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Mixed Martial Arts (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Sport)

State Senate Approves Mixed Martial Arts Bill

By STEPHEN KALIN    Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Mixed martial arts competitions could soon be hosted across Connecticut after the General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to lift a ban on the sport. […]

06/05/2013

File photo of the WWE logo. (credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

WWE, Wrestler’s Widow Settle Suit Over Royalties

World Wrestling Entertainment and the widow of performer Owen Hart have settled a lawsuit over royalties and the use of Hart’s image.

04/03/2013

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Governors Call For Return Of Olympic Wrestling

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is joining governors from 31 other states in asking the International Olympic Committee to reconsider a decision to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympic games.

03/06/2013

Jack Pinto (Courtesy Pinto Family)

Wrestling Event Named For Sandy Hook Wrestler

The Kiki Cup, an international Greco-Roman wrestling dual meet, is being renamed the Jack Pinto Cup in memory of the 6-year-old wrestler who was killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

01/03/2013

WWE Superstar CM Punk attends the WWE SummerSlam VIP Kick-Off Party at Beverly Hills Hotel on Aug. 16, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images For WWE)

WWE Wrestler Accused Of Hitting Fan During Show Monday Night

World Wrestling Entertainment wrestler CM Punk hit a fan at the closing of “Raw” on Monday night.

10/09/2012

Vince McMahon Defends His Business from Campaign Attacks

By SUSAN HAIGH,  Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Wrestling impresario Vince McMahon– who has largely avoided the role of political spouse and whose World Wrestling Entertainment alter ego has been on hiatus during his […]

10/28/2010

Dead Wrestler's Father Blames Wrestling Business

  By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The father of Chris Benoit, the professional wrestler who killed himself, his wife and their 7-year-old son in 2007, accused former wrestling executive Linda […]

10/25/2010

Democratic Chair Asks FEC to Look into McMahon, Wrestling Campaign

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The chairwoman of the Connecticut Democrats is seeking a federal elections investigation into whether Republican Linda McMahon’s Senate campaign illegally coordinated with the professional wrestling company where McMahon was CEO until […]

10/20/2010