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One Final Run

Sometimes, life truly is stranger than fiction.   You’d think that the tale of The Ultimate Warrior was written by and directed by some great Hollywood filmmaker— In the 1980′s, a young bodybuilder from Indiana named Jim Hellwig enters the world of professional wrestling. Wearing neon colored face paint with matching florescent spandex and tassels, the man becomes a “Dingo...
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Possible Divas Title Match Between Paige and AJ Lee at WWE’s Extreme Rules Pay-Per-View

There were rumors of an AJ Lee vs. Paige submission match at WWE Extreme Rules after the graphic seen below started going around social media last night. It could be a fan creation as the graphic was never shown on the USA Network and the match obviously hasn’t been announced by WWE yet. Also, the style of graphics used doesn’t match WWE.com’s official graphic for the John...
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Possible Extreme Rules Match for Daniel Bryan, TMZ Asks Jericho About New WWE Talent, Hogan

- Hulk Hogan tweeted the following this morning after fans criticized him when he misspelled Evolution in a post-RAW tweet last night: “Evolution, ok thanks but take it easy I never said I was good at spelling brother. HH” - TMZ cameras caught up with Chris Jericho in Los Angeles on Monday and asked him about WWE signing former NFL star Shawne Merriman. Jericho tweeted the following...
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Photo of The Exotic Express Outside of RAW, Concern Over The Undertaker on Social Media

- The Exotic Express that we’ve seen in WWE’s Adam Rose vignettes is a real thing. Below is a photo of the bus parked outside of the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama for last night’s RAW: - There were rumors going around about The Undertaker’s health on social media yesterday after some chatter from Bill DeMott and Taker’s wife Michelle McCool. McCool posted a comment about...
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Evolution Blunder at RAW, WWE Changes Intercontinental Title Plans, Update on Warrior Week

- Several fans pointed out that during the RAW main event last night when The Shield’s 11 opponents were being introduced, the Evolution graphic briefly appeared on the big screen when Bad News Barrett was coming out. - It appears WWE has dropped Alberto Del Rio from their Intercontinental Title plans. Before WrestleMania XXX, the plan was for Del Rio to wrestle Big E at Extreme...
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Foley Praises RAW Match, Former WWE Star Tapes His Own Talk Show, Lita & Trish Appearance

- Chavo Guerrero has a new talk show debuting on GeekNation.com this May. It’s titled, “Where Men Come To Be Men!” Chavo filmed an episode with Rampage Jackson and John Morrison yesterday. - WWE Hall of Famers Trish Stratus and Lita will be kicking off a “Besties Tour” with their first-ever joint autograph session on June 7th at the Legends of the Ring convention in Monroe...
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Two Intercontinental Title Tournament Matches Determined for Next Week’s WWE RAW

The following matches will take place on next week’s RAW in the tournament to determine a new #1 contender to Big E’s Intercontinental Title: * Cesaro vs. Rob Van Dam * Sheamus vs. Bad News Barrett No word yet on when the finals will take place but the title match will likely take place at Extreme Rules. Vince Pushing Two Stars Big Time Soon, Must See Lana Photos, More
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Matches for SmackDown & WWE Main Event, Daniel Bryan Returns Next Week

- Sheamus vs. Batista has been announced for Friday’s SmackDown. - Jack Swagger vs. Big Show has been announced for tomorrow night’s live episode of WWE Main Event. - WWE announced that WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan was off tonight’s RAW because he’s on his honeymoon with Brie Bella but will be back next week. Amazing New Nikki Bella, Big Extreme Rules Angle Coming, More
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Upcoming Independent Wrestling Events

Upcoming Independent Wrestling Events ** Below is a listing of independent wrestling events for the next two weeks. This listing is sent weekly. ** Please send any events you would like added to Nate Stein at nate_stein@hotmail.com or on Twitter @PSPhenom. Mon, Apr 15 – Cauliflower Alley Club – Gold Coast Hotel, Arizone Ballroom, 4000 W Flamingo RD, Las Vegas, NV – 5 pm...
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Jeff Jarrett’s Latest Announcement on Global Force Wrestling Delayed Until Tomorrow

Jeff Jarrett was scheduled to make another announcement for his Global Force Wrestling promotion today but it’s been postponed. He wrote the following on Twitter: “Well GFW fans…. Good news, bad news today… Bad news, no announcement today… Good news, it will be made tomorrow! See next tweet… #JoinTheForce” “The reason for the one day delay is because of a major Hollywood...
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TMZ Confirms What Caused The Ultimate Warrior’s Sudden Death

TMZ provided the following update regarding the sudden death of The Ultimate Warrior last week: “The Ultimate Warrior died from a massive heart attack … this according to the medical examiner who conducted the autopsy, TMZ has learned. Officials tell TMZ … the official cause of death for Warrrior — real name James Hellwig — was determined to be “Atherosclerotic/Arteriosclerotic...
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WWE NXT Diva Working with Main Roster, WWE Legends Doing Media Today, Hogan & Hart

- NXT Diva Eden (Brandi Rhodes) was on the road this weekend doing ring announcing at WWE live events. Below is Tout video of her getting an earful from Alicia Fox in Chattanooga last night: - Hulk Hogan and Jimmy Hart will be appearing at the RAM Restaurant in Wheeling, Illinois on Saturday, April 26th from 11am until 1pm. For tickets, call 847-972-1670. - Roddy Piper and the other...
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Mick Foley Praises Al Snow, Says He Could Have Become a Mainstream Star & Ambassador

Mick Foley has a new Facebook blog up where he praises Al Snow. Below is part of what he wrote: “No, this is just me taking the time to point out that Al was a uniquely talented, underutilzed wrestler and entertainer who has quietly ammased a very impressive legacy in the wrestling business. I sincerely believe that ‪#‎WWE‬ missed the boat on Al when he was the lead trainer...
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Reaction to WWE’s Network Subscribers Announcement, What Number Was Considered Bad?

As noted, WWE announced 667,287 subscribers for the WWE Network on the day after WrestleMania XXX. It was reported a week before that number came out that the investment community was going to be satisfied with 1 million subscribers but analysts were predicting a lot more. There was a feeling that any number below 850,000 wouldn’t be a good sign, but would be workable. The investment...
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News for Tonight’s WWE RAW – Warrior Tribute, HHH to Punish Bryan & The Shield?, RVD, More

Tonight’s WWE RAW takes place from the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama. No matches have been announced for tonight but we do know that WWE will be paying tribute to The Ultimate Warrior. WWE is focusing on the following points for tonight’s show: * How will Triple H punish Daniel Bryan and The Shield? * Will Paige be ready to fight for her newly-won championship? * Where does Rob...
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Jim Ross Blog: Sting Joining WWE, Time Limit Draws & Clinched Fists In Wrestling, Ross Report

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new blog on jrsbarbq.com. As always, you can purchase JR’s BBQ products on WWEshop.com. Here are some highlights from this entry: - My interview with Jake Roberts that is airing now on the Ross Report Podcast has received amazing feedback especially from some of the many wrestlers and would be wrestlers who have heard it. Jake’s take...
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Graphic Error at WrestleMania XXX, Foley Comedy Review, Financial Site Offers WWE Advice

- Several readers sent word that after Brock Lesnar defeated The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXX, a 22-0 graphic flashed for a split second on the stadium screens before quickly being removed. It was never shown on television. - RVA Mag published a review of Mick Foley’s comedy show in Richmond this past Thursday. - The Motley Fool published an article about WWE stock tanking last...
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Ken Shamrock Talks About The Ultimate Warrior Passing Away

Former WWE Superstar Ken Shamrock spoke with The Roman Show about the Ultimate Warrior’s sudden death: “Anytime you know of someone who passes away is always a sad feeling,” he said. “You understand that this is stuff that happens in life. You wish the family and friends a little bit of comfort. He is in a better place. Its really the people that are left behind you want...
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WWE Heading to Saudi Arabia, Rey Mysterio Thanks CM Punk

- WWE will be heading to Saudi Arabia this week for three events at the Green Halls Stadium in Riyadh this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. - Rey Mysterio thanked CM Punk for sending him a custom t-shirt. He wrote on Instagram: “Thanx to the Homie CM*PUNK for this sick ass T I requested from him after seeing one on him with his logo! Good look N, miss ya! #og’s #custom #619er...
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BoredWrestlingFan Radio Episode 121

“…the spirit of Ultimate Warrior will run forever…” This podcast airs LIVE every Sunday at 2PM Eastern on BWFRadio.com, and is released for download first at BoredWrestlingFan.com. Ribera jackets and Destrucity all around!  Joe, G, JT, and Mark pay tribute to the late Ultimate Warrior to kick off this week’s show.  Talk turns to how the landscape of wrestling on a professional...
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Smackdown 04/11/14

Our show begins with a graphic in memorial to The Ultimate Warrior who passed away shortly after his last appearance in WWE on Monday Night RAW. Micheal Cole voice notifies us that this Monday will be a tribute RAW to Warrior. We’re going to be talking a lot about this on Sunday’s episode of BWF Radio. I will be reading some comments from BWF friends, Joe will read a speech,...
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CM Punk to Appear on IFC Show, Plans to Repackage Tyson Kidd, WWE Tryout News

- CM Punk is being advertised as a guest on an episode of “Maron” on IFC with comedian Mark Maron. The new season starts in May. - There is talk of doing a three-way women’s tryout camp at the WWE Performance Center in June. - WWE officials have been talking about possibly repackaging Tyson Kidd. Future Plans for The Wyatt Family, Backstage News on RVD-Vince, More Source: Wrestling...
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Update on WWE’s Plans For Recently Signed Ex-NFL Star Shawne Merriman

As noted, WWE has signed former NFL star Shawne Merriman to a deal. The idea is to bring him up similar to how WCW brought up Steve “Mongo” McMichael. They’re looking at training Merriman as an announcer, put him on TV while he’s also training to be a wrestler, and then transition into being a wrestler when he’s good enough. There is a renewed interest within WWE when it...
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Preview of Tonight’s Episode of WWE SmackDown

WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s SmackDown: * Big Show vs. Cesaro * Ryback and Curtis Axel vs. Los Matadores * Rob Van Dam vs. Damien Sandow * Bad News Barrett vs. Kofi Kingston * Fandango vs. Santino Marella * Daniel Bryan and The Usos vs. Kane, Randy Orton and Batista What’s Next for Daniel Bryan, Heat on Top WWE Star, More
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Complete WWE Network Schedule for Friday April 11th, 2014

- Below is the full schedule for Friday, day 47 of the WWE Network launch: 12am EST – WWE NXT replay 1am EST – WWE Superstars replay 2am EST – WWE Countdown – Infamous Gimmicks 3am EST – RAW Flashback – 10/24/1993 4am EST – RAW Flashback – 10/31/1993 5am EST – ECW Hardcore TV – 10/19/1993 6am EST – Old School – 4/20/1985 Maple Leaf Gardens event 7am EST ...
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