2019 WWE Draft Grades

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper The WWE Draft has come and gone and we here at Flagged Sports have had time to digest the spectacle. What was a cool idea turned into some silliness as both the FOX and USA Network draft/war rooms were a cheese-fest. But hey, it’s sports entertainment and what mattered most is who went where. FOX definitely got the star power.  … Continue reading 2019 WWE Draft Grades

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Wednesday Night Wars | Week 2 Recap

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper  It’s Week 2 of the “Wednesday Night Wars” after AEW Dynamite dominated (as expected) the television ratings despite NXT having the overall better wrestling matches last week. Nonetheless, wrestling on Wednesday nights are dope.  AEW Dynamite 1st match: Young Bucks v. Private Party Hot opener here and Private Party are rolling. I am very impressed with Quen and even more … Continue reading Wednesday Night Wars | Week 2 Recap

Top 100 Most Watched Wrestling YouTube Channels in History

The wrestling landscape in 2019 is like nothing we’ve ever seen. Various promotions have now secured TV deals, or simply bought time in local markets in an effort to secure their piece of the wrestling pie. But with all the focus on TV ratings, how do your favorite companies fare on YouTube? YouTube has become the second largest search engine in the world, behind only … Continue reading Top 100 Most Watched Wrestling YouTube Channels in History

Ladies Night Out 7 Results & Exclusive Coverage

Title Match Network returned to Booker T World Gym Arena with their 7th live iPPV event in the Ladies Night Out series. The #LNO7 iPPV Replay can be streamed now on TitleMatchNetwork.com Main EventIvelisse defeated Diamante The headline attraction at Ladies Night Out 7 was the battle between Ivelisse & Diamante. After a brutal back and forth affair, Ivelisse ultimately took home win. When the … Continue reading Ladies Night Out 7 Results & Exclusive Coverage

NWA World’s Heavyweight Champion Remembers Harley Race

by Nick Aldis On August 1st 2019, the professional wrestling world lost a man who genuinely deserves the superlatives that are often thrown around with a cavalier attitude; legend, icon, pioneer. A man who embodied what it once meant to be a pro wrestler, and a pro wrestler who embodies what it once meant to be a man. Harley Leland Race was born on April … Continue reading NWA World’s Heavyweight Champion Remembers Harley Race

Wrestling Video Goes Viral – MUST SEE

Joey Ryan and Miranda Alize have been setting the internet wrestling world ablaze since their encounter at Hurricane Pro’s Queens of the Ring on Saturday at Ford Park in Beaumont, Texas. In fact, the video of their match has now been viewed by 20x the population of Beaumont. In 24 hours, the intergender wrestling match which includes more than one disappearing lollipop has been seen … Continue reading Wrestling Video Goes Viral – MUST SEE

In Defense of Doink: Matt Borne’s Haunting Masterpiece

The frequent topic in any “worst gimmick ever” discussion, Doink is oftentimes remembered for the caricature he became rather than the extraordinarily haunting heel he was early in his run with WWE. To remember him in that form is to do the masterful work of the great Matt Borne a great disservice. According to Bruce Prichard’s Something to Wrestle With…, Doink was conceptualized by Road … Continue reading In Defense of Doink: Matt Borne’s Haunting Masterpiece

WWE SummerSlam Eclipses WrestleMania as Company’s In-Ring Showcase

The mass marketing machine that is WWE has convinced us for years that WrestleMania is an annual showcase of everything that makes the sports-entertainment juggernaut special. It is grandeur and spectacle, glitz and glamour. What it is not is an annual showcase of the company’s best in-ring offerings. That title belongs to SummerSlam, an event introduced in 1988 that has routinely featured some of the … Continue reading WWE SummerSlam Eclipses WrestleMania as Company’s In-Ring Showcase

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

It Is Time For The Undertaker To Rest In Peace

Father Time waits for no man. Or Phenom, for that matter. Sunday night at Extreme Rules, The Undertaker returns to WWE pay-per-view, teaming with Roman Reigns to battle Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre in what is little more than a desperate grab for WWE Network subscriptions and television ratings. Beyond the transparency, though, is a Superstar whose reputation as one of the greatest icons to … Continue reading It Is Time For The Undertaker To Rest In Peace