WWE announced on Friday they have appointed Gerrit Meier as Executive Vice President (EVP) of International. Meier will report directly to Vince McMahon. Below is the official release: STAMFORD, Conn.–(Business Wire)– WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Gerrit Meier as Executive Vice President (EVP) of International. Meier will report directly to WWE Chairman […]
Dixie Carter wrote the following on Twitter regarding the passing of Reid Flair: Devastated to hear about the passing of Ric Flair’s son, Reid. Please join all of us at TNA in praying for Ric & his family at this sad time — Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) March 29, 2013 See also – A Look […]
WWE issued the following statement on the death of Reid Flair: WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of Reid Flair, son of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. Our deepest condolences go out to the Flair family and friends. See also – More Details On The Death Of Reid Flair
This week’s episode of Impact Wrestling did a 1.03 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 1,310,000 viewers on Spike TV. TNA Ratings Archive
WWE Smackdown Results – (3/29/13) Results by: Adam W. of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Welcome to this week’s Smackdown! The show begins with a teaser of what is to come tonight. The Rock is hyped to address John Cena tonight. Also, Jack Swagger is shown attacking Ricardo Rodriguez. Del Rio comes to the aid of Rodriguez. Finally, are […]
As we try and piece together the sad details of Reid Flair’s death, I’ve gone back and put together a timeline of events. This is not a comprehensive timeline, only the articles and notable events I was able to find while searching the website. The photos are courtesy of Reid’s Facebook account: February 26, 1988 – […]
Reid Fair was found unresponsive by police at 10:35 AM EDT Friday morning in a hotel room at the Marriott Residence’s Inn on 6030 Piedmont Row Drive South in Charlotte, North Carolina. Authorities were responding to a call for service in reference to an unresponsive subject. Police have not officially confirmed the cause of death, […]
TMZ picked up on the passing of Reid Flair with a statement from Ric Flair’s agent. “We are heartbroken to confirm that Ric’s son, Reid Fliehr, has passed away today March 29, 2013 in Charlotte, NC.” The agent goes on, “The investigation into the cause of death is ongoing.” You can read coverage by TMZ […]
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We’ve confirmed with The Maryland Theatre box office that Friday’s Big Time Wrestling Show in Hagerstown, Maryland will go on as scheduled, however, the Ric Flair autograph signing has been canceled. If you purchased a ticket for the autograph session, the box office is in the process of issuing refunds. Flair of course is dealing […]
The following is today’s edition of Ask WNW. Ask WNW is the most popular feature on the website where Richard Gray answers four questions daily, Monday through Friday. To submit your question for the next installment of Ask WNW, click here.
Episode 18 of The JBL & Cole Show featuring Zack Ryder, “The Dazzler” Daniel Bryan, & cameos from Jon Gruden, Sheamus & Steve Blackman has been posted by the official WWE YouTube channel. The video is embedded below: [youtube id=”aCetPAiozPs” width=”620″ height=”360″]
Reid Flair (real name Richard Reid Fliehr) has died at age 25. He was the youngest son of Ric Flair. While we are working to confirm more details, Flair was booked to work Friday night for Big Time Wrestling in Hagerstown, Maryland and on Saturday night in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He just finished a tour in […]
– Mike Jones (who?) interviewed Damien Sandow to promote next week’s WWE Raw in Washington, D.C. You can listen to it at this link. – Variety looks at the celebrities taking part in Wrestlemania this year at this link. – The latest update on Scott Hall is located at this link or embedded in the […]
Tickets for TNA Slammiversary officially went on sale on Friday at 10 AM EDT. You can purchase tickets now at this link. TNA Slammiversary 2013 will take place on Sunday, June 2, 2013 from the Agganis Arena in Boston, MA. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.