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WWE's Mojo Rawley Delivers Epic Chest Slap ... to Bar Idiot

4/11/2018 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

WWE superstar Mojo Rawley reached back like a pimp and slapped the ever-loving crap out of a dumbass in a duck mask in a New Orleans bar ... and TMZ Sports has the video. 

It all went down early Monday morning on Bourbon Street after Wrestlemania 34 ... when some goofy (probably drunk) WWE fans approached Mojo and started messin' around. 

Unclear what triggered the chest slap ... but it's pretty obvious the dude in the duck mask asked Mojo for the chop and Rawley obliged. 

And yeah, the duck mask dude definitely hurled a homophobic slur during the incident. 

Idiot. 

Andre the Giant Crushed Me in Drinking Contests Says 'Mean' Gene Okerlund

4/10/2018 4:20 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Andre the Giant was a booze-swillin' LEGEND -- so says WWE Hall of Famer "Mean" Gene Okerlund, who tells TMZ Sports there were times he tried matching the Giant drink-for-drink!

Yeah ... you can guess how that turned out.  

We spoke to Mean Gene before the "Andre the Giant" doc premieres Tuesday night on HBO ... and he told us some fun facts about his larger than life friend.

Turns out, Andre was a serious fine-dining nut -- especially for delicacies like animal hearts, kidneys and tongues. Gene also told us the Giant was one of the most honest human beings he's ever met.

But, the best part was when Gene revealed he went on a few benders with Andre -- and ended up getting WASTED.

"I did try to stand toe-to-toe with him on a couple of occasions, and trust me, I got bent," Okerlund said.

Ric Flair once said Andre consumed over 100 beers in one sitting ... but we're guessing Gene tapped out way before the century mark.  

Ronda Rousey Wrecked After WrestleMania 'Haven't Slept In 2 Days!'

4/10/2018 9:13 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Ronda Rousey gave everything she had in her impressive WrestleMania debut -- and now, she's so wiped out, she can barely stand up straight. 

The WWE superstar arrived to LAX early Tuesday morning -- where our photog was heaping praise for her insanely athletic and dominant performance against Steph McMahon and Triple H

Of course, Ronda also killed it on 'RAW' on Monday night -- putting Steph in another armbar. Two great performances, two nights in a row. 

"I tried my best," Ronda told us while noting she hasn't slept in 2 days.

"I don't even know my last name right now, I think."

Get some rest, Ronda ... you deserve it. 

Ronda Rousey Confronts Dad's Suicide On 'Hollywood Medium'

4/10/2018 7:22 AM PDT
Breaking News

Things got very real for Ronda Rousey during a session with Tyler Henry -- when the "Hollywood Medium" made a connection with her father ... who took his own life when she was only 8-years-old. 

Henry -- a self-described "clairvoyant medium" -- told Ronda he was seeing imagery connected with a a vehicle and someone's final moments. 

Ronda instantly become emotional and revealed that her father took his own life inside of a car after suffering from a debilitating medical condition for years. 

The UFC legend (turned WWE superstar) began recalling memories of her father and started to tear up during the episode which airs Wednesday on E!.

"I wouldn't be crying unless he was awesome," Rousey said ... "He was the best."

Ronda Rousey 'Legendary' Match at WrestleMania ... Says Ex-WWE Champ Eve

4/9/2018 4:21 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Ronda Rousey shut up all her haters in a BIG way at WrestleMania 34 -- so says one of the top women's wrestlers of the past decade.

Eve Torres Gracie -- a 3-time WWE Divas champ -- says winning over pro wrestling fans is the hardest part of the business. But when the spotlight was on, Rowdy delivered -- layin' the smackdown on Stephanie McMahon and Triple H in what many are calling the night's #1 match! 

"She killed it ... she blew everyone away," Eve told the guys on the TMZ Sports TV show (airs weeknights on FS1) ... "Legendary performance." 

Fun fact: Eve's been friends with Ronda for years -- Torres' husband, Rener Gracie, coached Rousey up in jiu-jitsu -- and knowing her as well as she does, told us why all the question marks only fueled her epic debut.

Don't miss the entire interview with the former "Diva Search" winner Monday night on FS1.

WWE's Roman Reigns Gushing Blood During Brock Lesnar Beatdown at 'WrestleMania'

4/9/2018 6:52 AM PDT

Brock Lesnar went full MMA beast mode on Roman Reigns Sunday night at WrestleMania 34 ... raining elbows on his dome and leaving him a leaking, bloody mess!!  

We know what you're thinking ... it's all fake, right?

Well, a lot of fans are convinced Brock's hell-bows REALLY sliced Roman's skull ... but even if Reigns snuck in a cut himself, the whole thing was super gnarly.

The Big Dog immediately started gushing like a fountain ... turning the WWE ring into "The Shining" in a matter of seconds.

Wouldn't have been the first time Brock went a little overboard. Back in 2016, he left Randy Orton in a pool of his own blood at SummerSlam -- hitting him with a shot that needed 10 STAPLES to close!

For Roman's sake, we hope this was all part of the script.

Ronda Rousey, The Miz We're Ready to Rumble For WrestleMania 34!!!

4/8/2018 7:05 AM PDT

The biggest wrestling stars in the world are gearing up for Sunday's epic WrestleMania 34 ... which is goin' down in the Big Easy.

Check out the pics ... Ronda Rousey,The Miz, The Bella Twins, Roman Reigns, Shane McMahon, Jeff Hardy, Stephanie McMahon, Tom Hardy, Michelle McCool, and a bunch of other WWE wrestlers strutted the streets of New Orleans Saturday.

One of the big questions ... Ronda Rousey's place in the WWE. This will be her debut, and it's a safe bet she'll be ascending to the top before too long.

Guess Which WWE Stars These Cute Kids Turned Into!

4/8/2018 12:20 AM PDT

Get amped up for WrestleMania with these true baby faces ... Scroll through our gallery of cute kids and see if you can guess which sweet WWE superstar is in the precious pic!

Wrestlemania 34 John Cena, Ronda Rousey Hit Up New Orleans

4/7/2018 8:18 AM PDT

The big stars put on their Sunday best -- at least some of them -- for wrestling's biggest event of the year -- Wrestlemania 34.

The big names came out in force Friday for the 2018 Hall of Fame ceremony in New Orleans. 

John Cena and Nikki Bella were all gussied up ... joined by Michelle McCool, Shane McMahon, Stephanie McMahon and Booker T.

Bill Goldberg was inducted into the Hall of Fame, along with Ivory, Jeff Jerrett, The Dudley Boyz, Hillbilly Jim and Mark Henry. Kid Rock, who's been involved with the WWE for 2 decades, was also inducted into the celebrity wing of the Hall of Fame.  

Wrestlemania 34 will mark the debut of former UFC great Ronda Rousey ... who also posted this pic looking pretty damn great. 

Wale 'WaleMania' In New Orleans Parties With Whole Damn WWE

4/6/2018 2:08 PM PDT

Note: Being a huge rapper is an amazing thing.

Just ask rap superstar Wale, who's a gigantic WWE fan -- and proved it by partying with the whole damn organization down in New Orleans Thursday night.

Of course, it's Wrestlemania weekend -- and Wale (whose new single "Negotiations" dropped Friday) had celebrated in the Crescent City with an event called "WaleMania."

If you were wondering who came out -- the answer is EVERYONE. Mojo Rawley, Alicia Foxx, and Rob Van Dam (decked out in rapper Westside Gunn's chain) all showed up to turn up with Wale.

Look at that ... rappers, wrestlers and fans all together, and absolutely ZERO chairs (or dollies) thrown.

Amazing.

WWE Legend Johnny Valiant Dead at 71 Hit By Truck

4/5/2018 5:51 AM PDT
Breaking News

WWE Hall of Famer Johnny Valiant -- a 2-time World Tag Team champ -- was killed Wednesday morning near Pittsburgh when he was hit by a truck while crossing the street. 

The 71-year-old -- real name Tommy Sullivan -- was walking in Ross Township, Pennsylvania when he was struck by a pickup truck around 5:30 AM. 

Valiant was rushed to a nearby hospital but his injuries were too severe and he died shortly after the incident. 

After his wrestling career, Valiant went on to manage WWE superstars like Hulk Hogan, Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake, Dino Bravo and Demolition

Valiant was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996. 

Ronda Rousey Never Faced Pressure Like WrestleMania ... Says WWE's The Coach

4/4/2018 10:16 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Ronda Rousey's been in some of the biggest UFC events in history ... but NOTHING can compare to the pressure cooker she's about to enter at WrestleMania 34 -- so says WWE star "The Coach."

We spoke to Coach with Rousey's 1st official match just days away ... and the "Monday Night Raw" commentator told us why Ronda's facing a situation like no other superstar in WWE history.

"She's been in main events before in the UFC but this is on another level," Coach told TMZ Sports.

"Just the pressure to perform in front of her new peers, because she's coming in and she's taken a very, very lucrative spot at WrestleMania."

Coach also told us whether he thinks Rousey's earned this spotlight ... and why all the WWE women should be mentoring Ronda even if they ain't too pleased with her push. 

Ronda Rousey Mocked By Steph McMahon 'We Know How You Handle Losses'

4/3/2018 7:26 AM PDT
Breaking News

Steph McMahon hit Ronda Rousey with a straight-up MEAN personal attack on 'Monday Night RAW' -- mocking the UFC star for the way she broke down after her losses in the Octagon. 

Remember, Rousey went off the grid after her first loss to Holly Holm back in 2015 -- hiding her face at the airport and then stating on the 'Ellen' show she had suicidal thoughts

After her next loss to Amanda Nunes, Rousey went into another black hole and suggested on IG that she hit "rock bottom."

So, it was shocking when McMahon decided to go "there" with Rousey on live TV -- telling Ronda:

"In the record books your very first match in WWE is going to be a loss to me. And we all know, the world knows, how you handle losses."

Obviously, the line was scripted and most likely run by Rousey before the show -- and the fact she approved it suggests Ronda's finally coming to terms with the way her UFC career wrapped up.

Ronda will be ready to exact revenge on McMahon at WrestleMania 34 -- when she teams up with Kurt Angle to take on Steph and Triple H.  

Our money's on Rowdy.

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