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CM Punk on AJ Lee Continuing to Work for WWE, If He Will Ever Return to WWE

- As noted earlier, former WWE Superstar CM Punk appeared on TSN's Off The Record with Michael Landsberg this week to talk about signing with UFC. The full interview is available at this link. Punk was asked about his wife AJ Lee continuing to work for WWE when he "called out" WWE and their medical staff. Punk said his intent wasn't to call anyone out and he was just telling his...
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William Regal Talks Kevin Owens, Axel Wants a Shot In WWE NXT, Neville Stretchered Out

- In the video above, WWE NXT General Manager William Regal talks about how dominant Kevin Owens has been already. Regal is interrupted by a returning Curtis Axel. Axel says there's a lot of eyes on NXT right now and he wants to get noticed. Regal tells Axel to make an appointment and will be trying to find him a spot. - Below is video of Adrian Neville being stretchered...
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WWE NXT Report – 12/18/14

We start off tonight’s show with a look back at last week’s NXT Takeover special, including the crowning of a new NXT Champion in Sami Zayn. We then see how his best friend Kevin Owens would make an impact in the company on his first night. We are in Winter Park, Florida and your announcers are Rich Brennan, Jason Albert, and Corey Graves. Adrian Neville makes his way to...
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CM Punk Media Blitz: Going from WWE to UFC, Partying with NBA’s Charles Barkley, More

- WWE Diva AJ Lee has been with husband CM Punk while he's making the media rounds for UFC this week. In this video, Punk appears on ESPN's Highly Questionable and talks about partying with NBA Legend Charles Barkley, dating his co-workers and more. Below is audio of Punk's appearance on Opie with Jim Norton: Here is video of Punk talking with Boomer & Carton...
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WWE TTTT Viewership, CM Punk Shows Off Scar on Opie Radio, Best for Business Cake

- Below is video of CM Punk talking with Opie Radio on Thursday. Punk shows off the scar from his much talked about staph infection. - WWE's 2014 Tribute to The Troops on the USA Network drew 2,230,000 viewers on Wednesday night. In comparison, Tuesday's live Super SmackDown on the USA Network drew 2,027,000 viewers. - Chef James Wroblewski recently presented Stephanie...
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TNA Announces Change to the Impact Wrestling Announce Team

- TNA announced the following: JOSH MATHEWS TO JOIN IMPACT WRESTLING ANNOUNCE TEAM NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 18, 2014) – TNA, today, announced seasoned broadcaster Josh Mathews will join Taz to form the new IMPACT WRESTLING announce team. With Mathews doing play-by-play and Taz color-commentary, the new IMPACT WRESTLING announce team will debut during the LIVE broadcast...
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Update on Daniel Bryan’s Autobiography, WWE Stars Talk Worst Gifts, Wrestlers Using DDP Yoga

- WWE Superstars and Divas discuss the worst gifts they have received in the latest WWE Inbox: - Add Tommy Dreamer and former WWE Diva Ashley Massaro to the list of wrestlers now using Diamond Dallas Page's DDP Yoga. - Daniel Bryan's autobiography through WWE has been pushed back to July 2015. It was originally scheduled to be released on April 1st.The post Update on Daniel...
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Jeff Jarrett on If He Thought TNA Would Last This Long, His Greatest In-Ring Accomplishment

- Global Force Wrestling's Jeff Jarrett recently spoke with Jon Curry and Alfonso Marimon of Main Event Madness Radio. The full interview can be heard at this link. Below are highlights: His greatest in-ring accomplishment: "Well inside the ring, you know, it goes without saying, anybody that's ever laced up a pair of boots, anyone that's wanted to be a professional wrestler...
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Update on Lesnar and the RAW Reunion Show, CM Punk Gets Into It with TV Host, WWE Stock

- Below is video of CM Punk having a heated exchange with Michael Landsberg on TSN's Off the Record: - WWE stock was up 0.54% today, closing at $11.08 per share. Today's high was $11.23 and the low was $11.00. - In a correction from earlier, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar has not been pulled from the final RAW before the Royal Rumble on January 19th in Dallas...
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Seth Rollins Talks About CM Punk Leaving WWE, If the Locker Room Would Welcome Him Back

- The following was sent in: In a recent interview with The This Is Awesome Wrestling Show, which is based in Cleveland, WWE Superstar Seth Rollins opened up about CM Punk leaving WWE and joining UFC. The show is at this link and the Punk interview starts at 14:43. Here's what Rollins had to say about the CM Punk situation: Thoughts on CM Punk leaving WWE: Good for him. Kudos...
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CM Punk Interview From Today (Audio), Former TNA Knockout To Lucha Underground?, Buff Bagwell

- Upcoming mixed martial artist and former WWE Superstar CM Punk appeared in studio today for an interview with Opie With Jim Norton. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QqSVqhViEo - According to this week's issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, officials for Lucha Underground have discussed bringing in Sarah Stock (formerly known as Sarita in TNA Wrestling). These days...
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Backstage News on WWE NXT Takeover Creative, WWE Legend Holds Tryouts, TLC Attendance

- The 2014 WWE TLC pay-per-view drew 14,000 fans, a near sellout. - WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race ran a week-long training camp back in November with Bobby Eaton, Tom Prichard and Terry Funk as instructors. The camp saw tryouts for both Pro Wrestling NOAH and New Japan Pro Wrestling. - Regarding the successful WWE NXT Takeover: R Evolution event, writer Ryan Ward was the man...
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Full Content Listing for WWE’s Best of RAW and SmackDown 2014 DVD Set

- Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, below is the full content listing for WWE's "The Best of RAW & Smackdown 2014" DVD. It hits stores on February 3rd, 2015. DISC 1 An Epic Year Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match The Shield vs. John Cena, Sheamus & Daniel Bryan RAW • January 27, 2014 Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan RAW • February 3, 2014 #1 Contender’s...
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Loaded WWE NXT Episode Tonight, Austin and Others Celebrating Birthdays, Reigns & Conan

- Steve Austin turns 50 years old today while Rob Van Dam turns 44, Trish Stratus turns 39 and former WWE star Eric Escobar turns 35. - WWE taped the following matches for tonight's NXT: * Becky Lynch vs. Bayley * Bull Dempsey vs. a local wrestler * Baron Corbin vs. a local wrestler * The Ascension vs. Enzo Amore and Big Cass * Kevin Owens vs. Adrian Neville ...
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Video: CM Punk Talks to ESPN About His MMA Skills, Vince McMahon & Dana White, More

- In the video above, CM Punk talks about leaving WWE and going to UFC on ESPN on Wednesday afternoon. Punk said "why not?" when asked about leaving pro wrestling for MMA. Punk talked about needing more training or "more miles on the road" before he's ready to start fighting. Punk said he's confident in his ability on the ground, confident on how he gets back to his feet and...
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Live SmackDown Viewership, Ziggler Named Wrestler of the Year, Happy Holidays from WWE, More

- WWE posted the following Happy Holidays animated video: - WWE stock was up 1.19% on Wednesday, closing at $11.02 per share. The high was $11.16 and the low was $10.79. - Rolling Stone has named Dolph Ziggler their WWE Wrestler of the Year. They wrote: "Despite his sideline as a stand-up comedian, Ziggler's only real weakness may be commanding the crowd with a microphone...
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More Details on the Brock Lesnar Merchandise Story and Sheamus Possibly Getting Pushed

- We noted a few days ago via Bryan Alvarez of F4Wonline.com that WWE's merchandise department had received word to not produce any new Brock Lesnar merchandise and if they had any earmarked for him, to produce it for Sheamus. This added to speculation that WWE is expecting Lesnar to leave after WrestleMania 31. I was later contacted by a WWE spokesperson, who said the report...
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WWE Reportedly Uses Segment at NXT Takeover: R Evolution to Take a Shot at CM Punk

- As seen on the WWE NXT Takeover: R Evolution pre-show, former wrestler Corey Graves revealed that WWE's "world class doctors" advised him to retire after concussion issues. Graves is staying with the company in an announcer role. The Graves segment had been planned but was partially meant to be a shot at CM Punk, specifically where Graves put over WWE's doctors as world class...
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TNA Makes Another Play for Alberto Del Rio, Rumor on What Money They Offered Him, More

- TNA recently made another play for former WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio (El Patron). Apparently they made a very serious money offer - a rumored one-year deal for $400,000. TNA is reportedly asking for exclusivity, which could be a problem as Del Rio is planning to work with El Rey and AAA's Lucha Underground in 2015. TNA may have to drop the request for exclusivity or up the...
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Backstage Notes on Austin’s Podcast with Vince, WWE Pulling Naomi from Total Divas, 2K15

- Sales for the WWE 2K15 video game are said to be ahead of what they were at this time last year for the WWE 2K14 game. - Regarding Jimmy Uso and Naomi no longer being part of the Total Divas cast, once they got married there wasn't much that could be done with them on the show because Naomi and Cameron had been broken up and most of the "married couple problems" storylines would...
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Tag Team Turns Down WWE Tryouts, More on a Ex-TNA Star Possibly Joining WWE, Attendance

- The December 13th WWE live event in Wheeling, West Virginia drew 4,000 fans. Monday's RAW from Detroit drew a near sellout of 11,800 fans. - Top indie tag team The Young Bucks were invited to WWE's tryouts back in September but they politely turned it down. - We noted before that former TNA Knockout Brittany (Santana Garrett) was backstage at last week's NXT Takeover special...
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Top Indie Star Offered a WWE Developmental Deal, Backstage Update on Rey Mysterio’s Status

- There has been a lot of speculation about WWE signing top indie star Uhaa Nation. Word is that he has been offered a developmental deal and there's no word yet if he has accepted the deal. There is some talk on the indies that Nation is not taking dates past a certain point. - We noted a while back that WWE creative was told to start working on a return storyline for Rey Mysterio...
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More on WWE’s Big “RAW Reunion” In January, Brock Lesnar Pulled?, WrestleMania 32 Note

- As noted, WWE is advertising Shawn Michaels, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash and Hulk Hogan for a "RAW Reunion" on January 19th from Dallas, Texas. This is the final show before Royal Rumble and it's worth noting that WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar is no longer being advertised. Original advertising for the show was built around Lesnar. Regarding the Seth Rollins vs. John...
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Dolph Ziggler Talks About His Push, Winning the Intercontinental Title, Defeating Rollins, More

- Michael Cole's latest sitdown interview features WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler, as seen above. Below are some highlights: * Ziggler talked about Survivor Series and said there was a lot of pressure that night. He promised Team Cena he wouldn't let them down that night. * Cole brought up how Ziggler's momentum has been building since Survivor Series. Ziggler...
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Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Shawn Michaels & Hulk Hogan Advertised For RAW Next Month

Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall and Shawn Michaels are being advertised for Raw on January 19, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The official website of the venue issued this notice for Raw today, which is being billed as reunion show: "WWE RETURNS TO DALLAS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2015! SEE THE BIGGEST MONDAY NIGHT RAW EVER TO TAKE PLACE IN DALLAS BROADCAST...
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