Use Code BALT69 for a $69 Ticket to One Day University on July 9

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

  • Chaos reigns at WWE Hell in a Cell

    Chaos reigns at WWE Hell in a Cell

    On “Raw” over the past few weeks, it had seemed that internal logic and consistency had taken a back seat to what would be more entertaining in the moment. The show took so many weird turns, particularly in the main-event picture, that didn't seem to make sense, and yet the show seemed to revel...

  • WWE SummerSlam recap: Roman Reigns finally topples Brock Lesnar

    WWE SummerSlam recap: Roman Reigns finally topples Brock Lesnar

    They say the third time's the charm. In this case, it took four times, but finally Roman Reigns dethroned “The Beast” Brock Lesnar and is the new WWE Universal Champion. Unsurprisingly, Reigns stood tall in the main event of SummerSlam on Sunday night. What was somewhat surprising was the way the...

  • Nikolai Volkoff, WWE Hall of Famer with Maryland ties, dies at 70

    Nikolai Volkoff, WWE Hall of Famer with Maryland ties, dies at 70

    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. Born...

  • WWE announces first all-women pay-per-view event, 'Evolution'

    WWE announces first all-women pay-per-view event, 'Evolution'

    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.. It will...

  • 2018 WWE Extreme Rules recap: Clock fiasco again puts focus on the fans

    2018 WWE Extreme Rules recap: Clock fiasco again puts focus on the fans

    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...

  • Hulk Hogan reinstated into WWE Hall of Fame after three-year suspension

    Hulk Hogan reinstated into WWE Hall of Fame after three-year suspension

    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...

  • Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro-Wrestling set for Madison Square Garden show in 2019

    Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro-Wrestling set for Madison Square Garden show in 2019

    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. While WWE (or more specifically, NXT) runs the Barclays...

  • Former WCW champion, WWF superstar Vader dies at 63

    Former WCW champion, WWF superstar Vader dies at 63

    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...

77°