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Paul Heyman Calls John Cena a Real-Life Superhero, Explains Why WWE Is Looking for the Next Cena

Paul Heyman recently spoke with Graham Matthews of Bleacher Report and explained why WWE is looking for its next John Cena within its developmental system. But he didn't say it was in order to find another multi-time WrestleMania main eventer with more than a dozen world championship reigns, but rather as an ideal ambassador for the WWE. He went so far as to call Cena, who recently set the world record for most wishes granted via the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a real-life superhero.
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Backstage News On Which AEW Talent WWE Has Reached Out To

Among the more intriguing stories in wrestling recently has been AEW reportedly combating attempts by WWE, under new management with Stephanie McMahon, Nick Khan, and Paul "Triple H" Levesque now in charge, to reach out to contracted AEW talent in attempts to lure them away. Whether or not the situation has crossed the line into tampering or not remains a mystery, but in regards to who was contacted, that picture has become clearer.
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WWE Raw Preview (9/26): Sami Zayn In Action, Johnny Gargano And Kevin Owens Team Up, More

Tonight's edition of "WWE Raw" emanates from Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Featured on the show will be the fallout from last week's episode where Matt Riddle and The Judgment Day got physical inside the ring. Riddle had turned down an offer to join Damian Priest, Finn Balor, and Rhea Ripley in the group. It'll be Riddle vs. Priest on tonight's show.
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Trish Stratus Hints At Secret WWE Project

Trish Stratus is teasing a new project involving WWE. Stratus has cemented her place in WWE history. She is a former seven-time WWE Women's Champion and was a key figure during the company's Attitude Era. While she retired back in 2006, she has returned on a number of occasions. She was in the 2018 Women's Royal Rumble Match, had a tag team match at the all-women's Evolution event, and competed against Charlotte Flair at SummerSlam back in 2019.
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WWE Raw Live Coverage (09/26) - Johnny Gargano And Kevin Owens Vs. Alpha Academy, Matt Riddle Vs. Damian Priest, Bianca Belair Vs. IYO SKY

Welcome to Wrestling Inc.'s live coverage of "WWE Raw" on September 26, 2022, coming to you live from Edmonton, Alberta!. Johnny Gargano and Kevin Owens will be teaming up to take on Alpha Academy. Gargano helped Owens to defeat Austin Theory last week after coming to the ring and causing a distraction. Alpha Academy then became irate after Gargano caused their 'close, personal friend' the match and sought to seek their revenge on Theory's behalf in the ring.
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WWE SmackDown Receives Its Highest Viewership Numbers Since 2020

The Bloodline brings more viewers to the table, apparently. Showbuzz Daily release viewership information for last Friday night and the September 23 episode of "WWE SmackDown" roped in an average of 2,535,000 viewers, the second-highest for the show since March 20, 2020, right at the beginning of the COVID-19 lockdown and up 13 percent from the week previous. The only episode to chart higher was the one that aired on Christmas Day last December.
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New Graphic Teases Which Titles Will Be On The Line At AEW Battle For The Belts

The next AEW Battle of the Belts special is set to air on Saturday, October 8, and we may have our first hint at the titles that will be defended on the show. An advertisement for the week's live taping, including Battle of the Belts alongside a live "Rampage" on Friday, October 7, showcases the AEW World Champion Jon Moxley, Ring of Honor World Champion Chris Jericho, AEW World Tag Team Champions The Acclaimed, TNT Champion Wardlow, TBS Champion Jade Cargill, and FTW Champion Hook, along with a number of the company's other stars.
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Dwight Howard Has Eyes Set On Joining WWE

TMZ Sports recently caught up to Dwight Howard, the 18 year NBA vet who is currently a free agent after playing with the Lakers last season. During the run in, Dwight was asked if he was interested in joining the WWE . He responded that he would go to wrestling if the deal was good.
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AEW Dark: Elevation Results (09/26) - Kip Sabian And Penelope Ford Vs. Skye Blue And Shawn Dean, Ortiz Vs. Serpentico

Welcome to Wrestling Inc.'s results of "AEW Dark: Elevation" on September 26, 2022!. Two matches have been announced for tonight's show. The husband and wife duo of Kip Sabian and Penelope Ford will be teaming up to take on Captain Shawn Dean and Skye Blue. Ford and Sabian got married in the ring during last year's Beach Break, but the pair have both been sidelined with injuries for much of this year, with Sabian suffering an arm injury in late April of last year and Ford suffering an undisclosed injury in January of this year. Both made their returns in August and have been making their way up through the ranks of the company. While Blue and Dean have less experience as a team, both hail from Chicago. Dean had also praised Blue in the past for her skills. Who will come out on top?
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Tony Khan Approves Ian Riccaboni's AEW Dynamite Request

"AEW Dynamite" is shaping up to have a big fight feel this upcoming Wednesday and Ian Riccaboni wants to call the action. Tony Khan announced on Monday that Chris Jericho would be defending his Ring Of Honor World Championship against former ROH World Champion Bandido. Riccaboni, ROH's long-time commentator who has called matches on AEW television before, tossed his hat in the ring to join the big match's commentary team.
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John Cena Breaks Record For Most Make-A-Wish Wishes Granted

WWE icon John Cena has recently broken a record for doing something good for those dealing with critical illnesses. The Peacemaker star now holds the world record for the most wishes granted through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Guinness World Records announced last week. The foundation is a non-profit organization that helps...
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Jimmy Korderas Praises Drew McIntyre, Karrion Kross & Scarlett For Handling Of Fireball Botch

The fireball spot on last week’s WWE Smackdown didn’t go as planned, but Jimmy Korderas liked how Drew McIntyre, Karrion Kross & Scarlett handled the botch and still made the segment work. As reported, the fire paper that was used in the segment where Scarlett was supposed to throw a fireball at McIntyre didn’t work and the three improvised what came after. In his latest Reffin’ Rant, Korderas talked about how things don’t always work as intended in the ring and that how you react is what matters.
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Chris Jericho to defend ROH World Championship on AEW Dynamite

Chris Jericho will makes his first ROH World Championship defense Wednesday night on AEW Dynamite. Tony Khan announced on Monday that Jericho would defend against former ROH World Champion, Bandido. Chris Jericho defeated Claudio Castagnoli to win the ROH World Champion in the opening contest of last week’s Grand Slam...
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Baron Black Says Next Battle Slam Will Take Place In October

The next Battle Slam event will take place next month, as confirmed by Baron Black. Black, won won the promotion’s ICON World Championship this past weekend at Battle Slam: Aftermath, spoke with Fightful after the show and teased some “cool things” on the way. You can check out the highlights below:
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CZW Live Results 9.25.22: Six-Man Tag Team Main Event, More

CZW’s latest live event took place on Sunday with a six-man tag team main event and more. You can see the full results from the Blackwood, New Jersey show below, per Fightful:. * Action Andretti defeated Sebastian Cage. * Matt Quay defeated Jarett Diaz. * Vinny Talotta defeated Boom...
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Wild Boar On His Dog Collar Match in NXT UK: ‘Those Chains Suck’

Wild Boar was part of a Dog Collar match with Eddie Dennis in NXT UK earlier this year, and he recently reflected on the match. The NXT UK alumnus spoke with Ringsiders Wrestling for a new interview and talked about the match, which saw him beat Dennis and which aired on May 19th. He talked about what it’s like to work with the dog collar chain and noted that it “always wins.”
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Prestige Wrestling Talk Is Cheap Results: Bobby Fish In Action, More

Prestige Wrestling held their Talk Is Cheap show on Sunday featuring Bobby Fish, Alan Angels, and more. You can see the results from the show, which aired on IWTV, below per PW Ponderings. * Sonico def. Davey Richards. * Malcolm Phlex def. Kris Brady. * Alan Angels def. Adam Ryder.
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