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Regarding the new heel stable with Xavier Woods, Big E and Kofi Kingston, people that have worked with Woods note that he was very good at doing heel promos when he was practicing for this role. We noted before that Stardust and Goldust defeated Big E and Kofi in a dark match at last night’s WWE tapings in Corpus Christi. There were people upset with them taking a loss but it was a dark match, which really doesn’t matter within WWE. (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More
- Triple H is being advertised for WWE’s October 26th Hell In a Cell pay-per-view. Brock Lesnar, who is rumored to win the WWE World Heavyweight Title, is not being advertised. – As noted, Sheamus missed last week’s WWE TV tapings due to a severe case of the flu. There was a plan to begin a Rusev vs. Sheamus feud for the United States Title at those tapings. There was talk of Sheamus losing the title to Rusev as a way to increase Rusev and Lana’s anti-American heat. (Source: WrestlingRead More
- We noted earlier this week that Big Show and Dean Ambrose defeated Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt in a dark match after Monday’s RAW in Houston. Show and Ambrose celebrated after the match and it appeared WWE officials only wanted Show out there closing the show because they kept signaling for Ambrose to leave and return to the back. – It’s no secret that Daniel Bryan got his “yes!” chants from UFC star Diego Sanchez. Sanchez noted in a recent interview that he got the chant from a TonyRead More
- As seen on WWE TV since AJ Lee’s return, fans have been chanting for CM Punk when she’s in the ring. At WWE’s live event in Oklahoma City last week, the fans there didn’t chant for Punk at all but Paige referenced Punk when she did the call or “signal” for a GTS to taunt AJ in their match. – WWE stock was down 3.05% today, closing at $12.09 per share. Today’s high was $12.69 and the low was $11.96. – Eden tries to make amends with Tom PhillipsRead More
- Ric Flair did not get positive reviews for his role as a special referee for Roman Reigns vs. Randy Orton matches at WWE live events last weekend. We noted from our correspondent that Flair “kind of hung out on the ropes” and shouldn’t have been there. Other fans noted that Flair was slow in getting down for the counts. – Daniel Bryan was being advertised on the radio this past week for WWE’s August 15th live event in Reno but that was likely a miscommunication with marketing as BryanRead More
- Chris Jericho will host a Reddit AMA this coming Monday at 3:30pm EST. Raj Giri of WrestlingINC notes that Jericho’s last scheduled date for WWE is the Night of Champions pay-per-view. – WWE has canceled the December 8th WWE RAW event from Greensboro, North Carolina. No word yet on where RAW will be held that night. – In the video below, WWE Hall of Famer Jesse Ventura defends his defamation suit against the estate of late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, which Ventura won yesterday:Read More

Posted On July 30, 2014By StaffIn News

Ricardo Rodriguez Comments On His WWE Departure

As reported, WWE has released Ricardo Rodriguez. He tweeted the following after the announcement: I have come to terms with WWE on my release. I want to thank them for a great 4 years. But I miss wrestling — Ricardo Rodriguez (@RRWWE) July 30, 2014Read More
- Jim Ross has a new Ross Report interview with Sting now online and can be heard below: – reports that former WWE and WCW star Bryan “Adam Bomb” Clark will be starring in a new horror movie called Axeman 2: Overkill that comes out in 2015. Clark will play the lead iconic role of Bill “The Axeman” Talbert. The movie picks up where the first one left off and promises to be darker and bloodier. Teen Mom star Farrah Abraham will also appear. – Below is local newsRead More

Posted On July 30, 2014By Andrew DavisIn News

WWE Releases Ricardo Rodriguez

WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar Ricardo Rodriguez as of today, July 30, 2014. WWE wishes Ricardo Rodriguez the best in all of his future endeavors. WWE announced the following today: “WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar Ricardo Rodriguez as of today, July 30, 2014. WWE wishes Ricardo Rodriguez the best in all of his future endeavors.” Since leaving TV, Ricardo has been working backstage with Divas and some of the NXT talents.Read More
The UK’s Sportsvibe recently interviewed James Storm. In the video below Storm speaks on preferring to work as a heel, his toughest opponent and his preference the four-sided ring over the six-sided ring. Working as a heel: “I prefer to be the heel. I always say it’s easier to piss somebody off than it is to makes somebody happy.” Return of the six-sided ring: “I’m not really in for it because it hurts a lot more than the four sided ring. A wrestlers career, they only have so many bumpsRead More
- As reported, WWE will hold an earnings call tomorrow and reveal the latest WWE Network subscriber count. We’ve also noted how mass layoffs are expected. The number being mentioned the most is that 10% of WWE’s employees will lose their jobs. The mass layoffs could be announced to keep Wall Street happy. – Today’s episode of the syndicated Inside Edition will feature a story on the Daniel Bryan burglar incident from last week. (Source: PWInsider)Read More

Posted On July 30, 2014By StaffIn News

TNA Parts Ways With Vince Russo Once Again, Russo Comments

Vince Russo was informed by TNA’s John Gaburick today that the company no longer needs his consulting services. Russo is once again done with TNA. Russo tweeted the following: Officially DONE w/TNA. Today they "suggested" a break, I declined. Finality was better for me.Details coming — Vince Russo (@pyroballyhoo) July 30, 2014Read More
- Ring of Honor today announced that ROH World Tag Team Champions, reDRagon, consisting of Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly have re-signed with the promotion. A couple of months ago rumors began floating around that Davey Richards of former ROH World Tag Team Champions, The American Wolves, now known in TNA as The Wolves, had been trying to convince the duo to sign with TNA. Richards admitted he wanted reDRagon in TNA during an interview, but Fish and O’Reilly have now confirmed their futures with the company after todays news.Read More
- Chris Jericho announced today that Fozzy’s latest album debuted at #54 on Billboard’s Top 200. He wrote the following on Instagram: “Holy Shnikes…#DoYouWannaStartAWar debuted at NUMBER 54 on the #BillboardTop200 CHARTS!! This is by far the HIGHEST charting album of our career and I can’t believe we have a TOP 54 ALBUM!! Thanks to all involved especially @officialrichward & @centurymedia!! But now the hard work begins and as #KarenCarpenter said, we’ve only just begun!! #YeahhhhBoyeee #weregonnadancelikemickjaggerforanhour @fozzyrock” – WWE’s website has a new poll asking fans which Superstar hasRead More
- This week’s Michael Cole interview features Brie Bella, as seen below. Below are the highlights: * Regarding her match at SummerSlam against Stephanie McMahon, everyone has asked her if she has any regrets and she says it’s the best decision she’s ever made. She knows in her heart that it’s right. * Cole brought up how Stephanie will do anything in her power not to lose. He asked Brie if she’s ready and she says she is. * When she was on RAW, she thought how she can beRead More
- It appears Kenta is still looking for a place to live in Florida as he noted he watched this week’s RAW from his hotel. With “translator” Funaki back in Houston, Kenta’s Twitter gives the impression that he’s spending a lot of time alone and has grown fond of Waffle House. Kenta also tweeted about Prince Devitt coming to WWE NXT. For those asking why we are spelling his name this way instead of KENTA, it’s because that is how WWE spells it now. – WWE’s latest Five Things videoRead More
- The dark segment after Tuesday night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Corpus Christi saw Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan and Luke Harper attack Chris Jericho. This led to Dean Ambrose making the save for Jericho. Seth Rollins then ran down but Roman Reigns came down after him. Reigns, Ambrose and Jericho cleared the ring to end the show. – The full list of WWE Superstars appearing at tomorrow night’s NXT TV tapings is Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Big Show, Sin Cara, Tyson Kidd and Natalya. We will have live spoilers fromRead More
The Irish Mirror ran an article today saying that Sheamus, who is currently in Ireland, is rumored to play Darth Vader in the next Star Wars movies. The rumor came after Sheamus noted he was on the way to the same place Star Wars is currently filming in Ireland. Apparently Sheamus acted as Darth Vader on Star Wars promotional tours in the past. Sheamus responded to the rumor on Twitter: I cant confirm that i wont not be reprising role of Darth Vader in #StarWars … I hope that's clearRead More
Curt Hawkins
Earlier this week we recapped an interview WWE’s website had with Curtis Axel, talking about how he trained with The Rock to prepare for his Survivor Series and WrestleMania 28 matches, as well as Brock Lesnar for his return to WWE. WWE’s article failed to mention that former WWE Superstar Curt Hawkins also worked with The Rock for WrestleMania 28. It was reported that year that Hawkins was the main one to prepare The Rock for WrestleMania 28 and there was a photo going around from The Rock that showedRead More