Ronda Rousey was knocked out by Holly Holm and vanished from the public eye for a long time. When she returned she faced new bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and was knocked out very quickly effectively ending her UFC career. After deciding to move on to WWE wrestling rings she has been featured prominently by the organization as a female Stone Cold character. For the most part the fans have been very receptive to the change but even those cheers have not faded the memories of those losses. She recently spoke about them and invoked God as the culprit for them. Check it out.
UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor’s future has been the discussion of combat sports fans and reporters everywhere. The latest rumors involved WWE and a possible Manny Pacquiao boxing match but Mac said ‘nope’ to both in this video from TMZ. Check it out.
This is epically odd. Woken Matt Hardy put out a Thanksgiving special that featured weirdness and a tangerine custard sorbet. It is possibly the best Thanksgiving special ever. Check it out:
On December 4th WWE gave us the new iteration of ‘Broken’ Matt Hardy. Yes it wasn’t much of a change other than the name but he was glorious. ‘Woken’ Matt Hardy cut a promo on RAW and it was so good to see WWE letting him express his inner psychopath. Check it out:
WWE announced the release of James Ellsworth. At one time he was a mainstay of comic relief on WWE TV programs. He was featured heavily on Smackdown alongside AJ Styles, Dean Ambrose, and towards the end of his run he had a relationship with Carmella. Here’s what they said about the departure of the master … Read more
WWE female wrestler Paige has apparently broken up with Alberto Del Rio after an extraordinarily rocky relationship. Both of them left WWE television due to wellness violations with Del Rio asking and getting his release from the company shortly after. Paige had a neck injury that is apparently healed and she has been seen working … Read more
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.
Roman Reigns did a media call with members of the international media recently and he was asked a number of questions with one standing out in terms of interest. The possibility of a match with his cousin The Rock has always been there but with Vince McMahon’s relentless onslaught of placing Reigns in the main … Read more
Recently on the Dan LeBatard show, Dana White shared his opinions on the potential of a Brock Lesnar return. Factors taken in to account were Lesnar’s failed drug test after his last bout and the complications of dealing with WWE. He referenced the heavily discussed Jon Jones vs. Brock Lesnar bout that was on the … Read more
It’s no secret that the WWE television ratings have declined since they began their monster push of Roman Reigns. Fans have mostly rejected it but Vince McMahon refuses to admit defeat because the shareholders demand Reigns as THE guy. Dave Meltzer tries to make sense of it in the video below.