AEW vs NXT: Wednesday Night Wars | Week 3 Review

by Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper It’s Week 3 of the “Wednesday Night Wars.” AEW Dynamite reigned again in Week 2, but numbers were way down for them and NXT. The excuse? Baseball playoffs. Well, with Astros/Yankees Game 4 being postponed, one would think numbers would increase for both programs.   Television ratings:  Week 1: AEW (1.409 million), NXT (891K) Week 2: AEW (1.018 million), NXT … Continue reading AEW vs NXT: Wednesday Night Wars | Week 3 Review

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The Wednesday Night Wars Begin with a Bang

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper The build up to the second coming of the Monday Night Wars, which has now been dubbed Wednesday Night Wars, was more than a wrestling fan could have ever imagined as AEW “Dynamite” and WWE NXT went toe-to-toe for the first time ever. With wrestling on TV literally five to six nights a week thanks to ROH, Impact and MLW, … Continue reading The Wednesday Night Wars Begin with a Bang

Adam Page, All Elite Wrestling, AEW, All Out

HUNGman: How Being The Elite Prepared Adam Page for All Out Title Opportunity

For “Hangman” Adam Page, Saturday night’s All Elite Wrestling heavyweight championship match against Chris Jericho Saturday night at ALL OUT represents the culmination of a long, hard journey to the top of the wrestling industry that otherwise may not have existed without a dick joke and the creative freedom of Being The Elite. Before appearing as part of the fan-favorite webshow started by The Young … Continue reading HUNGman: How Being The Elite Prepared Adam Page for All Out Title Opportunity

Vince McMahon Admits AEW is Competition and the Product Must Improve

Vince McMahon shocked investors during the Q2 earnings call by admitting the current WWE product is nowhere close to the levels it needs to be. McMahon also admitted that WWE will do something in terms of better content, more controversy, and storylines. More surprising, Vince admitted that it won’t be full Attitude Era, but stated AEW indirectly as “a new competitor”. There you have it, … Continue reading Vince McMahon Admits AEW is Competition and the Product Must Improve

AEW’s Live TV Deal on TNT: Complete Coverage

It’s official. All Elite Wrestling is heading to Wednesday nights on TNT. The first episode will drop October 2nd and will feature live action from the Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. AEW picked up the 8-10pm (eastern) timeslot where they will go live each and every Wednesday. While not official, the rumored name for the series is “Wednesday Night Dynamite”. The show will emanate from … Continue reading AEW’s Live TV Deal on TNT: Complete Coverage

CM Punk Confirmed for Starrcast III in Chicago

In an announcement on twitter today, Starrcast Events confirmed that CM Punk will be a part of ALL OUT weekend. The man who once referred to himself as the, “Best in the World”, also ‘confirmed’ his participation with a tweet of his own. Punk has not signed a deal with AEW, and Starrcast has no relationship with All Elite Wrestling in any official capacity, so … Continue reading CM Punk Confirmed for Starrcast III in Chicago

AJ Styles’ First Title Win Provides Template for AEW’s Elevation of Hangman Adam Page

By Erik Beaston | On Twitter @ErikBeaston June 11, 2003 was the most significant night in the still-young history of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. On that night, AJ Styles captured his first NWA World Heavyweight Championship, defeating Jeff Jarrett and Raven in a Three Way Dance and became the young face of the upstart promotion. Over the next 12 years, The Phenomenal One would develop … Continue reading AJ Styles’ First Title Win Provides Template for AEW’s Elevation of Hangman Adam Page

VIDEO: New Jon Moxley Promo: “This is an Official Declaration of War”

Shots fired. AEW just dropped a brand new Jon Moxley promo following their sold out “Double or Nothing” event at MGM Grand. In the promo above, the ex-WWE Superstar once known as Dean Ambrose drops some major bombs against his former employer. “One day they will all come to my funeral just to make sure I stay dead but today is not that day. I … Continue reading VIDEO: New Jon Moxley Promo: “This is an Official Declaration of War”

WWE stars React To AEW’s Double Or Nothing

If fan reactions are any indication, AEW knocked it out of the ballpark last night with Double or Nothing. And fans weren’t the only ones to react. Several key WWE figures also weighed-in on social media during the show last night. It looks like that so called t-shirt company has gotten more attention than WWE anticipated now that members of its own roster are giving … Continue reading WWE stars React To AEW’s Double Or Nothing

Stevie Ray at Starrcast

Stevie Ray & Matt Topolski have a small Stand Up for Greatness reunion in Las Vegas ➤http://TitleMatchNetwork *Footage shot/edited by Title Match Network on location at Caesar’s Palace. The world’s most dangerous podcast returned for a five minutes this weekend at Starrcast. Stevie Ray was in town signing & performing his own show at the Tuscany w/ Ernest Miller, Eric Bischoff & others. Before that … Continue reading Stevie Ray at Starrcast