The Seth Rollins vs Will Ospreay Twitter Feud: Complete Recap

By now you’ve probably heard about the verbal Twitter war between WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins & IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay. Here’s how it all transpired. Issues started on June 22nd when Rollins, looking to defend the online backlash against the WWE PPV Stomping Grounds, posted the following tweet: Fellow WWE Superstar Roman Reigns was quick to backup Rollins when he released the simple yet effective tweet: So … Continue reading The Seth Rollins vs Will Ospreay Twitter Feud: Complete Recap

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WWE Stomping Grounds…or In Your House 2.0?

What if WWE held a pay-per-view event and no one cared? Did it really happen? Does it actually count? By Erik Beaston | On Twitter @ErikBeaston The biggest wrestling promotion in the world is about to find out Sunday night as it presents Stomping Grounds, a show as lazily compiled as its stupid-ass logo. Full of rematches from Saudi Arabia, a grudge match between Roman … Continue reading WWE Stomping Grounds…or In Your House 2.0?

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

Jon Moxley Wins IWGP United States Championship

Jon Moxley is breathing free air again and in pursuit of “reclaiming his soul”, he’s captured the IWGP U.S. Title. On the final night of the Best of the Super Juniors 26 Tournament, Jon Moxley, who was revealed to be the man behind New Japan Pro Wrestling‘s “Time’s Up” vignettes, re-started his non-WWE career with a bang. In his first match back on the non-WWE/developmental circuit since 2011, Moxley defeated Juice Robinson to … Continue reading Jon Moxley Wins IWGP United States Championship

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

The Complete AEW Roster: Updates on Every Signed Wrestler

We are counting down the hours until AEW presents “Double or Nothing” Live from MGM in Las Vegas. As of this writing, AEW has announced a total of nearly 60 signed wrestlers to their roster. While some of the big names like Cody Rhodes, Chris Jericho or Kenny Omega may come to mind, there are plenty of hidden gems in this list that will sure … Continue reading The Complete AEW Roster: Updates on Every Signed Wrestler

“This is a War.”

Them fightin’ words! This week in an interview with TV Insider, the first undisputed Champion in WWE history, Chris Jericho was asked about All Elite Wrestling’s new television deal with TurnerMedia and its impact on WWE. Jericho didn’t hold back. “I’m not surprised. I will say this…everyone in WWE owes Chris Jericho a thank you because the moment I signed with AEW, it became legit. … Continue reading “This is a War.”

Former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro Dead at 39

Very sad news in the pro wrestling world today as former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro has passed away. WWE confirmed the news on their Twitter page. According to officials, Massaro died early Thursday morning after being transported from her home in Suffolk County, NY.  No cause of death has been confirmed but foul play does not appear to be a factor. Massaro is most known … Continue reading Former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro Dead at 39