CM Punk On The Recent Success Of Independent Stars In WWE – “It’s A Big ‘I F—ing Told You So'”

CM Punk was interviewed by Severe MMA prior to UFC 189 about his pivotal moments in the wrestling industry, Samoa Joe, how burnout affected his interest in pro wrestling, and his dream UFC opponents. An excerpt from the interview is below: Punk: I think it’s funny now when you look at the pro wrestling landscape. Like, all the […]

Finn Balor Wins NXT Championship

Finn Balor defeated Kevin Owens with the Coup de Grace to win the NXT Championship at WWE Beast in the East. WWE Hall of Famer Tatsumi Fujinami congratulated Balor in the ring after the match. Balor then offered a handshake to Owens, who refused it. Click here for complete results from the show.

PWI Will No Longer Recognize TNA World Heavyweight Championship

Pro Wrestling Illustrated has announced that they will no longer recognize the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. The announcement from publisher Stu Saks in the August 2015 issue is as follows: “There’s only one world, so there can only be one world champion.” Though I can’t recall the origin of that quote, I was always impressed […]

Big Show Admits That Famous Brock Lesnar Superplex Spot Was Rigged

On this week’s edition of Talk is Jericho, Big Show discussed his famous superplex spot with Brock Lesnar from the June 12, 2003 episode of Smackdown. He admitted that the spot was planned and the ring was rigged to collapse. Sports Illustrated picked up on the story, available at this link and embedded below: Click here to […]