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G5: Battleground, Brock Lesnar, Sting, more

Battleground is behind us – how did the pay-per-view stack up compared to everything else WWE has had to offer this year? Did Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins being pulled hurt the show? Brock Lesnar is the next challenger to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Will Lesnar be holding the...


SCW title defended in Blenheim Street Fight

Sammy V challenges “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn for the SCW Championship once again this Saturday at SCW Marlborough Madness. The number one contender’s position is not a new one for Sammy, who has been involved in the SCW title picture for a number of years. It looked as though Sammy may...


The Rock becomes a demigod

Just when you thought The Rock couldn’t get any bigger, the former WWE Champion takes his physique to new, super-human levels as the titular Greek demigod in Hercules, in cinemas now.


Raw: Triple H picks Plan C for SummerSlam

In the fallout from Battleground, Triple H searched to find a suitable SummerSlam opponent for WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena on Raw. By the end of the night he found the opponent, the one in 21-1, Brock Lesnar. Triple H kicked off the show to address the status of...


Battleground: Cena survives fatal four-way

John Cena remains WWE World Heavyweight Champion following Monday’s Battleground pay-per-view. Cena was able to pin Kane in a fatal four-way main event also featuring Randy Orton and Roman Reigns. Kane and Orton appeared to be working together in the early stages of the match, with Kane doing all he...


The Intercontinental Championship is born

A new Intercontinental Champion was decided at yesterday’s Battleground pay-per-view event, but the title’s lineage can be traced all the way back to 1979. In today’s Clip of the Day, Todd Grisham explains how the Intercontinental Championship came to be.


Hotaru wins Jackson Shield at Supremacy

Hotaru overcame four wrestlers en route to winning the Jackson Shield at Maniacs United’s Supremacy event this past Saturday and then put the title on the line against “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn. Rufguts made a surprise appearance before the Jackson Shield gauntlet got underway to warn its competitors that whoever won...


SmackDown: Ambrose wins battle, Rollins wins war

Dean Ambrose looked to get revenge on one of the men who had attacked him on Raw, but was laid out by another on SmackDown. Ambrose started the night with a microphone in hand and immediately called out former Shield stablemate Seth Rollins. “If you thought for one second your...


Main Event: Sheamus beats scared Miz

The Miz’s obsession with his “money maker” cost him a win on WWE Main Event. The star of The Marine 4: Moving Target took on Sheamus in the show’s featured contest, just days before both men take part in the Intercontinental Championship Battle Royal at Battleground. Sheamus threatened to knock...