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photo credit: THQ.comUnlike the Kitana-costume-donning AJ Lee, whose 10 most beloved video games were featured on Monday, Kofi Kingston hasn’t made any big shout-outs to gaming culture on WWE programming. But much like Lee, Kingston is dedicated to the medium and was totally down to write and rank his favorite games before doing a countdown interview a while back. “The top 10 list is a big deal, so you didn’t have to ask me twice,” says the resident king of resourceful Royal Rumble spots.Kingston’s life with video games began with the 1987 Commodore 64 title Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior. As a console player, he’s run the gamut. At first, his loyalty was strictly with Nintendo (he despised Sega), but his allegiance began to wobble when the SNES version of Mortal Kombat hit and substituted blood for sweat. Later, he was a fan of the original PlayStation. When he and Zack Ryder were going through developmental together, Ryder’s mom got her son an Xbox 360. Since Ryder wasn’t really ...
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Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
Thanks to Ranjit Chahal for his help with some of the following newsbits:
– In a sign of how badly WWE wanted Mason Ryan several years ago, the company signed him to a five year deal when he joined their developmental program in 2009. Generally, the company likes to see progress with their performers before making a long term commitment...
Your browser does not support iframes.The New York Yankees hosted a trio of visitors for Wednesday night's game against arch rival Boston.With WrestleMania looming this Sunday, WWE superstar wrestlers Big Show, Kofi Kingston, and Natalya were on hand to watch the Yankees take batting practice on the field beforehand.The three marveled at the fact of being in the presence of Yankee...
- Kofi Kingston discussed there being no Money in the Bank match at WrestleMania and being mistaken for Washington Redskins quarterback RGIII during an interview with 4th & Pain:- A fan of MVP asked him on Twitter if he was going to return at WrestleMania this weekend. MVP joked:“ABSOLUTELY!… I’m going to physically vent. I’m gonna hit some weights & get a few rounds...
– Here are tonight’s confirmed WWE SmackDown matches:
* Footage From WWE AXXESS
* Primo and Epico vs. Ryback
* Kofi Kingston vs. Jack Swagger
– For those who missed it earlier, here is a video of CM Punk telling the smart marks ……. “f*ck you”.
Prior to Wednesday’s game against the Red Sox, the Yankees welcomed WWE superstars Big Show, Kofi Kingston & Natalya to take in batting practice at Yankee Stadium. The Big Show was presented with a custom New York Yankees jersey and was interviewed by MLB.com. Yankees’ reliever Joba Chamberlain & Kofi Kingston were also interviewed in and you can view the interview HERE.
- Mick Foley posted the following Tweet regarding his Hall of Fame induction possibly not being televised.
Santa Claus @SantaClausWay
I am so touched by the messages asking me to visit @realmickfoley at #WWEHOF. Don't think I can go, but Mrs. C. & I will be watching on TV
Um.. guess you didn't hear the rumor @SantaClausWay..If you want to see...
- Kofi Kingston discussed there being no Money in the Bank match at WrestleMania and being mistaken for RGIII during an interview on the 4th & Pain podcast.
“I get a lot of RGIII comparisons. I’ve been stopped at several airports,” Kofi revealed. “People want to know… ‘Hey! Are you… are you RGIII?’”
- Mick Foley posted the following Tweet regarding his Hall...
– Chris Jericho will be appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight on NBC.
– Chris Jericho will also appear on The Crossover today at 6pm ET on NBC Sports Network.
– NOTE: WZR Radio will be doing a LIVE WrestleMania 29 special this Saturday night at 6EST. Look for the live chatroom and media links around 5EST on Saturday. We’ll be giving our WrestleMania 29 predictions...
- Hornswoggle won the 2013 2K Sports Superstar Challenge at WrestleMania 29 Axxess last night. He defeated Big E Langston in the finals. The two played WWE ’13 on the Xbox platform.Hornswoggle won the tournament that included The Usos, Damien Sandow, Langston, Kaitlyn, Rosa Mendes, JTG, Kofi Kingston, Tyson Kidd, Epico, Hunico, Sin Cara, Alex Riley, Primo and Zack Ryder.Here is...