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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 […]

Taz Will be Doing Commentary For AEW's Dark Matches In Philadelphia

Taz Will Be Doing Commentary For AEW’s Dark Matches In Philadelphia

The names just keep on rolling into AEW, as ECW alumni Taz will be joining the company for a night to do some commentary. The retired pro-wrestler has spent nearly two decades behind the mic, doing commentary for WWE and TNA/Impact, along with his own morning show Taz & The Moose on CBS Sports Radio. […]




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 […]

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Untapped Potential: Why Pro-Wrestling Biopics Are So Hard to Pull Off [OPINION]

The story of World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) Paige, become a rare exception in the world of professional wrestling that it showed authenticity and achieved what it wanted with hardly any filtering. Lack of Dramatization When you look at another acclaimed film in Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler where the protagonist in Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey […]

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 […]

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“The Good Place”: Austin 3:16 Says Chidi Better Watch His Back [VIDEO]

Don’t get access to Twitter in The Bad Place? That’s okay! I’m here to fill you in on what you may have missed heading into this week’s season premiere of NBC‘s The Good Place. No better place to start then with USA Network‘s official social media, which posted a video of none other than The […]



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AEW “All Out”: Bleeding Cool’s Down-n-Dirty PPV Predictions [OPINION]

It would a righteous understatement to say things haven’t exactly been boring for All Elite Wrestling (AEW) since they officially announced their national weekly television deal with TNT. They had a sell-out run of taping dates for the show, only to lose Jon Moxley to a staph infection and nearly lose Fenix to a leg […]