The WWE Intercontinental championship is just days away from turning 35 (and I will have an extensive blog on that next week) and WWE.com is looking back at the greats that held the title. WWE.com has ranked the top 25 champs of all-time and while they got many right, they got many wrong.
via WWE.com In a recent interview with the New York Post, WWE legend ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin said that he was a bigger legend than Hulk Hogan. “If you’re talking to me, it’s going to be Stone Cold Steve Austin,” he said. “If you guys are talking to Hulk, it’s going to be him.” said Austin in the interview As someone who had the privilege of watching both wrestlers...
It’s been a day of announcements for the WWE this morning. First, the company made it official that the WWE Network has gone global. Then came word that Kevin Steen has signed with the WWE with Triple H posting the news on Twitter.
#WWE Universe in Canada: Proud to say the @WWENetwork is available today and the signing of Canada’s own Kevin Steen. http://t.co/GMpjPOgi87
It has been reported by PWInsider.com and F4WOnline.com that long time WWE employee Mark Yeaton has been released from the company. Yeaton has been with company for decades and was the ringside timekeeper and bell ringer in that time.
Other duties that Yeaton had in WWE included ordering and maintaining materials WWE used for the rings and other travel duties. PWInsider also reports...
Stone Cold Steve Austin may not have wanted to work with Hulk Hogan in 2002 but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t respect the Hulkster. Austin was recently asked to compare their legacies and his answer may surprise you.
“Stone Cold” Steve Austin’s new reality show, “The Broken Skull Challenge” debuts on Sunday, July 6 on CMT starting at 8 p.m. ET.
On today’s podcast we talk to Austin as he gives us the lowdown on the show. Austin gets into what type of athletes will be on the show, if he participated in the “Skullbuster” obstacle course, what WWE superstar would succeed in the “The...
18 years ago on June 23, 1996 Steve Austin was able to capitalize on a unique opportunity and delivered a catchphrase that turned the pro wrestling business around. Happy 17th anniversary WWE King of the Ring 96 and Austin 3:16.
Professional wrestling is the kind of business where fans can look back 10-15 years later and ask, “What were they thinking?”
When you look past WrestleMania, Royal Rumble, SummerSlam, Survivor Series, and even King of the Ring, what have been the best PPV events in WWE history? I pored through the last two decades of the promotion, and came up with this list of secondary-PPV excellence.
While fans may irate at Triple H and Stephanie for stripping Daniel Bryan of the WWE world title, they are hardly the first executives to make that decision. Here is a look back at the history of vacated WWE titles and the circumstances behind those controversial decisions.
While it's too early to stamp Seth Rollins' turn as a success or a failure, here's a look at some of the wrestling history he's up against, the twenty-five best shifts to the dark side ever.
Arguably the two biggest stars in our history of professional wrestling are Hulk Hogan and Stone Cold Steve Austin. Rumors of heat spread throughout the dirt sheets and Internet for years between those two but according to Austin, it just wasn’t true.
The WWE would finally bring a PPV to my hometown with the 1996 King of the Ring. I had seen a house show at the Milwaukee Arena before and while it was cool to see the ring for the first time, when I saw King of the Ring, everything blew me away.
You have probably seen all of Ric Flair’s legendary matches at this point but what about the ones you missed? Thanks to the WWE Network, you can go back and see the gems that you missed. Here are 10 great ones you probably never heard of to get you started.
Sometimes you look back at WWE history and you see a trend with some of the biggest money drawing rivalries in wrestling. As great as they were, they were unplanned, a situation where a negative was turned into a positive. I think that sums up the planning of Steve Austin vs. Vince McMahon.
Theme music is the first thing we experience at an event or watching at home to know: In the words of Goldberg, “Who’s next?” Jim Johnson is the man behind many of themes we hear in WWE. No fans of WWE seem to love a good tune than our friends over in the United Kingdom. Just like with Fandango, they got behind Adam Rose and his theme music in a major way on Raw. I hate to...
We reported at the beginning of the month that WWE Tough Enough would be making a return after a three year hiatus. All we knew at the time is that it would air on the WWE Network.
The Wrestling Observer is reporting their weekly newsletter (subscription only) that the show returning is official. The newsletter states that taping for the show will begin in July. Filming of the show...
Some of these Sting matches you may already know but I presume that some of the matches you’ve probably never seen before. So sit back, get some face paint on and revel at the fact that there’s no Hogan here to cut those knees off.
Ric Flair lives that kind of life. Hulk Hogan to some extent does the same thing. And then there was the man named Nikita Koloff.
I’ll be honest, I really don’t write about the current product since I rarely get to watch Raw or SmackDown. I have a work schedule that is extremely inconsistent, so I maybe get to watch the last half hour of Raw.Related Posts:WWE Extreme Rules 2014 Results: Shield Win, Bryan RetainsWWE Extreme Rules 2014 Predictions By The OddsWWE Extreme Rules 2014 Rumored CardBiggest WWE...
One of the big stories coming out of the WWE Q1 Earnings Call on Thursday was the return of a cult favorite program. The WWE Network will be opening up a can of whoop ass as the company confirmed that the reality show/contest Tough Enough will be returning for a sixth season.
WWE Tough Enough hasn’t been seen on television since 2011. The winner of the show was Andy Leavine, but is no longer with the company. The show was deemed a success, but wasn’t renewed for reasons unknown.
During today’s WWE first quarter conference call, the company announced that WWE Tough Enough will be returning. The show will be on the WWE Network. The head coach on...
Leave it to the world's greatest master manipulator to goad one of the biggest stars in wrestling history into one more match. Paul Heyman may have done the unthinkable which is entice Stone Cold Steve Austin to get in a WWE ring for one more time.
Sunday, November 14th, 1999 – Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, Michigan – The thirteenth annual World Wrestling Federation Survivor Series pay-per-view was sponsored by Rent-A-Center and Rent-A-Center is responsible, even in name alone, on producing one of my favorite Survivor Series!
Daniel Bryan finally ascended to the WWE world championship at WrestleMania 30 in one of the most memorable moments in Mania history. While Bryan may not be a draw on his own, the chemistry he has with the Authority rivals one of the greatest feuds in WWE history.