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Ranking the top 10 wealthiest wrestlers of all-time

TheRichest.com website has an article listing the top 10 wealthiest pro wrestlers of all time and only one of them is in TNA. Coming in 10th place is Mick Foley with net worth of $15 million. The Undertaker is in

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2014 Hall of Fame ceremony tickets on sale this week

Tickets for the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony will go on sale this coming Saturday at 10AM CST on Ticketmaster.com. The event will be held on April 5, the evening before WrestleMania XXX at the New Orleans Arena

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Jake “The Snake” Roberts explains how his return to RAW came about

Speaking to WWE.COM about his surprise return on RAW, Jake “The Snake” Roberts explained how only a handful of people knew about it and it was kept secret until he hit the Gorilla position. Jake said that he flew into

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WWE Network’s Facebook page hits 1 million ‘likes’

In a matter of days, the WWE Network official Facebook page went to over 1 million likes, maybe a sign to come when it comes to sales come February 24, the day the Network officially launches. While obviously not all

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Jim Ross close to Fox Sports deal

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is close to signing a deal with Fox Sports according to his latest blog and while he already wrote an article for FoxSports.com, the deal is not signed yet. “I have not yet signed

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Brock Lesnar to take on Big Show at the Rumble

The second match for the Royal Rumble was made official last night on Smackdown featuring the Big Show taking on the returning Brock Lesnar. This will be the second time that the two will be fighting at a Royal Rumble

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Watch the full WWE Network announcement from Las Vegas

WWE has uploaded the full length WWE Network announcement which was held on Wednesday in Las Vegas at the Wynn Hotel as part of CES 2014. Running a total of 52 minutes, the announcement featured appearances from Vince McMahon, Stephanie

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Need a bodyguard? Call Ken Shamrock!

Former WWE Intercontinental, Tag Team, and NWA World Heavyweight champion Ken Shamrock has found a new job that got him some publicity this week: Bodyguard. The UFC Hall of Famer was assigned to 50 Cent’s personal protection detail according to

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Dolph Ziggler gets some good news on concussion

Dolph Ziggler received some good news regarding the concussion he suffered earlier this week in a match against Ryback taped for Superstars. WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann told WWE.COM that all the tests done on Ziggler appear to be equivocal

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WWE announces new five year TV deal in Thailand

WWE and CTH announced a new 5 year exclusive television distribution deal that will make CTH the home of all WWE television in Thailand. The new deal allows CTH to broadcast full versions of RAW, Smackdown and Main Event along

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Magnus crowned as undisputed TNA champ after final match with Styles

AJ Styles participated in his last TNA match against Magnus at the show which aired yesterday on Impact, losing his TNA title to Magnus to unify the two titles. Magnus was announced as the “new undisputed TNA heavyweight champion of

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McMahon says it was his call not to sign deal for traditional distribution of Network

Speaking with the Los Angeles Times, WWE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Vince McMahon said that it was his call not to sign a deal for a traditional distribution of the WWE Network. McMahon said that the company already had

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DirecTV to re-evaulate WWE’s PPV business after launch of Network

While WWE fans are excited about the WWE Network, one company isn’t because it will effect their revenue. That company is DirecTV, one of the PPV distributors for WWE. A typical deal between WWE and distributors is usually 50/50 according

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Parental control features allows airing of uncut and unedited shows on Network

While current WWE television is rated PG only, the Network will air all kinds of programming including TV-14 and TV-MA according to an article by Variety. Advisory messages will precede shows which will carry a rating which is not TV-PG

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WWE to keep pay-per-views on TV as well apart from airing on the Network

As noted already, WWE will be giving out all of its pay-per-views on the WWE Network, a decision which will most likely cost a few PPV buys but in the long run might prove to be the best decision the

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Major media outlets cover the WWE Network announcement

The launch of the WWE Network was covered by most major news and tech websites who were present at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week, giving WWE some added exposure before the February 24 launch. Yahoo! Sports, Hollywood Reporter,

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WWE teams up with MLB Advanced Media to deliver WWE Network

With traditional TV distribution out of the picture, WWE opted to deliver its Network across the Internet, giving its fans access to programming on any device they want. To do this, WWE had to partner up with someone who’s been

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What is going to air on the WWE Network?

The WWE Network will launch with over a thousand hours of footage on day one, with additional programming being added throughout the year. WWE has over 100,000 hours of footage in their vast wrestling library and they produce 6 hours

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WWE officially unveils the WWE Network at CES 2014

WWE officially unveiled the details of the WWE Network yesterday during an event at CES 2014 inside the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Michelle Wilson, Triple H, and WWE Hall of Famers Shawn Michaels, and

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Michigan State Spartans fans do the “Yes” chant at halftime

Daniel Bryan and his “Yes!” chant got some publicity on ESPN after Michigan State football starting right guard Travis Jackson got a jam packed arena to do the chant including the pointing of the fingers at a Michigan State Spartans

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