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WrestleMania 38 Night 2: McMahon and Austin party like it’s 1999

One of the interesting things about these two-part WrestleMania events is how the WWE's flagship show ends up competing against itself. Night One was uneven, but the lows (hi there, Logan Paul) weren't so bad and the highs were many and memorable, and so it set...

WrestleMania 38 Night 2 photo gallery

Here are photos from WrestleMania 38 on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and here's the report on the show from Dave Hillhouse: WrestleMania 38 Night 2: McMahon and Austin party like it's 1999. The photos are courtesy WWE. [modula...

Time and money needed for full WWE Superstore Axxess experience

DALLAS, TX - Pretty much everything in life is better if you have time and money. That certainly holds true for the thousands of attendees of the WWE Superstore Axxess, which ran from last Thursday through to Monday night as part of WrestleMania weekend. On Sunday...

Matt’s Mania: Back for more Mania!

BACK FOR MORE MANIA * Sunday, April 3, 2022 * 8:42 pm WE HERE! WRESTLEMANIA NIGHT 2! SHOULD BE A GOOD ONE! IT'S WRESTLEMANIA BABY!!! SHOULD BE A GOOD ONE?! * Saturday, April 2, 2022 * 8:21 pm FINALLY, IT'S WRESTLEMANIA SATURDAY * April 2, 2022 * 11:25 am DALLAS — It’s...

WrestleMania 38 Countdown Night Two

Night one is in the record books. Night two of WrestleMania is heading your way tonight. Here are our predictions. Queen Zelina and Carmella (c) vs. Sasha Banks and Naomi vs. Rhea Ripley and Liv Morgan vs. Natalya and Shayna Baszler - Fatal four-way tag team WWE...

WrestleMania: Musings from the press box

DALLAS, TX - It was eight years ago that I last covered WrestleMania live and in person: WrestleMania XXX in 2014. After that, schedule conflicts wouldn't allow me to fly to whatever city the show was being held that year (note to self: start a Bring WrestleMania back...

WrestleMania 38 Night 1: Moments of Glory (Oh, Hell Yeah!)

Welcome fans to the first night of the Showcase of the Immortals, The Granddaddy of them All.  Coming to you from the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, TX, there are a lot of big matches, chief among them being Kevin Owens versus “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, and Bianca Belair...

WrestleMania 38 Night 1 photo gallery

Here are our photos from WrestleMania 38 on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. There are photos courtesy Joe Camporeale who shoots for USA TODAY Sports and from WWE.

NXT Stand & Deliver 2022 photo gallery

NXT Stand & Deliver happened on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Here is a photo gallery from the event, with photos courtesy WWE, and, below, is Matt McFarlin's recap of the show. TOP PHOTO: Triple H...

WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2022 gallery

WWE held its Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Here is a photo gallery from the event, with photos courtesy WWE, and, below, is John Powell's recap of the ceremony. RELATED LINK...

WrestleMania 38 Night One Countdown

Will it be "stupendous"? We will definitely have to wait and see but here are our predictions for night one of WrestleMania 38. Becky Lynch (c) vs. Bianca Belair - WWE Raw Women's Championship Match       Name Prediction Winner Matthew Byer Prior to Lynch’s...

2022 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony full of laughter and tears

The Undertaker is now immortal. Mark Calaway, known by wrestling fans as The Undertaker was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Friday night. Although it is his persona, his character who fans know him by, it was Mark Calaway who greeted fans for an hour-long...

SmackDown: Are you ready for WrestleMania?

Tonight’s Friday Night SmackDown event is being broadcast from Dallas, Texas, which, you might have heard, is home to WrestleMania 38 on Saturday and Sunday. They had the Andre the Giant trophy set at ringside for the Rumble fight. Andre the Giant had a nearly 50...

Wrestler’s Court: Rollins at Mania, to swerve or not to swerve?

On the Monday, March 28 edition of RAW, WWE Chairman Vince McMahon put an end to speculation regarding Seth Rollins’ role at this weekend’s WrestleMania 38, Kind of. After invalidating weeks’ worth of storyline wherein Rollins attempted to steal other superstars’...

Seth Rollins’ WrestleMania angle ends

Seth Rollins is going to WrestleMania. No kidding, right? Rollins' angle came to a climax on the WWE's YouTube channel of all places and not Raw today. In the video, Rollins has his much-anticipated meeting with Vince McMahon to determine his WrestleMania fate. In the...

Steiner Brothers WWE Hall of Fame bound

Rick and Scott are finally getting their WWE Hall of Fame rings. The WWE has announced that the iconic and influential tag team - The Steiner Brothers - will be inducted into their Hall of Fame this year. Although both brothers have had notable solo careers in the...

Shad Gaspard to receive posthumous Warrior Award

WWE announced on Friday that Shad Gaspard, who died in May 2020, trying to save his 10-year-old son from drowning in Venice Beach, California, would be receiving the company's Warrior Award at the upcoming WWE Hall of Fame ceremony. Gaspard was 39 years old. FOX...

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WrestleMania: Musings from the press box

DALLAS, TX - It was eight years ago that I last covered WrestleMania live and in person: WrestleMania XXX in 2014. After that, schedule conflicts wouldn't allow me to fly to whatever city the show was being held that year (note to self: start a Bring WrestleMania back...

Greatest Mania matches that never were

  You’ve heard it all before. WrestleMania, it is the granddaddy of them all. It is what the world is watching. It is the showcase of the immortals. Over its 37-year history, WrestleMania has been all of those and then some. Yet, looking back at the past, there...

RAW: Multiple titles change hands heading into Fastlane

WWE is officially in the fast lane on the road to WrestleMania, since the Fastlane event is this Sunday. Tonight's RAW has a lot of work to do, though. There is only one RAW match set as Drew McIntyre will be facing Sheamus. You would have to think that tonight...

WrestleMania II gave Elvira a new audience

One of the most unique announcing trios in wrestling history had to have been at WrestleMania II, with the flamboyant and opinionated Jesse "The Body" Ventura, the regal Lord Alfred Hayes and the sultry "Mistress of the Dark" Elvira. SLAM! Wrestling recently caught up...

WrestleMania II gave Elvira a new audience

One of the most unique announcing trios in wrestling history had to have been at WrestleMania II, with the flamboyant and opinionated Jesse "The Body" Ventura, the regal Lord Alfred Hayes and the sultry "Mistress of the Dark" Elvira. SLAM! Wrestling recently caught up...

Leilani Kai a WrestleMania original

What is it about WrestleMania that makes it so special? Perhaps the best person to answer that is someone who has actually competed at the event. In fact, Leilani Kai not only competed at the first WrestleMania, but she was also the first ever Women's Champion at a...

True Story of WrestleMania DVD not filling enough

Have you ever gone out to dinner and expected more out of your prime cut of steak, only to enjoy your baked potato better? That's what watching The True Story of WrestleMania feels like. The three-DVD set released prior to WrestleMania 27 quickly becomes more of a...

The art of the WrestleMania promo spot explained

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's Director of Production David Sahadi knows all about the planning that takes place in the months, weeks and days leading up to a WrestleMania event. Sahadi was employed with World Wrestling Entertainment from 1992 until 2003, when he...

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