The Steel Cage
Newsday tag team champs Alfonso Castillo and Josh Stewart slam you with pro wrestling news and insights.
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...Read more »
I’m a big proponent of the philosophy of “less is more.”At last year’s WrestleMania, we saw the unwanted results of giving too much away on free TV. After 12 years of build, the long-awaited showdown between Bret Hart and Vince McMahon should have been enough to carry the entire show by itself. But instead, Hart and McMahon were trading blows seemingly every week on TV leading...Read more »
THE NEWSDAY.COM STEEL CAGE OFFICIAL WRESTLEMANIA XXVIILINE-UP SUNDAY APRIL 3, 2011 7 P.M. FROM THE GEORGIA DOME IN ATLANTA, GA GUEST HOST: THE ROCK! WWE CHAMPIONSHIPTHE MIZ (with Alex Riley) vs. JOHN CENA ...Read more »
The “go-home” edition of Raw just six days before the biggest wrestling event of the year, WrestleMania XXVII, is set to take place tonight. And WWE is swinging for the fences with a loaded show.
. As a final piece of hype before their big match at Mania, Triple-H and The Undertaker are scheduled for an in-ring confrontation—their first since the memorable silent showdown...Read more »
On page A75 of today’s Newsday you will find “20 fun facts about pro wrestling” in honor of Wrestlemania 27 next Sunday.
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Don’t worry, we didn’t have to snap on the figure-four leg-lock on a sports editor to get something wrestling-related into print. It seems some in the newsroom are aware of the enormity of Wrestlemania.
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The last time fans witnessed The Rock in a wrestling match was Wrestlemania 20 in Madison Square Garden when he teamed with Mic Foley to face Evolution (Ric Flair, Randy Orton and Dave Batista). We may not have to wait that long before he laces up the boots once again.
The Rock said the following in a recent interview with WWE Magazine:
“Making movies is something that I love to...Read more »
The Rock will appear on “Monday Night Raw” on March 28th, the last Raw before Wrestlemania 27 in Atlanta, according to his Facebook page.
“Get ready CHICAGO...The Rock is Bringin' It and we're "Puttin' Our Boots to Candy Asses" LIVE on RAW and ELECTRIFYING THE WORLD...3/28/11," he wrote earlier today on Facebook.
Will the WWE hold off on having...Read more »
John Cena has one simple message for The Rock.
“I think we’re on to a point if this continues, something physical is going to happen,” Cena told Newsday on Friday at Madison Square Garden (Click here for photos).
“The fact that he tried to pick a fight with the toughest guy in the place, that’s kind of his style. But you know me, I don’t...Read more »
Long before Jerry “The King” Lawler feuded with the Miz and Michael Cole, he had one of the fiercest rivalries with "Superstar" Bill Dundee.
To many WWE fans, The King is one of the voices behind some of the WWE’s greatest moments over the last decade and a half. But he’s much more than a broadcaster who loves “puppies” and Divas. Lawler was one...Read more »
We’ve seen Snooki brawl on TV. Now we’ll see her brawl inside a WWE ring in an actual match.
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi appeared on Raw last night and made an impact by slapping the spit out of Vickie Guerrero’s mouth. Then, she delivered a Lou Thesz press to LayCool that Thesz would have been proud of. Just kidding.
It was announced that the “Jersey...Read more »