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Posted On February 16, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

More Ratings Details From The Rock’s WWE Return; More

- The Rock’s new Twitter account was launched by the same group that launched UFC President Dana White’s account. The new account already has over 112,000 followers. On Monday night after he plugged it on RAW, Rock’s Facebook page was gaining hundreds of fans by the second for a few minutes. The Rock and Dwayne Johnson are still trending topics on Yahoo, Google and other sites. – This week’s RAW with The Rock’s return ranked #3 on cable TV for Monday night, behind The History Channel’s American Pickers and PawnRead More

Posted On February 15, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Former WWE Writer Talks About The Rock’s Return

Former WWE writer Dave Lagana has updated his blog at IWantWrestling.com with his thoughts about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s return to WWE on Monday’s RAW. Lagana wrote: “Moments that stick with us are genuine. They can be manipulated but can’t be manufactured. Tonight in Anaheim, CA on Monday Night Raw was one of those moments. There were misdirections, there were leads, there were reports. But at 10:58pm Eastern it became a reality. The live reaction let you know immediately what was happening was big. The ripple effect on social mediaRead More

Posted On February 15, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

JR Comments On The Rock’s WWE Return, The Rock Trends

- Jim Ross wrote the following on Twitter tonight about The Rock’s return: “The Great One is back 4 WM27! The Rock will host Wrestlemania. He looks awesome. Dwayne Johnson’s classic ‘Rock’ promo 2nite on RAW was the best thing on RAW in recent memory. Young wrestlers hopefully paid attention. Stone Cold also did some classic, long promos back in the day. It’s a lost art w/o question. Rock hit a grand slam.” – PWMania.com reader Marko sent word that The Rock, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Cole and Stephanie McMahon wereRead More

Posted On February 15, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

The Rock On Twitter, Brett DiBiase, Candice Pregnant, Maria

- Former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis has been taking acting classes. – Former WWE Diva Candice Michelle announced on Facebook today that she is pregnant again. – Brett DiBiase has been working as a heel in WWE developmental since returning from injury. He’s apparently sided with FCW Heavyweight Champion and former NXT Rookie Lucky Cannon, who is also now a heel. – Dwayne Johnson is now on Twitter at twitter.com/therock. He wrote last night before RAW that Twitter just got “rocked.”Read More

Posted On February 8, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

CM Punk/Cena Rap Battle Video, R-Truth Apologizes To Milwaukee

- Below is a video of John Cena and CM Punk Battle rapping during RAW last night: – After accidentally calling out to Green Bay when in Milwaukee on RAW last night, R-Truth took to Twitter today to explain: “I want to apologize to Milwaukee Wisconsin for MY screw up..no excuses,the truth is not perfect,again Milwaukee Im sorry”Read More

Posted On February 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Scott Hall Back In Court, WWE Signs New TV Deal, Chyna Update

- WWE announced on Wednesday that it has signed a new 5-year agreement with its current television partner in Japan, the J Sports Broadcasting Corporation. . J Sports will continue to exclusively carry WWE pay-per-views as well as RAW, SmackDown, NXT and Superstars. For more on this story, visit Corporate.WWE.com. – Speaking of WWE and Japan, former WWE Diva China told TMZ.com this week that she’s currently enrolled in language classes at UCLA in California. Her goal is to teach English to children in Japan. She told TMZ, “I loveRead More

Posted On January 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Kong Teases Rumble Appearance, Maryse Requests Fan Videos

– Maryse requested last week on Twitter ninety second tribute videos of her talking. “I need a 90 secs video tribute of me talking, in an out of the ring, in commentary, backstages, ects….with other celebs I worked with,” she wrote. “Its a tribute to maryse s french accent…email it to me at maryseouellet500@gmail.com.” She will post the best videos on her official website and follow the creators on Twitter. — Awesome Kong teased an appearance at tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view as she noted the following on Twitter this afternoon.Read More

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

WWE Cuts On The Way, Royal Rumble Plans, Harris & McGillicutty

- As of this past weekend, WWE’s creative team reportedly did not have the finish booked for Sunday’s Royal Rumble match. – Nexus member Mason Ryan and SmackDown stars Jack Swagger and Drew McIntyre confirmed as participants for Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view last night on RAW. This brings the total number of announced participants to 28 (19 from RAW and 9 from SmackDown), with 12 spots remaining open. Expect several more names to be announced on Friday’s SmackDown, but WWE will almost certainly leave a few “mystery” spots open toRead More

Posted On January 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Raw Preview: John Cena vs. CM Punk, 2 Weeks Until The Rumble

Tonight’s episode of WWE RAW takes place from Little Rock, Arkansas. The show will be headlined by the return of John Cena, who will square off against Nexus leader CM Punk. This will be Cena’s first appearance on RAW in two weeks. He’s been sidelined since the show when Punk joined Nexus and took Cena out with his Go To Sleep Finisher. After being injured in late December and keeping a light in-ring schedule while recovering, Cena returned to WWE’s live events tour this weekend. Cena wrestled on Friday andRead More
To help promote next Sunday’s Raw live event at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio, Valley24.com conducted an interview with WWE star Ted DiBiase, Jr. The son of “The Million Dollar Man” discussed the toll of traveling throughout the world on a weekly basis, the strain of injuries, his brother joining him on the main roster, and more. When asked how often he is on the road, DiBiase said ‘it’s most of the time’. “I think the correct answer is a minimum of 257 days a year and I believeRead More

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

Rey Mysterio’s Status, Two Legends Retiring Soon, More

- Jake “The Snake” Roberts is having what’s billed as his final match on January 29th at the Pro Wrestling Guerilla show in conjunction with WrestleReunion in Los Angeles. Roberts will be facing his protege Sinn Bodhi, the former Kizarny in WWE. Terry Funk is also claiming to have his last match on that same show but Funk has retired several times over the years. Another interesting match at that show will be a battle royal with The Barbarian, former referee Danny Davis, Shane Douglas, Funk, Mike Graham, Val Venis,Read More

Posted On January 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Raw Rating Holds Up Well Against Very Stiff Competition

(Source: PWTorch.com) Monday’s episode of WWE RAW scored a 3.05 rating, virtually even with last week’s rating. The show did hours of 3.0 and 3.1. RAW averaged 4.60 million viewers over the two-hour broadcast, with the first hour doing 4.55 million viewers and the second hour doing 4.65 million viewers. Overall, the show was up around 100,000 viewers from last week. While a 3.05 rating does not sound like anything to celebrate, there was fear within WWE that the rating was going to dip below 3.0 due to the stiffRead More

Posted On January 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Raw Divas Match Nixed, Piper DVD, Superstars, More

- Horror film “Legion: The Last Exorcism” starring WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper was officially released on DVD today. – WGN America was picked up b a number of Time Warner Cable systems today so fans in those markets will now be able to see WWE Superstars on Thursday nights. – Natalya vs. Maryse was booked for last night’s RAW but did not happen, likely due to time restrictions. Word is that last night’s RAW was re-written from what they originally had planned. (Partial source: F4Wonline.com)Read More

Posted On January 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Why Alberto Del Rio Was On Raw, New Raw Announcer Revealed

- A few readers have asked why SmackDown star Alberto Del Rio wrestled on Monday’s WWE RAW from Phoenix. Aside from the fact that Alberto is in the midst of a major push and WWE wants him to get as much exposure as possibe, the main reason is that WWE wants to give RAW fans a look at a top SmackDown star in hopes that they’ll watch SmackDown on SyFy. Expect to see more crossover among RAW and SmackDown stars in the coming months. – The new backstage announcer weRead More

Posted On January 4, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn Results

WWE Raw Results – January 3, 2011

The first RAW of the year starts with video of Nexus attacking Cena again. After it was over Punk came out, grabbed a chair, almost hit Cena, but then sat down in the chair and put the Nexus arm band on. All of Nexus, minus Wade, were in unity. Cole talks about Cena likely being on RAW due to injuries sustained from Nexus. Punk’s joined Nexus, but who’s leading them? Plus, it’s unusual for the WWE Championship to be defended in a Falls Count Anywhere Match, but it will beRead More

Posted On January 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE Raw

Tonight’s episode WWE RAW takes place from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The WWE website has announced that the opening match of tonight’s RAW will see WWE Champion The Miz defending against #1 contender and former tag team partner John Morrison in a Falls Count Anywhere match. RAW will also feature follow-up on CM Punk appearing to join Nexus at the end of last week’s show. With the Royal Rumble taking place later this month, expect to see Royal Rumble qualifying matches as early as tonight. The darkRead More

Posted On December 29, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On John Cena Possibly Being Injured Last Night

- To update the earlier John Cena reports, every fan who has written in that was at the RAW live event last night says the injury appeared to be legitimate. We now know more details on the match before it ended. After the Wasteland where Cena appeared to have been injured, Barrett began climbing the cage to escape but stopped as if he were waiting for Cena to come stop him. Cena used the ropes to get up as Barrett pretended to have his leg stuck in the cage wall.Read More

Posted On December 21, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Melina Speaks On Becoming #1 Contender, Triple H News

- Melina wrote the following on Twitter last night, after turning heel and becoming the new #1 contender: “Hee hee hee. I love you guys. It’s time for a change people. It’s ON in the women’s division. Hope everyone is in for the ride!” – For what it’s worth, Triple H is advertised for several upcoming WWE RAW broadcasts. This might not mean much as he was advertised for last night’s RAW but obviously did not return.Read More

Posted On December 21, 2010By Owen PattersonIn News

New #1 Contender For WWE Divas Title, Raw Dark Match

- Melina won the number one contendership to the WWE Divas Championship in a triple threat match tonight on Raw against Eve and Alicia Fox. She will challenge Natalya for the title at a later date. – The dark match before tonight’s RAW saw former NXT Rookie Percy Watson defeat Primo Colon. – Matches taped before RAW tonight for this week’s WWE Superstars were Zack Ryder vs. David Hart Smith and The Usos vs. Primo & Darren Young.Read More