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WWE Royal Rumble 2014 Commercial (Extended Version)

The WWE Royal Rumble is the first pay-per-view of 2014. The even takes place on Sunday January 26th from the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The WWE today released an extended version of the Royal Rumble promotional commercial featuring superstars like CM Punk, Randy Orton and Dolph Ziggler. You can watch the commercial above. Follow Between The Ropes on ...

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WWE Possibly Moving Smackdown To A Live Format , Summerslam Added To WWE Network

In an article on Variety.com, WWE officials are contemplating moving Smackdown to a different night and to a live format and moving the Summerslam PPV event to the WWE network. The WWE TV contracts in the United States expire in the fall of 2014, but negotiations and bids can’t take place until Feb. 15 when NBCU accepts or rejects WWE’s ...

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Why Georges St-Pierre Should Not Come Back, UFC On Fox 9 Recap

It was a big weekend in the world of MMA. UFC on Fox 9 took place on Saturday night from Sacramento, California with Demetrious Johnson defeating Joseph Benavidez by first round knockout in the main event to retain the UFC flyweight championship. It was also announced on Friday that long time reigning UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was vacating the ...

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AJ Styles Gives Statement on Contract Status, Leaving TNA Wrestling

For the first time since the company began, AJ Styles is officially no longer and employee of TNA Wrestling. Styles and the company could not come to terms on a new contract.  Now, the former TNA World Champion is officially a free agent. Styles issued the following statement regarding his contract status and leaving TNA Wrestling. MY STATEMENT ON TNA ...

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Johny Hendricks To Battle Robbie Lawler For Vacant Welterweight Title At UFC 171

The MMA world won’t have to wait long for a new UFC welterweight champion. UFC president Dana White announced during the Georges St-Pierre conference call that Johny Hendricks will battle Robbie Lawler for the vacant welterweight title at UFC 171 on March 15. St-Pierre announced during the conference call that he was vacating the welterweight title and wasn’t sure if ...

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Georges St-Pierre Drops The UFC Welterweight Title, Return Uncertain

Photo from BleacherReport.com

In what cannot be considered a surprise, Georges St-Pierre announced on a conference call that he is vacating his UFC welterweight championship. St-Pierre also stated that he doesn’t know if he will return to the organization. “I’ve been fighting for a long time,” St-Pierre said. “I have 22 fights in the UFC, and 15 were for a world title. I’ve ...

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UFC On Fox 9 Preview Show With Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson And Pat Healy

UFC on Fox 9 takes place on Saturday from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The main event will feature UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson defending his title in a rematch with Joseph Benavidez. The co-feature will have Urijah Faber battling Michael McDonald in bantamweight action. We preview the show this weekend as Steve talks to Johnson about the ...

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The UFC Adds Strawweight Division, TUF 20 To Determine First Champion

People were wondering if the UFC would ever add another women’s weight division, those questions were answered today. The UFC announced that Invicta Fight Chmapionships has assigned the contracts of 11 women’s strawweight (115 pounds) competitors to the UFC. Terms of the assignment were not disclosed. The 11 fighters added were Invicta Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza, Claudia Gadelha, Felice Herrig, ...

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