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WWE's Finn Balor How'd I Celebrate Victory??? ... With My Parents!

8/22/2016 8:32 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

So, how does a man who calls himself the "Demon King" celebrate winning the WWE Universal Championship???

By hanging out with Mr. and Mrs. Demon King. 

We got Finn Balor out in NYC moments ago -- and he told us there was no insane raging at the clubs after he beat up Seth Rollins at "SummerSlam" at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. 

BONUS -- He also told us what special meal he chowed on during the victory celebration with the folks. 

There are reports Balor suffered an injury to his right arm Sunday night -- but as far as we could tell from the clip, he didn't appear to be wearing a brace ... then again, he was wearing a jacket. 

Hopefully, he's okay. 

WWE Superstar Eva Marie Adderall Prescription At Root of Suspension

8/19/2016 6:08 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0819-eva-marie-instagramThe banned substance that triggered a WWE wellness policy violation for Eva Marie is Adderall, but we're told Eva is adamant she had a prescription, and will appeal the punishment. 

As we previously reported, Marie was hit with a 30 day suspension this week for allegedly violating the policy -- which covers everything from substance abuse to annual physicals and cardiovascular health. 

Our WWE sources tell us ... all performers are REQUIRED to disclose all medication to WWE officials for company approval.

We're told in Eva's case ... the WWE claims the medication was NOT properly approved, thus the violation

Sources connected to Eva say she claims she has a legit prescription from her doctor. 

We reached out to Eva, and she said ... “I am disappointed that this suspension has occurred, yet understand and respect that WWE upholds their Wellness Policy to the letter and won't compromise on its integrity."

She added, "I violated policy by not turning in portions of required paperwork in the time frame WWE Medical deemed timely. I look forward to my return!” 

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Big Show I Still Love Conor McGregor ... Even Though He Trashed WWE

8/19/2016 3:52 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Here's proof Conor McGregor still has HUGE support in the WWE ... Big Show saying despite CM's vicious diss of the whole organization ... he's still a fan of the Irish hell-raiser.

We got Big Show out in NYC and asked what his response was to Conor dissing the entire organization ... calling them a bunch of "messed up p***ies."

Other wrestling legends like Ric Flair came out HARD against McGregor but Big Show played the big diplomat ... singing CM's praises, and not ruling out a future WWE stint for the UFC king.

Check out the clip ... and appreciate the love. 

WWE's Randy Orton Secret to Beating Brock Lesnar? ... 'Just Takes One RKO!'

8/19/2016 9:32 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Is WWE superstar Randy Orton nervous to square off with Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam this weekend?

HELL YES ... and he's man enough to admit it. 

"I know I'm gonna get tossed around that ring like a rag doll," Orton told us in NYC Friday ... "But I also know what it takes to beat Brock."

So, what's the secret to victory?

"It just takes one RKO ... at least, I'm hoping."

Ya gotta watch the clip ... Orton says he feels great and is ready to reclaim his crown as the biggest dog in the WWE. 

WWE Legend Tammy Sytch Ducks Jail In Triple DUI Case

8/18/2016 12:14 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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WWE Hall of Famer Tammy Sytch -- aka Sunny -- just caught a HUUUUGGGE break in her triple DUI case ... avoiding serious jail time thanks to her 97 days in rehab. 

Sytch appeared in court in Pennsylvania on Thursday to be sentenced for the three DUI convictions she racked up in 2015. 

Each DUI carried a maximum of 90 days in jail -- but Sytch pulled off a miracle in court. 

The judge sentenced her to a grand total of 90 days in jail for all 3 DUIs -- but gave her jail credit for the 97 days she spent in a rehab center earlier this year ... so says her attorney Matthew Schnell. 

In addition, she got 5 years parole with bi-weekly alcohol testing, 125 hours of community service and will have to pay roughly $2,100 in fines. 

We're told the judge also made it clear ... Tammy's in a zero-tolerance situation -- one slip-up and it's the pokey for her. 

Tammy tells us ... she's 152 days sober, feels great and dedicated to staying on track. 

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WWE's Eva Marie Suspended for Wellness Policy Violation

8/18/2016 12:08 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Breaking News

0818-eva-marie-wwe-01WWE superstar Eva Marie has been suspended for violating the organization's talent wellness policy ... this according to Pro Wrestling Sheet.

The "Total Divas" star is just the latest WWE superstar to get busted -- following Alberto Del Rio, Paige and Roman Reigns

The details surrounding Marie's violation are unclear -- but the policy covers everything from drugs to PEDs and more. 

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'Total Divas' Star Paige Happy Birthday ... You're Suspended

8/17/2016 3:35 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Breaking News

0817-paige-wwe-01"Total Divas" star Paige got an unpleasant gift on her 24th birthday -- she got suspended for 30 days for violating the organization's talent wellness policy, WWE just announced.

The suspension, a first for the wrestler, will begin Thursday.

It's unclear what triggered the violation.

The news comes the same day her BF and WWE superstar Alberto Del Rio got suspended for violating the same policy.

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WWE's Alberto Del Rio Suspended for 30 Days ... Wellness Policy Violation

8/17/2016 10:31 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Breaking News

0817-alberto-del-rio-wwe-01WWE superstar Alberto Del Rio has been suspended for 30 days for violating the organization's talent wellness policy, WWE has announced. 

Del Rio is one of the biggest stars in the WWE -- a former 2-time world heavyweight champion who just wrestled (and lost to) John Cena Tuesday night on "SmackDown Live."

The exact violation is unclear ... though the policy covers everything from substance abuse to annual physicals and cardiovascular health. 

The WWE says the suspension will begin tomorrow -- and note that it's Alberto's first violation of the policy. 

[h/t ProWrestlingSheet]

WWE's Big Show Confirms Shaq Showdown at WrestleMania ... 'It's Happening'

8/17/2016 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Get your popcorn ready ... 'cause the Big Show vs. Shaq matchup is DEFINITELY going down at WrestleMania 33 ... so says the Big Show himself. 

Last we heard, the two guys were down to square off -- but the WWE said the match wasn't officially set. 

But that was 2 weeks ago ... and now Big Show says it's a done deal -- "That's confirmed."

The 7-footer says he and Shaq "got the ball rolling" at the ESPYs and now it's a sure thing -- but heavy promotion for the event won't begin until January, considering WrestleMania 33 isn't until April. 

You gotta watch the clip ... Big Show says he's got all the respect in the world for Shaq -- "It doesn't mean I'm not gonna slap the crap out of him when I get the chance!"

Question is ... does Show think he can chokeslam Shaq? Check out what he says.

WWE Ring Invader BIT SECURITY GUARD ... Arrested for Assault

8/16/2016 7:07 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The man who invaded the WWE ring Monday night during a taping of 'RAW' pulled a Mike Tyson -- allegedly BITING one of the security guards who took him down ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

The fan, 23-year-old Edward Ferrero, stormed the ring while Seth Rollins was inside addressing the crowd ... you know, doing his smack talk thing. 

Security told the Corpus Christi Police ... the fan jumped a gated area and when he made contact with security, he BIT ONE OF THE GUARDS ON THE FOREARM!!!

Thankfully, cops say the security guard did not require medical attention. Ferrero was eventually arrested for assault and criminal trespass. 

As for Rollins -- he wasn't touched, thanks to the bad ass security guards. 

Seth Rollins WWE Security Takes Out Ring Invader ... YOU GO DOWN!!

8/16/2016 6:02 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Breaking News

Try telling WWE security that wrestling's fake ... 'cause a security guard in Texas slammed the hell out of a fan who tried to rush the ring during 'RAW' Monday night ... and it was all caught on video. 

It all went down while Seth Rollins was doing a promo in the center of the ring at the American Bank Center ... some idiot tried to run from the stands into the ring ... when security jumped into action. 

Props to security ... who executed a pretty sweet takedown. 

[h/t ProWrestlingSheet]

Billy Corgan Call Me Mr. President Named Head of TNA Wrestling

8/12/2016 11:21 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Breaking News

0812_billy_corgan_impact_wrestling_tmzHuge news for Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan ... who's just been named the PRESIDENT of a major pro wrestling organization.

IMPACT Ventures -- which oversees Impact and TNA pro wrestling -- just announced that Corgan has been appointed President ... and will lead day-to-day operations. 

"Billy is a visionary, an iconic artist and savvy businessman with an incredibly gifted creative mind," IMPACT chairman Dixie Carter said. 

"In working with Billy over the last 16 months, he has impressed me to the point that I’ve been in discussions with him to take an elevated strategic leadership role within the company."

49-year-old Corgan joined the company as a senior producer back in 2015 -- and has flourished in his role. 

"I believe in this company, its passionate fans, the talented roster and the dedicated staff and crew."

"I am committed to this great opportunity and will use all of my resources and connections to drive the success of this company."

Ric Flair Breaks Huddle at ATL Falcons Practice ... WOOOOO!!!

8/9/2016 10:33 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Breaking News

"WOOOO" on three ... ONE. TWO. THREE ... "WOOOOOOO!"

WWE legend Ric Flair added a little Nature Boy love to the Atlanta Falcons practice Tuesday morning ... leading the team in a pump-up speech before breaking things down in the huddle. 

You gotta watch the clip ... Flair does the full "Rolex-wearing, diamond-ring wearing, kiss-stealing" ... thing. 

It's awesome. 

#Wooo! 

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