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Top Wrestlers Send a Message to Danny Nickerson, Triple H Thanks Jim Ross, Brock Lesnar

- You may have heard the story of 5 year old Danny Nickerson from Massachusetts, who is battling a rare form of brain cancer. Danny wants nothing but birthday cards for his 6th birthday this weekend and has been receiving thousands of cards from strangers across the country. At the Clickjab wrestling fanfest in Tucson this past weekend, Bill Goldberg heard about the story and got...
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Rey Mysterio Reportedly Stops Cashing His Paychecks from WWE

- We noted before that WWE automatically extended Rey Mysterio’s contract for another year because of a clause that allows them to do that if a talent misses a certain amount of time due to injuries. There are still concern whether or not Rey will be returning to action for WWE. He has reportedly stopped cashing any of his WWE paychecks, which could be a sign that he plans on taking...
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Backstage News on Nikki Bella Turning Heel, Acting Coach at WWE NXT, Brie vs. Stephanie

- WWE recently brought well-known acting coach Howard Fine in to work with the NXT talents in Orlando. Fine was once named Best Acting Teacher in Los Angeles. He’s worked with wrestlers such as Steve Austin, The Rock, Mohammed Hassan, Diamond Dallas Page and Stacy Keibler. Other famous clients include Rosanna Arquette, Amanda Byrnes, Gerard Butler, Jennifer Connelly, Mike Tyson...
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WWE Posts Another “Transformed” Teaser on Social Media – Possible New Superstar?

- WWE posted another new “#WWETransformed” teaser on Twitter this morning: “He walks in darkness… #WWETransformed” It appears this could be for a new character coming to the main roster. The post WWE Posts Another “Transformed” Teaser on Social Media – Possible New Superstar? appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
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Kenta News: Working With Funaki in NXT, Comments on Battleground and Tweets Cesaro

- Earlier we posted the video of former WWE star Funaki “translating” for Kenta in an interview with Renee Young. It appears Funaki and Kenta are spending time together in Florida while Kenta gets settled in the United States. Kenta noted on his Twitter Sunday night that he and Funaki watched the WWE Battleground pay-per-view at home together and the also watched RAW. Funaki...
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Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling Working with Douglas Williams, Announces New Partnerships

- Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling issued the following: GFW TO PARTNER WITH EUROPEAN PROMOTIONS Global Force Wrestling: Join The Force! NASHVILLE – On the heels of partnership agreements with the top promotions in Japan and Mexico, Global Force Wrestling has formed an alliance with several of the top independent wrestling promotions throughout Europe, including the United...
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News on Why WWE Hasn’t Had All of Their Content Removed from YouTube

- It was believed back when the WWE Network launched that WWE would be pulling all of their content from YouTube. That has not been the case and the content is being left on YouTube for a reason. WWE Vice President of Digital & Print Rob Bernstein told the Digital Sports Fan Engagement Conference earlier this year that the company will not go after blocking YouTube videos of...
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WWE Legend Says a Movie Is Being Made About His Career, WWE Attendance, SummerSlam

- Below are some recent WWE attendance figures: * July 18th in Pensacola, FL drew 4,000 fans * July 19th in Tallahassee drew 4,000 fans * July 20th in Tampa for Battleground drew 11,000 fans * July 20th in Miami for RAW drew 9,500 fans - WWE could be losing some SummerSlam buys in Mexico as AAA’s annual TripleMania pay-per-view will likely be running on pay-per-view that same night...
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Matches for Tonight’s NYC Impact, One Goal Between TNA and Wrestle-1, The Wolves Defending

- Tonight’s taped episode of TNA Impact Wrestling from New York City will feature Matt Hardy, The Great Muta, Austin Aries’ decision on Option C, MVP vs. Bobby Roode in a Falls Count Anywhere Match, Team 3D & Tommy Dreamer vs. Ethan Carter III, Rockstar Spud & Rhino, plus more. - Wrestle-1 stars Kaz Hayashi and Shuji Kondo have challenged TNA Tag Team Champions The Wolves...
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Women’s Title Match on Tonight’s WWE NXT, DDP Sends Well Wishes to Daniel Bryan, Torrie

- Below is video of Diamond Dallas Page at a DDP Yoga retreat in Cancun giving a shout out and well wishes to Daniel Bryan: - Former WWE Diva Torrie Wilson turns 39 years old today. - WWE taped the following matches for NXT tonight: * The Ascension vs. two unknown wrestlers * Tyler Breeze vs. Mojo Rawley * Summer Rae vs. Charlotte for the NXT Women’s Title * Kalisto and Sin Cara...
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AJ Lee’s Response to CM Punk Chants on Raw Captured

In what was a nice touch by AJ Lee on Raw, it seems she reacted to the CM Punk chants that started up on Raw this past Monday – check out the following GIFs of the moment provided by UntamedObsession.Tumblr.com: The post AJ Lee’s Response to CM Punk Chants on Raw Captured appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
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Jake Roberts Now Cancer Free, Reveals Via a Tweet and a Grotesque Photo of his Leg

In late February, WWE legend Jake “The Snake” Roberts revealed that he would be undergoing immediate surgery after being diagnosed with cancer. Five months later, Roberts has reported he is now cancer free, and did so by tweeting this which features a grotesque photo of his leg: Yes it hurts. Prognosis good. Cancer free pic.twitter.com/cxrovl1sbY — JakeSnakeDDT (@JakeSnakeDDT...
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Why Sheamus Missed WWE TV Tapings, Darren Young Update, WWE – Wizard World Appearances

- Below is the updated list of Wizard World Comic Con appearances from WWE: * August 3rd in San Antonio: Bray Wyatt and The Bella Twins * August 21st in Chicago: John Cena * August 22nd in Chicago: Bray Wyatt and Paige * August 23rd in Chicago: Bruno Sammartino and Batista * September 13th in Richmond: Ricky Steamboat and Batista * September 27th in Nashville: Kane and The Bella...
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Photo of John Cena’s “Heel” Look on the Set of The Nest, Show Us Your Superstar Contest Videos

- Below is video of Jake Tucker, the winner of the #WWETotinosBOLD Show Us Your Superstar contest. Other entries are below also. - As noted, John Cena is filming a movie called The Nest where he plays a bad guy. The following photo has popped up on social media of Cena on set for the movie. As you can see, he’s sporting several tattoos in the movie: The post Photo of John Cena’s...
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John Cena Grants Another Wish, Eden Reveals Her Friends In WWE, Hogan Media, WWE Stock

- The latest video blog from WWE Diva Eden features some of her friends backstage: - WWE stock was down 0.16% on Wednesday, closing at $12.64 per share. The high was $12.72 and the low was $12.42. - John Cena granted another Make-A-Wish wish through Children’s Dream Fund before WWE Battleground when he met Nate and his family. WWE’s Community website has photos of their meeting...
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Richards Talks WWE Tryout, Cesaro Talks Performance Center & More, Mixed Emotions for JR

- TNA star Davey Richards recently spoke with Under The Mat Radio and commented on his WWE tryout with partner Eddie Edwards last year: “We did a one week tryout for them and that was about it. It’s not somewhere where I longed to work for their travel schedule doesn’t work for me. I’m not moving down there and getting trained how to wrestle again I’ve already been trained...
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Top International Star Reportedly Signs Deal with WWE, How The Rock Recovered for Hercules

- In the video above, The Rock and director Brett Ratner talk with Yahoo! Movies about how Rock battled through an injury for the filming of Hercules. The Rock underwent surgery to repair a triple-hernia, from his wrestling days, just two weeks before Hercules filming began. He told Ratner, “I’m here for you” and reassured him he would be good to go for filming. Ratner said...
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TNA Announces Two Wrestlers and a Knockout Have Signed New Contracts Today

- TNA’s John Gaburick announced that Brooke Tessmacher, Sanada and Samuel Shaw have all signed new deals with the company. He tweeted the following: “Happy to announce @RealBrookeAdams @TheSamuelShaw & @seiyasanada are signed to new deals with #TNA @IMPACTWRESTLING.” It was originally expected that Sanada would be returning to Japan to work full-time for Wrestle-1 but news...
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Full Content Listing for WWE’s “Sting – The Ultimate Collection” DVD and Blu-ray Set

- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, below is the full content listing for WWE’s “Sting – The Ultimate Collection” DVD and Blu-ray that comes out in September. Blu-ray exclusives will be revealed soon. DISC 1 Bringing the Game Up a Level The Blade Runners vs. Bret Wayne Sawyer and Sean O’Reilly UWF Power Pro Wrestling • April 1986 Sting & Rick Steiner vs. Mike Rotundo...
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WWE Posts Cryptic Tweet, Possibly for the New Logo or WWE Network

- WWE posted the following cryptic tweet today: “Something is coming… Can you guess what? #WWETransformed” It could be something to do with WWE’s new logo being implemented next month or the Network. The post WWE Posts Cryptic Tweet, Possibly for the New Logo or WWE Network appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
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Success for Chris Jericho’s Band, Harlem Heat Speaks, WWE Network Payment Note, The Rock

- In the video below, Bill Apter of 1wrestling.com talks with Booker T and Stevie Ray, known as Harlem Heat: - The Rock is doing a Reddit AMA at 2pm EST today to promote Hercules. We will have highlights later. - The new “Do You Wanna Start a War” album from Chris Jericho’s band Fozzy has broke the top 100 albums chart on Amazon and is currently #35 on the iTunes top 100 albums...
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Who Is WWE’s Best on the Microphone Right Now?, The Usos Talk Battleground, New Podcasts

- Chris Jericho’s new Talk Is Jericho podcast with his dad and son discussing WWE Battleground is now online at this link, Steve Austin’s interview with Ken Shamrock is now online at this link, Roddy Piper’s new interview with Jeff Hardy is online at this link and Jim Ross talks to AJ Styles at this link. - WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos say their Battleground match against...
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WWE Tag Team Splitting Up?, Top WWE Superstar Misses Tapings, Next WrestleMania Rewind

- Next Tuesday’s episode of WrestleMania Rewind on the WWE Network will look at the Triangle Ladder Match for the WWE Tag Team Titles at WrestleMania 2000 with The Hardys vs. Edge & Christian vs. The Dudleys. - WWE United States Champion Sheamus was advertised for last night’s episode of WWE Main Event and last night’s SmackDown dark main event but did not work the tapings...
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Triple H Talks Stephanie’s Arrest, Lesnar vs. Cena at SummerSlam, Performance Center, More

- As seen above, Triple H and Michael Cole are back for their weekly sitdown interview. Below are some highlights: * Regarding Stephanie McMahon being arrested on RAW, Triple H said he has been advised not to speak about the case because of pending legal action. Cole asked how she was and Triple H got upset, telling him to move on. * He picked Brock Lesnar to face John Cena at SummerSlam...
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Backstage Talk on John Cena Possibly Leaving WWE for a Movie Career, Talents Cracking Jokes

- There has been a lot of talk within WWE lately about John Cena’s movie career. Some of the wrestlers have joked that Cena will start “bringing it via satellite” soon. We noted that Cena will be missing several upcoming WWE events due to filming of The Nest and Trainwreck. There have been people backstage speculating that if Cena’s movie work takes off, given how banged...
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