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Posted On May 16, 2012By StaffIn News

Shawn Michaels Talks Leaving WWE, If He’d Return, Undertaker

Shawn Michaels recently spoke with the Miami Herald, where he discussed his recent endorsement deal with EyeBlack and wrestling. Here are some highlights: Leaving WWE: “I walked away from an extremely well paying job, which is probably not the smartest thing to do, but I did it solely to come home and to help my wife raise our children, to be a part of their lives. WWE would have allowed me to work any kind of way that I wanted. I could have very easily have said, ‘Hey, I’d likeRead More

Posted On March 30, 2012By StaffIn News

Ron Simmons On Entering WWE HOF, New Randy Savage Figure Out

– Ron Simmons spoke with Brian Fritz and Mike Bianchi of 740 The Game in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday to discuss his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame on Saturday in Miami, Florida. When asked whether he would have preferred the honor taking place last year in World Championship Wrestling based Atlanta, Georgia, he replied, “I think I would much rather have it in Florida.   “The state of Florida holds dear to me. I had my collegiate career there and lived there for a period of my life,Read More

Posted On March 7, 2012By StaffIn News

Big Show Addresses Shaquille O’Neal Saying He Will Be At WM28

During a recent interview with the Miami Herald, WWE’s giant Big Show was asked about the rumors of NBA star Shaquille O’Neal competing at WrestleMania 28. Big Show said: “I know there are a lot of rumors this year that I might get a chance to compete against Shaq at WrestleMania [28 Miami]. I didn’t hear anything about it on my end. I don’t know if Shaq was getting froggy, stirring up some stuff, but if he ever wants to take his Nike butt away from the announcers’ desk andRead More
It has been a little over a year since MVP announced he would be leaving WWE. A good amount of soul searching and discontent with his position in the organization led to his final decision. “I guess more than anything it was that my contract was coming to a close,” he tells the Miami Herald. “I had a year left on my contract. John Laurinaitis was coming to me to re-sign like he had a number of times. I had actually been avoiding him because I hadn’t made my decisionRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart stated in an interview with The Cardboard Connection that he is looking to write a follow-up to his memoir, Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling. However, he says it could “take years” for the book to come out. “I’m just waiting as my life continues to unfold,” Hart said. Hart was also asked to name his favorite wrestling performers in the industry today and the first names out of his mouth were The Bella Twins, Brie and Nikki. “They’reRead More

Posted On July 1, 2011By StaffIn News

Colt Cabana Explains Why CM Punk Wants To Leave WWE

Former WWE star Colt Cabana was interviewed this week by the Miami Herald and had a lot to say about CM Punk’s shoot promo from RAW. Colt says that Punk’s rant was almost entirely reality-based and reflected the frustrations Punk has felt in WWE since his first days with the company. “That whole thing has been building up forever,” Cabana said. “Personally, for almost forever, his whole time there, he is able to say this to me in the comfort of my house or his house. “From being laughed atRead More
While high school classmates and teachers of Lilian Garcia knew she could sing, it wasn’t until Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson found out, that her singing career began to blossom. “The Rock likes to sing, too, and he found out I could sing,” the former ring announcer of Monday Night Raw told the Miami Herald in an interview. “I was talking to him one day, and ‘The National Anthem’ came up as a subject. I said, ‘Yea, I sang ‘The National Anthem’ at my high school graduation.’ There was 600 peopleRead More

Posted On February 27, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Undertaker Injury Update, Whatever Happened To Mr Hughes?

– Miami Herald writer Scott Fishman filmed footage of former WWE talent Kevin Nash, Angela Fong and Lilian Garcia participating in a Q&A session with fans at yesterday’s Miami Comic Con. Nash notably says The Undertaker told him he waited so long to undergo surgery on his torn rotator cuff that it could not be completely healed. (Video) — Former WWE star Mr. Hughes joins Rich Baker this week on the For The Love of Wrestling podcast. He discusses his wrestling academy in Georgia, transitioning from a wrestler to aRead More

Posted On February 15, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Chyna Getting Her Life Together, More On The Rock, Alicia

– Joanie “Chyna” Laurer will be profiled in next week’s issue of the National Enquirer tabloid magazine. The former WWE Diva was interviewed for the piece and talked about a number of candid topics, including her struggle with drug addiction and what it took for her to finally get off drugs. According to her, it was a matter of life and death. “I didn’t want to die and when I was in the hospital the last time I knew the reality was if something didn’t change I would [die]“, sheRead More

Posted On February 13, 2011By StaffIn News

Kelly Kelly On How She Got Into WWE, Her Dream Goal

The following is an excerpt from an article on the Miami Herald website: With no prior experience, model turned World Wrestling Entertainment diva Kelly Kelly has grown in the ring and proved she is not just another pretty face. The blonde bombshell, real name Barbara Blank, was discovered by the company through a modeling agency in 2006. “I was the youngest diva they ever had, which is really cool,” Kelly said. She began training at Ohio Valley Wrestling, WWE’s former developmental territory in Louisville and was called up almost immediatelyRead More

Posted On February 9, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Location Revealed For WrestleMania 28

WrestleMania is heading to Miami. World Wrestling Entertainment will officially announce today that Wrestlemania 28 will be held at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida, reports the Miami Herald. Miami and Toronto had been the frontrunners in recent weeks, according to company sources. Sun Life Stadium, home to the Miami Dolphins, can seat over 75,000 for the event. For more details on the story, click here. Classic promo of The Rock *RIPPING* Triple H ->Read More
Former WWE talent Sean Waltman (a/k/a X-Pac) discussed reaching rock bottom when he attempted to commit suicide in his hotel apartment in Mexico City. “I was in Mexico for three years. When I was there, things got really bad,” Waltman recalled to the Miami Herald. “I got in a heated argument that turned into physicality with my girlfriend [Alicia Webb]. I ended up striking her back. I always told myself that I would die before I would hit a woman. So when I did that, I was overcome with guiltRead More