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The Shield Still Carrying The WWE

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The Shield is no longer a unit but is still very much a major focus of the WWE even on a night that saw amazing returns and was one of the best Monday Night Raw’s in recent memory. The lose of Daniel Bryan was a major blow but the trio of Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins have taken ...

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Yes, I Said TNA Should Go Out of Business. So What?

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A rich and famous wrestling promoter once said that “controversy creates cash.” The idea was simple – if you’re able to generate discussion about your product, even if it’s edgy (or, ‘controversial’) the extra eyes on your product alone will create more revenue. Any publicity is good publicity.

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WWE Payback (2014) Review: The Shield is Flawless

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Last night’s WWE Payback pay-per-view had a number of questions to answer. Would the lackluster hype lead to an equally lackluster show? How would WWE handle the championship situation? Could WWE Payback be better than NXT Takeover? Read on to find out what we thought…

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CM Punk States He Is Retired From The WWE

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CM Punk left the WWE the day after this year’s Royal Rumble and has not returned to the company. Punk hasn’t spoken out about the situation and no one from the WWE has said anything regarding the situation. It seems like everyday you hear something new about Punk and what he is up too. People have made the assumption that ...

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown Spoilers For May 30, 2014

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown tapings took place last night in Atlanta, Georgia. The show will air on Friday night on the SyFy channel starting at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what happened at the tapings. The Shield made there way through the crowd. Some girl jumped the rails and went to the ring and said she loves Seth…funny. I wish ...

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Does A “Babyface” Like John Cena Work In 2014?

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The wrestling business has lots of challenges these days. I think despite the many things you could point to the biggest issue facing the business is making the whole “heel and babyface” dynamic work. Jerry Lawler back in the day referred to crowds in Toronto and Montreal as being in “Bizarroland,” which is a reference to the comic Superman. Jerry ...

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Top Ten WWE Music Entrances Of All Time

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Theme music is the first thing we experience at an event or watching at home to know: In the words of Goldberg, “Who’s next?”  Jim Johnson is the man behind many of themes we hear in WWE. No fans of WWE seem to love a good tune than our friends over in the United Kingdom. Just like with Fandango, they ...

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Remembering Randy Savage And His Legacy

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When you think of professional wrestling and you ask the average person to come up with five names one of those names without a doubt will be “Macho Man” Randy Savage. It was three years ago today he died behind the wheel of his car driving with his new wife of just over a year. The death of Savage, like ...

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Mick Foley On The State of Independent Wrestling, CM Punk

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Last week Mick Foley appeared in a Jeff Jarrett video in conjunction with Global Force Wrestling. Foley had discussed not naming a lot of the top independent wrestlers and doesn’t get why Colt Cabana has gotten a shot at the big time. Foley appears in another Global Force video this week. You see “The Hardcore Legend” discuss how he was ...

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It’s Time to Give CM Punk a Break

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When Punk first walked out on the WWE Universe just four months ago, I was the first in line to cast a stone. I took Punk to task for walking out on fans in the middle of his contract. I went as far as to call it a “dark day for professional wrestling.” But time heals all wounds. And so ...

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Possible Insight To Why CM Punk Left WWE

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CM Punk left the WWE the day after the Royal Rumble in January. The former WWE champion hasn’t returned to the company at this time. Punk nor anyone from the WWE has spoken publicly regarding his leaving. Natalie Slater dated Punk at one time and has remained close friends with him wrote a piece in today’s Redeye Chicago, which is ...

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WWE Royal Rumble And Elimination Chamber Numbers Down From 2013

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WWE Royal Rumble and Elimination Chamber last year featured the main event matches between The Rock and CM Punk for the WWE championship. The numbers released today during the WWE first quarter conference call showed a decrease this year for those two shows. The Royal Rumble pay-per-view had 467,000 buys, down from 512,000 buys in 2013. The event produced 443,000 ...

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