Sunday, January 25, 2015

The Yes! and No! of the 2015 WWE Royal Rumble

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 2:15 PM
Philly.com's Vaughn Johnson and Wrestledelphia's Mark Whited collaborate to give you the one guy they believe should win the Royal Rumble, and the one guy they believe should not win. You can follow Whited on Twitter @Wrestledelphia and be sure to visit his site, Wrestledelphia.com. Here are there... Read more

Full list of wrestling events taking place in Philadelphia this weekend

Friday, January 23, 2015, 1:21 AM
If you’re a wrestling in the Philadelphia area, you’re in store for a busy weekend. That’s because there a number of wrestling-related events that taking place in the area. Obviously, the reason for all of this is the WWE Royal Rumble, but let’s take a look at the menu of other... Read more

WWE Royal Rumble 2015: Last-minute predictions for the show

Friday, January 23, 2015, 12:51 AM
Alas, we are firmly on the road to WrestleMania. If WrestleMania is the Super Bowl of wrestling, then the Royal Rumble is the AFC/NFC Championship Game. By the end of Sunday night, we would have figured who will make up one half of the main event of WrestleMania and will find out a lot as to what... Read more

All eyes are on WWE superstar Roman Reigns

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 11:57 PM
Tupac Shakur once put out an album titled “All Eyez on Me.” At the time, the title of the album, which also featured a song with the same name, was fitting, being as though Shakur was under the microscope of the media no matter where he went. The song could be very fitting for WWE superstar... Read more

Allentown native Ian Riccaboni chasing his wrestling dream

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 11:06 PM
The life of an up-and-coming professional wrestler can be rather difficult. The allure of being a star in the wrestling business, with thousands — and for some millions — of dollars in the bank and adoring fans around the world is easy to succumb to. But before any of the adulation or... Read more

Q&A with Ring of Honor World Champion Jay Briscoe

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 7:01 PM
Ring of Honor World Champion Jay Briscoe sat down to talk with philly.com ahead of Ring of Honor's live event at the 2300 Arena Saturday, Jan. 24 in Philadelphia. For more information on the event, click HERE. Here's the transcript of philly.com's conversation with Briscoe: Q: How is it going in the... Read more

Former WWE wrestlers suing company in Philadelphia federal court

Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 5:20 PM
Two former WWE wrestlers are suing the company in Philadelphia federal court because of the company allegedly encouraging its performers to take “chair shots,” “facebreakers” and “cobra clutch slams,” which has left them with long-term head trauma. One of the plaintiffs... Read more

Philadelphia still 'very interested' in hosting future WWE WrestleMania

Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 5:09 PM
The city of Philadelphia has been in talks with the WWE the last couple of years about potentially hosting a WrestleMania, but has not been able to secure the mega-event. However, Larry Needle, the executive director of the Philadelphia Sports Congress, told philly.com Tuesday that the city is still... Read more

AT&T Stadium to host WWE WrestleMania 32 in 2016

Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 6:11 AM
In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the WWE officially announced that WrestleMania 32 would emanate from AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington, Texas in 2016. A press conference to celebrate the announcement is scheduled for Tuesday. John Cena, WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan... Read more

WWE Monday Night Raw results and observations (01/19/15)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 5:42 AM
In totality, the final episode of Monday Night Raw before the Royal Rumble was not a great show, but the last 30 minutes were some of the best we’ve seen from the WWE in weeks. A lot happened in the final segment, which will make for multiple points in my observations. Before we get to those... Read more
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The Squared Circle is a one-stop shop of pro wrestling news, recaps and observations. You can also enjoy interviews with some of your favorite stars from the world of professional wrestling both nationally and locally. Reach Vaughn at vjohnson@philly.com.

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