Posted On June 22, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

No Way Out DVD Cover, Mark Henry, Miz & Wade Barrett Updates

- Mark Henry says he is still dieting and working on returning to the ring. He wrote on Twitter, “I’ve been quiet because I’m hungry as hell from this diet. I only leave my house to get therapy and training. Tryin to come back.” – The Miz just wrapped week 2 of filming for WWE’s The Marine: Homefront. He should be back to action for WWE in less than a month. – Wade Barrett is headed to New York this weekend to continue filming for WWE Studios’ Dead Man Down,Read More

Posted On June 22, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Roddy Piper Talks 1000th Raw, Cyndi Lauper, Rock & Wrestling

In a WWE.com Exclusive, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper discussed his return to Raw along side pop singer Cyndi Lauper. “Cyndi, oh, we have a long history. We weren’t always on the same side, but to be honest with you, it was a true pleasure,” said Piper. Piper also addressed the comments he made on Raw in regards to the Rock & Wrestling being the saving grace of WWE. “If it wasn’t for the Rock & Wrestling connection at that time being so big on TV — you know, they were allRead More
Recently, in a WWE.com Exclusive, an in-character Mick Foley addressed his participation as interim Raw and Smackdown! general manager. While he doesn’t think it was perfect, he’s pretty happy with his performance. “You know what? I think it was pretty good,” Foley said. “John Laurinaitis gives himself a lot of A’s when he judges himself. I’m pretty harsh of a critic, a little bit. I could have done better, but I think we got the message out. “It was different. I’d still like to think that my hat is inRead More

Posted On June 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena Gets More Press, Night Of Champions PPV, CM Punk

- Despite John Cena receiving some negative press with his divorce turning nasty by his wife accusing him of cheating. Cena received some positive media coverage, as The Associate Press has picked up on him granting his 300th wish for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. – Promos for the WWE Night Of Champions pay-per-view, which takes place on Sunday, September 16th from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, are advertising that every WWE title will be defended. Tickets for the event go on sale this Saturday at 10 AM. – WWE ChampionRead More

Posted On June 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New WWE Film During WM, Craziest Chicks In WWE, NXT Season Six

- WWE Studios will be releasing “Dead Man Down” starring Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace April 4th, 2013, just days before WrestleMania 29. Wade Barrett also plays a small role in the film. – WWE.com published a list of the “Craziest Chicks” in WWE history but deleted it shortly thereafter. The Gobbledy Gooker topped the list, followed by AJ, Luna Vachon, Maxine, Mickie James, Bull Nakano, Victoria, Vickie Guerrero and Sherri Martel. – The USA Network will be airing The Game Plan starring The Rock on June 23rd at 4Read More

Posted On June 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Former WWE Star Backstage At Impact Wrestling

Mike Johnson is reporting that former WWE star Luke Gallows is in Orlando, Florida and is scheduled to be working a dark match at tonight’s TNA Impact Wrestling taping.Read More
- “Big Poppa Pump” Scott Steiner is the latest addition to WWE.com’s Alumni section (view his profile). WWE.com writes of Steiner: “Scott Steiner is not only an accomplished tag team competitor, but he is also one of the most physically impressive and imposing Superstars of all-time.” Promoting the page via Twitter, website director Joey Styles acknowledged Steiner’s obscenity-laced Twitter page but would not link to it: “There is no way in hell that I am linking to his profane Twitter page!” – WWE Hall of Famer Tammy “Sunny” Sytch” plansRead More

Posted On June 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

PR: John Cena Grants Milestone 300th Wish With Make-A-Wish

WWE issued the following press release: WWE Superstar John Cena® Grants Milestone 300th Wish with Make-A-Wish STAMFORD, Conn. – WWE® (NYSE:WWE) Superstar John Cena set a Make-A-Wish record today granting his 300th wish to Hop Bottom, Pa. native Jonathan Littman. Cena, a Wish Ambassador and previous recipient of the prestigious Chris Greicius Celebrity Award, is the only celebrity to reach this milestone. He continues to be one of the most frequently requested celebrity wish granters. Seven-year-old Littman was treated to a behind-the-scenes tour and John Cena’s personal seats at MondayRead More
- WWE Diva AJ Lee was at Marvel headquarters yesterday filming an interview with Lorraine Cink for Marvel’s The Watcher series. – Due to the depth issues with WWE’s roster, Randy Orton will continue to be pushed near the top when he returns from suspension soon. Orton has been vocally frustrated in the sense that he believes he is better as a heel. WWE feels they need one top babyface to anchor the live events and they are trying to get Sheamus there but aren’t sure if he’s ready yet,Read More
- A new idea from Vince McMahon is to have the RAW announcers do sound effects to make it seem like they are trying to hold back laughter during what are supposed to be comedy segments. – Sakamoto is expected to start wrestling within the next few months. His association with Tensai is likely over after Tensai beat him down on RAW two weeks ago. The beatdown was done as part of Tensai being re-packaged. Sakamoto was originally trained by former WWE star Taka Michinoku at his Kaientai Dojo schoolRead More
- Responding to a fan who said she should get a WWE contract, former WWE Diva Lauren C. Mayhew told them to start a tweet campaign to get her brought back. Mayhew continues to have an active music and TV career with a new role on Showtime’s Dexter that she began filming this week. She began ring announcing for WWE in 2009, shortly after Lilian Garcia left. Her short-term contract expired in late 2009 and was not renewed as the two sides could not agree on a new deal. –Read More

Posted On June 21, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Signs Buggy Nova? – Appears At FCW Live Event

California-based wrestler Buggy Nova has apparently signed a developmental contract with WWE as she made her Florida Championship Wrestling debut at Wednesday’s Summer Slamarama event in Orlando, Florida, according to multiple attendees. Buggy, who possesses an “alternative” look, participated in a Diva swimsuit competition as well as a dancing contest. Byron Saxton emceed the competitions and announced her as Natalie. Buggy was first evaluated by WWE officials at the January 16 Raw SuperShow in Anaheim, California. She was invited to the following day’s SmackDown taping in Las Vegas, Nevada, whereRead More
- WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart says he has not been contacted to appear on the historic 1000th episode of Raw taking place July 23. Appearing at a Bowie Baysox minor league baseball game last week for an autograph signing, Hart was asked if he would be appearing on the show. He replied, “No one has called me yet, but I imagine I will be there.” – Canyon Ceman, who serves as Senior Director of Talent Development for WWE, was offered advice on succeeding in his executive role byRead More

Posted On June 21, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

FCW Title Changes Hands Twice, Recent WWE Attendance, More

- FCW did a double switch with the FCW Heavyweight Title on June 16th at a WWE developmental show in Crystal River, Florida. Seth Rollins first lost the title to Rick Victor and in the next match, Victor lost the title to Bo Dallas, the former Bo Rotunda. Victor is said to be one of the better workers in FCW. – WWE has hired more employees for the Network to continue converting a lot of footage to digital. – The May 21st WWE RAW Supershow had 295,000 homes watching onRead More

Posted On June 21, 2012By Graham MatthewsIn Columns

WWE: Will Zack Ryder Be Remembered as a One-Hit Wonder?

Three years ago, Zack Ryder was given his time to shine as a singles star when he was sent packing to the ECW brand via the 2009 WWE Supplemental Draft. Upon his arrival in the Land of Extreme, Ryder debuted a brand-new look, sporting spiked hair and calling himself the Long Island Iced Z. Over the course of the next two years, Ryder would get himself noticed via social networking, building a following that he called his “Zack Pack.” Last February, he debuted his own weekly YouTube show entitled Z! True LongRead More
- There is concern among WWE officials that Vince McMahon’s mockery of Jim Ross’ affliction with Bell’s palsy in a backstage segment on the June 11 Raw SuperShow could blow up in the organization’s face. The Creative Coalition, which formed a multi-platform, nationwide anti-bullying alliance with WWE, “be a STAR,” would appear hypocritical by conducting business with an organization that practices what they preach against. McMahon’s mockery segment struck a nerve with former WCW announcer Mark Madden, who went on Twitter to blast the WWE chief. “McMahon mocking Ross’ Bell’sRead More
Speaking to The Fight Club Chicago, former WCW and ECW star Scotty Riggs weighed in on the Chris Benoit double murder and suicide and why he believes that Vince McMahon feels Benoit is a blackeye to WWE. “I still believe that what happened, the tragedy with Chris and Nancy and Daniel… I knew them well,” said Riggs. ” “[I] Used to eat dinner with Chris and he would get on his cell phone and he would be on the phone with Nancy and he would give me the phone andRead More

Posted On June 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Deal, Sheamus’ Best Brogue Kicks, WWE’s Classic Rivalries

- For today only, WWEShop.com has authentic T-shirts for only $19.99, including the new Christian shirt, at this link. – The WWE website has a new video playlist featuring Sheamus’ best brogue kicks. The video features “The Celtic Warrior” planting his foot on Superstars such as John Cena, Daniel Bryan and Christian. You can check it out at this link. – WWE.com also has a “Classic Rivalries” article up. It looks at the feud between Shawn Michaels and Razor Ramon. You can read the article by clicking here.Read More
The Prime Time Players, Dolph Ziggler, Alicia Fox and more Superstars answer your Twitter questions, including what jobs they did before coming to the WWE.Read More