Stephanie McMahon Takes Leave of Absence

Via Twitter, WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon announced that she will be taking a leave of absence from “the majority of responsibilities” in the company. This is a position that McMahon has held since 2013. Since then, many of her responsibilities were tied to furthering WWE’s brand, whether it was through relationships with advertisers, […]

NXT Returns to Live Events

Earlier this evening, WWE announced that NXT will return to live event touring beginning June 10. A total of 8 NXT live events have been announced thus far, each taking place in a different venue across Florida. Tickets are set to go on sale on May 20 at 10 AM EST via Etix. Additional live […]

Premiere independent wrestling promotion PWG is set to hold their NINETEEN event on July 3, 2022. The show is loaded up with some top independent wrestling names in addition to the surprising return of women’s wrestling to Pro Wrestling Guerrilla. Let’s take a look at what’s been announced so far for PWG NINETEEN PWG NINETEEN […]

Ric Flair Returns to the Ring
JW Kirkland - May 16, 2022

Woo! It’s true what they say; in professional wrestling, never say never. So, for any who missed it, “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair announced on Twitter that he will be making that walk to the ring one last time for Jim Crockett Promotions on July 31st! After nearly a decade, Ric Flair returns to the […]

At a HOODSLAM event on May 14 independent wrestling standout, Nicole Savoy announced her retirement from pro wrestling. Savoy has long been seen as one of the best-unsigned women’s wrestlers in the United States and sadly never reached the heights many expected her to in her career. Nicole Savoy Announces Retirement from Pro Wrestling Sad […]

First MLW Women's Champion Crowned - Taya vs Holidead graphic

At a May 13 taping Major League Wrestling (MLW) crowned the first MLW Women’s Champion in company history. At Kings of Colosseum, Taya Valkyrie battled Holidead to crown an inaugural MLW Women’s Featherweight Champion. It was Taya Valkyrie who emerged victorious and became the first woman to hold gold in Major League Wrestling. First MLW […]

IMPACT Queen of the Mountain
Dominic P (Editor) - May 12, 2022

This week on IMPACT on AXS TV, IMPACT Wrestling Hall of Famer Gail Kim dropped a major announcement. The first-ever Knockouts Queen of the Mountain match will take place at Slammiversary on Sunday, June 19th in Nashville Tennessee. .@gailkimITSME just announced that #Slammiversary will feature the FIRST EVER Queen Of The Mountain Match….and @RealTSteelz is […]

Tony Khan Announces AEW Grand Slam 2022 at Arthur Ashe
Jarrod Sullivan - May 11, 2022

Last year, on September 22nd, 2021, AEW Grand Slam emanated from Arthur Ashe Stadium. It was the largest event they’d held up until that time, with over 20,000 fans coming to the stadium to see the show. During an interview with News 12 Long Island, Tony Khan, owner of All Elite Wrestling, revealed that they’ll […]

Alexa Bliss Returns on WWE Raw

Alexa Bliss made her in-ring return on this week’s WWE Monday Night Raw. She had not been seen on WWE programming since Elimination Chamber this past February. On this evening, she was one of the final two participants in the Women’s Elimination Chamber contest, losing to eventual winner Bianca Belair. Bliss returned on Raw, facing […]

Billy Dixon Retires from Wrestling

Via Twitter, independent wrestler Billy Dixon announced his retirement from professional wrestling. Dixon stated, “Firstly, I want to apologize. I’m sorry if I disappointed you with this decision to walk away.” He would then go on to discuss his past, starting wrestling when he was 19, all the while working multiple jobs and doing everything […]

Ronda Rousey Wins SmackDown Womens Championship

In the sole title match of WrestleMania Backlash, Ronda Rousey challenged Charlotte Flair for the SmackDown Women’s Championship. This “I Quit” Match was a rematch from their WrestleMania 38 encounter, where Flair successfully retained the championship. However, the “Rowdy” one wasn’t quite done with “The Queen,” which continued their feud. From a volatile contract signing […]

Rhea Ripley Joins Judgment Day at WrestleMania Backlash
Brinn Gordon - May 8, 2022

WrestleMania Backlash saw Edge and AJ Styles face off in their WrestleMania rematch. This match would end in a surprising fashion as a masked assailant made their way to ringside. This individual would cost Styles the match, which allowed Edge to pick up the submission victory. After being beckoned by Edge, the assailant in question […]

Sami Callihan Re-signs
Dominic P (Editor) - May 7, 2022

Sami Callihan made his return to IMPACT Wrestling tonight at Under Siege. He made his return prior to the main event of the night. Moose made his way to the ring and wanted to hijack the show due to his issues with Josh Alexander and how he feels he has been treated since facing Alexander […]

Briscoes IMPACT Tag
Dominic P (Editor) - May 7, 2022

The Briscoes are the new IMPACT Wrestling Tag Team Champions. They defeated Violent by Design to win the titles at Under Siege for the first time in their career. What a Tag Team match!@SussexCoChicken @jaybriscoe84 @CodyDeaner @TheEricYoung @bigjoedoering #UnderSiege — IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) May 8, 2022 The Briscoes Capture IMPACT Gold at Under Siege The Briscoes […]

Mia Yim
Dominic P (Editor) - May 7, 2022

Mia Yim returned to IMPACT Wrestling tonight at Under Siege. She returned following the AAA Reina de Reinas Championship match. Mia Yim Returns to IMPACT at Under Siege .@thetayavalkyrie is here! #UnderSiege — IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) May 8, 2022 Taya Valkyrie had just retained the title when her opponent Deonna Purrazzo attacked her after the […]

WWE RPG Announced in New Video Game Call
Jarrod Sullivan - May 7, 2022

On May 5th, during an investor’s call following the first quarterly meeting of 2022 for WWE, Stephanie McMahon addressed the WWE’s focus on attracting younger fans, specifically through the medium of video games. Topics discussed included, but weren’t limited to, a WWE RPG in development. “Innovation and interactivity are critical to the success of any […]

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AB Morales - May 19, 2022

AEW Dynamite took place at the Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. It was called “Wild Card Wednesday” as we saw Maki Itoh and Johnny Elite (the former John Morrison) making appearances as the “Jokers” of the Owen Hart Cup. More people moved ahead in the brackets of said Tournament, however we still have one last […]

GCW Maniac

Game Changer Wrestling is set to return to the Los Angeles area for GCW Maniac. Live from the Ukrainian Cultural Center, which has become one of the company’s trademark venues on the West Coast, viewers will see plenty of action from the independent wrestling powerhouse. In addition to the GCW returns of Drew Parker and […]

AEW Rampage Spoilers - BCC vs Sydal/Martin graphic

This week’s episode of Rampage was taped after the Wild Card Wednesday edition of AEW Dynamite. The action-packed episode featured the debut of Johnny Elite and popular Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling star Maki Itoh returning to AEW. Rampage featured the continuation of the Owen Hart women’s bracket and even featured the debut of a former […]

Independent Wrestling - Wrestling Open Feat Max Caster
Joshua Macala - May 19, 2022

Welcome to the third installment of This Week In Independent Wrestling. As we get further into the summer and the weather gets warmer here, it feels like the wrestling heats up as well. Some big matches are coming up this weekend with some big shows and, if you’re in the area, you should attend at […]

AEW Dark Feat ROH Pure Title Match
JW Kirkland - May 19, 2022

This week’s AEW Dark has an incredible line-up with nine total matches. Emi Sakura looks to continue rebuilding her momentum as she takes on the debuting Devlyn Macabre. Our focus will be on two huge matches as QT Marshall and The Factory continue their war with New Japan Pro-Wrestling as they face Alex Coughlin, Clark Connors, […]

Jeremy Prophet
williamgray - May 19, 2022

Indie Watch is our regular series that looks at all of the amazing talents working the independent circuits around the world. Some are veterans revitalizing their careers, some are indie prospects hitting their peaks, while others are names to be on the watch for! This time we take a look at “The Harbinger of Truth” […]

AEW Wild Card Wednesday
Michael Joseph Sugue - May 19, 2022

All Elite Wrestling returns to “H-Town” as the Wild Card Wednesday edition of AEW Dynamite emanates from the Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. Let’s preview the blazing-hot action for this week’s AEW Dynamite, as the quarterfinals continue and the semifinals begin of the outstanding Owen Hart Foundation Men’s and Women’s Tournaments. “The Wizard” of AEW […]

WWE Raw Feat Lashley vs Omos Steel Cage
AB Morales - May 19, 2022

WWE Monday Night Raw comes to us tonight from the well-known Norfolk Scope of Norfolk, Virginia. The venue was a regular for the National Wrestling Alliance and World Championship Wrestling, including being home to Starrcade 1988. It’s been home to Pay-Per-View events for the NWA, WCW, WWE, Ring of Honor, and IMPACT Wrestling; a very […]