– The March 3, 2012 episode of WWE Vintage Collection featured the following matches: Buddy Landel vs. Bob “Spark Plug” Holly (WWF Monday Night Raw – December 18, 1995), George “The Animal” Steele vs. Nikolai Volkoff (WWF Prime Time Wrestling – June 23, 1986), Batista vs. Tajiri (WWE Raw – May 10, 2004), “The Natural” Butch Reed vs. Tito Santana (WWF All American Wrestling – December 7, 1986), Cactus Jack vs. Dustin Rhodes (WCW Main Event – March 1, 1992), Bret Hart vs. Jerry “The King” Lawler (WWF Monday NightRead More
Trish Stratus appeared on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight to discuss her WWE career and how yoga has changed her life. Two minutes into the interview, George Stroumboulopoulos asks the seven-time WWE Women’s Champion if John Morrison resented her appearance at WrestleMania last year. Her participation in the tag team match with Morrison and Jersey Shore star Snooki against LayCool and Dolph Ziggler reportedly upset Morrison and girlfriend Melina. “I don’t know if he did… he might have said that,” she responds. Stratus continues, “He’s entitled to his opinion. It was oneRead More
– WWE announcer Scott Stanford took an apparent shot at TNA Wrestling announcer Jeremy Borash. A fan wrote to the WWE Superstars play-by-play commentator, “You’re no Jeremy Borash!” He replied, “Thats insulting, hurtful and…wait, who is that?” — WWE’s subscription video on demand television service Classics On Demand will remain active through April and likely continue until the launch of the WWE Network. WWE had originally planned to cease the service on March 31. — Former WWE talent Shane Helms announced on Twitter that he and his girlfriend are expectingRead More
Arda Ocal of The Score Television Network had a chance to sit down and interview seven-time WWE Women’s Champion, Trish Stratus. Highlights from the second part of the interview are as follows: Comparing fighting in WWE for so many years to fighting in movies. How is that all different to her: “So different. we approached it from a traditional movie stand point, which means we have to do stunt work. Thats what moves have stunts. The concept of not making contact in movies was difficult for me cause in WWERead More
Wade Barrett underwent surgery on his dislocated elbow earlier this week after suffering the injury during last week’s 10-Man Battle Royal on Raw SuperShow. WWE stated via company website that he would sidelined for at least six to eight weeks; the injury is more severe than the initial diagnosis. He is now expected to be sidelined for three to four months. Barrett’s injury has caused change to the WrestleMania XXVIII card as a Money in the Bank Ladder Match was scheduled for the pay-per-view event with the English grappler peggedRead More
– Shelly Martinez appeared on The PotCast with AdaMaCaDocious and Manny Blunts to discuss her wrestling career, introduction to Cannabis, life and more. The audio interview is available here. Photos from her appearance are available here. — The Miz is on an international promotional tour for WWE this week as he appears in Poland and Russia. — WWE will hold a Raw live event on Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Civic Center in Glens Falls, New York. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. — Cody Rhodes appears for FloridaRead More
– WWE developmental wrestler Xavier Woods, who formerly competed as Consequences Creed for TNA Wrestling, appeared before a WWE crowd for the first time at Friday’s Raw live event in Cornwall, Ontario. He defeated Curt Hawkins in a singles match. Woods signed a developmental contract with WWE in July 2010 and has appeared for Florida Championship Wrestling ever since. — WWE will hold a Raw live event at Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia on July 27, 2012. It was originally scheduled to take place on May 6, 2012. —Read More

Posted On March 3, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Kane To Face Aksana On SmackDown?, WWE Files Trademark

– Raw Interim General Manager and WWE Executive Vice President of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis teased at the conclusion of Friday’s SmackDown that Kane would face Aksana, SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long’s assistant, in a match on next week’s show. WWE’s Board of Directors announced Tuesday that Laurinaitis will be in charge of SmackDown next week, while Long will control Raw SuperShow. — Rey Mysterio appears at Chicago World of Wheels at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center 9301 W Bryn Mawr Ave. Rosemont, Illinois on Saturday from 2:00 toRead More
– The March 1 episode of Impact Wrestling scored a 0.993 cable rating, which marks as the program’s lowest number of 2012. Last week’s show drew a 1.19. Impact Wrestling averaged 1.33 million viewers over the course of two hours, down from last week’s average of 1.58 million. The first hour of the show drew 1.02 cable rating before dropping to 0.965 in the second. — Dodge City Daily Globe conducted an interview with Christopher Daniels promoting Saturday’s Impact Wrestling World Tour event at United Wireless Arena in Dodge City,Read More
– Benicio Salazar, a masked wrestler, has been added to the Florida Championship Wrestling roster page. He is billed at 6’3″, 225 pounds and from Mexico City, Mexico. — Sheamus will participate in a meet and greet at tonight’s Florida Championship Wrestling event at Osceola Heritage Park Expo Hall 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, Florida. — The official Twitter feed for Raw Interim General Manager and WWE Executive Vice President of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis released the following statement regarding Drew McIntyre: “I’ve always felt @TheDrewMcIntyre is an asset toRead More

Posted On March 2, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Top SmackDown Star May Be On His Way Out Of WWE

Pro Wrestling Torch reports Mark Henry may be on his way out of WWE. On the December 12, 2011 episode of Raw, Henry pulled his groin during a match against John Cena. Testing done during the week revealed that the injury was more severe than was originally believed. The majority of WWE’s creative forces wanted to give him an easier schedule for a few weeks to let the injury heal. Vince McMahon, however, was described as being less than sympathetic to Henry’s plight and decided to have him lose theRead More

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

MITB PPV Moved, WWE Opens New Latin America Office, More

- The 2012 WWE Money In The Bank pay-per-view scheduled for July 15th has been moved from Las Vegas, Nevada to the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (Thanks to Devin Cutting) – Actor James Roday of the USA Network’s original series “Psych” will guest star on the March 12th episode of RAW from Cleveland, Ohio. Roday will be promoting that week’s episode of Psych, which will feature an appearance by The Miz. – One month before WrestleMania 28, WWE has opened a new office in Miami, FL that willRead More

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

JR Blog: Punk vs. Jericho, WWE Cruiserweight Show, FCW & More

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. As always, you can buy his delicious line of BBQ products at WWEShop.com. In his latest blog entry, JR answered a ton of questions from his readers. Here are some highlights of what he said about: Why does WWE change the names of wrestlers? “WWE is an entertainment company and they want to own all their intellectual property. Changing names of wrestlers allows them to own those names. It’s smart businessRead More

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

THQ Low Balling Attitude Era Stars For WWE ’13, WWE ’12 DLC

- THQ will not be releasing any more Downloadable Content for the WWE ’12 video game. – THQ is looking to feature more legends from the Attitude Era in the upcoming WWE ’13 video game. According to the GameBandits.com, former WWE wrestler Sean “X-Pac” Waltman is upset because THQ is reportedly offered him a very small amount of money to appear in the game. Several stars from the Attitude Era have been contacted to appear in the game and the superstars who are not currently under a WWE talent contractRead More

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

Royal Rumble Buyrate, Update On WWE’s Interest In ROH Talent

- We reported on Wednesday that WWE is interested in several top talents from Ring of Honor, including the Briscoe Brothers and Adam Cole. It’s believed WWE sent out “feelers” and expressed interest in them, but they are all under contract to ROH and until they become free agents, it’s a non-issue. – WWE its monthly “end of month” business figures for February this week and one of the more newsworthy items is that the 2012 Royal Rumble drew approximately 438,000 pay-per-view buys. 272,000 of the 438,000 buys were domesticRead More

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

Trish Stratus Talks WWE vs. Movies, Hogan & Rock At WM18 & More

Former 6 time WWE Womens Champion Trish Stratus was recently interviewed by @Arda Ocal of The Score Television Network.. Here are highlights of Part 2 of this exclusive interview: Her match at Wrestlemania 18 in her hometown of Toronto, Onatrio where she faced Jazz and Lita in a Triple Threat Match for the WWE Womens Championship. Her match was just after the bout between The Rock and Hulk Hogan. Was it bittersweet for her to be in that position at Wrestlemania 18 : “Looking at it on the paper, imRead More

Posted On February 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Network Update, New Cruiserweight Show, After SD Tapings

- The latest word internally on the planned WWE Network is that it will launch in November during sweeps. No official launch date has been set, but the compant definitely wants it to air before the end of the year. – November is also when WWE plans to debut a new show featuring only Crusierweight wrestlers. Talents who had been in touch with WWE about working the show were told that plans to sign anyone were pushed to the fall. WWE is looking for wrestlers in the 200 lb range.Read More

Posted On February 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

HBK HOF Profile Preview For WWE Classics, Kelly Responds To Eve

– Kelly Kelly wrote the following on Twitter Tuesday night in response to Eve’s criticism of her: “We see you’ve done whoever and whatever it takes @EveMarieTorres, 1st of all maxim never wanted you 2nd nickelodeon has no idea who you are. And 3rd your not getting any younger,looks are fading fast so use as many people as u can now because your starting to look like Joan rivers.” — The Rock, John Cena, Kelly Kelly, CM Punk, Zack Ryder and WWE are finalists for the 4th Annual Shorty Awards,Read More

Posted On February 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk Interview – If He Feels Change Happening, Ice Cream Bars

WWE Champion CM Punk not only talked with The Soscia Network, but also did a Q and A with the fans. He really opens up and a lot of stuff is uncovered. Link to the interview: http://bit.ly/A68Ii9 – He talks about his travel schedule and hat he does to keep busy while traveling. – You’ll be shocked at what major movie he has never seen. – His favorite place to go for a Philly Cheesesteak. – His least favorite opponent in WWE who now wrestles in TNA and why? –Read More