Category: News

Tough Enough available live on YouTube

WWE fans around the world, including New Zealand, will be able to watch the new season of Tough Enough live on YouTube. Chris Jericho heads a star-studded Tough Enough line-up as host of the reality series, now in its sixth season, with Daniel Bryan, Hulk Hogan, and Paige serving a...

NJPW BOSJ tournament finalists decided tonight

NJPW’s Best of the Super Juniors tournament reaches its penultimate stage tonight (9.30pm, New Japan World) with the final matches in Blocks A and B to be held in Korakuen Hall. Block A matches headline tonight’s event with two significant bouts pitting Chase Owens against Ryusuke Taguchi, and Gedo against...

Kushida pulls ahead in NJPW BOSJ tournament

Kushida has pulled into the lead in the 22nd annual Best of the Super Juniors tournament, defeating Bobby Fish at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. The match hit high gear when Kushida first attempted his Hoverboard Lock. Fish broke the hold and went on the offensive, returning fire with a Falcon...

Goto dethrones Nakamura at Wrestling Dontaku

Hirooki Goto has defeated Shinsuke Nakamura to capture the IWGP Intercontinental Championship in Fukuoka, Japan. Goto met Nakamura in the main event of NJPW Wrestling Dontaku, held Sunday night. With Nakamura heading into his eighth month as IWGP Intercontinental Champion, it seemed unlikely Goto would be able to dethrone the...

Cena vs. Rusev IV announced for Payback

John Cena will defend the United States Championship against Rusev once again at WWE Payback, this time in an “I Quit” Match. Cena retained his title against the former champ in a Russian Chain Match earlier this afternoon at Extreme Rules. Rusev berated Lana about his loss after the bout...

Rey Mysterio headlines AAA iPPV

Rey Mysterio will wrestle his first match outside of WWE in more than 12 years at AAA Rey de Reyes in Guadalajara, Mexico, today. Mysterio, now going by Rey Mysterio Jr, teams up with Myzteziz (the first Sin Cara) to take on El Hijo del Perro Aguayo and Pentagon Jr. Estoy Pero...

Wrestling Spectacular director talks Bushwhackers on LiveSport

With New Zealanders still buzzing about The Bushwhackers, film-maker Adam Simpson will appear on Radio LiveSport tomorrow morning to discuss the pair’s induction into the WWE Hall of Fame. Mr Simpson is the director of Wrestling Spectacular: A Kiwi Century on the Mat, an upcoming documentary which will examine the...

Blizzard disrupts Raw broadcast for NZ

Winter Storm Juno is causing problems with this week’s Raw broadcast for more countries than just the United States. The same storm which led the Connecticut governor to impose a curfew for non-essential travel and led to the cancellation of yesterday’s live event in Hartford has also delayed transmission of...

SummerSlam: Lesnar dominates Cena

Brock Lesnar has won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship after a vicious onslaught of 16 German suplexes and two F5s left John Cena incapacitated in the SummerSlam main event. Lesnar powered Cena up for an F5 seconds into the bout but the then-champ was able to kick out of Lesnar’s...

WWE Network available in New Zealand

After months of waiting, WWE Network is now available in New Zealand as well as 170 other countries and territories throughout the world. The Network went live for audiences outside the United States at 1am this morning, giving Kiwis access to an in-depth video library including every WWE, WCW, and...