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- WWE Champion CM Punk’s desire for respect took a violent turn on Raw last week as he pummeled Jerry “The King” Lawler into unconsciousness after the WWE Hall of Famer refused to acknowledge him as “Best in the World.” Lawler addressed the matter via Twitter before tonight’s Raw. “On my way to Chicago. Finally feeling better. Thanks to everyone who asked about me. Punk crossed a line last week after the match was over,” Lawler wrote. “One thing I’ve learned in my years in the WWE, what goes around,Read More
WWE RAW General Manager AJ Lee recently spoke to Wisoncin’s to hype Monday’s RAW from the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The article looks at AJ’s meteoric rise to fame and how she wasn’t even on the WWE roster two years ago and now she’s in charge of Monday Night RAW. An interesting note is that AJ might not have ever gotten into wrestling if she hadn’t run into financial problems while attending New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in New York City. “I ran intoRead More
CM Punk, AJ & Sin Cara Invade NYC at Ringside Fest 2012! WWE® Champion CM Punk Returns Due To Popular Demand! NEW YORK, NY – RINGSIDE COLLECTIBLES, INC. presents the 9th annual RINGSIDE FEST, scheduled for Saturday, October 20th at Carolines on Broadway in Times Square, New York City. This blockbuster event includes appearances by WWE® Superstar CM Punk® (appearing at 11:30am), WWE® Diva AJ™ (appearing at 9:15am) & WWE® Superstar Sin Cara™(appearing at 9:15am)! Tickets are required for autographs and photo opportunities. Availability is limited. Advanced purchase is suggested,Read More
The 2013 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will take place on April 6th from Madison Square Garden in New York City. There was some red tape WWE had to cut through because they made a deal with the state of New Jersey. All WrestleMania activities were supposed to take place in the East Rutherford, New Jersey area. WWE wanted Bruno Sammartino for the 2013 Hall of Fame but that doesn’t look like it’s going to happen. Some names rumored for next year’s class would be Mick Foley, Kevin Nash andRead More
- Ric Flair appeared at ICP’s Gathering of the Juggalos over the weekend, hosting the main stage of music acts. Flair’s appearance was cut short after he was hit with a water bottle thrown from the crowd. Flair then decided that he wouldn’t be going back in front of the crowd. – PWInsider reports that WWE and JBL are indeed in talks about him returning in some capacity. – The latest “Bring It Back” from WWE Classics looks at them possibly bringing back Shotgun Saturday Night, a show that ranRead More
In an update to our earlier report, Kevin Steen’s show-closing assault on two fans at ROH Boiling Point is reportedly a work. The plan came from Hunter Jonhnston and was intended to get legit heat on Kevin Steen after his heel turn at “Best in the World” in New York City failed. Both of the “fans” were told to sell the attack as a fan would, as opposed to a wrestler. The second fan–who wrestles as “Mighty Mini” Mark Bourne in the Northeast indies, was hit full-force in the faceRead More
- The producers of Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush are interested in having Kelly Kelly appear in an upcoming episode. Kelly wrote on Twitter that it would be an honor. – WWE Superstars appearing with Mattel at the San Diego Comic Con today include Daniel Bryan, Alicia Fox and Arn Anderson. They will be at the Mattel booth from 11am until 12pm. – “The Brooklyn Brawler” Steve Lombardi is the latest name rumored for the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame. Lombardi has worked for WWE in various roles since 1983. RegardingRead More

Posted On July 2, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

WWE Interested In Bruno Sammartino To Headline The 2013 HOF reports that WWE officials want Bruno Sammartino to be the headliner for the 2013 Hall of Fame class from the New York City area. WWE has already contacted Sammartino about being inducted but we do not know his response to them yet. Sammartino’s past with WWE is a troubled one. He hasn’t worked with them since the late 1980’s and has been very critical of Vince McMahon and the WWE product over the years. Sammartino has turned down several projects from WWE over the years, declined invitations to showsRead More

Posted On June 26, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Maria Kanellis Upset With Being Groped By Fan

Maria Kanellis was displeased with being groped by a spectator at Saturday’s Ring of Honor Best in the World 2012 event in New York City. Following the event, she tweeted, “Thank you New York for coming to see Mike Bennett and myself. But the guy in the front row that grabbed my bum, I will have you thrown out next time. You are a pervert!!” The former WWE Diva continued, “I am not to be touched, ever, by a fan weather I am working or not. It’s gross. I amRead More
- The All Night Express defeated Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin to win the ROH World Tag Team Title at Ring of Honor’s “Best in the World 2012″ iPPV in New York City. – Former WWF Tag Team Champions The Headbangers, are The Guardians of Truth, who faced Jay and Mark Briscoe at Ring of Honor’s “Best in the World 2012″ iPPV. – Adam Cole was badly banged up in his Hybrid Fighting Rules match against Kyle O’Reilly at Ring of Honor’s “Best in the World 2012″ iPPV. ROH uploadedRead More
As previously reported, WWE Hall of Famer Tammy “Sunny” Sytch is embroiled in a nude photograph controversy. Her boyfriend, independent wrestler Damien Darling, uploaded a photo of himself looking into a bathroom mirror Friday night on Facebook. Sytch was visible in the picture, and undressed. The photo was quickly removed from the website but is circulating online. Sytch is denying speculation that Darling posted a photo of her nude. She wrote Saturday on the website, “To clear things up, it was not a nude pic of me… one boob andRead More

Posted On June 15, 2012By StaffIn News, Videos

Video: ECW Chant Breaks Out During Drake vs. Chris Brown Brawl

A video has surfaced online featuring fans in the club chanting “ECW” during the fight between rappers Chris Brown and Drake along with their entourages inside a New York City nightclub. You can check it out below: More

Posted On June 10, 2012By StaffIn News

WWE Ranks Top 15 Families In Wrestling – The McMahons At #1

The WWE website has a new feature up that ranks the top 15 wrestling families. They are listed below: 15. The DiBiases 14. The Colons 13. The Poffos 12. The Hennigs 11. The Vachons 10. The Windhams 9. The Briscos 8. The Rhodes 7. The Funks 6. The Guerreros 5. The Ortons 4. The Von Erichs 3. The Anoa?i/Maivias 2. The Harts 1. The McMahons They wrote the following about the McMahon family: “The McMahon name has long been synonymous with sports-entertainment, but few realize the family was involved inRead More

Posted On June 8, 2012By StaffIn News, Specials

HQ Photos Of Shane McMahon Ringing NASDAQ Opening Bell

Former WWE executive Shane McMahon was in New York City on Friday 8, June, 2012, and rang the opening bell for the NASDAQ stock market in Times Square.Read More

Posted On June 5, 2012By StaffIn News

HBK Makes Surprise Appearance At FCW, Fozzy Playing NYC, Punk

- Chris Jericho’s metal band Fozzy will be playing at the Gramercy Theater in New York City on August 30th. Tickets go on sale this Friday morning at – Shawn Michaels made a surprise appearance at WWE developmental today. Jim Ross tweeted on Tuesday evening: “Great of @ShawnMichaels to stop by FCW today and speak to all the talents. A Super surprise from HBK. Memorable message to all. – WWE Champion CM Punk responded to a fan on Twitter who complained about Monday’s RAW drawing a 2.92 rating: “YouRead More

Posted On May 28, 2012By StaffIn News

WWE No Way Out PPV Main Event Now A Cage Match

John Cena vs. Big Show For the June 17 WWE No Way Out pay-per-view will now take place in a Steel Cage match. Local advertising in the New York City area are also promoting John Laurinaitis in Big Show’s corner. Here is the updated card for next month’s WWE No Way Out PPV: Steel Cage Match John Cena vs. Big Show World Heavyweight Championship Match Sheamus (c) vs. Alberto Del Rio WWE No Way Out PPV will take place on June 17, 2012 at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford,Read More

Posted On May 21, 2012By StaffIn Indy News, News

Extreme Reunion Debuting In New York This June

Extreme Reunion will be debuting in the New York City area on Friday June 29th. The venue has not been confirmed, but word is that it will be a “new venue”, not somewhere that has been run previously by any wrestling company. An official announcement is expected in the next few days. Extreme Reunion released the following video of BLK OUT vs. The Dramatics (Maximos) from their Philadelphia event:Read More
It was announced at the ROH TV taping tonight that Kevin Steen will defend the ROH Title against Davey Richards at the “Best in the World” iPPV next month. The match will be Richards’ only shot at the ROH title. ROH “Best in the World” will take place on Sunday, June 24, 2012 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. The show begins at 5:00pm EST.Read More

Posted On March 19, 2012By StaffIn News

WWE-Chase Stevens Update, Foley’s WWE Future, JR-Styles, Piper

- As noted before, former TNA talent Chase Stevens got a WWE tryout at last week’s RAW and SmackDown events in Ohio. The rumor going around the independents is that WWE has offered Stevens a contract. – Mick Foley will be doing a special Q&A session after a screening of the movie Beyond The Mat on March 24th in New York City. The 1999 documentary will be screened at 92YTribeca on Hudson Street on March 24th at 7:30pm. Tickets are $12. The screening is part of the venue’s “Beat Down:Read More