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WNL wins two awards at the Wrestling Radio Awards

A big congratulations goes out to the folks behind Wrestling News Live – JJ, Trey, and Bronx, – for winning two awards at yesterday’s Wrestling Radio Awards. Wrestling News Live won the Media Interview of the Year with Smackdown GM

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NXT tournament today to determine which NXT star entering the Rumble

During the Royal Rumble Fan Fest that will take place today outside the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, WWE will hold an NXT tournament between eight participants where the winner will get a spot in the Royal Rumble. The

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WWE and Pearson Foundation announce WrestleMania Reading Challenge initiative

WWE and the Pearson Foundation today announced a partnership to expand WWE’s WrestleMania Reading Challenge and promote the importance of literacy through a new digital reading program. Beginning February 4, students between the ages of 4 and 11 will have

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Hart Legacy Wrestling promotion screws talent and staff over pay

The Hart Legacy Wrestling promotion in Calgary held its first event on the 18th of January with a show titled Resurrection at the Victoria Pavilion, in Calgary, Alberta. The sold out crowd at the Pavilion however was not aware what

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G.I. Joe: Retaliation with Dwayne Johnson to be released in IMAX 3D

For the next movie featuring The Rock, you will be able to see the people’s champion as the largest you probably ever saw him – in IMAX 3D! Paramount Pictures announced in a press release that the G.I. Joe: Retaliation

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Matt Hughes retires, joins UFC as the new VP of Athlete Development

Las Vegas, Nevada – Matt Hughes, the legendary Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) Hall of Famer and former two-time welterweight champion, officially announced his retirement from UFC competition today. He has eagerly accepted a new role as he joins the organization’s

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RAW rating for 01/21/2012

Monday Night RAW this week scored a 3.04 rating with an average of 4,320,000 viewers, down from the 3.2 rating it did the previous week and around 230,000 viewers less. Hour one of the show did 4,370,000 viewers, hour two

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Take-Two Interactive rumored to have purchased the WWE video game license

Rumors are flying around that Take-Two Interactive has purchased the WWE video game license from the now-dissolved THQ. If the story checks out to be true, the sports arm of Take-Two, 2K Sports, will most likely be publishing the WWE

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THQ dissolved, faith of WWE video game license unknown

THQ – the video game publisher for WWE – has been dissolved and the company is no more according to a letter to its employees by the CEO and President. “If you are an employee of an entity that is

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Hogan, Sheik, remember the changing of the guard at MSG on January 23, 1984

There are several dates in professional wrestling which could be considered as being somewhat historic, but only a true handful defined the shape of the business. 29 years ago today, on January 23, 1984, professional wrestling got its biggest kick

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Miz vs Cesaro to air as the Rumble 2013 pre-show match

From WWE champion to wrestling on a pay-per-view pre-show match – and that is the story of the self proclaimed “must-see WWE champion” ever, The Miz. WWE announced that The Miz will be taking on Antonio Cesaro for the United

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Nippon Television Network Corporation in Japan secures TNA TV rights

TNA Wrestling has signed a deal with Nippon Television Network Corporation in Japan to start airing TNA television in the Land of the Rising Sun. Episodes of IMPACT will start airing every Saturday at 7:30PM on channel G+, a channel

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TNA: British Boot Camp winner revealed

29 year old James Curtin, who is known to TNA fans in the UK as Rockstar Spud, has won the TNA British Boot Camp television series, earning himself a TNA contract. Spud was fighting for a contract on the reality-based

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2014 TNA Maximum Impact UK tour dates announced

TNA has already announced the dates for their yearly Maximum Impact tour in the United Kingdom for 2014. The company will be visiting Glasgow, Scotland, on January 30 at the Glasgow Hydro; Manchester, England, on Friday, January 31 at the

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Team Jones vs Team Sonnen TUF kicks off tonight on FX

Las Vegas, Nevada – The world’s longest running sports reality TV series is back as The Ultimate Fighter® returns for its exciting 17th season TONIGHT at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FX with a special two-hour premier show. Featuring UFC® light

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23 spots filled so far for the Royal Rumble

Twenty three spots have so far been filled for the Royal Rumble, leaving seven open spots. Chances are that more entrants will be announced during the Smackdown tapings and maybe keep one or two spots reserved for a possible surprise

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Bob Backlund announced for the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame

63 year old Bob Backlund is the latest Superstar to be announced for the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame which will take place at Madison Square Garden the night before WrestleMania. Backlund’s journey with the WWWF started in 1977 and

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Live RAW event results from 01/18 in Los Angeles

This past Friday, the RAW brand were at the Staples Center for a non-televised live event. W-O reader Dr. Harold J Washington, Jr. attended the show and sent in the follow results: Brodus Clay defeats JTG; Jack Swagger defeated Alex

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Paul Heyman talks about Punk, Lesnar, and more in interview with USAC

In preparation for this Sunday’s Royal Rumble, our good friend Jeramie McPeek from the Phoenix Suns and the US Airways Center conducted an interview with Paul Heyman to talk about WWE champion CM Punk and other wrestling subjects. Heyman recalled

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Pre-sale code for WrestleMania 29 Axxess

The pre-sale for WWE WrestleMania Axxess starts tomorrow at 10AM EST and will run till January 25 at 11:59PM EST on Ticketmaster.com. Fans who want to purchase tickets for the event can do so by using the code FBAXXESS. Tickets

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