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Michael A. Wiseman

Michael A. Wiseman

Michael is a pro wrestling enthusiast, MMA fan, and all-around geek. When not blogging, he likes to catch up on TV shows or dig in to the latest tech news. You can follow him on Twitter @therealwiseman.

Wrestling Legend and Hall of Famer Verne Gagne Passes Away

In a sad bit of news to wake up to, classic wrestling icon Verne Gagne has passed away. He was 89 years old.

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WWE King of the Ring Bracket Announced

Literally less than a day after its offhanded announcement at WWE Extreme Rules, WWE.com has posted an updated bracket for the NEWEST incarnation of King of the Ring. Better yet? It starts tonight on WWE RAW.

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WWE Extreme Rules 2015 Hangover: A New Day

Well kids – WWE did it. They went EXTREME. Again. And nobody bled, or went through a flaming table, or found a thumbtack up their nose. But they did at least give us a solid, B-level show.

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Famous Rock Icon Joins TNA Impact Wrestling

TNA doesn’t have money? Who says TNA doesn’t have money? And that ratings are down? Does it matter that big names are walking out? No way! Time to fill the coffers with celebrity icons…

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LIVE! WWE Extreme Rules 2015 Post-Game Show

Right after the dust settles from WWE Extreme Rules, we’ll be going LIVE on the air with our post-game show! We’ll be discussing the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match between Seth Rollins and Randy Orton, Rusev vs. Cena, the latest on the Daniel Bryan injury situation, and Neville’s first big win on a WWE pay-per-view.

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BREAKING NEWS: WWE Announces Status of Daniel Bryan for Extreme Rules

Daniel Bryan stripped of WWE title

Rumors have been flying all week about Daniel Bryan’s injury, and what his status actually is for Extreme Rules. He’s been slated for weeks to face Bad News Barrett in an Intercontinental Championship rematch.

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WWE Extreme Rules (2015) Predictions

WWE likes to claim it goes Extreme “one night a year,” but we all really know that WWE Extreme Rules is one of about half-a-dozen gimmick Pay Per Views the company cycles through on an annual basis. Still, the sheer number of gimmick matches are enough to make even Vince Russo blush. But who’s going to walk away with more ...

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WWE 2K15 Announced for Windows PC

Hear that noise? It’s the sound of wrasslin’ gamers everywhere rejoicing – WWE 2K15 is finally… coming to Windows PCs.

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WWE RAW Hangover: RKO Outta EVERYWHERE

Welcome back to America, where our shows are more cohesive and our television colors aren’t slightly muted! As the last stop on the road to AXtreme Rules, WWE RAW had the lofty goal of selling me on yet another free pay per view. Did it work? Read on to find out…

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New WWE 2K Game Released

2K released a brand new mobile game in their burgeoning WWE portfolio this morning. Best of all? There’s no free-to-play in sight. That’s right, folks, we’re talking an honest-to-goodness wrestling game.

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WWE RAW Hangover: Taxicab Confessions

You never know quite what you’re going to get with these overseas RAW tapings, but the recent trend has seen guys turn face and/or heel as WWE concludes its ‘WrestleMania Revenge’ tour. Last night’s wrestling-heavy show was no different. But was it any good? Read on to find out…

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Latest Canvas 2 Canvas Episode Features The Rock ‘n’ Sock Connection

WWE’s YouTube channel is back with another episode of the popular Canvas 2 Canvas series, this time featuring “The Great One” and Mrs. Foley’s Baby Boy.

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Prominent Journalist Criticizes ESPN Coverage of WWE

It’s no secret that WWE has been in good graces with ESPN for quite a while now. From prominent cross-promotion with sports broadcaster Michelle Beadle, to live SportsCenter coverage of WrestleMania 31 immediately following the show, WWE has benefited from an increased presence on America’s sports juggernaut. But some journalists aren’t very happy about it.

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Wrestling-Themed Album ‘Beat the Champ’ Released by The Mountain Goats

Sure, you love professional wrestling and its illustrious, rich history. But do you love it enough to make an entire album about it? Do you love it enough to work up a song about Chavo Guerrero, Sr., or Apache Bull Ramos, or chronicling the tragic death of Bruiser Brody? Well, Durham, NC-based indie folk band The Mountain Goats sure do.

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WWE Monday Night RAW Rating Tops the Night

There for a while WWE Monday Night RAW ratings were a fun game of “how low will they go?” Thank goodness WrestleMania season cures all woes.

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WWE Tough Enough Premiere Date Announced

Fans have been clamoring for it, and after many rumors, it looks like Tough Enough is finally set to return. WWE announced the premiere date for its reality competition show earlier today.

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Scott Steiner Threatened to Kill Hulk Hogan WrestleMania Weekend

File this one under “only in professional wrestling” and “TMZ-ready”: Scott Steiner reportedly threatened to kill Hulk Hogan during WrestleMania weekend.

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WWE RAW Hangover: On a Private Island Somewhere

You pretty much get one show now – the night immediately following WrestleMania – where all the part-timers have a chance of showing up and doing some stuff. Seven days later? Back to business as usual. But at least we got to see Ryback wrestle… Twice!

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‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin Comments on WWE Rumors

Last night, the WWE Network aired a LIVE post-RAW podcast show without ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin. Rumors have been circulating since WrestleMania week that there was heat between Vince McMahon and Austin, and that the reason WWE decided to go with Jericho was because McMahon didn’t like the questions Austin asked. But Austin put those rumors to rest yesterday.

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Famous Overseas Wrestling Legend Steve Rickard Dies

You’ve probably never heard of him, but the man has been dubbed the “Vince McMahon of New Zealand Wrestling.” He’s battled all-time greats like Ric Flair, Andre the Giant, Killer Kowalski, and more. He’s a multi-time Heavyweight champion. The Pro Wrestling Torch named him “one of New Zealand’s greatest wrestlers,” and is credited with turning professional wrestling into home entertainment.

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