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Posted On October 24, 2011By StaffIn News

John Cena Debuts New Ring Gear & Honors Troops At Vengeance

A number of United States servicemen were in attendence at Sunday’s WWE Vengeance pay-per-view – visiting from the nearby Fort Hood military base. John Cena debuted a new “Rise Above Hate” t-shirt and debuted a new pair of camouflage shorts, a departure from his signature “jorts” jean shorts ring gear. Cena announced on Twitter a few months ago that he is planning to change his often-mocked ring gear. At this point, its unknown whether Cena’s camo shorts are a permanent change – or just a tribute to the Fort HoodRead More

Posted On December 12, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Injury Updates On Goldust & Kaval, Cena Appearing On The View

– Goldust, who underwent shoulder surgery on Friday, noted on his Twitter account yesterday that it went well, but was painful. “Shoulder surgery. Was the most pain I’ve ever been through…I think they took my arm off and reattached it,” he wrote. He also noted that he is typing on his mobile device with his left hand. He will be out of action for five to six months. — Kaval noted Friday on Twitter that he had not received word on his injured ankle, for which he underwent an MRIRead More

Posted On December 11, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

*Spoiler* Babyface Star Works As Heel At Tribute to the Troops

Melina performed as a heel at this afternoon’s Tribute to the Troops event in Fort Hood, Texas as she teamed up with Lay-Cool and Alicia Fox in a Santa’s Little Helper Match against Divas Champion Natalya, Kelly Kelly and The Bella Twins. The babyfaces went over with Kelly claiming the pinfall. It was reported earlier this week by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that creative planned to turn Melina heel and have her feud with Divas Champion Natalya. The idea was first conceived a few weeks ago and it is saidRead More

Posted On December 11, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Holding Live SmackDown, Stipulation Added To TLC Match

– The USA Network will reportedly air three WWE broadcasts on prime time in the days leading up to the Christmas holiday. In addition to a live two-hour episode of Raw on Dec. 20, SmackDown will air live the following evening from 9:00 to 11:00 p.m. A two-hour version of Tribute to the Troops is tapped to air the following night from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. — It was announced during Friday’s episode of SmackDown that the Alberto Del Rio vs. Rey Mysterio match at TLC would be a ChairsRead More

Posted On December 9, 2010By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Current Lineup For Tribute to the Troops

Here’s a recap of everything currently scheduled for this year’s WWE Tribute to the Troops event. Because it’s on domestic soil more wrestlers will be on hand. Stars appearing include Sean “Diddy” Combs with “Dirty Money”, Cedric the Entertainer, Sherri Shepherd of “The View” and Ariel Winter of “Modern Family”. Shawn Michaels will also be in Texas, although it’s unsure if he’ll get any camera time. He confirmed on Twitter that he will not be wrestling, only visiting to support the troops. The event will be taped in an outdoorRead More
– WWE officials paid a visit to the company’s Tampa based developmental facility this week interviewing contracted talent about participating in the revival of Tough Enough on the USA Network. Previous seasons of the program solely featured unsigned talent. The casting process is expected to conclude next month with the series likely debuting in the spring. — The NFL’s Tennessee Titans are preparing to oppose WWE’s registration of the trademark ‘Titantron’. — Natalya noted on Twitter that a Santa’s Little Helper Match will take place at Tribute to the Troops,Read More

Posted On December 4, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Michaels Comments On Troops Event, Friends Remember Umaga

– Shawn Michaels says he will be on hand for WWE’s annual Tribute to the Troops event, which takes place next Saturday in Fort Hood, Texas and airs the subsequent Saturday on NBC. “I will be at the Tribute to the Troops show,” he wrote on Twitter. “However not performing or anything. I’m just there to visit & pay respect 2 the troops.” — Friends of Edward Fatu (a/k/a Umaga) have been posting messages today on Twitter acknowledging the one-year anniversary of his passing. “Tonight in Houston, we gather withRead More
World Wrestling Entertainment issued a press release today announcing that Dirty Money, Cedric “The Entertainer” and Ariel Winter will perform on the upcoming Tribute to the Troops special. It was also noted that Rey Mysterio, John Cena, Randy Orton, Big Show, and WWE Champion The Miz, among others, would be competing on the show. Sean Combs’ Diddy – Dirty Money, Cedric the Entertainer, and Ariel Winter to Perform on NBC’s “WWE(R) Tribute to the Troops(R)” Holiday Special December 18 at 9:00PM STAMFORD, Conn., Dec 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WorldRead More

Posted On November 14, 2010By StaffIn News

Tribute To The Troops Info, Video Profile On Edge, Lilian Garcia

– A clip of Edge’s profile in WWE’s forthcoming Top 50 Superstars of All Time DVD has been released. The clip highlights his WWE career in under three minutes and features comments from fellow colleagues such as John Cena and William Regal. To view the video profile, click here. — According to an SPC stationed in Fort Hood, Texas, signs have been posted around the military base advertising WWE’s annual Tribute to the Troops event for Saturday, Dec. 11. The hour-long special will air 9 p.m. EST/8 p.m. CST theRead More
WWE issued the following press release today: THE MOST PATRIOTIC SHOW OF THE YEAR, “WWE TRIBUTE TO THE TROOPS®,” COMES TO NBC SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18TH AT 9 PM ET Starring WWE® Superstars and Divas, Miss USA®, Rima Fakih, and The View’s Sherri Shepherd NEW YORK, NY – November 9, 2010 – World Wrestling Entertainment®, in conjunction with NBC, will honor the United States Armed Forces with its third annual telecast of its holiday special, “WWE Tribute to the Troops.” This year, top WWE Superstars and Divas will travel to FortRead More

Posted On October 25, 2010By StaffIn News

U.S. Tribute to Troops Confirmed, TNA Knockout Engaged

The Wrestling Globe Newsletter is reporting that WWE’s Tribute to the Troops 2010 is scheduled at the Ford Hood military base in Killeen, TX on 12/15, the first time ever the show has been taped on domestic soil. An airdate is not yet confirmed but the early word is that the show would be a one-hour special on NBC. Interestingly, UFC is looking at doing a “Fight for the Troops” show on 1/22 also at Fort Hood, which would become an annual event. TNA Knockout Taylor Wilde, real name ShantelleRead More
– It has been confirmed that next year’s WWE Elimination Chamber will take place at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on Feb. 20. WWE had planned to hold the show at Madison Square Garden, but a conflict with an afternoon New York Rangers game would have made the setup for the Chamber impossible within the company’s time frame. — Sheamus appears today in Bloomington, Minnesota at the Best Buy in the Mall of America. The autograph signing, which begins at 1:30 p.m., is limited to 300 people. — Both WWERead More