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Did Robbie E. & Brooke Tessmacher Win ‘The Amazing Race’?, More

– Destiny Wrestling has announced that real-life couple Bully Ray and Velvet Sky will be working their February 5th show in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bully Ray will be in action while Velvet is currently just listed as “appearing.” – In the season finale of The Amazing Race, Robbie E and Brooke finally lost out. The TNA duo were the first team of the final four eliminated...
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Update – Season 3 Of WWE Total Divas – Press Release

E! has sent out a new press release for the January 4th season premiere of Total Divas. The full release, which includes storyline details and more, is below: TOTAL DIVAS RETURNS SUNDAY, JANUARY 4TH AT 10PM ET When Total Divas returns with all-new episodes on January 4 at 10pm ET, a new duo emerges to shake up the dynamics of the cast: WWE® Diva Alicia Fox™ and WWE Diva Paige™...
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Ryback Responds To CM Punk On Chris Jericho’s Podcast

As previously reported, Ryback was today’s guest on “Talk is Jericho”. During the interview, he commented on what CM Punk had to say during Colt Cabana’s “Art of Wrestling” podcast. He said: “I went and heard part of it. Punk was always good to me when he was here and I felt I was good to him. He was never like that to my face and I felt we always had good matches for...
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WWE Network News – A Debut In India?, EastLink/Canada, More

– EastLink in Canada is now carrying the WWE Network as a regular PPV channel for $11.99. It now joins Rogers Communications as the only providers with the Network in Canada. – WWE Network has sent surveys to fans in India asking for feedback. It’s possible they are closer to a launch in the country. – Speaking of the WWE Network, the WWF One Night Only PPV has been updated...
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VIDEOS: The Latest ‘WWE Inbox’ + DDP Yoga Blooper Reel

– Diamond Dallas Page posted the following blooper reel of his recent DDP Yoga Holidays commercial. – Here is the latest WWE Inbox, in which WWE Superstars talk about the worst gifts they’ve received.
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Curtis Axel vs. Hideo Itami Set For NXT, Balor’s Theme Song, More

– After he asked William Regal for a shot in NXT, it was announced by Regal that Curtis Axel will face Hideo Itami on the January 1st episode of WWE NXT. – Finn Balor’s “Catch Your Breath,” which as we previously reported was in the top 10 of the iTunes rock chart, made it as high as #5 this week. – Bull Dempsey’s opponent on NXT this week was Jesus DeLeon. DeLeon is...
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Shane Helms Undergoes Knee Surgery, RVD/ECW DVD Note, SD

– Rob Van Dam will be part of Kayfabe Commentaries’ Timeline: The History of ECW – 1999, which hits on January 8th. – Shane “Hurricane” Helms had knee surgery this morning. – As reported earlier this week, the Tuesday episode of SmackDown brought in 2.02 million viewers, down 20% from last Friday’s episode. PW.net reports that The show did a 1.51 (1.5) household...
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WWE Network Unveiling New Attitude-Era VOD Content

WWE has announced that they will be bringing new VOD content to the WWE network over a twelve-day period starting Sunday. Dubbed the “12 Days of Attitude,” the period will see more full episodes of Monday Night RAW, SmackDown and Heat being made available. Also included are memorable moments from the Attitude Era such as training vignettes of Vince and Shane McMahon and the interview...
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Ric Flair To Work Weekend WWE Live Event, NXT News

– Ric Flair will be the special guest referee for the Roman Reigns vs. Kane match at the Sioux Falls, South Dakota house show this weekend. – As noted earlier, Afa the Wild Samoan was working with talents at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando this week.
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The Updated PWS ‘Fightmare Before Christmas’ Card

Here is the updated lineup for PWS’ Fightmare Before Christmas show, which takes place on Saturday in Rahway, New Jersey. The show is the last PWS show for 2014 and will be available on iPPV; you can find out more v. * Rob Van Dam vs. “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles * PWS Title Mathc: Mario Bokara vs. Bonesaw * PWS Tag Team Title Match: The Reynolds Brothers vs. The Handicapped...
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The USA Network Touts WWE RAW Ratings Success

The USA Network has issued a new press release touting their ninth straight year as the #1 ad-supported (aka non-premium) cable network in total viewers. The announcement, which you can see below, pushed the network’s 2.14 million total viewer average and its ranking at #1 among women 18 – 49. The release also gives the usual appreciation to WWE Raw, calling it the most watched...
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Two NXT Takeover Rematches Set For NXT Next Week

Next week’s episode of NXT on the WWE Network (on Christmas Day) will feature two rematches from NXT Takeover: R Evolution. The first is Charlotte defending the NXT Women’s title against Sasha Banks. Ric Flair will accompany Charlotte to the ring. The second is The Ascension vs Finn Balor and Hideo Itami.
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Who’s Using ‘DDP Yoga’?, Afa At WWE’s Performance Center, More

– Afa of the Wild Samoans was at the WWE Performance Center this week. – WWE will have shows in Tokyo, Japan on July 4 and July 15. Meanwhile, tickets for their upcoming show in Zurich, Switzerland on April 18 go on sale this weekend. – Tommy Dreamer and Ashley Massaro are the latest wrestling names to start using DDP Yoga.
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Major Names At RAW Reunion Show, SD Replay Tonight, Naomi

– While it was previously reported that Brock Lesnar was removed from ads for the RAW Reunion show on January 19 in Dallas, Texas, this doesn’t appear to be the case. Some ads still show Lesnar, along with the returns of Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall and Shawn Michaels. It is the “go home” show for the Royal Rumble. – Super SmackDown, which aired live on Tuesday on...
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Hulk Hogan: ‘I Want One Last WWE Title Run!’ & Lots More

In an interview with the Sioux City Journal, Hulk Hogan said that he wants to get one more WWE title win before he retires. Here are highlights: On returning to the WWE: “I crashed and burned. I decided to take a leap of faith and come back to where it all started. The WWE universe is a monster. With social media, it’s bigger than the NFL, the NBA and baseball, all together....
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Report: CM Punk Wasn’t The First Choice For ’12 Rounds’

For what it’s worth, CM Punk was actually the second or third choice for the lead role in WWE Studios’ 12 Rounds: Reloaded. CM Punk said last month that he was up for the part when Randy Orton got the role. John Cena may have been the first choice since he starred in the first film. Chris Jericho was also asked in advance to do the movie, but he turned it down.
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WWE Pulls Booker T From A Weekend PWG Event – Details

Pro Wrestling Syndicate has noted on their Facebook page that Booker T had to back out of their “Fightmare Before Christmas” event this weekend due to his WWE obligations. They wrote: “Hey guys, Eric here .. have been informed that Booker T will be unable to attend PWS this Saturday as WWE is doing a Smackdown taping on Sunday which requires Booker to be with WWE the evening...
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PHOTO: The Rock Hypes Tonight’s TNT Christmas Special

The Rock will host TNT’s Christmas in Washington special tonight at 8 PM ET. It was taped on Sunday at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. A new episode of The Rock’s reality show Wake Up Call will air after the special. The Rock posted the following on Twitter: Wait til you see the beautiful @RitaOra's powerful performance at tomorrow's #ChristmasInWashington...
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CM Punk Considered For UFC’s TUF Reality Show?, Owens/NXT

– CM Punk mentioned during an interview with Jim Rome this week that he was considered for a spot on The Ultimate Fighter. He said it was brought up when they talked about how to bring Punk to the UFC. He added that UFC officials were open to the idea. – Maria Menounos was recently spotted on the beach bending over in a skimpy bikini. If you’re interested, you can click here...
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John Cena Off This Weekend + A Sami Zayn Storyline Update

– John Cena is getting this weekend off. He’s not scheduled to work any live events, including Sunday’s SmackDown taping in Sioux City, Iowa. Hulk Hogan is scheduled for the taping. The dark match main event is Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns vs Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt. – We recently posted some new photos of Seth Rollins and his real-life girlfriend. If you’re interested...
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Ryback/Chris Jericho Podcast Now Online, New NXT Star, More

– The episode of Talk is Jericho featuring Ryback is now online. You can find it here. Here is the official description: “Ryback is speaking about CM Punk‘s recent comments & he’s doing it right here on TIJ! Ryback’s also got a great Dusty Rhodes impression, the back story on “Skip Sheffield,” his very own WWF bell hammer, an update on the injuries that nearly ended...
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VIDEOS: The ‘JBL & Cole Show’ + HHH/Sting Fantasy Match

– Here’s a little unknown fact for ya’ – did you know that Jack Swagger smokes cigarettes? The only other WWE Superstars that we know of who smoke (or used to smoke) are The Big Show and Randy Orton. If you’re interested, you can click here to see a photo of Swagger puffing a smoke (cigarette). – Here is the latest episode of the JBL (Not Cole) Show, featuring Chris Jericho...
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Chris Jericho: ‘I’ve Never Been Just A Wrestler’, Talks Fozzy

Sporting News has written a story about Fozzy’s performance in Orlando, Florida. Here are some highlights of what Chris Jericho had to say. On the popularity of Fozzy: “We’re a dangerous band now. You can put us on a stage with anybody. We toured with Metallica in Australia two years ago and everybody in-between pretty much. We’ve had to work twice as hard to get people...
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Does WWE Still Have Major Plans For Roman Reigns?

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter WWE is still planning on having Roman Reigns win the 2015 Royal Rumble and defeat Brock Lesnar for the WWE World Heavyweight title at WrestleMania 31. This decision comes even with some critics worried about Reigns’ readiness for that level of a push. His critics think he needs to work on his promo skills and work better in long singles...
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JR Blogs – Reigns’ Push, Dixie Carter Podcast, Matthews/TNA

Jim Ross has updated the blog section of his official website in which he comments on if he thinks Roman Reigns is ready to be “the man” in WWE. Here are highlights: On if Roman Reigns is ready: “Was asked today by Jason Powell for Pro Wrestling.net audio if I thought Roman Reigns was ready to be the man in WWE and become WWE World Champion. I don’t think Reigns is ready...
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