• Halloween Havoc gets extreme, adds Ambulance and Weapons Wild matches

    WWE.com WWE’s main roster will pay tribute to ECW this weekend in Philadelphia, and Triple H & Shawn Michaels will continue that trend with NXT’s Spooky SZN premium live event on Oct. 22. Halloween Havoc, which will be a stand alone show this year rather than the special episode of NXT television its been the past two years, has a history of gimmick matches. So the addition of “Weapons Wild” and Ambulance matches to a card that already included a multi-person Ladder...

  • Exclusive: Liv Morgan says bring on the thumb tacks Ronda and light ‘em on fire while you’re at it

    WWE.com Her run as SmackDown Women’s Champion may have gotten off to a rocky start in the eyes of many, but those same eyes cannot deny that Liv Morgan has really started to find her groove these last few weeks. The confidence of the New Jersey native, both on and off the screen, grows with each passing day. Every morning Liv Morgan wakes up with a smile on her face because she still has the SmackDown Women’s Championship in her possession. Cageside Seats had a chance to...

  • Video highlights from the Oct. 4 WWE NXT

    WWE.com WWE and its fans had some fun with the company’s long, almost troll-like rollout of Veer Mahaan on Raw. For almost six months, they teased his arrival. When he finally came, we got a few weeks of the former Major League Baseball prospect squashing folks. Veer got into a program with the Mysterios, then not much. We barely had time to speculate about why Vince McMahon lost interest in the beefy 34 year old from India before Vince was gone. But it didn’t seem like...

  • AEW Dark recap (Oct. 4, 2022): Spooktober means more Abadon

    AEW Episode 164 of AEW Dark is in the books! If you missed the live broadcast click here for the stream. Excalibur and Taz called the action (as usual) for this show. Let’s get to it! A brand new #AEWDark drops TONIGHT 7/6c!▶️ https://t.co/[email protected]_AEW v @[email protected] v @[email protected][email protected] v #Workhorsemen @[email protected]#IronSavages @[email protected] v @[email protected] pic.twitter.com/gQC1qYWwjR—...

  • Bryan Danielson is making a huge mistake

    AEW’s Twitter Dynamite airs tonight (Oct. 5) with a live show from Entertainment & Sports Arena in Washington, D.C.. AEW is just over six weeks away from Full Gear, which takes place on Nov. 19. Bryan Danielson is making a huge mistake Tonight’s main event for the 3rd Anniversary episode of Dynamite is a tag team match pitting Bryan Danielson and Daniel Garcia against Sammy Guevara and Chris Jericho. As the current ROH Pure Champion, Garcia hasn’t responded well to the...

  • Daily Open Thread: Oct. 5, 2022

    Here’s your “Daily Open Thread” for Oct. 5, 2022. Come chat about whatever you would like. Come back all day and night for discussion of all things pro wrestling and beyond, some of the former but much more of the latter. Basically, this is the spot to yak about anything related to anything other than wrestling. Don’t forget to check out everything else we have going on here at Cageside today. Keep checking that front page for content throughout the day, but for now, scroll on...

  • Rumor Roundup: GUNTHER buried, Andrade update, Omega contract, NXT call-ups, more!

    WWE.com Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favored pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors being churned out by the pro wrestling rumor mill. Important reminder: Rumors are just that — rumors. None of this has been confirmed as fact, it’s just circulating around the pro wrestling rumor mill. We track rumor accuracy in a weekly feature called Rumor Look Back...

  • NXT recap & reactions: This is their brutality

    WWE.com The Brawling Brutes challenge Pretty Deadly, Melo rebounds, and a champion goes missing. NXT is back in black and gold, and live this week! Claire is also live, blogging away on internet.com for your reading pleasure, while I’m going to connect dots an tell you what it all means. Let’s talk NXT! Fight Club It’s weird seeing Pete Dunne back in NXT as Butch. Even weirder because NXT relies heavily on continuity and not pretending the audience have goldfish...

  • Raw’s ‘White Rabbit’ clues continue to point to Bray Wyatt, Extreme Rules

    As we’ve come to expect from WWE’s “White Rabbit” chase, the QR code displayed during the Oct. 3 episode of Raw was chock full of clues and symbols. Probably more than even the internet sleuths who dissect and analyze each one as soon as they show up have found! The big takeaway is that last night’s puzzle definitely points to Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center, the site of Saturday’s Extreme Rules premium live event. So whether you’ve loved or hated this mystery, it’s almost...

  • New Japan named Antonio Inoki ‘Honorary Lifetime Chairman’ prior to his death

    njpw1972.com To celebrate his role as the company’s founder and career there as a wrestler, as part of their 50th Anniversary celebrations this year, New Japan Pro-Wrestling planned to announce Antonio Inoki as their “Honorary Lifetime Chairman’ at their Oct. 10 Declaration of Power show. Sadly, as we all know, Inoki died last week. But he did agree to accept the honor on Sept. 1, and NJPW made a public declaration today (Oct. 4): New Japan Pro-Wrestling wishes once...

  • NXT probably won’t get a big makeover tonight, and it doesn’t really need one

    WWE NXT’s Twitter NXT 2.0 airs tonight (Oct. 4) live from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando. We are what are we now? After two weeks of pre-taped episodes, NXT resumes live broadcasts. The last live show back on Sept. 13 ended with a message from booker man Shawn Michaels. HBK told us the brand’s focus would remain on creating the Superstars of tomorrow, but they’ll also honor the past and constantly evolve. Cool! What does it mean? loading ...

  • Chad Gable’s German suplex of Braun Strowman was Raw’s top moment

    WWE.com Chad Gable was getting a surprising amount of offense in on Braun Strowman during their match on Monday Night Raw this week when he decided to hit the ropes. Strowman had been stunned on the mat, but when Gable came off with all his momentum, Strowman was back on his feet and picking him up over his shoulder. It was time for the power slam and the pinfall. Because of course, right? Except that’s not what happened. Instead, Gable slipped out and slid down the big...