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We’d never have taken Cody Rhodes out of our main event

But his being booked back into WrestleMania’s earned him first place in our latest Community Wrestler Rankings. But it’s a new week, and your vote will give us a new top 10!

AEW books Bryan Danielson vs. Eddie Kingston’s hero

The American Dragon’s latest dream match is against Mad King fave Jun Akiyama, and goes down next Saturday when Collision returns.

Bryan Danielson doesn’t want to see Kazuchika Okada in NXT

The debate is likely moot with reports saying Okada is AEW bound, but that didn’t stop Danielson from working rumors that WWE would send the Japanese star to their developmental brand into a recent interview.

Rumor Roundup: Hollywood Rock, WrestleMania Vegas, Brock Lesnar, more!

The latest rumors, including The Rock channeling a fan favorite character for his new heel run, big WWE plans for Sin City, another move to distance the company from the Vince McMahon allegations, possible spoilers for Elimination Chamber, and more!

Danielson wants a neutral ground rubber match with ZSJ after a classic in Japan

The American Dragon lost to Zack Sabre Jr. at New Japan’s show in Osaka last weekend, knotting their series at one win a piece. But both matches have been by pinfall, so Bryan wants to settle things with a two-out-of-three falls match. But when & where?

Okada’s final NJPW matches are set after an emotional show in Osaka

Tears flowed as Sunday’s The New Beginning show put a bow on Kazuchika Okada’s epic rivalry with Hiroshi Tanahashi. He seems off to AEW, but first he’s got two shows in Sapporo later this month.

Back-to-back Bayley

Standing up to Damage CTRL landed the Royal Rumble winner atop our Community Wrestler Rankings for the second straight time. But it’s a new week, and your vote will give us a new top 10!

MLW books Minoru Suzuki and Mistico for title fights at Intimidation Games

MLW is bringing the big guns in for their Feb. 29 event in New York City, as Japanese legend Minoru Suzuki from NJPW and lucha libre icon Mistico will have a chance to win gold.

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Previewing NJPW New Beginning in Osaka

Okada vs. Tanahashi... one last time! Danielson/ZSJ II! Will Ospreay says goodbye (for now) with a Dog Pound Cage Match! Get ready for New Japan's big Sun., Feb. 11 event right here!

Rumor Roundup: Cody Rumble win, Mercedes/AEW, Massaro allegations, D’Amore firing, more!

The latest rumors, including if Triple H knew about The Rock’s WrestleMania plans when he booked Royal Rumble, details of Mercedes Moné’s new contract, WWE’s reaction to recent reporting on Ashley Massaro, how TNA’s roster reacted to yesterday’s news, and more!

Will Ospreay’s last New Japan match will have WarGames rules

They can’t call United Empire’s battle with Bullet Club War Dogs that for trademark reasons, but we know what they mean when they say ‘steel cage match with timed entrances’.

NXT teases the arrival of... Foley or Okada, we guess?

Those seem to be the internet’s top suspects for a mysterious ‘Three Faces’ video that played during Vengeance Day...

Satoshi Kojima wins MLW World Heavyweight Championship

The Japanese legend earned some gold at Superfight over the weekend. Have a slice of bread in his honor.

Stardom fired its founder Rossy Ogawa and Tony Khan seems thrilled

Here’s what we know about a situation that could greatly effect the global women’s wrestling scene.

The one about the Royal Rumbles

Okay, not everyone in our latest Community Wrestler Rankings earned their spot via one of WWE’s signature battle royals... just 60% of them. But it’s a new week, and your vote will give us a new top 10!

Rumor Roundup: Tony Khan big announcement, AEW Okada offer, Lesnar, more!

The latest rumors, including Tony Khan’s big announcement about Mercedes Mone, AEW offers Kazuchika Okada more money than WWE, Brock Lesnar pulled from WWE until the Vince McMahon sex trafficking lawsuit goes away, and more!

Rumor Roundup: Royal Rumble plan, Rhodes/Rollins, Punk/McIntyre, NXT call-ups, more!

The latest rumors, including if CM Punk’s injury led to an audible in the Rumble, how it factored into the angles we got on Raw, two stars who could be primed for promotion, Kazuchika Okada free agency talk, and more!

Tony Khan’s next BIG ANNOUNCEMENT is coming our way next week

It’s been a while since we’ve had one, and this one will happen on the Feb. 7 Dynamite as fans are expecting the arrival of big names like Mercedes Moné and Kazuchika Okada in AEW soon.

Rumors swirl about Okada’s future as his New Japan contract expires

The Rainmaker issues a brief statement as he enters free agency, and something fans thought meant he was WWE-bound gets makes the rounds as reports continue to predict he’ll eventually land in AEW.

New Japan keeps a multi-time champion from hitting free agency

Kazuchika Okada & Tama Tonga might be leaving for the bigger paychecks and brighter spotlights of U.S. pro wrestling companies, but five-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight champ Hiromu Takahashi looks to have re-signed with NJPW.

This Eric Young rumor about Vince hits differently today

Rumors six months ago speculated on Eric Young leaving WWE because of Vince, AEW timing issues, and an LA Knight push. Were they accurate?

Joe is gonna... win again

Our Community Wrestler Rankings, that is. But it’s a new week, and your vote will give us a new top 10!

Rumor Roundup: Vince McMahon fallout, Royal Rumble return, Okada, Moné, more!

The latest rumors, including Endeavor cleaning house in WWE and getting rid of people close to Vince McMahon, internal reaction to Vince’s resignation, Naomi and Sasha Banks status for Royal Rumble, Mercedes Mone and Kazuchika Okada starting in AEW, women’s Royal Rumble winner, and more!

Nic Nemeth gives this WWE Superstar credit for helping him land in NJPW

The former Dolph Ziggler says he and Shinsuke Nakamura struck up a friendship while both were working for WWE, and that connection paid off when he found himself a free agent last year.

Okada returns to TNA, delivers post-match promo

The Rainmaker returned to a TNA ring for the first time since 2011 in a special trios main event match.

Rumor Roundup: Brock Lesnar WWE return, The Rock at Royal Rumble, Netflix deal, more!

The latest rumors, including plans for Brock Lesnar’s WWE return, The Rock possibly winning the Royal Rumble, what platform will Raw air on in the final months of 2024, Logan Paul renews WWE contract, Netflix deal, and more!

We’re still processing Copeland/Suzuki, now AEW’s booked Danielson/Nagata

Dynamite’s Transpacific clash of icons was a lot of fun, and now we’re getting another one on this Saturday’s Collision as part of Tony Khan’s counter-programming against WWE Royal Rumble.

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10 Things: Mid-January 2024 edition

Ten observations and thoughts on or inspired by recent events in pro wrestling.

A tearful Okada vacates title after one of his final NJPW matches

Hiroshi Tanahashi & Tomohiro Ishii will need a new partner to defend their NEVER Six-Man belts now that Okada is leaving New Japan Pro-Wrestling.

Rumor Roundup: The Rock at WrestleMania, Raw on Netflix, Okada deal, more!

The latest rumors, including talk on The Rock possibly working WrestleMania, a big Raw on Netflix detail, more Kazuchika Okada signing talk, and more!

Rumor Roundup: Drew McIntyre, CM Punk, AEW Rankings, TNA plans, more!

The latest rumors, including when Drew McIntyre will be a free agent, what role CM Punk played in the AEW Rankings doing away, big moves the former Impact Wrestling has planned, and more!

Kazuchika Okada talks about leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling

While his exit puts NJPW in a pinch, it was now or never for The Rainmaker.

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