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AXS TV gives sneak peek of Jim Ross doing commentary for NJPW

Jim Ross

AXS TV, the home of New Japan Pro Wrestling in the United States, has uploaded a sneak peek of WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross calling the action with Josh Barnett. Ross will make his NJPW AXS TV debut on March 4 which will feature WWE NXT’s Shinsuke Nakamura vs Hirooki Goto. This is Ross’ first full-time commentary gig since leaving WWE and his...

Steve Austin tries cocktails for the first time…

Steve Austin

BuzzFeed, known for their often hilarious videos, has invited WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin to try out several cocktails for the first time to see how they stack up against his favorite alcohol beverage – beer! “I’m not sure what the fuck this is but I’m about to find out,” Austin said when he was given a Birthdaytini...

Dwayne Johnson returning for San Andreas sequel

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has signed on to film the sequel of San Andreas, his biggest solo blockbuster film to date for New Line. The Hollywood Reporter said that New Line has hired Neil Widener and Gavin James to write the sequel with most of the San Andreas team returning including Johnson, producer Beau Flynn, and director Brad Peyton. The...

Axl Rotten died of accidental overdose

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Axl Rotten, the former ECW wrestler who passed away at age 44, on February 4, died from accidental overdose according to Anne Arundel County Police. Citing the police report, the Baltimore Sun newspaper said that Rotten was found unconscious and not breathing on the bathroom floor of a McDonald’s in Linthicum. He was on the floor inside a...

Former TNA Knockout Brooke Adams announces she’s pregnant

Brooke Adams

Brook Adams, the former TNA Knockout who performed under the name of Brooke Tessmacher, announced that she is pregnant. This will be her first child with her partner Weston Wayne. Her announcement was made on Twitter along with a video explaining the relationship story with Wayne. The video ended with Adams undergoing an ultrasound showing the...

Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson wrap up NJPW commitments

Bullet Club

Bullet Club members Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson wrestled their last match for New Japan Pro Wrestling today at The New Beginning event in Niigata, losing to Tomoaki Honma & Togi Makabe in a rematch for the IWGP Tag Team titles. Following their match, Gallows and Anderson were joined by Tama Tonga and Bad Luck Fale for their own little...

Mysterio vs Angle to take place on March 20 at UR Fight iPPV

Rey Mysterio

Kurt Angle might have retired from TNA Wrestling but the former champ is not hanging up his boots…yet. A promotion called UR Fight is pushing an event for March 20 which will air on iPPV from The Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, featuring Kurt Angle taking on Rey Mysterio. The match is part of a quadruple main event that will also see Ken...

Bret Hart recovering from surgery to remove prostate cancer

Bret Hart

WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart is recovering at Rocky View Hospital in Calgary, Canada, following his surgery to remove his prostate cancer. The former champ posted a photo of himself in his hospital room surrounded by his family and thanked Dr. Hyndman and the nursing staff for taking care of him. He also thanked family and friends as...

Sunny in hospital, fans on Twitter see the funny side of it

Sunny

Tammy “Sunny” Sytch has wrote on Twitter that she has been hospitalized at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania, for the past couple of days thanks to an inflamed pancreas, a condition that she already went through years ago due to alcohol abuse. Yesterday the WWE Hall of Famer noted that she was getting an endoscopy and...

Bret Hart undergoing surgery to remove prostate cancer today

Bret Hart

WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart is undergoing surgery today to hopefully remove the prostate cancer that he was diagnosed with. Hart announced that he is battling cancer on February 1. “With hesitation and fear, I openly declare myself in my fight against prostate cancer. In the next few days, I will undergo surgery with the hope of...

CM Punk to undergo back surgery, UFC debut delayed

CM Punk

CM Punk’s debut in the UFC will be delayed as the former WWE champion will be undergoing back surgery in Chicago for a herniated disc according to MMA reporter Ariel Helwani. “My back has always bugged me,” Punk told MMAFighting.com. “Figured it was just wrestling shit. Turns out it was. It got bad enough to the point where I...

CM Punk’s first UFC opponent officially announced

CM Punk

CM Punk’s first opponent was revealed last night at UFC Fight Night 82 as 24 year old Mickey Gall got his reward for defeating Mike Jackson in the first round during the preliminary fights on UFC Fight Pass. It took just 45 seconds for Gall to submit Jackson and following his fight in the Octagon, Gall went full-on Ryback and announced, “I’m...

Former ECW wrestler Axl Rotten passes away

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Brian Knighton, better known to fans as former ECW wrestler Axl Rotten, passed away at age 44 yesterday. He was found dead at a McDonald’s close to a motel where he was staying in Baltimore, Maryland. Rotten wrestled briefly in WCW in 1991 before moving to ECW in 1993 where he made a name for himself. He stayed with the promotion till 1999...

Tammy “Sunny” Sytch’s autobiography out today

Sunny

Tammy “Sunny” Sytch’s autobiography titled A Star Shattered: The Rise & Fall & Rise of Wrestling Diva was released today and is available on paperback from bookstores and will be available also online via Amazon.com and Apple’s iTunes although the eBook versions still don’t show up online at time of this writing. The book...

Billy Gunn talks about his dismissal from WWE

Billy Gunn

Speaking with Sports Illustrated, former WWE Performance Center coach Billy Gunn explained his dismissal from WWE, which happened in mid November of last year. Unbeknownst to WWE, Gunn was participating in powerlifting competitions and it was then revealed that Gunn failed one of their drug tests after he went over their limit. “Let’s face it:...

Madison Square Garden shows its respect for Bret Hart

Bret Hart

Bret Hart has main evented hundreds of arenas across the world but just like most Superstars, headlining Madison Square Garden is a special occasion. Following his announcement that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, “the mecca” of professional wrestling Madison Square Garden showed its true class by honoring Hart on their outside...

Sunny challenges Chyna to a match…in a bedroom!

Sunny

Former WWE Diva and Hall of Famer Tammy “Sunny” Sytch has challenged fellow former Diva Chyna to a match. But the kind of match Sunny wants is not in the ring, but rather in the bedroom! Sytch told TMZ.COM that, “without a doubt she can kick my ass in the wrestling ring, but I really don’t think she stands a chance against me where...