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Japanese wrestling legend Hayabusa passes away at age 47

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Eiji Ezaki, better known to fans in the world of professional wrestling as Hayabusa, passed away at the age of 47 yesterday. The Japanese superstar died of a subarachnoid hemorrhage – bleeding in the brain for the non-medical ones – and an owner of a tavern found him in his home dead just hours before Hayabusa was supposed to perform...

Hulk Hogan vs Gawker jury selected, trial to start Monday

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The jury selection in the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial wrapped up today with the final 70 jurors making one more trip to the courtroom to see who are the unlucky ones who have to endure three weeks of courtroom drama. A total of nine jurors made the cut, including 3 alternates. Those who will be on the jury are 4 women and 2 men. Hundreds of...

Bret Hart issues clarification on cancer comments by Jim Ross

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Bret Hart issued a statement on his Facebook page regarding his prostate cancer and the comments that Jim Ross made during The Gunz Show on 77 WABC Radio earlier this week. “I just want to clarify that, while the surgery went well and my doctors and I are optimistic, it is still way too early to declare that it’s now a non-issue. I will be...

Kevin Nash will donate brain and spinal cord for research

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WWE Hall of Famer Kevin Nash told ESPN yesterday that he will donate his brain and spinal cord to CTE research after his death with the CTE Center at Boston University and the Concussion Legacy Foundation run by former WWE wrestler Chris Nowinski being selected as recipients. “Chris Nowinski started the program, and I’ve had several...

Sunny fires back at Edge and Christian with rant on Twitter

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As expected, the dig at Sunny on the Edge & Christian WWE Network show did not go down well with the former Diva and she unloaded on the two in several posts on Twitter. “Those who matter in the WWE office called to check on me in the hospital a couple weeks ago. Edge and Christian are just douche bags,” Sytch wrote before suggesting that...

Jury selection starts in Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial

Hulk Hogan

Jury selection in the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial began yesterday, kicking off a trial that is expected to last three weeks. Nearly 500 potential jurors were summoned, all mostly from Hogan’s area, and around 100 of those were told to return today. The Associated Press reported that the jurors did not like the fact that the trial is going to last...

Jim Ross says Bret Hart has beat cancer

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During a radio appearance on The Gunz Show on 77 WABC Radio, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross revealed that fellow Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart has beat cancer after the surgery was a total success. Hart went public last month with the news that he is suffering from prostate cancer and underwent surgery on February 10. “They removed the...

Lucha Underground now available on iTunes

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El Rey Network announced today that Lucha Underground is now available on iTunes with the complete first season ready for download, along with new episodes of the current season two available the next day after they air. The episodes are $1.99 for standard definition or $2.99 for high definition. The full first season can be purchased in full for...

Former Diva Kelly Kelly ties the knot

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Barbie Blank, the artist formerly known as WWE Diva Kelly Kelly, has tied the knot to former Canadian NHL player Sheldon Souray, yesterday in Mexico. “I couldn’t be happier! Tonight was the most magical, incredible night and I’m officially Mrs. Souray! I’m the luckiest girl in the world to have married my best friend,”...

Dwayne Johnson takes over HBO “all Dwayne long” today

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HBO is going to get rocked today as all programming on the network will be taken over by Dwayne Johnson. A marathon of the first season of Ballers will air first, followed by the movie Furious 7, and then the premiere of San Andreas, his biggest solo blockbuster movie ever. “It is all me, all Dwayne long,” Johnson said in a video promoting the...

Lucha Underground to be part of SXSW in Austin, Texas

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Austin, TX – February 23, 2016 – El Rey Network and South By Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals  announced today that the popular Lucha Libre wrestling series “Lucha Underground” will be part of this year’s SXAméricas celebration in Austin, Texas featuring both a panel and a live event on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016. ...