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A.J. Styles lays the smack down on The Miz' mouth

The Phenomenal A.J. Styles has has quite the impact since arriving on the scene in the WWE.First, he made a big splash by debuting in the Royal Rumble. Then, he won his firs match on RAW, defeating Chris Jericho.This week, Styles attracted notice for something he would rather not have happened.Styles was in a match with The Miz on Smackdown and connected with a shot to the mouth...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Styles and Booking Issues Heading into WWE WrestleMania 32

The best thing that could have happened to WWE to kick off the new year was the addition of A.J. Styles to the main roster. The worst thing that could have happened to WWE to kick of the new year was the addition of A.J. Styles to the main roster. There is a no-win situation the company is facing now that the former TNA and international star is the topic on everyone’s minds, taking...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WWE SmackDown Results and February 4 Recap

We are in Memphis, TN this week. The show opens with Roman Reigns coming down to the ring for the opening bout. MATCH 1: ROMAN REIGNS VS. RUSEV (W/KING BARRETT AND ALBERTO DEL RIO) The two lock up, with Rusev backing Reigns into the ropes. He gives a clean break before ADR distracts Reigns. Reigns avoids an attack by Rusev and uppercuts him before heading out after ADR. Rusev follows...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing AJ Styles in the WWE

On January 24, 2016 AJ Styles made his long awaited debut to the WWE. Coming out as the third entrant in the annual Royal Rumble, Styles lasted well over 20 minutes and made two eliminations. The next night on Raw he beat Chris Jericho and on Smackdown debuted the Styles Clash by taking out Curtis Axel. Suffice to say Styles has been red hot. So where does he go from here? At this...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ECW original Axl Rotten passes away at age 44

Brian Knighton, who was best known by his professional wrestling moniker Axl Rotten while working in ECW, passed away at the age of 44 this week.Knighton's passing was confirmed by WWE on Thursday."WWE is saddened to learn of reports that Brian Knighton, best known for competing in ECW as Axl Rotten from 1993 to 1999, has passed away," WWE officials wrote. "WWE extends its condolences...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WWE-Undertaker must go out on a bang

The past week in the world of wrestling has seen a lot of rumors as usual, except there were a few that stuck out. One of which was the idea of WWE creative focusing on a match that will have the Undertaker take on Braun Strowman of the Wyatt Family.  The other? Undertaker, Kane and the Big Show taking on Strowman, Luke Harper and Erick Rowan. All of these taking place on the grandest...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Madison Square Garden shows support for wrestler Bret Hart after cancer diagnosis

WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart announced this week he is battling prostate cancer. That news compelled Madison Square Garden, a venue where Hart wrestled many times, to show its support. It is with great remorse that I feel compelled to speak truthfully to my friends, family and my… https://t.co/QBuW9cq9Hu — Bret Hart (@BretHart) February 1, 2016 Madison Square Garden posted...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE is wasting Brock Lesnar

A year ago at this time, there was a lot of speculation that Brock Lesnar might leave WWE after a three year run and head back to the UFC. Instead, he went on ESPN’s Sportcenter prior to his WrestleMania 31 main event match to say that he had signed a new contract with WWE. The new contract included more matches and appearances for Lesnar, which was considered a good thing for...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Curious WWE Case of Damien Sandow

Damien Sandow was last seen in action alongside Darren Young in a Fatal Four Way elimination tag for a Rumble spot during the Royal Rumble kickoff. Prior to this match, he was last seen on television on the November 14, 2015 episode of Main Event, defeating Heath Slater. And let me remind you that further to ditching his popular Mizdow and absurd Macho Mandow gimmicks in early 2015...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Superstars: Raw Rankings February 1

Welcome to this week’s WWE Raw Rankings. Here I will rank every Superstar and Diva from worst to first based on their performances on this week’s edition of Monday night Raw. This week’s show was a fairly average show with bits of gold sprinkled throughout what was essentially a filler show on the road to Fast Lane. This week, there was a clear standout as the number one performer...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE NXT Results and February 3 Recap

WWE NXT opens this week with the former NXT tag team champions, The Vaudevillians. Quite manly opening if I do say so myself. The Vaudevillains vs The Hype Bros Aiden English opens the evening against Mojo Rawley. Mojo attempts a quick roll up before Zack Ryder comes in and lands a neckbreaker. Simon Gotch enters on his own accord and gets tossed for his troubles, but this allowed...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ric Flair cuts a promo on Buckeyes, Spartans

Two-time WWE Hall of Fame inductee Ric Flair is one of the most brash and brazen wrestlers in the history of the sport. He really has no couth when it comes to him ranting on other performers or anyone for that matter. He joined the Michigan Wolverines’ National Signing Day party on Wednesday as part of their “Signing of the Stars” campaign. When he walked up to the mic to...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ric Flair Blasts Ohio State, Michigan State During Michigan’s NSD Party

Michigan’s National Signing Day event, while ridiculous, is clearly a hit. Former professional wrestler Ric Flair is the latest to take the stage and rile up the Wolverines faithful. Flair, during his three-minute speech, expressed his disdain for both Ohio State and Michigan State. His comments went over just how you’d expect. Want to know where Michigan football fan @RicFlairNatrBoy...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy booking WrestleMania 32

The Royal Rumble signifies the start of WrestleMania season where all the storylines start to form and the WM card comes into focus. Last year, it was when Roman was booed out of the building, which forced the WWE to call an audible and shift their focus over to Seth Rollins. Well, with this year’s Rumble in the books and Triple H perched as the new champion, it only makes sense...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE's top stars aren't the issue

As a kid, the Royal Rumble and Survivor Series were my favorite pay-per-views. They were unique and different. WrestleMania and Summer Slam were always built on the superstars at the time. That isn’t a complaint. That is how it should have been. I watched WrestleMania to see the best of the best go head to head. The same is true with Summer Slam but on a smaller level. Royal...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What Daniel Bryan’s future means to the WWE

The rumor mill is running wild this week with regard to Daniel Bryan and his future in WWE. Now that the former champion did not make his return to the ring at the Royal Rumble, it is not known if Bryan will ever face another opponent in a WWE ring again. It would appear Bryan’s future hinges on Vince McMahon, who appears to be leaning toward shutting the superstar down permanently...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Haps Ft. Finding Muhammad Hassan , Neil Degrasse Tyson & Action Bronson

What’s The Haps for February 3rd? Tinashe, Ryan Murphy gets caught with his pants down, Action Bronson has a TV show coming, and more!   The Links   The Must Read: Finding Muhammad Hassan: Reconnecting With One Of The Most Controversial WWE Stars Of A Generation Sean Ross does a stellar job at breaking down The post The Haps Ft. Finding Muhammad Hassan , Neil Degrasse Tyson...
Via No Coast Bias
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bottom Rope 8: What’s next for Dean Ambrose?

With the road to Wrestlemania well underway a big questions encompassing the WWE Universe is in what direction does Dean Ambrose go after his triple-threat match at Fastlane? Could he actually win? If not, what could a program for Brock Lesnar do his acention into superstardom? And speaking of the Beast Incarnate, has WWE Creative […] The post The Bottom Rope 8: What’s next for...
Via The Majors National
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE RAW Results and February 1 Recap

Bret Hart Before getting to my RAW recap, I want to address Bret Hart and the news revealed today that he has prostate cancer. This is a bit personal given that my father fought through prostate cancer. He fought through it for 5 years but eventually passed away. I have done some fund raising events for the Prostate Cancer Foundation and they’re actually a legit charitable organization...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wrestling legend Bret Hart reveals he has prostate cancer

Pro wrestling legend Bret Hart is about to take on the fight of his life. The WWE Hall of Famer announced Monday he’s battling prostate cancer. Hart made the announcement on his Facebook page, saying he’ll now face his “toughest battle.” Hart will undergo surgery in the coming days, “with the hope of defeating this nemesis once and for all.” More from Hart’s statement...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Another Superstar, Another Injury

By Michael Monti Seth Rollins, Cesaro, Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, Nikki Bella, John Cena, Sheamus, Sting, Wade Barret and we will add Alberto Del Rio. Looks like a pretty decent list of WWE superstars, and these stars all share something in common. The injury bug. Daniel Bryan has been out for what seems like forever, while Nikki Bella just went through neck surgery, and John Cena...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Undertaker WWE WrestleMania 32 Opponent and Match Rumors

Whether the streak is alive or dead, the Undertaker remains a big part of WWE WrestleMania. It will be no different at WrestleMania 32, as Undertaker will need to have a big role in the Texas event. We know the Dead Man will be there, but who will be his dance partner is the big question. The Undertaker was more active in 2015 than he had been in several years. Following a successful...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nakamura says goodbye, AJ Styles WWE entrance video, NXT star injured at house show

Shinsuke Nakamura had his final match with NJPW over the weekend at Korakuen Hall. Check out his emotional farewell, fully equipped with English subtitles, above. Here’s AJ Styles’ first entrance video for WWE. CFO$ has done a “Phenomenal” job with entrance themes since taking over for Jim Johnston a couple of years back. @ChrisVannini @cagesideseats I actually caught...
Via Fight Booth
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Larry Fedora goes full Ric Flair when recruit commits to UNC

North Carolina Tar Heels coach Larry Fedora is on the recruiting trail and recently spent some time with Jake Lawler, a Class of 2017 four-star defensive end who currently attends South Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte. In a video posted to Lawler’s Twitter, Lawler himself verbally commits to UNC in saying “I want to be a Tar Heel,” and Fedora’s reaction says it all. #GDTBATH
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hypocrisy of Women in The WWE Hall of Fame; Why Not Chyna?

There’s been a lot of discussion about former WWE Diva Sunny and her decision to sell her Hall of Fame ring. She’s also filmed a movie for an adult film company. Sunny’s name in wrestling has always had a negative connotation. She was inducted into the WWE’s Hall of Fame in 2011. Ever since her induction, her name has been on our computer screens because of something stupid...
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