Category - General

Doris Adkisson, matriarch of the Von Erich family, passes away

Von Erich

Doris Adkisson, the wife of Fritz Von Erich and the mother of the six Von Erich kids, passed away last night according to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer. She lived on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Doris outlived five of her sons and her ex-husband in a life filled with tragedies. The Von Erich kids, Jack, David, Kerry, Mike, and Chris all...

Dwayne Johnson announces partnership with Under Armour, Inc.

Dwayne Johnson

Fresh off his partnership with Ford Motor Co., Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson today announced a new partnership with popular apparel company Under Armour, Inc. “The Rock/Under Armour partnership has been years in the making and we’re proud and pumped to have it come to fruition,” Johnson wrote in a post on Instagram. “The goal is to...

Vince Russo says he reached out to Vince McMahon to help

Vince Russo

Former WWE and WCW creative head writer Vince Russo noted in his latest blog that he has reached out to Vince McMahon to help with the product. “Even though I know that is wrong on so many levels…it’s what my heart told me to do. In the past, that olive branch would have been motivated by the need of money – in order to support...

Hogan’s Beach restaurant and hotel it’s part of sold

Hogan's Beach

The Hogan’s Beach restaurant as well as the Best Western Bay Harbor hotel that it’s a part of were sold for $34.5 million according to the Tampa Bay Times and that is the only reason why Hogan’s association with the restaurant has ended. The new owners will be renovating the place and while the restaurant is still operating under the Bay...

Hogan’s Beach restaurant in Tampa closes down

Hogan's Beach

Multiple sources are reporting that Hulk Hogan’s restaurant Hogan’s Beach which is located on premises at the Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel in Tampa has closed business. The restaurant opened in late 2012 and had its share of controversy when a dress code sign was posted outside banning attire that is often associated with black people. The...

EVOLVE’s Gabe Sapolsky talks relationship with WWE

Evolve

In a statement addressed to EVOLVE fans, WWN Vice President of Talent Relations Gabe Sapolsky said that there are “no answers” to what’s going between WWE and WWN because apart from a growing relationship, the direction of this relationship is still unknown. “There are rumors and speculation, but this relationship changes and develops...

Sami Zayn appearing at EVOLVE shows this weekend

Sami Zayn

In another sign of WWE supporting WWNLive and one of its indy promotions EVOLVE, it was announced that former NXT champion Sami Zayn will be appearing for EVOLVE this weekend. Zayn will be appearing at the October 17 show in Queens and the October 18 show in Long Island, New York. Zayn will not be wrestling on the show but will be meeting fans and...

Hornswoggle makes epic entrance at Curt Hawkins’ wedding

Hornswoggle

Brian Myers, the man formerly known in the WWE as Curt Hawkins, got married last week and several WWE Superstars attended the ceremony including current UFC fighter CM Punk. Hall of Famer Howard Finkel did the introductions and when introducing Hornswoggle to the invitees, the recently-suspended Hornswoggle pulled a move from the Shockmaster debut...

Former WWE champ Dave Bautista gets married

Batista

Former WWE Superstar and the newest villain in the latest James Bond movie, Dave Bautista, got married to his girlfriend Sarah Jade. This is the third marriage for the former WWE champion having already been married to his first wife Glenda and then Angie. He has two daughters from his first wife. His new wife Sarah Jade is a professional pole...

Steve Austin shoots down second WrestleMania 32 rumor

Steve Austin

In one of the latest Ric Flair podcasts, the 16 time champion noted that Austin said he would boycott WrestleMania 32 if Michael Hayes was not going to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Flair was speaking to Hayes, a member of the legendary Fabulous Freebirds, when he made the comment, and told Hayes that Austin made it clear to him that he...

CM Punk calls WWE partner Susan G. Komen “a scam”

CM Punk

Former WWE champion CM Punk came out with an attack on WWE’s partner Susan G. Komen, calling the largest and most-funded breast cancer organization a scam. “If you’re going to give money to a company that claims to raise money for finding a cure for cancer, please do some research. Komen is a scam,” Punk wrote on his Twitter. Komen has...

Judge keeps Hulk Hogan’s sex tape sealed

Hulk Hogan

A hearing in the Hulk Hogan sex tape lawsuit against Gawker was held today in Pinellas County Court in St Petersburg, Florida presided by Judge Pamela Campbell. Much of the hearing centered around if the tape, which was filmed without Hogan’s permission, should be released to the public or remain sealed as well as the findings of the FBI...