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WWE Champion CM Punk is set to open tonight’s WWE event Raw by “addressing his actions” from last week’s 1000th Raw where he took out The Rock. PWMania.com will be providing live play-by-play coverage of tonight’s event at the new starting time of 8PM eastern time.Read More
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Posted On July 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Specials

Photo: Wade Barrett Returning To WWE With A New Look

Here’s a photo of Wade Barrett, who is scheduled to be returning to WWE television soon, at a FCW event this past weekend sporting a new look.Read More
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- Steve Austin responded to Bruno Sammartino’s comments which were made during his appearance on the “Inside the Ropes” podcast. Sammartino said he was not a fan of Steve Austin “because of his mouth.” “He was a very, very vulgar individual and anyone who’s like that, I can never be a fan of,” said Sammartino. “Anything else he had positive, it was shattered by the negatives.” Austin responded with the following. “I have always respected Bruno’s career and what he accomplished. However, I could give a rats ass of hisRead More
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- The Wrestling Observer reported last week that with the ratings success of the weekly “Legends” segments on Raw, WWE officials are strongly considering making the feature routine by having one former Superstar brought back on every show. PWInsider.com reports Monday that internally, the belief is that the re-emergence of former talent such as Vader, Sycho Sid and Bob Backlund caused part of a lapsed wrestling audience to tune in to WWE programming again. Should WWE continue the angle, names most likely to resurface are Tatanka, Steve Blackman and BigRead More
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As PWMania.com previously reported, former WWWF Champion Bruno Sammartino recently appeared on the “Inside the Ropes Podcast.” Sammartino had some words for the legends of the industry, which you can listen to here. Bruno on Steve Austin: http://youtu.be/MOYXkIG7-bE Bruno on Hulk Hogan: http://youtu.be/PXZlBcMzZSU Bruno on Ric Flair: http://youtu.be/ypTMOTpBJIsRead More
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WWE Hall of Famer George “The Animal” Steele joined Inside The Ropes radio this past Thursday. Here are the highlights: On his character becoming nonsensical in his promos: “I did my own interviews and I was very articulate in the WWF when I got there but once they called me The Animal, and I was doing an interview with Vince and he said I was making too much sense for an animal so I turned into the ooh ooh aah guy and became the comedy character and it was aRead More
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Dolph Ziggler looks at the ridiculous things people do when they’re drunk.Read More
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- Ashley Fliehr Johnson has relocated to Tampa, Florida and reported to WWE developmental last week. Johnson was in attendance for weekend FCW live events. She will likely make her FCW debut soon after some training. Ashley is the 25 year old daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. PWMania.com has photos of Ric Flair’s daughter Ashley which you can view at this link or by visiting PWMania’s specials page. – Mick Foley will be making a announcement later tonight regarding his post-SummerSlam comedy show planned for The ImprovRead More
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- Tonight’s three-hour WWE RAW will take place from the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Triple H is scheduled to make an appearance tonight and it’s believed that Randy Orton will be returning to TV after being suspended for 60 days. This week’s RAW will be the first with AJ Lee as General Manager and the first since WWE Champion CM Punk attacked The Rock. The Rock is not advertised to make an appearance tonight and is not expected to. WWE is advertising John Cena vs. Big Show andRead More
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- It appears WWE will be keeping the storyline between RAW General Manager AJ Lee and Daniel Bryan going. WWE’s website features an article up asking who should Bryan fear more – AJ or Charlie Sheen. AJ also came out and distracted Bryan during this past weekend’s WWE live event matches, costing him wins. – Almost a week after he turned heel on The Rock at RAW 1000, fans continue to cheer for WWE Champion CM Punk at live events. Punk worked Sunday’s live event in Pikeville, Kentucky and receivedRead More
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- Sara Del Rey worked the CHIKARA event on Sunday. She was telling fans that nothing is confirmed regarding her signing with WWE. She made a comment to one group of fans saying she didn’t even know how she would be used there. Del Rey is in the middle of what’s being called her farewell tour on the independents. It’s been rumored that she may be brought in as a trainer to the WWE Divas. PWMania.com has photos of Del Rey which you can view at this link or byRead More
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- The documentary portion of the upcoming CM Punk DVD set will have a runtime of 1 hour and 50 minutes. Here is WWE’s updated preview: “This is not just a DVD, it’s a pipe-bomb! For the first-time ever, experience the rise of CM Punk from his free-spirited beginnings to his explosive transformation into the most unabashed, outspoken and revolutionary champion in WWE history. Fellow Superstars, close friends and the Voice of the Voiceless himself give you unprecedented access to his life in this 3-disc set. From his home, backstageRead More
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- It’s been a week since CM Punk turned heel on The Rock and there’s been no reply from The Rock. Rock has tweeted and posted on Facebook since then but has not addressed the WWE Champion. Jim Ross tweeted the following about the situation: “@CMPunk has questions to answer on Raw according to some. I’m not 1 of them. Is Punk a villain? I think not. @TheRock isn’t complaining.” – Batista is giving fans an opportunity to come train with him at his gym in Tampa, Florida as heRead More
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- Chavo Guerrero, who made his TNA Impact Wrestling debut last Thursday, has been added to the roster page on ImpactWrestling.com. The website refers to WWE by name in his bio, “Chavo’s amazing career has included WCW, WWE and now TNA!” Meanwhile, Ric Flair, Velvet Sky and Matt Morgan remain listed on the roster page even though they are no longer affiliated with the organization. TNA stated in a court filing against WWE that Flair’s contract was terminated in May. Sky stated last week on Twitter that she was grantedRead More
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In his first match since flooring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with a clothesline and subsequent Go to Sleep on Raw 1,000, CM Punk appeared a babyface at Saturday’s SmackDown live event at Freedom Hall Civic Center in Johnson City, Tennessee. He retained the WWE Championship in a Triple Threat Match against Daniel Bryan and Kane. Attendees largely ignored his apparent heel turn on Monday as he was loudly cheered throughout the match. Chris Jericho rekindled his partnership with Christian as the duo took on Cody Rhodes and Dolph Ziggler. ZigglerRead More
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Posted On July 29, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

Thunder’s Weekly Rundown 07/28/12

After taking a short vacation, I’m back with this week’s rundown. Raw 1000 was a big success and the overall week of wrestling was pretty enjoyable, so let’s take a look at it! Since FCW has not yet been posted for this week, here is coverage from the past two shows that I didn’t recap. FCW 07/12/12 Richie Steamboat defeats Antonio Cesaro in sudden death during an FCW 15 Championship match. Benicio Salazar is defeated by Bray Wyatt in a squash match. Raquel Diaz cuts a promo putting herself over.Read More
Kevin Nash
Kevin Nash appears in the trailer for The Newest Pledge, a Lionsgate production slated for release on August 28, 2012. In the film, “a hard partying fraternity decides to pledge a baby that they find on their doorstep the morning after their most decadent party of the semester.” Jason Mewes, Mindy Sterling and Andy Milonakis also star. The film has a second wrestling connection as famous bodybuilder Mike O’Hearn, who has rejected multiple contract offers from top wrestling organizations, appears as a cop. He signed a contract with the WorldRead More
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- Beginning tomorrow night, WWE’s weekly Monday night program will be officially referred to as Raw rather than Raw SuperShow. It was apparently a sudden change as all future Mondays events were labeled Raw SuperShow as recently as last week. WWE.com changed their live events listings to reflect the change. WWE instituted the Raw SuperShow tag on August 29, 2011 due to the addition of the SmackDown brand roster to the weekly program. SmackDown talent will continue to appear on Raw. – Kelly Kelly is featured in a new WWE.comRead More
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Johnny Gargano was rumored to be headed up to WWE after his contract with DGUSA expires this week. However, at last night’s Dragon Gate iPPV Johnny Gargano announced that he will be staying with the company after all. After defeating Akira Tozawa to defend the Open the Freedom Gate Title at Dragon Gate USA’s Untouchable 2012 iPPV, Gargano addressed the crowd and revealed he was offered a new contract by Dragon Gate USA and that he has signed the contract. He spoke on how important independent wrestling is to himRead More