Author: Dakota Mayes

Wrestling Legend Ultimo Dragon left WWE on good terms after they proposed ideas to remove his mask and change his character. Ultimo Dragon is a legend in the wrestling industry and has competed all over the world in his long career. However, many fans may not remember that for a brief time, following the fall of WCW, he worked for WWE. He signed with the company in 2003 and competed for WWE’s Cruiserweight division but asked for his release a year later. It was granted, and he returned to Japan to continue his legacy back in his home country. Ultimo Dragon…

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AEW

After having filed a trademark for the term “Wayward Sons,” last week, The Young Bucks have now abandoned it. The Young Bucks have always made a great deal of their income from merchandise sales. Fans will remember their shirts were the highest selling on Prowrestlingtees.com and remained so for a while. Despite having switched wrestling companies, they continued to make great cash from merchandise and are always putting out new shirts. The Young Bucks may have been preparing new clothes for their comeback, but that may have changed. It was announced last week that The Young Bucks trademark filed for the term “Wayward…

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NWA

After years in NWA, former champion Nick Aldis now believes the promotion is the most toxic in the wrestling industry. Nick Aldis has spent a significant portion of his wrestling career signed with NWA and was its biggest star. He spent over 1000 days as the NWA World Champion, adding prestige and legitimacy to the legendary belt. He’s faced almost everyone there is to face in the wrestling industry in its defense and brought eyes to the promotion. Nick Aldis’s contributions were so large that he became the unofficial face of NWA and gave up opportunities for it. Unfortunately, NWA’s…

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Alberto Del Rio, Ultimo Dragon, Josh Alexander, and notable wrestlers from Pro Wrestling NOAH worked an indie show without getting paid. There is no shortage of stories about wrestlers being cheated by bookers in the wrestling business, and it happens too often. Wrestlers put their bodies on the line night in and night out, putting themselves through all manner of trauma. It’s only right that they get properly compensated for their hard work because anything can go wrong at any time. Recently, at an indie wrestling event, numerous performers found themselves in a tough situation when the promotor disappeared. Fortunately,…

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AEW

Erik Bischoff doesn’t think WWE should resign CM Punk because he’s lost the mystique that surrounded him from leaving WWE in 2014. It’s been months since the All Out brawl between CM Punk and The Elite, but the investigation is now closed. Rumors and promos indicate that The Elite will be back on TV soon, but the same isn’t said of Punk. Reports indicate that CM Punk’s days in AEW are done, with the company in negotiations to buy out his contract. Along with these reports are rumors that CM Punk could be heading for one more run in WWE.…

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WWE

Sami Zayn is genuinely baffled that Jim Cornette praised his work with The Bloodline on Friday Night SmackDown. Sami Zayn has been working hard for the past 8-years since joining WWE, but his hard work has been paying off. He has been a highlight of WWE programming for years now, and his best work has been his most recent. Ever since joining The Bloodline, Sami has made the group more popular than ever. His comedic timing has added some much-needed levity, but it hasn’t gotten in the way of the developing storyline.  As things stand, he has become a major…

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WWE

WWE plans to keep on diversifying as they are looking for the next big start from Africa heading into WrestleMania season. WWE is always looking to diversify its roster, and it looks like they now have its sights set on Africa. The company has announced a continent-wide talent search in conjunction with its Sub-Saharan Africa broadcast partner SuperSport. As per WWE.com, the new campaign was announced in Lagos, Nigeria, where they will hold a multi-day tryout in February. To qualify, participants are required to submit videos that highlight their potential to be stars before the deadline in December.  Only select…

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AEW

Ahead of their alleged return to television, The Young Bucks have filed for a Trademark of “The Wayward Sons.” It’s been a few months since the “brawl out” incident at AEW’s All Out pay-per-view, but the heat is finally simmering. For those who don’t remember, the show saw both The Elite and CM Punk win gold that night. CM Punk regained the AEW World Championship from Jon Moxley, and The Elite became the company’s first Trios Champions. All that went away after Punk’s fiery rant at the post-show media scrum where he buried the group. His rant was followed by…

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WWE

Now that Stephanie McMahon and Triple H are in charge, Natalya is more hopeful than ever that Evolution 2 will happen. In 2018, WWE held Evolution, the first-ever pay-per-view dedicated entirely to the incredible women on the roster. The night saw some memorable matches that featured current and past women’s wrestlers, with two amazing main events. The first saw then SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch settling the score with Charlotte in a last woman standing match. The second saw Ronda Rousey defend the Raw Women’s Championship against Nikki Bella to close the show. The event was widely praised, but it…

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WWE

WWE may be planning to hold the SmackDown World Cup with contestants from many different countries for men and women. Last night on SmackDown, WWE announced the brand would be holding a SmackDown World Cup Tournament starting next week. No further details have been provided yet, but right now it’s being assumed that contestants will be of many different nationalities. Supposedly, there will be tournaments for both the men and the women, possibly running side by side from each other. This news comes a month after Triple H revealed plans to hold World Cup-type scenarios moving forward on WWE programming.…

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