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NWA Shuts Down in Response to #SpeakingOut Allegations, Lagana Resigns

The fallout from the #SpeakingOut allegations that began exposing incidents of alleged sexual misconduct throughout the pro wrestling industry this week has prompted the resignation of NWA Vice President David Lagana He has run the day-to-day operations of the company since the organization launched its weekly NWA POWERRR show in 2019 Lagana was accused of[...]

What made retirement so difficult for Ric Flair? WWE 24 (WWE Network Exclusive)

WWE 24 – Ric Flair: The Final Farewell Review – Bittersweet Nostalgia

After NXT Takeover: In Your House ended, WWE aired the latest episode of their 24 documentary series, Ric Flair: The Final Farewell. The show was released earlier on Sunday on the WWE Network. Feeling in a pretty nostalgic mood after all of WWE's nostalgia-peddling with In Your House, I decided to give it a watch. […]

Chris Hyatte's signature signoff.

Seminal Wrestling Columnist Chris Hyatte Passes Away, Age 50

Chris Hyatte, a pioneer of internet wrestling journalism best known for writing The Mop-Up, The Midnight News, and And Another Thing from 1997 to 2007, passed away Thursday at the age of 50, peacefully with his loved ones, according to a cousin who made a final post on Hyatte's Twitter account. The often controversial writer […]

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 […]

Dark Side Of The Ring: The Last Ride of The Road Warriors trailer, courtesy of Vice TV.

Road Warriors Hawk and Animal Focus of Next Dark Side of the Ring

Between 1983 and 2014, the team would wrestle for the American Wrestling Association (AWA), the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), as well as in venues around the world.[caption id="attachment_1204647" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Road Warriors are the next focus of Dark Side of the Ring, courtesy of[...]

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

New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) announced that Wrestle Dynasty has been postponed until 2021. This difficult decision was made in response to the ongoing and evolving COVID-19 global pandemic. Wrestle Dynasty was set to take place on August 22, 2020, at the historic Madison Square Garden in New York City. NJPW will announce new ticket information […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wrestling Family The Von Erichs Biopic on the Way From BBC Films

Wrestling Family The Von Erichs Biopic on the Way From BBC Films

“It’s another family portrait, about a wrestling family who revolutionised the sport and then suffered tragedy.”“Sean is an extraordinary filmmaker and we’re excited to be working with him,” added Tessa Ross.The Von Erichs are one of the most storied families in wrestling, getting their start in the 1960's with Fritz Von Erich beginning his run[...]

Jim Cornette Resigns from NWA in Wake of Racist Fried Chicken Joke Backlash

Wrestling World Shocked as Jim Cornette Resigns from NWA in Wake of Racist Joke

Cornette resigned from his role as commentator for NWA Powerrr after the company received backlash for comments Cornette made on the most recent episode of the studio wrestling show Describing the toughness of wrestler Trevor Murdoch, Cornette said that Murdoch is "the only man I've ever known that could strap a bucket of fried chicken[...]

"Dark Side of the Ring": Viceland Invokes Season 2 Rematch Clause; Orders 10 Eps

"Dark Side of the Ring": Viceland Invokes Season 2 Rematch Clause; Orders 10 Eps

Executive producers Evan Husney and Jason Eisener's popular documentary series Dark Side of the Ring is getting a sanctioned season 2 rematch with Viceland, with network president Guy Slattery making the announcement at the Television Critics Association's (TCA) summer press tour. Produced by VICE Studios and commissioned by Canada's Bell Media for their Crave platform, […]

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Hot Topic Has the Gear You Need to Show the World You're All In

After yesterday's All In press conference, it's pretty clear that wrestling fans want this event. This will be one of the biggest wrestling events (outside of WWE) to happen in America, and I can't wait. If you're like me, you're likely looking for some gear to show the world you're indeed All In, and Hot […]

Smashing Pumpkins Vocalist Billy Corgan to Purchase National Wrestling Alliance

[caption id="attachment_645816" align="aligncenter" width="600"] NWA Owner Billy Corgan[/caption]It's been a few months since Smashing Pumpkins vocalist Billy Corgan failed to execute a hostile takeover of TNA Wrestling, with TNA investor Anthem Sports & Entertainment taking over the company instead It looks like Corgan is ready to get back into the pro wrestling game, however, as[...]

The Hood – Straight Outta Rob Liefeld

With Straight Outta Compton hitting the screens, on Facebook, Rob Liefeld reminisced about NWA member and the Godfather of gangsta rap, to that time Eazy-E came to my comic store signing I was shocked and thrilled when Eazy showed up at the Golden Apple for the launch of Youngblood #1 I acted like a fool because I was intimidated[...]