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

Update On Triple H’s Role In WWE, CM Punk-John Cena Angle

According to F4WOnline.com Triple H will be taking a more involved role during WWE television tapings in the upcoming weeks. Similar to the role he took on over the last overseas WWE tour. Reports suggest that it was a far less stressful environment than when Vince McMahon is in charge. The John Cena/CM Punk angle was originally scheduled to begin in January however has been bumped forward as CM Punk is back working house shows this weekend. The preliminary was that it would be a match for next year’s WWERead More

Posted On December 21, 2010By Owen PattersonIn News

Report: Tonight’s Live WWE Smackdown Being Re-Written Today

PWMania has exclusively learned WWE Smackdown! was re-written late this morning after Vince McMahon went over his thoughts about last night’s Raw with the writing team. “Vince thinks some of the storylines are coming together, and some people are starting to get over,” a high level WWE insider told us this afternoon, “so Smackdown was, for the most part, completely re-written to take advantage of some of the things Vince was feeling this morning.”Read More

Posted On December 13, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Michaels Teases Appearance On Raw, Punk Attends ROH Show

– Shawn Michaels teased a pre-taped appearance for tonight’s Slammy Awards themed Raw. He noted on Twitter that he taped “something extra” for Raw this past weekend at the Tribute to the Troops event in Fort. Hood, Texas. “I almost 4got. I taped something “extra” this weekend. Not sure what it was 4. They gave me this shiny thing. Suppose I’ll watch Raw,” he wrote. The retired wrestler was nominated for the “WWE Moment of the Year” category for his final match against The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXVI. — FormerRead More

Posted On December 13, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

The Miz Appears On Morning Show, Asked If Wrestling Is Real

WWE Champion The Miz and Alex Riley appeared on WWL-TV’s morning show today touting tonight’s Monday Night Raw event at the New Orleans Arena. He largely remained in-character discussing the audience’s hatred for him and his journey from Real World to WWE Champion. Notably, the morning show host asked him if the show is real. The Raw Superstar responded, “It hurts. It hurts. My body is aching at all times.” The interview concluded with The Miz promoting tonight’s Slammy themed Raw, a three-way WWE Championship Match advertised for the event,Read More

Posted On December 2, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: WWE Still Want Brock Lesnar For WrestleMania

- WWE has not given up on the idea of bringing in Brock Lesnar for WrestleMania, even though his contract status with UFC would make this very unlikely. The mention of Brock Lesnar on RAW multiple times isn’t something that Vince McMahon would allow to happen by accident, according to Dave Meltzer. It is believed that Lesnar himself wants to make the appearance and his camp are hopeful that Dana White will change his mind. Coincidently, Lesnar’s autobiography is also scheduled for release around the time of WrestleMania on AprilRead More

Posted On December 1, 2010By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Report: Michael Hayes In Doghouse – Details

According to the Wrestling Observer Smackdown’s head creative writer Michael Hayes is in the proverbial “doghouse” over the show’s poor ratings. Vince McMahon is said to not be a fan of the current product that Hayes is responsible for, and With Christopher DeJoseph already gone, Hayes might not be far behind. Interestingly if he is released, there will be no “wrestling” writers left in the company, if you don’t count the McMahons and Triple H. Link: Christmas Tree Bomber Was Clear Entrapment!Read More
– Video has surfaced online of WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel emceeing a couple’s wedding. To view the video in question, click here. — According to sources within WWE, Vince McMahon has taken a more active role within the company again now that his wife Linda’s campaign for U.S. Senator from Connecticut has concluded. — John Cena noted on his Twitter account that he stopped by the site of tonight’s Raw this afternoon and that he plans on attending the show with a ticket. “Love it here in philly,”Read More
SmackDown talent Paul Bearer posted a blog yesterday thanking Vince McMahon and World Wrestling Entertainment for footing the bill for his gastric bypass surgery seven years ago, which he firmly believes saved his life. “There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that I would died long before cancer took my wife Dianna from me, if I had not recieved that surgery, which by the way was paid in full by Vince McMahon and WWE.” He also thanks WWE for making his recent return to the organization possible. “I couldRead More

Posted On November 16, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage Reaction To Raw, WWE Employees Want JR Back

- Not surprisingly, everybody in World Wrestling Entertainment wants Jim Ross to return, however the final decision obviously lies with Vince McMahon. – Many wrestlers had a great time during last night’s show, especially those that grew up around the business. Many of the legends were also excited to meet third generation stars aswell, especially Michael McGillicutty (Joe Hennig) since everybody was very fond of his father, and it also gave them a chance to see people like Tamina and Husky who they saw growing up and are now performing.Read More

Posted On November 14, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

HHH Speaks On Whether He Will Wrestle At WM; Stephanie

Triple H appeared on an Atlanta radio station Friday promoting WrestleMania XXVII and when asked whether he would miss the event, he said no. He stated that he has been rehabbing his injured biceps and is close to returning. He noted that he felt good when he faced Alberto Del Rio at WWE’s recent Fan Appreciation event. Triple H refuted recent reports that his wife, Stephanie, couldn’t vote in the state of Connecticut because she wasn’t registered. He did say, however, that they initially went to the wrong polling place.Read More

Posted On November 2, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince’s Coma Angle, Concern In WWE About Roster Depth & More

- For those who have emailed us asking about the segment on RAW where Vince McMahon was said to be in a coma, the official WWE website says the situation stems from the beatdown Vince took from Nexus on RAW months ago. – Speaking of that strange McMahon/coma/dream segment from RAW, many within WWE think that Vince McMahon talking about his wife’s Senate campaign was their way of making light of the situation in case Linda McMahon gets blown out today on Election Day. Of course Linda’s campaign is hopefulRead More

Posted On November 1, 2010By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Headlocks and Politics

A look at the political implications of Linda McMahon's campaign on WWE's creativity.Read More

Posted On October 23, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

McMahon Says WWE Fans’ Right To Vote Are Being Threatened

World Wrestling Entertainment issued a statement this evening in response to Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz ruling authority to Connecticut poll workers to determine that if anyone shows up to the polls on Nov. 2 wearing any WWE merchandise, whether it be a Dolph Ziggler T-Shirt or Nexus Santa Hat, they may be forced to go home and change, cover it up, or take it off in order to vote. “Denying our fans the right to vote, denying them their First Amendment rights, regardless if they are Democrat, RepublicanRead More

Posted On October 22, 2010By ArchangelIn Columns

Archangel’s Message: CeNation, or CeNexus?

CeNexus: How John Cena should turn heelRead More

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

WWE To Hire Up To 100 New Employees For “WWE Network”

PWTorch.com is reporting that WWE is set to hire anywhere from 100 to 140 new employees in preparation for the launch of its new “WWE Network.” During his latest conference call, Vince McMahon said that WWE will begin talks with cable companies in January 2011 regarding picking up the new network. It’s also being reported that WWE spokesperson Robert Zimmerman has said that the company’s already hired 55 new employees and a majority of them have been from the Connecticut area.Read More

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

Report: Undertaker/WMania Plans & Cena Heel Turn Talks Continue

For the past several weeks, PWMania has been updating the current backstage plans being talked about for The Undertaker at WrestleMania 27. According to several sources within WWE, the question of how to book The Undertaker at WrestleMania 27 is still a major backstage discussion amongst the creative team. From what we’ve been told, Vince McMahon wants something “very compelling” for The Undertaker at this year’s big PPV, and as we previously reported he is apparently down on the idea of having The Undertaker face Kane as he doesn’t thinkRead More

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

Vince Defends “Stand Up:” Says WWE Will Not Be Intimidated

Although it does not mention Linda McMahon’s campaign directly or the complaint filed earlier today by the Connecticut Democrats, a statement has been posted by Vince McMahon over at WWE.com that reads as follows: “World Wrestling Entertainment will not be bullied or intimidated by whining allegations intended to censor our freedom of speech.”Read More

Posted On October 20, 2010By Derek RuttleIn Columns

Blood On The Canvas: Stand Up For WWE? Um, no.

If Vince McMahon was ever in damage-control mode, this whole Stand Up For WWE idea is it. I think the video on Raw this week was very well done from a technical standpoint and obviously the WWE does great things for children, charity groups and the troops, but let’s not pretend this isn’t an exercise in image control as it pertains to Linda’s campaign. Yes, some forms of mainstream media take cheap shots at WWE and wrestling in general, but most of this political coverage has focused on negative partsRead More

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

Connecticut Democrats Slam WWE For Its “Stand Up” Campaign

Connecticut Democratic State party spokeswoman Kate Hansen attacked WWE on Tuesday for “Stand Up for WWE” campaign that launched The Democratic party, who are currently campaigning against Linda McMahon’s bid for the United States senate, claim the campaign is an “illegal coordination” to get more people to vote for Linda McMahon. Hansen told CQ Politics: “Linda McMahon’s $50 million attack machine now has corporate reinforcements, thanks to the ‘Stand up for WWE’ campaign launched by her husband Vince McMahon. No coincidence, it looks a lot like her political campaign… exceptRead More