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Mike Hammer returns to the ring for a 'little' tour
By BLAINE VAN DER GRIEND - SLAM! Wrestling
Manitoba-based indy wrestler Mike Hammer is not the biggest name on the circuit, though that is perhaps because he has been out of circulation for the last five years. But he's back in the ring for a series of shows across the province, a part of the Little People, Big World Tour.
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Raw: A bad night for the Authority forces Triple H to Plan C for SummerSlam
By NICK TYLWALK - SLAM! Wrestling
Hey I heard you were a wild one! Sorry, can't help it. Raw is in Miami tonight, Flo Rida will be performing, and since we're past Battleground by one whole day, we're going to be heading full speed to SummerSlam. Show me how you do, WWE, as we go live on USA.
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WWE's Lana under fire for pro-Russia comments
By QMI AGENCY
The WWE knows how to irritate viewers. But has it finally gone too far?
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Cena, Usos survive Battleground
By JOHN POWELL - SLAM! Wrestling
John Cena has once again beaten the odds. Although outnumbered in a Fatal Four Way match against Randy Orton, Kane and Roman Reigns, Cena capitalized on his opponents’ mistakes to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Title at Battleground.
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Steen says emotional goodbye to Ring of Honor
By MATT BISHOP - SLAM! Wrestling
DEARBORN, Mich. -- As Kevin Steen and Steve Corino tightly embraced in the middle of a streamer-filled ring, you could only imagine what words were being whispered back-and-forth just moments after Steen capped an illustrious Ring of Honor career by beating Corino, his long-time mentor.
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Remembering Johnny Canuck, a Lumberjack and a Loverboy
By GREG OLIVER - Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
If the measure of a man and the impact of his life on others can be measured by how many people want to talk about him when he's gone, then Johnny Canuck, a veteran of the rings of British Columbia, was an elite superstar. The phone didn't stop ringing with colleagues wanting to praise the man who died of a heart attack on Thursday.
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Smackdown!: Rollins, Kane soften up Ambrose heading into Battleground
By DALE PLUMMER -- SLAM! Wrestling
WWE Battleground is this Sunday and unlike last month for Money in the Bank, the card is pretty much set. Although, there's always room for a surprise or two. As it goes with these shows before a Pay per View, expect a lot of variation on the matches that we will be seeing Sunday.
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Impact: Hardy dives in title shot against Lashley
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
The old Jeff Hardy returned last week. After dropping the Willow alter-ego as a favor to TNA Executive Director of Wrestling Operations, Hardy earned a shot at TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Lashley in a battle royal last week. Tonight on TNA Impact, Hardy gets his chance at gold as TNA returns to the six-sided ring! Plus, Rhino and Bully Ray collide in tag action! All that and more on this week's edition of TNA Impact!
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NXT: Zayn finishes Kidd in grudge match
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
Week after week, Tyson Kidd stoops to a lower level to achieve victory. After taking advantage of his wife Natalya falling off the apron last week to win, Kidd has proven to be the definition of a ruthless competitor. Tonight on WWE NXT, Sami Zayn gets a grudge match in the main event with Kidd. Will Kidd have any tricks up his sleeve? Plus, Enzo Amore makes his in-ring return in tag team action! All that and more on this week's edition of WWE NXT!
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Raw Richmond delivers a tale of highs and lows
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
RICHMOND, Va. -- There is perhaps one place where the light shines brighter than the limelight of pay-per-view. In the business of professional wrestling, this moment comes only days before the show itself. This moment is the "go-home show," where a neat bow is tied on to the package that has been signed and sealed over the past few weeks. This show tells the whos, whats, whens, wheres, and hows that will be answered that weekend. Most importantly, it shows the fans the whys, answering why the fans should be tuning in to the big show.
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