Brock Lesnar making UFC return? He supposedly will attend UFC 168

Brock Lesnar UFCIs Brock Lesnar making some sort of UFC return? That’s the hot gossip.

MMA Fighting said on Thursday there have been rumors all week that Lesnar, the former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE star, would be attending the big UFC 168 show in Las Vegas on Saturday.

During a media scrum on Thursday, UFC boss Dana White was asked about Lesnar attending the show. White tried to play dumb and say he did not know why Lesnar would be attending, but he looked down when he said that and had a sly grin on his face. It was pretty obvious that he was hiding something.

You can watch the video below via MMA Junkie:

Lesnar hasn’t fought since losing to Alistair Overeem two years ago at UFC 141. Lesnar said after the fight that he was retiring from the UFC. He cited his diverticulitis as one of the reasons for stepping away from the sport.

The last time Lesnar showed up to attend a fight card was last year for UFC 146. Lesnar supposedly was interested in a return that time, but the meeting between him and White went terribly, according to White.

If you follow the pattern, it seems like Lesnar attends fights when he’s interested in becoming involved with the organization. And even if he doesn’t make a comeback, just having his name out there and associated with the company is good for UFC business.

Michelle Beadle had backstage incident with CM Punk’s girlfriend AJ Lee

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Michelle Beadle had a backstage incident with CM Punk’s girlfriend A.J. Lee at the taping for WWE Tribute to the Troops last week, and she addressed it on Twitter Sunday.

Beadle is the host for the Tribute to the Troops show, which was filmed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington last week and will air on NBC on Dec. 28. Beadle says she said something to Punk backstage. Lee allegedly confronted her over it and got wild and crazy. WWE PR reps supposedly had to address the matter with Lee.

Here’s what Beadle tweeted on Sunday:

A report says Lee is expected to be disciplined over the incident and that Punk was upset with WWE officials for the way they handled it. Lee’s defense supposedly was that she was instructed to stay in character and that’s why she confronted Beadle.

Beadle first hinted at the incident by sending these tweets on Thursday:

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Hulk Hogan contemplated suicide during tough times in 2007

Hulk HoganHulk Hogan revealed on “Oprah: Where are they now?” that he contemplated suicide as multiple parts of his life fell apart in 2007.

Among the problems in his life around that time included the car crash his son, Nick, was involved in, that resulted in serious injury to one of their friends; marital problems with his ex-wife; and the cancellation of his reality show “Hogan Knows Best.”

“Everything kind of went downhill really fast,” Hogan said in the interview. “There was an accident that my son was involved in and a good friend of ours was in the accident with my son. Just the marriage crashing and burning. … After the show [was cancelled] I kind of hit rock bottom.”

Hogan admitted he was drinking heavily around that time and contemplated suicide.

“It just all kept piling up. It all kept mounting and mounting. I didn’t know how to handle it. I always wondered how could someone possibly take their own life? I got to that point where I said, ‘you know what?’ Maybe this would be easy. Maybe this would be an easy way to fix things.’”

What got Hulk out of his funk? Surprisingly, it was the warmth he felt from some fans who told him how important he was to them. That helped Hulk realize the importance of being around a positive environment.

“I got sick and tired of being sick and tired. I got sick and tired of the hating, the negativity, the verbal abuse … I got sick and tired of being around it.”

Hogan says he realizes he had to go through all that to make him who he is today.

Hogan has been married to Jennifer McDaniel for nearly three years. They have been together for over five years. Interestingly, the sex tape featuring Hulk that became public last year was recorded in 2007, around the time he was having these problems.

Vince McMahon sending Max Scherzer, Clayton Kershaw Cy Young championship belts

Vince McMahon power walkDetroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer and Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw took home the Cy Young Awards for their respective leagues on Thursday. Thanks to Vince McMahon, the best is yet to come.

After Scherzer and Kershaw were officially announced as winners, Major League Baseball’s official Twitter account sent out mock-ups of WWE-style championship belts with their names and achievements on them. McMahon caught wind of it and apparently like the idea, so he claims he is going to have the belts made and send them to Scherzer and Kershaw.

Just when the two aces thought their day couldn’t get any better, the WWE boss comes along and provides the “pinch me” moment. It’s a great day to be a Cy Young Award winner.

H/T The Big Lead

Jerry Lawler wants to face Andy Kaufman at WrestleMania

jerry-lawlerJerry Lawler responded to a hoax started by Andy Kaufman’s brother on Monday by saying he’d love to wrestle the deceased comedian at WrestleMania if the jokester is somehow still alive.

Andy Kaufman died in 1984 from a rare form of lung cancer. Much like with Tupac Shakur, conspiracy theorists have always maintained that Kaufman is still alive and that the comedian was only faking his death. But the Los Angeles coroner re-released Kaufman’s death certificate this week to quell the whispers.

The rumors about Kaufman still being alive were started by his brother, Michael, at the 9th Annual Andy Kaufman Awards at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City on Monday. Michael said he found a note from his brother saying Andy planned to fake his death and resurface at a restaurant on Christmas Eve in 1999. Michael then said he went to the restaurant and was handed a note by a parking attendant that said Andy was alive and living with another family. Michael then brought a woman up on stage who supposedly was a mystery daughter Andy had. The Smoking Gun later reported that the woman is an actress and not related to Kaufman.

Anyway, now that we’ve confirmed this was all a hoax by Michael, let’s get back to the Lawler stuff.

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Brooke Tessmacher puts out new twerk video

Brooke Tessmacher twerkBrooke Tessmacher put out a new twerk video on Wednesday that she calls “gym twerking.” You can see the TNA wrestling star twerk everyone in the gym – in the sauna, locker room and on weight machines. This isn’t just your average twerking video, either. You see her do some one-armed twerking? That’s some next level ish right there. That takes strength.

Of course this isn’t the first time a ivdeo of Miss Tessmacher twerking hit the ‘net. A few months ago we saw this:

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Vince McMahon doesn’t think WWE 2K14 accurately portrayed his power walk (Video)

Vince McMahon power walkVince McMahon may have the greatest walk of all time. I’m talking about in the history of the world. It is just full of cocky look-at-me, arms swinging, I’m rich and you hate me, I’m the boss and there’s nothing you can do to stop me awesomeness. You just can’t beat it.

So of course the WWE 2K14 videogame was going to capture McMahon’s power walk and put it into the game. The only problem is McMahon objects to their portrayal of his walk.

I dunno, I think they could have done a better job capturing the walk. Here’s a look at how it goes:

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