– Kurt Angle and Samoa Joe are going to India to do promotional work for TNA after this week’s TV tapings in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. TNA may use the trip to announce they have signed former Ring Ka King wrestler Mahabali Veera, who wrestled Scott Steiners in the Ring Ka King tournament semi-finals.
– Speaking of Kurt Angle, he posted the following update on Twitter today:...
- As noted, Ric Flair missed WWE NXT Takeover due to being hospitalized in Georgia. Flair had surgery, causing him to miss this week’s SmackDown tapings and Night of Champions. People within WWE expect Flair to be back on TV soon, according to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
Jim Ross wrote the following about Flair in his latest blog.
“Now sources are saying Ric Flair had...
Get excited WWE fans. ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin could be hitting the squared circle for a match for the first time since 2003 if recent rumors are true. According to Cage Side Seats, there is something going on between WWE and Austin, and early indications are that it could be leading up to one final match at Wrestlemania 31.
There’s apparently something going on between Stone...
– Here are tonight’s confirmed WWE NXT matches:
* Non-Title Match: Charlotte © vs. Emma
* Hideo Itami vs. Justin Gabriel
* CJ Parker vs. Baron Corbin
* Tyson Kidd and Titus O’Neil vs. Adrian Neville and Sami Zayn
– Here’s Eva Marie in a colorful bra prepping to celebrate her birthday this weekend on Instagram:
- WWE’s website has an interview up with the “leaders of the new school” – NXT Champion Adrian Neville, Sami Zayn, Hideo Itami, Kevin Steen and Fergal Devitt. Zayn asked Itami why he chose to leave Japan for WWE. The former Kenta replied:
“I wanted more. I wanted to be famous. I wanted to prove to myself.”
Steen joked and made a reference to CM Punk using Kenta’s GTS...
- Former WCW star Stevie Ray of Harlem Heat fame is now on Twitter at @TheStevieRay. The account was verified by Booker T.
- Meghan Baker, daughter of wrestling legend Ox Baker, has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help her father out and to help cover his bills & funeral costs. She noted that Ox does not have long left to live as he has heart problems and his kidneys are going...
The WWE is blowing it…but you probably already knew that coming out of Monday night. The WWE will never an opportunity again to build around someone like Brock Lesnar yet they are doing their best to make sure that their investment pays very little dividends.
WWE Night of Champions is coming up on Sunday, September 21. The event features Brock Lesnar defending the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against former titleholder John Cena. Roman Reigns will face former Shield teammate Seth Rollins and Chris Jericho will square off against Randy Orton.
I am now going to admit in ink, exclusively on Wrestling News Depot, that I Will McCormick, being of sound mind and heart hereby admit that I have been enjoying the hell out of Nikki Bella’s heel turn. It’s been great. I think Nikki Bella is a great heel. She has presence as the biggest ***** in the company, and it is working for her like a charm. I don’t think she is like...
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Xplosion: Crazy Steve defeated Robbie E.
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*X-Division champion Samoa Joe defeated Austin Aries via submission. Great match.
*MVP with Kenny King defeated Mr. Anderson with Chris Melendez.
*EC3 with Rockstar Spud defeated Eric Young.
*Havoc and TNA Knockouts champion Gail Kim battled to a no contest. During the match, Kim came off the...
Last year, Dolph Ziggler was the World Heavyweight Champion for WWE.
More often than not, he was stealing the show with his energetic style, regularly putting on some of the most entertaining matches on the card and establishing himself as one of the best workers in the entire organization.
Fast-forward to now, and although the reigning Intercontinental Champion, it is unlikely...
Monday’s edition of Raw may have been one of the worst shows in a while, but it did give the fans something they wanted without actually giving them what they wanted: a John Cena heel turn.
“What are you talking about?” you might be asking your monitor. Well I’m here to tell you. A bit of a recap: John Cena faced Brock Lesnar at Summerslam for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship...
NXT star Sami Zayn has reportedly played The Bunny three times in the last two weeks on WWE TV. Zayn has been on the road with the main roster and apparently was the one who frog-splashed Titus O’Neil on last week’s RAW. The Bunny was wearing the same wrist tape that Zayn wears that night.
The Bunny also did an impressive move at last night’s SmackDown tapings. Zayn worked...
Believe it or not we are less than eight months before WWE WrestleMania 31. The biggest event of 2015 is the end game for the current WWE creative team and while card is always subject to change, here are some card predictions based on the current landscape.
From Another Match Being Added to NOC?, Ambrose News, nWo Star Turns 51
- Former WWE star Bill “The Goon” Irwin turns 60 years old today while former nWo member Masahiro Chono turns 51, famed manager Jim Cornette turns 53 and ROH, EVOLVE & Dragon Gate USA founder Gabe Sapolsky turns 42.
– WWE is advertising a match, as well as the Peep Show segment with Chris Jericho and...
This coming Friday night on SyFy, WWE Smackdown has a loaded show headed into Night of Champions. The show was taped in Biloxi Mississippi on Tuesday evening.
While Smackdown has been mostly filler lately, the Smackdown Spoilers coming out of Biloxi makes it look like a pretty interesting show. If you don’t want to know what happened, just know that Bo Dallas gets his rematch...
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- Chris Jericho and Nikki Bella are featured on Fallout from this week’s RAW:
– Despite the WWE announce team teasing that John Cena may have broken Brock Lesnar’s nose during their brawl on last night’s RAW, PWInsider reports that Lesnar was fine backstage and that the entire angle went as planned.