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Deonna Purrazzo Signs with Impact and Kenny Omega is Fine With It

Deonna Purrazzo Signs with Impact and Kenny Omega is Fine With It

Speculation on where Purrazzo would end up was finally answered last night when she appeared in a video package on Impact Wrestling.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtGkwGaBeds"I am the virtuosa," Purrazzo said in the video "Do you even know what that means? Allow me to explain I possess outstanding technical ability, and I have a cultivated appreciation for artistic excellence[...]

Being the Elite, Total Divas Video Game, and the Return of WCW?!

Being the Elite, Total Divas Video Game, and WCW Returns?!?

Before we leave you to eat large quantities of grilled meat products and fall asleep during the first hour of WWE Monday Night Raw, here's a few pro wrestling stories making the dirt sheet rounds this fine Memorial Day. Being the Elite #205 is out, titled "Stadium Stampede". The episode features an appearance by Marty […]

Hana Kumura, photo by Yoccy441.

NJPW, Stardom Wrestler Hana Kimura Passes Away, Age 22

Hana Kimura, one of the brightest Japanese pro wrestlers and cast member of the Netflix show Terrace House, has died at the age of 22. Kimura had recently been the target for a slew of online bullying and harassment. In her social media feeds late Friday night, Kimura had posted via Twitter: "Thank you to […]

**MUST SEE** THE CONCLUSION TO THE STREET FIGHT FOR THE AGES | AEW DYNAMITE 5/6/20, JACKSONVILLE, FL

WWE, AEW, Impact Affected by Extended International Travel Bans

Notably, this affects WWE, AEW, and Impact Wrestling.[caption id="attachment_1198602" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo of the WWE.[/caption]Dave Meltzer has the news in the latest issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, writing of Mexico's travel ban, "The travel ban leaving Mexico has been extended to 6/18 The people that affects is anyone from AAA, although AEW[...]

The logo for Impact in 60 on AXS TV

Impact Wrestling Launches New AXS TV Show to Tell History of TNA

Impact Wrestling has announced a new television show, Impact in 60, to air on AXS TV on Tuesdays following each episode of Impact Wrestling Called Impact in 60, the show will be a documentary exploring the history of Impact from back in the TNA days to the present Each episode of the show will feature[...]

Tom Segura doubles down on wrestling hate on podcast [screencap]

Tom Segura Doubles Down on Wrestling Fans, Attacks AJ Styles

Comedian Tom Segura continued his attacks on wrestling fans after stirring up controversy yesterday by calling fans "r****ds." Segura released a video seemingly apologizing to wrestling fans, but later claimed he just "parroted" the words. "Of course I understand why people like wrestling," Segura said in a video released on his Twitter. "It's awesome. Those […]

Comedian Tom Segura insults wrestling fans on his podcast.

Comedian Tom Segura Says Wrestling's for "R****ds", Wrestlers Respond

On a recent episode of his podcast, comedian Tom Segura made disparaging comments about people who like wrestling. Though wrestling fans have been aware for at least the last 100 years that wrestling matches feature wrestlers working with each other and predetermined outcomes, Segura seemed convinced that fans believe the fights are real. "So many […]

New Japan Pro-Wrestling Wrestle Dynasty delayed until 2021, courtesy of NJPW.

New Japan Pro-Wrestling Postpones Wrestle Dynasty until 2021

The esport world has also felt the impact of COVID-19, with many live tournaments and events moving to online only While these canceled events and postponements are disappointing, it's good to see companies thinking about the health and safety of their talent and fans. New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) announced that Wrestle Dynasty has been postponed[...]

The Impact Wrestling #1 Contender Tournament Bracket [from Iampact's Twitter]

Can a #1 Contender Tournament Fix Impact's Championship Problem?

Impact Wrestling has a significant problem going on in its world championship main event scene Instead of one World Championship, they've got two of them Tessa Blanchard is the official Impact World Champion, having won the title from Sami Callahan in a match at Hard to Kill in January Though it was just a few[...]

"THE BEST" in Canada Challenge The North?! | IMPACT! Highlights May 5, 2020

Impact Wrestling Aired a Match with Piped-In Crowd Noise Last Night

Impact Wrestling tried something new last night Wrestling companies have been handling the pandemic in different ways and to varying degrees of success WWE has filmed matches in an empty building with dead silence and no crowd, and that's been a little boring.. even more boring than WWE usually is On the other hand, the[...]

AJ Styles enters the ring on SmackDown, courtesy of WWE.

Will AJ Styles' New Dairy Queen Commercial Increase Divorce Rates?

WWE Superstar AJ Styles is the star of a new commercial from fast-food chain Dairy Queen which sees The Phenomenal One burst through a paper Dairy Queen logo to surprise families of WWE fans eating Dairy Queen food, like the Kool-Aid Man if the Kool-Aid Man was a flat-earther, oh yeah! But while seeing one […]

Herb Abrams and the UWF are the focus of the next Dark Side of the Ring, courtesy of Vice.

Dark Side of the Ring Previews Rise and Fall of UWF's Herb Abrams

Even with the wrestling community still buzzing about last week's David Schultz-focused episode, producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener's Dark Side of the Ring aren't letting up when it comes to fiery topics. This Tuesday, Vice TV brings the rise and fall of Universal Wrestling Federation (UWF) founder Herb "Mr. Electrcity" Abrams. Created and run […]

Brie wants some alone time: Total Bellas, April 30, 2020

Daniel Bryan Had Other Options But Brie Bella Made Him Sign With WWE

On last night's episode of Total Bellas, Daniel Bryan provided insight into what caused him to re-sign with WWE. Bryan and his wife, Brie Bella, have been arguing about their relationship this season, as Bryan's road schedule and Bella's business schedule have been causing friction between the couple as they try to care for their […]

Drake Maverick in the ring on NXT, courtesy of WWE.

Drake Maverick Winning NXT Match Keeps His WWE Career Alive For Now

Drake Maverick won his match against Tony Nese in the NXT Interim Cruiserweight Championship tournament last night, keeping alive hopes that he won't be fired along with dozens of his co-workers as part of coronavirus pandemic cost-cutting measures. Maverick was one of more than 50 names who were released or furloughed by WWE, a cold-hearted […]

Mick Foley praised the David Schultz episode of Dark Side of the Ring, courtesy of Vice.

Dark Side of the Ring Shares Mick Foley's Praise for David Schultz Ep

Earlier this week, we reported about entertainment juggernaut and ex-full-time WWE wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson giving his seal of approval to producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener's Dark Side of the Ring and its look at former WWE star David Schultz. Tracing how Schultz's career derailed after a violent run-in with 20/20 reporter John […]

The Big Show and Terry are in agreement on The Big Show Show, courtesy of Netflix and WWE.

The Big Show Show Episode 3 Brought Along Big Character Growth: Review

Netflix's The Big Big Show has been putting much more meat on its bones with each episode, and it's appreciated. In the third episode, the focus shifts to the relationship between Paul Wight aka Big Show's oldest daughter Lola (Reylynn Caster), and her stepmother Cassy (Allison Munn). Cassy and Lola have been largely awkward together […]

The official logo of Impact Wrestling.

TNA Championship Returns at Impact Wrestling Rebellion

Impact Wrestling aired the second night of its Rebellion almost-PPV on AXS TV Tuesday, and the event ended with a major surprise Moose showed up in the main event wearing the TNA Championship that was previously replaced with the Impact Championship Moose fought Michael Elgin and Hernandez to retain the title.[caption id="attachment_1200162" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The[...]

Drew McIntyre and Seth Rollins brawl in wild contract signing on Raw, courtesy of WWE.

WWE MVP's Open Strong Monday Night RAW Effort This Week

This week's Monday Night RAW opened with the MVP VIP lounge, with the guests including Rey Mysterio, Jr., Aleister Black, and Apollo Crews, with MVP boasting about how he knows Crews will go all the way in this year's Money in the Bank match. The lounge is then crashed by Zelina Vega and her associates. […]

It's AJ Styles and The OC taking on The Undertaker in a Boneyard Match, courtesy of WWE.

WWE Selling WrestleMania 36 Boneyard Match Dirt Capsules for $75

In the pro wrestling business, it's tradition to do anything for a buck. Even so, WWE may have taken things to an entirely new level when they announced the latest piece of merch available on WWE Shop. That's right, for seventy-five bucks, you, yes, you, can own your very own capsule of dirt from the […]

Jerry Lawler taken off of Raw due to a health matter, courtesy of WWE.

With Samoa Joe Joining WWE Raw Commentary Team, Is Jerry Lawler Out?

Samoa Joe is returning to the broadcast booth for WWE Monday Night Raw. According to a report from Ryan Satin at Pro Wrestling Sheet, a reliable source because he is on WWE's payroll, Joe will return to commentary on one or both of the episodes of Raw being taped this week. Satin doesn't say whether […]