When WWE released a HUGE number of talent, and backstage staff, back in April, due to the ongoing global pandemic, a lot of fans wondered what the fate of many of them would be? Well it looks like iMPACT Wrestling might have the answer!!! During Tuesday nights episode of ‘iMPACT on AXS’ a promo for July’s ‘Slammiversary’ PPV was shown with flashes of some former … Continue reading WrestleBiz: Former WWE stars heading to iMPACT?
It is being reported that Vince McMahon maybe selling WWE!!! Former WWE manager, and industry veteran, Dutch Mantell went to Twitter to claim he overheard a WWE employee, out of the companies HQ in Stamford, that Vince is in negotiations with FOX and ESPN to buy the company and it could take place as early as mid-May!!! With the current COVID-19 pandemic, WWE’s current stale … Continue reading WrestleBiz: WWE for Sale?!?!?!
WWE has announced that legendary announcer Howard ‘The Fink’ Finkel has passed away at the age of 69. R.A.W Media and Bout Dat Online extend our condolences to his friends, family and fans. Read more at WWE.com here – WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel has passed away. R.I.P Fink Continue reading WrestleBiz: WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel has passed away.
Every week, courtesy of R.A.W Media, I get to write about two things I’m very passionate about, Urban culture and Pro Wrestling, on Bout Dat Online. Information is provided daily via the internet which helps assist me with my writing but back in the 90’s, and early 00’s, before the internet, made it so easy, obtaining information on my favourite things was a lot different. … Continue reading On The Line: Ill Street News – Life Before The Line!!!
As COVID-19 takes over the world, causing disruption to peoples every day lives and changing the world we live in, the Pro Wrestling business continues to produce content on weekly basis. WWE have been producing both ‘RAW’ and ‘SmackDown Live’ behind closed doors from there Performance Center, in Florida, whilst AEW is following in there footsteps with there weekly ‘Dynamite’ show on TNT (however they … Continue reading WrestleBiz: Should the Pro Wrestling business go on hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Before Griselda, Action Bronson, Smoke DZA, Wale and a host of other modern Hip-Hop artists starting dropping wrestling references into there music, Detroit’s, Insane Clown Posse were the first act to bridge the gap between Hip-Hop and Pro Wrestling back in the 90’s!!! Shaggy 2 Dope and Violent J actually started wrestling, before making music, in the early 80’s as a part of there backyard … Continue reading On The Line: Insane Clown Posse – The O.G’s of R.A.W Culture!!!
Japanese wrestling legend Jushin ‘Thunder’ Liger was recently announced as one of the inductees into this years WWE Hall Of Fame. The New Japan legend, who retired at this years ‘Wrestle Kingdom 14’ event, helped shape WCW’s Light heavyweight and Cruiserweight divisions, and even wrestled in the first match on the debut episode of ‘Nitro’ against, the late, Brian Pillman in 1995!!! He also competed … Continue reading WrestleBiz: Jushin ‘Thunder’ Liger to be inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame class of 2020.
On April 3rd, as a part of this years WrestleCon, Impact Wrestling have announced they will be taking it back to the old school and becoming Total Non-Stop Action again for one night only!!! The special event, titled ‘There’s No Place Like Home’, will feature a host of talent from the TNA era including Scott Steiner, Chris Sabin, Ken Anderson, D-Lo Brown, Disco Inferno, The … Continue reading WrestleBiz: Impact Wrestling becomes Total Nonstop Action again for one night only!!!
In 2017, off the back of his super over run in Impact!, Matt Hardy, alongside his brother Jeff, returned to WWE and won the RAW tag team titles at Wrestlemania. Nearly 3 years later he’s jobbing on RAW!!! His most recent loss, to Erick Rowan, had Hardy trending at No. 17 on Twitter, worldwide for his recent slump, with Hardy even saying he may not … Continue reading WrestleBIZ: What is next for Matt Hardy: AEW or Impact! Wrestling?
WhatCulture’s Simon Miller takes a look back at WWE’s Top 10 moments of the last 10 years in a list we can only agree with!!! Everything from CM Punks infamous pipe bomb, The Undertaker’s Wrestlemania streak and even the formation of AEW is covered on the list!!! The last decade saw WWE grow hugely (mostly thanks to Triple H) with some absolutely game changing moments … Continue reading WrestleBiz: WhatCulture’s Top 10 WWE Moments of the Decade (Video)