Olympic Wrestling Wins Reprieve, On 2020 Olympics Shortlist

Olympic wrestling won a reprieve on Wednesday to be included on the IOC shortlist for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic games. Eight sports were vying for a single opening. Five of the eight sports were eliminated and included karate, roller sports, sport climbing, wakeboarding and the Chinese martial art of wushu. Olympic wrestling joins squash […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods & USA Wrestling Partner To Support Keep Olympic Wrestling’s 2020 Vision Campaign

The following press release was sent out on Tuesday and issued to WrestlingNewsWorld.com: DICK’S Sporting Goods and USA Wrestling Partner to Support Keep Olympic Wrestling’s 2020 Vision Campaign COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 28, 2013)— USA Wrestling, the national governing body for the sport in America, and DICK’S Sporting Goods, the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods […]

Hector Garza Dead At 43

Hector Garza has died at age 43 following a battle with lung cancer. Garza had runs in WCW and TNA Wrestling and most recently worked for CMLL and AAA in Mexico. Garza retired from the ring in October 2012 to undergo treatment for cancer. Dixie Carter wrote the following on Twitter: I’m saddened to hear […]

Exclusive Audio Interview – Nigel McGuinness Discusses Retirement, Run In TNA, Ring Of Honor, WWE & More

Staff writer Eltimir Alexandrov conducted an in-person interview with Nigel McGuinness on Wednesday on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com. The interview is now online for your listening enjoyment! Please listen in the player below or use the links if you’re on a mobile device: To order “The Last of McGuinness” DVD and see his schedule for his […]

Tammy Sytch Speaks Out Following Cancer Scare & Release From Prison

As reported this week, Tammy Sytch, famously known as Sunny, was released from a Connecticut prison after serving a four-month sentence for repeatedly violating terms of a restraining order filed by her former boyfriend. While in jail, it was determined that Sytch had developed cervical cancer. Sytch contracted HPV before entering prison and discovered during […]

Nigel McGuinness On Losing His Push In TNA, Chances Of An In-Ring Return, ROH’s Top Guy

Staff writer Eltimir Alexandrov conducted an in-person interview with Nigel McGuinness on Wednesday on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com. We’ll be posting the complete interview later in the week but below are some highlights: On Hogan and Bischoff’s contributions to his release from TNA: “You can’t just blame one person, you can’t say it was Hulk Hogan, […]

Mick McManus Dead At 93

British pro wrestling legend Mick McManus has died at the age of 93. The UK Sun has the story at the link. Below is an excerpt: Frank Rimer, who runs the British Wrestlers Reunion, said: “I am deeply saddened to announce the death of the legend that was Mick McManus, who passed away at 1am. […]

Tammy Sytch Released From Prison – Underwent Hysterectomy, Wrote Autobiography, More

TMZ is reporting that Tammy Sytch, formerly WWE Diva Sunny, has been released from prison following a string of arrests earlier this year. TMZ’s coverage continues: Tammy told us she contracted HPV before going into prison … and found out while doing time that it had developed into cervical cancer. She says she underwent a […]

Video Of Jay Briscoe’s Apology At ROH Show In Pennsylvania

ROH Champion Jay Briscoe got himself in trouble this past week after Tweeting “… try and teach my kids that there’s nothing wrong with that [gay marriage] and I’ll f**ing shoot you.” Following a formal apology by Ring of Honor, Briscoe apologized himself at Ring of Honor’s show in Belle Vernon, PA on Saturday night. […]