The Steel Cage
A quick reminder that WWE returns to our area this Sunday with its "Road to WrestleMania" tour. The show is taking place at Madison Square Garden with a special start time of 5 p.m. Tickets begin at $25 and are available through Ticketmaster.
Here's what's advertised:
Featured Six Man Tag Team Main Event
Triple H & CM Punk & Randy Orton vs. Chris Jericho &...Read more »
Over their storied careers, Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage probably wrestled each other more than 100 times. But when most of think about “The Hulkster” and “The Macho Man” tying up, we probably remember one, particular bout—that contested at WrestleMania V.
The fact is that when a match makes it to WrestleMania, it achieves a kind of wrestling immortality. It means that the bout was selected...Read more »
Former WWE superstar and 2012 Hall of Fame inductee Edge sat down with Newsday's Kidsday reporters to discuss his new movie "Bending the Rules." Click the embedded video above to watch the interview. Or, click here to read the entire interview.
The movie also stars Jamie Kennedy and Brooklyn native Jennifer Esposito. It will be released tomorrow, March 9 in select theaters. Here's...Read more »
Last night we held our first ever live blog for Raw and you can see my rambling thoughts of the show in real-time by clicking here.
Let’s kick off with what the entire show was based around: The Rock and John Cena. Rocky delivered three recorded segments throughout the show from various parts of Boston. Keyword: recorded – that will come up a little later on so store that in the back of your...Read more »
11:11: Rock pulled a Cena and exited the ring after he said his peace. It was effective when Cena did it last week, but the Rock left Cena in the ring alone and he thrived. He mimicked Rock with bogus notes on his wrist and then hit hard with strong words driving home the point that he has to win at Wrestlemania. Even though Cena didn't dust off one of his raps as I had hoped, he came very close...Read more »
Like many wrestling fans, I read the latest wrestling news and rumors on various websites (aka dirt sheets). Some sites are much more reputable than others.
The one headline that is guaranteed to pop up at least twice a year, especially during Wrestlemania time, is the Undertaker’s retirement. I roll my eyes every time I see it and I rarely ever link out to it in this blog or mention it in...Read more »
The WWE’s plans to launch their own network hit a major snag this week as they still have not signed a deal with a cable or satellite TV provider to carry the channel, according to The New York Post.
The report also claims that the company has not been able to hire “experienced cable executives” to launch the channel. The WWE is expected to hire 200 employees to run the network including a...Read more »
Last week I wrote about the 10 biggest matches in WrestleMania history. I noted then that while a few of them may have felt epic, they weren’t executed very well.
In fact, in its over the last 28 years, several WrestleMania main events have failed to deliver. In some cases, expectations were low to begin with because of the competitors involved (See: Sid Eudy.) In other cases, expectations...Read more »
All-female wrestling league Women Superstars Uncensored returns to Deer Park this Saturday, March 3, for its 5th Anniversary event. The show will be held at the NYWC Sportatorium at 435-13 Brook Avenue. Bell time is at 6 p.m., but arrive early for a meet and greet with the ladies of WSU at 4 p.m. Tickets are available here. You can also watch the show via internet pay per view at GoFightLive.TV....Read more »
Hulkamania is running wild on the Mets in spring training.
Yesterday, Mets relief pitcher Tim Byrdak crashed practice at spring training dressed as wrestling icon Hulk Hogan circa 1980s. The lefty was dressed in yellow boots and red underwear topped off with the trademark feather boa and Hogan's signature red bandanna. Byrdak even bleached his mustache earlier this week in preparation for...Read more »