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  • AXS TV to premier three-hour New Japan Pro Wrestling's Wrestle Kingdom 12 special

    AXS TV to premier three-hour New Japan Pro Wrestling's Wrestle Kingdom 12 special

    When it comes to professional wrestling, there is not a bigger event every year than WrestleMania in the WWE. However, outside of the WWE, the most prominent event that takes place for wrestling fans each year comes out of Japan with the New Japan Pro Wrestling annual event, Wrestle Kingdom 12. This...
  • WWE closer than ever to making women's Royal Rumble a reality

    WWE closer than ever to making women's Royal Rumble a reality

    With the WWE calling up five female NXT superstars this week to the main roster, the promotion is slowly putting the pieces together to build a legitimately stacked women's Royal Rumble. Until now, the women's divisions on "Raw" and "SmackDown" were never deep enough to support the idea of an all...
  • WWE superstar John Cena plays Pixies 'Where is My Mind' on piano

    WWE superstar John Cena plays Pixies 'Where is My Mind' on piano

    In what has to be a very strange video for fans of the WWE, superstar John Cena played the Pixies' song "Where is My Mind" on the piano. The video was shot in black and white and features Cena in a tuxedo playing the song. As for the reason, the video opened with a text message that Cena did this to...
  • WWE returning to Minneapolis for the Road to WrestleMania

    WWE returning to Minneapolis for the Road to WrestleMania

    The WWE just held their most recent pay-per-view, "Tables, Ladders & Chairs" at the Target Center in Minneapolis, an event that saw the return of the Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle to a WWE ring for the first time in over a decade. It was a huge moment for fans in Minneapolis and they will get...
  • Triple H added to WWE shows during upcoming UK tour

    Triple H added to WWE shows during upcoming UK tour

    In some huge news for WWE fans in the UK, WWE legend Triple H announced via Twitter that he will be actually wrestling on shows during the upcoming tour. Triple H revealed that he will step into the ring and wrestle at five upcoming shows, four of which AXS has tickets available for. The shows that...
  • WWE stunner: Kurt Angle set for in-ring return at 'Tables, Ladders & Chairs'

    WWE stunner: Kurt Angle set for in-ring return at 'Tables, Ladders & Chairs'

    Fans who were excited to see the return of The Shield at the WWE “Tables, Ladders & Chairs” pay-per-view this weekend got some bad news on Friday afternoon. The WWE announced that Roman Reigns will not appear at the show or on the card due to “medical reasons.” This likely ties into the viral...
  • WWE 'Tables, Ladders & Chairs' PPV preview

    WWE 'Tables, Ladders & Chairs' PPV preview

    The WWE is bringing their annual “Tables, Ladders & Chairs” pay-per-view event to Minneapolis on Sunday night, Oct. 22, and the card has been finalized outside of some possible last-second changes. The event takes place at the Target Center and tickets are still available right here through AXS...
  • WWE returning to Staples Center in Los Angeles in December

    WWE returning to Staples Center in Los Angeles in December

    The WWE has made a nice home in the Staples Center in Los Angeles. As a matter of fact, they just held their huge “No Mercy” pay-per-view in that location, a card that saw the dream match between John Cena and Roman Reigns. While that event just happened in September 2017, the WWE is heading back to...
  • WWE suffering through illnesses that could affect ‘Tables Ladders & Chairs’

    WWE suffering through illnesses that could affect ‘Tables Ladders & Chairs’

    The WWE holds their Monday Night Raw October pay-per-view, “Tables, Ladders & Chairs” this Sunday at the Target Center in Minneapolis and there might be a huge problem with one of the announced matches. Bray Watt is scheduled to face Finn Balor with the anticipated introduction of Sister Abigail...
  • WWE: Would Ronda Rousey be a good fit for the Wyatt Family?

    WWE: Would Ronda Rousey be a good fit for the Wyatt Family?

    Dave Meltzer absolutely hates the idea of Ronda Rousey aligning with the Wyatt Family. In a response to an AXS contributor, the legendary pro wrestling journalist tweeted that he would have to think long and hard to come up with a worse way to re-introduce the former UFC bantamweight champion to WWE...
  • WWE returns to Europe in November

    3 burning questions heading into WWE's European tour

    The WWE is heading to Europe this winter, hitting up pro wrestling hotbeds in Ireland, Germany and Italy. Kicking off in Dublin on Nov. 3 with an episode of WWE Live, the tour continues west with close to a dozen shows -- wrapping up in Florence on Nov. 12. The promotion's top talent will be...
  • WWE adds Shane McMahon vs. Kevin Owens to SmackDown Live PPV

    WWE adds Shane McMahon vs. Kevin Owens to SmackDown Live PPV

    The WWE has really started to pump up the quality of their matches at minor pay-per-view events. Just as the company announced that John Cena and Roman Reigns would battle at “No Mercy” this month for the Monday Night Raw brand, the SmackDown Live brand added a huge event of their own. At Hell in a...
  • WWE 'No Mercy' could soon become one of pro wrestling's signature events

    WWE 'No Mercy' could soon become one of pro wrestling's signature events

    WWE No Mercy isn't one of the biggest, heavily-hyped pay-per-view cards of the year for the spectacularly popular pro wrestling company, but there's a lot to like about the Sept. 24 event scheduled for the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif. When it comes to pay-per-view build-up, the WWE's "Big...
  • Watch: Code Orange perform at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III

    Watch: Code Orange perform at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III

    While the WWE is no stranger to live performances, its developmental division (and critical darling) NXT has been getting their toes wet in the music side of things. The brand has held live shows at England's Download Festival and California's Aftershock Festival, and since 2015, acts such as...
  • Austin Aries was granted his WWE release on Friday, April 7.

    WWE releases Austin Aries

    Well this came out of the clear blue. Although it's not hard to understand why it happened. WWE announced on April 7 that they had released 205 Live superstar Austin Aries. The basis for the release was very simple. Aries wasn't happy being stuck on a cruiserweight show, when the entire WWE Universe...
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    Photos: Pro wrestling legends sizzle at Long Island's Eternal Con

    Former WWE superstar C.M. Punk made a rare Long Island appearance on July 1, showing up to the Eternal Con at the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. "The Cult of Personality," a two-time WWE champion and former UFC sensation, had the biggest line of any celebrity guest at the event...
  • CM Punk and Noelle Foley to appear at Long Island's Eternal Con

    CM Punk and Noelle Foley to appear at Long Island's Eternal Con

    Eternal Con is bringing a star-studded lineup of celebrity guests to Long Island for its historic fifth anniversary show, including a handful of iconic pro wrestling superstars. The event goes down July 1 and 2 at the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum, located in the heart of Nassau County. Which...
  • Great Balls of Fire provides glimpse into WWE's future

    Great Balls of Fire provides glimpse into WWE's future

    The Great Balls of Fire pay-per-view spectacular -- slated for July 9 in Dallas -- sets the table for the WWE's future, 2017 and beyond. Samoa Joe's title match against Brock Lesnar represents a passing of the torch in the heel department, setting the former TNA and Ring of Honor star up to become...
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    River City Rockfest spotlight: Fozzy

    Two days before making his River City Rockfest debut as Fozzy's fired-up frontman, World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Chris Jericho described San Antonio to AXS as "a great Rock N' Roll town, a great Chris Jericho town." The proof came four hours into a scorching day of humidity at the...
  • Fozzy singer and World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Chris Jericho, shown with the author during a 2014 interview in San Antonio, renewe

    'Into the Pit' interview with Fozzy singer, WWE superstar Chris Jericho

    The idea of forming his band Fozzy took shape backstage at a World Championship Wrestling event at the Alamodome in 1999. Just four months ago, he may have had the best seat in the house at the Royal Rumble, though it wasn't a seat at all being suspended above the wrestling ring in a shark tank for...
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