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Book by Texas ref James Beard impartially entertaining
By GREG OLIVER - Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
The wrestling referee has a different perspective on what happens in the ring than anyone else. When he does his job right, the storyline being told by the wrestlers moves along and is enhanced; when he errs, everything can go off the rails. Fortunately, veteran ref James Beard writes like the great referee he was, and his memoir offers fascinating insight into the business and the many characters in it.
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Impact: Team Dixie grows to take out ECW vets
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
Bully Ray has recruited some old friends to battle the Carters. With his brother Devon and Tommy Dreamer at his side, the numbers have been evened out. Tonight on TNA Impact, a New York Street Fight is going down between Team 3D and Tommy Dreamer and Ethan Carter III, Rockstar Spud, and Rhino. What will TNA President Dixie Carter have in store? Plus, The Great Muta and the TNA Knockouts Championship on the line! All that and more on this week's edition of TNA Impact!
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All-Star bringing out of the Vancouver legends
By GREG OLIVER - Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
There's a lot of wrestling history tied up in the Alice McKay Building on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds in Cloverdale, B.C. This Friday, July 25th, the past meets the present as All-Star Wrestling presents Wrestlereunion 4, honouring retired stars Mike Stone, Eric Froelich, Dean Ho (Higuchi), and Rick Davis (Todd Tomko).
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WWE Main Event: Swagger looks for revenge against Rusev
By MATTHEW ASHER - SLAM! Wrestling
Now that the Authority has officially unveiled “Plan C”, it’s time to see how the rest of the SummerSlam card will take shape. This week’s Main Event comes to use from Orlando, FL. Our usual recap guy, Nolan Howell was unable to cover this week’s Main Event so this will be a quick and dirty report.
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The rib that shrunk Johnny Canuck
By "DIRTY" DAN DENTON - For SLAM! Wrestling
It is at the point where I hate getting phone calls from Canada early in the morning. That is because it can only mean one thing and that is exactly how today started for me. I actually had two calls and I knew it was time to sit down and reflect on my adventures with Johnny Canuck from Vancouver, B.C.
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Remembering Johnny Canuck, a Lumberjack and a Loverboy

Cuban Assassin #2 goes full circle in 25-year career
By GREG OLIVER - Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
When Richie Acevedo debuted in the Maritimes 25 years ago, it was under a mask, an unsure rookie who wasn't deserving of his father's name. Heading back to Eastern Canada this summer, Acevedo is the Cuban Assassin through and through, a suitable heir with suitable hair to one of the most consistently successful gimmicks of all time.
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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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Countdown to WWE Battleground

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Jul 17 ... Raw Richmond delivers a tale of highs and lows

Jul 17 ... Thesz would approve of Wilbur Snyder as a hall of famer

Jul 16 ... Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson reflects on being a Sunshine Boy

Jul 16 ... Amateur days at Michigan helped shape Scott Steiner

Jul 16 ... Main Event: Sheamus gets retribution in Miz rematch

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The rib that shrunk Johnny Canuck

A last goodbye and thanks to Shuhei Aoki

Guest column: Living the dream along with Michael Elgin


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