A month ago Tyson Kidd sustained a freak injury and has since undergone fusion surgery expected to rule him out for at least the next year. After a stop-start career in WWE, at the time of his injury Kidd was half of one of the best tag teams we had seen in the past few […]
This week’s episode of Impact Wrestling garnered an average viewing audience of 267,000 viewers on Destination America. That’s down (-102,000 viewers) from the week prior and the lowest first run audience of the year. The replay at midnight added 51,000 viewers. Ring of Honor, which preceded Impact, did 157,000 viewers. This was down (-28,000 viewers) […]
UFC President Dana White spoke with TMZ Sports at this link about CM Punk. White put Punk over for the level of respect that he’s earned from his team and his coaches. He said that CM Punk is a “dog.” White announced that Punk just moved to Milwaukee to be closer to training, said he […]
Kevin Eck interviewed TNA Champion Ethan Carter III, who discussed his time in WWE and the future of TNA Wrestling. Below are two notable excerpts followed by the full interview link: Time in WWE: You were categorized as a comedy guy when you were Derrick Bateman in WWE/NXT. Is that the way you saw yourself […]
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WWE ran a live event on Thursday in Singapore. The show was headlined by WWE United States Champion John Cena vs. Kevin Owens. Below are match results: 1) Dolph Ziggler b. Kane in a Singapore Street Fight 2) Neville b. Kofi Kingston w/The New Day 3) The Lucha Dragons b. Los Matadores 4) Finn Balor […]
Ethan Carter III is the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion. TNA has done a great done with bringing him along and his steady push was excellently executed by the company. As most of us may question TNA’s creative direction at times and some decisions this is something that TNA did very well. WWE released him […]
This week’s episode of WWE Smackdown will air from tape as the company filmed it on Tuesday night from Hershey, PA. We have complete taping results online at this link. Dot com looks at the following in the SmackDown Five-Point Preview: World’s Strongest Shell Shocked? Rollins to bring Authority to SmackDown Divas by the numbers […]
WWE posted the following dot com exclusives following this week’s episode of NXT: Finn Bálor celebrates after pinning Kevin Owens: WWE.com Exclusive, July 1, 2015 Kevin Owens is furious after being pinned by Finn Bálor: WWE.com Exclusive, July 1, 2015 If you missed it, below is Becky Lynch discussing her injury with Devin Taylor: Click […]
Ethan Carter III won the TNA Championship on this week’s episode of Impact Wrestling, beating Kurt Angle. We covered the change when it was taped and have a complete recap online of this week’s show. Carter, a former WWE talent known as Derrick Bateman, received a congratulatory tweet from WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins: […]
The Associated Press is reporting that WWE filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Connecticut on Monday, asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring. WWE attorney Jerry McDevitt claims the company is being targeted by a […]
Global Force Wrestling announced on Wednesday that Bobby Roode will be appearing at the television tapings in Las Vegas on July 24. Roode will compete in a tournament to crown the first GFW World Champion. You can watch the video announcement below or at this link: Click here to read the announcement on Global Force’s site.
Welcome to WNW’s weekly Tough Enough blog, Tough Stuff! Last week, we saw Hank get eliminated from competition thanks to his attitude alienating him from the fan base, and we saw some brutal strength and endurance challenges. And with an advertised appearance by Roman Reigns this week, business is sure to pick up. Honestly, I’m a little excited to see what challenges […]
TNA Impact Wrestling Results – July 1st, 2015 Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 From Universal Studios in Orlando, FL Report by Alexander Rasky of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Impact Wrestling starts off with a video package hyping Kurt Angle vs Ethan Carter III, and Josh Mathews giving us a card run down. The first match of the night is […]
Ring of Honor Results (7/1/15) Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 From Philadelphia, PA Report by Dash Manning of WrestlingNewsWorld.com This week’s episode of Ring of Honor opens with shots of the live crowd in Philly, and commentator Kevin Kelly letting us know they’ll be back with new episodes next week from the Best in the World […]