Victor “Punk” Woodley has had a tough week. After months of first-place finishes on the Street Fighter V competitive circuit, most notably the $150,000 top prize in the Eleague SFV invitational, Punk experienced serious heartbreak in the Evo 2017 finals this past Sunday.
To some degree, the politics of The “Progressive Liberal” Dan Richards align with those of the real Dan Richards. Given that this is pro wrestling, a big red sign displaying Is this a work? is always flashing, but Richards claims he leans hard left. “It’s not much of a stretch,” he says on the phone. When he tells me…
WWE champion Randy Orton is normally not much of an interesting follow on Twitter. Sometimes he’ll express a thought of his own, but for insight into his personality, you’re not usually getting it there. That changed over the weekend.
Wrestling fans might be used to hearing Justin Roberts introduce names like John Cena, Daniel Bryan or The Undertaker. But for the finale of the Video Game Championship Wrestling series, Roberts himself took to the mic to announce the entrance of rejected Street Fighter concept Zubaz and the dark lord of Hyrule…
It’s Wrestlemania time, and hosts The New Day are doing their thing, entering the arena with a Final Fantasy homage.
Ghosts, weddings and hit-and-runs are all just small threads that wrestling has used throughout the WWE’s legacy to drive storylines. But for the non-wrestling fans who prefer their action in the vein of Celebrity Deathmatch, there exists a small but fervent community of wrestling modders, crafting some of the most…
This week, a tag appeared on Twitter for wrestling photos that look so unreal you’d think they had to be Photoshopped.
Among the shirt-folding instructions, clips of puppies hugging babies, and trailers for gritty superhero movies that make up most of YouTube, there are certain videos that seem like they were created to dare viewers to watch them all the way through.
WWE wrestler Xavier Woods, noted enthusiast of the video games, unleashed a Street Fighter-style Hadouken on Aiden English in a bout last night.
I’m standing in Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, New York, a place Ali and Jake LaMotta trained in decades ago, and Johnny Rodz is giving me shit because I told him I like The Wrestler.
And like that, Pokkén Tournament is suddenly that much cooler.
And you thought normal Deathclaws were dangerous.
Today on Highlight Reel we have ladders, invisible chairs, NPCs that love trains, Call of Duty streaks and much more!
R. Mika really knows how to get people pumped, let me tell you.
R. Mika has a few work out tips for you. They’re pretty good! They also turn her into an absolute monster.
I used to think that it was just nostalgia, screwing with my memory. But when I did a side-by-side comparison, there was no comparison at all.
Yes, that’s WWE star Triple H. Yes, that’s Danganronpa character Aoi Asahina. Yes, they’re starring together in an absurd hour-long crime drama where the two worlds collide.
Late in Yes!, the new memoir from the great pro wrestler Daniel Bryan, there’s a moment where Bryan comes to an epiphany about what he’s doing in the WWE—the place where he’s been employed since 2009: “I came to the realization that what we were doing in WWE was no longer pro wrestling,” he writes. “Instead, what most…