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Beth Phoenix Helping Grow Female Roles Within WWE Broadcasting Ring on NXT

After a successful WWE Hall of Fame career, Beth Phoenix is rising to the occasion as a commentator for NXT. She is part of the brand’s next evolution, lending a female perspective and wealth of in-ring experience to the weekly broadcast now airing live Wednesday nights on USA Network. The gig is the result of a journey that began after receiving rave reviews for her Hall of Fame induction speech in 2017. “I did my talking in the ring, but I got such a positive reception that night,” Phoenix reflected. “From there I got a phone call from Michael Cole […]

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Bianca Belair Ready to Become Queen B of WWE NXT on USA Network

When Bianca Belair found out NXT was going live Wednesday nights on USA Network, it was hard for the superstar to contain her excitement. The blood, sweat and tears poured into WWE’s yellow brand has created a buzz among fans. Although the “EST of NXT” a proud member of the locker room for three-and-half years, she is grateful to those who came before her to lay the foundation. “I’m reaping the benefits of what they did,” Belair said. “Combine that with all the work we put in, and it’s all paying off now. I’m very anxious. We just want to […]

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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’s Alexa Bliss on ‘Unleash Your Warrior’ Breast Cancer Campaign and Why Pink is Her Color

Beyond entertaining millions of WWE fans every week, Alexa Bliss finds one of the best parts of her job is the community outreach.’ This includes WWE’s partnership with Susan G. Komen in the fight against breast cancer. For the sixth consecutive year, the two organizations are encouraging people to “Be Strong, Act Bold, Always Believe.” WWE created a limited edition “Unleash Your Warrior” t-shirt. Available on WWEShop.com and live events, 100 percent of the net proceeds benefit Komen research grants focusing on metastatic breast cancer. The disease is responsible for the nation’s 40,000 annual breast cancer deaths. Fans can also […]

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Shawn Michaels on Flexing Acting Muscle in ‘Pure Country: Pure Heart’ and Coaching in WWE NXT

Shawn Michaels will go down as one of the greatest in-ring performers in WWE history. A Hall of Famer who reached the upper echelon of sports entertainment. At 52, the Heartbreak Kid couldn’t be happier how his life has turned out on a professional and personal level. Even though the legendary showman put the days of being an active competitor behind him seven years ago, he keeps busy in many ways. Among them is taking on roles in films with his latest being Pure Country: Pure Heart. The Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and WWE Studios film centers around teenage sisters […]