Former wrestler and promoter Joe Blanchard, the father of Tully Blanchard, died this morning. He was 84. Tully wrote the following today on Facebook: “3-22-2012 marks the end of my Fathers life in the natural. He passed at 8:00 AM, Joe Blanchard stepped into Eternity with his Lord and Savior, Jesus!” You can read more […]
Wrestling News World reader Patrick Peralta sent in the following: Embedded in the video below is today’s Ring of Honor Video Wire:
Leapin’ Lanny Poffo – Brother of the late ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage – will meet and greet fans in Portland, Maine. Poffo will be meeting fans Fournier’s Fitness, 55 Warren Ave., Portland, ME If anyone is attending this event, please let me know.
Sunday, March 25th, Big Time Wrestling returns to the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine. Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart, Fit Finlay, Bulldog DH Smith, Bushwacker Luke, and Shane Douglas! Meet and greet followed by live show. Tickets on sale now at The Civic Center Box Office and http://www.big-time-wrestling.com/store/events/sun-325-augusta-me/ If anyone is attending this event, please let […]
Ring of Honor Results – (3/17/12) Results by: Adam W. of WrestlingNewsWorld.com The show starts off with highlights from ROH’s 10th Anniversary. Adam Cole pins Davey Richards, and The World Champion shakes Cole’s hand. Kyle says he doesn’t respect Eddie Edwards or Adam Cole. Kevin Steen is in the balcony saying he should have had […]
Mister Saint Laurent reporting: Four years ago today pro wrestling lost one of its all-time best in “Playboy” Gary Hart. Whether he was presenting the likes of Ric Flair, Low-Ki, Bruiser Brody or Great Muta, Gary Hart was a violent and powerful force in wrestling. Today, we honor him by posting the first MLW Digital Short: […]
WNW reader Patrick Peralta sent in the following: The official Ring of Honor website released the following announcement about Lance Storm returning to face Mike Bennett: “It has been a long time since the highly-decorated Lance Storm has competed inside a Ring of Honor ring; two and a half years roughly, since “Death Before Dishonor […]
WREG News Channel 3 out of Memphis, Tennessee has a new article online featuring quotes from Kamala. In it, he discusses his recent health problems that resulted in him having to have his leg amputated in October. You can read the report with video at this link. Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Jordan for […]
Jim Neidhart was arrested today for contempt of court as he was in court to respond to preexisting charges. Neidhart is currently in jail with no bond set. Click here to view his arrest record with mug shot (search his last name to retrieve the record). Neidhart was arrested in September 2010 on drug, burglary […]
Joe Miller of the Oklahoma Professional Boxing Commission sent out a letter to inform promoters the commission will not be accepting applications for event permits for boxing, mixed martial arts and professional wrestling events in the state scheduled after March 31, 2012. The Commission blames an out-of-state threat and says they have to address legal and […]
NJ.com has an article on the passing of legendary referee Dick Woehrl. Woehrl died as a result of a battle with colon cancer on Monday. You can read their article at this link. Woehrl’s obituary with funeral information is online at this link.
– MCW Wrestling sent out the following last night: I just wanted to let you know that Matt Hardy will be wrestling this Friday, March 16th, at Marlington Middle School in Alliance, OH for Main-Event Championship Wrestling. Reby Sky will also be wrestling MCW’s own Jessica Havok. Here is our website advertising the event: MCWpro.com […]
– Mister Saint Laurent reporting: ECW original and MLW Tag Team Champion CW Anderson joined Mister Saint Laurent on MLW Radio, the official podcast of Major League Wrestling. CW spoke about things he learned from Arn Anderson during his time with WWE. “When I was at WWE, Arn kind of took me under his wing […]
Bill Behrens is now representing former TNA Impact Wrestling creative team writer Vince Russo. He’s looking to host seminars now that he is gone from TNA. The following release was sent out today by Behrens: BABY FACES, BLADE JOBS and BOOKING Everything you wanted to know about writing a professional wrestling show but were afraid to […]
Legendary referee Dick Woehrle has died. The cause of death is currently known. He was 80-years-old. Woehrl worked in the business for decades and formerly worked in WWE (as WWWF and WWF). The Honky Tonk Man confirmed the said news on Twitter: WWF Referee Dick Woehrlepassed away about an hour ago. Our thoughts and prayers […]