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- Here are some of Matt Hardy’s tweets during Monday night’s WWE RAW from Des Moines: Just flipped on #WWE #RAW.. I'm intrigued by this version of the 4 Horsemen on the Highlight Reel tonight. — Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) September 2, 2014 I love #WWE & respect the company. WWE gave me SO much-But it drives me crazy when they insult viewers by force-feeding them absurd stories. — Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) September 2, 2014 If pro wrestling wants to be taken seriously, it has 2 be presented as fun, yetRead More
Former TNA stars The Young Bucks and Frankie Kazarian have reportedly turned down deals for the El Rey Network’s new Lucha Underground series with Mexico’s AAA promotion. Other names offered deals include Ezekiel Jackson, Maxine and Savannah, all former WWE talents. Word is that today was the last day for talents who were offered deals to sign them. Chavo Guerrero will be working in a backstage role for the series and will be performing but at last word, he had not signed a deal yet. Some talents have been hesitantRead More
Former WWE Superstar Sinn Bodhi posted the following update on Jake “The Snake” Roberts Monday night: “UPDATE on Jake the Snake Roberts: Jake is making progress on his breathing treatments quicker then expected! Hopefully be off ventilator in a couple days… He’s resilient! Today when he was awake I joked with the doctors & asked if they could give him fake boobs or at least a face transplant… Jake smiled & gave me the finger lol Which means he’s feeling better! ‪#‎FeelBetterJake‬”Read More
The gear that Zack Ryder wore on Monday night’s WWE RAW was recently designed by a fan through a Twitter contest. Ryder tweeted the following about his loss to Rusev last night: Ok I get it. @RusevBUL crushed me…again. — Zack Ryder (@ZackRyder) September 2, 2014 It was speculated on the latest edition of Wrestling Observer Radio that Ryder’s loss to Rusev last night may have been due to some recent negative tweets that he’s posted. It was speculated that Ryder may have had a “JTG moment” on RAW lastRead More
Former WWE, WCW and ECW star Lance Storm has a new blog on his website where he talks about why he’s not supporting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Storm says he wasn’t going to speak his mind on the campaign until he was challenged. The full blog is at this link but here’s part of what he wrote: “The first flaw is that a lot of people taking up this challenge are just doing creative videos of themselves dumping water on their heads as a vanity project to getRead More
- The Miz vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler for the Night of Champions pay-per-view may be announced on tonight’s episode of Main Event during their MizTV segment. On last night’s RAW pre-show, Alex Riley talked like the match was already confirmed but WWE has not announced it. – Steve Austin tweeted the following during last night’s RAW main event with Seth Rollins, Kane and Randy Orton vs. Chris Jericho, John Cena and Roman Reigns: Please sell the headbutts. @WWE #RAW Please. — Steve Austin (@steveaustinBSR) September 2, 2014 –Read More
Damien Sandow accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on the latest edition of Sandow:60 on the WWE App. You can view it at this link. Sandow made the following cryptic comments about his position on WWE’s midcard: “The jester as we know is meant to entertain everyone. And if we look at the jester’s position, the jester is around the middle of the card. Now while most people think the jester’s position is permanently on the midcard, some of us have an Ace up our sleeve.” Sandow later tweeted theRead More
PWMania,com reported that WWE has invited the first openly gay NFL draftee Michael Sam to next Monday’s RAW from Baltimore and will give him an open mic. Stephanie McMahon wrote the following open letter to Sam on WWE’s website: Exhibiting class and dignity rarely shown in professional sports, Michael Sam, WWE invites you to next Monday’s Raw to speak of your struggles to succeed, lessons you have learned along the way, the courage it takes to be yourself and the prospects of your continued journey. You are a role model,Read More
- WWE’s new “Brothers of Destruction – Greatest Matches” DVD on Kane and The Undertaker hits stores in Europe today. A UK exclusive Blu-ray edition with 4 extra matches is also available. The DVD hits the US on October 7th. Below is the intro to the DVD: – WWE’s website has a new poll asking fans who made the biggest mistake on RAW – Triple H for questioning John Cena’s ability, AJ Lee for putting her hands on the Divas Title, Rusev for attacking Mark Henry or Heath Slater forRead More
Canadian Wrestling’s Elite is back on the air with a huge episode of CWE TV! WWE Hall of Fame Inductee LITA Arrives in CWE! CWE Championship Match CWE Champion Heavy Metal vs. International Wrestling Star “The Knockout Artist” Chris Hero “Hotshot” Danny Duggan vs. Jason “The Gift” Kincad “Impressive” Anthony Wayne vs. “The Rebel” Bobby Collins Plus much more! 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 and the following Wednesday at 9:30pm. AcrossRead More
- Tonight’s WWE Main Event and SmackDown tapings take place from the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. Confirmed for Main Event is The Miz and Dolph Ziggler on MizTV and set for SmackDown is Brie Bella vs. Paige in a non-title match. If you’re attending tonight’s tapings and would like to help with live spoilers, please e-mail me. John Cena, Chris Jericho, The Wyatt Family, Seth Rollins and Kane are also advertised. – Our correspondent at last night’s RAW in Des Moines, Iowa noted that WWE did not haveRead More
- Below is video from Ricardo Rodriguez’s first post-WWE match this past weekend. Ricardo teams with Tristan Keali’i and Jesus Rodriguez to take on Brittany, Sweet Thang Willie and Maxwell Chicago. – Injured WWE Superstar Darren Young re-tweeted the following comments from fans during last night’s RAW in regards to WWE inviting Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL draftee, to next week’s show. So @WWE will allow this Michael Sam guy to have an open mic but not their own @DarrenYoungWWE? — Darkzt Okami (@Darkzt_Okami) September 2, 2014 IronicRead More
WWE: Brothers Of Destruction: Greatest Matches DVD & Blu-ray Review Brothers of Destruction: Greatest Matches is a no-frills set which collects some of Kane and The Undertaker’s best matches as a tag team in 2001 and during their brief reunions in 2006 and 2008. While the set doesn’t contain the type of classic battles you’ll one day want to tell your kids about, it’s still a fun collection which is an essential purchase for anyone who considers themselves a fan of the duo. Kicking off with a slick promo introducingRead More
Brie Bella comments on her incident with her sister Nikki on Raw. Adam Rose comments on The Bunny’s attack on Heath Slater. The stars of Total Divas discuss their chaotic match on Raw as well as give details about the upcoming season.Read More
WWE’s website reports that Tag Team Champion Jey Uso suffered an aggravation of his previously injured knee on last night’s RAW from Des Moines. WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann says he diagnosed Uso as suffering “stretched ligaments” last week during the title match with Goldust and Stardust. Additional damage was done courtesy of the attack by Stardust during his brother Jimmy’s match with Goldust this week. Amann told WWE’s website: “This evening during [Jimmy Uso’s match with Goldust, Jey] sustained forceful, direct blunt trauma to his left knee with aRead More

Posted On September 2, 2014By Andrew DavisIn Columns

Today In Wrestling History- September 2nd

Trivia 2007 – WWE released Nick Dinsmore, who had portrayed the Eugene character.  He would be brought back in 2009, but after 1 appearance on Raw, he’d be released again Events In 1966, the EMLL 33rd Anniversary Show was held in Mexico City: – Rene Guajardo defeated Felipe Ham Lee in a Hair vs Hair Match – Jerry London defeated Karloff Lagarde in a Hair vs Hair Match – In a secondary event later in the month, Rene Guajardo defeated Jerry London in a Hair vs Hair Match In 1985, “WCCW Labor Day StarRead More
On Friday, Saturday, & Sunday nights, September 5th, 6th, & 7th, Absolute Intense Wrestling (AIW) will return to Turners Hall (7325 Guthrie Ave, 44102) in Cleveland, OH for WrestleRager 2014! WrestleRager will be the first ever three-day festival ever presented by AIW. Belltimes will be 7:30pm on Friday and 6:00pm for Saturday & Sunday. For events of this magnitude, AIW has pulled out all the stops to make sure this will be an unforgettable weekend. TNA Impact Wrestling star Abyss will join us on Sunday, September 7th. The former NWARead More

Posted On September 2, 2014By StaffIn Indy News

Dennis Stamp Booked For Upcoming Wrestling Event In Scotland

Dennis Stamp, famed for not being “Booked” in the acclaimed wrestling film Beyond the Mat, accepted his first booking in almost 20 years when he refereed the Main Event of SWE’s Hell 4 Lycra, in Scotland. Dennis was diagnosed with cancer back in 2011, stage 4, it was terminal. But he was promised that if he could beat cancer, they would fly him to Scotland and book him one more time. Not only did he beat cancer, he smashed it thus the trip to Scotland. It was an amazing experienceRead More

Posted On September 2, 2014By StaffIn Indy News

WWE Hall Of Fame Inductee Comes To C4 & Returns To CWE

It is with great pleasure that Canadian Wrestling’s Elite returns to the Central Canadian Comic Con for the second year in a row after an incredible debut last year that saw the best wrestling to ever take place at the convention. October 31st-November 2nd CWE returns to the biggest comic convention in all of Central Canada with wrestling featuring the top stars from across the continent competing throughout the day every day of the convention. On top of the action outside the ring CWE is proud to present a trueRead More