JBL is returning to pro wrestling for the first time since his retirement at Wrestlemania XXV. The longest-reigning WWE Champion has confirmed he will be in Waterloo, Iowa next summer to accept the Lou Thesz Award at the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction weekend. SLAM! Wrestling has a new article online […]
Bret Hart is upset with a new ad campaign launched by the CBC booster club to get the Canadian broadcaster more money. The ads, dubbed Stop the CBC Smackdown, feature pro wrestling spoofs. “They are always portrayed imbeciles, dimwits with no brains at all, and that’s a disappointment, because a lot of us out there […]
SLAM! Wrestling has a new article online featuring quotes from Maryse. In it, she discusses her journey from the WWE Diva Search to the top of the Diva’s division. Below is an excerpt: “I knew in my heart that I wanted to leave WWE for a long time. I’m a business woman. I need to […]
TMZ.com has an article online reporting that JBL had his motorized scooter stolen in Bermuda. According to their report, JBL left his scooter parked in the police lot at the Bermuda airport only to return with it nowhere to be found. The longest-reigning WWE Champion lives on the subtropical island. Thanks to Wrestling News World […]
Wrestling News World reader Azlan Munir sent in the following video interview featuring Chris Jericho. In it, he talks Fozzy:
Arda Ocal (@arda_ocal) and Jimmy Korderas (@jimmykorderas) of #AftermathRadio on thescore.com and iTunes chat with former WWE superstar Bull Buchanan . Highlights: About his wrestling school ” B2 Wrestling School”. and what are his thoughts on the next generation superstars in professional wrestling today, and getting trained in wrestling the right way: “Theres just a […]
Matt Hardy’s bond was reduced from $1,000,000 to $100,000 under the condition he be released only to re-enter treatment for substance abuse on Monday morning. Hardy has since been released on bail. “This was done over the state’s objection,” District Attorney Maureen Krueger said of District Court Judge Robert Wilkins’ decision. Hardy must continue and […]
Former WWE Superstar Chris Masters is utilizing Twitter in an effort to jumpstart a campaign to join TNA. Today he sent the following tweets out from his Twitter account: “I think @tnadixie needs some encouragement. Can I rally the IWC. For all those who support me, let her know!” “For anyone who’s ever felt like […]
Just announced as part of his retirement tour, Nigel McGuinness, known as Desmond Wolfe during his time with TNA, will be appearing at The Krazyhouse in Liverpool, England on December 8th for a meet and greet with fans. McGuinness will be taking photographs, signing autographs, and more. Click here for more information.
- Bobby Lashley’s camp sent out the following today: Bobby Lashley, former WWE superstar and current Shark Fights Heavyweight Champion, is now accepting independent wrestling bookings and appearances for December into February of the new year. If promoters are interested in bringing in Bobby Lashley, email LashleyBookings@yahoo.com. Lashley is also working on a new official […]
This week’s edition of Tommy Dreamer TV features “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan. You can watch it embedded in the video below:
Former WWE wrestler Sean O’Haire (real name Sean Haire) was arrested on Wednesday in Savannah, Georgia and charged with a misdemeanor charge of simple battery. Bond was set at $1,850. You can view his arrest record with mug shot at this link (search & find his name).
Wrestling News World writer Rick Craig sent in the following: Billy Corgan, leader of the band, The Smashing Pumpkins, has decided to become more than just a fan of pro wrestling. Along with a pair of wrestling promoters, Corgan has launched Resistance Pro, which is based out of Chicago. The fledgling promotion will makes its […]
Andre Davis, known as Andre Heart on the independent circuit, was convicted on Wednesday on 14 felonious assault counts for having sex with women without telling them he was HIV positive. FOX Sports has the link to the AP article at this link. Thanks to Wrestling News World reader David Snay for sending us the […]
Mark “Bison” Smith, an independent wrestler who worked for Ring of Honor and Pro Wrestling NOAH in Japan has died. The apparent cause of death is a heart attack. He was 38. Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Fernando for his help with this information.