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NXT recap, reactions: Well, that was annoying

Some okay-to-good matches that lead nowhere as it still feel like NXT is treading water a bit. At least we're getting another tournament soon, and Adrian Neville vs Tyler Breeze is inching toward...

NXT recap, reactions: Well, that was annoying

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Some okay-to-good matches that lead nowhere as it still feel like NXT is treading water a bit. At least we're getting another tournament soon, and Adrian Neville vs Tyler Breeze is inching toward...

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Greatest Heel Tournament

(1) Bobby Heenan vs. (16) Bob Backlund

The first round of the Cageside Seats Greatest Heel Tournament continues today with a match-up pitting number one seed, Bobby Heenan, against number 16 seed, Bob Backlund. Come vote while you can!

(1) Bobby Heenan vs. (16) Bob Backlund

The first round of the Cageside Seats Greatest Heel Tournament continues today with a match-up pitting number one seed, Bobby Heenan, against number 16 seed, Bob Backlund. Come vote while you can!

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Rumor Round-Up

Rumor Roundup: Mania payouts, heat on Flair & Hall

Performers finally get their WrestleMania 30 bonuses and a new NXT live special is announced, while The Nature Boy and The Bad Guy may be in trouble again.

Rumor Roundup: Mania payouts, heat on Flair & Hall

Performers finally get their WrestleMania 30 bonuses and a new NXT live special is announced, while The Nature Boy and The Bad Guy may be in trouble again.

TNA signs one-legged American war hero

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Earlier today, TNA announced the signing of American war hero and single leg amputee, Chris Melendez, to a multi-year contract. He lost his leg from an improvised explosive device whilst serving in Iraq in 2003. Melendez will make his debut for TNA at their August 5-7 tapings in New York City. Hopefully this isn't just a desperation sympathy move on TNA's part.

Latest TNA rumors: no backup TV deal in place

TNA's future looks very bleak, as there seems to be no interest in Impact within the American TV industry, partially due to losing mainstream stars like Hulk Hogan, and is outright lying to its...

TNA Impact results, open thread: Destination X

Austin Aries uses 'Option C' to challenge Bobby Lashley for the TNA World title, while eight others compete to replace him as X Division champ. Plus, the Hardys reunite to fight the Wolves for the...

Final WWE staff reduction and stock price numbers

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After a newsworthy day for WWE, we can now look at the immediate impact in terms of the number of employees laid off and the closing stock price.

NXT results, open thread: An Exotic Empress

Women's champion Charlotte looks to get right back in the ring after a disappointing showing against Summer Rae last week, NXT champ Adrian Neville looks for revenge against Tyler Breeze, and Adam...

Jeff Jarrett's Cageside Evaluation

His name is Jeff Jarrett and Cageside Seats readers have reported back on what they love and loathe about the former WWE IC Champion. Here's the full evaluation.

Jeff Hardy on TNA's future, Willow and WWE

The Charismatic Enigma probably thought he'd just be talking Destination X when he booked a week full of interviews. Instead, we get a lot of good sound bites about TNA and Spike, his Willow...

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Ranking SummerSlam #18: 2012 - Lesnar vs. HHH

The countdown of mid-summer main events marks on, checking in on a guy who's getting ready to main event another SummerSlam in just a few weeks - the Conquer - as he battled a then babyface(ish)...

Notes from WWE's 2Q 2014 Investor Call

More details on today's financial reports and marketing announcements from the conference call with VInce McMahon and CFO George Barrios.

The Daily

Here's your "Daily Open Thread" for Thursday, July 31, 2014. Throughout your day, come tell us whatever your heart desires, talk about this week's wrestling, or whatever else may be on your mind....

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More on the WWE-Rogers deal for Network in Canada

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So far, so good in Stamford and on Wall Street

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Report: Sting scheduled to be in LA for SummerSlam

Probably just to promote his licensed products with WWE, and not as a contracted wrestler. Unless he is. You know the drill, Cagesiders.

Build a Wrestling Company: DiBiase vs. Angle

Who doesn't like to fantasy draft a wrestling company? Cageside Seats will build their own, with a twist. Using Cageside Seats' Greatest All-Time Wrestler bracket, today is our twenty-fourth pick!

Tito: Dixie called and I'm returning to TNA

Despite the promotion's recent turmoil with Spike TV, Dixie Carter contacted Bellator MMA attraction Tito Ortiz, who told Cageside Seats he's planning a September return to TNA Impact Wrestling.

Subscriber numbers and expansion plans for Network

The financial reports are in, and they include a subscriber number that may disappoint, but a lot of aggressive plans to get back on target for a million paying customers by the end of the year....

TNA Impact preview for July 31, 2014

Destination X means Austin Aries is in the world title picture. He tries to take the strap Lashley, while a tag team dream match rounds out the card. We shock ourselves by singing the praises of...

Hi, My Name is: Jeff Jarrett

This series seeks to evaluate the WWE roster (not today!) through the lens of the fan. What do you love and what do you loathe about each wrestler? Up next: Jeff Jarrett

Big WWF debuts, small WCW champs and Johnny Ace!

Wrestlefest (no, not the video game), Lance Storm gets more gold, Adam Pearce is champion again, and happy birthday to the man behind People Power...all on This Day in Wrestling History (July 31)!

Rumor Roundup: TNA, Sheamus in Star Wars and more!

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The latest on TNA and Spike TV, WWE's financial cuts, the Hollywood careers of David Otunga and Sheamus, the tag title match in flux for SummerSlam and more in the latest round-up of pro wrestling...

(8) JBL vs. (9) Seth Rollins

The first round of the Cageside Seats Greatest Heel Tournament continues today with a match-up pitting number eight seed, JBL, against number nine seed, Seth Rollins.

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Ranking SummerSlam #19: 1988

This Cagesider's 19th favorite mid-summer main event featured a still on the rise Mega-Powers team vs. Andre the Giant and the Million Dollar Man. But what everyone remembers is what Miss Elizabeth...

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