Sakuraba Enters UFC Hall of Fame: Pro Wrestlers & MMA

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At tonight’s UFC 212 event, it was announced that NJPW legend Kazushi Sakuraba was being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. A crowning achievement for the country of Japan (Sakuraba is only the 2nd Japanese fighter to win a title in UFC) and a another nod of respect to the world of professional wrestling. Sakuraba […] READ MORE


Summerslam Preview: Brock Lesnar vs Randy Orton

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Summerslam Preview: Brock Lesnar vs Randy Orton At Summerslam, two men who came up together in Ohio Valley Wrestling will be squaring off in what may be one of the WWE’s biggest matches ever. While the hype has been unquestionable, the winner is not so crystal clear. Fresh off the heels of his victory at […] READ MORE


Is Brock Lesnar the Heel for Summerslam?

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Well it’s finally here…Summerslam week, with both Raw and Smackdown Live looking to put the finishing touches on the buildup. Speaking of those touches, there was an interesting one made for Brock Lesnar. Heading into his match with Randy Orton Sunday, there really hasn’t been a defined face and heel. Until last night on Raw, where […] READ MORE


ESPN Launching Pro Wrestling Section

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Last October I wrote about WWE and ESPN’s partnership; one that featured live coverage of WWE Summerslam and weekly guest spots. Less than one year later, the companies have developed the relationship even further. The world wide leader, ESPN announced that there will now be a WWE subsection on their main site. In March on this year, […] READ MORE


Finn Bálor Should Defeat Brock Lesnar

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Since conquering the Undertaker's streak at WrestleMania 30, Brock Lesnar hasn't be pinned. Finn Bálor should be the one to beat the streak-breaker. READ MORE



Hammer 309: Lawler vs Woodley Preview

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. While it may be flying under the radar compared to this summer’s other big […] READ MORE


Where do Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens go From Here?

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This past Sunday at WWE Battleground, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn squared off for what was advertised as the final time. The two produced the match of the evening, outshining the main event of the show. Two of the company’s most over and hard working stars treated fans to a masterclass. Indeed, both have come a […] READ MORE


The Reason Why Brock Lesnar has not received a WWE Suspension

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Well it seems Brock Lesnar truly does what Brock Lesnar wants to do. In light of a pair of failed drug tests following his UFC return, skeptics have wondered why the Beast has not received any WWE punishment. Those questions were answered when a WWE spokesperson told TMZ that their Wellness Policy does not apply […] READ MORE


Potential Opponents for Finn Balor on Raw

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The 2016 WWE Draft certainly changed the landscape of the WWE. Raw and Smackdown were once again Christened as separate brands. There were some significant acquisitions for both shows, which can essentially help build each show as a brand. One acquisition that created the biggest buzz was one of six from NXT. Monday Night Raw […] READ MORE