The Steel Cage
Their wrestling styles may be as different as they come, but Christopher Daniels belives he and Hulk Hogan are “kindred spirits.”
“I think the thing that people should understand about Hulk Hogan and myself is that we both sort of played the best hand with the cards we were dealt,” Daniels said. “We took what we have as wrestlers, physically and our mindset and we made the best...Read more »
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...Read more »
Giants running back Brandon Jacobs is trading in his shoulder pads for wrestling boots.
Jacobs will appear on "TNA Impact Wrestling" this Thursday on Spike TV at 9 p.m. (EST). The appearance was originally filmed this past Monday in Orlando. Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was first offered the role but pulled out.
Earlier today former TNA Champion and Olympic gold medalist...Read more »
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...Read more »
Details on the film about former WWE star Chris Benoit, who murdered his wife and 7-year-old son before committing suicide in 2007, are starting to emerge.
WWE wrestlers will be portrayed as characters in the film, according to Sarah Coulter, the writer of the film. "Eddie [Guerrero] is obviously very important to the story," said Coulter. "Triple H, Kurt Angle, they're all...Read more »
TNA's biggest show of the year, Bound for Glory, takes place this Sunday from Philadelphia. If you're on Long Island, you've got lots of options to check out the show. Personally, I intend to make the short drive to the Liacouras Center to catch the show in person, and you can too by buying tickets here.
If you want a truly unique experience, you can watch Bound for Glory on the big screen....Read more »
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 brooklyncyclones.com
Among...Read more »
The thought of having a professional wrestler mow your lawn might seem like an outrageous idea. But when it comes to Long Island native Mick Foley, no idea is too crazy for him.
Remember, this is the man who wrestled with a sock on his hand, had three of the wildest characters (Cactus Jack, Dude Love and Mankind) and was the biggest risk taker when it came to pushing his body to the limit.
Foley’s...Read more »
Over the weekend, TNA star Kurt Angle was arrested and charged for being in control of a motor vehicle while intoxicated, according to TMZ. North Dakota police found Angle sitting in his car but because he was not driving when cops found him, it’s not a DUI charge.
Reports indicate that Angle told cops he hit an icy patch in the road. The TNA star failed a field sobriety test and was...Read more »
Stars from the so-called “legitimate” sports world have been making guest appearances on professional wrestling for decades. There was Muhammad Ali getting airplane spun by Gorilla Monsoon in 1976; Joe Frazier “training” Mr. T. for his boxing match against Roddy Piper at WrestleMania 2, and Lawrence Taylor taking on Bam Bam Bigelow in the main event of WrestleMania XI.
Last...Read more »