Month: January 2021

Kevin Thorn Returning To The Ring?, Maria Does More Media, WWE On Billboard

— Kevin Thorn’s profile is back up on the ECW Superstar page on WWE.com. Thorn was brought in for this past week’s television shows, but wasn’t used. He recently returned to action at Florida Championship Wrestling under his trademark vampire gimmick. Thorn was last seen on WWE television just...

WWE SmackDown Taping Results (01/02) *Spoilers*

WWE taped this week’s edition of SmackDown at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Special thanks to Wrestling News World readers Alisha, AJ Maltese, Armando, Bobby Gross, Josh Vankell, Kevin Eperjesi, and Mark Sasso for sending live text-message updates. If you are attending a WWE event in...

Congressman: Steroids Still Plague Pro Wrestling (Associated Press Article)

Courtesy of Yahoo.com: Congressman: Steroids still plague pro wrestling WASHINGTON – A key congressman says the “apparently widespread use” of steroids in pro wrestling is sending a bad message to youngsters, and he wants the government to do something about it. In a letter released Friday, Rep. Henry Waxman,...

ECW On Sci-Fi Taping Results (01/13) *Spoilers*

WWE taped this week’s edition of ECW from the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Special thanks to Wrestling News World readers JJ and Katie Elcock for sending text-message updates. If you are attending a future WWE event and would be interested in assisting us by sending live...

WWE Cut Referee With Cancer, Rev Theory Not Playing On Raw?, Chris Jericho

source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter — As noted earlier, referee Mickey Henson was recently released by World Wrestling Entertainment. Henson had taken a leave absence due to a health related issue. It is now coming out that Henson is suffering from lymphoma, a form of cancer. Henson had largely kept...

HHH Royal Rumble Plans Dropped, WWE Hall of Famer Flying To The Rumble, More

source: www.f4wonline.com — On SmackDown, they were doing a storyline where Vickie Guerrero was going to have Triple H enter the Royal Rumble match as the number one entrant, but the angle has been dropped. The Rumble match has been re-booked in recent days and his originally scheduled role...

Backstage Problems For SmackDown Star, Candice Michelle Talks Football, CM Punk

source: Wrestling Observer — The reason for The Brian Kendrick’s quick elimination during last Sunday’s Royal Rumble match is because he is currently not in good graces with management. Officials are upset with him for ‘not listening’ to them on certain issues. — In the latest issue of WWE...

Kane Writes Open Letter To Former Secretary of Labor About Government Policy

WWE superstar Kane (real name Glenn Jacobs) sent a letter to former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich regarding comments he made on the CNN’s “State of the Union” show that aired on Sunday before the Superbowl. “You said that the government’s first priority should be to expand the social...

Booker T Promoting Show Next To WrestleMania, Sheik Abdul Bashir, Lockdown

— TNA wrestler Booker T has plans to run a huge wrestling convention on Friday, April 3rd in his hometown of Houston, Texas. Coincidentally, WWE’s holding Wrestlemania XXV festivities nearby the TNA Superstar’s event the very same day. Booker T’s charitable organization, Fight for Kid’s Foundation, will present the...