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2016 Wrestlemania: Calling Stone Cold and Undertaker


– Mike Mooneyham

 

Anticipation is growing for wrestling fans around the world as Wrestlemania 31, WWE’s premier sports entertainment event, is a mere two months away.

But some early excitement began to build last week for next year’s “Showcase of the Immortals.”

 

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WWE prodigy Paige a ‘Diva for Tomorrow’

– Mike Mooneyham

 

It could have been a career milestone for Paige when she became the youngest divas champion in WWE history last April at the age of 21.

Even more impressive was the fact that she won the title in her very first match on the main roster.

 

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WWE’s Daniel Bryan thought neck injury might end his career


– Josh Stewart

 

Daniel Bryan says being a WWE Superstar is what he does best. But the fights outside the ring have been much tougher in the last year.

 

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Gone but not forgotten: Professional wrestling lost memorable names in 2014

Mike Mooneyham

 

It’s an appropriate time to reflect upon some of the pro wrestling personalities who passed away in 2014.

Many represented an era that will forever be etched in the memories of longtime fans.

 

They touched our lives in many ways. For those of us lucky enough to see them perform, we will never forget them.

 

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Famed Midnight vs. Rock ‘N Roll Express rivalry renewed

– Mike Mooneyham

 

Few pro wrestling feuds have lasted as long as the celebrated rivalry between The Midnight Express and The Rock ‘N Roll Express.

In fact, it’s been more than three decades since two of the greatest teams in the history of professional wrestling first embarked on a journey that would be fondly remembered years later by a generation of fans.

 

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Jeff Jarrett’s new promotion positioned to be global force


– Mike Mooneyham

 

What does the year 2015 and beyond hold for professional wrestling?

Pose that question to Jeff Jarrett, and he sounds like a kid on Christmas morning.

A third-generation wrestling product with three decades of experience under his belt, Jarrett has plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the coming year.

 

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Celebrities hang out with WWE Superstars and other pro wrestlers from WCW, TNA, Impact Wrestling

– Josh Stewart, Newsday

 

You’d be surprised how many celebrities have stars that they swoon over — and a lot of them wear spandex and face paint to work. Take a look at WWE Superstars and the celebs who got their pro wrestling fix by hanging out with their grappling heroes.

 

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Randy Orton to shine in new WWE role

– Mike Mooneyham

 

Randy Orton never liked playing the role of babyface. But after the past couple of weeks on WWE television, Orton is quickly emerging as the hottest babyface in the company.

While his beatdown by The Authority last week on Raw will temporarily take him out of the picture, giving him time to do some film work on his latest WWE movie project, the door will be open for him to return for WWE’s Survivor Series pay-per-view on Nov. 23 in Orton’s hometown of St. Louis.

 

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New book celebrates three decades of Wrestlemania

– Mike Mooneyham

 

Wrestlemania has long been known as “the Granddaddy of Them All” when it comes to premier sports entertainment events.

Then it only follows that “30 Years of Wrestlemania” should rightfully assume a similar title in the Wrestlemania-related books category.

From the creators of “WWE 50″ and the official “WWE Encyclopedia,” “30 Years of Wrestlemania” provides an in-depth look at the show of shows from its inception to the current day.

 

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Grappler’s journey through the world of professional wrestling

– Mike Mooneyham

 

Just a few short years into his career, Len Denton was ready to hang up his wrestling boots.

The money wasn’t particularly good, the traveling was grueling and his career just wasn’t talking off the way he had planned.

Tired of doing jobs for hard-nosed promoters and with little monetary reward to show for it, Denton decided to give the business one last shot in the Carolinas.

 

 

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