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Posted On November 17, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Spending Big On The Rock vs. John Cena, Rock & Twitter

Credit: F4WOnline.com – There are billboards for The Rock vs. John Cena at WrestleMania 28 in New York City. WWE has also purchased a billboard for the event on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, which is a pricey location. – While WWE is going through a Twitter craze right now, all the Twitter talk that The Rock did on Monday’s RAW was on his own and not something WWE told him to do. Both Vince McMahon and Kevin Dunn have been reminding talents right before RAW goes on the airRead More

Posted On November 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details On Three-Hour RAW Rating, Batista Blue Belt In Jiu Jitsu

- In more ratings news from Monday’s three-hour RAW, the over-run segment with The Rock, John Cena, The Miz and R-Truth did a 4.0 rating. The John Cena-Mick Foley segment did a 3.7 rating, making it the second highest-rated segment this week. Monday’s show was the most-watched three-hour RAW since the Slammy Awards show two years ago. USA Network partner NBC, which featured the controversial “Rock Center” interview with alleged child molester Jerry Sandusky, was dominated by RAW on Monday night by 36% in the key Adults 18-49 demographic. USARead More

Posted On November 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Brodus Clay’s Return, WWE Stars At FCW, Next Raw From Boston

- It was announced to the live crowd at Monday’s RAW that RAW returns to Boston, MA on Monday, March 5th, 2012. – Several WWE superstars and divas will be appearing at Florida Championship Wrestling’s Turkey Bash event on Wednesday, November 23rd at the Orlando Armory in Orlando, Florida. Among the stars set to appear: Natalya, Mason Ryan, Tyson Kidd, Jinder Mahal, Ricardo Rodriguez, Epico, Hunico, Derrick Bateman, Percy Watson, Kaitlyn and Brodus Clay. – Speaking of Brodus Clay, his RAW debut was rescheduled once again – and it currentlyRead More

Posted On November 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Top Matches Sheduled For WWE TLC PPV, SD Rating

- CM Punk vs. Alberto Del Rio for the WWE Title and Triple H vs. Kevin Nash have been all but confirmed for WWE’s TLC pay-per-view next month. No word yet on the stipulations but those are set to be the top two matches. – Official numbers haven’t been released yet but word at RAW was that the November 11th episode of Friday Night SmackDown did a 1.95 cable rating.Read More

Posted On November 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

The Rock Trends During Raw, New “Boots” Merchandise

- “Boots To Asses” and “Cena’s lady parts” were trending worldwide on Twitter tonight during the final segment with The Rock, John Cena, The Miz and R-Truth. Shortly before Rock went out live, he wrote the following on Twitter: “Seconds from electrifying RAW. Time to feed the beast and make 3 words trend worldwide.. #BootsToAsses” WWE’s shop website is now selling The Rock’s new “Boots To Asses” shirts.Read More

Posted On November 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Next Week’s Raw Guest Host, John Cena’s Little League Coach

- Actor Jonah Hill will be the special guest host of next Monday night’s RAW Supershow. – The man who played John Cena’s Little League coach on tonight’s RAW was independent wrestler Fabulous Johnny Vegas.Read More

Posted On November 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Working On CM Punk Documentary, Iron Shiek News, More

- The Chicago Tribune is reporting that WWE is currently filming a behind-the-scenes documentary on RAW superstar and Chicago native, CM Punk. The straight-to-DVD project, which is currently untitled, will be released some time in 2012. As we reported a few weeks ago, WWE is looking to capitalize on CM Punk’s popularity with a big push on television, along with new merchandise, a book, a possible movie role and more. – WWE Hall of Famer Iron Sheik is currently battling health issues that forced him to miss a stand-up comedyRead More

Posted On November 10, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On Cena/Miz Halloween Match, Vince McMahon

Credit: F4WOnline.com – Vince McMahon recently donated $2,500 to the 2012 Presidential campaign of Mitt Romney. – WWE had John Cena lay out The Miz and R-Truth on the Halloween RAW Supershow because Cena was laid out the week before and was scheduled again to go down on the November 7th RAW. Officials felt that even though it would appear to weaken the Survivor Series build, they didn’t want Cena being beat up three weeks in a row on RAW.Read More

Posted On November 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Updates On Jim Ross vs. Michael Cole & Mick Foley’s WWE Return

– The “Michael Cole challenge” match scheduled for RAW between Michael Cole and Jim Ross was bumped from the show due to time constraints. Jim Ross was indeed in Atlanta and tweeted the following after RAW: “4 the record, I’m in Atlanta. Was informed by Raw GM’s office, my services weren’t needed. Cole wants 2 make fun of my 3 surgeries. Classy.” Ross and Cole will wrestle on next week’s show, with the stipulation being that the winner remains a RAW announcer and the loser is off television for theRead More

Posted On November 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Why Jim Ross Wasn’t On Raw, Mick Foley Update, More

Credit: F4WOnline.com – The belief is that Jim Ross absence from RAW was due to a last-minute rewrite. There were apparently too many segments written into the show and the JR/Michael Cole confrontation will likely take place next week or in two weeks. – After being pulled from advertising, Mick Foley is once again being promoted for the 11/14 RAW. This time he is being advertised as a referee.Read More

Posted On November 1, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kevin Nash On Raw Next Week & Resigned By WWE

The WWE website announced on Monday that at the request of WWE COO Triple H, EVP of Talent Relations and Interim Raw General Manager John Laurinaitis re-signed Kevin Nash to a WWE contract. Nash will be on RAW next week.Read More

Posted On October 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Muppets Getting WWE Media Attention & Excitement Backstage

Entertainment industry publication Variety has an article up today looking at The Muppets invading tonight’s episode of WWE RAW from Atlanta. The article notes that 9 Muppet characters will be on the show. WWE executive Stephanie McMahon was quoted in the article – and says she is beyond excited to see the Muppets interact with the WWE superstars tonight. There is said to be a lot of buzz among the WWE superstars, divas and crew today – as many of them grew up big fans of the Muppets. A lotRead More

Posted On October 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

RAW Preview: Muppets, Punk vs. Henry, JR vs. Cole, Rock-Cena

Tonight’s Halloween edition of WWE’s RAW Supershow will feature a special appearance from Disney’s The Muppets. Aside from the Muppets, tonight’s RAW will feature the following: * CM Punk vs. World champion Mark Henry in a non-title match. If CM Punk wins, he gets a WWE title shot against Alberto Del Rio at Survivor Series. * The Rock will respond to John Cena’s invitation for them to team together at Survivor Series. * Jim Ross will face Michael Cole in the Michael Cole challenge. Michael Cole has agreed to quitRead More

Posted On October 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Mark Henry-Big Show Update, CM Punk vs. Alberto Del Rio

- In an update from last night, the CM Punk vs. Alberto Del Rio WWE Title Match at Survivor Series is not official yet. The storyline is that John Laurinaitis will either make the match official or scrap it before next week’s RAW. – WWE has been teasing the follow-up to Mark Henry and Big Show collapsing the ring at Vengeance for this week’s SmackDown, where the entire RAW roster is booked. WWE’s website noted that Henry and Show suffered muscle and ligament strains when the ring broke on Sunday.Read More

Posted On October 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Nash & Barrett Tweet About Raw, JR Responds To Cole, Trending

- Kevin Nash appeared on Monday’s RAW and brutally attacked Triple H with a sledge hammer on two separate occasions. Nash, who looked to be in the best shape we’ve seen him in in years, tweeted the following after RAW: “in these hard times, a man must do for his family what needs to be done.Only the strong survive. have worked harder in the last year than in my life.Feel better than I did at 30.Haters hate,but my body is ready,mind right.smells like$$$” – Jim Ross tweeted the following regardingRead More

Posted On October 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

What You Didn’t See On Raw, Undertaker-Michelle McCool, More

- The dark match before tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow in Austin, Texas saw Sin Cara defeat Michael McGillicutty. – WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne vs. Primo Colon & JTG plus The Bella Twins vs. Eve Torres & Kelly Kelly was taped tonight before RAW to air on this week’s WWE Superstars. – The Undertaker and Michelle McCool were spotted yesterday afternoon by fans situated in the parking lot at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas (site of Raw) entering the venue. The married couple resideRead More

Posted On October 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Raw Preview: Cage Match Advertised, Survivor Series Hype

With WWE Vengeance in the history books – tonight’s WWE RAW Supershow begins the march towards the 25th anniversary of Survivor Series on 11/20. Tonight’s RAW Supershow takes place from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. A steel cage match between WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio and John Cena is being advertised for RAW. No word yet on whether this will take place on the show or as the evening’s dark match main event. SmackDown stars scheduled for tonight’s show include World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, Randy Orton, BigRead More

Posted On October 20, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Why JR Was Brought Back, Royal Rumble Winner, Swagger A Dad

- After WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross was fired on Monday Night RAW 2 weeks ago by John Laurinaitis, many (including Jim Ross) were surprised when Ross was booked for the following week’s show from Mexico City. The decision to bring Jim Ross back to RAW so quickly was made after WWE evaluated the television ratings from the show where Ross was fired. An analysis of the minute-to-minute ratings revealed that ratings plummeted immediately after Ross was fired. Additionally, WWE received a ton of negative feedback online via socialRead More

Posted On October 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Vince McMahon’s Health & Recent Raw Script Details

According to The Wrestling Observer, Vince McMahon has been showing signs of his age recently that has had some people concerned. Recently McMahon was suffering from the flu and was not hiding it which in the past everyone knows if Vince is sick he doesn’t show it or allow it to affect work. It appears the October 3rd RAW that contained the superstars walking out was a last minute decision after six to eight scripts had been written and McMahon kept changing his mind. It seems even after the walkoutRead More