A transgender person from Tennessee has been extradited to Stamford, Connecticut and charged with stealing more than $50,000 from a WWE bank account. James Dewayne Bass, also known as Kelly Monique and Timothy Battles, 34, was charged with first-degree larceny and four counts of second-degree forgery. A WWE attorney discovered in November that $50,816 had been taken out of a company account and used to buy merchandise and services online or by phone. An investigation revealed that Bass had used the account for personal expenses after obtaining the routing andRead More
– Wrestlers who participated in a recent talent evaluation with WWE were asked to write down the ten most embarrassing and humiliating things they think could possibly happen to them in the company. Steve Lombardi, who oversaw the evaluation with William Regal, then told them that odds are everything they came up with will occur at one point or another if they make it to the big show. They must therefore decide whether working for WWE at the risk of being humiliated is something they want out of life. —Read More
– WWE creative have talked about Brodus Clay feuding with The Miz if or when he resumes appearing on television again. The Funkasaurus has appeared at recent Raw live events. He was reportedly removed from television last month due to Vince McMahon’s unhappiness with his ring work. — The Raw live event on March 2 in Cornwall, Ontario drew 2,500 paying $70,000. Raw on March 3 in Ottawa, Ontario drew 3,500 paying $155,000. Raw on March 4 in Bangor, Maine drew 5,500 paying $175,000. Smackdown on March 3 in Albany,Read More

Posted On March 7, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Sunny Attending HOF & WM28, Ryder Needs Our Help, WWE ’13

- Zack Ryder is telling his disgruntled fans to contact WWE and ask them to re-enable comments on his Z! True Long Island Stories videos: “Broskis…if you want your voice to be heard and be able to leave comments again on Z! TLIS…tweet @WWEonYouTube #letuscomment” – WWE Hall of Famer Sunny announced this week that she will be in attendance for the WWE Hall of Fame and WrestleMania 28 this year. – With production of THQ’s upcoming WWE ’13 video game under way, we can confirm that two former WWERead More
- WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin has wrapped filming on his new movie Recoil and will begin doing promotional work for the movie today. The straight-to-DVD action film, which was released on Tuesday, can be purchased online at Amazon.com. – Hornswoggle, who was featured in an angle at Tuesday’s SmackDown tapings, tweeted the following after the show: “Hospital…ER…’nuff said” – WWE is now officially advertising The Rock for the next 4 episodes of RAW: March 12 – Cleveland, Ohio March 19 – Philadelphia, PA March 26 – Atlanta, GARead More

Posted On March 7, 2012By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Rock / Cena Schizophrenia

Follow @OneCountKickout on Twitter Like the One Count Kickout fanpage on Facebook Talk about your all-time schizophrenic promo battles.  The Rock and Cena angle has been all over the map in recent weeks.  Keeping up with what exactly is going on here has led to debate on all sides of the wrestling world about work and shoot, professional and unprofessional, selling and no-selling.  All viable arguments, and it’s currently impossible to determine who is right and who is wrong. Ultimately, the answers to all of those questions don’t matter.  ThereRead More

Posted On March 7, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Specials

Shawn Michaels Discusses The Toughest Day Of His WWE Career

Arda Ocal of Aftermath Radio sent in the following video of Shawn Michaels talking about about the toughest day of his WWE career both physically and emotionally – WrestleMania XIV in Boston. The video is embedded below:Read More

Posted On March 7, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* Full WWE Superstars Taping Results For 3/8

WWE Superstars (Airing Thursday on WWE.com): * Kofi Kingston b. Dolph Ziggler in what I’m told was a fantastic match. * Justin Gabriel defeated Heath Slater. * Jinder Mahal defeated Ted DiBiase.Read More
– Matches taped Tuesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars are as follows: * Heath Slater vs. Justin Gabriel * Jinder Mahal vs. Ted DiBiase — On behalf of ‘be a STAR,’ the anti-bullying alliance co-founded by WWE and The Creative Coalition, David Otunga spoke at an anti-bullying rally in Springfield, Massachusetts on Monday. “Most people know me as being a WWE superstar in this larger than life character with muscles, larger than life, even arrogant character, but they don’tRead More

Posted On March 7, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Matches Taped For WWE NXT, Ex-TNA Star Works Dark Match

– Matches taped Tuesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut for this week’s episode of WWE NXT Redemption are as follows: * Maxine vs. Tamina Snuka * Johnny Curtis vs. Yoshi Tatsu * Darren Young vs. Jimmy Uso WWE developmental wrestler Xavier Woods, who formerly competed as Consequences Creed for TNA Wrestling, competed in a pre-taping dark match. He defeated Hunico in a singles match. Woods appeared before the WWE audience for the first time at Raw live events over the weekend. He defeated Curt Hawkins onRead More

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

Live SmackDown Announced, RAW’s Social Media Score Falls & More

– The next live episode of SmackDown on SyFy will air the week after WrestleMania 28 on April 10th from Hampton, Virginia. (Thanks to Devin Cutting) — As seen on Monday’s RAW, WWE is running a promotion with K-Mart where anybody that buys $30 worth of WWE merchandise at K-Mart can purchase a limited edition Wrestlemania 28 chair for “only” $75. — The Trendrr.com Social Media Score for Monday’s WWE RAW Supershow dropped compared to last week. Monday’s RAW had a total activity score of 188,683 – down from 197,659Read More

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

Pressure On The Rock & John Cena, Ryder-UK, WWE To Brazil, ECW

- Zack Ryder mentioned on Twitter that he’s headed to the UK today to do promotional work for WWE. – The security guards on RAW last night that escorted John Laurinaitis and David Otunga out of the building were independent wrestlers Mark Shurman, Max Bauer, Matt Taven and Andy McKenzie. They train at Boston’s New England Pro Wrestling Academy. – WWE is heading to Brazil in May with the following live events: May 23rd: Sao Paulo, Brazil (Ibirapuera Gymnasium) May 24t: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (Maracanazinho Gymnasium) – According toRead More

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

Edge Talks About Christian Inducting Him, Rock’s WWE Return

Former WWE superstar Edge appeared on The Big J Show radio show (KRSQ Hot 101.9) this week to hype his upcoming movie “Bending The Rules” and his induction into the WWE’s Hall of Fame. Here are some highlights of what Edge said about: Bending The Rules movie: “It stars me and Jamie Kennedy who, like me, is a complete idiot. It was an interesting process. I had done stuff before, but nothing to this extent where I was like one of the stars of the movie. I don’t look atRead More

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

Punk Picks Cena Over Rock, Garden Gnomes, Superstars Pulled Over

- During one of the “History Lesson” segments that took place on Monday’s RAW, The Rock made fun of John Cena’s WWE merchandise, including a garden gnome dressed up like Cena. For the readers who emailed in asking if such merchandise exists – yes, WWE does sell garden gnomes. The WWE Shop websites has 4 different WWE-themed garden gnomes for sale – but none of them feature John Cena. The ones available for purchase include Hornswoggle, Triple H, Steve Austin, and… ait for it… The Rock. You can view theRead More

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

Latest On Divas Match At WrestleMania, HHH Set For Six-Man Tag

- The latest on the WWE Divas at WrestleMania 28 is that officials are leaning towards holding the match on pay-per-view instead of a dark match, as previously expected. A source adds that whatever the originally planned Divas match was, reported to be either Beth Phoenix vs. Kharma or Beth Phoenix vs. Natalya, that has been changed and now the match will be something different. – Triple H, CM Punk and Randy Orton vs. Dolph Ziggler, Chris Jericho and Cody Rhodes is now being advertised for the WWE live eventRead More

Posted On March 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE Superstars Taping Results For 3/8

WWE taped the Raw portion of this week’s WWE Superstars tonight from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Below are full results: Dark Match: * The Great Khali b. Curt Hawkins WWE Superstars (Airing Thursday on WWE.com): * Kofi Kingston b. Dolph Ziggler in what I’m told was a fantastic match.Read More

Posted On March 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Carlito Defends The Rock Against Haters & Jokes About CM Punk

Former WWE superstar Carlito continues to Defend The Rock against other wrestlers who are upset The Rock is getting such a prominent role at WrestleMania. Last week, Carlito argued that WWE talent should be happy that The Rock is making WrestleMania a success – and questioned if any other WWE stars could sell out a 70,000 person stadium for WrestleMania The Rock. Carlito later added the following, throwing in a joke about CM Punk: “Oh, and I meant wrestlers on today’s roster. Of course stone cold with the right angleRead More

Posted On March 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

RAW Preview: Shawn Michaels & The Rock, Teddy Long Guest GM

Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow takes place from Boston’s TD Garden and will feature special appearances from WWE legends Shawn Michaels and The Rock. WWE has teased confrontations between longtime friends Shawn Michaels and Triple H. Triple H stated last week that he was better than Shawn Michaels, a claim Michaels is sure to bring up tonight. The Undertaker had been advertised, but he was removed from ads late last week and is not expected to appear in person. As announced by WWE’s Board of Directors, this week’s RAW and SmackDownRead More
– Smashing Pumpkins frontman and independent wrestling promoter Billy Corgan will appear on Chris Jericho’s Rock of Jericho show this Saturday at 5:00 p.m. on XM 164. — Zack Ryder plans to release Z! True Long Island Story based action figures in the near future. — World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan stated the following on Twitter Sunday regarding Ring of Honor’s 10th Anniversary show in New York City: “Congratulations to Ring of Honor for celebrating their 10th Anniversary tonight… I wouldn’t be where I am today without the people there.”Read More