The former Authors of Pain have announced the launch of their own wrestling promotion, called Wrestling Entertainment Series (WES). The promotion is launching with an event at the Motorpoint Arena in England on June 4, a venue with a capacity of 10,000. The event will also be airing on FITE TV. Authors Of Pai Launch […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dakota Kai Malcolm Bivens and More Released by WWE

Per Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful, NXT stars Dakota Kai, Malcolm Bivens, and more have been released by WWE. While not much information was given in terms of Kai’s release, Sapp detailed that Bivens was asked by the company to re-sign in February. However, he made it clear that he didn’t want to do so. In […]

WWE SmackDown Spoilers - Drew McIntyre vs Sami Zayn graphic

Due to their touring schedule WWE had to tape two episodes of Smackdown on April 22. The first, aired live, with the second airing on a delay on April 29. This episode featured further build-up to WrestleMania Backlash. Let’s take a look at the WWE Smackdown spoilers. WWE Smackdown Spoilers for April 29, 2022 Tag […]

Sami Zayn vs Drew McIntyre Lumberjack Match

WWE‘s Friday Night SmackDown is here once more! This week, the show is live from the MVP Arena in Albany, New York. In addition to tonight’s episode of SmackDown, next week’s edition of SmackDown will also be filmed tonight, as the WWE roster heads overseas for a schedule clashing London show next Friday (why they […]

Theory Rapid Rise in WWE
keshenabookerlwos - Apr 20, 2022

As reported at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, on April 18’s broadcast of Monday Night Raw, Theory defeated Finn Balor to capture the United States Championship. The title, for Theory, is the culmination of the rapid ascent he has undergone from NXT talent to a performer quickly climbing the card on the WWE flagship brand. […]

KUSHIDA NXT Cruiserweight Championship
JW Kirkland - Apr 19, 2022

News has broken that former NXT Cruiserweight Champion Kushida has left WWE. Kushida has been with WWE since April of 2019, first appearing in the crowd during NXT TakeOver: New York before making his in-ring debut with a victory over Kassius Ohno (better known as Chris Hero) in May that same year. During his time […]

SmackDown - Jinder Mahal vs. Ricochet for the Intercontinental Championship

WWE brings Friday Night SmackDown back to our screens with the promise of two guaranteed matches for tonight’s show. One of them will be contested for the Intercontinental Championship – a title which the WWE has cared little about for much of the past decade, with an especially blasé attitude as of late. With WrestleMania […]

The Bloodline in WWE - Roman Reigns and The Usos
keshenabookerlwos - Apr 11, 2022

On April 8’s Friday Night SmackDown, the newly coronated WWE Undisputed Champion Roman Reigns tasked his cousins, and Bloodline stablemates, The Usos with a new mission, following his victory over Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 38. Reigns wishes for Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso, the current SmackDown Tag Team Champions, to venture to Monday Night Raw […]

Cody Rhodes vs The Miz on WWE Monday Night Raw
keshenabookerlwos - Apr 11, 2022

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. This week, on Monday Night Raw, Cody Rhodes steps into the ring against The Miz. Let’s take a closer look. The […]

Celebrity Guests in WWE Including Bad Bunny
keshenabookerlwos - Apr 10, 2022

Sami Zayn recently took to Twitter to comment on his WrestleMania 38 bout against Jackass star Johnny Knoxville. Zayn tweeted, “My WrestleMania match against Johnny Knoxville is one of my all time favorites…Anyone who saw this match will remember it. That’s as good as it gets.” Zayn’s forte for comedy in pro wrestling was at […]

Raquel Rodriguez FKA Gonzalez Makes SmackDown Debut
keshenabookerlwos - Apr 8, 2022

As noted here at Last Word On Pro Wrestling, April 8’s Friday Night SmackDown promised a new era. This included the debuts of NXT 2.0 stars Gunther and Ludwig Kaiser, as well as Raquel Gonzalez. Like Kaiser, formerly known as Marcel Barthel, Gonzalez has been rebranded. Now, as a member of the SmackDown roster, she […]

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AEW Wild Card Wednesday
Michael Joseph Sugue - May 13, 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 13, 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 […]

AEW Dark Elevation Featuring ROH Womens Championship Match
JW Kirkland - May 13, 2022

Is there a better way to start your week than with a new AEW Dark: Elevation? We have seven matches scheduled, including Dark Order’s Alex Reynolds facing off with House of Black’s Brody King. Anna Jay and Yuka Sakazaki team up for the first time, taking on Nyla Rose and Emi Sakura. Finally, our focus […]

Ric Flair Returns to the Ring
JW Kirkland - May 13, 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 […]

Kidd Bandit Interview
williamgray - May 13, 2022

William Gray was able to interview the Protagonist of Pro Wrestling Kidd Bandit on Tea and Hot Takes. “This was never my dream growing up. It seemed impossible. No way a kid from Antipolo, Philippines would ever grow up to be a pro wrestler. I would illegally sell cigarettes, I was a child, for my snacks […]


Following on from NJPW Capital Collision the U.S. arm of New Japan headed to the 2300 Arena for a taping that will fill out NJPW STRONG cards in the coming weeks. The major story coming out of the taping is that a New Japan Championship changed hands when Fred Rosser defeated “FIlthy” Tom Lawlor to […]

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 […]

Osaka Dream Cinderella News
Scott Edwards (Editor) - May 13, 2022

Stardom has revealed the field for the 2022 5 STAR Grand Prix tournament, which begins at the end of July. The tournament will feature a 26-person field, the biggest in 5 STAR Grand Prix history. Among the names already announced are Suzu Suzuki and Risa Sera of Prominence. 🏆『5★STAR GP 2022』過去最多26選手出場‼️ 🔻出場決定選手■STARS岩谷麻優コグマ葉月羽南 ■QQAZM林下詩美上谷沙弥 ■大江戸隊鹿島沙希キッド渡辺桃 ■DDMジュリア舞華ひめかなつぽいテクラ […]