Archive - January 2013

Rumble @ the Roseland 69 goes down this Saturday

FCFF

Full Contact Fight Federation is at it again this weekend. This is the organization that UFC veterans such as Chris “The Crippler” Leben, Nathan “The Rock” Quarry, Ed “Short Fuse” Herman, Josh “Bring the Pain” Haynes, and one of the upcoming coaches on the next TUF season Chael Sonnen all have...

UFC Gym acquires LA Boxing

UFC Gym

LAFAYETTE, CA, January 14,  2013 – UFC GYM®, the ultimate fitness destination and first major brand extension of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, continues its worldwide expansion with the acquisition of LA Boxing®. UFC GYM looks to bring its ‘Train Different’ philosophy, which combines the best of traditional fitness with the...

Eve Torres wraps up her WWE duties with a loss to Kaitlyn

Eve Torres

Eve Torres decided to wrap up her wrestling career – at least for now – with her final match yesterday on RAW, putting over Kaitlyn and losing her Divas title in the process. Reports suggest that Eve made up her mind a while ago about leaving WWE and was ready to wait it out until the best opportunity to pass the title to someone else...

WWE celebrates 20 years of Monday Night RAW tonight

RAW

It all started in 1993, and 20 years later, Monday Night RAW is still going strong as tonight WWE will celebrate another important milestone for their flagship show 20 years in the making! This past July RAW hit the 1,000th episode with a show that featured returns and surprises and while this show might not be as big in terms of former Superstars...

Hulk Hogan sues Laser Spine Institute for $50 million

Hulk Hogan

The Tampa Bay Times is reporting that Hulk Hogan filed a lawsuit against the Tampa-based Laser Spine Institute, saying the clinic performed unnecessary surgeries that damaged his career. The lawsuit was filed Monday morning in Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Court and it seeks damages of $50 million. In addition to claiming unnecessary surgeries, the...

Clearwire and WWE announce marketing deal

WWE

Clearwire today announced a marketing deal with WWE for the year 2013, activating at a total of 20 WWE events that will take place in 20 cities throughout the year. Clearwire is a leading provider of 4G wireless broadband services offering services in areas of the U.S. where more than 130 million people live. “Our market research has shown...

Jeff Hardy retains TNA title in triple threat match at Genesis

Jeff Hardy

Here are the results from last night’s Genesis 2013 pay-per-view which took place at the IMPACT Wrestling Zone at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez defeated Matt Morgan and Joey Ryan to retain the Tag Team titles; Mr. Anderson defeated Samoa Joe; Christian York defeated Kenny King to become the #1 contender...

New champion crowned as Strikeforce lowers the curtains

Strikeforce

In the first match up of the main card on Strikeforce’s final event Jacre Souza took on UFC fighter and TUF 3 alum Ed Herman in a catch-weight bout at 194 pounds. Jacre used some precise striking to set up a take down. they were reset on their feet after Herman was warned for up kicking a downed opponent. Once Jacre got him down again he...

Final Strikeforce event prelim card results

Strikeforce

Last night Strikeforce held its final event with a stacked card of their most notable fighters. The evening was started out off as a representative of MMA’s royal family Roger Gracie faced off against Anthony Smith in a middleweight affair. The first round was all Smith striking and avoiding getting taken down by Gracie. Once Gracie got the...

Mick Foley WWE DVD and Blu-Ray to be released on April 16

Mick Foley

In addition of being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this year, former WWE champion Mick Foley will be having his own Blu-Ray and DVD released. Titled ‘For All Mankind – Life & Career of Mick Foley,’ the three disc DVD and two disc Blu-Ray will feature the usual sit-down documentary which will occupy the first hour or more...

Genesis 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

Austin Aries

Live tonight from the TNA IMPACT Zone in Orlando, Florida, TNA Wrestling presents Genesis on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Jeff Hardy vs Austin Aries vs Bobby Roode in a triple threat elimination match for the TNA World title; Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez vs Matt Morgan and Joe Ryan for the TNA Tag Team titles; Christopher Daniels vs...

D-Generation X invades NXT and humiliates Damien Sandow again

DX

It was a DX reunion earlier this week at the Full Sail University as Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Kevin Nash, Billy Gunn, and X-Pac appeared together in front of the crowd at the NXT tapings. HBK took the stage first, followed by Triple H. Fans started chanting for Kevin Nash, who slowly came out to the ring as well. The DX theme song kicked in and...

WWE officially announces Mick Foley for the 2013 Hall of Fame

Mick Foley

WWE.COM officially announced Mick Foley as the first inductee to the Hall of Fame class of 2013 just moments ago. The plan was to announce the first inductee on Monday during RAW but a story published on the New York Post today seems to have expedited the process. Foley made his wrestling debut in 1983 and in 1991 moved to World Championship...

Tyson Kidd out for up to a year after injury

WWE

PWInsider.com is reporting that Tyson Kidd torn his ACL and fractured his knee late last month and will be out of action for up to a year. The 32 year old Calgary native hasn’t been used much on the RAW and Smackdown television shows but has been getting his airtime on the other “less-important” television shows during the...

TNA announces major overhaul to pay-per-view business

TNA

TNA Wrestling announced a major overhaul to their pay-per-view business this week which will cut the ten remaining pay-per-views to just four a year. The major shows that survived the cut include Genesis in January, Lockdown in March, Slammiversary in June, and Bound For Glory in October. The rest of the TNA pay-per-views have all been...