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Hornswoggle recently spoke with MoviePilot.com to promote WWE Studios’ Leprechaun: Origins, which hits theaters August 22nd and VOD August 26th. Below are some highlights from the interview: Did they have to work around your wrestling storyline to get you away for a month to shoot the film? No, at that time I wasn’t as high on the totem pole as I once was, so they gave me five weeks off. I’m glad I didn’t go back and forth, because that would’ve been brutal. I wouldn’t have wanted to do itRead More
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As PWMania.com reported, Wednesday night’s episode of TNA Impact Wrestling drew 852,000 viewers, down from last Thursday night’s 1.126 million viewers. Last night’s show did a 0.65 cable rating. This is down from last Thursday’s 0.96 rating, which was the lowest rating in two months and down from the previous week’s 1.09 rating. For what it’s worth, we’ve seen lots of comments and heard from several fans who say they didn’t know the change was taking place this week. Below are three search terms fans used to find the siteRead More
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Posted On August 21, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

WWE Superstars Results – August 21, 2014

We are in Las Vegas, Nevada and your announcers are Renee ‘The Heyman Gal’ Young and Tom ‘Home of the Endless Buffet’ Phillips. Match Number One: El Torito and Hornswoggle (with Diego and Fernando) versus Titus O’Neil and Heath Slater Before the match starts, Torito mocks Titus and Titus pushes him down. Fernando and Diego with a double drop kick to send Titus to the floor. Fernando and Diego with a double belly-to-back suplex to Slater before the bell rings. Torito kicks Slater but Slater with a clothesline. Slater withRead More
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Posted On August 21, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE NXT Results – August 21, 2014

We are in Winter Park, Florida and your announcers are Tom ‘I’m Still Here’ Phillips, Renee ‘The Female Michael Cole’ Young, and Byron ‘At Least I don’t have to fly cross country twice for this’ Saxton. Before our first match, Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady have something to say. He says that he is a bona fide ‘G’ and a certified stud. He says that Big Cass is seven feet tall and you can’t teach that. Match Number One Colin Cassady and Enzo Amore versus Aiden English and Simon GotchRead More
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- PWMania.com reported that Sportsnet360 replaced WWE NXT with Main Event on Thursdays and dropped WWE Vintage Collection. Vintage Collection has been replaced by a Best of UFC show. F4Wonline.com notes that the decision was made to pull NXT from the network and make it a WWE Network exclusive, even though most of the country doesn’t have official access to the Network. – It’s worth noting that Rosa Mendes has just 1 singles win in her WWE career and that win came by disqualification. She has several wins in tagRead More
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- The new WWE NXT General Manager will be revealed on next week’s episode. He will also be overseeing the NXT Takeover 2 special on September 11th. – Corporate Kane granted a wish at Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Phoenix when he met 8 year old Kevin through Make-A-Wish. WWE’s Community website has photos of their visit at this link. – WWE ring announcer Justin Roberts did not post a video of the Ice Bucket Challenge but posted proof of his donation and wrote the following on Instagram: “Thank youRead More
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Triple H officially announced on this week’s WWE NXT episode that the next live special on the WWE Network will be Takeover 2 on September 11th. We will be live at Takeover 2 as well as the TV taping the next night, and will have coverage here on the site. Triple H said Takeover 2 will be unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. He also praised NXT and said it has become “THE” brand of the WWE Network. It was announced that the NXT Title, the NXT Women’s Title andRead More
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PWMania.com reported that many fans were upset because there was not a chance to purchase WrestleMania 31 tickets at the August 16th WWE live event in San Jose, California. WWE had a big advertising push to hype that fans who attended that live event would be eligible for an exclusive pre-sale window of tickets. There was a big buzz about tickets being available outside of the arena when fans were waiting to be let into the arena. The pre-sale was a big deal locally and there were fans who attendedRead More
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Posted On August 21, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest Update On Daniel Bryan Possibly Needing Tommy John Surgery

PWMania.com reported Wednesday night that David Shoemaker, author of The Squared Circle: Life, Death and Professional Wrestling, reported on his Twitter that he’s heard Daniel Bryan needs Tommy John surgery and will be out at least 3 more months. F4Wonline.com reports that people within WWE say that Bryan is still being evaluated as to what kind of treatment he needs.Read More
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As PWMania.com reported, TNA has changed their September live events from Virginia and North Carolina to One Night Only pay-per-view and TV tapings. The following matches have been announced: One Night Only: Turning Point, September 5th in Charlottesville, VA * Jeff Hardy vs. MVP * Bobby Roode vs. James Storm * Eric Young vs. Magnus * Bram vs. Abyss * EC3 & Rocktar Spud vs. Gunner & Mr. Anderson * Austin Aries vs. Sanada * Gail Kim vs. Madison Rayne * Samoa Joe vs. DJ Zema Ion vs. Kenny KingRead More
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- Beginning with this week’s episodes, WWE NXT’s first airing will be at 4pm EST and the first airing of WWE Superstars will be at 5pm EST on the WWE Network. The 9pm and 10pm airings are still scheduled. – In the video below from last weekend’s WWE live event in San Jose, Ric Flair talks to CBS in San Francisco about WrestleMania 31, hanging around the current WWE roster, supporting the San Francisco 49ers and more.Read More
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Wednesday night’s episode of TNA Impact wrestling, the first show on Wednesdays, drew 852,000 viewers. This was down from what Cops did as the lead-in on Spike TV. Spike drew 893,000 viewers last Wednesday night with a movie in the same time slot. Last Thursday’s Impact episode drew 1.126 million viewers. The Little League World Series drew 4.99 million viewers last night.Read More
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- IGN has an article with John Cena, Stephanie McMahon and other WWE stars talking about their favorite video games. Stephanie noted that the last games she played were Centipede on the Atari 2600 and Super Mario Bros 2. Austin said Galaga was his go-to game and Cesaro noted that James Bond: Goldeneye 007 on Nintendo 64 was a favorite of his. – John Cena, who will return on Monday’s RAW, continues to tweet motivational messages after his loss to Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam. He wrote the following this week:Read More
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As PWMania.com reported, former WWE Superstar Evan Bourne (Matt Sydal) did a live shoot interview with Kayfabe Commentaries a few weeks back. Replays can be found at this link for $15.99. Bourne was asked who is the “biggest bitch” in WWE in terms of authority. He replied: “I don’t think you could call any of the producers little bitches at all. Every now and then they try and get the referees to be snitches on us. Not the agents, in the Talent Relations chain, someone would leverage a referee forRead More
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Posted On August 21, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Announces New Television Deal In Africa, Dixie Carter Comments

TNA announced the following: MULTI-YEAR DEAL WITH SUPERSPORT IN AFRICA GIVES TNA IMPACT WRESTLING FANS ACCESS TO PROGRAMMING THROUGH 2019 JOHANNESBURG (August 21, 2014): TNA IMPACT WRESTLING will continue to be broadcast throughout Sub-Saharan Africa until 2019, thanks to an agreement between TNA and the continent’s leading sports broadcaster SuperSport. The deal means that fans in Africa will continue to enjoy the most innovative experience in professional wrestling every week on SuperSport, featuring international stars such as TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Lashley, Jeff Hardy, Kurt Angle, James Storm andRead More
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- Rob Van Dam has been receiving some backlash from fans on Twitter for not doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. A fan asked RVD today if he wouldn’t do the challenge, would he at least donate. RVD replied: “@Onthefiresedge: RVD I get not doing the ice, but how about a donation?” For validation? Brag that I "helped"? I'll keep my efforts private — Rob Van Dam (@TherealRVD) August 21, 2014 – WWE’s website has a new poll asking fans which Superstar looks most like their celebrity double – AliciaRead More
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- Below is Renee Young accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. She challenges Steve Austin, among others. – WWE previously announced 17,357 fans at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for SummerSlam but there were just over 14,000 fans in attendance, according to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter. The show was sold out months ago. – Steve Austin will be interviewing Paul Heyman in Los Angeles today. He tweeted the following for fan questions: Talking with @HeymanHustle this afternoon on the streets of Los Angeles. Got a question? Send to questions@steveaustinshow.com.Read More
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Regarding speculation that Bully Ray could be returning to WWE once his TNA deal expires, WWE expressed no interest in him for years and even when Devon was contractually available, WWE didn’t make a play. Bully has his detractors within WWE from his previous run there, most notably Randy Orton, and his age is a factor. Bully just turned 43 this summer. Bully could obviously be an asset in WWE developmental working with the younger talents or as a backstage producer but WWE seems to have those positions filled rightRead More
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PWMania.com reported that Brock Lesnar’s “party’s over, grandpa” comment to Hulk Hogan during his birthday celebration on RAW two weeks ago was not scripted and was something Lesnar, possibly with the help from Paul Heyman, did on his own. TMZ recently caught up with Hogan and apparently he’s not happy about Lesnar’s comment. Hogan told TMZ: “All I gotta say is Brock, I haven’t done anything to get in your way but if you keep throwing my name around I’m gonna get in your way.” “You can’t say that stuffRead More