Posts tagged "wwe"

It's Still True for Kurt Angle

With Impact Wrestling making it’s way through Chicago tomorrow afternoon, Kurt Angle is still making waves in the Sports Entertainment business. The Olympic Gold Medal winner is still going strong since 1996, and still says has a few years left in the “wrestling tank”. With the IOC possibly dropping wrestling for the 2020 Olympics, what... Read more »

Chicago's "Punk"

Chicago's "Punk"
Phillip Brooks. The name may not sound familiar, but this one might: CM Punk Currently the WWE Champion and the self-proclaimed ‘best in the world’ had his DVD released a few weeks ago. There is no other way to describe it other than, extraordinary. This DVD has his entire life covered from when he first... Read more »

Chicago Focus: David Otunga

Chicago Focus: David Otunga
He’s been called Punk, Dawson Alexander and more recently David Otunga. WWE wrestler David Otunga (ironically his birth name) was kind enough to talk to me about his wrestling career, seeing his wife and the challenges that he faced on a movie set, among other things. With WWE Raw invading Allstate Arena this Labor Day,... Read more »
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Professional Wrestling & MMA Don't Mix

Professional Wrestling & MMA Don't Mix
Hulk Hogan, Undertaker, and Stone Cold Steve Austin are just a few of the names that have brought professional wrestling into mainstream. The same can be said for Tito Ortiz, Chuck Liddell and Anderson Silva for MMA. But now some of the fighters are trying to make headway into the sports entertainment business, that could... Read more »

From Vegan to MMA: Daniel Bryan

From Vegan to MMA: Daniel Bryan
WWE wrestler Daniel Bryan took time out of his busy schedule to talk with me regarding his training in MMA and the main question of where the YES idea came from. Bryan will be at the Allstate Arena this Sunday to wrestle in the Extreme Rules PPV. In 2009 you started training Mixed Martial Arts.... Read more »

Brock Lesnar Proved The Doubters Wrong

Brock Lesnar Proved The Doubters Wrong
“The Next Big Thing” was a hot commodity in the WWE and when he entered the world of Mixed Martial Arts there were plenty of doubters that wanted to see him fail. That was hardly from the truth. Brock Lesnar took the microphone after his loss to Alistair Overeem on Saturday night and announced his... Read more »
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Vladimir Kozlov MMA Training

Vladimir Kozlov MMA Training
And who says pro wrestlers can’t learn MMA? Vladimir Kozlov formerly of the WWE, was spotted training at Zealous Nation MMA in New Jersey. Owner of the gym Oleg Savitsky has been teaching Sambo for many years and is the head “scout” for M1 fighters on the East Coast. According to his website he has... Read more »

Paul Heyman Entering MMA

E-C-WE-C-W That’s the words that were chanted early in the 1990′s and continued into the early 2000′s. And who was the mastermind behind this professional wrestling success? Paul Heyman Many past wrestling fans and even current ones know this name because Paul Heyman not only because he revolutionized professional wrestling but he had this 6th... Read more »

The Problem With Bobby Lashley

After years in the wrestling ring Bobby Lashley was impressive winning championships and enticing feuds. Being the second wrestler to leave the WWE and enter the MMA scene he was looking to prove to a lot of people that he could make the cross over like his predecessor Brock Lesnar. His last two fights have... Read more »
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Brock Lesnar WWE Bound?

Brock Lesnar WWE Bound?
The UFC world felt the shock of Mexican-American fighter Cain Velasquez on Saturday night with him defeating Brock Lesnar for the Heavyweight Championship. Brock Lesnar was manhandled and took plenty of damage to his face with multiple cuts and bruises to his face. Velasquez was very quick from the ground to his feet and made... Read more »
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