Buff Bagwell Talks About Being Fired/Released From WWE, His Mom Winning The WCW World Tag Team Championship, Advice For Kids Who Want To Be Wrestlers, & More

Chris Van Vliet from CBS-19 In Cleveland, Ohio interviewed Buff Bagwell over the weekend as he was in the area for AIW‘s JT Lightning Invitational Tournament (the show where he hit the Canadian Destroyer). Chris told me he was very open to the interview. We want to thank Chris for sending this in. Below are […]

Buff Bagwell Does Canadian Destroyer, Trends Twitter

Buff Bagwell trended Twitter on Monday, presumably for a video of him working at an Absolute Intense Wrestling event in Cleveland, Ohio last Saturday night. The clip shows Bagwell executing a Canadian Destroyer (a finisher made popular by Petey Williams). You can watch the video at this link or embedded in the video below: Please […]

Jim Ross On How Leaving WWE Affects CM Punk’s Legacy; Mason Ryan’s Future In The Wrestling Business

JR On CM Punk’s Legacy Speaking of Jim Ross, he has a new blog up on his official website in which he discusses Owen Hart, Impact Wrestling, unscripted promos and more. In the following excerpt, JR talks CM Punk‘s legacy: I was asked today by the Chicago Tribune if @CMPunk deserved to be in the […]

David Benoit’s Pro Wrestling Debut Canceled

The in-ring debut of Dave Benoit, the son of Chris Benoit, has been canceled. Benoit was scheduled to team with Chavo Guerrero at a Hart Legacy Wrestling show in Canada in July, however, Chavo reneged when he learned Benoit had not been properly trained. Prior to Chavo pulling out, Chris Jericho contacted Smith Hart, the […]

Ring Of Honor vs. New Japan iPPV Report

Wrestling News World reader A-Rob attended Saturday night’s Ring of Honor vs. New Japan iPPV in New York. He sent the following report: Before the show they had the usual meet and greet with the wrestlers. Almost all of them were available, autographs were $10 and autographs plus a picture were $15, you could also […]

More On The Death Of Lee Marshall

Former WCW announcer and the voice of Tony the Tiger, Lee Marshall, died April 26, 2014 due to esophageal cancer. He was 64-years-old. The Los Angeles Times has a feature article on him that you can read at this link.

AJ Styles Wins IWGP Heavyweight Championship

AJ Styles beat Kazuchika Okada to win the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s ‘Wrestling Dontaku’ in Fukuoka, Japan on Saturday. Styles went over at 24:31 after hitting the Styles Clash to become the 60th champion. Complete show results and a photo of Styles with the belt are available at this link.

Smash Wrestling To Crown First Champion On Loaded Show Next Month

Our friend Alan Taylor reporting: Smash Wrestling made a big name for themselves earlier this year when they promoted the huge Chris Hero vs AJ Styles match, and on May 4th they will be crowning their first champion in a tournament that includes New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Watanabe, DGUSA’s Johnny Gargano, EVOLVE champion Chris Hero, […]

Report: Ted Turner Rushed To The Hospital For Emergency Surgery

Reuters is reporting that former WCW owner Ted Turner was hospitalized on Friday in Argentina with appendicitis. According to the report, Turner was rushed to the hospital before flying to Buenos Aires to undergo emergency appendicitis surgery. The New York Daily News published the story at this link. Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Dave […]