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– Former WWE talent Dave Finlay is advertised to appear for EVOLVE on July 26 at BB King Blues Club and Grill in Times Square, Manhattan, New York. He will appear in the main event against Sami Callihan. Visit EvolveWrestling.com for event information. It marks as his first wrestling related appearance since being released from his contract with WWE in March. — Tough Enough contestant Ryan Howe is advertised to wrestle at Dickenson County Fair in Haysi, Virginia on August 4, 2011.Ricky Morton of the The Rock ‘n’ Roll ExpressRead More

Posted On June 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Bret Hart’s WWE TV Return, DiBiase-Rhodes, Heat On Leavine

- Bret Hart is rumored to be returning to WWE television in the near future. The Hitman is booked for several upcoming SmackDown shows and creative is discussing possible storyline ideas for him. – There has been talk of the USA Network airing a new ‘preview’ show on Monday nights prior to WWE RAW, similar to what the NFL does with its pre-game show for Monday Night Football. – Despite several botched attempts at establishing Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase as a viable tag team, WWE officials are said toRead More

Posted On June 24, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

SmackDown Match Preview, Snitsky Backstage At WWE Event

– New Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson is advertised to defend his title against former champion Wade Barrett on tonight’s episode of SmackDown. Other matches slated to take air include: * Sin Cara vs. Ted DiBiase * Daniel Bryan vs. Cody Rhodes * Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso vs. Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel * Yoshi Tatsu vs. Jinder Mahal * Christian vs. Kane to determine the new top contender to the World Heavyweight Championship — Tough Enough contestant Michelle Deighton and her husband, Jonny Fairplay, appear on today’s episode ofRead More

Posted On June 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Match Announced For Raw, Pre-SmackDown Dark Match Result

– In light of the technical difficulties that occurred during the “Power to the People” edition of Raw on Monday night, WWE will make it up to fans by holding a match between Sin Cara and Evan Bourne on next week’s show. WWE.com adds: “During Monday’s Raw broadcast, WWE fans were given the option to text A, B or C to 46993 (GOWWE) in order to decide what they wanted to happen on the show. Things went perfectly at first when text votes selected Kelly Kelly (option B) to takeRead More
– The June 17 episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.71 cable rating, down from 1.77 the prior two weeks. SmackDown averaged 2.71 million viewers, approximately the same as the previous week. This extends the program’s streak of less than 3.0 million viewers to seven consecutive weeks. It is the lowest rated episode of 2011. The previous low was set on May 6 with a 1.73 cable rating. — John Cena and The Rock are featured on the cover of the latest issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated. — The officialRead More
– Johnny Curtis, who has appeared in backstage segments in recent weeks, stated last Friday on SmackDown that he would be debuting soon. — WWE returns to the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, New Jersey on September 3, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale July 16, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. — WWE Hall of Famer Koko B. Ware celebrates his 54th birthday today. — Kelly Kelly appeared at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California and announced that the playable Divas characters would be able toRead More
- Actor and WWE creative team member Freddie Prinze Jr. is rumored to be leaving the company soon, if he didn’t finish up at this past Tuesday’s tapings. Prinze Jr. returned to work for WWE late last year and had been working on producing vignettes, among other things. – Former WWE stars Scotty Hotty, Taryn “Tiffany” Terrell, Angela “Savannah” Fong, Tony Atlas and Rocky Johnson were in Kosovo this week visiting the troops there. – Below are some recent WWE attendance figures: * SmackDown on June 9th in Turin, ItalyRead More
– A tag team rematch from Raw, Ezekiel Jackson, Sin Cara and Daniel Bryan vs. Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase, is advertised for this week’s episode of SmackDown. Sin Cara scored the three-count for his team on Monday. — Chris Jericho is hosting tonight’s episode of the Sixx Sense, which airs on channel 164 on XM Satellite Radio, located at channel 164. The former WWE star is filling in for Nikki Sixx, who is currently on tour with Motley Crue. — Christian appears for Cricket from 3:00 toRead More
– Goldust, who has posted over 30,000 messages on Twitter since last year, was apparently told by WWE officials to cease using the microblogging website earlier this week. Bill Demott commented on the matter, writing, “It has been brought to my attention that Goldust has been kicked off twitter….now it’s gonna hit the #fan!!” He continued, “I want to know how to fix things for @wwegoldust but I am shocked that my #partner is missing.” The account is still active, but has not been used since Sunday. In recent monthsRead More
A World Heavyweight Champion Match between Randy Orton and Christian was officially declared last night on SmackDown for WWE’s upcoming Capitol Punishment pay-per-view event. An Intercontinental Championship Match between Wade Barrett and Ezekiel Jackson was also announced for the event. The update card is as follows: WWE Championship Match John Cena (c) vs. R-Truth World Heavyweight Championship Match Randy Orton (c) vs. Christian The Miz vs. Alex Riley Intercontinental Championship Match Wade Barrett (c) vs. Ezekiel Jackson Photo of Cody Rhodes kissing Angelina Love ->Read More
– WWE.com is advertising the following for tonight’s episode of SmackDown: “Last week, Christian smashed World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton in the head with his World Title. What will the volatile Captain Charisma do tonight on SmackDown on Syfy?” Here is the match preview for the show: * Ezekiel Jackson, Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso vs. Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater and Wade Barrett * Jinder Mahal vs. Trent Barreta * A.J. vs. Tamina * Daniel Bryan and Sin Cara vs. Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase * Randy Orton vs. SheamusRead More
Rosa Mendes suffered a wardrobe malfunction during a dark match against Natalya at last night’s SmackDown taping in Roanoke, Virgina. The match ended abruptly with the referee calling for the bell and giving the victory to Natalya. Mendes covered her chest with her arms and quickly headed to the back while numerous male onlookers cheered at ringside. Natalya attempted to keep the focus away from Mendes as she acted overly excited about the win. The Roanoke Civic Center staff were overheard saying Mendes had suffered a “wardrobe malfunction.” Mendes commentedRead More
– Former WWE talent Shelly Martinez is hosting a live free chat tonight with Billy Corgan of the The Smashing Pumpkins. It takes place tonight at 9:00 p.m. at ShellyMartinez.org. Martinez, as well as Raven and Cheerleader Melissa, appear in The Pumpkins’ latest music video. — WWE Hall of Famer Jesse Ventura appears on the late-night syndicated radio talk show Coast To Coast AM next Tuesday. — Natalya beat Rosa Mendes in a dark match prior to tonight’s SmackDown taping in Roanoke, Virginia. According to an attendee, the match endedRead More

Posted On June 7, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Content Listing For WWE’s Upcoming Rey Mysterio DVD

The content list for WWE’s forthcoming three-disc DVD set on Rey Mysterio, Rey Mysterio – The Life of a Masked Man, has been revealed. This title will be released on July 12, 2011. Disc 1 Namesake Rey Misterio Jr. & Konnan vs. La Parka & Psicosis ECW Hardcore TV 28th October, 1995 2 out of 3 Falls Match Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera ECW Extreme Bash 9th March, 1996 Experiencing ECW Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera WCW Pro Wrestling 3rd November, 1996 Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Chavo GuerreoRead More
– The June 3 episode of WWE SmackDown featuring a World Heavyweight Championship Match scored a 1.77 cable rating, down from 1.83 on May 27 and 1.89 on May 20. SmackDown averaged 2.7 million viewers, extending the program’s streak of less than 3.0 million viewers to five consecutive weeks. Prior to the program’s ratings downturn, the show was averaging 3.06 million viewers per episode in 2011. — WWE will highlight “High Flyers” during July on WWE Classics On Demand. The synopsis reads: “All July on WWE Classics On Demand, weRead More
– As of this morning, fourth row ringside tickets were available for next week’s SmackDown taping at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. This comes on the heels of WWE canceling this past weekend’s SmackDown live events due to poor ticket sales. — The movie 12-24, which stars former WCW talent Rob Kellum (a/k/a The Maestro), won the award for Best Feature over the weekend at the Pittsburgh Horror Film Festival in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. — WWE Hall of Famer Sunny has been announced for the Wizard World ChicagoRead More
– On Twitter, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin commented on the possibility of a second season of Tough Enough. He wrote, “I have had many questions regarding a season 2 of Tough Enough…no word yet. Very interesting…” The WWE Hall of Famer also stated last Monday during an interview with AfterBuzz TV that he does not know whether there will be a second season. — WWE.com has added newcomers Jinder Mahal and Johnny Curtis to the SmackDown roster page. Mahal beat Yoshi Tatsu in his SmackDown debut last night with aRead More
– Former WWE creative writer Court Bauer posted a message on his Twitter account today indicating that he had a meeting at WWE’s corporate headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut. “Interesting meeting and day here in Stamford, Bauer wrote. “Deja vu all over again.” He also posted a photo of the WWE building. — Paul Bearer stated on his Twitter account that he renewed his “WWE Legends” contract for five years with an option of a rollover for a sixth year. — WWE.com has moved Alex Riley’s profile from the SmackDown rosterRead More
Jim Ross stated on his official website today that a “major announcement” will be made Tuesday concerning THQ’s annual WWE video game series, SmackDown vs. Raw. “Arguably the biggest news to date from WWE on the video game front,” Ross wrote. The announcement is that the title of the annual WWE video game, SmackDown vs. Raw, will cease to exist. The rumored new name of the game is WWE ’12, a year that will change annually. THQ made the decision to change the title of the game because they feltRead More