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
WWE didn’t mince words in announcing it was parting ways with Big Cass. It was a very succinct statement: “WWE has come to terms on the release of William Morrissey (Big Cass).”
When the entertainment company releases someone, it usually posts a statement on its website. But this one was much shorter and it didn’t have the typical ending with the WWE wishing the superstar well in future endeavors.Read more
On Wednesday morning, it was announced on Twitter that Leon White, better known as Vader or Big Van Vader, died at age 63.
From Vader's twitter account, one of Vader’s children said, “It is with a heavy heart to inform everyone that my father, Leon White, passed away on Monday night (6/18/18) at approximately 7:25pm.”Read more