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WWE SummerSlam finally leaves Los Angeles

After six years in Los Angeles, WWE SummerSlam is finally coming back to the New York/New Jersey area, which spawned the event in August 1988. The first event back in the New York City metropolitan area is scheduled for August 2015. 629 more words

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You Don't Have To Go Home, But...

The biggest party of the summer is over and the excitement is just starting.

Summerslam was the highest quality event that the WWE has put on in the last year or so. 997 more words

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August 30th in Professional Wrestling

1993
Atlanta, Georgia at Center Stage Theater
World Championship Wrestling
Dustin Rhodes beat Rick Rude to win the vacant WCW United States Heavyweight title.

Auburn Hills, Michigan at the Palace… 306 more words

Women's Wrestling Weekly: Alundra Blayze vs. Bull Nakano, August 29th, 1994

When the idea of a weekly women’s column was first batted around by us here at With Spandex, I have to admit I was hesitant. See, the idea was to highlight the horrible things that had either been done to or done in the name of women in wrestling. 1,684 more words

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August 28th in Combat Sports

Mixed Martial-Arts
2002
Tokyo, Japan at National Stadium
PRIDE
Shockwave/Dynamite
This supercard was co-promoted by the K-1 kickboxing organization and drew the largest atendance to an MMA show in history with 91,000 fans packing the stadium. 333 more words

WWE Just Realized Who Ronda Rousey Is And They Want Her Bad

As you may recall, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion and Pokémon Master Ronda Rousey made a guest appearance at WWE SummerSlam. All she did was sit in the front row with her fellow “Four Horsewomen” (MMA fighters Shayna Baszle, Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir) and get an in-cahoots hand signal from Stephanie McMahon during her ring entrance. 320 more words

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WWE's Biggest Fail of the Summer

I’m not a John Cena hater. But, I’m also not a John Cena apologist. For more than 10 years, I have held a relatively even stance toward John Cena, rooting for and against him depending on the opponent, the public opinion and the general state of the WWE landscape. 1,252 more words

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