- Ric Flair mentioned over the weekend on The Abe Kanan Show that he would like to have a part in “The Hangover 3″ movie. Flair’s official Facebook page is encouraging fans to help make it happen. – The August 24th episode of Smackdown did 2,587,000 viewers which is down from last week’s 2,612,000 number. – WWE has posted a list of the 20 smartest superstars of all time. Paul Heyman topped the list, followed by Bobby Heenan, Triple H, Matt Striker and Mick Foley. – WWE has published anRead More
Chris Jericho discussed Fozzy’s new album ‘Sin and Bones,’ touring with WWE and Fozzy and much more in an interview with Loudwire. Here are some highlights. Biggest differences between touring for WWE and Fozzy: “Well, Uproar [Festival] notwithstanding, we’re playing bigger venues with the WWE, so they’re all arenas and stuff like that. Whereas with Fozzy, it’s more clubs and theaters. With WWE, everywhere I travel, I travel by myself, whereas with you’re in the band, you’re on the bus with everybody else. It’s a much easier vibe to travelRead More
Bret Hart
- Bret Hart will be holding an autograph signing at Frank & Son Collectible Show, 19649 E. San Jose Ave, City of Industry, CA 91748 this Saturday. Tickets are $50 for an in-ring photo opp taken by a professional photographer or $30 for all additional photo opps and autographs. More details are available by contacting Gemini Sportscards at (714) 496-4578. – Rogers Media has acquired The Score sports network, which airs WWE programming in Canada, for $167 million according to a report by The Toronto Sun. The Score’s digital mediaRead More
- THQ confirmed that WWE ’13 will have a “Create-A-Stage” feature to add to the entrance scenes as well as the Inferno match. – As previously reported, AJ Lee was interviewed by JSOnline. AJ Lee discussed girls crying when they meet her. “I remember when I was that girl crying because I was so excited to finally meet Lita,” Lee said. “To have girls crying over me is surreal.” AJ talked about her new found fame. “The other day in the airport I was walking with (fellow WWE diva) KaitlynRead More

Posted On August 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Rey Mysterio Update, Triple H Advertised For SmackDown This Week

- Rey Mysterio has been removed from advertising for this weekend’s WWE live events. Mysterio suffered a concussion at SummerSlam, and is expected to be out of action for several weeks. WWE is still listing Rey Mysterio for tomorrow’s SmackDown tapings from the Resch Center in Green Bay, WI. – Triple H is also advertised for tomorrow’s WWE Smackdown tapings. Triple H’s appearance will most likely be in a non-televised segment. The Resch Center’s website posted the following about “The Game’s” appearance. SHEAMUS VS. ALBERTO DEL RIO & RANDY ORTONRead More
Back in June, Chris Jericho spoke with WrestleTalk TV in the UK. Jericho discusses Fozzy, his return, his departure, the WWE product and lots more. Here is the complete interview.Read More
Following WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view, it was believed that the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H rematch would not happen until November’s Survivor Series pay-per-view. Now that match is being rumored for October’s Hell in a Cell pay-per-view. It should be noted that no date is confirmed but the rematch is in WWE’s plans. Regarding Lesnar’s future with WWE, we noted a few weeks back that most within WWE expect Lesnar to be offered a new contract once his current deal expires at WrestleMania 29. Lesnar is said to be very happyRead More
- It was believed that Intercontinental Champion The Miz would be absent from RAW a few weeks as WWE sent him to London for promotional work. Following this week’s tapings, Miz will be headed back overseas for more work but will indeed be at RAW tonight. He wrote on Twitter that he flew from London to Chicago late last night, drove to Milwaukee for tonight’s RAW and then woke up at 6am this morning to begin local media appearances. – WWE Superstar The Great Khali turns 40 years old today.Read More

Posted On August 27, 2012By Liam HindmarshIn Columns

Tea Time with Liam: It’s one of Those Columns

Looking at my watch, I once again realised I was super late posting this. Like by a week or two. Well that’s laziness for you. Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to another riveting edition of Tea Time with Liam where I’m going to try to share with you my thoughts and ramblings on the wacky world of pro wrestling. Before I start I’d like to ask you, the readers to help me out. When the wrestling news week is slow, the chances are that you wont get a column from me.Read More
Tonight’s WWE RAW takes place from the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Confirmed for tonight’s opener is Triple H addressing his WWE future after the loss to Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam. John Cena vs. Big Show in a No DQ Match is being advertised locally. WWE is focusing on the following points for this week’s RAW: * Triple H will set the record straight regarding his future * Who will Dolph Ziggler challenge next as he prepares to cash in? * Daniel Bryan will begin anger management classes,Read More
- WWE uploaded this photo of Hall of Famers Mike Tyson and Steve Austin backstage at SummerSlam last week. – WWE.com features an article on Mick Foley’s Book that releases October 2nd, 2012. The article states that The Miz, Sheamus, Kelly Kelly, Wade Barrett, Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler and Natalya will be characters in the book. You can pre-order the book on Amazon by clicking here. – Billy Gunn is featured in the “Superstar Spotlight” on the home page of WWE.com. – Natalya is featured in this week’s “Diva Focus”Read More
Jim Ross posted his latest blog, here are some highlights. Being At SummerSlam: “Watched Summerslam in the THQ suite and did not miss announcing the show whatsoever. Loved watching the crowd and listening to them as well as the suites had no WWE video or audio. There’s no better marketing tool or focus group than the paying customers.” Ryback receiving Goldberg chants: “Irony…Ryback gets @Goldberg chants (which I have no issue with) and gets knocked by some of my Twitter followers @JRsBBQ because his singlet is airbrushed ala RVD asRead More
Shawn Daivari joined Inside The Ropes radio on Thursday night. Here are some highlights of what he had to say: His WrestleMania moment with Hulk Hogan: “We were in the dark about that. Hulk was a surprise. We only found out at 3pm that day that it was happening. We just showed up and we were told we’d be doing something but we didn’t know what. Pat Patterson pulled us aside and said “you’re working with Hulk” we were like “What the fuck?!” Why he left WWE in 2007: “MyRead More
WWE RAW General Manager AJ Lee recently spoke to Wisoncin’s JSOnline.com to hype Monday’s RAW from the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The article looks at AJ’s meteoric rise to fame and how she wasn’t even on the WWE roster two years ago and now she’s in charge of Monday Night RAW. An interesting note is that AJ might not have ever gotten into wrestling if she hadn’t run into financial problems while attending New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in New York City. “I ran intoRead More
Road Dogg and Josh Mathews are here to shell out more of the absurd and ridiculous video clips from WWE’s past. This week, feast your eyes on Mantaur!Read More
- According to updated numbers from WWE, this year’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view looks to have done around 200,000 buys. This is up from 195,000 in 2011 and 165,000 in 2010. – Friday’s SmackDown did a 108,482 in social media activity, according to Trendrr.tv. – Hulk Hogan recently wrote that he was thinking about shaving his head bald. The Rock replied to him: “Go for it Hulk – then we’ll be twins. Hope you’re well big man. Keep on keeping on..” – Big Show is today’s featured Superstar onRead More

Posted On August 25, 2012By Graham MatthewsIn Columns

WWE SmackDown, August 24: GSM’s Analysis and Aftermath

With the historic SummerSlam in the books, the subsequent SmackDownfeatured all the fallout from the summer spectacle, including Divas action, shocking finishes and a foreshadowing of feuds. As Night of Champions nears, a new No. 1 contender was named to Sheamus’ World Heavyweight Championship in the main event. Here, I will analyze each significant segment presented on the show. I will also provide a combination of aftermath and wishful thinking about what I hope to see in coming weeks. Opening Segment Decent opening segment featuring SmackDown general manager Booker T, Alberto Del Rio, World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus and Randy Orton. We’ve beenRead More
We reported earlier this week via The Wrestling Observer Newsletter that Olympic Tae Kwon Do athlete Diana Lopez was interested in negotiating a deal with WWE. Diva-Dirt.com reached out to Diana and she had the following to say in response: “Although I would be the coolest aunt to my nephews if I were in the WWE, I have not been contacted by anyone regarding negotiations or partnerships. Am I interested? I have entertained the idea.. It seems like it would be really fun! I would be up for it!”Read More
- The opening match at Friday night’s RAW live event in Cape Girardeau, MO saw Tyson Kidd defeat Tensai. After the match, Tensai cut a promo and issued an open challenge to anyone in the back. This brought out WWE NXT star Big E. Langston. Langston went on to defeat Tensai in one of his first WWE live event matches. – Former ECW Champion Mikey Whipwreck was at WWE headquarters shooting some interviews this week, likely for the WWE Network. – Months after being involved in a serious car accident,Read More