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Next WWE NXT Special On The WWE Network Announced

At tonight’s WWE NXT tapings, WWE executive Triple H announced that the next WWE NXT television special on the WWE Network will take place on Thursday September 11th from Full Sail Univeristy in Winter Park, Florida. A few matches were also announced for the show. New NXT commissioner William Regal announced that NXT heavyweight champion Adrian Neville will make a ...

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ROH Heavyweight Champ Michael Elgin On Winning The Title, Being The Best In The World, Contacted By TNA

The Ring of Honor world heavyweight champion Michael Elgin joins us on today’s podcast, as the company presents “Death To Dishonor 12” on August 23rd from the Frontier Fieldhouse in Chicago Ridge, IL. Elgin talks with us about winning the ROH heavyweight title, winning the title on the company’ first live traditional PPV, Kevin Steen leaving the company, TNA being ...

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Alex Greenfield On WWE Network, Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena, Fighting with Vince McMahon

Former WWE lead writer Alex Greenfield joins the podcast today to talk about the numbers released today regarding the WWE Network, what the next step could be for the Network including pricing tiers, working for WWE when there are cuts happening, what he thinks is happening with TNA Wrestling, social media on wrestling especially when it comes to storylines and ...

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Rory MacDonald vs Tarec Saffiedine Set To Headline UFC Fight Night Show In Nova Scotia

The UFC announced early Thursday on Twitter that top ranked welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine will headline UFC Fight Night 54 on October 4 at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Are you ready Atlantic Canada? @rory_macdonald & @tarecfighter to headline in Halifax! http://t.co/0gQTfhbvfu pic.twitter.com/tALhvAcZiH — UFC Canada (@UFC_CA) July 31, 2014 That will be the ...

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Highlights Of Thursday’s WWE Conference Call

Vince McMahon

On Thursday morning, the WWE held their second quarter conference call to discuss what happened in the quarter. Apart of the call was WWE chairman Vince McMahon, WWE Chief Strategy and Financial Officer George Barrios and WWE Investor Relations Michael Weitz. Here are the highlights of the call. -McMahon says the key drivers for the company are domestic attendance, television ...

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WWE Network Subscriber Number Released, Plans to Go Worldwide

This morning, the WWE released its second quarter results for 2014 on its corporate website.  In the report, the updated WWE Network subscriber number was released which saw a slight increase for the period. The company announced that the WWE Network now has 700,000 subscribers, up from 667,000 on April 7 which is the day after WrestleMania 30.  During that period, the ...

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Two UFC Stars Fail Drug Tests

The Deputy Attorney General in the state of Nevada Christopher Eccles told MMAJunkie.com that UFC fighters Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale flunked their post-fight drug tests. The UFC released a statement confirming the announcement. The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that UFC middleweight Kevin Casey and light heavyweight Robert Drysdale failed drug tests following their ...

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Vince Russo “Done” with TNA Wrestling

After recently exposing that he has been secretly working for TNA Wrestling and with the reported fallout between the wrestling company and Spike TV, Vince Russo announced on Twitter today that he is no longer working for TNA. Officially DONE w/TNA. Today they “suggested” a break, I declined. Finality was better for me.Details coming http://t.co/UsfACCuj3p — Vince Russo (@pyroballyhoo) July ...

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UFC On Fox 12 Medical Suspensions Highlighted By Matt Brown Out For Possibly Six Months

BetweenTheRopes.com requested and received the medical suspensions from the California State Athletic Commission regarding this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12. The show took place from the SAP Center in San Jose. Medical suspensions were highlighted by Matt Brown, who lost in the main event against Robbie Lawler. Brown was suspended for 45 days with no contact, but could be ...

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