Sunday, February 18, 2018

New NXT Stable?, Steve Austin Apologizes To Wrestler's Son, Brock Lesnar (Video)

- Below is Brock Lesnar and Big Show vs. Eddie Guerrero and John Cena from an episode of SmackDown in 2004. Near the end of the match, Kurt Angle ran in for a distraction, Lesnar focused his attention on him allowing Guerrero to grab Cena's chain and lowblow Lesnar from behind to pick up the win.

Kurt Angle On Facing AJ Styles Or Daniel Bryan, Most Painful Move, Favorite Match Stipulation

Over the weekend, Kurt Angle did another fan Q&A on his Facebook page. Here are some of the highlights:

Finn Balor Says He's Not The Underdog In Raw Gauntlet Match, 'Blue Pants' Cosplays Zack Ryder, Ivory

- WWE announced Saturday that the seven Superstars who will compete in the Men's Elimination Chamber Match at WWE Elimination Chamber will face off in a Gauntlet Match this Monday night on Raw.

Finn Balor Comments on Monday's RAW Gauntlet Match, Four Horsemen Reunite In Maryland (Photos)

- There was a Four Horsemen reunion at Saturday's Maryland Championship Wrestling (MCW) show in Joppa, Maryland with WWE Hall of Famers Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Barry Windham and J.J. Dillon.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Hulk Hogan Says Fans And Wrestlers Are Pulling For Him To Return To WWE, Talks U.S. Senate Rumors

ABC affiliate WFTS in Tampa Bay, Florida interviewed Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair ahead of their joint Q&A last week. Below are some highlights from Hogan:

More on WWE Interest In Signing NFL Superstar Rob Gronkowski

With rumors of New England Patriots player Rob Gronkowski retiring from the NFL, the WWE is possibly interested in signing Gronkowski to a deal similar to that of Ronda Rousey, according to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

Gauntlet Match Announced For This Week's WWE RAW

WWE announced the seven participants in next Sunday's Elimination Chamber match will participate in a Gauntlet Match on this Monday's Raw.

Braun Strowman On If His TV Character Is Close To Who He Is Away From WWE

Braun Strowman was recently interviewed by Cape Town's Channel 24 to promote his upcoming appearance to South Africa for a WWE tour in April. Strowman stated that he was first drawn to WWE for the entertainment factor.

BREAKING: WWE Officially Announces Dual-Branded PPVs

WWE officially announced that starting with Backlash on May 6 their PPVs will now include both brands. WWE released the upcoming dual-branded PPVs along with their dates, which will be a total of 12 PPVs for 2018. Elimination Chamber will still be a Raw exclusive show and Fastlane will be a SmackDown exclusive show.

WWE Bringing Back Pyro for Wrestlemania 34? Rey Mysterio Says He'd Accept Challenge From AJ Styles

- Yesterday, WWE posted a fantasy match video between AJ Styles and Rey Mysterio.

There's speculation within WWE on Rey Mysterio signing some sort of new deal with the company in 2019, if not this year, according to The Wrestling

Friday, February 16, 2018

Randy Orton Shares Controversial Photo & Comments On Recent School Shooting

Earlier today, Randy Orton posted the photo below on the recent school shooting that occurred at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida Parkland, Florida. Orton also responded to a person who reacted sarcastically in the comments about how schools should handle things going forward.

SmackDown Star Says He's Tired Of Getting Screwed Over, Nia Jax & Apollo Crews Do A Cheer

- WWE posted this video of Apollo Crews and Nia Jax getting to know representatives from Susan G. Komen as they prepare to fight to win $100,000 for the charity this Tuesday in WWE's Mixed Match Challenge.

This Week's Impact Wrestling Viewership Up With World Heavyweight Title Match Main Event

Thursday's Impact Wrestling episode, featuring World Champion Austin Aries retaining over Eli Drake in the main event, drew 300,000 viewers. This is up from last week's 294,000 viewers.

Brock Lesnar - WWE Universal Title History Note, NXT Star Calls On Fans To Support Shooting Victims, Fans On WWE Elimination Chamber

- WWE has a new poll asking fans what they're most looking forward to seeing at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. As of this writing, 51% voted for the men's Chamber match with Seth Rollins vs. Roman Reigns vs. John Cena vs. Braun Strowman vs. Elias vs. Finn Balor vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz and 29% voted for the first-ever

Possible Next Feud For The Bar, Mark Henry's WWE Status, The Rock

- The Rock posted the following on Instagram about how important his time is to him at this stage in his career, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the Super Bowl launch of his Skyscraper movie that comes out on July 13th:

WWE Signs MMA Fighter

WWE has announced that German MMA fighter Nicolai Salchow has officially signed and reported to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando. Below is the announcement:

Backstage News on Possible Roles for Paul Heyman If Brock Lensar Leaves WWE

Dave Meltzer speculated about the future of Paul Heyman in the latest issue of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter and mentioned that being a mouthpiece for Ronda Rousey could be an option if Brock Lesnar does decide to leave the company once his contract expires this year.

Ric Flair Reveals Who The Modern-Day Four Horsemen Would Be From Current WWE Roster

Ric Flair was a guest on 98 Rock Baltimore's Justin, Scott and Spiegel show to promote his upcoming Four Horsemen reunion appearance for MCW. Flair discussed various topics, including recovery from illness and his the success of his daughter Charlotte.

Billy Corgan On How Vince McMahon Handles Top Tier WWE Talent

NWA Owner Billy Corgan stopped by Busted Open Radio to talk pro wrestling, future plans with NWA, and how Vince McMahon deals with top tier WWE talent. Corgan was asked about how he handles the backstage politics within his company and Corgan looked to McMahon as an example on how to handle egos.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Impact Wrestling Results - Feb 15, 2018

We open with a video package hyping tonight's Aries/Drake rematch, then we're off to the arena for our opening match...