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WWE SummerSlam 2017 Betting Odds: Who Is Favored To Win?

WWE SummerSlam is just about 48 hours away, and the betting odds are already rolling in. As of Friday afternoon, Brock Lesnar is favored to retain his Universal Championship in Sunday's Fatal Four Way, and Shinsuke Nakamura is favored to become the new WWE World Champion. AJ Styles is the odds on favorite to retain…

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WWE SmackDown Live Superstar Reveals Prescription Drug Addiction

WWE superstar Mike Kanellis was very honest on early Tuesday as he detailed his recovery from prescription drug addiction. In a post on Instagram, he admitted the addiction haunted him for nearly three years as a result of the recovery process for his dislocated knee cap. According to Mike, the addiction "started to spiral out…


WWE SmackDown Live Preview (8/15/17): The Down & Dirty On Tonight’s Show

Sorry, boys and girls. My brain isn't working right these days, and I forgot all about our WWE SmackDown Live preview for tonight's show (and for last night's RAW, too....whoops!!). I am striving for normalcy as of right now, so I promise to do better next week and get things back on track. Anyways, let's…




Jinder Mahal in UFC?; The Rock Wins An Award And Has A Major Tattoo Upgrade

Jinder Mahal in UFC Next Month It's been quite the summer for Jinder Mahal. He was quickly elevated into the main event spotlight and won the WWE Championship, his first championship in the WWE, and now he's making the jump to UFC, but only for an appearance. Arjan Bhullar, who reportedly is UFC's first fighter…



Alberto El Patron Stripped Of GFW Championship; GFW Update On His Status

GFW Title Vacated, Still Suspended Following an internal investigation, Global Force Wrestling (GFW) has stripped Alberto El Patron of the company's Unified GFW World Heavyweight Championship. In early July, GFW announced El Patron was “indefinitely suspended” after reports surfaced of an alleged domestic violence incident between himself and WWE superstar, and girlfriend, Paige. In a…


Ric Flair In Medically Induced Coma, Preparing For Surgery

An update on Ric Flair and his medical condition as of Monday afternoon. Flair was reportedly placed in a medically induced coma due to heart related issues. He is currently getting ready to go into surgery as of Monday afternoon. By the time you read this, the surgery has likely already started. This is all…


Ric Flair Update: Management Team Asking For Prayers

As we reported yesterday, WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair was admitted to the hospital with heart-related issues. While the story yesterday was that he was admitted for routine monitoring, the story today seems to be a bit different. Flair's management team took to social media today to give the following update. https://twitter.com/LegacyTalentCEO/status/896947433061699584 They also…



Ric Flair Hospitalized Due To Heart Related Issues

It is being reported that WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair has been hospitalized for heart-related issues. Flair has a history of heart problems, and according to his management team, he is under observation for "routine monitoring". Details are scarce at this time, but apparently, Flair was admitted to the ICU this morning by his…


UPDATED: WWE UK Champion Pete Dunne Injured At Local NYC Show

The story has been updated at the bottom of this post concerning Dunne's status for PROGRESS this weekend. What Happened in Brooklyn? WWE United Kingdom Champion Pete Dunne was legitimately cut open and bled during a main event match at an independent New York City show on Friday night. Dunne fought against Darius Carter at "The…


WWE Cancels Another Show; Jon Jones At WWE SummerSlam?

NXT Insider Axed In late June, WWE began the weekly NXT Insider online series, which served as a preview for the upcoming NXT broadcast on the WWE Network. On late Wednesday afternoon, host Cathy Kelley revealed the short program was indeed short-lived. https://twitter.com/catherinekelley/status/895400427952496643 NXT Insider’s quick cancelation comes as numerous cuts were made in the…


WWE Network To Finally Debut In China Next Week

The WWE Network will finally make its debut in China as soon as next week, just in time for one of the company’s biggest pay-per-view events. In a partnership with PPTV, the WWE will launch the WWE Network on Friday, August 18, as a subscription video-on-demand service for the PPTV platform. Chinese customers can download…


WWE SmackDown Ratings, Viewership (8/8/17): Improved Numbers This Week

Tuesday was a good night for SmackDown Live. The blue brand's August 8th show was the second most-watched program on cable on Tuesday night with its two hours averaging 2.584 million viewers. SmackDown Live lost the overall viewership to Fox News Channel’s Hannity, which snagged 2.669 million viewers. Viewership increased from the 2.569 million viewers that…


Charlotte’s Wardrobe Malfunction on SmackDown; WWE NYC Meet & Greets

Flair Exposes Toronto During last night's SmackDown Live, Charlotte Flair and Lana competed in a singles match that included a surprise for one section of the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. While Lana tried a sunset flip, Flair's shorts slightly slipped, which provided a different kind of show for the Toronto crowd. The…