Royal Rumble Tag

Posted On January 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Rock Hypes New Movie (Video), Nash Won’t Be At The Rumble

- Kevin Nash wrote the following on Twitter last night and says he won’t be at the Royal Rumble: “Under no circumstances will I be at the Royal Rumble, unless of course, I’m going over. Oh, and I need to be #30.” Despite Nash saying he won’t be at the Royal Rumble, there is buzz in WWE that Sunday’s big event will indeed feature several surprise entrants. – During an interview this week with MTV to promote his new movie “Journey 2,” The Rock said he is currently in talksRead More

Posted On January 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Zack Ryder Storyline Update From Raw, Alberto Del Rio/Rumble

- In a storyline update, the WWE website is “reporting” that Zack Ryder remains hospitalized after suffering a broken back at the hands of Kane last night on Raw. WWE states they do not know how long Ryder will be out of action for. – Ricardo Rodriguez indicated that Alberto Del Rio won’t be ready to return in time for the 30-man Royal Rumble match next Sunday. He wrote on Twitter: “If Mr Del Rio wasn’t hurt he could easily win the Royal Rumble again this year. He did winRead More

Posted On January 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s WWE TV Tapings; Randy Orton’s Return

WWE will tape the Smackdown portion of this week’s WWE Superstars, this week’s WWE NXT, and this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, Arizona. This will be the final group of tapings before the Royal Rumble pay-per-view, and the return of Randy Orton is being advertised. A continuation of his storyline with Wade Barrett is expected to occur.Read More

Posted On January 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Mick Foley & Chris Jericho Announced For 30-Man Royal Rumble

Mick Foley will be in the 30-man Royal Rumble match as well as Chris Jericho. Every wrestler, despite whether or not they are on the Royal Rumble card, are eligible for the 30-man Rumble match. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage of WWE Royal Rumble on Sunday night at 8 PM EST here at PWMania.com.Read More

Posted On January 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Number One Entrant For The 30-Man Royal Rumble Match

The Miz will be the number one entrant to the 30-man Royal Rumble match at Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view from St. Louis, Missouri. The Miz got the slot by losing a match on tonight’s Raw Supershow to R-Truth.Read More

Posted On January 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR On Rumble Favorites, Current Raw Storylines, Ryder, More

Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are some highlights: Chris Jericho has been acting somewhat annoying lately on RAW and has become a compelling TV persona again without saying a word. I have no idea if Jericho will speak tonight or not but if he doesn’t and Chris were to win the Royal Rumble match then Y2J would have plenty to say. Jericho winning the Royal Rumble would potentially set up interesting TV in route to WM28. My last guess/prediction on the RumbleRead More

Posted On January 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On MVP’s Future With NJPW & WWE, Bret Hart At FCW

- WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart tweeted on Monday that he’s headed to WWE developmental tomorrow to evaluate talent for WWE: “Excited 2 fly down 2 Tampa tomorrow. Checking out the crew at FCW” – Former WWE wrestler MVP has responded to an incorrect report on another website stating that he has a 1-year contract with New Japan Pro Wrestling: “Hey Bleacher Report, I don’t have a “contract” with NJPW. I’m a free agent. Not sure who 1st reported I “signed a 1 year contract”. Wrong.” Regarding a possibleRead More

Posted On January 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE Raw Supershow

WWE will tape the Raw portion of this week’s WWE Superstars and tonight’s Raw Supershow tonight from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Expect a heavy push for Royal Rumble as this is the go-home to pay-per-view broadcast.Read More

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

Randy Orton’s Status For The Rumble, Vince Buys 3 Ferraris & More

- The latest on Randy Orton’s status is that he will be a participant in next week’s Royal Rumble match. Confirmation of Orton’s involvement in the Rumble is expected on Monday’s RAW. – Just days after Connecticut’s Greenwich Times reported that WWE chairman Vince McMahon was spotted around town driving a new charcoal-colored Bentley, word has come out that Vince McMahon reportedly purchased three new Ferraris in the past week. – The March 26th episode of RAW, the final show before WrestleMania, is currently scheduled to be a 3-hour show.Read More

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

Updated Card For Sunday’s Royal Rumble PPV

John Cena vs. Kane was officially announced for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view on Monday’s RAW Supershow. With that match set, here’s the updated card for Sunday’s Royal Rumble PPV: 30-man Royal Rumble Match WWE Championship Match: CM Punk (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler * John Laurinaitis will be the special referee and John Cena vs. Kane * PICTURE of BATISTA & MARK HENRY In The WU TANG Tour Bus From Saturday NightRead More
– WWE officials are hopeful that Christian will be cleared to return from injury in time for the Royal Rumble. He has been sidelined since November 9, 2011 due to an ankle injury. — With the cancellation of the SmackDown live event originally scheduled for this Sunday in College Station, Texas, some SmackDown talent will instead appear at the Raw live event in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Randy Orton, who was reportedly slated to return at next Monday’s Raw SuperShow in Phoenix, Arizona, has been added to the New MexicoRead More

Posted On January 16, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

J.R. On Edge Wrestling One More Match, Royal Rumble, Brodus

Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on his official website, www.jrsbarbq.com. Highlights are as follows: The Royal Rumble Match: “I always thought more could be made, I’m looking at the mirror quite honestly on this one, of the fact that there are only 30 spots available for the Royal Rumble Match. While other attractive matches are generally booked for the PPV, nothing really compares to the Rumble match and what winning it provides the last man standing in the ring.” Brodus Clay: “Brodus Clay maximized his minutes lastRead More

Posted On January 8, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Release Date For WWE’s Edge DVD, Hall of Fame Ticket Info

– WWE will release a DVD and Blu-ray chronicling the life of Edge on April 10, 2012. It is titled “You Think You Know Me – The Edge Story.” Several WWE employees as well as peers not affiliated with the organization were interviewed for the documentary portion of the release. — Tickets for WWE’s annual Hall of Fame ceremony, which takes place March 31, 2012 at American Airlines Arena, go on sale this Saturday via Ticketmaster. Prices range from $93.65 to $41.40. An online pre-sale will be held Thursday. TheRead More

Posted On January 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR Calling NBA, Jericho-Froot, Piper Has One Big Match Left

– Chris Jericho’s catch phrase “froot,” which roughly translates to “awesome,” is now featured on UrbanDictionary.com. — WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper says he has one more big match left in him. Piper tweeted on Wednesday: “I have not been asked to be in Royal Rumble. I tell u a secret, promise to keep it? I am going to do 1 more balls to wall match!” Piper told a follower on Twitter.” — Video of Jim Ross calling Tuesday night’s OKC Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers NBA gameRead More

Posted On January 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage Jericho Interview, Brodus Clay Update, UWF PPV

– The Urban Wrestling Federation has released a 15-minute preview of their upcoming pay-per-view, Thug Assassins, which premiers on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 8pm ET. You can view the preview here. — The latest on Brodus Clay’s status is that WWE is holding off on his debut until the Royal Rumble. — The WWE website attempted to interview Chris Jericho backstage at Monday’s RAW, but did not get much out of him. Jericho continued the “silent treatment” we saw on television, smiling and ignoring the questions asked of him.Read More

Posted On January 3, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE RAW Results – January 2, 2012

We are live in: Memphis, Tennessee Commentators: Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler _______________________________________________ The show starts with an advertisement of CM Punk vs. Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Championship later tonight. We then see a recap of last week’s Raw when Kane told Cena to “embrace the hate” and left Cena contemplating the fan reactions. Opening plays. Instead of the usual pyro, John Cena’s music plays and he heads down to the ring and grabs a microphone. He starts off by saying that 2011 didn’t end the way that heRead More

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

Title Match & Guest Referee Announced For Royal Rumble

CM Punk will defend the WWE Championship against Dolph Ziggler at the Royal Rumble – with interim RAW General Manager John Laurinaitis serving as the special guest referee. Laurinaitis announced the match on RAW after CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler’s match. The WWE championship match and the 30-man Royal Rumble main event are the only matches announced for the card so far.Read More

Posted On January 1, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Orton Scheduled For Shows This Month, Macho Man Remembered

– Randy Orton, who is out of action after suffering a herniated disc on the L4-L5 level on the left side, is scheduled for the Jan. 16 Raw SuperShow in Anaheim, California and the Royal Rumble taking place Jan. 29 in St. Louis, Missouri. — SmackDown ring announcer Lilian Garcia rang in the new year by partying with her TNA Wrestling equivalent, Christy Hemme. A photo of the two with former WWE Diva Candice Michelle is available here. — The back page of USA Weekend features an article on theRead More

Posted On December 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ex-WWE Writer Thinks Daniel Bryan Will Have A Short Title Run

Former WWE creative team member Seth Mates says if history is any indication – we shouldn’t expect a long title reign from new World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan. Mates tweeted on Monday afternoon @SethMates: “To borrow a holiday metaphor, this is the time of year (between Survivor Series and the Royal Rumble) when Vince (McMahon) ‘tries on’ his new clothes or new main eventers.” “Foley (99), Jericho (01), Evolution (03), Edge (06), Sheamus (09), Miz (10), Bryan (11) among those elevated during this stretch of (the year). And to continueRead More