Bobby Roode Wins Dark Match At SmackDown Against Mike Kanellis

The dark match before last night's WWE SmackDown Live in Oakland, California saw Bobby Roode defeat Mike Kanellis in a squash. This was the same dark match that took place before last week's SmackDown tapings. Roode also defeated Kanellis in a TV match on the August 29th SmackDown Live. It's worth noting that Maria Kanellis was not with Mike last night. … Continue reading Bobby Roode Wins Dark Match At SmackDown Against Mike Kanellis

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Former GFW Star Davey Richards Injured, Knee Surgery Required

Independent wrestler Davey Richards says he’s been forced to cancel the rest of his bookings in 2017 due to a knee injury that will require surgery. Richards tweeted a statement on Sunday which said, “I can’t apologize enough to everyone but I have to cancel my remaining bookings for 2017. I am going to need surgery on Right knee.” … Continue reading Former GFW Star Davey Richards Injured, Knee Surgery Required

The Wrestling World Reacts To The Passing Of Bobby “The Brain” Heenan

The wrestling world is in mourning after Bobby “The Brain” Heenan passed away on Sunday and condolences poured in from all over social media afterward from wrestling legends/current stars. Here are some of the tweets: https://twitter.com/JRsBBQ/status/909544054941036544 https://twitter.com/TheGeneOkerlund/status/909548472990302209 https://twitter.com/HulkHogan/status/909565739065102337 https://twitter.com/VinceMcMahon/status/909570633905922048 https://twitter.com/RicFlairNatrBoy/status/909549549680758784 https://twitter.com/TripleH/status/909562267376799744 https://twitter.com/StephMcMahon/status/909559119773827074 https://twitter.com/MichaelPSHayes1/status/909556301528813569 https://twitter.com/howardfinkel/status/909562666053767168 https://twitter.com/WWEDanielBryan/status/909564771204075520 https://twitter.com/WWEGraves/status/909562597904719872 https://twitter.com/MustafaAliWWE/status/909556120473227265 https://twitter.com/the_ironsheik/status/909555915262775296 https://twitter.com/MDMTedDiBiase/status/909556233232949248 https://twitter.com/MATTHARDYBRAND/status/909567929267634177 https://twitter.com/bullyray5150/status/909557297390735360 https://twitter.com/MarkMaddenX/status/909550779354222592 https://twitter.com/IAmJericho/status/909556886218866689 https://twitter.com/itsBayleyWWE/status/909563379966107649 https://twitter.com/RealJeffJarrett/status/909552827751579648  

Chris Jericho Issues Lifetime Ban To Wrestler From His Podcast, Taya Valkyrie Talks Issues With AAA

As noted, two-time AAA Reina de Reinas Champion Taya Valkyrie was recently a guest on Talk Is Jericho. Among other things, Valkyrie talked about the controversy surrounding her being stripped of the Reina de Reinas title and feeling "backstabbed" by Vampiro. Also, Chris Jericho weighed in on Sexy Star allegedly shooting on Rosemary. In April, Taya defeated … Continue reading Chris Jericho Issues Lifetime Ban To Wrestler From His Podcast, Taya Valkyrie Talks Issues With AAA

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

Backstage Updates On Rey Mysterio, What GFW Had Planned For Him, Recent Injury, Training His Son

No word yet on where Rey Mysterio is headed but it won't be Global Force Wrestling, according to PWInsider and The Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Rey had an offer from GFW after negotiations between the two sides but he opted not to take it. Rey was also in talks with WWE over the summer but those talks stopped as Vince McMahon did not want to work … Continue reading Backstage Updates On Rey Mysterio, What GFW Had Planned For Him, Recent Injury, Training His Son

GFW Executive Rips Sale Report, Update On If Anthem Has Been Discussing Selling GFW

Global Force Wrestling Vice President of Production Kevin Sullivan took to Twitter to blast the Sports Illustrated report from earlier this week that stated that Anthem Sports was looking to sell GFW. According to the SI article, "GFW is hemorrhaging funds, and sources close to the situation have confirmed that Anthem is ready to withdraw itself from the wrestling industry … Continue reading GFW Executive Rips Sale Report, Update On If Anthem Has Been Discussing Selling GFW