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The Women of WrestleMania 34: Female Talent Has Never Been More Represented

The superstars of WWE take over Bourbon Street for WrestleMania 34 Sunday, April 8 from the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The sports entertainment leader is going all out this year with the ladies taking center stage. New signing Ronda Rousey looks to make a big splash transitioning from the UFC octagon to the WWE squared circle. She teams with Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle to face Stephanie McMahon and Triple H. By the same token Asuka, winner of the first all-female Royal Rumble, is gearing up to put her unprecedented win streak on the line in hopes of […]

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WWE Announces Historic First-Ever Women’s Royal Rumble

The female Superstars of WWE have headlined events, seen their likeness inspire Mattel fashion dolls, had the first Hell in a Cell and Money in the Bank, stolen the show. They’ve competed in new venues, broken many boundaries, and overall, changed perceptions. No doubt there have been countless milestones and a big one comes in 2018. That’s when the company will host the first-ever women’s Royal Rumble on Sunday, January 28. Just like their male counterparts the winner of the unique battle royal receives a championship opportunity at WrestleMania 34 in April. Stephanie McMahon made the historic announcement this week on […]

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Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque on WarGames to WWE at ‘NXT TakeOver’

Paul “Triple H” Levesque has envisioned bringing back the iconic WarGames for some time. And come Saturday the vision becomes reality as the “The Match Beyond” makes its big return at NXT TakeOver live on WWE Network.  The event kicks off four events in Houston at the Toyota Center with Survivor Series following up Sunday, and Raw and SmackDown broadcasting Monday and Tuesday. “Coming off a massive hurricane, flooding, just natural disaster of epic proportions. We made the decision to stay in the market and continue forward as that was kind of all happening,” Levesque said during a media conference […]

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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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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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WWE EVP Paul Levesque on Why NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III is Special Homecoming

The first NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn in 2015 rocked the Barclays Center with a series of exciting moments and matches on the eve of SummerSlam. Paul Levesque, WWE executive vice president talent, live events and creative, believes the success of the event put the developmental brand on another level. NXT’s biggest fan predicts much of the same with NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III on the horizon. For legendary performer, it’s an annual homecoming. “It’s very exciting to come back to Brooklyn and the Barclays Center and SummerSlam,” he said during a media call to promote the WWE Network show. “NXT TakeOver has […]

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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 […]

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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 […]