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New TNA World Heavyweight Champion Crowned, Dixie Carter Comments

- Bobby Roode defeated Bobby Lashley on last night's taped episode of Impact Wrestling to become the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion. This is Roode's second reign with the World Heavyweight Title. No word yet on when Roode's first defense will be. TNA President Dixie Carter tweeted about the match: WOW!!! That match was unbelievable and I congratulate @REALBobbyRoode...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Possible Returns on Monday’s RAW, WWE Superstar Appearing on TV Show, WWE Fast Lane

- Variety reports The Miz will guest star on season two of USA Network's Sirens. He will appear in episode 209 as Lance, an obsessive gym-goer who catches the attention of Johnny and Hank when they get a call to Chicago's fanciest gym. - As noted, WWE is reportedly dropping the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view in February and replacing it with an event called Fast Lane...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

TNA Impact Wrestling Report – 10/29/14

We start off looking at both Roode and Lashley arriving at the building this afternoon (well, the afternoon four or five weeks ago, anyway) and then go to a video package building up what a huge match this is for Roode. Tag Team Contenders Tournament Semifinals: Samoa Joe & Low Ki vs MVP & Kenny King King and Low Ki start off as Tenay makes an interesting comparison that...
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Top WWE Superstar Missing Monday’s RAW?, New WWE Trademark, WWE & Susan G. Komen

- WWE posted the following video on their campaign with Susan G. Komen this year: - WWE recently applied to trademark the name "The New Day" for what they said is a wrestling program title. It's possible this is for a WWE Studios movie. - John Cena has been pulled from local advertising and the WWE.com listing for Monday's RAW in Buffalo, New York. The...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Possible WWE Name for Kevin Steen Revealed

- WWE applied for a trademark on the name "Kevin Owens" as a character name for a professional wrestler on October 24th. Word is that this will be Kevin Steen's new name in WWE. The name Owens may come from the name of Steen's son, who was named after Owen Hart. Source: PWInsiderThe post Possible WWE Name for Kevin Steen Revealed appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Plans for Cena vs. Lesnar Match, Roman Reigns and the WWE World Title

- As of this week, the plan was still for John Cena to get his shot against WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar at the 2015 Royal Rumble. There had been some speculation that the title shot may happen at TLC and plans could still change. While Lesnar is scheduled to defend against Cena at the Rumble, he is expected to retain the title as WWE is still planning on having...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Interesting Stat on Rollins vs. Ambrose, News on Bray Wyatt’s Surprise Return, HIAC Issues

- There were timing issues with the Hell In a Cell pay-per-view on Sunday. As noted, there was a post-show scheduled that never happened. The show was scheduled to go off the air at 11:45pm EST but they went about ten minutes long. - The words that played when Bray Wyatt made the surprise return at the end of the Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose Hell In a Cell match was actually...
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Possible Title Matches for Survivor Series, NXT Wrestlers Get Upset at Fans, WWE Attendance

- Below are recent WWE attendance figures: * October 23rd in Winter Park, FL for NXT TV tapings drew a sellout of 400 fans * October 24th in Jacksonville, FL for NXT drew 150 fans * October 26th in Dallas for Hell In a Cell drew a sellout of 12,100 paid and more than 13,000 total * October 27th in San Antonio for RAW drew 9,100 fans * October 28th in Houston for SmackDown...
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Backstage Update on a WWE Return for Daniel Bryan, Reason for Big Show “Yes!” Segment

- As noted, before Tuesday's WWE SmackDown tapings in Houston, Big Show had fans start a "yes!" chant for a video that would be sent to Daniel Bryan. Show told the fans that Bryan likely needed another surgery. This segment was not taped to air on SmackDown so it appears the video was done just to cheer Bryan up. It's always possible they air it at a later date...
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Randy Orton Expected to Miss WWE Events, Update on WWE’s Kyle Edwards, Roman Reigns

- For what it's worth, Roman Reigns had been advertised for the November 24th RAW in Indianapolis but has since been pulled. As noted, Reigns is still being advertised for live events in late December and should be back for those shows. - New WWE announcer Kyle Edwards (Arda Ocal) is now working WWE Experience, one of WWE's international recap shows. The show was previously...
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Backstage News on Why WWE Signed New Talents, News on WWE Scouting Indie Wrestlers

- The feeling in WWE developmental is that they have all the indie wrestlers they want for now but they may pick up a few more over the next six months. Indie wrestlers is not primarily what they're looking to sign right now but they are open to certain talents. We noted that Uhaa Nation was the star of the recent tryouts at the Performance Center. - Regarding the recent new...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

WWE Hall of Famer Lands 100th Magazine Cover, Edge Praises DDP Yoga, WWE Stock

- Diamond Dallas Page posted the following video of WWE Hall of Famer Edge talking about how DDP Yoga has helped him: - WWE stock was down 3.42% today, closing at $13.27 per share. Today's high was $13.88 and the low was $13.11. - WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus recently landed her 100th magazine cover. Trish appears on the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

More Details on Billy Jack Haynes’ Lawsuit Against WWE, How Much Money He’s Seeking

- We noted before that former WWE star Billy Jack Haynes filed a 42-page lawsuit against WWE in federal court for "egregious mistreatment of its wrestlers for its own benefit, as well as its concealment and denial of medical research and evidence concerning traumatic brain injuries suffered by WWE wrestlers." TMZ has picked up on the lawsuit and note that Haynes is seeking...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Talk on Hideo Itami Adapting to the WWE Style, What He Receives High Marks For

- There was at least some concern among people in WWE developmental that Hideo Itami, the former Kenta, may be trying too hard to adapt to the WWE style of working in the ring. The feeling relayed to me was that Itami trying so hard to work the WWE style was resulting in some of his in-ring action being too lite. The finish to one of Itami's matches at the last set of NXT...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

WWE Legend Gives Props to NXT Stars, Making of Slam City Video, WWE Polls on Team Cena

- As noted, the WWE Slam City DVD will hit North American stores on November 25th. WrestlingDVDNews.com posted the following extra from the DVD which shows the making of Slam City: - WWE's website has a new poll asking who fans want to see join Team Cena at Survivor Series - Ryback, Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler, The Usos, The Rock, Big E, Sheamus, Randy Orton, Big Show...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wall Street Executive Believes The McMahon’s Are Ready To Sell WWE

Lemelson Capital founder Emmanuel Lemelson believes the McMahon family are ready to sell World Wrestling Entertainment. Lemelson, responsible for managing one of the world's largest hedge funds, told Benzinga that the company is "clearly an acquisition target." He is of the opinion a new management team or company sale will likely play out in future and believes...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Triple H Talks About John Cena Turning Down The Authority, Survivor Series, Randy Orton, More

- Above is the latest sitdown interview with Triple H and Michael Cole. Below are highlights: * Regarding Randy Orton being upset at Triple H praising Seth Rollins on RAW and hitting the RKO, Triple H says it will be dealt with internally. Cole brought up how it happened again after Triple H said the same thing last week. Triple H brushed it off and said cooler heads will prevail...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

More on Roman Reigns Returning to Action, Diva Missing from Battle Royal, WrestleMania 31

- Tickets for WrestleMania 31 are expected to go on sale mid-November. - Despite being advertised to participate, Brie Bella will not be in the Divas Halloween Costume Battle Royal on this Friday's SmackDown. WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee is not in the match but will be on commentary. - As noted, Roman Reigns is being advertised for the 2015 WWE Royal Rumble and is penciled...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Must-See Halloween WWE Divas 2014 Photo Shoot

[nggallery id=593]The post Must-See Halloween WWE Divas 2014 Photo Shoot appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Update On TNA’s Next TV Deal

Rumors have been swirling today than TNA is close to reaching a new television deal with an unnamed company to broadcast "Impact Wrestling." There was talk that executive John Gaburick was in New York City to close the deal, but the rumors seem wide of the mark. PWInsider has reported that Gaburick has been at TNA HQ in Nashville, Tennessee according to various TNA sources...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Intense Trials Of WWE Hopefuls, Could You Make A Tryout?

Well, could you? [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYbrQn0VE4Q[/youtube]The post Video: Intense Trials Of WWE Hopefuls, Could You Make A Tryout? appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
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Jim Ross Discusses Turbulent Relationship With Vince McMahon and Lack Of Main Event Talent In Wrestling

Jim Ross was recently interviewed by Ring Rust Radio and provided some discussion worthy quotes as you would expect. The former WWE play-by-play legend discussed the background of some wrestlers he brought into WWE, noting that Vince McMahon was not aware or initially open to the idea of bringing in names like Mick Foley and the illustrious "Stone Cold" Steve Austin....
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Backstage News on Ryback’s Return, WWE Talents Worried About Releases This Week

- The decision was made to bring Ryback back as a babyface because officials feel they are short on good babyfaces right now. Ryback will be back in action on SmackDown against Heath Slater. - There's a lot of concern among some of the WWE talents who haven't regularly been appearing on TV. With WWE holding their latest earnings call on Thursday, there's some fear...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Which WWE NXT Diva Is Impressing the Most, Sasha’s Style, Charlotte

- WWE NXT Diva Alexa Bliss is said to be moving up into the upper echelon of developmental talents that Triple H and other officials have their eye on. They are beginning to look at Bliss as someone that they can build upon. Sasha Banks is also high on the list in NXT. Sasha works a little stiff in the ring and they are trying to break her of that habit. WWE officials are...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Says He’s Been Chasing Steve Austin for 25 Years, Talks About Kamala

- Hulk Hogan recently spoke with MySanAntonio.com while in town for WWE RAW. Below are some highlights: Never being afraid of an opponent but Kamala making him pause: "He was a little scary, you know, until I got to know him. Once the paint was off and I got to know the Big Jim that owned a barbeque pit in Missouri, I wasn't worried anymore." The one match he...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss
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