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

Konnan Reveals Details Behind Rey Mysterio’s WWE Suspension

This week on MLW’s Konnan Show presented by Masked Republic’s LuchaShop.com, former WCW and TNA star Konnan had a lot to say about Rey Mysterio’s recent suspension for violating WWE’s wellness policy. “Rey Mysterio, I can guarantee you categorically, he doesn’t do any drugs. He’s a guy that really lives up to his role model image. He’s got two little kids that he really wants to be an example for. He’s even told me, ‘Dude, please do not come to my house high.’ He really wants to be a goodRead More

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

Big Match Confirmed For This Week’s WWE Smackdown

Eve Torres revealed on Twitter that Randy Orton will face World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus on this week’s edition of WWE Smackdown. WWE tapes Smackdown tomorrow from the GIANT Center in Hershey, PA.Read More

Posted On May 14, 2012By Dave ScottIn Columns

Dave Scott – TNA: Booking Matters

Hello there folks! Today I’m here to talk about TNA and their booking. It is nothing new to slag of TNA’s poor booking but I’m going to just point out some major flaws they have in it and do some comparison to the WWE’s way of doing things. First off though I would like to say that I did think that Sacrifice was actually a pretty good show by the usual standard we see thrown at us by TNA, though it was not perfect and the build for some ofRead More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: The Miz Talks Getting Into WWE, Losing Streak & More

The Miz recently sat down with Justin LeBar on Monday and talked about getting into WWE, the chapters of his career, his current losing streak and more. You can check out the entire interview in the video below:Read More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Press Release: More Details On WWE & Full Sail Partnership

WWE has issued the following press release via the company’s corporate site: STAMFORD, Conn., May 14, 2012 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Full Sail University announced today an innovative partnership that moves live tapings of WWE NXT® series to Full Sail Live, the university’s state-of-the-art performance venue, and creates a new student scholarship fund. Beginning May 17, 2012, students of the university’s entertainment-focused degree programs, including Film, Show Production, Digital Arts and Design, Internet Marketing and Entertainment Business, will have the opportunity to gain real-world experience working with WWE, aRead More

Posted On May 14, 2012By Eric MartinezIn Columns

WWE Panorama: 5 Stories of Prowrestling Fans

One of the most fascinating aspects of being a pro wrestling fan is that every wrestling fan has a story to tell. It may be the story of growing up with the WWE, and its stars like the Undertaker, the Rock and Hulk Hogan, etc. It could be the story of those moments, when emotions ran high and the adrenaline rushed wild. It could be a tale of that moment in time, when disbelief assumed a new term i.e. “marking out”. These stories are often subtle and personal. At times,Read More
- The New York Post is featuring an article about Stacy Keibler skipping Gail Kim’s wedding to the Food Network’s Robert Irvine last Thursday. The former WWE Diva missed the wedding to attend boyfriend George Clooney’s fund-raiser for President Obama. – Patch.com features an article covering Bobby Lashley wrestling at the Big Time Wrestling Supershow event. Here is a quote from Lashley. “I was an amateur wrestler and I wrestled for several years so I still paid my dues with amateur wrestling for 20 years before getting into the proRead More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Looks At Revolution, WWE Supershow In July

– A WWE SuperShow is scheduled for July 14, 2012 in Tuscon, Arizona. Bell time is 7:30 p.m. — WWE.com has published an article on a “short, grainy video filled with quick cuts showing scenes of revolution and revolt from different time periods in recorded history, ending with the ominous promise that, “A Revolution is Coming.” Alex Giannini writes, “It’s no secret that WWE has a long history of soon-to-debut Superstars releasing video teasers as portents of things to come; could this video be signaling the next major force toRead More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H At No Way Out?, Tito Ortiz Teases WWE

- A press release was issued recently touting UFC star Tito Ortiz going into the California Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on May 20th. Talking about Tito’s popularity, they claimed that he has sold out more pay-per-views than any UFC fighter in history and has drawn a higher buy-rate than WWE’s WrestleMania XIX, calling it the most popular WrestleMania of all-time. The press release also talks about Tito’s future as he gets ready to leave UFC and it teases that he may return to professional wrestling withRead More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Extreme Reunion Now On Available On iPPV, Mick Foley Update

- Extreme Reunion has finally released the iPPV version of their debut event from Philadelphia. The original plan was to release the event the next day after but the production team dropped the ball and the entire show had to be edited from scratch. The iPPV download also includes an actual DVD of the event and can be downloaded at extremereunion.net. The next Extreme Reunion event will take place on June 30th in Philadelphia but talents are also being booked for a potential Northeastern show on June 29th. – MickRead More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Matt Morgan Returning To WWE Soon?; Latest Details

There’s speculation that Matt Morgan may return to WWE now that his contracted dates with TNA have reportedly ran out. Morgan’s contract doesn’t expire until October but word is that he becomes a free agent if TNA uses up all his dates. Morgan said in a recent interview that he’s loyal to TNA but WWE has expressed interest in bringing him back and there could be circumstances that lead him back. (Partial source: F4Wonline.com)Read More
– Jim Ross suggested Sunday on Twitter that he would be broadcasting this Thursday’s WWE NXT and FCW Wrestling tapings at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida alongside William Regal. The WWE Hall of Famer, who generally shies away from rumors and speculation, re-posted the following remark: “Regarding the new @WWENXT and #FCW tapings at Full Sail University, @JRsBBQ and @RealKingRegal may end up announcing those shows. #WWE.” — The official YouTube account of WWE uploaded several clips from 1995 episodes of Raw last week and subsequently took themRead More

Posted On May 13, 2012By Eric MartinezIn Columns

WWE Smackdown: A Change is Needed

I really don’t want to be that guy. You know, that guy who watches WWE every single week, yet always feels the need to tell everybody how awful it is, how stupid the booking is and how laughably bad the characters are, “Oh, it’s not like back in 90’s, when wrestling was good. Now we have this garbage.” Guys like that just plain suck. But watching Smackdown last night just left me cold. There were so many matches that I had absolutely no interest in. The main event, especially. AndRead More

Posted On May 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New Raw Countdown & WWE Spanish Show?, Triple H, NXT, More

We noted before that beginning July 2nd, many of WWE’s RAW Supershow tapings will begin 90 minutes before the live RAW broadcast airs on TV. Currently, tapings begin 30 or 45 minutes before RAW hits the air. Speculation now is that WWE may be filming a countdown show for RAW with that extra time. Officials have been wanting something like a RAW pre-show for a while now. WWE is also looking at doing a Lucha Libre show with high-flying Spanish wrestlers and Spanish announcers. With the Cruiserweights show also setRead More

Posted On May 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Updated List Of Upcoming WWE DVD’s & Blu-ray’s For 2012

The following are all the latest WWE scheduled DVD and Blu-ray releases. Click on the provided titled links for more information and order details on the selected DVD/Blu-ray: – Best of WCW Clash of the Champions (DVD) – Scheduled release: May 22, 2012 – Best of WCW Clash of the Champions (Blu-ray) – Scheduled release: May 22, 2012 – WWE Extreme Rules 2012 (DVD) – Scheduled release: May 29, 2012 – ECW Unreleased Vol. 1 (DVD) – Scheduled release: June 7, 2012 – ECW Unreleased Vol. 1 (Blu-ray) – ScheduledRead More

Posted On May 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Edits Ryder’s Show Again, Coachman Talks Chairshots & WWE

- Zack Ryder says WWE edited this week’s YouTube entry again. He wrote, “By the way, @WWEonYouTube edited my show again. Not edit as in did all the work…edit as in take out a part.” – Current ESPN announcer and former WWE announcer Jonathan Coachman spoke with HutchNews.com and says he was held back because of his time with WWE, “It really held me back for a while. There were certain people (ESPN executives) that were fearful of some negative backlash that they hired a guy best known for wrestling.Read More
– Ranjin Singh, the former mouthpiece of The Great Khali, has been removed from the SmackDown Superstars page on WWE.com. His profile now resides in the Alumni section. He has not appeared on WWE programming since being attacked by The Punjabi Giant on the May 27, 2011 SmackDown. He remains with the organization as the head creative writer for Raw SuperShow. — The official Twitter feed of Marvel’s The Avengers named Shawn Michaels and his children Avengers Fans of the Day on Friday after the WWE Hall of Famer postedRead More

Posted On May 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More On The Big Show & John Laurinaitis Storyline; Triple H

After Big Show was caught by picking on John Laurinaitis at last week’s RAW Supershow by Eve Torres, the angle with Show and Laurinaitis continued over to SmackDown where Laurinaitis has demanded an apology this coming Monday. In a new storyline article on WWE.com, they are now speculating that Big Show may be fired on RAW. WWE are also teasing that Triple H may have a role in the Laurinaitis vs. Big Show storyline. You can check out the complete article at this link.Read More

Posted On May 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Specials

WWE Falls Count Anywhere DVD Cover Featuring Steve Austin

The cover for WWE’s upcoming Falls Count Anywhere DVD and Blu-ray has been released. The box art cover features Steve Austin holding a steel chair. The title which is hosted by Mick Foley will be released on June 26. (Pre Order) Amazon.com has cut the price of the WWE Falls Count Anywhere home video by up to 38% with a pre-order price guarantee and eligible for free Super Saver Shipping. You can order by clicking here. The contents of the title is yet to be revealed, however the the taglineRead More