far as jumping in the ring every night. But, I just love the business and I just want to be around and be part of it,” Hogan said. Other highlights from the interview: * Jeff Hardy is not on this year’s tour, but is planned for the next one. Hogan pegged Hardy and AJ Styles as “future stars” ofRead More

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

Ric Flair Says He Has No Plans On Retiring Anytime Soon

The Skinny out of the United Kingdom has a new article online featuring quotes from Ric Flair. While Flair did the interview to promote TNA’s 2012 European tour with shows in the UK and beyond, he had at least one very interesting thing to say. Below is an excerpt: “To be honest I have no plans on retiring from the industry anytime soon. I feel that I still have so much to give to TNA. If the time ever comes that I cannot contribute anything to the company that isRead More

Posted On November 22, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Maryse Ouellet Announces New Project, WWE Returns To Australia

– WWE will be touring Australia in 2012. Dates and locations are as follows: August 30 at Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane; August 31 at Allphones Arena in Sydney; September 1 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. — WWE has asked talent to promote WWE ’12 on Twitter this week. WWE ’12 is on sale in the United States beginning today and in the United Kingdom on Friday. — Former WWE talent Maryse Ouellet has announced plans for a fashion and accessory line called House of Maryse. According to theRead More
– As seen on Monday’s Raw SuperShow, Alicia Fox withdrew her “Hot in Herre” inspired entrance theme in favor of a new entrance theme. WWE released her new theme on iTunes today and it is titled “Pa-Pa-Pa-Pa-Party.” Former WWE Diva Maria used the theme in 2005 and 2006 before being given “With Legs Like That.” — The October 23 episode of A.M. Raw scored a 0.41 cable rating, with 417,000 viewers. — Characters are still being finalized for THQ’s WWE ’12 video game (scheduled for released on November 22 inRead More

Posted On August 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Shawn Michaels’ Upcoming UK Tour With 1PW Cancelled

Shawn Michaels’ upcoming tour of the United Kingdom has been cancelled. The following press release was sent out on Monday: 1PW Management/Shawn Michaels United Kingdom Tour Cancelled Due to circumstances outside of Shawn Michaels’ control, his agents at Encore Sports & Entertainment, LLC regret to announce that the advertised 1PW Management tour scheduled to begin on October 6, 2011 in London, England has been cancelled. Despite numerous efforts to work with and communicate with 1PW Management during the past month, our efforts have not been reciprocated. Shawn is very disappointedRead More
The latest issue of WWE Magazine features an interview with Wade Barrett and he comments on a rumor that occurred last year indicating that both he and Drew McIntyre had been deported from the United States due to their respective work visas expiring. Neither wrestler was deported, but in Barrett’s case, he had to return to the United Kingdom to apply for a new work visa. Regarding the rumor, Barrett said, “I once read a rumor that I’d been deported. After the original Nexus invasion, it was reported that WWERead More

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

WrestleMania 27 Card, WWE’s Gorgeous George DVD, More

- Devin sent the following: One Pro Wrestling has booked Kevin Nash for their May 28th show which will also feature Sean Waltman. The show will take place from the Deeside Leisure Center in Queensferry in the United Kingdom. – WWE has began posting biographies of the WWE All Stars game roster on the website. The first two are The Rock and Randy Savage. – WWE’s DVD on Hall of Famer Gorgeous George is currently scheduled to be released on June 7th. – Vince McMahon reportedly signed off on theRead More

Posted On January 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Wrestling Gets New TV Clearance In The United Kingdom

Dixie Carter just announced on Twitter that TNA Wrestling has a new television home in the United Kingdom after Bravo was dissolved. Below is her Tweet: So happy to announce that ALL TNA programming in the UK will be on Challenge TV from February on Sky, Virgin and now Freeview too! Challenge TV is a very low budget channel, mainly showing re-runs of old game shows and is a big step down from Bravo.Read More

Posted On January 25, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Resolves UK TV Situation, Programming To Air On Freeview

TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter announced Tuesday that all TNA programming in the U.K. will air on Sky TV channel Challenge beginning next month. Challenge TV will broadcast iMPACT! each week, as well as Xplosion and monthly pay-per-view events. TNA’s television situation in the U.K. had been limbo since January 1 when its former home, Bravo, was shut down. Challenge TV generally airs game show programs, but is available to Sky, Virgin, and Freeview systems. By getting on Freeview, TNA programming will eventually be available to every television in theRead More

Posted On January 10, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Injury Update On AJ Styles, Funny TNA/Twitter Note

- AJ Styles was forced to pull out of competing at tonight’s TNA Genesis PPV due to injury. He said on his Twitter account that he tore his hip flexor and hip labrum. He promised to be back wrestling “real soon,” but will miss the company’s upcoming tour of the United Kingdom. F4WOnline.com reports that he is expected to be sidelined for four to six weeks. – In a funny note, when Matt Hardy debuted at TNA Genesis with his new braided hair look, WWE’s Tyler Reks ended up trendingRead More
– The Miz has landed his third magazine cover within the span of a month as he is featured on the latest edition of United Kingdom based wrestling magazine, Fighting Spirit. To view the cover, click here. Also featured is an interview with Sheamus, who reigned as WWE Champion at the time of piece. — WWE Films’ The Condemned starring Steve Austin airs immediately following Raw. The action flick replays at 2:05 a.m. — As John Cena held Wade Barrett in the STF during their bout at Hell in aRead More