Yuke’s Co. Ltd has finished selling all of New Japan Pro Wrestling to Bushiroad Inc. Early indication is that the promotion was sold for approximately 500 million yen which comes out to roughly $6,500,000. Bushiroad has been a financial backer of NJPW and picked up their support significantly in the past year. Their Chief Executive […]
The parents of Quentin Washington are pursuing litigation against Gillberg’s Pro Wrestling Academy over the death of their son from injuries sustained at the facility last week. Below is a video report: Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Patrick Peralta for sending the link.
Ring of Honor Results – (1/28/12) Results by: Adam W of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Welcome to this week’s Ring of Honor! We start the show with a highlight from Final Battle 2011 of Kevin Steen giving the Package Piledriver to Steve Corino, Jimmy Jacobs and El Generico. We will hear more about the situation later in the […]
ROH Wrestling sent out their latest Newswire today, which is posted below: – The Du Burns Arena in Baltimore will be rocking once again on February 4th for our next set of “Ring of Honor Wrestling” TV Tapings! We are excited to bring the HUGE ROH World Title rematch between Davey Richards & Jay Lethal […]
Wrestling News World reader Chris Yandek sent in the following: In a new interview, actor Victor Webster speaks about working with Dave Bautista in The Scorpion King 3. The movie is now out on DVD. Mr. Webster says he has a lot of respect for WWE wrestlers saying the following to Chris Yandek of CYInterview.com, […]
The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Quentin Washington, 25, died Friday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of injuries he sustained at Gillberg’s Pro Wrestling Academy. According to police, Washington was practicing wrestling maneuvers when he struck his head during a fall, leaving him with injuries in which led to his untimely and tragic death. The death […]
Matt Hardy is booked for Pro Wrestling Syndicate’s show on Friday, March 9th in Rahway, New Jersey. He’s advertised to face Sid Vicious. For more information on the show and obtaining tickets go to www.ProWrestlingSyndicate.com.
Andre Davis (formerly known as Andre Heart on the independent circuit) was sentenced to 32 years in prison today for having sex with women without telling them he was HIV-positive. Davis was found guilty on 14 counts of felonious assault in November. You can read coverage by The Associated Press via the New York Daily […]
Below are results from Ring of Honor’s house show in Norfolk, Virginia last night. Credit goes to Mr Bobo at Loonybinforum.com No Bobby Cruise tonight. -Eddie Edwards is out with Jim Cornette. Cornette says he cannot wrestle. Eddie cuts a promo and puts over ROH and Norfolk. 1. Kenny King def. Andy Ridge in a […]
Ring of Honor Results – (1/21/12) Results by: Adam W of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Welcome to this week’s Ring of Honor! We see a video package of Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards match. The two both show athleticism, but Davey overcomes Eddie. Kevin Steen then comes out after the match saying he will take the ROH World […]
Sydney Eick finished up with Ring of Honor at last night’s show in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as he was let go by Sinclair Broadcasting. Eick has worked for ROH since its inception, working the door at shows and having a direct role in the promotion’s day-to-day operations. Eick, along with Cary Silkin, Ross Abrams, Hunter Johnston […]
Below are Results from Ring of Honor’s return to Philadelphia last night. Credit goes to Mr Bobo at Loonybinforum.com -The entrance way is set up with the same set from Final Battle. -No return date announced yet. -Bobby Cruise is your ring announcer; light purple tie and little silver squares. -Eddie Edwards out for the […]
Chris Jericho announced today that Fozzy has signed a record deal with Century Media. The following press release accompanied the announcement: Century Media Records are proud to announce the signing of internationally-renowned metal band Fozzy. The brainchild of Chris Jericho and Rich Ward, Fozzy was formed a decade ago out of a passion for hard […]
Former WWE star Shad Gaspard didn’t appear on BET’s “The Game” as advertised last night. According to Shad, his scene was cut out. The following is from his official Twitter account: My Scene from @thegamebet was cut out and i’m pissed off. — Shad Gaspard (@Shadbeast) January 18, 2012 Well my scene got cut, but […]
Actor Liam Neeson was asked during the press junket for “The Grey” about a rumor that he’s in talks to play Vince McMahon in the upcoming Chris Benoit biopic entitled “Crossface.” Neeson commented: “No, I never heard of [the movie].” He went on to say he has no interest in the role because he knows […]