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WrestleMania XXX brings the beginning and end of eras
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
WWE WrestleMania XXX is here. As always, "The Granddady of Them All" brings the biggest and best the company has to offer. Tonight on WWE WrestleMania XXX, WWE COO Triple H and Daniel Bryan fight to compete for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the main event. Who will go on to battle champion Randy Orton and Batista? Plus, Brock Lesnar challenges for "The Streak" against The Undertaker and John Cena defends his legacy against Bray Wyatt! All that and more on this year's edition of WrestleMania!
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Lockdown: Magnus retains while power shifts in TNA
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
With control of the company on the line between the two, TNA president Dixie Carter and investor MVP have turned the company into their own battleground. Tonight on this year's edition of TNA Lockdown, MVP leads his team into battle against the Bobby Roode-lead Team Dixie. With wrestling operations control and a minority ownership for Roode on the line, what team will emerge victorious in a Lethal Lockdown? Plus, the TNA World Heavyweight Champion Magnus goes in alone without any Carter backing against challenger Samoa Joe in a match that can only be won by submission or knockout! All that and more on this year's edition of TNA Lockdown!
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Countdown to TNA Lockdown

Wyatts win, Batista bombs and Randy retains at the Elimination Chamber
By MATTHEW ASHER - SLAM! Wrestling
Tonight’s Elimination Chamber PPV is coming live to us from the Target Center in Minneapolis and represents the last big stop on the Road to WrestleMania XXX. It’s certainly been an interesting month following the fallout from the Royal Rumble and many question have been asked.
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Countdown to WWE Elimination Chamber
By JON WALDMAN -- SLAM! Wrestling
WWE presents Elimination Chamber as the final PPV stop on the Road to WrestleMania, and now that the Olympics are complete Canadian fans will start to pay attention to the mat wars again.
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Upset fans overshadow Batista's big win at uneven 2014 Royal Rumble
By DALE PLUMMER and NICK TYLWALK -- SLAM! Wrestling
When you think of U.S. cities with wrestling crowds that are going to voice their opinions no matter what, places like New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis and Chicago come to mind. As the 2014 Royal Rumble proved on Sunday night, it’s time to add Pittsburgh to that list. The disapproval of the fans at the Consol Energy Center at how the Royal Rumble match went down will be the lasting memory for anyone who watched the show.
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Countdown to WWE Royal Rumble
By SLAM! Wrestling
While some of the intrigue of the Royal Rumble is gone, especially with only one world champion for the winner to challenge, there is always the big question of WHO will win the Rumble itself. All 30 names have not been announced, leaving room for a few surprises. Of course, the pay-per-view has some other matches too -- ever seen Cena against Orton before? Our writers weigh in with their thoughts.
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TLC: Randy Orton crowned new WWE World Heavyweight Champion
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
Out with the old and in with the new. Tonight, that often-used phrase describes a pivotal event in WWE history as the inaugural WWE World Heavyweight Champion will be crowned in a most dangerous environment involving tables, ladders, and chairs. Tonight on WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders, & Chairs, WWE Champion Randy Orton and World Heavyweight Champion John Cena unify the belts in the namesake match. Plus, CM Punk and Daniel Bryan face three men each in handicap matches. All that and more on this year's edition of WWE TLC!
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Countdown to WWE TLC

Dull Survivor Series proves it isn't what it used to be
By DALE PLUMMER and NICK TYLWALK -- SLAM! Wrestling
Survivor Series used to be kind of a big deal. The 1997 edition was one of the most noteworthy WWE pay-per-views of all time thanks to the infamous “Montreal Screwjob.” The very next year in St. Louis, the Deadly Game tournament took center stage, unfolding in a masterful example of Attitude Era booking. Except for the fact that The Authority is basically The Corporation 2.0, the event that took place Sunday in Boston had little in common with those past classics.
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Countdown to WWE Survivor Series
By JON WALDMAN -- SLAM! Wrestling
Whether WWE considers it a major PPV or not, the SLAM! Wrestling crew still looks at Survivor Series as one of the premier events on the wrestling calendar. So a few of us decided to get together and give our thoughts for one of our favourites. Here's what we expect to happen tonight.
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Hell in a Cell: The usual suspects end up on top
By JON WALDMAN -- SLAM! Wrestling
Hell in a Cell took to the PPV airways tonight with many questions, but in the end, the answers were pretty standard. Read on to learn why.
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Oct 6 ... Countdown to WWE Battleground

Sep 20 ... ROH Death Before Dishonor XI: Cole crowned champ in show of technical miscues

Sep 15 ... WWE Night of Champions: Bryan reaches the mountaintop

Aug 19 ... Daniel Bryan gets a brief taste of glory at SummerSlam

Aug 18 ... Countdown to WWE SummerSlam

Jul 14 ... Sandow, Orton big winners at WWE Money in the Bank


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