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Posted On May 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Update On CM Punk’s Future With WWE

In an update to an earlier report concerning CM Punk’s future with the WWE, I have learned that a major issue in the negotiations of CM Punk re-signing with the company is the trademark of his name. As of now, Vince McMahon and the WWE don’t own the name CM Punk. They would like him to sign over the rights to the name which appears to be a hold up in a quick agreement between both sides to continue working together long term. It appears that CM Punk would likeRead More
Right After Wrestling with Sid Vicious (a/k/a Sid Eudy) Hosts: Arda Ocal and Jimmy Korderas Available at TheScore.com and TheScore.com. His feelings on being at WrestleMania 8, how he told Vince McMahon he didn’t want to work for the company afterward, and what the original plan was for him leading up to Mania: “My original plan was to only do TV’s and pay-per-views until WrestleMania and then I would become the champion at WrestleMania, and than I was gonna do house-shows after WrestleMania. But the situation with (Ultimate) Warrior beingRead More

Posted On April 22, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – May I Have your Attention Please?

onecountkickout@gmail.com http://twitter.com/onecountkickout Commentators have ever been the cornerstone of any good wrestling show.  These are the people responsible for making you believe everything that you are seeing.  Obviously amazing promos and matches don’t necessarily need much assistance, but having announcers who know their job and know how to sell it can push almost any hot moment over the edge.  In recent years the man most people have considered the greatest announcer of our time is Jim Ross.  Even WWE seems to agree, despite their typically sinister intentions regarding Good OleRead More

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

Who Couldn’t Shawn Michaels Mention At The Hall of Fame?

It was speculated that Shawn Michaels was referring to Ric Flair when he said he couldn’t mention someone’s name during his WWE Hall of Fame induction speech. Shawn revealed on Twitter that he was talking about Vince McMahon. He wrote: “There seems 2b confusion on the “who” I couldn’t mention during my speech. It was Vince. He doesn’t want focus on him. U wanna c the real Vince watch the HOF ring presentation on the WWE Diary w/me. The rest is gimmick, don’t believe what u read. It sounds likeRead More

Posted On April 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Loads Of Last-Minute Changes To WWE Raw & WM27

Credit: F4WOnline.com Bryan Alvarez reports that Monday’s RAW was apparently heavily rewritten at the last minute. The plan in the early afternoon was to have Triple H vs. Undertaker take place at Summerslam with Taker vs. John Cena likely taking place at Wrestlemania 28. Obviously, that has changed. Some people within WWE believe that the long-term plan has always been to build Wrestlemania 28 around The Rock, even if not in a wrestling capacity. Some also believe this is why Miami was chosen as the PPV location. Alvarez also mentionsRead More
The Score Television Network’s Arda Ocal & Renee Paquette interviewed future WWE Hall of Famer, Shawn Michaels. Highlights: Was WrestleMania 14 being the “toughest day at the office” in his career? (2:00) “Yeah. Yeah it was. I wasn’t in a good place physically, obviously. But also mentally. It was just bad, all around. It was the culmination of a lot of things – a lot of bad things. And I would love to tell everybody that I was faking – and fooling – everybody, but it was a pretty roughRead More

Posted On February 24, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Vince McMahon Comments On WrestleMania 28 Being Held Outdoors

Scott Fishman of The Miami Herald has a new article online featuring quotes from Vince McMahon talking about Miami getting next year’s Wrestlemania 28. Below are the highlights: “You can do a lot more [outdoors],” Vince McMahon said. “Again coming back to an open air stadium gives us the opportunity to do things that we can’t do in a closed environment. We just need to keep our fingers crossed in terms of maybe a little precipitation, but I think we are good with that as well. We have some connections.”Read More
– According to a former WWE writer, original creative plans called for the anonymous Raw General Manager to be revealed as Triple H. — In light of speculation of a Sting vs. Undertaker showdown at WrestleMania XXVII, if they were to wrestle, it would not be their first encounter. Sting, as WCW World Heavyweight Champion, wrestled and pinned the future “Deadman” on September 1, 1990 in the main event at a World Championship Wrestling live event in Greensboro, North Carolina. They were scheduled for a follow-up bout the following nightRead More

Posted On February 16, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Backstage News On Sheamus, Vince McMahon/CM Punk, More

- People were shocked backstage at the February 7th RAW when neither Kevin Dunn or Vince McMahon ordered wide shots on camera angles and zoomed in on CM Punk’s bloody face after his nose was broken. – If it seems like Sheamus has been de-pushed lately, it’s because Kevin Dunn is not a fan of the former WWE Champion. When Sheamus ran away from Nexus a few months back, this led to Dunn having the idea that Sheamus would be wearing the attire that he currently wears.Read More

Posted On February 14, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

*Spoiler* WrestleMania XXVII Guest Host Possibly Revealed

Though there has been much speculation that The Rock will be announced by Vince McMahon as the host of WrestleMania XXVII, many people with WWE are under the impression that it will former Price Is Right host Bob Barker. Barker is scheduled to be the guest tonight on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS. Photos of Mickie dressed as *POCAHONTAS* at last night’s TNA PPV -> source: PWInsider.comRead More

Posted On February 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Triple H Speaks On His WWE Future, Acting & More

- Triple H spoke to The Huffington Post this week to promote The Chaperone and said he won’t be wrestling full-time in 5 years but expects to remain involved in the behind-the-scenes aspect of WWE. He didn’t rule out the occasional match. Here are the videos where Triple H talks about WWE Studios, his relationship with Vince McMahon, his role with WWE and more:Read More

Posted On February 11, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Report: Triple H Pushing For Major WWE Developmental Overhaul

In what may be the very first clue of post-Vince McMahon World Wrestling Entertainment, HHH is pushing hard behind the scenes for what a key insider described to PWMania as “a major overhaul” to the developmental system. “It’s no secret within WWE that HHH feels the developmental system is a joke,” our inside source told us this evening, “and the Florida developmental area looks to be a runaway train.” Our source tells us that HHH has pitched directly to Vince McMahon that Jim Ross be utilized in a recruiting capacity,Read More

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

Vince McMahon Comments On WWE Fourth Quarter Earnings

The following are comments from Vince McMahon on today’s WWE fourth quarter earning reports, which are up on the newsboard right now. “In 2010, WWE achieved record operating performance, generating the highest level of reported EBITDA in the Company’s history despite a challenging environment, particularly over the latter part of the year. Difficult trends continued in the fourth quarter and were exacerbated by the performance of Home Video.” McMahon continued, “For the quarter and the full year, our businesses exhibited three major areas of strength: increased value from our televisionRead More
The Wrestling Press recently spoke to Bret Hart in an hour long interview, where the WWE Hall of Famer spoke indepth about his tell-all book Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling, his return to World Wrestling Entertainment last year after a long absence, his relationship with Vince McMahon, winning the United States Championship last May, and much more. In regards to his return last year, he admits to worrying that WWE wouldn’t give his legacy or fans the justice it deserves. “I thought maybe when IRead More

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

Nash Says He’ll Retire In WWE As Diesel & Puts Over Vince

Following his surprise return to WWE at Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view, we reported earlier this week that Kevin Nash has signed a new “Legends” contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. The former WWE and WCW champion went on Twitter on Tuesday night and explained the reason he’s decided to finish his career off in WWE – as Diesel. He also had some major praise for WWE chairman Vince McMahon, saying Vince is the man who was instrumental in making him the household name that he is today. Nash wrote: “To explainRead More
– SmackDown Superstar Paul Bearer is currently accepting select independent bookings via his official website. Click here for details. — Michelle McCool celebrates her birthday today as she turns 31 years old. — Triple H discussed his new behind the scenes role with World Wrestling Entertainment (Senior Advisor to Vince McMahon) during a recent interview with www.rxmuscle.com. He stressed that while he has run select television events in recent months, nowadays he has almost nothing to do with the organization’s creative process. The multi-time champion added he does not attendRead More

Posted On January 8, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Backstage News On Triple H & Stephanie McMahon

Stephanie McMahon has been less involved with the creative content of WWE programming than many expected her to be at this point. She took maternity leave following the birth of her third child in August and has largely worked via telecommuting since that time. One company source said Paul Levesque (a/k/a Triple H) appears more creatively involved than he has ever been after his promotion in the fall to Vince McMahon’s Senior Advisor. Though Levesque does not attend creative meetings, he is more involved in the creative process and hasRead More

Posted On January 6, 2011By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Bischoff On Paul Orndorff, Vince McMahon’s Trust Fund

- Eric Bischoff posted the following on Facebook after hearing the news that WWE Hall of Famer Paul Orndorff has cancer: “Thoughts and best wishes to Paul Orndorff. One hell of a talent, a great guy and some of my best memories on the business involved Paul. Kick the Bastards ass Paul!” – Vince McMahon’s trust fund is currently valued at $146 million. He sold 2,866,944 WWE shares on Dec. 29—equal to $41,140,646. Executive Vice President of Television Production Kevin Dunn sold 18,000 shares for $258,300 on Dec 29. HeRead More
- Unless WWE officials change direction and book a title change at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view, current plans have Edge and The Miz as the two champions who will be defending going into the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. – Most people within WWE are positive about Triple H having more influence and power in the company these days. There’s a feeling that while Triple H has had some power for years now, this will be the first year of what will be a transition from Vince McMahon to Triple H asRead More