Monthly Archives: February 2010

Maria, Scott Armstrong among WWE cuts

WWE was busy yesterday, parting ways with Paul Burchill and “Hurricane” Helms in the early afternoon. Then came word of Maria Kanellis being released. Maria was the last of WWE’s divas to pose in Playboy before they severed ties with

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Gregory Shane “Hurricane” Helms also released by WWE

Ironically, it was “Hurricane” Helms who banished Paul Burchill from ECW (kayfabe, of course) and they both have been released by WWE on the same day. WWE’s website announced Helms had been let go just minutes after announcing Burchill’s release.

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Paul Burchill released by WWE

WWE has announced on its website that Paul Burchill has been released by the company. Burchill (real name Paul Birchall) has been with WWE since 2005, when he debuted in then-developmental territory OVW. Burchill and his on-screen sister Katie Lea

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2.25.10 TNA iMPACT! thoughts

Thursday’s TNA iMPACT! had a few good segments but, for the most part, it was more of the bad that we’ve come to expect since Hulk Hogan arrived. – The angle with Abyss and Hulk Hogan, where Abyss is getting

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WWE NXT premiere show thoughts

I wouldn’t call WWE’s newest program, NXT, a must-watch piece of television but it certainly looks to be an upgrade over ECW. I don’t think it’s as much of a blend of reality show and wrestling as WWE wants us

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Raw thoughts: A great start on the Road to WrestleMania

WWE delivered a very solid show coming off the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, which is to be expected with the Road to WrestleMania now in its home stretch. As with every episode of Raw there were a few low spots, but

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WWE Elimination Chamber thoughts

WWE delivered a pretty good show with Sunday’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, with a few surprises and proper booking. I say proper, of course, as an opinion but I think the situations are right as we head down the stretch towards

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TNA iMPACT! moving to Monday nights starting March 8

As has long been rumored and expected, TNA announced that iMPACTt! will move to Monday nights beginning March 8 and go head-to-head with WWE Raw. TNA President Dixie Carter said the move will be permanent, with the show airing live

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WWE 2010 Royal Rumble thoughts

The Road to WrestleMania kicked off last night with the Royal Rumble, traditionally one of the more special WWE pay-per-views on the calendar. Unlike last year’s Rumble, where Randy Orton was clearly going to win the 30-man melee, this year’s

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