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Welcome to the Lucha Underground
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
Legendary Mexican lucha libre promotion AAA is breaking new ground in the United States and it starts tonight. Tonight on Lucha Underground, we meet the fighters of the temple. Owner Dario Cueto has a $100,000 signing bonus for whoever impresses him the most. Who will win it all? All that and more on the debut edition of Lucha Underground!
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Former wrestler Billy Jack Haynes is reportedly suing WWE for concussions, contracting Hep C
By QMI AGENCY
Retired wrestler Billy Jack Haynes is reportedly suing World Wrestling Entertainment for allegedly failing to protect its wrestlers from head trauma while promoting steroid use and the violence that led the 61-year-old suffering multiple concussions.
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Q&A with John Hennigan, a.k.a. John Morrison and Johnny Nitro: Part 2
By MARSHALL WARD - SLAM! Wrestling
SLAM! Wrestling recently caught up with "The Prince of Parkour," who has been a busy man since leaving WWE, though not all of it wrestling. Below is the second part of our interview in which Hennigan delves into action movies, storytelling, and the secret to Santino's success.
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Q&A with John Hennigan, a.k.a. John Morrison and Johnny Nitro: Part 1

Main Event: "Magic" strikes twice
By MATTHEW ASHER - SLAM! Wrestling
Now that Hell in a Cell has come and gone, it's time to look forward to Survivor Series. Tonight's show comes to us from the Toyota Center in Houston, TX. Byron Saxton, Michael Cole, and "guest" announcer JBL (he's taking Smackdown off this week to go golfing apparently) are our commentators tonight.
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Third time's the charm for Jericho books
By LANCE LUMLEY - For SLAM! Wrestling
Writing one book is a challenge, but when the writer has written two bestsellers, the third book may start to lose momentum -- unless your name is Chris Jericho. With “The Best In The World At What I Have No Idea” Jericho proves that he still has plenty to write about.
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Raw: Cena defies Rollins and Authority
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
John Cena is next in line for a shot at the WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar. However, a presence looms in The Authority. What will they have to say to the new number one contender? Tonight on WWE Raw, The Authority makes Cena an offer he can't refuse. What is it? Plus, all the fallout from the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view. All that and more on this week's edition of WWE Raw!
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Total Divas: Eva Marie's sexy wedding dress; Nattie is a crazy mess; Nikki's relationship is in distress
By BOB KAPUR - SLAM! Wrestling
Eva Marie's wedding is the backdrop for the episode, but all of the drama is in the relationships of two of the other Divas. Nattie and TJ have been fighting all season, but tonight the tension has Nattie at wit's end. Meanwhile, all of the wedding talk has Nikki re-evaluating what she wants in regards to her relationship with John Cena - and vice versa. Check out the full recap to find out what happened in the big season finale.
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Cena and Rollins survive Cell stipulations
By MATTHEW ASHER - SLAM! Wrestling
For the first time in quite a while, the newest WWE PPV will NOT feature a WWE/Heavyweight Championship match on the night's card. However, out of the two cell matches featured tonight, one definitely has championship implications while the other has potential for a title match a month or so down the road. Tonight's PPV comes to us from Dallas, TX.
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Countdown to WWE Hell in a Cell

Smackdown!: Rollins calls out Ambrose heading into Hell in a Cell
By DALE PLUMMER -- SLAM! Wrestling
Hell in the Cell is this Sunday, so WWE has to convince the fans to either drop $60 for a PPV or rope them into $9.99 a month for the WWE Network. So far creative really hasn't made a compelling case, and the PG Era has really neutered the actual Cell, which made seeing Mick Foley on Monday all the more painful. There won't be one drop of blood, much less some getting tossed off of or through the roof.
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Johnny Angel hated -- and was hated -- before he preached love
By GREG OLIVER - Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
There's a much better chance that you saw Johnny Lee Clary, the Ku Klux Klan member turned evangelist, on one of the many wildly entertaining talk shows, like Jerry Springer, or on religious programming, than you did during his brief career as 1980s professional wrestler Johnny Angel. With his death on October 21, his long-time friend Don "D.C." Drake said that the versions of Clary were all one in the same.
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