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Cesaro won The Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal

Cesaro entered unannounced – and won – the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. Outlasting 29 Superstars, the former U.S. Champion proved he is the Swiss Superman.

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The epic history of WWE

The greatest story ever told? We think the chronicle of WWE’s evolution ranks way up there.It begins with Mr. McMahon’s purchase of his father’s business in 1982, and ends ... well, there’s really no telling. This timeline is divided into six action-packed sections, with each...

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'30 Years of WrestleMania' mode official press release

2K Introduces "30 Years of WrestleMania" mode in "WWE 2K14."

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2K announces ’30 Years of WrestleMania’ mode in 'WWE 2K14'

2K announced the all-new “30 Years of WrestleMania” mode in “WWE 2K14,” the upcoming video game in the award-winning franchise.

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Immortal animation: The true story behind 'Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling'

During the mid-1980s, the top WWE Superstars became a Saturday morning cartoon show. How did it happen? WWEClassics.com spoke to the individuals responsible to discover the unbelievable true story behind "Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling."

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The most controversial nights in the WWE Championship's history

The WWE Championship is usually associated with glory and honor when it’s awarded to a Superstar who has reached the pinnacle of his craft. With every Superstar on the roster aiming to claim it for himself, however, it’s quite easy for the title to become mired in controversy....

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How to build a giant: The making of WWE's Andre the Giant statue

Find out how a team of New York City sculptors brought Andre the Giant to life.

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The most badass wrestler stories ever told

Rescuing people from burning cars, missing eyeballs, smashed windsheilds: What's the most badass wrestler story ever told?

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The history of the WWE Championship

Learn about all the different designs of the WWE Championship.

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The truth behind six Andre the Giant legends

Could Andre the Giant really lift cars with his bare hands? Did he once drink 156 beers in one sitting? Twenty years since the passing of The Eighth Wonder of the World, WWE Classics attempts to separate the facts from the fiction in the extraordinary life of sports-entertainment's greatest attraction.

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