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The Updated Card For WWE’s Extreme Rules PPV

It was announced on Friday night’s WWE SmackDown broadcast that Evolution vs. The Shield will headline the WWE Extreme Rules “special event” (pay-per-view). With that being said, here is the updated card: Evolution (Triple H, Randy Orton & Batista) vs. The Shield WWE Intercontinental Title Match: Big E. (c) vs. ??? (Rumored to be Cesaro) WWE Divas Title Match: Paige (c...
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CM Punk/IFC Trailer Video + Sami Zayn’s Big Pop, More

– WWE NXT talent Sami Zayn cut a promo in Arabic at the Thursday night WWE live event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He got a huge pop for speaking their language and eventually wound up defeating Damien Sandow. – The attendance for WWE’s live event on Thursday night in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia was said to have been “average.” As previously reported, no women were allowed at the...
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GRAPHIC PHOTO: WWE Referee Nearly Loses Finger

The following is an article from TMZ.com: No, a WWE ref did not get caught stealing from a market in Saudi Arabia … but he did come dangerously close to losing a thumb in a super gnarly accident. Charles Robinson was preparing the ring with other crew members before their show Friday in the Middle East … and the referee says he tried to carelessly rush through the job — but...
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TNA Updates On Sabin/Daniels/Kaz, Willow Umbrella, Sanada

– ShopTNA.com is now selling Willow umbrellas for $39.99. $40 for an umbrella?!? Holy ****! – Sanada defeated Daniels to retain the TNA X-Division title at the Wrestle-1 event in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday night. – Former TNA talent Chris Sabin is scheduled to appear on the May 18th IWF Desert Storm event. The show takes place on that Sunday in Phoenix, Arizona. – As noted...
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Camacho To Make NXT ‘Respectable’?, Austin/Heyman Podcast

– The second part of WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin’s interview with Paul Heyman is now online. You can listen to it at this link. – WWE Superstar The Big Show will be appearing at the Atlanta, GA Wizard World Comic Con on Saturday, May 31st. This will be The Big Show’s first-ever appearance at a Comic-Con event and he’ll be doing a Q&A session during the afternoon...
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The Title Of Paul Heyman’s DVD?, The Fink Blogs, Ryder

– Now that WWE Legends House has debuted on the WWE Network, Howard “The Fink” Finkel is doing a weekly WWE.com column regarding the show. You can read this week’s column at this link. – As of now, the working title for Paul Heyman’s WWE DVD is, “Ladies and Gentlemen, My Name is Paul Heyman.” The DVD will be released on August 5th. – Steve “The Brooklyn Brawler”...
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VIDEOS: The JBL & Cole Show’ (Stephanie) + Cesaro/RVD/Barrett

– WWE released the following backstage interviews featuring Cesaro interviewing Rob Van Dam and Wade Barrett: – Here is this week’s “JBL & Cole Show” featuring Stephanie McMahon:
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The Updated TNA Sacrifice Pay-Per-View Card Inside Here

TNA has announced new matches for Sacrifice, which airs on pay-per-view on April 27th from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Included among those is a rematch for the TNA Title, pitting new champion Eric Young against Magnus. The full card is below: World Heavyweight Championship: Eric Young vs. Magnus Tag Team Match: Willow and Kurt Angle vs. Ethan Carter and Spud Tables Match...
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Jeff Jarrett’s GFW News – Merchandise, NYC Work?, More

– Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling (GFW) promotion is also already selling merchandise that you can see here. – Karen Jarrett posted the following to Instagram, suggesting that Jeff is doing some work in New York City related to his new GFW promotion: So proud of @realjeffjarrett NEW YORK!!!! #globalforcewrestling #jointheforce @gfwwrestling
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Various News: Hardy Boys vs. Briscoes, Masked Republic

– Masked Republic has announced that they’re holding their first MaskedMania in Philadelphia as a live iPPV next week. The show will take place on April 27th from the City of Brotherly Love and will include some big names in Mexican wrestling. The press release notes that they’re “looking to change” the fact that lucha libre shows are often limited to the biggest Latino...
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Report: WWE To Release A Sting DVD – Details

Zavvi, the company is set to release a Sting Blu-Ray and DVD set on September 29th, with pre-orders already available through the site. Also set for release on September 1st is a “Brothers of Destruction” set which would, of course, look at the history of between the Undertaker and Kane. Neither of these are on Amazon yet and WWE has not confirmed them, so we will see what comes...
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Update: Referee Unaware Of The ‘Taker/Lesnar Finish

As previously reported, WWE referee Chad Patton — who served as the official for the Brock Lesnar vs. Undertaker match at WrestleMania XXX — was not informed ahead of time that Lesnar was going to be defeating Undertaker during the bout. There is, however, some who feel that Undertaker or Lesnar may have tipped him off while they were actually in the ring. Prior to the match...
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PHOTO: WWE Blurs Out CM Punk On The WWE Network

In last night’s Warrior documentary, a clip was shown of Warrior meeting with Triple H. A fan has posted a screencap on Instagram that shows the WWE Royal Rumble poster in the background. CM Punk, who is featured on the poster, has his face covered with a post-it note. Out of sight, out of mind.
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Mick Foley: ‘I Likely Won’t Sign A WWE Legends Deal’

Mick Foley was recently interviewed on “The Drive with Marc James” on CBS Radio 610 “The Fan” (WFNZ) in Charlotte, North Carolina. He revealed that he was offered a WWE Legends Deal but probably won’t sign it, citing WWE’s video game payouts as the reason why. He said: “Honestly, I’m probably not going to sign my Legends Deal with WWE because I don’t think they...
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Extreme Rising Pulls Upcoming Events From iPPV

…………. and the drama continues! Extreme Rising has announced that their shows next week in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will not air on iPPV as previously announced and intended. The shows are going to be filmed instead, for releases on DVD later. As previously reported, the promotion is finding a lot of drama with its latest shows; Luke Hawx, who was set to main event the shows...
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Scott Hall Pays Tribute To The Ultimate Warrior (Video), iMPACT!

– TNA President Dixie Carter wrote on Twitter that the company will go to the Sands Casino and Resort in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on June 19-20 for live iMPACT! Wrestling tapings. She wrote: .@IMPACTWRESTLING is bringing a full house to @Sands_Bethlehem PA June 19 & 20 for Live TV! Stay tuned for on sale dates #TNASands — Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) April 17, 2014 – Scott...
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The Rock Wants To Be In James Bond Movie + More News

– Contact Music reports that The Rock wants to play a villain in a James Bond movie, inspired by his grandfather Peter Maivia. Maivia played a driver who fights Sean Connery’s version of Bond in the 1967 movie You Only Live Twice. Rock said: “I would love to be a Bond villain. I am a huge fan of Daniel Craig and the Bond movies but it seems only right to follow in my grandfather’s...
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Jim Ross Q&A – Lesnar Ending The Streak, UFC/WWE, More

Jim Ross has updated the Q&A section of his website. Check out the highlights: On whether WWE going to Saudi Arabia, where women aren’t allowed at shows, is against their beliefs of diversification: “I think that you are over thinking this matter. Of course it’s all about the money. Whey was it not all about the money? Diversification has zero to do with a country’s laws...
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Pittsburgh Pirates Reference Daniel Bryan – Details

According a a fan report, the Pittsburgh Pirates are big fans of WWE World Champion Daniel Bryan. The fan report says that during the Pirates’ Thursday game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Bryan’s theme music played as a “rallying video” to pump up the crowd when the Pirates pulled ahead. They also had several “YES” chants, which is apparently not a coincidence as first...
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Lilian Garcia’s Music Video Shoot + ‘After RAW’ DVD Trailer

– Lilian Garcia just posted the following on Twitter about her latest music video shoot: Back in Los Angeles and on set shooting my new music video! Can't wait to share w you my #LilWarriors !! — Lilian Garcia (@LilianGarcia) April 17, 2014 – Here is a video preview of WWE’s upcoming Best of RAW: After the Show DVD, which will be out on Tuesday:
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Update: 8-10 WWE Studios Films In 2014

WWE Studios is planning to release around 8-10 more films for the rest of the year. The latest WWE Studios movie, Oculus, opened last weekend with $12,005,402, good enough for third place. IT will need to hold up well in its second week as it will likely lose its audience next week. Another horror film, Hammer’s The Quiet Ones, will open next Friday and likely hurt the performance...
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Roddy Piper On Critics Of Ultimate Warrior’s Promos, More

The Ultimate Warrior is known for his intense, nonsensical promos, and “Rowdy” Roddy Piper wants you to know that was the point. In an interview with FOX News, the WWE Hall of Famer spoke out against critics of the Warrior’s promo style. It wasn’t all praise however, as the Hot Rod did call Warrior out for something he thought was hypocritical. He said: “For the wrestling...
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Sting On The WWE Network + Iron Sheik DVD Trailer Video

– Sting was once again featured on the WWE Network in the Warrior: The Ultimate Legend documentary that aired last night. Sting talked about entering the business with Warrior in the late 1980s and his death on April 8. By the way, if you haven’t seen the documentary, you should absolutely go out of your way to see it. It’s arguably one of the best produced documentaries the...
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Steve Austin Interested In A Match With Brock Lesnar?

During an interview with Paul Heyman on the Steve Austin show podcast, Austin admitted that he would be tempted to return to WWE for a match against Brock Lesnar. The two were discussing how Brock has not reached his potential as a wrestler yet, and when Heyman brought up the idea of Austin returning to face Brock, Austin said he would have to pause and continue that conversation...
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Update: Eric Bischoff & Vince Russo Still With TNA

Partial Source: Pwinsider.com UPDATE: Vince Russo is not the only name consulting with TNA creative. Eric Bischoff is still under a TNA deal and also doing storyline consulting. Word is that both men have approximately three months left on their deals. ORIGINAL: According to sources, Vince Russo is involved with TNA and on their payroll as a consultant. However, the current creative...
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