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Roddy Piper addresses Austin altercation with PodcastOne

Roddy Piper

In his latest podcast, WWE Hall of Famer Rowdy Roddy Piper told his version of the story about his “altercation” with Steve Austin that eventually led to his departure from the PodcastOne family. The back story involves actor Will Sasso, who was on Piper’s show, doing impersonation of Stone Cold Steve Austin. Austin apparently didn’t like...

163 backers complete the funding of Chyna’s new documentary

Chyna

The Kickstarter campaign to fund the Chyna documentary “The Reconstruction of Chyna” ended with a total of $12,777, surpassing the $10,000 goal by $2,777. A total of 163 people backed this project which will enable filmmakers to finish the documentary. “We are overjoyed here at #teamchyna that the fans have spoken! This film will be made...

CM Punk targeting December or January UFC debut

CM Punk

Former WWE Heavyweight champion CM Punk said that he’s targeting a December 2015 or January 2016 debut in the Octagon. Punk announced this during a media session at the MGM Grand as part of International Fight Week. He said he’d love to fight “tomorrow” but he wants to be as prepared as he can be and when it will be time for him to step...

HBO picks up second season of Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers

Ballers

HBO has picked up a second season of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s television show Ballers. The announcement came via Michael Lombardo, President of HBO Programming. “The charismatic and hugely talented Dwayne Johnson, along with the rest of the Ballers cast, has truly struck a chord with the HBO audience,” said Lombardo. “We are...

Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling names its television show

Global Force Wrestling

Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling announced that their proposed television show will be titled Amped and that’s the name they will be using for the upcoming television tapings. GFW has three dates booked at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas – July 24, August 21, and October 31 – where they will tape their television shows which...

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...