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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Three More People Present at WWE Tapings Test Positive for COVID-19

In a development, everyone saw coming from miles away, three more people who were recently present at WWE tapings have tested positive for COVID-19. Pro Wrestling Sheet's Ryan Satin broke the news, revealing that at least one of the cases is an "in-ring talent." Satin reported that "at least three people" tested positive for the […]

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WWE Raw Ratings Mostly Even with Last Week, Viewership Slightly Down

WWE Monday Night Raw's ratings are in, and it's mostly good news for WWE. Raw once again averaged a .53 in the 18-49 demographic rating. That's off of hours that individually did a .58, .53, and .49, respectively. Raw's three hours ranked 4th, 6th, and 7th place for the night, the exact same spots the […]

R-Truth announces the debut of his new game show on WWE's The Bump podcast.

R-Truth Game Show Set for July Debut on WWE Network

A long-rumored game show hosted by WWE Superstar R-Truth is finally set to debut on the WWE Network next month. In development for years, R-Truth revealed on WWE's The Bump podcast this week that the show will debut on July 14th. Truth also shared some insight on what to expect from the show, which featured […]

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Ratings Hold Steady, Viewership Increases for Dry WWE Smackdown

Another week of ratings is in the books, and things continue to look positive for WWE. WWE Smackdown managed to hold on to its ratings and even increase slightly in viewership from last week. The show was also tied for first place in demographic ratings for the night, and they did it without any urine […]

MVP discusses his career on WWE's The Bump.

WWE Star MVP on Shad Gaspard's Death

WWE Superstar MVP appeared on WWE's The Bump ahead of Backlash on Sunday, and he discussed his reaction to two emotional moments involving his friends. MVP discussed his relationship with Shad Gaspard and how he's been affected by Gaspard's tragic death. On a lighter note, with the clip of MVP and Gaspard reacting to Kofi […]

Paige appears on WWE talk show The Bump ahead of the Backlash PPV.

Paige on Influencing WWE's Female Stars

WWE Superstar Paige is just 27-yeard-old, but she's already been forced to retire from in-ring competition due to injuries. It's a unique situation for Paige to both be so young and yet so influential to the current generation of female wrestlers in WWE. Paige appeared on WWE's The Bump talk show ahead of Sunday's Backlash […]

MVP discusses his career on WWE's The Bump.

WWE's MVP On Why He Designs Ring Gear Like Marvel's Black Panther

Since MVP debuted in WWE in 2006, he's had a distinct look based on his ring gear, which uses the style of athletic workout gear popularized today by companies like Under Armour. But according to MVP, he was the trendsetter in the style which is ubiquitous amongst athletes today. Even so, MVP wasn't a big […]

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AEW and NXT Get a Sweet Ratings Boost

The numbers are in for the latest skirmish in the Wednesday Night Ratings Wars, and both AEW Dynamite and NXT are up. It was another close week, but AEW once again walked away with the victory in both ratings and viewership. Dynamite was ranked #8 for the night across all cable shows, while NXT came […]

Paige appears on WWE talk show The Bump ahead of the Backlash PPV.

Paige on Women in the WWE

WWE Superstar Paige appeared on WWE's The Bump talk show ahead of Sunday's Backlash PPV, and she talked about the current state of the Women's division in WWE and the Women's Tag Team Championships. Paige discussed how the titles weren't treated with the seriousness that they deserved after their original debut, but she feels like […]

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WWE Raw Gets Massive Viewership Bump After Ditching Paul Heyman

It looks like Vince McMahon was right all along. For the first episode of WWE, after WWE fired Paul Heyman and consolidated its creative team for Raw and Smackdown under Bruce Pritchard, viewership was way, way up on Monday night, according to the numbers from Showbuzz Daily. In fact, last night's episode of Raw had […]

Drew McIntyre Would Prefer Sewage in Wounds Over Sleeping With Lana

Drew McIntyre Would Prefer Sewage in Wounds Over Sleeping With Lana

WWE Champion Drew McIntyre didn't mince words when he revealed whether or not he would take Lana up on her suggestion that he would have made a better sexual partner than Bobby Lashley. The answer, in short, is no. McIntyre was responding to comments Lana made during the first hour of WWE Monday Night Raw […]

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AEW News: Kris Statlander Injured, New Being the Elite

The Women's Division in AEW has suffered another blow. Kris Statlander is injured with a torn ACL and will be out of action for a while, the Galaxy's Greatest Alien revealed on Twitter. Statlander tweeted, "Since the news is out. I told you I'd dive on Kip again and dammit I did. But in doing […]

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Jinder Mahal Talks About His Comeback, Recalls WWE Championship Win

Just a few weeks ago, the wrestling world was on the brink of a badly-needed comeback by one of WWE's greatest superstars, the Modern Day Maharaja, Jinder Mahal. Unfortunately, that comeback was shortlived as Mahal required knee surgery after just a single match, hindering the era of Jinder Mahal for now. Mahal appeared on WWE […]

Jinder Mahal appears on WWE talk show The Bump ahead of the Backlash PPV.

Jinder Mahal Talks Drew McIntyre's Championship Run, 3MB Prophecy

Drew McIntyre may be the latest member of 3MB to hold the WWE Championship, but he isn't the first. McIntyre is merely following in the footsteps of the Modern Day Maharaja, Jinder Mahal. But the magnanimous Mahal isn't jealous of his friend and former teammate being in the main event on Raw while Mahal is […]

WWE Backlash PPV: Match Card, Predictions, Live Coverage (WWE)

Braun Strowman vs. Miz and Morrison: WWE Backlash Live Report

MVP is seen backstage ordering party supplies for the post-Backlash WWE Championship match party tonight. Lana interrupts his call to tell MVP she's the reason Lashley is successful, not him. MVP tells Lana she should have this conversation with Lashley, but she won't because she's scared of what he'll say. MVP heads off to hang […]

WWE Backlash PPV: Match Card, Predictions, Live Coverage

Apollo Crews vs. Andrade: WWE Backlash Live Report

Miz and Morrison finally got to debut their new music video on the WWE Backlash Kickoff show. The tag team tried to debutt HEY! Hey Hey on Smackdown, but were rudely interrupted by Braun Strowman making his entrance. Smackdown viewers' loss is Backlash Kickoff viewers' gain, however. This song is a real banger! Hey hey […]

Jinder Mahal appears on WWE talk show The Bump ahead of the Backlash PPV.

Jinder Mahal Predicts Wins for Bobby Lashley, Randy Orton at Backlash

WWE Backlash tonight features a loaded card, with five WWE championships on the line, a significant grudge match between Jeff Hardy and Sheamus, and a match being billed as The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever. Former WWE Champion and one of my favorite wrestlers, The Modern Day Maharaja, Jinder Mahal, appeared on WWE talk show The […]

The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever: Edge vs. Randy Orton (WWE)

WWE Backlash PPV: Our Predictions, Final Match Card and Live Coverage

WWE Backlash takes place tonight at 7 PM on the WWE Network, and Bleeding Cool will be covering the PPV live. The Chadster has been assigned the task of writing this article to list the card for tonight's event, which will serve as a hub for our live coverage as it happens (with links to […]

Paige appears on WWE talk show The Bump ahead of the Backlash PPV.

Paige Talks Greatest Wrestling Match Ever, Nia Jax vs. Asuka

WWE Superstar Paige appeared on WWE's The Bump talk show ahead of Sunday's Backlash PPV, and she talked about two matches taking place tonight. One is a match between Edge and Randy Orton being billed as the Greatest Wrestling Match Ever. The other is the WWE Raw Women's Championship match between Asuka and Nia Jax. […]

MVP discusses his career on WWE's The Bump.

MVP Says Lana Will Soon Be Looking for Alimony from Bobby Lashley

Tonight at WWE Backlash, Bobby Lashley will challenge Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship. In his corner will be MVP, the man who has taken Lashley from the center of a cuckold angle with Rusev into the main event. In an interview with WWE's The Bump, MVP discussed his relationship with Lashley and Lashley's relationship […]