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WWE Network: Scott Hall vs. Disco Inferno: WCW Monday Nitro, December 1, 1997

WCW Star Disco Inferno Unconvinced of COVID-19 Pandemic Severity

In these strange and uncertain times, Americans look to their leaders for answers of how to navigate a world paralyzed with fear over the coronavirus pandemic which has killed more than 78,000 Americans and shut down economies all over the country. From amidst a bevy of so-called experts urging caution and measures to flatten the […]

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Former WCW Announcer Gloats as AEW Fined $10,000 for Bloody Match

Former WWE announcer Christopher Cruise is extremely pleased with himself after the Maryland State Athletic Commission fined AEW $10,000 for the "lights out" match between Kenny Omega and Jon Moxley at Full Gear in November. Cruise, proving that you don't have to be a white woman to be a Karen, reportedly snitched on AEW to […]

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David Arquette Wants to Play Liv Morgan's Dad in Ready to Rumble 2

It looks like we could soon be seeing a sequel to the greatest movie starring pro wrestlers the world has ever seen! What? No, not They Live. The other one. No, not The Princess Bride. The other one. No, not Suburban Commando. The other one. No, not No Holds Barred. The other one. No, not […]

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Why Nancy Benoit Deserves To Be In The WWE Hall Of Fame [OPINION]

When it comes to performers in professional wrestling, the role of the valet/manager is one of the most underappreciated. Managers/valets act as the mouthpiece of a wrestler. In the ring, they gave a heel to gain an extra advantage over the face creating opportunities by distracting the referee. It was a role Nancy Benoit excelled […]

New World Order (nWo) and Dave Bautista First 2020 Inductees to WWE Hall of Fame

WWE Hall of Fame 2020: New World Order (nWo), Dave Bautista First Inductees

World Wrestling Entertainment announced their first two inductions to their Class of 2020 Hall of Fame: the New World Order (nWo) (Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall and Sean Waltman) and Dave Bautista. The Rise of the nWo On July 7, 1996, three of the biggest personalities in World Championship Wrestling ushered in what is many […]

WWE: Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff Named “Executive Directors” of Raw, SmackDown

WWE Names Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff "Executive Directors" of "Raw," "SmackDown Live"

It looks like WWE chairman Vince McMahon is going back to "The Attitude Era" well again, tapping former rivals Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff as executive directors to help oversee Raw and SmackDown Live brands. The executive director will be the creative "stop-gap" before final authority goes to McMahon. WWE provided the details via ESPN. […]

Will Psicosis Join AEW After Saving Car Crash Victim from Drowning?

Will Psicosis Join AEW After Saving Car Crash Victim from Drowning?

Former WCW and WWE wrestler Psicosis made headlines this week after saving a man from drowning after a car crash, according to various clickbait websites that cover wrestling including ComicBook.com and now Bleeding Cool. The former Cruiserweight champion was travelling in a car with fellow wrestler Robin Lekime, who was driving, and wrestling promoter Danny […]

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Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund

Beloved WWE announcer and Hall of Fame member "Mean" Gene Okerlund, created some wonderful memories for wrestling fans through his near five decades in the grappling world. WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the most recognizable interviewer in sports-entertainment history, has passed away at age 76. https://t.co/DyPiEiVLoV — WWE (@WWE) […]

Is Mark Cuban Set to Be the Ted Turner to New Japan Pro Wrestling's WCW?

AXS TV Chairman Mark Cuban has been making some noise recently about New Japan Pro Wrestling, whose programming airs on AXS each Friday night and which has been expanding its American presence over the past few years to include live shows and a streaming service, NJPW World,  that's become popular with American wrestling fans. "We […]

Former WCW Champion Will Finally Return to the Ring

As the slow march of time continues ever-onward, the pro wrestling industry has entered an era where few of the legends of yesteryear are able to still go in the ring. Sure, The Undertaker may make the occasional short appearance and Chris Jericho's body is preserved indefinitely by a combination of a deal with the […]

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Report: WCW Saturday Night is Headed to the WWE Network

When the WWE Network launched in 2014, it promised access to WWE's vast library of classic pro wrestling, but for years, has failed to truly deliver on that promise. While it's understandable that some more obscure wrestling shows would be missing, a lot of essential content has been conspicuously absent. Superstars of Wrestling, for instance, […]

Report: WCW Thunder to Be Added to WWE Network This Month

The long-awaited arrival of WCW Thunder on the WWE Network is finally almost here! The B-Show during the latter part of WCW's Nitro era, Thunder has long been required for completionists hoping to binge-watch wrestling like it's 1999 (though we're still waiting on WCW Saturday Night as well WWE Shotgun Saturday Night and Sunday Night […]

Sycho Sid Denies Blowing off Wrestling for Softball Whenever He Felt Like It

Since he was at the top of his career in the 1990s, it's been reported by dirt sheets that the pro wrestler known at various times as Sid Vicious, Sid Justice, and Sycho Sid, on multiple occasions, blew off his wrestling commitments to play in a softball league. The rumors have persisted to this day, […]

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WWE Network: No WCW Thunder Or WWF Sunday Night Heat For You!

Despite rumors that October would finally see the release of episodes of WCW Thunder and/or WWF Sunday Night Heat, it's not going to happen, according to a new rumor contradicting the old rumor. The WWE Network is a great place to get classic pro wrestling content for just $9.99 a month. Unfortunately, there's only so […]

WWE Is Bringing Back The Classic WCW PPV Starrcade As Network Special In November

Starrcade was once WCW's version of WrestleMania, but now it's set to return as a Smackdown Live exclusive House Show (which will likely air as a WWE Network special). The show was revealed by the Twitter account for the Greensboro Coliseum, where the event will be held. Shinsuke Nakamura is set to battle Jinder Mahal […]

A Noobs First Wrestling Event: Lauren Goes To WWE's Extreme Rules PPV.

Between 1989-2001 I was dedicated to watching wrestling every Monday night (then Thursday), and of course I watched every pay per view my dad ordered. Back then Shawn Michaels, Scott Hall, and Kevin Nash were my favorite wrestlers. I was livid when they lost, and overjoyed when they won. It was also the time when […]


This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For April 10

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on April 10, the 100th day of the year: 1952- Singin in […]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For March 26

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 26, the 85th day of the year: 1953- The polio […]

The WWE Hall Of Fame Joins The DDP Yoga Craze

DDP Yoga. It's the combination of yoga, dynamic resistance, and motivational speeches from the master of the Diamond Cutter that has saved the lives and/or extended the careers of countless wrestlers. Jake "The Snake" Roberts and Scott Hall both attributed Diamond Dallas Page's personal life coaching who attribute with saving them from decades of addiction. Chris […]