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WWE Network For Free Offer Only Available In US

This probably isn’t surprising to anyone, but WWE has confirmed that the free for November trial offer for the WWE Network only applies to the US. The full statement is as follows: The November Free promotion is for the U.S. over-the-top version of WWE Network, which is also available in more than 170 countries. WWE Network in Canada is distributed through Rogers Communications...
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Hideo Itami Calls For Backup Against The Ascension

Here is a new WWE NXT video from Hideo Itami where, following the latest attack by the Ascension, Hideo Itami calls for some backup to face them. He promises to bring a friend to help him take on the group next week:
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WWE Responds To Lawsuits In A New SEC Filing

WWE has issued a response to the lawsuits filed against them in their latest 10-Q quarterly report filing with the SEC. As previously reported, several lawsuits have been filed that allege the company violated federal securities laws due to statements about their negotiation for a new TV contract earlier this year. The statement from the filing is below, in which they acknowledge...
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VIDEOS: Halloween Edition Of ‘The JBL & Cole’ Show (Ambrose), More

– Here is Dean Ambrose on the latest edition of the JBL (Not Cole) Show: – Here is this week’s episode of This Week in WWE, looking at the RKO Outta Nowhere craze. And just for fun, below it is what may be the best one yet:
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Triple H Now Works For ……. Christopher Nowinski!, Details

WWE is tightening their association with the concussion education and research non-profit Sports Legacy Institute. SLI announced today that Triple H has been elected to their board of directors. The announcement said that the Game “oversees WWE’s comprehensive Talent Wellness Program and Professional Development for all WWE performers” and made note of his responsibility in...
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Low Ki: ‘My Issues In WWE Were With Management!’, Talks TNA

Low Ki spoke with The Miami Herald for a new interview promoting his appearance for House of Glory on Saturday. Check out the highlights: On why he doesn’t think it would be different for him in WWE today: “It’s still the same management system in place. My issues were not with the wrestlers. My issues were with management. They fired me before Christmas, so that tells you...
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Report: WWE Impressed With Two Russian Wrestlers

As previously reported, Uhaa Nation impressed WWE officials during tryouts at the WWE Performance Center. Uhaa wasn’t the only one, however, as another unnamed wrestler “wowed” during the tryout. He’s a Russian wrestler with a Greco-Roman background. It is believed that he’s close to being signed.
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Eden’s Latest Video Blog, WWE/Scooby Doo, HBK’s Book

– WWE and Warner Bros. will be doing a second cross over film with Scooby Doo. There are also plans for other animated, straight to DVD projects. – Shawn Michaels new book, discussing his spirituality, will be released on February 10th, 2015. – Brandi “Eden” Rhodes gets ready for Halloween and takes the WWE Universe along as she prepares…
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Backstage News On Bully Ray’s TNA Future, Roode/TNA

– TNA has posted a new audio interview with Bobby Roode, discussing his world title victory, which you can check out at ImpactWrestling.com. – Bully Ray has not signed a new deal with TNA, and at this time, there are no new details on where he will end up.
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Backstage News On TNA’s TV Deal, Kurt Angle Moves To L.A.

Partial Source: Pwinsider – Kurt Angle is relocating to Los Angeles so he can pursue acting full-time as his wrestling career winds down. – TNA is still working on their new TV deal. A source at SpikeTV stated last night that TNA and SpikeTV are still negotiating.
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Kane Discusses Daniel Bryan’s WWE Future, ‘Taker Returning?

Kane spoke with the Turnbuckle Weekly with Chuck Carroll for a new interview, discussing See No Evil 2 and more. Check out the highlights: On Undertaker wrestling another match: “I don’t know. You know, I don’t know. He’s one of the greatest competitors of all time. I think what it’s going to come down to with ‘Taker is that if he believes he can perform at the level...
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Why John Morrison Chose Lucha Underground Over WWE/TNA

Here is John Morrison speaking with PWInsider about his role in Lucha Underground. Morrison, who is working as Johnny Mundo in the promotion, says that he chose Lucha Underground over TNA or a WWE return because it appealed to him in terms of the way it combines cinematic aspects with professional wrestling, citing the involvement of Robert Rodriguez and El Rey Network, along with...
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Find Out How You Can Meet & Eat Dinner Vince Russo

Vince Russo has announced that tickets to on sale this weekend for his Q&A session/meet and greet next week in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The actual event takes place on November 6th at Wintzells Restaurant and Bar in Pittsburgh at 8 PM ET, with tickets going on sale Sunday at 6 PM ET. The ticket details are as follows: PRIVATE DINNER, Q&A, PHOTO/AUTOGRAPH $60 Ticket Includes...
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WWE Denies The Undertaker Working In Developmental Reports

In a statement to The Washington Post, WWE denied reports that The Undertaker has taken a backstage role in NXT. A spokesperson said: ““The reports are inaccurate.” The spokesperson would not comment on if Undertaker was in talks to work with NXT and they didn’t comment on Undertaker’s rumored retirement.
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Trish Stratus Reveals How Scripted Wrestling Matches Are

In an interview with LFPress.com, Trish Stratus spoke about just how much of a wrestling match is scripted. Here are highlights: On if it was hard to retire in 2006: “I had a robust career…I had done it all. The wrestling world has a short shelf life and there were all the injuries. I have no knuckle on the middle finger of my right hand, a couple of missing teeth, herniated...
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Randy Orton Against A Babyface Turn?, Details Inside

Randy Orton confirmed on Twitter that he was removed from the upcoming WWE tour of Europe. He said that he will shoot WWE Studios’ The Condemned 2: Desert Prey. Orton also posted the following response to a fan that commented that Orton doesn’t work as a face… Amen to that RT @Venemous__: I never want @RandyOrton to turn face… It doesn't suit him… — Randy Orton (...
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The Rock: ‘I Was Authentic During My Last WWE Run!’, More

In an interview with Fortune, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson gave his thoughts on his last run with WWE and his critics. Here are highlights: On returning to the WWE and winning back fans who felt he abandoned them: “We set pay-per-view buy-rate records and attendance records each time… I think fans realized, ‘Wow, you’re back, and you committed for three years, and you don’t...
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Jim Ross Blogs – Disappointing Network #’s, Lesnar, More

Jim Ross has posted a new blog entry, here are the highlights… On The WWE Network’s Disappointing Subscription Numbers: “Disappointing number on the total number of subscriptions but with the UK coming aboard that should help their cause … This matter of the WWE Network can be analyzed in a variety of ways but the bottom line is that the WWE core product isn’t ‘hot...
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PHOTO: Daniel Bryan In San Francisco Giants Parade

This afternoon, Daniel Bryan will be appearing at the San Francisco Giants’ World Series parade will be on Giants outfielder Hunter Pence’s float. Bryan posted the following on Instagram following the Giants winning the World Series… A video posted by Bryan Danielson (@bryanldanielson) on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:28pm PDT
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NXT & The Special Olympics To Attempt World Record

The Orlando Sentinel reports that WWE NXT and the Special Olympics will team up to break a world record and pull a 50-ton airline jet. The feat will feature ten NXT talents (seven wrestlers and three coaches) and 10 athletes from Special Olympics Florida. It will happen at the Orlando International Airport. The NXT wrestlers will work with the Special Olympic athletes on strength...
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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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