The WWE-produced ECW DVD, ‘The Rise and Fall of ECW’, will be released on 16/11 in the U.S. Expect the PAL version to be released sometime in the new year, or at the earliest mid-late December.
‘If Tim Sylvia fails his second steroid test, with the results expected tomorrow morning, the back-up plan will be Andrei Arlovsky vs. Wes Cabbage Correira as the heavyweight championship match on Friday night in Las Vegas. UFC contacted Wes Sims and gave him the word to be a possible sub for Correira in Correira’s scheduled […]
‘Friday night’s UFC heavyweight championship match between Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovsky is in jeopardy today because the test Sylvia took a few weeks ago showed trace amounts of steroids. Sylvia has claimed the steroid Stanozol that showed up in his test from a few weeks ago was from his usage that were caught after […]
‘The Beast’ Bob Sapp won New Japan’s IWGP Heavyweight title on 28/3 going over Kensuke Sasaki at the Sumo Hall, Tokyo. Sapp’s first title defence will be against former titleholder Shinsuke Nakamura, who had to vacate the title due to injuries late last year. Sapp/Nakamura will take place the promotions’ 3/5 Tokyo Dome show.
Nothing in the pro wrestling industry summarises March as much as WWE’s WrestleMania. Many a-historic moment has taken place at the annual March pay-per-view. From Shawn Michaels’ ascension to the top at WrestleMania XII going over Bret Hart for the WWE title, to the Owen over Bret match at WrestleMania X…
New Japan’s Kendo Kashin and Fight World of Japan’s Kenzo Suzuki were at Monday nights WWE Raw taping. Suzuki worked a dark match, going over Nick Dinsmore, while Kashin didn’t work a match, and was rather just backstage for an unknown reason.
Phenomenon Bob ‘The Beast’ Sapp will be headlining a New Japan show sometime in the near future, challenging for the IWGP title, the promotion’s top championship. Sapp may challenge for the title as soon as the end of March, specifically around 28-29/3.
The card for the Hustle-2 show on 7/3 at Yokohama has been announced, and is as follows… — The Predator versus Dan Bobish– — Spanky, Latin Lover and Kaz Hayashi versus Low Ki, Homicide and Kintaro Kanemoto– — Shinjiro Ohtani and Satoshi Kojima versus an as yet unnamed team– — Masato Tanaka versus Gladiator versus […]
Pro Wrestling NOAH’s Naomichi Marufuji won the 2004 Super J-Cup on 21/2 in Osaka, Japan. The single elimination tournament was promoted by Osaka Pro Wrestling, with Marufuji going over Takehiro Murahama in the final. Marufuji was one half (along with KENTA) of the 2003 Tag Team of the Year, wrestling for NOAH.
New Japan crowned a new IWGP titleholder on 15/2 at Sumo Hall, beating Kensuke Sasaki, Yuji Nagata and Genichiro Tenryu in a tournament for the vacant title. Tenzan juiced a gusher throughout all three matches.