Category - General

Linda McMahon comments on Cabinet position rumors

Linda McMahon appeared on Eye Witness News 3’s Face The State television program yesterday to talk about her longtime friend, and now President-elect Donald Trump. The former WWE CEO mentioned that he’s the first United States President who is a WWE Hall of Famer and noted how she’s known Trump for a very long time, meeting him at a concert...

Joey Styles fired from EVOLVE

Joey Styles was fired from EVOLVE yesterday after he made a remark based off the leaked audio tape of President-elect Donald Trump that took the news by storm last month. During the live iPPV, Styles told ring announcer Joanna Rose that she was looking great and if the next United States President was present, “he’d want to grab her by….”...

WWE Hall of Famer Donald Trump….U.S. President-elect!

Against all odds, against all opinion polls, but he did it. Donald Trump, the WWE Hall of Famer and big WWE fan, became the 45th U.S. President-elect earlier this morning shortly after Midnight. A complete outsider when the primaries started, Trump bulldozed his way through all his opponents and faced the equally-unpopular Hillary Clinton in the...

Kurt Angle welcomes baby number five!

Former WWE and TNA champion Kurt Angle welcomed baby number five to the family, a 9lbs 1oz daughter named Nikoletta Sky. This is the third baby from his second marriage to Giovanna Yannotti. Their first child together was born in January 2011, named Giuliana, and the next one came in December 2012, named Sophia. He has two other kids from his...

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton comments on Hogan settlement

In a blog piece titled “A hard peace,” Gawker founder Nick Denton said that after four years of litigation funded by a billionaire with a grudge, the saga is finally over and a settlement has been reached. Despite saying that they were all confident that the Florida appeals court would reduce or eliminate the $140 million judgment, Denton...

Gawker settles with Hulk Hogan for $31 million in cash

LawNewz.com is reporting that Gawker Media has settled with Hulk Hogan for $31 million in cash plus a percentage of the proceeds from the sale of the company according to documents filed in court today. David Houston, Hogan’s attorney said, “As with any negotiation for resolution, all parties have agreed it is time to move on.” The...

GoFundMe campaign set up to bring back home the Dynamite Kid

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to bring Tom “Dynamite Kid” Billington back home from a care home with a target goal of £20,000, or close to $25,000. The campaign was started by his wife Dot who wrote that for the past 13 months, Tom has been in a care home due to recent strokes and health issues. “We have tried everything possible to...

Former WWE manager Frenchy Martin passes away

Former WWE manager Frenchy Martin passed away yesterday at age 66, a year after he was diagnosed with bladder cancer. Martin, whose real name is Jean Gagné, made his WWE debut in 1986 as a wrestler but then transitioned to a managerial role, aligning himself with the late Dino Bravo. After Bravo replaced Martin with Jimmy Hart in 1989, he once...

Dwayne Johnson producing wrestling comedy series for FOX

Variety is reporting that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is developing a wrestling comedy series for FOX through his Seven Bucks Productions company. Joining Johnson in producing this show will be Will Ferrell’s Gary Sanchez Productions company while Andrew Gurland will write the pilot. The single-cam, hourlong comedy series offers a...

Bret Hart apologizes to Michael Hayes and Seth Rollins

In a turn of events, WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart apologized to Michael Hayes and Seth Rollins for the things he has been saying about them lately in a post on Facebook. Earlier this week Hart said that Hayes and the Freebirds have no place in the Hall of Fame because they never did anything for the wrestling business. He also...