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WWE Superstar CM Punk

I'm the One Who Knocks

... on Walter White's Door

8/26/2013 11:12 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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WWE Superstars CM Punk and Kofi Kingston better tread lightly -- 'cause they invaded Walter White's turf ... and everyone knows Heisenberg doesn't like strangers in his territory.

The two wrestlers were in New Mexico for a live WWE event this weekend -- and during the trip, they found time to take an excursion to the real life house that's used as Walter's pad on "Breaking Bad."

As you can see ... the house is back to looking pristine ... and not in any danger of ... ugh, just watch last night's episode!

You'll get it.

WWE Star Triple H

to Wife Stephanie McMahon

LET'S BOX

8/25/2013 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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WWE superstar Triple H and his wife Stephanie McMahon got all Million Dollar Baby this week in NYC -- training with the guy who taught Hilary Swank how to box for the Oscar winning movie ... and TMZ has the footage.

It all went down at Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, where the couple strapped on the gloves for “Protein Fight Club” – a campaign to promote milk.

The guy putting them through the paces is Hector Roca – who famously trained celebs like Wesley Snipes, John Leguizamo and Jennifer Lopez.

Roca tells TMZ … HHH and SM trained for about an hour doing basic training techniques – with Stephanie showing some real flashes of promise in the ring.

As for HHH -- "Boxing is not really his sport."

Game over.

John Cena

Famous Doc Fixed My

DISGUSTING Elbow Injury

8/21/2013 12:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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John Cena
's elbow is on the road to looking quasi normal again after one of the most famous surgeons on the planet operated on the limb he destroyed during a live wrestling event just a few weeks ago.

Cena -- who injured his left arm during a match at a live event in July -- showed off the gnarly looking damage on Monday Night RAW a few nights ago ... and his elbow looked as big as a baseball!

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Turns out, Cena had a massive tricep  tear -- requiring surgery.

Enter Dr. James Andrews -- a living, breathing god in the sports world who's worked on superstars like Michael Jordan, Brett Favre, Jack Nicklaus, Troy Aikman, Charles Barkley, Robert Griffin III and even Bo Jackson.

Cena went under the knife this morning -- and emerged with a huge bandage on his arm -- but he was still in the mood to tweet, writing:

"Surgery went very well, Dr Andrews has more than done his part, now I will do mine."

Fun Fact – Going to the bathroom with one arm in a full cast is not fun.

Just sayin’ …

WWE Star Shawn Michaels

Being Gay is Passé

... In the WWE

8/18/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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WWE legend Shawn Michaels is not impressed with the hoopla triggered by the coming out of the WWE superstar Darren Young this week … Michaels says for wrestling it’s very eighties.

As you know … Young came out during a conversation with a TMZ photog and has received lots of support ever since. But Michaels says gay wrestlers have been around for decades and people in the biz knew all about it.

Stars and Scars

You Be the Judge

8/17/2013 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Kendrick Lamar called mainstream rap on the carpet this week ... and it's clearly pissed off Diddy and his cohorts.  Meanwhile more professional athletes are coming out of the closet.  So we gotta ask ...

WWE Superstar Darren Young

I Came Out Because

I'm In Love!

8/16/2013 6:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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WWE superstar Darren Young was in the grip of a force more powerful than John Cena when he decided to come out of the closet ... and that force is love.

WWE sources tell TMZ ... Young told the wrestling org. he is "deeply in love" with his boyfriend of 2 years ... a man named Nick (pictured above with Young).  We're told Young -- whose real name is Fred Rosser -- has been living with Nick for some time now in Florida.

Our WWE sources say Young told them Nick was actually the driving force in his decision to come out.

As you know ... Young dropped the bombshell on a TMZ photog at LAX earlier this week.  Since then ... he's received a ton of support, from wrestling superstars including John Cena himself.  He also got a call of support from fellow gay professional athlete Jason Collins.

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WWE Superstar

... I'm Gay

8/15/2013 11:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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081413_darren_young_launch_wmWWE superstar Darren Young just dropped a bombshell, telling TMZ, he's gay ... and no, this isn't part of the act.

Darren was at LAX Wednesday when we asked whether a gay wrestler could succeed in WWE, and Darren laughed, saying, "Absolutely. Look at me. I'm a WWE superstar and to be honest with you, I'll tell you right now, I'm gay. And I'm happy. I'm very happy."

For the record, Darren is now the first openly gay wrestler ever at WWE ... and the first headlining wrestler ever to come out while still signed to a major promotion.

Other pro wrestlers have been rumored to be gay, but that's it ... just rumors.

Bottom line: this is big, big news. For all its chauvinism and testosterone-driven bravado, coming out in WWE is tantamount to coming out in the NFL.

Of course, wrestling is a little different, particularly because of how physical it is, and how little clothing is involved -- but Darren is completely unfazed. Watch the video to hear why.

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Current WWE Champ John Cena is already weighing in on Darren coming out. Check out his reaction here.

Young is also receiving full support from the WWE ... which says it's "proud of Darren Young for being open about his sexuality."

A rep for the organization adds, "We will continue to support him as a WWE Superstar.  Today, in fact, Darren will be participating in one of our Be A Star anti-bullying rallies in Los Angeles to teach children how to create positive environments for everyone regardless of age, race, religion or sexual orientation."


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John Cena

Proud Of Darren Young

Congrats on Being 1st Gay WWE Star

8/15/2013 6:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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John Cena just learned that Darren Young came out as the first openly gay WWE superstar ... and Cena tells TMZ he couldn't be happier for the guy.

"Oh wonderful," Cena said ... "I know Darren personally. Darren's a great guy. That's a very bold move for him. And congratulations for him for actually finally doing it."

Cena says he's proud of his friend ... especially because he has a brother who is gay and he knows how tough it can be to come out.

As for the WWE, Cena says he doesn't think the organization will care one way or the other -- and that's a good thing.

"For us, it's entertainment ... and if you're entertaining you shouldn't be judged by race, creed, color or sexuality ... as long as you're entertaining."

WWE Star Randy Orton

Nut Shot Attacker

Was Rogue Wrestler

7/31/2013 2:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The guy who attacked WWE Superstar Randy Orton during a live event in South Africa yesterday turned out to be a wrestler after all ... but not one who works for the WWE.  

According to Enca.com in South Africa ... 20-year old Tshepo Sekhabi -- an independent wrestler who calls himself "Jozi the Wrestling Machine" -- told the site he hoped to catch the attention of WWE officials by going rogue and jumping Orton after his match.

As we previously reported ... Tshepo snuck his way past security yesterday during an unscripted segment -- entering the ring and blasting the wrestler with a mean low blow.

Sekhabi told the site, "I just don’t like Randy Orton; this was an opportunity for me ... so I got up there and made a name for myself.”

Bad move -- because a case investigator says Sekhabi was instantly booted from the hotel that was hosting the event.

The investigator says Tshepo wasn't "formally arrested" ... but says Orton is free to pursue further legal action against Sekhabi.

A rep for WWE says Orton is "considering pressing charges" but no decision has been made yet.

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WWE Star Randy Orton

Fan Arrested After

Blasting Him in the Balls

7/31/2013 1:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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A crazed WWE fan has been arrested after climbing into the ring during an event in South Africa today ... and blasting Randy Orton in the nuts, TMZ has learned.

The video is pretty wild -- the fan jumps into the ring and sneaks up behind Randy while the wrestler is on the turnbuckle ... and swings his arm up between Randy's legs. Security immediately jumps in and drags the fan away, but not before Randy attempts to kick the guy.

A rep for the WWE tells TMZ, "Randy was violently attacked from behind" by the fan -- who was not part of the show ... and is now in police custody.

The extent of Randy's injuries is unclear -- we're told docs are checking him out -- but any shot to the jewels is serious in our book.

Jake the Snake

I Lost 70 Lbs Doing Yoga

& I'm Ready to Rumble!

7/28/2013 11:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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has downward-dogged his way to a better life ... the wrestling legend sweated off nearly 70lbs doing an intense yoga program ... and now he's hoping to get back in the ring.

The program Jake's been on was created by fellow wrestler Diamond Dallas Page -- called DDP Yoga -- and we're told Jake's been doing it for about 9 months now.

Diamond Dallas tells us ... a year ago when he met Jake he was "over 300lbs, on the booze, pain pills and crack." FYI -- it's well known that Jake suffered from substance abuse for years.

DDP tells us, he started Jake on the program, doing 1 or 2 sessions a day and eating clean. He says Jake not only shed the weight ... but it helped keep him clean and sober for months.

DDP says Jake now has a new goal (other than acting) -- doing one more Royal Rumble.

Jake tells TMZ ... he's making that goal a reality, explaining, "I will never give up ... I want a life again and I am pursuing that. The Rumble will define it."

Now check out Jake transforming ...

Doink The Clown

Cause of Death Revealed

Accidental Drug Overdose

7/19/2013 10:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Ex-WWE star Doink the Clown died from a toxic overdose of morphine and hydrocodone ... this according to officials in Collin County, Texas.

TMZ has obtained the autopsy report for Matthew Wade Osborne -- whose body was discovered at his girlfriend's home on June 28.

According to the report, the medical examiner discovered "high levels of the opiates morphine and hydrocodone" in Osborne's system at the time of his death.

FYI -- hydrocodone is the key ingredient of the painkiller Vicodin.

The medical examiner expains, "I am of the opinion that [Osborne], a 55 year old white man, died as a result of toxic effects of opiates."

The ME says Osborne also suffered from heart disease, which was a "significant and contributory factor" in his death.

The former wrestler's body was riddled with scars -- which covered his forehead, both arms and his left knee.

WWE Champ John Cena

GF Pops Dreaded Question

7/19/2013 8:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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John Cena has just faced his biggest fear and lived to tell the tale ... and TMZ has obtained video of nightmarish ordeal.

No, we're not talking about another match against CM Punk -- his girlfriend Nikki Bella just dropped a massive bombshell on the WWE champ ... asking him about the future of their relationship.

It all went down while the two were filming for Bella's new reality show on E! called "Total Divas" which debuts July 28 ... and Cena is clearly uncomfortable when she asks.

Cena tells Nikki that "both marriage and family are difficult obstacles" for him -- but eventually ends up coming clean about his feelings towards marriage ... including his own failed attempt.

See for yourself and decide whether or not he handled it like a pro.

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