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WWE Thrills at Mattel Panel, Reveals New Ghostbusters MOTU Crossovers

WWE Thrills at Mattel Panel, Reveals New Ghostbusters MOTU Crossovers

WWE and Mattel held their action figure panel just now in Room 6 at SDCC, and it was a lively crowd. Hosted by Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins, the panel featured the Mattel design team and WWE Superstars Becky Lynch, Kofi Kingston, and Rey Mysterio. Kofi got the loudest cheers, and he responded by twerking […]

D-Generation X WWE Hall of Fame 2019

WWE 2019 Hall of Fame to Induct D-Generation X with Chyna

D-Generation X—WWE’s answer to WCW’s NWO during the company’s “Attitude Era”–are the first inductees announced for the 2019 Hall of Fame. WWE will induct the six core members of the group: HHH (Paul Levesque), Shawn Michaels (Michael Hickenbottom), “Bad Ass” Billy Gunn (Monty Sopp), “Road Dogg” Jesse James (Brian James), X-Pac (Sean Waltman), and Ninth […]

[Super Bowl LIII] WWE ‘Halftime Heat’ Making Sundays “Super” Again (SPOILERS)

It started at the WWE Royal Rumble and then rumbled all the way to Atlanta, Georgia: NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa, NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano, and The Undisputed Era guru Adam Cole in a six-man smackdown with Aleister Black, Ricochet, and “Worlds Collide” Champion Velveteen Dream – with WWE Hall of Famer Shawn “The Heartbreak Kid” Michaels on hand […]

WWE Royal Rumble 2019: Bleeding Cool Ranks All 32 Rumble Matches!

Ahh, the WWE‘s Royal Rumble! Every January, there is at least one thing all wrestling fans can agree on: we love us some Rumble. 30 men and 30 women (sometimes 40!) come to the ring in timed intervals one at a time for the ultimate shot at immortality: main eventing the granddaddy of them all, […]

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Let’s Take a Look at the New Wave of Mattel’s WWE Retro Figures

WWE fans and collectors have had a real treat these past couple years with the Mattel Retro line. Modeled after the Hasbro WWE figures from long ago, the figures are some of the best the team at Mattel has released. With waves consisting of current Superstars and Legends alike, there is something for everyone here. […]

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Let’s Take a Look at Mattel’s New Wave of WWE Flashback Elite Figures

WWE Mattel collectors live in a world where the pegs are constantly full of John Cena, Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins figures. Plenty of kids love gobbling those figures up, but us older collectors love when the design team over there gives us some of the giants of wrestling. While they have not been doing […]

Old Man Michaels Says He’s Returning to Regular Life After WWE Crown Jewel

Sadly, it looks like Shawn Michaels‘ return to WWE was a short-lived one, as the 53-year-old Heartbreak Kid says he’s returning to his regular life after a one-off return from retirement at WWE Crown Jewel last week. Michaels retired in 2010 after a WrestleMania match with The Undertaker, and he seemed like one of the […]

U.S. Senators Call on WWE to Reconsider Saudi Arabia Crown Jewel Event After Journalist’s Murder

As if WWE’s lucrative 10-year partnership with the government of Saudi Arabia weren’t questionable enough already, the company is getting heat worse than Roman Reigns in a smarky city following the assassination of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with the Saudi government allegedly behind the killing. Criticism of WWE’s involvement with the Saudi’s has included the country’s […]

Mattel WWE Retrofest Macho Man Figure

Lets Take a Look at Mattel’s WWE Retrofest Macho Man Figure

WWE collectors…we are a curious bunch. We will buy the same wrestlers over and over again, as some attires remind us of our favorite matches, some are wonderful examples of how far we have come from the LJN and Hasbro days. And some are all about the packaging. The new Gamestop exclusive WWE RetroFest Elite […]

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Let’s Take a Look at the Mattel WWE Retro Ring!

Mattel’s WWE line went retro last year, and collectors have loved every second of it. The initial 12 figures in the line had a healthy mix of old stars (Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, Mankind, Sting) and current roster talents (Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Kevin Owens, Dean Ambrose) done in the style of the […]

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New WWE Elite Figures Include Finn Balor, Johnny Gargano, and More!

WWE Elite figures are the number one brand on the market right now, and with good reason — the figures are of amazing quality and articulation, with some of the best sculpts wrestling collectors have ever seen. Today we have final looks at some of the newest figures hitting stores this summer from Mattel. From […]

Wrestlemania Funko Reveal! Triple H, Asuka, Vince, Hardy Boyz, and More!

Wrestlemania 34 takes place in the SUPERdome this weekend, and Funko has gotten in on the fun by announcing a new wave of WWE Pop Tees and Pops figures. There are some really sweet figures in this assortment, both classic and new Superstars. All of these products will come out in the summer, but the […]

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Lids and WWE Partner Up for New Line of Superstar Hats, Available Now

Lids is now offering WWE hats in their stores and online. The new partnership features WWE Superstar logos available as ready-made caps and others that can be added to basically any style hat they have in-store. On top of logos, superstar signatures and designs can be stitched on the side panels of all New Era […]



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Stephen Amell Is Now 2-0 In Wrestling As He Joins The Bullet Club

Arrow star Stephen Amell took Ring of Honor by storm last night at their “Survival of the Fittest” Night 1 event. Amell is no stranger to the ring. He is a huge fan, even making many appearances on WWE programming. He won a match at SummerSlam 2015, as well. Last night, however, he became an […]

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“No Sex With Daughters!” Declares Former WWE IC Champ In Press Release

Marty Jannetty is a former WWE Intercontinental Champion, former WWE Tag Team Champion with 1-2-3 Kid, and two-time AWA tag team champion as part of the legendary duo with Shawn Michaels, The Rockers. Though he was once offered $150,000 to star in three pornographic films, he’s probably most remembered for the time he tried to […]

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Topps 2017 WWE Heritage: A Bleeding Cool Box Break

Topps and WWE have quite a few sets that come out every year, but I look forward most to the Heritage set. I put together the set almost every year, and I want to make sure I do it this year. 1987 Topps is one of my favorite card designs of all-time, and I am […]


This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For April 5

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on April 5, the 95th day of the year: 1951- Julius […]