C.M. Punk says “wrestling is over-scripted to death,” talks fans seeing through promos, transitioning from WWE to MMA

> PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast featuring a WrestleMania 36 Preview with ex-WWE Creative Team member and professional stand-up comedian Matt McCarthy. (Search “wade keller” to subscribe in podcast app or CLICK HERE to subscribe in Apple Podcasts.) Former WWE star C.M. Punk […]

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Tag team street fight, Lio Rush set for next week's WWE 205 Live

A stipulation match and an appearance by Lio Rush are set for next week’s episode of 205 Live. During last night’s 205 Live, it was announced that Brian Kendrick & Akira Tozawa will face Drew Gulak & Jack Gallagher in a tag team street fight next week. Kendrick and Tozawa have been paired together as a […]

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Michael Bloomberg announces he won’t run for president in 2020, citing packed Democrat field

Michael Bloomberg, the former New York city mayor, has announced he will not run for the US presidency in 2020, defying widespread predictions of his candidacy.  Mr Bloomberg said that while he thought he could beat Donald Trump he was not sure he would win the Democratic nomination given the competitive field.  Instead Mr Bloomberg pledged […]

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UFC 203 update – how much did C.M. Punk get paid for debut UFC fight?

> PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast featuring a WrestleMania 36 Preview with ex-WWE Creative Team member and professional stand-up comedian Matt McCarthy. (Search “wade keller” to subscribe in podcast app or CLICK HERE to subscribe in Apple Podcasts.) C.M. Punk got paid very […]

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Daily Pro Wrestling History (01/23): Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to win WWF title

1923 Kansas City, Kansas: – World Heavyweight Champion Ed “Strangler” Lewis defeated Joe “Toots” Mondt  1948  Houston, Texas: – Sonny Myers defeated Miguel Guzman to win the Texas Heavyweight Title 1951 Minneapolis, Minnesota: – Primo Carnera beat Sky Hi Lee  – Pat O’Connor drew Ivan Kameroff  – Tommy O’Toole beat Stan Mayslack  – Red Bastien […]

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Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman among 50 people arrested over £19m college admissions scam

An astonishing list of Hollywood actresses, financial titans and industry executives were arrested on Tuesday on charges of participating in a $25 million (£19m) scam to bribe their childrens’ way into elite American universities. Oscar-nominated Felicity Huffman, star of Desperate Housewives, and sitcom star Lori Loughlin were among 33 parents who may face up to […]

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Upcoming WWE Live Event Nixed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Another WWE live event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Representatives of the ASM Global Rapides Parish Coliseum in Alexandria, Louisiana announced this week that the WWE live event scheduled for the coliseum on Saturday, March 21 has been nixed. Refunds for the show are available at all points of purchase. Ticketmaster will […]

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Daily Update: Raw, Best of the Super Juniors, SmackDown tag teams

DAILY UPDATE Latest News Roman Reigns to kick off Monday’s WWE Raw    MLW Fusion results: LA Park vs. Pentagon Jr.  WWE Main Event results: Rawley unveils new look, IIconics in action   Daniel Cormier-Stipe Miocic rematch set for August’s UFC 241   UFC on ESPN+ 9 live results: Al Iaquinta vs. Donald Cerrone   Latest Audio WOL: […]

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Kazakh president who ruled since end of Soviet Union resigns

Nursultan Nazarbayev has resigned as president of Kazakhstan after 30 years at the head of the oil-rich Central Asian country, but will retain outsized influence through his position as “leader of the nation”. In an unexpected television announcement on Tuesday, Mr Nazarbayev, 78, said he had made a “difficult decision” to step down, signing his […]

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Italian communist militant Cesare Battisti finally admits to murders, 40 years on

An Italian communist militant has for the first time admitted responsibility for four murders he carried out in the 1970s. Cesare Battisti went on the run for nearly 40 years after the killings, until he was arrested in Bolivia in January and extradited back to Italy. He is now serving a life sentence in a […]

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