WWE Announces Disney Partnership

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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has expanded its reach in the international market. They announced a new partnership with Disney in Indonesia today, as reported by Todd Spangler for Variety. Disney Plus Hotstar will be the exclusive streaming home for WWE Network in Indonesia, beginning with the 2022 Royal Rumble. It marks the first direct collaboration […] READ MORE


Does WWE Need Ronda Rousey?

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With 2022’s Royal Rumble event imminent, reports have circulated in the pro wrestling industry that former Monday Night Raw women’s titleholder Ronda Rousey is possibly in talks to return to WWE. First reported by Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful,  speculation was later elaborated by other sources. Bryan Alvarez asserted on Wrestling Observer Live that Rousey […] READ MORE


Match Point: WWE Royal Rumble – Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins

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Match Point is an ongoing series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups in indie wrestling and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. Today we take a look at two former members of The Shield for a dive into Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins. […] READ MORE


Considering Winners for the 2022 Women’s Royal Rumble

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The entrants announced so far for the 2022 Women’s Royal Rumble match at January 29’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view are as follows: Rhea Ripley, Nikki A.S.H., Carmella, Dana Brooke, Zelina Vega, Tamina, Shotzi, Natalya, Naomi, Aliyah, Shayna Baszler, Charlotte Flair, Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, Mickie James, Lita, Michelle McCool, Kelly Kelly, and Summer Rae. The list […] READ MORE


Doudrop to Face Becky Lynch at Royal Rumble

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Doudrop’s rapid rise in the World Wrestling Entertainment’s women’s division not only continued but reached an unexpected zenith on January 10’s Monday Night Raw. After demanding a championship opportunity against Raw women’s champion Becky Lynch the week prior, Doudrop found herself in the night’s main event: a triple threat versus former Friday Night SmackDown women’s […] READ MORE


Monday Night Raw Paves the Road to Royal Rumble

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January 3’s Monday Night Raw broadcast from the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina followed in the wake of January 1’s inaugural Day 1 pay-per-view. The highly anticipated event changed the complexion of two of World Wrestling Entertainment’s most important championship races, those for the Universal and WWE Championships, respectively. With the fallout […] READ MORE


Jake Atlas is All Elite

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Jake Atlas has officially joined All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and is slated to appear on AEW: Dynamite’s TBS premiere on January 5. The news is confirmed by a Tweet from the AEW impresario himself, Tony Khan. Khan tweeted, “Congratulations on winning your tryout match last night, Jake Atlas! What a great AEW debut, and now […] READ MORE


NJPW to Return to AXS TV

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After being absent from the network’s programming lineup since 2019, New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced its return to AXS TV. The rollout of NJPW’s return begins on January 20. Beginning January 20, AXS TV will air a block of classic episodes from NJPW’s initial run on the network, which began in 2015. The block […] READ MORE


Remembering Betty White in The WWE

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Comedian and actress Betty White passed away on December 31, just weeks away from what would have been her 100th birthday on January 17, 2022. Her long career in entertainment began in the 1940s, in radio, and then crossed over to television and film. Her iconic roles in the television sitcoms “The Mary Tyler Moore […] READ MORE


WWE Day 1: What to Expect

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The Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “the only constant in life is change.” That holds true even for the WWE’s plentiful yearly pay per view schedule. In lieu of another installment of its TLC: Tables, Ladders, and Chairs series, WWE is debuting a new event, Day 1 on January 1. The event will be broadcast from the […] READ MORE