The Steel Cage

Why it's too late for TNA to turn things around

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling President Dixie Carter has

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In April, 2010, I wrote the following in a blog post here in the Steel Cage:

“For my money Total Nonstop Action is, indeed, totaled – as in broken beyond repair.”

I went on to write that, no matter how much TNA worked to reverse its course, it was simply too late. After years of offering up one of the worst nationally televised wrestling products fans had ever seen, the damage had been...

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Undertaker not retiring from the WWE just yet

Undertaker delivers "snake eyes" to Shawn Michaels at

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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...

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Ric Flair: I will be at WWE Hall of Fame

Ric Flair is greeted by the crowd during

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During an autograph session in North Carolina, "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair confirmed he will be at the WWE Hall of Fame in Miami when The Four Horsemen are inducted.

Flair currently wrestles for TNA and many fans have been left wondering if the 16-time former world champion would be able to appear on WWE programming.

Flair was present at last year's ceremony to see Shawn Michaels'...

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WWE Hall of Fame calls Edge, Four Horsemen for 2012

Former World Champion Edge and the Four Horsemen were unveiled last night as the first inductees into the WWE Hall of Fame for 2012.

The Four Horsemen (Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Barry Windham and manager JJ Dillon) were one of the most influential stables in wrestling history. I was not fortunate enough to see them when they were at the height of their success in the mid 1980s...

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TNA Impact visits NYCB Theatre in Westbury

TNA, short for Total Nonstop Action, brought its

TNA Impact Wrestling stopped over at the NYCB Theatre in Westbury on Jan. 6. Click above to see some sights and sounds from the event. Also, Matt Morgan and Velvet Sky share how they got their start in the business before they made it under the bright lights of TNA.

Videojournalist: Chris Ware...

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TNA Impact Wrestling in Brooklyn Friday night

TNA Knockouts Angelina Love and Madison Rayne

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Total Nonstop Action returns to our area this Friday night with its Impact Wrestling World Tour.

The second annual BaseBrawl event takes place at Coney Island's MCU Park--home of the Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team.

The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are available at the MCU Park box office and also at Citi Field. You can also buy them online at


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Ric Flair attending WWE HOF, Jim Ross calling matches

Ric Flair is greeted by the crowd during

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Current TNA and former WWE star, Ric Flair, is in Atlanta to attend the WWE Hall of Fame, according to Jim Ross’ Twitter page.

"Good seeing wwe hof'ers Harley Race & Ric Flair telling stories in hotel bar. Naitch says he's going to see HBK be inducted Sat nite."

Michaels faced Flair at Wrestlemania 24 in 2008. The stipulation was if Flair lost he would retire from...

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My five favorite WrestleMania matches

Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania 25

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Any “all-time greatest” list is bound to stir debate from people who vehemently disagree with the author’s opinion. And so I offer this not as an objective compilation of the WrestleMania’s best matches, but as a very subjective list of the WrestleMania bouts I’ve enjoyed the most.

It’s worth noting that there have been WrestleMania matches that, when I...

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