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Irvin Lassley is a freelance writer covering pro-wrestling and mixed martial arts.
https://youtu.be/w5pyJWwIroY The social media trash talk between Kevin Owens and Bill Godlberg is heating up ahead of their upcoming showdown at WWE Fastlane. Owens threw shade in Goldberg's direction last week when he pointed out WWE's production crew had been digitally...
Former WWE Superstar Kelly Kelly was backstage at Monday's RAW from Las Vegas and teased that she might be returning to the company. Kelly appeared on RAW Fallout, said she's considering one more run with WWE and revealed there is "definitely a chance" we'll...
At WrestleMania 32 last year WWE changed the "Divas Championship" to the "WWE Women's Championship". It has since been re-dubbed the "RAW Women's Championship". This title has swapped hands at a pace only Vince Russo could make sense of. In...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isgTvznFsVk It looks as though only superstars from Smackdown Live will be able to compete for the Money in the Bank briefcase this year. Promotional materials for the event are advertising it as a Smackdown-exclusive event. Money in the Bank 2017 Tickets...
For the second straight year Ring of Honor will be running two shows from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. This year the events will be held on February 26th and 27th. Each show will feature members of the ROH and...
The Big Show is training hard for his upcoming WrestleMania match against Shaquille O'Neil and has been documenting his journey on social media. Over the past week, Big Show updated fans on his physical transformation: https://www.instagram.com/p/BQTOQofDanR/?taken-by=wwethebigshow&hl=en https://twitter.com/WWETheBigShow/status/829756520585912322 https://www.instagram.com/p/BOf0lKNgrJx/?taken-by=wwethebigshow&hl=en Big Show vs. Shaq Big Show...
During today's WWE Earnings call Vince McMahon announced potential plans to begin live events for the cruiserweight division. He noted the company plans to increase revenue by increasing merchandise for the brand as well. Vince's statements regarding the division come on...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzgOpu4jkrs JBL's Network show has gone the way of the Stone Cold Podcast. The former WWE Champion announced on Twitter that the show has been dropped by the Network. https://twitter.com/JCLayfield/status/829837413463814144?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw WWE Network Dropping Unscripted Interviews? While this is only speculation, one might be able...
TNA co-founder Jeff Jarrettis once again running the promotion. According to the Wrestling Observer, Jarrett has officially replaced John Gaburick as head of Impact Wrestling. The change happened approximately two weeks ago. Dutch Mantel and Scott D’Amore are also back working creative. https://twitter.com/IMPACTWRESTLING/status/827593782384291841 Jarrett Ousted...
Tyler Bate will put his WWE United States Kingdom on the line next week on NXT. The inaugural champion will defend against Trent Seven, his first title defence since winning the UK tournament. https://twitter.com/WWE/status/829508392267894784 Having the UK title defended on NXT represents an...
Now you can be the one to decide who makes the list! WWEShop.com has added "List of Jericho" clipboards to their inventory. WWE Shop notes that the clipboards do not come with a pen. You also have to add people...
Ring of Honor has had a busy day on Tuesday announcing upcoming matches, including a World Championship opportunity for Bobby Fish in New York on March 4th 2017. https://twitter.com/ringofhonor/status/828993603439624193 As previously announced, Dalton Castle will get an ROH World Title opportunity...
Popular Lucha Underground star Son of Havoc/Matt Cross announced on Twitter recently that he has a broken leg. https://twitter.com/MDoggMattCross/status/829133304205029379 He is scheduled to meet an orthopaedic doctor today to find out how long he will be out of action for. 16-Year Career...
Former WWE announcer and RAW General Manager Mike Adamle has been diagnosed with dementia and what doctors believe could be Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy, also known as CTE. He is also said to be suffering from post-traumatic epileptic seizures. While the...
Zayn talks about being a Muslim in today's political climate
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fiqwu_pXgqQ Don't expect to see the Stone Cold Podcast return to the WWE Network any time soon. The popular sit-down interview show hasn't been since last summer, when then-WWE Champion Dean Ambrose was a guest. The overwhelming consensus is that Ambrose's...
A fan has released a copy of the rundown sheet from last night's RAW on Twitter: https://twitter.com/james_is_rad_/status/828832600953196545 Evidently James, who describes himself as rad, was cleaning up after RAW and stumbled upon the sheet, then decided to release it on Twitter. Notable...
New Japan Pro Wrestling will have english commentary available for their show this Tuesday. Don Callis and Kevin Kelly will once again call the action. The show has a very "Survivor Series" style theme to it, with 3 elimination...
WWE Network has added new content under the "Hidden Gems" collection. The new content was released this morning. New Matches Added: A Killer Challenge Killer Kowalski takes on Mr. Moto and Duke Keomuka in a 2-on-1 handicap match from April 29th 1952 Legends of...
Hideo Itami is finally medically cleared to compete will be returning to NXT in the very near future. Itami's NXT run has been plagued with injuries and he's been out since October, when he went down with an injury that prevented...
Stephanie McMahon and Triple H's favourite football team completed the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history last night. They did it against Goldberg's former team the Atlanta Falcons. So you had the WWE team going up against the team...
Matt Hardy has announced plans to hold a "Broke Tailgate Party" in Orlando the day of WrestleMania 33. Tickets to the event will cost $30 and include food, non-alcoholic drinks, and seating for American Combat Wrestling and Full Impact Pro...
Kevin Kelly is leaving his full-time position with Ring of Honor in order to free-up his schedule for other projects, namely NJPW. While Kelly has given his notice to the company, it does not necessarily mean he is done...
New Japan Pro Wrestling is taking further steps to combat WWE's international growth strategy. The company launched their full-english site earlier this week at NJPW1972.com. The site has interviews, match results, and news available in english. The company's online streaming...
Court Bauer of the MLW Radio podcast network recently confirmed that Lucha Underground is officially coming to Netflix. The news comes after a year of speculation and lobbying from fans. Various Twitter hashtags, such as #NetflixNeedsLucha, were used in 2016 by...

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