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Posted On February 10, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Two Match Types Announced For Lockdown, Knockout Turns 40

– TNA Wrestling has announced in advance that a TNA World Heavyweight Championship Match and a Lethal Lockdown Match featuring two teams will take place at their Lockdown pay-per-view on April 17. The annual all-steel cage pay-per-view event will be held at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Various fan interactive events will be held throughout the weekend. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 18 at noon via Ticketmaster locations and the arena box office. — Former TNA star Cody Deaner headlines GCW on February 25 in Oshawa, OntarioRead More

Posted On February 10, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kevin Nash Talks Kliq Reunion, His Future In WWE & More

Former six-time World Champion & WWE Legend Kevin Nash was one of the featured guests on this week’s live edition (02/07/11) of the award-winning Monday Night Mayhem. Kevin Nash Responds To Dixie Carter’s Online Comments: Confirms He Was Under TNA Contract Prior To Signing With The WWE, The Moment He Knew He No Longer Saw Himself Returning To TNA, How Likely We Are To Seeing A Kliq Reunion And/Or Him vs. The Big Show At WrestleMania XXVII, Reveals Who May Induct Shawn Michaels Into The WWE Hall Of Fame, PlusRead More
The Wrestling Press recently spoke to Bret Hart in an hour long interview, where the WWE Hall of Famer spoke indepth about his tell-all book Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling, his return to World Wrestling Entertainment last year after a long absence, his relationship with Vince McMahon, winning the United States Championship last May, and much more. In regards to his return last year, he admits to worrying that WWE wouldn’t give his legacy or fans the justice it deserves. “I thought maybe when IRead More
– TNA Wrestling has posted footage from Thursday’s live event at the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. — Jeff Hardy is featured on the cover of Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s 2011 Wrestling Almanac. — Chris Sabin celebrated his 29th birthday yesterday. — It would appear that Paul Bearer is no longer affiliated with World Wrestling Entertainment as he noted today on Twitter that he is attending tonight’s TNA Wrestling live event in Pensacola, Florida to visit with friends. His profile was removed from WWE.com earlier this week and he saidRead More

Posted On February 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Mistico Signing W/ WWE, Nash Gives Dixie Carter Advice

- Kevin Nash has been very active on Twitter this week, answering lots of questions about why he decided to leave TNA for good and re-sign with World Wrestling Entertainment. On Wednesday night, Nash offered some advice to TNA President Dixie Carter, writing: “My 1st priority is WWE. Whatever they need and want me to do, I will. Vince brought me back. Boston crowd showed me the love. I bleed WWE! I’m not kissing Vince’s ass. I’m thanking him for letting me go out the way I feel I deserveRead More

Posted On February 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TLC Buyrate Comes In Low, Justin Bieber in Talks w/ WWE

F4WOnline.com is reporting that early estimate buys for WWE’s 2010 Tables, Ladders & Chairs PPV are around 200,000, which is lower than what WWE was hoping for and down from the previous year. Glamorousones.com is reporting that pop singer Justin Bieber is currently in talks with WWE about an appearance at WrestleMania 27. The story notes, “Justin Bieber’s peeps are in talks with World Wrestling Entertainment to participate in WWE’s biggest event of the year Wrestlemania XXVII. Sources say that talks have been ongoing for several months but a dealRead More

Posted On February 2, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Latest Report On Sting, Hall of Famer In Line For Book & DVD

– WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine said during an interview published in the latest issue of Inside Wrestling that he recently reached a new merchandising agreement with World Wrestling Entertainment. He noted that WWE plans on releasing a book and DVD chronicling his lengthy wrestling career, as well as a Mattel action figure. — WWE United States Champion Daniel Bryan appears from 11:00 to noon on Monday, February 21 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. — ‘Typically well informed’ sources within World Wrestling Entertainment doRead More
– According to sources within World Wrestling Entertainment, organization officials’ top priority heading into 2011 was signing multi-time champion Steve Borden (a/k/a Sting) to a contract. As reported earlier, TNA Wrestling sources indicate that Borden did not sign a new deal for 2011. The majority feeling within the Nashville based organization is that he is bound for World Wrestling Entertainment, although nobody knows that as a fact. The New York Daily News notes in today’s edition that Borden has ‘reportedly’ signed a one-year contract with WWE. The reported signing, however,Read More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Melina Reacts To Bret Hart’s High Appraisal Of Her

The latest issue of WWE Magazine features an interview with Melina discussing her seven month hiatus last year from the squared circle, where she would rank herself on the all-time list of Divas, her high-pitched screaming, and more. She is also asked to comment on Bret Hart specifically naming her as one of the best competitors in World Wrestling Entertainment today and if she had any idea that the WWE Hall of Famer held her in such high esteem. “Absolutely not!” Melina replied. “It was such a huge honor toRead More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Leaving The Door Open For Kaval, Spokesman Comments

The New York Daily News features a profile on Brooklyn native Brandon Silvestry (a/k/a Kaval and Low-Ki) focusing on his tenure with World Wrestling Entertainment and “underdog” demeanor. The article suggests that Silvestry was surprised by WWE notifying him of his release from the organization on December 23, which he dubbed a “Christmas present. Silverstry, however, has indicated in recent interviews that it was his decision to part ways with the organization. “It was a mutual parting of the ways,” said a WWE spokesman to the New York Daily News.Read More
Booker T and Kevin Nash are scheduled to appear as surprise entrants for tomorrow night’s 40-Man Royal Rumble Match, reports PWInsider.com. Booker T was expected earlier based on recent talks with organization officials and his scheduled appearance at the New Orleans Comic Con this weekend being canceled. Company sources confirmed this morning he is set for the 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. WWE sources have also confirmed that Nash is booked for the match and is scheduled to fly into Boston later today. He was in discussions with TNA Wrestling officialsRead More
– Donna Goldsmith, Chief Operating Officer of World Wrestling Entertainment, announced this week she would be leaving the organizaion effective Feb. 28. The notice is available here. Goldsmith was head of WWE Consumer Products for a number of years, which was considered the premiere division in the company for most of the past decade. She was promoted to COO and only trailed Vince McMahon in regards to power in the organization. — It was reported yesterday that Booker T canceled his scheduled appearance at this weekend’s New Orleans Comic Con.Read More

Posted On January 28, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

DDP To Host WWE’s Upcoming “The Best of Nitro” DVD Set

Diamond Dallas Page indicated Thursday on Twitter that he has been chosen to host World Wrestling Entertainment’s upcoming WCW Monday Nitro themed DVD set, The Best of Nitro. DDP wrote, “IT’s Official! I will Host “The BEST OF NITRO”! This a Great thing for the WCW/NWO/WWE fans! Plus a Great way for DDP to return to the WWE!” Initial plans for the DVD set called for it to focus on the first two “seasons” of the program. DDP, however, noted that it will cover the entire duration of Nitro, fromRead More
– Shares of WWE stock continued to slide today after World Wrestling Entertainment announced Friday they expect lower-than-expected earnings when the organization releases fourth-quarter financial results on Feb. 10. WWE stock traded as low as $11.50 this morning, reaching a 52-week-low and exactly two dollars down from Friday’s close. It has since bounced back up to $12.24 as of this post. — The pre-sale password for WWE’s Axxess event during Wrestlemania weekend is AXXESS. The pre-sale is ongoing via Ticketmaster.com. — The Associated Press has acknowledged the story of formerRead More

Posted On January 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Barrett’s New Nexus Group, Awesome Kong’s WWE Debut & More

– On Friday’s SmackDown, we saw Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel and Ezekiel Jackson align themselves with Wade Barrett in what appears to be a new incarnation of the Nexus group. It’s worth noting that in promoting upcoming SmackDown live events, WWE is advertising Wade Barrett’s new group “Nexus.” — Speaking of the SmackDown Nexus group, WWE is advertising Ezekiel Jackson as simply “Ezekiel,” so he may be dropping his last name. — Fans interested in attending the WWE SmackDown taping at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York canRead More

Posted On January 11, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE No Longer Hiring Talent Over 30, Tryouts Announced

– A number of older independent wrestlers were informed by World Wrestling Entertainment officials that they are solely seeking to hire talent under the age of 30, especially those that would enter the company’s developmental system. While not an official edict, more than four wrestlers were told this in recent weeks when looking into potential work with the organization. — WWE.com announced today that Florida Championship Wrestling, the official developmental territory of WWE, is holding a four-day talent evaluation clinic March 4-7 in Tampa, Florida. For more information on theRead More

Posted On January 9, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Rayne Comments On Kong Joining WWE, The Knockouts Division

Reigning TNA Knockouts Women’s Champion Madison Rayne spoke to Brian Fritz of Fanhouse.com about how she she got interested in pro wrestling, playing a bad girl on television, the state of the Knockouts division, Awesome Kong joining World Wrestling Entertainment, and more. Rayne was asked to give her thoughts on the state of the Knockouts division, with the interviewer noting that it was extremely successful ‘and then it seemed to go through a bit of a lull.’ She replied, “Yeah, there’s been some ups and downs with the changing facesRead More
– WWE returns to Mexico for a Raw live event tour this May. Dates and locations are as follows: May 11th – Multi-Purpose Center in Hermosillo; May 12th – VFG Arena in Guadalajara; May 13th – Sports Palace in Mexico City; May 14th – Arena Monterrey in Monterrey. Tickets go on sale Feb. 7. — CM Punk is being advertised in place of Wade Barrett for the (dark match) main event at the Jan. 17 Raw taping at the Verizon Arena in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is slated to partnerRead More
– Continuing their angle from Monday’s Raw, SmackDown Superstar Alberto Del Rio lost to R-Truth in a singles match at Friday’s Raw live event in Augusta, Georgia. He lost to the former United States Champion for the second consecutive night at Saturday’s SmackDown live event in Lexington, Kentucky. — Chris Masters celebrated his 27th birthday Saturday. — WWEDVDNews.com has confirmed that World Wrestling Entertainment will release a video on D-Generation X titled Final Conflict on April 5 in North America. It will be released on both DVD and Blu-ray. TheRead More