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Police arrested former Mexican professional wrestler Jose Alberto Loera (professionally known as El Voltaje” or “Voltage”) on Tuesday after he was accused of being one of the four members of the Zetas drug cartel who planned the casino arson that killed 52 people. According to the Associated Press, Loera was captured with two other men Tuesday in northern Mexico and flown to Mexico City where he was shown to the news media. Gunmen entered the Casino Royale in Monterrey, Mexico on August 25, spread gasoline and set the building onRead More

Posted On May 26, 2011By StaffIn News

AP Reports WWE Owes $7,316 In Back Unemployment

Thanks to the Associated Press for the following: HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A nearly two-year long state audit of the Stamford-based World Wrestling Entertainment finds the company owing $7,316 in underpaid unemployment compensation for certain WWE employees. In a letter to the Connecticut Department of Labor’s field audit unit, dated Monday, an attorney for WWE says the wrestling company does not agree with all of the agency’s findings. However, WWE has decided to pay the assessment “under protest” because the company determined it was less expensive than challenging the findings.Read More

Posted On March 24, 2011By StaffIn News

John Cena Says He’ll Do Anything To Wrestle The Rock

During an interview with Associated Press sports writer Dan Gelston, RAW superstar John Cena talked about how badly he wants to wrestle The Rock and what his return to WWE means to the overall WWE product. When asked about when we’ll see him get a shot at The Rock, Cena said, “I have been willing to do anything for that match. I will do anything for that match. If I have to talk more trash about The Rock, I’m your guy.” Cena also praised the impact The Rock’s recent returnRead More

Posted On March 24, 2011By StaffIn News

Rock Says He’s Open To Wrestling Again, His WWE Future

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson spoke to Associated Press sports writer Dan Gelston this week about his return to WWE, the build to WrestleMania and beyond. The most newsworthy part of the interview, which you can read at in its entirety, is that The Rock is more open to wrestling another match than he’s been in the past several years. “I’ve never said never,” Rock said. “I’m open to it. For years when I was asked that, I kept my emotions very close to my sleeve. “I would say, ‘No,Read More