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    by Published on 09-20-2014 12:30 PM

    Romania's Monica Niculescu took advantage of a dozen double-faults by Alize Cornet to beat the Frenchwoman 6-4, 6-0 to win the Guangzhou Open on Saturday.

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    by Published on 09-20-2014 07:36 AM

    Welcome to this week’s Smackdown!

    Tag Team Champion Jimmy Uso (w/ Jey Uso) vs. Stardust (w/ Goldust)

    They lock up, as Uso is backed into the corner. Uso throws some chops, but is cut off, and whipped to the corner. Uso catches himself, connecting with a Clothesline. Stardust gets in the ropes, backing Uso up, but is hit with a kick to the gut. Uso goes for a Samoan Drop, but Stardust reverses it into a Neckbreaker. Pin, but a kick out. Stardust takes the offense to Uso in the corner with kicks. Stardust does a bump into a kick to the side of the head. Uso delivers a kick to an oncoming Stardust, as Stardust catches the second. Stardust rolls away from Uso, but is caught with a Superkick.

    Winner: Jimmy Uso – Pinfall (Superkick)

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    by Published on 09-18-2014 04:17 PM  Number of Views: 3 

    Impact Wrestling kicks off with a video package of the three tag teams: The Wolves, Team 3D, and The Hardys. We are going to answer which tag team is the greatest as they all compete in a series of matches! The video shows each team talking about each other. The Hardys put The Wolves over tremendously while The Wolves state they want to prove they are better than The Hardys. The Hardys won last week and picked a Ladder match for their next gimmick match.

    The camera shows the Manhattan Center as the crowd is standing on their feet. They are cheering as the show starts.

    Taryn Terrell comes out first and makes her way to the ring. Madison Rayne comes out next and walks down the ramp. Velvet Sky and Angelina Love both come out at the same time and get in the ring together. Rebel comes out next and gets right in the ring. Brittany comes out next and slowly walks down the ramp. She has a strange look in her eyes as she gets in the ring. Havok comes out last with a cape and gas mask on.

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    by Published on 09-18-2014 04:15 PM  Number of Views: 4 

    Welcome to WNW’s live coverage of Main Event!

    Micheal Cole and Byron Saxton welcome us to the show. Dolph Ziggler and R-Truth make their way to the ring. The Miz and Damien Sandow enter.

    Dolph Ziggler & R-Truth vs. The Miz & Damien Sandow

    Miz and Sandow take off their sunglasses. R-Truth and Miz start, waist lock on Miz. Elbow to the face of Truth. Miz is thrown into the corner and then counters with a clothesline. Sandow tagged. comes in with a punch on Truth. Sandow is taken down and then Truth works the left arm. Truth pins, kickout. Ziggler tagged, Dolph and Truth hit a double elbow drop. Miz gets sent across the ring with a hip toss from Ziggler and then clotheslined out of the ring. Truth and Ziggler strut around the ring like Flair. Ziggler and Sandow lock up, Dolph on the ropes. Sandow takes Dolph down to the mat. Ziggler with a roll up, two. Miz back in, stomps on Dolph several times. Dolph tries for a super kick, Miz dodges and gets rolled up for a two. Ziggler with a hip toss and dropkick on Sandow. Ziggler flies into an empty corner and Sandow continues the beating.


    Back from break, Miz grabs Dolph’s face from behind. Ziggler gets out of a headlock with a back drop. Truth back in with a clothesline on Sandow. Truth throws some punches in the corner, mocking Dolph Sandow gets the upper hand, stomping on Truth in the ropes. Miz gets in some cheap shots. Sandow pins. Miz kicks Truth, two. Miz has Truth locked up in the middle of the ring until Miz drops the hold and punches Ziggler. Truth hits a back body drop. Sandow pins, two. Truth slaps Sandow, Damien gets in a drop toe hold. Miz works Truth some more. Miz with a clothesline in the corner, nearfall follows. Sandow drives his knees into R-Truth and Dolph gets the crowd clapping. Truth connects with a clothesline. Miz and Dolph tagged. Dolph with two clotheslines, flies into the corner and hits a neckbreaker. Ziggler with a backslide and Famouser, two. Miz tries for his finisher, but goes for Figure Four. Miz kicks out of roll up. Truth tagged and nails the DDT, Sandow breaks pin. Truth is hit with the Skull Crushing Finale, Miz pins for win.

    Winners: The Miz & Damien Sandow (14:03)

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    by Published on 09-16-2014 02:29 AM  Number of Views: 6 

    In Ring Segment

    Heyman in the ring to serious heat, though some pop.

    Heyman – Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Paul Heyman, and I am here this evening to give you a preview for NoC. First, coming down the aisle will be the former Champion, and you’ll hear his music (imitates Cena’s music in a very silly way), and he’ll take the ring and the children will scream, ‘Let’s go Cena!’ And then down the asile, The Beast Incarnate, the reigning WWE WHC, Brock Lesnar! (heat) You can boo all you want, Brock Lesnar, will give you a whole lot more to boo about Sunday, because if you think the beating John Cena took at SummerSlam was vicious…

    Cena’s music cuts Heyman off. Smiles and salute on the stage, then runs and slides into the ring to mixed reaction. He sucks it all in.

    Cena – I know this is a little cliché, but I don’t see him. Where is the one in 21-1, where is Brock Lesnar?

    Heyman – Well, Mr, Cena, that all depends on your definition of the world where, because where is a relative term, and according to the legal definition of the term…

    Cena – I told you last week that I was showing up for a fight. (small pop) I’m either gonna fight him, or I’m going to fight you.

    Heyman smiles like a hyena.

    Heyman – You really want this? I mean me, personally, as a businessman, I’d like to entice them to spend $9.99 on the WWE Network, but you want to give it to them for free. John Cena, if that’s what you want, that’s what you’ll get, right here, the Dr. of Thuganomics versus The Beast Incarnate, Brock Lesnar, here comes the pain!

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    by Published on 09-15-2014 02:06 PM  Number of Views: 5 

    With a daring drive through the middle, Brad Keselowski showed how badly he wants to win another championship.

    Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. The victory automatically advances Keselowski into the second round of the 10-race Chase, which will eliminate four drivers every third race under NASCAR's new format.

    As his Team Penske team celebrated in Victory Lane, Keselowski moved his name on a bracket-type Chase grid into the next round.

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    by Published on 09-14-2014 02:32 PM  Number of Views: 8 

    Kevin Harvick gained valuable track position with an aggressive pit road call that pushed him to yet another win for JR Motorsports.

    Harvick earned his fourth Nationwide Series win of the season -- giving JR Motorsports nine on the year -- with his victory Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.

    Harvick took the lead when crew chief Ernie Cope called for two tires on a pit stop 39 laps from the finish when Kyle Busch took four tires.

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    by Published on 09-14-2014 02:29 PM  Number of Views: 5 

    Kyle Busch bounced back from a disappointing finish in the Nationwide Series to get the win in the Trucks Series race in a Saturday doubleheader at Chicagoland Speedway.

    Busch came from the rear of the field twice to win in his own Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota. It was Busch's sixth win this season and 41st of his career.

    Read more http://espn.go.com/racing/nascar/tru...ce-chicagoland
    by Published on 09-14-2014 02:24 PM  Number of Views: 4 

    New dad Paul Casey shot a four-under 66 Sunday to win the KLM Open at 14 under, a single shot ahead of fellow Englishman Simon Dyson.

    Casey's win came less than two weeks after his partner gave birth to their first son.

    "First tournament as a dad and first win as a dad," Casey said after his victory at the Kennemer Golf & Country Club.

    Read more http://espn.go.com/golf/story/_/id/1...6-win-klm-open
    by Published on 09-14-2014 02:22 PM  Number of Views: 7 

    Having already made major history with the lowest-ever round, South Korean teenager Hyo-Joo Kim enhanced her reputation by beating Australian veteran Karrie Webb by one shot on Sunday to win the Evian Championship and become the third youngest major winner at 19 years, 2 months.

    Kim trailed the 39-year-old Webb by one shot heading into the final hole. But she turned the tables with a birdie from 12 feet out, and Webb then missed a chance to force a playoff when a difficult attempt for par from the same distance drifted left of the hole.

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    by Published on 09-14-2014 02:18 PM  Number of Views: 7 

    Sabine Lisicki won her first WTA title in three years by defeating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the Hong Kong Open on Sunday.

    No. 36-ranked Pliskova squandered a 5-1 lead in the match after she twice broke the top-seeded German in the first set before losing the next six games.

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    by Published on 09-14-2014 02:09 PM  Number of Views: 8 

    WBA/WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr (47-0, 27 KOs) put on a boxing clinic tonight in defeating challenger Marcos Maidana (35-5, 31 KOs) on Saturday night on the “Mayhem” Card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final judges’ scores were 115-112, 116-111, 116-111. Maidana It’s hard to understand what the referee was watching who scored the fight 115-112. It wasn’t that close unless the referee was counting Maidana’s many missed punches as shots that landed.

    “He bit my hand and that caused my fingers to be numb. I couldn’t use my hand for a while because my finders were numb,” Mayweather said.”I felt sharper in the first fight. My fingers felt numb after the 8th round. I give my self a C minus. I got hit with some shots I shouldn’t have got hit with. I’m going to go back to my team and assess what my team decides. I don’t know who I’m fighting in May. If a fight against Manny Pacquiao presents itself then it’s possible.”

    Read more at http://www.boxingnews24.com/2014/09/...XHXxZ7ekxjk.99
    by Published on 09-14-2014 01:48 PM  Number of Views: 5 

    In a predictable outcome, WBC super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (28-0-1, 16 KOs) destroyed his ex-sparring partner Manuel Roman (17-3-3, 6 KOs) by a 2nd round knockout. Santa Cruz knocked Roman out with a right hand to the head in the 2nd round that sent Roman down for the count.

    “I’m not scared to fight you, Rigondeaux. I’m not scared of fighting nobody,” Santa Cruz said after the fight.

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    by Published on 09-14-2014 01:43 PM  Number of Views: 7 

    In a controversial decision, #10 IBF Mickey Bey (21-1-1, 10 KOs) defeated IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez (34-4, 13 KOs) by a 12 round split decision.

    The final judges’ scores were 115-113 and 119-109 for Bey, and 115-113 for Vazquez. While you can make an argument that Bey deserved a close decision win, it’s difficult understand what the judge was thinking who scored the fight 119-109 for Bey. That was a ridiculous score that doesn’t make any sense at all.

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    by Published on 09-13-2014 04:46 PM  Number of Views: 5 

    Karin Knapp of Italy won her first career WTA title in her 12th year as a pro when she won the Tashkent Open by beating defending champion Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia in the final on Saturday.

    Knapp saved nine break points, including all five in the first set, in prevailing 6-2, 7-6 (4).

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    by Published on 09-13-2014 04:25 PM  Number of Views: 6 

    In a predictable outcome, WBA World super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg (29-0-2, 22 KOs) stopped the over-matched Stephane Jamoye (26-7, 16 KOs) in the 3rd round on Saturday night at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK.

    Quigg dropped the light hitting Jamoye with a right hand body shot in the 3rd round. Jamyoye was able to make it back to his feet at he count of 8, but he then staggered backwards, causing the referee Terry O’Connor to stop the fight at 1:13 of the round.

    I can’t say I was impressed with Quigg though. He reminded me a of a poor man’s version of Kiko Martinez. I rate Martinez as a better fighter with better power than Quigg. He does everything that Quigg can do but a lot better. After this fight, I can’t see Quigg hanging with IBF super bantamweight champion Carl Frampton. I see Frampton as much, much better than Quigg.

    “I went out and systematically broke him down in three rounds. No one has ever done that to him,” Quigg said after the fight. “I just went in and broke him down systematically. That’s the fight that I want next. There’s also Leo Santa Cruz who is fighting next.”

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    by Published on 09-13-2014 04:23 PM  Number of Views: 9 

    Heavyweight prospect Anthony Joshua (8-0, 8 KOs) stopped 35-year-old Russian journeyman Konstantin Airich (21-10-2, 17 KOs) in the 3rd round. Joshua knocked Airich down in the 3rd round after hurting him with a right hand.

    Joshua flurried on Airich until he collapsed on the canvas. Joshua then hit Airich while he was down on the canvas. You can make an argument that Joshua should have been disqualified. After Airich got back to his feet, Joshua backed him up against the ropes and hurt him with a left hand to the head. Joshua then flurried on Airich until the referee Steve Gray stopped the fight at 1:16.

    In the first couple of rounds Joshua jabbed and landed single shots. He looked kind of robotic with his shots and more than a little over-muscled.

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    by Published on 09-13-2014 03:57 PM  Number of Views: 3 

    Tag Team Champions The Usos (Jimmy and Jey) and The World’s Largest Tag Team (Big Show and Mark Henry) vs. Harper Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) and Gold & Stardust

    Jey takes the arm of Stardust, as Jimmy tags in. Stardust backs Uso into the corner, as Harper tags himself. Harper is hit with a Dropkick, as Henry is tagged. Henry connects with a Junkyard Dog Headbutt, following with a corner splash. Harper is whipped into the opposite corner, but is hit with a Big Boot. Pin, but a kick out.


    Harper is hit with a Swinging Enziguri by Jimmy, as he goes for Luke in the corner. Harper sends him to the apron, as Jimmy slips and falls of the apron. Jimmy holds his knee, as Goldust goes after him. Uso is pinned in the ring, but a kick out. Goldust is tagged, as he whips Uso into the ropes and connects with a Lariat to the back of the head. Pin, but a kick out. Harper is tagged, as he and Uso trade strikes. Uso rolls up Harper, but is hit with a Low Dropkick. Pin, but a kick out. Rowan is tagged, as he hits the knee of Uso. Rowan then digs his knuckles into the head of Jimmy. Rowan runs the ropes, but Jimmy connects with a Samoan Drop. Goldust is tagged, but eats a Superkick. Show and Stardust are tagged, as Show takes him out with shoulders. Show goes for a Chokeslam, as Goldust gets in. Show goes for a Double Chokeslam, but they reverse it into a Suplex to Big Show. The Wyatts take out Henry, as they all fight on the floor. Jimmy connects with a Splash to the outside. Stardust connects with a Disaster Kick, but is then hit with a KO Punch. Jey tags, as he connects with a Samoan Splash for the win.

    Winners: The Usos, Big Show and Mark Henry – Pinfall (Samoan Splash)

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    by Published on 09-12-2014 06:20 AM  Number of Views: 5 

    The show starts out with Sin Cara and Kalisto coming to the stage.

    Kalisto and Sin Cara vs The Ascension © for the NXT Tag Team Championship

    Viktor and Cara to start the match. They lock up and Cara in the corner. Viktor gives a big punch to he cut and pulls him out of the corner and puts him in the ropes. Whips him and Cara moonsault to Viktor. Cara charges the Viktor in the corner up and over and knocked outside. Viktor tags out. Konnor on the outside picks up Cara and puts Cara spine first onto the apron. Konnor and Cara in the ring for a pin of one. Konnor picks up Cara and puts him in the corner and stomps a mud hole. Konnor tags out. Viktor in for a pin of one. Viktor locks in a submission. Both men are up and Cara thrown back down. Viktor Power Bombs Cara onto the top rope and tags out to Konnor. Konnor in and takes out Kalisto. Cara up in the corner looking for a tag and gets splashed by Konnor. Konnor goes for a pin to get two. Konnor goes to pick up Konnor and gets a couple kicks to the head. Cara enziguries Konnor. Kalisto on the apron again hot for the tag. Konnor gets on top of Cara and dead weights him. Konnor and Cara tag out. Viktor in and Kalisto his hot. Spring boards of f the ropes into Viktor. Kalisto takes down Viktor again and hits a pin that is broken up by Konnor at two. Cara suicide dives to the outside and takes out Konnor on the outside. Kalisto in the ring head scissors Viktor to the outside. Kalisto tries to cross body Ascension to the outside but is caught and thrown backwards. Cara dives out again and takes them out with the distraction. Kalisto rolls in Viktor and hits the top rope. Viktor is up and Kalisto jumps over him and Viktor gets taken out. Ascension sets up for the Fall Of Man but Cara takes out Konnor. Kalisto with the distraction hits the Salida Del Sol and goes for the pin.

    Winner via pinfall and NEW NXT Tag Team Champions Sin Cara and Kalisto (Time 6:30)

    Renee does a post match interview with the new champs.

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    by Published on 09-11-2014 04:53 AM  Number of Views: 6 

    Impact Wrestling starts off with Jeremy Borash in the middle of the ring. He asks the crowd to stand and remove their hats for the National Anthem. The New York City Guards are on the stage as the song plays. They hold their flags up as the song continues. After it is finished, the crowd chants, “USA, USA, USA!” Jeremy introduces us to a war hero… New York’s own… Sgt. Chris Melendez. Chris walks out on the stage and the crowd does a huge pop! He walks down the ramp and interacts with the fans around the ring. Chris gets on the apron and enters the ring. He is a single leg amputee but is ready for this. Music hits and here comes DJ Z. DJ hops down the ramp and enters the ring.

    Chris Melendez vs. DJ Z

    Both walk around the ring. They lock-up but DJ goes right to the arm and twists it. He continues to work on it until he hits Chris with a fist on the back of the head. Chris walks away. He turns and they move in to lock-up. DJ kicks Chris in the gut though and applies a headlock. Chris gets out and works on the arm but DJ grabs Chris and pushes him down face first into the mat. Chris stands and takes DJ down several times with shoulder tackles and then a neck breaker. He goes for a cover but DJ rolls out of the ring. The crowd chants, “USA” and Chris gets wrapped up in it. DJ enters back in and does a chop block. He then puts Chris on the middle rope, throat first, and jumps on him to choke him. DJ climbs the corner and jumps. Chris puts his leg up but DJ stops and grabs it. Chris stands and knocks DJ down and then hits him with a side walk slam. He lifts DJ up on his shoulders but Dj slides out. He puts DJ in the corner and runs to him but DJ elbows him in the face. DJ walks to Chris but he picks DJ up and drops him down with the Samoan Drop! He covers and wins! Winner: Chris Melendez

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