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Posted On July 21, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Game Changer

One Count Kickout Blog Follow @OneCountKickout on Twitter Sometimes art imitates life, and other times, inspires it.  This past Monday while WWE was knee deep in their process to insult the intelligence of it’s audience by pretending for five seconds, let alone the entire two hours of the show, that John Cena would get fired, we heard that familiar song and witnessed the return of “The Game” Triple H.  Of course this wasn’t the return that many expected.  There was no sledgehammer in hand, leather jacket, wet hair and angryRead More

Posted On July 21, 2011By StaffIn News

More On Dana White Meeting With Vince McMahon At WWE HQ

UFC president Dana White recently wrote on Twitter that he visited WWE headquarters in Stanford, Connecticut for a meeting with Vince McMahon. During an interview with USA Today to promote the UFC’s return to the Philadelphia market, White said that he looks up to Vince McMahon in many ways. While he did not divulge specific details as to the nature of the meeting, White said that he emulates WWE’s business model and called Vince “the guy that basically created the pay-per-view market.” There has been recent talk that WWE andRead More

Posted On July 20, 2011By StaffIn News

Big Update On Vince McMahon’s Role In WWE & Previous Departures

On Monday’s episode of RAW, Triple H returned to announce that WWE’s board of directors has voted to relieve Vince McMahon of his day-to-day corporate duties. Although McMahon remains WWE’s Chairman and CEO, the storyline of Triple H taking over WWE is reality-based. With his son-in-law Triple H assuming more power behind the scenes, While nothing is set in stone, the current plan is for Vince McMahon to remain in his role until WrestleMania 28 – when his son-in-law Triple H really would take over many of Vince’s position asRead More
– Darren Rovell, a sports business reporter for CNBC, noted on his Twitter account that last night’s angle on Raw in which Vince McMahon was relieved of his duties of WWE chief and replaced by his son-in-law, Triple H, may cause issues with WWE stock. “The No. 1 material risk against WWE stock is Vince McMahon leaving the business,” Rovell wrote. “Tonight’s plot could be an SEC violation.” — Former WWE star Eric Escobar has launched a Twitter account. — Tough Enough contestant Ivelisse Velez was among those backstage watchingRead More

Posted On July 19, 2011By StaffIn News

Triple H Returns To Raw, Says Vince McMahon Relieved Of Duties

Before Rey Mysterio and The Miz could compete in the final round of the WWE Championship Tournament tonight on Raw, Vince McMahon demanded that the ring be cleared due to important business he had to conduct. After explaining the tumultuous events that took place the night before at Money in the Bank, The Chairman ordered former WWE Champion John Cena to the ring. McMahon received an unwelcome guest instead. Triple H, not seen on television since April, interrupted his father-in-law. “The Game,” a WWE executive and husband of Stephanie McMahon,Read More

Posted On July 18, 2011By StaffIn News

WWE Stars Not Told About Cena-Punk PPV Match Finish

According to several sources who were backstage at Sunday’s WWE Money in the Bank pay-per-view, the WWE locker room was not told about the finish to the John Cena vs. CM Punk main event match in advnace – but according to one wrestler backstage “it was a total sellout at the monitor!” We were told, “Even the producers (formerly agents) were sitting on the edge of their seats, which is why Vince McMahon only had John Laurinaitis go out to the ring with him. He didn’t want anyone else toRead More

Posted On July 18, 2011By StaffIn News

What Happened After WWE Money In The Bank Went Off-Air

Thanks to Chris Brainard for the following: After CM Punk left through the crowd, Vince McMahon stood there shocked on the apron looking out into the crowd for a few minutes before slowly walking towards the back. He waited for Johnny Ace, who was being helped by two referees. Vince then nailed Johnny, laying him out before walking off.Read More

Posted On July 15, 2011By ArchangelIn Columns

I Propose a Toast… with Pepsi

Bear with me on this one.   Now, there is less than 0% chance that this scenario would ever play out in today’s WWE, but I’d like to share a solution to a number of problems that have been bugging me since, well, 2006. The problems namely being the brand extension, the diminished value of WWE championships, and any frustration built up inside of me that have stemmed directly from WWE creative blowing the numerous potentially great storylines over the years.   CM Punk is red hot right now, andRead More

Posted On June 28, 2011By StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Big Stipulation Added To Money In The Bank Main Event

Following Monday’s RAW and the RAW tapings that took place after the show (airing next Monday night), we’ve got an updated card for WWE’s upcoming Money in the Bank pay-per-view on Sunday, July 17th. After this week’s RAW went off the air, it was announced that CM Punk has been suspended from WWE and will not be participating in the WWE championship match at MITB. At the start of RAW, a #1 contender’s match was held to determine who would challenge Cena instead of Punk. Del Rio won the match,Read More

Posted On June 28, 2011By StaffIn News

Complete Transcript Of CM Punk’s Promo On WWE Raw

Here’s a transcription of CM Punk’s RAW promo tonight: (Punk sits down at the top of the ramp) John Cena, while you lay there, hopefully as uncomfortable as you possibly can be, I want you to listen to me. I want you to digest this, because before I leave in three weeks with your WWE Championship, I have a lot of things I wanna get off my chest. I don’t hate you, John. I don’t even dislike you. I like you a hell of a lot more than I likeRead More

Posted On June 12, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – With or Without WCW

Follow OneCountKickout on Twitter One Count Kickout Wrestling Blog “The Very Best of WCW Nitro” came out on DVD this week.  The DVD set, which is hosted by Diamond Dallas Page and chronicles what are considered to be the highlights of Nitro harkens back to a time that many refer to as “the golden age of wrestling.”  1995 to 2000 was arguably one of the greatest times in the last fifty years to be a wrestling fan.  Ted Turner owned, Eric Bischoff operated WCW burst onto the scene with aRead More recently interviewed UFC star Brock Lesnar and below are some interview highlights: On the possibility of a second book: “Yeah, for sure. One thing about my life is that it’s always been interesting. There are always high points in a person’s life and low points. “And right now I’m going through a bit of a low point. But I’ve learned to be able to adapt to these kinds of things and understand them… There’s a lot left to be written about. Whether I do it or not, I haveRead More
The June 6, 2011 issue of TIME features an article on the late Randy Savage written by Vince McMahon. Here is the article in its entirety: “It’s important in sports and it’s important in entertainment to stand out. Randy knew that. Right away, he wanted to leave his mark, and to do that he was aware he had to make himself different from everyone else. One way he did this was concentrating on his outfits, those brightly colored costumes with foot-long fringe that became his trademark. He brought to wrestlingRead More
The June 6, 2011 issue of TIME features an article on the late Randy Savage written by Vince McMahon. A preview of the article was released: “It’s important in sports and it’s important in entertainment to stand out. Randy knew that. Right away, he wanted to leave his mark, and to do that he was aware he had to make himself different from everyone else. One way he did this was concentrating on his outfits, those brightly colored costumes with foot-long fringe that became his trademark. He brought to wrestlingRead More
Wrestling Observer editor Dave Meltzer stated today on that recent allegations made by WWE Hall of Famers George “The Animal” Steele and “Rowdy” Roddy Piper concerning Vince McMahon’s soured relationship with Randy Savage have nothing to do with the WWE chief’s animosity towards the late wrestler. Piper alleged last Friday on Twitter that Savage slapped McMahon in a bar. Steele then suggested in an interview that McMahon held Savage in contempt for abruptly jumping to World Championship Wrestling in 1994 because he considered him “almost like a son.” SteeleRead More

Posted On May 24, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Former Writer Rips WWE Over Randy Savage Tribute Video

Former WWE creative writer Chris DeJoseph (a/k/a Big Dick Johnson), who worked alongside Vince McMahon from 2005 through 2010, ripped his former employer over last night’s Randy Savage tribute video on Raw. He feels it’s hypocritical that WWE would sing the Macho Man’s praises after he had been ostracized from the organization during the final years of his life. Pointing the finger of blame to Vince McMahon, DeJoseph wrote on Twitter, “Vince is steaming watching this Macho Man package. “Only in death Macho Man was allowed back on WWE TV.Read More

Posted On May 24, 2011By StaffIn News

WWE Legend Speaks On Randy Savage/Vince McMahon Heat

One of “The Macho Man” Randy Savage’s greatest rivals from the 80’s, George “The Animal” Steele, was on Busted Open with Doug Mortman and Dave LaGreca, which airs Mondays and Wednesdays at 2-4 PM ET on Sirius 92 and XM 207. “That’s been said a lot of different ways, and there’s been a lot of different things said that are not true necessarily.” “I think that what happened with Randy, when his career was winding down with the WWF, Vince McMahon just loved Randy,” he continued. “After all everything RandyRead More

Posted On May 24, 2011By StaffIn News

Report: Key WWE Insider Says “All Plans Are Changing”

Thanks to Nick Paglino for the following: It was apparently a “wild as hell” producers meeting with WWE Chairman Vince McMahon and top lieutenant (and son-in-law) Triple H today, as the boss felt like changing plans heading into the summer months. “Vince knows he wants Rock vs Cena for next year’s WrestleMania, and he thinks everything else is up in the air and up for grabs at the moment,” a key WWE insider exclusively told WrestleZone this evening, “several plans changed today, and I think it’s very fair to sayRead More

Posted On May 10, 2011By StaffIn News

Vince McMahon Reacts To Major TNA Impact Spoiler

*Spoiler Alert* The following post contains spoilers for this week’s TNA Impact. If you want to be surprised, stop reading now. Perez Hilton picked up on Joanie “Chyna” Laurer returning with TNA Wrestling. He links to an article that says Vince McMahon has now completely withdrawn all interest of placing her in the WWE Hall of Fame now that she has joined the rival promotion.Read More