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The Usos are the #1s in PWI 100 best tag teams, FTR acknowledges them

Cash Wheeler & Dax Harwood may have been hurt by not being on television every week, something The Briscoes brought up as they were being less gracious about Jimmy & Jey taking the top spot.

Sami’s the top dog, my dawgs

But it’s a new week in our Cageside Community Wrestler Rankings, and your vote will give us a new top 10!

Kevin Owens feels like WWE might open the Forbidden Door to the indies

He doesn’t know for sure, but he sees the same things fans do and wonders if in the not too distant future he might not be able to make an appearance somewhere like PWG while still working for Triple H & company.

Rumor Roundup: New WWE belts, Hell in a Cell return, Cody, AEW video game, more!

The latest rumors, including a Hell in a Cell match at Royal Rumble, new belts coming to WWE, Cody Rhodes update, is CM Punk still in the AEW video game, and more!

Juice Robinson is All Elite and set up for a PPV title match

Juice Robinson and Shane Taylor both show up in AEW.

He’s MJF, and he’s better than everyone

At least that’s what the Cageside Community decided in our Wrestler Rankings after his AEW World title win at Full Gear. But it’s a new week, and your vote will give us a new top 10!

Mark Henry had the best reaction to Jericho & Ishii’s bloody war

‘ I don’t ever want to be hit like that. And if I do, I’m calling the police.’

Your guide to pro wrestling Black Friday deals

Get gifts for the fan in your life - even if that fan is you - while the discounts are steep. We’ve got links for you right here, and many of these sales run through Cyber Monday and beyond, too.

NJPW announces another Wrestle Kingdom event with a crossover tease

One night of Wrestle Kingdom isn’t enough for NJPW’s annual mega event.

Ishii just chopped Jericho’s chest until it bled

The ROH champ fought through that and the other damage done by the New Japan veteran on the Nov. 23 Dynamite, then his next challenger emerged.

Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows’ New Japan return is booked

After some kayfabe conflict following their WWE signing, the Big LG has Machine Gun set to defend the NEVER Openweight title on Dec. 14 at the World Tag League finals in Japan.

Omega vs. Ospreay set for Wrestle Kingdom 17

Omega returns to New Japan Pro Wrestling for his first match there since 2019.

New Japan crowns first Women’s champ at Historic X-Over with Stardom

KAIRI and Mayu Iwatani delivered a great main event that ended with the Pirate Princess adding ‘Inaugural IWGP Women’s champion’ to her already impressive resume.

Will we see Kota Ibushi wrestle again?

Rumors six months ago speculated on Kota Ibushi’s status, Sasha & Naomi’s walk out, and new AEW belts. Were they correct?

They really are The Ones

The Usos made history, and finished atop our latest Cageside Community Wrestler Rankings. Now it’s a new week, and your vote will give us a new top 10!

Rumor Roundup: Kevin Owens’ injury, status, Charlotte Flair return, more!

The latest rumors, including everything going on with Kevin Owens and what it could mean for TV and Survivor Series, talk of Charlotte Flair’s comeback, and more!

Logan Paul did what he said he was going to do

He didn’t say we’d love, but he did say we’d respect him. We think finishing ahead of Roman Reigns & others in our Cageside Community Wrestler Rankings counts. Now it’s a new week, and your vote will give us a new top 10!

Next NJPW tournaments feature ex-WWE, current AEW & Impact talent

The World and Super Junior Tag Leagues should give us the champs Wrestle Kingdom challengers. And those could be familiar faces to fans of U.S.-based promotions.

Sami Zayn breaks everyone

And through our laughter, we made him #1 again in our Cageside Community Wrestler Rankings. But it’s a new week, and your vote will give us a new top 10!

NJPW Battle Autumn: FTR in Japan, Anderson call out & a surprise return

An eventful fall Saturday in New Japan Pro-Wrestling sets the stage for big matches at Historic X-Over and Wrestle Kingdom. Some highlights and full results here.

Final four set in Impact X-Division Championship tournament

Here’s the updated bracket after two more tournament matches have a winner.

Report: Shibata is going to wrestle two specific AEW stars

There’s one other wrestler Shibata plans to work with besides Orange Cassidy.

Rumor Roundup: Vince & Punk’s futures, Saudi back-up plans, NXT name change, more!

The latest rumors, including McMahon is done, Punk might not be, WWE’s plans for a potentially volatile environment around Crown Jewel, T-BAR returning to his roots, another Sasha Banks rumor killer, Nakamura’s Forbidden Door, and more!

Shibata’s third match back will be in an AEW ring

With only a couple exceptions, the man known as The Wrestler has been focused on coaching at New Japan’s LA Dojo. But after an eventful All Atlantic title Triple Threat on Dynamite, he’ll challenge Orange Cassidy this Friday on Rampage.

FTR, new title semi-finals at NJPW Battle Autumn, but no Karl Anderson

New Japan’s finalized the card for their Nov. 5 how in Osaka.

We gave the Devil his due

And MJF edged out the new NXT North American champ to win our latest Community Wrestler Rankings. But it’s a new week, and your vote will give us a new top 10!

Title change, historic women’s match, Shamrock surprise at NJPW NY show

New Japan’s two night PPV run in the Big Apple wrapped up with an eventful Rumble of 44th Street. Results and highlights here.

Rumor Roundup: Bray Wyatt feud, AEW backstage fight, Asuka injury, more!

The latest rumors, including Bray Wyatt feuding for a top title, lawyers involved in CM Punk vs. The Elite, why Asuka is off TV, WrestleMania change, AEW signings, Chelsea Green, and more!

Mox, Gresham & a former WCW wrestler surprise at New Japan NYC show

The ‘MYSTERY CARD’ for The Night Before Rumble on 44th Street also featured other AEW stars, Impact wrestlers, New York legends and more. Results from that, and the line-up for tonight’s show, here.

AEW changes Rampage card after wrestler is mistakenly double booked with NJPW


The Great Muta’s final New Japan match is set

After a surprise appearance earlier this week, the legend’s retirement tour added a trios match. He’ll team with an old partner/foe and a huge star at Historic X-over.

Joshi champ takes top spot in PWI Women’s 150 over AEW & WWE stars

World of Stardom titleholder Syuri’s credentials are sound, but there will probably be grumbling from Bianca Belair, Thunder Rosa, Becky Lynch & Jade Cargill fans.


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