West Virginia Tag

- Kelly Kelly returns to the WWE ring next week after being granted time off the road in late May. She is scheduled to appear on the SmackDown brand’s tour of Japan beginning August 9 and will be returning full-time. Kelly, who had been on the road on a weekly basis since joining WWE in 2006, was reportedly granted a break to spend time with her family and boyfriend. She last competed on television on the May 21 Raw SuperShow, losing to Beth Phoenix. – MVP was among the WWERead More

Posted On July 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Knockout Signs New Deal, TNA Event Canceled, RVD Appearance

- TNA Knockout ODB revealed on her Twitter that she has signed a new deal with TNA. Replying to a fan who asked if she is still with the company, she said, “yep just signd a new deal,I’m ready 2#BAM.” – Rob Van Dam will be appearing at the TNA Bound For Glory on-sale event in Phoenix, AZ on Wednesday and Thursday, July 25 and 26. – The TNA event in Charleston, West Virginia on September 8th, 2012 has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict. – Here is theRead More

Posted On June 9, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Latest On R-Truth, Kevin Nash Pulls Out Of Indy Appearance

- As noted before that R-Truth was absent from the RAW live event in Spain and Zack Ryder had to team with Kofi Kingston. At last night’s live event in Valencia, Spain, it was Brodus Clay who teamed with Kingston to defend the WWE Tag Team Titles. Reports going round are that R-Truth is suffering from a broken foot. – Kevin Nash has pulled out of a West Virginia independent wrestling event this Sunday because the promoter didn’t pay him. Nash wrote on Twitter: “Sorry but Damien Lee did notRead More
- WWE’s Breaking News mobile alert service reported Wednesday that WWE COO Triple H will break his silence and publicly address a multitude of items including his future, pending lawsuits against WWE and Brock Lesnar at No Way Out on Sunday, June 17. WWE.com has published an article raising numerous questions concerning his appearance. Author John Clapp writes, “Furthermore, what can the WWE Universe expect from Triple H in terms of an update on his arm injury, and what will that prognosis mean for The Cerebral Assassin as a competitor?Read More

Posted On May 26, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

TNA Creative Changes With Promos, Slammiversary Match, More

- All of the backstage segments on Thursday’s Impact were unscripted and none of the verbiage was given to the talents beforehand. They knew where they were going and were basically told to treat it as a serious situation. There are a lot more plans to let the talents speak in their own words and not tightly script them going forward. The feeling is that it will accentuate the wrestlers and differentiate TNA’s product from WWE’s. – Kurt Angle and AJ Styles vs. Daniels and Kazarian for the TNA TagRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Tammy “Sunny” Sytch no-showed a scheduled in-studio radio appearance for VOC Nation Wednesday afternoon in Philadephia, Pennsylvania. The program hosts issued an apology during the broadcast (listen here) and noted that Sytch had promised to appear hours earlier. A car was sent to her New Jersey residence to pick her up for the appearance, but no one answered the door. VOC Nation criticized Sytch for the no-show on Twitter, writing, “She was an unprofessional no show. Now I see why people are reluctant to work withRead More
– TNA Wrestling’s Before The Bell video for Victory Road on March 18 is advertising Bobby Roode match against Sting as a No Holds Barred Match. — Austin Aries is on the verge of setting the record of longest reigning X Division Champion of all-time. It has been 181 days since Aries won the title at No Surrender. The current record sits at 182 days, held by Christopher Daniels. — TNA Wrestling will hold a BaseBrawl event on August 17 at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston, West Virginia. — SaritaRead More
– WWE developmental wrestler Xavier Woods, who formerly competed as Consequences Creed for TNA Wrestling, appeared before a WWE crowd for the first time at Friday’s Raw live event in Cornwall, Ontario. He defeated Curt Hawkins in a singles match. Woods signed a developmental contract with WWE in July 2010 and has appeared for Florida Championship Wrestling ever since. — WWE will hold a Raw live event at Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia on July 27, 2012. It was originally scheduled to take place on May 6, 2012. —Read More

Posted On February 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Possible Spoiler On Championship Match At WrestleMania 28

- Cassidy Haynes sent word that during last night’s RAW, WWE aired a commercial for the May 5th SmackDown event in Asheville, North Carolina. The commercial advertised a Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan match for the World Heavyweight Title and teases that Bryan retains his belt at WrestleMania 28 in Miami. The same ad aired for the May 6th SmackDown show in Charleston, West Virginia. Here is the commercial, courtesy of Cassidy:Read More
– Austin Aries’ message on Twitter last week dismissing Sting has been turned into an angle. The X Division Champion wrote following Thursday’s Impact Wrestling, “I guess ‘I’m done’ is code for ‘I’m booking myself in another PPV main event.’ Yet the X Division champ can’t sniff a main event… #Shocker.” He then pulled the message and wrote, “Apparently this straw over-stirred the drink.” TNA staff said Monday they “reached out to Aries” for comment, but he responded “No comment.” Sting wrote Monday, “Tension building. Goal accomplished. #whining ≠ #winning.”Read More

Posted On February 23, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Brian Kendrick Removed From TNA Roster, Sarita Wrestles Sick

– Brian Kendrick has been removed from TNA Wrestling’s roster page on ImpactWrestling.com. This would indicate that he has parted ways with the company. Kendrick’s second TNA run culminated with him capturing the X Division Championship from Abyss last July at Destination X. After dropping the title to Austin Aries at No Surrender, he failed in his attempt to regain the belt at Bound for Glory. He had only competed in one televised match since then. — Brooke Tessmacher has been announced to appear at Legends of the Ring 14,Read More
– John Cena hit a milestone on Monday by netting 10 million fans on Facebook, becoming the first WWE Superstar to do so. He has since accumulated over 108,000 additional fans. — In a trivia note, The Miz’s television record since losing the WWE Championship to John Cena in a Triple Threat Steel Cage Match at Extreme Rules on May 1, 2011 is 15-32. — Nigel McGuinness is working on a documentary about the end of his wrestling career. He also appears in a commissioner role for a West VirginiaRead More

Posted On November 10, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Health Update On Henry O. Godwinn Following Severe Car Wreck

Former WWE talent Mark Canterbury (a/k/a Henry O. Godwinn), 47, was hospitalized following a car wreck Tuesday night in Lindside, West Virginia. He reportedly drove his automobile over a cliff. Law enforcement used the Jaws of Life to remove Canterbury from his automobile and he was flown to an intensive care unit. Canterbury had both his spleen and appendix removed Wednesday. Doctors discovered a tumor in his appendix while performing surgery, resulting in its removal. His leg was broken in three places, and both of his lungs were punctured. HeRead More

Posted On November 9, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Henry O. Godwinn In Critical Condition Following Car Wreck

Former WWE talent Mark Canterbury (a/k/a Henry O. Godwinn), 47, was hospitalized following a car wreck Tuesday in Lindside, West Virginia. Canterbury reportedly drove his automobile over a cliff. He suffered two punctured lungs, thirteen broken ribs and a broken leg. He was flown to an intensive care unit and remains in critical condition. sources: Arda Ocal, PWInsider.comRead More

Posted On September 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: CM Punk Sings “Take Me Home Country Road”

CM Punk sang “Take Me Home Country Roads” at yesterday’s WWE Raw house show from Wheeling, West Virginia with John Cena in the ring. As someone born and raised in WV, you can see why I appreciate the following:Read More
– The first episode of the “Sprinkles” web series starring Shelly Martinez was posted online today. The former WWE Diva appears as a superhero battling evil villains on the beach. You can watch the video below: — A SmackDown live event scheduled for this Sunday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, West Virginia has been moved to Friday, September 16, 2011. — Reby Sky has pulled out of this weekend’s Dragon Gate USA events in Boston and New York City.Read More
– A doctor has diagnosed Jeff Jarrett with badly bruised ribs, not broken as originally stated by Kurt Angle on Twitter following their “Ultra Male Rules” Two Out Of Three Falls Steel Cage Match at TNA Lockdown. — TNA Women’s Knockout Champion Mickie James is advertised to appear for Covey Promotions’ “All or Nothing 5″ event on Saturday, April 30 in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia (located at BSHS Gym, 149 Concorde Avenue, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia 25411). — Sangriento, a masked wrestler hailing from Tijuana, Mexico, made his TNA WrestlingRead More
– Many within TNA believe they need to take iMPACT! on the road more often. Company officials were pleased with the recent tapings in Fayetteville, North Carolina and the feeling of just about everyone is that they need to go on the road as frequently as possible, providing it’s cost effective. Many feel the Impact! Zone fans are overexposed, not to mention that the venue makes the promotion appear minor league on television. — Preview this Sunday’s Victory Road pay-per-view event in Orlando, Florida with Before The Bell. (Video link)Read More

Posted On February 22, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Desmond Wolfe, TNA Has Fans Run For Backstage Pass

– TNA Wrestling announced on Twitter that any fan who was able to catch Jeremy Borash during his jog near the site of Friday’s show in Huntington, West Virginia would receive a backstage pass to the event. After outrunning a man in his fifties and three teenagers, the fan in video below earned a pass after he “ran for his life.” To see the video, click here. — Crimson celebrated his 26th birthday yesterday. — Desmond Wolfe has been hanging out backstage at most iMPACT! television tapings. He shows upRead More