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John Cena and Brock Lesnar collide again on RAW

John Cena and Brock Lesnar collide again on RAW

On the final RAW before Night of Champions, John Cena and Brock Lesnar once again tangled, with Cena getting the upper hand.

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Ex-WCW and WWE wrestler Sean O'Haire reportedly dies at 43

Ex-WCW and WWE wrestler Sean O'Haire reportedly dies at 43

Sean Haire, known as Sean O'Haire in WCW and WWE, reportedly died Monday at age 43.

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Lackluster RAW includes Baltimore pay per view announcement

Lackluster RAW includes Baltimore pay per view announcement

RAW continued the recent trends of rather bland shows on Monday night. However, those who were in attendance in Baltimore heard a special announcement and were witnesses to some potentially interesting debuts.

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Michael Sam invited to WWE Raw in Baltimore

Michael Sam invited to WWE Raw in Baltimore

On a night when we saw a six-man tag match involving John Cena, Roman Reigns and Chris Jericho be the main event, all the buzz came from the announcement that the WWE is inviting Michael Sam to Raw in Baltimore next week.

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Summerslam ends With Brock Lesnar's stunning beatdown of John Cena

Summerslam ends With Brock Lesnar's stunning beatdown of John Cena

Almost exactly 12 years after winning the WWE title for the first time, Brock Lesnar again ended Summerslam standing tall and holding the championship.

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Plenty of star power and interesting smaller matches at WWE's Summerslam

Plenty of star power and interesting smaller matches at WWE's Summerslam

In 2013, Summerslam might have been the best pay per view of the year, with two Match of the Year candidates. While it might not reach that level, the card this year certainly has the potential to be memorable.

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Perfect mix of nostalgia, build for SummerSlam on latest WWE Raw

Perfect mix of nostalgia, build for SummerSlam on latest WWE Raw

On Monday night, WWE Raw ended with a perfect mix of nostalgia and build for the SummerSlam pay-per-view as the company celebrated Hulk Hogan's birthday.

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WWE fires Alberto Del Rio

WWE fires Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio was fired by World Wrestling Entertainment on Thursday, ending his four-year run with the company.

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WWE drops the ball with Network-filled RAW

WWE drops the ball with Network-filled RAW

For the past few months, the WWE's top priority has been to raise subscriptions for the WWE Network. That was kicked into overdrive on Monday, as RAW was turned into an infomercial for the Network.

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Stephanie McMahon-Brie Bella feud highlights RAW

Stephanie McMahon-Brie Bella feud highlights RAW

The final segment of Monday's RAW wasn't a match, or a segment used to build the WWE World Heavyweight Title match, or even to continue the push of Roman Reigns. Instead, RAW ended with a confrontation between Stephanie McMahon and Brie Bella.

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Brock Lesnar returns to WWE Raw, made No. 1 contender

Brock Lesnar returns to WWE Raw, made No. 1 contender

On Monday night, Paul Heyman revealed his “Plan C,” and Triple H decided to make the returning Brock Lesnar the No. 1 contender to the WWE World Heavyweight championship.

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John Cena wins at a Battleground, but tag match was the highlight

John Cena wins at a Battleground, but tag match was the highlight

Battleground featured some fantastic matches, including a Match of the Year candidate, but it also had some disappointments, as the WWE sacrificed match quality for storyline developments.

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Previewing and predicting WWE Battleground

Previewing and predicting WWE Battleground

With SummerSlam looming, WWE quietly has put together one of the stronger cards for a small pay-per-view event in recent memory with Sunday's Battleground.

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Q&A With Celeste Bonin, former WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn

Q&A With Celeste Bonin, former WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn

Celeste Bonin, formerly known as Kaitlyn in WWE, is making an appearance at Maryland Championship Wrestling's Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup 14 on Saturday night in Joppa. I had a chance to talk to her about her departure from the WWE in January, her thoughts on the WWE divas division, why Baltimore is a memorable city for her and more.

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Did RAW end with an injury to Seth Rollins?

Did RAW end with an injury to Seth Rollins?

Fans were left holding their breath at the end of RAW Monday night -- not due to the sight in the ring, Roman Reigns standing tall -- but the scene outside the ring, with medical personnel looking at Seth Rollins.

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KENTA signs with WWE; who else will follow?

KENTA signs with WWE; who else will follow?

If you are signed up for the WWE text alerts, you may have been woken up at 7 a.m. Saturday by a text announcing that Japanese wrestling star KENTA had signed with the WWE.

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At RAW in Montreal, Roman Reigns says he can stop John Cena

At RAW in Montreal, Roman Reigns says he can stop John Cena

A week after a RAW filled with returns and new storylines, RAW from Montreal this week featured storyline development and in-ring action.

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Chris Jericho and AJ Lee return on WWE's Raw

Chris Jericho and AJ Lee return on WWE's Raw

Over the past few weeks, I've talked about how important this summer is to the WWE.  On Monday night, it was shown just how important the company feels the upcoming months are, as we got two big returns in Chris Jericho and AJ Lee.

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John Cena wins WWE world heavyweight championship at Money In The Bank

John Cena wins WWE world heavyweight championship at Money In The Bank

Sunday night's Money In The Bank ended with a familiar sight: John Cena celebrating as he became the WWE world heavyweight champion.

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Predicting WWE Money in the Bank 2014

Predicting WWE Money in the Bank 2014

The Money In the Bank pay-per-view has become a cornerstone event for the WWE every year. This year is no exception, though for different reasons than usual.

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Vickie Guerrero 'fired' on Monday Night Raw

Vickie Guerrero 'fired' on Monday Night Raw

On Monday night, Vickie Guerrero's time in the WWE came to an end as she lost a match to, and was "fired" by, Stephanie McMahon.

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Roman Reigns gets his shot on Monday Night Raw

Roman Reigns gets his shot on Monday Night Raw

Almost from the day The Shield debuted in WWE, people have been waiting for Roman Reigns to break out for a single push. On Monday's Raw, that push may have begun.

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WWE World Heavyweight Title vacated on RAW

WWE World Heavyweight Title vacated on RAW

As mentioned in yesterday’s column, Daniel Bryan’s rehab wasn’t going as well as hoped.  On Monday’s RAW, that was made official when the Authority vacated the title and announced it would be put on the line in a seven-man ladder match.

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Daniel Bryan reportedly will not be cleared to defend title at Money in the Bank

Daniel Bryan reportedly will not be cleared to defend title at Money in the Bank

Late last week, reports started coming out that Daniel Bryan's rehab wasn't going as well as hoped. This afternoon, reports came out that doctors had officially told him that he won't be cleared to wrestle at Money in the Bank.

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TNA Impact wrestling at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen [Pictures]

TNA Impact wrestling at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen [Pictures]

Photos from TNA's show at Ripken Stadium on June 9, 2014.

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TNA wrestler Gunner talks about upcoming shows in Maryland

TNA wrestler Gunner talks about upcoming shows in Maryland

TNA is coming to Maryland for a three-city swing this weekend. They'll be in Bowie on Friday, Salisbury on Saturday and Aberdeen on Sunday.

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Seth Rollins turns on The Shield, joins Evolution On RAW

Seth Rollins turns on The Shield, joins Evolution On RAW

The night after The Shield had arguably their biggest win as a group, the long-awaited breakup finally happened as Seth Rollins turned on them and joined Evolution.

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Evolution passes the torch to The Shield at WWE Payback

Evolution passes the torch to The Shield at WWE Payback

Over the years, we've seen many "passing the torch" moments in pro wrestling. On Sunday night, we added another to the list when The Shield convincingly beat Evolution.

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