Backstage News Regarding The Future Of Lucha Underground

It's been over a year since the third season of Lucha Underground was taped. The season, which is still currently airing on the El Rey Network, was taped from March - May of 2016, leaving many wondering if a fourth season would be happening. Dave Meltzer reported on the latest edition of Wrestling Observer Radio that there may be … Continue reading Backstage News Regarding The Future Of Lucha Underground

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WWE On Lance Russell’s Passing

Legendary wrestling announcer Lance Russell passed away today at the age of 91. WWE posted the following on "The Voice of Memphis Wrestling" passing: Legendary announcer Lance Russell passes awayWWE is saddened to learn that Lance Russell, the legendary voice of Memphis, Tenn., wrestling, has passed away at age 91. A fixture of the Memphis … Continue reading WWE On Lance Russell’s Passing

Legendary Wrestling Announcer Lance Russell Passes Away

It's a sad day in wrestling. Legendary wrestling announcer Lance Russell has passed away at the age of 91. Lance was best known as the voice of Memphis wrestling. I grew up watching and listening to Lance Russell and in my opinion he was the best in the business. I believe he should be in … Continue reading Legendary Wrestling Announcer Lance Russell Passes Away

Billy Corgan On The ‘Backstabbing And Lies’ In TNA, Attempting To Work With Anthem, NWA Purchase

Billy Corgan spoke with Sports Illustrated's "Extra Mustard" section on a number of wrestling topics surrounding his purchase of NWA and his time with TNA. Here are some of the highlights: Purchasing NWA and taking the long approach with it: "We want to be part of a new revolution of how wrestling can be consumed by fans … Continue reading Billy Corgan On The ‘Backstabbing And Lies’ In TNA, Attempting To Work With Anthem, NWA Purchase

Former WWE Star To Debut As General Manager For WCPW

WCPW (which will soon be rebranding as Defiant Wrestling) announced that Stu Bennett (formerly known as Wade Barrett) is their new General Manager going forward and will open their Refuse to Lose iPPV on October 2. Barrett was with WWE from 2007 until his release in May of 2016. https://twitter.com/wcpw/status/914194366780121093?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw https://twitter.com/StuBennett/status/914196506181332992 Source: WrestlingINC

Backstage Notes On Another Re-Branding For Impact Wrestling, The GFW Name, Bound For Glory Issues

Company officials have confirmed to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter that the GFW name is being phased out of the Impact Wrestling brand. The recent Bound For Glory press release listed the company as Impact Wrestling, a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corporation. While the company announced the GFW - Impact merger months ago, the deal had not been completed … Continue reading Backstage Notes On Another Re-Branding For Impact Wrestling, The GFW Name, Bound For Glory Issues

Former AWA World Champion Otto Wanz Passes Away

Former AWA World Champion Otto Wanz has passed away at the age of 74. Slam Wrestling has an article on Wanz and his career at this link. Wanz was one of the few wrestlers to bodyslam both Yokozuna and Andre the Giant. Wanz was also a legendary promoter in Germany and Austria, continuing to be a well-known name … Continue reading Former AWA World Champion Otto Wanz Passes Away