Monday, December 10, 2012
Lee chats about John Cena, Jersey roots before WWE's hit show RAW hits Newark Monday
Newark is about to get RAW. WWE's popular weekly show returns to New Jersey Monday at the Prudential Center, delivering fans a dose of good ole-fashioned body slams and elbow drops. This installment is a homecoming for WWE's feisty tomboy diva AJ Lee, who's coming off an impressive upset last week over veteran Tamina Snuka. Lee, whose real name is April Jeanette Mendez and hails from Union City, dished to Patch about her elusive relationship with John Cena, stepping down as RAW's general manager in October and being back in the Garden State. Set the record straight: What is going on between you and John Cena? You started off with a hardball! You know what, it's one of those things where you're going to have to watch RAW and see it unfold. …
Friday, February 17, 2012
WrestleMania XXIX will be held at MetLife Stadium on April 7, 2013.
New Jersey, are you ready for the ‘Granddaddy of Them All?’ WrestleMania, the WWE’s annual spectacle, is coming to New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie made the announcement on Thursday that WrestleMania XXIX would be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on April 7, 2013. “We are excited to be hosting WrestleMania XXIX in the great state of New Jersey,” Christie said. “Having WWE’s preeminent international event here will strengthen both the regional and local economies and continue to showcase MetLife Stadium as a world-class venue for sports and entertainment.” While wrestling fans in the area cheered the news, non-wrestling fans are excited as well as the annual event typically brings a positive economic impact to the area it…
Monday, March 28, 2011
WWE shoots television segment with 'Jersey Shore' star Snooki at popular Miami Mike's Sports Bar on Route 10.
Professional wrestling and reality television -- what's not to love? WWE has filmed a commerical for their upcoming Pay-Per-View event Wrestlemania featuring none other then "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi at Miami Mike's Sports Zone on Route 10, according to report on PopTheCrowd.com. According to the site, the segment features an exchange in the sports bar between Polizzi and wrestlers, Michelle McCool and Layla. The footage will be used to help promote the women's tag team match that is scheduled to take place on Sunday April 3 at the Wrestlemania event. A photo gallery has been posted on the official Miami Mike's Sports Zone Facebook fan page featuring behind-the-scenes photos of WWE wrestlers; as well as Snooki herself. …
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Ex-WWE superstars make an appearance in Livingston to raise money for Project Graduation.
On Saturday night, Livingston High School played host to a professional wrestling show presented by the National Wrestling Superstars. Among the most popular wrestlers featured was former WWE Monday Night RAW star Gene Snitsky and Hall-of-Famer "El Matador" Tito Santana. The story of the night was the appearance of Livingston High School graduate Diane Janela (Class of '81), who returned to the school for the first time in nearly three decades. Diane accompanied her pro wrestler son, Joey, to the ring for both of his matches. Proceeds from the show will be used towards financing this year's Project Graduation event for the departing senior class.