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CM Punk feasts during the AEW All Out media scrum while trashing Hangman Adam Page
A day after CM Punk called out Jon Moxley, Chris Jericho, AEW head Tony Khan, and pro-wrestling reporter Dave Meltzer on Instagram Stories (a post that's since been deleted) over a number of issues (we have a reminder waiting for you below), professional wrestling website Fightful offered some new details as well as what sources[...]
WWE Doubles Down on Saudi Partnership Following Stranded Wrestler Controversy
 And indeed, it is that time again, as it's being reported this afternoon that WWE is set to announce its return to the country in November with yet another installment of WWE Crown Jewel, and they're all prepared to announce the main event match that will be headline-grabbing if nothing else. The official logo for WWE[...]
WWE Enacts New COVID Protocol For Employees After Bad Outbreak
 In the wake of all of this, WWE has now released an internal memo detailing new company protocols for combating COVID-19 that will be put into effect starting tomorrow at WWE Day 1. Vince McMahon and a number of WWE's top stars have been under the weather this past week as COVID-19 tears through the WWE roster,[...]
WWE Returning To The Thunderdome Because Of COVID-19 Resurgence?
So with sports and entertainment affected, what about the world of sports entertainment, ie WWE?  Well, we might have an answer to that. WWE Owner Vince McMahon at the WWE Thunderdome last year, courtesy of WWE. According to Dave Meltzer on today's Wrestling Observer Radio, WWE (and AEW) is keeping an eye on the situation and if shutdowns and[...]
The WWE Draft Is Set To Include Many NXT Names Being Called Up
 According to Dave Meltzer on today's Wrestling Observer Radio, the WWE Draft this year will include "many" NXT names making the move to the big time on Raw or SmackDown, though, like any plans in WWE, nothing is concrete and may change the day of. Here's what Uncle Dave had to say in detail on the matter (credit to WrestleTalk.com[...]
Paid WWE shill Ryan Satin
Paid WWE shill Ryan Satin spent the last 24 hours arguing on Twitter with unpaid AEW shill Dave Meltzer, and Satin is just about fed up with the toxicity he himself contributes to every time he goes toe-to-toe with Meltzer online The former TMZ journalist turned Fox WWE contributor wrote: I hate this app All day[...]
Update: You Can And Will See John Cena vs Roman Reigns At SummerSlam
 Well, as it turns out, the "Doctor of Thuganomics" also has a doctorate in scheduling and time maintenance, as it's reported today that he is indeed "locked-in" to face WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns at next month's SummerSlam. Roman Reigns and John Cena, courtesy of WWE. According to good ol' Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, John Cena taking on "The[...]
A WWE And MLW Partnership? It Could Actually Happen
 For the past 20 years though, this practice has largely been abandoned (except for a very brief deal with EVOLVE), but if word going around is accurate, that may be about to change. The official logo for MLW, courtesy of MLW. As was first reported by Dave Meltzer in his Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the WWE has had talks[...]
Val Venis's entrance video in WWE
Hello, ladies… can we interest you in some batshit craziness? Former fake porn star and WWE wrestler Val Venis is absolutely livid on Twitter, aiming his fury at wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer because Meltzer doesn't support the conspiracy theory that widespread voter fraud cost WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump the election But Venis's disagreement with[...]
Paid WWE shill Ryan Satin
Another sad battle between wrestling "journalists" spontaneously broke out on Twitter Tuesday when TMZ reporter turned woke dirt sheet mogul turned Fox WWE shill Ryan Satin called out failed pro wrestler and current manservant of Dave Meltzer, Bryan Alvarez The whole thing stemmed from comments Alvarez made on a Wrestling Observer podcast about cancer. Paid WWE[...]
A Jim Cornette on a Pole Match.
In a storyline that has to have been booked by Vince Russo, Dave Meltzer took on Mark Madden in a Jim Cornette on a pole match on twitter Wednesday Things kicked off when the beloved wrestling journalist, a frequent critic of WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump, criticized Trump's attempts to force CNN to apologize for[...]
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin finally gets his hands on Mr. McMahon during the Royal Rumble Match: WWE
Rhodes said that's not going to happen in AEW, and Dave Meltzer, who shills for AEW on Twitter and in his Wrestling Observer Newsletter, agreed "Hopefully never," Rhodes tweeted in response to the question about an authority figure in AEW "The audience isn't dumb, they know who management is Authority elements seem insulting in this[...]
Vince Russo Destroys the Set WITH AN AXE! (NWA-TNA PPV #26) | Classic IMPACT Wrestling Moments
Big Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter and Bruce Mitchell of Pro Wrestling Torch tag-teamed Russo in a series of tweets blasting Russo's opinions and calling out his record in the business. "There's this idea that Vince Russo popularized IN the wrestling business that wrestling is stupid, particularly after you find out it's fake and[...]
Pro wrestling dirt sheet moguls Dave Meltzer and Ryan Satin got into it on Twitter last week, and their feud is still going today Things kicked off between Meltzer and Satin when Satin complained about jobber Alan Angels fighting a competitive match and kicking out of a V-Trigger by Kenny Omega on last week's AEW[...]
Batista's ready to inflict a major beatdown, courtesy of WWE.
And clearly, Bautista didn't check with his friend and former Evolution stablemate, Triple H, as Haitch has previously visited the Oval Office to see Trump and was praised by the president on Saturday morning for his 25-year WWE career. Wrestling Observer's Dave Meltzer lent credence to the theory that Bautista could get heat because of his[...]
Austin Aires Glad WWE Fired Him, Claims Meltzer; Plus: Kevin Nash Tears Meniscus
Though he didn't ask for his release, Austin Aires wanted WWE to fire him, according to a new report from Dave Meltzer's Wrestling Observer Radio show. Aires was released suddenly by WWE this weekend, along with a string of unexpected moves from the company that also included inviting former TNA owner Dixie Carter to appear on[...]
Is Impact Wrestling Paying People To Like Them In India?
According to Dave Meltzer's Wrestling Observer Newsletter, fans were paid 250-400 rupees for attending the event The crowd of roughly 500 people were also told who to cheer and who to boo, as indicated by which side of the stage wrestlers entered from Even group activities like performing the wave were choreographed, according to Meltzer. Of[...]
Power Struggle Brewing At WWE Performance Center Between HBK, Matt Bloom
However, it wasn't long before Dave Meltzer, the Rich Johnston of wrestling journalism, issued a contradictory report on his subscription dirt sheet The Wrestling Observer, which is disseminated via all the other wrestling sites reading it then reprinting its contents as news stories Meltzer's report said that though Michaels will be a coach at the performance[...]