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WWE Diva Eva Marie to host the Hall of Fame ceremony

Eva Marie

PWInsider.com is reporting that Jerry “The King” Lawler will be given the day off on Hall of Fame night as his hosting gig has just been given to someone else. For the first time ever, a Diva will be the MC for the evening, and the honor has been given to Eva Marie. Only four other individuals have hosted the Hall of Fame ceremony since 2005...

Aloe Blacc to sing America The Beautiful at WrestleMania 31

WrestleMania 31

WWE fans and country duo Florida Georgia Line revealed on Twitter that their writing partner and singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc will be singing America The Beautiful to kick off WrestleMania 31 this coming Sunday. “Just found out our #writingpartner @aloeblacc will also experience the @WWE stage! #WM31 #AmericatheBeautiful #WellBeWatching...

Massive eight-man tag team match headlines Smackdown tonight

Smackdown

A massive eight-man tag team match headlines Smackdown tonight on SyFy, the last stop before WrestleMania 31 this Sunday. The main event will be Daniel Bryan, John Cena, Mark Henry, and Roman Reigns teaming up to take on Bray Wyatt, Kane, Big Show, and Seth Rollins. The only other match taped for the show was Jimmy Uso vs Fernando vs Big E. vs...

Toy State to develop WWE-branded R/C vehicles

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Toy State, a toy industry leader and innovator, has entered into a licensing agreement with WWE to develop remote-controlled (R/C) vehicles for the North America market, the first of which will be in stores later this year. This agreement marks Toy State’s first licensing agreement under the Nikko brand since their acquisition of the company...

Paul Heyman interrupts Roman Reigns on ESPN’s SportsCenter

Paul Heyman

Continuing their angle away from WWE television, Paul Heyman interrupted Roman Reigns during his appearance on ESPN’s SportsNation. Reigns was being interviewed by Michelle Beadle and just before Reigns was going to show how hard he can punch on a boxing machine, Brock Lesnar’s theme kicked in and out came the advocate for the WWE World...

First photos of WWE Superstars sporting Tapout apparel

Dolph Ziggler

The first photos of WWE Superstars and Divas sporting Tapout apparel were published by Business Wire as part of the press release which was issued announcing the deal. Roman Reigns, Dolph Ziggler, Alicia Fox, and Charlotte were the ones chosen to “model” the Tapout clothing while they are training. Tapout was founded back in 1997 and by the...

ABG and WWE launch Tapout apparel joint venture

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In a deal that was expected for the past few months, WWE and Authentic Brands Group today announced a joint venture for Tapout, a newly repositioned fitness lifestyle brand. Tapout is now the official fitness and training partner of WWE, and will be integrated across WWE’s global platforms including TV programming, WWE Network, pay-per-view...

Raw rating for 03/23/2015

RAW

The last Raw before WrestleMania pulled in 4,188,000 viewers, up 269,000 viewers from last week’s show. It was the best number since the February 2 show and the first time they broke the 4 million viewer barrier since February 23. Hour one did 4,178,000 viewers, followed by 4,342,000 in the second hour, and then 4,043,000 in the third and final...

Brock Lesnar announces he has signed a new WWE deal

Brock Lesnar

The WWE World Heavyweight champion signed a new deal with WWE on Monday night, keeping him past WrestleMania 31. The news was broken by Lesnar himself who appeared on ESPN’S SportsCenter for an interview with WWE fan Michelle Beadle. Lesnar said it was a very difficult decision for him as the fighter in him wants to compete but then the father...

Stephanie McMahon interviewed by FastCompany.com

Stephanie McMahon

FastCompany.com has an interview with WWE’s Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon which is titled, “Mom, Chief Brand Officer, TV Villain: WWE’s Unbreakable Stephanie McMahon.” The interesting interview tackles quite a few subjects including how hard she slaps people, breaking character on Raw, social media guidelines for WWE Superstars...

WWE teams up with Special Olympics for 2015 World Games

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WWE will once again be teaming up with the Special Olympics as they become the promotional partner for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games which will take place through Los Angeles from July 25 through August 2. “There are no bigger fans of WWE than our athletes and we are thrilled to be part of the organization’s growing commitment to...

List of community outreach programs for WrestleMania week

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WrestleMania week brings along several community outreach programs and this year in the San Francisco Bay Area it will be no different. On Wednesday, Sin Cara, The Usos, Cameron, and Eva Marie will be visiting the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Ronald McDonald House at Stanford. Mattel will donate WWE action figures for the WWE...

Musical performances for WrestleMania 31 announced

WrestleMania 31

WWE announced yesterday that Skylar Grey, Kid Ink and Travis Barker, will be performing live at WrestleMania 31 from the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. A medley of the WrestleMania 31 theme songs, “Rise” by David Guetta featuring Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Skylar Grey and “Money and the Power” by multi-platinum rapper, Kid...