Ernest Valdes stands on top of the ring's ropes and uses his championship belt as a mirror. He primps into the gold plastic's reflection, making sure his hair -- oil-spill slick with leave-in conditioner -- is perfectly in place. Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What" blasts through the speakers of the Port ... More >>
When we heard that Flo Rida would be hosting WWE Raw, it seemed like, "That ain't gonna work." But the more we thought about it, the more that particular tag team made sense. Both are splendidly packaged celebrations of pop culture, and boy are they entertaining. Wrestling deals in iconography. An ... More >>
He's gone wild with Steve-O, shared paint with the Cavs, and sparked up with Juicy J and (likely) Wiz Khalifa. He was signed by Diddy. He covered XXL magazine. And his track, "Invincible," has been used as theme song by both the NFL and the WWE. Born in Houston but raised all over the world, he fo ... More >>
Inside the jam-packed arena, thousands held their breath and waited to learn the identity of the shadowy "Investor." In Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's twisting narrative, the mysterious character had been wreaking havoc for weeks with his nefarious behind-the-scenes plots. And now, millions watchi ... More >>
Nothing says celebrating winning back-to-back championships in a real sport like the gift of a championship belt from a fake sport. LeBron James surprised the Heat locker room today with a replica of the World Wrestling Entertainment heavyweight championship belt for every player.
Ever desperate to goose ticket sales, the Miami Marlins hosted a "Legends of Wrestling" night on Saturday which gathered some of the most forgotten talent in professional wrestling history. The event saw former WCW and WWE champion Bill Goldberg throw out the first pitch, as well as his first "spear ... More >>
In their latest doomed effort to goose ticket sales the Miami Marlins will be hosting a "Legend of Wrestling Night" on August 24. Sixteen former professional wrestlers will be on hand for you to, I don't know, look at I guess according to Biz of Baseball. There will be three or four actual wrestling ... More >>
If only we could find a way to host Wrestlemania not just every few years, but all year long. Then maybe we'd get our economy heading back in the right direction. According to a study commissioned by World Wrestling Entertainment, this past year's Wrestlemania, held at Sun Life Stadium, had a $ ... More >>
It's time to bust out those earmuffs, watch out for free-roaming tigers, and start designing your own facial tattoo. Mike Tyson will reportedly be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame during WrestleMania's stint at American Airlines Arena in March.The boxer, ear-biter, and bro-comedy scene stealer ... More >>
Shaquille O'Neal is officially retired from the NBA, but the former Miami Heat star may not have exhibited his last feat of athleticism in Miami-Dade just yet. Today, O'Neal confirmed rumors from a few months ago that he's thinking about wrestling in a match when the WWE brings Wrestlemania to Su ... More >>
Shaquille O'Neal may have hung up his high tops for good, but according to spreading internet rumors he may have not made his last athletic appearance at American Airlines Arena yet. The buzz is that WWE is trying to sign Shaq to take on similarly tall wrestler The Big Show for a match at next ye ... More >>
Lets get ready to rumble! No seriously, we need to get ready to rumble. It's just been announced that Miami is playing host to professional wrestling's biggest event WrestleMania in 2012. It's not quite another Super Bowl, but hosting the event means an economic boon for the city as well as playi ... More >>
Back in the '90s, Paul Farmer was a regular in the pro-wrestling world portraying the evil-minded impostor of popular superstar Sting. Yes, wrestling really is like soap operas for men, and this was basically an evil-twin storyline. His gimmick was basically that he tricked fans and fellow wrestl ... More >>
© 2010 World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.So you wanna know ... What is the Miz? Well, he's a hero. He's a villain. He's Mike Mizanin, a 29-year-old former frat boy turned reality TV star turned pro wrestler. Or, the way he puts it: "What isn't the Miz? I like to say that ... More >>
We call men fighting in Speedos a "big fight over prime beach blanket space on the 12th Street beach." The WWE calls it Wrestlemania, and Miami desperately wants a piece of the tens of millions of dollars in economic impact it represents.The Magic City recently lost out on hosting the 2011 event ... More >>
Earlier this month, multiple reports popped up that World Wrestling Entertainment was trying to secure Tiger Woods as a special guest host when it stages Raw at the American Airline Arena on June 7th. It's not a completely far-flung idea. Woods is apparently a fan of rasslin', frie ... More >>
Muscly dudes with anger problems and over-the-top personalities duking it out in tight Lycra? Normally in Miami, that results from an argument over premium beach-blanket space on South Beach, but the county sees big money in such activities and is still trying to lure the WWE's signature Wrestlem ... More >>
"The Rock is going to lay the smacketh down on your candy ass!"Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson catapulted out of professional wrestling and into the mainstream in a way few wrestlers have, and he hasn't looked back. I mean, why humiliate yourself prancing around in tights on cable television when you c ... More >>
via WWE.comTwo men in latex briefs grappling each other is often the centerpiece of a WresleMania event. We weren't aware WrestleMania was one of those things cities actually bid for, but apparently it's big business and has morphed into a five-day event that could leave a $50 million impact in d ... More >>
Florida Department of Corrections Then: Sentenced to 18 and a half years for kidnapping. Okay, we admit it: we know nothing about pro wrestling. But if we find an extra $39.99 lying around between now and this Sunday, we might watch the WWE Summer Slam on Pay-Per-View because- how often do yo ... More >>
via wiki CommonsPaul Wight is known as one of the biggest men in wrestling, with a billed height of seven feet and a weight of 485 pounds. Wrestling in WCW as "the Giant" and WWE as "the Big Show," he captured the heavyweight title in both, and SoBe Entertainment hoped to expand his success to anoth ... More >>
Here, for reasons I do not fully understand, is a picture of reality television personalities Hulk and Brooke Hogan driving around South Beach in an Escalade-styled golf cart of sorts on Inauguration day. There's an entire gallery at CelebSlam. As Mickey Rourke returns to glory for his role as an ... More >>
Discover the strange appeal of injured athletes in spandex.
The WWE Fan Axxess tour rolls up to the Dolphin.
Meet pro wrestling legends at Dolphin Mall.
Lilian Garcia steps out of the ring with ¡Quiero Vivir!
And we aint talking about the Heat
After this fight, wrestlers nosh on Fidos dinner
Kickin some serious robot ass
In the ring and on the screen, the Rock is Walking like he talks it
August 27 - September 2, 1998
Once a pro wrestling hot spot, Miami is again warming to the wacky lure of the ring