Smackdown Ratings Fall as Baron Corbin Mistreated by Otis

Smackdown Ratings Fall as Baron Corbin Mistreated by Otis

In an outrageous display of disrespect for The Ratings King of Friday Night, Baron Corbin was embarrassed before and during his match with Otis on Friday Night Smackdown last night, leading to a dip in both ratings and viewership for WWE's blue brand.┬áBefore their scheduled match, Otis happened upon Baron Corbin's crown on a chair […]

AEW's Travelling Live Shows Pushed Back to at Least November

AEW's Travelling Live Shows Pushed Back to at Least November

AEW has once again rescheduled upcoming live events in New York and New Jersey that were initially meant to take place in March before the coronavirus pandemic caused a shut down of large gatherings, forcing the pro wrestling industry to change all of their plans. Though at first AEW scheduled events for the Summer, now […]

Every Time MVP Thinks He's Out, WWE Pulls Him Back In

Every Time MVP Thinks He's Out, WWE Pulls Him Back In

WWE Superstar MVP made a triumphant return to the company at the Royal Rumble earlier this year, only to wrestle against Rey Mysterio and then retire quietly to a backstage role as a producer. Which might lead one to question why MVP seems to be appearing on WWE television more than anybody else, even Charlotte […]

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CM Punk Drops Subtweet Pipe Bomb on Fellow Wrestlers Over Protests

CM Punk may have traded in his MMA boots for a job commentating on WWE Backstage, but that doesn't mean he doesn't still know how to throw a punch. The former WWE Champion took to Twitter to call out his colleagues in the pro wrestling business who haven't taken a stand in support of the […]

Lio Rush Addresses WWE Backstage Heat Claims, Racial Insensitivity

Lio Rush Addresses WWE Backstage Heat Claims, Racial Insensitivity

Former WWE Superstar Lio Rush has finally opened up on the rumors last year that he had backstage heat for failing to go along with hazing long-considered "tradition" in the WWE locker room. Rumors at the time said Rush refused to carry the bags of other wrestlers or to buy them beer, as is often […]

Slammiversary: What Are Fired WWE Wrestlers Doing in the Impact Zone?

Some Wrestlers Teased for Impact's Slammiversary May Not Be There

On this week's episode of Impact Wrestling, the company teased the possibility of multiple fired WWE wrestlers showing up at the Slammiversary PPV in July. In a video teaser imitating a news story about the dozens of wrestlers and backstage talent laid off or furloughed by WWE purportedly to cut costs during the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Hulk Hogan Was Banned From AEW for the Reason You Think He Was

Tony Khan has elaborated on the reason Hulk Hogan is banned from all AEW events. The revelation that Hogan is banned came as a side note to a tweet by Khan earlier this week banning Hogan's ex-wife, Linda Hogan, from all AEW events due to comments she was making on Twitter about the current nationwide […]

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AEW Falls in Wednesday Night Ratings, NXT Rises But Not High Enough

The Wednesday night ratings are in and it's a mixed bag all around. AEW won the night, as they often do, but their ratings and viewership were down. NXT lost in ratings and viewership, but they were up in both metrics from last week. So what does it all mean? Who won the Wednesday Night […]

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WWE Re-Signs Drake Maverick After Mass Layoffs Made Into Storyline

It looks like at least one of the wrestlers featured in the Impact Wrestling Slammiversary teaser won't be appearing on that show. Drake Maverick is under WWE contract again, following last night's episode of NXT and the culmination of a weeks-long storyline based on the real-life layoffs of dozens of WWE talent as cost-cutting measures […]

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CM Punk No Longer a Draw as WWE Backstage Ratings Drop

It looks like WWE made the right decision by not bringing CM Punk back for a full-time wrestling run. Though WWE Backstage isn't even a year old, and Punk's appearances on the show are kept sporadic, it seems the magic has worn off, and people just aren't tuning in to see CM Punk anymore. Tuesday's […]

WWE Star Baron Corbin is the Ratings King of Friday Nights

WWE Universe Unfairly Maligns Baron Corbin as Real Hit-And-Run Driver

Baron Corbin is currently leading a poll asking fans who they believe is the real culprit behind the hit-and-run attack that injured WWE Superstar Elias on last week's episode of WWE Smackdown. Jeff Hardy was initially thought to be behind the incident, as he was found in nearby bushes disoriented and smelling like the […]

Kurt Angle Definitely Won't Wrestle Again... Unless He Does

Kurt Angle Definitely Won't Wrestle Again… Unless He Does

In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Angle says so himself."I'm almost 100% I won't wrestle again, but if I did, that's the direction I would have went," Angle said "I imagine WWE was going to go with me managing [Matt] Riddle and then, eventually, probably a match between the two of us." But that's not[...]

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Tony Khan Bans Linda Hogan from All AEW Shows for Protest Tweet

In case you were wondering, AEW owner Tony Khan is not screwing around. Khan, who early on after the killing of George Floyd by police tweeted his support for the Black Lives Matter movement, responded to a tweet from Linda Hogan, reality TV star and ex-wife of Hulk Hogan, to ban her from all AEW […]

WWE Star Montez Ford Finally Explains What "The Smoke" Is

WWE Star Montez Ford Finally Explains What "The Smoke" Is

Sorry, stoners, but you're going to find this news disappointing. Montez Ford, one half of WWE Raw Tag Team Champions The Street Profits, was interviewed by sandwich-themed Hollywood gossip rag The Wrap, and he finally explained exactly what the team means when they say, "we want the smoke." And no, he isn't talking about marijuana. […]

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Chris Jericho, Lilian Garcia Criticized for Protest Response

AEW star Chris Jericho and former WWE announcer Lilian Garcia have come under fire for social media posts about the protests around the nation following the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers. While both Jericho and Garcia have broadly expressed support for protestors, both have made comments that have drawn the ire of […]

AEW News: New Being the Elite, Dark Match Replacement

AEW News: New Being the Elite, Dark Match Replacement, Open Challenge

Here's a couple of quick AEW news bytes for your Monday afternoon, including a new Being the Elite, a new match for Dark, and an update on the TNT Championship open challenge. First up, a new episode of Being the Elite has dropped on YouTube, titled Gig. The show sees the cast members reunited now […]

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Charly Caruso and Samoa Joe to Host WWE Raw Talk Revival

Earlier today, WWE announced the launch of a free version of the WWE Network, and with it, a revival of the Raw post-shot, Raw Talk. Launched originally as part of the most recent brand split era alongside Smackdown counterpart Talking Smack, Raw Talk will feature discussion and interviews with wrestlers after Monday Night Raw goes […]

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Clutch Adams Apologizes After Being Banned from AEW, Beyond Wrestling

Wrestler Clutch Adams has apologized for past and present remarks after being banned from both Beyond Wrestling and AEW, where he was about to be featured in a match against Shawn Spears on AEW Dark. The controversy kicked off this weekend when Beyond Wrestling vowed not to book Adams again after he tweeted in response […]

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Titus O'Neil, Dave Bautista Discuss Current Unrest with Tampa Police

WWE Superstar Titus O'Neil and WWE Hall-of-Famer Dave Bautista took to Instagram Saturday to post an hour-long conversation the pair had with Tampa police Chief Brian Dugan and county Sheriff Chad Chronister. The conversation was organized by O'Neil to address issues of institutional racism and the killings of Black men at the hands of law […]

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Ric Flair Gets Paid, Mick Foley Quits Twitter, and More Wrestling News

Do you need a few quick wrestling news updates ahead of tonight's episode of WWE Smackdown? Okay, we suppose we can oblige. Here are a few stories making the rounds. It looks like Ric Flair has managed to squeeze some money out of WWE for using The Man nickname for Becky Lynch. According to PWInsider, […]