Tag: PRO WRESTLING

The Teenager Arrested For Trying To RKO His Principal Got Arrested Again For RKOing A Mall Alligator

ABC News Remember earlier this month when we shared the story of 18-year old Florida high school student Gianny Sosa, who was arrested after pretending to hit an RKO from outta nowhere on his principal? Remember the, “he didn’t really do anything wrong and everyone’s being stupid” tone we took? Apparently that tone happened enough […]

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The Best And Worst Of WCW Bash At The Beach 1998

WWE Network Previously on the Best and Worst of WCW Great American Bash: The Blood Runs Cold guys stole the show, Chris Jericho and the Ultimo Dragon tried to kill each other for real, and Hulk Hogan celebrated the one year anniversary of his industry-changing heel turn by losing a tag team match with a […]

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A Teenager Got Arrested For Pretending To RKO His Principal

Twitter 18-year old Gianny Sosa was arrested on Wednesday for trying to hit an RKO, the signature finishing move of WWE Superstar Randy Orton, on his high school principal. It’s a strong message to anyone who hears voices in their head and then act on what they say. Per The Miami Herald, Sosa’s lawyers too […]

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All Elite Wrestling Is In Talks With Turner Broadcasting

AEW Last week, Jim Ross claimed that All Elite Wrestling will make its national TV debut in October 2019 on “a major cable network.” Today, The Wrap reported what that network is likely to be and provided statements from an insider on how AEW’s TV deal is coming along. According to The Wrap‘s source, AEW […]

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WWE WrestleMania 35: Reactions & Review

[embedded content] Here’s my final thoughts on Raw and SmackDown Live’s WWE WrestleMania 35! Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Tony Nese (WWE Cruiserweight Championship) [embedded content] Reactions: Although this was a Kickoff Match, it truly started WrestleMania 35 on a high note. As a fellow New Yorker, it was awesome getting to witness a Long Islander […]

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John Oliver Discussed A ‘Morally Subterranean’ WWE On ‘Last Week Tonight’

YouTube John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ has tackled pro wrestling and the WWE before — most notably for its relationship with Saudi Arabia, in not one but two segments — but Sunday night’s episode made the company its top story, dealing with issues that are familiar to fans but probably shocking to most. You know, […]

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WWE WrestleMania 35: The Women’s Battle Royal Entrants You Need to Know

WWE Just like the men, the women of WWE are ready to throw their name into the battle royal hat. WrestleMania 35 has officially added the Women’s Battle Royal matchup to its lengthy match card. Several female competitors from the Raw, SmackDown Live, and NXT brands will make a play for the women’s battle royal […]

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WWE WrestleMania 35: The Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal Entrants You Need to Know

WWE WWE is back with another round of battle royal action at this year’s WrestleMania! WrestleMania 35, which will be emanating from the MetLife Stadium, will host the next installment of the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. And just like year’s past, a multitude of Superstars from Raw, SmackDown Live!, and NXT will do […]

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Colin Jost and Michael Che Are Fighting a 385-Pound Pro Wrestler for Some Reason

For reasons we may never fully understand, Saturday Night Live’s Colin Jost and Michael Che showed up to the WWE’s Monday Night Raw earlier this month to do a few sketches, including one choice bit in which Jost almost got choked out by pro wrestler Braun Strowman. They also teased that they’d be “special correspondents” […]

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The Best And Worst Of WCW Monday Nitro 6/22/98: Greene Giant

WWE Network Previously on the Best and Worst of WCW Monday Nitro: The Great American Bash gave us a new Cruiserweight Champion, a new Television Champion, and a new WCW Tag Team Champion (singular). Also, Mongo’s back, The Giant’s smoking cigarettes, and Bob Costas ruined WCW’s big announcement about how Karl Malone’s going to wrestle. […]

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Former WWE Manager Wally Yamaguchi, AKA ‘Mr. Yamaguchi-San,’ Has Died

WWE Network Yusuke ‘Wally’ Yamaguchi — best known to pro wrestling fans for his time in WWE’s Attitude Era as ‘Yamaguchi-San,’ the flag (and sometimes sword) wielding manager of Japanese faction Kaientai — has died at the age of 60. Tokyo Championship Wrestling President Jimmy Suzuki shared the news on Twitter, along with the announcement […]

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Pro Wrestling Icon ‘The Destroyer’ Dick Beyer Has Died

YouTube More sad news from a pro wrestling world that’s already lost Mean Gene Okerlund, Pedro Morales, and King Kong Bundy this year as Buffalo’s iconic masked wrestler Dick Beyer, better known as The Destroyer, has died. He was 88 years old. Beyer competed in over 8,000 matches in the United States and Japan over […]

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Wrestling Legend Harley Race Has Been Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

YouTube According to Ric Flair, Harley Race, one of the greatest pro wrestling champions of all time, has been diagnosed with terminal lunger cancer. Flair mentioned the diagnosis during a Q&A session moderated by Jimmy Hart at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, this week, per a live-blogging of the […]

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WWE Elimination Chamber 2019: Reactions & Review

[embedded content] Here’s my final thoughts on Raw and SmackDown Live’s WWE Elimination Chamber 2019! Buddy Murphy (c) vs Akira Tozawa (WWE Cruiserweight Championship) [embedded content] Reactions: This match will forever be remembered as featuring the best Frankensteiner’s of the year! At this point, everyone knows they’re going to get a quality matchup whenever the […]

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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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