WWE Elimination Chamber 2013 Promo

Former UFC Fighter War Machine Attempts Suicide In Prison

According to a report by, former UFC and Bellator MMA fighter War Machine attempted suicide while being held in a Las Vegas jail on Tuesday. War Machine, real name Jon Koppenhaver, is awaiting trial for 30-plus charges from an alleged assault against his ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack. The report states War Machine was found unresponsive with a piece of linen around his neck and tied to the leg of the bed. [ 82 more words. ]

WWE NXT October 16, 2014 – Sami Zayn Vs. Tyson Kidd, Charlotte, Baron Corbin In Action

NXT kicks off with Baron Corbin, who has been completely squashing his opposition since NXT Takeover II. Baron Corbin vs. Elias Samson End of Days. Pin. That's the entire match, ten seconds. Winner: Baron Corbin Sami Zayn comes to the ring to a huge ovation and "Ole!" chants and says he's sick of making promises to the fans and not following up on them. [ 877 more words. ]

Fan Involved In Bad Encounter With CM Punk At NHL Game

As noted, WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee and husband CM Punk were at the Chicago Blackhawks hockey game on Wednesday night. A fan on posted the following on his encounter with Punk with a photo: You can read his account below. I was at the hawks game and I’m standing getting food and I look to my left, and literally two feet next to me AJ and Punk are standing. [ 170 more words. ]

JBL Addresses Rumors Of Justin Roberts & Michael Cole Having ‘Fight’ During RAW

After WWE announced Monday night on its official website that they had elected to not exercise its option to renew ring announcer Justin Roberts' contract, a few people who attended RAW in Atlanta, Georgia, claimed on social media to haven witnessed Roberts yelling at Michael Cole during the Dolph Ziggler vs. Randy Orton match and flipping him off. John "Bradshaw" Layfield, who commentated the show alongside Cole, addressed the rumor on… [ 262 more words. ]

Chris Jericho Talks Feuding With CM Punk, How He Got Vince McMahon To Do Rey Mysterio Mask Angle

Chris Jericho returned to Busted Open to talk with Doug and Dave about his new book, The Best In The World At What I Have No Idea, being part of the End Of An Era in WWE with Shawn Michaels, his last run in WWE, his feud with Bray Wyatt and original plans, a possible return and more! You can listen to SiriusXM's Award Winning Wrestling Show Busted Open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2-4 PM EST on SiriusXM Channel 92 and on the SiriusXM App. [ 828 more words. ]

TNA Not Responding To Wrestlers About Contracts?

According to sources, TNA is not currently responding to talent who are currently without a contract or whose contract will be expiring soon. Several members of the roster have been trying to contact people at the office in Nashville but are not having their calls returned. As previously reported, the company is not offering any new contracts until a TV deal is in place.

Ryback Cleared To Return?, Details Inside

As you likely know (or may have noticed by his absence), Ryback has been off of TV since August after undergoing surgery to fix some issues. The PW Torch reports that Ryback is now fully recovered and cleared to compete again. As of right now, WWE is waiting to figure out how to introduce him. There has been some discussion of tweaking his gimmick and giving him a renewed singles push, which would bolster the current roster that has dwindled a bit due to injuries.

WWE NXT Takeover Headed To WrestleMania 31?

Triple H has mentioned during recent NXT conference calls that WWE will have NXT specials on the WWE Network every four months or so. The next special will happen on December 11. Assuming WWE follows its four month schedule, that would have the next event in March 2015, right before WrestleMania 31. There has been talk in WWE that the NXT roster may be brought to San Francisco for a live NXT Network special during WrestleMania 31 weekend.

Backstage News On WWE’s Replacement For Justin Roberts

Word coming out of WWE this week is that Eden will be replacing Justin Roberts as the new RAW announcer. Lilian Garcia will stay on SmackDown and when Lilian isn't present at live events, Byron Saxton will fill in. It was noted that the decision for Eden to work RAW has already been finalized but plans could change between now and Monday. [ 32 more words. ]

Former UFC Champion Returning, Urijah Faber’s Next Fight Official, Bellator Video

- Bellator MMA likes to provide fans with behind-the-scenes footage from their recent events. The latest, Bellator 128: Uncut, shows new champion Joe Warren enjoying his title belt. Along with footage of Warren after his decision victory over Eduardo Dantas, the camera crew caught Michael Page, Emiliano Sordi and Tiger Sarnavskiy as they prepared for battle. - Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao's next fight will take place in Brazil, as he meets Mitch Gagnon at… [ 218 more words. ]

Backstage Notes On Justin Roberts WWE Release, More On WWE Not Signing Willie Mack

- We noted before that Justin Roberts' WWE departure came as a big shock to everyone in the company. It was described as similar to Matt Striker's release back in 2013. An interesting story on Striker's release and how close some WWE executives pay attention to what's going on is after Striker was cut, WWE held a meeting about future DVD projects and one top WWE executive suggested they get Striker to host one DVD.

The 2014 WWE Slammy Awards Date Changed

The 2014 WWE Slammy Awards are no longer set for December 29 from Washington, DC. This is due to a live event happening on the same night in Richmond, Virginia. Several wrestlers will not be available for RAW. A new date hasn’t been set for this year’s edition.

Kane Talks About Possibly Wrestling Sting, Triple H’s Leadership In WWE, Potential Kane Movie recently spoke with Kane to promote WWE Studios' See No Evil 2. The full interview is available at this link. Below are some highlights: Triple H's leadership in WWE: "He's done a tremendous job with the Performance Center in Orlando, and with NXT. They have a great product, the guys that are coming out of there are really great. [ 267 more words. ]

Which Match Will Likely Headline WWE Hell In A Cell?

The Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins Hell in a Cell match could possibly go on last at the upcoming PPV event. However, both Rollins vs. Ambrose and John Cena vs. Randy Orton will get equal promotion by WWE. That bit of news will certainly add fuel to the fire of fans who are incensed by the idea of WWE creative being overprotective of Cena.

TNA Impact Wrestling: Number One Contender’s Match, Knockouts Title Bout And A Big New Debut

The show opens up with Mike Tenay touting Bound for Glory as "memorable" but he doesn't elaborate on that description, so it's subject to interpretation. Kurt Angle comes out and says that the competition in TNA has never been stronger than it has under his tutelage and calls Bobby Lashley out to answer for his attack on Roode at the conclusion of last week's show. [ 1855 more words. ]

Samoa Joe’s Father Passes Away

TNA Superstar Samoa Joe tweeted the following, announcing the passing of his father: Dixie Carter also tweeted the following: We send out condolences to Samoa Joe during this difficult time.