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TNA Releases D-Lo Brown

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In another shocking move, TNA has released agent D-Lo Brown. TNA has released recently the likes of Brown, Matt Morgan, Tara, Drew Hankinson (formerly DOC in Aces and Eights) and Joey Ryan. It was reported by ProWrestling.net that TNA was asking agents to accept per night deals, which Brown did accept, but was then subsequently released. Brown took to Twitter ... Read More »

Floyd Mayweather Bests Anderson Silva and Jon Jones For 2013 ESPY

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Boxing is still more popular than MMA in terms of who the fans think is the best fighter. It announced last night at ESPN 2013 ESPY awards that boxing kingpin Floyd Mayweather won the award for best fighter. Mayweather beat out UFC stars Anderson Siva and Jon Jones, with fellow boxers Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia. The winner was determined ... Read More »

CM Punk and Paul Heyman Bring Back Attitude

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This past Monday night, wrestling found it’s spark again. Check out your favorite blog, or take a look at Twitter. CM Punk and Paul Heyman absolutely stole the show. Read More »

Chris Jericho Begins Latest Hiatus from WWE

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We all knew this day would come … Chris Jericho is once again gone from the WWE. So long to @WWE for now…2013 was one of my favorite in ring yrs ever! Thx for always sticking w Y2J & see u on the road soon w @FOZZYROCK! — Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) July 17, 2013 This was part of his plan ... Read More »

Randy Orton Injured at Smackdown Taping, Orton Denies Being Hurt

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At last night’s Smackdown taping in Providence, Rhode Island, Randy Orton was apparently injured during the main event match with Alberto Del Rio.  Well, at least WWE.com said he was injured in this report: At Tuesday night’s SmackDown television taping, Mr. Money in the Bank Randy Orton was injured during his match against World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio.    According to ... Read More »

Arrest Warrant Issued for Ric Flair

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An arrest order has been issued by a judge in Meckleburg, North Carolina for WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. The Charlotte Observer is reporting that Flair (Richard Fliehr) was held in contempt earlier this month for not paying his estranged wife more than $32,000 in spousal support. Flair was ordered to pay $4,000 a month to his latest former wife Jacqueline ... Read More »

TNA Knockout Tara Released From Company

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TNA Wrestling is continuing its latest round of cost-cutting as Knockout Tara was given her release today.  Here is the official statement from ImpactWrestling.com: IMPACT Wrestling has released Tara. We thank Tara for all her contributions and wish her the best of success in the future. While she is now 42 years old Tara (Lisa Marie Varon) was still a ... Read More »

Video: Brock Lesnar Attacks CM Punk on Raw

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In case you missed it or want to re-live the fantastic segment from this past Monday edition of Raw, WWE has posted the segment which included the interaction between CM Punk and Paul Heyman before Brock Lesnar cam out and wreaked havoc and assaulting Punk including an F5 on the announcer’s table. WWE.com is also reporting — although this is ... Read More »

WWE Monday Night Raw Rating Down From Last Week

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The WWE was coming off a really good Money in the Bank pay-per-view Sunday night and it was expected that the carryover from the event would translate to better rating than last week’s Raw. Unfortunately for WWE, that wasn’t the case. Last night’s Monday Night Raw averaged a 3.04 rating with an average of 4.1 million viewers. That rating is ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast – July 16, 2013

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Brian and Steve talk about last night’s edition of Raw including the incredible angle between Paul Heyman, CM Punk and Brock Lesnar, Daniel Bryan being selected by John Cena for his SummerSlam opponent for the WWE Championship, several very good matches on the show, putting together a possible lineup for SummerSlam and more. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you ... Read More »

Monday Night Raw Reaction and Review – 7/15/2013

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Be sure to check out the Raw Rundown for complete coverage of last night’s show! Brad Maddox kicked things off on Raw, and what an impressive way to promote his first official night as General Manager. I was worried creative was going to make him look like the weak authority figure. Instead, they put him in the ring with John ... Read More »

WWE Raw Rundown – July 15th, 2013

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Incredible edition of Monday Night Raw that delivered with surprises, entertainment, and excitement. The three-hour show was booked to the fullest. Let’s take a closer look: Read More »