Tuesday’s episode of NXT saw the return of the Million Dollar Championship. Ted DiBiase announced that Cameron Grimes vs. LA Knight at TakeOver: In Your House on Sunday is now a ladder match for the famed belt. Both wrestlers have vied for the services of DiBiase, and the winner will carry on his Million Dollar Legacy. So, who will win? What will the title mean?Continue reading “Million Dollar Title Comes To NXT”
Shingo Takagi defeated Kazuchika Okada to win the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship on Monday at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Dominion in Osaka-Jo Hall. The finish saw Shingo hit Okada with a dragon suplex followed by Last of the Dragon to win the vacant title at 36:04.
While one can never complain about an Okada title win, was putting the belt on Shingo the right call?Continue reading “Shingo Takagi Wins IWGP Title. Good or Bad Idea?”
I vividly remember an altercation during an ECW house show at Wonderland Greyhound Park in Revere, MA. It was intermission, and there was a metal guardrail in the crowded foyer separating the wrestlers from fans buying merchandise.
“I don’t want to see that s***,” New Jack shouted to a fan who, without warning, handed him a VHS tape of his backyard wrestling exploits. New Jack quickly said he was only kidding, took the tape, removed the slipcover, and smashed it over the guardrail.Continue reading “Remembering New Jack, Dies at 58”
Last Wednesday, WWE released 10 wrestlers precisely one year to the day where they released 20 wrestlers at the beginning of pandemic. Then and now, budget cuts were cited as the reason for the company releasing various talent. Some of the releases were not surprising, while other releases are mind-boggling, while some never got a fair shake.Continue reading “WWE Releases 10 Wrestlers Including Samoa Joe & Billie Kay.”
WrestleMania 37 was the first WWE show in front of a live crowd in over a year. Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL saw 13 matches, 5 new champions, 2 heels retain their titles and one main historical event.Continue reading “WrestleMania 37 Review”
Night Two of “the granddaddy of them all” is almost here! WrestleMania 37 emanates on from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL on in a few short hours and air exclusively on Peacock. Before you keep reading, I need to be transparent about my predictions from last night. I went 3-4 for the evening.Continue reading “WrestleMania 37 Night Two Predictions”
After months of waiting, “the granddaddy of them all” is finally here! WrestleMania 37 will emanate on from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL on Saturday and Sunday. The two-night event will air exclusively on Peacock and feature 14 matches with almost every title up for grabs.Continue reading “WrestleMania 37 Night One Predictions”
New Japan Pro Wrestling unveiled their new IWGP World Heavyweight Championship belt yesterday at a ceremony in Korakuen Hall. Kota Ibushi relinquished the IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental belts at the ceremony before the new belt’s reveal.
After a video celebrating the two titles’ merging, NJPW officials presented Ibushi with the new title. Ibushi is now officially the inaugural world heavyweight champion, ending the historical lineage of the two titles.Continue reading “Pondering The New IWGP World Heavyweight Championship Belt”
A title match is the latest addition to WrestleMania 37. Matt Riddle defends the United States Championship against Sheamus. Also, the match between Bruan Strowman and Shane McMahon is now a Steel Cage Match.Continue reading “U.S. Title Match and New Stipulation Set For WrestleMania 37”
Several matches were added to the WrestleMania card on SmackDown this past Friday night, including the long rumored addition to the Triple Threat Match for the WWE Universal Championship.Continue reading “Updated WrestleMania 37 Card”