Friday, May 26, 2017

Tommaso Ciampa WWE Injury Update, Jinder Mahal Segment Gets Lots Of YouTube Views, The Rock Fires Back At Negative Baywatch Reviews

- The Punjabi celebration for Jinder Mahal's WWE Championship win is the most viewed WWE YouTube video of the past week. As of this writing, it is at nearly 2.4 million views.

Rockstar Spud On Social Media And Pro Wrestling, Impact's British Bootcamp Opening Doors

Rockstar Spud spoke with The Buzzards Wrestling Podcast and spoke on UK wrestling. Here are some of the highlights:

Thursday, May 25, 2017

NXT Taping Results From May 31st Through June 21st ** SPOILERS **

The following are NXT spoilers from tonight's tapings at Full Sail University:

Impact Wrestling Results - May 25, 2017

We hit the opening video with a look back at last week's show, then we go to the arena where Bruce Prichard is walking to the ring, clutching his ribs, with Tyrus in tow. He says that he got some personal protection after what happened with EC3 last week. Violence with Impact Wrestling management is not acceptable, and EC3's actions will be dealt with. But for right now, he

205 Live Continues to Perform Poorly

According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, 205 Live continues to perform poorly on the WWE Network.

The show failed to rank in the top 20 shows on the Network this week and actually ranked behind a three-month old episode of Ride Along. Halloween

GFW Tag Tournament Match Added To Tonight's Impact, Video Preview, James Storm & EC3 Cut Promos

- Tonight's Impact will feature James Storm vs. Ethan Carter III vs. Magnus to crown a new #1 contender, Angelina Love & Davey Richards vs. Alisha & Eddie Edwards, Braxton Sutter & Mahabali Shera vs. KM & Kongo Kong, plus The Veterans of War vs. Bokara & Bahh in a GFW Tag Team Title tournament match. Below is a preview for tonight's episode:

Chris Jericho Comments on his Status with WWE

Chris Jericho and his rock band Fozzy were featured in an AP story written by Dan Gelston. As noted earlier on the site, Jericho is being advertised for WWE live events on June 28th in Singapore, June 30th and July 1st in Tokyo, Japan.

Jinder Mahal On Criticism Over His Physique, His Meteoric Rise, Randy Orton

The Times of India interviewed new WWE Champion Jinder Mahal this week to discuss his title win over Randy Orton at WWE Backlash last Sunday. Below are a few highlights:

Couple Arrested For 2-Year-Old Toddler's Death Due To 'Wrestling Moves'

FOX 2 Now in St. Louis is reporting that a couple was arrested for the murder of 2-year-old Addie Cook. Police arrested Addie's mother, 19-year-old Cheyenne Cook, and her boyfriend, 24-year-old Richard Gamache Jr., for the child's murder. Addie died after Cook and Gamache allegedly performed wrestling moves on her, including a "Batista Bomb."

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Bobby Roode To Celebrate, The Velveteen Dream Debuts On NXT (Video), Curt Hawkins - NXT

- As seen on tonight's WWE NXT episode from Chicago, Aleister Black defeated WWE RAW Superstar Curt Hawkins. Below is Fallout video of Hawkins, who was left speechless after the match, but still had a fact to deliver.

Jinder Mahal Talks Backstage Reaction To His WWE Title Win, How His Win Can Motivate Locker Room

CBS Sports has an interview with new WWE Champion Jinder Mahal. Below are a couple of highlights:

NXT Results - May 24, 2017

Last Saturday night, we saw Takeover, where all three NXT champions retained their titles in addition to seeing Roderick Strong defeating Eric Young and the crowning of a new WWE United Kingdom Champion in Pete Dunne.

Watch CM Punk’s Heated Argument on MTV Show

The incident between CM Punk and cast member Johnny Bananas on MTV's "The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros", that we mentioned earlier this week, aired last night.

Punk lost a challenge against former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman

Jim Ross on Impact President Leaking Matt Hardy Contract Details, If He Wants to Return to WWE Full Time, More

A new Jim Ross blog has been posted over at JRsBarBQ.com, and below are some excerpts:

WWE Star Disses Fan For Using Phone At Ringside, What Happened After Last Night's Tapings, SmackDown Viewership

- This week's post-Backlash edition of WWE SmackDown, featuring new WWE Champion Jinder Mahal plus Shinsuke Nakamura & AJ Styles vs. Dolph Ziggler & WWE United States Champion Kevin Owens in the main event, drew 2.328 million viewers. This is up 7% from last week's 2.175 million viewers for the Backlash go-home show, which was a new low for 2017. It

Tye Dillinger On Dealing With The WWE Main Roster Schedule, Learning From WWE's S&C Coach

Tye Dillinger recently did a Q&A with Muscle & Fitness to talk strength & conditioning at this link. Below are highlights:

The Miz On Not Being Liked When He Joined WWE, How MTV's Real World Helped His Pro Wrestling Career

The Miz recently spoke to Bleacher Report on a number of topics in and outside of pro wrestling. Here are some of the highlights:

Reason For The Tag Team Steel Cage Match at Extreme Rules, Nakamura the Favorite to Win Money in the Bank

- As seen on Monday’s episode of RAW, Matt Hardy defended Sheamus for the opportunity to pick the stipulation in their upcoming tag team title defense at the Extreme Rules event. It was revealed after the match that the teams would battle inside of a steel cage.

Jinder Mahal On How He Can Get People To See Him As A World Champ, Not Using 'American Dream' Again

New WWE Champion Jinder Mahal spoke with Josh Barnett for USA Today's "For The Win" section this week as he made his media rounds. Below are a couple of highlights:

Impact Viewing Party Canceled Due To UK Terror Attack, Xplosion X Division Match, Moose Defending

- As seen below, the latest US Xplosion Exclusive from Impact Wrestling features six-way X Division action with Idris Abraham vs. Trevor Lee (before he lost the X Division Title) vs. Marshe Rockett vs. Andrew Everett vs. DJZ vs. Caleb Konley.