Royal Rumble Tag

Posted On February 7, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

SmackDown Elimination Chamber Match Set, Guerrero To Referee

– Goldust stated on Twitter that his signing tour for his autobiography, Cross Rhodes: Goldust, Out of the Darkness, was postponed due to injury. However, he seemed optimistic about it taking place in the future. He said he hopes to return to the squared circle by June. — In addition to World Heavyweight Champion Edge, the SmackDown brand’s Elimination Chamber Match at WWE’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event will include Rey Mysterio, Kane, Wade Barrett and Drew McIntyre – all of whom claimed their opportunity in a series of Elimination ChamberRead More
– WWE.com has added Booker T to the SmackDown roster page. After making a surprise return at the Royal Rumble, the six-time World Champion was introduced as SmackDown’s newest commentator on last night’s show. — Beth Phoenix teased the following yesterday on Twitter: “Great things are on the horizon for The Glamazon….keep your eyes peeled….soon. Very soon!” — After Kelly Kelly speared Layla to help Edge preserve his World Championship against Dolph Ziggler last night on SmackDown, “acting” SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero fired the blonde bombshell from WWE. HerRead More

Posted On February 2, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

News On Savage Appearing In WWE Game, Rhodes’ Nose Injury

– While it was THQ’s call to feature Randy Savage in the WWE All-Stars video game, WWE has to approve any character they want in the game. The video game company approached Savage on their own, as well as Hulk Hogan and Ultimate Warrior, and had Vince McMahon approve all three character proposals. As the game’s promotional tagline “Two Generations. One Ring.” implies, the game features current and former WWE Superstar competing in fast-paced wrestling matches. — “Dashing” Cody Rhodes, who is being portrayed on television as though he sufferedRead More

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

John Morrison’s Rumble Performance Recognized, Raw Rating

- As reported several weeks ago, John Morrison has his critics in WWE, but his performance at the Royal Rumble certainly opened a lot of people’s eyes. – The RAW rating was a 3.5, which incidentally is WWE’s best number since before football season kicked off.Read More

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

More Details On Booker T’s & Kevin Nash’s WWE Future

There was much talk internally relating to the overwhelming crowd reaction both Kevin Nash and Booker T received last night at the Royal Rumble. Booker was originally slated to return as a manager who wrestled and coached, but based on his performance last night, many feel he can “still go.” A few ideas have been discussed for him involving top tier WWE talent. He has signed a long-term contract with the organization. Nash is scheduled for no more than short-term run with WWE, but officials are open to using himRead More

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

Go-Home To Royal Rumble Smackdown Rating

Last Friday’s go-home to Royal Rumble edition of Smackdown did a 2.01 cable rating with 3,024,000 viewers on SyFy.Read More

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

JR Blog: Diesel & Booker T’s Returns, Punk, Morrison’s Jump

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog on jrsbarbq.com with Royal Rumble thoughts. Here are some highlights: Morrison’s Wall Grab: “John Morrison’s leap of faith to the security wall and show of athleticism will be on many future Royal Rumble highlight packages. I thought Morrison might last a little longer in the RR match but that one interval served Morrison well.” Dolph Ziggler’s Performance: “Dolph Ziggler reminds me somewhat of the great Pat Patterson of many years gone by not to mention that the athletic ZigglerRead More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

News On Kong Debuting, Update On Talent Pulled From Rumble

– There was much criticism amongst WWE officials regarding the quality of the commentary by Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and Matt Striker during last night’s Royal Rumble broadcast. — WWE Superstars Superstars Darren Young, David Hart Smith and Primo were advertised on WWE.com for last night’s 40-Man Royal Rumble Match but ultimately excluded. All three were not backstage at the Rumble as they were informed last week that they had been taken off the show. Smith, however, is in Providence for tonight’s Raw. — As noted earlier, Awesome Kong wasRead More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Major Announcement Set For Raw, Updates On Kong & Kim

– WWE.com has disclosed that Alberto Del Rio will announce tonight on Raw which World Championship he will challenge for at WrestleMania XXVII. He will choose either WWE Champion The Miz or World Heavyweight Champion Edge after winning last night’s 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. — Gail Kim took to Twitter to comment on speculation she performed as a heel at Saturday’s live event due to her partnership with Maryse in a tag team match. She wrote, “People I was forced to be Maryse’s tag partner by the GM! She leftRead More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Nash Discusses His Future With WWE, Staring Down Big Show

Kevin Nash, billed as Diesel, made his first appearance in WWE in over seven years last night at the Royal Rumble, taking part in the 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. He entered the match as number thirty-two and was eliminated just over three minutes later by Wade Barrett. On Twitter, Nash dubbed the return the best of night of his career in wrestling. He offered additional comments to WWE.com as Joey Styles caught up with him following his performance. Taking an apparent shot at his former employer, Nash joked that “it’sRead More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Nash Comments On WWE Return, Theme Song For WrestleMania

– A number of WWE stars were trending worldwide topics last night on Twitter during the Royal Rumble including Alberto Del Rio, Booker T, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, Kelly Kelly and Kevin Nash. — The song used during the WrestleMania XXVII promotional video that aired during last night’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view broadcast is “Written in the Stars” by Tinie Tempah (featuring Eric Turner). Tempah is a British rapper. (Thanks to Ryan Mawhinney) — Kevin Nash, billed as Diesel, made his first appearance in WWE in over seven years last nightRead More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Booker T & Diesel Returns To WWE At Royal Rumble

Booker T entered as #21 in the 40-man Royal Rumble match at tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. The way he was eliminated by Mason Ryan made it seem like he doesn’t have a contract but worked on a per shot deal. We’ll post more information when we get it. Kevin Nash entered tonight’s 40-man Royal Rumble as Diesel at #32. He was quickly eliminated by Wade Barrett which makes me think, like Booker T, he doesn’t have a contract as of this writing.Read More

Posted On January 31, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

New WWE Divas Champion

Eve won the WWE Divas Championship at tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view, pinning Layla in a Fatal 4-Way match also featuring Michelle McCool and Natalya.Read More

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

WWE WrestleMania XXVII Main Event Revealed

Alberto Del Rio won the 2011 Royal Rumble and it looks like he will challenge Edge for the WWE World Championship at WrestleMania based on the results from the Royal Rumble.Read More

Posted On January 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Stars Not Advertised For Royal Rumble, Kingston’s Day, HBK

– In anticipation of tonight’s Royal Rumble, Kofi Kingston returns to a place he considers home in Boston to visit his mother and other family members. WWE.com has posted a Rumble Diary capturing Kingston’s day throughout Beantown. — Shawn Michaels tweeted the following regarding tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view: “After church I got flooded w/lots of calls. Let’s just say I’m looking 4ward to the Rumble. At the very least it shud b fun 4 all.” — Six spots remain for tonight’s 40-Man Royal Rumble Match as thirty-four WWE Superstars haveRead More

Posted On January 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Signs Mistico, Ex-WWE Star Denies Rumble Return Rumors

– According to the latest issue of Super Luchas magazine in Mexico, CMLL star Mistico has signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. Mistico is pictured on the magazine’s cover and the headline indicates Mistico saying that he has signed with WWE. Mistico took part in a tryout before company officials last year and impressed. Since 2006, Místico has been the top babyface in CMLL and the biggest box office draw in Mexico. — Former WWE talent Kip James (a/k/a Billy Gunn) denied rumors of a possible appearance at tonight’sRead 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 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Announced Card For Tonight’s Royal Rumble PPV

Here is the card announced thus far for tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Only 34 WWE Superstars have been announced for the 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. WWE Championship Match The Miz vs. Randy Orton World Heavyweight Championship Match Edge (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler 2-on-1 Handicap Match for the Divas Championship Natalya (c) vs. Lay-Cool 40-Man Royal Rumble Match Alberto Del Rio, Big Show, Chris Masters, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, Darren Young, David Hart Smith, David Otunga, Drew McIntyre, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, Husky Harris, Jack Swagger, John Cena, John Morrison, JTG,Read More

Posted On January 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

News On Former Champion Returning To WWE (Contains Spoilers)

As reported earlier, Booker T has arrived to Boston, Massachusetts for tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. He is expected to participate in the 40-Man Royal Rumble Match. His return to WWE after three years will not be a one night affair. According to some wrestlers, Booker T is permanently returning to WWE to both wrestle and announce. Additional details, however, have not been disclosed. The six-time world champion has had his sights set on a commentating position for a number of years. He indicated in an interview last year during RoyalRead More