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WWE &#038 The Undertaker: When Wrestling Wasnt So Complicated (Opinion)

WWE & The Undertaker: When Wrestling Wasn't So Complicated (Opinion)

When people think about the Undertaker and Mark Calaway, it's hard to pinpoint one specific feature or characteristic other than he's arguably the person most synonymous with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) who's not a McMahon. Think of his 30-year tenure with the company even as he was going up the ranks before making his WWF […]

Braun Strowman Out of WWE Action with Knee Injury: Report

Braun Strowman Out of WWE Action with Knee Injury: Report

If you were wondering why Braun Strowman suddenly attacked WWE official Adam Pearce on WWE Raw last Monday, effectively eliminating himself from contention for the WWE Championship. According to dirt sheet mogul Dave Meltzer, the reason for Strowman's behavior was to give him an in-storyline reason to take time off because he's apparently suffering from […]

WWE Chasing Glory: Lilian Garcia Discusses Inspiring Wrestler Stories

WWE Chasing Glory: Lilian Garcia Discusses Inspiring Wrestler Stories

In the current era of social media, fans are granted access to their celebrity heroes of all fields including professional wrestling. With Chasing Glory, former WWE ring announcer and musician Lilian Garcia goes one step further, giving the talent a kind of voice that shines inspirational light going above and beyond their ring personas. Some […]

WWE SmackDown Loses to Shark Tank in Friday Night Ratings

WWE SmackDown Loses to Shark Tank in Friday Night Ratings

WWE SmackDown's ratings fell last night, resulting in a loss to Shark Tank on ABC for its first hour and a tie for the second hour with 20/20. Smackdown was ranked second for the night in the 18-49 demographic while the show drew less overall viewership than any other network except for the CW, leading […]

Cody Rhodes Explains Why AEW Treats Their Legends With Respect

Cody Rhodes Explains Why AEW Treats Their Legends With Respect

AEW's Full Gear PPV is over, but the media conference call held by Cody Rhodes before it lives on in the form of an endless supply of clickbait articles fashioned from his various juicy quotes. One of the topics Cody discussed on the call was how and why AEW handles bringing in old school aspects […]

Cody Rhodes Promises More Licensed Music in AEWs Future

Cody Rhodes Promises More Licensed Music in AEW's Future

AEW's second Full Gear PPV may be done and over, but the clickbait article material provided by a media conference call hosted by EVP Cody Rhodes could last for weeks to come! Cody answered many important questions on the call, but one question was more important than all the others. Why? Because it was asked […]

Has Vince McMahon Given Up on NXT Ever Beating AEW

Has Vince McMahon Given Up on NXT Ever Beating AEW?

A little over a year ago, WWE moved NXT to the USA Network and expanded it to two hours with one purpose in mind: destroying upstart wrestling league AEW and their new show on TNT, Dynamite. It's impossible to know what WWE was thinking before the shows first went head-to-head, but after the first episode […]

Defiant Paige Refuses to Hand Over Twitch Account to WWE

Defiant Paige Refuses to Hand Over Twitch Account to WWE

As the end-of-October deadline came and went, WWE made good on their promise to seize the twitch and cameo accounts of their wrestlers so that they can move forward with plans to launch their own versions, share only a portion of the revenue with the wrestlers, and then count that portion against the wrestlers' "downside […]

Thunder Rosa WWE Bound Drops NWA Title to AEWs Serena Deeb

Thunder Rosa WWE Bound? Drops NWA Title to AEW's Serena Deeb

Thunder Rosa dropped the NWA Women's Championship to AEW star Serena Deeb amidst rumors that Rosa could be headed to AEW. Deeb, the new NWA Champion, will defend the title on tonight's episode of AEW Dynamite. Deeb won the title on UWN Primetime Live, and will face Leyla Hirsch on Dynamite tonight. AEW President Tony […]

Rumor: New WWE COVID Outbreak Could Affect NXT Halloween Havoc

Rumor: New WWE COVID Outbreak Could Affect NXT Halloween Havoc

NXT Tag Team champ Danny Burch also jumped in on the exchange, siding with The Road Dogg, though he later deleted his tweet.WWE has not commented on the news, but NXT wrestler Bronson Reed did tweet the following last night: "If I've learnt anything from this pandemic it's that a lot of people are real[...]

Heels: Stephen Amell Reveals Positive COVID Test Discusses Its Impact

Heels: Stephen Amell Reveals Positive COVID Test; Discusses Its Impact

But please make it a point to listen beyond Amell's revelation and the timeframe to how all of it went down this month because the actor also discusses the impact that the positive result had on him mentally, from questioning his future and his own sense of near-invulnerability to the guilt he carries about potentially[...]

Heels: Stephen Amell Enjoys Being Back to Work Digs His Short Shorts

Heels: Stephen Amell Enjoys Being Back to Work, Digs His Short Shorts

take it away, Charlie!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlK7bBcT1hESTARZ's Heels focuses on the men and women who chase their dreams in the world of small-town pro wrestling Set in a close-knit Georgia community, it follows a family-owned wrestling promotion as two brothers and rivals — Jack Spade (Amell) and Ace Spade (Alexander Ludwig, Vikings) — war over their late father’s[...]

Bret Hart Credits Bill Goldberg for His WWE Returns in 2005 and 2009

Bret Hart Credits Bill Goldberg for His WWE Returns in 2005 and 2009

Bret Hart is widely considered to be one of the best wrestlers to ever step foot in the squared circle, but his career was ended prematurely by a kick to the head by Bill Goldberg. It's been over 20 years since Starrcade 1999 when the fateful kick occurred, so Bret has probably let go of […]

If You Hated the Musical Number on AEW Dynamite Youre Wrong &#038 Stupid

If You Hated the Musical Number on AEW Dynamite, You're Wrong & Stupid

And all of them were not only wrong but also stupid.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-4uKgXRnpISure, pro wrestling and comic books are pretty great forms of entertainment, but there is no form greater than the musical This is an indisputable, objective fact Anything.. literally anything.. is made better by a musical number, including the already great AEW Dynamite[...]

Dark Side of the Ring Gets Expanded 14-Episode Season 3 Returns 2021

Dark Side of the Ring Gets Expanded 14-Episode Season 3; Returns 2021

Following up on reports earlier this year of the network's interest in more seasons, Vice TV announced on Monday that Evan Husney and Jason Eisener's popular professional wrestling docuseries Dark Side of the Ring a third season renewal. Co-produced with Canada's Crave and set to return in 2021, the new season sees it's largest episode […]

WWE Celebrates 30 Days of the Deadman with 5 Days of The Undertaker

WWE Celebrates 30 Days of the Deadman with 5 Days of The Undertaker

October 25th to November 22nd, for what it's worth, is 29 days.[caption id="attachment_1225119" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Would The Undertaker return for one last match?: Undertaker: The Last Ride (Image: WWE)[/caption]WWE inflating numbers is nothing new in the pro wrestling business The company always inflates the attendance numbers at its live shows, often claiming to have broken[...]

GLOW Cast Looking for Movie Finale Reunites for Important Cause

GLOW Cast Looking for Movie Finale, Reunites for Important Cause

Netflix might have tolled the bell one final time for their hit pro-wrestling dramedy GLOW, but the cast remains hopeful like a few other series, the streamer might give them an opportunity to properly conclude with a film in lieu of season four. Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, and Marc Maron were among the cast to […]

GLOW No-Go at Netflix: Season 4 Pulled Over COVID-Related Concerns

GLOW No-Go at Netflix: Season 4 Pulled Over COVID-Related Concerns

It was a little over a year ago when viewers learned that Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin would be heading back to the squared-circle for a fourth and final season, but now it appears the COVID pandemic is cutting the series from Netflix's card. Showrunners-writers-executive producers Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch and executive producers Jenji Kohan, Tara […]

Science Proves People Stopped Watching WWE Because It Sucks

Science Proves People Stopped Watching WWE Because It Sucks

That seems to roughly mesh with WWE's longterm ratings decline, which almost four times as many people identifying as former pro wrestling fans as current fans For the past twenty years, WWE has been virtually synonymous with pro wrestling since putting its competitors, WCW and ECW, out of business and buying their assets Until the[...]

Victory Road Results: Willie Mack Tries Fails to Defeat Rohit Raju

Victory Road Results: Willie Mack Tries, Fails to Defeat Rohit Raju

Welcome to the third part of Bleeding Cool's live Impact Wrestling Victory Road coverage. Once an official TNA PPV that started back in 2004, Victory Road is now an Impact Plus special, available for free to subscribers or for ten bucks on Fite. Tonight's show is billed as the last exit on the road to […]