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Report: D-Bryan Needs Tommy John Surgery, Out 3+ Months?

A new report suggests that Daniel Bryan could be out another three months. Deadspin’s David Shoemaker posted the following to Twitter: I'm hearing Daniel Bryan needs Tommy John surgery and will be out at least 3 more months. — David Shoemaker (@AKATheMaskedMan) August 20, 2014 Bryan has previously said that he has more arm strength loss than they expected and could require...
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WWE NXT Matches + Big Update On Y2J’s Next Book

– Here are tonight’s confirmed WWE NXT matches: * Non-Title Match: Charlotte © vs. Becky Lynch * NXT Tag Team Tournament Match: The Vaudevillians Simon Gotch & Aiden English vs. Big Cass and Enzo Amore * Mojo Rawley vs. Steve Culter * NXT Tag Team Tournament Match: Sami Zayn and Adam Rose vs. Kalisto and Sin Cara * Tyson Kidd vs. Tyler Breeze – Chris Jericho’s third...
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Backstage News On Rosa Mendes & WWE, New WWE Film?

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – Ken Jeong will star in a new comedy for WWE Studios. The as-yet-untitled film will see Jeong play a struggling nightclub owner who after amassing a large debt from a loan shark, sets out to win a long-running celebrity death pool by attempting to kill David Hasselhoff according to Variety. Hulk Hogan will cameo in the film. – Ric Flair...
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Does WWE Consider Dean Ambrose A Main Eventer?, Details

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter WWE Superstar Dean Ambrose is reportedly not yet viewed by WWE backstage officials as a main event talent. This is despite Ambrose asserting himself quite well as a singles talent as United States champion in The Shield or his more recent feud with Seth Rollins.
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Was WWE Considering Rehiring Alberto Del Rio?, Details

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter According to sources, Triple H reportedly informed Alberto Del Rio to “keep his nose clean” when he called to inform Del Rio that he was fired from WWE. This is taken to mean that Del Rio could have been rehired to the company in about six months after the heat from the backstage incident died down. There is precedence for WWE rehiring...
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Backstage News – Why Brock Lesnar Destroyed John Cena

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter In addition, WWE shot more footage of Lesnar at Raw in Las Vegas this week. This footage will be used on future editions of Raw when Lesnar is not appearing live, due to his limited WWE schedule. One of the reasons WWE had Brock Lesnar destroy John Cena in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at this past Sunday’s SummerSlam pay...
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Who Attended Eva Marie’s Bridal Shower?, Natalya/Barnett Podcast

– Becky Lynch will face current NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte on tomorrow night’s NXT broadcast. – Over WWE SummerSlam weekend in Los Angeles, CA, WWE Divas The Bella Twins, Cameron, Naomi and Summer Rae all attended fellow WWE Diva Eva Marie’s bridal shower. As previously reported, several WWE Total Divas cameras were on hand filming the event and the footage will air...
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Report: Major Creative Re-Writes At RAW, Trish/Rock Updates

– WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus has wrapped up filming of her new action-thriller movie – Gridlocked. Trish plays the role of Gina, a lead member of a SWAT team. Trish tweeted the following on Tuesday night: “Filming is winding down soon-today is an epic shoot day for #Gina. High levels of bad-assery & kick-assery will be had #Gridlocked #excited” – Speaking of films...
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VIDEOS: Maryse & Eve Torres Accept The ALS Challenge (HOT!)

– Former WWE Diva Eve Torres has accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. You can see her video below where she challenges Maryse, her brother Phillip and her husband Rener Gracie. – Here is Maryse taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a white T-Shirt, bikini top and cutoffs. Enjoy: Post by Maryse Ouellet.
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VIDEOS: HBK & ‘Rosita’ Accept The ALS Challenge – Details

– Here is a video of Shawn “HBK” Michaels accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Post by Shawn Michaels’ MacMillan River Adventures. – Here is a video of former TNA Knockout Rosita (Thea Trinidad) taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. As previously reported, Thea has been working with WWE lately as she’s been part of Adam Rose’s “rosebuds” at TV tapings:
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VIDEOS: Eva Marie & Summer Rae Accept The ALS Challenge

– Here are two videos of WWE Diva Eva Marie taking the ALS Ice Bucket challenge: – Here is a video of WWE Diva Summer Rae taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge:
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VIDEOS: DDP/Danny Hodge, Brandi Rhodes’ Blog, ‘Five Things’

– Here is a video of DDP and wrestling legend Danny Hodge during the National Wrestling Hall of Fame weekend in Waterloo, Iowa several weeks back. – Here is WWE’s latest “Five Things” video looking at championship matches on the WWE Network: – Here is the latest video blog from Eden “Brandi Rhodes” Stiles where she receives some announcing advice from Lilian Garcia:
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Rob Terry Speaks Out – WWE Signing, His Start & More

The South Wales Guardian recently interviewed TNA star Rob Terry, who was promoting an upcoming appearance in his home country of Wales for JT Supplements. Below are some highlights. Terry on growing up watching wrestling: “My mates and I would stay up until the early hours to watch the Wrestling on TV. Wrestling was always a dream of mine.” Terry on how he got his start in the...
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A Rumored Night Of Champions Title Match?, Rikishi At SummerSlam

– Following Tuesday night’s WWE Main Event broadcast, it appears as if Cesaro will be the next person to challenge WWE United States Champion Sheamus. The match will likely take place at the WWE Night of Champions pay-per-view. Sheamus called out Cesaro following Main Event as he tweeted the following: “If you want my #USTitle @WWECesaro take off that cheap suit & fight...
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Backstage Update On Hornswoggle & WWE, Zack Gowen Update

– During Tuesday night’s Women of Action event at the New York Athletic Club in New York City, Stephanie McMahon presented Nancy Brinker, the founder of Susan G. Komen, with the Cynopsis Media Impact Award. – One of the reasons Hornswoggle is being used on WWE television again with El Torito is because WWE wants him on television in a baby face role for the release of the upcoming...
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Sean Waltman Working With WWE, Recent WWE Attendance #’s

– Sean “X-Pac” Waltman tweeted the following regarding the upcoming Monday Night Wars series that will debut on the WWE Network this Friday night. Waltman says that he spent hours taping footage for the series: “Looking forward to the Monday Might War debut Friday on #WWENetwork Spent hours being interviewed for the series.” – Below are attendance figures for the last...
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AJ Lee’s WWE Future, Was John Cena Backstage At RAW?, More

– At the closing bell on Wednesday, WWE stock was at $14.51 per share. – Despite missing several WWE live events since making her return in late June, AJ Lee is booked for the September 26th live event from the Izod Center in New Jersey. – Despite not appearing, John Cena was backstage at Monday’s RAW and granted another Make-A-Wish wish. WWE’s Community website has photos...
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Report: Kurt Angle Upsets Triple H, Calls Vince McMahon

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter Kurt Angle recently made inquiries to WWE about a return to the company, attempting to speak with Triple H, who reportedly blew him off. Angle apparently called Vince McMahon at this point, who told him that Triple H handles the talent decisions. As a result, Triple H is said to be upset with Angle for what he feels was an attempt to go over...
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2015 SummerSlam PPV Unlikely For MSG – Details On Why

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter As previously reported, WWE is moving SummerSlam from Los Angeles to New York for the first time in seven years next year. According to sources, the show will most likely be run in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey or perhaps MetLife Stadium but that’s a long shot. The feeling within the company...
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Report: Former 2014 Olympian Trying Out For WWE

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter Independent wrestler Jeff Cobb, who represented Guam in the 2004 Olympics, is receiving a WWE tryout at the next camp in Orlando, Florida in September. Cobb is older than 30 years old and under six feet tall, however he has great athletic agility and is said to be a great wrestler. He’s considered one of the best Northern California independent...
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News On The Night Of Champions Main Event, Rollins/Ambrose Feud

– As noted late last night here on the website, WWE confirmed the main event for the upcoming Night Of Champions pay-per-view, which is scheduled for September 21st at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. On last night’s edition of WWE Main Event on the WWE Network, Triple H revealed that John Cena has invoked his rematch clause, so the main event of Night Of Champions...
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Hulk Hogan At WrestleMania 31 Update, The Shield/WWE, More

– As noted recently, Hulk Hogan has been campaigning for a return to the ring, looking to secure a match at next year’s WrestleMania. According to one source, there is nothing official in the works in WWE and Hogan is apparently “going into business for himself,” trying to drum up enough interest to warrant a return to the ring. Hogan noted in recent media interviews that...
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Kaitlyn Blogs On Leaving WWE & Life After WWE + More

Former WWE Diva Celeste Bonin, better known to pro wrestling fans as Kaitlyn, recently debuted a new online blog. In the blog, Kaitlyn describes how the life of a WWE Diva is truly the definition of glamor. Below is an entry from her latest blog. “This is about how the life of a WWE diva is truly the definition of glamour, the pure joy of being a woman (in show business… And...
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RVD Refuses To Take The ALS Challenge?, The Shield Special, More

- WWE has provided us with a new synopsis for their one-hour special on the WWE Network tonight, Journey to SummerSlam. The show airs at 8 PM ET and is described as follows: As the Shield, they were the most dominant faction inside the ring, taking the entire WWE by storm. Now, the Hounds of Justice have disbanded, and all roads lead to SummerSlam. Witness the journey of three superstars...
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Report: Davey Richards To Return At Bound For Glory?

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter As previously reported, Davey Richards broke his leg during a match on the August 15th TNA house show in Indiana, Pennsylvania and is expected to be out four to six weeks. We’re told Richards will definitely miss the upcoming Japan tour with Wrestle-1 and will be replaced by Tigre Uno. However, he is expected to be back in time for Bound...
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