Posted On June 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New Details On WWE’s CM Punk DVD & The Rock vs. John Cena DVD

- As previously mentioned, WWE are scheduled to release “Once In a Lifetime: The Rock vs. John Cena” on DVD this coming September. The DVD will be an extension of the one-hour documentary that WWE aired going into WrestleMania 28. Here is the official synopsis, courtesy of Shock Entertainment: “In the week leading up to WrestleMania XXVIII, a one-hour documentary aired on NBC Universal in America called ‘Once In A Lifetime: The Rock vs. John Cena’. This DVD collection is an expanded version of that documentary – giving the fullRead More
After being attacked on last night’s WWE SmackDown by David Otunga, WWE reports that Brodus Clay has suffered a torn MCL in his left knee but will still compete against Otunga in the No Way Out pre-show match on Sunday. WWE adds that Clay will be undergoing rehab over the next few weeks.Read More
Former Connecticut Rep. Chris Shays took aim at U.S. Senate frontrunner Linda McMahon and the content of WWE programming several times during an hour-long Republican debate at the University of Connecticut Thursday, saying that the wrestling organization’s stories are the real “war on women.” At two points, he referred to McMahon’s husband, Vince McMahon, making a woman—Trish Stratus—remove her clothing and bark like a dog during a skit. “I think when you force a woman to take off all her clothes in an arena, and get down on the groundRead More

Posted On June 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir In WWE?, Final WWE THQ Game Rumors

- In a recent interview with The Chronicle Journal, Frank Mir said he wouldn’t be opposed to going into wrestling. “Not opposed to the idea,” Mir said. “I can’t do a back flip or anything.” This is leading to speculation suggesting that he could go to WWE to face Brock Lesnar. The two have split two fights in the UFC, setting up a Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir trilogy after all. – THQ has issued a statement denying rumors that they are working on their final WWE game. The licensingRead More
The Score’s Arda Ocal sits down with Bret “The Hitman” Hart in the final part of his three part interview. Bret touches on Lex Luger, his opportunity to carry “the ball” for WWE and his role as the champion of the company in the 1990’s. http://youtu.be/v7CzHzUynOs Highlights: On Ratings after dropping the title to Michaels at Wrestlemania XII and Steve Austin: “At the time, ratings plummeted after I dropped the belt to Shawn at Wrestlemania XII. They started losing the ratings to WCW. Shawn did not fill the void likeRead More

Posted On June 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Post-SummerSlam RAW, Road Dogg Added, Santino & Hornswoggle

- The WWE Raw Supershow on Monday, August 20th, 2012 (the day after SummerSlam) will be held at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. – The Road Dogg has been added to the Alumni section of WWE.com. You can view his bio and profile at this link. – WWE U.S. Champion Santino Marella and Hornswoggle will be signing autographs at the Steiner Sports Store in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY this Saturday from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Availability is limited. Advance purchase is suggested.Read More
Former WWE talent Kenn Doane (a.k.a Kenny Dykstra) continues to rail against John Cena on his Twitter account. As noted earlier, Doane said on the micro-blogging website this week that he believes Cena is among those within the company lobbying for Randy Orton’s dismissal following his second violation of the Talent Wellness Program. A Twitter user chastised Doane for spreading rumors about Cena. He responded, “Everyone is entitled to their beliefs. I’m sure his [adultery] in his marriage is a rumor by me too? Or is it truth being told?”Read More
Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer was asked by a reader during his radio show (available here) why WWE has not utilized Mick Foley on television more frequently since his return to the organization last November. He said this is due to wrestler/executive Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque’s lobbying, who is resentful of “The Hardcore Legend.” Meltzer reports Levesque deprecates Foley whenever his name is broached in creative meetings. While Brian Gewirtz, WWE’s Senior Vice President of Creative Writing, feels Foley is creative and a good performer, Levesque thinks otherwise. He saysRead More
- The Miz wrote the following about filming for WWE’s new The Marine movie this week, “guns, fighting, explosives in the 1st week of filmin. Intensity is up, even @TheRealMorrison would be proud of my parkour #MarineHomefront” – Cody Rhodes posted the following video to hype his No Way Out match with WWE Intercontinental Champion Christian:Read More
- Chris Jericho continued his suspension countdown on Twitter this morning, tweeting, “Willie Aames and Adam Rich were the stars of 70s sitcom “8 Is Enough.” Whatever happened to them? #datedreference” – Jim Ross commented on Twitter about last night’s WWE NXT tapings at Full Sail University, tweeting, “Enjoyed working w/ @RealKingRegal & Byron Saxton on NXT. I appeared on each show and helped w/ the main events. Back in Orlando July 12.” – Triple H appeared before the live crowd at last night’s WWE NXT tapings from Full SailRead More

Posted On June 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Event Now A Supershow, WWE Clearance, Vince’s Beatings

- WWE has changed their event in Biloxi, Mississippi on Saturday, August 11th, 2012 to a Raw & Smackdown Supershow. It was originally scheduled to be a single brand event. – WWE are offering up to 75% on clearance merchandise at WWEShop.com by clicking here. – WWE has posted a new video playlist of Mr. McMahon’s worst beatings on their website. Beatdowns featured in the playlist include beatings suffered from The Rock, Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart, Triple H and Steve Austin. – WWE returns to the Entertainment Center at theRead More
Matt Morgan recently spoke to 102.5 FM The Beart promoting this weekend’s house shows in Texas and discussed his status with the company. Morgan said there are “a lot of rumors” going on around him and that his time in the company “may be coming to a pass.” “I’m not going to deny that,” he said. “I don’t feel like I’m getting what I’m putting into TNA.” Morgan said he was the “ultimate head-turner in TNA” and claimed that he is tired of a having the carrot of the WorldRead More
Some people felt Vince McMahon went over the line with his blistering impersonation of Jim Ross in a backstage segment on Monday’s Raw SuperShow, which saw the WWE Chairman make a horribly distorted face ridiculing the Hall of Fame broadcaster’s affliction with Bell’s palsy. Ross suffers from the condition, which sometimes results in temporary paralysis of his facial muscles. 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’s Palsy was unforgivable. What a scumbag,Read More
- Kenn Doane (a/k/a Kenny Dykstra) was asked on Twitter whether John Cena was good or bad to him during his time in WWE (which lasted from 2006 to 2008). Recalling a negative backstage encounter with Cena, he replied, “We were cool until last time I was there he hated me. Didn’t even want to talk or shake hands. Everyone else was cool though.” The encounter would have occurred on November 15, 2011 when he faced Justin Gabriel in a dark match before a SmackDown taping in Bridgeport, Connecticut. DoaneRead More
As previously reported, Paul Levesque (Triple H) is now listed as the Executive Vice President of Talent Relations on WWE’s corporate website, instead of John Laurinaitis. This is a change making official what has been the case for a while. Laurinaitis has worked under Triple H and Triple H has hired new people like Canyon Cemen and Jane Geddes. Geddes is Vice President of Talent Relations and is doing a lot of the work Laurinaitis was doing. Cemen is running Talent Development and is reporting to Triple H. Laurinaitis hasRead More
- Tamiko Fatu, the younger son of former WWE star Rikishi, has been training with his father at his wrestling school in California. Tamiko is either 18 or 19 years old and looks just like his father, face wise. – F4Wonline.com reports that Randy Orton tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone, causing him to fail a WWE Wellness test and be suspended for 60 days. Orton was telling people that he took a tainted supplement that contained the testosterone, causing him to fail. Orton reportedly said he didn’t doRead More

Posted On June 14, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Seeking To Partner With US Olympics, Talents Encouraged

- WWE is trying to open a relationship with the US Olympic committee so they will have an “in” for prospective Olympic athletes who either don’t quite make the team or those who do well but are in sports where there are no professional leagues. WWE would be interested in the wrestlers, of course, but the feeling is they would also be interested in making stars out of weight men such as shot putters, discus throwers or Olympic lifters. – FCW brought in 23 to 35 athletes this past weekRead More

Posted On June 14, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Kelly Kelly Latest, Update On Changes To WWE Developmental

- As previously reported, Kelly Kelly is taking some time away from WWE but some people do not expect her to return. The ATA Agency that is representing Kelly are pitching her for scripted TV shows as well as a potential reality TV show. Kelly also had offers come her way from placing high on the Maxim Hot 100 list this year. WWE didn’t give her a full contract release and they aren’t thrilled that she has someone else pitching her for outside gigs. – People in FCW have beenRead More
- The first week of pre-orders for the WWE ’13 video game were up 250% from the first week of pre-orders for the WWE ’12 game last year. WWE ’13 is available for pre-order on the PS3, Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii on Amazon.com. WWE ’13’s schedule release date is October 30, 2012. For more details and to pre-order click here. – It’s interesting to note that Rey Mysterio’s suspension is up in less than two weeks but he is not advertised for any WWE live events yet. – TwitterRead More