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Hell In A Cell 2014 live on PPV and on WWE Network tonight

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Live tonight from the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas, WWE presents Hell In A Cell on pay-per-view and on the WWE Network…for just $9.99! The full card is as follows: Dean Ambrose vs Seth Rollins in a Hell In A Cell match; John Cena vs Randy Orton in another Hell In A Cell match to determine the number one contender for the WWE title;...

New WWE domestic abuse policy comes after NFL violence problems

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The Washington Post has published an article outlining WWE’s new domestic violence policy, a policy which has been added to the Talent Wellness Program. When asked about the change, WWE told The Post that they have “watched and learned” from the NFL and the company felt it was important for them to establish a “zero tolerance policy for...

WWE responds to lawsuit brought forward by Billy Jack Haynes

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Brian Flinn, the WWE’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, has given the first comments regarding the lawsuit brought forward by former wrestler Billy Jack Haynes. “Billy Jack Haynes performed for WWE from 1986-1988. His filed lawsuit alleges that WWE concealed medical information and evidence on concussions during that...

Former wrestler Billy Jack Haynes sues WWE

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The Portland Tribune is reporting that former WWE wrestler Billy Jack Haynes is suing WWE for “egregious mistreatment of its wrestlers for its own benefit, as well as its concealment and denial of medical research and evidence concerning traumatic brain injuries suffered by WWE wrestlers,” in a 42-page lawsuit which was filed two days ago in...

The Boogeyman scares WWE employees in Halloween prank

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Halloween is right around the corner and who better to pull some pranks at WWE Headquarters than The Boogeyman? Last week The Boogeyman was posting photos on his Twitter from the WWE HQ in Stamford, Connecticut, and now we know why he was there. As a Halloween prank, WWE decided to scare some of its own employees, with The Boogeyman hiding around...

The Undertaker helping out at WWE Performance Center and NXT

The Undertaker

According to several sources, the Undertaker has taken on a new job within WWE, working within the developmental department to help shape up future WWE Superstars and Divas. The man with the 21-1 WrestleMania record has been present at the WWE Performance Center and will be going there every few weeks to help out the younger talent. PWInsider.com...

Man who got Alberto Del Rio fired leaves WWE

Alberto Del Rio

The man responsible for the release of Alberto Del Rio has left WWE and the company is now seeking a replacement Social Media Manager on their careers website according to PWInsider.com. Cody Barbieri, who had been with the company for around two years, managed to get Del Rio fired after he passed some racist remarks towards the former WWE...

Variety with terrific article on John Cena’s recent movie work

John Cena

Variety has a great article on John Cena and his work for two upcoming movies, Trainwreck and The Nest. Judd Apatow, the director of Trainwreck, said he didn’t really know who John Cena was when he came to audition for the comedic role. “I wasn’t so familiar with his other work, so I had no bias,” Apatow says. “I just saw him as an actor...

WWE shares lose additional 7% of value during trading day today

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WWE stocks continued its downward spiral on Wall Street, losing another 7.09% of its value, closing the day at $12.84. Since yesterday, shares lost a total of 11.39% of the value, with yesterday closing at $13.81, before losing an additional 98 cents today. The sell-off has been due to an appearance by Mangrove Capital Partners Nathaniel August on...

2 out of 3 falls match for IC title added to Hell In A Cell

Dolph Ziggler

Dolph Ziggler vs Cesaro has been added to the Hell In A Cell pay-per-view event in a match that could possibly steal the show. The match will be a 2-out-of-3 falls affair for the Intercontinental title and it’s the eighth match on the card. AJ Lee vs Paige for the Divas title and Goldust and Stardust vs The Usos for the Tag Team titles were also...

WWE implements domestic abuse policy in Wellness Program

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WWE has amended its Talent Wellness Program that now includes a policy that concerns domestic violence. Domestic violence in sports has recently been in the spotlight thanks to mostly NFL cases and now WWE will be taking action if there’s domestic violence involved with one of the Superstars or Divas. “WWE has zero tolerance for matters...

Raw rating for 10/20/2014

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Monday Night Raw this week delivered its second worst rating of the year and the lowest number since the May 26 episode. The show drew a total of 3,695,000 viewers, down 102,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one had 3,589,000 viewers, followed by     3,864,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,631,000 in the third and final hour...

John Cena teams up with Pawn Stars producers for new TV series

John Cena

Variety is reporting that former WWE champ John Cena is teaming up with Leftfield Pictures, producers of Pawn Stars, to develop an unscripted series revolving around unknown individuals from all walks of life with compelling stories to tell. “For someone like me that’s surrounded by so many interesting characters, you know when you brush up...

Hulk Hogan joins John Cena in the ring after Raw goes off the air

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan did not appear on Monday Night Raw live on television but he did appear on Raw Backstage Pass on the WWE Network immediately following the show. Sporting the pink Hulkamania shirt, Hogan joined John Cena in the ring in front of a hot Kansas City crowd and did the usual poses and shook hands with Cena before convincing Cena to do the...

WWE shares nosedive after being discussed on CNBC show

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WWE shares went tumbling down after Nathaniel August, the founder of Mangrove Capital Partners went on CNBC and said in an on-air interview that WWE Network subscriber growth numbers are not strong enough. August said that WWE will earn “nothing” on a corporate level and they will need 1.4 million subscribers to the WWE Network to justify it...

Total Divas season 3 episodes 8 and 9 ratings

Total Divas 3

Episodes 8 and 9 of season 3 of Total Divas were not a big hit and are now the second and third least watched episodes of the entire series among 34 episodes. Episode 8, titled Cross Country Catastrophe, did a total of 826,000 viewers while episode 9, titled Daddy’s Little Girl, did a bit more, 860,000 viewers. The mid-season finale of season 3...

Lilian Garcia back on Raw, Eden Stiles takes Smackdown

Lilian Garcia

As seen last night on Raw, Lilian Garcia is back doing ring announcing for the red show, taking over Justin Roberts who was let go from the company last Monday. Garcia had not announced an episode of Raw since the end of September 2009, when she left the company and was eventually replaced by Roberts himself. With Garcia moving to Raw from...

WWE Slam City to start airing on Nicktoons

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WWE and Nickelodeon today announced that WWE Slam City will debut tomorrow night during the NickSports programming block from 9-11PM EST  on Nicktoons. The 26-episode series is comprised of two-minute shorts featuring WWE Superstars John Cena, Randy Orton, Sheamus, The Miz, Rey Mysterio, Kane and Mark Henry in a new animated world. “This...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/20/2014

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A lot changes in a week when I’m gone! The card for Hell In The Cell this Sunday has been totally changed, in my opinion to the negative. Even though I’m not watching the Pay-Per-View, I still don’t want to see another John Cena VS. Randy Orton bout. These guys should have ended their rivalry for good (or at least a couple of years) after...