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Jim Ross denies signing a deal for NJPW and GWF pay-per-view

Jim Ross

Addressing the several Internet rumors about returning to wrestling commentary, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross denied all of them, especially the one where he allegedly signed to do play-by-play for the January 4 event promoted by New Japan Pro Wrestling and Global Force Wrestling pay-per-view from Tokyo. “Let me make this perfectly clear. I have no...

Ox Baker passes away

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Douglas Baker, known to many in the wrestling industry as Ox Baker, passed away at the age of 80 earlier today after complications from a heart attack. Baker made his wrestling debut in 1962 and went on to wrestle for the World Wide Wrestling Federation, Stampede Wrestling, American Wrestling Association, and many others, and wrestling the likes...

Japan goes crazy for Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson

Former WWE champion Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson arrived in Japan amidst a media and fan frenzy that saw thousands of people show up for his appearances promoting his movie Hercules. Perhaps the biggest surprise was the appearance of The Great Muta who came out during the premiere of the movie dressed as Hercules. The two had a stare down and...

UFC’s Ronda Rousey gets physical at indy wrestling event

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UFC Women’s champion Ronda Rousey got physical at a live event for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla in Resada, California, yesterday night. Rousey, who attended the event with fellow UFC fighter and wrestling fan Shayna Baszler, sat in front row for the show and the champ got her hands dirty in the opening match. The first match saw Biff Busick taking on...

Justin Roberts writes heartfelt message after WWE release

Justin Roberts

Former WWE ring announcer Justin Roberts posted a heartfelt message to WWE fans on his Instagram account, his first since he was notified that his contract would not be renewed this past Monday after Raw. Roberts called the job a dream one, and helping others while he worked for the company was the best part of it all. He thanked everyone from...

Batista rumored to have landed James Bond villain role

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Movie website latino-review.com is reporting that former WWE champion Dave Batista has landed a major role in the upcoming Bond 24 movie and is set to take on the role of Hinx, a big villain in the movie. A casting call for Hinx came out a few weeks ago where it specifically asked for a male between 30-45 years of age and ideally over 6’2”...

Backstage at Lucha Underground

Lucha Underground

Our correspondent Joseph Palreiro was present at the LUCHA UNDERGROUND press day on Saturday, October 4, in downtown Los Angeles. He had a tour of the facilities where tapings are held and got to meet the players behind the show. The following is his story. On the outskirts of downtown Los Angeles, tucked away in a bleak industrial area, sits a...

Hulk Hogan takes over Crazy Taxi mobile game

Hulk Hogan

Hulkamania has arrived to the popular mobile game Crazy Taxi: City Rush, with the game given a Hulk Hogan makeover for the month of October. The Hulkster pretty much took over the video game, including the app icon, custom Hulkamania-themed cars, and even the driver. City Rush is available for download on iOS and Android devices and is free...

Meet the warriors of Lucha Underground

Lucha Underground

For Immediate Release – The match has begun.  With production of the new action-packed series, “Lucha Underground,” underway in Los Angeles, El Rey Network and Emmy Award-winning producer Mark Burnett’s One Three Media today announced new members of the character-driven, riveting, freestyle wrestling series.  “Lucha Underground”...

Jake Roberts gets one good news regarding his health

Jake Roberts

WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts finally had some good news about his health as doctors told him the mass the has in his brain is benign and not a cancerous tumor. “Benign great to hear that. Thanx for the prayers.. Still have brain issues that must b investigated but I still call it a win,” Roberts wrote on Twitter...

Batista to star in new movie with Robert De Niro

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Following the big success of his role in Guardians of the Galaxy, Batista has landed another movie along with Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kate Bosworth, Gina Carano and the one and only Robert De Niro. According to Deadline.com, the movie is titled Bus 657 and centers around a father without the means to pay for his daughter’s medical treatment and as...