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
– WWELiveTour.com is advertising Brodus Clay for tonight’s Raw SuperShow event at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The Funkasaurus has not appeared on television since January 30. — WWE.com has published a photo gallery highlighting WrestleMania XI, which featured Diesel defending the WWE Championship against Shawn Michaels. — WWE Hall of Famer Tony Atlas has been announced to appear at WrestleReunion on April 1 at the Miami Beach Deauville Resort 6701 Collins Ave. Miami, Florida. — Of all the YouTube series WWE has put out, company officials haveRead More
– WWE has announced that they will be offering pay-per-view streaming on the iPhone and iPad beginning with WrestleMania XXVIII. “Attention, iPad and iPhone users! Coming soon, WWE pay-per-view streaming will be available for purchase online – just in time for WrestleMania XXVIII,” WWE states. “You can reserve your spot now by visiting http://www.wwe.com/ppv or http://www.wwe.com/shows/howtowatch using your Mac or PC. Check back soon for updates on streaming to your iOS device for The Biggest Spectacle of Them All, WrestleMania, on April 1.” — Jerry “The King” Lawler will appearRead More
– Jerry Lynn announced at Friday’s Pro Wrestling Syndicate Supercard 2012 event in Rahway, New Jersey that he would be retiring from wrestling competition at the of 2012. Lynn attributes his decision to age as it’s harder to get his body to do what he wants it to do as well as so he can enjoy the quality of life. Lynn, who began his wrestling career in 1988, has worked for Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Federation, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and Ring of Honor. He isRead More
– Chris Jericho stated on Twitter that his light-up jacket malfunctioned at Sunday’s Raw live event in Buffalo, New York. He wrote, “Great show and crowd in Buffalo tonight! No casualties either…except for my jacket. Time to call in the electronic pit crew at #raw….” — Former WWE manager Paul Bearer has been announced to appear at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, which takes place June 1-3 at Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch St. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is being advertised under his real name, Bill Moody. — Seth Rollins, aRead More
– Former WWE Champion Ultimate Warrior asked his Twitter followers on Sunday to name their favorite Ultimate Warrior moment at WrestleMania. WWE Champion CM Punk took part in the session and answered “Warrior vs Savage.” — Reports of Hunico appearing in place of Epico as Primo’s tag team partner at Friday’s Raw live event at Toronto’s Ricoh Coliseum are incorrect as SLAM! Wrestling published photos of Epico at the show. — Two-time WWE Cruiserweight Champion Nunzio turns 40 years old Monday while former WWE Diva Nidia turns 33. — Madusa,Read More
– The newly launched WWE.com features an updated 2012 pay-per-view event schedule and No Way Out is listed as taking place before SummerSlam. The event will take place on July 15 at the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Money In The Bank was scheduled for that night but it will instead take place on June 18 at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. — WWE.com has updated their profile on Brodus Clay’s dancer Naomi with all new pictures. However, she, nor Cameron Lynn, are listed as membersRead More
– WWE relaunched WWE.com on Sunday. Among the numerous features is a revamped Superstars section and a Classics section dedicated to the history of WWE, WCW and ECW. The latest redesign had been planned for several months, to coincide with WrestleMania season. However, some company employees are not fond of the project due to the high cost and the fact that it was redesigned just a year ago. — GameBandits.com has published an article on former WWE talent Angela Fong (a/k/a Savannah) and Harry Smith (a/k/a David Hart Smith) providingRead More
– April programming for WWE Classics On Demand will highlight Superstars and matches of the atypical variety. The synopsis reads: “All April, go “Over the Top” with WWE Classics On Demand as unusual Superstars and out of the ordinary matches are featured.” — Former WWE Superstar Kevin Nash appears at Pro Wrestling World 1901 S. 12th St. Allentown, Pennsylvania on May 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. — Madusa, who formerly competed for WWE as Alundra Blayze, revealed Saturday on Facebook that she was recently contacted by her formerRead More
– Mick Foley commented on the reaction to his public concern for WWE’s on-screen treatment of Eve. “Not everyone agreed with my comments, but from time to time I feel like a should add my voice to certain subjects,” he tweeted. Foley wrote this week that WWE is sending a “mixed message” with the name-calling toward Eve since it contradicts their anti-bullying campaign ‘be a STAR’ and John Cena’s motto to “Rise Above Hate.” — SmackDown ring announcer Lilian Garcia appeared at Planet Hollywood in Times Square on Wednesday toRead More
WWE Hall Of Famer Road Warrior Animal, who hosts Extreme Pro Wrestling Radio on 100.3 KFAN in Minneapolis, Minnesota, stated during a recent show that he doesn’t think Sting is a wrestling icon until he passes through WWE. “Sting is not in the same league as guys like Triple H, Stone Cold, The Rock. Sting will never be considered a legend or icon until he lets his pride go and joins WWE. He needs to bury his personal issues and just get into the WWE. Sting has to come overRead More

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

Ted DiBiase Having Surgery After All, But Not On His Ankle

Ted DiBiase was injured at Tuesday’s SmackDown tapings in a match with Jinder Mahal that was taped for Superstars. After initial reports that DiBiase had broken his ankle, the WWE website reported that DiBiase suffered a “Grade 2 tear [on a 3-tier scale] to his deltoid ligament, and he also sustained a calcaneal fracture, or a heel bone fracture.” The report stated that he will be out of action for several weeks. DiBiase underwent an MRI on Thursday to determine the severity of the fractured ankle and tweeted the followingRead More

Posted On March 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blog: HBK As Refere, Mysterio’s Return, Ziggler & Cody

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. In this entry, JR answered a number of questions sent in from his followers on Twitter. Here are some highlights of what JR said about: When is Rey Mysterio returning to the ring? “Rey had major knee surgery and had had multiple knee surgeries in the past. I’d merely guess that he will be back in a few months but I have no way of knowing. It’s seemingly notRead More

Posted On March 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Purchases Mansion, CM Punk DVD, WWE Business Figures

- Production for CM Punk’s upcoming DVD set is underway, with a camera crew following the WWE champion this week. – WWE will be releasing a new children’s book soon titled, “The General Manager’s Handbook.” – WWE.com had 12 million unique visitors in the month of January, down 7% from January 2011. – The WWEShop website averaged 548 merchandise orders per day, down 19% from January 2011. – WWE shipped 158,000 DVD units in January, down 16% from January 2011. – WreslteMania 28 main eventer Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson closedRead More
With just 3 1/2 weeks to go until their epic encounter at WWE’s biggest pay-per-view event of the year, things are heating up fast between The Rock and John Cena. Their interactions are intensifying and the current plan is for Rock and Cena to finally get physical the March 26th RAW Supershow, the final show before WrestleMania 28. After WrestleMania 28, The Rock will be filming Fast Six, Pain & Gain and Hercules back-to-back, which will keep him very busy until the end of 2012. Rock has several other projectsRead More

Posted On March 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

DiBiase Injury Update, Kharma Thanks Her Fans, Post-WM SD

- To follow up on the news of Ted DiBiase breaking his ankle in a match taped for Superstars prior to Tuesday’s SmackDown tapings, the WWE website reports that DiBiase sustained “a Grade 2 tear [on a 3-tier scale] to his deltoid ligament, and he also sustained a calcaneal fracture, or a heel bone fracture.” He will be out of action for several weeks. – Kharma tweeted a message to her followers on Wednesday thanking them for their support. Kharma revealed to TMZ.com earlier in the day that she lostRead More
– LocalBozo.com conducted an interview with Edge promoting WWE Studios’ latest release – Bending the Rules. The Rated-R Superstar provided insight into his current state of contentment in retirement, his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame and speech, whether he considers himself an actor now, whether he’ll work with WWE again and more. — Raw Interim General Manager and WWE Executive Vice President of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis, who takes the reins as the board-appointed General Manager of SmackDown on Friday, teased a Steel Cage Match for the showRead More

Posted On March 8, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Mick Foley Not Happy With Name Calling Toward Eve Torres

After Eve declared on Raw SuperShow two weeks ago that she’d taken advantage of Zack Ryder’s feelings to further her own career and planned on doing the same with John Cena, she quickly became the recipient of great scorn. Cena proclaimed on the same show that he lost a “broski” for a “hoeski;” this has led to the WWE Diva being inundated with the derogatory name at live events and through social media outlets. Legendary wrestler Mick Foley, a friend of Eve’s, is not fond of this uncomplimentary storyline andRead More
Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on his official website. Highlights are as follows: Does Shawn Michaels being named the special referee of The Undertaker vs. Triple H Hell in a Cell Match at WrestleMania XXVIII take away from the bout: “Of course not. I think it adds to the drama and poses many more questions than answers which is essential to the build to any major bout. @ShawnMichaels is a show stealer and to think that his presence at WrestleMania, the site of some of his greatestRead More