Aaron SassAaron Sass is a contributing writer at Inquisitr. Aaron covers pro wrestling and mixed martial arts for Inquisitr. Aaron has previously covered pro wrestling for What Culture, the Portland Trail Blazers for the Portland Tribune, and video game news for The Gamer. In his free time, Aaron is usually playing his favorite video games, or hanging out with his cat.
Last week, we learned that Roman Reigns will make a big announcement regarding his SummerSlam plans on tonight’s episode of Monday Night Raw. Some think that the announcement will involve Roman challenging John Cena to a match at this August’s event, others think that it’ll lead to Braun Strowman’s return. However, there’s one name that… Continue reading WWE Rumor: The Undertaker Vs. Roman Reigns Rematch Set For ‘SummerSlam’
Braun Strowman has been out of action for the last several weeks due to an elbow injury which required surgery. Originally, WWE said that the ex-Wyatt Family member would be out of action for six months. However, their report was quickly refuted by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, as the publication revealed that the injury wasn’t… Continue reading Braun Strowman Returning For WWE ‘Great Balls Of Fire’?
We’re just a few hours away from this year’s Money in the Bank show, where we’ll see a WWE World Heavyweight Championship match, a Tag Team Title match, a Women’s Title match, and two different Money in the Bank ladder matches as the men, and, for the first time, the women will battle it out… Continue reading Final Odds For WWE ‘Money In The Bank’ 2017
It took three rounds for Holly Holm to land a big strike on Bethe Correia, but when she finally did, she didn’t disappoint. Holm and Correia headlined that UFC’s return to Singapore, China, and the first round of the fight didn’t feature much action, which led to the referee warning the two women in the… Continue reading UFC Fight Night 111 Results: Bethe Correia Showboats, Gets Brutally KO’d By Holly Holm
After having what could’ve been his best run in WWE, it doesn’t look like Chris Jericho will return to the company this year. According to Cageside Seats, Jericho isn’t expected to make his return to WWE this year, which contradicts an earlier report made by the Inquisitr. Jericho was last seen on the May 2… Continue reading Chris Jericho Not Expected To Return To WWE This Year
On this past Monday’s Raw, we learned that Roman Reigns will make a big announcement regarding SummerSlam on this coming Monday’s show. Shortly thereafter, the speculation began. Will it be John Cena? Will it be Braun Strowman? Will it be Brock Lesnar? All are possibilities. In this week’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer said that,… Continue reading Roman Reigns To Challenge Brock Lesnar At ‘SummerSlam’?
WWE is continuing to make history with their female stars, as five of SmackDown’s top women will compete in the first-ever women’s Money in the Bank ladder match on Sunday night. The participants include Charlotte Flair, Tamina Snuka, Becky Lynch, Natalya, and Carmella, who as of right now, is listed as the favorite to win… Continue reading Rumor: Former WWE Star Will Be Added To The Women’s ‘Money In The Bank’ Match
Roman Reigns — who has replaced John Cena as WWE’s most polarizing figure — has his fair share of critics who don’t believe he deserves all that he’s gotten during his time on the main roster. Simply put, they feel like he’s been handed everything, while other people on the main roster who “deserve it… Continue reading Roman Reigns Destroys His Critics With A Series Of Tweets — Calls Them ‘Dumb A** Marks’
Over the last few years, NXT — WWE’s developmental territory — has been an incredible feeder system for the main roster. Sure, they’re not exactly building many potential male or female stars from scratch, as most of their signees tend to be longtime independent wrestlers, who are already polished workers. But, nevertheless, NXT has been… Continue reading Triple H Is Reportedly Frustrated With Vince McMahon
On Monday’s Raw, WWE announced that Roman Reigns will be on next week’s show, and during his appearance, he’ll reveal his plans for August’s SummerSlam show. But, that wasn’t the only thing that was revealed on Monday’s show, as it was also announced that John Cena will be a free agent upon his return, which… Continue reading The Roman Reigns ‘SummerSlam’ Announcement Will Have Nothing To Do With John Cena
While WWE fans are excited at the prospect of Samoa Joe vs. Brock Lesnar, they’re not quite as stoked about it possibly being a one and done feud, with Joe ending up as another victim of The Beast. But, it appears that might not be the case, as WWE is willing to extend the feud… Continue reading WWE Could Extend The Brock Lesnar Vs. Samoa Joe Feud Beyond ‘Great Balls Of Fire’
Back in December, Naughty Dog — the developer of the Uncharted series and the superb post-apocalyptic drama The Last of Us — shocked everyone when they showed the reveal trailer for The Last of Us: Part II at Sony’s PlayStation Experience (PSX) press conference. Of course, while many felt that there was no need for… Continue reading E3 2017: Will We See More From ‘The Last Of Us: Part II’?
Sabre Interactive, the studio behind the recently released NBA Playgrounds, has just revealed the details for their upcoming update, which is available now on Steam, and it’ll soon become available for all consoles. Among the changes in the update, which is called 1.1.0, is the ability to play with friends, which was absent from the… Continue reading Details For ‘NBA Playgrounds’ Update 1.1.0: New Players, Gameplay Changes, And More!
Since the brand split, SmackDown has been touted as the “land of opportunity,” which is pretty much the theme of tonight’s show, as we’re going to see Jinder Mahal — a guy who has been used as enhancement talent ever since he came back to WWE last year — challenge Randy Orton for the WWE… Continue reading Latest ‘WWE Backlash’ 2017 Odds: Who’s Favored To Win At Tonight’s Show?
Chris Jericho just recently ended what might be his best run with WWE. In fact, his run was so good that, according to Jericho, WWE was originally going to have him win the Universal Championship from Kevin Owens at WrestleMania 33. During a recent interview with Busted Open, Jericho talked about his original WrestleMania 33… Continue reading Chris Jericho Talks About A Huge Dream Match That Almost Happened This Year
It doesn’t look like Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk, will get another fight in the UFC anytime soon. Punk, who made his UFC debut in September of last year, hasn’t been offered another fight by the organization, according to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. “[UFC] isn’t offering [CM Punk any fights].… Continue reading The UFC Hasn’t Offered Another Fight To CM Punk
Roman Reigns has been WWE’s most polarizing figure for the better part of the last three years, and it doesn’t look like that’s going to change anytime soon, especially now that he’s, once again, in the WWE Universal Championship picture. Someone who can relate to what Reigns has to deal with on a nightly basis… Continue reading John Cena Has A Unique Take On Why WWE Fans Hate Roman Reigns
On last Monday’s Raw, fans learned that Braun Strowman — who was set to challenge Brock Lesnar for the WWE Universal Championship at July’s Great Balls of Fire show — had suffered a significant elbow injury, although viewers weren’t told what the injury was or how long he’ll be out of action. Today, fans finally… Continue reading Huge Injury Update On Braun Strowman
As previously reported by the Inquisitr, current WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton recently trashed the entire independent wrestling scene, and as you would expect, it didn’t go unnoticed. Shortly after posting what Orton described as an “apology,” where he continued to completely bury the independent wrestling scene, various indy wrestlers responded. One of those… Continue reading CM Punk, Matt Hardy Respond To Randy Orton’s Burial Of The Indy Wrestling Scene
With Braun Strowman injured, WWE is being forced to come up with a new direction for Roman Reigns, and that new direction could involve a Shield reunion. Since the brand extension back in July, everyone has talked about a possible Shield reunion, but one thing made it impossible — Dean Ambrose wasn’t on the same… Continue reading The Shield To Reunite This Summer?
It looks like WWE is going to crown a new number one contender for Brock Lesnar’s Universal Championship on tonight’s episode of Monday Night Raw. Originally, WWE was going to have Braun Strowman be Lesnar’s next opponent at either the June pay-per-view — Money in the Bank— or at the July pay-per-view — Great Balls… Continue reading WWE To Crown A New No. 1 Contender For Brock Lesnar’s Universal Title On ‘Raw’
Back in the summer of 2011, CM Punk was arguably the most popular professional wrestler in the entire world, and as a result, his merchandise sales skyrocketed. One thing we’ve heard over the years is that his merchandise sales skyrocketed so much, that he dethroned John Cena as WWE’s top merch seller. However, we don’t… Continue reading Did CM Punk Really Sell More Merchandise Than John Cena?
It looks like CM Punk’s next big move won’t involve fighting or wrestling, as the ex-pro wrestler’s next gig will be on a reality show. It’s been reported by various news outlets that ex-WWE World Heavyweight Champion CM Punk (real name Phil Brooks) will be a part of the cast for MTV’s The Challenge, which… Continue reading CM Punk’s Next Move Revealed: What Will The Ex-WWE Champ Do Next?
Two weeks ago, Roman Reigns was carried out on a stretcher following a brutal attack by Braun Strowman. Later that night, WWE reported that, as a result of the attack, Reigns had suffered cracked ribs and a separated shoulder. But, Reigns will wrestle Strowman at next Sunday’s pay-per-view, despite the fact that, in storyline, he… Continue reading The Reason Why Roman Reigns Is Wrestling At ‘Payback’ Despite Being ‘Injured’
On Sunday, April 30, SmackDown’s Randy Orton will go one on one with Raw’s Bray Wyatt in a House of Horrors match, and even though we’re only one week away from the match, we still have no idea what a House of Horrors match involves. But, we know what it won’t involve — the WWE… Continue reading Will The WWE Championship Be On The Line In The ‘House Of Horrors’ Match?
It’s been nearly a year since the last Stone Cold Podcast aired on the WWE Network, but it looks like WWE is planning on bringing it back. According to SportsKeeda, WWE wants the next Steve Austin podcast on the network to feature The Undertaker as its guest. The report suggested that the podcast could happen… Continue reading WWE Wants To Bring Back The ‘Stone Cold Podcast’ With A Huge First Guest
Kurt Angle is now the general manager of Monday Night Raw, and most fans are expecting that to lead to him having at least one more match under the WWE banner. But, for now, we have to be satisfied with Angle being the general manager because it’ll probably be quite a while before WWE even… Continue reading Kurt Angle Names His Favorite Current WWE Stars
On this past Monday’s Raw, Roman Reigns was attacked backstage by Braun Strowman. The segment was widely regarded as the best part of this past Monday’s show, however, if you’re thinking that Reigns is going to miss any television time, then you’re about to receive some bad news. As of right now, Reigns is scheduled… Continue reading ‘Injury Update’ On Roman Reigns: Will He Be At ‘Raw’?
Even though she was in WWE for a very short period of time, AJ Lee became one of the most popular and successful female wrestlers in company history. At the age of 26, she had already become the longest reigning Divas Champion of all-time, which was a record that was later broken by Nikki Bella.… Continue reading AJ Lee On If CM Punk Misses Wrestling, And A Possible WWE Return
Roman Reigns was heavily booed during his match with The Undertaker at this past Sunday’s WrestleMania, but that wasn’t the worst of it, as he was, by far, the most hated man in professional wrestling on this past Monday’s Raw. Does that mean that WWE chairman Vince McMahon will finally give up on the Roman… Continue reading Here’s What It’ll Take To Get Vince McMahon To Turn Roman Reigns Heel
Arguably the biggest match at tonight’s WrestleMania show is the Undertaker vs. Roman Reigns. The original plan for the show as to have Bill Goldberg vs. Brock Lesnar be the main event, but, it now looks like Undertaker and Reigns are set to go on last tonight in Orlando. Why? Well, because some people believe… Continue reading Roman Reigns Comments On His Match With The Undertaker At ‘WrestleMania 33’
We’re less than 24-hours away from WWE’s biggest show of the year, and there’s a chance that at least two of the company’s biggest stars ever will appear at the event. We’ll start with the good news: according to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, The Rock is planning on being at WrestleMania, although… Continue reading Update On The Rock, Steve Austin, And Hulk Hogan Appearing At ‘WrestleMania’
Last week, when he was asked about fans being critical of his limited in-ring ability, Goldberg responded by defending the fact that he only does two moves by saying “that’s all I’ve ever needed.” But, that doesn’t mean that’s all he has in his arsenal. During his appearance on the newly launched Pod of Awesomeness… Continue reading Goldberg Says That He’ll Do More Than Just Two Moves At ‘WrestleMania 33’
Back in January, WWE revealed the first inductee into this year’s Hall of Fame class, which shockingly turned out to be Kurt Angle, who has been out of the company since 2006. After the announcement, Angle was almost immediately asked about who will induct him, and in an interview with ESPN, he said that he… Continue reading Kurt Angle Comments On WWE HOF Induction, And Why John Cena Is The GOAT
When WWE broke up the Shield in mid-2014, we all knew that they were set on pushing Roman Reigns to the top. But, we didn’t that they’d actually be this dedicated with the push. Many have suggested a heel turn for the former Shield member, but instead, he’s going into this year’s WrestleMania as a… Continue reading Rumor: Main Event For Next Year’s ‘WrestleMania 34’ Revealed
If you watched this past Monday’s Raw, then you know that Mick Foley’s days as the red brand’s general manager are likely coming to an end soon. In fact, he might even be fired next week, which raises an interesting question: who will replace him as general manager? There are a ton of names that… Continue reading Mick Foley On Who Should Replace Him As ‘Raw’ GM
Last month, John Cena appeared on ESPN’s Sports Center, and he explained why he apologized to AJ Styles following their classic match at the Royal Rumble. He also described working with AJ as a positive experience, and it looks like AJ feels the same way about working with Cena. During a recent interview with ex-WWE… Continue reading AJ Styles Explains Why Wrestling John Cena Was A ‘Blessing’
Two weeks ago, The Rock showed up at WWE’s Raw event to shoot a scene for his upcoming movie called Fighting with my Family, and he ended up causing quite a stir backstage because, after the show went off the air, he decided to call CM Punk in the middle of the ring. However, before… Continue reading The Rock Has Some High Praise For Samoa Joe
John Cena and former pro wrestler turned Hollywood megastar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson headlined two consecutive WrestleMania events with each other in 2012 and 2013, and both events ended up being some of the biggest money-makers in the history of the company due to the bad blood between the two WWE legends. But, that doesn’t… Continue reading John Cena Explains Why He Regrets His Feud With Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
When Sting debuted in WWE in November of 2014, everybody began calling for the long-awaited dream match between him and The Undertaker, but it immediately became clear that the company wasn’t planning on doing that match, as The Icon began a feud with Triple H. Sting was forced to retire due to a neck injury… Continue reading Here’s Why Sting Vs. Undertaker Didn’t Happen At ‘WrestleMania 31’
Last month, WWE shockingly announced that Kurt Angle, who has been away from the company for the better part of the last decade, will headline this year’s Hall of Fame class in Orlando, Florida. But, as of this writing, we don’t know if our Olympic Hero will have another match in WWE. The fans in… Continue reading Kurt Angle Will Reportedly Make His In-Ring Return Following ‘WrestleMania 33’
Former WWE Universal Champion Finn Balor has been out of action since August due to a serious shoulder injury. But, it finally looks like the Demon King is ready to return to action. At Wednesday’s NXT taping, Balor returned and assisted Shinsuke Nakamura, which had some people worried that when he returns, he’ll return to… Continue reading Finn Balor Scheduled To Return To ‘Raw’ After ‘WWE Fastlane’
Last week, Kurt Angle, who is set to headline this year’s WWE Hall of Fame class in Orlando, Florida, did an interview with Forbes where he named John Cena as the greatest WWE superstar of all time. Some liked Angle’s pick, some didn’t. But, our Olympic Hero recently explained why he thinks the 16-time WWE… Continue reading Kurt Angle Explains Why John Cena Is The Greatest WWE Star Of All Time
Arguably the biggest thing that happened on this past Monday’s Raw was something that the viewing audience at home didn’t see. After the show went off the air, WWE legend Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson appeared in front of the live crowd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, and he decided to call CM… Continue reading More On Vince McMahon’s Reaction To The Rock Calling CM Punk On ‘Raw’
Seth Rollins was injured during the January 30 edition of Monday Night Raw, as he suffered a knee injury during the show’s main event segment. Prior to the injury, the plan was for Rollins to go one on one with Samoa Joe at the March 5 show, WWE Fastlane, after which the buildup to his… Continue reading Update On Seth Rollins: What’s His Status For ‘WrestleMania 33’?
Before Monday’s Raw show went on the air, pro wrestling legend turned Hollywood megastar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson appeared in front of the live crowd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. But, the “Great One’s” appearance wasn’t the only surprise appearance that took place before the show went on the air. Right as… Continue reading WWE Video: Vince McMahon Fires The Rock On ‘Raw’
Longtime NXT star Tye Dillinger made his WWE main roster debut at last month’s Royal Rumble show as the 10th entrant in the annual 30-man match. Sadly though, WWE isn’t planning on making him a full time main roster star, at least not right now. Aside from Shinsuke Nakamura and Bobby Roode, Tye Dillinger is… Continue reading Tye Dillinger On His ‘Royal Rumble’ Appearance: ‘It Was Just Step One’
Last month, WWE announced that Kurt Angle will headline this year’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Orlando, Florida. It was an announcement that nobody saw coming, but it was clearly something that pro wrestling fans wanted to see. Vince McMahon has had qualms with bringing Angle back to the company ever since he left… Continue reading Kurt Angle Thinks Social Media Helped Get Him In The WWE Hall Of Fame
When Chris Jericho debuted in WWE back in 1999, he was one of the most well-known and respected professional wrestlers in the world, but he wasn’t treated as such upon his arrival. Why? Well, it’s simple really: Vince McMahon doesn’t care what anyone has done outside of WWE. Essentially, the chairman won’t buy into the… Continue reading John Cena Apologized To AJ Styles Following ‘Royal Rumble’ Match — Here’s Why
We haven’t see Paige on WWE television in quite some time, as she’s been out of action due to a neck injury. We also know that, during her time away from the ring, she hasn’t exactly been the most popular person with WWE management. So, it’ll be interesting to see how she’s booked upon her… Continue reading Update On Paige: Former Divas Champion Reportedly Interested In An MMA Career