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Posted On October 27, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ban On WWE Merchandise At Connecticut Voting Polls Lifted

To update the earlier report about WWE suing Connecticut’s Secretary of State for banning WWE merchandise when voters go to the polls in the Connecticut Senate race on 11/2, the following statement was released on Tuesday: STAMFORD, Conn. – “The moment Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz issued an un-American, unconstitutional and discriminatory directive prohibiting voters from wearing WWE merchandise at the polls, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal should have immediately stepped in to enforce the law. As a result of the Attorney General’s inaction, I brought suit to enforce theseRead More

Posted On October 27, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Serena Comments On WWE Including The Head Shaving Angle

Former WWE Diva Serena recently took part in an interview with www.serena-deeb.com where she answered a variety questions concerning her time with World Wrestling Entertainment including why she went through with the angle to shave her head, working with CM Punk & Luke Gallows, whether she thought she would never make it to the main roster, her lone televised match, and much more. Regarding her future in professional wrestling, she commented: “I still have many goals in wrestling that I haven’t fulfilled yet. Wrestling in Japan would be the biggestRead More
It has confirmed that Shaul Marie Guerrero, the daughter of Eddie and Vickie Guerrero, has signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. The 20-year-old had been pursuing a musical career since graduating from high school and entering college in 2009. She was signed last week and will be reporting to Florida Championship Wrestling’s headquarters in Tampa shortly. See photos of Shaul Guerrero “performing” -> source: PWInsider.comRead More

Posted On October 26, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Files Lawsuit Against Connecticut Secretary Of State

The following is from Corporate.WWE.com: October 26, 2010 STAMFORD, Conn., October 26, 2010 – “On behalf of myself, my company, WWE® fans and any Connecticut citizen who wants to exercise their constitutional right to vote, I have filed a lawsuit today asserting that Susan Bysiewicz’s directive that allows poll workers to refuse registered voters wearing WWE merchandise the right to vote is a flagrant act of censorship and discrimination,” said Vince McMahon, Chairman and CEO, World Wrestling Entertainment.Read More
– A fan asked Randy Orton over the weekend on Twitter whether he has plans to open a YouTube Channel. “The Viper” snarked, “And do what? Eat grapes?” Orton’s comment is in reference to Matt Hardy posting a video entry last month on YouTube of himself eating grapes while “shooting from the hip” on his uncertain status — at the time — with World Wrestling Entertainment. — According to a fan seated behind the stage for the Buried Alive Match at Bragging Rights, a stairwell was built into the theRead More

Posted On October 21, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince Defends “Stand Up:” Says WWE Will Not Be Intimidated

Although it does not mention Linda McMahon’s campaign directly or the complaint filed earlier today by the Connecticut Democrats, a statement has been posted by Vince McMahon over at WWE.com that reads as follows: “World Wrestling Entertainment will not be bullied or intimidated by whining allegations intended to censor our freedom of speech.”Read More

Posted On October 16, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Jeff Hardy Takes Aim At WWE, WWE Site Removes TNA Stars

– During an interview with the Daily Star, TNA World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Hardy railed World Wrestling Entertainment for their treatment of his brother Matt. “I’m not going to give WWE their props for the way they’ve dealt with Matt. He is such a giving talent, ready to do anything for them, and he’s been given the run-around. They’ve treated him like sh*t. “I think if he came here, you would see the happiest, most dangerous and exciting Matt Hardy you’ve ever seen. I hope that they let him leaveRead More

Posted On October 15, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Torrie Wilson Discusses Leaving WWE, Working With Her Father

Former WWE Diva/two-time Playboy cover model, Torrie Wilson, was a featured guest on this week’s live edition (10/11/10) of Monday Night Mayhem. Torrie Wilson joined The Big Mosh & “The Chairman of the Board” Todd Vincent on “Your Home of Wrestling Radio” (in her first post-WWE interview) to discuss & preview this Saturday’s Legends of the Ring convention (at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Monroe, NJ). Her first-ever appearance on Monday Night Mayhem is now available in Windows Streaming Media or via the official MNM Podcast on iTunes: Torrie Wilson/MondayRead More

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

WWE To Report 2010 Quarter Three Earnings Next Month

- WWE issued the following press release today: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. To Report 2010 Third Quarter Results STAMFORD, CT., October 14, 2010 – World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) announced that it will report its 2010 third quarter results on November 4, 2010, before the opening of the market. The Company’s Chairman and CEO, Vincent K. McMahon, and senior management will host a conference call beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss the results. All interested parties are welcome to listen to a live web cast that will be hostedRead More

Posted On October 10, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Jericho Comments On Whether He Would Wrestle Outside WWE

Chris Jericho told The Sun that he will never result outside the auspices of World Wrestling Entertainment as he remains completely loyal to the organization. “I have a certain understanding with Vince (McMahon),” Jericho said in an interview. “Sometimes he gets mad at me, sometimes I get mad at him. But the bottom line is I love wrestling and I love the WWE. I will never wrestle anywhere other than the WWE. That’s a given and everyone knows it.” Jericho also offered comment on his current status in the wrestlingRead More
– Christian’s surgical procedure two weeks ago to repair a torn pectoral muscle was the first operation he had ever endured. Like most WWE performers, he had the surgery performed in Birmingham, Alabama by famed orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. — Michael Tarver was removed from The Nexus during Monday’s Raw due to a groin injury that will keep him sidelined indefinitely. — According to a report in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, MVP has been very worried about his position in World Wrestling Entertainment as of late. It’s been notedRead More
Mickie James returned to TNA Wrestling during tonight’s live iMPACT! broadcast, announcing that she would be the special guest referee for the TNA Women’s Knockout Championship Match between Angelina Love, Velvet Sky, Madison Rayne and Tara at Sunday’s Bound for Glory pay-per-view event. It was reported on September 22 that James had signed a contract with TNA Wrestling and would return to the promotion during the live iMPACT! broadcast. James was released by World Wrestling Entertainment on April 22 and TNA Wrestling reportedly began courting her shortly thereafter. On MayRead More

Posted On October 6, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Eric Bischoff Hypes BFG & Talks Hogan’s Health, X-Division & More

TNA’s Eric Bischoff was the featured guest on this week’s live edition (10/04/09) of the award-winning Monday Night Mayhem. You can feel the “MNM Fall Tour ’10” every Monday evening (at 7PM ET/6PM CT), exclusively on The Monday Night Mayhem Radio Network. Eric joined The Big Mosh & “The Chairman of the Board” Todd Vincent for his return to “Your Home of Wrestling Radio” & for another installment of his exclusive monthly interactive segment on Monday Night Mayhem, “The Hot Seat With Eric Bischoff”, which is now available in WindowsRead More

Posted On October 5, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New WWE Announcer Debuts, Young Returns To Raw, Superstars

– Darren Young made his return to World Wrestling Entertainment airwaves during Monday’s Raw, participating in the 20-Man Battle Royal to determine the No. 1 contender for Randy Orton’s WWE Championship. He was eliminated by former Nexus cohorts Wade Barrett and Justin Gabriel. — Prior to the live broadcast, Young took part in a match taped for Thursday’s episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America. He squared off against William Regal. Also taped for the program was a bout between The Hart Dynasty and The Usos. — WWE Bottom LineRead More

Posted On October 4, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Three-Hour Raw Announced, WWE Signs U.K. Women’s Wrestler

– World Wrestling Entertainment has informed ticket holders for the Monday Night Raw television taping taking place on Nov. 29 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that it will be a three-hour event. A Triple Threat Match between Randy Orton, John Cena and Sheamus for the WWE Championship will be “nationally televised,” according to advertising issued to ticket holders. (source: www.prowrestling.net) — According to www.diva-dirt.com, World Wrestling Entertainment has signed 23-year-old U.K. women’s wrestler Vicky Skeeles to a developmental contract. She has already reported to Florida Championship Wrestling. — A video a WWERead More
– Jillian Hall announced on her Twitter account Saturday that she is taking a break from World Wrestling Entertainment airwaves to work as a trainer for the company’s up-and-coming female talent. “Taking a break to sharing my knowledge with the younger ladies,” she wrote. “Hoping to guide them in the right direction…Just wanna put rumors to rest.” It was reported last week that WWE officials had decided to remove Hall from the main roster and assign her a trainer role within the organization. — Viewers can catch replays of WWERead More
– WWE will reportedly not be holding a “Tribute To The Troops” show overseas this year. However, company officials are looking to hold a similar style event at a domestic military base, possibly in Texas. (source: PWInsider.com) — WWE returns to the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia on November 29, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale October 23, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. (Thanks to Devin Cutting) — It was reported earlier this week that Melyssa Buhl, a 26-year-old fitness model from Vancouver, British Columbia, had signedRead More

Posted On September 29, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Has WWE Offered Awesome Kong A Contract?, Tiffany Update, More

source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter — Today is former WWE Women’s Champion The Kat’s birthday. She turns 40 years old. — It was reported Sunday that WWE performer Taryn Terrell (a/k/a Tiffany) had been cleared of assault charges stemming from a domestic disturbance between her and husband Drew Galloway (a/k/a Drew McIntyre) last month in Los Angeles, California. Regarding a return to WWE airwaves, the official word is that creatively, the company does not know how they will reintroduce her character. — Kia Stevens (a/k/a Awesome Kong), who officially parted waysRead More

Posted On September 29, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Why WWE Plugged Foley’s Book, YouTube Pulls Hardy Video, More

– Regarding Michael Cole plugging Mick Foley’s new book over commentary during last night’s Raw, it was said to be a decision made by Vince McMahon out of respect for all Foley did for World Wrestling Entertainment during his time with the organization. — A video Matt Hardy posted over the weekend on YouTube where he offered to give away $500 cash to a random fan commenting on his entries was deleted by the video sharing website for “Terms of Service” violations. — The Bella Twins and Kelly Kelly willRead More