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Posted On June 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Specials

Box Art Cover & Details On The New Rey Mysterio DVD Set

- Below is the cover for WWE’s upcoming “Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man” DVD set and official synopsis. The three-disc set is currently scheduled to be released in North America on June 12th, in DVD format only. The DVD reportedly features 2 ECW matches, 6 WCW matches and 12 WWE matches from Rey’s career: “For the first time ever, Rey Mysterio sits down and reviews his historic career, reflecting on his greatest matches and moments. This all-new interview features exclusive and candid comments from the Ultimate UnderdogRead More
Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer stated today on F4WOnline.com that recent allegations made by WWE Hall of Famers George “The Animal” Steele and “Rowdy” Roddy Piper concerning Vince McMahon’s soured relationship with Randy Savage have nothing to do with the WWE chief’s animosity towards the late wrestler. Piper alleged last Friday on Twitter that Savage slapped McMahon in a bar. Steele then suggested in an interview that McMahon held Savage in contempt for abruptly jumping to World Championship Wrestling in 1994 because he considered him “almost like a son.” SteeleRead More
Busted Open satellite radio show with Jeff Jarrett Hosts: Dave LaGreca and Doug Mortman Airs Mondays and Wednesdays on Sirius 92 and XM 207 from 2-4 ET Visit Facebook.com/bustedopen for more information Jarrett on Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage’s impact on wrestling: “There were several different sides to Randy. Personal, professionally, inside the ring, outside the ring…..Randy was, in my opinion, if you want to talk about just the persona of ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage, and I said this the other day. There’s three things that go into making a greatRead More

Posted On May 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Legend Speaks On Randy Savage/Vince McMahon Heat

One of “The Macho Man” Randy Savage’s greatest rivals from the 80’s, George “The Animal” Steele, was on Busted Open with Doug Mortman and Dave LaGreca, which airs Mondays and Wednesdays at 2-4 PM ET on Sirius 92 and XM 207. “That’s been said a lot of different ways, and there’s been a lot of different things said that are not true necessarily.” “I think that what happened with Randy, when his career was winding down with the WWF, Vince McMahon just loved Randy,” he continued. “After all everything RandyRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes spoke with The Associated Press Friday regarding the death of Randy Savage. “There’s probably five or six of us, with Andre (the Giant) and (Hulk) Hogan and thankfully myself and (Ric) Flair, that, when their names pop up, even if you’re not a fan, you know who in the hell these people are,” said Rhodes. “You say, ‘I know this guy. I know Macho Man Randy Savage.’ He was part of that breed. We lost a good one… He was a recluse, almost.Read 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
The cover art for WWE’s upcoming The Very Best Of WCW Monday Nitro DVD set has been released. It features Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Sting, Ric Flair, Diamond Dallas Page, Rey Mysterio, Bill Goldberg, The Giant and Eric Bischoff. To view the cover art, click here. The three-disc set is scheduled for release on June 7, 2011. The content listing is as follows: Disc 1 WCW History Lesson Flyin’ Brian Pillman vs. Jushin Thunder Liger 4th September, 1995 Hulk Hogan vs. Big Bubba Rogers 4th September, 1995 “MachoRead More
Former WWE Champion Ultimate Warrior revealed on his official website last week that he is working on a book documenting his career. “Been pulling out and putting together all the files and materials of work that I’ve done on and off for years,” he wrote. “I’ve got some notebooks of writing that go back to the early ’90’s and, of course, as I’ve said before, I’ve always kept journals. It’s time. Many things had to still play out before it was time for me tell my story. Now, they have.Read More
Sting revealed in an interview with Daily Star that World Wrestling Entertainment officials approached and offered him a match with The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXVII, as well as induction into the WWE Hall of Fame. He declined their offer. “I wouldn’t say it was utter nonsense, that’s not true!” laughs Sting. “It’s a dream match that fans would want to see. It was close. I’m glad things turned out the way they did. “There are so many variables. Let’s just say that I turned it down for the same reasonsRead More
– The March 28 episode of Monday Night Raw scored a 3.81 cable rating, up from 3.34 last week. The first hour scored a 3.56 rating before increasing to a 4.06 in the second hour. It is the only hour to score above a 4.00 rating since the return of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Raw was watched by 5,838,000 viewers overall. — Randy Orton’s tour bus on Raw last week is, or was, his day-to-day tour bus. — Commemorating the ten year anniversary of World Wrestling Entertainment Entertainment acquiring longtimeRead More
– Ten years ago today, World Wrestling Entertainment announced the purchase of World Championship Wrestling from Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. WWE Director of Digital Media Content Joey Styles took to Twitter to chastise his employer for botching the subsequent “Invasion” storyline. He wrote, “10 years ago today WWF bought WCW…tried a WCW vs. WWF story without Flair, Sting, Nash, Goldberg, etc…BOMB! Then tried WWECW…BIG BOMB!” It is widely believed that WWE cost themselves millions of dollars by not utilizing big-name WCW talent for the storyline, such as Hulk Hogan, BillRead More

Posted On March 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Tito Santana Speaks: Facing HBK, First WMania, ECW & More

Arda Ocal & Jimmy Korderas spoke with WWE Hall of Famer and WrestleMania legend, Tito Santana. Here are some highlights: His memories of being the very 1st match at the 1st WrestleMania (3:10) What the atmosphere was like at the 1st WrestleMania (4:40) “Vince told us that was the make-or-break. He put everything he had into it. The wrestlers at that moment, we wrestled a lot more than they do now. We wrestled 350 times a year so we had been doing it so much it was like riding aRead More
Silvervision.co.uk has disclosed the complete content listing for WWE’s upcoming three-disc DVD set highlighting WCW’s Monday Nitro program, The Very Best of Nitro—scheduled for release May 24. Disc 1 WCW History Lesson Flyin’ Brian Pillman vs. Jushin Thunder Liger 4th September, 1995 Hulk Hogan vs. Big Bubba Rogers 4th September, 1995 “Macho Man” Randy Savage & Hulk Hogan vs. Ric Flair & Arn Anderson 8th January, 1996 “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” WCW World Tag Team Championship Match Sting and Lex Luger vs. The Road Warriors 5th February, 1996Read More

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

Former WWE Writer Talks About Sting Wrestling At WrestleMania

Former WWE writer Dave Lagana has updated his blog at iwantwrestling.com with some thoughts about the recent buzz about Sting possibly heading to WWE. Lagana hypes the idea of a potential Sting vs. Undertaker dream match and reveals that Sting was actually very close to signing with WWE to wrestle at WrestleMania 18. Here are some highlights of what Lagana wrote about: “Wrestlemania 27 is in Atlanta, GA; the former home of Ted Turner’s WCW. Could Sting be another name to go along with Shawn Michaels into the Hall ofRead More

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

CM Punk Jumps On Board With The Sting/WrestleMania Talk

The latest comment from WWE star CM Punk’s Twitter page is the following: “Just talked to Sting. He’s fully on board as long as “that bastard” Summers has nothing to do with it.” While Punk is clearly playing up the rumors of former WCW and TNA star Sting returning to the WWE, his reference to “Summers” is more than likely referring to Andy Summers, a guitarist who along with Sting – the singer and musician – and Stewart Copeland made up The Police. The Police was a rock band mostRead More

Posted On January 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Scott Hall Speaks On His Health, 9 Trips To Rehab, Training Ortiz

Former WWE and WCW star Scott Hall was recently interviewed The Miami Herald. Here are some highlights of what Hall said about: His health: “I recently had this pacemaker/defibrillator put in my heart. We have bad hearts in my family genetically. My lifestyle contributed to it, too. I made some bad decisions and some bad choices. If you dance with the devil, you got to pay the price.” Training Former WWE star Ricky Ortiz: “This is my first student ever. People ask why I don’t open a wrestling school. IRead More

Posted On January 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Sid Vicious Arrested On Drug Charges

Former WWF and WCW talent Sidney Eudy (a/k/a Sid Vicious) was arrested Friday in Memphis, Tennessee after police pulled him over for driving without wearing a seatbelt. The officer noticed a bag containing 18 grams of marijuana sitting on an armrest of Eudy’s car. Eudy was charged with marijuana possession, driving without a license, and not wearing a seatbelt. He was released on $1,000 bond. See Sid’s *MUG SHOT* -> source: www.wmctv.comRead More
– WWE Champion The Miz appears tomorrow for an autograph signing at the Kmart located on Boardman-Poland Road in Youngstown, Ohio beginning at 5:00 p.m. A wristband policy is in effect for the first 300 attendees. — The storied careers of Scott Hall and Kevin Nash were highlighted on last night’s episode of WWE Vintage Collection. The following segments aired: * “Razor Ramon” vs. Savio Vega from WWF Raw on September 30th, 1996 * The Diamond Stud and Oz vs. Tom Zenk and Big Josh from WCW Main Event onRead More

Posted On January 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Torrie Wilson Releases Fat Burner, Update On Tony Schiavone

– Former WWE Diva Torrie Wilson has developed a new supplemental fat burner targeted towards women called Diva Trim. The product’s description reads: “Not only is Diva Trim great for the last few stubborn pounds you would love to lose, it has also helped numerous customers including Sara Martin drop 2 dress sizes in 6 weeks! “If you’re serious about that “bikini body” you have always wanted then try Diva Trim and unleash your inner diva!” Diva Trim is available via DivaTrim.net. — Former ECW star Kimona Wannalaya is advertisedRead More