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

Batista Update, Brock Lesnar Buzz, Punk’s HOF Guests, Jericho

- Jim Ross wrote the following last night about tonight’s CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho WWE Title match:   “Talked 2 @CMPunk & @IAmJericho in separate conversations Saturday & i promise u that both are fantastically focused 4 WM28. Scary focused.”   - CM Punk’s guests for the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony last night were Lita and Rancid singer Lars Frederiksen. Punk and Lita have been romantically linked.   - Batista wrote on Twitter that it’s a big day today as he prepares for the triathlon for charity.Read More

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

John Cena Talks WWE’s Old Days, Tonight’s Match With The Rock

- WrestleMania 28 headliner John Cena spoke with Tim Baines of The Toronto Sun this weekend. Here are some highlights:   Tonight’s main event:  “Often times, when you get a generational clash, one member of the generation is past his prime. Rock is in the best shape of his life. I’m certainly the strongest I’ve ever been. We’re both ready to go. It’s not like you’re getting an old version of something and a current version of something. You’re getting two current versions of something.”   WWE’s “old days”:  “IRead More

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

WWE Studios Changes, Tyson Joke At HOF, NJPW President At WM

- MTV.com published a nice article looking at Mike Tyson’s WWE Hall of Fame speech, dubbing him “The Baddest Hall of Famer on the Planet.” Here’s a joke from his speech they published:   “I always wanted to be a wrestler before they turned it into WWE. I never got the opportunity, I got arrested!”   - Former WWE Superstar Funaki and New Japan Pro Wrestling President Takaaki Kidani have arrived in Miami and will be attending WrestleMania 28 tonight.   - Variety reports that WWE Studios will be goingRead 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
Current World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan was interviewed by Brian Fritz of Betweentheropes.com. Here are a few highlights from the interview.   On competing in his first WrestleMania match: “I’m excited about the match. This is my first WrestleMania. I’m really excited. 70,000 people! How can you not be excited?   On how he wrestled Sheamus at last year’s WrestleMania in a dark match and is now headlining this year’s event with the same opponent: “The 70,000 that were there (last year) are the only people that saw [that matchRead 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 Update On Brock Lesnar’s WWE Return; Contract Signed

The story going around Miami is that Brock Lesnar has signed a one-yer deal with WWE and will work a “more than Undertaker and less than Goldberg” type of schedule.   This report is unconfirmed however. Lesnar is in Miami with security and is surrounded by a large group of people shielding him from everyone.Read More

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

Madusa Not Appearing At WM28, News On Recent WWE Release

- It was noted back in early February that WWE developmental wrestler Calvin Raines and others had been released from the company. Seth Rollins recently wrote that Raines requested his release and WWE granted it. Rollins added that Raines is out living his life now.   – Despite much speculation in recent weeks that Madusa would be working with WWE in some form or fashion come WrestleMania XXVIII week in Miami, Florida, the multi-time women’s wrestling champion announced Saturday on Facebook that she will not be on hand for theRead More

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

Report: Fit Finlay Heartbroken By The Divas’ Roles In WWE

Wrestling Observer reported Saturday that Dave Finlay (a/k/a Fit Finlay) has been rehired by WWE as producer. He was fired last year after concocting an angle where The Miz interrupted the singing of the “The Star-Spangled Banner” to garner jeers from the audience. The National Guard, a company sponsor, complained to WWE brass over the event and it led to Finlay’s termination. During his time with WWE, he was in charge of training the company’s female performers for wrestling matches. In a newly published interview with Power Slam, Finlay wasRead More

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

WM Match Finishes, WWE Hits Milestone, Props For Otunga & More

- We reported earlier this week that WWE had locked down most of the finishes for Sunday’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view. The latest word is that creative has been re-writing portions of tomorrow’s show.   - WWE hit a milestone on Twitter this weekend as they have broke 1 million followers.   - David Otunga has been getting props from everyone for what he did earlier by bringing the boy from Haiti backstage at WrestleMania 28 to meet the other Superstars, as reported earlier today by TMZ.   - Other matchesRead More

Posted On March 31, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Launching Two New TV Programs, New Network Shows

WWE officials held a state of the business meeting this week in Miami, Florida and it was disclosed to Variety that the organization has plans to launch a one-hour weekly television show on a yet to be announced United States television station. WWE will also produce an hour-long Spanish-language program. Details on both shows were not issued. Additional news from the meeting are as follows:   * WWE announced the following series for the forthcoming WWE Network: WWE Divas Tour Bus, WrestleMania Rewind, The Monday Night War: Raw vs NitroRead More

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

WWE’s Initial Creative Idea For Brock Lesnar; The Rock, More

It was reported Friday that Brock Lesnar was in negotiations with WWE officials to make a surprise appearance at Sunday’s WrestleMania XXVIII pay-per-view event at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida. Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer stated on the F4WOnline.com message board that both sides have been in talks for a month and that WWE at least initially wanted his return match to take place at SummerSlamon August 19. Furthermore, Meltzer said Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is aware of Lesnar’s negotiations with the organization, thus explaining his response to anRead More

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

Finlay Returning To WWE, Terry Taylor In Miami, Axxess News

- Former WWE Superstar Fit Finlay has reportedly returned to WWE in an agents role. He will start with the company this weekend and finish up his independent commitments over the next few weeks.   - Terry Taylor, who is reportedly returning to work with WWE developmental, has been spotted at the WWE hotel in Miami.   - Teddy Long and John Laurinaitis did a Q&A session at WrestleMania 28 Axxess this morning. WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young appeared and had words with Laurinaitis.   - Next week’s episodeRead More

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

WWE ’13 Update, New Details On The WrestleMania 28 Set, More

- For those who missed it, the WrestleMania 28 dark match will stream on WWE.com and YouTube at 6:30pm EST on Sunday. WWE Tag Team Champions Primp and Epico with Rosa Mendes will defend the belts against The Usos and the team of Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel.   - THQ officials are reportedly dropping the Road to WrestleMania mode for the WWE ’13 video game and replacing it with a regular “story mode.”   - New details are coming out about the Hell in a Cell structure for WrestleManiaRead More

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

Latest Update On Batista In Miami; Hanging With Titus O’Neil

Batista is in Miami and was reportedly picked up from the airport by a WWE employee.   No word yet on talks with WWE but he is scheduled to participate in the Nautica South Beach Triathlon in support of St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital on Sunday.   Sources say he could still make it to WrestleMania in time to appear.   Batista was hanging out with WWE Superstar Titus O’Neil on Friday night in Miami.Read More

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

WWE Stars Told To Tweet Away, Mae Young In Miami, Nash-X Pac

- WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young made the trip to Miami for this week’s WrestleMania 28 festivities.   - Kevin Nash and Sean Waltman were hanging out with other stars at the WWE hotel in Miami this weekend. Chavo Guerrero also made a stop in Miami this weekend to see friends before heading back out this morning.   - WWE officials have asked the talents to tweet as much as possible this year during the WrestleMania activities. WWE has beefed up its crew in Miami this year to helpRead More

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

WWE Issues Advisory For HOF Attendees, Kelly’s Crazy Travel Day

As previously noted, Kelly Kelly will be on the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards tonight. She wrote the following this morning about her crazy travel schedule today:   “Off to LA for 10 hours just to do the Nick kids awards then back to Mia on a red eye right in time for #Wrestlemania #workhorse #ilovemyjob”   - WWE issued the following advisory to fans attending tonight’s Hall of Fame ceremony:   “WWE would like to welcome you to celebrate The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. In the tradition of thisRead More

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

The Very Latest On Brock Lesnar Appearing At WrestleMania 28

Last word on Brock Lesnar appearing at WrestleMania 28 was that the two sides were still working on terms of a deal including financial issues and a number of dates that he would be working for WWE.   WWE wants Lesnar to have a somewhat regular role.Read More

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

Austin Not Attending WM28?, THQ Superstars Challenge, More

- No word yet if Steve Austin is planning on flying into Miami today for WrestleMania 28 and the Hall of Fame but he indicated on Twitter late last night that he was still on the West coast.   - WWE Diva AJ Lee won the annual THQ Superstars Challenge on Friday. AJ defeated Mark Henry in the finals to win the trophy. The Superstars and Divas played WWE ’12 this year. The first round brackets looked like this:   Sin Cara vs. Mark Henry, William Regal vs. Tyler Reks,Read More