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Posted On July 7, 2013By David DavisIn Columns

Death of Wrestling: MEM

Greetings to all… It’s David Davis with my weekly blog: Death of Wrestling. For all of those who read this regularly, you will know that this is not a blog about bashing wrestling; it’s a blog of a frustrated fan, who loves the business and wishes that each week it could be a little better. This week’s blog is focused on TNA and the playing out of the Aces and Eights storyline. Most of you who read this thing regularly will know that I loved the angle at inception, butRead More
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Posted On October 21, 2012By Michael GroomsIn News

Booker T Talks About Ryback’s Push

Booker T revealed in PWTorch’s latest Podcast that Ryback has the support of the WWE locker room during his mega-push. “Definitely, I think the locker room is rooting for him. He knows what the respect issue is in the business. He knows what that really, really means, and how far he’s going to go or not go (based on respect).” Booker also noted Ryback has been around longer than most people think, which has helped him gain respect in the locker room. “He’s a humble kid. I do think theRead More
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Posted On October 1, 2012By Michael GroomsIn News

Segment For Tonight’s WWE Raw Announced

The official WWE website has announced that tonight on Raw, SmackDown General Manager Booker T will moderate a World Championship debate between Sheamus and Big Show ahead of their World Heavyweight Championship Match at WWE Hell in a Cell on Oct. 28. Booker T called upon fans to tweet and Tout questions for both the champion and challenger, with selected questions being posed on-air. Fans can submit their inquiries using the hashtag #SheamusShow.Read More
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Posted On September 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

*Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For 9/7

WWE taped this week’s edition of Smackdown from the i wireless Center in Moline, Illinois. Below are full results: * SmackDown opens with Alberto Del Rio and David Otunga coming out. Ricardo Rodriguez is trailing and he’s in a neck brace. They want action taken against Sheamus for hitting Ricardo Rodriguez with a Brogue Kick on RAW. They want the kick banned in WWE. GM Booker T comes out and says he wants to put it in the hands of the fans. They vote that the kick should remain legal.Read More
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In the conclusion of his interview with theScore’s Arda Ocal, Booker T talks about a variety of highlights from his lengthy wrestling career including his current role as SmackDown GM and his near victory for the World Heavyweight Championship vs. Triple H at WrestleMania XIX. Booker also talks about who on the current roster he would like to help “get over”, who in the locker-room does the best Spin-a-Roonie next to him, and how and when he would like his Hall of Fame induction to take place.Read More
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TheScore’s Arda Ocal had a chance to speak with former World Heavyweight Champion and current General Manager of Smackdown, Booker T. Part 1 of the 2 part interview has been posted (Part 2 comes on Wednesday Aug 29) Highlights: On writing about his time in prison: “Just felt like I had to put it down on paper just so, maybe, some kid that finds themselves in the same situation that I was in, they can read the book and maybe come out on the other side, something quite like BookerRead More
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After the angle following last week’s Smackdown where Booker T stripped Alberto Del Rio of his World Heavyweight Championship opportunity at SummerSlam, the decision was overturned on this week’s Smackdown. Sheamus will officially face Del Rio this Sunday at the pay-per-view. Click here to read this week’s Smackdown spoilers.Read More
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- WWE will be theatrically screening CM Punk’s Best in the World documentary from the new DVD on October 7th in Chicago. WWE Champion CM Punk will be in attendance for the screening. This is the first time WWE has shown any of their DVD productions in a theater. It will be a lengthy show as the documentary portion of the DVD is almost two hours long. No word yet on the location. – Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings take place from the Frank Erwin Center in Dallas, Texas. John CenaRead More
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- Chris Jericho took fan questions on Twitter this weekend and was asked about WWE releasing AW. He replied: “It’s a drag. But it’s not the attitude era anymore” – SmackDown General Manager Booker T noted that the hardcopy version of his new book From Prison to Promise will be in stores September 1st but can be pre-ordered through iBook. Booker sold around 300 copies of his book at the Chicago Comic-Con this weekend. – WWE Diva Eve Torres is featured on NBC’s Stars Earn Stripes reality TV show. ItRead More
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Posted On August 9, 2012By Geddy CahoonIn Columns

The Cahoon Run Down – Random WWE Thoughts (Again!)

Well everybody. I tried. I tried to come up with an actual article topic for this week. I always feel like I’m copping out a bit when I do these “Random Thoughts” columns (Though they are fun to write). I try to keep things current, but with the product in such a slump right now, I just can’t write a fleshed out article about any of the stuff currently going on in WWE. So enjoy, once again, Random Thoughts. The Miz as IC Champ (Losing Constantly): So in the lastRead More
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“Booker T: From Prison to Promise: Life Before the Squared Circle” by former WCW World champion and current WWE talent Booker T, has been released. The autobiography was originally scheduled for a September 1st release but has been released a few weeks early by Medallion Press. Amazon.com are offering a 37% discount on the autobiography and eligible for free Super Saver Shipping. You can order by clicking here. Here is the product description and cover for the autobiography: “A spirited tale of redemption from a seemingly insurmountable life of tragedyRead More
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Posted On August 6, 2012By Joe ThunderIn Columns

Thunder’s Weekly Rundown 08/04/12

Welcome to the rundown! There was no FCW posted for this week, so hopefully next week I’ll have a double dose once again! Raw 1001 Final Thoughts: We were treated to seven matches over the course of three hours, and the show in my opinion was solid. I really feel like Summerslam has some good rivalries building up and the push that Daniel Bryan’s character has received is very impressive. Bryan has turned into one of the most valuable assets WWE has on the roster with his in ring talentRead More
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- WWE announced the news of Booker T being named the new SmackDown General Manager on their website and Twitter. WWE wants fans to tune in to Friday’s SmackDown to see how it all played out. – The runtime of the documentary on WWE’s “Rock vs. Cena: Once in a Lifetime” DVD is just over 45 minutes. The synopsis refers to the doc as an “expanded” version but it looks like it will end up being exactly what was shown on TV. The three-disc DVD set will have a totalRead More
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Posted On July 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* New WWE SmackDown General Manager Revealed

The new WWE Smackdown General Manager was revealed on this week’s Smackdown taping Tuesday night. WWE CEO Vince McMahon opened this week’s episode of Smackdown and announced Booker T as the new SmackDown General Manager. WWE hinted Booker T becoming SmackDown General Manager earlier this evening by issuing the following text alert: “Mr. McMahon will name the new General Manager of Smackdown at tonight’s live event, and there is strong speculation it will be Booker T.”Read More
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- WWE issued a text alert before tonight’s SmackDown television taping in Indianapolis, Indiana naming Booker T as a candidate for the new Smackdown General Manager. The statement reads: “Mr. McMahon will name the new General Manager of Smackdown at tonight’s live event, and there is strong speculation it will be Booker T.” – WWE announced Tuesday that WWE Studios’ No One Lives will debut at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. No One Lives, which features Brodus Clay in a supporting role, will premiere at TIFF’s Midnight MadnessRead More
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Posted On July 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News, Videos

Video: Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling – Episode 8

Here is the eighth edition of Booker T’s “Reality of Wrestling” bring you the top unsigned talent from around the United State and also getting a small peek inside these young mens lives.Read More
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- The WWE website features a preview of WWE Magazine’s new interview with Booker T, which is in stores now. Here are the highlights: You’re an announcer, occasional in-ring competitor and mentor to the next generation of Superstars. How difficult is it to juggle all of these responsibilities? It’s not very difficult at all if you’ve got love for the business and love for the youth. My whole thing is about giving back. It’s about keeping the business going and helping the young guys, like Cody Rhodes and Dolph ZigglerRead More
The American Males, Marcus Alexander “Buff” Bagwell and Scott Riggs, recently sat down with BDSIR’s Mike Knoxxx, Chris Spotface McClain, Mr. Lopez and KME. During the interview, Bagwell explained his recent arrest on reckless driving. Bagwell says he walked in on his dead friend on April 12 and at the end of April, flipped his Jeep and his doctors put him in a self induced coma for three to four days. He suffered a broken jaw, broken nose, broken eye socket, which were fixed, but had broken his neck again.Read More
- Benicio Salazar, who had been appearing in Florida Championship Wrestling as a masked character, is now pictured on FCWWrestling.info without a mask. His bio, however, was not modified. “I have spent much time scouting the superstars of FCW,” Salazar explained through a translator. “My true identity will NEVER be revealed and the fact that I will become the next big FCW attraction is all my opponents need to know.” – Booker T talks about his most memorable moment from Raw, which was his match against Buff Bagwell in theRead More