Tag: WWE

The Best And Worst Of WWE Friday Night Smackdown 2/21/20: Past Due Bill

Previously on the Best and Worst of Friday Night Smackdown: Otis got his heart broken on Valentine’s Day when he jumped to a bunch of conclusions without actually talking to anyone or figuring out what’s going on. Plus, Hulk Hogan! … hooray. Things to do: Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You […]

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown Results 2/21/20

Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Friday Night Smackdown results for February 21, 2020. The show featured a number one contender match for the Smackdown Women’s Championship, appearances from the Bella Twins and Bill Goldberg, and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Friday Night Smackdown column. […]

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown Open Discussion Thread (2/21/20)

Tonight on the WWE Friday Night Smackdown open discussion thread: Universal Title Match against “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt at WWE Super ShowDown looms large. The WWE Hall of Famer recently reemerged to attempt to win the Universal Championship for a second time. The twisted Wyatt was quick to interject and let Goldberg know he welcomed […]

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WWE’s Japanese Performance Center Is Reportedly Coming This Year

The possibility of WWE starting an NXT Japan brand has been floating around for about a year, and the Wrestle Observer Newsletter has now reported that the company is planning on opening a Performance Center in the company later this year. According to Dave Meltzer in the WON, the announcement about WWE’s third PC should […]

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Naomi Talked About Her Absence From WWE And Who She Asked To Work With In NXT

Naomi‘s return to the ring was one of the biggest moments in this year’s Royal Rumble, even drawing attention from outside of the wrestling bubble. After months out of the ring, she’s set to challenge for the Smackdown Women’s Championship and is rumored to have another match with Bayley for the title planned for WrestleMania. […]

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The Best And Worst Of WWE Raw 2/17/20: Stations Of The CrossFit

Previously on the Best and Worst of Raw: Becky Lynch won a 20-minute Raw Women’s Championship match against Asuka only for Shayna Baszler to arrive, reveal her latent vampirism, and try to murder her. Plus, Drew McIntyre has no idea how to play basketball. Things to do: Follow us on Twitter and like us on […]

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Another 2020 WWE Hall Of Fame Inductee Has Reportedly Been Revealed

It’s that time of year, when WrestleMania is approaching, and with it the WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which this year takes place Thursday, April 2, at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Right now we’re in the part of the process where WWE has made no official announcements about the Hall of Fame […]

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WWE Ruthless Aggression: New Lies For A New Era

With Batista going into the Hall of Fame, John Cena now generally recognized as a good wrestler, and Edge back in the ring, it’s not surprising that WWE has decided to start capitalizing on nostalgia for the Ruthless Aggression era. The company is releasing a five-episode documentary series about its period between 2002 and 2008, […]

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WWE Announcer Vic Joseph Will Call Cleveland Cavaliers Games Now

It’s been kind of an up-and-down six months for Vic Joseph. Last October, the WWE commentator was moved from relative obscurity (read: 205 Live) to the play-by-play position on Monday Night Raw, the longest-running episodic yadda yadda yadda, replacing Michael Cole, who was moved to Smackdown on Fox. This resulted in Tom Phillips, who many […]

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Sasha Banks Will Reportedly Appear In ‘The Mandalorian’ Season Two

If you watched Season 1 of The Mandalorian on Disney+, you know that a lot of unexpected people made appearances in small roles, broadening the scope of the Star Wars universe. Some were recognizable, like comedian Brian Posehn as a taxi driver, legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog as an Imperial Officer, and Pillboi from The Good […]

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NXT TakeOver: Portland Results

Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free NXT TakeOver: Portland results. The latest live special from NXT featured four championship matches, a wild street fight, and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of NXT TakeOver: Portland column. NXT TakeOver Portland Results: – Poppy opened the show with a musical […]

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The Best And Worst Of WWE Friday Night Smackdown 2/14/20: My Cruddy Valentine

Previously on the Best and Worst of WWE Friday Night Smackdown: Bill Goldberg returned via satellite to challenge The Fiend, popping Smackdown’s biggest quarter-hour in months and, apparently, setting the trend of someone from 1998 showing up on video every week. See above. Sorry in advance. Things to do: Follow us on Twitter and like […]

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown Results 2/14/20

Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Friday Night Smackdown results for February 14, 2020. The show featured Otis and Mandy Rose’s Valentine’s Day date, an appearance from Hulk Hogan, and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Friday Night Smackdown column. WWE Friday Night Smackdown Results: – […]

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown Open Discussion Thread: Valentine’s Day Edition

Tonight on the WWE Friday Night “Super” Smackdown open discussion thread: After a high-level training session with his good pal Tucker last week, Otis is as ready as he’ll ever be for the date of his life with his “peach,” Mandy Rose. The chivalrous Superstar’s courtship of The Golden Goddess could even melt the heart […]

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R-Truth Discusses His New Rap Song, Working With Brock Lesnar, His WrestleMania Dream Match And More

Throughout his 23-year career as a professional wrestler, Ron “R-Truth” Killings has racked up a considerable amount of accolades: He’s one of only a handful of current WWE employees who can say he wrestled under the WWF banner (as K-Kwik); he was the first-ever black NWA World Champion in 2002; and his current WWE run, […]

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Wrestling With Cinema: Oscar-Nominated Films Matched With Pro Wrestlers

Welcome to Wrestling With Cinema, in which I use my background in film studies to offer what I hope is a fresh perspective on wrestling. Today, we’re looking back at last Sunday’s Academy Awards, which despite some of the usual diversity problems (something the Academy shares with pro wrestling), went a lot better in terms […]

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Ted DiBiase’s Son Was Caught Funneling Millions Of Taxpayer Dollars To His Dad’s Nonprofit

Just call him the 2.1 Million Dollar Man: Brett DiBiase, son of WWE Hall Of Famer Ted DiBiase and brother of former WWE Tag Team Champion Ted DiBiase Jr., was arrested last week in Mississippi following the discovery of a massive embezzlement scandal. DiBiase, also a former WWE-contracted talent in Florida Championship Wrestling where he […]

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Queen Cathy Kelley Is Leaving WWE

It’s a sad day for us today as UPROXX (and all sensible people) favorite Cathy Kelley is stepping away from WWE. Kelley, known for her hosting and backstage interview gigs as well as being the unofficial “Queen” of NXT, announced her departure via social media, noting that this Sunday’s NXT TakeOver: Portland will be her […]

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A New WWE Web Series Documents The Injuries And Comebacks Of Tegan Nox

After two false starts to her WWE career, Tegan Nox has finally remained healthy long enough to gain some momentum and a compelling storyline. Ahead of her Street Fight match with her best-friend-turned-evil Dakota Kai at NXT TakeOver: Portland this Sunday, WWE is reminding everyone of Nox’s long journey to regular NXT player status with […]

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