Aaron Oster

Writer

Aaron Oster writes the Ring Posts pro wrestling blog for The Baltimore Sun. What started as bonding with his dad during the heights of the Monday Night War soon grew into a full-blown love of "sports entertainment." A native of Maryland, and University of Maryland alum, he's seen wrestling in venues all across the state, from rec centers to baseball stadiums to the arena downtown.

Recent Articles

  • RAW brings fans a step closer to Lesnar vs. Goldberg

    RAW brings fans a step closer to Lesnar vs. Goldberg

    Last week, the rumor mill started heating up thatWWE was interested in having Brock Lesnar face Goldberg at Survivor Series. Those rumors picked up when Goldberg appeared on ESPN, and specifically mentionedLesnar. Well, after Monday's RAW, Goldberg/Lesnar 2 seems to be a fact.

  • No Mercy: A good show with an unorthodox presentation

    No Mercy: A good show with an unorthodox presentation

    When No Mercy 2016 is looked back on, it likely won't be recalled for a fantastic match or a big moment, but instead, the strange order of the matches. We've talked before about WWE counter-programming RAW to go up against Monday Night Football, or even “punting” episodes that they knew wouldn't...

  • WWE's No Mercy predictions

    WWE's No Mercy predictions

    We’ve reached our third pay-per-view in a five-Sunday span, as the brand extension is in full bloom right now.

  • John Cena returns to reclaim 'his' spot on SmackDown

    John Cena returns to reclaim 'his' spot on SmackDown

    There's a funny thing that happens whenever John Cena returns from an absence. It doesn't matter whether it's becuase of an injury, an outside endeavor, or just a storyline. But, pretty much always, the second he returns, he gets put into the highest-profile match possible.

  • AJ Styles achieves the unthinkable at Backlash

    AJ Styles achieves the unthinkable at Backlash

    2016 is a weird year. I'm just going to say it. What has happened in wrestling this year is so unlike anything we ever thought would happen, especially in WWE. The likes of Shinsuke Nakamura, Kota Ibushi, Bobby Roode, Eric Young and Zack Sabre Jr. have entered WWE or NXT rings. Shinsuke Nakamura...

  • Kevin Owens reaches the WWE mountaintop

    Kevin Owens reaches the WWE mountaintop

    On Aug. 12, 2014, a popular independent wrestler named Kevin Steen signed with WWE. Barely two years later, Kevin Owens has risen to the top of the company and became WWE universal champion.

  • Finn Balor forced to relinquish title on RAW

    Finn Balor forced to relinquish title on RAW

    Balor took a running powerbomb into the barricade early in the SummerSlam match. He took the move almost entirely with his arm, which wrenched his shoulder. Despite wrestling the entire match, and winning the title, he found out Monday he had suffered a torn labrum.

  • SummerSlam ends with blood and confusion

    SummerSlam ends with blood and confusion

    Summerslam ended with a bang, though certainly not the way most people expected. WWE decided to end the night with the Brock Lesnar/Randy Orton match. While that was questionable, I think most people thought that with Lesnar involved, that was going to be the case. And for a while, it seemed like...

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