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Kane's Best, Worst and Most Outrageous Moments in WWE Career

Kane's Best, Worst and Most Outrageous Moments in WWE Career

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0 of 8Credit: WWE.comOn October 5, the wrestling world will celebrate two decades since Kane stalked toward the squared circle, confronted his brother The Undertaker during the inaugural Hell in a Cell match and ignited a career full of good, bad, outrageous and downright ugly moments and matches.Since his arrival in the WWE, he has been a constant presence on television. His effect has been felt on Superstars big and small, main eventers and opening-match job guys.He has lit announcers on fire, electrocuted the testicles of a McMahon, burned his brother alive and captured gold along the way.While Glenn Jacobs may be running for the mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, his creation's influence on WWE television for the last 20 years is undeniable. For better, for worse, he has been an integ...
Comparing WWE Stars to Characters from 'The Office'

Comparing WWE Stars to Characters from 'The Office'

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0 of 10The WWE logo on the company's headquarters.Credit: WWE.comWith so many pro wrestlers trying their hand at acting these days, fans often wonder how their favorite franchises would look with a WWE Superstar in the mix.Apparently, WWE management thinks about this too. According to Twitter user @SermonsDomain, the company recently sent out a survey asking fans about original programming they would like to see.One of the most interesting things listed was a potential WWE version of The Office. While Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant originated the concept, it's safe to presume WWE was referencing the Steve Carell version that aired on NBC for nine years.For almost a decade, Michael Scott, Pam Beesly, Dwight Schrute and Jim Halpert entertained us in an environment many viewe...
Enzo Amore, Sasha Banks and WWE's 5 Most Controversial Superstars of 2017

Enzo Amore, Sasha Banks and WWE's 5 Most Controversial Superstars of 2017

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0 of 5Credit: WWE.comIt's 2017, and WWE seems more married to reality than ever. Backstage controversies often influence real-life booking, and those who follow WWE most intensely—many of whom comprise of WWE Network's ceiling of 1.63 million subscribers, reported in July by Cageside Seats—understand shocking developments like Baron Corbin suddenly losing Money in the Bank or Enzo Amore turning heel on a dime.In many ways, 2017 has been the year of the outspoken WWE Superstar, a trait that has never coincided with longevity.From Enzo Amore to Sasha Banks, speaking one's mind seems to have led to some degree of backstage heat and speculation as to why certain WWE Superstars might be receiving unfavorable booking.Controversy can mean many things in the WWE bubble, but for the purpose
The Shield set for return to WWE

The Shield set for return to WWE

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Shield reunion imminent?Ever since the Shield disbanded in 2014 when Seth Rollins turned on Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns, most wrestling fans expected the group to reunite at some point.It now looks like that point is staring us in the face.Apparently WWE is going to pull the string on a six-man match at an upcoming show that will see Ambrose, Reigns and Rollins reunite to take on The Miz and his Miztourage.Why is WWE pulling out the reunion now instead of saving it for a big event like WrestleMania or SummerSlam?Attendance has been extremely light for WWE and the company is going to try and bump up ticket sales.The thought process is that Mania and big shows like SummerSlam or the Royal Rumble sells themselves and don’t need a big-time money match like the lesser cards.Besides, as it