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Batista recently spoke with Huffington Post UK to promote Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Below are some highlights: The make-up you wore [for Drax] was so intricate – how long did you spend in the chair and how did you pass the time?! Oh – with all kinds of stuff. I got really close to my make-up team! It was a team of five people – and it took them about four hours to put it all on every day. We had a routine and we’d just talk for hours,Read More
- We posted the video below of a fan trying to meet Brock Lesnar and his wife Sable at an airport in Orlando last week. The husband of the girl in the video, who filmed it, explained what happened: “Saori went up to Brock and ask if he was Brock Lesnar… Brock first didn’t hear her until Sable said to Brock” I think she is talking to you”, then Brock turn around and looked at Saori and asked “How are you?”, Saori said fine and she ask him”Are you BrockRead More
- There is a lot of talk within WWE this week that more cuts will be announced on Thursday or Friday, following Thursday’s earnings call and WWE Network subscribers announcement. – Rob Van Dam recently spoke with to promote WWE’s Australian tour and talked about how nobody does sports entertainment better than WWE and their longevity: “I’ve been doing this so long that I am privy to a lot of changes. When I started out there were many different companies … you could leave and go to a differentRead More
curtis-axel2 reported back in 2011 that Curtis Axel was working with The Rock to prepare for Rock’s Survivor Series match and then the WrestleMania 28 match. WWE’s website has a new interview with Axel talking about working with The Rock during those sessions. Axel commented on how the opportunity came about: “I think that I gained some trust within the WWE organization, and they picked me because they had faith in me being safe, not injuring him and really making him step up his game to get his wind ready,Read More
- Alberto Del Rio faced Justin Gabriel at last night’s WWE Superstars taping in Houston and WWE’s website reports that Del Rio had to get seven stitches to close a wound after taking an elbow above the eye. WWE’s Dr. Chris Amann noted that Del Rio should be able to compete on Main Event against Dean Ambrose tonight. – As reported, new WWE talent Prince Devitt was at the Performance Center in Orlando on Monday. TMZ reports that Devitt was given a tour of the facility by WWE HallRead More
A few days ago we posted video of a fan awkwardly trying to meet Brock Lesnar and his wife Sable at an Orlando airport after last week’s RAW. A fan claimed on the message board that he had another encounter with Lesnar and Sable at a beach in Orlando. The fan wrote the following and later posted the photo below: “On the beach here in Florida and I was taking a picture of the beach and all of a sudden I hear some guy yell “HEY NO F***ING PICTURES”Read More
It was speculated on the latest episode of Wrestling Observer Radio that WWE would likely offer to purchase TNA’s tape library if for some reason TNA couldn’t get picked up by another network. The going rate for something like that is around $500 per hour of footage. TNA has a little over 1,000 hours of just Impact Wrestling footage. Regarding TNA possibly getting picked up by other networks, it was also said that not having Hulk Hogan is hurting them when it comes to interest from other stations. (Source: More
- The rumored date for the next live WWE Network NXT special is Thursday, September 11th but that has not been confirmed yet. We should know more after this Thursday’s NXT tapings from Full Sail University. A set of NXT TV tapings was previously rumored for September 11th but if they do the live special on the 11th, the tapings would be the next night. – For WWE’s SummerSlam Series panels in Los Angeles that weekend, the VIP tickets for Steve Austin were the first ones to sell out butRead More
Scott Steiner recently spoke with Scott Fishman of The Miami Herald at the recent Florida Supercon event. Here are the highlights from their interview: The current state of wrestling: “The ‘PG era’ blows. The best time in wrestling was with the nWo and the Monday Night War between WCW and WWE. You had competition. Now there is no competition. I feel bad for the guys and the wrestlers coming up now. They are slotted into a character that sometimes they can’t even do. Most of the time it’s bull****, andRead More
- WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper recently spoke with and was asked about wrestling another match after 42 years in the business. Piper replied: “I guess if it’s against Vince McMahon or Vince Russo I would wrestle again, those would be for free.” – The final rating for Friday’s WWE SmackDown was a 2.01 rating, up from the previous week’s 1.95 rating. As noted, the show drew 2.720 million viewers. – WWE will return to the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on October 28th for Main Event andRead More
- Tonight’s WWE Main Event and SmackDown tapings will take place from the America Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Announced for Main Event is Dean Ambrose vs. Alberto Del Rio and set for SmackDown is Erick Rowan vs. Chris Jericho. – Beginning this Sunday night at 8pm EST on the WWE Network, Sunday Night SummerSlam will feature a replay of a previous SummerSlam event. SummerSlam 1998 with Steve Austin vs. The Undertaker and Triple H vs. The Rock will be shown this Sunday night. – Former WWE and TNARead More
- Batista recently spoke with The Miami Herald and talked about why he’s a perfect fit to play Drax the Destroyer in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: “It’s one of those things I think people always see me as this big, tough, strong guy. They don’t really see me as anything else. I’ve never been the type of guy who really holds back my feelings for people. If I love them, I tell them. I kind of wear my heart on my sleeve. I’m not afraid to shed a tear.Read More
- TMZ ran an article this week with actor and former WWE creative writer Freddie Prinze Jr. bashing actor Keifer Sutherland, who Prinze worked under on the set of 24 back in 2010. Prinze made mention of Vince McMahon when talking about Sutherland: “I did ’24’ … it was terrible. I hated every moment of it. I just wanted to quit the business after that. So, I just sort of stopped. Kiefer was the most unprofessional dude in the world. That’s not me talking trash, I’d say it to hisRead More
Fallout videos from this week’s WWE RAW feature Zeb Colter & Jack Swagger discussing their encounter with Lana & Rusev, Natalya & Naomi talking about their win over Cameron & Alicia Fox and the team of The Usos and Dolph Ziggler talking about their win.Read More
Sources are reporting growing concern in the Ring Of Honor locker room regarding contact between current roster members and office officials. It’s said booker Hunter Johnston has emphatically indicated to numerous roster members that he does not want any direct contact between current roster members and ROH officials specifically ROH COO Joe Koff and ROH Business Manager Greg Gilleland. We’ve heard no topic should be broached, it does not matter what the topic is, he does not want ROH business discussed directly with either of them and if anything needsRead More
- Triple H tweeted the following about Brie vs. Stephanie McMahon at SummerSlam: Be careful what you wish for… You may regret it. #RAW #WWE #SummerSlam @stephmcmahon — Triple H (@TripleH) July 29, 2014 – WWE has released a new “Brie Mode” t-shirt for Brie Bella: – WWE has also added Brie back to the roster.Read More
Watch several video highlights from WWE RAW.Read More
Check out the full schedule for Tuesday, day 157 of the WWE Network launch: 12:30 am ET – Best of SmackDown: 4/5/01. WWE Champion Stone Cold Steve Austin shows fans the meaning of friendship. Triple H challenges the Intercontinental Champion and much more. 2:06 am ET – Raw Backstage Pass: 7/27/14. Hear the stories and recap the highlights of Monday Night Raw, immediately following the conclusion of Raw. 2:30 am ET – Clash of the Champions: 8/6/95: Clash of the Champions XXXI features Vader taking on Ric Flair and ArnRead More
Renee Young spoke to Brie Bella on the RAW Backstage Pass post-show Monday in Houston. Brie said she’s going to show Stephanie McMahon who is boss at SummerSlam, “because it’s not her.” Brie’s husband Daniel Bryan tweeted the following after Monday’s RAW: So proud of Bri @BellaTwins. She’s going to beat Stephanie at SummerSlam just like I beat HHH at WrestleMania #BrieMode — Daniel Bryan (@WWEDanielBryan) July 29, 2014Read More