Tag: PRO WRESTLING

Video Of A Coronavirus Vaccine Delivery Had Everyone Making The Same Sports And Wrestling Jokes

The very first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine began being distributed around the country on Monday after getting FDA approval over the weekend, with hospitals beginning to give out the vaccine to first responders and healthcare workers. Video of some of the first doses being wheeled into George Washington University Hospital in the early […]

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Doctor Britt Baker DMD Reflects On A Year Of AEW Dynamite And COVID’s Effect On The Company’s Momentum

This week All Elite Wrestling is celebrating their first year on television with an anniversary edition of AEW Dynamite, one where every title will be defended, in their usual time slot of 8 p.m. ET, Wednesday on TNT. In the past year, one of the stars who’s become a big name in pro wrestling thanks […]

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WWE And AEW Have Been Left Scrambling To Book Shows Amid COVID-19 Outbreaks

Wrestling fans are fond of saying that WWE in particular does their best booking when they have to cancel things, think on their feet, and react quickly to circumstances. I’m not sure that idea holds much water anymore, in an era when Vince McMahon tearing up the RAW script hours before air has become the […]

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Serena Deeb Could Be Just What The AEW Women’s Division Needs

Nearly two weeks after her AEW Dynamite debut against NWA Champion Thunder Rosa, Serena Deeb has officially joined All Elite Wrestling. There had been rumors this was coming, but today the company confirmed it in a tweet. Her signing could be huge for the AEW Women’s Division. It’s not that she’s a big star—although she […]

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Wednesday Night’s Alright: Nothing Good Happens In Parking Lots

After four weeks being moved around due to hockey and basketball, AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT are finally back on the same night, which means the premise of this column finally makes sense again. So let’s look at the highlights from both shows. Nefarious Heel Behavior: The Young Bucks just randomly attack referees now Dynamite […]

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Wednesday Night’s Alright (And So’s Thursday): NXT And AEW Dynamite Get Their Own Nights

Look, it’s not my fault. When I started a column for Uproxx Sports premised on NXT and AEW Dynamite sharing one night, I didn’t know they were going to be on different nights for weeks on end. Last week, AEW was on Saturday, which happened to be when NXT was having a TakeOver. This week, […]

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WWE SummerSlam 2020 Was A Messy Show For A Messy Year, But Had Its Moments

Another WWE Summerslam is in the books, but like this year’s WrestleMania 36, it will always have a COVID-19 asterisk next to it. Things have come a long way since April, however. We’re in the Thunderdome now, which means a sea of fans watching on individual computer screens. It definitely makes WWE look more like […]

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Everything You Need To Know About WWE SummerSlam Weekend 2020

If you’re like a lot of people during these late-into-the-pandemic times, you’re probably not watching WWE on a weekly basis — at least that’s what their ratings say. But you may still want to check out the big shows this weekend, and I’m here to help with that. In addition to SummerSlam 2020, there’s also […]

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Wednesday Night’s Alright: A Slow Week For NXT And AEW Dynamite

Welcome to Wednesday Night’s Alright, my Uproxx Sports recap of the big events from wrestling’s biggest night, when AEW Dynamite on TNT goes up against WWE NXT on USA. I’m still finding the shape of this column, but I’m glad to be here with you and writing about two of the best wrestling shows on […]

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Impact Might Be The Wrestling Escape You’re Looking For Right Now

Wrestling without live crowds takes some figuring out. It’s led different companies in different directions, with varying degrees of success. But while WWE is inventing its own counter cultures, and AEW is continuing their impressively long build to Sept. 5’s All Out PPV while keeping their women’s tournament to YouTube, Impact Wrestling is over on […]

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WWE Went To Extremes, But Impact’s Slammiversary Stood Out In A Strong Weekend Of Pro Wrestling

First of all, welcome back to Pro Wrestling coverage on Uproxx. We don’t have our own vertical anymore, but I’ll still be here from time to time under the Uproxx Sports banner to talk about the big shows and whatever else needs to be talked about. It won’t be the same without the open threads […]

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