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2023 Hall of Fame voting standings for all candidatesHall of Fame coverage, career highlights of the seven new inductees and one major feature story on a European legend, plus who is off the ballot next year, who will be added to the ballot next year, every first ballot Hall of Famer, every person historically elected with more than 75 percent of the vote and the top 30 in each category for reporters, historians, active pros and retired pros.Match of the week and performer of the weekA look at Full Gear and Survivor SeriesUFC 295 full coverageThe end of an era with Bellator and MMA on ShowtimeCoverage of DDT's Ultimate Party with Chris Jericho, Hiromu Takahashi and a great title match on topPWG on hiatus and its ever changing role in pro wrestlingThe most complete ratings report, demo coverage, competition for the shows and segment-by-segment notes, plus comparisons with one year ago.Notes on Flip Gordon becoming a regular in CMLLNewcomers to watch out for including one spectacular newcomer at Arena MexicoStardom and All Japan tag tourneysNew Japan tag tournament notes and this week's showsLone Star Shootout from New JapanWomen's wrestling sets all-time attendance markTony Khan's Continental ClassicLots of AEW stars in mainstream acting gigsInternational TV ratingsUpcoming ticket advances for WWE & AEWHow times have changed greatly for UFC regarding Conor McGregorDana White gos on rampages about sponsors and critics of another sponsorUFC's greatest fighters of all-timeNew UFC major fightsBellator champion suspended regarding drug test failureFury-Ngannou PPV updateRetired star gets giant money offer to return from Middle EastMore notes on Vince McMahon's stock saleRey Mysterio update and angle updateWWE making production changes for Mania weekDwayne Johnson claims he almost went to PrideWhy Raw could take a big hit this week
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