The Steel Cage

The Rock hints at a WWE return

Portrait of Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson taken at

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Former WWE legend The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) answered some questions on his Facebook page asked by fans. As you could imagine, one fan asked if and when he would make a return to the company that made him famous.

"Of course I will..not a match though, but in a capacity that would allow me to do so much more.. I LOVE that company and the fans...without the two I would not be standing where...

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2.21.11: Sting, Undertaker, someone else?

A dark promo aired toward the end of Raw last night hyping 2.21.11. That is the Monday night following the Elimination Chamber pay per view. For those that didn’t see the promo it only showed a dark, one story house with a few windows. The backdrop was nighttime and the only part of the person you saw was their black boots and a trench coat. The obvious candidates to appear on 2.21.11 are...

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Nassau Coliseum's rich wrestling history


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WWE returns to the Nassau Coliseum Tuesday night for a taping of Friday Night Smackdown. Tickets are still available at TicketMaster and the Coliseum box office. On the heels of Alberto Del Rio’s big win at the Royal Rumble, the show is sure to be newsworthy. And the Coliseum is no stranger to big wrestling news. For nearly 30 years, Nassau Coliseum has played host to hundreds of wrestling...

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Royal Rumble thoughts

The Royal Rumble is usually one of the most fun nights of the year to be a wrestling fan, and last night was no exception. With a pair of solid world title matches, and a newsworthy Rumble match that featured some jaw-dropping athleticism, some faces from the past, and an unlikely winner, the show was a hit. Here are a few thoughts: . I was surprised to see Alberto Del Rio win the Royal Rumble match....

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10 questions with the NYWC's "Greek God"

NYWC wrestler The "Greek God" Dimitrios Papadon

Long Island’s own New York Wrestling Connection returns to Deer Park Saturday night for what is traditionally its biggest show of the year: Psycho Circus. Now in its eighth year, the event features one of the craziest stipulation matches you’ll ever see. The Psycho Circus match features two teams of five competing in a steel cage—half of which is covered in barbed wire. Tables,...

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Smackdown coming to LI next week

WWE superstar Rey Mysterio

Here's a reminder that Friday Night Smackdown will be taping at the Nassau Coliseum this coming Tuesday, February 1, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Tickets for the event, which will likely also include matches taped for WWE Superstars and NXT, are available now at Ticketmaster and the Coliseum box office and begin at $20. WWE is adverstising what is presumably a "dark match" (not taped for...

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Lesnar on Undertaker: I don't care for him

UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar weighs in

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Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar finally addressed his face-to-face meeting with The Undertaker after losing to Cain Velasquez at UFC 121 in October 2010, according to the PWTorch. "The other fellas that wanted to come, like Stone Cold and The Rock, and Goldberg, those guys had all said, 'I'm coming to watch you, good luck.' This guy (Undertaker) shows up every time I seem to lose (laughs)...

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Good story on "Cowboy" Bob Orton

Alex Marvez of Scripps Howard News Service did a really nice column on “Cowboy” Bob Orton, the father of current WWE superstar, Randy Orton. If you’re an old-school wrestling fan you probably remember Bob Orton for always wearing a cast on his forearm. Like any good heel, Orton used the cast to his advantage when the referee wasn’t looking. The column also touches on Orton’s...

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The pros and cons of a super-sized Royal Rumble

WWE revealed yesterday that the upcoming Royal Rumble match will be the biggest ever, with 40 participants in the match rather than the usual 30. WWE obviously hopes that the new super-sized Rumble will be a selling-point that will help boost buy rates (although the Rumble typically does better than almost any PPV this side of WrestleMania anyway.) But there are those out there who believe adding...

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WWE releases the first 21 names in the Royal Rumble released more than half of the 40 names in this year’s Royal Rumble. This comes a day after the WWE announced the match will not feature the usual 30 participants like it has since its inception. Here are the names and in parentheses is the number of Royal Rumble matches each star has appeared in. Mark Henry has the most experience so far appearing in 6 Rumble matches. John...

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