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Videos: Bret Hart, Maryse, Darren Young and Alexa Bliss Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

- Below is video of WWE Superstar Darren Young doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: - WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart takes the challenge in this video: - Below is video of former WWE Diva Maryse taking the challenge: Post by Maryse Ouellet. - Finally, below are videos of WWE NXT Diva Alexa Bliss taking the challenge: The post Videos: Bret Hart, Maryse, Darren Young and Alexa...
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Daniel Bryan Reportedly Needs Tommy John Surgery, Could Be Out Several More Months

- David Shoemaker, author of The Squared Circle: Life, Death and Professional Wrestling, noted on his Twitter that he’s heard Daniel Bryan needs Tommy John surgery and will be out at least 3 more months. Shoemaker also is a journalist for Grantland.com and Deadspin.com. He wrote: “I’m hearing Daniel Bryan needs Tommy John surgery and will be out at least 3 more months.” Tommy...
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Hulk Hogan to Appear In New WWE Studios Comedy with David Hasselhoff and Ken Jeong

- Variety reports that actor Ken Jeong will be starring in a new WWE Studios comedy with Hulk Hogan and David Hasselhoff. The movie is scheduled for a 2015 release some time. The movie is currently being developed under the working title Untitled Celebrity Death Pool. It will feature Jeong playing a struggling nightclub owner who racks up a large debt from a loan shark, and then...
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Backstage News on Why Brock Lesnar Destroyed John Cena, Lesnar Films Segments at RAW

- The idea behind Brock Lesnar destroying John Cena for the WWE World Heavyweight Title at SummerSlam was to put Lesnar the monster over as strong as possible and to make him break away from the pack. They also wanted to get Cena over for not giving up in a situation as brutal as that, and for taking the beating. On a related note, WWE filmed segments with Lesnar backstage at Monday’s...
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What Happened with Triple H & Mysterio When His WWE Deal Expired, More on Rey’s Status

- We’ve noted how Rey Mysterio was essentially forced to stay under contract with WWE for one more year due to a clause in WWE contracts that allows the company to extend a contract if their performers miss a certain amount of time due to injuries. When Rey’s WWE contract expired this year, he reportedly told Triple H that he was not interested in renewing the deal. The two reportedly...
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What WWE Officials Think About Dean Ambrose, Big Show’s Weight, Gowen Talks McMahon

- Former WWE star Zach Gowen, who entered WWE-sponsored rehab in 2010 for alcohol and drugs, recently spoke to Slam! Wrestling about turning his life around. Gowen, who still works the indie scene, thanked Vince McMahon: “People don’t understand how grateful I am to Vince [McMahon]. As an adult he gave me the job of my dreams and in my late twenties saved my life. He paid for...
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Top WWE Stars Reportedly Side with Alberto Del Rio, Will He Speak Out In the US Soon?, More

- Alberto Del Rio will reportedly be doing media appearances in the United States soon to go into more details about what happened with his WWE departure. Del Rio’s representatives have contacted indie wrestling promoters in the US and said that Del Rio will be taking bookings for autograph signings and matches in the US very soon because he doesn’t feel that WWE’s one-year...
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Who Did Total Divas Producers Want to Have Feud?, Plans for Rosa Mendes on the Next Season

- Since Summer Rae was away filming The Marine 4 for part of Total Divas filming, Rosa Mendes will be playing the lead heel role on the upcoming season. The storyline is that Rosa returns to wreak havoc on everyone in WWE after being gone for 18 months. Regarding The Bella Twins splitting up, Total Divas producers reportedly wanted them to be at odds with each other but it’s unknown...
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Backstage News on Hornswoggle, Olympian Receiving a WWE Tryout, WWE Attendance

- The August 16th WWE live event in San Jose, California drew 6,200 fans. Monday’s WWE RAW in Las Vegas drew 11,000 fans. - Jeff Cobb, who represented Guam in the 2004 Olympics, will be getting a tryout with WWE at the next camp in Orlando in September. Cobb, who is older than 30 years old and under 6 feet tall, has great athletic agility and can wrestle. He’s said to be one...
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Kurt Angle Reportedly Calls Triple H and Vince McMahon About Returning to WWE

- Kurt Angle recently made inquiries about returning to WWE. Angle spoke to Triple H on the phone and was said to be pretty much blown off. Angle then called Vince McMahon but Vince told him that Triple H makes the talent decisions now. This led to Triple H being upset with Angle for trying to go over his head. This was all confirmed by Mark Madden, who had Angle on his show, and...
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TNA and Dixie Carter Issue Statement on Their Future with Spike TV

- TNA issues the following today: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2014) – President Dixie Carter issued the following statement today: “IMPACT WRESTLING will remain a vital part of Spike TV’s programming on Wednesday nights, 9/8c, through the end of the year. Negotiations remain ongoing beyond this time frame.” Tonight marks IMPACT WRESTLING’s official move to Wednesday nights...
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WWE Diva Takes Ice Bucket Challenge, Rollins vs. Cena Matches Nixed, WWE Stock Up, Reigns

- Below is video of WWE Diva Summer Rae taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, with help from The Great Khali. - The Wrestling Compadres have a new podcast with Roman Reigns and Booker T on Nerdist.com at this link. - WWE stock was up 0.83% today, closing at $14.51 per share. Today’s high was $14.90 and the low was $14.21. - Seth Rollins vs. John Cena matches booked for WWE live...
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EC3 Talks About TNA Moving to Wednesday Nights, TNA’s Situation with Spike, Dixie Carter

- Ethan Carter III recently spoke with Brian Fritz of BetweenTheRopes.com to promote TNA Impact Wrestling moving to Wednesday nights. You can listen to the full interview at this link or subscribe on iTunes at this link. Below are some highlights: Dixie Carter getting put through a table: In all honesty, she martyred for her cause and you can’t do anything but respect her doing...
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Rob Van Dam Responds to Ice Bucket Challenges, AJ Lee Booked for Live Event, RAW Rating

- The final rating for Monday’s post-SummerSlam RAW was a 3.04, down just a bit from the 3.06 rating for the go-home show. As noted, the show drew 4.194 million viewers, also down a bit from the previous week. - Rob Van Dam tweeted the following about being challenged to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: “Everyone challenging me to dump ice on my head will be forced to accept...
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Update on John Cena Granting Wishes, WWE Exec Sells Stocks, Journey to SummerSlam Video

- Below is a sneak peek at WWE Network’ Journey to SummerSlam special that airs tonight with Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns: - While he didn’t appear on camera, John Cena granted another Make-A-Wish wish backstage at RAW in Las Vegas on Monday. WWE’s Community website has photos of Cena’s meeting with Wish Kid Jesus and his family at this link. Cena’s 400th...
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Triple H Says He’s Afraid for John Cena, Talks Lesnar as Champ, Ambrose Missing, Bellas, More

- Above is Michael Cole’s latest sitdown interview with Triple H. Below are some highlights: * Regarding John Cena getting his rematch against Brock Lesnar at Night of Champions, Triple H gave him props for the whole “never give up” thing because he’s never seen anyone take a beating like Cena did at SummerSlam. * Triple H said Brock very well might be the most dominant champion...
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Jim Ross Blogs on What Might Be Next for WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar

- Jim Ross has a new blog over on jrsbarbq.com with his thoughts on what could be next for WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar. Ross wrote: “Who’s next for WWE Champion Brock Lesnar? Lots of people are wondering…. I say don’t count out a ‘regrouped’ John Cena which makes great sense to me. Others could include to varying degrees Cesaro, Big Show, Mark Henry and...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Another Firm Files Lawsuit Against WWE on Behalf of Investors Over Recent TV Deal

- The following was issued today: SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notify Investors of Class Action Involving World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of September 23, 2014 NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the District of Connecticut...
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Former WWE Star Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Help with His Autobiography

- The following was sent in: Retired WWE Wrestler Kamala launches Kickstarter for autobiography after losing legs to diabetes. James Harris is a former WWE headliner. As “The Ugandan Giant” Kamala, he wrestled for 30 years everywhere against Hulk Hogan and every major star of the 80s and 90s. He was one of the most terrifying and unforgettable wrestlers of all times. At 6...
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Eva Marie Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge, Possible Push for WWE NXT Star, Eden and Lilian

- Eden gets ring announcing advice from Lilian Garcia in her latest video blog: - WWE NXT has been pushing the “Different Breed” nickname for Baron Corbin a lot more lately. It appears may be in line for a push that’s been rumored for several months. It was reported earlier this summer that Corbin was one of the developmental talents to watch. Corbin, real name Tom Pestock...
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Kurt Angle on Possibly Returning to WWE, If His Body Can Handle It, TNA and Spike TV, More

- Kurt Angle recently spoke with Mark Madden of 105.9 The X in Pittsburgh. Thanks to TNAInsider for the transcript: His ACL Surgery and recovery: “I’m actually doing really well. I’m far ahead of schedule but I still have a few months before I get back i the ring.” Having the time off: “I didn’t take any time off in almost fifteen years so it felt really good. I needed...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bret Hart Talks About Feuding with Owen & Lawler, Wrestlers He Would Like to Have Faced, More

- The following was sent in by John Canton: WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart joined us on the TJRWrestling Radio show on Tuesday August 19 to talk about his career and the Bret Hart Invitational Tournament at X-Fest 2014 in Calgary on August 30 & 31. For more info on X-Fest 2014, visit XFestCalgary.com. To listen to the full interview head over to TJRWrestling.com or download it on...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Hulk Hogan Looking to Wrestle, Who He Wants to Face at WrestleMania 31

- As we’ve seen in the media lately, Hulk Hogan has been talking about making a comeback and wrestling another match for WWE. Apparently there’s nothing official in the works and Hogan is just working his own angle or “going into business for himself.” Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter noted recently that Hogan is hoping to land a match against Steve Austin...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photos From Lana’s Lingerie Photoshoot For Glamorose (WOW)

The post Photos From Lana’s Lingerie Photoshoot For Glamorose (WOW) appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Former WWE Diva Talks About Motherhood, More

- In the video below, Hulk Hogan takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and challenges Johnny Manziel, Sylvester Stallone and Harvey from TMZ. - WWE’s latest Five Things video with Tom Phillips looks at championship matches on the WWE Network: - Former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler has a new blog on her official website about embarking on motherhood. She wrote: “Embarking on motherhood...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss
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