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AEW Dynamite Maintains Ratings Lead Over NXT Despite WWE Invasion Storyline

AEW Dynamite won the Wednesday Night War for the sixth week in a row as the go-home show for AEW Full Gear went head to head with the first episode of NXT since WWE launched its Survivor Series invasion storyline. Both shows had the benefit of avoiding competition with the World Series, though they did […]

WWE Doubles Down on Saudi Partnership Following Stranded Wrestler Controversy

WWE Doubles Down on Saudi Partnership Following Stranded Wrestler Controversy

In a Vince Russo level swerve, WWE today announced an expansion of their partnership with the government of Saudi Arabia following a tense weekend that saw many of its wrestlers mysteriously stranded in the country after Thursday’s Crown Jewel event. It all started with reports prior to Crown Jewel that WWE had not yet been […]


For Once, Vince McMahon Has a Good Excuse for Rewriting Smackdown at the Last Minute

For Once, Vince McMahon Has a Good Excuse for Rewriting Smackdown at the Last Minute

In an unexpected twist spinning out of Thursday’s Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia, the script for tonight’s WWE Friday Night Smackdown will need to be hastily rewritten at the last minute once again. This time, however, it’s not because Vince McMahon didn’t feel there was enough “good sh*t” on the show and felt like […]


Top 5 Reasons WWE Fired Eric Bischoff and Made Brother Love Head of Smackdown

Top 5 Reasons WWE Fired Eric Bischoff and Made Brother Love Head of Smackdown

WWE announced the shocking news Wednesday: just a few months after bringing on Eric Bischoff as Creative Director of Friday Night Smackdown and just two weeks after the show launched on Fox, Bischoff is out and Brother Love is in as the new Creative Director. WWE sent out the following press release: Stamford, Conn., October […]

Daniel Warren Johnson Draws on AEW Dynamite for #Inktober Sketches

Daniel Warren Johnson Draws AEW Dynamite’s Private Party for #Inktober Sketch

Daniel Warren Johnson’s latest Inktober sketch takes its inspiration from Wednesday’s edition of AEW Dynamite on TNT. The opening bout on the hot new pro wrestling show saw Private Party take on The Young Bucks in the first round of the Tag Team Championship tournament, and one of the most awe-inspiring moments of the match […]


AEW Dynamite Beats NXT in the Ratings; WWE Responds

The first results are in, and AEW Dynamite’s debut show on TNT beat NXT in the overnight Neilsen ratings, scoring a .7 in the 18-49 demographic vs. NXT’s .5. AEW also drew 1.4 million viewer compared to NXT’s 891K. In response, WWE issued the following statement, according to Wrestling Inc.: Congratulations to AEW on a […]

AEW Dynamite’s TNT Debut Made Wrestling Fun Again [Spoiler Review]

AEW’s first weekly television show, Dynamite, is in the books, and the wrestling has already been changed for the better. I’m old enough to have watched Nitro on TNT (and WCW Saturday Night on TBS, and ECW Hardcored TV on MSG), which is not a brag — being old sucks — but something about watching […]

Andrew Yang is the Best Candidate to Defeat Donald Trump… In the Wrestling Ring

As a field of Democratic hopefuls vies for top spots in the presidential primaries, one question on everyone’s mind is: who can defeat Donald Trump in the general election? And while quite a few candidates have made cases for that based on contrasts with Trump in terms of policy, intelligence, and simple human decency, one […]


Wrestling Legend Harley Race Has Died at Age 76

Wrestling Legend Harley Race Has Died at Age 76

Legendary wrestler Harley Race has passed away, Race’s official Twitter account confirmed on Thursday. Today at 12:50, we lost the man that fought up until the very last of his existence. More information will be released soon, but just know that he loved pro-wrestling and the fans that loved him. Harley Race, we love you […]

Report: WWE's Bobby Lashley Will Be Gone Til' November

Report: WWE’s Bobby Lashley Will Be Gone Til’ November

Every time he makes a slam, opponents turn around and cry. Vince asks himself why, oh why? But see, Vince must understand, he can’t work at stars of 5. So he’ll be gone ’til November. Said he’ll be gone ’til November. He’ll be gone ’til November. Yo, tell Vince McMahon that he’ll be gone ’til […]

Dolph Ziggler to Wrestle Goldberg, Not Shawn Michaels, at WWE SummerSlam

Dolph Ziggler to Wrestle Goldberg, Not Shawn Michaels, at WWE SummerSlam

Fans watching Dolph Ziggler’s recent segments on WWE programming may have been thinking it was all building to a match between Ziggler and WWE Hall-of-Famer Shawn Michaels, but it looks like it’s Hall-of-Famer Bill Goldberg that will face the Show Stealer at SummerSlam later this month. According to Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer, and all of […]

CM Punk Will Appear at Starrcast, All But Confirming AEW All Out Involvement

CM Punk will officially appear at Starrcast 3, the wrestling convention happening in Chicago on August 31, the weekend of All Out. Starrcast advertised Punk’s appearance in a video posted to their Twitter page Thursday, for which they even apparently obtained the rights to us Living Colour’s Cult of Personality. Get To STARRCAST 8/31https://t.co/VShyAsTu00 pic.twitter.com/a02NJdqWNV […]

Joey Janella and Enzo Amore Got Into a “Fight” at a Blink 182 Concert

On the mean streets of Holmdel, NJ, AEW wrestler Joey Janella and former WWE Superstar Enzo Amore clashed in an epic brawl Tuesday. And by “mean streets of Holmdel, NJ,” we mean by a concession stand at a Blink 182 concert. And by “epic brawl” we mean danced around as if they were going to […]

Could Donald Trump Return to WWE For Smackdown's Fox Debut

Could Donald Trump Return to WWE For Smackdown’s Fox Debut

Donald Trump may be the wrestlingest president since Abraham Lincoln, and if Fox executives get their wish according to a rumor floating around the pro wrestling dirt sheets, he could be returning to the ring when Smackdown Live debuts on Fox in October. According to the rumors, which must be taken with a grain of […]

WWE Smacdown's Move to Fox Gets Its Own Comic Starring Becky Lynch

WWE Smackdown’s Move to Fox Gets Its Own Comic Starring Becky Lynch

In October, WWE Smackdown Live will move from USA to Fox’s broadcast network, airing on Fridays and potentially exposing the company a new audience (but also to the threat of cancellation by the notoriously trigger-happy Fox). To celebrate, explosive publisher BOOM! Studios will publish WWE Smackdown Live #1, a special comic written by Kevin Panetta […]

AEW Star Calls Out WWE for Saudi Blood Money, Undermining Charity Event

AEW star Kenny Omega took the current ongoing pro wrestling Twitter rumble to the next level on Wednesday, calling out competition WWE for its deal with the Saudi Arabian government and accusing the company of attempting to undermine AEW’s upcoming Fight for the Fallen event, a show taking place in Jacksonville, Florida in July for […]