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FILE - This July 15, 2015, file photo shows mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey working out at Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale, Calif. The former UFC champion Rousey could soon make the move to WWE. She’s met with WWE executives and has seemed excited about the possibility of becoming a wrestler. Rousey may not debut at one of WWE’s signature events this weekend in Philadelphia because she’s filming a movie in Colombia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 28, 2018 - 11:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronda Rousey's next bout in the ring won't come in mixed martial arts but in the world of professional wrestling. The biggest superstar in women's MMA officially made the jump to WWE on Sunday night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia. The former UFC...
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January 23, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — WWE star Enzo Amore has been fired by the wrestling promotion after a woman alleged on Twitter that he raped her and police opened a sexual assault investigation. The company said in a statement that Amore, whose real name is Eric Arndt, was fired Tuesday after initially being...
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January 20, 2018 - 2:53 am
The Rock told jabronis to know their role long before he traveled to Jumanji. Batista defended championships before he guarded the galaxy. Steve Austin left losers in his path with "Stone Cold" stunners instead of Skullbusters . Before the trio of WWE stars stretched into other entertainment...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2016, file photo Ronda Rousey stands in the cage after Amanda Nunes forced a stoppage in the first round of their women's bantamweight championship mixed martial arts bout at UFC 207 in Las Vegas. Rousey's next fight could come in a WWE ring. WWE executive Paul Levesque, better known as wrestling superstar Triple H, had dinner with Rousey in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, Jan. 8, again fueling speculation that UFC's biggest female star could leave the octagon for a career in sports entertainment. "We are talking to Ronda, as we've been for a while," Levesque told The Associated Press by phone on Wednesday. "She has a lot of things going on. We have a lot of things going on. But we have a great relationship with her, a very friendly standpoint for a long period of time now. It was great to catch up with her." (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
January 10, 2018 - 8:19 pm
UFC star Ronda Rousey's next fight could come in a WWE ring. WWE executive Paul Levesque, better known as wrestling superstar Triple H, had dinner with Rousey in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, again fueling speculation that UFC's biggest female star could leave the octagon for a career in sports...
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FILE – In this Feb. 15, 2017, file photo, retired professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino examines U.S. rower Amanda Polk's Olympic gold medal at the 81st Dapper Dan Awards and sports auction, a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania, in Pittsburgh. Sammartino met with pop singing sensation Bruno Mars on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, when Mars' 24K Magic World Tour stopped in Pittsburgh, after Sammartino heard Mars was nicknamed "Bruno" as a baby because Sammartino was Mars' father's favorite wrestler. (Haley Nelson/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File)
August 23, 2017 - 11:42 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bruno Mars has met the man he's nicknamed after: former pro wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino. The two met Tuesday night when the pop singing sensation's 24K Magic World Tour stopped in Pittsburgh. Sammartino heard through friends that Mars, born Peter Gene Hernandez, was...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2007, file photo, wrestler Ric Flair addresses the media during a news conference at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. Flair's representative said on Twitter Aug. 14, 2017, that Flair was dealing with some "tough medical issues." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 14, 2017 - 5:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment says pro wrestling legend Ric Flair is out of surgery and resting after being hospitalized. The statement Monday did not give details about the nature of the surgery. A representative for the showman known as "Nature Boy" says the 68-year-old wrestler...
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In this photo provided by ToniAnne Campasano Alvino, three rescue boats tow a helicopter that is almost entirely submerged, at far right, in the water off of Gilbo Beach, N.Y., on Long Island after the Robinson R 44 helicopter made an emergency ocean landing Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Shane McMahon, the son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon, was a passenger on the aircraft, and neither he, nor the pilot were hurt. The Federal Aviation Administration said the helicopter had taken off from Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y. (ToniAnne Campasano Alvino via AP)
July 19, 2017 - 4:42 pm
GILGO BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — The son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon was rescued Wednesday from a helicopter that made an emergency landing in the ocean near a New York beach. Shane McMahon, also a WWE executive, was the passenger in the Robinson R 44 helicopter that set down in...
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July 19, 2017 - 1:29 pm
GILGO BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — The son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon has been rescued unhurt from a helicopter that made an emergency landing in the ocean waters off New York. Shane McMahon was the passenger in the Robinson R 44 helicopter that came down in the Atlantic Ocean off...
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July 17, 2017 - 8:41 am
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania city has paid $160,000 to settle a lawsuit by a convicted robber who contends an officer's "pro wrestling"-style kick to his head fractured his jaw. The (Allentown) Morning Call ( http://bit.ly/2v9dKNN ) reported the settlement Monday in an online story which...
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Copies of the New York Post with an illustration of President Donald Trump as a professional wrestler on the front page are displayed at a newsstand in New York City, Monday, July 3, 2017. On Sunday, Trump's apparent fondness for wrestling emerged in a tweeted mock video that shows him pummeling a man in a business suit with his face obscured by the CNN logo. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 05, 2017 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN says safety concerns led to its decision not to reveal the identity of the man behind a doctored anti-CNN video. Yet the way the decision was explained and deep distrust of the network among President Donald Trump's supporters provoked a backlash Wednesday. The network said late...
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