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Recent WWE Attendance Figures, Hideo Itami/WWE News, Flair

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – As noted late last night, WWE is scheduled to return to Japan for some live events in July of 2015. The company will be returning to Tokyo on July 3rd and July 4th for shows at the Sumo Hall, events that WWE is pushing as the big debut of NXT star Hideo Itami in the Japanese market. With Itami now in NXT, J Sports in Japan has been airing...
Via WZR Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Ross spills secret on Stone Cold Steve Austin's replacement for beer

Ross is getting ready to return to a familiar ringside seat. The promotion and location will be different, though, as JR will be calling Global Wrestling Federation's presentation of New Japan Pro Wrestling's "Wrestle  Kingdom 9," which will be live on Pay Per View in North America from the Tokyo Dome on Jan. 4, 2015. Ross is best known for his legendary calls of matches in WWE...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Ross Discusses CM Punk ‘Jumping Ship’ To The UFC, More

The Big Lead recently did a lengthy interview with WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross. Ross discussed CM Punk’s injury issues, Punk’s move to the UFC, being on the road with Ric Flair, and more. Below are some highlights. Ross on what it was like on the road with Ric Flair: “Being on the road with Flair was like a never-ending party. He had two great passions: in-ring wrestling and...
Via WZR Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Reacts To NXT TakeOver: R Evolution

Event title aside, NXT’s latest PPV-type major show was perfect. NXT Women’s Champion and Ric Flair’s daughter Charlotte put on a show against Sasha Banks, Kevin Steen/Kevin Owens made his WWE debut, Finn Balor pulled out the war paint, and Sami Zayn FINALLY won the title. It was such a great event that it deserves [&hellip No visits yet The post Twitter Reacts To NXT...
Via No Coast Bias
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Concern Over Ric Flair’s Health – Details Inside

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter As previously reported, Ric Flair’s recent health issues and condition were a topic of discussion backstage within both WWE and TNA. As you know, Flair underwent surgery a couple of weeks ago that caused him to be pulled from an appearance on the NXT Takeover: Fatal Four-Way show. According to sources, Flair was in a hospital in Gwinnett...
Via TNA Wrestling News
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte on Her Fear of Not Living Up To Flair’s Legacy, More

- The Huffington Post recently spoke with WWE NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte. Below are some highlights: Fear of not living up to Ric Flair’s legacy: “The biggest thing holding me back is fear. Being afraid to fail and not live up to such a legacy my dad has made. I do feel the pressure, but I also feel the drive. My dad was really hard on me as a kid in sports, so this is...
Via Wrestle Scoop
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tessa Blanchard Carries On The Horsemen Legacy

You may not know Tessa Blanchard, but a wrestling fan assuredly recognizes the last name. For over sixty years, the bloodline has been an integral part of professional wrestling lore, beginning in 1953, when 24-year-old Kansas State football star Joe Blanchard started began career between the ropes. The wrestler-turned-promoter brought a son, Tully, into the world the following year.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bram on Being Flair’s Son-In-Law, Being Married to Charlotte, Spike

- TNA star Bram recently spoke with The Daily Mirror. Below are some highlights: TNA’s TV situation: “TNA management and Dixie [Carter] keep us in the loop as much as they can. I’m confident in the company. I don’t worry about it. Whatever they choose to do I know it’s going to work out.” Being married to NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte: “I’m doing my own thing in...
Via Wrestle Scoop
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Latest Details On Ric Flair’s Hospitalization & Recovery Time

We reported before that 2-time WWE Hall of Famer and 16-time Heavyweight Champion of the World “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair was recently hospitalized with a reported stomach issue that kept him out of NXT Takeover 2 on September 11th and a Smackdown appearance the next week. Regarding Ric Flair’s recent hospitalization, the Wrestling Observer Newsletter is reporting that he...
Via Wrestling News Depot
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Backstage News on Ric Flair’s WWE Status, Jim Ross on Why Flair Was Hospitalized

- 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...
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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