Daniel Bryan WWE HOF Speech: Wrestling's Fake, But Here's A Real Story

Daniel Bryan's WWE Hall of Fame induction speech for child cancer victim Connor "The Crusher" Michalek not only brought the pro wrestling superstar to tears but also—to the shock of some viewers—tore down the façade of wrestling storylines multiple times, admitting that "everything I've done...is fiction. It's not… » 3/29/15 1:42am Today 1:42am

Crowd Booing The Scripted Wrestlemania Hero? Just Edit Out The Boos…

The advantage of a pre-determined sport like pro wrestling is that promoters can book the ideal storylines. Usually, that means you'll get a Wrestlemania main event the crowd is excited to see, though usually they're not supposed to be booing the good guy a few days before the big show. Good thing you can edit out… » 3/24/15 6:14pm Tuesday 6:14pm

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 9:33am Tuesday 9:33am

Did Bill Simmons Make A Fool Of Himself On WWE Raw?

Bill Simmons joined Snoop Dogg as a special guest on tonight's WWE Raw, and if that sounds like the dumbest thing in the world to you, you'd be right. Simmons didn't even take a bump, which is some weak bullshit. Even worse, it appears Simmons may have broken kayfabe by inquiring about the of-late absence of "the… » 3/23/15 9:59pm Monday 9:59pm

Openly Gay WWE Wrestler Blasts Company For Abu Dhabi Shows

Today marks the first of three WWE house shows in Abu Dhabi, and Darren Young is very notably not among the wrestlers making the trip. Young (real name Fred Rosser) came out as gay in 2013, and the United Arab Emirates doesn't have the best human-rights record. WWE says it left Young behind for his own safety, but… » 2/11/15 1:27pm 2/11/15 1:27pm

'We Want Refunds!' - Why Pro Wrestling Fans Are So Angry Again [UPDATE]

You'd think that the first weather-related cancellation of an episode of Monday Night Raw in the show's 1000-plus episode history would be bad news for the WWE. But the many inches of snow aimed at Hartford, Connecticut, the location of tonight's now-scuttled Raw taping, are a sprinkle of luck that will spare WWE… » 1/26/15 8:47pm 1/26/15 8:47pm

I Was Chris Benoit: Playing A Video Game As A Real-Life Murderer

Seven and a half years ago, one of the most acclaimed pro wrestlers of all time, Chris Benoit, murdered his wife and his seven-year-old son. He then killed himself. Today, some gamers want to play as Chris Benoit in a wrestling video game and keep trying to make that happen. The company behind the game doesn't… » 12/12/14 1:13pm 12/12/14 1:13pm

CM Punk Rips Apart The WWE In Revealing Interview About His Departure

Former WWE champion CM Punk joined Colt Cabana's "The Art of Wrestling" podcast this week and dove deep into why he left the company. There is a ton of interesting stuff in here, and it's certainly worth a listen for hardcore fans who want the most in-depth look into why Punk left the wrestling behemoth. » 11/27/14 2:45pm 11/27/14 2:45pm