Tonight, NXT Tag Team Champions Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish defend the tag titles in the main event. Adam Cole is in for a surprise in regards to his NXT Takeover match. Lars Sullivan is preparing for a war. Johnny Gargano is confronted by a Dream. All this a more on NXT! Read more
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Last night, I attended two wrestling shows with a few friends of mine. The first show was a World Wrestling Entertainment house show at the War Memorial in Syracuse, New York, which started at 5pm. The second event was a show put on by a local company, Squared Circle Wrestling (2CW), which took place at 8pm. I thought it would be interesting to compare to the two shows since in recent months there has been a “us vs. them” mentality from independent companies towards the WWE.
For those unaware about 2CW, they are based out of Syracuse and have ran most of their shows in the Upstate New York area since 2006. They have used plenty of top names and have a pretty good local talent including guys like Colin Delaney, Jay Freddie, Sean Carr, Brute Van Slyke, Kevin Graham and Nick Ando. Read more
Prior to becoming Seth Rollins and gaining success in the WWE which includes winning the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania 31, he was a popular independent wrestler that fans were supportive of in Ring of Honor. He went by Tyler Black and was being groomed as the next top star for the company. Read more
In professional sports, when an athlete reaches the age of 45, they are most likely retired or barely hanging onto a career that has long passed by them. Sometimes an athlete just doesn’t know when to let go.
But, then there are cases when an athlete has amazing longevity and surprises all their doubters. That’s exactly what Jerry Lynn did in 2009. Read more