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Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jab Taken At TNA Employee During WM28?, Nash Ranks The Matches

- During Sunday’s WrestleMania XXVIII pay-per-view broadcast, Jerry “The King” Lawler referenced TNA Wrestling Senior Vice President of Programming and Talent Relations Bruce Prichard’s former WWE character Brother Love while expressing his disdain for John Laurinaitis’ white suit.   “That suit is so ugly, it would give Brother Love a heart attack,” Lawler said.   Prichard recently suffered a pair of ‘small’ heart attacks, causing him to miss the last set of Impact Wrestling tapings.   – Former WWE Superstar Kevin Nash ranked the top three matches at WrestleMania XXVIIIRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Former TNA Employees Voice Their Thoughts On Vince Russo

Four new chapters from Barbaric Wrestling Radio host Brett Buchanan’s free TNA e-book The Genesis of TNA have been released on BarbaricWrestling.com and TNAbook.net. The new chapters are about Sting, Kurt Angle, Vince Russo, the possibility of TNA being sold, and the Knockouts. Also check out free shoot interviews with Christian, AJ Styles, Chris Sabin, Rob Van Dam, Samoa Joe, Rampage Jackson, Jay Lethal, Devon, and many more to come on Barbaric Wrestling Radio’s YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/BWRofficial. Below is an excerpt from The Genesis of TNA ‘Chapter 22: Russo’s ReturnRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jericho Says The Better Man Won, Update On His WWE Future

Chris Jericho failed to capture the WWE Title from CM Punk at last night’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view in a 30+ minute match. Jericho took to Twitter this morning and said he is moving on:   “Feel like I got run over by a truck…and in a way I did. The better man won last night. I guess its time for me to move on.”   The talk when Jericho first returned to WWE was that he would likely be leaving after WrestleMania but recent reports have suggested that he willRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On Sheamus, Heat On The Rock, Younger Talent

- There was talk in Miami this weekend for WWE to begin pushing some of the younger talents on the Road to WrestleMania 29 in 2013.   - There was heat on The Rock among some of the Legends and talents in Miami this week for not attending the Hall of Fame ceremony on Saturday night. No word yet on why he didn’t attend.   - WWE officials are reportedly planning a lengthy World Heavyweight Title run for Sheamus.Read More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Fear Top Stars Leaving, Piper Praises CM Punk, More

- During WrestleMania 28 last night, WWE announced that with Slim Jim, they are donating $500,000 worth of product to the troops. WWE announced the promotion in late 2011 where fans could buy 2 Slim Jim’s and Slim Jim would donate a third to the Armed Forces. The pledge was met and the products will be sent to the troops soon.   - WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper gave props to WWE Champion CM Punk on Twitter last night after WrestleMania 28: “Like to thank@CMPUNK for the respect andRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Star Posts Cryptic WM Tweet, WWE Star To Work With TNA

- WWE Superstar Trent Baretta wrote the following cryptic message on Twitter last night after WrestleMania 28:   “This is the time of the year that you eat oysters until you realize that you don’t like oysters.”   Several fans responded and took it as Baretta complaining about his spot with the company.   - As noted before, TNA wanted WWE to mention them on the Hall of Fame ceremony in return for allowing Ric Flair to appear. WWE turned down that request but reportedly agreed to another one –Read More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Austin Comments On WM28, WWE Spend Half A Million On Pryo

- Steve Austin wrote the following about the Hell in a Cell match at WrestleMania 28:   “Well that was damn sure worth $65 bucks. Great F’n story. Brutality personified. HBK tremendous addition to drama. Hats off to Taker/HHH.”   - WWE reportedly spent over a half-million dollars on the pyro for WrestleMania 28.   - WWE has released new WrestleMania Champion t-shirts for CM Punk and Sheamus. Also released is a new Hall of Fame t-shirt for Edge, commemorative plaques for the WrestleMania 28 matches and new John CenaRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s WWE Raw; Announcement, Lord Tensai

- WWE will air a one-hour 2012 Hall of Fame special on the USA Network tonight at 8pm EST with inductions for Mike Tyson, The Four Horsemen and Edge.   - Tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow takes place from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida with the fallout from WrestleMania 28.   Stars advertised for tonight include The Rock, John Cena, CM Punk, Chris Jericho, Big Show, Randy Orton, Sheamus, Christian, Zack Ryder and others.   No matches have been announced on TV for tonight but WWE has been hypingRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage JR News, HBK Thanks WWE For Mania, WM After Party

- Jim Ross called the Hell in a Cell match at WrestleMania 28 because The Undertaker requested him several weeks back.   - WWE held a WrestleMania 28 after party last night. Some of the WWE talents arrived an hour late after the bus they were traveling on took them the wrong way.   - The woman that Big Show kissed after winning the Intercontinental Title match last night was his wife Bess.   - Shawn Michaels thanked WWE for his role at WrestleMania 28 last night. He wrote:  Read More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Touts Records Made At WWE WrestleMania 28

- WWE issued the following press release tonight touting WrestleMania 28: MIAMI, Apr 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WWE® WWE +0.34% announced tonight that WrestleMania XXVIII set three records. With a sellout crowd of 78,363 fans from all 50 states and 36 countries, the annual pop culture extravaganza became Sun Life Stadium’s largest attended event and highest grossing entertainment event in history. Grossing $8.9 million, it was also the highest grossing live event in WWE history. The event was broadcast around the world on pay-per-view in more than 105 countriesRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE WrestleMania 28 News; Title Changes & Attendance, More

- The dark match before WWE WrestleMania pay-per-view saw Primo and Epico retain the WWE Tag Team Titles against Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel and The Usos.   - As noted, Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan to become the new World Heavyweight Champion in just 18 seconds. F4Wonline.com reported that WWE wanted to break the record of the short Kane vs. Chavo Guerrero match a few years back and the plan had been in the works for some time.   - Big Show defeated Cody Rhodes to become the new IntercontinentalRead More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

UFC President Wishes The Rock Good Luck, Lord Tensai At WM, Cena

- UFC President Dana White wrote good luck wishes to The Rock for WrestleMania 28 tonight. A fan asked White who he is rooting for and he replied:    “are you kidding!!? I got The Rock!!”   Dana said he hopes the reports of Brock Lesnar returning are true and wrote that he will be watching:   “I will be watching the @WWE plus all the rumors of 2 nights event sound like it’s gonna be crazy! :)”    - Matt Bloom posted a photo on Twitter today from SunRead More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest On Brock Lesnar Returning To WWE; Announcement Planned

PWInsider reports that their sources have also heard Brock Lesnar signed a deal with WWE while in Miami this weekend. The two sides have been talking throughout the week.   Lesnar has no desire to work a full-time schedule and apparently WWE is fine with this.   WWE is looking to announce the WrestleMania 29 main event either tonight in Miami or on tomorrow night’s RAW Supershow and Lesnar may fit in with those plans.Read More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Batista Competes In Nautica Triathlon, Shaq O’Neal-WM28, HOF

- Batista competed in the Nautica Triathlon in Miami today, finishing second to the team of James Marsden.   - NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal, who was once rumored to wrestle tonight in Miami, wrote on Twitter that he will be watching WrestleMania 28 tonight.   - WWE is selling a new t-shirt for Triple H vs. The Undertaker.   - One of the centerpieces of WWE’s Hall of Fame display at Axxess is the NWA World Title belt that was at the center of the Highspots.com vs. Ric Flair legalRead More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Bret Hart Wishes Punk Good Luck, DiBiase Update, Otunga Talks

- A fan asked WWE Superstar Ted DiBiase how his ankle was doing in Miami this weekend and he replied:   “Healing slow and at the moment painful, but Gonna prop it up and watch #wrestlemania28 live!!”   Ted had to miss a DiBiase Posse Party in Miami earlier today due to doctors orders.   - WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart wrote on Twitter today how he wishes he was in Miami for WrestleMania 28 and is looking forward to CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho the most.   PunkRead More
2010 Miss USA Rima Fakih has been on hand for many of the WrestleMania week events in Miami, Florida, prompting speculation that she signed a contract with WWE. The beauty queen confirmed to German celebrity gossip website Promiflash.de that she is now affiliated with the sports entertainment organization.   When asked if she is under contract to WWE at Thursday’s WrestleMania Premiere Party at Sun Island, she responded, “You are the first to respond to me, but I can now tell you that I will definitely be part of WWE.”Read More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

More News From WWE Hall Of Fame, WWE Worried About Weather

- The Rock was reportedly not at the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony in Miami last night.   - Despite the previous set time limits for Hall of Fame speeches last night, WWE ended up letting the Hall of Famers go long with their speeches.   - We noted yesterday that there was a downpour in Miami. While the Weather Channel forecast for tonight’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view is still good, WWE officials are in “bad moods” because of the potential for bad weather tonight.   - One WWE sourceRead More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Angle Planned For Tonight?, Tensai In Miami, Tyson’s WWE Future

- There may be some kind of angle between Zack Ryder and Eve Torres during tonight’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view.   - Matt “A-Train” Bloom is in Miami. There is talk that he will debut on Monday’s RAW Supershow in a big angle, as Lord Tensai.   - Word coming out of Miami is that WWE will be working with Mike Tyson more in the future.   - While WWE officials were expecting 1.25 to 1.3 million buys for tonight’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view, word now is that they are expecting justRead More

Posted On April 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Batista Update, Brock Lesnar Buzz, Punk’s HOF Guests, Jericho

- Jim Ross wrote the following last night about tonight’s CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho WWE Title match:   “Talked 2 @CMPunk & @IAmJericho in separate conversations Saturday & i promise u that both are fantastically focused 4 WM28. Scary focused.”   - CM Punk’s guests for the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony last night were Lita and Rancid singer Lars Frederiksen. Punk and Lita have been romantically linked.   - Batista wrote on Twitter that it’s a big day today as he prepares for the triathlon for charity.Read More