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

  • Baron Corbin fails to cash in on Smackdown Live

    Baron Corbin fails to cash in on Smackdown Live

    Michael Cole and JBL kept hyping Tuesday night that a non-title match between Jinder Mahal and Baron Corbin was one of the biggest main events in Smackdown history. While it was seemingly hyperbole at the time, by the end of the night, their boasts proved to be prescient, as Corbin failed in his...

  • Pro wrestling Hall of Famer Ric Flair is hospitalized

    Pro wrestling Hall of Famer Ric Flair is hospitalized

    WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, 68, was hospitalized over the weekend. While initial reports had seemed to indicate it wasn't serious, a representative later indicated that he was dealing with “tough medical issues.” Melinda Morris Zanoni, Ric Flair's agent and the CEO of Legacy Talent and Entertainment,...

  • Packed SmackDown Live features a big return (surprise!) and a title change

    Packed SmackDown Live features a big return (surprise!) and a title change

    It's no secret that often the televised shows are often better than the pay-per-views they follow. Tuesday night was striking in the difference, featuring two great matches, a return, and a title change. The new U.S. champion, Kevin Owens, kicked off the show celebrating his win from Battleground...

  • The Great Khali returns at WWE Battleground

    The Great Khali returns at WWE Battleground

    The Punjabi Prison made its return at Battleground, and while the match had some severe flaws, the big news came at the end, courtesy of former world champion The Great Khali. Yes, the “creator” of the Punjabi Prison returned at the end of the night to help Jinder Mahal retain his title. Mahal...

  • Kurt Angle reveals his secret on RAW

    Kurt Angle reveals his secret on RAW

    On Monday night, Kurt Angle finally revealed the secret that had occupied his attention for weeks: Jason Jordan is his son. Angle came out at the end of the 9:00 hour. He slowly explained that the first texts that he and Corey Graves received was about something from his past. Without his knowledge,...

  • Roman Reigns loses match, mind, at Great Balls Of Fire

    Roman Reigns loses match, mind, at Great Balls Of Fire

    Braun Strowman beat Roman Reigns in their ambulance match at Great Balls of Fire in Dallas Sunday night, but it was what happened after the match that got the wrestling world buzzing. The match itself was fairly brutal, complete with chair shots and a trip through the LED board at the top of the...

  • Austin Aries released by WWE

    Austin Aries released by WWE

    Early Friday evening, the WWE put out a release announcing that they were releasing Austin Aries Aries signed with the company in early 2016. He had only recently started wrestling on the main roster after recovering from an orbital socket injury. He was immediately put into the cruiserweight division,...

  • WWE announces the return of the Punjabi Prison

    WWE announces the return of the Punjabi Prison

    In the litany of specialty matches that have graced WWE, few gained the infamy of the Punjabi Prison. Nevertheless, the Prison will return at WWE Battleground. Yes, with the focus on Jinder Mahal as an Indian champion, WWE is bringing back the match created by The Great Khali. Randy Orton came...

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