Posts by Chad McMahon

About Chad McMahon

Chad McMahon is a lifelong professional wrestling fan and now journalist. Chad’s interests also include comic books, movies, netflix, and other sports including football, baseball and basketball, both college and professional.

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Dax Harwood Calls Out AEW for Not Following Tag Team Rules

Dax Harwood of new AEW tag team FTR had some harsh words for Pentagon Jr.; one have of fellow AEW tag team The Lucha Bros. Pentagon has been off AEW television since the start of the coronavirus pandemic as he's currently stuck in Mexico and unable to travel. However, his brother Rey Fenix returned to […]

WWE Star Baron Corbin is the Ratings King of Friday Nights

WWE Universe Unfairly Maligns Baron Corbin as Real Hit-And-Run Driver

Baron Corbin is currently leading a poll asking fans who they believe is the real culprit behind the hit-and-run attack that injured WWE Superstar Elias on last week's episode of WWE Smackdown. Jeff Hardy was initially thought to be behind the incident, as he was found in nearby bushes disoriented and smelling like the […]

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WWE Raw Drops to 12th Place as CNN, Fox Dominate Cable Ratings

With the entire country in turmoil and viewers glued to cable news channels to watch civil unrest unfold in real-time, WWE sank from first place to twelfth place in the top 150 cable rankings Monday Night. According to Showbuzz Daily's report, WWE took the twelfth, thirteenth, and seventeenth spots in the chart for its three […]

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Tony Khan Bans Linda Hogan from All AEW Shows for Protest Tweet

In case you were wondering, AEW owner Tony Khan is not screwing around. Khan, who early on after the killing of George Floyd by police tweeted his support for the Black Lives Matter movement, responded to a tweet from Linda Hogan, reality TV star and ex-wife of Hulk Hogan, to ban her from all AEW […]

Kairi Sane Posts Photos of Injury from Last Night's Nia Jax Match

Kairi Sane Posts Photos of Injury from Last Night's Nia Jax Match

WWE Superstar Kairi Sane took to Twitter to show off the head wound she received during her match with Nia Jax on last night's episode of Monday Night Raw. Jax tossed Sane into the ring steps, causing a massive cut on her head. It's the latest incident in which Jax has either injured or nearly […]

WWE Star Jaxson Ryker Ripped for Trump Tweet, Calling BLM Garbage

WWE Star Jaxson Ryker Ripped for Trump Tweet, Calling BLM Garbage

WWE star Jaxson Ryker is a member of the Smackdown stable The Forgotten Sons, but today he's likely not happy with the long memory of the internet. Ryker came under first after tweeting his support of WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump this week, and soon after, the internet unearthed an older Facebook post in which […]

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Chris Jericho, Lilian Garcia Criticized for Protest Response

AEW star Chris Jericho and former WWE announcer Lilian Garcia have come under fire for social media posts about the protests around the nation following the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers. While both Jericho and Garcia have broadly expressed support for protestors, both have made comments that have drawn the ire of […]

AEW News: New Being the Elite, Dark Match Replacement

AEW News: New Being the Elite, Dark Match Replacement, Open Challenge

Here's a couple of quick AEW news bytes for your Monday afternoon, including a new Being the Elite, a new match for Dark, and an update on the TNT Championship open challenge. First up, a new episode of Being the Elite has dropped on YouTube, titled Gig. The show sees the cast members reunited now […]

MVP on His Prison Experience, George Floyd Protests & His Tribute to Shad Gaspard

MVP Discusses Police Brutality, Lack of Accountability

WWE Superstar MVP appeared on the latest episode of Lilian Garcia's podcast where he discussed his career, remembering Shad Gaspard, and his time in prison. MVP also discussed police brutality in the wake of the George Floyd killing and subsequent protests from a unique perspective as a Black man who also comes from a family […]

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Titus O'Neil, Dave Bautista Discuss Current Unrest with Tampa Police

WWE Superstar Titus O'Neil and WWE Hall-of-Famer Dave Bautista took to Instagram Saturday to post an hour-long conversation the pair had with Tampa police Chief Brian Dugan and county Sheriff Chad Chronister. The conversation was organized by O'Neil to address issues of institutional racism and the killings of Black men at the hands of law […]

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Knox County Mayor Kane, Other Pro Wrestlers Respond to Civil Unrest

Knox County Tennessee Mayor Glenn Jacobs, best known by his WWE ring name Kane, took to Twitter to address the killing of George Floyd by the police and the subsequent protests and civil unrest, spurred not only by Floyd's death but the deaths of countless Black men (and some women) killed at the hands of […]

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Return of Baron Corbin, Drunk Hardy Lead to Smackdown Ratings Win

To the surprise of no one, the return of Baron Corbin, the Ratings King of Friday Nights, resulted in a victory for WWE Smackdown. An increase in viewership can also be attributed to a hot angle in which Jeff Hardy appeared to run over Elias with his car. Smackdown's second hour was tied for first […]

Jeff Hardy Involved in DUI Angle on WWE Smackdown

Jeff Hardy Involved in DUI Angle on WWE SmackDown

Last night's episode of WWE SmackDown on Fox opened up with an angle in which a drunk Jeff Hardy appeared to run over Elias with a car. Playing off Hardy's longtime and well-known addiction problems, the angle saw an inebriated Hardy arrested and his spot in the Intercontinental Championship tournament offered to the winner of […]

Total Bellas: Daniel Bryan Breaks Down, Shaman Helps Heal Marriage

Total Bellas: Daniel Bryan Breaks Down, Shaman Helps Heal Marriage

Last night's episode of Total Bellas wrapped up the angle between Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan over their marital issues. With Bryan back in a full-time role on WWE Smackdown and Bella working on her various business ventures, the pair haven't had a lot of time to spend alone together. In addition, Bryan has been […]

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Chris Jericho Announces Triple Whammy Jericho Cruise for 2021

AEW star Chris Jericho is hosting another Rock N' Rager at Sea cruise next February, announced on the annual cruise's website. Set for February 1-5, the cruise will set sail from Miami, Florida to Bahama Island, and will feature all of the things fans have come to expect, including live wrestling, performances by Fozzy, live […]

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Genius Live Audience Idea Leads WWE Raw to #1 Ratings Victory

Proving once again that Vince McMahon truly is a genius, the WWE Chairman's idea to use NXT developmental wrestlers as the audience for Monday's episode of Raw led WWE's flagship show to yet another ratings victory. Even without the Ratings King of Friday Nights, Baron Corbin, WWE pulled off a number one victory in the […]

AEW Dynamite Preview: Mike Tyson, Brian Cage, Britt Baker, More

AEW Dynamite Preview w/ Mike Tyson, Brian Cage, Plus New Rankings

All Elite Wrestling has revealed the lineup for a stacked card on tonight's episode of AEW Dynamite, the first show following the Double or Nothing PPV. The show features a star-studded lineup including Mike Tyson, Britt Baker, the Inner Circle, Brian Cage, Jon Moxley, Hikaru Shida, Private Party, Joey Janella, Matt Hardy, the Young Bucks, […]

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Report: WWE to Use Wrestlers for Crowd Noise on Raw Tonight

WWE is taking a cue from rival AEW and using wrestlers as the audience for tonight's episode of Raw, according to the latest dirt sheet rumors. Sean Ross Sapp of reports (and Mike Johnson of PWInsider independently confirms) that WWE is using developmental wrestlers from their NXT brand to sit in the audience and […]

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Here's When Japan Will Open For Wrestling Shows

New Japan Pro Wrestling could be coming back soon, as Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has lifted the state of emergency in the country. Abe says that Japan has effectively handled the crisis and that the country, including sporting events, can begin to reopen. "We've set some of the most strict criteria in the world […]

Inner Circle to Hold Pep Rally on AEW Dynamite This Week

Inner Circle to Hold Pep Rally on AEW Dynamite This Week

Chris Jericho and the Inner Circle will hold a pep rally on AEW Dynamite this week in an attempt to raise their morale after a devastating loss in the Stadium Stampede match at Double or Nothing. The Inner Circle pep rally joins an appearance by Mike Tyson in what's looking like a star-studded post-PPV episode […]