Saturday, January 19, 2019

Batista Teases WWE Return

Batista Teases WWE Return
Yesterday, Batista turned 50 years old and WWE tweeted out a video wishing the former WWE Champion, Happy Birthday. The video included clips of Batista's biggest accomplishments in the company, including defeating Triple H at WrestleMania 21 for the World Heavyweight Championship.

More on why The Revival Asked to be Released From WWE

More on why The Revival Asked to be Released From WWE
There is more news coming out on what went down last Monday night when The Revival, Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder, asked for WWE to release them.

2-Out-Of-3 Falls Match And More Announced For SmackDown

2-Out-Of-3 Falls Match And More Announced For SmackDown
Following last week’s vicious attack by Samoa Joe, a match has been made and Mustafa Ali will have the opportunity to get some revenge. WWE has announced that Ali vs. Joe will take place on SmackDown Live.

Velveteen Dream Wants To Face John Cena

Velveteen Dream Wants To Face John Cena
WWE posted a video of dream opponents for John Cena at this year's WrestleMania and one of the names mentioned was Velveteen Dream.

Cody Rhodes Says UFC Fighters Would Be Welcomed, Who AEW Is Looking For (Video)

Cody Rhodes Says UFC Fighters Would Be Welcomed, Who AEW Is Looking For
Cody Rhodes spoke with TMZ Sports about the target audience for AEW and if their goal is to garner more viewers than WWE. Rhodes also explained what his intentions are with AEW's developing roster as they try to avoid retreading over the past eras.

Dolph Ziggler Comments On WWE Rumors?, Kurt Angle Returns At WWE Live Event

Dolph Ziggler Comments On WWE Rumors?, Kurt Angle Returns At WWE Live Event
- WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle returned to the ring at Friday's live event in San Antonio, Texas.

Impact Wrestling Results - January 18, 2019

Impact Wrestling Results - January 18, 2019
We start off with our customary look back at last week's episode, then we head to the ring for our opening match...

Friday, January 18, 2019

WWE Superstar Reportedly Warns Two Top Free Agents About Signing With The Company

WWE Superstar Reportedly Warns Two Top Free Agents About Signing With The Company
Top lucha indie star Rush recently signed with Ring of Honor and was reportedly warned about going to WWE by a current SmackDown Superstar, according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

WWE SmackDown Superstar Returning To Action Soon

Tye Dillinger is set to return to action for the WWE SmackDown brand soon.

Hulk Hogan On If He Would Wrestle Again, Racist Comments Scandal, Reaction To His WWE RAW Return

Hulk Hogan On If He Would Wrestle Again, Racist Comments Scandal, Reaction To His WWE RAW Return
WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan recently spoke with Peopl, below are highlights:

Jack Swagger On If He Could See Himself Working For AEW, CM Punk & Brock Lesnar MMA Comparisons

Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger recently spoke with The New York Post to promote his MMA debut against JW Kiser at Bellator 214 on January 26 in Inglewood, California.

Kenny Omega Says He Will Be Wrestling On A Large International Platform, Comments On AEW

Kenny Omega Says He Will Be Wrestling On A Large International Platform, Comments On AEW
Kenny Omega appeared at the Tokyo Sports Awards earlier this week and wished good luck to All Elite Wrestling.

Why KUSHIDA is Leaving NJPW for WWE

Why KUSHIDA is Leaving NJPW for WWE
As noted, former IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion KUSHIDA announced that he is leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling. He is expected to start with NXT after his contract expires on January 31st.

Cody Rhodes Talks AEW Landing Chris Jericho, If Unions In Wrestling Are Possible, Wrestler Pay

Cody Rhodes Talks AEW Landing Chris Jericho, If Unions In Wrestling Are Possible, Wrestler Pay
Cody Rhodes spoke with ESPN about All Elite Wrestling landing Chris Jericho, paying wrestlers more, and if a union in wrestling would be possible. Here are some of the highlights:

Sheamus On If Pro Wrestling Today Is Lacking Characters

Sheamus On If Pro Wrestling Today Is Lacking Characters
Sheamus talked with solowrestling.com about how pro wrestling has evolved over the years and moved away from these eccentric personalities.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Backstage News WWE 205 Live Airing Live Again, New Roster Additions Coming Soon

Backstage News WWE 205 Live Airing Live Again, New Roster Additions Coming Soon
Vince McMahon is the one behind the decision to air WWE 205 Live each week as a live show.

Backstage News On Kevin Owens Returning To WWE, More The Revival Asking for Their Release

Backstage News On Kevin Owens Returning To WWE, More The Revival Asking for Their Release
- Amid rumors about their status with WWE, the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter confirms the reports that The Revival did indeed ask for their release immediately after their match "still in their gear" on Monday against Kalisto & Gran Metalik.

Braun Strowman On Losing His WWE Universal Title Shot, Trying To Enter The Rumble, Vince McMahon

Braun Strowman On Losing His WWE Universal Title Shot, Trying To Enter The Rumble, Vince McMahon
Braun Strowman recently spoke with The Asbury Park Press to promote his upcoming appearance at iPlay America in Freehold, NJ. Below are highlights:

WWE Reportedly Offering To Beat Contract Offers From Other Groups, Backstage News On WWE Signings

WWE Reportedly Offering To Beat Contract Offers From Other Groups, Backstage News On WWE Signings
WWE officials have made it clear to certain talents that they will beat any offer from other promotions, according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

Another Match Announced For NXT "Takeover: Phoenix", Mustafa Ali Responds To Fan Criticism

Another Match Announced For NXT "Takeover: Phoenix", Mustafa Ali Responds To Fan Criticism
- As noted, it looks like WWE will be doing a Samoa Joe vs. Mustafa Ali feud on the blue brand after Joe destroyed Ali before their match could take place on this week's SmackDown. Ali took to Twitter today and warned Joe, then responded to criticism from a fan.