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Chyna Collection added to the WWE Network

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In a tribute to Joanie “Chyna” Laurer, the WWE has added the Chyna Collection on the WWE Network, consisting 17 of her best moments in her WWE career. Titled Chyna: Ninth Wonder Of The World, this collection features her debut on February 19, 1997, her interactions with Mark Henry during his Sexual Chocolate gimmick, the fight with The...

Win Chyna DVD’s from Vivid in our daily competition

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Vivid Loves Chyna…and always will, and so do we! As a tribute to a true superstar, Vivid Entertainment and Wrestling-Online.com are giving away DVDs of her title, “Chyna is Queen of the Ring” to five lucky fans. Chyna made four movies with Vivid and you can check out all of them on www.vivid.com. Just “LIKE” our Facebook post...

Steve Austin remembers Chyna in his latest podcast

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Stone Cold Steve Austin dedicated part of his latest podcast talking about his friend Joanie “Chyna” Laurer, just days after she was found dead in her apartment in Redondo Beach. Austin said that he found out about her death way before everyone else as a mutual friend called him to break the news, a news that Austin said he couldn’t believe...

Chyna’s brain to be donated to science

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Chyna’s brain will be donated to science once all the paperwork has been filed and the medical examiner releases her body. This was revealed by Anthony Anzaldo, her former manager and the one who made the discovery of her dead body. Anzaldo also revealed that Chyna was approached by lawyers to join the concussion class action lawsuit against WWE...

Vivid Radio paying tribute to Chyna today

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Vivid Radio will broadcast an exclusive one hour interview today at 11AM PT with the late Joanie “Chyna” Laurer as a tribute to one of their most popular women. “We are airing this interview as a tribute to Chyna,” said the network’s general manager Farrell Hirsch. “We believe it is the last long-form interview she ever gave and...

Remembering Chyna

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The passing of Joanie “Chyna” Laurer has caused an outpouring of grief amongst wrestling fans – and those inside the business – who fondly remember her in-ring career and the massive strides she took in women being “more than just valets”, more than 15 years before the WWE’s “Diva Revolution”. It’s...

Triple H addresses Hall of Fame possibility for Chyna

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While doing the media rounds in the United Kingdom this morning, the press asked him about the passing of his former girlfriend Chyna and if she deserved a place in the WWE Hall of Fame. Triple H described her as an amazing talent and ground-breaking pioneer who was never afraid to blaze her own trail through life. “Brilliance sometimes, and...

Major news outlets cover the death of Chyna

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As it’s often the case whenever a current or former wrestler passes away, mainstream media websites cover the news and the passing of the woman known as the 9th wonder of the world was no different. CNN, FOX News, ABC News, ESPN, CBS News, Entertainment Weekly, The Huffington Post, Yahoo! Sports, Deadline, New York Post, Us Weekly, Mashable...

Triple H, Shawn Michaels and others remember Chyna

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The wrestling world is in mourning after the death of Joanie “Chyna” Laurer was released late last night and several of her former co-workers expressed their sadness on Twitter. Her former boyfriend and one of the men who lobbied to get her hired, Triple H, called Chyna a pioneer. “Someone who wasn’t afraid to blaze her own...

WWE acknowledges Chyna’s death, Stephanie McMahon comments

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WWE has acknowledged the death of former WWE Superstar Chyna with a statement on WWE.COM and even a tweet from Stephanie McMahon. “WWE is saddened to learn of reports that Joanie Laurer, best known for competing in WWE as Chyna, has passed away,” the statement read. “A physically striking and talented performer, Chyna was a true...

Joanie “Chyna” Laurer found dead

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Former WWE Women’s and Intercontinental champion Joanie “Chyna” Laurer was found dead in her home in Redondo Beach, California yesterday. She was 46 years old. Police received a 911 call at around 7:30PM last night and were on the scene immediately. The call came from a friend who went to her place and found her unresponsive...

Sunny challenges Chyna to a match…in a bedroom!

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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...

Chyna confronts Triple H at Roddy Piper’s funeral

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Former DX member Sean “X-Pac” Waltman wrote on Twitter that Chyna bumped into Triple H during the Roddy Piper funeral on Tuesday in an attempt to open dialogue. “She bum rushed Hunter & said ‘Sorry for Everything,’” Waltman wrote on Twitter, adding that the move was pretty “pathetic.” He noted that Chyna was very close...