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?
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
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
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.”
TMZ Sports is reporting that Ric Flair was rushed to a hospital Thursday morning after suffering what’s being called a “medical emergency”. Flair was in the Atlanta area when something went wrong. The 70-year-old WWE legend was initially taken to the emergency room to be treated. The specifics are unclear at this point, but TMZ is reporting that the situation is “very serious.” We reached out … Continue reading Ric Flair Hospitalized after a Medical Emergency
All Elite Wrestling has officially signed with WarnerMedia which brings with it a return of weekly wrestling on TNT, the former home of WCW Monday Nitro. WCW Nitro was at the heart of the Monday Night Wars which saw the WWF (WWE) and WCW go head to head, ushered in the Attitude Era in WWF and was responsible for the creation of the NWO, stars … Continue reading AEW Officially Signs Deal with TNT
By Chad CooperTwitter @thechadcooper Taylor Swift once declared, “gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake.” And that’s exactly what happened Night One of the WWE Superstar Shakeup on RAW on April 15. In her tight-fittin’ acid-wash jeans, Stephanie McMahon told us the road to WrestleMania 36 has officially started in Montreal. Who is officially moved to RAW? The Miz – Love this move, which I also … Continue reading Monday Night RAW Superstar Shakeup