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Ultimate Warrior James Hellwig dies

Ultimate Warrior James Hellwig dies

PHOENIX, April 9 (UPI) -- WWE's The Ultimate Warrior, born James Hellwig, collapsed Tuesday and died.
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Mr. T to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame

Mr. T to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame

March 17 (UPI) -- Mr. T has been chosen as the celebrity to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2014.
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CM Punk has not been granted WWE early release

CM Punk has not been granted WWE early release

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Reports of CM Punk's demise as a WWE star have been exaggerated.
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Vince McMahon looking to purchase Newcastle United

Vince McMahon looking to purchase Newcastle United

NEWSCASTLE , England, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Vince McMahon wants to get into the soccer business.
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Mae Young, wrestling icon, dies at 90

Mae Young, wrestling icon, dies at 90

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- World Wrestling Entertainment legend Mae Young died Tuesday after being in grave condition for months. She was 90.
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Mae Young, female professional wrestler, dies at 90

COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Mae Young, 90, a professional wrestler since 1939 and entertainment pioneer whose career extended into her 80s, has died in Columbia, S.C.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 24, 2012.
By United Press International

Conn. voters can wear WWE gear

HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Connecticut's secretary of state says voters can wear World Wrestling Entertainment gear to the polls even though the WWE's ex-chief executive is a candidate.

Wrestler's widow sues Linda McMahon

HARTFORD, Conn., June 22 (UPI) -- The widow of former World Wrestling Entertainment star Owen Hart says she is suing former WWE head Linda McMahon, a U.S. Senate candidate in Connecticut.
New WWE series to air on Syfy

New WWE series to air on Syfy

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- World Wrestling Entertainment and Syfy say they have teamed up for a new U.S. reality series called "WWE NXT."

McMahon: Can relate to downtrodden

GREENWICH, Conn., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Connecticut Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon says she can sympathize with voters downtrodden by the recession because she was once broke.
Candidate's WWE past may haunt her

Candidate's WWE past may haunt her

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The former head of World Wrestling Entertainment, and a front-runner in Connecticut's Republican Senate primary, says WWE steroid testing was warranted.

No one messes with The Donald's tresses

DETROIT, April 2 (UPI) -- Ford Field was abuzz with shouts from WrestleMania 23 fans in Detroit and from clippers buzzing through WWF Chairman Vince McMahon's hair.

Trump, McMahon put hair on the line

DETROIT, March 30 (UPI) -- At least one bald billionaire will be in Detroit by Sunday night if Donald Trump and Vince McMahon follow through with their wrestling wager.
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Vincent Kennedy "Vince" McMahon Jr. (born August 24, 1945) is an American professional wrestling promoter, announcer, commentator, film producer and a retired professional wrestler. McMahon currently serves as the chairman and CEO of professional wrestling promotion World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the majority shareholder of the company. After acquiring WCW and ECW, McMahon's WWE became the sole remaining major American professional wrestling promotion (prior to the national expansion of TNA and ROH).

As an on-camera character, he can appear on all WWE brands (though the majority of the time, he appears on Raw). McMahon plays a character known by the ring name Mr. McMahon, based on himself in the world of the WWE, and is a former WWE Champion as well as a former ECW World Champion. He was also the winner of the 1999 Royal Rumble.

Vince is the husband of Linda McMahon, with whom he ran WWE from its establishment in 1980 until she resigned as CEO in September, 2009. Linda was also active in the wrestling ring from 1999-2001. In 2010, she is running a self-financed campaign for the US Senate, running as a Republican.

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