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Major news outlets cover the death of Chyna

Chyna

As it’s often the case whenever a current or former wrestler passes away, mainstream media websites cover the news and the passing of the woman known as the 9th wonder of the world was no different. CNN, FOX News, ABC News, ESPN, CBS News, Entertainment Weekly, The Huffington Post, Yahoo! Sports, Deadline, New York Post, Us Weekly, Mashable...

Triple H, Shawn Michaels and others remember Chyna

Chyna

The wrestling world is in mourning after the death of Joanie “Chyna” Laurer was released late last night and several of her former co-workers expressed their sadness on Twitter. Her former boyfriend and one of the men who lobbied to get her hired, Triple H, called Chyna a pioneer. “Someone who wasn’t afraid to blaze her own...

Joanie “Chyna” Laurer found dead

Chyna

Former WWE Women’s and Intercontinental champion Joanie “Chyna” Laurer was found dead in her home in Redondo Beach, California yesterday. She was 46 years old. Police received a 911 call at around 7:30PM last night and were on the scene immediately. The call came from a friend who went to her place and found her unresponsive...

A recap of the 51st Cauliflower Alley Club reunion in Las Vegas

Trish Stratus

Written by CAC photographer Dr. Mike Lano. Wrestling’s brotherhood, fraternal organization Cauliflower Alley Club was founded 51 years ago as a non-profit by name wrestler and film/TV actor Mike Mazurki and his boxing publicist friend Art Abrams as an informal, several times per year downtown Los Angeles meet and greet, break-bread group...

Former ECW and WWE Superstar Balls Mahoney passes away

ECW

Former ECW and WWE Superstar Balls Mahoney passed away yesterday at the age of 44. He died at his home in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey, but the cause of death at this point is still unknown. He passed away one day after his birthday. Mahoney – real name Jonathan Rechner, made his pro wrestling debut in 1987 working for the World Wrestling...

Dwayne Johnson co-hosts the MTV Movie Awards tonight

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will be co-hosting the MTV Movie Awards along with his Central Intelligence co-star Kevin Hart tonight, a ceremony which was taped yesterday in Los Angeles but will air on MTV at 8PM today. The Rock, who had a busy week with WrestleMania and filming Baywatch, is said to have pulled some crazy sh*t with Hart during the...

WWE Hall of Famer Blackjack Mulligan passes away

WWE Hall of Fame

WWE Hall of Famer Robert Windham – also known as Blackjack Mulligan – passed away at the age of 73 according to a report by WWE.COM. Windham had been suffering from bad health over the past few months and in early February members of his family missed Monday Night Raw to be with him when he was hospitalized and in serious condition. He...

Vince Russo joins PodcastOne for daily wrestling podcast

Vince Russo

PodcastOne has added former WWE, WCW and TNA writer Vince Russo to its wrestling lineup with a daily show titled The Brand. It will be available every Monday through Friday on PodcastOne.com, the PodcastOne app, and iTunes. “He has been called the most controversial man in sports-entertainment, which will be apparent in his interviews with...

Tammy “Sunny” Sytch back in rehab due to health issues

Sunny

TMZ.COM is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer Tammy “Sunny” Sytch has once again checked herself into a rehab facility with hopes of “offsetting” a possible jail sentence that might come in May stemming from her multiple pending DUI cases. Ryan Satin from ProWrestlingSheet.com and formerly of TMZ also confirmed with Sytch’s sister that...

Gawker files appeal against $140 million Hogan trial

Hulk Hogan

Gawker Media has filed its appeal against the $140 million judgment that a jury of six awarded Hulk Hogan over the leak of the sex tape. On Monday, Gawker filed two motions – one that requests the verdict to be thrown out and the other for the damages to be greatly reduced – according to the Wall Street Journal. A hearing before Judge...

Edge and Beth Phoenix expecting their second baby

Beth Phoenix

WWE Hall of Famer Edge and his wife Beth Phoenix are expecting their second child, the couple announced. Phoenix has not attended a WWE event in years, she said mainly because she’s been busy running after their kid. “It’s been a while since I’ve been able to come back, visit everybody and enjoy the experience. Before I get back into...

Linda McMahon on Hulk Hogan returning: “Never say never”

Linda McMahon

Former WWE CEO Linda McMahon appeared on Yahoo! News Live with Katie Couric to discuss several topics including politics in the United States, her initiative for empowering women, and Hulk Hogan. McMahon described the 2016 US presidential race as a “wild west” show and some of the comments by candidates have been “deplorable.” As a former...

Naked photo of Vader published online on his Twitter feed

Vader

Former WCW and WWE Superstar Vader is claiming that his Twitter was hacked and that’s how a photo of him in bed naked with his ermm…mini Vader taking front and center stage ended up on his feed yesterday. “I want to apologize to everyone. My ExGirlfriend hacked my account and sent out an inappropriate picture. Please except my apology,”...