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Dozens of former wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage
# CTE
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# CTE

Dozens of former wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage

Jul 19th 2016, 12:37 PM 39,271 Views 82 Comments

A lawsuit in the name of Joe “Road Warrior Animal” Laurinaitis and others alleges that WWE is liable for neurological damages .

UFC and WWE star Brock Lesnar flagged by USADA for potential doping violation
# Problems
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# Problems

UFC and WWE star Brock Lesnar flagged by USADA for potential doping violation

Jul 16th 2016, 9:36 AM 8,381 Views 32 Comments

The 39-year-old is currently under contract with the wrestling organisation.

Former German international goalkeeper joins WWE
# On The Mat
From The42
# On The Mat

Former German international goalkeeper joins WWE

Jun 8th 2016, 12:43 PM 9,427 Views 4 Comments

Triple H has extended a personal invitation to former Werder Bremen stopper Tim Wiese.

WWE superstar Sheamus on the first time he met Vince McMahon and Conor McGregor rumours
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

WWE superstar Sheamus on the first time he met Vince McMahon and Conor McGregor rumours

Jun 2nd 2016, 5:39 PM 19,841 Views 16 Comments

The 38-year-old Dubliner also chatted to The42 about his new movie.

Chyna's manager says the wrestler died due to an accidental drug overdose
# Claim
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# Claim

Chyna's manager says the wrestler died due to an accidental drug overdose

Apr 29th 2016, 5:20 PM 45,701 Views 44 Comments

The late star was the only woman to hold the organisation’s intercontinental championship.

Wrestling star Chyna has died
# RIP
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# RIP

Wrestling star Chyna has died

Apr 21st 2016, 7:28 AM 81,352 Views 69 Comments

The wrestler, real name Joan Laurer, was 45.

Wrestling legend Bret Hart set to return to WWE after successful cancer surgery
# Hitman
From The42
# Hitman

Wrestling legend Bret Hart set to return to WWE after successful cancer surgery

Apr 20th 2016, 4:16 PM 5,793 Views 12 Comments

It will be the Canadian star’s first appearance for the organisation in roughly a year.

9 of our favourite sporting April Fools' stories for the day that's in it
# International Joke Day
From The42
# International Joke Day

9 of our favourite sporting April Fools' stories for the day that's in it

Apr 1st 2016, 11:33 AM 12,295 Views 6 Comments

Featuring Briege Corkery, Rio Ferdinand and Leinster Rugby’s Leo the Lion.

It's Wrestlemania week — this is what everyone gets wrong about the WWE being fake
# Fyi
From The42
# Fyi

It's Wrestlemania week — this is what everyone gets wrong about the WWE being fake

Apr 1st 2016, 10:10 AM 8,627 Views 23 Comments

In the past few years, Vince McMahon has loosened his grip on the perception that what you see on TV is “real.”

Wrestling legend Bret Hart reveals he has prostate cancer
# Illness
From The42
# Illness

Wrestling legend Bret Hart reveals he has prostate cancer

Feb 1st 2016, 6:47 PM 27,281 Views 33 Comments

The 58-year-old Canadian star confirmed the news in a post on his official Instagram page.

How long would you last in the Royal Rumble?
# Quiz
From The42
# Quiz

How long would you last in the Royal Rumble?

Jan 22nd 2016, 9:40 PM 46,124 Views 54 Comments

The Royal Rumble is on this weekend so here’s your chance to finally find out how you’d get on.

The white man in that photo -- 50 of the best sports articles of 2015 (part 2)
# Standouts
From The42
# Standouts

The white man in that photo -- 50 of the best sports articles of 2015 (part 2)

Dec 29th 2015, 9:00 PM 11,499 Views 2 Comments

Also, requiem for an Irish mother, James McClean’s flag snub and how WWE went mainstream

How well do you remember these WWE Attitude Era wrestlers?
# Hell Ye
From The42
# Hell Ye

How well do you remember these WWE Attitude Era wrestlers?

Dec 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 25,988 Views 17 Comments

What WAS The Rock actually cooking?

Triple H reckons Andy Carroll could make it in the WWE
# Tongue In Cheek
From The42
# Tongue In Cheek

Triple H reckons Andy Carroll could make it in the WWE

Dec 16th 2015, 10:09 PM 11,584 Views 6 Comments

The wrestler was speaking on ITV ahead of the NXT show in London.

Wayne Rooney slapped a 6'7" wrestler on WWE Raw last night
# On Target
From The42
# On Target

Wayne Rooney slapped a 6'7" wrestler on WWE Raw last night

Nov 10th 2015, 8:54 AM 17,522 Views 14 Comments

Just another Monday night in Manchester.

How WWE went mainstream, Wilkinson's dilemma and all the week’s best sportswriting
# Essential Reads
From The42
# Essential Reads

How WWE went mainstream, Wilkinson's dilemma and all the week’s best sportswriting

Sep 13th 2015, 7:15 AM 8,460 Views 3 Comments

Also featuring ‘Can boxing trust USADA’ and the lessons Graham Henry from winning the Rugby World Cup.

Jon Stewart is having the best craic beating up WWE stars in his retirement
# Heel Turn
From The42
# Heel Turn

Jon Stewart is having the best craic beating up WWE stars in his retirement

Aug 24th 2015, 10:59 AM 6,245 Views 0 Comments

The former Daily Show host was the star of SummerSlam last night.

A wrestling cult hero is coming to Dublin next week
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

A wrestling cult hero is coming to Dublin next week

Aug 23rd 2015, 8:30 AM 7,242 Views 8 Comments

The Over the Top Wrestling event takes place in the Tivoli Theatre next Sunday.

This photo of The Rock as a 15-year-old is making men everywhere feel insecure
# Pebbles
From The42
# Pebbles

This photo of The Rock as a 15-year-old is making men everywhere feel insecure

Aug 7th 2015, 8:24 PM 24,456 Views 9 Comments

Think I marked him at minor.

Wrestling legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper has died aged 61
# RIP
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# RIP

Wrestling legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper has died aged 61

Aug 1st 2015, 12:01 AM 34,636 Views 49 Comments

“He was one of the most generous, sincere and authentic people I have ever known.”

The Rock has responded to Hulk Hogan's racist comments
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

The Rock has responded to Hulk Hogan's racist comments

Jul 31st 2015, 10:11 AM 13,607 Views 8 Comments

He says Hogan is “paying the price” for his racist remarks.

The WWE got a little bit too 'real' last night with John Cena's broken nose
# Ouch!
From The42
# Ouch!

The WWE got a little bit too 'real' last night with John Cena's broken nose

Jul 28th 2015, 10:05 AM 8,708 Views 2 Comments

That’s gonna hurt.

Irish wrestler Becky Lynch made her WWE Raw debut last night
# The Big Time
From The42
# The Big Time

Irish wrestler Becky Lynch made her WWE Raw debut last night

Jul 14th 2015, 2:20 PM 14,835 Views 16 Comments

WWE fans can look forward to hearing that Dublin accent of hers on a regular basis.

Shawn Michaels' upcoming appearance in Wexford has been cancelled
# Famous Face
From The42
# Famous Face

Shawn Michaels' upcoming appearance in Wexford has been cancelled

Jul 1st 2015, 12:40 AM 6,697 Views 1 Comment

A spokesperson for Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy, originally told The42 that the event was going ahead.

Watch the WWE's emotional tribute to Dusty Rhodes from last night's Money in the Bank
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Watch the WWE's emotional tribute to Dusty Rhodes from last night's Money in the Bank

Jun 15th 2015, 8:21 AM 5,496 Views 1 Comment

The WWE gave the legend a fitting send off during last night’s PPV.

Former professional wrestler Dusty Rhodes dead at 69
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former professional wrestler Dusty Rhodes dead at 69

Jun 12th 2015, 9:29 AM 4,490 Views 3 Comments

The American Dream is no more.

Not a real sport?! Check out WWE wrestler John Cena squatting 180kg
# U Lift Bro?
From The42
# U Lift Bro?

Not a real sport?! Check out WWE wrestler John Cena squatting 180kg

May 17th 2015, 3:25 PM 6,846 Views 15 Comments

It’s a few kilos more than most of us can manage.

A thick Dublin accent is making WWE fans share this great Vine
# WWE
# WWE

A thick Dublin accent is making WWE fans share this great Vine

Apr 27th 2015, 10:05 AM 12,081 Views 0 Comments

“Dizcoostin.”

A UFC veteran is closing in on a move to the WWE
# The Riddler
From The42
# The Riddler

A UFC veteran is closing in on a move to the WWE

Apr 13th 2015, 3:15 PM 7,003 Views 4 Comments

He’ll be participating in a tryout next month.

Irish WWE star thinks you should pay your water charges
# Heel Boy
# Heel Boy

Irish WWE star thinks you should pay your water charges

Apr 10th 2015, 9:00 AM 2,861 Views 4 Comments

Big talk in the 3 Arena last night.

Sheamus told the the people of Ireland to pay their water charges at WWE Dublin last night
# Turning Heel
From The42
# Turning Heel

Sheamus told the the people of Ireland to pay their water charges at WWE Dublin last night

Apr 10th 2015, 7:41 AM 14,097 Views 18 Comments

That’s one way to make sure you’re booed.

Hulk Hogan has just fallen for the oldest Twitter prank in the book
# Hulkamania
From The42
# Hulkamania

Hulk Hogan has just fallen for the oldest Twitter prank in the book

Apr 3rd 2015, 9:36 AM 9,904 Views 5 Comments

Hulkamania is going to run wild on you.

How well do you remember your 90 wrestlers?
# Old School
From The42
# Old School

How well do you remember your 90 wrestlers?

Mar 31st 2015, 3:00 PM 16,002 Views 14 Comments

And yes, we know it was fake even then.

10 of the greatest responses to everyone complaining that Wrestlemania is fake
# WWE
# WWE

10 of the greatest responses to everyone complaining that Wrestlemania is fake

Mar 31st 2015, 8:19 AM 6,010 Views 2 Comments

They know… they know…

Ronda Rousey teamed up with The Rock at Wrestlemania last night
# Help Me Ronda
From The42
# Help Me Ronda

Ronda Rousey teamed up with The Rock at Wrestlemania last night

Mar 30th 2015, 10:01 AM 8,751 Views 7 Comments

Don’t mess with Ronda Rousey, even if it’s in the script.

Druids, 200 John Cena clones and 'The Phenom'  -- The top 10 Wrestlemania entrances of all time
# Wrestlemania 31
From The42
# Wrestlemania 31

Druids, 200 John Cena clones and 'The Phenom' -- The top 10 Wrestlemania entrances of all time

Mar 29th 2015, 8:20 AM 4,822 Views 6 Comments

Did your favourites make the list?

Look who Enda Kenny wrestled* with yesterday
# Endamania
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# Endamania

Look who Enda Kenny wrestled* with yesterday

Mar 16th 2015, 11:21 AM 15,523 Views 62 Comments

*Sort of

'How could I make a fool out of a man dressed like a SWAT team stripper with Lady GaGa's hair?'
# The Daily Big Show
From The42
# The Daily Big Show

'How could I make a fool out of a man dressed like a SWAT team stripper with Lady GaGa's hair?'

Mar 3rd 2015, 11:08 AM 6,389 Views 4 Comments

Jon Stewart’s wrestling debut went well.

Listening to WWE commentators describe rugby hits is a glorious way to spend 4 minutes
# My God He's Broken In Half
From The42
# My God He's Broken In Half

Listening to WWE commentators describe rugby hits is a glorious way to spend 4 minutes

Feb 18th 2015, 8:04 PM 7,623 Views 15 Comments

Good ol’ JR + big hits = television gold.

'I eat three whole chickens a day!' Rihanna's ex-bodyguard is coming to wrestle in Ireland next week
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'I eat three whole chickens a day!' Rihanna's ex-bodyguard is coming to wrestle in Ireland next week

Feb 14th 2015, 10:00 AM 39,200 Views 26 Comments

Tiny Iron tells The42 about accusations of doping, his upcoming appearance at Over the Top wrestling and watching the London riots from his bedroom window.