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Currently featured as one of the top stories on is yesterday’s report comparing WWE wrestler death stats to similar sized samples in other fields of sports and entertainment. Alongside an image of “Macho Man” Randy Savage, the front page headline reads “Tragic legacy of huge wrestling event” with the description noting “An alarming number of performers from 1991’s Wrestlemania VII are now dead.” The Yahoo! Sports article notes that over 25 percent of the performers from Wrestlemania VII have died prematurely (14 deceased of 51 total), with many ofRead More
Dave Meltzer of Yahoo! Sports reports that World Wrestling Entertainment officials have denied an online report that Strikeforce Women’s Middleweight Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos is negotiating to join the promotion. An article on the Brazilian MMA-based said Santos and her fighter-husband, Evangelista Santos, were at a WWE event in California two weeks ago and that she was offered a contract. Santos has a “champion’s clause” in her contract, which binds a champion to the promotion until they lose. Because of the clause, Santos would need the permission of StrikeforceRead More

Posted On January 27, 2011By StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Brock Lesnar Says He Doesn’t Care For The Undertaker

Earlier this week, UFC heavyweight fighter Brock Lesnar set the record straight on his involvement at WrestleMania 27, telling Yahoo! Sports that there was no truth to the rumors that he was interested in working the show. During a media session that took place on Tuesday to promote the new season of The Ultimate Fighter, commented on the Undertaker attending his most recent fight and their face-to-face confrontation that sparked the WrestleMania speculation. “The other fellas that wanted to come, like Stone Cold and The Rock, and Goldberg, those guysRead More
– World Wrestling Entertainment has confirmed to Yahoo! Sports that they will not be holding their annual Tribute to the Troops event this year. While there are no plans to hold the special event this year from an overseas base, company officials have discussed the possibility of visiting a base in the United States and doing a similar-style event. — Next month on WWE Classics on Demand, WWE “gives thanks” with shows celebrating legends, announcers and matches. The synopsis reads: “All November on WWE Classics On Demand, we feature allRead More