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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...

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. [email protected] 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...

Hulk Hogan sex tape lawsuit can bring down Gawker.com

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan might single handily take down the popular Gawker.com website after the trial over the unauthorized airing of his sex tape starts July 6 and the Hulkster is asking for $100 million in damages. Back in 2012, Gawker acquired a tape of Hogan having sex with the wife of his – former – friend Bubba The Love Sponge and posted a...

Chyna accuses Sean ‘X-Pac’ Waltman of raping her

Chyna

After making allegations about Triple H on The Opie and Jim Norton Show, Chyna also had some interesting words about Sean ‘X-Pac’ Waltman, who ended up calling the show to confront her live. Chyna said that when the sex tape with Waltman – titled One Night In Chyna – was released, it was released without her knowledge. Chyna went...

Dwayne Johnson’s San Andreas strikes big in China

San Andreas

Dwayne Johnson’s San Andreas was a massive hit in China as the movie made its debut as number one in the box office in the country with a $35 million weekend and $51.8 million over six days. The China tally puts San Andreas foreign box office to over $188 million and with domestic box office receipts added to the sum, the movie has now grossed...