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Long walk home a turning point for WWE alum Bob Backlund

Turning down weed in the car on the Florida roadway after a show led to a turning point in Bob Backlund’s professional wrestling career. He shared that story and more in the press box during WWE WrestleMania 33 last month at Camping World Stadium (formerly Citrus Bowl) in Orlando.

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AJ Styles at WWE SmackDown at BB&T Center, not at Winn Dixie

WWE Superstar AJ Styles will not meet fans at 2 p.m. Friday, June 9 at Winn Dixie in Davie, but you can see him wrestle later that night when WWE returns to South Florida with a WWE live show (no TV), featuring SmackDown superstars as part of WWE’s SummerSlam Heatwave Tour on Friday, June 9 at the BB&T Center, home of the NHL The Florida Panthers in Sunrise, near Fort Lauderdale.

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Wrestler interviews, indie shows in South Florida

South Florida facilitates quite a few indie wrestling companies which feature an array of quality talent (up-n-comers, standouts, seasoned vets, legends). Video interviews with El Leon Apollo (CCW, IWA, TNA Impact Wrestling, WWC) and Johnny Knockout (FCW, Full Throttle, Platinum Pro) and Dynamite Didi (CCW, FIP, FOW, ICW, NWA Ring Warriors, Platinum Pro, Shine, WXW, X Wrestling). Also, video interviews with WWE Hall of Famer Booker T and Angel Rose (Brain Buster, FSCW, ICW, Ignite, Platinum Pro, Ronin, Shine), who is Impact Wrestling’s Diamante of LAX.

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Psyonix, WWE announce Rocket League partnership

Psyonix, creators of the sports-action hit Rocket League, and WWE (NYSE: WWE) announced a partnership that will provide Rocket League with significant visibility and consumer engagement across WWE’s global platforms, including television, digital and social media, and on WWE Network, WWE’s direct-to-consumer streaming service.

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Junior dos Santos of ATT for UFC 211 on The Roman Show

MMA fighter Junior dos Santos battles heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic in the main event of the big UFC 211 fight card on Saturday, May 13 on pay-per-view from the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Dos Santos, who trains at American Top Team in (South Florida) Coconut Creek, was a guest on The Roman Show with Rodolfo Roman.

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Jessica Aguilar of ATT for UFC 211 on The Roman Show

Veteran MMA fighter Jessica Aguilar faces Cortney Casey during the big UFC 211 fight card on Saturday, May 13 with prelim cards on the UFC Fight Pass and FX and the main card on pay-per-view from the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Aguilar, who trains at American Top Team in (South Florida) Coconut Creek, was a guest on The Roman Show with Rodolfo Roman.

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Congress urged to provide more oversight to MMA community

Representatives from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community, including retired UFC champion Randy Couture and Rep. Jeff Dunham (R-Calif.), testified before Congress on Dec. 8 in favor of providing MMA fighters with more protections from promoters, more regulation of marketing, and standardized health and safety practices.
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Congress urged to provide more oversight to MMA community 2:52

Congress urged to provide more oversight to MMA community

Muhammad Ali funeral: Thousands honor 'The Greatest' in Louisville 2:16

Muhammad Ali funeral: Thousands honor 'The Greatest' in Louisville

The day Cassius Clay and The Beatles shared the ring 1:28

The day Cassius Clay and The Beatles shared the ring

Man steals phone from courthouse x-ray machine 1:03

Man steals phone from courthouse x-ray machine