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CM Punk gets choked out in first UFC fight

21 months after signing his UFC deal, CM Punk finally stepped inside the Octagon for his first ever professional MMA fight tonight at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio and it was short and not with a happy ending. The former WWE champion walked out to the popular theme song Cult of Personality with a big pop from the crowd. Punk smiled as he walked...

Rick Rude’s son passes away at age 19

The son of former WWE and WCW Superstar Rick Rude, Colton, passed away last week following a motorcycle accident. The 19-year-old succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the wreck on Floyd Springs Road last Saturday afternoon, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Gene Proctor and reported by the Rome News Tribune. Floyd County police officer Ron...

CM Punk makes weight for tomorrow’s UFC 203

CM Punk weighed in this morning along with the rest of the fighters who will be taking part at UFC 203 and the former champ made weight. This was CM Punk’s first official weigh-in for the UFC and he came in at 170lbs. The weigh-ins this morning was only for the media and the public event will be held later on at 6PM EST. He was accompanied by...

The Chris Benoit biopic Crossface finally gets a director

Yesterday, the lead writer for the Chris Benoit biopic Sarah Coulter revealed that Lexi Alexander has signed on to direct the movie which is titled Crossface. “So happy to have you on board for Crossface,” Coulter wrote on Twitter. “Well, I hadn’t planned on returning to movies, but you have written a great script,” Alexander...

Scott Hall “back on track” after latest relapse

Following his incident at the TGI Friday’s airport restaurant in Atlanta over the weekend, WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall said he’s now doing okay following his relapse. “Thank you to everyone for your support and concern regarding my recent relapse. I’m back on track and doing well,” Hall wrote. The man formerly known as Razor Ramon...

Watch the UFC 203 Countdown episode featuring CM Punk

With just a couple of days to go for UFC 203, the Countdown episode featuring CM Punk and his opponent Mickey Gall has been uploaded on the UFC YouTube account. The 13-minute UFC production follows Punk and Gall as they face their final few weeks of training before their highly anticipated fight. Gall goes in with a 2-0 MMA record while Punk is...

All 4 episodes of CM Punk’s FOX Sports documentary now online

All four episodes of FOX Sports’ documentary The Evolution of Punk are now online and available to stream on YouTube. The Evolution of Punk is a documentary almost two years in the making as cameras followed CM Punk through his tough journey to make it to his UFC debut which will happen this Saturday at UFC 203. From announcing his deal with the...

A drunk Scott Hall gets in trouble at Atlanta airport

TMZ.COM is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall was ejected from the TGI Friday’s restaurant at Atlanta airport this weekend after he called the bartender a bitch. TMZ adds that Hall, who is a recovering alcoholic and supposedly clean, had been drinking Coors Light and tequila shots according to eye witness reports. The bartender’s...

Dave Bautista’s latest movie Kickboxer: Vengeance out now

Dave Bautista’s latest movie, Kickboxer: Vengeance is now showing in theaters. Bautista is joined by Jean-Claude Van Damme, Georges St-Pierre, Gina Carano, and Alain Moussi in the leading roles of this movie. Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum also have roles in this mixed martial arts movie. The synopsis for the movie reads, “Kurt Sloane...

Former WWE and TNA star Brooke Adams gives birth to baby boy

Former WWE and TNA star Brooke Adams gave birth to her first baby boy today. She and her boyfriend Weston named their newly-born son Jace. Adams posted a photo on Instagram holding her baby after she gave birth, describing him as “the love of our lives.” Hey boyfriend thanked her for all the pain she endured over the nine-plus months carrying...

CM Punk talks Brock, Vince, and upcoming UFC debut

Just a week away from his UFC – and MMA – debut, former WWE champion CM Punk sat down with INSIDE MMA correspondent Ron Kruck for an interview which aired yesterday on AXS TV. The interview started with Kruck asking Punk to list his athletic career prior to joining WWE. Punk laughed and said there’s not much to go on and this will be...

CM Punk says he will win his first UFC fight via TKO

During a conference call with the press to promote UFC 203 on pay-per-view, former WWE champion CM Punk said that he definitely sees himself winning his first-ever professional mixed martial arts fight, probably via a TKO. At UFC 203, Punk will be facing Mickey Gall who has a 2-0 MMA record. This is also his first fight in the UFC. When Punk was...

Two more join the G.L.O.W. Netflix series cast

Two more have joined Netflix’s G.L.O.W. series, a 10-episode comedy inspired by the real story of the 1980s female wrestling league which tells the fictionalized story of Ruth, played by Alison Brie, an out-of-work actress who finds one last chance to live her dreams in the form of a weekly series about female wrestlers. The Hollywood Reporter...

Animal goes over the Road Warriors legacy on podcast

Chris Bernes, former W-O columnist, and his partner Mike “Loki” Smith, interviewed WWE Hall of Famer and former tag team champion Joe Laurinaitis, better known as Road Warrior Animal, in episode 72 of their weekly podcast The Loki and Jabroni Show. The 47-minute interview encapsulated the first 8 years of the Road Warriors legacy, from...