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Posted On February 16, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Mason Ryan Taps Out To Jack Swagger, Ohno Causes Net Surge

– WWE.com has posted this week’s episode of WWE Superstars and it is highlighted by United States Champion Jack Swagger forcing Mason Ryan to tap out to the Ankle lock. Ryan had not lost a televised singles match via pinfall or submission in nearly a year. His last such loss took place on the March 14, 2011 Raw to Randy Orton. Other matches are Superstars include Aksana vs. Maxine and WWE Tag Team Champions Epico and Primo vs. Alex Riley and Santino Marella. The episode is available here. — WWERead More

Posted On February 14, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Live SD Scheduled For April, Cut Wrestler Expected To Return

– The official website of the Hampton Coliseum is advertising the Tuesday, April 10, 2012 SmackDown show as a live broadcast. Advertised for the live audience is Daniel Bryan vs. Big Show in a No Disqualification and No Count Out Match for the World Heavyweight Championship and Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett in a Street Fight Match. — The May 1, 2012 SmackDown taping will be held at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio. — Tommy Dreamer turns 41 years old Tuesday while Nelson Frazier (a/k/a Viscera, Big Daddy V)Read More
– Jim Ross stated on Twitter that he was backstage at Monday’s Raw SuperShow in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma working on an undisclosed project with Jerry Lawler. The Wrestling Globe Newsletter reports Ross spent the afternoon working with THQ on their next WWE video game, WWE ’13. Ross and Lawler will be providing commentary for the game. — PWF Northeast Pro Wrestling will present their tenth anniversary show on February 18 at the West End Rec Center in Providence, Rhode Island. The Nasty Boys—Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags—and Steve Corino areRead More

Posted On January 31, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Star Named Most Overrated Wrestler, RVD DVD Planned

– Crimson has been named Most Overrated Wrestler in the 2011 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards. He is trailed by Mason Ryan, Kevin Nash, Mr. Anderson, Jeff Hardy, Triple H, Sin Cara, Matt Morgan, CM Punk and Randy Orton. Regarding Crimson, Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer wrote, “Crimson is probably the prime example of a guy who isn’t overrated by fans, but pushed to a level that hasn’t really worked. He’s got size, and good facials at times, and a good look and comes across like a tough guy. But heRead More

Posted On January 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE To Renew SD Star’s Push?, Evan Bourne Missed In WWE,

– Sources within WWE say that Evan Bourne, who is currently serving a 60-day suspension for his second violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program, is missed in the locker room and in the ring. Many people within the company hope he is able to bounce back from his recent troubles and achieve success again. — The Rock thanked WWE for their montage tonight at the Royal Rumble. He tweeted, “WWE Universe @WWE Rock montage I just saw was powerful. I couldn’t be the man I am today w/ out youRead More
– A jury trial for Jimmy Uso has been scheduled for February 13, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. He will represented by Keith Michael Goan, who has defended a several WWE talents in traffic cases. Uso, whose real name is Jonathan Solofa Fatu, was arrested on September 29, 2011 in Tampa, Florida on suspicion of driving under the influence. An officer observed Fatu at approximately 3:00 a.m. that day driving the wrong way down a one-way street in a silver Mustang. — Lanny Poffo is scheduled to appear at Fournier’s FitnessRead More
– The I.P.A. Network is now accepting autograph signing bookings for former WWE star John Morrison. Contact Steve Woolf at celebritysignings@sbcglobal.net (951) 780-9611. — Tough Enough contestant Rima Fakih appears on MTV’s MADE Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. — At the conclusion of the 2011 Slammy Awards, Kane reemerged, once again masked. The Big Red Monster locked his hand around the neck of John Cena and left him laying with a devastating chokeslam. One reason for Kane resurfacing with a mask is because WWE officials are looking to set a newRead More
– A DUI charge against WWE talent Jonathan Fatu (a/k/a Jimmy Uso) has been continued until January. The SmackDown star was arrested on September 29, 2011 in Tampa, Florida on suspicion of driving under the influence. An officer observed Fatu at approximately 3:00 a.m. that day driving the wrong way down a one-way street in a silver Mustang. — David Otunga appears at the Cricket Communications Store at the Brickyard Mall 2650 N. Narragansett, Chicago, Illinois on December 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. — As reported earlier, formerRead More
– Matches taped Tuesday night in Jacksonville, Florida for this week’s episode of WWE NXT are as follows: Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso vs. Curt Hawkins and Tyler Reks; Darren Young and JTG vs. Percy Watson and Titus O’Neil; Johnny Curtis vs. Derrick Bateman. Yoshi Tatsu beat WWE developmental wrestler Damien Sandow in a dark match prior to the taping. — WWE brought Lilian Garcia back to the organization to permanently replace Tony Chimel as the ring announcer for weekly SmackDown tapings. Chimel, 50, will continue working for WWE atRead More
– Former WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia announced on Twitter that she will be releasing the trailer of her new music video, U Drive Me Loca, tomorrow at noon via LilianGarcia.com. — On this week’s episode of WWE Vintage Collection, today’s WWE Superstars and Divas weigh in with their inspirations from the past. Matches include Lex Luger vs. Sting (WCW Starrcade 1999), British Bulldog vs. Haku (WWF Prime Time Wrestling – May 7, 1991), Rey Mysterio vs. Tajiri (WWE SmackDown! – January 1, 2004), “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiaseRead More

Posted On November 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Cracking Down On Parody Twitter, Molly Holly News, More

– Molly Holly has been announced as the special guest referee for a match pitting Jillian Hall against TNA Knockout Traci Brooks at Women Superstars Uncensored’s show on January 21, 2012 in Stirling, New Jersey. The event will be released on DVD. — The WWE SmackDown taping on January 31, 2012 will be held at the Century Link Center in Omaha, Nebraska. — WWE Hall of Famer “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase has been announced for New Orleans Comic Con taking place January 28-29. 2012. — WWE is crackingRead More
– Among the U.K. wrestlers who WWE recently evaluated were Andrew Tyson, Adrian McCullum and Erin Marshall. Tyson was believed to have been offered a developmental contract pending visa application. McCullum worked a dark match against Justin Gabriel at the November 8 SmackDown taping in Liverpool, England. — Former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis said she resumed wrestling training on Tuesday. She tweeted, “Felt so good to be in the ring.” She will be returning to the squared circle on February 25, 2012 for New York City based promotion Family WrestlingRead More

Posted On November 22, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Maryse Ouellet Announces New Project, WWE Returns To Australia

– WWE will be touring Australia in 2012. Dates and locations are as follows: August 30 at Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane; August 31 at Allphones Arena in Sydney; September 1 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. — WWE has asked talent to promote WWE ’12 on Twitter this week. WWE ’12 is on sale in the United States beginning today and in the United Kingdom on Friday. — Former WWE talent Maryse Ouellet has announced plans for a fashion and accessory line called House of Maryse. According to theRead More
Evan Bourne’s suspension for his first violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program has generated a great deal of controversy amongst talent as some feel a double standard is in place. Bourne, who’s real name is Matthew Korklan, was suspended for thirty days on November 1, 2011 after testing positive for Spice, a synthetic marijuana brand. Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer reports Bourne and another wrestler higher up the card smoked the marijuana substitute drug at a party, yet he was the only one of the two to be suspended. TheRead More
– Vince McMahon has become obsessed with Twitter in recent weeks, so much so that he’s even been joking about getting his own account. One WWE source, however, is taking his remarks seriously. He was around McMahon when he was first introduced to text messaging and thinks the idea of him getting on the microblogging site is “pretty damn scary.” — Michelle McCool will be participating in her first online chat since parting ways with WWE next Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. on MichelleMcCool.net. She wrote, “It’s a special time ofRead More

Posted On November 18, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Hornswoggle To Feud With Mini-Wrestler?, Roddy Piper Update

– WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper tweeted the following Friday: “In LA. Things starting to heat up. I have a surprize. It will come out Monday. But that’s just the beginning!! Dieing to get Rowdy. I’m also going to Toronto to do the longest running show in Canada. Dec 1st. Doc told me 6 months to fix neck. Got it done in 2 months.” — WWE will hold a SmackDown taping on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. — WWE officials haveRead More

Posted On November 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Star’s Suspension Ends, Female Wrestlers Get Tryouts

– WWE held tryouts last week during their tour of the United Kingdom. Among those participating were European female wrestlers Rachel Walker and Jazzy. — Mike Graham’s restaurant in Hernando, Florida is facing foreclosure. — Heath Slater’s thirty-day suspension for his first violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program expired on Tuesday. Therefore, he is now eligible to resume performing for the organization. WWE announced on October 17, 2011 that the SmackDown Superstar had been suspended for thirty days due to his non-compliance with their drug testing policy. One other wrestlerRead More

Posted On October 29, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Raw GM Responds To CM Punk, Boogeyman Wants To Get Raw

– As per Interim Raw General Manager John Laurinaitis, if CM Punk can defeat World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry on Monday’s Raw SuperShow, he’ll face Alberto Del Rio for the WWE Championship at Survivor Series. Laurinaitis stated to WWE.com: “After giving this CM Punk situation serious consideration, I’ve reached a decision. In my deliberations as Executive Vice President of Talent Relations and Interim General Manager of Raw, I concluded that although Punk is extremely talented, he has lost several matches recently. As a result, I’ve decided that he must proveRead More

Posted On October 28, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Major Stars Miss Impact Taping, Knockout In Hooters Contest

– Both Hulk Hogan and Kurt Angle missed Wednesday’s Impact Wrestling taping in Macon, Georgia. Therefore, both talents will not be appearing on the November 3 and November 10 episodes. Angle is suffering from a hamstring injury. He is also missing this week’s California live events despite being advertised. — Numerous NWA Rampage Pro Wrestling talents were used as extras at Wednesday’s Impact Wrestling taping in Macon, Georgia including Sal Rinauro, J Rod, AJ Steele, Dustin Robinson, Cru Jones, Chip Day, Corey Hollis and ring announcer Miss Allie. — BrookeRead More