The Year's Most Must-See Episode Of Pro Wrestling Airs Tonight

It happens once a year. It's the perfect episode of TV for our times: a basic-cable version of the selfie, the Twitter @reply and the Facebook status update all rolled into one. The 2015 edition of this great, fascinating occurrence will happen tonight... on a pro wrestling show. It’s one you should probably tune… »3/30/15 12:59pm3/30/15 12:59pm

Ronda Rousey, The Rock Team Up To Crush Triple H & Stephanie McMahon

If you thought Brock Lesnar's main event appearance would be the only UFC in your WWE at Wrestlemania tonight, you'd be wrong. Reigning bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey showed up to join forces with The Rock in kicking the asses of Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. It was, as The Rock stated himself, the biggest moment… »3/29/15 10:59pm3/29/15 10:59pm

Jon Gruden Breaks Down The Battle Royal Field In His Own Special Way

Bill Simmons's appearance on WWE Raw may have been a dud, but Jon Gruden taking a break from taping his QB Camp segments to gush about a man in a rabbit suit's flexibility and the fact that you can "watch a movie" on Ryback's back more than makes up for it. He seems to be legitimately amazed by the bunny! Jon Gruden… »3/24/15 9:33am3/24/15 9:33am

Wrestlemania XXX Box Score: Every Suplex, Chair Hit, And Top Rope Dive

In the depths of kayfabe, there's really no difference between a suplex, a top-rop dive, or a steel chair—every move, hold, and stunt is just a means to the dramatic end. You can't quantify a comeback or a domination when the comeback is part of the script. But: Who really cares? Here's your Wrestlemania XXX box score. »4/11/14 3:23pm4/11/14 3:23pm

WrestleMania Gets New Orleans Newspaper's Front Page

Today's New Orleans Times-Picayune features five pages of coverage of last night's WrestleMania at the Superdome—an event which managed to bleed over into the public consciousness more than usual, thanks in large part to the end of the Undertaker's streak. Still, it's odd to see wrestling get the front page of any… »4/07/14 2:14pm4/07/14 2:14pm

14-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Man Twice His Size With Wrestling Move

Our first WrestleMania-related death is here, and it's neither Ohio nor Florida. It's Louisiana, where a bunch of people got together to watch the pay-per-view, and hold their own mini-matches on an inflatable mattress. At one point a 14-year-old, 5-foot-6, 110-pound boy put his 24-year-old, 5-foot-10, 220-pound… »4/02/12 6:05pm4/02/12 6:05pm

WrestleMania Betting Odds, And How To Gamble On Pro Wrestling

WrestleMania XXVIII will go down Sunday in Miami, and I'd like you to ask yourself some questions. Can the Undertaker extend his Wrestlemania record to 20-0? Will Chris Jericho or CM Punk get the better of what could be an all-time classic? Does the Rock still have what it takes to bring down John Cena? More… »3/30/12 2:10pm3/30/12 2:10pm

Snooki Body Slams Michelle McCool, And Other Great Moments From WrestleMania 27

For those of you who didn't have the $54.50 to spend on pay-per-view this weekend, we have compiled the best moment's from Sunday night's WrestleMania 27. There were many highlights: Snooki did a backflip, Stone Cold Steve Austin laid the smack down, and Trish Stratus and Michelle McCool wrestled for Josh Matthews's… »4/05/11 1:08pm4/05/11 1:08pm

The Quirks Of Gambling On Professional Wrestling

Since the dawn of time, it's been mankind's dream to own the Sports Almanac from Back To The Future Part II. If one could know the result of a sporting event beforehand, one could make untold riches by gambling on it. While the Novikov self-consistency principle — or perhaps Calvinism — means this can't happen, what… »4/05/11 11:30am4/05/11 11:30am