- United States swimmer and Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte appeared at the SummerSlam Kick-off party sponsored by WWE and B.A. Star in Los Angeles on Thursday night. D.J. Pauly D was the DJ of the event as you can view a picture of Lochte’s appearance at this link. – Former WWE Tough Enough contestant […]
There are no WWE live events this weekend as talent will be in Los Angeles for SummerSlam Axxess on Saturday and the pay-per-view on Sunday. Below is the SummerSlam Axxess schedule that will take place from the Nokia Plaza at LA Live: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Confirmed appearances by Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio, […]
The Los Angeles Times has a new Q&A online with The Miz to promote Sunday’s SummerSlam pay-per-view. Below is an excerpt: Q: You have mentioned before about your difficulties breaking in. What advice would you give a young wrestler trying to break into the business today? Miz: I was told by a young Billy Kidman […]
The Miami Herald has a new article up with quotes from WWE Divas Champion Layla. In the article, she discusses the WWE Diva Search, internal perceptions of the contestants, SummerSlam, and more. In the following excerpt, Layla discusses her rehabilitation following her injury in May 2011: “After I went through surgery, with the rehab and […]
Embedded in the video below is this week’s WWE Superstars, courtesy of the official WWE YouTube channel: Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Logan Walker for sending this in.
The official WWE YouTube channel has posted several new videos promoting WWE SummerSlam. The videos, which star John Cena, Brock Lesnar, CM Punk, The Miz, AJ Lee, and more, are embedded below: John Cena talks respect and WWE Champion CM Punk Brock Lesnar isn’t playing games at SummerSlam The Miz asks Superstars and Divas for […]
TMZ caught up with WWE Champion CM Punk and asked him about WWE’s decision to fire Abraham Washington. Punk said he doesn’t like to see anyone lose their job, but that AW made a rape joke and there isn’t anything funny about rape. You can watch the comments embedded in the video below:
-Rey Mysterio recently took part in an interview with the local Fox affiliate of Austin, Texas. In the interview, he claims he has nearly 500 masks, discusses Mil Mascaras, and more. The interview is embedded below: -Wrestling News World reader Fernando sent word that Ken Shamrock has been added to the Alumni section of the […]
- World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, Hornswoggle, Eve and Alicia Fox visited patients at the Mattel Children’s Hospital. You can view a photo gallery WWE uploaded on Facebook at this link. – President Barack Obama made a statement to Entertainment Weekly’s Nancy O’Dell referencing “WWF wrestling.” The gaff, used to describe gaffes, is included in the […]
The latest episode of WWE “Outside the Ring” is embedded in the video below: Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Logan Walker for sending this in.
- The WWE developmental profile of Alberto Del Rio’s brother, Memo Montenegro, is available at this link. Montenegro’s real name is Guillermo Rodríguez. (Thanks to WNW reader Fernando for sending this in.) – Donald Trump, who has donated to the Linda McMahon for Senate campaign, offered congratulations on Twitter: Congratulations to Linda McMahon on her […]
- WWE has an article online featuring a Q&A with THQ’s Cory Ledesma, the creative director on the WWE Games team, where he talks about WWE ’13. Click here to read it. – Speaking of WWE ’13, THQ will reveal the entire roster for the game on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 5 PM. The […]
WWE announced on dot com that Kevin Rudolf will perform “Don’t Give Up” at SummerSlam on Sunday. The song is the official theme song of the show. Click here for coverage by the official WWE website. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage of SummerSlam Sunday night beginning at 8 PM EDT here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
- WWE issued the following press release regarding the new animated “Scooby-Doo” film with Warner Bros: STAMFORD, Conn., August 15, 2012 – Warner Bros. and WWE Studios (NYSE:WWE) announced they will co-produce a Scooby-Doo animated feature that will find Scooby and the gang solving a mystery at WrestleMania®. The announcement was made today by Jeff […]
Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below is an excerpt: A couple of the new, former NFL linemen that WWE has signed to begin training have lost well over 100, perhaps closer to 200 combined pounds to get in better condition and to be able to present themselves better […]