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Robbie Lawler Heads UFC 173 Salaries

We announced earlier that Robbie Lawler will be facing Matt Brown at UFC on Fox 12 on July 26 after just fighting Saturday night at UFC 173. Lawler stopped Jake Ellenberger by third round TKO at the event. Salaries for UFC 173 were revealed to BetweenTheRopes.com from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Lawler lead all fighters making $200,000 including his ...

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World Series Of Fighting Will Air Two Shows On NBC In 2014

World Series of Fighting has been airing events on NBC Sports Network since the end of 2012. Now the company will be heading to network television. NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) have reached a multi-year agreement extending and broadening NBCSG’s exclusive rights to televise the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion’s events through 2017, it was ...

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UFC On Fox 12 Main Event Set

UFC president Dana White stated during this past weekend’s UFC 173 that he needed a main event for UFC on Fox 12 by Tuesday. A few hours ago, White announced the main event for the show with the fight now having an added meaning. Main event for San Jose July 26th on Big FOX card is #1 ranked Robbie Lawler ...

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TNA Announces More TV Tapings In New York City

TNA announced recently that the company would be holding television tapings at the Manhattan Center’s Grand Ballroom in New York City. The tapings will be taking place June 25-27. Today, TNA announced they will be holding more tapings at the venue. NASHVILLE, Tennessee (May 27, 2014) – In response to incredible demand from IMPACT WRESTLING fans, TNA Entertainment is adding ...

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WWE Raw Review (5/26/2014): Daniel Bryan Decides… Nothing

Formerly known as the RAW Reaction… Welcome to the new show review format! WWE has been a mixed-bag as of late. Since coming off an excellent Wrestlemania 30 pay-per-view, and a pretty solid B-show at Extreme Rules, the company has struggled to find creative momentum. Last night’s go-home show for Payback didn’t fare much better.

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Lackluster WWE Raw Leading Into Payback PPV

Roman Reigns smashed through table

Brian and Steve recap WWE Raw from Monday night with the strong point being Evolution against The Shield and a lot more lacking leading into Payback on Sunday, Daniel Bryan and the World Heavyweight Championship and where it stands now and when he could be back, bad comedy, mid-card feuds being filler, what is missing right now and much more.  Plus, ...

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NXT Takeover: Chance For Tyler Breeze To Shine

Tyler Breeze was trained by Lance Storm up in Canada at the Storm Wrestling academy. It’s kind of amusing that the most character driven wrestler in NXT was trained by Lance Storm. It makes you believe though that Tyler Breeze has a lot more to offer in ring and we likely will get to see it on Thursday matched up ...

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Updated Lineup for WWE Payback 2014

WWE Payback PPV

Following WWE Raw last night, it looks like we have the complete lineup for this Sunday’s WWE Payback 2014 pay-per-view.  Here is the card: No Holds Barred Elimination match:  Evolution (Triple H, Batista, Randy Orton) vs. The Shield (Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose) Last Man Standing match:  John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt United States Championship:  Sheamus vs. Cesaro with ...

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WWE Monday Night Raw Results: Evolution Destroys The Shield

WWE Raw May 26, 2014 Thompson Boling Arena Knoxville, Tennessee If you missed last week’s edition of Raw click here For all of our coverage of Monday Night Raw click here WWE Monday Night Raw Pre-Show:  Tonight’s WWE Raw Pre-show opens up with Josh Mathews, Booker T , Alex Riley and Santino Marella as fans file into the Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. The ...

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NXT Takeover: Charlotte Flair Ready To Rise

This potentially could be most likely the biggest moment in the career of Charlotte Flair on Thursday at NXT Takeover. Her dad is the legendary Ric Flair of course. Who would have thought that it would be Charlotte as the most likely to carry on the Flair Legacy? Her half-brother David Flair had some less than memorable moments in WCW ...

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X-Men, Godzilla, Spiderman Reviews and TV Talk Too

X-Men movie

Brian and Michael are back on Memorial Day to talk movies with both of them recently seeing X-Men: Days of Future Past, Godzilla and The Amazing Spiderman 2.  Plus, they’ll talk about their favorite superhero movies, movie theater etiquette along with the TV shows they are watching including 24 and upcoming shows they are looking forward to. Subscribe to Cheap Pops! ...

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What To Expect On WWE Monday Night Raw

The WWE returns to the United States for their first show since their overseas tour for tonight’s WWE Monday Night Raw. The show eminates from Knoxville, Tennessee. This is the Raw before WWE Payback on Sunday from Chicago. Last week’s show took place in London, England and featured Stephanie McMahon telling WWE world heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan to come on ...

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Meet The Guy Who Makes Championship Belts for WWE

CNN Money posted a video over the weekend interviewing the guy who makes the championship belts for WWE. You can watch the interview in its entirety below.

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TJ Dillashaw Highlights UFC 173 Bonuses

TJ Dillashaw shocked the world and defeated Renan Barao to win the UFC bantamweight championship. Dillashaw controlled the fight start to finish until stopping Barao at 2:26 of round five. During tonight’s UFC 173 post-fight press conference, president Dana White announced fight night bonuses for the evening. Dillashaw won two bonuses, winning “Performance of the Night” and “Fight of the ...

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UFC 173 Results: Dillashaw Shocks The World, Upsets Barao

Going into the UFC 173 main event with UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw, the challenger was a nine to one underdog. The challenger proved that odds mean absolutely nothing as TJ Dillashaw defeated Renan Barao by TKO at 2:26 to win the UFC bantamweight title. The fight was a one sided fight from the beginning as the ...

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UFC 173 Preview Show

UFC 173 takes place tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao defending against TJ Dillashaw. The co-feature is a battle of light heavyweights as Daniel Cormier facing Dan Henderson. Another key bout is a battle of top welterweights as Robbie Lawler battles Jake Ellenberger. In today’s podcast, ...

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Confrontation Between Chael Sonnen And Wanderlei Silva

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva have been feuding for the last few years. We have seen scuffles at expo’s, You Tube videos, etc. Yesterday, the UFC held a press conference to promote UFC 175 and The Ultimate Fighter Finale. Those events take place during July 4th weekend. Sonnen and Silva fight at UFC 175 and Sonnen was talking a lot ...

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Episode Six Of UFC Embedded

UFC 173 takes place tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC has been releasing a video blog series titled, “UFC Embedded” leading up to tonight’s show. Today’s video is the sixth video of seven. The video goes behind the scenes of Daniel Cormier cutting weight, Dan Henderson eating a meal and getting a massage, ...

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WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results: Hulk Hogan Returns To The UK

WWE SmackDown May 23, 2014 The 02 Arena London, England If you missed last week’s edition of SmackDown click here For all of our coverage of SmackDown click here First In-Ring Segment: We open with Jimmy Hart, introducing Hogan to a WWE ring in England for the first time in over 20 years. Hogan says it’s great to be back ...

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Watch UFC 173 Weigh-Ins At 7 ET

UFC 173 takes place tomorrow night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features Renan Barao defending the UFC bantamweight championship against TJ Dillashaw. The co-main is a battle of light heavyweights as Daniel Cormier faces off with Dan Henderson. Before the fighters step into the cage, they have to weigh-in and make weight ...

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