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The biggest questions about the WWE brand split

The brand split is back. The WWE recently made the bombshell announcement that SmackDown will be going live on Tuesday nights starting July 19 and it will come with its own unique brand, roster and writing team. Splitting the brands is going to take a lot of work and every little detail needs to be filled out in order for this long term move to succeed. July 19 is not too far...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cesaro challenges The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship on SmackDown tonight

How did Cesaro earn an Intercontinental Championship opportunity tonight on SmackDown? Get caught up on the rivalry between Cesaro and The Miz!
Via WWE
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reacting to live WWE Smackdown on Tuesdays and return of the brand extension

World Wrestling Entertainment announced that Smackdown will become a live show every Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET on USA Network starting on July 19. It’s the first time in the show’s 17-year history that it will be live every week. WWE also revealed that they will bring back the brand extension that will split the WWE main roster into two, where half the talent will be on Raw...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Thiel may be funding Hulk Hogan lawsuit against Gawker

Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel may be the money man behind Hulk Hogan’s lawsuits against Gawker, as well as other suits against the media company, according to reports. The New York Times’ Andrew Ross Sorkin published an article on Monday that heavily speculated whether or not there was a financial backer funding the Hulkster’s suits against Gawker, which published...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tech billionaire Peter Thiel funding Hulk Hogan's Gawker lawsuit

The idea of a shadowy third party funding Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker was initially called “rather conspiracy-theory like” by Gawker founder Nick Denton, but now it’s turned into an solid concept that even includes an allegation of the specific person involved; Silicon Valley billionaire and frequent Gawker/Valleywag target Peter Thiel. The concept gained some momentum...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Raw Reaction May 23: Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins match set for Money in the Bank

Former WWE Champion Seth Rollins returned at Sunday’s WWE Extreme Rules and received a hero’s welcome as he hit a Pedigree on current WWE champ Roman Reigns. However, those cheers quickly turned to boos on Raw after he opened his mouth and sounded as cocky as ever. Rollins was cheered heavily at the start of Raw. It’s one of those things where even though he was the top...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson part ways with AJ Styles: Raw, May 23, 2016

After The Phenomenal One makes it clear he doesn't want or need Gallows & Anderson's help, The Club disbands.
Via WWE
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte brings Ric Flair to tears in brutal WWE Raw segment

It was clear that Ric Flair was beginning to become a detriment to his daughter, WWE women's champion Charlotte, and that the professional relationship between the two needed to come to a close sooner or later - but no one expected Charlotte to discard her father in the shocking in brutal fashion she did on Monday Night Raw, which left Flair sobbing. The two Flairs and Dana Brooke...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Cena returns to Raw next Monday night

Don't miss the Cenation leader's triumphant Raw return on Memorial Day at 8/7 C on USA Network.
Via WWE
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wrestler Kane contemplating run for mayor in Tennessee

Wrestler Kane is contemplating a run for mayor in Knox County, Tennessee, in the near future. Kane, whose real name is Glenn Jacobs, conducted an interview with WBIR — an NBC affiliate in Knoxville — and stated his interest in running for a county mayor seat which will be up for election in 2018. “Yes, I’ve talked about it with some folks but there’s nothing too solid...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

All Of Us Stardust: What Cody Rhodes’ departure says about the current era

@PrinceCGR Sunday, May 22, 2016, Cody Rhodes was released from the WWE after ten years with the company. The son of a legend, “the American Dream” Dusty Rhodes, requested the release, and swiftly gave a statement via images to his Twitter to avoid any speculation and, presumably, to speak his peace. “My goal in pro-wrestling has always been to win the WWE Championship (the...
Via Fight Booth
5 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN to air ’30 for 30′ for Ric Flair

Professional wrestler Ric Flair is one of the most recognizable and best entertainers to ever compete in the squared circle. He holds the record for for most World Title reigns with a career total of 16 and ESPN is honoring him by airing a future “30 for 30” special. The critically-acclaimed documentary series, which has aired shows like “I Hate Christian Laettner” and...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Extreme Rules review: Roman Reigns beats AJ Styles again, Seth Rollins returns

Roman Reigns managed to hold onto the WWE Title against AJ Styles in the main event of Extreme Rules. It was a wild brawl with plenty of interference and a decisive ending as Reigns was able to pin Styles again. When it was all over, a familiar face returned, as former WWE Champion Seth Rollins laid out an exhausted Reigns and held up the WWE Title that Rollins never lost. The Reigns...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Extreme Rules 2016 Predictions

Dolph Ziggler vs Baron Corbin Corbin has been working as the heel in this story. When he debuted at WrestleMania, fans cheered for him because he came from NXT. His crowd reaction has definitely diminished over the last few weeks. Corbin just has a gimmick that isn’t allowing him to be himself on the main roster. It’s his second PPV match and Ziggler doesn’t benefit from winning...
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