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- Regarding Kharma’s WWE departure, the reputation she had gotten that hurt her the most was that in training, they felt she was lazy and it was going to be difficult to get her back in shape. – Expect Sin Cara vs. Cody Rhodes to be added to the WWE SummerSlam card on Sunday. As noted before, Damien Sandow vs. Brodus Clay is also penciled in. If both of these matches happen, that would bring the SummerSlam card to 10 matches, including the pre-show match. – WWE’s recent shows inRead More
- Kofi Kingston noted that he caught up with former WWE stars Shelton Benjamin and MVP while WWE was in Japan over the weekend. Kofi missed RAW last night because he was on his way back to the United States but added on Twitter that Titus O’Neil and Darren Young would have hell to pay for the attack on R-Truth. – A fan wrote to WWE Champion CM Punk that he should not have turned heel. Punk replied with: “You shouldn’t use words you do not understand.” – Ted DiBiaseRead More
Silver Vision has released the official trailer for WWE’s upcoming DVD and Blu-ray title Rock vs. Cena – Once in a Lifetime. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10cZ8edjBxw “In the week leading up to WrestleMania XXVIII, a one-hour documentary aired on NBC Universal in America called ‘Once In A Lifetime: The Rock vs. John Cena’. This DVD collection is an expanded version of that documentary – giving the full one-year story of the build up to this epic match – from the very first promo. “It also gives an insight into the preparation of bodyRead More

Posted On July 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New Company’s Attempt To Trademark “ECW” Rejected

As PWMania.com previously reported, Mocker LLC attempted to trademark the name ECW for wrestling use. In an update to their attempt, the review panel for the United States government has denied their request due to the fact that it could create confusion with WWE’s trademarks which provide similar services. The refusal letter specifically mentioned ECW One Night Stand, ECW Extremists and ECW Vixens, all of which are owned by WWE. TNA Wrestling was cited as an example how a trademark owner can have a similar place in the marketplace butRead More
- Michael “P.S.” Hayes is back in the recording studio as he pays a heartfelt tribute to fellow Freebird and former tag team partner, the late Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy. Check out the music video in the latest edition of “WWE Presents.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJj9wDlgP3I – Sidelined SmackDown Superstar Mark Henry stated during a radio interview this week that he’s going to London, England to watch the 2012 Summer Olympics kicking off next Sunday. He participated in the 1992 and 1996 Games as a member of the United States weightlifting team. –Read More

Posted On July 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blogs On Money In The Bank, Angle/Brisco Drama, NXT

Jim Ross has a new blog entry up at JRSBARBQ.com. Here are some highlights. On WWE Money in the Bank: “Thought the @CMPunk vs. @WWEDanielBryan bout was excellent and the match of the night for my money. AJ fit well into the bout and did not adversely affect the outcome and allowed the bulk of the story, bell to bell, to be about the WWE Title, the WWE Champion, and the #1 contender.” On Kurt Angle and Jerry Brisco drama: “Obviously, Kurt is getting his award and an impromptu comedyRead More
- Pre-orders for the WWE ’13 video game continue to be much higher than they were last year. As of last week, they were up 171% – which is 170% on Xbox 360, 189% on Playstation 3 and 84% on the Nintendo Wii. The numbers are being attributed to CM Punk’s involvement with the game and the recent segment on RAW, the game’s Attitude Era features and the social media push that has been behind the game. WWE ’13 is available for pre-order on the PS3, Xbox 360 and NintendoRead More
SABU HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY ADDED TO EXTREME RISING JUNE 29 & 30 JUNE 18, 2012 – Extreme Rising officially adds SABU to the already loaded lineups for their two live professional wrestling events Friday June 29, 2012 at 7:30pm in Corona, NY(Queens) and Saturday June 30, 2012 at 7pm in Philadelphia, PA–both areas cornerstones of the history of Extreme Wrestling. http://youtu.be/UDC_htIiuJg Extreme Rising confirms the following talent MATT HARDY, JERRY LYNN, SABU, THE SANDMAN, PERRY SATURN*, HOMICIDE, DEVON STORM (CROWBAR) STEVIE RICHARDS, THE ORIGINAL GANGSTAS NEW JACK & MUSTAFA*, THERead More
- WWE’s RAW brand has returned to the United States after wrapping shows in Spain. WWE Champion CM Punk wrote the following about his main events against Daniel Bryan: “Another tour in the books. If you saw any of the main events over the last four days, you saw something special. #hardwork” – As noted before, Alberto Del Rio is apparently recovering from a concussion he suffered last week and his World Heavyweight Title match against Sheamus at No Way Out is in jeopardy. Del Rio did not compete atRead More

Posted On May 26, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Latest Update On Chris Jericho Following His Suspension

After the incident in Brazil the other night, Chris Jericho did not immediately return home to the United States. He flew onto Ecuador with the WWE crews and just flew back into Miami this morning. He wrote: “Just landed in Miami and its the longest walk to passport control ever! Like I’m talking I need a staff and a donkey…. Longest immigration line in the world. The last five days have been like a really bad video game-“Worst Business Trip Ever!” by Activision”Read More

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

WWE Over The Limit Interest In Japan, RAW In Canada, Supershow

- There is a lot of interest in WWE’s Over the Limit pay-per-view in Japan, which airs May 31st, because of John Laurinaitis. WWE pay-per-views air in Japan on tape delay. Laurinaitis hasn’t wrestled a match in 12 years and in the 1990’s, was an All Japan regular. – RAW in Canada did 252,000 viewers on April 30th and 279,000 viewers on May 7th. From a ratings standpoint, RAW would be doing lower in Canada than in the United States these days. That hasn’t always been the case. – TheRead More
- WWE will hold a RAW live event in Glens Falls, New York tonight at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Chris Jericho won’t be at the show as he is attending the Van Halen concert in Canada tonight. – WWE is billing the World Heavyweight Title Match at Over the Limit as an “international incident of epic proportions” with Ireland’s Sheamus, Mexico’s Alberto Del Rio, Canada’s Chris Jericho and America’s Randy Orton competing. – Justin Gabriel has returned to the United States after being in his native South Africa forRead More

Posted On May 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Yoshi Tatsu Deletes Tweets, Abe Washington, Cena On Bin Laden

- The dark main event after last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Toledo, Ohio saw Randy Orton defeat Kane. – WWE’s website has a new article up with John Cena, reflecting back on the announcement from Extreme Rules 2011 that United States forces had killed Osama bin Laden. Cena said: “The only thing I felt in that moment was the need to tell everyone in the arena, because as an American it was the right thing to do. I realize a lot of people heard it for the first timeRead More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Matt Hardy Update, Extreme Rules A Hit Online, SD Rating, More

- Former WWE Superstar Matt Hardy was at Chicago City Limits in Schaumburg watching Extreme Rules at a sports bar. Hardy stayed for the entire show which was full due to him being there. He took photos, signed autographs and also sold merchandise, including his new shirt, “Stronger Than Death – Matt Hardy,” the back of the shirt is the same phrase in Spanish. – WWE Extreme Rules was No. 12 on Google searches in the United States this morning. WWE B pay-per-view events don’t usually reach the top 20.Read More

Posted On April 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Knockout Released?, Hart Responds To Bischoff, Kurt Angle, More

- After Eric Bischoff called Bret Hart a “sad, bitter person” on Twitter this weekend, Bret replied: “Just had an awesome Sunday dinner w/my wife & two boys. Nothing “sad” & “bitter” about that. ;) #lifeisgood” “Maybe somebody could mail Bischoff a copy of the “Greatest Rivalries” DVD” – TNA aired the Lockdown pay-per-view in movie theaters across the United States last night and several fans at different locations reported that some feeds were out for significant periods of time. – Kurt Angle wrote on Twitter after the TNA LockdownRead More

Posted On April 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More On WrestleMania Buyrate, Triple H & The Undertaker’s Status

- Preliminary numbers for WWE’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view show 636,000 buys in the United States although one source has it as high as 700,000. This would not include Canada’s buys. Last year’s domestic buys were 679,000 but that also included Canada and Puerto Rico. These numbers that came out today are all first-week estimates and WWE won’t release the final number until the end of May. Last year they did 15,000 buys in Germany and this year only 9,000. – Earlier reports suggested The Undertaker will work several more WrestleManiaRead More

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

Lesnar’s Entourage At Site Of WrestleMania, McGuirk Backstage

– F4WOnline.com reports Brock Lesnar and his “large entourage” left their hotel a few hours ago for Sun Life Stadium. The website speculates that he may be in a private meeting as his entourage is there but he has not been seen.   – Mike McGuirk, who worked as a ring announcer for the World Wrestling Federation from 1987 through 1993, is backstage at Sun Life Stadium. She works as a real estate agent in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her son Max was under developmental contract to WWE in 2009 and 2010.Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

David Otunga Helps Young Refugee, WWE & Make-A-Wish Updates

- TMZ reports that David Otunga met a young refugee from the Haiti earthquake at a WWE anti-bullying campaign event on Friday and after hearing the boy’s tragic story, he’s set up a meet-and-greet backstage at WrestleMania for him and all of the WWE Superstars. At the anti-bullying event, JFK Middle School raffled off a ticket to WrestleMania on Sunday.   The young refugee from Haiti won the ticket but Otunga was so moved by his story that he decided the one ticket wasn’t enough. The boy lives with fosterRead More

Posted On March 23, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Acknowledges FCW Talent, Ezekiel Jackson Loses Again

– The official Twitter feed of WWE recognized Florida Championship Wrestling talent on Twitter Thursday night as they posted a list of those on the microblogging site. WWE typically doesn’t acknowledge wrestlers situated in developmental. FCW talent on the site are Antonio Cesaro, Audrey Marie, Big E Langston, Bo Rotundo, Brian Nguyen, Caylee Turner, Damien Sandow, Dean Ambrose, Husky Harris, Kenneth Cameron, Leo Kruger, Marc Harris, Raquel Diaz, Seth Rollins, Sofia Cortez, Summer Rae and Xavier Woods. — WWE.com has posted this week’s episode of WWE Superstars featuring Beth PhoenixRead More