There was a frightening moment at Saturday night’s Extreme Rising independent show in Pennsylvania. Matt Hardy was pushed off the top rope to the outside during his main event match against Shane Douglas. Hardy was unable to finish the match and initially showed no signs of movement. After being checked out by EMTs, he was […]
- The following matches have been announced by Ring of Honor for their Final Battle iPPV on Sunday, December 16, 2012 from the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City: Kevin Steen vs. El Generico in a Ladder War for the ROH Championship The Briscoes vs. Steve Corino & Jimmy Jacobs vs. Cedric Alexander for the […]
Season two of “Redneck Island” featuring Steve Austin will premiere on CMT Saturday night at 9/8c. A video preview is embedded below: Click here for more.
Edge underwent successful neck fusion surgery on Thursday. The procedure was to fuse at the C4 vertebrae as he’s already had the C5-C7 fused. This surgery is actually the reason Edge abruptly ended his in-ring career following Wrestlemania 27 last year. He’s doing exceptionally well after surgery as he’s already up and walking around the […]
Steve Corino was injured at Saturday night’s Ring of Honor television tapings during a street fight match against Jay Briscoe. Corino was injured after being superplexed onto a steel barricade that was on top of four chairs. Filming was halted and Corino was checked out before he made his way to the back under his […]
Bay News 9 out of Tampa, Florida has a new article online featuring quotes from the widow of Mike Graham, Diane, discussing her husband’s suicide: “There were no signs leading up to it, no warnings, my job was to protect him, you know,” she said. “When Steven [Mike's son] took his life Mike said, ‘I […]
As we noted in June 2012 here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com, David McLane, the creator of WOW Women of Wrestling, teamed with Los Angeles Lakers executive Jeanie Buss and were shopping a reality show about the return of the promotion. We are now able to confirm that filming for the revamped series will commence on November 5, […]
Brad Armstrong worked for Global Championship Wrestling in Pell City, Alabama on Saturday, October 27, 2012. In the match, he teamed with Tim Horner against Dr. Tom Prichard & Micah Taylor. I’m told Armstrong “seemed fine” in the match As reported here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com, Armstrong was found dead Thursday morning.
WWE just confirmed here on dot com that Brad Armstrong, 51, was found dead on Thursday. According to their official statement, Armstrong saw his physician last week for a medical issue and was found unresponsive Thursday morning. Brad worked for World Championship Wrestling in the 90′s and briefly in 2000-2001 before injuring his knee. He […]
Bill Goldberg took questions from followers Tuesday on Twitter. Below are the highlights: Do you think you and Triple H will ever make peace? We’re from two different planets. What’s the biggest positive you can take away from your year-long WWE run, if anything? The fans Are you friends with Shawn Michaels? NO With others […]
Josh Stewart from Newsday has a new article online reporting that Jake “The Snake” Roberts is moving in with Diamond Dallas Page on Monday to train for one more run in the wrestling business. Page said he called Roberts three months ago… “And I told him, ‘If you can really do this — and you […]
I had a chance to read through Batista’s feature article in the November 2012 issue of Muscle & Fitness. The feature is packed with newsworthy bits but below are some of the quotes from Batista that I found of particular interest: “Vince [McMahon, chairman of WWE] wanted to make it more of a PG-rated show… […]
ROH Wrestling sent out the following video update from Tommaso Ciampa who gives an updated on his surgically-repaired knee. Ciampa underwent surgery in September and battled diverticulitis in May.
The tragic details behind the self-inflicted death of Mike Graham have emerged after authorities released their incident report. According to police, Graham was found dead by his wife, Diane Hamilton, on the night of Thursday, October 18, 2012. Police and paramedics responded to a 911 call at 8:47 PM ET. Graham’s wife told police her […]
Wrestling News World reader Frank Manzo sent in the following: Former WCW and WWE wrestler Diamond Dallas Page recently sat down with Joe Omega and Frank Manzo of Wrestle Reaction for a long, in-depth interview. Visit WrestleReaction.net for the archive. On Scripted Promos: “The WWE gives me what they’d like to see and I rewrite it the way […]