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FACT or FICTION #1 – Wrestling Edition: Royal Rumble, AJ Styles, WrestleMania 33, Impact Wrestling

January 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Once upon a time, when our community was known as HeelZone, we had a little feature called FACT or FICTION. Well it’s a new year, so what better time to revive an old site feature than right now. This is the first edition of TVE’s FACT or FICTION, where each month we’ll assemble a panel to  find out whether or not a statement is fact or fiction. This month we’re focused on professional wrestling with statements covering the Royal Rumble, WrestleMania, and Impact Wrestling. Our panel for this debut installment is comprised of myself, The Monkey, Eric W (Q), and William [...]

WWE NXT 1/11/17 Preview: #DIY Defend Tag Titles Against The Revival

January 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight, NXT returns to the NXT Arena at Full Sail University. Just weeks before TakeOver: San Antonio, the tag titles will be on the line tonight. It’s the champions #DIY vs. The Revival for the NXT Tag Team Championship. These two teams have put on amazing matches each time they’ve faced each other. Can The Revival reclaim their tag team titles tonight on NXT? Here’s the non-spoiler card for tonight’s show: Billie Kay & Peyton Royce vs. Sarah Bridges & Macey Estrella Elias Samson vs. Johnathan Cruz Andrade “Cien” Almas vs. Oney Lorcan #DIY vs. [...]

WWE 205 Live 1/10/17 Preview: Cedric Alexander vs. Noam Dar

January 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight on 205 Live, Cedric Alexander defends the honor of Alicia Fox when he does battle with the man who has been courting her with weeks. It’s Cedric Alexander vs. Noam Dar in the main event. From WWE.com: For weeks, Noam Dar has been courting Cedric Alexander’s girlfriend, Alicia Fox. The Scottish Supernova has been more focused on winning the former Divas Champion’s heart than on winning matches. However, Alexander has also struggled inside the squared circle and it has caused a rift between the couple, suggesting the blame is on their relationship. Perhaps it’s all part of [...]

WWE Smackdown 1/10/17 Preview: Cena vs. Corbin, American Alpha vs. Wyatt Family

January 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight, WWE Smackdown comes to the Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge, LA. Three matches have been announced for tonight’s show, including a championship showdown. In the main event, it’s John Cena vs. Baron Corbin. Last week, Baron Corbin announced that he’ll be in the Royal Rumble match. John Cena will challenge AJ Styles for the WWE Championship at Royal Rumble. Tonight, the old guard in Cena will collide with lone wolf. Also tonight, American Alpha vs. The Wyatt Family for the Smackdown Tag Team Championship. It was just two weeks ago that Luke Harper and [...]

Wrestle Kingdom 11 to Air on AXS TV in Four-Part Event; Omega vs. Okada This Friday Night

January 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Did you miss NJPW‘s HUGE Wrestle Kingdom 11 event last week? Still haven’t see the match everyone has been talking about between Okada and Omega? Well if you have AXS TV, you’re in luck. AXS TV will be airing Wrestle Kingdom 11 over the course of four weeks, and it all kicks this Friday, January 13th with what could be the “greatest match of all time.” That’s right, this Friday it’s Kazuchika Okada vs. Kenny Omega for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. The match will be shown in its entirety with limited commercial interruption (as will the other [...]

Seth Rollins Announces That He’s Entering the Royal Rumble Match

January 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

And another one has officially declared for the Royal Rumble Match. Former WWE Champion Seth Rollins took to Twitter today to announce that he’s entering the Royal Rumble match and vowing to win it and main event WrestleMania 33. Last year I missed @WrestleMania. This year I'll be in the main event. Officially announcing my entry into the #RoyalRumble. #tearitdown — Seth Rollins (@WWERollins) January 9, 2017 Rollins joins the likes of Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, The New Day, Braun Strowman, Chris Jericho and Baron Corbin as names officially announced for the Royal Rumble match. [...]

WWE RAW 1/9/17 Preview: The Undertaker & HBK Return, Handicap US Championship Match

January 9, 2017 // 1 Comment

Tonight WWE RAW comes to the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA (the city that was just announced today to be the host of WrestleMania 34). Tonight’s show will see heavy competition in the form of the College Football National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson airing on ESPN. As such, WWE has made some announcements for tonight’s show to try and generate buzz. Two legends will return to RAW tonight as both The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels will be in the house. What will the two icons in the industry have to say? Could they be entering the Royal Rumble match? [...]

Weekly Wrestling Feature #1 – The Road to WrestleMania Begins, Weekly Recap

January 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

The first week of 2017 is in the history books and what a week it was. New champions were crowned, two pay-per-views took place, TNA was sold and Dixie Carter is no longer in charge, and Wrestle Kingdom 11 delivered an instant classic that’s a top contender for “best match ever.” This has been the most action packed and news driven first week to a new year in a long time, and if it’s anything to go by, 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for wrestling fans. There’s a lot to cover, so let’s just dive right in with the weekly recap: Monday, January 2nd: [...]

TNA One Night Only LIVE 1/6/17 Preview: Edwards Defends Championship Against EC3

January 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight, TNA Wrestling returns to pay-per-view with One Night Only: LIVE! from the Impact Zone in Orlando, FL. The event will cost $14.99. In the main event, it’s Eddie Edwards (c) vs. EC3 for the TNA World Championship. Last night on Impact, Edwards successfully retained his championship in a triple threat against Bobby Lashley and EC3. In a tag team action it’ll be Broken Matt & Jeff Hardy vs. Eli Drake & Tyrus for the TNA Tag Team Championship. Eli announced Tyrus as his partner earlier today on a Twitter live stream. Can the Hardy’s retain their titles tonight? [...]

United States Championship Handicap Match Announced for RAW 1/9/17

January 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

WWE has announced a handicap match for this Monday’s RAW. It’s going to be Roman Reigns vs. Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho for the United States Championship. Also announced for Monday’s RAW, which airs against the College Football National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson, is appearances by legends The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels. Smith’s Sentiment: I absolutely despise handicap matches. To me they make no logical sense and actively hurt everyone involved whilst making a mockery of wrestling’s “sport” side. So what happens here? Either [...]

Jeff Jarrett and Dutch Mantel Return to TNA

January 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Anthem Media finalized their purchase of a majority share of TNA Wrestling yesterday, relegating Dixie Carter to a minority share holder and adviser and effectively removing her from any decision making role. Well Anthem is wasting no time in showing that Dixie truly doesn’t have decision making authority anymore as PWInsider.com confirms that Jeff Jarrett has agreed to return to TNA in a management role and is expected to be at the Impact Wrestling tapings in Orlando tonight with his wife Karen Jarrett. Furthermore, Jarrett’s long time creative partner, Dutch Mantel (recently [...]