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Brock Lesnar Flagged By USADA For Potential Anti-Doping Violation

Former WWE and UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar has been flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for a potential anti-doping violation that stems from an failure of an out-of-competition drug test that took place on June 28th.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced that USADA received the results on July 14th, five days after Lesnar’s UFC 200 fight against Mark Hunt. Per their policy, USADA has not disclosed the substance that Lesnar tested positive for.

Below is the UFC’s official statement regarding the matter:

“The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection on June 28, 2016. USADA received the testing results from the June 28, 2016 sample collection from the WADA-accredited UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory on the evening of July 14, 2016.

USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case. It is important to note that, under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, there is a full fair legal review process that is afforded to all athletes before any sanctions are imposed. The Nevada State Athletic Commission also retains jurisdiction over this matter as the sample collection was performed in close proximity to Lesnar’s bout at UFC 200 in Las Vegas.

Consistent with all previous potential anti-doping violations, additional information will be provided at the appropriate time as the process moves forward.”

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WWE Looking Into Network Subscribers Voting For Hall of Fame Inductees, Ad-Free WWE.com & More

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WWE issued a new fan survey today, asking for feedback on possible benefits that could be added to WWE Network subscriptions. Below is what was featured on that email- Downloads for offline viewing on mobile devices- Providing the ability to buy merchandise such as video games and WWE apparel before they are available to the public, travel package discounts.- The ability to vote for WWE Hall of Fame inductees.- Offering discounted subscription bundles. Examples given were one year for 99.99 or 6 Months for 49.99.Offering a discount for Hulu Plus and/or a combined WWE Network/Hulu

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WWE NXT Spoilers For Episodes Airing In July And August

Below are spoilers from Wednesday night’s WWE NXT television tapings at Full Sail University for episodes that will air the rest of this month and a portion of August:

July 27th:–Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Blake
–NXT General Manager William Regal announces that at NXT TakeOver: Back to Brooklyn, Samoa Joe will defend the NXT Championship against Shinsuke Nakamura in the show’s main event.
–Billie Kay defeated Santana Garrett
–TM-61 defeated Adrian Nails and Rob Ryzin
–No Way Jose defeated Steve Cutler. Following the match, Jose cut a promo on Austin Aries.
–Kota Ibushi defeated Murphy
–NXT Champion Samoa Joe cut a promo, saying that he wasn’t happy about his match at NXT TakeOver: Back to Brooklyn. He has words with William Regal before being taunted by Shinsuke Nakamura to end the show.

August 3rd:
–Hideo Itami defeated Sean Maluta
–A backstage segment took place between Bayley and NXT Women’s Champion Asuka
–NXT Women’s Champion Asuka defeated Aliyah. Following the match Asuka continued to attack Aliyah, but Bayley made the save.
–Bobby Roode made his Full Sail University debut and began to cut a babyface promo, but then quickly turned on the fans. He called himself a superstar and said the arena would soon be filled up with businessmen and vice presidents, not losers like now.
–NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival defeated TM-61. Following the match, Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa taunted the champions before hitting Dash with a double-team move. Gargano and Ciampa then celebrated with the titles.
–Mojo Rawley vs. Chris Atkins ended in a No Contest due to NXT Champion Samoa Joe taking out both men. Joe then cut a promo on Shinsuke Nakamura before he was attacked by Rawley. Joe then locked in a submission on Rawley and caused him to tap out to end the show.

August 10th:
–NXT General Manager hosts a special contract signing between Bayley and NXT Women’s Champion Asuka for their title match at NXT TakeOver: Back to Brooklyn. The signing ends in a staredown between the two women.–The Authors of Pain defeated Adrian Nails and Rob Ryzin. Following the match, American Alpha attacked The Authors.
–Andrade “Cien” Almas defeated Angelo Dawkins. Following the match, Bobby Roode confronted Almas and announced that the two will face one another at NXT TakeOver: Back to Brooklyn.
–Billie Kay defeated Liv Morgan
–Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa defeated Tucker Knight and Patrick Clark

August 17th:
–Hideo Itami defeated Mustafa Ali
–Carmella, Liv Morgan, and Nikki Glencross defeated Daria, Mandy Rose, and Alexa Bliss
–NXT Champion Samoa Joe defeated Mojo Rawley. Following the match, Joe continued to assault Rawley until Shinsuke Nakamura made the save, which caused officials to rush to the ring to prevent a brawl from taking place. Nakamura taunts Joe and the episode ends with Joe attacking security.

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WWE And Topps Launch Mobile Trading Card App

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July 14, 2016

New York and Stamford, Conn.? – The Topps Company, Inc. and WWE? (NYSE: WWE)? today announced the launch of? Topps® WWE SLAMSM, WWE’s first digital trading card app.Topps® WWE SLAMSM? will bring WWE Superstars to life with exclusive digital cards that can be collected and traded with fans worldwide.? The app, which debuted today, is now available to download for free on iOS and Android devices through the Apple App Store? and Google Play.

“WWE has been an incredible partner with Topps for many years, and we are thrilled to be able to offer WWE fans worldwide a new way to collect their favorite WWE Superstars from today and the past,” said Jeremy Strauser, Vice President and General Manager of Topps Digital. “WWE has been at the forefront of pop culture and entertainment for many years and we are excited to add? WWE SLAM? to the Topps apps portfolio.”

? “We are pleased to once again partner with Topps and offer our fans a new way to connect with their favorite WWE Superstars digitally,” said Casey Collins, WWE Executive Vice President, Consumer Products. “Topps WWE SLAM? provides us with another opportunity to innovate and engage a global fan base that continuously consumes content across all platforms.”

Topps® WWE SLAMSM? will feature thousands of digital trading cards of some of the world’s favorite past and present WWE Superstars including John Cena, The Rock, Undertaker, Ric Flair, Seth Rollins, Sasha Banks and Charlotte.? New digital cards will be released daily in? Topps® WWE SLAMSM? with highlights from the extensive Topps cards library and all-new designs and collections exclusive to the app.? Additionally, collectors will have a chance to collect a variety of unique cards featuring WWE Superstar memorabilia and autographs.? To celebrate the launch of the app, fans who sign up to try WWE Slam will receive 10 free packs of digital cards to help build their collection. To learn more, visithttp://www.topps.com/topps-apps/.


About Topps

Founded in 1938, The Topps Company, Inc. is the preeminent creator and brand marketer of physical and digital sports cards, entertainment cards and collectibles, and distinctive confectionery products. Topps’ leading sports and entertainment products include Major League Baseball, National Football League, Major League Soccer, UEFA Champions League, English Premier League, Bundesliga, Indian Premier League, Star Wars, WWE, UFC, Wacky Packages, Garbage Pail Kids, Mars Attacks and other trading cards, sticker album collections and collectibles. Topps’ app portfolio, including Topps BUNT®, Topps NFL HUDDLE®, TOPPS KICK®? and Topps®? Star WarsSM: Card Trader,? has been a hit with millions of fans around the world.? Topps’ confectionery brands include Ring Pop®, Push Pop®, Baby Bottle Pop®, Juicy Drop®? Pop, Crunchkins™? and Bazooka®? bubble gum.? Topps was acquired by? Michael Eisner’s? Tornante Company and Madison Dearborn Partners in October 2007.? For additional information, visit? Topps.com? and? Candymania.com.?

About WWE

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide in 25 languages. WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 over-the-top premium network that includes all live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library, is currently available in more than 180 countries. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Munich and Tokyo.


Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at? wwe.com? and? corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to? http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/

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John Cena: "I Have Not "Earned" A Slower Schedule"

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A report surfaced earlier today which noted that John Cena is scheduled to work less WWE Live Events this summer.Cena has taken to his Twitter account to respond to those reportsI have not earned a slower schedule, I have earned an opportunity to challenge the limits of work capacity. NeverGiveUp HUSTLE John Cena JohnCena July 9, 2016

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TNA Star James Storm's Wife Pregnant With Thier Second Child

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TNA star James Storm has revealed his wife Dani is 10 weeks pregnant following a difficult conception.Storm told Pro Wrestling Sheet that his wife started taking fertility shots back in October and doctors informed her that the entire process would be difficult.Check out the following video of Dani telling their son Mason he has a new baby brother or sister on the way.We have an announcement to make jamesstormbrandA video posted by Dani Cox themrsstorm on Jul 8, 2016 at 955pm PDT

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Hardy Vs. Hardy: The Final Deletion – FULL VIDEO INSIDE

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Watch OVAH and OVAH the epic match that has the professional wrestling world buzzing. Hardy vs Hardy The Final Deletion as seen on the July 5, 2016 edition of IMPACT WRESTLING.

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WWE Fan Council Teasing New Show Ideas Including "The Roast of John Cena"

WWE Fan Council has issued a new survey to see if fans would be interested in a series of new shows for the WWE Network. Below are the shows under consideration:

Ask Me Anything Live – Live, interactive Q&A with WWE talents.

Everyone Has A Price – Reality series scouring the country for the most memorable WWE memorabilia, the origin of the items and determining their price.

Extreme Eats – Tommy Dreamer and Bubba Ray Dudley tour the United States to show off their favorite food locations, sample odd and strange food combinations and take part in eating challenges.

50 States, 50 Dates – a “WWE bachelor” goes on 50 dates to find romance. This would be a reality show about finding true love while also living your life on the road as a WWE talent.

Goldberg’s Garage – Reality show about Goldberg, his wife and their mechanics restoring American muscle cars at their North Carolina garage.

History of WWE – 10 Part documentary series taking fans from the beginning of WWE through the launch of the Network.

Legends House: Attitude – A sequel to the initial WWE Network series, placing 1990s legends together under one roof.

Miz & Mrs. – A reality series following Miz and Maryse.

Talking Summerslam – A Post-PPV Talk Show (think “Talking Dead”)

Tapout Fitness – WWE stars share their training tips.

The Third Wheel – Two WWE Fans go on a blind date without knowing they are going to be joined by a WWE star.

Totally NXT – A reality/competition series as six women try to make their way through the developmental system for a chance at a main roster slot and a Total Divas cast membership.

The Wives of Flair – Documentary series on the love life of Ric Flair and his four ex-wives.

WWE All Access – Reality series following main eventers as they prepare for Wrestlemania/Summerslam level major matches.

WWE Game Night – WWE stars face celebrities in games outside the ring (listed were dodge ball, obstacle courses, Pictionary)

WWE Investigates – Each segment would be a 3-5 episode mini-series going deep into a real subject in the history of pro wrestling. The life & legacy of Eddie Guerrero was suggested as a sample mini-series.

WWE Goes Viral – Best WWE viral videos including ones submitted by fans.

WWE Kids! – Kids interview WWE stars, compete against them in games and call the action for in-ring action.

WWE Promo Battle – WWE Talents go head to head in “improv wars” in a tournament style setting where the audience and social media as well as a panel of judges determine who moves forward until they crown a promo battle champion.

WWE Roast- John Cena would be roasted in a no holds barred tribute.

WWE Superstars Search- Hosted by Lita & Trish Stratus, a competition reality series with 10 women competing for a WWE contract.


WWE Fan Council Teasing New Show Ideas Including "The Roast of John Cena"

Early Preview For Tonight's 4th July Episode Of WWE Raw; Huge Tag Match, Former GM Returning & More

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WWE will broadcast tonights edition of Raw from Columbus, OH at the Nationwide Arena.Below is an official preview for tonights show- The fallout from Mondays RAW.- Vickie Guerrero will be appearing on this show.- Champion vs. Champion WWE champion Dean Ambrose vs. IC champion The Miz- U.S. Title match Rusev vs. Titus ONeil- Team USA vs. Team World in a 16-man elimination tag match- John Cena fighting back against A.J. Styles The ClubSuperstars who are advertised to appear at the taping include Seth Rollins, John Cena, Dean Ambrose, Kane, Big Show, Bray Wyatt and many more.

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Happy 4th of July From WrestlingNewsSource.com

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Its 4th of July the day, on which Americans across the United States celebrate independence, and reflect upon the struggles and sacrifices made by others so that they can enjoy their freedoms today.We here at WrestlingNewsSource.com would like to extend our thanks and support to our largest readership and hope you have a great day whatever your plans, be it abarbecue with friends and family, joining the parade, or just chilling at homeHave a great day, be safe and wellWe wish you a happy July 4th and happy Independence DayBen KerinDirector of WrestlingNewsSource.com

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