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The Raw brand kicks off a four-event tour in Mexico tonight in Hermosillo. Shows are also scheduled for tomorrow in Guadalajara, Friday in Mexico City, and Saturday in Monterrey. Advertised matches for all four events are as follows: * John Cena vs. The Miz for the WWE Championship * Sin Cara vs. CM Punk in a Smackdown vs. Raw Challenge Match * Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio Other talent advertised for the tour include Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, The Bella Twins and Eve. John Morrison was pulled fromRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart said he will not be on hand for WrestleMania XXVII this weekend. “I will not be at Mania this year,” Hart wrote on Twitter. “Had my fun last year.” Hart added that it’s Shawn Michaels, Steve Austin, Trish Stratus, The Rock, Jerry Lawler and the other WWE Superstars’ “time to shine.” — The launch trailer for THQ’s WWE All Stars video game has been released. The game is set for release tomorrow in the United States on Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2,Read More

Posted On March 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock More Willing For WrestleMania, WWE Releases, More

- The actual numbers for WWE’s show at Madison Square Garden last weekend was 18,500 fans for a gate of $795,000. This is 700 fans short of a sell-out and possibly WWE’s largest non-PPV gate ever in the United States. – While several WWE talents are expected to be released after WrestleMania, most of those will likely not come as a result of WWE Superstars on WGN America being canceled, as some are speculating. WWE is planning to still tape Superstars for their website and international TV markets. Still, severalRead More
Regarding WGN America’s cancellation of WWE Superstars, the Chicago-based superstation didn’t feel they were getting what they paid for, which was a program near the level of Monday Night Raw. WGN agreed to carry the show in late 2008 with the hope it would bring ratings to their national feed, which does not have substantial clearance across cable systems in the United States. While WWE Superstars initially featured top tier talent such as John Cena, Edge and John Morrison, it was clear from the beginning that it was a showRead More

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

Shelton Benjamin SpeaksOn His WWE Tryout Match & Status

As previously reported, former WWE superstar Shelton Benjamin made a surprise appearance prior to Tuesday’s SmackDown tapings from Houston, Texas. Benjamin defeated Curt Hawkins in a dark match that got solid reviews from fans in attendence. Benjamin reportedly received a good reaction from his hometown crowd. Following the match, Benjamin wrote on Twitter: @Sheltyb803: “just got home from a completely unexpected day. Got to see some friends i haven’t seen in awhile. The WWE FANS.” Sheltyb803 “for now all i can say is i may or may not be returningRead More

Posted On February 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Mysterio Speaks On WWE Signing Mexican Legend Mistico

WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio recently spoke on the signing of Mexican wrestling legend Mistico: Mysterio said, “I think the opportunity now shown is that the doors are open for anybody that has the quality to be part of WWE.” Mysterio continued, “You have the talent, you have the desire to be a superstar, come and the doors will be open and if you can make it, you’ll be one of the top dogs. Alberto (Del Rio) is a big proof.” “When I came into the United States, I pretty muchRead More

Posted On February 11, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Matt Striker, Vince McMahon Featured On DVD Cover

– As seen last Friday on SmackDown, Matt Striker was replaced on the program’s announce team by the returning Booker T. He remains as a color commentator for the blue brand as he called tonight’s SmackDown matches on WWE Superstars, alongside Jack Korpela. — An archival photo of Vince McMahon is featured on the cover art of WWE’s The True Story Of WrestleMania DVD and Blu-ray release. To view the image, click here. The title is set for release in the United States on March 15. — Former WWE ringRead More

Posted On February 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Tour The Jarrett Home, Woman Wins $100,000 From Flair, More

– TNA Wrestling has posted a video of Karen Jarrett offering fans a tour of the Jarrett estate in Nashville, Tennessee. — A woman in Winnsboro, South Carolina won $100,000 off a Ric Flair scratch-off ticket, reports www.wltx.com. The winner’s husband, a longtime fan of Flair, told lottery officials that he was walking around their house chanting “Woooo!” afterwards. “Now, I have a new reason to scream ‘Woooo!’ he said. “She’s started saying it.” — Sarita is working this week’s TNA Wrestling live event tour across the southern United States,Read More

Posted On February 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Austin Meets With WWE, Del Rio’s Next Feud, Luger-HOF; More

- Steve Austin met with officials from WWE and Tough Enough yesterday in Venice, California. Austin wrote on Twitter: “Had a great meeting with Tough Enough and WWE folks today…this show is going to be very cool and and thats the bottom line…” – Alberto Del Rio vs. Kofi Kingston has been discussed for WWE’s next pay-per-view event, Elimination Chamber. – THQ had WWE All Stars setup backstage in the locker room at Sunday’s WWE Royal Rumble. WWE talent and management were said to be very impressed with the game,Read More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Kris ZellnerIn News

More Details On Mistico Signing With WWE

Super Luchas reported today as the cover story in their latest issue that Mistico flew to the United States last Tuesday and signed a contract with the WWE. Mistico returned from Japan the day before and flew straight into the United States the next day to finalize the deal that EMLL knew nothing about which has contradicted Mistico’s agreement with EMLL on telling them if he had any contact with WWE. Mistico has been very disgruntled over the last year about his situation inside EMLL as they have decided toRead More

Posted On January 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Major *Spoiler* For This Week’s WWE Smackdown

Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel joined forces with Wade Barrett along with Ezekiel Jackson to form another Nexus heel faction at last night’s Smackdown taping in Birmingham, Alabama. You can see how it went down on this week’s Smackdown which airs Friday on SyFy in the United States.Read More

Posted On October 19, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Another TNA Star In SD vs. Raw 2011, CM Punk’s New Look

– It was announced today that TNA star Rob Van Dam will be one of the “Legends” featured in the WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2011 video game – set for release in the United States next Tuesday. It was also announced that WWE Hall of Famer Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat will be a playable character in the game. RVD is not the only current TNA star in the game as it was announced last Thursday that former WWE Diva Mickie James would be a playable character. — As we reportedRead More

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

Video: Jesse Ventura Refuses To Endorse Linda For Senate

WWE Hall of Famer Jesse Ventura was a guest on “Good Morning America” today and said that he would vote to send Linda McMahon to the United States Senate next month. Ventura, who is very outspoken about politics and is the former Governor of Minnisota, told host George Stephanopoulos: “I don’t vote for Democrats or Republicans. If she ran as an independent she could possibly get my endorsement, but I refuse.” Ventura also ranted about 9/11, claiming the United States government knew it was going to happen and did nothingRead More
– World Wrestling Entertainment has confirmed to Yahoo! Sports that they will not be holding their annual Tribute to the Troops event this year. While there are no plans to hold the special event this year from an overseas base, company officials have discussed the possibility of visiting a base in the United States and doing a similar-style event. — Next month on WWE Classics on Demand, WWE “gives thanks” with shows celebrating legends, announcers and matches. The synopsis reads: “All November on WWE Classics On Demand, we feature allRead More

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

WWE Diva Being Removed From Roster, Update On Tyler Black, More

– Wade Barrett and David Otunga were the sole members of Nexus to work Raw’s recent tour overseas. Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater and Michael Tarver stayed in the United States to work SmackDown live events. — Tyler Black worked his final independent date this past Saturday in Chicago, Illinois, teaming with Jimmy Jacobs. The former ROH World Champion is living in Tampa, Florida and has been working out at WWE’s developmental promotion in the area. He will now be working exclusively for the company. — There have been rumors asRead More

Posted On September 26, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Funking Conservatory PR – Mickie James Sings On !BANG! TV

PWMania.com correspondent Dory Funk Jr. sent the following: Funking Conservatory Press Release – Mickie James sings on !BANG! TV   At Support Your Troops 57, “Tribute to America,” Mickie James sings her title song, “Strangers and Angels and The Star Spangled Banner to open the show.   Funking Conservatory United States Champion, Johnny Magnum leads the Military Honor Guard, Chante Evans Navy – Kenya Jackson Air Force-  Javonte Donley Army – Dominique D Silva Marines and the !BANG! TV Wrestling Fans in the Pledge of Allegiance to the United StatesRead More