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  • 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...
  • 'WWE Raw' will slam through STAPLES Center this June

    'WWE Raw' will slam through STAPLES Center this June

    Finally, "WWE Raw" will come back to Los Angeles! This June, the WWE will make its grand return to the City of Angels with a live taping of its flagship television show at the STAPLES Center. While the card is subject to change, white-hot superstars Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Alexa Bliss, Bray...
  • Incendiary & CFO$ release Aleister Black's entrance theme 'Root of All Evil'

    Incendiary & CFO$ release Aleister Black's entrance theme 'Root of All Evil'

    If you're a wrestling fan, you probably saw the NXT TakeOver: Orlando PPV on Saturday night. Held inside the sold out Amway Center, the card featured the debut of Aleister Black, who is best known in the indy circuit as Tommy End. When he arrived to the ring to face Andrade Almas, fans were greeted...
  • Fans chant for Paige at WWE Monday Night Raw in Brooklyn

    Fans chant for Paige at WWE Monday Night Raw in Brooklyn

    Scandalous, raunchy photos and video clips of WWE superstar Paige were leaked earlier this week to social media, but the situation has only made the British talent more popular with fans. In New York, at least, she appears to be more over than ever. Multiple times during the live taping of this week...
  • Samoa Joe dominating as 'WWE Monday Night Raw' heads into Las Vegas

    Samoa Joe dominating as 'WWE Monday Night Raw' heads into Las Vegas

    When “WWE Monday Night Raw” comes to Las Vegas for a big show on Feb. 13 at the T-Mobile Arena, a brand new star to the WWE Universe will likely be front and center. However, this isn’t a young, fresh talent that is trying to make a name for himself. Instead, when Samoa Joe makes his third...
  • Bayley getting title shot at 'WWE Monday Night Raw' in Las Vegas

    Bayley getting title shot at 'WWE Monday Night Raw' in Las Vegas

    “WWE Monday Night Raw” in Las Vegas presents the continued evolution of the WWE Women’s Revolution. It was two years ago that this revolution started when Charlotte Flair, Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch made their main roster debuts and the WWE decided to take their women seriously in the ring ever...
  • 'WWE Monday Night Raw' bringing women's title match to Las Vegas

    'WWE Monday Night Raw' bringing women's title match to Las Vegas

    The WWE Road to WrestleMania is underway and “WWE Monday Night Raw” is coming to Las Vegas for a big show, taking place Feb. 13 at the T-Mobile Arena. Stars advertised for this big live television taping include Roman Reigns, Universal Champion Kevin Owens, Sasha Banks, Women’s Champion Charlotte...
  • WWE should have spiced up Royal Rumble match with more surprise entrants

    WWE should have spiced up Royal Rumble match with more surprise entrants

    Randy Orton winning the 2017 installment of the Royal Rumble was shocking and unpredictable, but easily the biggest surprise of the match was the lack of big-name mystery entrants. Plenty of legends and NXT stars were rumored for the affair, including Kurt Angle, Hulk Hogan, The Rock, Shawn Michaels...
  • WWE legend Ric Flair posts viral video of insane deadlift

    WWE legend Ric Flair posts viral video of insane deadlift

    According to the memorable motto of two-time WWE Hall of Famer and 16-time world champion Ric Flair, "to be the man, you've got to beat the man." Of course, when it comes to just how much weight a 67-year-old man can deadlift, it's difficult to imagine just about anyone beating Flair. The veteran...
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    In photos: WWE sizzles at Brooklyn's Barclays Center

    Some of the biggest superstars in pro wrestling -- Sasha Banks, Charlotte and Rusev -- were in action last week in Brooklyn, as the WWE capped off 2016 with a star-studded house show at the Barclays Center. The event, which featured athletes from the "Raw" roster, wasn't televised. However, no one...
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