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Paul Bearer passes away at age 58

WWE.COM broke the news that William Moody, better known as Paul Bearer, passed away yesterday at the age of 58. “WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of William Moody, aka Paul Bearer. Moody made his WWE debut in

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Vince and HHH present Mae Young with a Divas title

Backstage at RAW on Monday night, WWE celebrated Mae Young’s 90th birthday and while her on-screen celebration was interrupted by CM Punk, things went smooth behind the scenes. Vince McMahon and Triple H presented Young a WWE Divas title with

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Undertaker vs CM Punk made official for WrestleMania

CM Punk vs The Undertaker was made official yesterday on Monday Night RAW after Punk earned his way to try and end Taker’s streak at the biggest WWE pay-per-view of the year. The Undertaker made an appearance at the start

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WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon joins Twitter

Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later, and it did! Twitter welcomed WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon to Twitter this week although the boss has not even sent an initial tweet. The Chairman – who probably won’t

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The Undertaker backstage at RAW

PWInsider.com is reporting that The Undertaker is backstage at RAW today and will be appearing on the show tonight to kickstart his WrestleMania program. Taker had been touch-and-go regarding his involvement at WrestleMania and it was only just very recently

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Rey Mysterio says he possibly torn his ACL again

Former World Heavyweight champion Rey Mysterio announced on his Twitter today that he is back to see Dr. James Andrews as he fears he is suffering from another injury. “Things haven’t been good since I stepped back in the ring,”

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WWE’s British broadcaster Sky warned over Wade Barrett promos

W-O reader Ian Hamilton sent in word that Ofcom – the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications – warned WWE’s broadcaster in the UK, Sky, after they received complaints over the broadcast of violent material, specifically the

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CM Punk meets his 77 year old fan…in hospital

CM Punk met his 77 year old fan in Syracuse, New York, yesterday, however the meeting did not happen at the non-televised event as originally planned as Tom Dotterer – who was shot in the eye during a robbery –

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Some Old School RAW appearances confirmed

The old school Monday Night RAW tomorrow will see several WWE legends appearing although the majority of the show won’t revolve around the former WWE Superstars, and maybe Divas. Those scheduled to appear according to TV listings are Mean Gene

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Bruno Sammartino to be inducted into the Intl. Sports Hall of Fame today

Soon-to-be WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino will be inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame today at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio. WWE is sending Triple H to support Sammartino at the Hall of Fame ceremony,

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William Regal to appear at WrestleCon on WrestleMania Sunday

Bruno Sammartino was going to attend this year’s WrestleCon, a convention held during the WrestleMania weekend where several pro wrestling legends meet up to have pictures and autographs with fans. However WWE pulled Sammartino from the event after he agreed

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WWE to host 77 year old man who was shot in the eye this Sunday

The 77 year old man who was shot in the eye but was more annoyed that CM Punk lost the WWE title to The Rock at the Royal Rumble will be meeting his favorite WWE Superstar this coming Sunday as

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WWE pay-per-view buys for the fourth quarter of 2012

Only one of the three WWE pay-per-views held in the fourth quarter of last year did more more buys than the same show in prior year quarter according to figures released in the latest financial results. The Hell In A

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Hulk Hogan Uncensored event coming to NY on WrestleMania weekend

Capitalizing on the thousands of people who will be in the area for WrestleMania, TNA’s Hulk Hogan will be doing an event at the Beacon Theatre in New York titled Hulk Hogan Uncensored. Hogan will be joined on stage by

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Orlando bidding to host another WrestleMania in 2015 or 2016

The Orlando Business Journal website is reporting that Orlando is submitting a bid to host WrestleMania again in either 2015 or 2016. In the recently released Central Florida Sports Commission newsletter it was revealed that the Commission received a request

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Faber to meet Jorgensen in the main event of TUF Finale in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada – Fresh off a brilliant submission victory over Ivan Menjivar at UFC 157, “The California Kid” Urijah Faber returns to the Octagon®  Saturday, April 13 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas to meet Scott

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Only 3 out of 10 WWE departments increase in Q4 2012 revenue

The majority of departments in WWE registered less revenue than the previous prior-year quarter, with only three out of ten making an increase. All figures below are compared to Q4 2011. Live event revenues declined from $26.9 million to $23.3

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WWE Network proposed plan and price published in new WWE business plan

An updated on the proposed WWE Network was included in the 2013 business plan that WWE published along with their financial results today. WWE announced that the best approach in the U.S. to reach their audience is to have the

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WWE reports Q4 2012 financial results

WWE today announced its financial results for the 4th quarter ended December 31, 2012. Revenues totaled $115.1 million as compared to $112.9 million in the prior-year quarter. Operating income was $2.6 million as compared to a loss of $13.1 million

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Triple H and Stephanie McMahon finally join the Twitter world

The most powerful couple in professional wrestling – Triple H and his wife Stephanie McMahon – have finally joined the Twitter world. Triple H joined the social network yesterday and already has over 190,000 fans following him. “13-time World Champion

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