Posts by Chad McMahon

About Chad McMahon

Chad McMahon, otherwise known as The Chadster, 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. Chad drives a Miata and is married to Keighleyanne. He loves WWE with all his heart and soul.

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Two Teams Advance in Dusty Rhodes Classic on WWE 205 Live

Two Teams Advance in Dusty Rhodes Classic on WWE 205 Live

Friday's episode of 205 Live on the WWE Network featured two more matches in the NXT Dusty Rhodes Classic tag team tournaments. In a match for the women's tournament, newcomers Gigi Dolan and Cora Jade took on Candice LeRae and Indi Hartwell. And in a match for the men's tournament, frenemies Timothy Thatcher and Tommaso […]

Smackdown Highlights: Belair Banks Corbin Reigns Pearce More

Smackdown Highlights: Belair, Banks, Corbin, Reigns, Pearce, More!

Howdy folks! The Chadster here, and on this beautiful Saturday afternoon, The Chadster has just one thing in mind: getting you, The Chadster's loyal readers, to click on these videos from WWE's YouTube showing highlights from last night's episode of WWE Smackdown. Why, you may ask, does The Chadster care so much? It's simple. The […]

Thanks Joe Biden Smackdown Scores Massive Second-Place Ratings Tie

Thanks Joe Biden! Smackdown Scores Massive Second-Place Ratings Tie

WWE Smackdown's overnight ratings are up this week in a changing television landscape as Joe Biden took over as head booker of the United States from WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump. Biden has far less experience in the wrestling business than Trump, whose association with the company dates back to the 1980s and who benefited […]

AEW Dynamite Beats WWE NXT as Joe Biden Dominates Ratings

AEW Dynamite Beats WWE NXT as Joe Biden Dominates Ratings

AEW Dynamite defeated WWE NXT in the ratings once again this week amidst the backdrop of a night dominated by cable news as Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States. The full ratings report from Showbuzz Daily was delayed due to the Martin Luther King holiday at the beginning of […]

Paul Heyman to Wrestle Adam Pearce in Smackdown Main Event Tonight

Paul Heyman to Wrestle Adam Pearce in Smackdown Main Event Tonight

Paul Heyman is known as one of the brightest minds in pro wrestling, but he's lesser known for his body. Nevertheless, Heyman will apparently wrestle Adam Pearce in the main of Smackdown tonight, a situation that developed as a result of the show's opening promo. Last week on Smackdown, Adam Pearce tricked Reigns into sighing […]

Tony Khan Ratings Killer Impact Ratings Fall for Khan Appearance

Tony Khan, Ratings Killer? Impact Ratings Fall for Khan Appearance

It looks like Tony Khan made the right decision when he vowed not to become an onscreen character for AEW. The AEW President made a special appearance on this week's episode of Impact Wrestling, but instead of causing a ratings bump, Khan caused the ratings to go down, undoing all of the gains Impact has […]

You Can Stream WWE Superstar Spectacle on the WWE Network

You Can Stream WWE Superstar Spectacle on the WWE Network

WWE fans outside of India who were worried they were going to have to miss the upcoming Superstar Spectacle event rejoice! A press release reveals the details for anyone who wants to watch a two-hour WWE special first thing in the morning, which has got to be a lot of people, right? What a way […]

Updated Card for Next Weeks Episode of WWE NXT

Updated Card for Next Week's Episode of WWE NXT

Howdy folks! The Chadster here, and here to perform a very important task: to tell you about what's happening on WWE NXT next week in hopes that you will decided to tune in and help the show defeat AEW Dynamite in the ratings. If that doesn't happen, it makes The Chadster very sad. And you […]

Dynamite Video Highlights: Sting Moxley Kenny Omega More

Dynamite Video Highlights: Sting, Moxley, Kenny Omega, More

Another battle in the Wednesday Night Wars was settled last night as AEW Dynamite once again went head-to-head with NXT, forcing fans to choose their favorite show and commit to it their valuable viewership. But what of the fans who enjoy both shows? Here's a secret: even if you didn't get to watch one show […]

NXT Recap: Two Men Enter The Fight Pit Two Bros Leave

NXT Recap: Two Men Enter The Fight Pit, Two Bros Leave

Howdy folks! The Chadster is here once again to celebrate the gift of NXT with all of you. The Chadster can feel this is the week that NXT wins in the ratings. It's got to happen! Oooh, The Chadster can't wait! NXT Review – January 20th, 2021 There's a fight pit set up in the […]

WWE Raw Ratings Rebound After Triple H Tanked Them Last Week

WWE Raw Ratings Rebound After Triple H Tanked Them Last Week

After erasing gains last week. WWE Raw ratings rebounded this week despite competition from NBA basketball and cable news. All three hours of Raw were in the top 5 cable shows this week as reported by Showbuzz Daily. But what do these ratings mean? Don't worry, loyal readers. The Chadster is here to break it […]

AEW Invades Impact Wrestling in These Impact Video Highlights

AEW Invades Impact Wrestling in These Impact Video Highlights

Impact Wrestling aired its first show since the Hard to Kill PPV last night. If you missed it, no worries. The Chadster is here with your fix of YouTube videos and insightful commentary to get you all caught up. As we all know, Impact has had an unfair advantage lately due to a crossover with […]

Disco Inferno Hates Lance Storms Idea for a Wrestling Video Game

Disco Inferno Hates Lance Storm's Idea for a Wrestling Video Game

Former WCW star Disco Inferno doesn't believe people would be interested in playing a wrestling video game where the players work together to create a five-star match. Despite support from respected wrestling Lance Storm, who came up with the idea, Disco Inferno disagrees that the idea can be taken seriously. Lance Storm took to Twitter […]

Watch: Gillberg Makes Triumphant WWE Return in Raw Video Highlights

Watch: Gillberg Makes Triumphant WWE Return in Raw Video Highlights

Howdy folks! The Chadster here. I like to run these video highlights from WWE Raw articles every Tuesday morning to counteract all the negativity from Jude Terror during the Raw live recap. Does that guy even like wrestling?! Anyway, The Chadster likes to stick to the true purpose of entertainment journalism: the shameless promotion of […]

Nyla Rose Drops Out of Dynamite Match Due to COVID Contact

Nyla Rose Drops Out of Dynamite Match Due to COVID Contact

Nyla Rose will not face Leyla Hirsch on AEW Dynamite this Wedensday, the former AEW Women's Champion revealed on Twitter Saturday. Rose says she'll have to enter quarantine after coming in close contact with an immediate family member who tested positive for COVID-19. "A bit of sad posting =\ No easy way to say this so […]

Hard to Kill Results &#8211 In This Match&#8230 an Ethan Page Will DIE

Hard to Kill Results – In This Match… an Ethan Page Will DIE!

Howdy folks! The Chadster here! And The Chadster would like to take a moment to apologize for the nonsense you've all had to put up with tonight from that unsavory character El Presidente. Does anybody really believe all that crap he says? He's not invading the My Pillow factory! He's typing this stuff from his […]

Hard to Kill Results &#8211 Tenille and Kaleb vs. Steve and Rosemary

Hard to Kill Results – Tenille and Kaleb vs. Steve and Rosemary

Howdy folks! The Chadster here! As always, The Chadster apologizes for the nonsense you had to read in the last article. Rest assured, The Chadster has lodged a complaint with Bleeding Cool demanding that hooligan El Presidente be fired immediately. But The Chadster is a professional and he's here to recap Impact's Hard to Kill […]

WWE Smackdown Crushes Figure Skating Championships in Ratings War

WWE Smackdown Crushes Figure Skating Championships in Ratings War

WWE Smackdown came out on top in the network ratings wars Friday night. No, technically, Smackdown didn't win the night in overall viewership, nor did it score the highest rating in the 18-49 demographic. However, Smackdown absolutely crushed the National Figure Skating Championships in head-to-head competition! Yeah, figure skaters! Tell The Chadster how his ass […]

Smackdown Video Highlights: Billie Kay Makes Riott Squad Debut More

Smackdown Video Highlights: Billie Kay Makes Riott Squad Debut, More

Howdy folks! The Chadster here, bringing you some video highlights from WWE Smackdown. But just because you can watch this on YouTube doesn't mean you should. Go and watch it on your DVR so WWE gets credit for the ratings, dang it! The Chaster has a lot riding on this emotionally. The big story on […]

Dynamite Beats NXT But CNN Beats Everyone (Including Fox News)

Dynamite Beats NXT But CNN Beats Everyone (Including Fox News)

AEW Dynamite once again scored a victory in ratings and viewership over rival WWE NXT, though both show's audiences were dwarfed by people tuning in to watch the unfolding drama of the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Trumps' refusal to accept the results of an election he lost like a bitch has wreaked havoc on […]