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Bully Ray a Free Agent Right Before Slammiversary

Bully Ray a Free Agent Right Before Slammiversary

In the latest issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer writes: Bully Ray’s contract expired and he wasn’t given an offer for a new deal because ROH isn’t offering people new deals right now The company likes him but aside from Danhausen, because they build a storyline around it, nobody whose deals are up are[...]

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 […]

Pro Wrestling Meets Critical Role in New ROH Series Roleplay of Honor

Critical Role Meets Pro Wrestling in New Series Roleplay of Honor

ROH has launched a new YouTube show in which its wrestlers play "Dungeons and Dragons," called Roleplay of Honor.In a press release sent out by the promotion this week, ROH describes the party:Beer City Bruiser as Maynard the Malt-maker, a mountain dwarf cleric Brawler Milonas as Ander the Goliath Barbarian with his great axe [...]

The logo of Reddit, where wresting subreddit Squared Circle has closed in protest.

Squared Circle Subreddit Closes for 12 Hours to Protest Racism

Squared Circle, the largest subreddit dedicated to pro wrestling, announced Wednesday that they would close the subreddit for all new posts and comments as a protest against racism, police brutality, and Reddit's complicity in spreading hate speech. The closure began at 8PM Wednesday night and Squared Circle is set to reopen at 8PM Thursday morning, […]

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

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

The episode features an appearance by Marty Scurll.[caption id="attachment_1211841" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Marty Scurll appears on Being the Elite, courtesy of BTE.[/caption]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eq4RVtmcYlQ Flip Gordon Signs Multi-Year, Multi-Million Deal with Ring of Honor Speaking of people who signed surprisingly long-term Ring of Honor deals, ROH announced that Flip Gordon has signed a new multi-year deal with the company[...]

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 […]

Joe Hendry's McDonalds-themed Oasis cover has racked up views all over social media.

ROH Star Joe Hendry Goes Viral with McDonald's-Themed Oasis Parody

Joe Hendry is a wrestler currently signed with Ring of Honor, but he was a musician before he was a wrestler, and he incorporates that skill into his wrestling act, writing and performing his own theme songs. And Hendry's musical talents are paying off big for Ring of Honor during the pandemic, as Hendry has […]

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

Their historic G1 Supercard in March of 2019 was one of the biggest highlights for American wrestling fans, despite some of the mishaps with Ring of Honor (ROH).https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_89PWsWNK14NJPW is just one of the many wrestling companies that have been forced to cancel shows in light of the current health crisis[...]

Scott Hall invades WCW: Nitro, May 27, 1996

Scott Hall No-Shows Twitter After Boob Job Altercation

In a callback to his WCW days, Scott Hall no-showed Twitter Tuesday morning, forcing the social media service to change plans for a big blow-off between Hall and Ring of Honor star Session Moth Martina after the two built up their feud Monday in a contentious Twitter exchange. The move is highly disappointing for fans […]

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 […]

The motto for Ring of Honor wrestling (ROH).

Ring of Honor Cancels All ROH Live Events for June

Following up on Marty Scurll's comments about the safety of performers, Ring of Honor has announced that all ROH live events originally set for June have been canceled A press release details the decision, citing "the commitment to making the health and safety of our fans and personnel the top priority during the COVID-19 crisis."[...]

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 […]

The Ultimate Preview for ROH 18th Anniversary!

Marty Scurll Says ROH During Pandemic Would Be So Irresponsible

But for Ring of Honor, according to Marty Scurll, it was a different story.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Mu9fSiHc_EOn their inaugural ROH Strong podcast, as transcribed by 411 Mania,  head booker and top star Marty Scurll talked about how the pandemic stopped the planned Ring of Honor Past vs Present and 18th Anniversary shows[...]

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 […]

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. […]