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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.

‘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

Steve Rickard

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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Where Does #GiveDivasAChance Go Without AJ Lee?

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WWE’s most popular Diva just took her Chucks and went home. At least, that’s what it looks like. It’s not that AJ Lee left the company under any bad terms, but she was essentially the face of the #GiveDivasAChance movement that’s overtaken pro wrestling social media for the last few months.

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AJ Lee Makes First Public Statement Since WWE Retirement


AJ Lee shocked the world this past Friday night when she announced her retirement. Only days after WWE’s biggest show of the year, WWE.com told viewers in a short and to the point news brief that Lee was no longer with the company, and wished her the best (but, notably, not in her future endeavors). Guess she felt like two days ...

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Chris Jericho Answers Questions About Podcast Being Kayfabe

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When WWE announced its new slate of programming for the WWE Network last week, one major surprise was the Chris Jericho Podcast. ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin had already done two podcast on the network – one with Vince McMahon himself, and the other with COO Triple H – and in both cases, the Texas rattlesnake pulled no punches. He asked ...

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WWE Responds to Justin Roberts, Calls Allegations “Offensive”

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WWE isn’t one to take an attack sitting down. After Justin Roberts wrote up a scathing blog post accusing WWE of leveraging the Connor Michalek story (and subsequent “Warrior Award”) for it’s own persona PR agenda, the company has fired back with a statement.

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Justin Roberts Accuses WWE of Distorting Hall Of Fame Story


Former WWE ring announcer Justin Roberts opened up today in a tell-all blog post over on Medium, discussing his take on the recent Hall of Fame induction of Connor “The Crusher” Michalek, and how WWE often spins real life into positive PR stories.

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Triple H is a Piece of Garbage Who Refuses to Put Over Other Talent

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Do I have your attention now? Good. That’s not a headline that would make it past most copy edit desks. You’d never see it in a newspaper, or catch on major sporting websites. You know why?

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WrestleMania 31 Hangover

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Well, internet wrestling fans: it turns out you can have your cake and eat it, too. For what was debatably one of the worst-built, under-hyped, and oddly booked WrestleManias in recent memory, WWE managed to take all of that negativity – every tweet, post, “like”, and jeer – and use it to fuel one of the best Pay-Per-Views in years.

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Video Coverage from WWE WrestleMania31 AXXESS


Brian Fritz and Michael A. Wiseman are LIVE on location in San Jose for WWE WrestleMania 31 AXXESS. The duo talks about all the events they’ve been to this week (including an awesome NXT live show), share thoughts on the Hall of Fame and Randy Savage, and give a little bit of perspective on how incredible the whole WrestleMania weekend ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Drew Galloway First Promo in Impact Wrestling (Video)

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Breaking news last week with Drew Galloway making his surprise Impact Wrestling debut while it touring in Glasgow, Scotland. With tapings continuing over the weekend, we got our first taste of Galloway (formerly Drew McIntrye in WWE) in Dixie’s company.

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Match of the Year (2014)

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This is what it’s all about – the “wrestling” part of professional wrestling. Guys squaring off to fight it out, settle their differences, and entertain thousands (millions?) of fans. But only ONE match can be called “Match of the Year.” Which one earned top honors? Read on to find out…

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