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Posted On June 13, 2014By Brian LeemanIn News, Results

WWE SmackDown Results – June 13, 2014

Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose make their way to the ring to talk about the ladder match for the WWE title. Ambrose says he’s getting ready to shut down Seth Rollins for good. Triple H comes out and says that they only have room for one of them to qualify. Ambrose vs Bray Wyatt is set for later and Triple H announces Reigns vs Barrett. Match #1 Roman Reigns vs Bad News Barrett Backbody drop from Reigns. Reigns beats up on Barrett in the early going. Clothesline out of theRead More
- The NXT fans at Full Sail University were chanting for the released WWE talents pretty much all night on Thursday. At one point there were dueling chants for JTG and Yoshi Tatsu. – Brie Bella indicated on Instagram that she and Daniel Bryan were headed to Pittsburgh on Thursday, likely for a follow-up visit with Dr. Joseph Maroon. – Below is video of Natalya reacting after Tyson Kidd’s loss to NXT Champion Adrian Neville on last night’s episode:Read More
There’s been talk among the wrestlers within TNA that if MVP was unable to compete at Sunday’s Slammiversary pay-per-view then World Heavyweight Champion Eric Young may defend against Bobby Lashley. As confirmed today, MVP will not be able to compete. It was noted that the next TNA pay-per-view isn’t until Bound For Glory in October and MVP could continue his role on TV, if he has to have surgery, doing a heel wheelchair gimmick if needed. (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More
TNA officially announced today that MVP will not be able to face World Heavyweight Champion Eric Young at Sunday’s Slammiversary pay-per-view. MVP commented on Twitter: My knee injury is legit. I'm very disappointed by the timing of this injury and the unfortunate repercussions that accompany it. — MVP (@The305MVP) June 13, 2014 Now to "business". I'm still the Director of Wrestling Operations for TNA. AND…. "the board of directors" want a FAIR main event match! — MVP (@The305MVP) June 13, 2014 A replacement will be announced later.Read More
rey-mysterio4 reported that Vince McMahon had Rey Mysterio’s WWE contract automatically renewed because of the time Mysterio missed. All standard WWE contracts are written with the clause that says they can extend the contract based on the talents not performing for an extended period of time because of an injury. This was not something specific that was written into Rey’s contracts but there’s not another known instance of this being used for another talent. WWE could possibly do this with CM Punk when his deal expires in July if theyRead More
- reported that WWE has offered Sting a standard Legends deal but there is more to their negotiations than just the Legends deal. Sting signing with WWE has been the most back and forth story in years but multiple sources still maintain that they are close enough to finalizing and a deal will be done inevitably. – As reported, Mark Henry turned 43 years old on Thursday and is approaching 18 years with WWE. He tweeted the following health update to Busted Open Radio on Thursday: @BustedOpenRadio whatRead More
Our correspondent at last night’s WWE NXT tapings noted that a large group of indie wrestlers were let into the NXT Arena before the show began. We’re not sure who was in the group but our correspondent spotted some FIP wrestlers and women’s wrestler Mia Yim. It’s possible these could be some of the talents working tryouts at the Performance Center this week. It was previously reported that the tryouts going on this week were for non-wrestler women but we’ve since heard of women’s wrestlers, college athletes and several maleRead More
- It was pointed out by several fans that Seth Rollins was still wearing his Hounds of Justice patch on his gear during this week’s Main Event. As noted, what Rollins will be wrestling in has been a topic of discussion within WWE lately. – Here’s another post-WWE update from Evan Bourne on Thursday evening: “In good news: ‘I’ll wrestling again soon’ will actually BE happening. Please be patient b/c nothing will happen until the dust settles… Thank you again for your unwavering support. I’ll continue to be active onRead More
It’s being reported that TNA has contacted some Ring of Honor talents and one source says TNA went after several key ROH stars, who are all under contract, this past week. ROH is apparently trying to make sure there are no problems with their talent contracts. Two talents that TNA apparently contacted are current ROH Tag Team Champions Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly, and it’s said that TNA’s Davey Richards is the middle man. Fish and O’Reilly are also signed to ROH contracts. PWInsider adds that ROH’s Jay Lethal wasRead More
- Stephanie McMahon gave the keynote speech at the 2014 Event & Arena Marketing Conference in New Orleans on Thursday. At around the same time WWE’s website was announcing several releases, Stephanie was speaking to a large crowd about WWE and brand reputation. – John Cena granted another Wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation when he met 11 year old Donovan and his family at last week’s RAW in Minneapolis. WWE’s Community website has photos of their meeting at link. – Former WWE referee Marc Harris tweeted the following after hisRead More
- Layla tweeted the following about Aksana’s WWE release: I had some of my Fav & best matches with @WWEAksana that never made Tv … Blessed to have worked with You — Layla (@mslayel) June 13, 2014 – William Regal, Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton did commentary at last night’s WWE NXT tapings in July. – While she didn’t appear on the actual tapings at Full Sail last night, Eva Marie met fans at the pre-show meet & greet and signed copies of the new Maxim Magazine, where she’sRead More
- We noted back in late April that Austin Aries had been in the TNA dog house after a blow-up at a TV taping. It’s said that the only reason he’s being used now is because Samoa Joe had to miss a taping due to family issues and Aries was used in his place. The issues that Aries had with management have blown over and he’s back regularly now. – TNA’s production team released an additional 30 seats for Sunday’s Slammiversary pay-per-view. They are available at (Partial source: WrestlingRead More
- WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s SmackDown: * Bad News Barrett vs. Roman Reigns * Jey Uso vs. Erick Rowan * Bo Dallas vs. R-Truth * Sheamus vs. Cesaro * Alicia Fox vs. Askana in her final WWE match * Adam Rose vs. Fandango * Big E vs. Jack Swagger * Bray Wyatt vs. Dean Ambrose in a Money In the Bank qualifying match – Curt Hawkins has already been booked for several indie shows and noted on Twitter that he won’t be doing interviews for now. ApparentlyRead More
- We noted before that the main reason for bringing Kevin Von Erich and his sons Ross & Marshall to Sunday’s TNA Slammiversary pay-per-view was to boost ticket sales since the Von Erich name was always a big draw in Dallas. Word is that there really was a jump in ticket sales when they were announced. As noted before, it’s a one-time deal for Ross & Marshall. – TNA announced that Dallas Cowboys defensive end George Selvie and some of his teammates will be sitting at ringside for Sunday’s SlammiversaryRead More
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Former WWE and TNA Superstar Elijah Burke aka “The Pope” D’Angelo Dinero recently took some time to participate in an exclusive interview with Burke talks about what he’s been up to recently, his time in WWE, Vince McMahon, CM Punk, The Undertaker, Chris Benoit, TNA, what’s next for him and more. Check out the complete interview below: First of all thank you for taking the time to sit down with What have you been up to recently? Just on the grind Daddeh, as you’ve probably witnessed recently meRead More
- In an update from Thursday, noted that Curt Hawkins called Mark Henry an idiot after Henry posted a tweet touting his 18 year career with WWE, right after WWE announced the releases of Hawkins and other talents. Henry responded on Twitter Thursday night: @TheCurtHawkins First I don't often explain my self to no one!But I had no idea anyone got let go,it's sad.I was asked to post about bday. — TheMarkHenry (@TheMarkHenry) June 13, 2014 @TheCurtHawkins That's what came out it was about my 18 year journey. IRead More

Posted On June 13, 2014By Andrew DavisIn Columns

Today In Wrestling History- June 13th

Trivia 1992 – Gary Strydom won the 2nd & final WBF BodyStars Championship event 1994 – Jushin Liger won the renamed NJPW Best of the Super Juniors (formerly Top of the Super Juniors) Tournament, defeating Super Delfin in the final 2002 – NWA-TNA announced plans to debut the X-Division championship 2004 – Tiger Mask IV won the NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Tournament, defeating Koji Kanemoto in the final 2006 – The revived ECW brand airs for the 1st time on the Sci-Fi Channel, this featured the debut Kelly Kelly in her segment calledRead More