Wednesday, August 15, 2018

WWE News

Yesterday morning (August 13th), the unfortunate news broke that former two-time WWE Tag Team Champion Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart had passed away. According to TMZ Sports, Neidhart died after a fall at his home. https://youtu.be/oqUTdSDB5oY Neidhart’s daughter Natalya has taken to social media to comment on the passing of her famous father,...
WWE Superstar Maria Kanellis has been training at the WWE Performance Center for an in-ring comeback. In midst of her training, Kanellis revealed on Instagram that she has suffered a broken wrist and will be in a cast for six weeks. Despite the small setback, Kanellis still has her sight...
Ronda Rousey will face Raw Women's Champion Alexa Bliss later this month and now has revealed she has her eyes on an additional goal - the main event of WrestleMania. In an interview with Sports Illustrated she confessed that plan is in the forefront of her mind. "It’s definitely a goal...
Fresh off the announcement that she will provide commentary for the Mae Young Classic II, the WWE have announced that Renee Young will serve as a commentator on next week's Monday Night RAW. She will be filling in for Johnathan Coachman who has a prior engagement that night, and will join...
WWE broadcaster Renee Young recently spoke with Lilian Garcia on her Chasing Glory podcast to discuss her experience on Total Divas, how she and Dean Ambrose got together and thoughts of possibly joining WWE’s commentary team again. Highlights of the interview below, courtesy of Chasing Glory. The story behind the...
Ahead of her big Triple Threat SmackDown Women's Title match against Carmella and Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch was a recent guest on The Jim Ross Report to discuss her thoughts on Flair being added to the title match last minute, reaction to being referred to as 'Flair's sidekick'and her...
Ahead of her match in her hometown of Jacksonville, FL against Ronda Rousey on next week’s (August 6th) Monday Night Raw, Alicia Fox spoke with Void Live Magazine to discuss long tenured WWE career, her proudest accomplishments and the WWE Women's Revolution. Highlights of the interview below. On first becoming...
Last Monday Night Raw, Women Wrestling fans rejoiced when it was announced that later this year, the WWE will hold their first all Women’s PPV event going by the name Evolution. Following their interview with Stephanie McMahon, Sky Sports also spoke with WWE EVP of Talent, Live Events, and Creative...
WWE revealed four more participants for the Mae Young Classic II, adding more international stars, a newly signed competitor, and an indie darling. The latest confirmed competitors are masked luchadora Zeuxis, NXT UK’s Isla Dawn, new NXT signee Lacey Lane, and Ring of Honor, Woman of Honor wrestler Karen Q. Here's what WWE...
The wrestling world has been buzzing ever since Stephanie McMahon confirmed rumors that the WWE will host an all-women's PPV event in October titled Evolution. https://youtu.be/AtUIY-cQ1-I While some fans speculated the McMahon's historic announcement would be regarding the revival of Women's Tag Team Titles, in an interview with Sky Sports, McMahon...
After teasing that she would make a “historic announcement”, Stephanie McMahon returned to Monday Night Raw to confirm the rumors of WWE will be holding an all women’s event this fall. https://twitter.com/WWE/status/1021549596680441857 At the start of tonight's Monday Night Raw (July 23rd), Superstars from Raw, SmackDown, NXT and 205 Live all...
Yesterday WWE confirmed five more participants for the Mae Young Classic II. Since then, however, one name has been scrubbed from the announcement. All mentions of Crystal in the article have been removed. In the article, WWE referred to Crystal as a "breakout star from Southeast Asia's burgeoning wrestling scene." This is...
Stephanie McMahon has been absent from WWE programming for a few months now but WWE announced she'll return on Monday, July 23 to make a "historic" announcement. https://twitter.com/WWE/status/1020345933211500544?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1020345933211500544&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fthechairshot.com%2F2018%2F07%2Fwwe-news-stephanie-mcmahon-returning-on-monday-for-historic-announcement%2F The last time Stephanie made a “historic announcement” was the first ever Women’s Royal Rumble match, leading to speculation that she will again...
Several favorites from last year's Mae Young Classic will return this year alongside new up and coming talent from around the world. WWE announced the return of Mercedes Martinez, Mia Yim, and Kavita Devi along with fresh faces in Killer Kelly and Crystal. This is what WWE had to say about...
After unveiling its latest round of recruits, WWE is now announcing one of them will take part in the Mae Young Classic II along with Performance Center hopefuls. Joining the latest names are Deonna Purrazzo, Tegan Knox, Jessica Elban, and Reina Gonzalez. Here's what WWE had to say about each woman: Tegan...
After reports stating Deonna Purrazzo, Lacey Lane, and MJ Jenkins were signed made the rounds, yesterday July 17, WWE confirmed they're a part of the latest round of Performance Center recruits. Io Shirai heads this class and will be participating in the upcoming Mae Young Classic II. Here's what WWE had...
Squared Circle Sirens is reporting that a former Impact Wrestling Knockout has signed a developmental contract with WWE. MJ Jenkins will be reporting to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida in the coming weeks. Jenkins, who held the FEW Flares champion left IMPACT Wrestling in November of 2017. She was signed...
As it was previously reported, WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair underwent surgery to repair a ruptured implant. She has been out of action for the past month but during a recent interview on Conversations with Maria Menounos podcast, Flair discussed the nature of her injury: https://youtu.be/p7i4GBRaxKo ”A couple months ago, I kept...
This week, the WWE began to reveal names for this year’s Mae Young Classic II tournament with very first name coming in the form of former Divas Champion Kaitlyn. To help hype Kaitlyn’s return, the WWE have put together a list of their Top 5 Best Kaitlyn moments. You can...
Four more women are joining a former Divas Champion and the youngest competitor in the field as WWE announced more names for the Mae Young Classic II. Joining Kaitlyn and Rhea Ripley are Io Shirai, Nicole Matthews, Jinny, and Kacy Catanzaro. Here's what WWE had to say about each woman: Io Shirai: Shirai was recently...
At least year's Money in the Bank, WWE Superstar Maria Kanellis made her return to the company alongside her husband Mike Bennett. The pair were drafted to SmackDown and were set on a mission to spread their message on the "Power of Love". Those plans, however, came to a...
After confirming the news that former WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn will compete in the Mae Young Classic, it has now been revealed that Australian NXT Superstar Rhea Ripley will make her second appearance in the tournament. https://youtu.be/MR_azW9bOXU https://youtu.be/bZUx4yPXOsY During last summer's Mae Young Classic, Ripley defeated Miranda Salinas in the First Round before being eliminated...
Rumblings of a former Divas Champion participating in the Mae Young Classic II began emerging last week and now WWE has confirmed the first participant for the MYC. ESPN has revealed Kaitlyn will return to the ring this summer to participate in the tournament. WWE had this to say about the...
Since leaving the ring AJ Mendez, fka AJ Lee, has been working to reduce the stigma against mental illness. Her latest work appears in Bustle as an op-ed where she opens up about how she deals with depressive episodes brought on by her bipolar disorder. https://twitter.com/TheAJMendez/status/1016459631009206272 She writes: "It’s been about a...
Ronda Rousey will officially be a playable character for WWE 2K19. The WWE has released a trailer announcing Rousey's WWE video game debut as part of a pre-order bonus character. You can watch the trailer below: https://youtu.be/bejRokGCZK0 WWE 2K19 is set for release on October 5th for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. What did...
Former two-time WWE Women's Champion Jazz was recently featured on Noonan Speaks podcast to discuss her start in ECW, who helped her get to the WWE and first experiences when arriving at the WWE. Highlights of the interview below, courtesy of Wrestling INC. On first joining ECW: "I was in...

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Yesterday morning (August 13th), the unfortunate news broke that former two-time WWE Tag Team Champion Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart had passed away. According to TMZ...