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Undertaker plans on wrestling beyond WrestleMania 32

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While it was expected for a few years that the Undertaker would try to work until Wrestlemania 32, which will be held in his hometown of Texas at Cowboys Stadium, and then retire after that show, things might be for a change. The general talk within WWE believe now that the Undertaker is talking about retiring immediately. Jim Ross, a friend of Undertaker, also noted on his blog last week that he doesn’t believe that Taker’s last match will be at WrestleMania 32.
It will be interesting to know how WWE plans out the rest of the Undertaker’s career as many potential marquee matches remains to be held including the much talked about and anticipated match with Sting and John Cena.

Donal Trump inspires a wrestling character

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Republican party’s candidate for the 2016 presidential elections Donald Trump has apparently inspired a pro-wrestling character as someone from California’s Pro Wrestling Revolution has applied to trademark the name “Hijo De Trump”.
Trump who is also a WWE hall of famer is infamous for his hatred and strict rules policy towards Mexican people. With him leading republic party nominations, it was inevitable someone took advantage and capitalize on the instant hatred his name can generate among the Hispanic population.

WWE RAW rating down half a million this week

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The labour day episode of Monday’s WWE RAW drew 3.385 million viewers which is down from last week’s 3.894 million viewers. The first hour of the show drew 3.570 million viewers, the second hour with 3.564 million viewers and the final hour, which saw a huge drop, drew 3.021 million viewers.
Also, RAW was number 3 on the cable for the night behind college football and Love and Hip-Hop in the adult demographic of 18-49 and #2 for the night for overall viewership behind college football which drew a combined total of more than 17 million viewers on Monday night.

Another NXT Diva’s racist posts re-emerges

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NXT‘s up and coming diva Nhooph Al-Areebi, who is from Toronto Canada, might be next in line to get the wrath of social media scrutiny after Zahra Schreiber was released last week due to offensive comments made years ago.
A range of offensive tweets towards black community posted on her Twitter account years ago surfaced on Reddit tuesday night.
In a tweet dated Feb 11, 2012, the then 17 years old wrote “Ugh…fucking n**gers…that’s why I chose white folk. Hmph”. She further continued that day tweeting “why are black people so horny” in a response to a twitter user who tweet this: “mind if I lick between your Toes to get the salt glue off baby mmmmmmmm jam.”
There’s also a tweet dated Sep 22, 2011 where she wrote “nigga lips” to a user. Also last year she posted on her Instagram a photograph of herself and a black wrestler where she referred to him as her slave. “My slave Preston Myles needs stop acting like I weigh 200 lbs!”. “Someone buy me a whip plz!”
After the news gained steam, Al Areebi deactivated her Twitter account as well as removed the Instagram photo.
However, screenshots of the tweets has been captured by some users before she deleted everything:

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More news on the Owen Hart upcoming DVD, Stampede Wrestling matches included

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WrestlingDVDNetwork.com has released another set of matches and extras to be featured in the upcoming “Owen: Hart of Gold” DVD set that is to be released on December 8th:

— North American Heavyweight Championship Match
Owen Hart vs. Makhin Singh
Stampede Wrestling • May 1988

— Owen Hart vs. Bret Hart
WrestleMania X • March 20, 1994

— King of the Ring Finals
Owen Hart vs. Razor Ramon
King of the Ring • June 19, 1994

— Lumberjack Match for the WWE Championship
Owen Hart vs. Bret Hart
Portland, ME • August 17, 1994

— WWE Tag Team Championship Match
Owen Hart & Yokozuna vs. The Allied Powers
In Your House • July 23, 1995

— # 1 Contender for the WWE Championship
Owen Hart vs. Shawn Michaels
In Your House • February 18, 1996

— Owen Hart vs. Mankind
RAW • January 6, 1997

— WWE European Championship Tournament Finals
Owen Hart vs. British Bulldog
RAW • March 3, 1997

— WWE Intercontinental Championship Match
Owen Hart vs. Rocky Maivia
RAW • April 28, 1997

Stories extras:

Luger 50
Owens’ Birthday
Clown Nose
Shaving Cream
Hundred Dollar Goulet
Venis SuperFan
Spirited Scottish Call
Role Model
Bad News Prank
Popcorn Match
WrestleMania 12 Fan
Helpful Brother
Embracing the Nugget
Thrifty Owen
Nuances
Thermostat
Eeyore Hall
Getting Pulled Over
Battle Royal
Hacksaw Gym Call
Fan/Uncle
Slammy Beth
1st WWE Match
European Title Match
Sumo Bulldog
Blue Blazer is Owen

Ironwoman match to main event the next WWE NXT Takeover special

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WWE and Triple H have officially announced via their social media accounts that the next NXT Takeover special, which is to take place on October 7th at Full Sail University, will see Bayley and Sasha Banks main event. The match will see the rematch between Bayley and Banks from NXT Takeover: Brooklyn in a 30-minute ironwoman match.

WWE holds meeting with NXT talents over bonus pay

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WWE apparently held a meeting with all the NXT roster at the Performance Center in Orlando last week. The talents were told that they will be paid based on their development deals and will not be receiving bonuses for the NXT Takeover specials or the upcoming UK tour in December. The reasons were said to be that NXT is currently running at a loss as it is heavily investing back to improve the brand’s long term standing, as well as the costs of running and operating the state of the art WWE Performance Center which makes it unreasonable to go on with bonus model for wrestlers’ income.

WWE gives a potential Night of Champions spoiler

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In what could be a possible spoiler, WWE has now a large inventory of the John Cena United States Title t-shirts ready to be put on the merchandise stores. Cena is slated to face Rollins for the United States championship at Night of Champions pay-per-view later this month, where Rollins is doing double duty as he will face Sting for the WWE Championship later that night.

TNA Wrestling announces the return of Kurt Angle

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TNA has announced that the TNA Hall of Famer Kurt angle will make his return to the company at a live event in Salem, VA on October 3rd. Kurt Angle is also slated to perform for TNA at their biggest pay-per-view Bound For Glory the next day, although no word yet on who he is going to face.
As previously reported, Angle plans on not renewing his deal with TNA after his current contract expires and is looking to take a break from pro wrestling and figure out the direction of his career moving forward.

Kurt Angle says he is not re-signing with TNA Wrestling

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Kurt Angle was interviewed by the Mark Madden’ radio show and revealed that he is not going to continue with TNA after his current deal expires at the end of 2015. Below are some of the highlights:

Angle says he wants to take a break from pro-wrestling and therefore is not going to sign the deal with TNA. Although Angle will be at this year’s Bound for Glory pay-per-view next month.

He won’t be trying to get into the WWE during the break.

He is not sure of the situation between TNA and Destination America, saying nothing has been said to him about the matter. He says he hopes that something works out as there are many great talents in TNA.

He says he’s dedicated to TNA until his deal expires and then see what happens, adding that TNA has always treated him well. He says people don’t really know how good Dixie Carter has been to him.

He says a WWE return is always possible for a final match but he’s currently not desperate to do anything so he can retire. Angle says he’s happy with his career and will decide further about the next steps in his time off.

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