Author: David King

Ricky Steamboat is slated to wrestle again. He is going to be paired up with FTR at Big Time Wrestling’s, “Return of the Dragon.” He will be taking on Brock Anderson, Jay Lethal, and a third competitor that hasn’t yet been named. Ricky Steamboat has been retired since 2010. His last match was on an FCW event called “Father’s Day Salute.” He teamed with his son Richie Steamboat against Trent Baretta and Caylen Croft. He largely stopped wrestling full-time back in 1994. His final major match until 2009 was a battle against Steve Austin at Clash of the Champions XXVIII.…

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Gunther is getting a name change, of a sort. The name itself isn’t going away. However, WWE has officially put the name in all caps. His name is no longer Gunther, according to an internal WWE memo. It’s now GUNTHER. He is the current Intercontinental Champion and is slated to defend it against Sheamus on SmackDown this coming week. Before that in NXT, he was known as WALTER. His reign as NXT UK champion is considered by many to be the greatest NXT UK title run of anyone. His development on the main roster was somewhere slow as elements of…

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Way back in 1996, WCW was on the rise. Kevin Nash, and Scott Hall both signed contracts with WCW and were leaving. On May 19th, Shawn Michaels had a match with Kevin Nash at a House Show at Madison Square Garden. After the match, Scott Hall came out and hugged Shawn Michaels to say goodbye. Freshly beat Heel, Kevin Nash joined in the hug. Finally, Triple H came out as the entire Kliq were no hugging in the ring. Vince had supposedly approved it. However a lot of the road agents were pissed. Gerald Briscoe was described by Cornette was…

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Daniel Cormier will be the special guest referee for the Seth Rollins vs Matt Riddle Fight Pit match at Extreme Rules. The announcement comes from Ariel Helwani on Twitter. It’s a bit of a surprise to see this news not come from WWE itself. Daniel Cornier released a statement through Ariel Helwani, It reads, “The Rollins-Riddle feud has gotten very intense and personal. There’s only one person qualified enough to oversee this brutal match at Xtreme Rules and it’s me. I’ll see you guys in Philly next Saturday.” The Seth Rollins/Riddle feud has been going on for months and has…

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The One Chip Challenge is basically a situation where each individual eats one chip. The chip happens to be one of the most spicy chips that you can get. Paqui currently sells its one chip with a mix of some of the hottest peppers around. We advise that you don’t take the One Chip Challenge, however, Braun Strowman manipulated Liv Morgan and Xavier Woods into doing just that. Each was told by Braun as revealed in the video, that the other wanted to take the challenge, but would only do so if the other would do it with them. It…

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It appears after last night’s SmackDown that Max Dupri is officially out of the Maximum Male Models. On the previous week’s match, he walked out when the models seemed more interested in posing than they were in wrestling. This week, he was mad that they were trying to win a pose title and not a tag title. All of this resulted in one major headbutt just seconds before setting a posing record. Max Dupri is in fact L.A. Night. The man could have had a career being a stunt double for Hugh Jackman. Indications over the last few months have…

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Shotzi Blackheart gets her tank back as it appeared last night on SmackDown. Shotzi signed with WWE in 2019 and was soon featured with her tank. Fans fell in love with it, and it got her moreover. Naturally, it could be assumed when going to the main roster that she would have her tank there too. She did for a little bit but quickly lost it. She told Ryan Satin about it in July, while trying to make the best of the situation then. This is what she had to say then. “That wasn’t my decision, but I’m embracing the…

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Antonio Inoki, the founder of New Japan Pro Wrestling has died. As reported in Yahoo Japan, the legendary Inoki passed away today at the age of 79. He’s renowned for creating NJPW, and becoming a driving force in pro wrestling. As the founder of New Japan, it can be said that his impact has affected the entire wrestling world. It will likely continue to do so as New Japan remains on the cutting edge of pro wrestling evolution. He is an unrecognized WWE Champion. He defeated Bob Backlund on November 30th, 1979. However the title change was not recognized. Yet…

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Wrestling Observer reported that VICE will be producing a Vince McMahon documentary. Dave Meltzer and Bryan Alvarez themselves were interviewed about the life of Mr. McMahon for the project. The documentary will focus both on his impact on the business, and the hush money scandal. The documentary will air in October on Vice TV. A precise date and time have not yet been announced. Vince McMahon had to retire earlier this year after months of battling the hush money scandal. Initially, he was defiant, opening both RAW and SmackDown. However, as the numbers kept mounting the reports got darker, and…

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Rush has signed with AEW, according to a tweet posted by Tony Khan. He is not to be confused with Lio Rush, who coincidently has been cleared to wrestle and we could see him somewhere soon. Rush is a wrestling star from CMLL. He’s already worked matches for AEW in what appeared to either be a part-time or per appearance agreement. However, as of today, he’s a full-time AEW wrestler. He is part of a larger wrestling family that includes Mistico II, and Dragon Lee, among several others. He has a long-term friendship with Andrade, with the pair being tag…

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