The Rock Thanks Bruno Sammartino

WWE Champion The Rock posted the following on Twitter: Congratulations Bruno Sammartino: 2013 #WWEHallOfFame You’re the greatest @wwe Champion of all time. Thank you for paving the way. #Hero — Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) February 7, 2013 The Rock will headline Wrestlemania 29 and Bruno Sammartino will headline the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame.

WWE Fuels Jeff Hardy Speculation

WWE has added TNA Champion Jeff Hardy to their Alumni section here on dot com. This will create some speculation with Hardy’s contract with TNA Wrestling expiring and WWE being interested. We reported in January here on Richard’s Backstage Blog that WWE had sent out feelers to gauge Hardy’s interest in returning. Hardy was believed […]

Tyson Kidd Injury Update, Chris Jericho Shoots on Nicki Minaj

Tyson Kidd wrote the following on Twitter: The Dr told me my recovery is 15% surgery, 85% therapy.So here I am.This is what I do.Road to recovery… — Tyson Kidd (@KiddWWE) February 6, 2013 Chris Jericho wrote the following on Twitter: Nikki Minaj is the worst. Zero credibility or respect. American Idol screwed up […]

Full Details On WWE’s Tour Of South Africa, New Clip Of Steve Austin In “The Package”

– Wrestling News World reader Brandon van Reenen sent in the following: WWE will be holding five events in South Africa later this year. The details are as follows: Tuesday 30 July and Wednesday 31 July in Cape Town, Western Cape at the GrandWest Arena Thursday 1 August in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal at the Westridge Stadium Friday […]

WWE Reaches Out To Gunshot Victim

TMZ has picked up on the 77-year-old gunshot victim, Thomas Dotterer, that was shot in the face when the Syracuse liquor store he was working at was robbed. Dotterer told the media he was more upset that his favorite wrestler CM Punk lost the WWE title at Royal Rumble than he was getting shot in […]

TNA Suspends Gut Check Challenge

TNA Wrestling announced on Wednesday they have suspended the Gut Check Challenge due to voting issues. Below is the official release: A MESSAGE TO OUR LOYAL FANS REGARDING THE GUT CHECK CHALLENGE In January, we launched the Gut Check Challenge as an online competition to give many independent wrestling stars a chance to showcase their […]

TNA Taping More One Night Only PPVs At Universal Studios

TNA Wrestling isn’t completely finished with Universal Studios. Devin Cutting sent out an alert on Wednesday that the company will tape One Night Only pay-per-views from the Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida on the following dates: March 17, 2013 March 23, 2013 March 24, 2013 Two pay-per-views will be taped each day with the first […]