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Matt Striker & Ivelisse Velez Sign With Lucha Underground

Partial Source: Pwinsider – Former WWE performer Matt Striker and current SHINE champion Ivelisse Velez have officially signed on for the Lucha Underground project. Striker has already pulled out of independent appearances that conflict with Lucha Underground tapings. – Lucha Underground offered former ROH/WWE/TNA competitor Brian Kendrick a deal, but he turned them down. ...
Via WZR Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Matt Striker Talks Ear Yelling During Commentary And ECW

Former WWE announcer and ECW star Matt Strker has appeared on In Your Head radio and discussed various topics including his time on the new ECW and being a commentator. Personally I really enjoyed Strikers commentating style, it gave a very unique depth of wrestling knowledge and story telling, unfortunately for Matt, his style didn’t bode well with the WWE style and got pushed...
Via Wrestling News Depot
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

RF Video To Release Corey Feldman Shoot DVD With Matt Striker

RF Video is attempting to break out of the wrestling mold with its shoot interview DVDs. They’re introducing a line of celebrity shoot interviews, the first in line featuring…Corey Feldman. …No, really, a shoot video with Corey Feldman. You can’t make this kind of crazy up. RF Video released a trailer for the series, which can be seen HERE. Former WWE talent Matt Striker...
Via Wrestling News Depot
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE In Saudi Arabia, Punk Takes a Shot at the WWE App?, Striker

- Jason sent the following YouTube video where former WWE star Matt Striker shoots on JBL, the independents and more: - WWE will debut in Saudi Arabia in 2014. They will run three shows from the Green Halls Stadium in Riyadh on February 13th, 14th and 15th. Tickets go on sale December 16th through Ticketmaster. - CM Punk tweeted the following photo this weekend, which could be seen...
Via Wrestle Scoop
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Recently Released WWE Commentator Matt Striker Tweets an Extremely Tasteless Joke About the Boston Marathon Bombings

Following last night’s Boston Red Sox World Series win, former WWE commentator Matt Striker made a joke on his Twitter account about the Boston Marathon Bombings that was in extremely bad taste.  Striker, who is an avid New York sports fan, joked that maybe another terrorist attack in New York City this year could lead to a New York Knicks championship. What an absolute boneheaded...
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Between The Ropes Podcast | Matt Striker – September 4, 2013

Matt Striker talks about his new job as an announcer with Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, life after the WWE, becoming an announcer there after being a wrestler, what he learned the most from being a part of the broadcast team, trying to make himself more valuable as a performer, using historical references in commentary and if that was a good thing, being blindsided by the...
Via Between The Ropes
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Striker Comments on Release from WWE

Matt Striker was interviewed following his release from WWE at last night’s FWE Rumble 2 event in Corona, NY. Striker admitted that he was “heartbroken” over the news of his release from the company. “That was my dream job,” Striker admitted. “I had no business being in the WWE for as long as I was there. I learned so much from all of them. I’ll always love wrestling...
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE Announcer Matt Striker Has Been Future Endeavored

WWE backstage reporter and announcer Matt Striker has been future endeavored. WWE announced via their website that they have chosen not to renew Striker’s contract and that he would no longer be working with the company as of June 20, 2013. Striker, himself took to Twitter to confirm the news and announce that he is open for bookings. Was just informed by @WWE that my contract...
Via Overtime
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Striker Leaving WWE, Contract Not Being Renewed

- WWE broadcaster Matt Striker has communiated that he will shortly be leaving WWE. He had the following to say on Twitter…“Was just informed by @WWE that my contract will not be renewed. I am now available for appearances, signings, seminars, and wrestling. Deep breath.”WWE also issued a statement on Striker’s release…“WWE has chosen to not renew Matt Striker’s contract...
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Striker Addresses WWE Firing + Taking Bookings

UPDATE: Matt Striker tweeted the following regarding his WWE release: Was just informed by @WWE that my contract will not be renewed. I am now available 4 appearances, signings seminars & wrestling. Deep breath Thanks for all the support. To book plz email @WWE has your entertainment first in their mind. Support that product It’s clear from his tweets...
Via WZR Online
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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