Over the Limit Tag

SuperLuchas.net reports Cody Rhodes recently tested positive on a drug test for a banned substance but was cleared after providing a valid prescription from a licensed and treating physician. Prior to being cleared, it would appear that Rhodes believed he was facing suspension. The day after dropping the Intercontinental Championship to Christian at Over the Limit, he cryptically wrote on Twitter: “Time off.” He appeared at the following day’s SmackDown taping in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and all SmackDown shows since then. The website also reports that another WWE performer whose nameRead More
- John Laurinaitis in his “People Power” attire from Over the Limit is rumored to be a playable character in the new WWE ’13 video game. We have managed to get hold of the first screenshots released for WWE ’13, which you can view by clicking here, or checking our backstage specials. – Former WWE Diva Lita will be a celebrity judge for “SugarSlam III: Batter Royal – The Most Delicious Championship in Sports Entertainment.” For more information on the wrestling-themed bake off, visit bakeanddestroy.net. – WWE released the followingRead More
Lilian Garcia denied rumors of an apparent argument with fellow ring announcer Justin Roberts before the live audience at Sunday’s Over the Limit pay-per-view event, saying it’s “news to (her).” Roberts denied the rumor first Monday afternoon via Twitter, writing, “Hey @liliangarcia supposedly we had an argument last night…u know what they say-if its on the Internet it HAS to be true, right? Good2cu!” Garcia later responded to his tweet, writing, “LOL news 2 me!” PWInsider.com reports there is a lot of heat on Garcia for her multiple errors onRead More
– Cody Rhodes appears to be taking a hiatus from the squared circle after losing the WWE Intercontinental Championship to Christian on Sunday at Over the Limit. He stated Monday afternoon via Twitter, “Time off.” — To promote the Mattel WWE Legends King Kong Bundy action figure (available exclusively at MattyCollector.com), WWE.com has released a video package on the man known as “walking condominium.” (View) — Rosa Mendes thanked fans for their support after she was involved in a multi-car accident in Las Vegas, Nevada Friday evening. She stated viaRead More
Justin Roberts denied an online rumor that he had a heated argument with fellow ring announcer Lilian Garcia before fans at Sunday’s Over the Limit pay-per-view event. He stated Monday afternoon via Twitter, “Hey @liliangarcia supposedly we had an argument last night…u know what they say-if its on the Internet it HAS to be true, right? Good2cu!” The rumor originated from Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer, who said in today’s edition of Observer Radio that the two argued before the live audience. The incident reportedly stemmed from her mistakes. “SomethingRead More
– As noted earlier, Lilian Garcia had a rough night last night at Over the Limit as she mishandled no less than three ring introductions and was involved in a heated argument with ring announcer Justin Roberts in front of the live audience. PWInsider.com reports there is a lot of heat on Garcia backstage for her multiple gaffes. — In a battle of former WWE Superstars, Matt Hardy challenges Eric Escobar for the PRWA Heavyweight Championship this Saturday at Lajas Coliseum in Lajas, Puerto Rico. — In addition to KellyRead More

Posted On May 21, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

The WWE Revolution Is Coming Next Week

As we’ve been reporting, WWE has been running a viral campaign on the company website hyping that a new “revolution is coming.” Earlier today on WWE.com, they have several Over the Limit backstage interviews featuring a new “revolution” video. The hype video notes that the “revolution is coming” on May 28th. Of course, May 28th is next Monday so the reveal will likely happen on RAW. What do you think the campaign is for? Tell us below in our “Comments” section.Read More
From ring announcing gaffes to shoe related mishaps, Lilian Garcia’s second go-round with WWE has been rough at times. The veteran Diva had another bad night Sunday at Over the Limit as she mishandled no less than three ring introductions and was involved in a heated argument with a co-worker in front of fans. During ring introductions for the participants in the Fatal 4-Way Match for the World Heavyweight Championship, Garcia incorrectly announced Sheamus’ billed weight as 227 pounds, rather than 267 pounds. In another glaring miscue, Garcia announced HunicoRead More

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

Over The Limit Pre-Show News, CM Punk, PPV Trends, Laurinaitis

- At one point WWE had around 50,000 people watching their Over the Limit pre-show on YouTube this evening. I you missed it, Zack Ryder lost to Kane in the pre-show match. – WWE’s website ran an angle during tonight’s Over the Limit pay-per-view where the Board of Directors denied a last minute appeal from John Laurinaitis to lift the stipulation that any Superstar who interfered in his match against John Cena would be fired. – Some of the WWE terms trending worldwide during tonight’s Over the Limit pay-per-view wereRead More

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

Christian Returns To WWE & Wins WWE Intercontinental Title

Christian returned to WWE television tonight at Over the Limit pay-per-view. He won the Number One Contender Battle Royal to open the show which he used to face Cody Rhodes for the WWE Intercontinental Championship. Christian defeated Cody Rhodes, winning the WWE Intercontinental Championship for the fourth time in his career. Christian suffered a high ankle sprain in November 2011 and returned briefly in March but was sidelined again after aggravating the same injury. He made his return to the ring during WWE’s post-Wrestlemania tour in the United Kingdom lastRead More
– WWE announced via text messaging a People’s Power Battle Royal for tonight’s Over the Limit pay-per-view event. The winner will face either WWE Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes or WWE United States Champion Santino Marella later in the show. — Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Eric Thames came to the plate to CM Punk’s former WWE entrance theme “This Fire Burns” at Saturday’s game against the New York Mets. — Former WWE Women’s Champion Chyna collapsed at an adult convention in Miami, Florida on Saturday and was admitted to aRead More

Posted On May 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Dolph Ziggler Discusses Over The Limit, 1000th Raw & More

- Marvel.com’s “Fightin’ Fanboys” section has a new interview up with WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler. Here are some highlights: Marvel.com: Your hash tag #HEEL is pretty popular here at the Marvel offices—a lot of us like to use it in our e-mails. Not only do you use it online, but so do your fans and WWE has produced “Heel” t-shirts. Where did the idea for this come from? Dolph Ziggler: Honestly before I was in the business, I was huge Chevy Chase fan because I am a comedy fan noRead More
Daniel Bryan was interviewed by Brian Fritz of the Between The Ropes podcast and spoke about a number of topics, including the “Yes!” chants changing his life, his match against CM Punk this Sunday at Over The Limit, Brock Lesnar’s return to WWE and much more. Here are some highlights of what he said about: Whether or not he ever thought a word as simple as ‘yes’ could change his life the way it has: “(laughs) Yeah, you’d never think it. All the years I spent toiling on the independentRead More

Posted On May 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Speculates That Chris Jericho May Leave Again After PPV

WWE’s website has a new storyline article up looking at how Chris Jericho has failed to win gold since returning in January and how this effects World Heavyweight Title match at Over the Limit as he goes against champion Sheamus, Randy Orton and Alberto Del Rio. They are strongly teasing that Over the Limit may be it for Jericho this time around. Here’s some of what they wrote: “Further, if Jericho fails to come away with the gold, will Over the Limit be the last time the WWE Universe everRead More
– In attendance news the May 4 Raw live event in Huntsville, Alabama drew 4,000 paying $150,000; May 5 Raw in Knoxville, Tennessee drew 6,000 paying $200,000; SmackDown on May 5 in Asheville, North Carolina drew 2,000 paying $65,000; Raw on May 6 in Chattanooga, Tennessee drew 4,800 paying $115,000; May 6 SmackDown in North Charleston, South Carolina drew 3,500 paying $120,000. — WWE is expected to hold a Tag Team Championship Match at Over the Limit where Kofi Kingston and R-Truth defend the straps against either Dolph Ziggler andRead More
– Sheamus will defend the World Heavyweight Championship against Alberto Del Rio on May 20 at Over the Limit. The Mexican grappler’s victory over Sheamus on the April 6 SmackDown guaranteed him a future World Heavyweight Championship Match. Other matches scheduled for the event include John Cena vs. John Laurinaitis and WWE Champion CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan. — WWE referee Chad Patton turns 36 years old today. — Today marks the ten year anniversary of “WWE.” On May 5, 2002, Vince McMahon’s sports entertainment organization launched a “Get TheRead More
– John Cena participated in filming this week for Fred 3: Fred Goes To Camp, which is slated to premiere on Nickelodeon in late 2012. He reprises the role of the title character’s father. (source: PWInsider.com) — With The Bellas Twins no longer in WWE, WWE.com looks to a new set of celebrity siblings to fill the void in this article. WWE writes, “Step inside and discover our dream list of 10 twins we’d like to watch compete in the squared circle.” – A fraudulent Twitter account for Lord Tensai’sRead More

Posted On May 2, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: Raw Analysis 04/30/12

The show opens with John Laurinaitis calling out Brock Lesnar after putting him over as the new face of WWE. Triple H interrupts before they can say anything. He tells Brock he will only stay in WWE under his original contract terms and not the non-approved terms that JL agreed to last week. Brock gets pissed and attacks Triple H. He locks on a submission and holds it until some of the locker room comes to the ring for the save. Brock is escorted out by security. ^I’m surprised LesnarRead More

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

WWE Championship Match Announced For Over The Limit PPV

Daniel Bryan won the “Beat The Clock Challenge” for a shot at CM Punk’s WWE Championship at Over The Limit pay-per-view on this week’s edition of Raw. WWE Over The Limit is scheduled to take place at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina on May 20, 2012. It will be the third Over the Limit event. As always, we will be providing live free coverage of the PPV, as well as the latest breaking news and spoilers leading to the PPV.Read More