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Paul Heyman interviews Brock Lesnar on UFC 200 return

Brock Lesnar

Paul Heyman published a 7 minute interview with Brock Lesnar on his Heyman Hustle YouTube account that discusses why the beast incarnate wanted to return to the UFC. “Why not?” Lesnar told his friend. Lesnar said he felt robbed by diverticulitis when he was in the UFC and he’s not coming back to avenge his losses to Cain Velasquez and...

WWE in talks to have UFC’s Paige VanZant appear at SummerSlam

Paige VanZant

PWInsider.com is reporting that WWE is in talks with UFC fighter Paige VanZant to appear at the upcoming SummerSlam pay-per-view, an appearance which would be made possible due to Lesnar already being “loaned” to the UFC for UFC 200 and the “growing” business relationship between WWE and the UFC. Mike Roberts, VanZant’s manager...

Paul Heyman conducts one-on-one interview with Brock Lesnar

Paul Heyman

Paul Heyman, the on-screen advocate and real-life best friend of Brock Lesnar has conducted a one on one interview with Brock Lesnar which will air tonight at 7PM EST. The interview will be published on the Heyman Hustle YouTube account at YouTube.com/HeymanHustle and Heyman said that Lesnar opened up “like never before” and it was a...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn tickets to go on sale this week

NXT Brooklyn

One of the hottest tickets of the Summer – NXT Takeover: Brooklyn – will be going on sale this week, with the pre-sale starting on Wednesday, June 8 at 10AM EST and running till Friday, June 10 at 10PM EST. Ticket prices for the second NXT show in Brooklyn will range from $25.50 to $130.50 and general public sale will start on...

Brock Lesnar discusses UFC 200 and discussion with Vince McMahon

Brock Lesnar

In his second ESPN interview of the day, Brock Lesnar said that his illness removed him from the Octagon and he only decided to leave because of health reasons. “I jumped back in the Octagon too soon,” Lesnar said of his return in 2010, returning to face Shane Carwin six months after 12 inches of his intestines were removed. When asked what...

UFC to promote SummerSlam during UFC 202 pay-per-view broadcast

SummerSlam

MMA insider FrontRowBrian reported on his Twitter account that the UFC will be promoting SummerSlam during their UFC 202 show on as part of the deal to get Brock Lesnar at UFC 200. UFC 202 will take place the day before SummerSlam on August 20 and is headlined by Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor in one of the most anticipated re-match in UFC...

BOGO offer on t-shirts promotion on WWE Shop

WWEShop

Just for one day only, WWE Shop is running a buy one t-shirt, get one free offer that will end tonight at 11:59PM PST. The t-shirts which are part of the promotion are tagged with ‘BUY 1, GET 1 FREE – MIX & MATCH’ and includes shirts of John Cena, Sasha Banks, Enzo & Big Cass, AJ Styles, Steve Austin, Triple H, WrestleMania 32...

WWE announces the hire of new Vice President of Brand

WWE HQ

WWE today announced the appointment of Julia Jensen as Vice President, Brand. Jensen, a global brands and communications executive with more than 20 years of experience, will report directly to WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon. As Vice President, Brand, Jensen will work across WWE’s business units to help drive revenue and further...

Brock Lesnar to face Mark Hunt at UFC 200

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Nobody can accuse Brock Lesnar of taking the easy way for a paycheck at UFC 200 as his opponent will be Mark Hunt. The announcement was made during an interview on ESPN this morning. “I feel 1,000 percent,” Lesnar told ESPN’s Hannah Storm. “The only thing I second-guess is my decision is to step away from the...

Sasha Banks confirms concussion received from referee blow

Sasha Banks

During her Q&A panel at Wizard World Philadelphia two days ago, Sasha Banks confirmed that she has been out of action due to a concussion she suffered a few weeks ago at a non-televised live event. “I got kneed in the head by a referee,” Banks said, adding that for the past few weeks she’s been sitting in the back waiting to get the all...

Details on Rusev’s and Lana’s two planned weddings

Rusev Lana

TMZ.COM is reporting that WWE Superstars Rusev and Lana will be having two weddings, one in the United States that will be filmed for Total Divas and one in Bulgaria. The first wedding will be next month in Malibu, California, with a beach ceremony filmed for Total Divas. TMZ says that the guest list is “packed with huge stars” including the...

Background story on how Lesnar was able to return to UFC

Brock Lesnar

The story of Brock Lesnar returning to UFC for a fight at UFC 200 has obviously generated a lot of buzz and major sports and news websites have all picked it up including ESPN, FOX Sports, CNN, Sky Sports, and many many others. One interesting report from ESPN during a segment between Jonathan Coachman and Chael Sonnen suggested that despite Brock...

A look at Brock Lesnar’s UFC career so far

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Brock Lesnar’s career in mixed martial arts consists of a 5-3 record, with four of those wins – and all three losses – coming in the UFC. Lesnar had his first UFC fight against Frank Mir at UFC 81 in February 2008 in Las Vegas. While he destroyed Mir in the opening minutes, Mir caught him in a kneebar and Lesnar eventually tapped in...

Brock Lesnar returning to UFC for one more fight at UFC 200

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

When you have a milestone pay-per-view, you call in the big guns. And there’s no bigger gun than Brock Lensar. In what seems to be the news that shocked both the MMA and pro wrestling world, former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been announced for a fight at the upcoming UFC 200 pay-per-view, with an opponent to be named...

Cody Rhodes to wrestle TNA’s Mike Bennett

Cody Rhodes

Cody Rhodes’ opponent for his match at the Wrestling Under The Stars event on August 26 will be TNA’s Miracle, Mike Bennett. The match was announced yesterday by Rhodes on his Twitter and joining Bennett will be Maria while Cody’s other half, Brandi, will be in his corner. The event is promoted by Northeast Wrestling and will take place at...

Randy Orton to guest star in new USA Network series titled Shooter

Randy Orton

Randy Orton will be guest starring on USA Network’s upcoming new drama series Shooter which has its series premiere on Tuesday, July 19. The series is led by Ryan Phillipe with Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, and Lorenzo di Bonaventura as executive producers. Phillipe plays an expert marksman living in exile who is coaxed back into action after...

John Cena gets his first opponent: AJ Styles at Money In The Bank

John Cena

The first ever encounter between John Cena and AJ Styles will take place at the Money In The Bank pay-per-view this month and it will be Cena’s first match since late December and his first one on pay-per-view since October. The match was announced on WWE.COM yesterday and comes after The Club viciously attacked Cena on his first night back on...

Muhammad Ali passes away at age 74

Muhammad Ali

Perhaps the greatest sportsman of our lifetime, Muhammad Ali, passed away last night at the age of 74. Ali was admitted to a hospital on June 2 with respiratory problems and has suffered from Parkinson’s disease since 1984. With a record of 56 wins, 5 losses, and several boxing titles, no one can dispute the description that many people give...

Rusev’s and Lana’s wedding date reportedly set

Rusev Lana

There are rumors that the wedding of WWE Superstars Rusev and Lana has been set for September 2, 2016. The two have been dating since their early NXT days and now live together in a big home in Nashville, Tennessee. After WWE split them up in a storyline which also involved Dolph Ziggler and Summer Rae, Rusev, 30, and Lana, 31, “leaked” their...