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RVD Snubs ALS Challenge, Hogan In WWE Film, Olympian Chooses UFC Over WWE

RVD Won’t Follow ALS Herd

RVD recently wrote on Twitter that he’s not one for jumping on fads like the ALS Ice Bucket challenge and it’s his free choice to do so.

When he got heat from some of his followers, RVD responded saying “no free choice?”, that he wishes the campaign well, and also suggested that it was wasting water.

Kermit The Frog however accepted Vince McMahon’s challenge.

Hogan and Hasselhoff In New WWE Film

Hyde Park-Image Nation and WWE Studios team up for ‘Celebrity Death Pool’ comedy

LOS ANGELES and STAMFORD, Conn. – Ashok Amritraj’s Hyde Park Entertainment, Image Nation Abu Dhabi and WWE Studios announced that they are joining up again to co-produce a comedy with the working title “Untitled Celebrity Death Pool.” Ken Jeong (“The Hangover,” “Community”) has signed on to star in the satire, which centers on a struggling nightclub owner whom, after amassing a large debt from a loan shark, sets out to win his long-running celebrity death pool by attempting to kill his chosen celebrity, David Hasselhoff. Darren Grant (“Diary of a Mad Black Woman”) will direct from a script written by Peter Hoare.

In addition to Hasselhoff, legendary WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan and an increasing number of other celebrities have signed on for various supporting roles and cameo appearances. Pre-production for the film commences this September in Los Angeles, with a theatrical release anticipated for 2015.

Olympic Wrestler Chooses UFC Over WWE

2008 freestyle wrestling gold medallist Henry Cejudo, recently told MMA Junkie that he recieved offers from both WWE and UFC, but chose UFC:

It was something that was actually in the works. One of their talent scouts (Gerald Brisco) saw me, met me, and wanted to bring me in for an audition or whatnot.

I’ve always watched WWE ever since I was a little kid. But MMA right now is my No. 1 priority. Maybe WWE in the future, but as of now, I’m sticking straight to the UFC and my fighting career. It might be worth trying it out some day, but as of right now, I solely train and think about MMA.


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