Brock Lesnar doesn’t do a lot of interviews outside of a mandatory UFC or WWE event press event. In 2001 he gave a rare interview to Dave Meltzer and at the time he was a tad more timid and not yet the beast of today. Check it out.
WWE superstars and real life friends Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn were sent home from the WWE European tour. There are many mysteries to be uncovered here but the range of punishments rumored go from simple plane ride back all the way to never returning. Dave Meltzer breaks it down.
It may look like WWE is making money like crazy but that is not the case. WWE is surviving on its TV deal pretty much and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Business insider Dave Meltzer breaks down what is going on and why. Check it out.
WWE has a rare shroud of secrecy surrounding SummerSlam, specifically the outcome of the main event. The match is a fatal four-way for the universal championship involving Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns, Samoa Joe, and Braun Strowman. Dave Meltzer is reporting that Brock Lesnar knows the current plan because it is in his contract that he is … Read more
Master of the wrestling dirt sheets Dave Meltzer rebutted reports of a CM Punk wrestling return. The response came after word leaked that Ring of Honor wanted him to return to work for the promotion. Punk has been essentially invisible since getting decimated by Mickey Gall in his first UFC appearance. Here’s what Dave reported: … Read more
Impact Wrestling filmed in India last week and according to insider Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter it was a little shady. Reportedly fans were paid 250-400 rupees just for attending the event. The 500 people there were also told who to cheer and who to boo and they even choreographed the wave. WTF Impact? We’ve … Read more
Sumo wrestling legend, former MMA fighter and current pro wrestler Akebono apparently had a rough go this past week. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer recently gave an update that Akebono had been taken to a hospital last Tuesday night after a show in Fukuoaka, Japan for the DDT promotion. The sumo legend was reportedly placed … Read more
Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice are joined this week with an all-star cast of Josh Barnett, Ken Shamrock, and Dave Meltzer. Barnett is there to talk about his upcoming bout with Fedor Emelianenko and Bas has the first part of his exclusive interview with Fedor.
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At least as far as ratings go, it will be called a success and the most watched MMA show of all time. Here’s the latest report from Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer: “Elite XC a huge success The show did a 2.7 rating in prime time based on the fast nationals. The final rating … Read more