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Jaxson Ryker brings a path of destruction: NXT TakeOver: XXV

Donald Trump Jr Praises Wrestler Who Called Black Lives Matter Garbage

I just really need to tell you that I think you pushing your s**tty wrestling catchphrase as all of this is happening is absolutely f**king pathetic Good night." Dave Bautista wrote, "I'm just keeping him nameless because he's a sorry ass motherf**ker who I refuse to let ride my coattails He gets no love from me[...]

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[...]

Report: WWE Made Performance Center Crowd Eat Lunch Outside

WWE Wouldn't Let Performance Center Crew Eat with Main Roster Stars

Wrestling Inc reports according to backstage sources that a disembodied voice over a PA system scolded the wrestlers to be more lively after a lackluster cheering and booing performance, resulting in the more upbeat tone on this week's episode of WWE Raw But that's not nearly the most hilarious part of Wrestling Inc's report.Apparently, the[...]

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WWE Condemns Racial Injustice in Public Statement on Protests

WWE has made an extremely bold move in response to the civil unrest gripping the nation and in support of the people protesting the killing of George Floyd by police. What? No, they didn't fire Hulk Hogan again. And no, Vince McMahon didn't stop donating millions of dollars to fund Donald Trump's election campaigns. We're […]

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WWE Raw Drops to 12th Place as CNN, Fox Dominate Cable Ratings

If anything, the large switch in wrestling viewers from Raw's third hour makes sense, since Donald Trump is a WWE Hall-of-Famer so there is some crossover audience there Probably the only thing that could have countered that would have been to have Baron Corbin make another appearance, but unfortunately WWE taped this episode of Raw[...]

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

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

Kurt Angle is retired from wrestling, and as we all know, retiring from wrestling is forever Well, except when it isn't Okay, it usually means nothing But for WWE Hall-of-Famer Angle, he's totally done Almost In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Angle says so himself."I'm almost 100% I won't wrestle again, but if I did,[...]

Linda Hogan at the People Magazine Post Grammy Party. Eleven, West Hollywood, CA. 02-11-07. Editorial credit: s_bukley / Shutterstock.com

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 […]

Kairi Sane Posts Photos of Injury from Last Night's Nia Jax Match

Kairi Sane Posts Photos of Injury from Last Night's Nia Jax Match

I will get back up again."https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTITFIGb88MOn the latest episode of Wrestling Observer Radio, Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer discussed the injury, with Alvarez claiming a backstage source said Jax should be fired "I don't know, she was way to close to throw her," Meltzer said Alvarez read a text message from his source, who he[...]

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. […]

Sore Loser Rob Gronkowski Quits WWE After Losing Title

Sore Loser Rob Gronkowski Quits WWE After Losing Title

After some stellar acting by everyone involved, Gronkowski's friend rips off his shirt to reveal a referee uniform underneath and Truth slips in to get the pin and run off with the title.Following the loss, Gronkowski apparently exercised a clause in his contract to leave WWE so that he can concentrate on joining his friend[...]

L-R: Chris Jericho of TNT sereis All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite attends press briefing New York Comic Con at Jacob Javits Center. Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com | Lilian Garcia at the Get Lucky for Lupus Poker Tournament at Avalon Hollywood on September 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA. Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com

Chris Jericho, Lilian Garcia Criticized for Protest Response

While both Jericho and Garcia have broadly expressed support for protestors, both have made comments that have drawn the ire of critics.[caption id="attachment_1215238" align="aligncenter" width="600"] L-R: Chris Jericho of TNT series All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite attends press briefing New York Comic Con at Jacob Javits Center Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com | Lilian Garcia[...]

Bray Wyatt Calls out Psycho Sid Vicious for Childhood Trauma

Bray Wyatt Calls out Psycho Sid Vicious for Childhood Trauma

Wyatt took to Twitter to recount a story of bullying by wrestling legend Sid Vicious, otherwise known as Sid Justice or Psycho Sid, when Wyatt was a child According to Wyatt, Sid broke one of Wyatt's favorite toys when Wyatt was playing in a locker room.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lo8iOOU_5IoBray Wyatt is the son of Mike Rotunda, who wrestled[...]

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 […]

WWE advertises the first new episode of Raw Talk since 2017.

Charly Caruso and Samoa Joe to Host WWE Raw Talk Revival

Pairing an interviewer with a wrestler (though Joe is apparently now a permanent part of the Raw commentary team) looks like an attempt to recapture the magic of Talking Smack, which created great moments by pairing Renee Young with Daniel Bryan, who was at that time still retired from wrestling And that pairing did result[...]

MVP on His Prison Experience, George Floyd Protests & His Tribute to Shad Gaspard

MVP Discusses Police Brutality, Lack of Accountability

WWE Superstar MVP appeared on the latest episode of Lilian Garcia's podcast where he discussed his career, remembering Shad Gaspard, and his time in prison. MVP also discussed police brutality in the wake of the George Floyd killing and subsequent protests from a unique perspective as a Black man who also comes from a family […]

WWE Finally Releases Free Version of WWE Network

WWE Finally Releases Free Version of WWE Network

The free version of the network features a selection of content already available on the network, including documentaries, original programming, and past wrestling events It will also feature Raw Talk, the on-again-off-again Raw post-show, which will happen on a weekly basis for anyone masochistic enough to sit through three hours of Raw and still want[...]

The Tag Team Match of Titus O'Neil and Apollo Crews vs. Curt Hawkins and Goldust during WWE Live Tour 2017. Editorial credit: Bjoern Deutschmann / Shutterstock.com

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 […]

Glenn Jacobs, better known as Kane, is the Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee.

Knox County Mayor Kane, Other Pro Wrestlers Respond to Civil Unrest

Knox County Tennessee Mayor Glenn Jacobs, best known by his WWE ring name Kane, took to Twitter to address the killing of George Floyd by the police and the subsequent protests and civil unrest, spurred not only by Floyd's death but the deaths of countless Black men (and some women) killed at the hands of […]

Nia Jax stands triumphant over Kairi Sane on WWE Monday Night Raw. [Broadcast/WWE]

Better Late Than Never, WWE Reportedly Bans Turnbuckle Powerbomb

In a move that many will view as long overdue, WWE has finally banned the turnbuckle powerbomb, removing it from the list of authorized moves for company talent. The decision was reported by PWInsider and comes just a few weeks after a botched buckle bomb by Nia Jax against Kairi Sane garnered an adverse reaction […]

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Return of Baron Corbin, Drunk Hardy Lead to Smackdown Ratings Win

He's an adult who can make his own decisions. The Bottom Line 'Cause Chad Said So It's nice to see WWE score another big victory by sticking to the basics of what makes for a good wrestling show: a reality-based angle involving a wrestler being arrested for drunk driving, and, of course, Baron Corbin getting TV time[...]