Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Top WWE Executive Released From Company

Sources are confirming that Ty Bailey, who worked directly under John Laurinaitis as Vice President in WWE’s Talent Relations department is gone from the company. Word is that WWE released him from his contract yesterday. Bailey had an NFL background before coming to WWE. He oversaw the developmental system and was in charge of booking talents as extras for TV Tapings, among other responsibilities. He had replaced Mike Bucci in the position. Bailey had been with WWE since December 2005. (Source: PWInsider.com)Read More
During the latest edition of Legends of Wrestling on WWE Classics On Demand, Jim Ross took the opportunity to sound off on those bearing resentment toward Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson returning to WWE. “Young guys on the roster, or the Internet guys, or anybody else that says, “Well, how does it effect the current roster that The Rock’s going to come back and have key spot and he’s not on the road everyday?” I want to say, you people have got to be kidding me. You got to be kiddingRead More
TheWrestlingPress.com scribe Maurice Kneisel recently essayed Dolph Ziggler’s unique ride to the top ranks of WWE, with Dolph himself discussing key moments such as his 11 minutes 23 seconds as World Champion: “As much as it was fun to be in that match and become the champion, losing it a few minutes later is nothing against my legacy. I’m looking forward to proving myself and showing that I can be a long-term champion.” Ziggler also revealed his confusion at receiving boos from the WWE Universe just a short time ago:Read More
Six new chapters have been released from the FREE new e-book about TNA ‘The Genesis of TNA’ on http://www.tnabook.net and http://www.barbaricwrestling.com. The new chapters discuss Jeff Jarrett, a wrestler with a 100 dollar prostitute fetish, and much more. Read it all for free on TNABook.net. Here is a chapter regarding Jeff Hardy’s initial tenure with TNA Wrestling. CHAPTER 10: JEFF HARDY Written By Brett Buchanan of BarbaricWrestling.com Jeff Hardy debuted in TNA in June 2004 at their 2-Year Anniversary Show. X-Division Champion AJ Styles was set to take on KidRead More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More WWE Interest In DGUSA Stars, WrestleMania 28 Diva News

- WWE officials have gone back and forth several times on what the Divas will do at WrestleMania 28. Before word came down that TV host Maria Menounos is now scheduled to participate with the Divas in Miami, officials had been discussing a program between just Eve Torres and Kelly Kelly – which would have left some of the other prominent Divas out of a match. As we have noted, officials have discussed several other matches including Beth Phoenix vs. Kharma which doesn’t look like it will be happening. –Read More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Info On WWE’s Biggest ECW Matches & Falls Count Anywhere DVDs

- As noted before, WWE will be releasing “WWE: Falls Count Anywhere Matches” via two-disc Blu-ray and three-disc DVD on June 26th in North America. The set will be hosted by Mick Foley. Courtesy of WWEDVDNews, here is the official synopsis: “Sometimes, rivalries become so intense, they cannot be contained within the ring and cannot be contested by the usual rules. For matches that spill outside the ring, there are Falls Count Anywhere Matches. Hosted by the Hardcore Legend, Mick Foley, this collection highlights more than 30 years of lawlessRead More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Booker T Offers Advice To Younger Talent, Rock On Live With Kelly

- The Miami Herald has a new interview up with Booker T. He offers advice to some of the younger talents: “Of course, we’re friends, but this is a business, and you’ve got to go out there and treat it like a business. You’ve got to think about being better than the next guy. These young guys really got to focus, if they want to work at the top of the card, if they want to be in that main event, if they want to carry the World title, ifRead More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Divas Shooting Video Today, Zack Ryder Fans Trend

- Zack Ryder’s fans really want to be able to comment on his YouTube videos again. Ryder pointed out to WWE on Twitter that “#LetsUsCommentOnZTLIS” has been trending. – WWE agent “Road Dogg” BG James wrote on Twitter that he was flying out with some of the WWE Divas today to do a shoot on the set of ‘Extra’ with Maria Menounos. This is likely the follow-up angle between Menounos and the Divas that we wrote about earlier.Read More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Star Having Surgery Today, Rock Comments On RAW, More

- Sergeant Slaughter will be appearing at the Lake Elsinore Storm game in Lake Elsinore, California on May 26th, 2012. More information is at stormbaseball.com. – WWE returns to the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston, South Carolina on Sunday, May 6th, 2012 at 6 PM and the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio on Sunday, May 13th, 2012 at 5 PM. – The Rock wrote the following on Twitter this morning about last night’s RAW in Cleveland: “Cleveland – thank U for an unforgettable & record setting night. Biggest sellRead More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brodus Clay-Raw News, David Otunga, NXT Talent On WWE Release

- It was pointed out during last night’s WWE RAW Supershow that Brodus Clay had lost weight since last appearing on WWE TV several weeks ago. – As seen on RAW last night, WWE aired a vignette for The Law Offices of David Otunga. Otunga posted on Twitter: “The Law offices of @DavidOtunga are now open. Have you have been wronged? Tweet me. You can trust me, I went to Harvard. @WWE #RAW” – Former WWE developmental and NXT talent Jacob Novak told HawkeyeNews.net that a hip injury led toRead More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* WWE Superstars Taping Results For 3/15

WWE taped the Raw portion of this week’s WWE Superstars tonight from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Below are full results: Dark Match: * Seth Rollins b. Michael McGillicutty WWE Superstars (Airing Thursday on WWE.com): * R-Truth & Kofi Kingston b. Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks * WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix b. Kelly Kelly. A live mic was dropped during the bout that let off a loud “BOOM” in the arena.Read More
– The WWE SmackDown taping scheduled for May 29, 2012 has been moved to the River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was originally scheduled to take place at the Cajun Dome in Lafayette, Louisiana. — The following matches were taped Monday night in Cleveland, Ohio for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars: * Kofi Kingston and R-Truth vs. Curt Hawkins and Tyler Reks * Beth Phoenix vs. Kelly Kelly — WWE developmental wrestler Seth Rollins defeated Michael McGillicutty via Curb Stomp in a dark match at Monday’s Raw SuperShowRead More
– One of the most influential masked wrestlers of all time, Mexican lucha libre legend Mil Mascaras is the latest name announced for the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2012. Mascaras was announced as a Hall of Fame inductee when WWE was in Mexico City, Mexico last October, but not acknowledged on WWE.com until today. His video can be seen here. — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson wrote a message on Twitter regarding tonight’s Rock Concert on Raw SuperShow. “Cleveland. RAW. 100% sold out. Team Bring It – time toRead More

Posted On March 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Sign Ex-Dragon Gate USA Wrestler, Smackdown Rating

Friday’s WWE Smackdown scored a 2.12 rating, which is up 1.97 rating that the show drew last week. Smackdown averaged 3.1 million viewers. Meanwhile, UFC’s debut of The Ultimate Fighter on FX drew a 0.94 rating with 1.28 million viewers. WWE have completed the signing of independent wrestler Brodie Lee (Jon Huber) to a developmental contract. Lee, who is a near-seven-foot-tall big man, is the latest wrestler who has worked for Dragon Gate USA to be signed by WWE.Read More

Posted On March 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Smackdown Taping Moved, Chris Jericho On Fallon, Seth Rollins

The Smackdown taping on May 29th, 2012 has been moved to the River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Its original location was the Cajun Dome in Lafayette. WWE developmental star, Seth Rollins is scheduled to be at both WWE TV Tapings this week. Chris Jericho will be appearing on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on March 21 to promote WWE WrestleMania 28.Read More

Posted On March 12, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Mark Henry Heading To Raw?, Gunn Celebrates Sobriety, JTG

– Could Mark Henry be heading to Raw? The official website of the Thompson-Boling Arena is advertising the SmackDown star vs. John Cena in a Special Challenge Match for a Raw live event taking place at the venue on May 5. All other talent advertised for the show are members of the Raw roster. A Triple Threat Match featuring Alberto Del Rio, CM Punk and Chris Jericho is also scheduled. — Seldom seen Raw Superstar JTG is on the road this week with WWE. He did job duty to RybackRead More
Dolph Ziggler appeared on sportstalkNETWORK to discuss tonight’s Raw SuperShow in Cleveland, hosting WWE Download, Vickie Guerrero, The Rock returning to WWE and more. Highlights are as follows: Being a WWE Superstar: “I’m never truly satisfied with anything and I never will be and that’s why I’ve been lucky to get this far but it is everything and even more… our roster and even guys not even on the main roster work so hard tirelessly to put on a great show for the fans and it never ends and there’sRead More

Posted On March 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

News For Tonight’s Raw, The Rock-John Cena, WWE Live Changes

- As noted earlier this weekend, WWE has changed the presentation of their live events by holding a contest for a meet-and-greet and airing videos of top Superstars preparing for their match. At the RAW live events this weekend, they aired other videos including the RAW opener that kicked off the show and promos from John Cena, among others. This is all being done to help boost ticket sales and to give the live events a bigger feel. – Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow takes place from the Quicken Loans ArenaRead More

Posted On March 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WM 24 DVD Pulled From Stores, Mayweather, WWE Website News

- As noted before, WWE has revamped its website once again. The new site will feature more history. One idea behind that is to try and get the website visitors more into history, hoping they will be more interested in calling their cable companies to request the WWE Network where they will be able to view the old matches and programming. – WWEDVDNews reports that the WrestleMania 24 DVD and Blu-ray has been pulled from stores worldwide. It’s speculated that the DVD’s were pulled due to the lawsuit filed inRead More