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Ryback explains why he left WWE

In the first episode of his podcast Conversation With The Big Guy, former WWE Intercontinental champion Ryback revealed that money was not the reason he walked away from WWE as he had a 3-year, $1.5 million contract. Ryback said that there were several aspects of life in WWE which he did not like, including the constant lies he was fed, the...

Tributes pour in for the late Mr. Fuji

Soon after WWE announced the passing of Mr. Fuji, the WWE Hall of Famer was trending on Twitter with many in the business remembering him with tributes. “An unforgettable character in front of the camera and an even better one behind it. Rest in Peace, Mr. Fuji,” tweeted Triple H following WWE’s announcement. Demolition Smash, who worked a...

WWE Hall of Famer Mr. Fuji passes away at age 82

WWE today announced that Harry Fujiwara, better known as Hall of Famer Mr. Fuji passed away this morning at the age of 82. Fuji made his debut in the then WWWF in 1972, working for Vince McMahon Sr, tag teaming with Toru Tanaka. He spent two years then before leaving and then returned in 1977 for another one year run. In 1981, after wrestling for...

UFC’s Paige VanZant eyes WWE run

While speaking on the MMA Report podcast to promote tonight’s UFC Fight Night, UFC fighter Paige VanZant acknowledged that WWE did speak with her management regarding a possible appearance, rumored to have been in conjunction with SummerSlam. The negotiations however did not go far though as VanZant was ready to get back in the Octagon following...

Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes’ highest-paid actor list

There’s no stopping Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as Forbes announced that he has surpassed Robert Downey Jr., to become the world’s highest-paid actor, getting a massive $64.5 million so far in 2016. The former WWE champion more than doubled his 2015 earnings, getting money from upfront fees for movies including Central Intelligence and Fast...

Former WWE Diva Michelle McCool diagnosed with skin cancer

Former WWE Diva Michelle McCool revealed in a post on Instagram that she has been diagnosed with skin cancer. McCool, who is married to The Undertaker, posted a photo of her back with stitches after she underwent surgery. “Hey kids! Wear yo sunscreen & you won’t have to have holes cut out of your body due to skin cancer,” she...

Part 1 of CM Punk’s UFC documentary now online

Part 1 of the CM Punk documentary which is airing on FOX Sports leading up to his UFC debut is now online on the UFC YouTube channel. Titled The Evolution of Punk, this 4-part documentary series takes a look at CM Punk’s long road from leaving professional wrestling to singing with the UFC and preparing for his first professional mixed martial...

Sunny avoids jail time after rehab stint counted as credit

WWE Hall of Famer Tammy “Sunny” Sytch got lucky in court yesterday after she was sentenced to 90 days in jail for a triple DUI but the judge ruled that her 97 days in rehab can be used as her jail credit, and walked out a free woman. Despite walking out of court with no jail time to serve, the judge gave her a 5 year parole with bi-weekly...

Hulk Hogan drops ultimate leg drop on Gawker

Hulk Hogan’s legal war with Gawker Media has resulted in founder Nick Denton auctioning off his company last week which was purchased by Univision Communications for $135 million. However Univision is now shutting down operations of the website effective next week. “After nearly fourteen years of operation, Gawker.com will be shutting down...

Impressive trailer for The Evolution of Punk released

“Within us all… there is a fighter.” The impressive trailer for The Evolution of Punk, the four-part documentary series which will be airing on FOX Sports starting next Monday at 9:30PM EST, has been published online by the UFC. Described as “underdog, icon, rebel, and punk,” the trailer shows what’s coming over the next month as we...

Dwayne Johnson gets pissed at Fast & Furious 8 co-stars

It seems that The Rock was about to whoop some candy ass for real on the set of Fast & Furious 8 as the former WWE champion voiced his frustration and disappointment with some of his male co-stars. In a post on Instagram, Johnson said that there’s no other franchise he’s involved in that gets his blood boiling more than the Fast &...

FOX Sports to air documentary on CM Punk’s road to the UFC

In anticipation of his UFC debut, FOX Sports will be airing a four-part documentary on CM Punk’s road to the Octagon titled Evolution of Punk. The series has been in production for over a year as cameras followed Punk throughout his journey to become a UFC fighter. It’s directed by Rory Karpf, who is also working on the Ric Flair special for...

Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media in discussions to reach settlement

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media are in talks to reach a settlement over the $140 million judgment that found Gawker, its CEO and Founder Nick Denton, and former editor A.J. Daulerio guilty in the lawsuit brought forward by Hogan over the publication of the sex tape. Denton, Daulerio, and Gawker Media all filed...