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– Former WWE talent Angela Fong (a/k/a Savannah) was asked yesterday on Twitter if she has had any contact with TNA Wrestling, to which she replied she had. The former WWE Diva revealed being offered a tryout by the organization in October. “I was offered a tryout in Oct, but I had to respectfully decline,” she wrote. “I was so busy at the time that I wouldn’t be able to commit fully…but never say never! You never know for the future.” — Former TNA Knockout Jacqueline celebrates her 47th birthdayRead More

Posted On January 5, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Wrestling Fan Suing WWE, The Rock & Triple H – Details

A wrestling fan from Indiana is suing World Wrestling Entertainment and wrestlers Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Paul Levesque (Triple) H for an incident that happened at WWE Judgment Day 2000 from Louisville, Kentucky. During the main event of Judgment Day between The Rock and Triple H, the two wrestlers brawled into the crowd and the fan alleges that he was injured during the scuffle. The lawsuit accuses the WWE of failing to properly provide adequate security for its customers. Both Johnson and Levesque are accused of “reckless, willful andRead More
– Several top World Wrestling Entertainment executives received major stock options at the end of 2010. For instance, Executive Vice President of Television Production Kevin Dunn sold 18,000 shares for $258,300 on Dec 29. Shares of WWE stock owned by Dunn are currently worth $1.77 million. A trust fund Vince McMahon earmarked in 2008, which is separate from his own stock portfolio, sold 2,866,944 shares on Dec. 29—equal to $41,140,646. The current value of his trust fund following the sale is approximately $146 million. — Footage has surfaced from theRead More

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

WWE Officially Announces The Return Of Tough Enough

To follow up on what was reported in the New York Times article on Sunday night, World Wrestling Entertainment issued the following press release on Monday morning, officially announcing the return of Tough Enough on April 4th: USA NETWORK PICKS UP TOUGH ENOUGH LOS ANGELES, CA –January 3, 2011 – USA Network has given a ten episode order to “WWE TOUGH ENOUGH,” a non-scripted series in collaboration with World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. and Shed Media US. “WWE TOUGH ENOUGH,” slated to debut April 4, 2011, will feature a group ofRead More
– Millennium Wrestling Federation is promoting Awesome Kong’s appearance for this Saturday’s event at Memorial Hall in Melrose, MA as her farewell appearance for the promotion before she heads to World Wrestling Entertainment. She will be accompanied to the ring by the father of WWE Superstar John Cena, John Cena, Sr., for her match against J-Busta. Other talent advertised for the show include WWE United States Champion Daniel Bryan, Abyss, Paul Bearer, Jay Lethal, and Matt “Doink the Clown” Borne. Visit BostonWrestling.com for more information. — Randy Savage attended lastRead More
– Awesome Kong confirmed today on Twitter that she has signed with World Wrestling Entertainment. She re-tweeted her friend’s remarks congratulating her. “We did it Baby! Congrats to you on signing with the WWE!!” The Legal Diva wrote. “I am so proud of you as your attorney and friend! You will KILL IT at WWE!! YOU GO GIRL!!” — Traci Brooks announced on Twitter today that WWE Diva Gail Kim has joined the micro-blogging platform. Brooks wrote, “Hell must have frozen over cause Gail Kim finally got a twitter account.Read More
The Miami Herald recently conducted an interview with Jillian Hall and the former Divas Champion noted her unhappiness towards the end of her tenure with World Wrestling Entertainment, which concluded in November. “I wasn’t really happy with what I was doing with the company for a while,” Hall said. “I just reached a point where I felt it was time to move on and see what else is out there for me to do.” Hall also indicated that she is not sure she would return to the organization should theRead More

Posted On December 31, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Mickie James Feels WWE Dropped The Ball On Her Music Career

ESPN.com Page 2 writer Josh Stewart posted comments on his blog from an interview he recently conducted with Mickie James that weren’t featured in the piece. The TNA Knockout said her former employer, World Wrestling Entertainment, had a chance to coordinate her music career, but didn’t. She feels it’s difficult for talent to have outside projects under their auspices. “They had every opportunity to jump onboard if they wanted to, and I would have welcomed it,” she said. “If they wanted to wrap a tour around some of the liveRead More

Posted On December 31, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Mysterio Given Additional Time Off, Mistico Inquires About WWE

– Mexican luchador Mistico has made inquiries to World Wrestling Entertainment officials about joining the organization. He took part in a tryout match prior to a television event in San Jose last year and was said to have impressed officials with his chain wrestling. However, he was making a lot of money in Mexico at the time and therefore did not join the company. — WWE officials have granted Rey Mysterio a less taxing road schedule. While he won’t be taking time off from the road entirely, he will beRead More

Posted On December 23, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Announces Release Of SmackDown Star

WWE announced the release of SmackDown Superstar Kaval this evening: Kaval released Written: December 23, 2010 World Wrestling Entertainment has come to terms on the release of WWE SmackDown Superstar Kaval (Brandon Silvestry) as of today, December 23, 2010. We wish Kaval the best in all future endeavors. News on why Kaval was released ->Read More

Posted On December 23, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Linda McMahon Part Of “Dumbest Moments In 2010″ List

Fortune magazine has put together a new list of who it feels made the “Dumbest Business Decisions of 2010.” Linda McMahon’s senate run made the list and here’s what Fortune had to say: Linda McMahon, wife of big Vince and co-manager of World Wrestling Entertainment since its inception in 1980 (as Titan Sports), ought to be an expert on all things WWE. From 1997 to 2009, she was its sole CEO. But in the first week of October, during her failed run for a Connecticut Senate seat, McMahon slipped upRead More

Posted On December 22, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Gene Snitsky Comments On Coloring His Teeth Dark Yellow

In early 2007, Gene Snitsky debuted a psychotic madman character on World Wrestling Entertainment’s now-defunct ECW brand. He drastically changed his appearance for the role by shaving his hair and eyebrows, and giving his teeth a darkish yellow hue. He revealed details behind his teeth being made yellow during an appearance on the Right After Wrestling radio show. “I hated (painting my teeth yellow),” Snitsky revealed. “I had to carry this vial around that looked like nail polish, get my teeth dry, apply the stuff, air brush it dry, itRead More

Posted On December 21, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Vance Archer Vows To Return To WWE After They Dropped The Ball

Lance Hoyt (a/k/a Vance Archer), who was released by World Wrestling Entertainment on Nov. 19 alongside alongside Luke Gallows, Tiffany, Caylen Croft, Jillian Hall and Shad Gaspard, feels the company made a mistake by cutting him loose. “For me it was a budgetary decision that was what was told to me,” Hoyt told SLAM! Wrestling in an interview. “I was obviously disappointed and felt WWE was making a mistake. “They dropped the ball by releasing me; I only regret not pushing the right people harder for more.” In the meantime,Read More

Posted On December 19, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Tiffany’s Response To Question Regarding Possible WWE Return

Recently released WWE talent Taryn Terrell (a/k/a Tiffany) answered a number of questions from fans yesterday on her Twitter account. When asked if she thought she’d ever return to World Wrestling Entertainment, she remarked the following: “No…if I have to sleep with people in power to keep or continue progressing in my job, I’d rather be poor,” she replied. Wrestling Observer Newsletter editor Dave Meltzer strongly implied in the past on his f4wonline.com podcast that the only reason she landed the role of ECW General Manager despite having less thanRead More

Posted On December 16, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Playboy Model Rejects WWE, The Miz His Discusses Dream Match

– WWE Champion The Miz recently took part in an interview with Dr. Pete and J. Savio of SportsTownChicago.com. The Raw Superstar discussed his dream match with The Rock, his likeness to WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, the lack of respect he initially received backstage, thoughts on John Cena and Shawn Michaels, and his appearance on Tribute to the Troops. The ten-minute audio interview can be accessed here. — WWE will be holding a four-day tour of Australia during the July 4th weekend. Shows are in Sydney, Melbourne,Read More

Posted On December 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

First Details On Brock Lesnar’s & Paul Heyman’s Book

Below are the first details on the Brock Lesnar autobiography “Death Clutch: My Story of Determination, Domination, and Survival”, which is being co-written by Paul Heyman: Brock Lesnar has been, and is one of the most popular – and polarizing – figures in sports and sports entertainment. Whether fans love him or hate him, they never miss an opportunity to watch Brock when he squares off with an opponent. He is a celebrity of the first order, but disdains fame, avoids the media, and remains intensely private. Now, for theRead More

Posted On December 10, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Inside News On MVP’s WWE Release, His Future In Wrestling

Regarding MVP’s release from World Wrestling Entertainment last week, he asked for it and it was granted by John Laurinaitis. He had been unhappy for some time and asked friends more than a month ago regarding work outside the United States. While it was his call to part ways with the company, others noted that his prospects as a headliner were over. He was openly frustrated with newer talent being pushed ahead of him and was outspoken about it, similar to Matt Hardy and Chavo Guerrero. He had recently suggestedRead More

Posted On December 7, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Official Statement From Joey Styles On His WWE Status

“Right After Wrestling” received an official email statement last night from Joey Styles regarding his work status with World Wrestling Entertainment, breaking down his new official role with the company and how he is happier today then when he was commentating the original ECW. Time codes are below: 30:20 – Official message from Joey Styles to us regarding his job status Full podcast is here: http://radio.thescore.com/episodes/is-shawn-michaels-fake-hurricane-helms-thinks-so-right-after-wrestling-december-6th-2010 RIGHT AFTER WRESTLING Radio With Arda Ocal and Jimmy Korderas Mondays, 11:05pm – midnight ET THE SCORE on SIRIUS Radio 98 http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/right-after-wrestling/id379948064Read More
– A Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship between The Miz, Randy Orton and Wade Barrett is advertised to take place at Jan. 24, 2011 Monday Night Raw taping at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. — Goldust said on Twitter that he underwent an MRI for his shoulder yesterday and will know the severity of the injury on Monday. — MVP’s departure yesterday from World Wrestling Entertainment isn’t considered much of a surprise among his colleagues as he has discussed leaving the organization for some time. SeeRead More