Tag: PRO WRESTLING

Pedro Morales, Legendary Former WWE Champion, Has Died

WWE Network The WWE Universe has lost another icon today as Pedro Morales, former WWE (then-WWWF) Champion, has died. Morales did everything you could in professional wrestling, holding WWE’s Tag Team, Intercontinental, and U.S. Heavyweight, and Heavyweight Championships. That made him the first Latino man to hold pro wrestling’s world championship, made him WWE’s first […]

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Switchblade Jay White Is Your New IWGP Champion

NJPW World The “knife pervert” is now into belts. The show was called The New Beginning in Osaka, did you expect there to not be a new beginning? In what some (most?) are considering a shocker, Bullet Club’s ‘Switchblade’ Jay White defeated IWGP Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi at today’s NJPW The New Beginning event in […]

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WWE WrestleMania 35: Matches & Predictions

[embedded content] Back in 2013, WWE brought the biggest wrestling event of the year to New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium. On the historic evening of WrestleMania 29, The Undertaker and CM Punk competed in the best match of the night and John Cena avenged his loss to The Rock in the main event. Now in 2019, […]

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WWE Royal Rumble 2019: Reactions & Review

[embedded content] Here’s my final thoughts on Raw and SmackDown Live’s WWE Royal Rumble 2019! Bobby Roode and Chad Gable (c) vs. Rezar & Scott Dawson [embedded content] Reactions: This randomly announced matchup gave off old Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup Tag Team Tournament vibes. It featured a championship duo taking on a makeshift tag […]

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Ken Shamrock Is Returning To U.S. Pro Wrestling On Super Bowl Weekend

WWE Network You know how every pro wrestler and wrestling show in the world flocks to the location of WrestleMania to run shows on WrestleMania weekend? A production company is doing that with this year’s Super Bowl in Atlanta, GA, promoting two nights of events that include everyone from Joey Ryan and Kris Wolf to […]

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The Iconic Bart Vs. Lisa Fight From ‘The Simpsons’ Broke Out During A Pro Wrestling Match

Frinkiac If you’re part of that generation that grew up during the golden age of The Simpsons, you’ve referenced (or, more likely, tried to recreate) the iconic one-on-one brawl between Bart and Lisa from season six’s Lisa On Ice. “Bart, just get out of here.”“Hey, you get out. It’s a free country.”“That doesn’t make any […]

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WWE Royal Rumble 2019: Matches & Predictions

[embedded content] Once 2019 rolls in, the WWE landscape will change in a big way all over again. That’s because the biggest battle royal in all of professional wrestling kicks off at the start of the year – the Royal Rumble. 30 men and 30 women will compete in their respective matches in order to […]

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WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs 2018: Reactions & Review

[embedded content] Here’s my final thoughts on Raw and SmackDown Live’s WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs 2018! Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Cedric Alexander (WWE Cruiserweight Championship) [embedded content] Reactions: While I’m sure that the stars of 205 Live would rather compete on the PPV main card, their matches provide the perfect dose of adrenaline […]

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69-Year Old Ric Flair Says He’s Been Cleared To Get Back Into The Ring

WWE Network Last August, Ric Flair being alive at all after spending over a month in the hospital was described as a “miracle” and necessitated video updates where he announced, “I ain’t dead yet.” Now here at the end of 2018, Flair’s popping up on Network live specials and, per a conversation with Steve Austin, […]

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Larry Hennig, Wrestling Legend And Father Of Mr. Perfect, Has Died

WWE Network Only a day after the passing of the Dynamite Kid, the pro wrestling world mourns the loss of another legend. Larry Hennig, “The Axe,” former multiple-time AWA World Tag Team Champion, has reportedly died at the age of 82. Hennig is best known to modern WWE fans as the father of the late […]

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David Arquette Got Into A Shoot Fight In A Death Match Because Pro Wrestling Is Crazy In 2018

WWE Network One of the best stories of 2018 has been actor David Arquette’s transformation from incidental icon of everything that was wrong with the celebrity-obsessed culture of end times WCW to hard-nosed independent wrestling journeyman, getting back into the sport for the love of the game. Keeping in mind that Arquette is an accomplished […]

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Are These Sexy Photos of 80s Wrestlers or Male Models?

“These Americans” is a new column from the American artist Doug Rickard, featuring images culled from his vast American archive and streetwear brand. The pictures reveal the United States for what it was, and what it still is. Before Shepard Fairey put him on the walls of Los Angeles and mass-marketed T-shirts, Andre the Giant […]

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John Cena Debuted His ‘Sixth Move Of Doom’ In China, And It’s Hilarious

YouTube I believe the unofficial rundown of John Cena’s “five moves of doom” is as follows: punch jumping shoulderblock (x 2) duck a haymaker, into the Proto-bomb Five-Knuckle Shuffle™ Attitude Adjustment® Over the years he’s added and taken away various moves from his repertoire, such as “The Throwback,” the diving leg drop to a standing […]

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Bret Hart Replaced ‘Hitman’ With A New Name In A Blackfoot Ceremony

WWE Network Say goodbye to ‘Hitman.’ Say hello to, ‘Courageous Chief.’ WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart received a rare honor late last week when a Siksika elder at Mount Royal University gave the wrestling legend the name ‘Courageous Chief’ in a Blackfoot smudging and naming ceremony. The actual name is Iyiikitapinna, pronounced “ee-ee-ka-ta-bee-na.” The […]

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