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Posted On January 5, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: The Miz proved you all wrong

“I love when a plan comes together.” One of my all time favorite television and movie lines and it has so many real world applications. Now I’m not one to brag, but I believe it was a few months ago that I predicted both Morrison and The Miz would have world title shots. Well both have now had title shots and The Miz is still champion after their encounter. That match not only proved me right in saying that The Miz and Morrison are deserving of all the praise I’veRead More

Posted On January 4, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Snoop Dogg Endorsing NXT Rookie, Watch Past Royal Rumbles

– Comcast’s On Demand service is offering the following Royal Rumble matches for $1.99 apiece: 1988, 1989. 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2008. — New Japan Pro Wrestling announced the following dates for their upcoming tour of the United States: Friday, May 13 in Rahway, New Jersey at the Rahway Rec Center; Saturday, May 14 in Brooklyn, New York at a yet to be announced venue; Sunday, May 15 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the “ECW Arena.” — Snoop Dogg is pushing his Twitter followers to vote for Brodus Clay inRead More
Randy Orton beat King Sheamus and Wade Barrett in a Steel Cage Match tonight on Raw to become the No. 1 Contender to the WWE Championship. He will face The Miz at the Royal Rumble on January 30. Due to Barrett’s loss in the match, he has been banished from The Nexus and CM Punk is officially the leader of the group. Earlier in the evening, Punk offered the Englishman his opportunity to compete in the Steel Cage Match. Were Barrett to win, he would remain leader of The Nexus.Read More

Posted On January 3, 2011By 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
– Former WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia sang the national anthem prior to this afternoon’s New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills game at New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. She wrote on Twitter, “On the side lines watching the #jets warm up! Gearing up to sing anthem in less then 30 mins! Butterflies are forming but SO pumped for it!!” Garcia later added that the experience was a blast. Photos of her appearance are available here. — Two weeks ago, WWE officials had a tentative match line-up forRead More

Posted On December 28, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE PPV Buys Significantly Down, Superstars Rating, Rumble

– Last Thursday’s episode of WWE Superstars featuring Lay-Cool vs. Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly in the main event drew a 0.55 cable rating, down from the previous week’s number. The show drew 539,000 viewers overall. The midnight replay did a 0.23 rating, with 221,000 viewers. — Although WWE announced next month’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view in Boston, Mass. as being sold out, some $300 floor seats are still available. — Through the first 11 months of 2010, World Wrestling Entertainment garnered 1,941,000 domestic pay-per-view buys from 12 events, an averageRead More
– The conclusion to John Cena’s lengthy program with Wade Barrett was moved up from the Royal Rumble to Sunday’s WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view due to injuries sustained by Randy Orton, which limited his availability. — The Los Angeles Times has a story on the surging popularity of Reby Sky, a 24-year-old Playboy model who hosts Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors on MTV2 and pro wrestling talk show Busted Open on Sirius 125/XM 241. Sky wrote last week on Twitter that she had rejected a contract offerRead More

Posted On December 22, 2010By StaffIn News

WWE Royal Rumble News: Possible Matches, Build Up, More

- After last night’s SmackDown, it appears WWE is planning Kane vs. Edge for the World Heavyweight Title at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view. As noted earlier this week, the other main event is expected to be John Morrison vs. The Miz for the WWE Title. WWE has yet to announce anything for the Rumble on January 30th. However, they have added a basic preview for the 30-Man main Royal Rumble main event on their website. WWE still has 5 weeks of pay-per-view build left, which is a rare thing theseRead More
– According to video game industry sources, sales for Smackdown vs Raw 2011 are at the same level as last year, which would be considered a major positive considering that sales throughout the industry are down. It’s also a positive because sales for the game were down the past two years. — It is said that Wes Brisco and Xavier Woods were tapped to be called up to the main roster fairly soon before Brisco tore his ACL at a FCW live event last month in Punta Gorda. — TentativeRead More
– The promotional poster for the 2011 Royal Rumble has surfaced online and it features a slew of WWE Superstars including Alberto Del Rio, The Miz and John Cena. To view the poster, click here. The 24th annual Royal Rumble event takes place on Jan. 30, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. — WWE officials have discussed ceasing the “Spinner” belt as a result of The Miz becoming champion. A revamped WWE Championship has been ready since late last year. See *VIDEO* of *JUAN CENA* from last nightRead More

Posted On November 2, 2010By StaffIn News

Pre-Sale Password For WWE Royal Rumble 2011

The pre-sale code to obtain tickets to Royal Rumble 2011 from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on January 30th, 2011 is RUMBLEBOS. The pre-sale begins tomorrow at 10 AM. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday.Read More

Posted On November 2, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Preliminary Main Event Plans For WrestleMania & Royal Rumble

Preliminary creative plans for 2011 include John Cena facing Wade Barrett at the Royal Rumble as well as Barrett facing The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXVII. Based on WWE’s reported plans, it would suggest Barrett wins the WWE Championship at Survivor Series and subsequently loses the belt to Cena at the Royal Rumble, likely setting up Cena vs. Orton for the strap at WrestleMania XXVII. Undertaker, however, is in desperate need of shoulder surgery, and there is much concern internally that if he gets it, he won’t be healthy in timeRead More
– WWE will be returning to Long Island at the Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 for a Friday Night SmackDown taping. This will be the first SmackDown taping following the Royal Rumble. — A Fatal Four Way Match featuring John Cena vs. Sheamus vs. Wade Barrett vs. Randy Orton is advertised for the Nov. 22 Monday Night Raw event from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. — CM Punk will be undergoing surgery any day now on a torn tendon in either his hip or buttocks. There isRead More

Posted On November 1, 2010By StaffIn News

Ticket Information For WWE Royal Rumble 2011

WWE has posted ticket info for the Royal Rumble this link. The Royal Rumble takes place on January 30th, 2011 in Boston.Read More

Posted On November 1, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Triple H, WCW Themed DVDs In The Works, More

– It was announced at WWE’s Fan Appreciation Supershow that tickets for the Royal Rumble go on sale this Saturday. The event takes place on January 30, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. — According to, World Wrestling Entertainment has plans to release a “Best of WCW Monday Nitro” DVD set this May, which would be patterned after the “Best of Raw” seasons format. The website also reports that a DVD set on Bill Goldberg is in the works. — Though Triple H competed at WWE’s FanRead More

Posted On October 25, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

The Boogeyman Says He’s Returning, Post-Royal Rumble Raw

– WWE Monday Night Raw will be held at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island on Jan. 31, 2011 (the day after the Royal Rumble). (Thanks to Devin Cutting) — The WWE website has posted a video package of The Miz and Maryse attending the Jackass 3D premiere in Los Angeles, California. — Former WWE star The Boogeyman recently opened an account on YouTube and posted a WWE-esque video of himself indicating he’s “coming to your neighborhood soon,” as ‘Slither’. See photos of The Boogeyman out in publicRead More

Posted On October 25, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Injury Notes On Undertaker & CM Punk, SD Star Returning Soon

– Beth Phoenix, who has been out of action since May due to a torn ACL, is expected to return to the road for the SmackDown brand within the next few weeks. — Some believed CM Punk may have injured his hip or back during his bout at Bragging Rights, but it’s a non-issue. — As reported earlier, The Undertaker will have his lingering shoulder injury, which has forced him to take time off from the road, diagnosed this week. WWE back by the Royal Rumble to kick off hisRead More

Posted On October 24, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Taker & McCool Shown During UFC 121, Update On Steamboat

– WWE will be holding a Supershow at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts on January 29, 2011 (the day before the Royal Rumble). (Thanks to Devin Cutting) — A number of WWE stars will be on hand for a WrestleMania rally event taking place on Nov. 12 in Atlanta, Georgia. WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat will be appearing at the event, who recently returned to work for Florida Championship Wrestling. — The Undertaker and Michelle McCool were shown seated together during last night’s UFC 121 pay-per-view broadcast. TheRead More

Posted On October 13, 2010By Derek RuttleIn Columns

Blood On The Canvas: WWE PG vs WWF PG-13

For the last couple of years, there’s been one consistent complaint from older, longtime fans when it comes to WWE television.  It’s a topic that seems to come up about as many times as the Ultimate Warrior squashed his more talented undercard. I’m talking, of course, about the WWE’s PG direction. The summer of 2008 seems to be where Vince McMahon decided to take WWE’s programming and tone it down to fit the current format.  At the time, CM Punk and Triple H were the World Heavyweight and WWE Champions,Read More