- WWE issued the following press release today: WWE Names Brian Flinn SVP Of Marketing March 26, 2012 STAMFORD, Conn., March 26, 2012 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Brian Flinn as Senior Vice President, Marketing. Flinn, previously a senior executive at the National Basketball Association, will report to WWE Chief Marketing […]
The Miami Herald has a new article online featuring quotes from Trish Stratus to promote her feature film debut in “Bounty Hunters.” The piece is long and detailed but below are some of the wrestling-related highlights: Still keeping up with Tough Enough cast: “I know when I went back to ‘Tough Enough’ that I was […]
The Los Angeles Times has a new article online featuring quotes from 2012 WWE Hall of Fame inductee Mike Tyson. Below is an excerpt: How’d you get into the WWE Hall of Fame? “They think I belong in there and want me to fly out and get inducted into their hall. I’m not going to […]
- The following is from the official Twitter account of John Cena: Hey @espn @SportsCenter drug test 7days from the dance. Looks like Aegis also wants to see a clean fight. #WM28via.me/-h6hmm0 — John Cena (@JohnCena) March 25, 2012 Drug testing is @wwe policy since 05/06. Im happy because im proud that @wwe is committed […]
WWE Elimination Chamber 2012 did an estimated 180,000 pay-per-view buys, according to the updated WWE key performance indicators on the corporate version of their official website. If this number holds up, it would be down from last year’s Elimination Chamber which did 199,000 buys and the 285,000 buys the show did in 2010.
- Wrestling News World reader Logan Walker sent word that WWE has launched a Russian version of dot com at this link. – The folks over at Silver Vision have posted full details on the upcoming WWE DVD entitled “You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge.” You can view full information at this […]
Wrestling News World reader Brett Buchanan sent in the following: 4 new chapters from former Barbaric Wrestling Radio host Brett Buchanan’s The Genesis of TNA free e-book have been released on BarbaricWrestling.com and TNAbook.net. The new chapters are about Christian Cage’s TNA run, Samoa Joe, Scott D’amore booking committee (which includes a story about a TNA employee leaking news), and TNA’s […]
The official WWE YouTube channel has posted the following clips of The Rock & John Cena in Once In A Lifetime: The Rock vs. John Cena,” premiering tonight before Raw: In addition, footage of Zack Ryder defeating The Miz at a live event in Madison Square Garden is embedded below:
The Miami Herald has a new interview up with Trish Stratus, in which she discusses her acting career, the state of the Diva’s division, a possible second season of Tough Enough, the inclusion of yoga into her life, and more. In the following excerpt, Trish discusses the lack of time and focus the Divas are […]
-Mick Foley posted the following about his upcoming children’s book via his Twitter account: Yes, @MikeTheMiz you ARE awesome…as a character in my new children’s book, in which The Miz learns a valuable holiday lesson from @CMPunk — Mick Foley (@realMickFoley) March 26, 2012 Tentative title is “A Most Miz-erable Christmas”. Here’s a sneak peek […]
-The official WWE website has an article up about the final episode of WCW Monday Nitro, with quotes from Booker T and video of his match with Scott Steiner on the final episode. Booker talks about his time in WCW in the excerpt below: “My time in WCW was like the summer of my life, […]
Wrestling News World reader Andrew Darwin reporting: I’ve just watched The Rock-John Cena Once In A Lifetime special here in the UK it aired Sunday 12pm on Sky Sports. The opening segment followed both of their lives with a soundtrack to the mania theme tunes and other tracks. The impression I got from both of […]
Mike Mooneyham of The Post and Courier has a new article online featuring quotes from Arn Anderson. Below are the highlights: With the original Four Horsemen: “I feel like I had — and am still having — a successful career. But the highlight of that career would have to be the three years I spent […]
LFPress.com has a new article online featuring quotes from John Cena. Below is an excerpt: “But I’m not a bad guy. I generate so much hatred just because of the way I act. I look at Tim Tebow as a good example. People couldn’t stop saying his name. He’s such a standup guy. People don’t […]
As noted in the report from last night’s WWE Smackdown live event, Sheamus was busted open hardway, causing him to bleed heavily. The spot occurred when Daniel Bryan delivered a belt shot to Sheamus’ face during his match against Mark Henry.