Sunday, March 1, 2015

Rey Mysterio parts ways with WWE

Friday, February 27, 2015, 9:24 AM
Former world champion Rey Mysterio has officially parted ways with the WWE upon his contract expiring Thursday. The popular wrestling star had been with the company since 2002. Mysterio has had a contentious relationship with the WWE over the past year as he has been wanting to be released from his... Read more

WATCH: WWE's Seth Rollins interrupts 'The Daily Show,' invites Jon Stewart to Raw

Friday, February 27, 2015, 9:05 AM
WWE superstar Seth Rollins met Jon Stewart on his challenge on a recent edition The Daily Show by interrupting the Moment of Zen on Thursday. Rollins somehow hacked into the show and cut Stewart off before he could complete his usual final segment. The current possessor of the Money in the Bank briefcase... Read more

Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro Wrestling bringing one of three joint shows to Philadelphia

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6:40 PM
For the second year in a row, Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling will join forces, but this time will up the ante. Instead of producing just two shows together like the promotions did in 2014, Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling will be presenting three, including one at the 2300 Arena... Read more

AJ Lee calls out WWE executive Stephanie McMahon

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 8:42 PM
Former WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee tweeted some strong words for WWE Chief Brand Officers Stephanie McMahon when it came to her stance on wage equality. McMahon praised Patricia Arquette for using her victory speech at the Oscars to speak out against wage discrimination against women. Thank You @PattyArquette... Read more

Samoa Joe headed back to Ring of Honor

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 6:34 PM
Ring of Honor officially announced the return of former world champion Samoa Joe via a video on its YouTube channel Tuesday. A week after officially parting ways with TNA Wrestling, Samoa Joe will return to Ring of Honor for the first time since 2008, and is currently slated to appear at four events... Read more

WWE Monday Night Raw results and observations (02/23/15)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 6:45 AM
We’re just a over a month way from WrestleMania and the most recent episode of Monday Night Raw felt nothing like it. Monday’s show unfortunately felt like just another episode. I understand that the WWE may have some good stuff coming down the pike, but that stuff should be happening... Read more

The Bushwackers to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame

Monday, February 23, 2015, 6:35 PM
The fun-loving Bushwackers will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame March 28, the night before WrestleMania 31, the company officially announced Monday. Before their days in the WWE, the team, comprised of Luke Williams and Butch Miller, made a name for themselves around the world on the territorial... Read more

Report: WrestleMania 31 tickets second-most expensive in six years

Monday, February 23, 2015, 6:29 PM
The closer we get to WrestleMania 31, the more expensive the ticket prices get on the secondary market. According to TiqIq, the average price for a ticket to WrestleMania 31, which takes place at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. March 29, is now up to $390.10, which is more than double the price... Read more

WWE Fastlane 2015: Results and observations from the show

Monday, February 23, 2015, 7:41 AM
WWE Fastlane has come and gone and it all felt like a formality. There really wasn’t anything inherently special about this pay-per-view and the WWE didn’t deliver anything special during the course of the three-hour show. That’s because the WWE doesn’t put a lot of effort... Read more

WWE Fastlane 2015: Last-minute predictions for the show

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 4:57 AM
The final stop on the road to WrestleMania 31 is upon us and we’re in the Fastlane. Okay, that was very, very cheesy, as is the name of this pay-per-view. I can’t believe WWE, the most successful wrestling promotion in the world, actually paid someone to come up with a name like this.... Read more
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