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ThunderStruck: WWE Summerslam 2014 Reaction

Rob Van Dam defeats Cesaro on the pre show in eight minutes. ^The best match RVD has had since he returned after his TNA stint was with Y2J on Raw. And what did Cesaro do to be in the dog house? RVD can be used to take younger talent to the top(why not a lengthy program with Mr. Wyatt?), and Cesaro should’ve been elevated alongside Brock Lesnar with Paul Heyman in his corner. WWE...
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Backstage News on Why WWE Might Not Bring Bully Ray Back When He’s Done with TNA

- Regarding speculation that Bully Ray could be returning to WWE once his TNA deal expires, WWE expressed no interest in him for years and even when Devon was contractually available, WWE didn’t make a play. Bully has his detractors within WWE from his previous run there, most notably Randy Orton, and his age is a factor. Bully just turned 43 this summer. Bully could obviously...
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Hulk Hogan Threatens Brock Lesnar, Says Lesnar Crossed a Line with Recent Comment on RAW

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. - We noted before that Brock Lesnar’s “party’s over, grandpa” comment to Hulk Hogan during his birthday celebration on RAW two weeks ago was not scripted and was something Lesnar, possibly with the help from Paul Heyman, did on his own. TMZ recently caught up with Hogan and apparently he’s not happy about Lesnar’s comment...
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Official Announcement on New WWE Movie with Hulk Hogan, David Hasselhoff and Ken Jeong

- WWE announced the following: Hyde Park-Image Nation and WWE Studios team up for ‘Celebrity Death Pool’ comedy LOS ANGELES and STAMFORD, Conn. – Ashok Amritraj’s Hyde Park Entertainment, Image Nation Abu Dhabi and WWE Studios announced that they are joining up again to co-produce a comedy with the working title “Untitled Celebrity Death Pool.” Ken Jeong (“The Hangover...
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WWE Returning to Former WrestleMania Site for SummerSlam?, Why It Likely Won’t Be at MSG

- We noted before there was talk of holding the 2015 WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view at either the Barclays Center in Brooklyn or the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ. Even though the event would be held during the summer, there was some talk of trying to host the event at MetLife Stadium, the site of WrestleMania 29. Regarding Madison Square Garden, it’s likely too expensive to...
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Randy Orton Wants His Title Shot, WWE Stars Talk Cartoon Characters, DVD News, Birthdays

- WWE stars discuss their favorite cartoon characters in the video below: - Former WWE Diva Eve Torres turns 30 years old today while former WWE star Nathan Jones turns 44 and Keith Hart turns 62. - WrestlingDVDNews.com notes that the 2014 WWE Payback DVD has been re-released in the UK to show the new company logo. However, the 2014 WWE Battleground was just released in the US with...
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Storyline Update on Dixie Carter’s TNA Status, Big TNA Tag Team Series Kicking Off Next Week

- The Hardys, Team 3D and TNA Tag Team Champions The Wolves are participating in a new series that begins on next week’s Impact Wrestling episode with a regular three-way tag match. The winner of each match will pick the stipulation for the next week’s match. A promo for the series is above. - Dixie Carter told Mike Tenay in her sitdown interview on Impact Wrestling last night...
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TNA Changes Upcoming Live Events to PPV Tapings, Knockout Announces She’s Pregnant

- As seen on last night’s Impact Wrestling, Christy Hemme announced she is pregnant and her baby is due on New Year’s Eve. She recently spoke with FitPregnancy.com about the news: “I knew that I would love being pregnant, but I am surprised by how much. Setting aside the not so fun stuff like being sick, feeling our little wee one move around and kick everyday literally brings...
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Backstage News on Bully Ray’s Meeting with the TNA Crew, His Contract Talks with Officials

- Regarding what Bully Ray told the TNA crew backstage at the live event on Sunday night, he didn’t say he was gone yet but was saying his goodbyes because he thought he was on his way out. Based on what he was saying to some of the wrestlers, he believes he may never be back with TNA. TNA and Bully were in talks for a new deal but couldn’t come to terms, similar to the situation...
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What Big Plans WWE Had for Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo, Why He Chose UFC Instead

- Henry Cejudo, who was the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in free style wrestling, recently confirmed to MMAJunkie.com that he almost signed with WWE but chose UFC instead. Before he made his decision, Cejudo was scheduled to come to WWE SummerSlam to meet with company officials. He had been pitched the idea of becoming WWE’s top Latino babyface and they told him they would groom...
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Tournament Matches and More on WWE NXT Tonight, Alexa Bliss Hypes NXT Takeover 2

- In the video below, WWE NXT Diva Alexa Bliss hypes the September 11th NXT Takeover 2 special on the WWE Network: - WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s NXT episode: * Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte * The Vaudevillians Simon Gotch & Aiden English vs. Big Cass and Enzo Amore in a tournament match * Mojo Rawley vs. Steve Cutler * Sami Zayn and Adam Rose vs. Kalisto and...
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TNA Hardcore Justice Results – 8/20/14

Stairway To Janice: Abyss vs Bram They start brawling right off the bell and within the first minute, a ladder gets set up in the corner and Abyss suplexes Bram onto it. They brawl out to the floor and Bram starts working Abyss over with trash can shots. Abyss responds by bringing a pair of barbed wire boards into the ring and bashing Bram’s face into the ring steps, busting him...
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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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20 hours ago  |  Discuss
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