‘Peacemaker’ meanders through second and third episodes

John Cena's ultra anti-hero, action-comedy series on HBO Max (and on Crave TV in Canada) launched with three episodes on...

Thesz wanted Gordienko, not Watson, to win NWA title in 1956

Though extremely well respected by his peers in the wrestling business and widely acknowledged as one of the top shooters...

Terminus: All Roads Lead to a great PPV

Terminus Pro Wrestling has its debut show from Atlanta, Georgia at the KROC Center. The event featured wrestlers from AEW,...

Mustafa Ali requests WWE release

Mustafa Ali tweeted out on Sunday that he wants out of WWE. The tweet reads: I have a message that is much bigger than my...
MLW Azteca:  Total Tijuana Tedium

MLW Azteca: Total Tijuana Tedium

The fights never stops for Major League Wrestling, from the courtroom to the squared circle.  We’ve already covered a lot...

Rockett’s upset surprise of second NWA USA show

Rockett’s upset surprise of second NWA USA show

The show has a cold open with May Valentine asking Homicide about his plans and the NWA Junior Heavyweight title history. Next, Joe Galli welcomes us and introduces co-hosts Austin Idol and Velvet Sky. Galli talks about the continuation of the Junior Heavyweight...

MLW Azteca:  Total Tijuana Tedium

MLW Azteca: Total Tijuana Tedium

The fights never stops for Major League Wrestling, from the courtroom to the squared circle.  We’ve already covered a lot of the courtroom fun, with more to come, so let’s get to the ringside action. We go to a cold open with Cesar Duran with his Aztec Stooges ™...

SmackDown ups its game ahead of Royal Rumble

SmackDown ups its game ahead of Royal Rumble

There was a time when you'd tune into SmackDown as the "wrestling" show of the WWE, and tonight felt more like that than it has for a while. Plenty of good matches and a fine (if predictable) build between Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins round out the Friday night...

Impact: Deonna earns the ‘Honor’ of being a double champion

Impact: Deonna earns the ‘Honor’ of being a double champion

Just call her Dos Belts Deonna. On Thursday night's episode of Impact Wrestling, Deonna Purrazzo beat Ring of Honor Women's Champion Rok-C to add that title to her AAA Reina de Reinas championship. But, judging from the last image of the episode, Deonna's championship...

AEW RAMPAGE: Jurassic Express takes a bite out of the Dark Order

AEW RAMPAGE: Jurassic Express takes a bite out of the Dark Order

It's Friday night and you know what that means, well maybe you don't, but tonight it means I'm stepping in to recap Rampage. AEW doesn't mess around getting to the action and neither will I. Onto the show. Adam Cole w/The Elite vs. Trent Baretta w/The Best Friends...

Violence, Cardona rule the day at GCW in Detroit

Violence, Cardona rule the day at GCW in Detroit

Heading into Game Changer Wrestling’s (GCW) loaded event in Detroit, Michigan, the promotion’s top heel Matt Cardona took to Twitter in disparagement of the city: a “B town,” he negatively asserted. Cardona’s maligning continued on the microphone, but instead of...

George Tahinos’ AEW Dynamite Newark photo gallery

George Tahinos’ AEW Dynamite Newark photo gallery

SlamWrestling.net's George Tahinos was in the house at his home away from home (Go Devils!), the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, as AEW presented Dynamite. Here's his photo gallery from the event. For more of George's photos, visit his...

George Tahinos’ Ring of Honor Memory Gallery

George Tahinos’ Ring of Honor Memory Gallery

Ring of Honor announced that it is going on hiatus after the Final Battle pay-per-view, on December 11, 2021, available on Fite.TV and through ROH's website. The news has ace George Tahinos feeling nostalgic. He dug through his massive archive of photos for a select...

George Tahinos’ AEW Dynamite Long Island Photo Gallery

George Tahinos’ AEW Dynamite Long Island Photo Gallery

SlamWrestling.net's George Tahinos was in the house at the brand-spanking new UBS Arena in Belmont Park, NY, on Long Island, on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, as AEW presented Dynamite. Here's his photo gallery from the event. For more of George's photos, visit his...

Massive WrestleCade finds right balance

Massive WrestleCade finds right balance

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Quantity vs Quality which is better? There are many wrestling fan fests, some small and intimate, and some massive and crowded. It comes down to, what works best for you? In the ninth version of WrestleCade, held November 26-28, 2021, at the Benton...

Mat Matters: When will the WWE superstars stand up for themselves?

Mat Matters: When will the WWE superstars stand up for themselves?

At first, it was shocking. Then, it was just sad. Now, it is just pissing people off. The WWE has laid off close to 100 employees since last year with some important NXT cuts made last week. Although many fan favorites have been sent packing in that time it seems the...

Mat Matters: NWA has All Access to fans and the future in 2022

Mat Matters: NWA has All Access to fans and the future in 2022

What is old becomes new again. That’s the feeling I get when I think of the National Wrestling Alliance in the modern era. But yet, I’m old enough to remember a time when the NWA was on its last legs. The image of “The Franchise” Shane Douglas is still fresh in my...

Mat Matters: NXT live now checked off my bucket list

Mat Matters: NXT live now checked off my bucket list

Winter here in Detroit, Michigan is one cold and depressing affair, which customarily causes us Michiganders to migrate south to Florida during the holiday season. Now, any sane person chooses Disney World or Universal Studios as their Orlando, Florida destination...

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Jan 29: WWE Royal Rumble
Mar 26-27: NWA Crockett Cup
Apr 2-3: WWE WrestleMania
Apr 23: Impact Rebellion
May 8: WWE PPV
June 5: WWE PPV
July 2: WWE Money in the Bank
July 30: WWE Summerslam
Nov 26: WWE Survivor Series