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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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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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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Possible Match for Monday’s RAW, Renee’s Favorite Interviews, Fan Ejected from TLC, Five Things

- WWE's latest Five Things video looks at Legends who never held a title: - Erick Rowan vs. Titus O'Neil may be in the works for Monday's Christmas RAW with Hulk Hogan. - Renee Young recently did a Q&A on Twitter and noted that her favorite WWE Superstars to interview are The Usos, Fandango, Jack Swagger and Paul Heyman. - You may have noticed fans being distracted...
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Steve Austin Talks About Working on His Own Brand of Beer

- Steve Austin revealed that he is still working on his own private-label brand of beer in the recent Q&A with Rolling Stone that we covered. Austin said: "I can't really announce anything yet but we're working on the paperwork right now. I'm also working on another lifestyle-orientated thing that I'm excited about too, but since you brought the beer up, I'm anticipating getting...
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The Miz Talks About Playing a Marine, Huge Reaction for Indie Star at WWE NXT TV Tapings

- WWE Tag Team Champion The Miz recently spoke with Scott Fishman of The Miami Herald to promote WWE's Tribute to the Troops. The full interview is at this link. Miz commented on playing a marine in WWE Studios' The Marine 3 & 4. Miz said he didn't care about what movie critics said, he only cared about what those in the US Marine Corps and service thought. He said: "It...
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Mick Foley Says WWE Wanted Him to Work Monday’s Christmas Themed RAW

- As noted, Hulk Hogan will be returning to WWE RAW on Monday's Christmas themed show. Mick Foley says he turned down an offer to appear on the show, presumably as Santa Claus. Foley wrote on Facebook: "HO HO HOGAN? What about FO- HO-HOLEY? I appreciate so many people jumping to my defense at the announcement of Hulk Hogan as the special guest for the Christmas episode of...
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Why AJ Styles Won’t Return to TNA, Preview for Tonight’s Impact Wrestling, JR – Dixie Carter

- Tonight's episode of TNA Impact Wrestling on Spike TV has a special start time of 11pm EST. Below is the preview: "Countdown to the All-Time Best TNA Moment Pt. 1: Don't miss the Top 20 Moments in IMPACT Wrestling history! This week we count down moments 20 - 11, featuring Kurt Angle, Samoa Joe, Hulk Hogan and more." - Jim Ross recently noted on Twitter that he tried to get...
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Matches for Tonight’s WWE Tribute to the Troops, NXT Diva Representing WWE at Arnold Classic

- WWE's 2014 Tribute to the Troops will air tonight on the USA Network at 8pm EST. The following matches were taped: * The Usos vs. Stardust and Goldust * Divas Santa's Little Helpers Match * Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt in a No DQ Bootcamp Match * Ryback, Erick Rowan, Dolph Ziggler and John Cena vs. Big Show, Luke Harper, Kane and Seth Rollins Hulk Hogan and others...
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Edge and Zack Ryder Remember Armageddon, Video of WCW’s 3 Count Reuniting, Bellas, Dinsmore

- Former WCW group 3 Count recently reunited at the big WrestleCade event in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Below is video of Evan Karagias, Shannon Moore and Hurricane Helms together again: - Former WWE NXT trainer Nick "Eugene" Dinsmore turns 39 years old today. - WWE's website has video of Byron Saxton talking to The Bella Twins at Super SmackDown last night. Divas Champion...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Proud of Brooke’s New Gig, Singer Attends SmackDown, Cole – Ziggler, Crime Time

- Former WWE stars Shad Gaspard and JTG of Crime Time are now taking bookings through Bill Behrens at showbis@aol.com. They are based out of Los Angeles. - Singer Bradley Walden of Emarosa was backstage at last night's WWE SmackDown tapings in Grand Rapids, Michigan. - Michael Cole's interview that comes out later today will feature WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WWE Hypes SmackDown’s Move to Thursday Nights, New Commercial Released

- WWE issued the following: SMACKDOWN® MOVES TO THURSDAY NIGHT The show that averages 3.1 million viewers on Friday nights and beats all Friday primetime viewing on any cable network is moving to Thursday nights on Syfy beginning January 15th at 8pm ET. With more than 800 original episodes, SmackDown is the second longest-running weekly episodic program in U.S. television...
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Roman Reigns Talks About Returning to the Ring, News on This Week’s Bad RAW Rating

- In the video above, Roman Reigns appears on Fallout from this week's WWE Super SmackDown and talks to Renee Young about defeating Fandango in his first match since surgery. Reigns said everything felt really good in the ring and it's good to be back. - The final rating for Monday's post-TLC RAW was a 2.66, in line with last week's 2.66 rating for The Slammy Awards. As noted...
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Videos: Rusev and Lana Send a Message After Attack on SmackDown, Ryback Helped Backstage

- Ryback, Lana and WWE United States Champion Rusev are featured in the Fallout videos from this week's live Super SmackDown. Part 1, seen above, shows Rusev ambushing Ryback on SmackDown before the planned Ryback vs. Seth Rollins match. Lana tells Byron Saxton that Rusev attacked Ryback to make an example and show what will happen to anyone who stands in the way of the Rusev...
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Jericho Comments on Working with Lana & Others, TLC Twitter Ratings, DDP’s Performance Center

- WWE's TLC pay-per-view was way down in Nielsen's new Twitter TV ratings, compared to last month's Survivor Series pay-per-view. TLC had a unique audience of 1.189 million users, which represents the number of Twitter accounts that commented on the show. That's down from Survivor Series' 2.823 million. TLC had total tweet impressions of 12.584 million, which represents the number...
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Lanny Poffo on WWE Inducting Randy Savage by Himself, WWE’s New Macho Man DVD, More

- Interactive Wrestling Radio sent the following: We had the unique opportunity to interview Randy Savage twice back in 2003 and 2004. It was a true childhood dream come to pass. Now, over 10 years later, we sit down with Randy's brother, "The Genius" Lanny Poffo to discuss the job the WWE did on the new "Macho Man" Randy Savage Story DVD available now. The result? An hour long...
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Photo: Current WWE NXT Star Engaged to Former WWE NXT Star Shaul Guerrero

- Vickie Guerrero revealed on Twitter that her daughter, former WWE NXT talent Raquel Diaz (Shaul Guerrero), is engaged to be married to current WWE NXT star Aiden English (Matt Rehwoldt) of The Vaudevillians tag team. Vickie posted the following photo: Shaul and Matt are engaged!! Time to plan a fairytale wedding. I love you both very much! #ShesaidYes pic.twitter.com...
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