WWE

WWE SummerSlam 2017 Represents a Major Shift in Booking of Top PPVs

WWE SummerSlam 2017 is just around the corner and has quietly become a noticeable representation of WWE's future, standing in stark contrast to other recent major events.<p>While most Big Four pay-per-views are defined by nostalgia and star power, this year's SummerSlam is dominated by brand new …

Randy Orton

WWE Officials Have Lost Faith In Baron Corbin, Reason Why He Failed To Cash-In ‘Money In The Bank’ Revealed

Last night on <i>SmackDown Live</i>, Baron Corbin cashed in the <i>Money in the Bank</i> briefcase after interfering in the main event match between John Cena and …

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These are the 10 greatest good guys in WWE history

The hero vs. villain story is as old as storytelling itself, and the situation is no different in the wild world of WWE.<p>In wrestling parlance, heroes are "babyfaces" (or just "faces") and villains are "heels." But whatever you call them, a strong good guy is essential to telling a captivating story …

Andre the Giant

Wrestling Wrap Up: Is Baron Corbin Now the Dumbest Superstar?

SummerSlam is so close, you guys, and there's so much to...LOL LMFAOOOOOOOOOOOO WHAAAAAAAAAAAAT?<p>HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!<p>Again, in case you missed it...<p>Holy …

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WWE SummerSlam 2017 Preview: Get Ready for John Cena, Total Divas Showdowns and More!

Summer is still getting hotter!<p>The WWE Universe will be raising the temperature in New York City come Sunday when SummerSlam 2017 descends upon …

John Cena

WWE Smackdown: 7 things you missed overnight as Baron Corbin cashes in - unsuccessfully

With Raw out of the way on Monday night, Smackdown gave WWE superstars one last chance to prepare for the huge Summerslam pay-per-view coming up on …

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Ric Flair's rep is 'cautiously optimistic' about his medical condition

Ric Flair had surgery earlier this week and he is on the mend, according to his rep.<p>"He had surgery and it went successful and he is resting. We are all cautiously optimistic," Flair's agent, Melinda Morris Zanoni, told Fox News.<p>She said the WWE champion has had several close-calls in his lifetime …

Ric Flair

Ric Flair's five best, most memorable moments in a wrestling ring

With all the recent bad news swirling around Ric Flair and his various medical issues , I thought I’d try to inject some positivity with some of my …

Ric Flair

Did Barclays Center spoil the WWE SummerSlam main event?

With rumors of Brock Lesnar leaving WWE swirling, Barclays Center has him advertised for the RAW after SummerSlam<p>This Sunday night at SummerSlam, the …

Pro Wrestling

John Cena always wins... except at SummerSlam

“LOL Cena wins” didn’t become a meme out of nowhere, but SummerSlam is basically a different universe for Big Match John.<p>Chances are good you’re no longer bored of John Cena winning. Much of that has to do with how John Cena has evolved as a wrestler late into his career — an inordinate percentage …

John Cena

WWE 2K18 Roster: 47 Playable Superstars Revealed, Plus Sanity Entrance Video

In conjunction with IGN, WWE revealed the first 47 playable Superstars that will be included in the <i>WWE 2K18</i> video game Wednesday.<p>As seen in the following video, Corey Graves, Renee Young and Goldust listed the first batch of characters who will be available to gamers and WWE fans alike when <i>WWE 2K18</i> …

Andre the Giant

ROH star Bully Ray talks CM Punk, Adam Cole, Paige and the Briscoe Brothers

A veteran of over 20 years in professional wrestling, Bully Ray has won titles and fans in every promotion he has performed in.<p>Mel B celebrates …

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5 Historic SummerSlam Matches to Get You Ready for WWE's Biggest Party of the Summer

It’s August. A time for beach weather, barbecues—and, if you’re a WWE fan, SummerSlam. In 1988, the sports entertainment juggernaut added the premier …

Brock Lesnar

WWE News: Randy Orton & Shinsuke Nakamura Compete In Big Match Before ‘SummerSlam 2017’ PPV

Last night’s episode of <i>SmackDown Live</i> featured plenty of action, but it also featured another big match after the live television show ended. Fans …

Randy Orton

Count: Shinsuke Nakamura Would Make Electrifying WWE Champion

<b>1. The King of Strong Style Needs to Be the King of SmackDown</b><p>There is ample reason to celebrate should Shinsuke Nakamura saunter out of the Barclays Center with the WWE Championship in hand.<p>SmackDown will be an improved show with Nakamura at the helm. The blue brand's main event scene will feature …

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SummerSlam's best notes, quotes, and anecdotes of the past 30 years

<i>In honor of the 30th anniversary of SummerSlam, SI.com’s Week in Wrestling has compiled a unique section of notes, quotes, and anecdotes celebrating</i> …

Andre the Giant

Why Jinder Mahal is a game-changer for the WWE

He’s a Canadian with a long family history in the sport, but it’s his Indian heritage that makes current WWE champion Jinder Mahal a game changer for …

Pro Wrestling

Case For Each Member Of SummerSlam Universal Title Fatal 4-Way

On Sunday night at <b>SummerSlam</b>, the <b>Universal Championship</b> will be decided in a colossal showdown, one worthy of a Greek amphitheatre. But instead of …

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WWE: How Should We Feel About Lana?

WWE: Charlotte and Lana<p>The Ravishing Russian’s few in-ring matches in the WWE have been extremely underwhelming, so why does she keep getting …

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WWE News: AJ Styles Says Who He Wants To Fight At ‘WrestleMania 34’

AJ Styles came into the WWE with a huge amount of momentum and ended up setting the world on fire in his first full year with the company. He debuted …

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WWE walk-up music a must-have for some major leaguers

Erik Williams / USA TODAY Sports<p>NEW YORK - There may not be a ton of similarities between the diamond and the ring, but one thing Major League …

Ric Flair

WWE sets new Australian broadcast deal with Nine Network

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE +1.6%) has set up another Australian deal, an agreement with Nine Network to broadcast its weekly flagship …

Business

WWE SummerSlam: 25 biggest OMG moments in history

SummerSlam is one of the “Big Four” shows for WWE and it’s usually the second-biggest event during a calendar year, so there’s been moments that have …

Mick Foley

WWE News: Dean Ambrose Can Do Something At ‘SummerSlam’ That No Other Member Of The Shield Has Ever Done

When Dean Ambrose steps into the ring at <i>SummerSlam</i>, he won’t only partner with his former brother in The Shield, but he has the ability to do …

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Low Ki Talks Destination X, GFW Impact Wrestling and WWE

Low Ki is one of the most well-traveled and talented in-ring performers in wrestling history, and he is still going strong during his latest run in Impact Wrestling.<p>At 37 years old, Low Ki has seen it all during his time in Ring of Honor, TNA, WWE, New Japan Pro Wrestling and other major …

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Bryce McKiernan dies

Yahoo7 News<p>A sick teenager who captured the hearts of people all around the world, including that of his hero John Cena, has passed away after a …

John Cena

Jon Jones needs more time to prepare for Stipe Miocic UFC showdown, insists coach

Stipe Miocic is a harder fight than Brock Lesnar for Jon Jones, according to the UFC champion’s coach.<p>Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson to fight for shot …

UFC

WWE Rumors: Randy Orton Moving To ‘Raw’ After ‘WWE Summerslam,’

It has only four months, but a lot has happened on WWE programming since the “Superstar Shakeup” that took place shortly after <i>WrestleMania 33</i>. WWE …

Randy Orton

SideTrack: Louis C.K., Matt Damon, and more...

<b>OLD SCHOOL:</b> <b>Louis C.K.</b>’s new flick — the black-and-white, 35mm “I Love You, Daddy” — will debut at the <b>Toronto International Film Festival</b>, which runs …

Louis C.K.

GFW Impact’s Matt Sydal: ‘Everybody else is just a weak-a** carbon copy of me’ – exclusive interview

Thursday marks one of the biggest nights in the GFW calendar, as Impact airs its annual Destination X live special. One of the most anticipated …

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