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2013 Tag-Team of the Year

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In recent years, it seems like tag-team wrestling has taken a back seat to singles competition.  Compared to the tag-team division of the late 80s and 90s, modern sports entertainment has seemed content to pair up random singles wrestlers to be partners, in a “throw it on the wall and see what sticks” mentality.  And it’s been…. fine.  Luckily, WWE ...

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2013 Feud of the Year

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Every professional wrestler is only as good as the opponent they face.  There’d be no Shawn Michaels without Bret Hart, no Stone Cold Steve Austin without Vince McMahon, no Mankind without The Rock, and no John Cena without JBL.  And while modern ‘sports entertainment’ seems content to fill much of its programming time with backstage skits and dancing segments, the ...

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2013 Pay-Per-View of the Year

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This was the year that TNA decided to pretty much give up on the Pay-Per-View business – they reduced their major pay events to only four, and filled up the rest of their required dates with various specialty shows.  The gamble didn’t exactly pay off.  Similarly, WWE became more long-term focused on its own network, while at the same time ...

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Daniel Bryan Joins the Wyatt Family, Brock Lesnar Returns on Final WWE Raw of 2013

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Brian and Steve discuss the final WWE Raw of 2013 including Daniel Bryan in a shocking turn of events joining the Wyatt Family, Brock Lesnar making his return alongside Paul Heyman, The Shield coming closer to breaking up, Batista returning to the WWE and the talk of his “stealing” someone’s spot, possible plans leading up to and through WrestleMania 30, ...

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The Rock Confirms He Will Not Be At Wrestlemania 30

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WrestleMania 30 takes place on April 6 from The Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. No matches have been confirmed for the show, but The Rock will not be apart of the show. During a chat on Twitter called #RockTalk, he was asked if be appearing at WrestleMania 30. @TheRock When are you returning to WWE for Wrestlemania 30? And will ...

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2013 Heel of the Year

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For all that is good in professional wrestling, our heroes would have nothing to fight about if not for the heel characters that cause anguish at every turn.  It’s classic booking 101: the babyface chases the heel, and crowds pay good money to see him or her get their revenge. Not every bad-guy in 2013 was worth writing home about, ...

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Brock Lesnar Returns To The WWE (Video)

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Brock Lesnar hasn’t been seen in the WWE since Summerslam in August when he defeated CM Punk. Last night on Monday Night Raw, Triple H brought out Lesnar with Paul Heyman. Heyman stated that Lesnar was back to become the WWE world heavyweight champion and was gunning for the winner of the main event of Randy Orton and John Cena ...

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2013 Superstar of the Year

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The WWE main-event picture found itself flush with talent this year, as CM Punk, The Rock, John Cena, Daniel Bryan, and even Ryback all shared the spotlight.  While the product found itself in a lull at times, a few superstars really made their mark in 2013.

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2013 Biggest News Story of the Year

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Half of the business of professional wrestling is the wrestling itself – the other half is the drama that exists outside the ring.  Internet “dirt sheets” report the news, including any rumors and speculations that exists, and wrestling fans everywhere clamor for any bit of new information they can find.  2013 was full of surprises – including an openly gay ...

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Report: Brock Lesnar To Be On WWE Monday Night Raw Tomorrow Night

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We haven’t seen Brock Lesnar in a WWE ring since he defeated CM Punk at Summerslam in August. No one knew when Lesnar would return. Well, we don’t have to wait too much longer. PWInsider.com is reporting that Lesnar will be returning on tomorrow night’s edition of Monday Night Raw in Richmond, Virginia. Rumors had been running rampant for the ...

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The Best of 2013: Professional Wrestling

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Ask any wrestling fan – 2013 was a mixed bag.  There were great matches, there were terrible matches… Some superstars escalated to new heights while others (Zach Ryder,  sorry broski) found themselves relegated to Main Event and, worse, Saturday Morning Slam. Professional Wrestling found itself in the news for both good things, and not-so-good things. Pay-Per-View buy rates fell.  TNA stopped ...

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UFC 168: Will Brock Lesnar Return Tonight?

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Rumors have been running rampant all week that former UFC Heavyweight Champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar could be returning to company. Speculation is running wild that he is in Las Vegas for the fight’s tonight. UFC President Dana White has been coy all week long regarding a possible Lesnar return. No word from Lesnar’s camp at this time. ...

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