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Former WWE Diva Barbie Blank joins the cast of WAGS on E!

Kelly Kelly

Barbie Blank, the former WWE Divas champion better known as Kelly Kelly, has been cast in the new reality TV show from E! titled WAGS, Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars. “As part of an elite, exclusive group, the WAGS are close friends who are bound together by a strict hierarchy, unspoken rules and plenty of drama – and those who have...

Kickstarter campaign for Chyna documentary reaches goal

Chyna

The Kickstarter campaign to fund the Chyna documentary “The Reconstruction of Chyna” has surpassed its goal today with one day to go. Originally filmmakers were looking for $10,000 in donations to fund the documentary and yesterday donations were still short by a couple of thousand dollars. Today over $11,000 were pledged from 138 backers. In...

Continued success for Dwayne Johnson with San Andreas movie

San Andreas

San Andreas, the disaster movie featuring Dwayne Johnson, currently sits as the 11th top grossing movie domestically in the United States of 2015, just $1.5 million behind 10th place Mad Max: Fury Road. The movie has so far done $145.4 million domestically in box office receipts and another $299 million worldwide, for a total of $444.6 gross...

Reebok releases CM Punk UFC jersey

CM Punk

The UFC and Reebok today released UFC Fight Kits during a press conference in New York City. These apparel will be worn by all UFC fighters and are mandatory during UFC events. CM Punk also got his Reebok jersey despite not even making his UFC debut. It was a smart move from both UFC and Reebok considering the large fanbase Punk has and a lot of...

Wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino undergoes back surgery

Bruno Sammartino

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer and wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino underwent successful back surgery this past week in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sammartino was confined to a hospital bed for the majority of June. Dr. Joseph Maroon, who heads up the WWE medical department, led the team...

Dwayne Johnson to play leading role in Rampage movie

Dwayne Johnson

Another movie is being lined up for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson according to Deadline Hollywood, titled Rampage, and it’s a video game adaptation produced by Beau Flynn. The film is based on the 80’s Midway Arcade game involving three giant monsters – a gorilla, a lizard, and a wolf – that wreak havoc on major cities across North...

Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers television show starts big on HBO

Dwayne Johnson

The new television show Ballers from Dwayne Johnson made its debut on HBO to 2.16 million viewers, making it the most-watched comedy episode since the series finale of “Entourage” in 2011 for the network according to Variety. The show also generated more social media buzz than any other half hour show in the history of HBO. The Rock is...

Buddy Landel passes away

Buddy Landel

William Ansor, better known to old-time wrestling fans as Nature Boy Buddy Landel, passed away today at the age of 52, two months away from his 53rd birthday. While exact details are not available, apparently Landel was involved in a car accident and checked himself out from the hospital and went back home. His wife found him dead after he went to...

Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers TV show debuts on HBO tonight

Dwayne Johnson

The Rock’s new television show Ballers debuts tonight on HBO starting at 10PM EST. Ballers revolves around Spencer – played by Dwayne Johnson – who is a retired football superstar who is trying to reinvent himself as a financial manager for current football players in Miami. Joining the former WWE champ are Rob Corddry (Childrens...

Samoa Joe says goodbye to Ring Of Honor

Samoa Joe

Samoa Joe wrestled his last match for Ring Of Honor yesterday in New York, teaming up with AJ Styles to take on The Addiction. Styles and Joe defeated Kazarian and Daniels and after the match was over all former TNA Superstars hugged each other as the guys from the back came out to say goodbye. Joe had a long career in Ring of Honor, starting...

Ken Shamrock returns to MMA and loses to Kimbo Slice

Ken Shamrock

Former WWE Intercontinental and Tag Team champion Ken Shamrock returned to the MMA cage yesterday for the first time in five years but came up short, losing via TKO to Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138. Shamrock, now 51 years old, showed that when mother nature catches up to you there’s no way to reverse it and it was evident that he had not stepped...

Vickie Guerrero announces she’s getting married

Vickie Guerrero

Former Raw General Manager Vickie Guerrero announced today on her Facebook account that she is now engaged and will be marrying her fiancé Kris Benson. Guerrero, the widow of the late WWE Hall of Famer Eddie Guerrero, posted a photo of her ring and a photo kissing Benson. “Kris Benson….YES!! I will marry you!!!!” she wrote along with...

Is Chyna really at WWE headquarters today?

Chyna

Erik Angra, the director of the proposed Chyna documentary ‘The Reconstruction of Chyna’ posted a photo on his Twitter that lit up the social media service on fire. “@ChynaJoanLaurer visits #wwe headquarters,” Angra wrote, attaching a picture of Chyna posing in front of a huge WWE logo backdrop. The timing of this seems strange assuming...

San Andreas sits in 3rd place in its third week of release

San Andreas

The movie San Andreas, which features former WWE champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is estimated at doing $11 million for the weekend, coming in third in the box office chart behind Jurassic World and Spy. This is the third week on the box office charts, debuting in first, then dropping to second in the second week. Domestically, San Andreas...