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TNA Hires United Talent Agency to Help with Future TV, Licensing and Touring Deals

- The follow press release was issue in regards to TNA signing on with talent agency United Talent Agency. UTA will represent TNA in new TV, licensing, and touring deals and likely represent TNA talents for potential film and TV roles. LEADING PRO WRESTLING COMPANY TNA ENTERTAINMENT AND ITS FLAGSHIP PROGRAM IMPACT WRESTLING SIGN WITH UTA BEVERLY HILLS, CA (April 24, 2014) — TNA...
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WWE NXT Tag Team Looking for a New Name, Update on DISH Network & WWE Extreme Rules

- In the new video blog below, NXT stars Jason Jordan & Tye Dillinger ask fans for suggestions on a new tag team name: - The official word on DISH Network and WWE pay-per-view events comes from Danielle Johnson of DISH corporate communications: “Dish continues to evaluate all WWE pay-per-view on an event-by-event basis. We will announce whether WWE’s Extreme Rules will be...
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WWE NXT Divas Featured on Inbox, Foley Comments on Not Signing with WWE, Cena, Zeke

- The latest WWE Inbox features the Divas of NXT: - John Cena, who turned 37 yesterday, tweeted the following today: “Want to thank everyone for the well wishes as I take on Father Time for yet another year!!! #evenstronger #nevergiveup” - Former WWE star Ezekiel Jackson has been announced for the Legends of the Ring convention in June from Monroe, New Jersey. - Mick Foley tweeted...
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WWE Looking to Sign NCAA Heavyweight, AJ Lee Update

- There is still no internal timetable for AJ Lee’s return. - WWE scout Gerald Brisco’s blue chip recruit this year is University of Minnesota heavyweight Tony Nelson, who won NCAA titles in 2012 and 2013, but lost in the finals this year. Nelson also has some offers from NFL teams. Brisco praised Nelson and said he could be in the main event of WrestleMania in four years. Apparently...
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Paige To Be Stripped Of NXT Women’s Title

Paige will be stripped of the NXT Women’s Title on tonight’s NXT show by JBL, and a segment has been filmed already. The angle will focus around Paige being unable to hold both the NXT Title and the Diva’s title at the same time. A tournament angle will likely begin at tonight’s TV tapings to crown a new Champion. Paige became the first-ever NXT Women’s Champion when she...
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Who Is WWE’s #2 Merchandise Seller?, Upcoming PPV News

- WWE pay-per-view advances are looking strong right now. Extreme Rules on May 4th is set up for 14,000 fans and is almost sold out. Payback on June 1st is set up for 11,000 and is almost sold out as well. Money in the Bank on June 29th has sold 10,000 tickets with just 2,000 still available. - We noted yesterday that John Cena has been selling 5 times the merchandise of the #2 seller...
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Chris Sabin’s TNA Status, Update on TNA Signing a Former WWE NXT Star, Recent Attendance

- Chris Sabin’s TNA contract doesn’t officially expire for a few more weeks but word is that he won’t be re-signed and his last booking was the One Night Only pay-per-view tapings two weeks ago. - TNA had stronger than usual attendance for last weekend’s shows in the Carolinas. The live event on April 17th in Florence, SC drew 1,000 fans. The April 18th live event in Concord...
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WWE Asks Who Hugh Jackman Should Punch on RAW, Linda & Stephanie Interview, Birthdays

- As noted, Stephanie McMahon and Linda McMahon were at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut yesterday for Linda to film her “Women Can Have It All” series. Her first guest was Stephanie. Below is video of them being interviewed: - Former WCW star Yuji Nagata turns 46 years old today. Also, today would have been the 98th birthday of wrestling legend Lou Thesz. - As seen on...
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Report: WWE Executives Unhappy With Mick Foley’s Comments Regarding The Company

Top executives within Wrestling Wrestling Entertainment are upset at Mick Foley’s recent blogs and tweets, specifically regarding the booking of Daniel Bryan around the Royal Rumble pay-per-view. At the time, Foley was very critical of how the company was booking Bryan and at the same time, not listening to the fans. Foley’s latest blog is unlikely to go down well either where...
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Backstage Update on Undertaker’s Streak Ending, Last Minute Change of Plans and McMahon’s Involvement

Vince McMahon made the final call to have Brock Lesnar defeat the Undertaker at WrestleMania XXX, and with it end The Deadman’s legendary undefeated streak. There were reports to the contrary that it was Undertaker’s decision to end the streak, but that is not true. Despite that, there is a belief that if the Undertaker didn’t want the streak to end, he could have challenged...
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Sting-WWE Latest and *Spoilers* For Three Rumored WWE Extreme Rules Matches

- There is nothing new to report on Sting’s WWE contractual status, aside from it is considered a formality that he will sign the deal. As previously reported, WWE will be releasing a Sting DVD in the fall and he was also featured in a recent Ultimate Warrior documentary on the WWE Network last week. - Three matches expected to be announced for WWE Extreme Rules are: * Cesaro vs...
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Rey Mysterio Injury Update and The Latest On His Contract Status With WWE

Rey Mysterio is currently out of action due to a hand injury, not a knee issue despite reports to the contrary. Mysterio’s hand was said to be swelling up pretty badly, which is why he has been out of action. He is expected to return soon. In terms of recent booking plans for Mysterio, he wasn’t originally booked for WrestleMania XXX or Monday night Raw the night after, but late...
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Diamond Dallas Page Calls Nancy Grace a ***** and Says She Set Him Up

- In the audio below, Diamond Dallas Page talks to The Undisputed Wrestling Show about his appearance on Nancy Grace where she talked about The Ultimate Warrior’s death. Page said: “First of all, I wanted to leave. Oh my god, this woman was so nice to me when I walked in there. Once she started hitting me with that deal, I got scared. I go ‘Oh my god, she set me up, so should...
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WWE Stock Update, Linda McMahon Interviews Stephanie, WWE & the NOH8 Campaign

- Linda McMahon recorded her first interview for her “Women Can Have It All” series at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT on Thursday. Her first interview was with daughter Stephanie McMahon. Below is a photo: - Speaking of Stephanie, she had the following to say about WWE’s partnership with the NOH8 campaign in a press release: “Our mission at WWE is to put smiles...
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Longtime TNA Veteran Says He’s Now a Free Agent

- Longtime TNA star Christopher Daniels noted on Twitter yesterday that he is officially a free agent. He wrote: “I became a free agent & a published comic book writer on the same day!” The post Longtime TNA Veteran Says He’s Now a Free Agent appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
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Hulk Hogan Starring In Major Hollywood Blockbuster?, CM Punk Social Media Update

- CM Punk recently used his Twitter account for the first time since leaving WWE back in January of this year. Punk favorited a tweet from a fan, which showed the fan’s nephew dressed like Punk and another kid dressed like The Ultimate Warrior. - Blitz.Bg reports that WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan will play a role in the upcoming Hollywood blockbuster, The Expendables 4. Hogan...
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Backstage News on Daniel Bryan Working RAW and His Match with Kane at Extreme Rules

- As noted, Daniel Bryan’s father unexpectedly passed away and Bryan found out as he returned from his honeymoon. WWE officials did give Daniel Bryan the option of skipping Monday’s RAW altogether and to go home but he said no. The angle with Kane was done to get Bryan off the show early. The impression was given that Bryan would be back for next Monday’s RAW but officials...
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WWE Payback and Money In the Bank Promotional Posters, News on Cena’s Merchandise Sales

- Triple H is featured on the promotional poster for WWE’s Payback pay-per-view, as seen below. Payback this year takes place on June 1st from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL. - Several Superstars are featured on the promotional poster for WWE’s Money In the Bank pay-per-view, as seen below. This year’s Money In the Bank takes place on June 29th at the TD Garden in Boston...
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Batista Says He’s Confused by Some Fans Who Can’t Differentiate WWE’s Show from Reality

- Batista tweeted the following today: “Ive always considered myself a WWE fan first and foremost but Im completely confused Y some fans cant differentiate between SHOW and REALITY” “Also noticed that most critical fans dont have pics of themselves posted or need to take a good look in the mirror! People in glass houses..” “Anyway…peace to all my positive people! Looking...
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DDP Speaks About WWE Hall Of Fame, His Thoughts on Jake and Hall Being Inducted, Ultimate Warrior’s Death

Below are highlights of Diamond Dallas Page’ recent appearance on Wrestling 365 with Alfonso Marimon and Jon Curry: The Energy Backstage at the 2014 WWE Hall Of Fame: “The Hall of Fame was really cool, getting there was the journey, the whole thing with Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts and Scott Hall. It was great to see both those guys be inducted, they both put a lot of work in...
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Paige Discusses Winning Divas Title and Her Future

In the latest interview from Michael Cole… Click here to view the embedded video. The post Paige Discusses Winning Divas Title and Her Future appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
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Cesaro Discusses Working With Zeb Colter, His Giant Swing Manuevere & Working His Way Up in WWE

- Here are highlights from a recent Cesaro interview with the Miami Herald :- The Swing: “It’s a really basic move,” Cesaro said. “I’m a really big fan of the history of wrestling. The Giant Swing is a throwback. I used it prior to WWE quite a bit. One of the days I thought about bringing it back. It connected with the crowd. I’ve been doing it ever since.” His Progression...
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Latest Video Blog from Eden, Dusty Rhodes on What Former Wrestlers Become, Jim Ross Pre-sale

- Below is the latest video blog from Brandi “Eden” Rhodes: - As noted, Jim Ross will host another “Ringside” event in Chicago at the House of Blues on May 31st, the weekend of WWE’s Payback pay-per-view. There is a pre-sale going on now through tomorrow night on Ticketmaster at this link. - Dusty Rhodes wrote on Twitter today that the three things wrestlers become when...
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Nancy Grace Wrestling Segment Canceled, WWE’s Latest “Five Things” Video, Lana’s Theme

- WWE’s latest “Five Things” video looks at five of the most extreme Superstars: - The name of Lana’s new WWE theme song is “Внимание! (Attention!)” and it’s now available on iTunes. - We noted before that Nancy Grace’s show on Headline News was planning a pro wrestling segment for Thursday night with indie star RJ Brewer as a guest. That segment is no longer...
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Update on the Possibility of WWE Doing a War Games Match, JR Announces New Show, Jericho

- Chris Jericho’s new Talk Is Jericho interview with William Shatner is now online at this link. It also features the world premiere of Fozzy’s new single Light Go Out. Jericho’s guests on Friday will be WWE Superstar Santino Marella and Jericho’s son Ash. - Jim Ross will be hosting another “Ringside” event in Chicago at the House of Blues on Saturday, May 31st at 2pm...
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