Jim Ross Discusses The Night Jerry Lawler Nearly Lost His Life; Why He Called HIAC At Wrestlemania

The Miami Herald has a new article online featuring quotes from Jim Ross. Below are the highlights: Relationship with Jerry Lawler & his near fatal heart attack: “I speak to him, and when we don’t talk, we text about everyday or two,” Ross said. “He is doing great. He’s feeling great. He’s the luckiest man […]

WWE Announces Wrestlemania Tickets On-Sale Date, John Cena On “The Chew,” Match Confirmed For Raw Tonight

- WWE officially announced Monday here on dot com that Wrestlemania 29 tickets are scheduled to go on sale Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 10 AM. We broke the news back in September here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com. – John Cena is scheduled to be on “The Chew” Wednesday on ABC. The following description was posted of […]

WWE Hell In A Cell Main Event, JBL’s Status For Raw, Wrestlemania’s Economic Impact

- The WWE Championship match for Hell in a Cell will be officially announced on this week’s WWE Raw. As the storyline goes, CM Punk will “choose” between John Cena and Ryback. Ryback was actually inserted as a backup plan in case Cena is unable to go. Cena noted on Twitter over the weekend he […]

Machine Gun Kelly Says John Cena Gave Him Some Moonshine At Wrestlemania; Discusses Performing Live

CAVE Magazine has a new Q&A online with Machine Gun Kelly. In it, the rapper discusses performing live at Wrestlemania XXVIII and other experiences with WWE talent. Below is an excerpt: I’m a huge pro-wrestling fan, and was thrilled when “Invincible” was picked up as the Wrestlemania theme song. How did you link up with […]

Gimmick PPVs In WWE, Wrestlemania XXIX Tickets, Punk/Heyman Faction & Ryback, Linda McMahon’s Political Career & WWE PG

The following is today’s edition of Ask WNW. Ask WNW is the most popular feature on the website where Richard Gray answers four questions daily, Monday through Friday. To submit your question for the next installment of Ask WNW, click here.

Ted DiBiase Has Pneumonia, Awaiting Hurricane Isaac; Viewership For Wrestlemania Special

- Ted DiBiase is currently battling pneumonia as he awaits Hurricane Isaac in Mississippi. DiBiase wrote the following on Twitter: Currently fighting pneumonia and looks like I’m about to fight a Hurricane… What else ya got?? — Ted DiBiase Jr. (@TedDiBiase) August 27, 2012 – The Wrestlemania XXVIII: The Rock vs. John Cena special that […]

Details On WWE Programming Premiering Today – WWE Saturday Morning Slam & WrestleMania XXVIII Special

Today, WWE will air the first episode of WWE Saturday Morning Slam, as well as the one-hour WrestleMania XXVIII special -WWE Saturday Morning Slam will premiere on Vortexx, a block of children’s television on The CW, at 10:00 AM ET. A preview for the show is below: “WWE Saturday Morning Slam” packs the riveting in-ring […]

New Eve Torres Interview, Mark Henry Says He Has Plans For Triple H, Wrestlemania On NBC

- Wrestling News World reader Peter Ferreri sent in the following: Today at SportsTownChicago we had an exclusive interview with Eve Torres, discussing the current state of Divas and her thoughts on character development vs. in ring prescence, the importance of just one Divas match, looking up to Rey Mysterio, being involved with Be A […]

“WrestleMania 28 – Rock vs. Cena” To Air On NBC Saturday, August 25 At 9 PM ET

NBC issued the following press release on Friday: WRESTLEMANIA 28 – ROCK VS. CENA’ TO AIR ON NBC SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 AT 9 PM ET NEW YORK, NY – August 10, 2012 – For the fourth consecutive year, WWE® and NBC are joining forces to bring “WrestleMania” to network television. “WrestleMania 28 – Rock vs. […]

WWE Releases PPV Buyrates For Wrestlemania XXVIII, Extreme Rules, Over The Limit & No Way Out

In their 2012 second quarter earnings, WWE released the official buyrate for every pay-per-view in the quarter. The numbers are as follows with the previous year in parenthesis: Wrestlemania XXVIII – 1,217,000 buys (compared to 1,059,000 last year) Extreme Rules – 263,000 buys (compared to 209,000 last year) Over the Limit – 167,000 buys (compared […]

Updated WWE DVD Sales Figures – Wrestlemania XXVIII Set Ships 189K Gross Units

WWE noted in their key performance indicators that the Wrestlemania XXVIII DVD has shipped 189,000 units to date. The DVD leads the significant trailing non-month releases chart which includes the following: Wrestlemania 28 – 189,000 units Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Most Popular Superstars – 141,000 units The Epic Journey of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson […]

The Undertaker The Greatest WWE Superstar Of All-Time?, Cranky Vince Is Back, WWE Network Format & Dramatic PPV Changes Possible, AJ Lee The Biggest Hit Of The Summer?, Ricardo Rodriguez, Overestimating Wrestlemania XXVIII, Unification Of WWE Championship & World Heavyweight Championship

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WWE Updates PPV Buy Estimates – Wrestlemania Buys Lower Again; Approximations For Elimination Chamber, Extreme Rules, Over The Limit

WWE has updated their key performance indicators with new data regarding pay-per-view buys. The most interesting number is Wrestlemania XXVIII buys which continue to drop. Originally projected at 1,300,000 buys, actual buys have now been adjusted to 1,150,000 buys. Below are the updated numbers: Elimination Chamber 2012 – 170,000 buys Wrestlemania XXVIII – 1,150,000 buys […]

Linda McMahon Accused Of Exchanging Wrestlemania Ticket For Political Endorsement

There’s an interesting story making rounds today in the Linda McMahon for Senate campaign. Campaign rival Christopher Shays is making bribing accusations against Linda McMahon as Republican Town Committee chairman John Slater was ringside at Wrestlemania XXVIII in Miami and publicly endorsed McMahon a month later. “I find it interesting that John Slater went to […]