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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'...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 »
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 »
I’d like to start a new regular feature here in the Steel Cage: The Dig and Dump List. Simply put, it will be a (hopefully) weekly list of what I’m digging from the current wrestling scene, and what I would dump. Let’s get underway: Dig:
1. Mark Henry: Simply put, the reigning World Heavyweight Champion is the best thing going in WWE right now. His intimidating,...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 »
I recently took my 2-year-old son to a WWE house show at Madison Square Garden. As we walked up the steps from Penn Station up to the Garden, we came upon what appeared to be a homeless man.
He saw my son decked out in his purple and yellow John Cena gear and he asked, “You going to see wrestling?”
I responded “yes,” but I also immediately thought in my mind,...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 »
If Snooki desires “gorilla juice heads” she has come to the right place.
MTV’s Snooki (Nicole Polizzi) from the “Jersey Shore” will appear on "Monday Night Raw" next week, according to TMZ. Raw will take place in St. Louis, Mo., and details of her appearance are not yet known.
Snooki’s good friend, JWoww (Jenni Farley), appeared on TNA’s...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 »