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Missed ConNXTions

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Despite saturating cable television with hours of weekly programming, the best wrestling show each week is usually on the WWE Network. Since debuting in its current incarnation, in 2014, NXT has been the gold standard for pure in-ring action, allowing their young superstars and divas a low-risk opportunity for prolonged matches and live promos, preparing many of them for their ...

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WWE RAW Hangover: RKO Outta EVERYWHERE

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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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Killer Mike’s ‘Ric Flair’ video is perfection … wooo!

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Ric Flair is a national treasure. The Nature Boy should be celebrated in song, and that’s exactly what rapper Killer Mike did in 2011 with his song “Ric Flair” on Pledge. It only took Killer Mike four years to release the music video, but it’s worth the wait. Much like Slick Ric, the video is perfection (and NSFW for language, Killer ...

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Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jushin Liger vs. reDRagon on night 1 of ROH vs. NJPW, plus more dream matches

reDRagon meets New Japan legends Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jushin Liger on night No. 1 of War of the Worlds.

The Ring of Honor vs. New Japan Pro Wrestling shows are shaping up to be real dream matches. ROH announced six matches (two more to come later tonight) for night No. 1 of War of the Worlds in Philadelphia. The big match so far is “Ace of the Universe” Hiroshi Tanahashi teaming with Jushin “Thunder” Liger against reDRagon (Kyle O’Reilly ...

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WWE Raw April 20, 2015 Results

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WWE Monday Night Raw April 20, 2015 Times Union Center Albany, New York If you missed last week’s edition of WWE Monday Night Raw click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and the Extreme Rules PPV click here WWE Monday Night Raw Pre-Show:  Scott Stanford, Corey Graves, and David Otunga checked in from the Stamford, Connecticut studio. ...

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Scott Fishman Talks Possible TNA Wrestling Issues, Tough Enough and WWE Extreme Rules

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Scott Fishman — contributor with the Miami Herald — joins the podcast to talk about the financial issues going on with TNA Wrestling including Brian’s recent report on production people being late receiving pay and being shorted money, Taz parting ways with the company and TNA going forward. Plus, they talk about Global Force Wrestling, Tough Enough coming back, some coincidences ...

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WWE Announces Search for Tough Enough Competitors

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With the reality series Tough Enough returning to the USA Network  this summer, the WWE has officially begun looking for competitors on the show. Here is the press release: STAMFORD, Conn., April 20, 2015 – Beginning today, WWE invites anyone from around the world who believes they have what it takes to be the next WWE Superstar or Diva, to submit ...

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Global Force Wrestling Announces Summer Ballpark Tour

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There are still plenty of questions regarding Global Force Wrestling. The group produced the NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 9 event back in January and have announced television tapings in Las Vegas for later this summer. Mind you, the group still hasn’t announced an agreement with any TV network yet. However, the group is moving forward and today announced that it will ...

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Taz Details Why He Parted Ways with TNA Wrestling

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In the latest edition of his “The Human Podcast Machine” show, Taz went into detail on why he parted ways with TNA Wrestling. While he was very professional about it and said he enjoyed his six-plus years with the company, he did admit that there were recent issues with him not receiving his paycheck. Plus, his contract was coming up ...

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Accentuate the Positives in Wrestling – Week of April 18, 2015

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It’s easy to get bogged down in the negativity that exists online when it comes to the world of professional wrestling. Let’s put a pause on the bad stuff, all the complaints, criticisms, rants, and rundowns. Instead, let’s come up for a breath of fresh air, sift through the week that was, and accentuate the positives. Here are your top ...

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TNA Impact Wrestling 4/17/15 Results

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TNA Impact Wrestling April 17, 2015 Universal Studios Orlando, Florida If you missed last week’s edition of Impact Wrestling click here For all of our coverage on TNA click here First Match: TNA World Tag Team Championship Tournament Ultimate X Qualifying Match  The Revolution vs. The Hardy Boyz Storm and Khoya attacks The Hardys and the match is underway. They ...

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WWE SmackDown 4/16/15 Results

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WWE SmackDown April 16, 2015 The 02 Arena London, England If you missed last week’s edition of WWE SmackDown click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and Extreme Rules click here John Cena, Daniel Bryan, Tyson Kidd and Cesaro Segment:  Cena said that Monday, the UK fans were so good. He said that if Rusev wants a ...

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