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Wrestling: ‘Black Wednesday’ Hits WWE As Company Issues Mass Releases

With the CO-VID 19 pandemic still impacting the world and the global economy World Wrestling Entertainment began the process of drastic cutbacks. Following a short call to company staff that did not last more than five minutes according to PWInsider WWE began letting both talent and backstage staff know of their release individually via phone. The following talent have been released as of 6:45 PM EST: Drake Maverick  Curt Hawkins 

Why WWE Will Be Doing More Business with Saudi Arabia, Not Less

Ever since WWE started doing regular shows in Saudi Arabia, the company has come in for mainstream criticism. There’s almost an irony about the fact that the world’s biggest professional wrestling company have spent years attempting to garner mainstream attention through a variety of publicity stunts, and then finally got their wish when they were mercilessly blasted by John Oliver on Last Week Tonight. The criticism wasn't without merit; the
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What to Know About All Elite Wrestling

All Elite Wrestling (AEW) is a brand new professional wrestling promotion based in Jacksonville, Florida. They announced themselves — and shook up the wrestling world — on New Year’s Day 2019, which didn’t come as too much of a surprise to wrestling fans who’d been speculating a ton up to that point. The company was backed by president Tony Khan, also the co-owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars (and a wrestling
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Wrestling: WWE Releases Arn Anderson, TJP, Hideo Itami, and Tye Dillinger

Whether it's either on the road to or after WrestleMania, World Wrestling Entertainment tends to do some spring cleaning when it comes to their roster. Friday was one of those days. WWE announced via Twitter that the company has released wrestlers Tye Dillinger, Hideo Itami, and TJP. The company also released backstage producer and Hall of Famer Arn Anderson. The news of Anderson's release was first reported by Pro Wrestling
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Wrestling: Kenny Omega Officially Announces Departure From New Japan Pro Wrestling

Just three days after their biggest show of 2019 saw a slew of departures, New Japan Pro-Wrestling saw the biggest shoe drop thanks to Kenny Omega. In an interview with Tokyo Sport Omega, the former IWGP heavyweight champion, announced that he is leaving NJPW. He lost the title to Hiroshi Tanahashi on January 4 at NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 13. The departure has been speculated for months because of Omega being
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WWE: How Roman Reigns Is Indicative Of A Bigger Problem

When it comes to the world of professional wrestling there is no question that World Wrestling Entertainment is by far the bigger player in the market. Being the biggest fish in the pond brings benefits, but it also can make a company like WWE be blind to their mistakes. The best current example of this is how the company has been using Roman Reigns. A member the Anoa'i family, who
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Will Samoa Joe Become WWE’s Newest Babyface Favorite?

Leave it to my friend and fellow wrestling writer Tom Clark to get out in front of this story before I have a chance to put anything on a word document. In many ways, wrestling writers draw from each other, taking different angles about the same topics everyone is talking about. This past week Samoa Joe cut a promo about an upcoming match against Big Cass which has me wondering,
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Stone Cold Steve Austin Weighs In On A Roman Reigns Heel Turn

When Stone Cold Steve Austin talks, we should all listen. The former WWE champion and one of the biggest draws of the Attitude Era has once again added his two cents on what he believes the company should do with Roman Reigns and his current status as the golden boy no fans want to see carry the Universal Title as their leader. If you want to see Reigns turn heel,
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When Will Daniel Bryan Sign A WWE Contract Extension?

In case you have not heard, WWE superstar Daniel Bryan has not signed a new contract with the company, much to the shock of wrestling fans and online media. While it is unlikely Bryan, the three-time WWE will leave the company after a three-year hiatus because of injury. As Eric Ames of thechairshot.com wrote earlier this week, “Since his return, Bryan’s contract situation has flown a little bit under the
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WWE Makes Huge Mistake By Pushing Ronda Rousey-Nia Jax At MITB

What the hell is WWE thinking? After it was announced that Ronda Rousey, who is as green as any professional wrestler trying to cut their teeth in this business, will face Raw Women’s Champion Nia Jax at Money in the Bank, I about lost my marbles. After WWE went to painstaking measures to juggle rosters and Monday and Tuesday nights to promote better matches and straight-forward thinking, this might be