Author: David Dunn

UFC champ Daniel Cormier calls out Brock Lesnar

UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is wasting no time setting up his next fight. Cormier challenged Brock Lesnar moments after retaining his title in the main event of UFC 230 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon (New Zealand time). “Brock Lesnar, when you come, bring that brand new WWE...

Chris Jericho’s Fozzy bring ‘Judas Rising’ Tour to Auckland

Chris Jericho’s band Fozzy is coming to New Zealand. The heavy metal rockers will play Auckland’s Studio The Venue this Wednesday, November 7, as part of the Judas Rising Tour. Aside from the obvious Jericho-as-frontman connection, Fozzy has a long relationship with pro-wrestling. Most recently, WWE featured “Painless” from the...

Johnny Impact dethrones Aries at BFG

Johnny Impact – aka John Morrison – has capped off a roller-coaster 2018 with a world title win. Impact pinned Austin Aries following Starship Pain to become the new Impact Wrestling World Champion in the Bound For Glory main event at the Melrose Ballroom in New York City. But no...

Two title matches set for NJPW KOPW

New Japan Pro-Wrestling will hold an historic main event at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan (Sumo Hall) one week from today. IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega will defend his title in a rare triple threat match against both Cody and Kota Ibushi at King of Pro-Wrestling. Kushida and Marty Scurll will wrestle...

Daylight saving alters WWE broadcast times

It’s time to put your clocks forward, check your smoke alarms, and update your schedules. Daylight saving time is in effect, which means most WWE programming will air an hour later than before. New Zealand Daylight Time (NZDT) is 17 hours ahead of Eastern Time (ET) in North America. As...

Dean Ambrose

Raw: Ambrose returns in time for SummerSlam

Seth Rollins will finally have some backup when he faces Dolph Ziggler at SummerSlam. A returning Dean Ambrose will be in The Architect’s corner after laying out Ziggler and Drew McIntyre on Raw. Rollins and Ziggler met to sign the contract for their Intercontinental Championship match in the final moments...

Rusev

Rusev Interview

At Royal Rumble 2014, the WWE Universe was first introduced to Rusev. Four-and-a-half years of Rusev Days later, the Bulgarian Brute receives his first WWE Championship match at Extreme Rules. “I’m really, really looking forward to this match,” Rusev said. not just because it’s my first time competing for the...

ZSJ submits Tanahashi to win New Japan Cup

Zack Sabre Jr has become the first foreigner in 12 years to win the New Japan Cup. The Englishman submitted Hiroshi Tanahashi in a technical encounter in the tournament final this past Wednesday, March 21, in Niigata, Japan. Sabre exploited weaknesses in Tanahashi’s knee and bicep throughout the match. “The...

Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn powerbomb Daniel Bryan

SmackDown: Bryan fires Owens, Zayn, faces brutal consequences

Daniel Bryan will remember today’s SmackDown Live for all the wrong reasons. The SmackDown General Manager began the night in an emotional state when he announced he was finally cleared to return to in-ring competition. Bryan ended the night being tended to by medical staff after an assault at the...

Sabre meets Tanahashi in New Japan Cup final

The 2018 New Japan Cup will be decided tonight when Hiroshi Tanahashi and Zack Sabre Jr meet in the tournament final. Dating back to 2005, the New Japan Cup is an annual, single-elimination tournament held in the first quarter of the year. The winner is able to challenge for his…