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WWE legend Triple H's time as a wrestling champ has come to an end after he announced his retirement today following a near-fatal heart condition that now has him on a defibrillator.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has announced that his 18-year-old daughter intends to continue the family’s WWE legacy after she officially signed a wrestling contract with the organization. Simone Johnson is following in the footsteps of her famous father and grandfather Rocky “Soul Man” Johnson, and great-grandfather, Peter Maivia, who were WWE Hall-of-Famers. This makes her the first ever fourth-generation […]

Rocky “Soulman” Johnson, a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler who became better known as the father of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has died. He was 75. WWE issued a statement on Johnson’s death Wednesday night. Johnson and Tony Atlas became the first black world tag team champions in WWE history when they defeated The […]

If you’ve ever watched WWE you’ve had to notice that there aren’t many Black women involved. Well 31-year-old Naomi is a professional WWE wrestler, and champion, looking to change that. She explained that she believes, “representation is important” and being a representation of Black women is a weight that she’s “proud to carry.” Being a […]

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas! My family and I are on the road on the today on our way back to Brooklyn after spending the week with our families in Kentucky. We got a chance to watch two great movies that I would encourage each of you to go see right […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chyna, the tall, muscle-bound, raven-haired pro-wrestler who rocketed to popularity in the 1990s and later made the rounds on reality TV, has died, authorities said. Police in Southern California said they were responding to a 911 call from a friend of the former World Wrestling Entertainment wrestler when they found her dead […]

The world of professional wrestling has been rocked yet again. Now, it’s Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka who’s facing murder charges for the death of his girlfriend,…

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Dwayne Johnson says he was disappointed when he heard about a tape of Hulk Hogan using racial slurs. Johnson, also a former pro wrestler, told a TV critics’ meeting Thursday that the remarks didn’t match his personal history with Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea. “I’ve known Terry for […]

WWE says Virgil Runnels, a former professional wrestler known by his fans as Dusty Rhodes, has died. He was 69. The company said Runnels died Thursday, but a spokesman declined to say where or how, saying the family had not authorized the release of that information. Runnels, who also went by the nickname “The American […]

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson hit it big at the box office last year with “Pain & Gain,” which co-stars Mark Wahlberg and now the two are back at it, but this time for a half-hour dramedy pilot set for HBO. Centered around a group of retired athletes living in Miami, the series will be executive […]