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The Bella Twins are back in WWE. Nikki and Brie showed up as the dates of Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes in a backstage segment on Raw. Uh oh.
Team Rhodes Scholars may be in for a beat down courtesy of John Cena and Daniel Bryan (the Bellas real-life boyfriends -- at least, the last time I checked).
The WWE Divas division was really lacking in star power after several
recent defections. The return of Twin Magic is a good sign of things
There's something different about Nikki. I just can't think of what it might be ...
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This is why Langston attacked Daniel Bryan.
By what happened at the SmackDown tapings last night, it looks like they are moving forward with this plan.
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