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Jerry 'the King' Lawler pins WWE Champion


(See Photo below) At 61 years old, Jerry 'the King' Lawler pinned the WWE champion The Miz on the December 20, 2010 edition of Monday Night Raw. Although Lawler did not gain the title in the six-man tag match, this marks the first time the WWE Hall of Famer pinned a current WWE champion.
Lawler won his first title, the NWA Southern Tag team title with Jim White, in March of 1973. 

World Wrestling Entertainment releases DVD listing Top 50 "Superstars" of All Time

WWE Top 50 Photo Superstars

The list of 50 superstars follows:
  1. Shawn Michaels
  2. The Undertaker
  3. Steve Austin
  4. Bret Hart
  5. The Rock
  6. Harley Race
  7. Ricky Steamboat
  8. Andre the Giant
  9. Rey Mysterio
  10. "Rowdy" Roddy Piper
  11. Eddie Guerrero
  12. Triple H
  13. Gorgeous George
  14. "Macho Man" Randy Savage
  15. "Mr. Perfect" Curt Hennig

British Wrestling Council Hall of Fame: Bret Hart


Bret Hart was recently inducted into the British Wrestling Council Hall of Fame for his match with Davey Boy Smith held in London in August 1992. The honor was presented by British Wrestling Council Sacrlo Scholarship winner Gil Elkin (Axle Rage) at the Birmingham NEC as part of Memorabillia weekend.



Source: British Wrestling Council, http://www.britishwrestlingcouncil.org/

24 WWE Legends appear on Raw

November 15, 2010
On Monday Night Raw's November 15th edition, twenty-four WWE Legends appeared during the show's "Old School" episode.

The legends included: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka, "Mean" Gene Okerlund, "Cowboy" Bob Orton, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Sgt. Slaughter

ESPN Radio: Mick Foley Interview [Oct. 15, 2010]

 "He's not just a wrestler, but a multiple-time New York Times bestselling autobiographer. SportsCenter anchor Robert Flores goes one on one with TNA Wrestling's superstar Mick Foley to talk about his 4th memoir Countdown to Lockdown."

Click here to watch the video at the official site...

Source: ESPN.go.com
Image Source:  www.hachettebookgroup.com

BRET “THE HITMAN” HART APPRECIATION NIGHT (video below)

WWE PRESENTS ''SMACKDOWN WORLD TOUR'' 
“THE HITMAN” RETURNS TO NEW YORK CITY AFTER 13 YEARS!
Venue: Madison Square Garden
Date: September 25, 2010
 

 
Photo and Video: © WWE, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  
Video 2: Submitted by Shay J at http://twitter.com/nomatch4me

ESPN Radio: John Cena Interview [Sept. 2010]

SportsCenter's Robert Flores interviews John Cena on his passion for WWE on the ESPN show, Let It Flo.



You can also click HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO
 
Source: ESPN.go.com

Hulk Hogan Hospitalized with Back Pain


During the first week of September 2010, Hulk Hogan, the 57-year-old wrestling legend (real name: Terry Bollea) was admitted into the Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Fla.

TNA Wrestling Bound for Glory Poster (10-10-10)


Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling announced that its annual “Bound For Glory” Pay-Per-View extravaganza will be held live at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010 (10/10/10) starting at 8 p.m. ET and airing worldwide exclusively on Pay-Per-View.

Source: TNA WRESTLING 
Image: Photo: © 2010 TNA Entertainment, LLC.

ESPN Radio: Ric Flair Interview [August 2010]

SportCenter's Robert Flores interviews Ric Flair on a variety of topics on the ESPN show, Let It Flo.

Part I                                                                            Part II

Part III

Source: ESPN.go.com, show recorded at ESPN radio studios in Bristol, CT.

New WWE Tag Team Championship Belts

Image: © WWE, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

On the August 16, 2010 edition of Raw, the Unified titles were retired into a new WWE Tag Team Championship with new belts presented by Bret "Hit Man" Hart to The Hart Dynasty.

ESPN Radio: Shawn Michaels Interview [Updated Video]


Friday, August 13, 2010
Bill Simmons talks with former WWE wrestler Shawn Michaels about his retirement, losing his last match, his faith, how he changed over the years, the upcoming SummerSlam and more.

Former WWE wrestler Lance Cade dies at 29

 Lance Cade (real name: Lance McNaught) was released from World Wrestling Entertainment in April 2010. WWE was informed Friday, August 13, 2010 that Cade had passed away of apparent heart failure.

Cade left behind two daughters and one step-son.

Cade was a three-time WWE World Tag Team Champion, and a former one-time TWA Television Champion in the Texas Wrestling Alliance.

Sources: WWE.com and Wrestling Information Archive
 Image: © WWE, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Linda McMahon, former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, wins Senate Primary

"The support of the voters of Connecticut isn't bestowed by the establishment or the pundits or the media. It isn't a birthright," she told cheering supporters after her victory was sealed. "It can't be bought, it needs to be earned. And tonight I am humbled to have earned your support." --Linda McMahon

"It’s hard to imagine the hatred voters must harbor toward Washington to make McMahon a viable candidate. For the Republican Party, which stokes that hatred, no imagination is needed." --Margaret Carlson, a Bloomberg News opinion columnist 

Photo: http://www.linda2010.com/
Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/

TNA Heavyweight Rankings (UPDATED)

On April 26, 2010, TNA Wrestling created a monthly Top 10 Contender ranking system. Kurt Angle vowed to attain #1 and ultimately get a title shot at the coveted TNA World Championship.

**Due to a vacant TNA World Championship, the Heavyweight Rankings have been set aside.**

Kurt Angle had won six ranking matches in a row, however, he will now face off competators in a TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT. Winners advance to the Finals at "Bound For Glory" on Sunday, October 10 to crown a new TNA World Heavyweight Champion.



Current Heavyweight Rankings

1. “The Monster” Abyss
2. JEFF HARDY
3. MR. ANDERSON
4. Samoa Joe
5. Jay Lethal
6. A.J. Styles
7. Hernandez
8. KURT ANGLE
9. "THE POPE" D’ANGELO DINERO
10. “The Freak" Rob Terry

SEMI-FINALS OF THE TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT
KURT ANGLE VS. JEFF HARDY
MR. ANDERSON VS. THE POPE


Source: TNAWrestling.com
Photo: © 2010 TNA Entertainment, LLC.

Bret Hart becomes the United States Champion

On May 17, 2010, WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart, age 52, won the United States Championship for the fifth time (4 times in WCW and 1 time in WWE) in Toronto, Canada. Hart won his first professional wrestling championship in Stampede Wrestling on November 12, 1978.

NOTE: On the May 24 edition of Raw, Hart vacated the title.


Photos: © WWE, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

TNA iMPACT! returns to Thursday Nights on SPIKE [Videos]

After the success of iMPACT's Janaury 4, 2010 Monday night show, SPIKE Network agreed to move their headline wrestling program to Monday nights to go head on with WWE programming. After nine straight weeks on Monday nights (with five live shows and four pre-taped shows), TNA iMPACT! will return to Thursday nights on SPIKE. TNA iMPACT! originally aired on Thursdays on SPIKE from April 2006 to March 4, 2010.
Source: TNAWrestling.com
Photo: © 2010 TNA Entertainment, LLC.

January 4, 2010 TNA iMPACT! episode
(OPENING)

January 4, 2010 TNA iMPACT! episode
(MIDDLE)

January 4, 2010 TNA iMPACT! episode

(ENDING)

TNA Bonus Video

Highlights from the November 15, 2009 match
between AJ Syles, Christopher Daniels, and Samoa Joe

2010 Annual WWE Shareholders Meeting

The entire 2010 WWE Annual Shareholders Meeting can be seen in its entirety online here.

Please Note: The link may not remain active.



 

Shawn Michaels retires...


Photo by Rich Freeda: © WWE, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Video: © 2010 World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

TNA iMPACT's Second Live Monday Night...ever


March 8, 2010

Matches of the Night:
Hulk Hogan & Abyss vs. Ric Flair & A.J. Styles (Main Event-rematch)
and
Doug William vs. Kazarian vs. Daniels (X Division Championship)


Notable TNA Wrestling talent on Impact!:
  • Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Rob Van Dam
  • Kurt Angle, Sting, Mr. Anderson
  • Mick Foley, Eric Bischoff
  • A.J. Styles, Jeff Hardy
  • Jeff Jarrett, D'Angelo Dinero, Daniels
  • Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman, Eric Young
  • Abyss, Doug Williams, Kazarian
  • Desmond Wolfe, Tara, Angelina Love,
  • James Strom, Robert Roode


Source: TNAWrestling.com
Photo: © 2010 TNA Entertainment, LLC.

Bret Hart: Survival of the Hitman [Videos]


The Survival of the Hitman is a documentary about Bret Hart that was produced by John Pollock, Jorge Barbosa and Wai Ting for The Fight Network. The film was originally released on March 22, 2010, in preparation for Bret Hart's in-ring return against Vince McMahon at WrestleMania XXVI in Glendale, Arizona. The documentary includes interviews with Bret Hart, Bruce Hart, Keith Hart, Ross Hart, Ted DiBiase Jr., Carl DeMarco, Paul Jay, Dwayne Johnson, Gordon Kirke, Jeff Marek, Heath McCoy, Jim Neidhart, Mauro Ranallo, Lance Storm, and Jimmy Hart.


Segment 2
Length (16:39) 
 


Segment 3
Length (18:02)


Segment 4
Length (23:15)



Segment 5
Length (9:02)

Source: The Fight Network

Image: © www.johnwmacdonald.com

World Wrestling Entertainment's new program NXT will begin February 23, 2010

NXT will air on SyFy at 10/9 CT.

WWE released the names of the young NXT rookies and their veteran WWE mentors:

Heath Slater with Christian
Justin Gabriel with Matt Hardy
Skip Sheffield with MVP
Wade Barrett with Chris Jericho
Daniel Bryan with The Miz
Michael Tarver with Carlito
Darren Young with C.M. Punk
David Otunga with R-Truth

Source: WWE.com

TNA iMPACT! to move to Monday Nights starting March 8, 2010


March 8, 2010 will be the first time since March 26, 2001 that two professional wrestling programs will go head-to-head on a regular basis.

TNA iMPACT: Mondays 9:00-11:00pm ET/PT on SPIKE

WWE Raw: Mondays 9/8 PM Central on the USA Network

Source: TNAWrestling.com, WWE.com

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Offers Online "iMPACT!" Pre/Post Shows


Every Thursday, visit TNA's webpage a half hour before "iMPACT!" begins at 7:30pm ET for the live online preshow - featuring tons of news and updates on TNA Wrestling before the big broadcast on SpikeTV!

Then, immediately after TNA Wrestling "iMPACT!" goes off the air, check back to the TNA webpage for the hour-long live online post show!

CLICK HERE FOR Online "iMPACT!" Pre/Post Shows

Photo: © 2010 TNA Entertainment, LLC.

A Historic Night in Professional Wrestling

January 4, 2010

Match of the Night:
Kurt Angle vs. A.J. Styles (TNA)


Moment of the Night:
Bret Hart & Shawn Micheals make peace (WWE)


Notable TNA Wrestling talent on Impact!:
  • Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair
  • Kurt Angle, Sting, Mick Foley, Eric Bischoff
  • A.J. Styles, Samoa Joe, Jeff Hardy
  • Jeff Jarrett, D'Angelo Dinero, Daniels
  • Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman
  • Sean Morley, Abyss, Matt Morgan
  • Desmond Wolfe, Jay Lethal,
  • Amazing Red, Suicide, Tara
  • The Nasty Boys, Orlando Jordan.
Notable WWE talent on Raw:
  • Bret Hart
  • Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Vince McMahon
  • Chris Jericho (leaving for SmackDown)
  • Randy Orton, Sheamus, Kofi Kingston, The Big Show
  • Ted DiBiase, Cody Rhodes, Jerry Lawler