Tonight, Cedric Alexander finally gets his shot at WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore, “Woken” Matt Hardy makes his in-ring debut on RAW, The Miz returns to RAW and makes his intentions known quickly. Plus, the Balor Club battles Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Jason Jordan in a six man tag main event! All this and more! 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
Fourteen years ago, Joey Matthews was a top prospect for the fledging promotion Extreme Championship Wrestling. For the final handful of months that ECW existed, Matthews provided a spark to the tag team scene with partner Christian York. Their rise in the company was clear, but never was able to become a reality with the company going out of business in January 2001. Read more