HBK Thanks WWE for WrestleMania, Why JR Returned, WrestleMania After Party, Show, MMA Fighters Attend WrestleMania, Two Top WWE Legends Absent and More
April 2, 2012 · 0 Comments
– WWE held a WrestleMania 28 after party last night. Some of the WWE talents arrived an hour late after the bus they were traveling on took them the wrong way.
– The woman that Big Show kissed after winning the Intercontinental Title match last night was his wife Bess.
– Shawn Michaels thanked WWE for his role at WrestleMania 28 last night. He wrote:
“There are no words to express how honored I was to be a part of that match!! Thank you @WWE for allowing me to be a part of #WrestleMania !!”
MMA fighters Rashad Evans, Cole Miller and agent Malki Kawa were in attendance for WrestleMania 28 in Miami last night. Rashad compared the event to a UFC show:
“honestly when it comes 2 a live show the UFC is better! There is no music in between matches! Nothing 2 keep the fans ent!”
“@MikeTyson @wwe @therock that show was amazing!! I never been 2 a event b4.. It was well worth it!!”
– Besides the expected regulars and Legends, some of the other stars in attendance for WrestleMania 28 were Maria Kanellis, Jimmy Wang Yang, Cody Rhodes’ girlfriend Eden Stiles, Maryse, Torrie Wilson and Lita. Some of the celebrities, including Torrie Wilson & Alex Rodriguez, watched part of the show from a skybox before heading down to ringside.
– Steve Austin and JBL were not in attendance for WrestleMania. JBL traveled to Texas after inducting Ron Simmons into the Hall of Fame on Saturday night and Austin never made the trip to Miami.
– Add NFL legend Warren Sapp, Chili of TLC, the cast of USA Network’s Psych, American Idol’s James Durbin, rapper Timbaland and actor Andy Garcia to the list of celebrities who watched WrestleMania 28 at Sun Life Stadium last night. WWE posted a photo gallery of the celebrities in the crowd.
– Joey Styles announced on Facebook last night that the infamous match between Terry Funk, Sabu and Shane Douglas from “The Night The Line Was Crossed” will be included on the new “ECW UNRELEASED – Volume 1″ Blu-ray that comes out in a few months. Tommy Dreamer vs. Jimmy Snuka from February 5th, 1994 will also be included. These two matches will be Blu-ray exclusives.
Styles, who is hosting the DVD, wrote the following about it last night:
“Some people think that ECW was all about blood and barbed wire. Many people forget that ECW was about great wrestling instead of gimmicks. It’s time to remind them.”
– Steve Austin wrote the following about the Hell in a Cell match at WrestleMania 28:
“Well that was damn sure worth $65 bucks. Great F’n story. Brutality personified. HBK tremendous addition to drama. Hats off to Taker/HHH.”
– WWE has released new WrestleMania Champion t-shirts for CM Punk and Sheamus. Also released is a new Hall of Fame t-shirt for Edge, commemorative plaques for the WrestleMania 28 matches and new John Cena packages with his green t-shirt, hat, necklace and wristbands.
– WWE United States Champion Santino Marella will be appearing on the season premiere of The Deadliest Catch on Tuesday, April 10th at 9pm on the Discovery Channel.
– WWE reportedly spent over a half-million dollars on the pyro for WrestleMania 28.
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