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Triple H to Defend Title, Hogan Lawsuit Update and How the Dudley’s Were a Secret


Triple H Defending the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at “March to WrestleMania” Live Special?

WWE.com recently posted an announcement and a graphic regarding the March 12th “March to WrestleMania” special that will air live on the WWE Network. The article mentioned that Triple H will be defending the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at the event; however, it made no mention of an opponent. The announcement was later pulled from the website. Here it is in full:

“The Road to WrestleMania is heating up, but on March 12, an event will take place on WWE Network that could completely alter the landscape of The Show of Shows. “WWE March to WrestleMania,” LIVE at 8pm ET/5pm PT.

Just three weeks shy of WrestleMania, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H will defend his illustrious prize for the first time since capturing it at the Royal Rumble. Plus Brock Lesnar, Bray Wyatt, WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day, Sheamus, King Barrett and many more of your favorite WWE Superstars will be scheduled for action.

Update Regarding Hulk Hogan’s Lawsuit Against Gawker.com

As previously reported, Hulk Hogan is seeking a total of $100 million in damages against Gawker.com after the website released a sex tape involving Hogan and Heather Clem, the former wife of radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge. In an update, WTSP-TV is reporting that both parties in the case have recently gone over “logistics and jury selection,” and that the trial will officially get underway on March 1st.

How The Dudley Boyz Return Was Kept Secret

D-Von Dudley, recently spoke with 93.1FM WIBC out of Indianapolis and revealed how WWE keet the Dudley Boyz return a secret:

“Well, there [were] three, no, four or five people that knew we were coming back. And when you work for Vince McMahon, and he tells you, ‘don’t open your mouth,’ you don’t open your mouth.” Dudley continued, “we’re in this world where everything is found out because of social media and we were happy we were able to keep that on lockdown and it didn’t get out. And the surprise at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn [New York] was incredible. I told my family, I said, ‘if I die tomorrow, I’ll be okay’ because the ovation we got when we came back, I don’t think we ever predicted that would happen.”