Vince McMahon Tag

Posted On July 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jerry Lawler Talks Returning WWE Stars For RAW, Rivalry With Cole

The Baltimore Sun is featuring an interview with Jerry “The King” Lawler, who was promoting Monday’s 1,000th episode of Raw. Here are some highlights. What fans should expect from the show: “When you talk about 1,000 episodes, that’s just such a historic milestone. No other weekly episodic television show in the history of television has ever done this many episodes. That alone lets you know that this milestone has to be very, very special, and believe me, the WWE is going to pull out all the stops. “At last countRead More

Posted On July 21, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

A Special Thank You Message From Vince McMahon For RAW 1000

- As we prepare for the 1,000th episode of RAW, WWE sent out a special thank-you message from Vince McMahon this morning. Here’s what The Chairman had to say: “I would like to personally thank you and the entire WWE Universe for your never-ending support as WWE achieves TV history with its record-breaking 1,000th edition of Monday Night RAW. In celebration of this historic night, we invite you to join us this Monday for a monumental three-hour event. Once again, we thank you for making RAW the success it hasRead More
Arda Ocal of The Score Television Network had a chance to speak with wrestling legend Larry “The Axe” Hennig, father of “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig and grandfather of WWE Superstar Michael McGillicutty. In enclosed clip, Hennig talks about his initial displeasure of his grandson not using the “Hennig” name but then details a conversation he had with Vince McMahon which put his mind at ease, as well as possible future plans for McGillicutty to use the name sometime in the future. Hennig also talks about wrestling “Rowdy” Roddy Piper inRead More

Posted On July 19, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Cranky Vince Gone From Twitter, Rikishi Featured On WWE

- Cranky Vince, a popular Twitter account parodying head chief Vince McMahon, is gone from Twitter. It disappeared Friday after having posted several messages mocking WWE’s partnership with Tout. The account would spoof McMahon’s demeanor and mindset with random musings depicting the WWE Chairman as eccentric, maniacal and drug-addled. It had drawn alarming concern from organization officials since last year, who believed it was being controlled by an employee within proximity of McMahon due to the eerie nature of the tweets. The account would often post messages based on thingsRead More
- It was reported earlier this week by The Wrestling Observer that Triple H had reached out to wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino, who has a troubled relationship with WWE and Vince McMahon, about being inducted into the 2013 Hall of Fame. Sammartino issued a statement later saying he was turning down WWE’s invitation for the Hall. The Observer followed up and said Sammartino wasn’t impressed by Triple H’s approach on the phone. Sammartino issued another statement saying those reports were not true. PWInsiderElite.com spoke with Sammartino this week about theRead More
It was reported on Monday by the Wrestling Observer that WWE officials reached out to Bruno Sammartino about being inducted into the 2013 Hall of Fame. Bruno issued a statement online Monday night that said he would not be entering the Hall. In an update, the Observer reports that Triple H actually called Bruno and tried to sell him on the induction and the fact that he would get one more huge pop. Triple H tried to tell Bruno not to worry about Vince McMahon but Bruno wasn’t having it.Read More

Posted On July 2, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Interested In Bruno Sammartino To Headline The 2013 HOF

F4Wonline.com reports that WWE officials want Bruno Sammartino to be the headliner for the 2013 Hall of Fame class from the New York City area. WWE has already contacted Sammartino about being inducted but we do not know his response to them yet. Sammartino’s past with WWE is a troubled one. He hasn’t worked with them since the late 1980’s and has been very critical of Vince McMahon and the WWE product over the years. Sammartino has turned down several projects from WWE over the years, declined invitations to showsRead More
WHIP Temple Update with guest Matt Hardy Hosts: John Corrigan and James Seltzer Airs Weekdays at 10 a.m. EST Interview available at Yourlisten.com. Working for Vince McMahon: “Vince is a very intimidating, dominating character and personality. I’ve seen Vince come up with some of the smallest ideas that don’t seem like much and then you go, ‘Oh my god, this is a stroke of genius.’ He really gets the most out of all the little things. That’s one thing I learned when I worked hand in hand with him. WhenRead More
- Rey Mysterio comes off suspension next week and is still not advertised for any live events or TV tapings. – When it comes to recruiting talent, the frustration is back that Vince McMahon wants the athletes recruited and signed to all be bigger, more muscular guys. – John Laurinaitis is no longer the person putting together WWE live event lineups. Michael Hayes is now in charge of that. – Vader was praising Heath Slater for his work in their match on RAW two weeks ago. Vader would like oneRead More
Speaking to The Fight Club Chicago, former WCW and ECW star Scotty Riggs weighed in on the Chris Benoit double murder and suicide and why he believes that Vince McMahon feels Benoit is a blackeye to WWE. “I still believe that what happened, the tragedy with Chris and Nancy and Daniel… I knew them well,” said Riggs. ” “[I] Used to eat dinner with Chris and he would get on his cell phone and he would be on the phone with Nancy and he would give me the phone andRead More
One idea tossed around for the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H feud and SummerSlam is to have Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis in their respective corners. The plan would see Vince McMahon fire John Laurinaitis at Sunday’s No Way Out pay-per-view only for Laurinaitis to return with Brock Lesnar with the help from WWE’s Board of Directors. Vince would then side with Triple H as they build towards SummerSlam. (Source: F4Wonline.com)Read More
Stemming from Vince McMahon’s “you signed the wrong one legged wrestler” comment to John Laurinaitis on RAW, former WWE Superstar Zach Gowen explains the story. http://youtu.be/LOO8dCxc9H8Read More

Posted On June 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ex-WWE Writer Talks Vince’s Disregard Of Storyline Consistency

PWTorch Livecast with Chris DeJoseph (a/k/a Big Dick Johnson) Host: Wade Keller Audio available at BlogtalkRadio.com. DeJoseph on what it’s like behind the scenes when Vince McMahon decides to appear on TV after an absence: “I think there were numerous times where that could be brought up in totally different ways,” DeJoseph, also known on air as Big Dick Johnson, says. “Sometimes it could be a request from the writing team. For the most part Vince didn’t like to be on TV if he didn’t have to be. I’m justRead More
- While some of the best talents in FCW (Seth Rollins, Antonio Cesaro, Kassius Ohno, Dean Ambrose) came from the independent scene, there is a belief that the indy scene is not producing enough talent with WWE potential. That belief along with Triple H building his management team with people experienced in other sports gives you an idea of his direction with developmental. They are going with the idea that signing top level athletes and teaching them to be wrestlers will develop the kind of marquee guys that can beRead More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Monday’s Three-Hour WWE RAW Rating; Vince Equals Ratings

Monday’s three-hour edition of WWE RAW scored a 3.2 rating with 4,622,000 viewers for the three hours that the show aired. The show scored a 3.45 rating and 4,981,000 viewers during its usual time slot. This is way up from the last few weeks. The show did hours of 2.73, 3.34 and 3.55. Vince McMahon equals ratings!Read More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On Vince McMahon’s One Legged Wrestler Joke

On this week’s WWE Monday Night RAW, Vince McMahon joked on-air about John Laurinaitis signing the “wrong one-legged wrestler.” The story goes back to when WWE was looking to sign Zach Gowen to a contract. Vince McMahon instructed John Laurinaitis to sign then 19-year-old Zach Gowen to a WWE deal. Unfortunately, Laurinaitis offered a contract to a different one-legged wrestler, who at the time was 37 years old. At the time, Tom Prichard was working for WWE and had already sent a plane ticket and contract to Zach Gowen. WhenRead More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Shares Funny Story, Talks Sexting, Vince McMahon & More

WWE Champion CM Punk was interviewed on The Bower Show on 97.9 ESPN radio on Monday. Here are the highlights: Punk on Roddy Piper: “He was a really good villain. He made me want to do what I do now.” Punk on whether a bad personal experience with alcohol or drugs led to him being Straight Edge: “I was born this way. For me it’s not a lifestyle. I think going out and partying and going out and getting drunk every night, that’s a lifestyle. That’s insane. This is whoRead More
- WWE’s website has a new storyline article up wondering if Vince McMahon will be cleared to appear at Sunday’s No Way Out pay-per-view. They also speculate that Big Show may face disciplinary action, despite his iron-clad contract from John Laurinaitis. – As noted before, Triple H will be appearing at No Way Out to speak about his future and the situation with Brock Lesnar. Sources in WWE do not expect Lesnar to be there live but his status for the pay-per-view is not confirmed. (Partial source: F4Wonline.com)Read More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What Happened After WWE RAW Went Off The Air; Vince McMahon

Thanks to Zim and Zack, Matthew Blimes & PWTorch.com: After the show went off air, two trainers helped Vince McMahon to the back to sell Big Show’s KO Punch. John Laurinaitis then took the mic and said that what happened was very sad and unfortunate, but in the name of People Power, the show much go on, which led to John Cena in a handicap match against Big Show, Big Johnny, and David Otunga. John Cena beat Big Show & David Otunga & John Laurinaitis in a handicap dark match.Read More