As is their wont to do, WWE talent releases generally occur after Wrestlemania, and this year is no different. As announced on WWE.com, Santino Marella, Cameron, El Torito, Hornswoggle, Zeb Coulter, Damien Sandow, Alex Riley and Wade Barrett have all been released. Many of the stars that were released have become inconsequential in terms of the […] READ MORE
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Wade Barrett will not be missed in the WWE
In the wrestling world’s version of As The Important News Story of the Day goes, the latest social media buzz has been the reports that Stuart Bennett, known more affectionately by the WWE Universe as Wade “Bad News/King” Barrett, has given WWE his notice and will be leaving the company when his current contract expires […] READ MORE
Sheamus, Rusev, and King Barrett: Strength in Numbers
Sheamus shocked the World Wrestling Entertainment Universe this past Sunday at Survivor Series when he cashed in his Money In The Bank contract minutes after Roman Reigns won the finals of a tournament to crown a new WWE World Heavyweight Champion. The Celtic Warrior delivered two Brogue Kicks to Reigns and pinned him to become […] READ MORE
King of the Ring and the Curse of the Crown
The King of the Ring was once a tournament featuring the best of the best, battling their way through several opponents in one-on-one matches to determine a true King of the squared circle. One ruler of the ring. From the inaugural winner Don Muraco, to the biggest stars of the late 80’s into the early […] READ MORE
Wrestling 2 the MAX: King of the Ring 2015 Crowned, RAW Review, New Japan’s Wrestling Dontaku Preview & More
The guys discuss King of the Ring 2015, do a preview of NJPW's Wrestling Dontaku, and have reviews on WWE RAW, NXT, Lucha Underground, TNA, and ROH as well. READ MORE
WrestleMania 31 Preview: Intercontinental Title Ladder Match
Welcome to Last Word on Mania month at Last Word on Sports! All month long we will be doing articles to build up for Wrestlemania 31 on March 29, 2015. Be sure to read everything this month by clicking this link. Enjoy! WrestleMania has been known for housing some of the most spectacular ladder matches in […] READ MORE
Now Hiring! Who Could Be WWE's Next Authority Figure?
WWE is presenting Survivor Series this Sunday with a main event of Team Cena versus Team Authority in a 5 on 5 traditional Survivor Series Elimination match. If Team Cena wins the contest, Team Authority will lose their power. Although WWE hyping this match as the most important in Survivor Series history is more than […] READ MORE
Grumpy Cat on Raw: Worst. Host. Ever.
There are two things in abundance on the internet. Cats, and professional wrestling fans complaining about the business. With this in mind, it actually makes sense to have internet meme sensation Grumpy Cat serve as a guest host for Monday Night Raw, but the reasoning doesn’t go far beyond that idea. Let me preface this […] READ MORE
Wade Barrett Has Some Bad News (Interview)
Editor’s Note: Thanks to Akhilesh Gannavarapu and our friends at SportsKeeda.com for providing us with his interview with Wade Barrett. I was fortunate enough catch up with WWE Superstar Wade Barrett, aka Bad News Barrett, and discussed his time on NXT, in the Nexus, and the state of wrestling in the United Kingdom. Barrett also […] READ MORE
The United States Championship – Love It or Leave It!
A championship is meant to help elevate a wrestler, to show that they are good enough to win that title, and in turn their talent and ability elevates the title as well. A perfect example of that is The Undertaker’s reigns as World Heavyweight Champion, making the “B-Show” championship seem more important than it had […] READ MORE