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Jim Cornette recently spoke with Kayfabe Kickout. Here are the highlights from the interview: Tragic death of Owen Hart: “Believe it or not, I was not there. That was actually the first WWF pay per view that I had missed in about five years because I was preparing to move from Connecticut back here to Louisville to start the developmental program with Ohio Valley Wrestling and was not needed that night at the pay per view. I was like everybody else, I was sitting at home watching it live asRead More

Posted On December 30, 2013By StaffIn Indy News, News

Backstage News On AJ Styles’ Ring of Honor Status

AJ Styles’ January 4th return at the Nashville Fairgrounds Ring of Honor TV tapings is not the only date that Styles will work with the promotion. Styles won’t be signing with the company, but is slated to be added to additional ROH dates in 2014, PWInsider is reporting. Regarding his return, Styles’ representatives literally reached out to ROH late Friday/early Saturday to lock in the deal. Styles revealed in an interview last week that a possible return to ROH was on the table, and noted that at one point heRead More
AJ Styles’ agent Bill Behrens issued the following press release announcing more independent dates: The AJ Styles Phenomenal One Tour January 4 Ring Of Honor Nashville Fairgrounds AJ vs Roderick Strong January 18 Magnum Pro Wrestling in Omaha AJ vs Jayusin Strife January 19 Pro Wresting Xpress at Ziggy’s in Winston, Salem, NC AJ vs Cedric Alexander January 26 Smash Wrestling in Toronto, ON AJ vs Chris Hero February 1 Dreamwave Wrestling Chicago, IL AJ v s Christian Rose February 7 Deep Southern Championship WrestlingRead More
Combat Zone Wrestling Star Blk Jeez recently took some time to take part in an exclusive interview with Blk Jeez made his pro wrestling debut in February 2000 and has wrestled for several independent promotions around the world as well as WWE and TNA Wrestling. After wrestling on the independent circuit for a few years, Blk Jeez made his CZW debut on May 4, 2004. On the June 22, 2012 episode of SmackDown, Blk Jeez made his WWE debut under the ring name Jared Wachtler, as he and FrankRead More
Promoting Extreme Rising, Rhino joined Inside The Ropes and recalled his tenure with WWE. Highlights from the interview are as follows: His start in WWE in 2001: “Edge, Christian and I were all buddies and I think they’d (the office) said something like they wanted me to be their brother. Edge was like, “No, you know, people know him as Rhino, they know we’re buddies, so just tag him along with us, use him as our muscle.” “I remember the first live promo I did and I just shit theRead More
Extreme Rising held their return show at the former ECW Arena in Philadelphia in front of between 700 and 850 fans Saturday night. The building is still undergoing renovations and won’t be finished until April. Below is a photo of the scary conditions in the mens bathroom that is going around:Read More

Posted On December 29, 2013By Nathan FavelIn Indy News

Ring of Honor TV Report – December 29, 2013

Welcome to the final ROH broadcast of the year! We will crown the ROH Match of the Year! This show was dedicated to airing video packages on the various goings-on of the promotion for the year, with the SCUM angle being recapped extensively, to the tag team division’s revival, as well as the record-breaking length of Matt Taven’s TV Title reign. Adam Cole’s rise to the top of ROH was recapped, once again, by spotlighting the Adam Cole/Michael Elgin ROH World Title fight, which almost won match of the year.Read More

Posted On December 28, 2013By StaffIn Indy News, Videos

Video: Official Promo For AJ Styles’ Ring Of Honor Return

ROH released the following video for the return of AJ Styles to the promotion.Read More

Posted On December 28, 2013By StaffIn Indy News, News

AJ Styles Returns To Ring Of Honor (Press Release)

Ring of Honor issued the following regarding AJ Styles return to the company: “The Phenomenal One” is back! A true Ring of Honor pioneer and one of the greatest wrestlers in the sport today, AJ STYLES, has been signed to compete once again in an ROH ring on January 4th, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee! AJ Styles helped put ROH on the map in its early years by displaying his own unique blend of high-flying wrestling and hard hitting strikes. Styles has gone on to be recognized as one of theRead More
Extreme Rising Pro Wrestling presents “Unfinished Business” Saturday, December 28th 2013 – 7pm Bell time. Doors open 6pm. Fan Fest 2pm – 4pm Arena (former ECW Arena) 7 W. Ritner Street (Corners of Swanson & Ritner) Philadelphia, PA 19148. #1 – You can order your tickets online until 9am Saturday morning. Upon payment completion, you can bring your photo id to the Arena at 7 W. Ritner Street Philadelphia, PA 19128 starting at 2pm to pick up your tickets. Doors open 6pm. Bell is 7pm. #2 – You can pickRead More
Former WCW and WWE star Marc Mero recently spoke with Steve and The Scum of WGD Weekly. The interview starts at around 29:00 in the video embedded above. Here are some highlights: His thoughts on his ex-wife Sable becoming a star when he was injured and working on screen with her: “…I had blown out my knee and needed total reconstruction on my knee, I was out for eight months and in that time off was when my ex-wife became very popular, you know going out there and selling merchandiseRead More
Traditional Championship Wrestling Report – December 28, 2013 Greg Anthony vs. Scott Phoenix – TCW International Heavyweight Championship Match Scott Phoenix continued his run of strong work here, as he had a smartly performed match-up with Anthony that had all the thoughtfulness that one expects from a company like TCW. Each man’s distinctively different body sizes really helped this match stand out, which is something I don’t get to say all that much in this day and age of the “bodybuilder”. Anthony has an innate ability to utilize a litanyRead More
Canadian Wrestling’s Elite returned to nation wide television over the holidays Friday night with a brand new episode of CWE TV and it is now available online for viewing around the World! On this week’s episode: “The Mahikan Son” Jess Youngblood vs. Blake Broadway “Big Sexy Beast” AJ Sanchez vs. Heavy Metal Red Thunder vs. Mr. Inkredible Plus much more! To view this week’s episode: A new episode of CWE TV can be seen every Friday night at 9:30pm Central Canadian time with the replay airing Saturday at 9:30pm andRead More
Canadian Wrestling’s Elite completed its 2013 schedule last night at Rookie’s Sports Bar in Transcona with the most well attended event in Transcona yet. The loyal CWE audience joined CWE for some Christmas Chaos At The Central and here is what went down! 1) The team of “First All Star” Brian Rich & La Sombra was victorious over the team of Samuel and Zamil. 2) “The Rebel” Bobby Collins tapped out Adam Race. 3) CWE TV Champion “A-List” Anderson Tyson Moore successfully defended his championship against Justin Tyme. 4) “Hotshot”Read More
Extreme Rising Pro Wrestling presents “Unfinished Business” Saturday, December 28th 2013 – 7pm Bell time. Doors open 6pm. Fan Fest 2pm – 4pm Arena (former ECW Arena) 7 W. Ritner Street (Corners of Swanson & Ritner) Philadelphia, PA 19148. FAN FEST with pictures and autographs from 2pm – 4pm Saturday afternoon at the Arena. “Unfinished Business” event video promo #1: “Unfinished Business” event video promo #2: Purchase and reserve any remaining seats now online (store locations listed below) at this link. Can’t be at the Arena live? WATCH IT LIVERead More
Below is part 2 of his Reality of Wrestling’s Christmas Chaos event: Reality of Wrestling (ROW) is proud to bring to you our yearly mega event CHRISTMAS CHAOS 8, from Houston TX. ROW is WWE Hall of Famer Booker T’s promotion, and features the rising stars of professional wrestling along with occasional special guests. Part 2: – Jared Steele vs The Samoan Beast (Guest Enforcer Stevie Ray) – The Usos Return to R.O.W – Kid Ransom vs Sergei Volkov (Internet Title) – The Boogeyman & Cedric Pain vs, The PumpRead More
- Below is part 1 of Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling Christmas Chaos event with Michael Cole on commentary: WWE Superstar Booker T’s promotion out of Houston, Tx (Reality of Wrestling) is proud to bring to you from our yearly mega event CHRISTMAS CHAOS 2013 Part 1: – Michael Cole joins for commentary – Stevie Ray BIG announcement – The Lockhart Brothers vs Ayden Cristiano & X (Tag Title Match) – Ryan Davidson vs Mysterious Q (Best of 5 Series) – Divas Segment (Introducing the Diamonds Division – SheltonRead More
The last two episodes of Canadian Wrestling’s Elite are now online and ready for viewing over the holiday season! On Episode 59: “Hotshot” Danny Duggan vs. “Pimp Daddy Rick Matthews ThunderBlood vs. M.A.N. CAM!!KAZE vs. Heavy Metal Plus much more! View Episode 59: On Episodes 60: ThunderBlood vs. M.A.N. “Big Sexy Beast” AJ Sanchez vs. “The Blued Eyed Idol” Tyler Colton Dick Blood vs. “The German Juggernaut” Moses Luke “First All Star” Brian Rich vs. “The Mastermind” Kevin Cannon Plus much more! View Episode 60: A new episode of CWERead More
Ring Of Honor issued the following on Monday: AN APPEARANCE BY A LEGEND & TWO BIG MATCHES SIGNED FOR NASHVILLE! SATURDAY, JAN 4TH, 2014 – NASHVILLE FAIRGROUNDS Ring of Honor’s first television taping of 2014 is less than two weeks away! On Saturday, January 4th, all the stars of ROH will be in Nashville. This event will host the first rounds of the 2014 Top Prospect Tournament. We can now confirm an appearance by a LEGEND and two more giant matches for Nashville! ROWDY RODDY PIPER will make a veryRead More