Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff Named Executive Directors of WWE RAW and Smackdown

Via Sports Illustrated WWE has named Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff as Executive Directors. Heyman is set to become Executive Director of Monday Night Raw, while Bischoff will fill the same role for SmackDown Live. Both will report directly to WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon. The two positions are full-time executive roles, with no plans at the current time for this to be introduced as part … Continue reading Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff Named Executive Directors of WWE RAW and Smackdown

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The Quality of a Champion’s Reign is Reflected in the Strength of their Competition

By Erik Beaston | On Twitter @ErikBeaston Unfortunately for Seth Rollins, The Beastslayer’s run as WWE Universal Champion has been adversely affected by the lack of quality contenders up and down the Raw card. So weak is the depth on the show that management has thrown out the rules of its own brand extension and introduced a wildcard rule designed to bring more starpower to … Continue reading The Quality of a Champion’s Reign is Reflected in the Strength of their Competition

New Documentary Takes Second Look at the Montreal Screwjob

This week, VICELAND’s new multiple-part documentary series covering tragic pro wrestling subjects: The Dark Side of the Ring, covers the infamous “Montreal Screwjob”. The new look at one of professional wrestling’s most infamous events features interviews with Eric Bischoff, Bruce Prichard, Jim Cornette and Bret Hart himself. New episodes of the series air every Wednesday night on Viceland at 10pm EST. / 7pm PST. Still … Continue reading New Documentary Takes Second Look at the Montreal Screwjob

MurderMania Brutalized NYC with their unique brand of violence

Most wrestling media voices ignored them. Out of all the companies who received press during Wrestlemania weekend, this one was rarely mentioned at all. Seriously – how many articles did you read about MurderMania? Welcome to the 2-day no-ring death fest that brutalized New York City & captured new fans from around the world! The events will made available soon via Title Match Network. Before … Continue reading MurderMania Brutalized NYC with their unique brand of violence

Breaking: Honky Tonk Man to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame this year

He’s cool, he’s cocky, he’s bad! And now the Honky Tonk Man is about to become a WWE Hall of Famer during this year’s Wrestlemania. Honky Honk Man is known as being the “greatest intercontinental champion of all time” while the company was known as WWF: World Wrestling Federation back in the 1980s. Though his run with the IC Title was historic, one of his … Continue reading Breaking: Honky Tonk Man to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame this year