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The Final Rating Thursday’s Live WWE SmackDown Broadcast

UPDATE: The Thursday, January 29th live edition of WWE SmackDown from Hartford, Connecticut scored a final 2.06 (2.1) cable rating, according to Nielsen Media Research. The 2.06 (2.1) final draw marks a slight increase compared to last week’s show, which delivered a 1.97 final cable rating. Thursday’s live SmackDown show averaged 2.952 million viewers for the SyFy Network, which...
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Backstage News – Is Brian Gewirtz Still With WWE?

Source: Prowrestling.net According to sources, former head writer Brian Gewirtz is still contributing to WWE. Gewirtz, who was taking out of the writing spot in 2012, was backstage at the Rumble and continues to work as a consultant for the company, sending feedback on WWE TV to the company. Gewirtz reportedly spends roughly one day a month working in-person for WWE and continues...
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Report: Rey Mysterio Nearly Done With WWE

Source: Pwinsider.com According to sources, Rey Mysterio is nearly finished with his negotiations with WWE and could have his official release soon. Mysterio has reportedly been working on getting signing appearances set and promoters are just waiting for his release to begin announcing them. It is expected that Mysterio will sign with Lucha Underground. He was believed to have received...
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Update: Mick Foley Booted From Chicken Wing Eating Contest

UPDATE: Mick Foley has commented on being ejected from the WIP Wing Bowl for cheating, posting to Twitter: “@TMZ: Mick Foley — EJECTED FROM WING CONTEST! You Cheated!! http://t.co/CEdNhD9QYI” Guilty as charged. Legacy shattered. Life in shambles — Mick Foley (@realmickfoley) January 30, 2015 Thanks @WWERoadDogg. I appreciate your support….friends can be hard to find...
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**SPOILERS** TNA iMPACT! TV Taping Results For 3/6

Credit: Ian Matt Skilling & PWInsider.com Impact started with Taryn Terrell facing Awesome Kong. Kong got disqualified for shoving the ref although he didn’t even go down. Kong went to drive Taryn into the floor at ringside but Gail Kim came to the rescue and pulled her off. Kong and Gail brawled to the back. Bram beat Matt Hardy in the second match. Hardy got a near fall...
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**SPOILERS** TNA iMPACT! TV Taping Results For 2/27

Credit: Ian Matt Skilling & PWInsider.com Impact Wrestling taped tonight at Manchester Arena as part of their Maximum Impact 7 tour. The building was partitioned across the middle with the upper tier closed. The first match was taped for Explosion. Mark Andrews beat Dave Mastiffin 6-7 minutes with a shooting star splash. It was fine for what it was. Impact opened with Matt...
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Wade Barrett Reveals CM Punk Original Storyline Plans, More

– In an interview on the latest episode of “Talk Is Jericho with Chris Jericho” (which you can find here), Bad News Barrett said he was the original choice to tease a CM Punk return when WWE was in Chicago last year. There had been plans for Punk’s theme to play with Barrett coming out to deliver some “bad news”. He said: “It was in the script until about thirty minutes...
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Jim Ross Gives His Royal Rumble Thoughts, Casket Match/SD!, More

WWE Hall Famer Jim Ross has updated the blog section of his official website in which he provides his thoughts on last night’s SmackDown and the Royal Rumble backlash. Here are highlights: On some more random Royal Rumble thoughts : “No one was booing Roman Reigns at live events prior to the Rumble. People booed Reigns because Daniel Bryan did NOT win the Rumble match and not...
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ROH To Debut In A Big New Market, Sgt. Slaughter Update & More

– Sgt. Slaughter appeared on FOX 40 in Sacramento, California to promote the sale of Wrestlemania Axxess tickets, which begins tomorrow. The pre-sale is happening now. – The CW affiliate in Green Bay, Wisconsin, CW14, has announced that Ring of Honor TV will make its debut in the city starting this Saturday at 11 PM.
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Daniel Bryan Takes Over The Seahawks Twitter Feed, Birthdays

– Becky Lynch turns 28 today. Rockstar Spud is 32. – Daniel Bryan, a fan of the Seattle Seahawks, took over the official Twitter account of the team on Friday at 6PM ET. He did the Q&A for about an hour. Fans submitted their questions using the hashtag #12sQA. All of his answers can be found there if you’re interested n reading what he wrote. .@WWE star @WWEDanielBryan...
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Were WWE Talents Stuck In Hartford, CT?, Forbes/WWE Article

– WWE talents remained on the road this week and stayed in Hartford, CT while waiting on news if they would be needed for last night’s live SmackDown. Now they will stay on the road for this weekend’s house shows. – Forbes had a story on how well WWE is doing in spite of it’s “terrible content”. In the article, a spokesperson for the company denied that the WWE Network’s...
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Dolph Ziggler Continues To Call Out Daniel Bryan, Sting/WWE, More

– Dolph Ziggler did a promo on the WWE App in which he once again stated his desire to face Daniel Bryan in a match at WrestleMania 31. You can find that promo here. – WWE has released a commemorative Sting plaque with a piece of the ring mat from the 2014 Survivor Series. – WWE has also released an official t-shirt for NXT R Evolution. – The pre-sale for the March 31 SmackDown...
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VIDEO: Triple H Discusses The Royal Rumble Fallout, RAW, More

Here is Triple H’s weekly interview with Michael Cole. During the interview, he discusses dealing with the fallout from this year’s Royal Rumble Match personally during Monday’s RAW.
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Update: Drew Galloway’s Status With WWNLive

UPDATE x 4: With Drew Galloway debuting for TNA at yesterday’s TV tapings, many wondered what his status would be with WWNLive. Galloway is currently the EVOLVE champion. WWNlive’s Gabe Sapolsky posted the following update on Twitter today… Drew ‘McIntyre’ Galloway Comments On His TNA Debut To kill any rumors, nothing has changed in our relationship with EVOLVE Champion...
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Another Fan Report From Last Night’s Live WWE SmackDown

Credit: Brendon Field and Prowrestling.net -There was no Superstars taping, unless they used they two dark matches. But from what I can tell they weren’t being filmed. -We were amazed that we didn’t see a Divas match, especially since one was advertised. I’m pretty sure it was with Paige and Alicia Fox. -I was very disappointed in the Hartford crowd for giving Roman Reigns...
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The Updated Listing Of WrestleMania 31 Week Events

Here is the listing, so far, of WrestleMania weekend events in the San Jose area. All times listed are local… THURSDAY MARCH 26th: * 6 PM – WWE Wrestlemania AXXESS at the San Jose Convention Center. * 8 PM – Mick Foley one man show at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco, CA. For details on all Foley shows, visit www.RealMickFoley.com. * 8 PM WWNLive.com presents EVOLVE...
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Big Vito’s Lawsuit- ‘I Was One Of The Best Wrestlers In The World!’

A CBS affiliate in Philadelphia has picked up the story of “Big” Vito Lograsso and former developmental talent Evan “Adam Mercer” Singleton suing the WWE. Vito Lograsso claims that he “was one of the best wrestlers in the world”. Seriously. He said he was told he has brain damage and deals with headaches, deafness, and depression. While LoGrasso has wrestled from the...
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Drew ‘McIntyre’ Galloway Comments On His TNA Debut

UPDATE x 3: Drew Galloway posted the following on Twitter, commenting on his debut with TNA from last night… Felt unreal to make an IMPACT in Glasgow. Trust me I'm just getting started. I'll see everyone in Manchester & London http://t.co/NLtOwZbrhe — Drew Galloway (@TheDrewMcIntyre) January 30, 2015 UPDATE: Here are some photos of Mickie James’ TNA return and Drew...
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Hulk Hogan Discusses ‘One More Match’ In WWE, His Health, More

Credit: ContactMusic.com Hulk Hogan recently spoke about the possibility of one last match with WWE. Here are the highlights… On his current health: “My back is straightened out after nine back surgeries, everything seems to be on track and working really well.” On a final WWE match happening: “I got some advice from a wise man, his name is Vince McMahon and he said, ‘Never...
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Backstage ROH News: NYC Return?, Big Injury, Meanie Visiting

Source: Pwinsider.com – Nick Jackson suffered a minor hamstring injury during last weekend’s Young Bucks & AJ Styles vs. ACH, Cedric Alexander & Matt Sydal match that was taped for ROH TV in Philadelphia last weekend. The Young Buck worked early this morning in Japan, defeating defeated Mascara Dorada & KUSHIDA in a six-minute match. – ROH is looking into a return...
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TNA’s ‘Greatest Matches’ Debuts On Destination America Tomorrow

– The latest episode of Taz’s Human Podcast Machine is out now, featuring an interview with MVP. – The next episode of TNA’s Greatest Matches will debut tomorrow at 12 PM on Destination America with the Best of Bully Ray. It includes: * Lockdown 2012 – Team Eric Bischoff vs. Team Garrett Bischoff * Genesis 2012 – Bully Ray vs. Abyss
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TNA iMPACT! Tapings Tonight, SoCal Val Returns To TNA, More

– TNA will tape two more weeks of iMPACT! Wrestling tonight in Manchester, Great Britain. They will also tape tomorrow night in London at the London SSE Arena Wembley. – Last week’s episode of TNA Unlocked will air at 7 PM on Destination America. – SoCal Val, who is working as a ring announcer on TNA’s tour, will film a DVD shoot interview on March 7 at 3 PM at Free To...
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VIDEO: WWE Hypes The Steve Austin/Triple H Podcast

Here is the latest preview for Monday’s “Stone Cold” Steve Austin podcast with Triple H…
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VIDEO: Bobby Lashley Discusses Injuries, UK Tour, MMA

TNA World Champion Bobby Lashley recently spoke with Sports Vibe TV, discussing his busy schedule, being excited for the UK tour, dealing with his injuries, the feeling that he is running on fumes and more. Check out the interview below…
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VIDEOS: Highlights From Last Night’s Lucha Underground

Here are some highlight videos from last night’s Lucha Underground broadcast:
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