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Mick Foley Memorializes Ivan Koloff

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:39:49 +0000

As most of you know by this point, Ivan Koloff recently passed away at the age of 74 when he succumbed to liver cancer over the weekend. Mick Foley, who had known Ivan as a very kind and humble man, told a panel convention in Pensacola that Ivan inspired him to treat people with dignity and respect were he ever to achieve superstardom the way Ivan had in his day. FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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Possible New Commentator Debuts On Main Event

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:35:26 +0000

On this past week's edition of WWE Main Event, R-Truth served as one of the commentators at the booth. Some of these B-shows are known for having wrestlers fill in at the booth from time to time but R-Truth seems to really be winding down in terms of his wrestling career at 45 years old so it may just be time for him to take on a role like that. Perhaps they are grooming him for that position. FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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WWE Smackdown Live Event Results (2/19/17) - Saskatoon, SK

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:31:10 +0000

Here are the full results from the Smackdown Live Event in Saskatoon:   Apollo Crews def. Dolph Ziggler Beauty & the Man-Beast def. The Ascension Mojo Rawley def. Aiden English Natalya and Tamina def. Alexa Bliss and Carmella Baron Corbin def. Kalisto American Alpha def. Breezango to retain the Tag Team Titles Dean Ambrose def. AJ Styles and the Miz to retain the Intercontinental Title FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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WWE Raw Live Event Results (2/19/17) - Long Beach, CA

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:27:50 +0000

Here are the full results from the RAW live event in Long Beach:   Enzo and Cass def. Rusev and Jinder Mahal Neville def. Rich Swann to retain the Cruiserweight Title Golden Truth, Curtis Axel and Big Show def. Bo Dallas, Titus O'Neil and the Shining Stars Gallows & Anderson def. Cesaro/Sheamus and New Day to retain the Tag Team Titles Women's Champion Bayley and Sasha Banks def. Charlotte and Nia Jax Braun Strowman def. Sin Cara Roman Reigns and Sami Zayn def. Universal Champion Kevin Owens and Samoa Joe FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store […]

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Diamond Dallas Page To Join WWE Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:17:22 +0000

WWE.com and RollingStone.com announced on Monday that Diamond Dallas Page will officially be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2017 on March 31. CLICK HERE to read the full announcement on dot com. Page now joins Kurt Angle, The Rock 'n' Roll Express, and Teddy Long as the 2017 inductees.

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Hulk Hogan Appears In Commercial Poking Fun At Pro Wrestling

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:15:46 +0000

In a funny commercial from a Dutch insurance company called Centraal Beheer, a woman has her purse stolen from her on the boardwalk somewhere. Unfortunately, that thief runs into Hulk Hogan, who proceeds to pummel him with various wrestling moves. However, the thief finds himself not actually getting hurt by any of them because Hogan is a pro wrestler and not actually doing the moves full-force. As Hogan is celebrating the beatdown with the crowd, the thief humourously gets up and walks away. You can watch the full commercial above. Hogan is still being considered for a Wrestlemania appearance with […]

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Kayfabe Injury Update On Shinsuke Nakamura

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:09:14 +0000

Ever since Takeover, NXT has been pushing the idea of a real injury for Shinsuke Nakamura, which is ultimately what led to Bobby Roode's victory and title win over him at that event. The WWE posted a picture of Nakamura at the Performance Center on Twitter and said that he would be delivering strikes again in an NXT ring very soon. BREAKING: @ShinsukeN is striking this morning at the @WWEPerformCtr, getting closer to a return to the ring! pic.twitter.com/eR6NpBlrkX — WWE NXT (@WWENXT) February 20, 2017 FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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Injured Superstar Returns During Recent Live Events

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:04:47 +0000

Tamina Snuka, who had until recently been out with an injury since April of last year, returned to the WWE by way of live events teaming with Natalya to defeat Alexa Bliss and Carmella. There's no official word on where she will go or what persona she will take on upon her return to TV but if the live events are any indication, it looks like she will most likely be making her comeback on Smackdown! Live. It's hard to say if she will be a face or a heel as the match involved all four heels but it took […]

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New Edition Of Table For 3 Premieres On Friday

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:00:44 +0000

The semi-long running WWE Network-exclusive series Table For 3 will premiere a new episode this Friday at 4:30pm EST when legends Stan Hansen, Bob Backlund and Larry Zbyszko sit down for a meal and discussion of their extensive careers. Hansen was just recently on Legends with JBL while Backlund was more recently working a program as Darren Young's coach until his real injury. FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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Speculation On The Rock Appearing On Tonight's Raw

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:03:59 +0000

The Rock is at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (the exact location of tonight's Raw) as he and his crew will be filming material for "Fighting With My Family." As previously noted, the film is based on Paige and her family, and is being produced by WWE Studios and The Rock's Seven Bucks Productions. Obviously this has led to speculation that The Rock may indeed appear on camera for the Raw broadcast. Stay tuned to WrestlingNewsWorld.com for the latest.

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WWE Raw Preview - Strowman vs. Big Show Advertised

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:15:39 +0000

This week's Monday Night Raw will emanate from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The following items are being included in the preview on dot com: Braun Strowman vs. Big Show Is Bayley's Raw Women's Championship victory tainted? Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho: best friends no more Who can stop Samoa Joe? We'll have live coverage of the show right here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com, so stay tuned for the latest news and results.

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WWE Releases Upcoming PPV Schedule

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 04:12:13 +0000

The WWE, via Sky Sports, has released their upcoming PPV schedule over the course of the next year. While it is not complete, it does offer a good deal of information. Fastlane: March 5, 2017 Location: Milwaukee, WI WrestleMania 33: April 2, 2017 Location: Orlando, FL Payback: April 30, 2017 Location: n/a Backlash: May 21, 2017 Location: n/a Extreme Rules: June 4, 2017 Location: n/a Money in the Bank: June 18, 2017 Location: St. Louis, MO SummerSlam: August 20, 2017 Location: Brooklyn, NY Survivor Series: November 19, 2017 Location: Houston, TX Royal Rumble: January 28, 2018 Location: Philadelphia, PA WrestleMania […]

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ROH 15th Anniversary Card Lineup

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 04:04:02 +0000

Ring of Honor will present its 15th Anniversary show on March 10th at the Sams Town Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Below is the official card so far: ROH Champion Adam Cole vs. Christopher Daniels TV Champion Marty Scurll vs. Lio Rush Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks vs. Roppongi Vice in a Street Fight Jay Lethal vs. Bobby Fish in a #1 contendership match 6-Man Tag Team Champions The Kingdom vs. Dalton Castle & The Boys FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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Bella Twins Win Image Award

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 04:01:05 +0000

On Friday night in Los Angeles, the Bella Twins both won a Women's Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Reality Series for their work on Total Divas. Total Divas just wrapped up its sixth season, which ended on January 25th. Ratings have gone down significantly since the program begun back in July of 2013. The Bellas are also both on the program Total Bellas, which just wrapped up its first season with similarly unimpressive numbers. FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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Michael Elgin Starts Up New Wrestling Promotion

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:50:49 +0000

Former TNA/ROH superstar Michael Elgin has started his own wrestling promotion called Glory Pro that made its debut in St. Louis today. Elgin himself wrestled Matt Riddle and the promotion also started a "Crown of Glory" tournament to determine the first-ever Glory Pro Heavyweight Champion. Future appearances on these shows will include the likes of Cody (Rhodes), Pentagon Jr. and Sami Callihan. FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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WWE Raw Live Event Results (2/18/17) - Bakersfield, CA

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:47:19 +0000

Here are the full results from the RAW live event in Bakersfield last night: Enzo & Cass def. Rusev & Jinder Mahal Neville def. Rich Swann to retain the Cruiserweight Title The Golden Truth, Sin Cara and Curtis Axel def. The Shining Stars, Titus O'Neil and Bo Dallas Gallows & Anderson def. Sheamus & Cesaro and New Day in a triple threat match to retain the Tag Team Titles Women's Champion Bayley and Sasha Banks def. Charlotte and Nia Jax Samoa Joe def. Sami Zayn Roman Reigns def. Braun Strowman by DQ FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - […]

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New TNA Owners Discuss Dixie Carter's Handling Of The Company

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:41:52 +0000

Jeff Jarrett and new TNA President Ed Nordholm didn't pull any punches when discussing Dixie Carter's rather poor handling of TNA/Impact Wrestling when asked about it in an interview on Newsweek. For those of you that don't know, Dixie has been officially done with the company for a while now and the new ownership is firmly in control. Jarrett: "It was a black-eye on the industry. It wasn’t fruitful for anyone—whether you’re a fan of, a wrestler, an employee. It was a really ugly, unfortunate situation. It wasn’t good for the industry." Nordholm: "The buck has to stop someplace. The […]

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How Was The Elimination Chamber Constructed?

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:38:37 +0000

The WWE has just posted an interesting look at the construction of the newly modified Elimination Chamber. You can check it out below. What did it take to construct the #WWEChamber? Step inside the the brand-new version of @WWE's infamous structure... #ThisWeekInWWE pic.twitter.com/uKzWO8u01u — WWE (@WWE) February 19, 2017 FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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David Benoit Attends WWE Live Event In Edmonton

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:36:02 +0000

One of the sons of the late Chris Benoit has been trying to get involved in the wrestling business for quite some time now. David Benoit was in attendance for the live event last night in Edmonton and took a photo in the ring just before the show began. He has also been documenting his training to get himself ready for the ring. FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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Cody Responds To Trevor Lee Trashing Dusty Rhodes To Get Heat

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:27:13 +0000

At a recent PWG show in Reseda, California, Cody (Rhodes) grabbed the microphone from the ring announcer following his introduction as simply "Cody" and yelled out that it was "Cody F'n Rhodes!" Lee then responded with "you know what? F--k Dusty Rhodes." The audience was stunned and people were a bit angry but Cody posted on Twitter and explained that he never told Trevor the one thing that's off-limits in matches with him and noted that all is forgiven. I have ONE rule when you wrestle me or include me in interviews. I did not mention it to my opponent […]

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WWE NXT Live Results (2/18/17) - Cocoa, FL

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:02:01 +0000

Below are complete results from Saturday's WWE NXT live event in Cocoa, Florida: 1) Heavy Machinery def. The Ealy Twins 2) Elias Samson def. Buddy Murphy 3) Oney Lorcan def. Dan Matha 4) Tye Dillinger & Adrian Jaoude def. Tino Sabatelli & Riddick Moss 5) NXT Women's Champion Asuka & Heidi Lovelace def. Mandy Rose & Macey Estrella 6) Aleister Black def. Andrade "Cien" Almas 7) Killian Dain, Alexander Wolfe & Nikki Cross def. Angelo Dawkins, Montez Ford & Liv Morgan

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Smackdown Live Event Results (2/18/17) - Edmonton, AB

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:50:16 +0000

Here are the full results from a Smackdown live event in Edmonton last night:   Apollo Crews defeated Dolph Ziggler Beauty & the Man-Beast defeated the Ascension Mojo Rawley defeated Aiden English Natalya/Tamina Snuka defeated Alexa Bliss/Carmella Baron Corbin defeated Kalisto American Alpha retained the Smackdown Tag Team Titles against Breezango Dean Ambrose retained the Intercontinental Title against AJ Styles and the Miz in a triple threat match   FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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WWE Posts A Video Tribute To George Steele

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:54:25 +0000

In the wake of the news of George Steele's recent passing, the WWE posted his Hall of Fame announcement video from 1995. You can watch it below. Let's celebrate the life of the late, great @WWE Hall of Famer George "The Animal" Steele... pic.twitter.com/1oRRsMaUMb — WWE (@WWE) February 18, 2017 FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play

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Kurt Angle Calls John Cena The Greatest Of All-Time

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:46:22 +0000

In an interview with Forbes, Kurt Angle spoke on a number of topics including Linda McMahon, who he'd want to induct him into the Hall of Fame (it's a tossup between Cena, Brock, Austin and Undertaker) and his thoughts on John Cena. Angle noted that no other WWE superstar has stayed on top of the world for 13 years like John Cena has and admitted that while he may not even be the greatest athlete of all-time, he is certainly the best superstar in WWE history even for just enduring all the crap he's had to go through for so […]

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Former TNA Knockout To Play Divas Champion In Paige Biopic

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:37:25 +0000

The Rock announced via Instagram that former TNA knockout Thea Trinidad would be playing "the Divas Champion" in the upcoming film about Paige's life with her wrestling family. Based on the picture that he posted, she looks very similar to AJ Lee but nothing has been announced as to her specific role yet. One also has to wonder if they will even refer to her as AJ Lee due to her not being involved with the business anymore and her association with pariah CM Punk. FINALLY... @theatrinidadtmt our #DivasChampion. Our @sevenbucksprod is proud to welcome Thea to our #FightingWithMyFamily cast! […]

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