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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 […]

Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Tomohiro Ishii and Other Best Matches from Week of 5/1/22
Jarrod Sullivan - May 13, 2022

Wrestling is the most athletic and diverse it’s ever been in the 2020s. With different styles across the world, all mixing and blending in different ways, as well as easy accessibility to everyone makes being a pro wrestling fan in 2022 very enjoyable. Every week, there are good matches all around the planet. There’s always […]

Roman Reigns Celebrating Win
Jarrod Sullivan - May 10, 2022

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter revealed today that Roman Reigns will reportedly be leaving WWE TV for 10 weeks, taking a hiatus from both television and live events. He is still on the cards for the next two PPVs, Money in the Bank and SummerSlam. It is unknown at this time what the […]

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 […]

WWE Raw Featuring Randy Ortons 20 Year Anniversary

This week’s episode of WWE Raw will feature the fallout from the May 8 WrestleMania Backlash event. As it is the night after a premium live event WWE has been slow to release details on what the WWE Raw card will be but we can speculate on what’s to come on tonight’s show. WWE Raw […]

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 […]

WrestleMania Backlash 2022

In pro wrestling betting odds are often a spoiler of things to come from the show. That’s why we regularly analyze betting odds before major events in order to get a feel for what the betting market predicts will come true. This time we’re looking at WrestleMania Backlash betting odds for the 2022 edition of […]

Drew McIntyre WWE

All wrestlers have to start somewhere on the path to making their dreams a reality, whether it be a wrestling school, church basement, bingo hall, etc. From there, those wrestlers work their way up to the pinnacle of their dreams. For many, that’s a career in WWE or more recently AEW, IMPACT Wrestling or even NJPW. But sometimes the journey is […]

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 […]

It is Friday once more! Of course, this means the WWE brings Friday Night SmackDown to our screens for yet another episode of blue branded professional sports wrestling entertainment. We have just the one match announced in advance this week (there was set to be a match between Sheamus & Ridge Holland and the New […]

matthewtuttle - May 6, 2022

Fans familiar with any of the monster heels that stood tall in the landscape of pro wrestling’s past must be familiar with one of the most fearsome of them all: the Ugandan Giant, Kamala. Standing at an impressive six feet, six inches, and hailing from “deepest, darkest” Uganda, Africa, Kamala was a force to be […]

From WWF to WWE Get the F Out
AB Morales - May 5, 2022

20 years ago today, the ‘revolutionary force in sports entertainment’ went through a very notable change in identity when the World Wrestling Federation officially rebranded itself World Wrestling Entertainment. At the time, and for many years to follow, it would be a very difficult change to accept. However, the change from WWF to WWE wasn’t […]

WrestleMania Backlash 2022

The first Premium Live Event (or a PPV) since WrestleMania has arrived for WWE as it’s time for WrestleMania Backlash. Despite holding both the WWE and Universal Championships, the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns will not be defending any of his gold but will instead team up with The Bloodline for a special six-main […]

Devlin tosses Dragunov through a table
Laurence Gibbons - May 3, 2022

A top star will leave NXT UK following its 200th episode after Ilja Dragunov challenged Jordan Devlin to a Loser Leaves Town match. Dragunov said his worst nightmare was for Devlin to win the NXT UK Championship from him. The champion then dared Devlin to agree to the stipulation during the contract signing for their […]

Roderick Strong NXT Cruiserweight Championship

Per Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful, a “notable WWE talent” requested their release from the company. Not long after, it was reported that former NXT Tag Team, North American, and Cruiserweight Champion Roderick Strong asked for his WWE release. Furthermore, it’s been reported that he asked for his release “multiple times” over the last several […]

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Dominic P (Editor) - May 17, 2022

Frankie Kazarian will make his way back to the IMPACT Zone next week on IMPACT on AXS TV. He was challenged by IMPACT Wrestling’s Chris Sabin to a match next week. Frankie Kazarian Will Return to IMPACT Wrestling Next Week "The battle of The Futures is now." @SuperChrisSabin has issued a challenge to a former […]

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AB Morales - May 17, 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 […]

Maki Itoh Owen Hart

On this week’s special Wild Card Wednesday edition of AEW Dynamite, Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. competed in her quarterfinal match in the Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament. However, “The Doctor” entered this match unable to effectively prepare, as she was set to face the women’s tournament “Joker” entrant. Rumors circulated as to who would be […]

Johnny Elite
Dominic P (Editor) - May 17, 2022

Johnny Elite made his debut this week on Dynamite live from Houston Texas. Johnny was the “Joker” in the Owen Hart Foundation Memorial Tournament. Johnny Elite Makes AEW Debut And #TheJoker is….. #JohnnyElite!!! Watch #AEWDynamite LIVE on @TBSNetwork right now! pic.twitter.com/u7R8sp0udn — All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) May 19, 2022 Johnny was welcomed to AEW by none […]

Independent Wrestling - Wrestling Open Feat Max Caster
Joshua Macala - May 17, 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 […]

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Xavier Williams - May 17, 2022

In a relatively small press conference, it was announced that both Takehiro Yamamura and Jun Tonsho had been signed with GLEAT as of May 1st. Takehiro Yamamura is a member of STRONGHEARTS who had suffered a cervical spine injury and has been inactive from the ring since 2019. He has served as the pre-event DJ […]