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Genius Live Audience Idea Leads WWE Raw to #1 Ratings Victory

Proving once again that Vince McMahon truly is a genius, the WWE Chairman's idea to use NXT developmental wrestlers as the audience for Monday's episode of Raw led WWE's flagship show to yet another ratings victory Even without the Ratings King of Friday Nights, Baron Corbin, WWE pulled off a number one victory in the[...]


Netmarble US President Answers 3 Questions On The WWE x KOF Game

Have you been playing the King Of Fighters All-Star mobile game? As we reported last week, the game has some exciting new characters -- the WWE superstars! Some of WWE's all-time fan-favorites have made their way to the game, bringing with them new fighting techniques and in-game promotions Recently Netmarbles US President Simon Sim took[...]

Rey Mysterio is set to announce his "retirement" on WWE Raw next Monday.

Rey Mysterio "Retirement" Ceremony Set for WWE Raw Next Week

After a historic career spanning three decades, WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio is set to announce his retirement on next week's episode of WWE Monday Night Raw Mysterio was last seen on WWE programming two weeks ago during a match between himself and Aleister Black vs Seth Rollins and Buddy Murphy Rollins, who was near-catatonic for[...]

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

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

Before we leave you to eat large quantities of grilled meat products and fall asleep during the first hour of WWE Monday Night Raw, here's a few pro wrestling stories making the dirt sheet rounds this fine Memorial Day Being the Elite #205 is out, titled "Stadium Stampede" The episode features an appearance by Marty[...]

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Report: WWE to Use Wrestlers for Crowd Noise on Raw Tonight

WWE is taking a cue from rival AEW and using wrestlers as the audience for tonight's episode of Raw, according to the latest dirt sheet rumors Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com reports (and Mike Johnson of PWInsider independently confirms) that WWE is using developmental wrestlers from their NXT brand to sit in the audience and[...]

Dave Bautista cuts a promo on Triple H ahead of WrestleMania 35.

Bautista Shoots on Donald Trump: How the @#$% Are You President?

Former WWE Superstar Dave Bautista is currently involved in an all-time epic feud with fellow WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump Bleeding Cool has been closely following and reporting on that feud as part of our sacred journalistic duty.* In the latest installment, Bautista took to Twitter to cut a promo on the President for the[...]

Baron Corbin is the Ratings King of Friday Nights

Who Knows What's Going On Inside WWE Star Baron Corbin's Smoker?

WWE superstar Baron Corbin, the Ratings King of Friday Nights, has taken to Twitter to give fans another sneak peek at what he's cooking this weekend King Corbin posted a video of his Big Green Egg smoker grill, but what exactly is inside the smoker is a mystery to be revealed at a later date[...]

Baron Corbin is the Ratings King of Friday Nights

Smackdown Viewership Down in Absence of Baron Corbin

After smartly sending Baron Corbin to Raw as part of the cross-brand invitational and scoring a first-place ratings victory, WWE screwed the pooch by not having King Corbin appear on this week's episode of a Smackdown Predictably, without Corbin's ratings-drawing presence, Smackdown viewership fell slightly from last week, according to the overnight ratings from ShowBuzz[...]

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Kurt Angle Returns to WWE as Special Referee on Next Week's NXT

It looks like cost-cutting during the pandemic is less important than trying to spike a rating for NXT, as WWE has announced the return of Kurt Angle to act as a special referee in the match between Matt Riddle and Timothy Thatcher next week Angle was one of the dozens of WWE workers laid off[...]

WWE Network: Sting takes out the NWO– WCW Monday Nitro, Sept. 29, 1997

AEW Double or Nothing: Latest Update on Sting Possibly Appearing

With AEW Double or Nothing happening tonight on PPV, and news that Sting is no longer under WWE contract, there's been a lot of speculation over whether The Stinger could appear The news of Sting's free-agent status broke earlier this month when Mattel canceled a planned Sting action figure because Sting no longer has a[...]

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NJPW, Stardom Wrestler Hana Kimura Passes Away, Age 22

She had an amazing and bright future ahead of her, and the wrestling world is feeling this loss.Wrestlers shared their shock and sadness at this shocking news:https://twitter.com/qosbaszler/status/1264073889275092994?s=21https://twitter.com/JoeyRyanOnline/status/1264074185929658369https://twitter.com/ringofhonor/status/1264131399675756546https://twitter.com/NatbyNature/status/1264066194753150978https://twitter.com/AEWrestling/status/1264102429727043585https://twitter.com/WillOspreay/status/1264086628945068033https://twitter.com/WWEAsuka/status/1264152312957657089Kimura will be sorely missed[...]

Vince McMahon Refused to Talk to Matt Hardy Before He Left WWE

Vince McMahon Refused to Talk to Matt Hardy Before He Left WWE

Before Matt Hardy was willing to sign a new contract with WWE in 2019, all he wanted was to have a conversation with Vince McMahon about his creative direction However, though the company offered Hardy more and more money, a conversation with Vince was apparently not on the table In an interview with the New[...]

WWE chairman Vince McMahon at the Wrestlemania Press Conference in New York's Hard Rock Cafe on March 26, 2008. Editorial credit: George Koroneos / Shutterstock.com

WWE Discloses Lapel Pins Made From African Conflict Minerals

WWE has publicized an SEC filing disclosing that some of the materials used to make their foam fingers and other arena merchandise were made from resources that could have been mined in war zones in and around the Democratic Republic of Congo, the sale of which is used to perpetuate armed conflict in the area[...]

Seth Rollins is shocked and dismayed that Jim Cornette is being Jim Cornette.

Seth Rollins Shocked by Jim Cornette's Words on Becky Lynch Pregnancy

Former WWE Champion Seth Rollins has apparently been living under a rock for the last decade because the Monday Night Messiah was "caught off guard" by comments Jim Cornette made on the pregnancy of his fiance, Becky Lynch Lynch announced her pregnancy earlier this month on an episode of Monday Night Raw, temporarily, or maybe[...]

Kane Brings Hellfire and Brimstone to Pandemic Lockdown on Fox News

Kane Brings Hellfire and Brimstone to Pandemic Lockdown on Fox News

Knox County, Tennessee Mayor Glenn Jacobs, better known by his WWE ring name Kane, has finally shared his thoughts on the coronavirus pandemic lockdown The Libertarian mayor, who received endorsements during his campaign from both Senator Rand Paul and The Undertaker, lashed out at government overreach in an interview with Fox News Kane fears that[...]


WWE, AEW, Impact Affected by Extended International Travel Bans

Notably, this affects WWE, AEW, and Impact Wrestling.[caption id="attachment_1198602" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo of the WWE.[/caption]Dave Meltzer has the news in the latest issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, writing of Mexico's travel ban, "The travel ban leaving Mexico has been extended to 6/18 The people that affects is anyone from AAA, although AEW[...]

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AEW Cheats Way to Wednesday Ratings Victory Over NXT

It looks like WWE may have blown it by using the cross-brand invitational to send ratings juggernaut Baron Corbin to Raw this week instead of NXT, where he was needed the most Not even crassly exploiting the firing of dozens of employees with Drake Maverick's storyline was enough to increase viewership for NXT this week[...]

Dark Side of the Ring Video Extra: Owen Hart and His Notorious Ribs

Check out the clip below to learn what a "natural rubber" Owen was, from prank calls and pigs to water bottle pee stains and unlacing his opponent's (and the ref's) boots in the ring to get them to relax, here's another look back on the life of Owen Hart:  The second season consisted of ten episodes[...]

Drake Maverick Keeps Career Alive, Will Fight in 3-Way Next Week

Drake Maverick Keeps Career Alive, Will Have a 3-Way Next Week

The three will meet in a triple threat match next week to decide the winner of the tournament and the fate of Maverick's career.[caption id="attachment_1209734" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Drake Maverick Keeps Career Alive, Will Fight in 3-Way Next Week[/caption] Drake Maverick's Career Is on the Line Drake Maverick was one of dozens of wrestlers and backstage talent laid[...]

PGA TOUR® 2K21 Cover Athlete Justin Thomas and WWE Superstar The Miz

Justin Thomas & The Miz Talk Shop About PGA Tour 2K21

2K Games are pulling out some favors to promote their next game as PGA Tour 2K21 is getting some promotional help from the WWE This week the company released a video showing off The Miz chatting with the game's cover athlete Justin Thomas, as they chat a bit about golf and the game in general[...]