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World of Sport Wrestling set to return to ITV

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 7:18pm

Impact Wrestling has announced that they are teaming up with British Broadcaster ITV to bring back UK’s World of Sport Wrestling back to television. On New Year’s Eve 2016, ITV aired a special one-off episode of WOS that saw a match between UK stars Viper and Alexis Rose. You can read the full press release […]

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Innovator to Rebel: Strain Theory and Zack Ryder

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:17pm
The rise, fall, and future of Ryder can be neatly explained using Robert K. Merton’s social Strain Theory and may illuminate some aspects of Ryder’s motivation.
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WWE Secretly Talking About Potential ROH Buyout

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:12pm
Pro Wrestling Sheet has learned WWE and Sinclair Broadcast Group have recently discussed a potential buyout of Ring of Honor in secret … this according to sources.
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Maria Kanellis heading back to WWE?

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:53am

Former WWE Superstar Maria Kanellis and her husband Mike Bennett may be heading to the WWE. According to a new report from the Wrestling Observer (via SE Scoops), the pair have been ‘“very secretive” about where they are taking their talents next, which typically indicates WWE. This moves comes after Mike and Maria’s year run […]

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Jim Ross’s Wife Passes Away

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:14am
It is with a heavy heart that the wrestling world now knows Jan Ross, the wife of the legendary Jim Ross, has passed away on Wednesday March 22.  RIP to a beautiful, warm, and classy woman.  She was 55. Mr. Ross notified the world that his wife was hit while riding her Vespa several days ago and […]
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NXT Redux (March 22, 2017): Ruby Riot debuts and Asuka sends a warning to Ember Moon

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:01am

Welcome to this week’s NXT review! We’re a a little more than one week away from TakeOver and Asuka has Ember Moon in her sights. This week she’s in action against Priscilla Zuniga, also known as Angel Rose. Does Asuka make quick work of her opponent? Before we find out, we’re taken to a video […]

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Today in History: Lita makes her WWE in-ring debut

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 5:52am

On this day in history: March 23rd, 2000 | In what was Lita‘s very first match in the WWE, she challenged Jacqueline for the Women’s Championship, marking one of the few times a woman’s in-ring debut came in the form of a title shot. Despite her unique move set and abundant confidence, Lita was not […]

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Nikki Bella scheduled to appear as “star attraction” for Trinidad & Tobago festival

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 5:45am

Looks like Nikki Bella is aiming to “mash up di place” outside of the ring and on the tropical sands of Trinidad and Tobago. The WWE superstar will appear at twin island nation’s fourth annual Decibel Entertainment festival this May, according to Loop. Activities planned at the extravaganza include dance showcases, concerts and celebrity meet-and-greets. Past […]

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SmackDown Redux (March 21st, 2017): The Belle of the brawl

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 6:12pm

It’s beginning to feel a lot like ‘Mania! With just two more SmackDowns left until the big night, the women of the blue team are gearing up. With the Women’s title on the line and a heated battle of the couples on the horizon, ‘Mania could be a pretty big one for our Tuesday night gang. […]

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Impact Wrestling announces partnership with AAA

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:55pm

Impact Wrestling Chief Creative Officer Jeff Jarrett has announced a new international partnership between Impact Wrestling and Mexico’s Lucha Libre AAA. The announcement comes after a series of other international deals Impact has acquired that include: A new UK Television deal with Spike UK A partnership with Japan’s Pro Wrestling NOAH An India tour in […]

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Famous Tag Team Offered New WWE Contracts?

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:56am
Pro Wrestling Sheet has learned that new contract offers have officially been extended to Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy by WWE — here are the details.
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Natalya to induct Beth Phoenix into the Hall of Fame

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:53am

According to a report posted on WWE.com, Beth Phoenix has finally found the perfect woman to induct her. And it’s none other than Natalya Neidhart! The choice may not come as a surprise for some as some of Phoenix’s biggest matches and moments included the Queen of Harts. “There’s nobody that I can think of […]

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Win a Free Copy of “Sisterhood of the Squared Circle”

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:49am
Email me your top 5 female wrestlers of all time for a chance to win a free copy of "Sisterhood of the Squared Circle: The History and Rise of Women's Wrestling" by Pat LaPrade and Dan Murphy.
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Becky Lynch describes her struggles with body image in latest Lilian Garcia podcast

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 6:33am

Lillian Garcia and Becky Lynch get very deep and personal in Lilian’s latest “Making Their Way to the Ring” interview. In a video for the new podcast episode, the two talk at length about a variety of topics, including Becky’s upbringing in Dublin, Ireland, her pre-WWE career as a flight attendant, training under the tutelage of […]

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Today in History: Debra gets a blood bath

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 5:50am

On this day in history: March 22nd, 1999 | Debra was at ringside as her team Jeff Jarrett and Owen Hart took on Edge and Gangrel, who along with Christian made up The Brood. Eventually, the match would fall into chaos, with The Brood turning it into a three-on-two affair and Public Enemy making a […]

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RAW Redux (March 20th, 2017): The Threat becomes Fatal

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 5:49pm

via GIPHY Two weeks away from ‘the biggest event in sports entertainment’ and there’s still no clear path for the RAW Women’s Division. With everyone jockeying for a position on the card, it was only a matter of time until Nia Jax came into the picture. Will she make it? Let’s take a look at […]

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Saraya Knight pulls out of GAIN 1 – FORGE, event renamed #StandWithKnights

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 5:44pm

Saraya Knight was originally advertised to main event the GAIN 1 – FORGE event this Saturday in Berywn, IL. However, due to personal reasons, Knight pulled out of the event. The event has also been renamed GAIN 1 – #StandWithKnights, in tribute and a sign of solidarity for the Knight Family. Replacing Saraya is SHIMMER […]

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Summer Rae and Emma training at Performance Center for in-ring return

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 2:19pm

With WrestleMania 33 less than two weeks away, WWE Superstars Summer Rae and Emma have been training hard at WWE’s Performance Center with the intention of making their long awaited in-ring return at the grandest stage of them all. According to a new report from Squared Circle Sirens, both women have reported to the Performance […]

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Wrestling veteran LuFisto discusses the evolution of women in wrestling

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 12:09pm

LuFisto made her wrestling debut in 1997, under the ring name Lucifer. Since then, she has managed to capture the NCW Femme Fatales champion, CZW Iron Man championship, as well as the Shine championship. The wrestling veteran has worked around the world and encountered some of the biggest modern stars such as Becky Lynch, Natalya, Nikki Cross, […]

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Three PROGRESS women to compete at WrestleMania Axxess

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:17am

WWE recently revealed the lineup for their WrestleMania Axxess matches that will take place over WrestleMania weekend! On top of Cruiserweight and UK Tournament talent, WWE will also feature women’s wrestling action, featuring three of the finest talents in PROGRESS Wrestling! On Friday, March 31st, as well as Saturday, April 1st, we will witness Jinny, Dahlia Black […]

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