Has WWE put Ronda Rousey on the wrong path?
Ronda Rousey is getting a title shot at Money in the Bank, but has the WWE rushed its new star, who is still working on her in-ring ability?
Lio Rush looks to put mistakes in the past as he pursues dreams in wrestling and music
At 23, Lio Rush has taken all of the buzz he produced on the independents and turned it into an opportunity in NXT and the WWE. As he looks to put a misstep behind him, he's fully committed to making his dreams in wrestling (and music) come true.
Peter Comes To You Live From Paris France
A special guest fills in for SGG as Rosenberg breaks down Raw, last week's NXT, and reads tons of mail from Paris, France.
The Young Bucks and Cody Rhodes ready for sold-out All In event
The Young Bucks and Cody Rhodes have a lot on their plate, especially the upcoming sold-out All In event later this year.
AXS TV will air New Japan Pro Wrestling's third exclusive U.S. event -- the G1 Special in San Francisco -- on Saturday, July 7 at 8 p.m ET. The show, which is expected to draw over 10,000 fans to the Cow Palace in Daly City, California, will feature the stars of NJPW just a week before the G1 Climax 28 tournament begins in Japan.
Mauro Ranallo aims to shatter stigma of mental health discussions in new documentary
Mauro Ranallo, the only broadcaster to have called MMA, boxing, kickboxing and professional wrestling on national television, opens up about his long battle with bipolar disorder.
The Gargano vs. Ciampa rivalry gets even more personal in NXT
On Wednesday's edition of NXT, Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa met again in the ring -- but with a twist, as Gargano's wife, Candice LeRae, made her presence felt. Lars Sullivan also proved why he's a legitimate contender for the NXT championship.
The rebuild of Daniel Bryan continues, Lana (yes, Lana!) locks up Money in the Bank spot
There's seemingly no ring rust on Daniel Bryan who, along with new Money in the Bank qualifiers Naomi and Lana, shined on SmackDown Live.
A big Monday for WWE ends in a show filled with poor executions
A night that should've provided an opportunity to show new partners what they'll be bringing to the table turned into a display of poor creative decisions and a further-puzzling moment in the progression of Roman Reigns.
The Money in the Bank card got a little bit clearer on Monday Night Raw. Natalya defeated Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan and Dana Brooke to qualify for the women's Money in the Bank ladder match, and Roman Reigns vs. Jinder Mahal is official for the June 17 pay-per-view. Next week we'll get Mahal vs Seth Rollins for the Intercontinental championship, and a seven-way, second chance gauntlet match for a spot in the women's Money in the Bank ladder match.
The biggest questions surrounding WWE's move to Fox
SmackDown Live will have a new home in October 2019, but how will the deal with Fox impact the brand and its performers?
Sources: Fox reaches deal to air 'SmackDown'
After making a "massive" offer, Fox has reached an agreement to air WWE's "SmackDown Live" beginning in October 2019, sources told ESPN.
John Cena steps further into public eye with growing Hollywood profile
John Cena's profile in Hollywood continues to grow with a variety of roles in the world of movies, TV and more, including the upcoming YouTube Red animated series "Dallas & Robo" - which also puts more of his personal life on display for the world to see.
Seth Rollins' career-defining run puts him at No. 1
Seth Rollins is a near-unanimous No.1 in the latest ESPN WWE Power Rankings, thanks to a run of matches that stand among the best performances of his career and prove he has what it takes to carry Monday Night Raw on his back, if necessary.
Rosenberg Fires Back At The Haters
After ignoring shot after shot, Rosenberg fires back at the haters on other podcasts. Plus a big week outside the ring and some more mailbag!!
Candice LeRae keeps Gargano-Ciampa rivalry simmering, Undisputed Era tastes unlikely defeat on NXT
On Wednesday's edition of NXT, with Johnny Gargano out of commission, Candice LeRae stepped in and tried to keep Tommaso Ciampa in check; Oney Lorcan, Danny Burch and Pete Dunne got a measure of revenge on Undisputed Era, and Lars Sullivan played spoiler.
Nakamura breaks through against Styles; Lynch and New Day push toward MITB on SmackDown
After months of unsatisfying finishes, Shinsuke Nakamura's mind games finally paid off as he beat AJ Styles in their strongest outing to date. Becky Lynch also emerged with a big win to qualify for Money in the Bank, as did the New Day.
Enzo Amore sexual assault investigation closed without charges being brought
An investigation into an alleged sexual assault by former WWE performer Enzo Amore in Phoenix in October 2017 was closed without charges being filed, though the Phoenix Police Department said the case could be reopened should new evidence come to light.
The first eight participants for the 2018 edition of the WWE U.K. Championship Tournament have been announced. Six new faces -- Zack Gibson, Joe Coffey, Dave Mastiff, Kenny Williams, El Ligero and Amir Jordan -- join 205 Live's Jack Gallagher and 2017 U.K. Championship Tournament participant Joseph Conners. The first round of the tournament will take place at the Download Festival from June 8-10z
Three new qualifiers for Money in the Bank on Raw, Rousey shockingly gets title opportunity
The biggest news coming out of Monday's WWE action occurred far away from the ring as Ronda Rousey will get a title opportunity, but in London, Kevin Owens and Seth Rollins stole the show once again.
The question of when former UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would get her shot at gold in WWE was answered on Monday at the NBC Universal upfronts. At an event that also featured Charlotte Flair, Nia Jax challenged Rousey to a Raw women's championship match at Money in the Bank, which Rousey accepted. The Money in the Bank pay-per-view takes place on June 17 in Chicago. In her lone televised match to date, Rousey impressed alongside Kurt Angle in a win over a Triple H and Stephanie McMahon at WrestleMania 34.
In a second multi-man match of the night (this time a 6-man tag), the faces got the win after Mustafa Ali hit Drew Gulak with the 054. The match hit a fun, fevered pace late in the match, and gave us our first look at Flash Gordon Webster, who teamed with Ali and Cedric Alexander against Gulak, Joseph Conners and James Drake.
205 Live combined the UK Division with the cruiserweights, featuring some of the best of both division in a crossover I wish happened more often. Tyler Bate started the night by pinning TJP to win a fatal-four in a match also featuring Kenny Williams and Kalisto. A bit sloppy at times, but well-booked.
After leading independent wrestling worldwide, Zack Sabre Jr. realizes dream with NJPW
Zack Sabre Jr. wrestled for 14 years and thrived with independent wrestling organizations around the world, but his primary goal has always been becoming a star in NJPW. In 2018, he realized that dream.
Social change on the mind of Saudi Arabians during WWE stop
WWE's Greatest Royal Rumble in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, offered a prism through which the world could glimpse how Saudis are reacting to the country's ongoing move toward more Western-style forms of entertainment -- and what it could mean for their future.
Tickets for the All In independent show promoted by Cody Rhodes and the Young Bucks sold out in less than one hour on Sunday afternoon. Set for the Sears Centre Arena in the suburbs of Chicago on Sept. 1, the independent supershow advertised face value prices from $28-$153 (plus fees) for a venue configured to seat more than 10,000. As of 6:05 p.m. ET Sunday, ticket re-seller StubHub had 222 tickets available -- the least-expensive coming in at $170.49 including fees, with the most-expensive seats (second row) listed at $1,502.50 each, including fees.
Another Crazy SGG Take : Enjoy Yourself!
The boys break down the week that was and get into another Seth Rollins argument. Plus mail!
Rusev shocks Daniel Bryan, Money in the Bank takes center stage
Tuesday's edition of SmackDown Live showed a lot of positive signs of a post-Backlash turnaround, including a shocking Rusev defeat of Daniel Bryan in one of three Money in the Bank qualifiers on the night. Charlotte Flair and The Miz also qualified.
This week's episode of NXT TV kicked off with a face to face encounter between two of the most popular stars on the brand. Ricochet entered the ring and indicated that he has the NXT Championship on his mind. He was interrupted by the Velveteen Dream and a verbal battle ensued foreshadowing a potential showdown between the two down the road.
One week after ambushing Johnny Gargano before an NXT Championship match, Tommaso Ciampa faced off with Kassius Ohno. Ciampa picked up the win. Staying true to his villainous persona, he added salt to Ohno’s wounds and attacked him after the match. Next week's episode of NXT TV will be highlighted by the Undisputed Era taking on the trio of WWE U.K. Champion Pete Dunne, Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch.
Coming off a loss in the 6-person North American Championship ladder match at TakeOver: New Orleans, EC3 picked up his first NXT TV win on Wednesday night when he defeated Raul Mendoza. Two other NXT newcomers were victorious as well as the War Raiders added another notch to their win column with a victory over Heavy Machinery. The NXT Women's Champion also made an appearance as Shayna Baszler continued to intimidate the women's division. After Dakota Kai defeated Vanessa Borne, Baszler emerged and locked Borne in her Kirifuda Clutch.
What fans can expect from Season 4 of 'Lucha Underground'
After eight months away, Lucha Underground returns to the airwaves on June 13. Head writer and executive producer Chris DeJoseph describes how Season 4 came together, what's new and how they'll move on without Prince Puma (Ricochet) and Rey Mysterio.
Raw moves forward with an eye on Money in the Bank
With the briefcase hanging high above the ring it's clear that the WWE has entered Money in the Bank season.
Ember Moon, Ruby Riott and Sasha Banks wrapped up an eventful first hour of Monday Night Raw with a collectively impressive triple threat MITB qualifier. Moon ultimately walked out with the win as the first women's Money in the Bank match qualifier, but all three proved they deserve to be in that match.
Finn Balor locked up the second berth in the men's Money in the Bank ladder match by beating Sami Zayn and Roman Reigns in the main event. Jinder Mahal got involved in the closing moments and kept Reigns out of the final decision. Balor joins Braun Strowman, with six more spots yet to be filled.
WWE Backlash recaps and ratings: Reigns tops Samoa Joe in main event, all champions retain
A lackluster pay-per-view event didn't do much to advance many storylines, as all champions retained their gold and Roman Reigns topped Samoa Joe in the main event.
In spite of a Bayley-Sasha Banks storyline that continues to go off the rails, Ruby Riott and Bayley impressed during their WWE Backlash Kickoff show match. Riott ultimately picked up another big victory and some more momentum, while showing off more of her expansive offensive repertoire.
Samoa Joe's life and career come full circle
A fresh start on SmackDown Live offers great potential for Samoa Joe, who finds himself ready to rekindle feuds against those who helped define and build his career.
Ronda Rousey had a tremendous debut at WrestleMania 34, Shayna Baszler is the NXT women's champion, and now the other two members of the ‘Four Horsewomen' of MMA are joining them in the world of WWE. Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir both reported to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando for training on Monday, making the possibility of a showdown against the WWE's version of the ‘Four Horsewomen' -- Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks and Bayley -- a reality. Both Duke, 31 and Shafir, 30, have MMA backgrounds, with Duke having competed in the UFC's bantamweight division.
WWE Money in the Bank 2018 results, news and information
Everything you need to know about WWE Money in the Bank 2018 -- match cards, results, news, features, history and more from ESPN.com.
The boys are back to talk GRR and more.
Peter Rosenberg and SGG are back to talk Greatest Royal Rumble, Backlash, the week that was, and much more.
Earlier today, TMZ reported Hulk Hogan was "almost a done deal." In a statement from the company on Friday, WWE said: "WWE applauds the work Hulk Hogan is doing with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to turn what was a negative into a positive by helping young people learn from his mistake. While he has taken many steps in the right direction since we parted ways, Hogan is not currently under contract to WWE."
That's right, brother! Griffin twins have big fan in Hulk Hogan
The Griffin twins have enjoyed becoming friends with Hulk Hogan, who coincidentally knew their dad back when he towed the wrestler's cars to be fixed.
The second night of New Japan Pro Wrestling's annual Dontaku show was eventful, to say the least. Kazuchika Okada continued making history with his 12th consecutive successful IWGP heavyweight championship defense, against Hiroshi Tanahashi. Post-match, Okada challenged Kenny Omega to a fourth, deciding match in their ongoing rivalry. Their championship rematch will be a 2-out-of-3 falls, no time limit match at Dominion on June 9. Earlier in the night, Chris Jericho returned to attack Tetsuya Naito and Taiji Ishimori joined Bullet Club, with the rest of the group outside of Omega and Cody appearing to settle all differences.
A lackluster go-home SmackDown ahead of Backlash
Outside of The Miz doing what he does best on the mic, nothing truly moved the needle on SmackDown Live and failed to bring any additional excitement to Sunday's Backlash pay-per-view.
In this week's NXT main event, WWE U.K. Champion Pete Dunne took on former tag team partner turned adversary in the Undisputed Era's Roderick Strong. Dunne won the match by disqualification when Strong's comrades Adam Cole and Kyle O'Reilly interfered. Shortly after, the duo of Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch came to Dunne's aid. The situation has been set up nicely for a potential 6-person tag team match down the road. Next week's show will be chock full of action as well as EC3 makes his NXT TV in-ring debut against Raul Mendoza, the War Raiders collide with Heavy Machinery and Kassius Ohno faces off with Tommaso Ciampa.
Kona Reeves debuted a new persona on NXT TV this week. He is calling himself "The Finest" and picked up a victory over Patrick Scott. In other action, TM61 exhibited some newly featured heel tactics when they defeated the Street Profits using the ropes to assist with the pinfall. Shifting over to the women's division, Bianca Belair picked up the biggest win of her NXT career thus far when she beat Candice LeRae and Kairi Sane caught Shazza McKenzie with her Insane Elbow en route to a quick victory. Afterwards, Sane was approached by Lacey Evans who caught her with a right hand extending their blooming rivalry.
WWE icon Kane leads Knox Co. mayoral primary
WWE wrestler Kane has a narrow lead in the three-way Republican primary race for Knox County mayor in Tennessee, according to Knoxville ABC affiliate WATE.
Consistent storytelling a challenge ahead of Backlash
Another Monday, another set of boos for Roman Reigns who lacks a viable feud and is all of a sudden working alongside the man he spent most of 2017 fighting, Braun Strowman
Greatest Royal Rumble results: Lesnar retains Universal title, Strowman wins Rumble
The highlights of the first-ever Greatest Royal Rumble show in Saudi Arabia included Braun Strowman's victory in a 50-man Royal Rumble match and Brock Lesnar's controversial Universal title win.
At a little over 1 hour, 16 minutes, Daniel Bryan breaks the record for the most time spent in a Royal Rumble. Bryan entered first, and broke the record set by Rey Mysterio in 2006, when he lasted a little over 62 minutes in his victory. But it wasn't enough, as he was eliminated 3rd-to-last by Big Cass.
Greatest Royal Rumble a major turning point for Roman Reigns and WWE
The Greatest Royal Rumble is essentially WrestleMania 34 Part 2, and with seven title matches and a 50-man Rumble it should be a strong show that is set to answer a number of lingering questions.
Jericho happy to take part in Greatest Royal Rumble, but wrestling future is still TBD
Chris Jericho is set to have his first WWE match in nine months at Friday's Greatest Royal Rumble show in Saudi Arabia. But he's satisfied with the state of his career and happy to leave his future options in the wrestling world open -- for now.
Bobby Lashley, Bruno's tribute, and more
The boys talk just how great the greatest could be plus Bobby Lashley, Bruno's tribute, and more.
Big Cass, The IIconics and Gallows & Anderson step up in new opportunites
Shinsuke Nakamura embarrassed AJ Styles for the third straight week and struck down his newly reunited friends Gallows & Anderson, but Tuesday night was defined by newly-minted SmackDown superstars stepping up in new opportunities.
New Undertaker graphic novel set to dig deeper into career of one of WWE's biggest icons
Boom! Studios looks to tell a deeper story about the nearly 30-year career of one of the most iconic characters in WWE history: The Undertaker.
A look ahead to WrestleMania 35
With WrestleMania 34 and the Superstar Shakeup now in the rearview mirror, the WWE on ESPN staff projects which matches will highlight the show when the WWE returns to MetLife Stadium on April 7, 2019.
Profile pages for every active member of the WWE roster
Trace the lineage and history of every active title in the WWE
ESPN's Jonathan Coachman goes 1-on-1 with the WWE's biggest superstars
All of the current champions in WWE and the most significant contenders for each title.