Nikolai Volkoff, a WWE Hall of Famer and Maryland resident, died at the age of 70 on Sunday morning, the WWE announced.
His wife Lynn Peruzovic confirmed his death to the Associated Press. She said he has had heart problems, and that when she went to give him medicine, he was not responsive.Read more
WWE kicked off Raw on Monday night by having Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon and Triple H announce the first pay-per-view event that will feature exclusively women's wrestling.
The PPV, called “Evolution,” will take place Oct. 28 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y..Read more
At Sunday night's Extreme Rules, it seemed as if the story of the night would be that the WWE put the Intercontinental title in the main event, finally acquiescing to the fans' desires. Instead, it was yet another pay-per-view in which the discussion was about the fans.
Yes, Seth Rollins vs. Dolph Ziggler in an Ironman match for the IC title was the main event.Read more
WWE announced Sunday that Hulk Hogan has been reinstated into its Hall of Fame.
“After a three-year suspension, Hulk Hogan has been reinstated into the WWE Hall of Fame,” the WWE said in a statement. “This second chance follows Hogan’s numerous public apologies and volunteering to work with young people, where he is helping them learn from his mistake.Read more
For the first time in decades, a non-WWE wrestling company will run a show at Madison Square Garden in New York, as Ring of Honor announced they were partnering with New Japan Pro-Wrestling to put on a show at The Garden on April 6, 2019.Read more
Maybe those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are a little bit too much of the first two and not enough of the latter.
That can be fixed — Baltimore-based wrestling tour Ring of Honor returns home for the first time in more than a year to hold its “Best In The World” show, to be held at the UMBC Event Center on Friday.
“Best In The World” is available on pay-per-view.Read more