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Mauro Ranallo doing commentary for RIZIN tonight in Japan

The RIZIN Fighting Federation announced on Facebook that Mauro Ranallo will be calling their show tonight live from Japan. “Veteran combat sports announcer Mauro Ranallo and legendary MMA pioneer and former middleweight champion, Frank Shamrock reunite for the PPV broadcast of Rizin – live from Yokohama Japan,” the statement said. This...

Ric Flair kicked out of bar for insulting bartender

Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that two-time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair had a little problem at a bar in Fort Wayne, Indiana last night and was kicked out for insulting one of the employees. The Nature Boy went to The Deck at the Gas House located at 305 E Superior St bar and grill and called one of the bartenders a “fat...

UFC champ Daniel Cormier compares himself to Roman Reigns

During the UFC 210 post-fight press conference last night, UFC Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier compared himself to WWE’s Roman Reigns when it comes to crowd reactions. When Cormier was asked about getting booed by the crowd, the champion did not mind and said as long as the crowd isn’t indifferent, it’s fine. “So as long as...

JR hosting Ringside show on the afternoon of Payback in Chicago

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will be doing one of his Ringside shows in Chicago on the afternoon of Payback next month. The show will be held at Zanies location on 5437 Park Pl in Rosemont and will start at 2PM, giving fans ample time to then go to the Allstate Arena to watch the WWE pay-per-view. Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning at 10AM and will...

Netflix publishes photos from upcoming GLOW wrestling series

Streaming giant Netflix has published the first set of photos of the upcoming wrestling-based series GLOW, giving fans an exclusive peak at the cast of the show, inspired by the 80s television show of the same name. GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder, an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for...

AJ Brooks biography book out now

The biography of former WWE Divas champion AJ Lee was released nationwide yesterday and AJ is already embarking on a book tour to support the release. Titled “Crazy is my Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules,” the book chronicles AJ Lee’s – now Brooks – rise through the WWE ranks...

Mick Foley to undergo hip surgery on April 19

Former Raw General Manager Mick Foley wrote on Facebook that he is now scheduled to undergo hip surgery on April 19 after it was postponed by a week. The hardcore legend will only be doing one appearance – on May 13 in Queens – after his surgery and will then see how it feels in July before taking further bookings. Foley talked about...

Jim Ross gets standing ovation at WrestleCon Kickoff party

Jim Ross received a long standing ovation last night at the WrestleCon kickoff party, where he hosted a Q&A panel with Sting and Ric Flair. Ross’ wife Jan passed away two weeks ago but JR later confirmed on social media that he would be honoring all his commitments during this weekend, because that’s what his wife would have wanted. Ross...

Jim Ross’ wife Jan passes away

Jim Ross’ wife Jan passed away last night from the injuries she suffered stemming from an accident three days ago in Norman, Oklahoma. Jan, 55, was riding her Vespa and was hit from behind by a car driven by a 17-year-old male. Unfortunately she was not wearing her helmet and the impact resulted in a catastrophic brain injury and multiple...

Jim Ross’ wife Jan suffers catastrophic brain injury

In a blog update on his website, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross said that his wife Jan suffered a catastrophic brain injury and is still alive only thanks to the life support equipment as she fights to recover. “I will fully admit that there has been no experience in my life that could have prepared me for this life changing week. To see one’s...