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Welcome PWManiacs! My name is Justin Watry. I am here to share some of my wrestling opinions, as well as answer any questions you wish to throw my way. As long as comments are respectful and polite, I will happily respond. Keep in mind that we are all wrestling fans here, and these columns only reflect MY opinions. The Royal Rumble is right around the corner! Let’s dive into a few topics before the big event… WWE Stock Ten year high folks. Ten year high. The general public is hookedRead More
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- Velvet Sky provided some insight to her status with TNA Impact Wrestling on her Twitter account. Here is what she wrote. “I have been granted my release by TNA at this time. It’s what’s best for me right now and I wanted to thank TNA and …And I also want to thank Vince Russo for creating and believing in the team of The Beautiful People. We had a great run! @Actualalove” – Dixie Carter announced her Twitter account that Dakota Darsow, Kenny King, Sonjay Dutt and Rashad Cameron willRead More

Posted On June 23, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Most Absurd WWE Champions, Daniel Bryan Nominated, Boogeyman

- Daniel Bryan is nominated in peta2′s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity Contest. Information on voting for Bryan can be found here. – The Boogeyman is the latest addition to the WWE Alumni section of the official WWE website. – WWE has added another list on their website looking at the most absurd champions ever. Some of the names include David Arquette, Vince Russo, Mr. McMahon and Harvey Wippleman, amongst others.Read More
Legendary wrestling broadcaster “Mean” Gene Okerlund joined Inside The Ropes this past Thursday and divulged that the late Randy Savage declined WWE’s multiple invitations to join their Hall of Fame. When asked why the “Macho Man” isn’t in the Hall, he responded, “Are you telling me that the WWE hadn’t made an overture to Randy about being in the Hall of Fame? That’s BS. They asked him many times and he declined. For whatever reason, that’s what I’m still trying to figure out.” Okerlund also gave his thoughts on Savage’sRead More
We have a quick Friday update for you since we are very excited about a talent acquisition EVOLVE made today plus there is the must see YouShoot Live with Vince Russo on worldwide live iPPV at WWNLive.com tonight at 8pm EST. Let’s get to it…. June 1st: We are very excited to announce that Colt Cabana will wrestle and be in the broadcast booth for color commentary at the EVOLVE cards on June 28th in Ybor City, FL and June 29th in St. Petersburg, FL. This is the first timeRead More

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

Vince Russo Shoots, Bret Hart Update, R-Truth & Kofi Kingston

- Kayfabe Commentaries presents their first iPPV tonight with YouShoot Live featuring former WWE writer Vince Russo, at 8pm EST. Russo will be speaking in front of a live audience, and fans will have the opportunity to ask him questions. You can order the show by signing up to a free WWNLive.com account here. You can then order the event from there. – Bret Hart will appear this Saturday, June 2nd at Frank and Sons Collectibles in City of Industry, California from 1-3 pm. For more information, call (714) 496-4578.Read More
This Friday, June 1, Kayfabe Commentaries will present their first-ever iPPV hosting YouShoot Live with former WWE, WCW and TNA Creative Head Writer Vince Russo from the Legends of the Ring convention in Monroe, NJ. You can order the event by signing up for a free WWNLive.com account, where you can then order the event. Kayfabe announced: “The “YouShoot” DVD series has been a magnet for the lighning rods of the business to answer fan submitted questions and videos, and generally sound off about all things in the wrestling worldRead More

Posted On May 23, 2012By Gabe SapolskyIn Indy News

First Time Ever Live iPPV Coming To WWN Live

WWNLive is excited to present a first time ever event in live iPPV history. Kayfabe Commentaries teams up with www.WWNLive.com to present YouShoot Live!!! with Vince Russo on June 1st at 8pm EST. Go here to pre-order right now: http://www.wwnlive.com/event-kc-6-01-12.html YouShoot is the most unique shoot interview format where you have the chance to ask the questions. Vince Russo won’t duck any criticism or question. This is your chance to ask anything you want from wrestling’s most controversial creative mind. There’s no telling who might ask something. Can you putRead More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince Russo To Shoot Live Via Internet Pay-Per-View This Year

- Kayfabe Commentaries announced the following:   “YOUSHOOT LIVE: VINCE RUSSO” TO BE BROADCAST WORLDWIDE ON iPPV   The first and only uncensored Q & A with Vince Russo will now be available on iPPV, producers Kayfabe Commentaries and Legends of the Ring have announced today. Internet pay-per-view providers World Wrestling Network Inc have secured the broadcast which will be shown live on June 1st, at 8pm EST. Viewers can order now and get locked in for the show by visiting www.WWNLive.com.   The “YouShoot LIVE” event, which takes theRead More

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

Former TNA Employees Voice Their Thoughts On Vince Russo

Four new chapters from Barbaric Wrestling Radio host Brett Buchanan’s free TNA e-book The Genesis of TNA have been released on BarbaricWrestling.com and TNAbook.net. The new chapters are about Sting, Kurt Angle, Vince Russo, the possibility of TNA being sold, and the Knockouts. Also check out free shoot interviews with Christian, AJ Styles, Chris Sabin, Rob Van Dam, Samoa Joe, Rampage Jackson, Jay Lethal, Devon, and many more to come on Barbaric Wrestling Radio’s YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/BWRofficial. Below is an excerpt from The Genesis of TNA ‘Chapter 22: Russo’s ReturnRead More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince Russo Now Offering Seminars On How To Book Pro Wrestling

The following announcement was sent out on Tuesday morning by Vince Russo’s booking agent, Bill Behrens (SHOWBIS@aol.com): BABY FACES, BLADE JOBS and BOOKING Everything you wanted to know about writing a professional wrestling show but were afraid to ask. A SEMINAR HOSTED BY VINCE RUSSO During the years of 1995-2012, Vince Russo was one of the most controversial figures in the history of sports entertainment/professional wrestling, while serving as the head writer of all three major wrestling companies, WWE, WCW and TNA. During that tenure, Russo wrote over a thousandRead More
Eric Bischoff appeared on the VOC Nation this week (audio available at www.VOCnation.com). Highlights from the interview are as follows: Working with his son on television: “It’s a challenge and I have mixed emotions about it. At the end of the day, he’s doing what he wanted to do…I have a certain point of view about the wrestling business and the current state of it, and the opportunities that exist in the business today versus what has existed in the past. I tried to dissuade him from getting involved, butRead More

Posted On March 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kurt Angle Excited For TNA, New Company Policy, Bischoff News

- TNA star Kurt Angle tweeted the following message about the state of TNA, now that Vince Russo is officially gone from the company: “I’m Excited to Have Bruce Prichard and Eric Bischoff and Hulk Hogan Running Impact Wrestling. They Are the Best. Awesome Shows Coming!” – One of Eric Bischoff and Jason Harvey’s television projects has been picked up by the CW Network and will beginning airing this summer, according to entertainment industry publication Variety. The show, titled, “Catalina,” will be an unscripted reality show that takes place atRead More

Posted On February 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Eric Bischoff Welcomes Dave Lagana To TNA

- Eric Bischoff officially welcomed Dave Lagana to TNA on his Facebook and Twitter accounts last night. Bischoff wrote: “Welcome David Lagana! Had the opportunity to work with David in WWE and learned to respect his knowledge of story structure and detail.” As noted before, Vince Russo and TNA have parted ways. While first word was that Lagana was stepping up into a backstage producer role, Bischoff’s welcome sounds like Lagana may have a creative team role after all.Read More

Posted On February 14, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Vince Russo Parts Ways With TNA

TNA Wrestling president Dixie Carter announced Tuesday on Twitter that Vince Russo has parted ways with the organization. She writes, “TNA and Vince Russo have mutually parted ways as of this week. The separation is amicable and professional. We are glad for the opportunity to have worked together and wish each other nothing but good luck and success in the future.” As previously reported, Russo was not at Sunday’s Against All Odds nor last night’s Impact Wrestling tapings, sparking rumors of his departure from the organization. Photo of The UndertakerRead More

Posted On February 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest On Jesse Sorensen’s Injury, Russo Not Backstage At Impact

- Jesse Sorensen actually suffered a broken C-1 vertebrae at TNA’s Against All Odds pay-per-view. This is the top vertebrae of the spine that connects the spine to the skull. Sorensen had lost feeling in his extremities last night and is still hospitalized but able to move his arms and has feeling in them. Earlier this afternoon, Sorensen was able to feel a tingling sensation in his legs but could not move them yet. – New York Giant Brandon Jacobs is already backstage for tonight’s Impact Wrestling tapings in Orlando.Read More

Posted On February 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Latest On The Vince Russo/Dave Lagana TNA Situation

Credit: PWInsider.com Despite rumors going around, Dave Lagana did not write the scripts for this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling tapings. Lagana will be handling some backstage production of vignettes, like he did at Against All Odds, and has been asked to provide feedback on TNA’s product when necessary. As of now, Lagana is not part of TNA’s creative team. In regards to Vince Russo’s status, nothing new has came out but sources have pointed out that Russo had a contract with TNA so he most likely won’t just be “freeRead More

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

Vince Russo Removed As The Head Writer Of TNA Wrestling

Vince Russo has been replaced as the head writer of TNA Wrestling. Former WWE creative team member Dave Lagana is said to be taking over Russo’s duties, effective immediately. Bruce Prichard will remain Senior Vice President of Programming and Talent Relations. Lagana tweeted the following messages on Sunday afternoon: “And we are off and running.” “The calm before the storm.” Lagana signed with TNA back in October and most recently has been booking TNA’s Ring Ka King Promotion in India. Lagana is backstage in Orlando for tonight’s Against All OddsRead More

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

Female Wrestler Gets WWE Tryout, Matt Hardy News, Vince Russo

- Former WCW World Heavyweight Champion Vince Russo turns 51 years old today. – Matt Hardy will be wrestling “Sudden Impact” Louis Moore at the AIWF Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Chair City Clash II on March 3rd in Thomasville, North Carolina. – Independent women’s wrestler Buggy Nova had a WWE tryout match against AJ Lee at last week’s RAW tapings in Anaheim, California. She was also at the SmackDown tapings in Las Vegas. As noted yesterday, independent wrestler Lizzy Valentine recently filmed a commercial with WWE Superstar Sheamus. Buggy Nova also appearedRead More