After His Surprise Royal Rumble Appearance, Rey Mysterio Is Heading To New Japan Pro Wrestling

UPDATE (3/22/2018): Due to an injury and rumored WWE return, Mysterio was pulled from the event: Rey Mysterio is off of Sunday's New Japan card in Long Beach, the new match is Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Will Ospreay — John Pollock (@iamjohnpollock) March 22, 2018 ORIGINAL STORY: It seems that Chris Jericho’s method of going from a recent WWE appearance and/or active participation to taking matches for … Continue reading After His Surprise Royal Rumble Appearance, Rey Mysterio Is Heading To New Japan Pro Wrestling

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Here’s How Two Wrestling Bloggers Won An Actual Japanese Championship Title

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Dear Lord, I LOVE professional wrestling…

Over the weekend of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II and WWE SummerSlam 2016, two very under-qualified pro wrestling bloggers won and briefly held a legitimate Japanese pro wrestling championship, previously held by Rey Mysterio (Jr.), Asuka (Kana) and Zack Sabre Jr. (as well as by household pets, various inanimate objects and an invisible guy). This is NOT a joke, and I LOVE it! Continue reading “Here’s How Two Wrestling Bloggers Won An Actual Japanese Championship Title”

Here’s Rey Mysterio Kind-Of Helping Stephen Colbert Celebrate Hanukkah…

So, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has featured somewhat professional wrestling-related moments from The Undertaker Tombstoning Brad Moddox dressed as a turkey and John Cena singing Adele, so why should The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Rey Mysterio be excluded from all of the late-night fun to show up and celebrate Hanukkah? Well, your prayers have been answered….sort of…

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WCW’s ‘Ghost’ Title: The Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship

Many titles in professional wrestling have long, detailed histories and lineages, lasting decades; one in particular only lasted a mere 8 days. Yup, you read that right, EIGHT DAYS. I present to you, the short history of the Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship of World Championship Wrestling. As the Cruiserweight division of WCW was widely regarded as a unique feature in the company (even Goldberg himself often lauded that the Cruiserweights were the best overall in-ring product of the promotion), the WCW Cruiserweight Championship often had the best matches.  With the large number of number of cruiserweight talent signed with the company, WCW decided to expand the visibility of the division, and created the Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship in February 2001. Continue reading “WCW’s ‘Ghost’ Title: The Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship”