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

*Spoilers* WWE Smackdown Taping Results For 1/27

Credit to Tyler for the following WWE SmackDown spoilers from tonight’s tapings in Tucson, Arizona: Dark Match: * Ryback (Skip Sheffield) beat three local wrestlers in a handicap match. SmackDown, Airing Friday: * SmackDown opens with Big Show. He’s not happy about injuring AJ Lee and considers retiring. World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan comes out and cuts a promo on Show. Bryan ends up slapping Show and telling him to leave. Show got pissed off and shoved Bryan into the corner before getting in his face. Mark Henry came outRead More

Posted On January 23, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Maryse On Why She Left WWE, Valentine Works With WWE

– Speaking to TVA Sports, Maryse Ouellet says her departure from WWE last October was triggered by the organization offering her a long term contract and her desire to move on. “They wanted me to sign a new five-year contract and it’s not what I wanted,” the former WWE Divas Champion says. “I had other plans in mind.” Ouellet’s plans include the forthcoming launch of her line of clothing and accessories, House of Maryse. “I love fashion, I love trends. I propose to women swimwear, lingerie, jewelry, handbags and sunglasses,Read More

Posted On January 23, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Randy Orton Returns To Action, Tamina Wants Vickie Guerrero

– Tamina stated on Twitter that she wants Vickie Guerrero—her frequent traveling partner—to assist her in her road to WWE glory. The second generation grappler wrote, “It would be another step further to have Vickie Guerrero manage me, i like her style….” — Randy Orton, who has been sidelined since late December due to a back injury, returned to action at Sunday’s WWE live event in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He faced Wade Barrett in his return match. Orton attacked Barrett upon his entrance. Epico, JTG, Kofi Kingston, Primo andRead More
– WWE aired a commercial during Friday’s SmackDown advertising the return of Randy Orton for next week’s show. Orton has been sidelined since December 28, 2011 due to an injury angle involving Wade Barrett. — The January 20, 2012 episode of WWE Vintage Collection featured the following matches: Chris Jericho vs. John Cena (WWE SmackDown – July 4, 2002), John Cena vs. Eddie Guerrero (WWE Smackdown – January 30, 2003), Hardcore Battle Royal (ECW – June 13th, 2006), Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane vs. Dennis Condrey and Randy Rose (StarrcadeRead More

Posted On January 21, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Kofi Kingston Gets A New Tag Team Partner, Maryse On eBay

– Kofi Kingston partnered with Mason Ryan against WWE Tag Team Champions Epico and Primo at Friday’s WWE SuperShow event in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ryan took the pinfall following the Backstabber. WWE announced Tuesday that Kingston’s “Air Boom” partner Evan Bourne would be suspended for 60 days for his second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program. — Shawn Michaels’ MacMillan River Adventures won an award won an award for Best Conservation at Thursday night’s Golden Moose Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. The awards show will air on the Outdoor ChannelRead More

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

Del Rio’s Status For The Rumble, WWE Focus Groups & More

- With the Royal Rumble less than two weeks away, we’ve gotten a number of emails from readers asking about the status of last year’s Rumble winner, Alberto Del Rio. The most recent reports we’ve heard are that Del Rio will not be back in time to win back-to-back Rumbles. Del Rio suffered a groin tear in late December. The WWE website reported he underwent surgery that would keep him out of action 4-6 weeks. – WWE has been conducting focus group studies on males & females ages 12-17. RAWRead More

Posted On January 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ted DiBiase Gets Food Poisoning, SmackDown Rating From Friday

– Smackdown wrestler Ted DiBiase tweeted last night that he got food poisoning yesterday in Las Vegas. DiBiase was able to pull himself together enough to work a match at the SmackDown tapings, but he was forced to cancel the pre-SmackDown “DiBiase Posse” party he had organized. DiBiase tweeted: “Don’t know how I managed to get through the day today. Woke up at 5am with food poison (I’ll spare you details)!! Very sorry to Vegas DPP!!!” “Some things are out of my control… This morning and throughout the day itRead 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 15, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Perez Hilton To Appear On Raw, How Old Is Kelly Kelly?, More

– Celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton, who recently went through Divas Boot Camp with Alicia Fox, Kelly Kelly and Eve, will be a special guest ring announcer on Monday’s Raw SuperShow, WWE announced. He’ll be the guest ring announcer for the Divas match. The participants of the bout have not been announced. — WWE has applied to trademark the term “Funkasaurus.” Brodus Clay was referred as Funkasaurus on last week’s Raw and SmackDown. — Kelly Kelly celebrates her twenty-fifth birthday today. Kelly Kelly birthday party photos ->Read More
– As a result of her accidental collision with Big Show during Friday’s World Heavyweight Championship Match on SmackDown, an injured A.J. had to be carried out on a stretcher. According to WWE physician Dr. Michael Sampson, “AJ is pretty beat up, as you can imagine. She has head trauma, a cervical sprain/strain and also multiple contusions all over her body.” — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson completed filming of Snitch last week. The movie is scheduled to be released in 2013. — SmackDown Superstar Ted DiBiase appears at Outlaw BurgerRead More
– Randy Orton, who is currently recuperating from a herniated disc, has been pulled from advertising for next week’s Raw SuperShow in Anaheim, California and SmackDown in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nonetheless, he is still booked full-time beginning with the January 23 Raw SuperShow in Phoenix, Arizona. — Tickets went on sale this morning for WWE’s 2012 Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on March 31. The event could be sold out by the end of today. As of this morning, all lower levelRead More
– Dallas Observer asked Dallas Cowboys spokesman Brett Daniels if WWE’s signature event, WrestleMania, will be held at Cowboys Stadium within the next two years. He said, “We can’t host WrestleMania the next two years because of NCAA Regional in ’13 and Final Four in ’14. We’ve talked with them and gave it a shot but couldn’t make the schedule work.” — The March 13, 2012 SmackDown taping will be held at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. — WWE will hold a Raw live event at Lakeland Center inRead More

Posted On January 10, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Title Match Set For SmackDown, J.R. Offers McIntyre Advice

– On Twitter, a fan wrote to Jim Ross with a message reading “Help Push Drew McIntyre.” The WWE Hall of Famer instead offered McIntyre advice. Ross wrote, “Drew needs to push Drew. It’s a PROCESS.” — Brutus Beefcake, Lanny Poffo and Larry Zbyszko have been announced for Wrestlereunion, which takes place January 27-29 at Westin Los Angeles Airport 5400 West Century Blvd. Los Angeles, California. — Following Daniel Bryan’s victory over Kofi Kingston on Monday’s Raw SuperShow, the World Heavyweight Champion was encountered by Big Show. Bryan offered ShowRead More

Posted On January 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Recent WWE Attendance Figures, 100th Episode Of NXT

- WWE is now charging higher ticket prices for RAW events than SmackDown shows. SmackDown is now doing better in relation to RAW but RAW is drawing bigger gates. Here are some recent attendance figures: * RAW on December 27th in New York City drew 14,000 fans, around 11,000 paid for $675,000 * RAW on December 28th in Pittsburgh drew 8,500 fans for $330,000 * SmackDown on December 28th in Detroit drew 10,000 fans for $330,000 * RAW on December 29th in Washington, DC drew 8,000 fans for $320,000 *Read More
– The latest issue of WWE Magazine looks back at the slew of grappling greats that debuted ten years ago—John Cena, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, Brock Lesnar and Batista. In their write-up for Batista, WWE predicts that fans haven’t seen the last of The Animal. WWE states: “Although he left the company in 2010, many see the departure as a temporary one, and it’s simply a matter of time before The Animal rises again.” — Ticketmaster.com is holding a pre-sale for the March 20 SmackDown taping at the Prudential CenterRead More
– The Twitter account of the John Laurinaitis character provided an update regarding Brodus Clay not appearing on Raw SuperShow again this week. “And to those wondering why Brodus didn’t debut tonight, I have my reasons,” reads the page. “He will debut next week, I promise. Why would I lie?” — WWE referee Charles Robinson stated on Twitter that he will be sidelined for at least the next two weeks. He wrote, “Not on raw or smackdown this week…nor next..will return shortly.” — WWE will hold a SmackDown taping onRead More

Posted On December 31, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Former Diva Upset With WWE’s Shabby Treatment Of Natalya

Friday’s episode of SmackDown saw Alicia Fox drop Natalya with a Scissors Kick for the decisive win. Then with Natalya still reeling, Tamina blasted her own partner with a kick to the face, followed up by a Superfly Splash from the top rope. Former Diva Cherry, a close friend of Natalya’s, was alarmed by WWE’s shabby treatment of the third-generation grappler. She tweeted, “WWE have lost their minds! I have no idea what the hell they’re doing to Natalya! You’re wasting the talent of one of the best wrestlers you’veRead More
– WWE.com reported Thursday that company physician Dr. Michael Sampson examined Randy Orton and said he suffered a herniated disc on the L4-L5 level on the left side, which has resulted in pain and weakness down his leg. “He’s going to need some time off for rehab, anti-inflammatory medications and physical therapy,” said Dr. Sampson. F4WOnline.com reports that his injury is legitimate. Orton had been complaining of the injury for two weeks which is why his physical workload was reduced prior to the injury angle shot at Tuesday’s SmackDown tapingRead More

Posted On December 29, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Posts Injury Update On Orton, How Long He May Be Out

WWE.com has released details concerning Randy Orton’s condition following an injury he suffered at Tuesday’s SmackDown taping, including how long The Viper could be sidelined. Although the full extent of his injury remains to be seen, WWE physician Dr. Michael Sampson examined Orton and updated WWE.com on his condition. “Randy suffered a herniated disc on the L4-L5 level on the left side, and that’s resulting in pain and weakness down his leg.” Sampson explained. “He’s going to need some time off for rehab, anti-inflammatory medications and physical therapy.” WWE.com addsRead More