Jim Ross is back with another blog this week. Here are a few highlights. JR At RAW 1,000th: “I never planned to not attend the celebration, as I prefer to look at it, as RAW1000 is a milestone that I’m proud to say that I was able to contribute to beginning in 1994 when I first appeared on the broadcast.” “Even though I do not know my exact assignment at RAW1000, I assure one and all that it doesn’t matter to me. Team players contribute where they are needed andRead More

Posted On July 19, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

More On Kharma’s Release From WWE Revealed; Details

As PWMania.com previously reported, Kharma is done with WWE and her profile being moved to the alumni section of the WWE website is not part of a worked storyline. In an update on this, she was reportedly released sometime last week. We’re told the release was finalized on Thursday or Friday. Kharma has reportedly told friends that that the company wanted to give her time to clear her head following the emotional year she had. She recently suffered a miscarriage and also got engaged. While she is no longer onRead More

Posted On July 19, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Mick Foley Talks Relationship With WWE, CM Punk Leading WWE

Busted Open Radio recently interviewed Mick Foley. Here are a few highlights from the interview. His TNA run: “I look back, and I wish I’d appreciated the time I was with TNA a little more because I was frustrated when I was there with some things. I wrote a blog about it about a year ago, partially because I wanted to set the standard that this is how I felt about the company. I should’ve appreciated it for what it was, instead of trying to make it what I thoughtRead More

Posted On July 19, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Cranky Vince Gone From Twitter, Rikishi Featured On WWE

- Cranky Vince, a popular Twitter account parodying head chief Vince McMahon, is gone from Twitter. It disappeared Friday after having posted several messages mocking WWE’s partnership with Tout. The account would spoof McMahon’s demeanor and mindset with random musings depicting the WWE Chairman as eccentric, maniacal and drug-addled. It had drawn alarming concern from organization officials since last year, who believed it was being controlled by an employee within proximity of McMahon due to the eerie nature of the tweets. The account would often post messages based on thingsRead More
- All September, WWE’s 2012 video release The Rock: The Epic Journey of Dwayne Johnson on pay-per-view. The following preview has been released. http://youtu.be/r9ZC0g2cdg8Read More

Posted On July 19, 2012By Liam HindmarshIn Columns

Tea Time with Liam: Where is the Ryder Revolution?

Hello everybody, Liam here once again with another riveting, stimulating edition of Tea Time with Liam. Once again my chronic laziness has me beat, meaning that once again, this is still somewhat of a bi weekly gig. As always I come to you from the little floating island known as the United Kingdom. Summer is in full flow right now which means……nothing but wind and rain. But enough about me boring you with stuff about me. It’s now time for me to bore you with my latest thoughts and ramblingsRead More

Posted On July 19, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Austin At RAW 1000?, Backstage News On FCW Divas, Triple H

- Triple H is reportedly high on Michael McGillicutty with the thinking that he’s a potential star. – There is still no word on whether or not Steve Austin will be appearing on the 1,000th RAW episode. A source says that if Austin can get away from filming Grown Ups 2 then he may appear on RAW but when the date was first announced and brought up to him, there was a conflict. – Of all the Divas in WWE developmental, the ones getting strong reviews are Raquel Diaz (ShaulRead More
- WWE had Triple H, Pat Patterson, Terry Taylor and Dean Malenko, among others, at the recent WWE NXT TV tapings to scout talents and help teach. – Everything is being kept quiet regarding The Undertaker’s return but there’s still speculation that he may return on Monday’s 1,000th RAW episode. – WWE’s website is teasing that The Rock may get involved in the WWE Title match between CM Punk and John Cena on Monday’s 1,000th RAW episode. – There’s speculation that the “big angle” Vince McMahon has been wanting willRead More
- Jim Ross was asked on Twitter his thoughts on CM Punk wanting him to announce the Punk vs. John Cena WWE Title match on next week’s RAW. Ross replied that Punk was a “very bright dude.” Ross says he will be at RAW 1000 but does not know if he will be working the show on TV. He wrote last night: “I’m excited on being in St. L for #RAW1000 & seeing many old friends, WWE HOFers & Legends. Expect lots of surprises. RAW’s special 2 me.” – FCWRead More
- AW says he should be the new RAW General Manager. He wrote on Twitter last night: “I’m throwing my name in the hat for RAW GM. I’m the best qualified and suited for the position. “You can’t have R”AW” without AW. ‪#Vote4Me” – Kharma is reportedly under a 90-day non-compete clause after being let go by WWE sometime in the past week. – Within WWE, recruiting is now the highest priority it has been since more than a decade ago when WWE had the original strong class in OhioRead More
- WWE Legend Jimmy Snuka will release his book on December 1st of this year. “Superfly: The Jimmy Snuka Story” was written by Snuka and Jon Chattman with forewords by Roddy Piper and Mick Foley. – Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus in a No DQ Match for the World Heavyweight Title is being advertised for the September 25th SmackDown tapings at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. – WWEDVDNews reports that the Brock Lesnar DVD that WWE is scheduled to release this year looks toRead More
- The WWE Supershow on July 14th in Tucson, Arizona drew 5,200 fans for $155,000. – WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper continues to praise WWE Champion CM Punk. Piper says he is going to sit down with Punk at Monday’s big RAW and give him some advice for his troubles with Big Show. Piper wrote: “Watched @CMPunk on Raw. A great job. I fought Andre so many times going to sit down with Punk at 1000 Raw a tell him a secret. He’s worh it!” – WWE reportedly hasRead More
- The cover for the 2012 WWE Money in the Bank DVD features John Cena sitting on top of the ladder right after capturing the briefcase. Money in the Bank hits stores on August 14th. – Former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis wrote on Twitter that her dream match would be a match to bring back WWE’s Women’s Title against AJ Lee. – Mark Henry is on his way to Ireland to do some promotional work for WWE. – WWE officials are very serious about helping Tout grow. Word is thatRead More
- AW says he is the one to take us back to the WWE Attitude Era. He wrote the following in response to fans criticizing his open mic work on RAW: “If you’re annoyed by me on the mic it’s not me u hate it’s ur own lack of internal fortitude you despise. #StopHatingO’s. I’m not politically correct. If u get offended deal with it. #AttitudeEra is my motto. I grew up on it, I live it!!! #F*ckFearDrinkBeer!! If anybody’s gonna take us back to the #AttitudeEra it’s me. DoubtRead More
As reported earlier, WWE Hall of Famer Tammy “Sunny” Sytch checked into a rehabilitation program sponsored by WWE on Monday morning. She was admitted to an emergency room late Friday night for consuming nearly two gallons of vodka (amount according to RF Video), and her boyfriend, independent wrestler Damien Darling, insisted that she seek professional help. According to Bryan Alvarez of F4Wonline.com, she attributes her erratic behavior in recent months, which has led to her no-showing multiple wrestling events she was scheduled to perform on, to depression stemming from loneliness.Read More
A licensing inquiry by THQ led one songwriter to file a federal lawsuit against WWE, WWE-owned company Stephanie Music Publishing, Inc., WWE employee Michael Seitz (a/k/a Michael “P.S.” Hayes) and WWE employee James Alan Johnston (a/k/a Jim Johnston). According to a lawsuit filed by songwriter James D. Papa, the sports entertainment organization redirected royalty payments to several wrestling related songs he either wrote or co-wrote by securing the rights to music unlawfully. The songs in question are featured in the 1992 WCW compilation album Slam Jam 1 and were usedRead More

Posted On July 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Press Release: WWE Announces YouTube 1,000th RAW Pre-Show

WWE sent out the following press release earlier today. STAMFORD, Conn., July, 18, 2012 – WWE® (NYSE:WWE) today announced the details of Monday Night Raw’s historic 1,000th episode this Monday when the longest-running weekly television show in U.S. history moves to a three-hour format with a new start time of 8/7C on USA Network. Raw has aired more original episodes than some of the most popular television series of all time, including The Simpsons, Gunsmoke, Lassie and Monday Night Football. WWE CHAMPIONSHIP – MAIN EVENT A little more than oneRead More

Posted On July 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ex-WWE Creative Writer Says HHH Is Wrong Opponent For Lesnar

Former WWE creative writer Court Bauer recently spoke with Steven Muehlhausen on why he thinks Triple H is the wrong opponent for Brock Lesnar at this years SummerSlam pay-per-view. “He’s (Lesnar) a top a draw. It’s just how you apply a talent like that. Its kind of like, you look at movies. Everyone lays an egg, a rotten egg. But there’s still a lot of box office power behind them. You just gotta find the next one. The followup is critical for his success in WWE. I don’t feel TripleRead More
- Roddy Piper is today’s “Superstar Spotlight” on the home page of WWE.com. – WWE is featuring a backstage interview with Rikishi and The Usos after Rikishi’s appearance on RAW this week. Rikishi spoke about the upcoming 1,000th episode of Raw and the importance of Monday’s appearance. “I miss the WWE Universe and the fans out there, but most of all, I miss my kids. To be able to be out there tonight, I’ve never done something like that. I think the last time, they were young and we didRead More