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– We noted last week here on the website that Mick Foley recently filmed scenes for NBC’s 30 Rock television series last week in New York. He has now confirmed on Twitter that he was filming scenes as Mankind and filmed his first ever kissing scene.
– Speaking of Mick Foley, he was backstage at WWE Survivor Series last night.
- Both Mick Foley and BG James have had to adjust their schedule with the WrestleReunion events in Los Angeles (January) and Miami (March) due to commitments with WWE.
Foley, BG James and Billy Gunn are off the Sunday Legends breakfast for the Los Angeles WrestleReunion because Foley and James have to go to St. Louis for WWE’s Royal Rumble. Instead, they will be doing a Q&...
- WWE Superstar Sheamus appeared at Solomon Plains Middle School in Pennsylvania on Tuesday to promote WWE’s anti-bullying campaign. Here’s a news story on the appearance:
- WWE’s website spoke to Mick Foley after Sunday’s Survivor Series pay-per-view about his comedy show in New York City and The Rock’s return to the ring. Foley said:
“A little part of me was sad because...
- Mick Foley will host next Tuesday’s live WWE SmackDown episode on Syfy. The official website of the Time Warner Cable Arena website is billing the episode as a “Smackdown Live Holiday Special.”
The website is also advertising a Steel Cage Match for the World Heavyweight Championship between Mark Henry and Randy Orton. Booker T will be the special guest referee. This will...
- Vince McMahon’s current “pet project” is Ted DiBiase, so expect him to get re-pushed on Smackdown. McMahon was impressed with the “DiBiase Posse” tailgating concept, which was Ted’s own idea. Vince wants creative to reward him for his initiative.
- The Undertaker has had another round of hip and shoulder operations in preparation for his yearly match at Wrestelmania...
- Tonight’s WWE SmackDown and NXT tapings will take place from Wilkes-Barre, PA at the Mohegan Sun Arena. No matches have been announced but six-man action with Randy Orton, Big Show and Sheamus vs. Cody Rhodes, Mark Henry and Wade Barrett with Booker T as special referee.
- CM Punk made a reference to former WWE star and friend Cliff “Domino” Compton at RAW last night when...
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Record-Breaking Sales For THQ’s Newest WWE Video Game as The Baddest Man on the Planet Returns To Sports Entertainment … at least in the gaming world!
The news for WWE ’12 is huge. THQ’s brand new video game can already boast having the largest pre-sales of any WWE video game in history.
The game, which features Randy Orton on the box cover, also features Macho Man Randy...
WWE has released the promotional poster for WWE’s 2011 Tribute to the Troops featuring Sin Cara, Randy Orton, Eve Torres, The Miz, Kofi Kingston, John Cena and WWE Champion CM Punk.
The two-hour special airs on NBC Tuesday, December 13th at 9pm EST and another one-hour version airs on Saturday, December 17th.
If you’re interested, you can click here to view the poster.
The Wade Barrett vs. Kofi Kingston and CM Punk vs. Dolph Ziggler matches at Monday’s RAW Supershow both received extra time beyond what was originally planned. A worker in the ...