Mark Starr Dead At 50, Sheamus Credits Him For Brogue Kick

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 […]

Adam Cole Makes Surprising Decision, Re-Signs With Ring Of Honor

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 Wins Reprieve, On 2020 Olympics Shortlist

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 […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods & USA Wrestling Partner To Support Keep Olympic Wrestling’s 2020 Vision Campaign

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 Dead At 43

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 […]

Ric Flair Appearing At Wrestlejam But Not Wrestling As Promoted

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, […]

Exclusive Audio Interview – Nigel McGuinness Discusses Retirement, Run In TNA, Ring Of Honor, WWE & More

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 […]

Tammy Sytch Speaks Out Following Cancer Scare & Release From Prison

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 […]

Nigel McGuinness On Losing His Push In TNA, Chances Of An In-Ring Return, ROH’s Top Guy

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, […]

Mick McManus Dead At 93

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. […]