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 >>
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 >>
While one proposed stadium was dealt a death blow yesterday, another stadium moved one step closer a new deal with the county. The Miami Dolphins and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez reportedly signed an agreement yesterday that would see the county pay the team money for bringing marquee events to ... More >>
The NBA Playoffs begin Sunday for the Miami Heat against the Charlotte Bobcats, and lord knows it's not their first time at the dance. It will be the team's 18th appearance in their relatively young 26-year history. That of course has led to a lot of dramatic playoff moments. Here are our picks for ... More >>
When we decided to tally up the most popular Twitter users in Miami, we weren't sure what we were going to get. Real fame or local fame doesn't necessarily equate to Twitter fame. After all, Dan Marino barely made the list at 50, and LeBron James came in second. To compile this list, we used Twita ... 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 >>
Pain & Gain opens tomorrow. And when it does, Miami's gym culture, New Times, and our city's seedy underbelly will have their moment in the sun -- their steroid-fueled, bicep-bulging, vein-popping 15 minutes of fame. If you're a dude (or a chick -- we don't discriminate) who wants to score a ridicu ... More >>
Is caveman Fred Flintstone following T-Rex and Twinkies into extinction? If you took a trip to your local supermarket cereal aisle, you might get that idea because instead of the usual beefy neanderthal on boxes of Post Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles, you might just see WWE star John Cena. As part of a pr ... 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 >>
Since I recently hit the dating scene again, the difficulties the vegan diet can present when navigating eligible singles has been at the forefront of my mind. Sometimes I think it's no big deal. And then I read something like this, a question excerpted from the New York Post's "Ask Ashley" dating c ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
The week started out with news that Miami was the second worst place to raise your kid. Unfortunately a stabbing at Coral Gables High proved that. In the wake of that tragedy YouTube videos surfaced that showed the school's courtyard had a history of violence. Oh, and a camera man got kicked in t ... 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 >>
This ain't Britney Spears's circus.
Yes, the plot of The Wrestler -- in which a dude who had the world by the balls in the '80s before falling flat on his face owing to disastrous, self-destructive decision-making and an audience that lost interest -- is quite similar to the life story of the dude playing that dude, Mickey Rourke ... More >>
The WWE Fan Axxess tour rolls up to the Dolphin.
Meet pro wrestling legends at Dolphin Mall.
In the ring and on the screen, the Rock is Walking like he talks it
Parents practice paramedics
Forget those fake WWF wimps, these wrestlers really go mano a mano
...of flannel. Screaming Trees carve their niche from the Northwest Passage.