Former WCW wrestler Mark Starr (real name Mark Ashford-Simpson) died this week at age 50. Details regarding his passing were not made immediately available as of press time. Sheamus reacted to the news on Twitter: Devastated to hear the Passing of Mark Starr! A great wrestler & great person. @ FCW he helped me in […]
- The season three premiere of Steve Austin’s “Redneck Island” on CMT did an average viewing audience of 1,020,000 viewers.
Ric Flair signed autographs at Wrestle Jam in Ringgold, Georgia on Friday night. Apparently there was some concern about his health as his left ankle was visibly swollen. He participated in an angle at the end of the show, delivering a low blow Johnny Rokk to end the show. Flair’s girlfriend, FiFi The Maid, was […]
Bobby Eaton is still hospitalized but his condition is improving. He’s now sitting up and scheduled to have a pacemaker put in in a couple of weeks.
Adam Cole has re-signed with ROH Wrestling. The company issued a press release to report the deal. Below is an excerpt: Ring of Honor Wrestling is happy to announce that we have come to terms on a new contract with former ROH World TV Champion, Adam Cole. When signing Cole had this to say “Resigning […]
Olympic wrestling won a reprieve on Wednesday to be included on the IOC shortlist for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic games. Eight sports were vying for a single opening. Five of the eight sports were eliminated and included karate, roller sports, sport climbing, wakeboarding and the Chinese martial art of wushu. Olympic wrestling joins squash […]
Bobby Eaton remains hospitalized and continues to improve. He’s alert and oriented but is still experiencing issues with his heart rate. He’s been in the hospital since Sunday.
The following press release was sent out on Tuesday and issued to WrestlingNewsWorld.com: DICK’S Sporting Goods and USA Wrestling Partner to Support Keep Olympic Wrestling’s 2020 Vision Campaign COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 28, 2013)— USA Wrestling, the national governing body for the sport in America, and DICK’S Sporting Goods, the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods […]
Hector Garza has died at age 43 following a battle with lung cancer. Garza had runs in WCW and TNA Wrestling and most recently worked for CMLL and AAA in Mexico. Garza retired from the ring in October 2012 to undergo treatment for cancer. Dixie Carter wrote the following on Twitter: I’m saddened to hear […]
Promotional information for Wrestlejam on May 30, 2013 in Ringgold, Georgia is falsely advertising that Ric Flair will be wrestling on the show. Flair used Twitter to clear up the rumors. The following is from Flair’s verified account: I am planning to go to the show in Ringgold May 30th, but I’m just signing autographs, […]
Staff writer Eltimir Alexandrov conducted an in-person interview with Nigel McGuinness on Wednesday on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com. The interview is now online for your listening enjoyment! Please listen in the player below or use the links if you’re on a mobile device: To order “The Last of McGuinness” DVD and see his schedule for his […]
As reported this week, Tammy Sytch, famously known as Sunny, was released from a Connecticut prison after serving a four-month sentence for repeatedly violating terms of a restraining order filed by her former boyfriend. While in jail, it was determined that Sytch had developed cervical cancer. Sytch contracted HPV before entering prison and discovered during […]
Staff writer Eltimir Alexandrov conducted an in-person interview with Nigel McGuinness on Wednesday on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com. We’ll be posting the complete interview later in the week but below are some highlights: On Hogan and Bischoff’s contributions to his release from TNA: “You can’t just blame one person, you can’t say it was Hulk Hogan, […]
British pro wrestling legend Mick McManus has died at the age of 93. The UK Sun has the story at the link. Below is an excerpt: Frank Rimer, who runs the British Wrestlers Reunion, said: “I am deeply saddened to announce the death of the legend that was Mick McManus, who passed away at 1am. […]
TMZ is reporting that Tammy Sytch, formerly WWE Diva Sunny, has been released from prison following a string of arrests earlier this year. TMZ’s coverage continues: Tammy told us she contracted HPV before going into prison … and found out while doing time that it had developed into cervical cancer. She says she underwent a […]