Event Archive 2013

TLC: Randy Orton crowned new WWE World Heavyweight Champion

TLC: Randy Orton crowned new WWE World Heavyweight Champion

Out with the old and in with the new. Tonight, that often-used phrase describes a pivotal event in WWE history as the inaugural WWE World Heavyweight Champion will be crowned in a most dangerous environment involving tables, ladders, and chairs. Tonight on WWE TLC:...

Dull Survivor Series proves it isn’t what it used to be

Dull Survivor Series proves it isn’t what it used to be

Survivor Series used to be kind of a big deal. The 1997 edition was one of the most noteworthy WWE pay-per-views of all time thanks to the infamous “Montreal Screwjob.” The very next year in St. Louis, the Deadly Game tournament took center stage, unfolding in a...

Hell in a Cell: The usual suspects end up on top

Hell in a Cell: The usual suspects end up on top

Hell in a Cell took to the PPV airways tonight with many questions, but in the end, the answers were pretty standard. Read on to learn why. We opened tonight's PPV with the tag titles on the line while we learn that Big Show has a restraining order against him...

Title changes a-plenty at Bound for Glory

Title changes a-plenty at Bound for Glory

By BOB KAPUR & MATTHEW ASHER - SLAM! Wrestling It’s been almost a year since AJ Styles received a shot at the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. But he made up for it at the company’s annual pay-per-view extravaganza, Bound for Glory. While his title win wasn’t...

Night of Champions continued Detroit’s winning ways

Night of Champions continued Detroit’s winning ways

DETROIT - Unlike many SLAM! Wrestling readers, most of my nostalgic childhood wrestling memories don't involve Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens. Having grown up in Chatham, Ontario -- just about an hour away from Detroit -- most of my memories are about seeing wrestling...

Daniel Bryan gets a brief taste of glory at SummerSlam

Daniel Bryan gets a brief taste of glory at SummerSlam

Los Angeles is getting quite comfortable as the host of the WWE’s second-biggest show, as Sunday night marked the fifth consecutive year that SummerSlam was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. But with John Cena rumored to be getting some time off soon, this...

Sandow, Orton big winners at WWE Money in the Bank

Sandow, Orton big winners at WWE Money in the Bank

It's WWE's annual tradition of grooming the next world champions at Money in the Bank. Thirteen wrestlers competed in two different matches, looking to gain the briefcase to almost assuredly become the next WWE or World Heavyweight champion. The show also featured the...

ROH Best in the World: Jay Briscoe defends in brotherly battle

ROH Best in the World: Jay Briscoe defends in brotherly battle

Siblings often have the best battles. The competition between kin brings a unique heat that can rarely be duplicated. Tonight on ROH Best in the World, two brothers clash for the penultimate belt. The ROH World Champion Jay Briscoe battles brother and former tag...

WWE hits home run with Payback

WWE hits home run with Payback

The name Payback was quite appropriate for WWE's latest pay-per-view endeavor. It was a night where the company paid fans back for some of bad pay-per-views they've put on with a night of tremendous wrestling action from top to bottom, culminating in a Three Stages of...

Bully Ray hammers Sting at TNA Slammiversary

Bully Ray hammers Sting at TNA Slammiversary

TNA's third pay-per-view of the year, Slammiversary, saw TNA battle members of Aces & Eights in several matches, but in the main event, TNA Hall of Famer Sting challenged Bully Ray for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship in a no holds barred match. Who would...

Lesnar finishes off Triple H at Extreme Rules

Lesnar finishes off Triple H at Extreme Rules

The rivalry between Brock Lesnar and Triple H has hit a fever pitch. Now, at Extreme Rules, the two face off in the ultimate grudge match, inside a 15-foot high steel cage. After a knockdown, drag-out fight, who would come out on top in the rubber match? With three...

Jay Briscoe defends at ROH Border Wars

Jay Briscoe defends at ROH Border Wars

ROH World Champion Jay Briscoe provided a Cinderella story that many did not expect against Kevin Steen to pick up the ROH title. Tonight at ROH Border Wars, Briscoe defends the belt against the young gun, Adam Cole. Plus, Davey Richards takes on a returning legend in...

WrestleMania 29: Cena back on top, The Streak lives on

WrestleMania 29: Cena back on top, The Streak lives on

It's been nearly 21 months since John Cena was last WWE Champion. At WrestleMania 29, he redeemed himself after the worst year of his career, pinning The Rock in the main event to once again become WWE Champion. But before that, The Undertaker kept The Streak alive by...

Bully Ray wins TNA title, turns on Hogans at Lockdown

Bully Ray wins TNA title, turns on Hogans at Lockdown

One of the TNA's biggest pay-per-views of the year is here in front of a company-record crowd in San Antonio with Aces & Eights threatening to take over the company. But despite falling in their Lethal Lockdown match, the group had something else in store, as...

Rock holds off Punk at Elimination Chamber

Rock holds off Punk at Elimination Chamber

After a disputed outcome at the Royal Rumble, The Rock and CM Punk were destined to meet again at Elimination Chamber. In the main event, The Rock overcame obstacle after obstacle to retain the WWE Championship, setting up a WrestleMania main event showdown with John...

Hardy overcomes odds at TNA Genesis

Hardy overcomes odds at TNA Genesis

Austin Aries and Bobby Roode don't think Jeff Hardy deserves to be TNA World Heavyweight Champion. So they plan to team up on him in their triple threat elimination match for the title at TNA Genesis. But as they say, even the best laid plans can go to waste. And...

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CALENDAR

June 26: AEW Forbidden Door
July 1: Impact Against All Odds
July 2: WWE Money in the Bank
July 30: WWE Summerslam
Sep 3: WWE Clash at the Castle
Oct 8: WWE Extreme Rules
Oct 8: Impact Bound For Glory
Nov 5: WWE Crown Jewel
Nov 26: WWE Survivor Series