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WWE News: Kevin Owens Trolls Goldberg; Big Show vs Shaq Off?

As the pair get ready for their match at WWE Fastlane in just over a week, Kevin Owens and Bill Goldberg have been engaging in an entertaining back and forth on Twitter in recent days. With Goldberg rarely on WWE television, I suppose this is a good way for their feud to evolve. Goldberg sent…

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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 News: Shinsuke Nakamura, AJ Styles, Bayley, Big E, & More

It's being reported that WWE originally planned for Bayley to win her first RAW Women's Title at WrestleMania this year and go on to defend it for the first time at PayBack in April, which is in her hometown of San Jose, California. As to why the company pulled the trigger early and had her…


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…


WWE News: CM Punk, Rock, FastLane Card, & More

After RAW went off the air last night, The Rock came out to work with the crowd for their participation in filming some upcoming scenes for Fighting With My Family. As sometimes happens with WWE crowds, a "CM Punk" chant broke out, and Rock went right along with it. https://youtu.be/Ya-FT-sVckQ He called Punk on his…


New Day Named Official WrestleMania 33 Hosts

It looks like The New Day will be hosting this year's WrestleMania. The trio have been named the official hosts for WrestleMania 33, and TMZ broke the news just a few moments ago. https://twitter.com/TMZ/status/833777276177166336 This is a bit odd, and it may foreshadow the trio not having an actual match on this year's big stage.…


Impact Wrestling Announces More Television Taping Dates For 2017

Impact Wrestling is going full steam into 2017. They announced their television taping schedule what appears to be the rest of 2017. With these dates, their weekly shows on POP TV should be taken care of for the rest of the year. Impact Wrestling will be at Universal Studios in just a couple of weeks…


WWE WrestleMania 33 Betting Odds: Early Figures Already Released

Thanks to BetWrestling.com for sending in the following release regarding WrestleMania 33 betting odds. The Irish sportbook Paddy Power has had odds on who will walk out of Wrestlemania with the WWE Heavyweight and Universal Championships for over a month and there has been no major changes in Randy Orton and Brock Lesnar leaving with…


NJPW Togi Makabe 20th Anniversary Show Preview (2/21/17)

NJPW will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Togi Makabe's in-ring debut with a special show tomorrow. The show will air at 4:30 am EST on NJPW World. The show will come to us live from Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, and the main event will feature Togi Makabe and Tomoaki Honma taking on the IWGP Heavyweight…


Diamond Dallas Page To Be Inducted Into The WWE Hall Of Fame

Diamond Dallas Page is the latest to be added to the 2017 Class of the WWE Hall Of Fame. The story just broke that Page will join Kurt Angle, The Rock 'n' Roll Express, and Teddy Long in this year's class. https://twitter.com/WWE/status/833740859006914565 Page had a short stint working for the WWE after they bought WCW,…



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…


Are PPVs In The Brand Split Era Damaging RAW’s Weekly Viewership?

There is an interesting look at the effect of the brand split on RAW's TV ratings by Paul Fontaine over at F4w Online. It's a good, analytical read which we would highly recommend. Check out his piece at this link. To summarize, it appears that WWE's reintroduction of the brand split in the summer of…


Impact Wrestling News: Magnus, Jeff Jarrett, & More

It's being reported that Impact Wrestling has offered former TNA World Champion Magnus a new contract with the company. Currently, Magnus is the champion of Jeff Jarrett's Global Force Wrestling, so this just furthers the speculation that the two promotions, Impact and GFW, could be working together in the near future. Speaking of Impact Wrestling,…


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…