Puroresu Spirit reports that Shinsuke Nakamura is indeed leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling for WWE following an interview that he did with Tokyo Sports. Nakamura’s contract with NJPW was up this month. The question remains whether or not Nakamura will defend the IWGP IC belt before he leaves for the United States to work for […]
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A report attributed to Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter claims that Sasha Banks is currently out with an injury. We have her last match on the December 28, 2015 episode of Monday Night Raw when she pinned Becky Lynch. No further update is available at press time. Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, […]
Roman Reigns was featured in a new article by The Associated Press to promote Smackdown’s premiere on the USA Network. In it, he weighed in Raw and Smackdown as separate brands: “It’s been seen and proven that a split brand, it can work. It can create really cool storylines,” Reigns said. Reigns gave his opinion […]
Daniel Bryan is pumped about AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows possibly leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling for WWE. He tweeted, “Can @WWE clear me already?!!! Article courtesy of http://WWE.com https://www.instagram.com/p/BAP0gl3yVBq/,” linking to a screen grab of dot com’s story on the rumors. You can view the tweet below: Click here to […]
Linda McMahon is starting a new business geared towards promoting leadership opportunities for women. The company, based out of Texas, will organize events featuring prominent female keynote speakers, panel discussions and workshops in an effort to encourage women to pursue advancement in their careers. “It’s impossible not to recognize that even in 2016, women are […]
Kurt Angle had some interesting comments in an article by The Associated Press to promote TNA Wrestling moving Impact to Pop. “It’s amazing we’re still alive,” TNA star Kurt Angle said. “There have been some crazy things that we’ve done.” It’s noted TNA is under a new multiyear deal with Pop TV. You can read […]
WWE Smackdown will premiere on the USA Network on Thursday night at 8/7c. The show will feature the new broadcast team of Mauro Ranallo, Jerry Lawler and Byron Saxton. One of the reasons WWE has tried not to make a big deal of Cena’s shoulder surgery is that he taped a promo on the show […]
John Cena underwent shoulder surgery on Thursday morning in Birmingham, Alabama. It was originally reported that Cena had a torn rotator cuff but new rumors suggest the injury is a torn labrum. We’re unable to confirm the exact injury at press time, however, the surgery is complete. It’s believed Cena is out anywhere from six […]
If you like what you read, follow me on Twitter: Follow me on Twitter! If you don’t like what you read, still follow me on Twitter: Follow me on Twitter! By now, I am sure everybody knows the big news from Wednesday. John Cena announced on Twitter that he will need shoulder surgery. While no […]
John Cena announced on Twitter that he’ll head to Birmingham, Alabama on Thursday for shoulder surgery. The word making rounds through a report by PWInsider.com is that John has a torn rotator cuff and will miss Wrestlemania 32. Cena wrote the following: Rather upside down start to 2016 as tomorrow I will head to Birmingham […]
The following names have been announced for the 30-man Royal Rumble match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship: Big Show Curtis Axel Bray Wyatt Braun Strowman Luke Harper Erick Rowan Ryback Dolph Ziggler Chris Jericho Roman Reigns WWE Royal Rumble will take place Sunday, January 24, 2016 from the Amway Center in Orlando, FL. We’ll […]
Michael Cole interviewed Kevin Owens in his first kayfabe interview segment of 2016. You can watch it embedded in the video below: Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, Android and iPad.
Ronda Rousey is scheduled to host Saturday Night Live on January 23, 2016, multiple reports, including Rolling Stone, have confirmed. Rousey has more or less laid low since being knocked out by Holly Holm at UFC 193 in November. She told ESPN she was “just really f*cking sad” and felt “embarrassed.” As far as I […]
Jim Ross wrote this on his blog about his Pittsburgh Pirates tweet that nearly broke the Internet: Read: Jim Ross Would Relocate To Pittsburgh To Call Pirates Games Who would have thought that me answering a simple, harmless Tweet from a fan about the vacant Pittsburgh Pirate baseball broadcasting gig would have created such a […]