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- WWE officials were impressed with Billy Gunn and his interactions with Shawn Michaels on Raw 1,000 and the belief is he’ll receive at least one match on a future televised show. Meanwhile, many backstage feel Sean “X-Pac” Waltman didn’t appear in great shape on the milestone episode so it is unlikely that he’ll be brought back for a match. Some people were surprised that with WWE’s TV-PG directive and Linda McMahon running for United States Senate, officials had no problem having Waltman appear on television despite his involvement withRead More
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Posted On July 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Royal Rumble 2013 PPV Main Event Revealed

The Rock revealed on Monday’s 1000th episode of WWE RAW that whoever is the WWE Champion at the 2013 Royal Rumble pay-per-view will face The Rock that night with for the WWE Championship belt. WWE Royal Rumble 2013 takes place from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, January 27, 2013. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage and the latest news and spoilers leading to the pay-per-view here at PWMania.com.Read More

Posted On July 17, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

This Week’s WWE RAW Scores High Rating

This week’s edition WWE Raw scored a 3.44 rating, which was up 8.5 percent compared to last week’s 3.17 rating for the MITB lead-in. The 3.44 rating topped Raw after WrestleMania, which scored a 3.43 rating, and topped Raw after No Way Out last month, which scored a 3.42 rating. Monday’s Raw Supershow ranked #2 for the year, trailing Raw after the Royal Rumble, which scored a 3.55 rating. (Source: PWTorch.com)Read More
- DirecTV viewers were unable to watch this week’s episode of Steve Austin’s Redneck Island show on CMT because of the dispute with Viacom. Fnas of the show are now able to watch the full latest episodes on Austin’s website, BrokenSkullRanch.com. – This week’s WWE Smackdown scored 75,709 in social activity, which topped the previous yearly high of 72,644 on February 27th. This also was the highest social media activity score of the year for a first-run Friday episode. – As noted earlier, JBL thought his Twitter account was hackedRead More
- Kharma, who has not appeared for WWE since the Royal Rumble, is ready to return to the ring and waiting to be reintroduced on television. Many of her Diva peers are frustrated with her absence from television. – Yoshi Tatsu is not as bad at English as portrayed on WWE programming. According to a friend of the SmackDown Superstar, he began taking English lessons as soon as he signed a contract with WWE in 2007 and is very smart. “He’s always trying to get better, and is always readingRead More

Posted On June 25, 2012By Dave ScottIn Columns

David Scott Column – Approaching 1000th WWE RAW

Hey guys it’s Dave Scott here for some Monday night debauchery! The last few weeks have been quite slow in the WWE Universe, there is nothing too major to report about recently. We are just on the backlash of a pretty average No Way Out PPV and last weeks Raw wasn’t the most exciting thing in the world. Apart from Heath Slater obviously. On the other hand TNA seem to be upping their game recently and people seem to be turning their heads over to the alternative option of ImpactRead More
– From ring announcing gaffes to shoe related mishaps, Lilian Garcia’s second go-round with WWE has been riddled with embarrassing episodes. The follies continued Wednesday night at WWE’s SmackDown live event in Poughkeepsie, New York as the Decade Diva mishandled an important ring introduction and once again had difficulty maintaining her balance. In a recurring theme, Garcia erroneously announced the No Holds Barred Match between Randy Orton and Kane as a No Disqualification Match. The SmackDown Diva also had trouble staying on her feet as she nearly tripped while makingRead More
In the video we posted earlier this week, speaking to Emmy nominated entertainment reporter Chris Van Vliet of WOIO in Cleveland, Ohio, Mick Foley was asked why he left TNA Wrestling last year. “In my three years with Total Nonstop Action, I think exactly one person said, ‘Hey, you’re that guy from TNA.’ I’m a WWE guy. I went away from home for a while. There was no question. I was never one of those guys who said I’m never going back. I enjoyed my time away, but it’s stillRead More

Posted On May 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

PPV Buyrate Data For Royal Rumble, Elimination Chamber, WM28

As part of WWE’s First Quarter 2012 earnings report announced on Thrusday, the company released pay-per-view buyrate information for this year’s Royal Rumble and Elimination chamber events. The Royal Rumble drew 443,000 buys, down from 446,000 buys in 2011, and 462,000 buys in 2010. Elimination Chamber did 178,000 buys, down from 199,000 buys in 2011 and 285,000 buys in 2010. Even though the Royal Rumble and Elimination Chamber both did fewer buys in 2012 than they did in 2011, revenue was essentially the same due to more viewers ordering theRead More
– Mick Foley, who has not appeared on WWE programming since the Royal Rumble, teased a return to company storylines Sunday night via Twitter as he said he received voice-mails from SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long.   "Guess it's about time I listen to some of these voice-mails from Teddy Long. Wonder what he wants. Catch you all tomorrow," he wrote. However, he suggested minutes later it was a joke, writing, "No big deal. Teddy was just hoping I had Buff Bagwell's number – apparently, it's pretty important."   FoleyRead More
– WWE has released their latest Key Performance Indicators report and last month’s Elimination Chamber is estimated to have drawn 180,000 pay-per-view buys. This figure is based on WWE averaging 309,000 pay-per-views buys in the first quarter of 2012 and the Royal Rumble garnering 438,000 buys. Last year’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event drew 199,000 buys while the 2010 show scored 285,000. — Former WWE star Stevie Richards has been announced to appear at WrestleReunion 7 on March 31 at the Miami Beach Deauville Resort 6701 Collins Ave. Miami, Florida. —Read More
– The March 12, 2012 episode of Raw SuperShow featuring The Rock concert and The Undertaker confronting Shawn Michaels posted a 3.27 cable rating compared to 3.25 the week before. Viewership was at its highest since the Raw following the Royal Rumble as the program averaged 4,820,000 viewers over the course of two hours. Viewership increased during the second hour as Raw averaged 4,970,000 viewers compared to 4,670,000 in the first. — Madusa, who formerly competed as Alundra Blayze for WWE in the mid-1990s, continues to taunt Beth Phoenix overRead More
– Former WWE Champion John “Bradshaw” Layfield wrote the following on Twitter regarding a potential return to WWE: “Sorry, WWE has never asked about coming back more than a one off- happy coaching kids in Bermuda! Gotta make a difference-or try at least!” — Former WWE stars John Morrison, Melina and Maria have been announced to appear at the Motor City Comic Con taking place May 18-20 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. — WWE has yet to follow up on Kharma’s appearance last month at the RoyalRead More

Posted On February 22, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Why Kharma Has Yet To Return, Simmons’ WWE HOF Inductor

– John “Bradshaw” Layfield inducting Ron Simmons into the WWE Hall of Fame is not official but it is the planned idea. Layfield wrote Tuesday on Facebook in regards to inducting his longtime tag team partner, “As far as who is inducting Ron into the HOF-I would consider one of my greatest lifetime honors if I am chosen. However, it hasn’t been announced-SO, if I knew who was I couldn’t say. And, if I don’t know I couldn’t say either obviously. So, I wait on the announcement like everyone else.”Read More

Posted On February 8, 2012By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Royal Fumble

Follow @OneCountKickout on Twitter Like the One Count Kickout on Facebook The road to Wrestlemania has begun.  The most exciting time to be a fan of the WWE is finally underway.  This is the time when wrestlers become superstars and superstars become legends.  The best storylines, the most hype, the best matches, the most excitement… so why doesn’t it feel that way?  Why does it feel like this particular road to Wrestlemania is littered with potholes and speed bumps? The Royal Rumble is a key in the road to Wrestlemania. Read More

Posted On February 6, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Matches Taped For WWE Superstars, Clay Works Dark Match

– Matches taped tonight at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for this week’s episode of WWE Superstars are as follows: * WWE United States Champion Jack Swagger vs. Santino Marella * WWE Tag Team Champions Epico and Primo vs. JTG and Michael McGillicutty — Brodus Clay squashed WWE developmental wrestler Damien Sandow in a dark match at tonight’s Raw SuperShow taping in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Sandow was accompanied by Abraham Washington, who introduced him to the audience prior to the bout. — A photo of Sheamus performingRead More
– Many of WWE Hall of Famer Edge’s greatest matches are currently available for $1.99 via Comcast On Demand. The offering includes: Edge vs. John Cena vs. Rob Van Dam (July 3, 2006 Raw), Edge and Hulk Hogan vs. Billy and Chuck(July 4, 2002 SmackDown), Edge vs. Kurt Angle (Judgment Day 2002) Edge vs. Batista (Vengeance 2007), Edge vs. Alberto Del Rio (Wrestlemania XXVII), Edge vs Eddie Guerrero (Unforgiven 2002), Edge vs. Rob Van Dam (February 19, 2007 Raw), Edge vs Rey Mysterio (Royal Rumble 2008), Edge vs. Lance StormRead More
For those of you that don’t follow me on Twitter, I’m sorry but you missed out because I ran a Twitter contest to become a guest writer for a week for my column. I got a huge response, but the winner was a follower of mine @cag151. He won by being the only one to pick Sheamus as the Royal Rumble winner. So congrats to him, and enjoy his unique view on wrestling. I will be back next week with my genius view on wrestling. I hope you enjoy. IRead More

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

WWE Issues Royal Rumble Survey & Mentions TNA, UFC, ROH

WWE sent out a survey on Wednesday asking fans for feedback on Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. The survey gives some insight about what WWE is looking to learn about it’s audience’s viewing habits, what they thought of they show, how often they order WWE PPV events and much more. The following is a listing of the survey questions that were asked and the options that were included as possible answers: — Did you watch the Royal Rumble pay-per-view event on Sunday, January 29? — Including yourself, how many people wereRead More