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Why Vince McMahon Nixed a Four-Way from RAW, More on the Intercontinental Tournament

As noted earlier today, a tournament to crown a new #1 contender to Big E’s Intercontinental Title was not the original plan. The original idea for Monday’s RAW was to do a four-way match with Big Show vs. Jack Swagger vs. Cesaro vs. possibly Christian, where the winner would face Big E at Extreme Rules. Vince McMahon felt that the four-way did nothing to elevate a strong contender...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
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Reason Why Vince McMahon Nixed a Four-Way from Monday's RAW

As noted earlier today, a tournament to crown a new #1 contender to Big E's Intercontinental Title was not the original plan. The original idea for Monday's RAW was to do a four-way match with Big Show vs. Jack Swagger vs. Cesaro vs. possibly Christian, where the winner would face Big E at Extreme Rules. Vince McMahon felt that the four-way did nothing to elevate a strong...
Via Ring Side News
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Update on Rey Mysterio’s WWE Status, Indie Wrestler Starting with WWE Soon, Hulk Hogan

- NWA Anarchy wrestler Steven Walters will be starting with WWE developmental soon. He had his last match with his home promotion this past weekend. - As noted, Hulk Hogan is booked for the May 20th WWE SmackDown tapings in London. This is likely because the SmackDown tapings overseas have had trouble with attendance when WWE runs the same building two nights in a row. The Undertaker...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
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Real Reason Rey Mysterio Is Currently on Vacation

As noted earlier, Rey Mysterio is currently on vacation with his family in Hawaii. He was given time off again due to more issues with his knee. Rey is said to be on a very limited schedule at this point as WWE transitions him into an ambassador role. Heat on Top WWE Star, Future Plans for The Shield, More
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AJ Styles Talks About The State of TNA, If He Would Return, Jeff Jarrett's GFW and More

- The Baltimore Sun has a lengthy interview up with AJ Styles where he discusses a number of topics. Below are some highlights: What have the past few months since you left TNA been like for you? I have to tell you, man, I've been pleasantly surprised at all the things that have opened up for me. I realized that all the independents are alive and well. I've been able to...
Via Ring Side News
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Mick Foley Blogs On CM Punk Walking Out On WWE

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley is back with his latest Facebook blog, this time discussing CM Punk walking out on WWE. Here are some highlights: PROPS FOR PUNK Yes, the response to that funny photo of CM Punk on a milk carton was incredible. While I respect everybody’s opinion – as long as it is given in a respectful way, I have to disagree with those out there who find great fault...
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This Week’s Ultimate Warrior Tribute RAW Rating

UPDATE: This week’s WWE RAW scored a 3.26 (3.3) cable rating, way down from last week’s post-WrestleMania edition of the show which drew a 3,7. ORIGINAL: Monday night’s episode of RAW brought in 4.77 million viewers and drew a 1.7 rating in the 18 – 49 demographic. Those numbers are down 7% and 9%, respectively, from 5.15 million and a 1.87 demo rating but are still very...
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WWE Throws Vickie Guerrero A Party At SD, JR’s Guests

– Mattell’s has released their latest WWE Battle Packs Series and Erick Rowan and Luke Harper are featured in the set. – Following last night’s WWE SmackDown TV tapings, numerous WWE Superstars and Divas held a birthday/going away party for Vickie Guerrero. – Shawn Michaels, Jim Cornette, Gail Kim, Bill Goldberg and Scott Hall will be some of the upcoming guests on Jim...
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WWE Stock Rebounds, AJ Lee’s Time Off, Ryder Reminder

– As a reminder, WWE Superstar Zack Ryder will be appearing on The Travel Channel’s Toy Hunter show tonight. The show airs at 9PM EST. – We can now confirm that WWE Diva AJ Lee has asked for some time off. No word on why as of this writing but she does have a wedding to CM Punk coming up at some point this year. – WWE’s stock rebounded today after dropping off over the...
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VIDEOS: The Hardy Boys Reunite + Eden’s Latest Video Blog

– Here is a new video featuring Matt and Jeff Hardy hyping their match against The Briscoe Brothers at the April 26th OMEGA event in North Carolina: – Here is a video blog of Eden (aka Brandi Rhodes) participating in a week long WWE travel schedule with her husband Cody Rhodes:
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VIDEOS: DDP Yoga UK Winners, Ted DiBiase Sr. Speaks Out

– DDP released the following video featuring the winners of his UK “Yoga Challenge”: – Bill Apter sent out this interview he recently conducted with “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase Sr.: – Here is the latest edition of Justin Credible’s “Pro Wrestling 101″
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AJ Lee’s future, Warriors wife and Darren Young injury update

AJ Lee was listed as “injured – TBD” for WWE RAW. According to Bryan Alvarez of F4Wonline.com, AJ has simply asked for some time off. There is no word on how long she will be off tv but considering her long title run is over it is to be expected. Darren Young underwent surgery on his torn ACL. Young will be out of action for the next 4 to 6 months. WWE stock saw an uptick...
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Mick Foley Talks About CM Punk Walking Away from the Company

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley posted the following Facebook entry in regards to CM Punk being in considerable pain for the past three years and him making the decision to walk away from the company: “Yes, the response to that funny photo of CM Punk on a milk carton was incredible. While I respect everybody’s opinion – as long as it is given in a respectful way, I have to disagree...
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Mick Foley Comments on CM Punk's Decision to Walk Away from the Company

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley posted the following Facebook entry in regards to CM Punk being in considerable pain for the past three years and him making the decision to walk away from the company: "Yes, the response to that funny photo of CM Punk on a milk carton was incredible. While I respect everybody's opinion – as long as it is given in a respectful way, I have...
Via Ring Side News
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Darren Young Suffers A Torn ACL

WWE.com is reporting that Darren Young has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and will be out four to six months. Young suffered the injury over weekend working a live event. Young made a statement earlier today on Twitter. I tried 2 tough it out but Doc informed me I tore my ACL&surgerywas needed.Surgerywas a success now its time 2 live up 2 #nodaysoff #rehab — nodaysoffDYoung...
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Mr. Anderson Discusses Locker Room Leaders, Jeff Hardy as a Heel, More

Mr. Anderson recently spoke with JourneyOfAFrontman.com. Here are the highlights from the interview: Doing Enhancement Work For WWE: “(laughs) Well I got into the business in ’99 and I started sending tapes by 2000. I sent them to all the companies at the time. It was WWF, WCW, ECW. And of course, all the independents in my area. And basically, anytime they would come within...
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Mr. Anderson Discusses Locker Room Leaders, Jeff Hardy as a Heel, More

From Mr. Anderson Discusses Locker Room Leaders, Jeff Hardy as a Heel, More Mr. Anderson recently spoke with JourneyOfAFrontman.com. Here are the highlights from the interview: Doing Enhancement Work For WWE: “(laughs) Well I got into the business in ’99 and I started sending tapes by 2000. I sent them to all the companies at the time. It was WWF, WCW, ECW. And of course, all...
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JR, Christian & Ziggler Share ‘Hotel Horror Stories’, More

Credit: SBNation.com Jim Ross, Christian, Dolph Ziggler and more recently shared hotel horror stories from their careers. Here are the highlights… Jim Ross: “It’s ranged from turning the sheets back and finding someone’s … deposit. Someone actually used the restroom in the bed and then remade the bed. And it was … it wasn’t funny. That was in [New] Jersey, I think....
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Ultimate Warrior News – AP Covers Cause Of Death, Network

– Warrior Week continues on the WWE Network tonight with WrestleMania Rewind. It will look at WrestleMania VI’s main event of Hulk Hogan vs Ultimate Warrior for the Intercontinental and WWE Titles. It airs at 10 PM ET. – The Associated Press has picked up the story on the Ultimate Warrior’s cause of death, which was a massive heart attack caused by heart disease. Here is...
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Bruno & Several WWE Superstars at Comic Con, Jim Ross Talking to More Top Stars,

- The Philadelphia Wizard World convention on June 20th, 21st and 22nd will feature John Cena, Batista, The Bella Twins and Bruno Sammartino. The Bellas will appear on the 20th from 4:30pm until 7pm and will be doing a Q&A. Bruno will be appearing on the 21st from 11am until 2pm. Batista will also be appearing on the 21st from 2pm until 6pm and will be doing a Q&A. Finally...
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Triple H: “Daniel Bryan Wants To Be Treated As An A+ player, He’s Going To Get His Wish”

At the end of Monday’s WWE Raw, Triple H reformed Evolution with Randy Orton and Batista. The trio closed the show by taking out The Shield. The WWE COO returned this week to do his weekly video interview with Michael Cole. HHH discussed Wrestlemania 30, Daniel Bryan being the WWE World Heavyweight Champion and more. You can watch the full interview in the video stream above....
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COOL PHOTO: A Deconstructed WWE Ring – View Now!

Stephanie McMahon posted the following cool photo on Twitter… Thanks to @tyfoster for this super cool picture of a deconstructed WWE ring! pic.twitter.com/4lv0WYy6Dd — Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) April 16, 2014
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WWE Edits The Ultimate Warrior’s HOF Speech, More

On the OnDemand version of the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony, WWE edited out some parts of Warrior’s speech. They edited out the part of Warrior’s speech where he talks about WWE losing the legal battle as well as mentions the WWF initials and references to the World Wildlife Fund.
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Is Rey Mysterio Injured Again?, Details Inside

There have been rumors that Rey Mysterio may be injured again, but this isn’t the case. Mysterio posted on Instagram that he was on vacation. He may also be the father to a third child, as he mentioned that the “newest family member Marie” was with him. There’s no word on when Mysterio will be back, but it should be soon. Blessed to have such a wonderful family! Much Luv...
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Lacey Von Erich Speaks Out – Battling Demons, Warrior, More

Credit: VOCNation.com Lacey Von Erich recently spoke about her decision to become a wrestler and more. Here are the highlights… Becoming a Wrestler: “If you never want to have a family or a wife or time to yourself, and you like being verbally and mentally abused, then you should [get into wrestling]. I say go for it. [That abuse comes more from] the locker room. Definitely the...
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