Day: July 1, 2022

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The Blackpool Combat Club vs. Jericho Appreciation Society (Blood & Guts) Match Review

The sequel to an instant classic in Double or Nothing’s Anarchy in the Arena, Wednesday’s Blood & Guts match always had a tough act to follow. However, I think the general response, both live and in nerdy bubbles such as this one, suggests that all involved can be pretty pleased with their night’s work. Blood …

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The Young Bucks Were Originally Slated To Capture The IWGP Tag Titles Before Plans Changed

At this past Sunday’s AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door event, FTR captured the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championships in a three way bout that also featured Jeff Cobb & Great O-Khan and Roppongi Vice. The match also saw FTR put their ROH Tag Team Championships on the line, with the result meaning that the duo …

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AEW Talent Playbook Includes Drug Policy, Concussion Protocol + More

Wellness policies in wrestling have developed immensely in recent years. A number of unfortunate incidents have made it imperative for the likes of WWE and AEW to enforce policies to protect their workers in an industry that is highly demanding, physically and mentally. AEW lost one of its biggest stars in Jeff Hardy to a …

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Update On The Potential For AEW & Stardom To Work Together In The Future

This past Sunday, AEW held their first ever joint pay-per view event with New Japan Pro Wrestling, Forbidden Door, with reviews of the show being resoundingly positive following an excellent night of pro-wrestling. The card, however, only featured one women’s wrestling match, with that being Thunder Rosa’s successful defence of her AEW Women’s Championship against …

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Claudio Castagnoli Reportedly Surprised WWE Talent By Joining AEW

This past Sunday at the AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door event, Claudio Castagnoli made his AEW arrival as he defeated Zack Sabre Jr. Following this, the Blackpool Combat Club’s newest member then scored the win on this Wednesday’s edition of Dynamite as he competed in Blood and Guts. According to a new report from Dave …

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Io Shirai Hasn’t Signed Latest WWE Contract Offer, Will Be Free Agent Soon

Io Shirai is a former NXT Women’s Champion and had one of the best runs with the brands top womens title. Though, viewers will have noticed that it’s been quite a few weeks since the former champion has been seen on TV. The Japanese star has been suffering from an undisclosed injury and it’s unknown …

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Dave Meltzer Match Ratings June 24 – June 29 2022

Dave Meltzer Match Ratings all taken from the July 4 2022 edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter WWE SMACKDOWN JUNE 24: Drew McIntyre & Sheamus vs The Usos: **** AEW RAMPAGE JUNE 24: Andrade El Idolo vs Rey Fenix: ****.25 STARDOM Fight In The Top June 26: Tam Nakano vs Natsupoi, Cage Match: ****.5 Mayu …

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