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Ric Flair Lands Film Role, WWE’s Scariest Talents, More

– Ric Flair revealed on The Steve Austin Show that he shot a sequence for the upcoming film Magic Mike XL. The film also features Kevin Nash. – WWE has a new feature with horror movie-style posters of the “scariest and creepiest” WWE talents. You can find the gallery here. – The New York Post has an article up on yesterday’s WWE financials, discussing the disappointing...
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Chael Sonnen: ‘Vince McMahon Offered Me $5 Million!’

During the latest edition of his podcast, former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen discussed getting a big money offer from the WWE. Here are the highlights… “Here’s the nuts and bolts of it: I was offered $5 million by [WWE promoter] Vince McMahon. Now, I was still under contract with the UFC and I never took this to Dana. I handled it on my own. I told [WWE], ‘No’ and that was...
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Will Mick Foley Play Santa On ‘New Girl’?, Details Inside

In a post on Facebook, Mick Foley revealed that he was offered the chance to play Santa Claus on FOX’s New Girl but turned it down. He wrote: “I got the inquiry from my agent (I wasn’t definitely ‘in’, but really think I would have gotten the role),” Foley writes, “and was absolutely thrilled…until I saw that the role called for me to be a rather sleazy St Nick, throwing...
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Rob Van Dam Addresses His Current Status With WWE

Rob Van Damn recently spoke with Jeff Meacham of Talk Wrestling, discussing his status with WWE and more. Here is what he had to say about his status with WWE, and the video is below.. “Myself and Chris Jericho have kind of the same deal where we come and go with short term contracts that are timed around…what works best for us but also in agreement with what works best for them...
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A New Time Lapse Video Of Goldust Applying Face Paint

Here is a new time-lapse video of the 28-minute application process for Goldust’s new face paint…
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The WWE Network In The UK Launch Date Revealed

The WWE Network will launch on November 3rd in the UK. You will be able to go to WWE.com and subscribe to watch via your computer, smart phone, tablet and more. The Network will be available on additional streaming devices (X-Box, Playstation, Amazon Fire, Roku) on November 18th. Reader Steven sent us this email he received from WWE earlier this morning: FINALLY! WWE NETWORK AVAILABLE...
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PHOTO: Brie Bella Dresses Up As Daniel Bryan

Brie Bella posted the following to her Instagram today… Can’t believe I let @thenikkibella do this to me! #halloween #wwe #smackdown #CinderBella A photo posted by Brianna (Brie Bella) (@thebriebella) on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:06pm PDT – Daniel Bryan responded with the following… Weirdest… Feeling… Ever @bellatwins #beardedwoman #mywife http://t.co/b7HtV7cRhQ — Daniel...
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The WWE Weekend Schedule, Today’s Birthdays, More

– Koji Kanemoto turns 48 years old today. – WWE has a light weekend as they prepare for their latest European tour. * The company runs Sunday in Binghamton, New York at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt in a Street Fight, as well as appearances by Dolph Ziggler, Cesaro, Nikki Bella, and Brie Bella have been advertised. * Also on Sunday, the...
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VIDEOS: WWE NXT & Superstars Highlight Videos

– Here are some highlight videos from WWE NXT matches: – Here are some highlight videos from WWE Superstars matches:
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Confirmed WWE SD Matches + Trailer For Santino Marella’s Film

– Here are tonight’s confirmed WWE SmackDown matches: * Divas Halloween Costume Battle Royal * Non-Title Match: Dolph Ziggler © vs. Kane * Ryback vs. Heath Slater * Non-Title Match: Goldust and Stardust © vs. Los Matadores * Rusev vs. Great Khali * Trick or Treat Street Fight: Cesaro vs. Dean Ambrose – FOX Home Entertainment released a new trailer for Jingle All the Way 2...
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New WWE Divas Signed Based On Their Looks?, Details

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter According to a source, the new WWE signees were mostly signed with an emphasis on their looks. This is in relation to recent signees Zahra Schreiber, Dustin Mueller, Gionna Daddio and Josh Woods, all of whom began training at the Performance Center last week. Sunny Dhinsa, an amateur wrestler, also began training at the same time but was...
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Brock Lesnar’s RAW Return Set?, The Rock/Hollywood, Foley Notee

– Brock Lesnar’s next scheduled WWE appearance is being advertised for December. He is being advertised for the December 29 edition of RAW in Washington, DC. – Fortune has a story on The Rock’s career in Hollywood and how he has made it as a big star. – Per WWE, other WWE recipients of the WWE Scholarship program include former developmental worker Michael Thompson and...
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VIDEO: Two Indy Talents Receive A WWE Tryout

Great North Wrestling and Nicholson Productions released a video of a WWE tryout video for pro wrestlers Devon Nicholson and Mark Sterling. The video is taken from the Impact Pro Wrestling event from the Lou Thesz/George Tragos National Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame celebration weekend in Waterloo, Iowa from last July. The two men were selected for the card after an evaluation earlier...
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Ex-WWE Diva ‘Maxine’ – ‘Aksana Took My Original Gimmick!’, More

Headlocks2Headlines.com recently interviewed former WWE developmental Diva Maxine (aka Karlee Perez). You can listen to the audio in the player below. According to Perez, she came up with an idea for a character that WWE ended up giving to Aksana.
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WWE Referee Shows Off Horror Memorabilia Collection

WWE released a video of referee Charles Robinson showing off his horror memorabilia collection. The video is available in the player below.
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Bob Geigel Passes Away – WWE Issues Statement

UPDATE: WWE issued a statement on the passing of former NWA president and wrestling promoter Bob Giegel. Giegel passed away earlier today. He was 90 years old. You can read WWE’s statement below: “WWE is saddened to learn that Bob Geigel, legendary wrestler and promoter, passed away Thursday at age 90. Inside the squared circle, Geigel captured multiple championships as part...
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Major Update – Randy Savage To WWE Hall Of Fame?

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter According to a source, WWE’s new DVD on Randy Savage may be the first step toward the Hall of Fame induction that is a long time coming. As you may recall, Savage was on the outs with WWE for years all the way up to his death and following his passing, it took WWE a long time to warm to the idea of inducting him into the Hall of...
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Backstage WWE News – Plans For Lesnar, Cena & Reigns

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter While there have been rumors that John Cena will fight Brock Lesnar at TLC in December, the plan in WWE is still for the title fight to happen at the Royal Rumble in January. Cena won the right to fight Lesnar at Hell in a Cell, and with Royal Rumble not until January, rumors began that WWE may do Cena/Brock earlier, but right now the plan...
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Alberto Del Rio Claims Lots Of Racism In WWE – Details

UPDATE: In an interview with Fighting Spirit Magazine, Alberto Del Rio spoke about racism in WWE and the incident that led to him getting fired. Here are highlights: – Del Rio said that racist comments were made constantly in WWE, usually at the Latinos or African-Americans. He never said anything because it was made by the people higher up in the company. He would only say something...
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Backstage Update – Jeff Jarrett’s Meeting With ROH

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter Here is the latest on Jeff Jarrett’s meeting with ROH CEO Joe Koff. The meeting was primarily for the two sides to personally meet and discuss the upcoming New Japan Pro Wrestling Tokyo Dome show in January. At this time, the plan is for Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling brand to partner with New Japan to bring the show to traditional...
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Report: GFW To Make Announcements Next Month?

Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling may finally be making announcements over the next three to four weeks. This will include the first talents signed to GFW and the market that will hold their first events. As you’d imagine, one announcement will be the New Japan Pro Wrestling PPV on January 4, 2015. GFW is also working on deals for other PPV events to be distributed in the...
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AJ Lee Discusses Her WWE Character, Paige, Divas, More

AJ Lee recently spoke with ComicBook.com about the evolution of her character and more. Here are the highlights… Comparing her feud with Paige to Batman vs. Joker: “I think its really interesting because we go back and forth on who is Batman and who is Joker. After WrestleMania you had Paige, the hero in all black leather, stopping maniacal AJ, which was perfect. But as time...
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Several Financial Sites Look At WWE’s Q3 Results

– Seeking Alpha has a new article looking at the numbers out of today’s WWE Q3 financial call. The article suggests that the company’s “business is slowing down” and notes that the slowness of the WWE Network to catch on has caused the disappointing results over this year. – The Wall Street Journal discusses the dropping of the six-month commitment here. – WWE Senior...
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How Old Is Edge?, Trish Stratus Speaks Out, ‘Rumble, More

- The pre-sale password for the WWE Royal Rumble is PARUMBLE. The pre-sale started earlier today and will run through Friday night at 10:00 – Edge turned 41 years old on Thursday. Also, you can click here to view photos of Edge and his real-life girlfriend and former WWE Diva – Beth Phoenix.
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Early #’s For Thursday Night’s TNA iMPACT! Broadcast

Thursday night’s episode of iMPACT! Wrestling dropped back down below a million viewers for the second time in three weeks. The show drew 911,000 viewers and a 0.2 rating in the 18 – 49 rating. Those numbers are down 14% and a tenth from last week’s 1.07 million and 0.3; it’s the lowest demo rating in a long while. The show did a 0.75 household rating, down 10% from last...
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