Friday, August 7, 2020

Wrestling News

Vince McMahon On Low Ratings, AEW & NXT Rebounding, Heyman’s Firing

Vince McMahon took questions from investors during a conference call held on Thursday after WWE released their second quarter earnings. While the majority of these...

WWE Touts Strong Second Quarter Earnings

WWE announced their second quarter earnings on Thursday. Below are the highlights: Second Quarter 2020 Highlights Revenues were $223.4 million as compared to $268.9...

Mark “Rollerball” Rocco Dead At 69

British wrestling legend Mark "Rollerball" Rocco has died at the age of 69. The news was announced by All Star Wrestling on Facebook. According to...

Special Guest Moderator For Jericho/Cassidy Segment Revealed

Eric Bischoff is set to appear on next week's episode of AEW Dynamite. The news was reported on Reddit by user SpaceForce1, who has provided...

WWE Payback PPV Scheduled For One Week After SummerSlam

There is a rumor making rounds on social media that WWE has added an additional pay-per-view to their schedule. According to the @WrestleVotes account on...

Seven Matches Announced For AEW Dark

Seven matches have been announced for next week's episode of AEW Dark. AEW Dark premieres every Tuesday on the official All Elite Wrestling YouTube channel....

Eddie Kingston Lands Deal With All Elite Wrestling

Eddie Kingston is All Elite. AEW announced on Friday they have officially signed Kingston following his debut on last Wednesday's episode of Dynamite where he...

SmackDown Preview: Two Title Matches, Otis & Mandy Rose Reunite

A new episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown will air tonight at 8pm ET on FOX. WWE has announced the following items: - Gran Metalik...

Why CM Punk Hates The Miz, AEW Doesn’t Need More TV, WWE Talent Jumping...

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AEW Dynamite Viewership Down As WWE NXT Rises

This week’s episode of AEW Dynamite did 773,000 viewers on TNT. The show ranked No. 6 in the 18-49 demographic with a 0.3 rating. Viewership...

Excalibur And Kevin Owens Shown Using Racial Slurs At Old PWG Show

Excalibur traveled to last night's AEW Dynamite in Jacksonville, Florida but was held off the show. There is still no reason as to why he...

Former EVOLVE Star Reportedly Signs With WWE NXT

PWInsider is reporting that former EVOLVE star Leon Ruff has signed a contract with WWE NXT. Ruff has been used on Raw, SmackDown, NXT, 205...

WWE Does A Better Job Creating Stars Than We Realize, Blatant AEW Bias, Futures...

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Rusev Finished With Professional Wrestling?

Former WWE Superstar Rusev, who now goes by Miro, stated during a Twitch Q&A he is finished wrestling and is no longer a wrestler. Miro...

Excalibur Misses AEW Dynamite With No Explanation

Excalibur was noticeably missing from commentary on this week's episode of AEW Dynamite, which aired live on TNT. The announce team was comprised of Jim...

MJF Wants Jon Moxley At AEW All Out, Moxley vs. Allin Set For Next...

MJF has begun his quest for an AEW World Championship match at All Out. He cut a fiery promo on this week's Dynamite (results...

Matt Cardona To Team With Cody, Jericho/Cassidy Debate On Next Week’s Dynamite

Several items have been announced for next week's AEW Dynamite: Matt Cardona will make his AEW in-ring debut when he teams with TNT Champion Cody...

Ridge Holland’s Debut, Ripley vs. Kai & More Set For Next Week’s NXT

- Next week's WWE NXT will feature the official debut of NXT UK star Ridge Holland. The former Luke Menzies will compete in a...

Former WWE Star To Compete In AEW Deadly Draw Tournament

Ariane Andrew, formerly known as Cameron in WWE, will compete in AEW's Deadly Draw women's tag team tournament. Andrew appeared backstage on this week's Dynamite to...

Matt Cardona (FKA Zack Ryder) Makes AEW Dynamite Debut

Matt Cardona is #AllElite. The former Zack Ryder made his AEW Dynamite debut tonight. The Dark Order attacked Cody after his TNT Champion defense, which...

AEW Dynamite Results (7/29/20) – Tornado Tag Main Event, Cardona Debuts

Welcome to our live coverage of tonight’s episode of AEW Dynamite on TNT. Please read our preview of the broadcast. We will see Warhorse vs....

WWE NXT Results (7/29/20) – Lumis vs. Balor vs. Thatcher

Welcome to our live coverage of tonight’s episode of WWE NXT on USA Network. Please read our preview of the broadcast. We will see Finn...

Io Shirai & Tegan Nox vs. Dakota Kai & Candice LeRae To Open WWE...

WWE has announced a women's tag team match will open tonight's episode of NXT on the USA Network. NXT Women's Champion Io Shirai will team...

Warhorse Credits His Fans For Getting TNT Title Shot On AEW Dynamite

Warhorse will make his debut with All Elite Wrestling on tonight's episode of Dynamite in a match against Cody for the TNT Championship. Warhorse, the...

Tony Khan Says FTR Need To Sign Their AEW Contracts

All Elite Wrestling updated their official talent rankings prior to this week's episode of Dynamite on TNT. Cash Wheeler and Dax Harwood, known...

AEW Targeting Hot WWE Free Agents, Heat On Gallows/Anderson?, Interest In Tessa Blanchard

Cody Rhodes did a detailed interview with ESPN that produced some interesting All Elite Wrestling news items. Below are the highlights: There is a...

Cody Gives More Details On Another AEW TV Series Or Third Hour Of Dynamite

There continues to be a lot of buzz about All Elite Wrestling adding another series that could potentially air on TNT or just another...

More On Recent WWE Depature

Kairi Sane has received quite the send-off from WWE. Sane, who finished up with WWE on this week's episode of Monday Night Raw, was written...

Imperium’s Return, Cruiserweight Match Added To Tonight’s NXT

WWE has added two items to tonight's new episode of NXT. NXT Tag Team Champions Marcel Barthel and Fabian Aichner will return after being off...

AEW Dynamite Preview: Two Title Matches, Tornado Tag Match & More

A new episode of AEW Dynamite will air tonight at 8pm ET on TNT. AEW has announced the following items for the show: - Cody...

WWE NXT Preview: Gargano vs. Strong, Finn Balor In Action

A new episode of WWE NXT will air tonight at 8pm ET on the USA Network. WWE has announced the following items for the...

WWE Talent Working Job Scared, Bayley vs. Sasha Banks, More SummerSlam Plans, Does Raw...

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Jon Moxley Refers To Vince McMahon As ’74-Year-Old Madman’

AEW World Champion Jon Moxley was a guest on SiriusXM's Busted Open Radio where he discussed the madness of WWE's scripted promos. Moxley, who was...

WWE Announces Nia Jax “Fined” For Actions On Raw

In a kayfabe update posted here on dot com, WWE noted Nia Jax has been "fined an undisclosed amount for inappropriate contact with multiple...

Kris Statlander Has Surgery To Repair Torn ACL (PHOTO)

Kris Statlander underwent surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn ACL in her right knee. As reported here on WrestlingNews.com, Statlander suffered the injury on...

Positive Sign For Rey Mysterio Returning; Photo Of Rollins’ Back After Raw

Rey Mysterio can see again. The official WWE website provided a kayfabe update on Mysterio's condition following the Eye for an Eye match...

Thunder Rosa To Defend NWA Women’s Title At Indie Wrestling Event

Thunder Rosa will defend her NWA World Women's Championship against Lindsay Snow at Mission Pro Wrestling's "Hell Hath No Fury" event on September 18. Mission...

AEW Dark Results (7/28/20) – Three-Way Tag Team Main Event

Below are complete results from the July 28th edition of AEW Dark: FTR def. Brandon Cutler & Peter Avalon Sonny Kiss & Joey Janela...

Cody Rhodes Reveals When TNT Championship Belt Design Will Be Finished

AEW's TNT Championship was introduced at Double or Nothing in May with an incomplete design due to the coronavirus pandemic delaying plans. Despite this,...

Hiromu Takahashi Out Of Action With Shoulder Injury

New Japan Pro Wrestling announced on Tuesday that IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi has suffered a shoulder injury and will be out of...

Heath Slater To Compete In Title Match On Next Week’s Impact Wrestling

Heath Slater will compete in his first Impact Wrestling match next Tuesday when he challenges Moose for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. https://twitter.com/IMPACTWRESTLING/status/1288278923034402819 Next week's show...

Impact Wrestling Results (7/28/20) – Good Brothers Headline

Impact Wrestling Results & Reactions – 7/28/2020 Impact World Championship Match: Eddie Edwards (c) def. Trey via pinfall to retain. After, Eric Young came out...

WWE Raw Audience Down For Asuka vs. Sasha Banks

This week's episode of WWE Monday Night Raw did an average viewing audience of 1.617 million viewers on the USA Network. This was...

Mick Foley Not A Fan Of How WWE Booked Mustafa Ali

Mick Foley was critical of WWE’s decision to put Bobby Lashley over Mustafa Ali clean on this week’s Raw, one week after his return...

Nick Aldis Claims He Makes Six-Figures And NWA Still Turning Big Profit

Nick Aldis was a guest on Busted Open Radio on Sirius XM on Monday. Aldis is the current NWA Worlds Champion and came under fire...

MLW Announces Deal With WAVE.tv

Major League Wrestling announced a new partnership with sports media company WAVE.tv to increase the volume of their coverage across WAVE.tv’s brands. Below...

Two NJPW Wrestlers Cleared To Return Following Coronavirus Exposure

Yota Tsuji and Tomoaki Honma were removed from New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Sengoku Lord after being exposed to an individual who was positive for...

Ric Flair Provides Update On His Wife After Coronavirus Diagnosis

Ric Flair was on the latest episode of Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling podcast. He started the pod by explaining that his wife, Wendy Barlow,...

Charlotte Flair Reportedly Undergoes Successful Surgery

According to a new report from talkSPORT, Charlotte Flair underwent successful surgery on Saturday, July 25, to fix a cosmetic issue from a previous...

NJPW Announces New Title, Two Matches Set For Summer Struggle

New Japan Pro Wrestling announced the creation of the KOPW 2020 title during a press conference on Tuesday. The title won't have a physical...

Where WWE Missed On McAfee vs. Cole, How Wrestlers Hide Under The Ring, Big...

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Why Shane McMahon For Raw Underground, Retribution Members, Time For Triple H?, Ronda Rousey’s...

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Backstage News On Impact Overpaying For Two Former WWE Stars

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Raw Underground Worst Idea Ever?, PPVs Leaving WWE Network, McIntyre/Low Viewership, The Rock’s XFL

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Backstage News On SummerSlam, Royal Rumble & WrestleMania Leaving WWE Network

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