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– This past Wednesday afternoon hundreds gathered to say goodbye to Reid Flair, 25 at Forrest Hill Church in Charlotte, North Carolina for a 90 minute service. WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Ric Flair was simply a father when he said, “I want to make sure he knows this turnout isn’t because of me, it’s because of who he was and who he affected.” There was a 17 minute video slideshow set to music. The family met with friends after the funeral before departing for a private burial. You can read more at CharlotteObserver.com.
– Paul Heyman’s Heyman Hustle website has posted exclusive pictures of Paul Heyman and CM Punk from Monday’s RAW, with Heyman dressed up as Paul Bearer.
– Paul Heyman announced on Twitter that the WrestleMania Store at the MetLife Stadium will be selling a Limited Edition EXTREME Style “Paul Heyman Guy” T-Shirt.
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Paul Heyman spoke with Chad Dukes of ChadDukesWrestling.com and 1067 The Fan to promote WrestleMania 29. Here are some highlights:
The Paul Bearer angle:
“I mean leave it to a Jew to portray a resurrection the day after Easter Sunday. That was part of how offensive it was supposed to be! Of course, it was designed to offend! It was designed to be controversial! It was designed...
Thanks to Ranjit Chahal for sending in the following newsbits:
– Ric Flair sent out a quick message to the fans for all of the support that they have shown him these past few days. Flair stated:
“I’m overwhelmed by all the love and respect my family and I have received this week. Thank you to each and every one of you.”
– At the funeral for Reid Flair, who passed away last...
– Paul Heyman spoke with Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan about WrestleMania and more. Check out the highlights:
On the Paul Bearer angle: “I mean leave it to a Jew to portray a resurrection the day after Easter Sunday. That was part of how offensive it was supposed to be! Of course, it was designed to offend! It was designed to be controversial! It was designed to piss people off...
- The Rock was scheduled to promote WrestleMania 29 on The Today Show on Wednesday morning but didn’t. No word yet on why he didn’t appear.
- The Charlotte Observer reports that hundreds of family and friends gathered to say goodbye to Reid Flair on Wednesday. A 90-minute service was held at Forest Hill Church in Charlotte. Ric Flair, his daughter Ashley and Reid’s girlfriend...
– TMZ has covered the story of Ric Flair arriving for WrestleMania weekend.
– While at the press conference for WrestleMania, John Cena was asked about turning heel, so he did. He told the man who asked him to look at his shoes, and he had moved his foot sideways to show the heel. We posted a video of this here on the website.
– The WWE Superstore is currently selling replica...
- Posted below is an updated photo of the WrestleMania 29 set inside Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.
- WWE debuted a new Facebook game called Superfan Showdown. You can get more details in the video above, and you can try it at this link.
- The Undertaker will be replacing Ric Flair at Thursday night's AXXESS VIP Superstar Signing. 'Taker will also be appearing...
– As noted earlier, Ric Flair and his girlfriend Wendy Bastow arrived at the hotel hosting the WWE talent for WrestleMania in New Jersey and is expected to be around for the rest of the weekend. Gene Snitsky and Sylvan Grenier are at the hotel visiting.
– Here is a fan video of CM Punk throwing out the first pitch at a New York Mets game today:
CM Punk spoke with Sam Roberts of the Opie & Anthony show in New York City this week. Paul Heyman has stated this weekend that Punk is legitimately upset about not being in the WrestleMania main event this year and having to share the spotlight with Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar and The Rock vs. John Cena. Punk talked about main eventing in the video below:
- Below is video of John Cena mocking a heel turn at the WrestleMania 29 press conference today:- Ric Flair sent the following message out to thank fans for their support:“I’m overwhelmed by all the love and respect my family and I have received this week. Thank you to each and every one of you.”- Booker T confirmed at WrestleMania Axxess today that his brother and Harlem Heat...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new blog on jrsbarbq.com, where he talked about the three top WrestleMania 29 matches and Monday’s RAW:- Thought that the final segment of Raw involving Taker and Punk was controversial and dramatic and it made me want to see the match between the two even more. I can certainly see where some viewers were uncomfortable with the presentation...
C.M. Punk recently spoke with Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan DC/CBS Radio about the possibility of crossing over into MMA and more. Check out the highlights:
On the possibility of entering MMA: “I don’t think Vince (McMahon) would let me do that…getting punched in the face sucks. Am I interested? I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t. Doing what I do now, I would not be able to...