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Posted On August 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Releases Melina

WWE announced this afternoon that Melina has been released from her contract. Their statement reads, “WWE has come to terms on the release of Melina Perez as of today, August 5, 2011. WWE wishes Melina the best in all her future endeavors.” Melina announced Tuesday on Twitter that she would be on hand for this weekend’s live event tour, calling it a “Christmas miracle.” She then stated the following day that she had been pulled from the events. Furthermore, WWE.com published new photos of Melina this morning. See Melina getRead More

Posted On August 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Releases Third Generation Wrestler

WWE announced Friday that they have come to terms on the release of David Hart Smith. Their statement reads: “WWE has come to terms on the release of David Hart Smith as of today, August 5, 2011. WWE wishes David the best in all of his future endeavors.” The third generation wrestler’s prospects with the entertainment empire became grim following the dissolution of the Hart Dynasty late last year; his final match occurred on the April 28, 2011 episode of WWE Superstars. Even further, Smith had not competed in aRead More

Posted On August 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Announces Release Of Raw Superstar

WWE announced Friday that they have come to terms on the release of Chris Masters. Chris Masters released WWE has come to terms on the release of Chris Masters as of today, August 5, 2011. WWE wishes Chris the best in all of his future endeavors. *GRAPHIC* pics of Chris Masters busted eye ->Read More

Posted On August 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Releases Vladimir Kozlov

WWE announced Friday that they have come to terms on the release of Vladimir Kozlov. Vladimir Kozlov released WWE has come to terms on the release of Vladimir Kozlov as of today, August 5, 2011. WWE wishes Vladimir the best in all of his future endeavors. VIDEO – Gail Kim eliminates herself from Battle Royal on Raw ->Read More

Posted On August 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Diva Says She Has Quit WWE

Gail Kim announced this afternoon on Twitter that she has quit WWE. She wrote, “Hey I just wanted every1 to know that I officially quit WWE on monday. So thank u wwe fans! This won’t be the last u see of me. Love u guys.” She is, however, still listed as a member of the Raw roster on WWE.com. Amidst the chaos of the opening moments of the No. 1 Contender’s Diva Battle Royal on Monday’s Raw, Kim eliminated herself from the contest by hastily sliding under the bottom ropeRead More
– WWE Champion CM Punk is advertised to appear at Hot Topic on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California next Friday at 5:00 p.m. Those who purchase a CM Punk T-Shirt receive a wristband that guarantees the opportunity to meet the Raw Superstar. — Kofi Kingston is advertised to appear at the Maverick Store in West Valley, Utah today at 2:00 p.m. The store is located at 3112 South Redwood Road West Valley, Utah 84119. — Stan Lane turns 58 years old today. — Tonight’s episode of SmackDown, which has alreadyRead More

Posted On August 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

FCW Talent React To Jeremiah Riggs’ Scathing Remarks

Tough Enough contestant Jeremiah Riggs blasted WWE’s developmental system and talent scouting in a lengthy diatribe this week after being informed that WWE would not be using him. Speaking to AroundTheOctagon.com about his recent tryout at WWE’s developmental camp, Riggs said Florida Championship Wrestling is full of “clones” who are “are all the same – long hair, pony tail, boring as can be.” Riggs called FCW “all politics,” where the developmental wrestlers try to “kiss ass” to get ahead. “People are real phony there including the trainers,” he claimed. RiggsRead More

Posted On August 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Melina Tells WWE To Give The Divas A Chance

Melina wrote the following on Twitter: Dear WWE, #GiveWWEDivasAChance http://twitition.com/y5e4o The link goes to a petition that reads as follows: WWE management has done nothing but treat the WWE Divas with disrespect over the past few months. Us fans feel as if we have been duped with 60 second matches that are rushed for various reasons. Quite simply, we have had enough. This is a message to WWE that there IS an audience for the Divas division and to treat ALL the women in the company with the respect theyRead More

Posted On August 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Foley Interested In Working WM, Backstage News On Punk & More

- As we’ve been reporting in recent weeks, it appears that hardcore legend Mick Foley is on his way back to WWE. According to a reliable source in WWE, Foley is interested in working a match at next year’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view from Miami. When Foley was granted his release from TNA, part of the agreement was that he could not appear on WWE TV until his contract would have expired, which is in September. – WWE’s website has posted a series of in-character video interviews with John Cena andRead More

Posted On August 4, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Divas Get Their Due

Follow @OneCountKickout on Twitter Visit the One Count Kickout Blog The so-called “Summer of Punk” is in full effect although the fire set off by his promo a few weeks back and his victory at Money in the Bank has begun to settle down.  The whole idea of a revolution that would turn the current state of wrestling around seems less likely to come through than it did originally, but of course most of us were too busy being caught up in the emotion of someone saying all of theRead More
– Triple H will be a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Friday night. Tune in to NBC at 12:35/11:35 CT to see “The Game” on the hit talk show. — WWE producer Dean Malenko turns 51 years old today. — Husky Harris has been removed from WWE.com’s Raw Superstars page. He is, however, still under contract to WWE as he is still listed as a member of Florida Championship Wrestling. Harris last appeared on WWE programming on the January 31, 2011 episode of Raw as he and MichaelRead More

Posted On August 4, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: Time to Give Some a Chance

One of my favorite songs of all time is Elton John’s Tiny Dancer, and I don’t care who knows that fact. Tiny Dancer to me is a beautiful ballot that blends beautiful heartfelt lyrics with the perfect performer to pull it off. Yet this great song according to Elton John when performed live “went over about as well as a lead zeppelin”. That is until the movie Almost Famous pushed it into the main stream, and made an entire generation of people who really didn’t know or care who EltonRead More

Posted On August 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Mick Foley Wants “One More Match” In WWE

PWMania has learned that WWE writers have been informed Mick Foley is, and we quote, “yearning” to do one more match under the WWE umbrella, whether or not it’s billed as a retirement match. While backstage in Philadelphia, Foley expressed a tremendous interest in having one more match, since his youngest child is now old enough to appreciate seeing Foley in the ring. We’ve been told Foley will become a “Good Will Ambassador” to WWE, tapping into his large body of work with charitable organizations, but that his heart isRead More

Posted On August 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

PPV Buyrates Revealed For WM27, Extreme Rules, OTL, More

WWE announced its 2nd quarter financial results on Thursday – including the pay–er-view buyrates for WrestleMania, Extreme Rules, Over The Limit and Capitol Punishment. WWE did a total of 1,598,000 pay-per-view buys in the second quarter of 2011, mostly due to the 1,059,000 buys from WrestleMania 27. * Extreme Rules 2011 did 209,000 buys, up from 182,000 in 2010. * Over the Limit 2011 did 140,000 buys, down from 197,000 in 2010. * Capitol Punishment 2011 scored 170,000 buys, up from Fatal 4 Way doing 143,000 in 2010. Comparing theRead More

Posted On August 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Press Release: WWE Wrestlemania 27 To Premiere On NBC

Wrestlemania 27 to Premiere on NBC The following press release has been issued by WWE: “For the third consecutive year, NBC and WWE will bring the world’s biggest pop-culture extravaganza to network television when WrestleMania: The World Premiere airs Saturday, Aug. 13, at 9/8 CT. For one night only, NBC will be the place viewers can witness their favorite WWE Superstars such as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, John Cena, Triple H, Undertaker, The Miz and Randy Orton entertain a record-breaking, sold-out crowd of 71,617 fans at the Georgia Dome inRead More

Posted On August 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Teases Undertaker Return, Former WWE Divas On TMZ

– Former WWE Divas Candice Michelle and Lilian Garcia were briefly shown during today’s episode of the syndicated news program TMZ on TV as the duo attended a red carpet event last night in Beverly Hills, California. The episode replays in most areas tonight. — Eve Torres stated on Twitter that her new entrance theme, which debuted this past Monday on Raw, is the remixed version of her prior song. It is called “She Looks Good” and it was created by WWE music producer Jim Johnston. — The October 2011Read More

Posted On August 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Gail Kim Says She’s Not Trying To Get Fired By WWE

Amidst the chaos of the opening moments of the No. 1 Contender’s Diva Battle Royal on Monday’s Raw, Gail Kim eliminated herself from the contest by hastily sliding under the bottom rope after striking Alicia Fox. The WWE Diva was asked through Twitter to comment on her peculiar action; she admitted to leaving the match on purpose. Her reason behind the move was that she “was just checking to see if anyone was paying attention.” She added that no one backstage noticed, calling it “sad,” yet also “very amusing.” SheRead More

Posted On August 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Maryse Granted Restraining Order Request Against Stalker

TMZ.com reports that the man accused of harassing WWE performer Maryse Ouellet has been legally banned from going anywhere close to her for the next three years. L.A. County Superior Court granted a restraining order request filed by the WWE Diva against 61-year-old Lee Silber this morning. He is banned from going within 300 feet of Ouellet for the next three years. Ouellet was accompanied to court by The Miz, her boyfriend. The website adds that “on their way out of the courthouse, both WWE stars were pretty tight-lipped, butRead More
Mixed martial arts fighter Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos says she would consider joining WWE if the opportunity presented itself. “I like the WWE. If they had an opportunity for me, I;d do it,” she told Sherdog.com in an interview. Santos, however, says she is currently re-negotiating a contract with Strikeforce to continue fighting. She says her main focus was always on MMA, and that WWE was a backup plan. Rumors of Santos negotiating with WWE emerged in March when she was at an impasse with Strikeforce. WWE, however, denied having discussionsRead More