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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 […]

Slammiversary 2020 Goes Down July 18th LIVE on Pay Per View!

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

Impact Wrestling has revealed a teaser for Slammiversary 2020, and it looks like they're really taking this embrace of the history of TNA seriously The ad consists mostly of a fake television news report about the dozens of WWE wrestlers and backstage talent unceremoniously laid off or furloughed as supposed "cost-cutting" measures during the coronavirus[...]

The logo for Impact in 60 on AXS TV

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

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 a collection of matches themed after a wrestler, championship, faction, or match type.[caption id="attachment_1209331" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The logo for Impact in 60 on AXS[...]

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 […]

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

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 official logo of Impact Wrestling.[/caption]Originally, Elgin was supposed to face Eddie Edwards and Impact Champion Tessa Blanchard in a three-way dance for[...]

"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, […]

AEW

After 'Double or Nothing,' AEW Can Stop Worrying About Pedestals [OPINION]

Lucha Underground (LU), TNA/GFW/IMPACT! Wrestling, and Ring of Honor couldn’t figure out how to compete with WWE on their level - are we sure AEW has the answer?https://youtu.be/YlTBEyrIB9IThe fact the some of those aforementioned companies have shown some level of success up to this point is nothing to scoff at (though LU and IMPACT! are[...]

Report: WWE to Crossover with Impact Wrestling for Hardy Boyz Blu Ray Footage

It's a moment most probably thought would never come, but it looks like WWE is finally working together with one-time rivals, the promotion formerly known as TNA, Impact Wrestling WWE Home Video UK, official licensor of WWE home video releases in the UK, has revealed on Twitter that "footage of Impact" will appear on Twist[...]

Alberto El Patron Fired by Impact Wrestling After No-Showing 2 Events

Jeff Hardy literally once wrestled Sting high out of his mind on soma at a TNA PPV and the company didn't fire him But Alberto El Patron has found the magic formula, it seems.El Patron failed to show up for his scheduled match at the Impact Wrestling vs Lucha Underground event on Friday, and then[...]


Jeremy Borash

To Crush Impact and Make Matt Hardy Great Again, WWE Hires Jeremy Borash

Jeremy Borash, who helped launch TNA in 2002 and was the second employee hired by the company, has been integral to the company In addition to his on-air role as an announcer, Borash was also heavily involved in creative and production, including with the Broken Matt Hardy angle.Fans who have seen Hardy's Woken Matt Hardy[...]

Alberto El Patron Blames Paige for All the Times He Told Off WWE and Triple H

With the news this week that WWE Superstar Paige's in-ring career could be over following an injury, her ex-boyfriend and Impact Wrestling star Alberto El Patron did the classiest thing possible in the situation: he blamed her for all the trash he talked to WWE while they were together. In an interview with Spanish-language outlet […]

Matt Hardy Was Fully Woken on Monday Night Raw Last Night

Woken Matt Hardy, we knew you'd come! Months of Twitter drama culminated last night as Matt Hardy appeared fully in character using his Broken gimmick, for which he and his wife Reby Hardy have been fighting with former employers Impact Wrestling over since early in 2017. Well, sort of. Hardy's new character is "Woken" instead […]