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WWE Partnering with Yahoo for Online Content

While the WWE hopes to launch its network in the near future, the company continue to make other in-roads in online content.   Today, Yahoo announced during its NewFront event that it is teaming with WWE for new digital content.  The web portal will be the “premiere global video distribution partner” for WWE.  The partnership includes Yahoo launching a new WWE online hub ...

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WWE: WrestleMania 29 Highest Grossing Mania Ever

WWE sent out this press release touting WrestleMania 29 at the Highest Grossing WrestleMania in history. STAMFORD, Conn., April 25, 2013 – WWE® (NYSE:WWE) today announced that WrestleMania 29, held Sunday, April 7 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, grossed in excess of $72 million, the highest grossing event in WWE history. In addition, WrestleMania 29 will once again exceed ...

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The Rock Discusses If Wrestlemania 29 Was His Last Match, Missing Raw, Brock Lesnar

We haven’t heard The Rock speak publicly since he lost the WWE Title match at Wrestlemania 29 against John Cena. Rock was supposed to be on the Monday Night Raw the following night due to injuries suffered in the main event. The Rock spoke to Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg about his reality show “The Hero”, which premieres in June. Naturally ...

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MMA, More Than A Sport

                                                                                                                       When it comes to full contact sports, mixed martial arts represent a very special combat type of a sport that focuses on grappling and striking procedures. MMA revolves around a wide series of ground fighting techniques, along with standing fighting technique that are characteristic to a wide array of combat sports. The history of mixed martial arts is quite ...

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WWE Announces New Performance Center Opening

STAMFORD, Conn., April 18, 2013 – Opening this summer, the WWE state-of-the-art Performance Center will serve as the new home to WWE’s talent developmental system, recently re-branded NXT® and create nearly 100 high-wage jobs in Orlando, Florida.   With 26,000 square-feet, seven training rings, a world-class strength and conditioning program and cutting-edge edit and production facilities, the new Performance Center will give ...

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UFC on Fox 7’s Tim Means on Sauna Incident: “I Couldn’t Sit and Dwell on It and Pout About It”

We talk to UFC lightweight Tim Means as he prepares for his bout with Jorge Masvidal this Saturday at UFC on Fox 7. We discuss with Means the sauna incident that caused him to miss his fight at UFC on Fox 5 in December. We also discuss football, Strikeforce vs UFC on Saturday’s card and much more. Take a listen ...

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UFC on Fox 7’s Lorenz Larkin Ready to Put The Strikeforce Days Behind Him and Move Forward in the UFC

We talk to UFC middleweight Lorenz Larkin, as we preview Lorenz’s fight coming up this Saturday at UFC on Fox 7 against Francis Carmont. Larkin discusses the controversy of not getting the Luke Rockhold fight in Strikeforce and finally being in the UFC. We also discuss reality TV, motorcycles, rugby and if he would ever fight Michael Bisping. Take a ...

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Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast – Filmmaker John Philapavage

It has has been a long time in the making but filmmakers John Philapavage and Kevin Kiernan have completed their documentary “Barber Wire City” on the original Extreme Championship Wrestling.  The premiere of the movie is set for this Saturday, April 20 and the former ECW Arena in Philadelphia.  It is also being shown on on iPPV Saturday night via Highspots.com. ...

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