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That Time Jesse Ventura Was Elected Governor

Courtesy of fivethirtyeight.com: Remember when a former professional wrestler got himself elected as the governor of a major state? In 1998, Jesse “The Body” Ventura, a WWF star turned political independent and crusader, defeated two major-party candidates to win the Minnesota governor’s mansion. The latest documentary in our “Signals” series — “Shock the World,” directed by Zak Knutson […]

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WrestleMania Improv show coming to San Jose

Join ComedySportz San Jose for a very special event on March 27 at 11:00pm. They’ll be welcoming wrestlers Dolph Ziggler, John Morrison, and Ryan Nemeth for a wrestling-themed improv show. Tickets are just $15 and all of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to a special charity of the wrestler’s choice! Because of […]

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The Tony Atlas Experience: March 25th!

THE TONY ATLAS EXPERIENCE Wednesday, March 25th – 5PM MWF Studios – 360 Main St. – Melrose, MA 02176 Autographs – Posed Photos – Professional Video Taping https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/wwe-hall-of-famer-tony-atlas-studio-shoot-sos/x/4306738 www.BostonWrestling.com From the highest of highs to the lowest of lows and everywhere in between around the world, Tony Atlas has seen and lived it all! March […]

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Lisa Marie Varon to receive a women’s award this April

The Cauliflower Alley Club is pleased to announce that Lisa Marie Varon, better known as Victoria and Tara in the squared circle, will be honored at the upcoming CAC Reunion with a women’s wrestling award! The women’s wrestling award originated in 1996 and has a long-standing tradition of honoring the best female wrestlers of all […]

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CAC honoree appears at the Royal Rumble

This past weekend 2015 CAC honoree Diamond Dallas Page made a surprise return to WWE and competed as one of the 30 men in the Royal Rumble main event!  DDP, who will be presented with 2 awards this coming April, entered at #14 and hit several competitors with his famous Diamond Cutter!  The crowd in […]

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2013 CAC men’s wrestling honoree returns to RAW

By Sean Rueter (@s1rude) Photo courtesy of WWE.com Hold off on bringing The Authority back to boost ratings for at least another week…this guest general manager business just got totally rad. WWE announced this week that Edge and Christian will return to host the final Raw of 2014 on December 29th from the Verizon Center […]

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Jim Ross interested in GFW’s first PPV

By Brad Davis: MMANews.com recently conducted an exclusive interview with WWE Hall of Fame announcer Jim Ross, who recently made his MMA broadcasting debut for Battlegrounds MMA’s BattleGrounds O.N.E. pay-per-view from Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was a pleasure speaking to Mr. Ross for almost an hour, here are the highlights: How He Got Linked Up With […]

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Santino Marella discusses his neck surgery

By Greg Oliver, SLAM! Sports: On September 17th, Santino Marella tweeted “Surgery was a success, road to recovery starts now.” A week later, at his gym in Mississauga, Ontario, he shared further details about his surgery with SLAM! Wrestling. The surgery was done in Pittsburgh, under the care of Dr. Joseph Maroon, the neurosurgeon for […]

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Arda Ocal signs with WWE

WWE has hired Canadian broadcaster Arda Ocal. Ocal hosted several WWE related programs for The Score in Canada. Ocal has a long history of covering WWE events as a member of the media, and has interviewed several WWE personalities over the years. He also previously worked with WWE’s Renee Young. Ocal has changed his name […]

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