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Dwayne Johnson has bought the XFL football league. The wrestler-turned-actor has purchased the failing sports competition for $15 million alongside Gerry Cardinale’s RedBird Capital. Johnson’s ex-wife and business partner Dany Garcia also will be a stakeholder in the league, which was acquired just hours before it was due to go up for auction. The Rock,…

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A White wrestling referee who forced a Black teen to cut his dreadlocks has threatened to file a lawsuit after being punished for the act. In December 2018, Alan Maloney, the referee assigned to a wrestling match between Buena High School and Oakcrest High in Atlantic County, New Jersey, approached wrestler Andrew Johnson and gave…

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Ji-Tu Cumbuka, an actor, writer, and producer best known for his role as “Wrestler” on the original miniseries Roots, has died in Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 77. Cumbuka was born in Helena, Arkansas in 1940 into a strict religious household. His father was a Baptist minister and believed acting was the devil’s work.…

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In a world dominated by muscle-bound men, WWF wrestler Chyna made her mark as the most well-known female wrestler in the sport. Her real name was Joan Marie Laurer and her start to transform her body came when she was sexually abused by fellow students who mocked her looks. She stated in a past interview…

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Former WCW and WWE wrestler Sean O’Haire, né Sean Haire, died from an apparent suicide on Sept. 9. He was found in his South Carolina home with a red rope tied around his neck which was connected to the bedpost. His father discovered his body according to local media. Making his wrestling debut in 2000…

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