Tag: Wrestling

A ‘GLOW’ Star and Pro Wrestler Finds Art Imitating Life

When Kia Stevens saw the comedian John Oliver’s damning dissection, on “Last Week Tonight,” of professional wrestling’s often callous treatment of its stars, she broke down and cried. “He’s speaking my truth,” the 41-year-old wrestler-turned-actor remembers thinking, as the she listened to Oliver criticize the billion-dollar industry in the March segment. Stevens had just finished […]

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The 5 biggest takeaways from WWE SummerSlam

Kevin Owens will wrestle Shane McMahon at SummerSlam on Sunday August 11, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo Courtesy of WWE) WWE’s second-biggest event of the year, SummerSlam, took place on Sunday night in Toronto, Canada. Setting the stage for the rest of 2019, SummerSlam featured seven title matches with just one championship changing hands. With […]

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The 5 biggest takeaways from WWE’s Extreme Rules

Brock Lesnar cashed in his ‘Money in the Bank’ against Seth Rollins to steal the WWE Universal title at Sunday night’s Extreme Rules. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images) Bookended by championship changes, WWE’s Extreme Rules event on Sunday night lived up to its billing. With just four weeks before WWE’s summer extravaganza, SummerSlam, Extreme Rules set the […]

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WWE Extreme Rules 2019: Reactions & Review

[embedded content] Here are my final thoughts on Raw and SmackDown Live’s WWE Extreme Rules 2019! Finn Bálor (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (WWE Intercontinental Championship) [embedded content] Reactions: It’s one thing to get an unannounced matchup during a WWE PPV. It’s a whole other thing when that match is pretty damned good and features two […]

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WWE Extreme Rules Full Results: Brock Lesnar cashes in, wins WWE Universal Championship

Brock Lesnar celebrates, with his manager Paul Heyman, after winning the WWE Universal Championship match as part of as part of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Crown Jewel pay-per-view at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh on November 2, 2018. (Photo by Fayez Nureldine / AFP) (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images) WWE’s […]

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WWE Stomping Grounds 2019: Reactions & Review

[embedded content] Here’s my final thoughts on Raw and SmackDown Live’s WWE Stomping Grounds 2019! Tony Nese (c) vs. Drew Gulak vs Akira Tozawa (Triple Threat Match for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship) [embedded content] Reactions: From the moment the bell rang, this triple threat title match kicked off at a maximum speed level. As it […]

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WWE Stomping Grounds Full Results: Kofi Kingston, Seth Rollins retain, Ricochet wins U.S. championship

WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston celebrates at the end of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Super Showdown event in Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea port city of Jeddah late on January 7, 2019. (Photo by Amer HILABI / AFP) (Photo credit should read AMER HILABI/AFP/Getty Images) WWE’s latest pay-per-view event, Stomping Grounds, is taking place Sunday night […]

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WWE Super ShowDown 2019: Reactions & Review

[embedded content] Here’s my final thoughts on Raw and SmackDown Live’s WWE Super ShowDown 2019! The Usos (Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso) vs The Revival (Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder) [embedded content] Reactions: While not up to par with the first meeting between both teams, this was still a solid contest. You can never truly […]

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‘He’s a Good Man’: Jim Jordan Finds Support at Home in Ohio State Abuse Scandal

URBANA, Ohio — Voters in this small town, a camera-ready county seat cut from the mold of a 1960s-era television set, believe in their congressman. Representative Jim Jordan calls this home, and his fellow Urbanans believe he is a man of integrity. They believe his family, a dynasty of wrestling icons, has served the community […]

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