King Kong Bundy, who rose to fame as a rival to WWF champion Hulk Hogan in the mid-1980s, died Monday of undisclosed causes at the age of 61.
Longtime friend David Herro announced Bundy's death on Facebook after confirming his passing with his family, according to Pro Wrestling Sheet.Read more
Coming into Elimination Chamber, wrestling fans were confident about one thing: Daniel Bryan was walking out of Houston with the WWE title still around his waist. He did retain the belt in the main event Sunday night, but a funny thing happened: We believed in Kofi Kingston.
Daniel Bryan retaining his title wasn’t the story Sunday night.Read more
Rumors surfaced Tuesday morning about Dean Ambrose telling WWE that he would be leaving the company when his contract ran out in the spring. On Tuesday afternoon, WWE confirmed those reports.
“Dean Ambrose (Jonathan Good) will not be renewing his contract with WWE when it expires in April,” WWE said in a statement. “We are grateful and appreciative of all that Dean has given to WWE and our fans.Read more
After an extremely long show, two of the most popular superstars in WWE today punched their tickets to a title match at Wrestlemania, as Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch won their respective Royal Rumble matches.
The women's Royal Rumble match came first. Unlike last year, they didn't have to go to the well of bringing out numerous legends and wrestlers from the past.Read more
Cody and the Young Bucks, The Elite, had been teasing “All Elite Wrestling” through social media for months now, ever since their All In show in Chicago had been so successful in September. On Tuesday, they took the next step forward as the new company held a rally in Jacksonville to announce signings, shows and more.Read more
“Mean” Gene Okerlund, a World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Famer and famed interviewer, died Wednesday at the age of 76, the WWE announced.
WWE did not release a cause of death.
Okerlund was the most well-known professional wrestling interviewer, and perhaps the most iconic person in that role in sports.Read more