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Former USWA/WWE wrestler Rex King passes away

Timothy Smith, better known to wrestling fans as Rex King and Timothy Well of the Well Dunn tag team passed away at age 55. Smith passed away from kidney failure at his home in Kentucky on January 9. Smith made his debut in 1987 and started his career at the Pacific Northwest Wrestling. In 1990 he moved to the USWA and then in 1993 he joined the...

Mark Hunt sues Brock Lesnar, Dana White, and the UFC

Brock Lesnar was sued along with UFC President Dana White and parent company Zuffa LLC by Mark Hunt seeking millions in damages following the news that Lesnar failed two drug tests leading up to the UFC 200 fight. Filed in Nevada District Court on Tuesday, ESPN.COM reports that the suit alleges the defendants “affirmatively circumvented and...

Kenny Omega with high praise for John Cena

In comments given to Sports Illustrated, Kenny Omega described John Cena as one of the great WWE talents that he respects the most. Cena put more fuel to the fire after posting two photos about Omega on his wicked Instagram account, first a photo of Omega, and another one of Kenny from Southpark. Then he followed him on Twitter. “If I were to...

Is Kenny Omega on the way to WWE?

The most sought-after wrestler in the business today is not employed by WWE or TNA, and this weekend, he declared himself a free agent after a terrific main event at NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom 11. Kenny Omega, the leader of The Elite, announced on Twitter that he will be leaving Japan. “I will be stepping away from Japan to reassess my future. The...

Former WWE announcer Todd Grisham joins the UFC

Former WWE announcer Todd Grisham has been hired by the UFC and will make his debut on the UFC Fight Night broadcast on January 15 live from Phoenix, Arizona. Grisham had a 7-year career with WWE, starting with the company in 2004 doing commentary for Heat and Experience. He hosted the web show Byte This! as well as Bottom Line, before he became...

Murder charges against Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka dropped

Judge Kelly L. Banach yesterday dismissed all charges against former WWE Superstar Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka in the 34-year homicide case involving Nancy Argentino, his mistress at the time who was found dead in a hotel. Snuka’s attorney, Robert Kirwan, had been pushing for the judge to dismiss the case based on Snuka’s poor health. Snuka is...

Lilian Garcia’s father passes away from cancer

It was not a happy Christmas for former Raw ring announcer Lilian Garcia as she announced that her father, Eduardo, passed away after a bout with cancer. Her dad is a retired U.S. Army Lt Colonel and Garcia said that he was a true soldier to the very end. “I’ve been questioning why my dad had to go on Christmas day but this morning, I realized...

Bret Hart gives an update on his prostate cancer

In a article written by Bret himself for Sports Illustrated, the former 5-time WWE champion provided an update on his health following his battle with prostate cancer. “My health is really good now. On my last visit with my doctor, he told me my PSA level was zero and I’d had a one-in-ten recovery. He said I was a miracle,” the 60-year-old...

Booker T running for mayor of Houston in 2020

WWE Hall of Famer Booker T announced during his radio show on Sportsradio610 that he will be running for mayor of Houston in 2020. “You heard it, 2020 I’m preparing. I’m preparing myself to run for mayor of the city,” Booker said. There have been many wrestling stars in the past who tipped their hat in the political scene, perhaps no...

Cody joins The Bullet Club faction in NJPW

Former WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes is the newest member of the Bullet Club. The announcement came at the NJPW World Tag Team Finals which took place yesterday and Kenny Omega, the leader of the group, was tasked with the reveal. A very good promotional video was shot to reveal Cody’s addition to the group. “You know me as the son of a plumber...