Posts tagged with "Taz"

TNA Executive Comments On If Impact Wrestling Is Moving Nights Because Of SmackDown

Posted by Eric Lynch July 11, 2016 0 Comment

John Gaburick recently appeared on The Taz Show to talk about Impact Wrestling switching from Tuesday to Thursday nights on Pop TV. Gaburick serves as TNA’s Executive VP of Talent Relations & Creative, and shed some light on TNA’s position on the move. Gaburick said the move was an opportunity for Impact to go “back […]

Taz On Possibly Doing A Show For WWE Network, WWE Brand Split & More

Posted by Matt Boone June 2, 2016 0 Comment

Former WWE and TNA announcer Taz, who currently hosts The Taz Show on Play.it, recently spoke with Sports Illustrated’s “Extra Mustard” blog at SI.com. Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On the WWE Brand Extension: “It’s a layup to me. They’re doing a brand split, which I humbly say that I predicted […]

John Cena Praises NXT, SmackDown Rating, Taz Interviews Adam Cole & Vince Russo

Posted by Matt Boone December 20, 2015 0 Comment

– The Thursday, December 17th edition of WWE SmackDown scored a final cable rating of 1.68, up from last week’s 1.55 final draw. Thursday’s SmackDown averaged 2.332 million viewers, also up from last week’s show, which averaged 2.133 million viewers. – The latest edition of “The Taz Show: Bodyslams & Beyond,” which is available for […]

Steve Austin Talks About His ECW Run, Paul Heyman’s Influence On His Career & More

Posted by Matt Boone December 8, 2015 0 Comment

As noted, WWE Hall Of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin appeared on The Taz Show: Bodyslams & Beyond” recently. In addition to the excerpts we posted last week, Austin also spoke about his time in ECW, evolving from The Ringmaster to “Stone Cold” in WWE and more. Below are some more highlights from the interview. […]

Steve Austin On Concerns About Finn Balor On Main Roster, Scripted Promos & More

Posted by Matt Boone December 3, 2015 2 Comments

WWE Hall Of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin recently spoke with former WWE announcer Taz on The Taz Show: Bodyslams and Beyond about the current state of the industry, his thoughts on Finn Balor and more. Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On his feeling that promos in WWE are too scripted: […]

Finn Balor On His Body Paint, NXT Talent ‘Blowing Him Away,’ & More

Posted by Matt Boone November 28, 2015 0 Comment

NXT Champion Finn Balor recently appeared as a guest on The Taz Show: Bodyslams & Beyond to discuss all things NXT. Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On making adjustments in NXT: “It was a lot of adjusting, not only to life at the [WWE] Performance Center, which is like a whole […]

Dolph Ziggler On His On-Air Chemistry With Lana, Taz’s Thanksgiving Podcast, More

Posted by Matt Boone November 26, 2015 0 Comment

– Dolph Ziggler recently spoke with The Herald Dispatch to promote the WWE live event at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, West Virginia. During the interview, Ziggler spoke about being paired on television with Lana. “It took us (Ziggler and Lana) time to develop chemistry. When we had that bond, it was OK,” […]

The “Rise & Fall” Of Roman Reigns, Taz Says Reigns Isn’t Ready To Turn Heel

Posted by Eric Lynch November 23, 2015 0 Comment

— A WWE camera crew followed around Roman Reigns backstage last night and captured the above video, which is a behind-the-scenes look at the “rise and fall of Roman Reigns” at Survivor Series. — Taz was interviewed by Wrestling Inc yesterday and gave his thoughts on what WWE should do with Roman Reign’s character after […]

Video: Holly Holm Responds To Taz’s Claim That Her Fight With Ronda Rousey Was “Fixed”

Posted by Matt Boone November 22, 2015 0 Comment

via MMANews.com – New UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm responds to Taz’s claims that her fight with Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 was “fixed” (Video).

Taz Speaks On Traveling With WWE & Vince McMahon’s Work Ethic

Posted by Eric Lynch November 21, 2015 0 Comment

In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Taz talked about traveling with Vince McMahon and what his work ethic is like. He mentioned that only wrestlers are allowed to sleep on WWE’s plane coming back from TV tapings, while Vince and the other staff stay up working late into the night. “I had the opportunity for […]

Taz Says Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm At UFC 193 Was Fixed, And Rousey Was In On It

Posted by Eric Lynch November 16, 2015 4 Comments

Former, WWE, ECW and TNA star Taz said on his radio show that the fight between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm at UFC 193 was fixed. He went into detail on his theory, saying UFC president Dana White used an age-old wrestling business strategy. “Why are some people not seeing this? This has been done […]

Taz On Potential WWE Return, Reason He Left TNA, Expanding His Podcast

Posted by Matt Boone November 15, 2015 0 Comment

Former WWE Superstar and TNA announcer Taz recently spoke with Sports Illustrated’s “Extra Mustard” blog to promote his weekly podcast, The Taz Show: Bodyslams and Beyond. Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On winning a Gold Communicators Award this year and expanding his weekly podcast: “The amount of my downloads were high. […]

AJ Styles Explains Why He Hasn’t Joined WWE, Talks NXT & CMLL, More

Posted by Matt Boone October 25, 2015 0 Comment

Former TNA World Champion AJ Styles recently appeared as a guest on The Taz Show: Bodyslams & Beyond podcast at Play.it, and during the discussion, Styles spoke about the possibility of joining NXT. “At this point in my career, I’m going to go do what’s best for my family and I want to do what’s […]

Zahra Schreiber To Wrestle On 11/7, Taz Interviews Tommy Dreamer, WWE Stock

Posted by Matt Boone October 20, 2015 0 Comment

– ECW original and TNA agent Tommy Dreamer is the guest on the latest edition of Taz’s podcast, “The Taz Show — Bodyslams & Beyond,” which is available now. You can download the show at Play.it. – World Wrestling Entertainment stock was up 0.92% earlier today, closing at $19.78 per share. The high for today […]

Jim Ross & Taz To Work Together, Dudley Boyz/WWE, RAW Birthday News

Posted by Matt Boone August 27, 2015 0 Comment

– Despite signing full-time deals with WWE, The Dudley Boyz will be keeping their Team 3D Training Academy open in Florida. – Vince McMahon, who turned 70 this past Monday, wasn’t the only August 24th birthday celebrated in WWE. One of Triple H and Stephanie McMahon’s daughters shares a birthday with Vince. – Taz has […]