Thursday, March 31, 2016

Lana And Renee Young on Total Divas? Paul Heyman On Madusa, WWE Divas Revolution Video

- There's a lot of speculation on Lana and Renee Young being added to the WWE Total Divas cast after they were seen filming with E! cameras in Dallas this week. It could just be them filming appearances for the show but with the recent ratings issues, producers could be looking at ways to bring more interest to the show.

Noelle Foley Training To Be A WWE Diva, Balor Club Note, Dusty Rhodes Statue

- We've noted how Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows are expected to debut on WWE's main roster imminently, presumably with WWE NXT Champion Finn Balor under the "Balor Club" name. Dave Meltzer of notes that the two are already in Dallas. It's believed they will debut after WrestleMania 32, perhaps at RAW on Monday, but that hasn't been confirmed.

Full Recap Of Stone Cold Podcast Featuring Mick Foley

We're live from WrestleMania 32 Axxess in Dallas with Corey Graves inside the WWE NXT ring. There's a good sized crowd of rowdy fans. Graves introduces WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin and out he comes after the glass breaks.


After fireworks inside the arena, A.J. Styles came out for the opening contest. As he did so, Mauro Ranallo and Jerry Lawler were shown at ringside. The Social Outcasts then came out, and in doing so, they cut a promo. Heath Slater talked about being the winner of the upcoming Andre the Giant Battle Royal.

WrestleMania 32 Set Construction Video, More WrestleMania Promos

- WWE posted this special sneak peek at the WrestleMania 32 set construction inside AT&T Stadium.

Flo Rida To Perform at WrestleMania, Ryback's WM Gear

- Official Charts reports that rapper Flo Rida will be live at WrestleMania on Sunday to perform his "My House" single, which is one of the theme songs. As noted, pop group Fifth Harmony will be performing America the Beautiful to open the show.

John Cena On His Return To The Ring, If He Will Appear At WrestleMania, More

John Cena appears on FOX 411 and talks about the new "American Grit" reality competition series that he hosts, the new "#ShowYourGrit" Twitter campaign he's been doing this week, his work with Make-A-Wish and more.

Cena plugs WrestleMania 32 but won't say whether or not he will appear live. Cena says the event will be spectacular and he believes more than 100,000 fans will be in AT&T Stadium to see what he think is the greatest show on earth.

Cesaro In Dallas (Photo), Dean Ambrose's Weapons, Shane McMahon Vs. The Undertaker Video Package

- WWE has a new poll asking fans which of Dean Ambrose's weapons will prove most effective against Brock Lesnar in their No Holds Barred Street Fight on Sunday - the barbed wire baseball bat, chainsaw, crowbar, lead pipe, fire extinguisher, nunchucks or steel steps. As of this writing, 55% went with the bat while 31% voted for the chainsaw.

WWE Legends In Dallas For Mania Week (Photo), Greatest WrestleMania Match, AJ Styles Vs. Jericho Promo

- As seen below, WWE fans named Shawn Michaels vs. The Undertaker at WrestleMania 25 as the greatest WrestleMania match ever. Brock Lesnar vs. Taker at WrestleMania XXX was next with 21%, the TLC Triple Threat at WrestleMania 17 was next with 13% and Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat from WrestleMania III was next with 7%.

Dusty Rhodes Honored With Bronze Statue, Notes From Triple H And Stephanie McMahon at WM Axxess

- WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes was honored at WrestleMania AXXESS on Thursday night with a bronze statue in his likeness. Dusty’s family was on hand for the unveiling.

In previous years, Bruno Sammartino, Andre The Giant and The Ultimate Warrior were honored in similar fashion.

Rikishi On Fans Saying Roman Reigns Can't Wrestle, Shane McMahon Vs. The Undertaker

Rikishi spoke with Chris Featherstone of FOX Sports to talk about cousin Roman Reigns and WrestleMania 32. Below are highlights:

Fan reactions to Reigns and WWE dropping the ball by not turning him heel:

"All due respect to the fans. Without the fans, there is no Roman Reigns. Without the fans, there is no Samoan Dynasty, there is no Triple H, there is none of us. So the fans are entitled to their opinion. Again, let's keep in mind, this wave that's going through Roman

New Stipulation Added To WWE World Heavyweight Title Match At WrestleMania 32 (Photo)

Several fans from the Dallas area have noted that local advertising and merchandise at the WWE Axxess events are listing Triple H vs. Roman Reigns as a no disqualifications match.

Photos of Paige Signing Autographs at WM Superstore

Roman Reigns On If His WrestleMania 32 Reaction Will Be Negative, How He's Changed In One Year, More

Roman Reigns recently spoke with Brian Fritz of to promote Sunday's WrestleMania 32 pay-per-view and the WWE World Heavyweight Title match against Triple H. Below are highlights:

How much different of a performer he is compared to this time last year:

Snoop Dogg Talks WWE HOF Induction (Video), Triple H Reveals WWE NXT UK Return, Sasha Banks Photos

- In the video below, TMZ catches up with 2016 WWE Hall of Famer Snoop Dogg and gives his best Hulk Hogan impersonation. Snoop says it's going to be a beautiful night and comments on his cousin Sasha Banks performing at WrestleMania 32. Snoop thanks Vince McMahon for even thinking about putting someone like him in the Hall.

Big Pop for Triple H at WrestleMania 32 Superstore in Dallas

Stephanie McMahon and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H officially opened the WrestleMania 32 Store today in Dallas. As seen below, fans chanted for The Game as he opened the doors. You can also see photos of the long lines at the store:

Seth Rollins Working Out at WrestleMania Week? First Group of Names Set for the WWE Global Cruiserweight Series

– Triple H announced during today’s WWE NXT “Takeover: Dallas” conference call that the following names are confirmed for the WWE Global Cruiserweight Series tournament that takes place this summer:

Photos and Video: Divas Saddle Up For WrestleMania 32

Nikki Bella - Full-Time Return Not Happening?

Nikki Bella recently met with doctors and received some bad news as they told her to stay away from the ring, according to Pro Wrestling Sheet. Nikki was reportedly scheduled for an appearance on Monday's WWE RAW in Brooklyn but the appearance was nixed after doctors informed her that even an accidental bump could severely set her recovery back.

Steve Austin on Stunning Donald Trump, Today’s WWE vs. the Past, His Beer

WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin recently spoke with Men's Journal to promote Broken Skull Challenge, his line of beer and more. The full interview can be found at this link. Below are highlights:

I wanted to talk about beer, of course, since you have the Broken Skull IPA.

Marketability Study Showed Roman Reigns Among The Most Popular Superstars

Despite the mixed reactions Roman Reigns has been receiving from WWE audiences, the company does have some tangible evidence that he is worth investing in.

Results from a recent marketability study showed Reigns among the most popular

Update On John Cena's Return, The Balor Club Coming To WWE's Main Roster Soon

– John Cena is almost ready to return to the ring and is expected to be cleared by WWE any time now, according to PWInsider. It’s possible Cena has been cleared already and is expected to appear at WrestleMania 32 on Sunday in some fashion.

Possible Surprise Entrant In The Andre The Giant Battle Royal, Natalya's WM Gear, 5 WrestleMania Secrets

- WWE officials had talks about putting Cesaro in the 20-man Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 32 on Sunday.

We've noted how Cesaro is scheduled to return to the ring in April and apparently they talked about having him as a surprise entrant in the match on Sunday.

Luke Harper Injury Update, WWE Offered Tournament Spot to Lucha Underground Star, WWE NXT Takeover

- The next WWE NXT Takeover event after "Takeover: Dallas" this Friday is scheduled to be on Wednesday, June 8th.

- Luke Harper is believed to have suffered a torn ACL in the post-RAW dark main event from Philadelphia a few weeks back. Harper may have already had surgery

Backstage Talk on TNA Negotiating with a New Investor, Advertising Revenue with POP TV

There are said to be very serious talks going on in regards to TNA bringing on a new investor. The new party wants to purchase 55% of the company but Dixie Carter is trying to negotiate them having 49% so she keeps controlling power.

TNA has to live on their own money these days, which is making things tight, and The

Snoop Dogg Performing At WrestleMania? CM Punk Shows Off What Doctors Removed From His Body

- CM Punk has heard all the critics complain over his contract with the UFC. The former WWE pro wrestler was set to debut in the coming months before opting to go under the knife and get better. On Twitter Wednesday night, Punk displayed exactly what doctors removed from his body roughly six weeks ago.

Jake Roberts on WWE Holding Bray Wyatt Down, Daniel Bryan & Concussions, More

WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts believes that Bray Wyatt is a “very unique” talent on the WWE roster. In a recent interview with Ring Rust Radio, Roberts was asked about who on the current WWE roster he thinks is excelling both in the ring and on the mic.

More Details on WWE Adding the “Legacy Award” to the WWE Hall of Fame This Year

As noted, WWE posted a graphic in its online store advertising the “Legacy Award” at this year’s Hall of Fame ceremony.

The graphic lists seven pro wrestling legends including Ed “Strangler” Lewis, Frank Gotch, George Hackenschmidt, Lou Thesz, Mildred Burke, Pat O’Connor

WWE Changing Plans for Braun Strowman, News on the Andre Battle Royal

After months of planning his push, WWE officials may have just changed their mind on Braun Strowman. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that there has been some second thoughts regarding his push, especially after the reaction to his match with Dean Ambrose on the recent RAW in Philadelphia.

Shane McMahon On His Post-WrestleMania Future, Performing For His Sons, Training, More

Here are some highlights from Jonathan Coachman's special edition of "Off The Top Rope" that aired on ESPN Wednesday night. Coach sat down with Shane McMahon backstage at Monday's WWE RAW in Brooklyn.

Shane said he was sore after delivering the big elbow drop to The Undertaker. Coach asked how he can top what he did on RAW and Shane said anything can happen. He's excited and nervous to be in Hell In a Cell. He said it's a whole different atmosphere when you're in with The Undertaker, who he calls the measuring stick of the business.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

WWE to Honor Group of Legends at the WWE Hall of Fame, New Award Revealed?

It looks like WWE will be introducing a new Legacy Award at the 2016 Hall of Fame ceremony in Dallas next Saturday night and honoring several wrestling greats, according to this image obtained by from a fan.

As seen below, a WWE Hall of Fame t-shirt is being sold in Dallas this week that

Dean Ambrose On How He Prepares For Brock Lesnar, His Social Media 'Status'

Dean Ambrose recently spoke with Fansided to promote Sunday's WWE WrestleMania 32 pay-per-view. Below are highlights:

WrestleMania 32 is this Sunday and you are facing The Beast Brock Lesnar in a "No Holds Barred" match. In your previous WrestleMania matches, you participated in a ladder match and tag team matches. How do you prepare for this fight with not only taking on Brock Lesnar, but a singles match?

Vince McMahon Expect Attenance Record, Another Sasha Banks Diary, Cathy Kelley

- Here is the latest Sasha Banks WrestleMania 32 Diary entry with Sasha working out in her new Tapout gear.


We are in Winter Park, Florida and your announcers are Corey Graves and Tom Phillips.

Chad Gable and Jason Jordan vs. Corey Hollis and John Skyler

Jordan and Hollis start things off and Jordan with a waist lock and he tags in Gable and Gable catches Hollis and takes him to the mat. Gable with a front face lock and Hollis tries to escape but Gable holds on to the top position until he applies a hammer lock. Gable with a bridge while he has Hollis in the hammer lock and then he returns to the standard hammer lock.

Charlotte To Pay Homage To Her Father At WrestleMania

WWE Diva Charlotte will pay homage to her father Ric Flair this weekend.

Based on a tweet sent out by the reigning Divas Champion on Wednesday evening, it looks like

Post WrestleMania RAW News, Sasha Banks Diary Part 3, Sheamus on “Blazers” Show, More

– WWE fans in France will get to see the post-WrestleMania 32 RAW air live for the first time ever at 2am local time. WWE’s French announcers will be at ringside for WrestleMania 32 also. French fans usually don’t get RAW until the following Thursday, and then it’s just a two-hour version.

Dean Ambrose on How Dangerous Brock Lesnar Is, Being Hurt for 10 Years, More

Dean Ambrose spoke with FOX Sports to promote WWE’s WrestleMania 32. Below are highlights:

FS: You have such a physical style in the ring and you put your body through a lot. We’ve seen a lot of injuries lately with Seth Rollins and John Cena, so how have you kept your body together? How have you been able to stay active and stay upright while a lot of people are falling by the wayside around you?

WWE Reportedly Re-Branding The Divas Division

According to sources, WWE is reportedly re-branding the Divas division as the Women’s division. The official announcement will be made on Monday’s WWE RAW from Dallas, the night after WrestleMania.

There are also reports that a new WWE Women’s Championship belt has already

Viewership For This Week’s Impact Wrestling Headlined By Jeff Hardy vs. Drew Galloway

This week’s episode of TNA’s Impact Wrestling on Pop TV averaged 312,000 viewers for what was billed as a historic World Heavyweight Title match between Jeff Hardy and Drew Galloway.

RAW Rating for Last Monday's Show, Total Divas Viewership

- As noted, Monday's WrestleMania 32 go-home edition of WWE RAW drew 3.764 million viewers, up from last week's 3.399 million viewers. The final rating for the show was a 2.66, up from last week's 2.44 rating.

- This week's WWE Total Divas episode on the E! network drew 563,000 viewers

Finn Balor Talks About Becoming The Demon, Getting Butterflies Before NXT TakeOver, NXT's Brand

Finn Balor appeared on Another Wrestling Podcast to promote NXT TakeOver: Dallas. You can check out some highlights below, and the full interview in the video at the bottom.

- Finn Balor says that he has butterflies in preparation for NXT TakeOver: Dallas.

WrestleMania 32 Set Construction Photo From WWE, New American Grit Clip With John Cena, Cathy Kelley

- As seen below, new WWE Digital Correspondent Cathy Kelley met the first "Hide and Tweet" winners today in Dallas. These lucky fans are going to WrestleMania 32 for free.

WWE Divas Triple Threat Preview, New Trish Stratus Photo

- Below is a new preview for Sasha Banks vs. Becky Lynch vs. WWE Divas Champion Charlotte at WrestleMania 32.

The Authority Meets Henry Kissinger, Dean Ambrose - Roman Reigns Ride Along, WWE Stars Visit Kids

- Below is another clip from tonight's new episode of WWE Ride Along with Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose.

WWE RAW Viewership Update, Mark Henry WWE Network Promo, Photos And Videos Of WWE Stars At Six Flags

- Mark Henry tries to prove that chocolate cake is almost as sweet as a free month of the WWE Network in this new promo.

Shane McMahon Vs. The Undertaker Promo, WWE Hide And Tweet Giveaways Begin (Video), Samoa Joe

- Below is a new preview for Shane McMahon and The Undertaker's Hell In a Cell match at WrestleMania 32 on Sunday.

WrestleMania 32 Match Moved From The Pre-show To The Main Card, Final Card For Sunday's PPV

The third annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal will now take place on the main WrestleMania 32 card, according to F4Wonline. The wording in WWE's official match preview has changed but they still list it as a "Kickoff" match so perhaps it opens the pay-per-view or begins just a few minutes before the pre-show ends.

Finn Balor Prepares For 'Takeover: Dallas', Shane McMahon On His Jump, Roman Reigns And Dean Ambrose On Ride Along, Neville

- Neville has been spotted in Dallas for WrestleMania 32 Week and he is on crutches.

- This new video goes inside the head of WWE NXT Champion Finn Balor as he prepares to face Samoa Joe at "Takeover: Dallas" on Friday night.

Behind-The-Scenes Summer Rae Video, The Bella Twins Launch 'BirdieBee', New Triple H Workout Clip

- Paul Heyman's Looking 4 Larry agency posted this behind-the-scenes look at Summer Rae's recent "Heyman Hustle" shoot.