WrestleMania 29 Tag

WWE Diva AJ Lee recently spoke with NorthJersey.com to promote Sunday’s No Way Out pay-per-view. Here are some highlights: Working No Way Out with Kane, Daniel Bryan and CM Punk: “It is the most mind-blowing thing to me. I feel like everything happens for a reason and everything comes around full circle” Hoping to leave her mark at WrestleMania 29: “The basic kid in you wants to be in a video game and wants to have an action figure and so those are two things [that] I’m really looking forwardRead More
Sources in both WWE and UFC are skeptical about how bad the recent meeting between Dana White and Brock Lesnar really was. White said that the meeting was one of the worse he ever had with Lesnar and not part of a WWE angle but there are people on both sides who believe it was. WWE sources almost universally believe that Lesnar has an iron-clad deal and there is no way he can fight for UFC until that contract expires after WrestleMania 29 in 2013. In UFC, people are insistingRead More

Posted On May 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince McMahon Wants Backstage Changes; Furious At WWE.com

- Vince McMahon has been furious with the WWE.com staff and there’s a feeling that heads may roll soon. During the WrestleMania 29 hype several weeks back, Vince met with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and there was nobody from the website present to photograph, film or cover the event. – Speaking of Vince, he now wants more rehearsals at WWE events and wants the writers and producers to communicate more. There were a lot of fingers being pointed at the problems at Extreme Rules including John Cena’s promo andRead More

Posted On April 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Austin Says CM Punk Needs To Pick Up His Intensity, Talks WWE

- WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin spoke with The UK’s Sun this week to promote Recoil on DVD. Here are some highlights: Hell in a Cell Saving WrestleMania 28: “The Undertaker and Triple H match made it special. Going into it, I thought how will they better last year? How do you follow something like that? But they did. It was at about the 8-10 minute mark when I saw them dig beyond the solid work they had done and pull out all of the stops. Shawn Michaels wasRead More

Posted On April 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Austin Speaks On Wrestling At WresleMania 29, Nigel McGuinness

- At the Cauliflower Alley Club Reunion in Las Vegas this week, both Steve Austin and Terry Funk expressed interest in going to FCW and teaching the new talents there. Jim Ross, who introduced Austin for the Iron Mike Award, gave a seminar while he was there to independent wrestlers on what to work on and what WWE is looking for when they sign new talents. Austin was asked about wrestling at WrestleMania 29 and said he was on the bubble about it. Austin added that he’d consider it ifRead More

Posted On April 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Plans For WrestleMania 29 Main Event, Lesnar Update

- As we have noted, Brock Lesnar negotiated a unique contract for his WWE return as he will be allowed to wear sponsors on his trunks and the t-shirts he wears each week. A source reports that Lesnar insisted this be part of the deal. He is the first performer Vince McMahon has ever allowed contractually to do so. – It’s said that with the success of WrestleMania 28 coming out this past week, the chances of a rematch between John Cena and The Rock at WrestleMania 29 have increased.Read More

Posted On April 11, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Undertaker’s WWE Future, Okerlund Undefeated, Miss USA

- Former WWE Tough Enough contestant and possible new roster member Rima Fakih is scheduled for court today in Michigan to answer charges of drunk driving. – WWE Hall of Famer Mean Gene Okerlund remains undefeated after teaming with Sheamus on SmackDown last night to defeat the team of Daniel Bryan and Alberto Del Rio. Gene previously defeated Mark Madden in a WCW Street Fight and also teamed with Buff Bagwell to defeat Kanyon and Madden. – As noted before, people backstage at WrestleMania 28 were talking about how goodRead More

Posted On April 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Sable In WWE HOF?, Damien Sandow Talks WWE Debut, Bow Wow

- Add rapper Bow Wow to the list of guests backstage at WrestleMania 28 with The Rock. – New WWE SmackDown star Damien Sandow, who debuted in a backstage vignette on Friday’s show, is on Twitter @TheDamienSandow but has his account ran by his “personal scribe” Ignatius. The account wrote on Friday after Sandow’s debut: “THAT WAS AMAZING!!!! We will remember this day for a long time. Please, share your thoughts on Mr. Sandow’s words. Sincerely, Ignatius #wwe” – With Brock Lesnar locked in for WrestleMania 29, new speculation isRead More

Posted On April 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Signs New Contract With WWE, Brock Lesnar Latest

- After signing Brock Lesnar to a one-year deal, it’s also believed that WWE signed The Rock to another one-year deal that will carry through WrestleMania 29 next year.   With Lesnar and The Rock headlining next year and the history of the New York market, it’s possible that WrestleMania 29 will be an immediate sellout – something that WWE hasn’t done since 2007.   Regarding Lesnar’s deal, it’s said that Vince McMahon was agreeable on the money side but the number of dates that Lesnar would be working wasRead More

Posted On April 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Potential WrestleMania 29 Matches, Cena Comments On The Streak

- While nothing has been announced and WWE will likely change plans between now and then, F4Wonline.com reports that the company is working towards Brock Lesnar vs. The Rock for the WWE Title, Steve Austin vs. CM Punk and Jonh Cena vs. The Undertaker for the top matches at WrestleMania 29.   Regarding Cena and The Undertaker, WWE.com has a new video up with several stars talking about the Hell in a Cell match from WrestleMania 28 and how it was truly the end of an era. Cena comments onRead More

Posted On April 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

MTV Wants The Miz, HBK Update, MVP-Hip Hop, WM Raffle

- After releasing “Holla to the World” last year, MVP has finally added his first hip-hop single to iTunes. The track can be downloaded for $0.99.   – WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels wrote on Twitter that he has not watched the Hell in a Cell match from WrestleMania 28 and talked like he wouldn’t be seeing it.   – The Miz hosted MTV’s The Challenge: Battle of the Exes reunion show last night and during the show, the official MTV Twitter account wrote that they would pay anythingRead More

Posted On April 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brock Lesnar Returning To The Ring As Early As Extreme Rules PPV

PWInsider reports that we could see Brock Lesnar in a WWE ring as soon as the Extreme Rules or Over the Limit pay-per-view.   Lesnar is not just back to build to WrestleMania 29 – he will be wrestling before then.Read More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena Speaks, Backstage News On The Undertaker

- Some of the talk backstage at WrestleMania 28 was how good The Undertaker looked in the ring, despite his recent health issues. There is still no word yet if Taker will return before next year’s WrestleMania 29.   - John Cena tweeted his first words since being attacked by Brock Lesnar and losing at WrestleMania 28:   “This has never meant more than it does right now #riseabovehate #nevergiveup”Read More

Posted On April 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On Brock Lesnar’s New Deal With WWE

- Multiple sources report that Brock Lesnar has signed a one-year deal with WWE that will see him work through WrestleMania 29 in New Jersey next year.   Lesnar has signed on for a minimum of two appearances per month over the next year plus additional appearances during the build to WrestleMania 29. The belief is that Lesnar will make around 30-35 appearances over the next year but WWE likely has the ability to negotiate additional appearances, if he’s willing to make them.   As seen on RAW, The RockRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Superstars Comment On WWE WrestleMania 28 & 29

- Several of the mid-card WWE talents posted messages on Twitter last night looking to WrestleMania 29 in 2013. As noted last night, Michael McGillicutty and Tyler Reks posted similar messages.   Curt Hawkins: “An incredible night. So glad to be apart of the show but I need to be out there in that ring. A whole new year begins now. #WrestleMania”   Mason Ryan: “As hungry as I was before….I’m even hungrier now, I need, and will be at next years #Wrestlemania”   Kofi Kingston: “Wow, what a show!Read More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest On Brock Lesnar Returning To WWE; Announcement Planned

PWInsider reports that their sources have also heard Brock Lesnar signed a deal with WWE while in Miami this weekend. The two sides have been talking throughout the week.   Lesnar has no desire to work a full-time schedule and apparently WWE is fine with this.   WWE is looking to announce the WrestleMania 29 main event either tonight in Miami or on tomorrow night’s RAW Supershow and Lesnar may fit in with those plans.Read More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Maria Menounos Arrives In Miami, WM29 Contest, The Marine 3

- Maria Menounos has arrived in Miami for WrestleMania 28 and brought her Dancing with the Stars partner Derek Hough with her.   - WWE announced this weekend that they will be giving away 100 trips for a fan and their guest to WrestleMania 29 in New Jersey. The contest is open for fans in the United States and Canada, excluding Quebec. Fans can enter on WWE’s website.   - WWE will release The Marine 3: Homefront with Randy Orton next year in time for WrestleMania 29 season.Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Monday’s WWE Raw Announcement Involving Brock Lesnar?

According to sources, if the deal goes through with Brock Lesnar and WWE regarding the one-year deal, then expect Lesnar to be involved in a WrestleMania 29 announcement on Monday’s RAW.Read More

Posted On March 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Major WM29 Announcement On Raw?, WM28 Not Sold Out, Piper

- Word going around WWE’s International Media Day on Friday was that a major match for WrestleMania 29 will be announced at Monday’s post-WrestleMania RAW. We noted last week that WWE sources indicated that was the plan – use the next year to build to a top match like they did with John Cena vs. The Rock.   - Sunday’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view is still not sold out but a lot of tickets are expected to be sold today and tomorrow at bargain prices.   - WWE Hall of FamerRead More