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Michaels sees promise, not Deadlines in NXT talent

In a media conference call on Thursday, Shawn Michaels was more than happy to promote NXT Deadline, airing this Saturday on...

Original GLOW girl Ursula Hayden — Babe the Farmer’s Daughter — passes away

After a long battle with cancer, Ursula Hayden passed away on December 3, 2022, at the age of 56 of cancer. Wrestling fans...

AEW Dynamite: The Acclaimed fend off FTR to retain tag team titles

We all know that William Regal will be returning to WWE, but he is still a big part of the AEW World Heavyweight title...

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NXT: it’s a new day

Greetings and Salutations all! This week is the Go-Home edition of NXT TV before this Saturday's Premium Live Event, NXT Deadline. We have two triple threat matches to determine the final competitor in both the men's and women's Iron Survivor Challenge Match. I also...

Card Exam: Jewish stars of the 1930s

It's that time again, time to break down a unique wrestling card from yesteryear. With the holidays firmly in gear I thought I'd focus on some of the great Jewish wrestling stars of the 1930s, at the start of a wrestling boom and a time when ethnic babyfaces and heels...

Taya Valkyrie back home in Impact

Following a release from WWE, where she wrestled in NXT as Franky Monet, in November of last year, Valkyrie ended 2021 on a high note with a return to AAA in Mexico at Triplemania Regia II and followed that up with a successful 2022 in multiple promotions, including...

Raw: Titles on the line

No time to waste - it's straight to match time tonight in D.C. The Usos vs. Matt Riddle / Elias (Undisputed Tag Team Championship Match) Before the match starts, we get footage from the parking lot, from earlier today, of the Bloodline arriving. Riddle nearly runs...

Ric Flair documentary to air Boxing Day

Wrestling fans have a reason to "Woooooo!" this Christmas. Peacock has announced that Woooooo! Becoming Ric Flair will begin streaming on Peacock on Monday, December 26, 2022. “Many stories have been told about The Nature Boy over the past 50 years,” said Flair, “I’m...

United Empire teams clash at World Tag League

It was United Empire versus United Empire at night seven of World Tag League as Aussie Open's Mark Davis and Kyle Fletcher took on The Great-O-Khan and Aaron Henare. The match began with a slugfest between The Great-O-Khan and Mark Davis as they labeled each other...

Missing Links – What you may have missed this past week

Faithful readers of this site may have perceived a lack of new stories on the page this past week. Due to some technology issues hailing from parts unknown, some people were not seeing any updates to the page since this past Monday. We're not sure if the technology...

Barry Windham has heart attack, in ICU

Former World champion Barry Windham suffered a heart attack on Friday night, in Atlanta, and is currently in ICU, according to his niece, Mika Rotunda. She wrote about his condition on a GoFundMe campaign, seeking $200,000 to cover unexpected medical expenses: With...

‘Demolition Day’ celebrated in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH -- Bill Eadie is not a stranger to Western Pennsylvania. A native of Fayette County’s Brownsville, he grew up about 40 miles south of Pittsburgh. He got his break working in and around Pittsburgh before moving on to other territories as The Masked Superstar...

Nova / Simon Dean wrestles final match

Mike Bucci, who gained fame in wrestling as Nova and Simon Dean, brought it all full circle and had his final match in the town where he went to high school. On Saturday, December 3, 2022, Bucci wrestled for the final time in Toms River, New Jersey, at the RWJBarnabas...

Big Upset win at Super Jr. Tag League

The floundering Suzuki-gun team of Yoshinobu Kanemaru and DOUKI finally scored their second win of Super Jr. Tag League by defeating the current IWGP Junior Tag Team Champions - United Empire's Francesco Akira and TJP. Douki got the pin by hitting Akira with a...

George Tahinos’ Contest of Champions December 2022 photo gallery

SlamWrestling.net's George Tahinos headed out to the Contest of Champions: Where Heroes Gather fan fest, on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at RWJBarnabas Health Arena, in Toms River, NJ, presented by Stand Alone Wrestling. Check out his gallery below. For more of...

Wrestlers’ Court: Making an Impact (with a side of Khan-spiracy)

I admit, I’ve never understood wrestling journalism’s obsession with television ratings. With apologies to the many more serious writers who’ve come before me, as a fan I’m most interested in the show itself-the storylines and the quality of the wrestling that I...

NWA USA: The 2022 Revolution Rumble

It’s time, it’s Velvet time! NWA USA was in New Orleans once again, airing from the Frederick J. Sigur Civic Centre in Chalmette., LA. This was a special edition of NWA USA, as it was in collaboration with Wildkat Sports and the only match was the WildKat Revolution...

Aussie Open continues to lead World Tag League

With only two matches left in the first round, Aussie Open continued their domination of World Tag League with another victory. They beat Alex Coughlin and Gabriel Kidd for their sixth win out of seven total matches thus far. Their only loss so far was to Tetsuya...

AEW Rampage: House of Black attack after main event

AEW Rampage has been on the air for well over a year now, but the question still lingers; what is this show? It is almost always taped after Dynamite, because who would go to a one hour tv taping? (See Atlantic City) The matches are almost never between top talent,...

SmackDown: Ricochet wins the World Cup!

What's up everyone? I had a great time watching Survivor Series War Games. It was epic! Which parts were your favorites? Mine was the women's War Games match, when I said that Bianca's team had a strategy, even though, they lost the advantage match, I think that gave...

AEW Dynamite: The Acclaimed fend off FTR to retain tag team titles

AEW Dynamite: The Acclaimed fend off FTR to retain tag team titles

We all know that William Regal will be returning to WWE, but he is still a big part of the AEW World Heavyweight title story, seeing has MJF blasted him in the back of the head. Regal is still in the hospital, according to the commentary team. Speaking of MJF, the...

NXT: it’s a new day

NXT: it’s a new day

Greetings and Salutations all! This week is the Go-Home edition of NXT TV before this Saturday's Premium Live Event, NXT Deadline. We have two triple threat matches to determine the final competitor in both the men's and women's Iron Survivor Challenge Match. I also...

The Champion Series returns on this NWA POWERRR

The Champion Series returns on this NWA POWERRR

It's the return of The Champion Series on this episode of NWA Powerrr, where teams of eight battle it out and every member of the winning team will receive title shots in the future.  It's time to lay out the week-long event by the National Wrestling Alliance, and...

Raw: Titles on the line

Raw: Titles on the line

No time to waste - it's straight to match time tonight in D.C. The Usos vs. Matt Riddle / Elias (Undisputed Tag Team Championship Match) Before the match starts, we get footage from the parking lot, from earlier today, of the Bloodline arriving. Riddle nearly runs...

Nikki Bella’s new show sets a really low ‘bar’

Nikki Bella’s new show sets a really low ‘bar’

“Make that a double!” Those were Nikki Bella’s first words as the host of the new celebrity game show, Barmageddon, which pits celebrity guests competing against one another in wacky versions of bar games. But if the premiere episode – which aired on the USA Network...

NWA USA: The 2022 Revolution Rumble

NWA USA: The 2022 Revolution Rumble

It’s time, it’s Velvet time! NWA USA was in New Orleans once again, airing from the Frederick J. Sigur Civic Centre in Chalmette., LA. This was a special edition of NWA USA, as it was in collaboration with Wildkat Sports and the only match was the WildKat Revolution...

George Tahinos’ Contest of Champions December 2022 photo gallery

George Tahinos’ Contest of Champions December 2022 photo gallery

SlamWrestling.net's George Tahinos headed out to the Contest of Champions: Where Heroes Gather fan fest, on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at RWJBarnabas Health Arena, in Toms River, NJ, presented by Stand Alone Wrestling. Check out his gallery below. For more of...

WWE visits International Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame

WWE visits International Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame

With Monday Night Raw happening at MVP Arena in Albany, New York, it was only natural that some of the WWE employees made their way to the permanent exhibition on display of the International Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. Founded in 2019, the IPWHF's stated...

George Tahinos’ The Big Event November 2022 photo gallery

George Tahinos’ The Big Event November 2022 photo gallery

SlamWrestling.net's George Tahinos headed out to The Big Event fan fest on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Terrace on the Park, in Queens, NY. Check out his gallery below, and for more about The Big Event, visit www.bigeventny.com. For more of George's photos, visit...

George Tahinos’ AEW Dynamite Boston Photo Gallery

George Tahinos’ AEW Dynamite Boston Photo Gallery

SlamWrestling.net's George Tahinos was in the house at Agganis Arena, on the campus of Boston University, in Boston, MA, on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, as AEW presented Dynamite. Here's his photo gallery from the event. For more of George's photos, visit his website,...

InkTacular Wrestling Convention Oct. 2022 photo gallery

InkTacular Wrestling Convention Oct. 2022 photo gallery

SlamWrestling.net's George Tahinos headed out to InkTacular Wrestling Convention on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at the Kenilworth Hotel in Kenilworth, New Jersey. Check out his gallery below, and for more about InkTacular, including future events, visit...

Friends, disciples say goodbye to Judo Gene LeBell

Friends, disciples say goodbye to Judo Gene LeBell

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - On Sunday, October 9, Gokor Chivichyan held a private memorial for his long-time business partner and dojo owner, Judo Gene LeBell, on what would have been Gene’s 90th birthday. It was fittingly at the famed Hayastan MMA Academy in North...

Wrestlers’ Court: Making an Impact (with a side of Khan-spiracy)

Wrestlers’ Court: Making an Impact (with a side of Khan-spiracy)

I admit, I’ve never understood wrestling journalism’s obsession with television ratings. With apologies to the many more serious writers who’ve come before me, as a fan I’m most interested in the show itself-the storylines and the quality of the wrestling that I...

Guest column by Lou Martin: My journey, my destiny!

Guest column by Lou Martin: My journey, my destiny!

By "THE FACE OF PITTSBURGH" LOU MARTIN - For SlamWrestling.net Like most kids my age, I was fascinated with sports. Growing up hockey was my favorite sport. My love for hockey came from my Dad and I was always awe struck by the athleticism and toughness hockey players...

Wrestlers’ Court: Really, NWA? Tyrus?

Wrestlers’ Court: Really, NWA? Tyrus?

On November 12 at the Hard Times 3 pay-per-view show, former Funkasaurus and current FOX flunkie Tyrus won the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Heavyweight championship. Tyrus won the title in a three-way match, beating champion Trevor Murdoch and Matt Cardona,...

Chucky comes to WWE Supercard

Chucky comes to WWE Supercard

He's Chucky. Do you wanna play? Horror icon Chucky, the possessed killer doll from the Child's Play franchise, has joined...

ROH: Final Battle 2022

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Dec 10: NXT Deadline
Dec 10: ROH Final Battle
Jan 28: WWE Royal Rumble
Feb 18: WWE Elimination Chamber
Mar 5: AEW Revolution
Apr 1: WWE WrestleMania
Apr 2: WWE WrestleMania