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Posted On May 9, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Tonight’s Raw & Tough Enough, WWE Over The Limit, DVD Note

- The WWE DVD’s that were pulled by Silvervision last week have been re-added, so whatever that problem was is apparently resolved. – Tonight’s WWE Tough Enough will feature a double elimination and will feature RAW Superstar John Morrison. The title for this episode is “It’s Getting Down to Nut Cutting Time.” – Tonight’s WWE RAW takes place from the Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee. Advertised locally is The Miz vs. John Cena for the WWE Title. – The top three matches for WWE’s Over the Limit pay-per-view will beRead More
– Ezekiel Jackson worked as a babyface at last night’s SmackDown live event in Pensacola, Florida, teaming with WWE Tag Team Champion Kane. The monstrous duo beat Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater, who portraying sneaky heels. Kane chokeslammed Slater for the win. Jackson defeated Big Show in a singles match on Friday’s episode of SmackDown and refused to celebrate with fellow Corre members afterward. Backstage, he was attacked in retaliation. — WWE launched a program between Sin Cara and Chavo Guerrero on Friday’s episode of SmackDown as the third generationRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat hosted last night’s Raw live event in Dothan, Alabama, but was interrupted by Alberto Del Rio upon his arrival. Del Rio attacked Steamboat, who was saved by Rey Mysterio. CM Punk then arrived on the scene, but was fended off by Kofi Kingston. Mysterio and Kingston beat Del Rio and Punk in a match later in the show. WWE developmental wrestler Percy Watson also worked the show, beating Zack Ryder in a singles match. — The Great Khali and Ranjin Singh encountered JinderRead More
– The official website of the Key Arena is advertising an I Quit Match between WWE Champion John Cena and The Miz for Over the Limit. The pay-per-view event takes place May 22, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. Other WWE Superstars advertised for the event include Randy Orton, Christian, John Morrison, Big Show, Alberto Del Rio, “The All-American American” Jack Swagger, R-Truth, Kofi Kingston and “Highflying” Rey Mysterio. — Today would have marked as Owen Hart’s 46th birthday. He died on May 23, 1999 when an equipment malfunction occurred during hisRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer “Bullet” Bob Armstrong is advertised to host tomorrow night’s SmackDown live event at the Pensacola Civic Center in Pensacola, Florida. Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat will host Sunday’s Raw live event at the BI-LO Center in Greenville, South Carolina. — The pre-sale password for the July 26 SmackDown taping in Philadelphia is SDPHIL. It is ongoing at Evenue.net. — WWE.com is advertising Christian celebrating his recent World Heavyweight Championship victory on tonight’s episode of SmackDown. The following matches are also scheduled to take place: * DanielRead More
Following Osama bin Laden’s reported death on Sunday, WWE announced that it would celebrate patriotism on the May 2, 2011 episode of Monday Night Raw. The program kicked off with former WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia singing “The Star-Spangled Banner,” who ten years earlier sang the U.S. National Anthem at the first public assembly following the September 11 attacks—the September 13, 2001 SmackDown taping in Houston, Texas. Just as ten years earlier, a thunderous “U-S-A” chant followed her rendition of the Anthem. Garcia revealed during a post-Raw interview for AfterBuzzRead More
Former WWE star Chris Jericho addressed fans’ criticism in regards to Christian dropping his newly World Heavyweight Championship to Randy Orton at Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Orlando, Florida. He wrote on Twitter, “Hey everyone bitching about (Christian) losing the title, have you ever thought that maybe it’s just the beginning of a bigger storyline?” Upon the news surfacing, fans bombarded WWE’s Twitter account with negative feedback. Joey Styles responded to upset fans with the following: “When sending hate tweets to myself or @WWE because of @Christian4Peeps, @RandyOrton and the WorldRead More
– WWE’s creative team has scrapped plans to make Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Orlando, Florida a dual-brand event. However, Raw talent may still appear on the show. — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson turns 39 years old today. Tonight on Monday Night Raw at the American Airlines Arena, “The Most Electrifying Man In All of Entertainment” celebrates his birthday with celebrities, the WWE fans and all of WWE’s Superstars and Divas. As part of The Rock’s birthday celebration, for one full week starting today, he and WWE will donate all proceedsRead More
– John Cena took another shot at Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson yesterday on Twitter. “CeNation. Just heard that yesterday the man who invented the telepromter died at 91,” he wrote. “Somewhere right now the great one is in mourning :)” — The April 29 episode of SmackDown featured 36 minutes and 31 seconds of in-ring action, up from 31 minutes and 57 seconds the week before. — WWE developmental talent Jinder Mahal, a wrestler billed from Punjab, India, debuted on last week’s episode of SmackDown. He appeared in a backstageRead More
A match between Michelle McCool and Layla that airs on tonight’s episode of SmackDown ends in a no contest due to incessant brawling between the former tag team partners. They are eventually separated by officials. Layla then grabs the microphone and tells McCool she’s sick of her. She challenges her to a match at Extreme Rules, with no disqualification and no count out. McCool says she will only accept the challenge if it’s a Loser Leaves SmackDown Match since she no longer has any use for her. Though McCool announcedRead More

Posted On April 29, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

*Spoiler* New WWE Star Debuting Tonight On SmackDown

WWE developmental talent Jinder Mahal, a wrestler billed from Punjab, India, debuts on tonight’s episode of SmackDown. Mahal appears in a backstage segment with Rey Mysterio, The Great Khali and Ranjin Singh, where The Punjabi Playboy and his manager wish The Master of the 619 good luck on Raw. Mahal greets Khali in their native tongue and walks off. Mahal, who’s real name is Yuvraj Dhesi, is a 24-year-old wrestler from Calgary, Alberta, Canada that WWE signed to a developmental contract in early 2010 following a tryout at Florida ChampionshipRead More
– Seldom seen Raw Superstar Michael Tarver is teasing a return to WWE programming. He wrote on Twitter, “I will bend without question but I DON’T BREAK I’ll come back BIGGER STRONGER and ANGRY.” Tarver has continued to appear for Florida Championship Wrestling during his hiatus. — Raw Superstar Alberto Del Rio’s theme song, “Realeza,” is now available on iTunes. — John Cena was drafted to SmackDown with the first overall pick in the 2011 WWE Draft only to end up drafted back to Raw with the final draft pickRead More

Posted On April 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Supplemental Draft Results 2011

Welcome to our Live Coverage of the 2011 Supplemental Draft! To recap, here are the trades that took place on Monday’s RAW: DRAFTED TO WWE RAW: – Rey Mysterio – The Big Show – Alberto Del Rio DRAFTED TO WWE SMACKDOWN!: – Randy Orton – Mark Henry – Sin Cara Here are the ongoing WWE Supplemental Draft results: 1. DANIEL BRYAN is drafted to SmackDown. 2. JACK SWAGGER is drafted to RAW. 3. GREAT KHALI & RANJIN SINGH are drafted to SmackDown. 4. JIMMY USO is drafted to SmackDown. 5.Read More
– WWE’s key decisions regarding tonight’s Draft were not decided as of last night—namely, who the company will designate as the top babyface on SmackDown. Company officials have discussed moving The Undertaker to Raw to make up for a top babyface character being transferred to SmackDown. The main hold-up is that Vince McMahon wants the premiere matches for SummerSlam decided imminently, which will decide where talent goes. — The Miami New Times is holding a contest for two tickets to next Monday’s Raw taping at the American Airlines Arena. TheyRead More

Posted On April 25, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

More Potential WWE Draft Spoilers For Tonight

The official website of WWE apparently has John Cena, Randy Orton and Rey Mysterio earmarked as changing brands during tonight’s WWE Draft—in addition to Alberto Del Rio and Beth Phoenix. The website has created pages on the aforementioned WWE Superstars denoted as members of their opposite brand. John Cena to SmackDown? www.wwe.com/superstars/smackdown/johncena Randy Orton to SmackDown? www.wwe.com/superstars/smackdown/randyorton Rey Mysterio to Raw? www.wwe.com/superstars/raw/reymysterio Alberto Del Rio to Raw? www.wwe.com/superstars/raw/albertodelrio Beth Phoenix to Raw? www.wwe.com/superstars/raw/bethphoenix The pages are legitimate because an error page would otherwise be displayed. For instance, an error pageRead More
– Jim Ross doesn’t believe he will remain on WWE programming on a regular basis. However, tonight’s WWE Draft could change his assumptions Ross wrote on Twitter, “I’d be shocked if I return to wk’ly tv in any form on a regular basis. Draft could change my assumptions. I do miss Mon nites w/ King.” — Jim Ross is advertised for appear at this Saturday’s Legends of the Ring 12 event, which takes place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Monroe, New Jersey. More information is available at www.legendsofthering.com. —Read More

Posted On April 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

New WWE Tag Team Champs, Rock Wishes Cena A Happy B-day

– Big Show and Kane grabbed championship glory together for the second time in their careers, triumphing over Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel on SmackDown to capture the WWE Tag Team Championships. The match concluded with Big Show chokeslamming Slater to the canvas for the victory. — Chris Jericho appears on this Monday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. — John Cena celebrates his birthday today as he turns 34 years old. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, his opponent at WrestleMania XXVIII, wished him a happy birthday on Twitter. He wrote,Read More
Due to the retirement of Edge leaving SmackDown in dire need of a top babyface, Vince McMahon decided to hold the annual WWE Draft next Monday as opposed to a date in June. WWE officials have discussed moving Alberto Del Rio to Raw during next Monday’s WWE Draft as he is currently penciled to headline SummerSlam against John Cena. It has also been broached for Del Rio move to the brand as World Heavyweight Champion, with The Miz, as WWE Champion, heading to SmackDown. With that being said, the identitiesRead More
– WWE announced Tuesday morning via Joey Styles that Randy Orton will face CM Punk in a Last Man Standing Match Sunday at Extreme Rules. Orton cleanly defeated Punk in a fifteen minute match last night on Raw. It was a re-match from their bout at WrestleMania, which was also won by Orton. — After R-Truth mercilessly attacked John Morrison last night on Raw, the WWE Superstar grabbed cigarettes from an audience member and blew smoke in Morrison’s face. Earlier, The Shaman of Sexy derided his former tag team partnerRead More