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Lana Shares Wild Vegas Photos From WWE Star Dolph Ziggler’s Birthday

Lana is no more a WWE Superstar although she’d still love to have that belief. While her name on social media platforms has been changed to CJ Perry, that’s her real-name, her Twitter cover photo still has the Total Divas banner when she was a part of that reality TV series. Plus, her pinned tweet on Twitter still has the Royal Rumble entrance preparation video from 2019.

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Also, Lana still has lots of attachments with her former WWE colleagues as she often catches up with them, it appears. Recently, she was part of a celebration on the occasion of WWE Smackdown Superstar Dolph Ziggler. Apparently, the former world champion threw a pool party in Las Vegas, Nevada and it was attended by her former on-screen beau.

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As seen on Lana’s Instagram, she shared quite a few photos from a pool party in Vegas which was wild enough. In this post, she shared more pictures of herself in a bikini alongside her husband, Miro, former WWE Superstar Rusev.

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The two were also seen posing in a cozy way as the caption of the post promised more shots from Ziggler’s birthday are on the way,

“Well Vegas for 24 hours was wild!!!! Can you guess what @tobemiro is saying to me??? ⬇️ Swipe to see before and after pics of the trip & my hung over self 🤣 stay tune for more pics of @heelziggler birthday in vegas !!!! Love you @kaylabraxtonwwe ! Can’t wait to show everyone our photo shoot.”

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Lana and Dolph Ziggler had a romantic angle in WWE

WWE Talking Smack host, Kayla Braxton was a part of the party as seen in the pictures while Lana also took a selfie with Dolph Ziggler. As noted above, Ziggler was in a romantic angle on WWE TV with the former Ravishing Russian, almost six years ago. This happened after Rusev split from his then-manager who later turned into his wife.

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Ziggler and Lana appeared to be quite a popular couple on TV given Rusev was a massive heel back in the days. When the babyface association was going strong, an engagement picture of Rusev and Lana went viral and put an abrupt end to the storyline. Following that, WWE introduced the real-life couple into TV, after a couple of months.

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Ex WWE Star Lana Assures Redeeming Her Husband’s Nu*s In Vulgar Tweet

Lana and her husband Rusev (now known as Miro) are no more with the WWE and hence they needn’t be extra careful about going vulgar on social media. Miro is currently under contract with All Elite Wrestling, a company that gives unlimited freedom to their talents. Miro is happy with his position in the company as the reigning TNT Champion and so is her wife.

AEW Superstar Eddie Kingston (Miro’s opponent for All out PPV) cut a promo on AEW Rampage that caused AEW to drop a new t-shirt when a line-filled profanity went viral. “Redeem Deez Nuts” t-shirts are now available on AEW’s official shop thanks to that promo, and Lana couldn’t help but notice it. She also had an interesting reaction to it.

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Miro was able to retain his AEW TNT Title against Eddie Kingston at All Out. After winning that match, the God’s Favorite Champion sent out a tweet to make a statement, “Ask and you shall receive. Your nuts have been redeemed.”

Lana saw her husband’s tweet and decided to send out a reply for everyone to see. “I’ll redeem yours when you get home,” was her response which should have been more than enough to excite Miro.

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Lana and Rusev do have a history of vulgarity

The superstar with the real name CJ Perry definitely knew what she was telling and what she really meant by it. The thing is that she didn’t have to be concerned with that statement as she is no more with the WWE. No consequences will be waiting for her for that adultery tweet.

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Lana and Miro are not new to doing controversial acts in or outside the ring. During an episode of Total Divas in the past, they were indulged in showing off on a beach which led them to the dog-house of the WWE. Last year, Instagram also removed a cozy photo of the couple due to vulgarity and they weren’t happy about it.

Lana is over with the mandatory 90-day no-compete clause serving with the WWE as she waits for a big signing in the future. Miro is pushing AEW to sign her but there’s no confirmed update on whether it’d be happening. For now, she will be making indie appearances, only.

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WWE Blamed Lana For Leaked Engagement Photo With Rusev

For the majority portion of her career in the WWE, Lana was seen managing her real-life husband, Miro fka Rusev. The duo was proven to be a strong ally for over a year, starting from early 2014. The next year, Rusev wanted to get rid of his on-screen manager after dropping the US Title to John Cena.

It was an interesting phase where Lana turned into a babyface superstar who eventually got into a relationship with Dolph Ziggler. The two were used as on-screen pairs to feud with Rusev and Summer Rae. Meanwhile, Rusev and Lana were still offscreen items and thereby were dating. During that feud, they got eventually engaged to be married.

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A photo of their engagement was leaked on the Internet, ruining the entire kayfabe part of the feud. WWE was forced to call off the storyline without culminating it. Rusev and Lana had to take time off from TV and when they returned, they were back as a couple.

While speaking on Talk Is Jericho podcast, The Ravishing Russian revealed how that unwanted photo of her got out on the Internet. She also claimed that she was immediately removed from television for three months after that photo leak by TMZ as the full blame was forced upon her. In reality, she never dropped it anywhere on the internet.

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Lana didn’t intentionally put up her engagement photo

Check out her words to know more about that situation,

“I didn’t even put up a picture, I just sent it to my friends. And then I guess someone leaked it. I never, ever put it up. TMZ got a hold of it. Basically TMZ said we were engaged and so the story got cut and we got blamed for it. Personally, I got blamed. It’s insane,” Lana continued.

“I got in trouble for that. I wasn’t on television for three months. And I was on television straight for two years. I was made to feel it was all my fault. I had to take the blame. And for years I thought maybe it was my fault. For years. And then we did the Bobby Lashley story and I had given Vince my word that I would not take a picture with someone I am feuding with, or send it to anyone.”

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Currently, Miro is the TNT Champion in AEW who is having a solid run, there. There are rumors that he is pushing the company to hire Lana on the brand, as well. We will have to wait and see whether the pair will be seen in WWE’s rival brand, as well. But first, she would have to sit out of the no-compete clause put forth by the WWE for 90 days. Only after that, she could sign with any other wrestling promotion.

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Lana Says She Was Very Depressed When WWE Released Rusev

Former WWE star Lana recently spoke on the time when WWE released her husband Rusev. She said she was really depressed after the release of the former three times WWE United States Champion.

Rusev worked in WWE for over 10 years, and when he began his career he was treated as a big thing by WWE. He spent around four years in the development Territory of WWE which was Florida Championship Wrestling back then. He also worked in the NXT.

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Lana Says She Was Very Depressed When WWE Released Rusev

He made his WWE main roster debut during the Royal Rumble match 2014 and by the booking he received in that match it was pretty clear that WWE want to push the guy. He was treated as a very strong force and in 6 years time, 18 total of WWE United States Championships.

But Rusev became more famous than WWE wanted to be during the Rusev day storyline. As a result WWE stopped using the guy and he was released last year. Soon after he got released he joined the All Elite Wrestling and his new ring name was Miro. Currently he is going really strong in the promotion and he is holding the TNT Championship as well.

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Lana recently spoke to Chris Jericho on his Talk Is Jericho podcast where she talked on the time when WWE released her husband Rusev. She said;

“Honestly, when Miro got let go, for me personally it was harder when Miro got let go. Just in general. I was a lot more depressed, I was a lot more sad… That f***** me up. First of all I was shook. Never in a million years did I think he would be fired before me.

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“And that place makes you feel that way. That place makes you feel that men are more important than women. That place makes you feel that way especially if you are a manager or a valet, you’re secondary.

“And maybe you are secondary, but I do feel like I was a big part of his success. And I feel like I’m a big part of his success behind closed doors, in AEW. And I can talk about that now.”

H/T and transcribed by WrestleTalk

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Will Ex WWE Star Lana End Up Being In AEW After Miro’s Trying?

As reported in recent times, WWE Superstar Lana was released among several other WWE Wrestlers due to a COVID-19 related budget cut. Since she was a regular performer in the WWE, it was a shocking incident for the WWE fans especially to those millions of people who follow her on social media. Now, she would probably look forward to wrestling for another big promotion once her 90-days no-compete clause ends.

It should be noted that Lana’s real-life husband Rusev was released from WWE last year on April 15, 2020. Afterward, he joined Tony Khan’s All Elite Wrestling under the name of Miro in September 2020. So there have already been some speculations over his wife probably heading to AEW, as well. This makes sense as the husband and wife would love to work under the same banner.

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During Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer was discussing the current pro wrestling landscape. He made a remark about Miro’s attempt to get AEW officials onboard so that his wife can eventually join the banner in the future to bring his wife in with him,

“Rusev was trying to get her in, you could tell from that promo he’s trying to get her in. You know, more power to him, they had a great act.”

Miro name-dropped Lana on purpose

What Meltzer was talking about, was a segment from AEW Dynamite this past Friday where Miro made a reference to how hot his wife is. This was the first real-time he acknowledged Lana on Dynamite on TNT it was said to be done on purpose. His wife also found time to react to those comments in an apparent adultery way. The reason is that he certainly wants his wife to join him on the road as and when AEW starts touring, down the road.

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It’s assumed that Miro and CJ Perry, fka Lana could present some bigger acts in AEW if given the opportunities. The Ravishing Russian from the WWE found new respect as she constantly tried to be better with her wrestling skills.

Back in the fall, WWE continued to throw her through announce tables on a weekly basis which also garnered sympathy toward him. Hopefully, sometime down the road, she will legit get the opportunity to hold on to a belt, somewhere else.

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Lana Issues Statement After WWE Release; Husband Rusev Reacts

Last night, WWE has officially announced that Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Lana, Ruby Riott, Buddy Murphy, and Santana Garrett have been released from the company. Alongside the announcement, the company wished them luck in their future endeavors. While Strowman’s release shocked the pro-wrestling universe, the most, his fellow Raw superstar’s release from the company was no less.

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Lana took to Twitter after her release and gave thanks to fans who supported her throughout her WWE career. She tweeted a statement and said she will never forget the fans. She also made references to various WWE characters she was a part of in the past few years while being paired up with multiple tag team partners.

“I will never forget the fans, and the love they showed me. Whether it was a tank, power-suits, flags, CRUSH, Rusev, 900 partners, weddings or tables: I tried to always entertain you, and you definitely elevated me. Thank you,” she wrote.

Lana’s husband, current AEW TNT Champion Miro (fka Rusev), took to Twitter to react to his wife’s release with an inevitable shot at the WWE.

“You can’t soar with the eagles if you’re hanging with the turkeys,” Miro tweeted.

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Lana’s husband Rusev released by WWE in 2020

Miro is someone who has received this kind of treatment from the WWE, over the years after getting released by the WWE, a little over a year ago, as part of roster cuts reportedly brought on due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to his release, the superstars belonging to Bulgaria worked for WWE for ten years under the name Rusev. He won the WWE United States Championship on three different occasions during his tenure with the company.

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As for Lana, she was signed by WWE in 2013, spending most of her WWE tenure either managing or feuding with her husband, including the most notable angle where she left him for current WWE Champion Bobby Lashley. Following Miro’s release and she broke up with Lashley, and entered the women’s tag team division, first teaming with Natalya and then with Naomi.

During this phase, her most notable angle during that time was a feud with Nia Jax, who put her through tables on RAW for several occasions. Lana’s last appearance on WWE programming occurred this past Monday Night on RAW where she lost with Naomi against the team of Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke.

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Rusev Thinks He Was The Best In WWE At What He Did

Former WWE star Rusev is currently signed with the All Elite Wrestling and he is going under the name of Miro. Currently, he is holding the AEW TNT Championship and it seems like he has a bright future in the promotion.

Recently, Rusev said that heat was the best at what he did in WWE. He worked in WWE for over 10 years, and when he began his career he was treated as a big thing by WWE. He spent around four years in the development Territory of WWE which was Florida Championship Wrestling back then. He also worked in the NXT.

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Rusev Thinks He Was The Best In WWE At What He Did

He made his WWE main roster debut during the Royal Rumble match 2014 and by the booking he received in that match it was pretty clear that WWE want to push the guy. He was treated as a very strong force and in 6 years’ time, he won a total of three WWE United States Championships.

But Rusev became more famous than WWE wanted to be during the Rusev day storyline. As a result WWE stopped using the guy and he was released last year. Soon after he got released he joined the All Elite Wrestling and his new ring name was Miro. Currently he is going really strong in the promotion and he is holding the TNT Championship as well.

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Recently Rusev aka Miro visited New York Post to Hype double or nothing pay-per-view of AEW where he claimed that he was the best at what he did in WWE. He said;

“WWE, who cares about that, it is what it is. I was the best there. I‘m the best here. Nothing changed. It’s just the direction of the wind. I came from a killer then they went, hey I don’t get along with Lana anymore.

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“Cool, we will figure that out as well. It doesn’t matter what they give me. I am the best, but it doesn’t mean I’m used the right way. But now that I have the opportunity to be me, I’m going to go out there and I’m going to rip your heart and stick it right into your throat and make you chew it right in front of me and then I’ll kill you and I’ll forgive you. Then we’ll move onto the next. This is who I am and this is who I always wanted to be and now I’m doing it and I can’t be more happy than that.”

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Miro Speaks Out On Winning AEW TNT Title

Former WWE star Rusev is now going by the name of Miro in the All Elite Wrestling. Recently, he defeated Darby Allin to win his first title in the All Elite Wrestling and that is the TNT Championship. Darby Allin is one of the most hot happening names in AEW, having a clean victory over him clearly makes a mark for Miro.

Miro first arrived in WWE in the year 2010. He worked in the development territories of WWE until 2014. On the same here he came to the main roster under the ring name of Alexander Rusev. He was taken as a serious deal instantly as he won WWE United States Championship three times in total. But just like a lot of wrestlers in WWE, if push was also killed by John Cena.

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Miro Speaks Out On Winning AEW TNT Title

After losing to John Cena at WrestleMania 31, Miro aka Rusev could never recover she his main event push. But Rusev got a massive support from the WWE universe after he got the Rusev day gimmick. He was one of the biggest fan favorites of that time.

But that was not enough to impress WWE. The treatment he received afterwards seemed like he became more famous than WWE wanted him to be. They quickly scrapped the Rusev day gimmick. And when they saw it was not enough to stop the Rusev day chants, they released him in 2020.

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Miro. Image Credits: Twitter

In 2020 he went to the all Elite wrestling and he was repackaged as Miro. As said earlier, he defeated Derby Allin to win his first AEW TNT championship. Recently, he spoke about winning the TNT championship from Darby Allin on one of his latest streams on Twitch. He said;

Ah, Brodie [Lee] now, Brodie, as soon as I would’ve walked backstage, he would be like, ‘Oh, you happy now!?’ That’s what Brodie would’ve said. Brodie would’ve had the biggest grin, smile on his face and would’ve said, ‘You happy now?’

He said even though he’s gone he still feels him:

I know him, I know him. I miss Brodie so much. But thank you Brodie. Thank you for — even now when you’re gone, in a way I still feel you. You were gonna give me so much crap about this. It’s unbelievable.

H/T and transcribed by Post Wrestling

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Bobby Lashley Thinks WWE Angle With Lana Made Him Versatile Performer

Bobby Lashley is going through the best phase of his career in sports entertainment. After waiting for 16 years, he was able to capture the WWE Championship just a few weeks away from WrestleMania 37. We’re getting to see the most intense look of him as the mega title match against Drew McIntyre is approaching closer.

But the scene was entirely different, last year where we got to see a side of Bobby Lashley that was hidden for a long. WWE him in a romantic storyline that brought out the raw and passionate side of him on TV. The angle dealt with him basically stealing the Ravishing Russian from real-life husband Rusev. As part of the process, we saw various make-out sessions between the two of them.

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With numerous controversial scenes, that angle appeared to be one of the hottest stories of late 2019 and early 2020. YouTube numbers for this adultery storyline drew big representing success while many doubted whether this was the best way to utilize a talent like Bobby Lashley who is meant for destruction.

Looking back to that angle, Bobby Lashley seemed appreciative of the story that allowed him to spread wings as a versatile performer. The Dominator recently spoke to The Wrap to reveal that his paired opposite Lana helped his character in WWE to grow. He had to just “chill out” and have some fun as per the instructions of The Boss. That experience perhaps built him up to achieve his current success.

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Bobby Lashley says his character is rough

“Even though my character is rough, still I’m able to enjoy it a lot more. Before I was so machine, so locked in. It’s like, ‘Here, let’s throw in some storylines over here to make him feel completely uncomfortable and to be able to relax and then be able to come into something.’

And when I say that, I say that because a lot of the people looking at it got pissed off about it. I was going into it and I was a little taken back. But then when I sat back and I actually realized, because I had a talk with Vince, and he told me, ‘Man, I want you to just go out there and have fun.’ And that was one thing that you have to do.”

At the end of the day, the success story that Bobby Lashley is writing is what matters in the WWE. One of the reasons to sign with WWE has been fulfilled as he’s become the WWE Champion. The only left wish is to lock horns with Brock Lesnar. That should happen when the reign as the WWE Champion gets over and in case The Beast Incarnate returns from his present hiatus.

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Lana Thinks Adult WWE Angle With Bobby Lashley Broke The Internet

Bobby Lashley and Lana had one of the most controversial storylines in the history of WWE in the fall of 2019. The scandalous angle saw the duo hooking up and making out despite Rusev being married to the WWE female superstar. The adultery segment turned out to be the hottest of the season garnering tons of views on YouTube and other social media sites.

The scripted angle had all the elements to be even more successful as the audience was curious about the segments. But then it faded out after a botched wedding angle between Lashley and Lana. There was a time when everyone was talking about their angle and from that point of view, it was a tremendous success for the WWE.

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Lana is primarily used for such social media attention and WWE must haven’t regretted it. Even the current Raw roster member feels that she “broke the internet” with it. While speaking to talkSport, the Ravishing Russian went into detail with the much-talked angle with Lashley. At the end of the day, they trended on social media and caused a lot of controversy in the process. This is what entertainment is all about.

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“I think we broke the internet and cracked mainstream media. A bigger thing that I think is very important to have on WWE television, and I know a lot of people might disagree with me, is I do think it’s important to have romantic angle, relationship angles, soap opera angles. We have so much WWE programming every week. What is it, nearly 10 hours of network television? It can’t all be for the title. It can’t just be about being an in-ring competitor, it’s got to be about relationships stuff as well,” Lana said.

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Lana – Lashley adult angle never ended properly

The storyline kicked off so well that some of the fans were convinced that there were real marital problems between Lana and Miro fka Rusev. With no title involved in the picture, it did well. Lashley and his eye-candy partner also received some legit backlash they never wanted. For the record, some fans even approached them with death threats.

The sad part is that it didn’t have a proper culmination. As a result, Rusev was released from the WWE contract in April 2020. While he went to All Elite Wrestling, Lana is under contract with the WWE until late 2024. She’s trying hard all the time to recapture the fan interest. While doing so, she’s gone through announce tables until Survivor Series at the hands of Nia Jax. Now she has a backup in the form of Naomi.

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