Articles by Tony Quant

Impact Wrestling News: Contract Updates For Top Stars

According to the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter there have been some interesting developments in relation to some contracts for some of the promotions top stars. Nick Aldis (better known as Magnus) was offered a contract to return, although at this time he hasn't signed. The former TNA World Champion made his last appearance for the…


NJPW News: Sabre Jr Debut Set & Update On 45th Anniversary Show Card

Following confirmation last week that Zack Sabre Jr. would be imminently joining NJPW, his debut has now been made official and the British star will be in for a very tough first night in the promotion. New Japan has confirmed that Zack Sabre Jr. will face off against current RevPro British Heavyweight Champion Katsuyori Shibata…


WWE Names New Senior VP Global Content Distribution & Business Development

WWE announced that Sal Siino will be taking on the role as the company's new Senior Vice President of Global Content Distribution and Business Development. Siino joins the WWE from WeMash and brings a wealth of media expertise to the promotion. Here is the full press announcement: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment…


NJPW News: Top British Star To Join New Japan & Update On Cody’s Future

Dave Meltzer yesterday confirmed that British pro wrestler Zack Sabre Jr. will be heading to New Japan Pro Wrestling very soon. ZSJ will be joining fellow Brit Will Ospreay in NJPW in the coming months according to Meltzer. Sabre Jr. has been one of the most successful British wrestlers in the past few years, making a…


Updated List Of WWE PPV Events, Locations For 2017 & 2018

Sky Sports, the providers of WWE television and pay-per-views in the U.K., have released an updated schedule of WWE PPV events through tWrestleMania 34 in April 2018. This includes some dates which hadn't previously been announced. The updated schedule gives us an insight in to the shows during the summer period and sees Backlash move back…


ROH To Partner With Stardom For Women Of Honor Camp

Ring Of Honor has announced that they will be partnering with the women's wrestling promotion Stardom to put on a female-only tryout camp to seek the next generation of Women of Honor superstars. Stardom has been one of the leading promotions in women’s wrestling since 2011 and is a great partnership for ROH to enable them…



Fighting With My Family Casts Former TNA Champion

It seems as though the "Fighting With My Family" film is coming together, as today the Rock has announced that Thea Trinidad will feature in the film. Twenty six year old indy wrestler Thea Trinidad will be playing a former Divas Champion in the WWE Studios and Seven Bucks Productions film, which will tell the story of…


WWE Live Results (2/17/17) Dallas, TX: The Beast Is On The Road

WWE Live landed in Dallas, TX, for a RAW brand house show. The event featured one of Brock Lesnar's scheduled appearances in the lead up to WrestleMania and saw him compete against the Big Show. Elsewhere on the card Neville defended his WWE Cruiserweight Title against Rich Swann. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson put the…


Fight Club Pro Announces Huge Shows For Easter Weekend

The UK pro wrestling scene is definitely one of the hottest scenes in independent wrestling and the recently announced Fight Club Pro Easter card is a true testament to that. The Wolverhampton based promotion is featuring some of the very best on the indie wrestling scene during three days of shows. The stacked cards will see The…


Brock Lesnar Announces His Retirement From MMA

It has been reported by MMAFighting.com that former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar has told the UFC that he is retiring from competition in professional MMA. Last week, Lesnar was removed from the UFC's unofficial online roster, and he has also been removed from the UFC's drug testing program. Lesnar was suspended by USADA in January 2017 after…


WCPW True Destiny Results & Details On Pro Wrestling World Cup

WCPW put on a huge show at the Planet Ice Arena in Milton Keynes, England, yesterday which was headlined by Kurt Angle taking on Alberto Del Rio. The show also featured a highly anticipated rematch between Will Ospreay and Ricochet as well as many other well known names from the indy scene. Here are the full results…


Backstage News On WWE FastLane

It is being reported by F4WOnline.com that the WWE has been discussing the possibility of current WWE RAW Tag Team Champions Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson putting their titles on the line in a Triple Threat match at WWE FastLane. The opponents that have been considered are Cesaro and Sheamus and Enzo Amore and Big…


Impact Wrestling Enters A Working Agreement With Pro Wrestling NOAH

During a press conference yesterday, the President of Pro Wrestling NOAH announced that there will be an alliance between his promotion and Impact Wrestling. It is unsure what this means for both brands although, as you can see from the below announcement from the Impact Wrestling site, a formal announcement will be made and several Impact…


WWE News: Sasha Banks, Nia Jax, & Nakamura Injury Update

As reported by the Wrestling Observer, there are plans  to turn Sasha Banks heel in the lead up to WrestleMania 33. The speculation is that Banks might interfere in the Charlotte vs Bayley Women's Title match at Fastlane, costing Bayley the title. It is also rumored that Banks and Bayley will compete with Charlotte and…


Impact Wrestling News: Jeff Jarrett Taking Control

It has been reported by Dave Meltzer today on his Wrestling Observer Radio, that Impact Wrestling could be in for an interesting few weeks ahead. Meltzer has reported that former owner Jeff Jarrett is now pretty much back in full control of the promotion at this time. Jarrett is also set to work for the CRASH…


WWE FastLane: Updated Match List For The RAW PPV

Last night's WWE RAW saw a lot of progress in formulating the upcoming FastLane PPV card which is set to take place on March 5th. Goldberg will challenge Kevin Owens for the WWE Universal Title before he takes on Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 33. The match came about following a stint in which current US Champion Chris…


EXCLUSIVE: Eddie Edwards Reflects On 2016, Looks Toward The Future, More

In an exclusive interview conducted by TopRopePress.com’s Tony Quant, Impact Wrestling superstar and former TNA World Champion Eddie Edwards sat down for a discussion during his recent tour of the United Kingdom. In this exclusive interview with Top Rope Press, Eddie addresses several subjects. Some of the topics covered include his 2016 highlights, what it felt like winning the TNA…


Impact Wrestling Open Fight Night Results & Viewership (2/2/2017)

This week’s Impact Wrestling episode was down slightly on viewers compared to last week's Genesis themed show. This week's show featured the return of the Open Fight Night concept which attracted 299,000 viewers. This compares to last week's episode of Impact Wrestling which drew in 307,000 viewers, which is a reduction of just under 3% for…


More On The Rock ‘N Roll Express And The WWE Hall Of Fame

There has been much speculation for a while that the Rock 'N Roll Express might be inducted into the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame, and according to the 50fifty Sports Tavern, there will be an announcement relating to them this coming Monday on RAW. Here is the announcement from the promotional appearance which will see one half of…


NXT News: Major Star Absent & Dates Set For Next TV Tapings

Shinsuke Nakamura was not present at yesterday’s WWE NXT television tapings. Nakamura dropped the NXT Title to Bobby Roode in the main event of the TakeOver: San Antonio this past weekend. It is unknown at this stage as to whether or not his absence is part of him selling an injury from the match or…


EVOLVE News: Plan For Title, Zack Sabre Jr, Drew Galloway Set To Return

EVOLVE Wrestling has announced plans for the EVOLVE Championship, which will take place across two events on February 24th and 25th. The first night will see current champion Timothy Thatcher put his belt on the line against Fred Yehi. The winner of that match will then go on to take on Zack Sabre Jr on the…


Brock Lesnar vs. Kevin Owens Announced For Madison Square Garden

The WWE has announced Kevin Owens as the opponent for Brock Lesnar’s return to Madison Square Garden on March 12th. The Universal Champion Owens will lock horns with Lesnar for the first time. The event is a SmackDown brand live event but will feature Owens putting his RAW branded WWE Universal Title on the line…


PROGRESS Chapter 43 Results (1/29/17): Havoc vs Dunne

PROGRESS Wrestling returned to the Electric Ballroom in London, England, today for Chapter 43: Tropic Thunderbastard. The show featured four of the WWE UK talent including Pete Dunne, Mark Andrews, Trent Seven, & Roy Johnson along with ROH Television Champion Marty Scurll and PROGRESS Wrestling fan favorite Jimmy Havoc. In the main event of the evening, Pete…


WWE Royal Rumble 2017 Preview: Who Should Win, Who Will Win

The Royal Rumble is almost upon us, so as always our entire staff is putting their collective heads together to give our thoughts and predictions on who will prevail on tonight's show. We are in for a long one this evening, with the preshow scheduled for two hours and the main show going for 4+…