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No new wrestling contracts for Mark Henry after this one runs out

Mark Henry

In an interview with Philly.com, former World Heavyweight champion Mark Henry said that he will not be signing a new wrestling deal when his contract is up but hopes to keep working for WWE in another capacity. Henry’s deal expires next year and told Philly.com that he doesn’t know how he let Vince McMahon convince him into signing a new...

Smackdown TV report for 10/08/2015

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Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for October 8th, 2015 – “Fighting On…” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The regular Smackdown! video and pyro starts off, as Rich Brennan greet us from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania! He announces tonight’s main event of Randy Orton and Roman Reigns taking on The Wyatt Family – Bray Wyatt...

Total Divas cast in Paris and Rosa Mendes gets engaged

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The whole cast of Total Divas including the newest WWE Diva, Mandy, traveled to Paris, France, for the surprise engagement of Rosa Mendes. “Flew all the way to Paris to surprise @wwerosamendes and asked her to marry me!! She said yes,” wrote her husband-to-be Bobby Schubenski. The two are expecting a baby together and this will be a...

WWE Superstars in Jeddah for three day tour

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The WWE crew is currently in Saudi Arabia for a three-day tour in Jeddah that kicked off yesterday. All three shows are being held at the King Abdullah Sports City Sports Hall with another show set for tonight and one for tomorrow. This is the first time that WWE is in Jeddah and the company is set to make some decent amount of cash as ringside...

James Storm makes his NXT debut

James Storm

Former TNA champion James Storm officially jumped ship and made his NXT debut during last night’s NXT television tapings at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Storm wrestled Martin Stone in a squash match with the match set to air on the October 21 edition of NXT on the WWE Network. “Oh yea this happened. #SorryAboutYourDamnLuck,”...

Sting doubts he’ll ever wrestle again

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Former WCW and TNA champion Sting was in Glasgow, Scotland, yesterday and participated in a Q&A session with fans at The Garage nightclub. When asked if he will be wrestling again, Sting said that while he feels good, he probably wrestled his last match against Seth Rollins and doesn’t think that the doctors will sign off on another match...

Lita resumes working full time with WWE

Lita

WWE Hall of Famer Lita has taken on a full time job with WWE following her stint as a coach on the latest season of Tough Enough. Lita, real name Amy Dumas, is now working as a producer/agent for the company and is attending television tapings as well as helping sometimes in NXT. She last worked full time with WWE back in 2007 and retired after...

NXT Takeover: Respect results

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Finn Balor and Samoa Joe defeated The Mechanics in the first semi final of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic; Baron Corbin and Rhyno defeated Jason Jordan and Chad Gable in the second semi final of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic; Asuka defeated Dana Brooke; Apollo Crews defeated Tyler Breeze; Finn Balor and Samoa Joe defeated Baron Corbin and...

James Storm photographed at Full Sail University with Billy Gunn

James Storm

There is a photo on Twitter circulating showing former TNA champion James Storm walking towards the entrance of Full Sail University accompanied by WWE’s Billy Gunn. The photo was put online by Rob McCarron, host of the Shake Them Ropes podcast. Storm wrestled for TNA from 2002 up until June of this year and left the company after his contract...

NXT Takeover: Respect live on the WWE Network tonight

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Live tonight from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, WWE presents NXT Takeover: Respect on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Finn Balor and Samoa Joe vs The Mechanics in the semi final match of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic; Jason Jordan and Chad Gable vs Baron Corbin and Rhyno in the second semi final of the Dusty...

Triple H says Vince lets him run NXT the way he wants

Triple H

During a conference call with reporters to promote tonight’s NXT Takeover: Respect, Triple H was asked if it was hard convincing Vince to have Sasha and Bayley main event tonight’s NXT show. Triple H said that while Vince has the final say most of the times, it doesn’t work that way in NXT and while he can overrule him anytime, he lets him...

Raw rating for 10/05/2015

Raw

Monday Night Raw ratings continued to tank with this week’s show featuring the return of Brock Lesnar doing 3,378,000 viewers, just 48,000 viewers up from last week. Hour one did a total of 3,473,000 viewers, followed by 3,494,000 in the second hour, and then dropped to 3,167,000 in the third and final hour with a John Cena main event. The third...

WWE Network gift cards now available at Walmart

WWE Network

WWE today launched the WWE Network gift cards which are available for purchase from Walmart stores. No credit card will be required after you apply the gift card to your account and unless you top it up when it expires, your Network subscription will be automatically canceled. Each gift card will come with a three-month subscription to the Network...

Three title matches announced for Hell In A Cell 2015

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Three more matches were announced for the Hell In A Cell pay-per-view last night on Monday Night Raw with the WWE, Tag Team, and Divas titles to be defended. The Divas champion, Charlotte, will be defending her title against number one contender Nikki Bella, their third one-on-one match in their program so far. The Dudley Boyz continue their quest...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/05/2015

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As today is another unfortunate anniversary, this one of the death of Brian Pillman in 1997, I will not give Raw a title, or intro/closing comments, but instead provide my thoughts on the late-great wrestler after the report. Monday Night Raw TV Report for October 5th, 2015 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming Highlights from Raw last...

NXT event announced for the Friday before WrestleMania

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With the announcement of the WrestleMania travel packages came also the news that WWE will be holding an NXT live event on Friday, April 1, two days before WrestleMania. Earlier this year WWE did the same and sold out NXT in a matter of minutes with virtually zero advertising. The Friday NXT show in Dallas will take place at the Kay Bailey...