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Brie Bella Dressing Up as Daniel Bryan on SmackDown, Update on WWE Network UK Launch

- The official launch date for the WWE Network in the UK is Monday, November 3rd. The Network will then launch in the UK on streaming devices such as X-Box, Playstation and Amazon Fire on Tuesday, November 18th. - As noted, tonight's WWE SmackDown will feature a Halloween theme and the Divas will be dressed up in costumes. Nikki Bella is forcing her "assistant" Brie...
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Backstage Update – Jeff Jarrett’s Meeting With ROH

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter Here is the latest on Jeff Jarrett’s meeting with ROH CEO Joe Koff. The meeting was primarily for the two sides to personally meet and discuss the upcoming New Japan Pro Wrestling Tokyo Dome show in January. At this time, the plan is for Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling brand to partner with New Japan to bring the show to traditional...
Via TNA Wrestling News
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

The future of WWE is bright with NXT

This guest post is being brought to you by the one and only Lady J. You can, and should, follow her on twitter @TheLadyJSays On Monday nights, my Twitter feed is absolutely clogged with hate. Not for me, mind you, but for what my twitter followers are watching: RAW. All of social media between 8pm and 11pm EST seems to be a barrage of negativity. “What is WWE thinking, seriously...
Via Fight Booth
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking WWE Network subscription news – $9.99 for everyone

WWE have just announced that the month of November will be free to all new subscribers to the network and they’ve just sent out a mailing confirming that the 6 month commitment no longer exists, ie you can sign up one month at a time for $9.99 This suggests that the network number released later today will be way below expectations as I predicted in my article earlier this week...
Via Fight Booth
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seth Rollins’ Money in the Bank Contract is not Helping his Bottom Line

So the fact that he’s young, hungry, over with the crowd and fully inline with the WWE machine should bode well for him. The fact that he’s also Mister Money in the Bank should practically guarantee his future is in good hands.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hell in a Cell Highlights

How exactly do you hash out a feud in the best way possible? Well that would be on the top of a steel cage in a Hell in the Cell match like Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins on Sunday night. One of the best moments from Sunday night’s Pay-Per-View was watching Ambrose and Rollins chase each other up the sides of the cage, beat each other in the back with a kendo stick, and then plummet...
Via Total Sports Live
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Ex-wrestler Billy Jack Haynes suing WWE over mistreatment

Former WWF wrestler Billy Jack Haynes is suing the WWE over the organization’s alleged mistreatment of its wrestlers. Haynes is seeking class-action status for his suit and claims he contracted Hepatitis C as a result of his wrestling. Haynes, who has a history of criticizing WWE boss Vince McMahon, accuses the wrestling organization of hiding...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Wall Street Exec: ‘Vince McMahon Wants To Sell WWE!’

Lemelson Capital founder Emmanuel Lemelson is of the opinion that the McMahons intend to sell WWE. Lemelson, who manages one of the largest hedge funds in the world, spoke with Benzinga for a new article about WWE and the Network and said that the company is “clearly an acquisition target.” Lemelson said that he believes the company is in a particularly “special situation,”...
Via WZR Online
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HHH on Cena Turning Down The Authority, Survivor Series, Orton, More

– Above is the latest sitdown interview with Triple H and Michael Cole. Below are highlights: * Regarding Randy Orton being upset at Triple H praising Seth Rollins on RAW and hitting the RKO, Triple H says it will be dealt with internally. Cole brought up how it happened again after Triple H said the same thing last week. Triple H brushed it off and said cooler heads will prevail...
Via Wrestle Scoop
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More on Reigns Returning, Diva Missing from Battle Royal, WM 31

- Tickets for WrestleMania 31 are expected to go on sale mid-November. – Despite being advertised to participate, Brie Bella will not be in the Divas Halloween Costume Battle Royal on this Friday’s SmackDown. WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee is not in the match but will be on commentary. – As noted, Roman Reigns is being advertised for the 2015 WWE Royal Rumble and is penciled in...
Via Wrestle Scoop
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WWE News: Shelton Benjamin’s ‘Mom’ Claims She Was Sexually Harassed On A ‘Daily Basis’

Thea Vidale, actress that played Shelton Benjamin’s mom in early 2006, recently conducted an interview with Neal Morgan in which she claimed she was sexually harassed backstage while working with the WWE on a daily basis.   Vidale called her time in the WWE the low point of her career saying “I genuinely hated that place. While I was there I was sexually harassed everyday...
Via Wrestling News Depot
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Foley Returning To TV, Lucha Underground Debuts Tonight, Hulk Hogan Wants Austin

Mick Foley's Comedy Being Filmed WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley announced on Facebook today that one of his comedy/story telling shows at the Brooklyn Bellhouse is going to be filmed for TV. "I am absolutely THRILLED to report that on November 23rd, at the #Bellhouse in #Brooklyn NY, my one man stage show is FINALLY going to be filmed for TV," writes the Hardcore Legend...
Via Wrestling Truth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 of the Scariest Pro Wrestlers from the 1980s

Halloween is the time of year where many of us get dressed up in our scariest costumes in an attempt to invoke fear and terror among the masses. Well back in the 1980s, Halloween was 365 days a year in pro wrestling and here are ten scary pictures from that era to prove it.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Another Surgery Likely for Daniel Bryan

The bad news keeps coming for the leader of the “Yes” movement. On Tuesday night’s “Smackdown” tapings in Houston, the Big Show announced to the live crowd that Bryan will likely need surgery on his right elbow. Bryan had neck surgery in May but since then, he has yet to regain full strength in his right arm. He was originally scheduled to have surgery on his elbow in...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dolph Ziggler, Randy Orton Face Turn and Other WWE Thoughts

I have to hand it to the creative team that put together Monday Night Raw. For the first time in ages, I was engaged and excited about the program, the matches and the dialogue.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
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WWE Confirms Bryan Needs Arm Surgery, Curtis Axel Works Match, Chelsea Hagan Gets Tryout

Daniel Bryan Now Needs Elbow Surgery Don't expect to see Daniel Bryan back in the ring any time soon. As well as rehabbing his neck injury, WWE confirmed at the SmackDown tapings last night in Houston, TX, that he now also needs arm surgery. The news was delivered by an emotional Big Show with a promo in the ring. He rallied the fans to chant yes so he can send the former...
Via Wrestling Truth
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spoilers: WWE SmackDown Tapings for 10/31/14

- Thanks to Ricardo for the following WWE SmackDown spoilers from tonight’s tapings in Houston, Texas: * Big Show kicks off SmackDown and gets a “yes!” chant going for a video that they’re sending to Daniel Bryan in support of his comeback. Show informs everyone that Bryan needs another elbow surgery. * The Divas Halloween Costume Battle Royal is next. Brie Bella is not in...
Via Wrestle Scoop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alberto Del Rio Signs New Deal, Mike Tyson/WWE, More

– Alberto Del Rio has signed a deal to do a YouShoot DVD for Kayfabe Commentaries. The company is now taking questions for the former WWE superstar and has announced that he “has taken the YouShoot oath and agreed to answer anything.” This includes his MMA career, his run in Mexico and, of course, his well-publicized WWE departure. – The Oregonian has an article on Billy...
Via WZR Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Wrestling with my thoughts’ – Stephen Gutteridge debuts his new column

Thursday is a big day with the latest WWE Network numbers being made available, and I can’t see the result being anything other than another hugely disappointing number for the company. When looking at the WWE’s current television model they are actually pushing an impossible proposition for the vast majority of their regular audience while at the same time making it improbable...
Via Fight Booth
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royal Rumble Venue Releases Updated PPV Information; Roman Reigns Being Advertised, Lesnar vs Cena Not Happening?

The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA, has released updated event information, and while the expectation was that Brock Lesnar vs John Cena for the WWE World Title would be happening at the PPV, as Cena is being advertised for the Rumble match, which will feature 30 superstars: Tickets starting at $25 will go on sale on Saturday, November 1at 10 a.m. exclusively through ComcastTIX...
Via Ring Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Mathews Shoots On WWE, Ziggler Talks Sting Wrestling, WWE DVDs Gone From Amazon?

Josh Mathews Wants To Call Wrestling Josh Mathews who was recently released from WWE was Tweeting throughout last night's RAW and made it clear that he has "no interest" in returning to the company. When asked why, he said he wants to "call wrestling matches," which was obviously a dig at the way WWE present their shows, and the fact that he was often overlooked...
Via Wrestling Truth
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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