WCW Tag

Josh and Road Dogg suffer through another torture test, sifting through the WWE video vault and hauling out the ickiest bits for you! This week, WCW creeps us out (again) and Scott Hall gets soda popped!Read More
Scott Steiner, who parted ways with TNA Wrestling in March, has continued to fire off messages on Twitter trashing his former employer’s uppeer hierarchy. In his latest series of messages, “Big Poppa Pump” slams Eric Bischoff, Brooke Hogan and Hulk Hogan for destroying TNA in his eyes. He also takes issue with Bischoff’s comments regarding him during a recent interview. When asked of Steiner’s scathing Twitter rants, Bischoff said, “Scott is a 50-year-old man and is at a stage of his life where in his mind he is a muchRead More
- Benicio Salazar, who had been appearing in Florida Championship Wrestling as a masked character, is now pictured on FCWWrestling.info without a mask. His bio, however, was not modified. “I have spent much time scouting the superstars of FCW,” Salazar explained through a translator. “My true identity will NEVER be revealed and the fact that I will become the next big FCW attraction is all my opponents need to know.” – Booker T talks about his most memorable moment from Raw, which was his match against Buff Bagwell in theRead More
– The official match listing for the upcoming WWE: Best of Falls Count Anywhere Matches DVD and Blu-Ray set has been released. You can view the complete match listing, as well as pre-order the product, at Amazon.com. Hosted by Mick Foley, the collection will feature matches spanning 30 years from WWE, NWA, WCW, & ECW and will be released on 6/26. — At Thursday night’s final FCW TV tapings, the highly anticipated rematch between Dean Ambrose and William ended in a no contest due to referee stoppage. During the match,Read More

Posted On June 7, 2012By Jim LaMottaIn Columns

Dr. Wrestling:Raw

It was recently announced that Raw will be expanding to three hours in July and the initial reaction seems to be more negative than positive, but there are possibilities for another hour of Raw to work well so let’s discuss an expanded edition of Raw. The main concern would be that sometimes it seems as though the WWE struggles to produce a quality two hour show and judging from some of the more recent three hour episodes, an expanded Raw could lead to lackluster TV. Some of the negative reactionRead More

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

Sting Says He Shouldn’t Be The First TNA HOF Name, More

Sting was part of a conference call today to promote this Sunday’s Slammiversary and talked about his retirement, who he thinks is TNA’s next star and more. Check out the highlights: -Lizzy Bynum opened the call with a preview of this Thursday’s Impact Wrestling and then ran down the Slammiversary card. She opened the call for questions -Sting was asked to compare TNA now to what it was when he joined TNA and asked when he bought in and placed his stamp of approval on it. Sting said he boughtRead More
- WWE’s website has a new interview up with former WWE Diva Sharmell. Sharmell discusses The WCW Nitro Girls – a dance group she was involved in years ago during the Monday Night Wars. “We had to be on point and perfect every night because we knew the whole world was going to see it. And every week we had a different [live] audience, so we never knew what to expect. All of that just added to the excitement of performing on Nitro. The electricity from the fans, the desireRead More

Posted On June 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Diana Hart Talks On Montreal Screwjob, Bulldog/WWE & More

Former wife of “British Bulldog” Davey Boy Smith and mother of former WWE superstar David Hart Smith, Diana Hart Smith, recently appeared on Inside the Ropes radio. Here are some highlights: Feelings on the Screwjob?: “I was in Vancouver and managed to get home to see it. I would never have fathomed they would have done this to Bret. My Dad thought it was part of the storyline. We thought it was part of something that started back in England at One Night Only. Owen was disgusted and a lotRead More
- Bill DeMott confirmed on Twitter that he is replacing Tom Prichard in WWE developmental. DeMott wrote, “I have been given the opportunity to lead developmental training system. Nothing is better then being surrounded by productive positive people! We r blessed for how it started and where it’s going!” – Mike Tyson recently filmed promos for WWE, likely for WWE ’13, at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. – WWE posted an article about the fifteen most shocking outcomes in WWE history. Some of the incidentsRead More

Posted On May 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Randy Orton Keeping Quiet, WWE Shop Summer Sale, DDP Update

- Randy Orton has been very quiet on Twitter following his suspension. Someone made a comment on him being suspended on their birthday and Orton did wish them a “happy birthday,” but other than that he is keeping quiet. For a limited time, WWEShop.com are offering 20% off board shorts and cutoff tees. Merchandise features Brock Lesnar, John Cena, The Rock and several others, you can check them out or order, by clicking here. – Former WWE and WCW star Diamond Dallas Page is advertised for an independent show inRead More
Josh Modaberi recently spoke with WWE Hall of Famer JJ Dillon, here are some highlights: Working for Vince McMahon as a front office executive: “Vince was the first to have a vision once the Turner cable network started up and began showing wrestling nationally as an alternative product to all the little territories as we had known before. Vince had this vision and saw what was coming and he pioneered it, I often wonder what if it hadn’t been Vince McMahon, what if it had been Bill Watts, Jimmy CrockettRead 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
– Starship-Pained.com conducted a Q&A with John Morrison on Saturday at the Motor City Comic Con and the former WWE Superstar discussed working with Vince McMahon. “It was great and interesting. He’s a wrestling genius. He has a phenomenal mind. He’s comical. However, what he wanted always conflicted with what I wanted, but he has a clear vision & he had confidence. It was really cool to be around him,” Morrison said. Regarding being ECW Champion, he stated, “It was awesome. Think about all the history. RVD, Tommy Dreamer, Taz,Read More
Jerry Sags of The Nasty Boys spoke with WrestleShark.com. Highlights from part one of the interview are as follows: On breaking into the professional wrestling industry: “Me and Knobbs grew up in Easter Pennsylvania. I wrestled and played all sports, went to college and played football and Knobbs went into the army. We both got thrown out….We got interested in the wrestling industry, and started bothering George “The Animal” Steele [anytime they were in town]. We kept going on and on at him until eventually he gave in and gaveRead More

Posted On May 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE’s Most Underrated Stars, Jim Ross Credits Tony Schiavone

- WWE’s website also has an article up with current Superstars picking the most underrated Superstars of all-time. Dolph Ziggler chose Billy Gunn, Daniel Bryan chose Billy Robinson, Eve Torres chose John Laurinaitis, Alex Riley chose X-Pac, Ezekiel Jackson chose Tito Santana, Kofi Kingston chose Billy Kidman, Matt Striker chose Johnny Rodz, Howard Finkel chose Bam Bam Bigelow and WCW Classics as a whole chose Dean Malenko. – Jim Ross has a new in-depth article up on WWE.com, wondering if former WCW announcer Tony Schiavone was the most underrated play-by-playRead More

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

Complete List Of WWE’s Top 50 WCW Wrestlers Of All-Time

As previously mentioned, WWE.com has released a list counting down the top 50 WCW wrestlers of all-time. Eligibility begins with Ted Turner’s purchase of World Championship Wrestling in 1988—anything from Jim Crockett Promotions and NWA predating this is ineligible. Those eligible were rated only on their accomplishments while in WCW, as well as everything from longevity to cultural impact. Speaking of WCW, if you are not already aware, WWE’s Best of WCW Clash of the Champions DVD and Blu-ray officially hits stores today. Amazon.com have already slashed prices, currently offeringRead More
Ernest “The Cat” Miller recently spoke with Inside the Ropes Radio about Brodus Clay, his own career and more. Check out the highlights: On how he broke into WCW: “It was like 1996, I was a competitor in martial arts and was a karate instructor. One of my students was Garrett Bischoff. I met with Eric, and he thought it would be a really good idea to come in and be a part of WCW. About a year later I came in, started training at the power plant, trained andRead More
Road Dogg and Josh Mathews return with more painfully bad clips from the Titan Tower vault. This week, they watch a WCW reporter search for Cactus Jack, then go over all of the times Raw and SmackDown GM, John Laurinaitis tripped over his own words.Read More
- As noted before, WWE has signed Ric Flair’s daughter Ashley to a developmental deal. She is expected to report to FCW in Florida this July. Ashley has been training in North Carolina under former WCW star Lodi to prepare herself for WWE developmental. She recently broke her nose while training. You can view photos of Ric Flair’s daughter by clicking here. – WWE has added Shane McMahon and Stephanie McMahon to their Alumni section on their official website. – ECW Original The Blue Meanie turns 39 years old todayRead More