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Ian Carey is a freelance writer covering pro-wrestling and mixed martial arts.
The main event of this week's NXT was a women's championship 3-way elimination match. Asuka would once again defend her title against Ruby Riot and Nikki Cross. NXT June 14th 2017 Full Sail University 1. Drew McIntyre vs. Rob Ryzin No...
4 matches in the 1st round of the Cueto Cup aired on last night's Lucha Underground episode. Additionally, a murder took place in the show's final scene. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yBAbpNqhOY Lucha Underground S03E22 Boyle Heights, LA Pentagon Jr. walks into Dario Cueto's office in the...
Marcus Alexander Bagwell, better known to wrestling fans as Buff Bagwell, is retiring. The 47-year old former nWo member plans on touring one more time however. He has sent word to promoters and is currently taking bookings (press release...
PJ Black, who wrestled as Justin Gabriel in WWE, is believed to have been injured recently in a base jumping accident. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Black suffered a broken leg and lost a finger in the accident. The...
205 Live this week was from the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. Austin Aries made his first appearance since Extreme Rules, and an unfortunate angle from Raw was continued. 205 Live June 13th 2017 New Orleans, LA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw4v_c5JTow 1. Cedric Alexander vs. Ariya...
This week NXT is from Full Sail University, as we countdown to Takeover: Brooklyn III. The event will be held the night before SummerSlam, on August 19th, inside the Barclay's Centre. Tonight as many as 6 matches will take place, including...
Finn Balor recently spoke with the Australian media, and indicated he was available to wrestle at this year's WrestleMania. Additionally, Balor spoke of why he hasn't wrestled as the demon in quite a while, and his pursuit to recapture the...
In the late 90s, the old NWO faction would release "paid advertisements" on Nitro. Bullet Club is now doing the same in NJPW. The faction has been the focal point of NJPW's marketing strategy for their July 1st and 2nd shows...
37 year-old John Hennigan, now known to Lucha Underground fans as Johnny Mundo, has proposed to girlfriend, Taya Valkyrie. Hennigan announced the couple's engagement on social media recently: https://www.instagram.com/p/BVTsZKCDRja/?hl=en Johnny Mundo and Taya Mundo and Taya wrestle for Lucha Underground and AAA Lucha Libre...
On last week's episode of Lucha Underground, Dario Cueto announced "the Cueto Cup". The single elimination tournament will determine who willchallenge the champion at Ultimate Lucha 3. Also announced last week, is that Johnny Mundo will defend his LU championship against...
Tonight's episode of Smackdown Live! will emanate from the Smoothie King Centre in New Orleans. The city will also host next year's WrestleMania. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flavjJWSLrs Matches Announced For Smackdown AJ Styles, Sami Zayn & Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kevin Owens, Baron Corbin &...
In the latest edition of the Elite's Youtube series "Being the Elite", Omega and the Young Bucks play a "harmful rib" on Masa. They also welcome Flip Gordon to the Ring of Honor roster. Cody and Frankie Kazarian also appear...
Last night, WWE was in the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA, and taped two matches for Main Event prior to Raw. Curtis Axel went one-on-one with Curt Hawkins, and in cruiserweight action Gran Metalik faced Ariya Davairi. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_d5ejdk61eA Main Event Taping Results ...
Last night's Raw from the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA opened with Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar. They addressed Joe's attack on Heyman from last week. This brought out Joe and led to a pull-apart that has garnered strong reactions from...
NJPW held their second biggest show of the year Sunday from Osaka. 7 title matches took place at the event, including a 60-minute time limit draw between Kenny Omega and IWGP heavyweight champion, Kazuchika Okada. https://twitter.com/KennyOmegamanX/status/873946083969323013 While he only retained his...
Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella are 1 month into parenthood, and Bryan is already teaching their newborn daughter some wrestling holds. The Bella Twins' official YouTube video posted the following video earlier today: (skip to the 3:00 mark for his comments about...
WWE has announced which segment will open tonight's episode of Raw. There are four episodes of Monday Night Raw until the brand's "Great Balls of Fire" PPV in Dallas, on July 9th. Recently, WWE announced which segment will open tonight's...
The most important shows in NJPW's global expansion plan take place July 1st and July 2nd in Los Angeles. With yesterday's Dominion show concluded, the promotion announced the full lineup for Night 1 and a partial lineup for Night 2...
WWE recently brought in 1/2 of one of the greatest tag teams of all time, the Rock N Roll Express, into the WWE Performance Centre. 60 year old, Ricky Morton, who only wrestled briefly in WWE, dropped by the centre...
Ring of Honor held TV tapings this weekend in Chicago. Those episodes will probably not begin airing until after the "Best in the World" PPV on June 23rd. This week, ROH TV was once again from Philadelphia, having been taped...
According to Forbes, reigning Intercontinental champion The Miz and his wife Maryse are selling their Los Angeles based home. The property is currently listed at $3.65 million, and includes 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. It is 4,500 square feet and includes a basketball...
WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle recently sat down for an interview with UK media outlet Metro. RAW's General Manager opened up about his past addictions, his current role and who he would like to face if he ends up wrestling in...
48-year old Brian Girard James, better known to wrestling fans as Road Dogg, appeared on X-Pac's 12360 Podcast. Previously on the show, Pac mentioned that Road Dogg currently has creative control of Smackdown, and Vince is "letting him have the wheel". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyUbb6z1W6Y&feature=youtu.be Highlights...
The Hardy Family grew by one member early this morning, as Reby Hardy gave birth to the couple's second son. The couple have named the child Wolfgang X Hardy. Between Birdie Joe Danielson and Wolfgang X Hardy, it has been an...
Kenny Omega faces Kazuchika Okada this weekend in Osaka, Japan for the IWGP heavyweight championship. It is a rematch from their highly-praised Tokyo Dome match at WrestleKingdom. Omega wrote an article for Sports Illustrated recently, and spoke about the importance...
WWE recently posted video highlights of Titus O'Neil's TED Talk. The video was shot at UCLA University on May 20th. Amongst other topics, Titus was said to speak of "the domino effect of advocacy". https://twitter.com/WWE/status/872845924564729856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2F411mania.com%2Fwrestling%2Fwwe-news-video-from-titus-oneils-ted-talk-wwe-fan-poll-on-following-wwe-stars-on-social-media%2F Titus O'Neil 40 year old, Thaddeus Michael Bullard...
Earlier this month, rumours began to circulate that NXT star, Hideo Itami, was going back to Japan. Itami addressed the rumours in a segment that aired on NXT. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=396r9dwMzp4 Hideo Itami 36 year old, Kenta Kobashi, changed his ring name to Hideo Itami...
NXT June 7th 2017 Full Sail University https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SVGKWAm4m8 1. Heavy Machinery vs. Lars Sullivan & Victor Andrews No highlights were posted for this match. Sullivan was taking it to Heavy Machinery when Andrews begged to be tagged in. Andrews was promptly destroyed by...
Lucha Underground was back this week for their 2nd episode to season 3 pt II. Last week, Johnny Mundo and the Mack fought to a 3-3 draw in an "All-Night Long" match (basically Iron Man rules). Dario Cueto however,...
This week on 205 Live, Noam Dar faced Cedric Alexander, Mustafa Ali was back in action, and in the main event a cruiserweight title match between TJP and Neville. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3su3KHefZ40 205 Live June 6th 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKhVrjGLGwY 1. Noam Dar vs. Cedric Alexander Before the...

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