Posted On April 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Former WCW Star Talks About Scott Hall’s Issues

From “MLW Radio” former WCW wrestler Konnan and host Mister Saint Laurant discuss former WWE Superstar Scott Hall. Both men discuss the difficulties of being a friend with the man who used to play Razor Ramon.Read More

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

Steiner Urges Fans To Change The Channel During Hogan/Bischoff

Scott Steiner’s Twitter rant on TNA continued Thursday afternoon: Getting alot of support from evrybody bcuz im sayin what they wish they could Even guys from back in WCW who hogan kept his thumb on and Eric was an asshole to Tonite is a good nite for you fans to help save TNA,so all u fans of AJ Roode Angle Abyss Sting Morgan Magnus Kazarian Everybody who was a fan of Tna b4 bitchoff hogan n Pritchard f***d Tna up,tonite during the show If u see hogan bitchoff or hisRead More

Posted On April 12, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Steiner Blasts Hogan Over Deeming Roode “Not Ready”

Scott Steiner, who parted ways with TNA Wrestling two weeks ago, has continued to fire off messages on Twitter trashing his former employer’s brain trust. In a series of messages posted Wednesday evening, “Big Poppa Pump” blasts Hogan for deeming Bobby Roode “not ready” in a radio interview days before his heavily promoted World Heavyweight Championship match against Kurt Angle at Bound For Glory. “Nah, he’s not ready. He’s not the next guy,” Hogan said of Roode to Busted Open in October. “Ya’ know, they might think he is. DixieRead More

Posted On April 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Former WWE & WCW Announcer Passes Away At Age 89

Former long-time pro wrestling announcer Miguel Alonso passed away this week at the age of 89.   Alonso’s career dates all the way back to the 60s, and worked its way through the 90s where he was the Spanish announcer for WCW. He also had a run in the WWE has the Spanish announcer in the 80s.Read More

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

Konnan Explains Why Yokozuna Never Joined WCW

Asistencia Asesoría y Administración matchmaker Konnan and Major League Wrestling President/former WWE creative writer Court Bauer joined Mister Saint Laurent on MLW Radio. The roundtable discussion covered a variety of topics, with all three speaking candidly about their time in the professional wrestling industry.    Konnan discussed his relationship with Yokozuna: “Yoko was gangster. I went to L.A. with him once and he was like the godfather of South Central. He was telling me stories about him sneaking drugs through airport security. He was well connected. He was a gangster. IRead More
– Today marks the eleven year anniversary of the final episode of WCW Monday Nitro. The show began with Vince McMahon appearing via satellite from Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, the site of that evening's Raw is War broadcast on TNN, announcing that he had purchased World Championship Wrestling. The show ended with a simulcast on Raw with an appearance by Shane McMahon on Nitro as he interrupted his father's gloating over the purchase to explain that he actually owned WCW.   WWE has posted several clips from the episodeRead 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
– With SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long taking control of Raw Supershow Monday night, he announced last Friday on SmackDown that David Otunga would face The Great Khali in a singles match. The match did not take place despite his announcement and being advertised on WWE.com. Instead, Otunga accompanied John Laurinaitis ringside for the United States Championship Match between Jack Swagger and Santino Marella while Khali squashed Curt Hawkins in a pre-show dark match. — The Miz debuted a new T-Shirt on Monday’s Raw SuperShow prior to his encounter withRead More
WWE’s European video distributor Silvervision has released details for The Best of the WCW Clash of the Champions video release. The title is scheduled for release on DVD and Blu-ray on May 22, 2012. Disc 1 The Real Story NWA World Heavyweight Championship Match ‘Nature Boy’ Ric Flair vs. Sting Clash of the Champions – 27th March, 1988 NWA World Tag Team Championship Match Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Lex Luger & Barry Windham Clash of the Champions – 27th March, 1988 Why Wait a Whole Year? NWA WorldRead More
“Diamond” Dallas Page said during an interview with the Pro Wrestling Torch Livecast that the only wrestler he would come out of retirement to wrestle would be WWE Superstar Randy Orton. Otherwise, he has no interest in returning to the ring as he does not want to risk the quality of his life at the age of 55. “That’s the only match I would come out of retirement for. I would put my body on the line only to be able to show I could still go. I would take myRead More

Posted On March 4, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

1980s WWF Star Says McMahon Forced Him Out Of Wrestling

Boris Zhukov appeared on World Wrestling Insanity with James Guttman (interview available at WorldWrestlingInsanity.com via ClubWWI). Boris Zhukov wins the award for the most unexpected voice from a ClubWWI.com guest. A good ol’ boy, Boris talks to James Guttman about his talent for doing impressions and changing his voice. The difference is so startling that JG asks if there was ever a consideration to work an angle with Zhukov suddenly speaking with his southern drawl. Unfortunately, WWF never did that and no other company ever had the chance. Why? BecauseRead More
Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on his official website. Highlights are as follows: The Undertaker wrestling Triple H for the third time at WrestleMania: “Concerned that Taker vs. HHH is their 3rd Wrestlemania bout? Heck, no. Their history is a vital part of the fabric of WWE, their first match was 11 years ago, and the way the match ended last year with Undertaker being carted out of ‘his event’ adds to the drama. These two, great professionals will make it a daunting task for any oneRead More

Posted On February 26, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Former WWE Writer On Wrestlers Being Jealous Of The Rock

– Former WWE creative writer Seth Mates reacted on Twitter to the apparent jealousy within WWE circles of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson being successful in Hollywood. “Talking point: let’s say WWE Films had been a success. Don’t you think VINCE would have done same thing The Rock did – leave for Hollywood?” he wrote. “Vince has conquered wrestling over and over. If he’d smelled blood in Hollywood, he’d have already handed the keys to the kingdom to HHH and Steph. “The jealousy towards Rock isn’t for him leaving. It’s thatRead More

Posted On February 11, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WM Announcement Expected Next Week, Latest Santino Video

– The February 10, 2012 episode of WWE Vintage Collection featured the following matches and segments: Raven vs. Tommy Dreamer in a Loser Leaves Raw Match (WWE Raw – June 24, 2002), Chris Jericho’s List Of 1,004 Holds (WCW Monday Nitro – March 30, 1998), Chris Jericho vs. Dean Malenko (WCW Monday Nitro – July 27, 1998), The Undertaker vs. Mankind in a No Holds Barred Match (WWF Monday Night Raw – December 9, 1996), Sting vs. The Great Muta (WCW/New Japan Supershow). — An official announcement concerning the venueRead More

Posted On February 11, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE To Release A WCW Themed DVD, HBK Remembers Hennig

– Following strong sales for the The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro DVD last year, WWE has plans to release another video set highlighting the best of World Championship Wrestling later this year. Amazon.com is currently taking pre-orders for a WCW Clash of the Champions DVD from WWE on May 22, 2012. Run time is listed at 540 minutes. Clash of the Champions were a series of professional wrestling television specials aired by WCW from 1988 to 1997. The specials were supercards intended to feature pay-per-view caliber matches, similarRead More
Sting appeared on 97.9/105.5 KISS-FM on Thursday to promote Impact Wrestling at Wembley Stadium. Highlights from the interview are as follows: Which wrestler he’d like to face that he hasn’t yet: “I’d have to say the top one… Undertaker. I think wrestling fans have wanted to see Sting vs. Undertaker for years. I think between his gimmick and mine, it could be pretty cool. We could do some pretty cool stuff.” If he has any regrets over not joining WWE: “Yes and no. Who wouldn’t want to say that they’veRead More
Speaking to TMZ, Hulk Hogan says he plans to shave off his trademark facial hair and skullet for a film role. “I’m getting ready to go on some auditions. I’m getting ready to shave my head and my mustache. So that should be scary,” he told a TMZ cameraman who was waiting outside his Florida residence Wednesday. The wrestling legend also said he feels better after undergoing dental surgery Tuesday night, which resulted in doctors removing a metal tack from his mouth and cleaning up the surrounding infection. In OctoberRead More

Posted On January 3, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

HBK Says He’ll Never Go On Another TV Show, Maryse Speaks

– WWE.com has published an article looking back at the legacy of WCW’s biggest pay-per-view event of the year, Starrcade. Check out the history of the event, including exclusive photos and videos. — Maryse Ouellet and Charlie Haas appear on the Hit the Ropes Radio Show this Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m. Details are available here. — Shawn Michaels discussed his contract status with WWE in a video published this week on YouTube. “I have a contract with WWE. It’s not a Legends contract, it’s not a wrestling contract. It’sRead More

Posted On December 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Big Vito Responds To WWE Calling Him A Turkey

- Big Vito interview recap from www.iyhwrestling.com by Dan Fitzpatrick Jack and Incher were joined this week by former WCW & WWE superstar Big Vito. Jack asked how he heard about wwe.com’s article on Biggest Turkeys of the Ring, of which he was on the list. Vito explained someone sent him an e-mail on Thanksgiving morning letting him know of the list. Vito thought the WWE were insulting him and making a mockery of his career and they should be talking about good points and not bad. His family wasRead More