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

  • Ring Posts: Q&A with D-Von Dudley as RAW comes to Baltimore

    Ring Posts: Q&A with D-Von Dudley as RAW comes to Baltimore

    Nine months ago, the night after SummerSlam, the Dudley Boyz made their return to WWE after 10 years away. They immediately moved into a feud with the tag-team champions, The New Day, and since that feud, have spent time feuding with the likes of The Usos and the recent callups, Enzo and Cass....

  • Cody Rhodes asks for release from WWE

    Cody Rhodes asks for release from WWE

    Cody Rhodes sent out two tweets on Saturday afternoon announcing that he had asked for his release from WWE. “The past ten years have been quite the trek, but as of earlier today I have asked for my release from @WWE,” Cody wrote on his out-of-character Twitter account, @PrinceGCR. “I'll speak...

  • Ring Posts: RAW closes with important moment for female wrestlers

    Ring Posts: RAW closes with important moment for female wrestlers

    The final segment on the RAW before a pay-per-view has traditionally been an important one. It's supposed to give you the biggest feeling about the upcoming show, and convince you to buy it (when you had to buy it). On Monday night, that important position went to the women.

  • Big Cass steals the spotlight on RAW

    Big Cass steals the spotlight on RAW

    It's a new era on RAW. We've been hearing that for weeks. However, it really rang true on Monday, as the biggest focus of the night was on Big Cass.

  • RAW: What's Next For The Bullet Club?

    RAW: What's Next For The Bullet Club?

    The main event of RAW stemmed from Payback, as AJ Styles, Luke Gallows, and Karl Anderson -- the former Bullet Club -- took on Roman Reigns and the Usos. The match itself was very good, though not a ton came from it. However, the postmatch was fascinating.

  • WWE Payback: Not an end, but a beginning

    WWE Payback: Not an end, but a beginning

    Payback's name implies a show full of matches that will continue feuds, and in some cases end them. Well, we didn't get that on Sunday, but instead we got a show that delivered a roadmap to the future plans of WWE. The theme of the show seemed to be “Well, what's going to happen next?” The main...

  • Samoa Joe wins NXT title at house show

    Samoa Joe wins NXT title at house show

    In a shocking finish to last night's house show in Lowell, Mass., Samoa Joe beat Finn Balor to become the NXT champion. While title matches had been on NXT house shows before, few had been quite as hyped as the main event to the Lowell show, which saw a rematch between Joe and Balor from the past...

  • Wrestler Balls Mahoney, a former ECW champion, dead at 44

    Wrestler Balls Mahoney, a former ECW champion, dead at 44

    Balls Mahoney, known best for his time in Extreme Championship Wrestling, died Tuesday night at the age of 44, according to World Wrestling Entertainment. Mahoney, a Spring Lake Heights New Jersey native whose real name was Jonathan Rechner, was a three-time ECW tag champion. He ended up winning...

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