Bad News Barrett gets some good news…from President Obama!?

It was reported back in 2010 that Bad News Barrett and Drew McIntyre were kept away from working for WWE due to issues with their work visas from back home. Barrett apparently has not had any visa issues since then but he won’t have to worry about them in the future. Barrett indicated on Twitter that he now has a “green card” in the United States, meaning he’s now a lawful...
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bischoff Says He’s “Happy” to See a “Deserving” Sting Make His WWE Debut

Eric Bischoff, the long-time boss of Sting at both WCW and TNA, has taken to Twitter to comment on “The Icon’s” WWE debut at Survivor Series.  Bischoff tweeted: Congrats to @sting, @WWE. I am very happy and proud to see Sting on a platform he deserves. Great for @WWE and wrestling fans world wide! — Eric Bischoff (@EBischoff) November 24, 2014
2 days ago  |  Discuss

POSSIBLE SPOILER: Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Backstage at RAW; New GM?

Mike Johnson of PWInsider is reporting that former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan is backstage at tonight’s RAW.  Johnson says that he’s unaware if Bryan will actually appear on RAW tonight, but that this is the first event that Bryan has attended in some time. While pure speculation, he could be a logical candidate as John Cena’s choice as the new RAW GM now...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Releases a Press Release on Vince McMahon’s Appearance on the “Stone Cold” Steve Austin Podcast

WWE sent out the following press release today: WWE® NETWORK TO AIR A LIVE “STONE COLD” STEVE AUSTIN PODCAST WITH SPECIAL GUEST VINCE MCMAHON STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 24, 2014 –WWE Network will air a live “Stone Cold” Steve Austin podcast with special guest, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon immediately following Monday Night Raw on USA next Monday, December 1. The WWE...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Smackdown Rating (11/21/2014)

Last Friday’s WWE Smackdown drew a 2.1 rating.  This was up slightly from the previous weeks’ 1.93. On average, 2.8-million viewers tuned in for the show.
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Comments on Sting’s WWE Debut; Wants to See Sting vs. Triple H at WrestleMania 31

Jim Ross took to his blog to comment on Sting’s WWE debut at last night’s Survivor Series PPV.  You can read his entire blog by clicking here.  His feelings on Sting’s arrival is below: “Happy to see my old friend The Stinger debut at the Survivor Series Sunday night. Honestly, I wish I hadn’t read so much material notwithstanding writing about the rumor of his return...
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NAWC #351: Survivor Series Pick ‘Ems & Impact to Destination America

Nikki Heyman and crew begin the next series of 50 episodes on the road to #400 by holding pick ‘ems for Survivor Series, plus the news and their thoughts on Impact Wrestling going to Discovery Networks’s Destination America in January. Click HERE to listen to our official wrestling news podcast of record. Programming Note: We’ll be taking off next weekend for the Thanksgiving...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest on if TNA live events will be back, Josh Mathews’ role in TNA currently

- The negotiations between Spike TV and TNA reportedly ended about 2-3 weeks ago. The two sides were in discussions for TNA to sign a “lesser deal” as Spike wanted to pay TNA less for the programming they had. Despite TNA failing to hit the 2 million viewer mark for Impact Wrestling that was agreed on when they signed a deal in 2010, there was still some interest from Spike in...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Still Real to Us Show: Episode #249 – 11/20/14

On this episode of The Still Real to Us Show: the guys preview & predict WWE Survivor Series 2014! The guys discuss if the final changes made to Team Cena before Sunday’s big show made them excited for the main event, if the WWE made the right call putting this suspicious wrestler in the match and if this PPV will be able to sell WWE Network subscriptions during their all...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Daughter of WWE Hall-of-Famer visits Smackdown tapings, Top 10 moments from RAW

- WWE posted the following video with the top 10 moments from this week’s RAW: - The dark match before tonight’s WWE TV tapings in Knoxville, Tennessee saw Sin Cara defeat Heath Slater. - The dark match in between Main Event and SmackDown saw NXT Champion Adrian Neville defeat Curtis Axel. - Third generation Diva Tessa Blanchard was backstage at tonight’s WWE tapings in...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

350th Episode of the North American Wrestling Connection

Another milestone gets hit in this long running wrestling discussion podcast that’s been going strong for over seven years. Nikki Heyman opens the doors to nearly every contributor on this special edition of the NAWC as they’ll talk about ECW Week on the Network, get some war stories from special guest Johnny Bad Wheels, and they’ll look back at memories of the show as they’ll...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Still Real to Us Show: Episode #248 – 11/13/14

On this episode of The Still Real to Us Show: the guys look at the final teams for Team Cena & Team Authority at Survivor Series 2014 and debate if the WWE made the right choices for the wrestlers on each squad! They also look at how two WWE wrestlers got the foundation to become bigger stars in just one night, if Bray Wyatt is better served as a “face” or the “creepier”...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Still Real to Us Show: Episode #247 – 11/6/14

On this episode of The Still Real to Us Show: the guys look at the recent stipulation changes to the Survivor Series main event match by debating if it will get fans excited for the match, they discuss if Randy Orton turning “face” was the right move for right now and they look at potential options for Rusev now that he’s been crowned the WWE United States Champion! They...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NAWC Episode 348 – A Halloween Spooktacular!

Nikki Heyman and crew bring to you a spooky edition of the podcast recapping Hell in a Cell, plus they’ll cover some key factors leading into Survivor Series, WWE Network numbers forcing them to do what they should’ve done all along, and much more. Click HERE to listen.
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Still Real to Us Show: Episode #246 – 10/30/14

On this episode of The Still Real to Us Show: the guys recap WWE Hell in a Cell 2014! The guys go over the entire show by discussing if Bray Wyatt “ruined” the Dean Ambrose/Seth Rollins main event, if John Cena vs. Randy Orton really is this generation’s “rivalry” and if this show delivered despite the lackluster buildup! They also discuss a wrestling legend who appears...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Big announcement coming from Cole & JBL, Top 10 moments from Smackdown

- WWE posted the following video with the top 10 moments from last night’s SmackDown: - Brie Bella is featured in Fallout from this week’s SmackDown, seen below. Brie tells Byron Saxton that she’s not going to back down from Nikki and says she’s ready for her sister on Sunday. - JBL and Michael Cole will be making an announcement on Monday morning about their radio...
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Still Real to Us Show: Episode #245 – 10/23/14

On this episode of The Still Real to Us Show: the guys preview & predict WWE Hell in a Cell 2014! They debate if the lack of interest for the show will help make it thrive on Sunday, which match should end up main eventing the PPV and if Cena vs. Orton should really be for the #1 Contender to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship! Jeff & Captain Obvious also discuss if...
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NAWC #346: Justin Roberts, Team 3D & Feeling the BANG

Nikki Heyman and this week’s panel consisting of Shane “Bad News” Beaman, Jason Block, and Ethan Musulin recap this past week’s Raw and how useless the appearance of one Todd Chrisley really was, a better overall show than expected, and they’ll try to predict where Team 3D will go next. The road to episode #350 starts on this week’s show by clicking HERE to listen. And...
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Still Real to Us Show: Episode #244 – 10/16/14

On this episode of The Still Real to Us Show: the guys discuss WWE going with giving us Dean Ambrose vs. John Cena 2 weeks earlier than originally advertised, if this was an example of poor creative writing on the WWE’s part and if it’s time for someone to finally step away from booking this company! They look at reports of when Brock Lesnar is scheduled to return & if...
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Still Real to Us Show: Episode #243 – 10/9/14

On this episode of The Still Real to Us Show: the guys look at the official main event for WWE Hell in a Cell and discuss if the company made the right move with their October PPV! They also debate if the lack of new stars can be contributed to this one person, they celebrate Smackdown’s 15th anniversary with their favorite moments & matches, they discuss if The Rock’s...
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NAWC Presented by featuring Happy Scary Dean’s Clearance Sale!

Nikki Heyman, VRM, and “Stat Boy” Josh Henninger take a look at this past week’s wrestling business, including news on TNA and their “big” PPV of the year which seems very much subdued. Click HERE to listen.
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Still Real to Us Show: Episode #242 – 10/2/14

On this episode of The Still Real to Us Show: the guys look at the reported plans heading into WWE Hell in a Cell and if the company can afford not having WWE Champion Brock Lesnar around! With the WWE feeling flat right now the guys cheer themselves up with 4 huge rumored returns heading back to the company soon, if the WWE creative team should really be breaking up one of their...
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

New NAWC Podcast Recaps Night of Champions

Nikki Heyman, Jason Block, and VRM take a swift look back at Night of Champions and they’ll cover the rest of the week in the world of pro wrestling. Click HERE to listen along. You can catch up on past editions of the NAWC by clicking HERE.
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildkat Sports “BuKu Dao or Die” Recap, Results, & Review

The following column is from new WrestleChat contributor, Grant Fletcher. You can follow Grant on Twitter at @G_Fletch1. Howdy, wrestling fans! Saturday, September 13th Wildkat Sports & Entertainment unleashed Bu Ku Dao or Die on Metarie, Louisiana and the Grace King Auditorium will never be the same again! 400 were in attendance to see some quality wrestling and to bid farewell...
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Still Real to Us Show: Episode #241 – 9/25/14

On this episode of The Still Real to Us Show: the guys recap & review WWE Night of Champions 2014 by discussing if this PPV showcased how “flat” the WWE has been lately, if the company made the right decision on the ending of their Main Event match and so much more! They then discuss the emergency surgery that is sidelining Roman Reigns for the foreseeable future, how this...
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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