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WWE returns to Christchurch in September

WWE returns to New Zealand to present WWE Live this September. The Superstars of WWE Raw will be in action on Wednesday, September 13 at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 27. Roman Reigns, Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins, and Finn Balor are currently advertised for WWE...

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Raw and SmackDown to air live on The Box

It’s the news New Zealand fans have been waiting for – WWE is finally airing live. Starting in December, both Raw and SmackDown will be screened at the same time as the United States, live-to-air on The Box. Raw airs Tuesdays at 2pm from December 6 with SmackDown airing Wednesdays...

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CM Punk enters the Octagon at UFC 203

Former WWE Champion CM Punk makes his mixed martial arts (MMA) debut today. Punk fights 2-0 welterweight Mickey Gall in a featured bout on the pay-per-view card of UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem. It’s been a long road to the Octagon for the 37-year-old. Punk signed with the UFC in...

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Technical error delays WWE Raw

A technical error has delayed the New Zealand air-date for WWE Raw this week. Fans tuned into The Box expecting to watch the latest episode of WWE’s flagship show earlier today but were instead met with a replay of last week’s episode. “Unfortunately viewers will have to wait until Saturday...

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WWE Network provides coverage of WWE Draft

Can’t wait until Sunday to find out what happens in the WWE Draft? WWE Network has you covered. Starting at 11am NZST, WWE Network will be providing supplementary coverage of the WWE Draft with a SmackDown pre-show. Draft Center Live airs from 12pm NZST and will stay on top of...

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NJPW G1 Climax 26 begins tonight in Tokyo

It’s arguably the most anticipated time of the year for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) fans. The 26th annual G1 Climax begins tonight in Tokyo, Japan. First officially held in 1991, but with a loose history that can be traced back to 1974, the G1 Climax is a round-robin style tournament....

FACE OFF: Brock Lesnar stares down Mark Hunt during a press conference for the UFC 200 pay-per-view held earlier today in Las Vegas. PHOTO: UFC

Lesnar promoted to UFC 200 main event

Brock Lesnar’s fight will now be the main event of the UFC 200 pay-per-view this Sunday. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) promoted Lesnar vs. New Zealand’s Mark Hunt to the top spot on the card after former headliner Jon Jones allegedly tested positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition...

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Galloway and Lashley headline TNA Slammiversary

Drew Galloway defends the TNA World Heavyweight Championship against Lashley in the main event of TNA Slammiversary today. The champ puts his title on the line under modified rules, with wins only able to come via knockout or submission. On the surface, this stipulation would seem to favour Lashley. The...

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Big E: ‘I’m very excited about NXT TakeOver’

WWE Tag Team Champion Big E is looking forward to today’s NXT TakeOver event but might have to watch it after it’s aired. “I don’t know if I’m going to see it live,” he admitted. “I just got home and my power is weird. For some reason half of the...

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Reigns vs. Rollins set for WWE MITB

Seth Rollins is officially number one contender to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Rollins will challenge Roman Reigns for the title at Money in the Bank. The Architect returned to WWE on Monday at Extreme Rules after seven months out of action due to torn ligaments in his knee. “I have...