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“Stone Cold” Steve Austin says he’s wrestled his last match. [The Associated Press Big Story]
Austin digs up the Smoking Skull Championship for WWE 2K16.
Austin is really high on Finn Balor and Kevin Owens. [MTV UK]
A couple of fans catch part of the car door that Brock Lesnar tossed on Raw. If the fans are all right — and it looks like they’re celebrating — that’s a helluva souvenir?
— WrestleOne (@WrestleOne) July 7, 2015
John Cena puts over Cesaro after last night’s Raw match in Chicago. WWE should broadcast this on SmackDown at least and Raw next week at most.
RIP Jamie Noble’s car.
Look at my baby after I had it worked on!!!! Thank you Seth Rollins!!!! pic.twitter.com/yH5UMmVzUl
— Jamie Noble (@WWENoble) July 6, 2015
J and J and you can see my sweet Apple Watch in this one!!! Seth Rollins is the best boss ever!! pic.twitter.com/TlFaQcI6ox
— Jamie Noble (@WWENoble) July 6, 2015
Brock Lesnar gets new merch. [WWE Shop]
New Japan stars Shinsuke Nakamura and Kazuchika Okada did NOT do tryouts for WWE. [Wrestling Observer]
Tyson Kidd is lucky.
5% of people survive this injury. 16 staples, 4 screws and a rod later and luckily I survived to tell my story. pic.twitter.com/hXpXpA0aAF
— TJ Wilson (@KiddWWE) July 7, 2015
Dolph Ziggler gives the Washington Redskins tips on how to be the bad guy. [Redskins.com]
Being the good guy didn’t work out too well for him Monday.
Brazzers is hitting on Ziggler.
@Brazzers I know babe, I know
— Dolph Ziggler (@HEELZiggler) July 4, 2015
The New Day gives JoJo some clap therapy.
And Xavier Woods knows how to trash talk.
— Xavier Woods (@XavierWoodsPhD) July 7, 2015
Brie Bella says the twins have been begging Vince McMahon to call up the NXT women. [Female First]
Night of Champions tickets go on sale Saturday. [WWE]
Ric Flair and Harley Race will be together again in Troy, Missouri, in August. [HarleyRace.com]
“Rowdy” Roddy Piper’s podcast is back, and it may be controversial.
— Rowdy Roddy Piper (@R_Roddy_Piper) July 6, 2015
Hot Rod explains why he’s no longer with Podcast One. [Wrestling Inc]
The Wrestling Observer says Piper asked out of his Podcast One contract, and that’s why he’s no longer there. [Wrestling Observer]
Alicia Fox guest stars on SyFy Channel’s Dominion July 8 and 16. [WWE]
Dean Ambrose is in 12 Rounds 3 and it’s getting a theatrical release?
— WWE Studios (@WWEStudios) July 6, 2015
Finn Balor met up with the Young Bucks in Japan.
Rob Schamberger paints Finn Balor just in time for the Demon’s NXT Championship victory.
Schamberger is working on something big.
Total Divas returns tonight.
Brian Kendrick trains Eva Marie on Total Divas. This may be worth tuning in for.
How dare Eva Marie do what the company tells her to do. Great logic, Divas.
WWE and Mountain Dew (and Dolph Ziggler) want to send you to SummerSlam.
Wrestling legends Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Michael Hayes, Jerry Lawler and J.J. Dillon talk about Dusty Rhodes.
Good ol’ JR promotes an upcoming Mid-Atlantic documentary.
Wednesday night’s NXT preview: the Vaudevillains vs. Enzo Amore and Big Cass.
Ring of Honor TV preview with new champion Jay Lethal defending against Mark Briscoe. Plus, Matt Sydal vs. Adam Page.
Big promises from EC3.
Vampiro discusses the women of Lucha Underground and how to hire a mariachi.
Eric Young says he’s the King of the Mountain and better than Jeff Jarrett. Why isn’t this coming from the TNA YouTube account? C’mon, don’t kill the invasion angle before it starts.
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Kushida will be working the GFW TV taping. [Wrestling Observer]
Drew Galloway is going to be super busy Saturday.
— Gabe Sapolsky (@BookItGabe) July 7, 2015
The wrestler formerly known as Curt Hawkins (Brian Myers) is Making Towns. Hey, and Samoa Joe is there too. But where’s the ring?
Rookie Argus challenges Chikara Grand Champion Hallowicked on the latest Podcast-A-Go-Go.
Oh, man. This video.
Sting’s first WWE Mattel action figure is here.