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WWE Announces Big Plans for 25th Anniversary of ‘Monday Night Raw’

WWE plans to pull out all the stops for its 25th Anniversary of Raw show January 22 live on USA Network. The company officially announced the historic event will emanate from the Barclays Center and Manhattan Center in New York City. The later venue was actually the site of the first episode of Raw. And WWE will feature special appearances from some of the legends who were there in 1993 and helped put the program on the map including The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels and Kevin Nash. Not only will the superstars of the red brand be on hand for the […]

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WWE Superstar Bayley on Staying Inspired While Recovering from Injury

The WWE 2K18 kickoff event during SummerSlam week brought out a number of WWE superstars. The New York City outing helped Bayley feel a part of SummerSlam after having to pull out of her women’s championship match due to injury. Another welcome distraction was her and Sasha Banks’ search for their favorite comedian and noted wrestling fan, Aziz Ansari. The two launched a social media campaign in hopes the Master of None actor would attend the company’s “Biggest Party of the Summer.” “When we got his brother to respond to us on Twitter, we felt like we met him. They […]

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AJ Styles and Bobby Roode on Their Phenomenally Glorious Success in WWE

AJ Styles and Bobby Roode are two veterans who went through a pretty smooth transition into WWE. After spending decades honing their skills around the world and making names for themselves, they each took full advantage of their respective opportunities on the grand stage. Styles’ journey began straight into the main roster where the current United States champion made an impactful debut in the Royal Rumble. Now into his second year with the company, the 40-year-old has fully embraced his surroundings. “I’ve become more comfortable,” Styles said, shortly after a Make-A-Wish Foundation event in New York City. “This is my […]

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Catching up with WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler

When the camera light comes on or the bell rings, Dolph Ziggler is driven to steal the show. It’s this drive that has earned this long-time WWE superstar the respect of not only the fans but his peers as well. It’s been a roller coaster ride for the 37-year-old performer right from the moment he signed with the company and reported to Ohio Valley Wrestling. From the Spirit Squad male cheerleader and golf caddy to Mr. Money in the Bank and championship glory, the one constant has been his passion. The workhorse reputation he built through a series of stellar […]

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Kurt Angle Returning to WWE Ring in ‘WWE 2K18’ Video Game

After more than a decade, Kurt Angle is making his return to a WWE ring … in video game form, at least for now. The former multi-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist will appear in WWE 2K18 through two playable characters representing key milestones in his career. This includes his WWE “American Hero” persona, as well as his ECW “Wrestling Machine” persona. The playable characters will be available as bonus content for those who pre-order the game at participating retailers. “I was thrilled to return to WWE earlier this year, be honored as a WWE Hall of Fame inductee […]

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WWE Champion AJ Styles on His Phenomenal Year

AJ Styles is like that actor who honed his craft, finally landed a dream role after almost two decades and won an Academy Award for his efforts. In WWE, the Oscar equivalent is the WWE World championship, which the 39-year-old acquired in less than a year while working for the company. It’s been a phenomenal 2016 for the SmackDown Live performer. “Who would have thought within a couple of months of being in WWE that I would be wrestling in the main event for the WWE World Championship and be the WWE World Champion,” Styles said during a media call to promote the […]

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Bayley talks “WWE 2K17” and seeing dreams come true on Monday Night Raw

There was a time when WWE star Bayley was your everyday fan playing WWE video games with her brother. Fast-forward years later and she is now an actual superstar who is among the 135 playable characters in the recently released “WWE 2K17.” It’s a surreal experience for the 27-year-old. “I played all the WWE games as a kid,” she said. “I made my dad buy me all the “SmackDown vs. Raw” ones. One of the first games I played was “WCW Thunder.” So I would play as [Bill] Goldberg and Macho Man. Now Goldberg is in there again and Macho […]

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Natalya talks WWE ‘More than Pink’ Breast Cancer Initiative, SmackDown Live and Total Divas

Pink is more than a color for WWE superstar Natalya. To her, it represents empowerment and family. The same could be said for those impacted by breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and WWE is continuing its partnership with Susan G. Komen for the fifth year in a row. Natalya is proud to actively champion this initiative, which encourages fans to take action in the fight against breast cancer through Komen’s More than Pink movement. The cause hits close to home for the third-generation performer, as her grandmother passed away from breast cancer at the age of 65. “I wish […]

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Sheamus on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and finding new life in WWE

It takes more than the luck of the Irish to maintain success in WWE. Sheamus’ longevity is proof of that. Hollywood has even taken note of the multi-time heavyweight champion’s unique look and presence. I mean, it’s not every day you run into a 6-foot-4, 267-pound athlete with piercings, a true Irishman’s (his real name: Stephen Farrelly) red hair and pale complexion, and endearing personality. The Celtic Warrior brings all these attributes to his major motion picture debut in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows as Rocksteady. “It was a big deal for me. It was a huge deal […]

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The Usos see bright future for tag teams on WWE SmackDown Live

The brand extension brought excitement within WWE for not only fans, but the superstars themselves. Many are looking forward to a fresh start. Compared to Raw, SmackDown in particular is in a unique position transitioning to Tuesdays live on USA Network and essentially starting from scratch when it comes to two of its divisions. This Sunday at Backlash will see the crowning of the first-ever SmackDown women’s and tag team champions of this new era. The Usos are one of three teams looking to walk out with gold. Jimmy and Jey, regular fan favorites, have recently showed a more villainous […]