Big Names for Raw? – With Spandex
Spoilers ahoy as the internet tries to ruin any enjoyment you could draw out of your pro wrestling programming. Two big names are rumored to be appearing on tonight’s Raw from Pittsburgh. If you’ve managed to avoid the news this morning don’t click the link. If you want to know what’s in store, click on through.
Kurt Angle/HHH Meeting? – Lords of Pain
Triple H reportedly met with Kurt Angle at last week’s Arnold Sports Festival. Triple H was there for the NXT Experience and Kurt Angle was in town to be inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame.
Kevin Owens/AJ Styles Post Match – Cageside Seats
While Roadblock was going on, Kevin Owens and AJ Styles were having a 30 minute Iron Man Match at the WWE live event in Atlantic City. After the match Owens put over Styles big on the microphone…and then waited for him to leave the ring and put himself over bigger leading to a wonderful finish to the segment. Kevin Owens is the best.
After a farewell tour with TNA, Kurt Angle already has a date lined up for a unique event March 20th in Phoenix, AZ. The TNA Hall of Famer and Olympic Gold Medalist, will be a part of URShow.TV’s UR Fight event facing Lucha Underground’s Rey Mysterio.
Under normal circumstances a match between Angle & Mysterio, while newsworthy, isn’t blowing anyone’s skirt up given the number of times the two interacted in WWE. However, this match comes as part of a unique PPV concept bringing four different styles of “combat sports” together. Joining Mysterio vs. Angle on the card are:
- Boxing: Roy Jones, Jr. vs. the “Fight Roy Jones, Jr.” Contest Winner
- MMA: Ken Shamrock versus Dan Severn
- Grappling: Chael Sonnen vs. Michael Bisping
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It’s another huge night of Wednesday Night action. TNA has Bell to Bell, NXT has an all-star tag match, ROH has Styles versus Cole, and Lucha Underground has a championship match. Let’s run down the cards!
Impact Wrestling 9PM + 12AM on Destination America
It’s Election Day in TNA! Ethan Carter III’s campaign for the TNA World Title comes to an end with his match against Olympic Gold Medalist and TNA World Champion Kurt Angle. In addition, the Wolves and the Heels wrap up their best of 5 series, and either the BC or the Rising will disband.
- TNA World Championship: Kurt Angle vs. Ethan Carter III
- Match 5- 30 Minute Iron Man Match to determine new TNA Tag Team Champions: The Wolves vs. The Dirty Heels
- Magnus and Mickie James vs. James Storm and Serena Deeb
- Handicap Elimination Match, Losing Team Disbands: The Beat Down Clan- MVP, Kenny King, Low-Ki & Hernandez vs. The Rising – Drew Galloway, Eli Drake, & Myka
- TNA Knockouts Championship: Taryn Terrell vs. Awesome Kong vs. Brooke
- Mr. Anderson vs. Bram
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ECW Zombie passes – With Spandex
Wrestler Tim Roberts, who portrayed the ECW Zombie on the first episode of WWECW, has passed at the young age of 38. Very sad for anyone to pass away at such an early age. Condolences to Roberts’ friends and family.
Two New Champions, an Unexpected Return, and a New Faction Highlight Impact’s Return – Impact Wrestling
Wednesday Night’s Impact Wrestling debut on Destination America was a jam-packed card. Every TNA Championship was defended, Kurt Angle made his return to in-ring action, Awesome Kong returned to TNA, and there were THREE shocking heel turns resulting in Bobby Lashley regaining the TNA World Championship.
Lucha Underground Champion Crowned – WrestleZone
Even though it was taped months ago, it became official last night. Prince Puma was crowned the first Lucha Underground Champion surviving the 55 minute/20-man Aztec Warfare match, pinning Johnny Mundo (Morrison) to win the belt.
Kaitlyn explains her WWE departure last year – Cageside Seats
Former WWE diva Kaitlyn posted an Instagram post yesterday on the one year anniversary of her departure from WWE. You should probably just be following her Instagram for pics like this (NSFW). Good lord.
Daniel Bryan talks about his Raw announcement – WWE.com
The former champion discusses his emotional announcement from Monday’s Raw with Renee Young.
Kurt Angle Officially Resigns with TNA – Impact Wrestling
In a shock to no one, Kurt Angle will officially be back with Impact when they return next week on Destination America.
Huge 6-man Tag for ROH TV Tapings – Ring of Honor
A tag match that should be a 5-star encounter is set for ROH’s next set of TV Tapings January 24th in Philadelphia. The Bullet Club- AJ Styles & The Young Bucks will meet ACH, “Rebourne” Matt Sydal, & Cedric Alexander.
Brock Lesnar featured in new Hardee’s ad – YouTube
Hardee’s repurposed footage from Brock Lesnar trashing Triple H’s office into a commercial for their