- WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz filmed an episode of Supermarket Sweep in the UK this morning. He is currently overseas doing promotional work with WWE and ended up hanging out with Maria Menounos last night. Menounos also caught up with The Rock on the set of Fast 6. – Wade Barrett was back in action at last night’s WWE live event from Cape Girardeau, MO. Barrett cut a promo before the match about he’s the toughest fighter to ever step foot in a WWE ring. Barrett went on toRead More
- We noted before that Triple H has been added to the listing for Monday’s RAW from Milwaukee. WWE has announced that RAW will kick off with Triple H addressing his WWE future. – WWE’s website has posted footage of WWE Champion CM Punk after Thursday’s NXT tapings. Punk is shown in the ring with NXT Champion Seth Rollins following the dark main event. Rollins isn’t named but they show John Cena appearing on the big screen to announce his September 20th NXT appearance. WWE plays up the fact thatRead More
WWE will debuted their Saturday Morning Slam show on the CW Network this morning. The first match saw Heath Slater take on Kofi Kingston with Josh Mathews and Santino Marella on commentary. We noted before that WWE isn’t showing any moves to the neck or head on Saturday Morning Slam. This was confirmed in the official cable preview that WWE has sent out: “Tag team champion Kofi Kingston is in action in the premiere of this pro-wrestling series intended for children. WWE stars are profiled and community initiatives are highlighted,Read More
- Triple H has been added to WWE’s listing for Monday’s RAW from the BMO Harris Bank Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Triple H is also advertised for Tuesday’s SmackDown tapings from Green Bay, Wisconsin. Advertised for the dark main event is Randy Orton vs. Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio. – Natalya was asked if she thinks her uncle, the late Owen Hart will ever be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. She replied: “yes, one day.” – As a reminder, WWE will air their special from WrestleMania 28 onRead More

Posted On August 25, 2012By Dave ScottIn Columns

Dave Scott – Q&A

Hey there guys Dave Scott here for my weekly wrestling chat session. This week unfortunately my internet is down so I’ve been unable to get full access to my e-mail and such and I’m unsure when I’m going to be back up and running, so that is why I’ve posted it a few days earlier due to the fact I’m not sure if I’ll be able to do anything for Monday. This week I’m going to take a few of the Q&A questions I’ve received that I can access currentlyRead More
- As previously noted, Mercedes KV (Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado), a 20-year-old New England-based women’s wrestler who recently signed a WWE developmental contract, is the first cousin of rapper Snoop Lion (formerly known as Snoop Dogg). – Kelly Kelly stated on Twitter that she shot photos for her upcoming calendar all day Thursday. Click here to view a preview image. – WWE will hold a SmackDown taping on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at the Crown Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina. WWE Superstars advertised to appear include Sheamus, Daniel Bryan, Alberto Del Rio,Read More
Angel joined The Big Mosh & “The Chairman of the Board” Todd Vincent for her first (and only) post-TNA interview, a Monday Night Mayhem worldwide exclusive interview, which is now available for download on the WrestleView Radio Network: Angel Williams/Monday Night Mayhem Interview (MP3 Streaming Audio): www.wrestleviewradio.com/WVIP_Preview/mnm082012.mp3 Interview highlights courtesy of Paterson, MNM’s associate producer & official correspondent: Why she felt the time was right to leave TNA/iMPACT Wrestling and start a new chapter in her career: “There’s no big fancy story, there’s no scandal. It’s nothing too big. IRead More
- Vince McMahon, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of WWE, Inc. (WWE), turns 67-years-old Friday. The WWE head has no intention to ever retire. “This is not a job,” he told Bloomberg last year regarding retirement. “I love what I do.” He said he hopes there are people who will tell him he’s slipping. “It would only be then that I would decide to go to a beach somewhere and sit back and discover that they’re right, I am senile. Other than that, I intend to be,Read More
- In an interview with the Green Bay Press Gazette, Brodus Clay said he was in favor of changing his character to the “Funkasauras” after debuting as a typical smash-mouth-only big-man heel. “To be honest, that’s more of who I am. I never was the silent angry type. I’ve always had a big mouth. I’ve always been loud. Some people would say obnoxious, other people say entertaining, charming, it just depends on who you’re around. This is just more of who I am. It’s hard to be angry all theRead More
- Parts of the Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H feud, especially the fallout from SummerSlam, has reportedly been done to set up The Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar if needed for WrestleMania 29. – It’s interesting to note that Ryback is currently on a 25 match winning streak when it comes to WWE TV and pay-per-view matches in 2012. On a related note, World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus is currently on a 14 match winning streak on TV and PPV in 2012. Besides that, nobody else has a streak that comes close.Read More
- Following the news that Ezekiel Jackson wasn’t at SummerSlam and won’t be on the European tour in November, fans have been asking him about his status with WWE. Jackson noted on Twitter last night that he has not been released by WWE and that he will return to TV “soon.” – The dark main event following Thursday night’s WWE NXT tapings saw CM Punk and Seth Rollins defeat Antonio Cesaro and Kassius Ohno. William Regal, who works NXT commentary, tweeted the following about the match: “Very proud to beRead More
- Matches for tonight’s WWE SmackDown include Ryback vs. Jinder Mahal, Layla vs. Alicia Fox, Sheamus vs. Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston and R-Truth vs. Epico and Primo, plus Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio in a #1 contenders match. – WWE film crews were shooting outside of last night’s NXT tapings from Full Sail University. Before the tapings began, WWE cameras interviewed fans who were waiting in line. They asked questions about Daniel Bryan and filmed people who had the new WWE app on their phone. After the tapings, theRead More
- The FCW Divas Title was deactivated earlier this month when WWE re-branded developmental from FCW to NXT. No women’s title has been introduced to NXT yet but Jim Ross noted on Twitter that one would likely someday be introduced and that it was a “TBD” matter. The last FCW Divas Champion was Caylee Turner, Alicia Fox’s sister that was recently released. – Ezekiel Jackson noted on Twitter that he “probably” would not be on WWE’s tour of the United Kingdom this coming November. As noted before, Jackson was notRead More

Posted On August 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ken Shamrock Accused Of Assaulting A Woman He Thought Was A Man

TMZ features an article on former WWE star and UFC vet Ken Shamrock. Shamrock is accused of assaulting a woman that he thought was a man. Shamrock allegedly assaulted the woman while trying to break up a fight at a mall in California. He says he thought the woman was a man and backed off once he realized it was a woman. Shamrock reportedly slammed a bystander who jumped in and put him in a hold on the ground. He was then informed by another bystander that the person heRead More
- WWE’s website has a new storyline article up to further Triple H’s retirement angle. Road Dogg BG James had the following to say: “Our whole wrestling careers I’ve known Triple H. His arm was literally broken in the same place that it was months ago. I don’t know if you come back from an injury like that at his age. ‘The Perfect Storm’ may have just done it. I don’t know. I haven’t spoken to him yet.” – WWE.com also has an article up looking at 5 things BrockRead More

Posted On August 23, 2012By Adam HopsonIn Columns

Adzop: No Universal Opinions in the WWE Universe

In days gone by, the WWE storylines have largely been based on ‘Good vs Evil’. Even during the famed ‘Attitude Era’ – prior to which, Vince McMahon himself stated that WWE’s fans were ‘tired of having their intelligence insulted’ and that ‘the era of good guys versus bad guys is definitely passé’ – we still, for the most part, had a fairly clear delineation between which guys were ‘good’ and which guys were ‘bad’ – a heel turn or a babyface turn was still recognised as a significant event, and,Read More

Posted On August 23, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: NXT Analysis 08/22/12

Antonio Cesaro defeats Derrick Bateman using the neutralizer. ^I doubt we’ll see as much of Cesaro on the show tapings now that he’s won the United States Title. Cesaro and Bateman put on a decent matchup here. Bateman is still nothing special to me in terms of his character, but I would say WWE is more to blame than anybody for that. How can you convince the fans that you want someone to succeed when you market no gimmick for him AND he’ been competing for more than two years?Read More

Posted On August 23, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: Y2J

Anyone else remember the weird promos with the little boy and the little girl and all the odds clues as to what it might mean? Anyone remember reading the dirt sheets and the debates on whether it was Chris Jericho or the Undertaker who was behind said promos? Jericho made a name for himself on debuts and returns alone in WWE, and this latest run of his has been nothing short of spectacular. Y2J returned to WWE after not being seen for sixteen months in January of this year. HeRead More
- WWE Classics On Demand, WWE’s subscription video on demand television service, is currently airing the April 21, 1998 episode of ECW Hardcore TV, which features a profanity-laced “shoot” promo by Taz. The rotisseried grappler mentions ‘Chris Benoit’ twice during his spiel, which both times is censored with a bleep sound. – Tommy Fierro, who is a longtime wrestling promoter and worked for WWE briefly for their WWE Network will be helping ROH set up fundraisers at their live events starting with their 10/6 show in Rahway, NJ. If you’reRead More