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Pro wrestler run ins: My brushes with celebrity

Deadspin today was highlighting at the top of its front page an article from four years ago about fans’ chance encounters with famous pro wrestlers.


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Chris Graham: Fun night of LTW Entertainment pro wrestling at the Waynesboro YMCA

What happened was, Matt Wilde used his feet on the ropes for leverage to gain an illegal pinfall over Lance Lude in the main event, and since I was on the scene of the LTW Entertainment show at the Waynesboro YMCA as a special representative of the commissioner’s office, well, I had to do something.


Podcast: WWE Extreme Rules review, more Rise and Demise of AWE

CGI host Chris Graham brings back wrestling promoter Doug Ward to review the WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Then Graham and Ward return to the oral history of Awesome Wrestling Entertainment, a company that Ward founded in 2010, and with Graham on board in 2011 produced a live pay-per-view legends wrestling show broadcast across the United States and Canada.


Kevin Nash to appear on WWE Raw Reunion

WWE legend Kevin Nash will appear on the Raw Reunion show scheduled for Monday night.


CM Punk a quitter? Admire him for getting out on his terms

CM Punk finally spoke out on his departure nearly a year ago from WWE, and it was worse than a lot of us would have thought.


Wrestling News and Notes: Backstage at Raw, Raw TV viewers up slightly, Nash to appear in Magic Mike sequel

WWE Monday Night Raw was in Memphis this week, and Jerry “The King” Lawler wasn’t the only Memphis wrestling legend to appear in front of the live audience.


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TNA TV taping draws 425 fans to Charlottesville: What that means for business

The John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va., has a seating capacity of 15,600. TNA drew a reported 425 fans to the arena last week for a taping for a One Night Only pay-per-view.


Monday Night Raw Review: Good work on Hogan birthday segment, another stupid Stephanie-Brie exchange

Hogan birthday does its job: Until Brock Lesnar’s music hit, the Hulk Hogan birthday celebration made no sense whatsoever, except as a throwback to the fun Old School Raw from earlier in the year.


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The last thing we need is another nWo reunion

When you’re nWo, you’re nWo for life. Sure, we get it. Time to move on was 15 years ago, but it looks like we’re going to get yet another reunion at this week’s WWE Monday Night Raw, which ostensibly is the go-home show to SummerSlam, but is going to be as much Hulk Hogan birthday bash as what it should be.


Quick Internet feud between Kevin Nash, Roddy Piper already over?

Roddy Piper talked on his podcast this week about a locker room incident with Kevin Nash when both were in WCW that he remembered ending with him single-legging Nash and throwing him out of the room.


CM Punk update: Is it legit? Did he really quit?

CM Punk is quitting WWE. No doubt you’ve heard that by now. But this is wrestling, and wrestling, as we all know, is nothing but a series of works. So the question: Did he really quit? Or is this just the most elaborate work of all time? Let’s just say, first off, that it’s almost […]


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Analysis: How can TNA survive with tiny house shows?

The first report on the TNA Impact house show at a middle school in Bristol, Tenn., Friday night had 300 fans in attendance. Two other reports have surfaced online, one estimating a crowd closer to “three-quarters full” in the 1,000-seat gym, another saying that “turnout was much better than I expected.” So let’s put the crowd at anywhere between 300 and 700. Either way, how the hell does TNA stay in business?


Meet the Superstars Live at the Waynesboro YMCA

Top Rope Pro Wrestling presents Meet the Superstars Live featuring former WWE champion and WrestleMania headliner Kevin Nash on Friday, April 12, at the Waynesboro Family YMCA. Sponsored by Mathers Construction Team, the two-hour event will be held at the YMCA from 7-9 p.m. prior to Friday Night Basketball.


Country star Emma Leigh to perform free concert at Night of the Superstars

Emma Leigh, one of the stars of RFD-TV’s “Virginia Dreams Center Stage,” has been signed to the lineup for the April 13 Night of the Superstars. Leigh, now working on her second studio album, will perform a free concert at Night of the Superstars beginning at 7 p.m. She will also perform the national anthem before the anticipated sellout crowd at Waynesboro High School.


Update: X-Pac still on mend following anal injury

Sean “X-Pac” Waltman went to Twitter to update fans on his health status following the horrific injury that he suffered at a wrestling show last weekend. Among the interesting tidbits: It wasn’t his first time at this particular rodeo, in a manner of speaking.


Nash: X-Pac still on for Night of the Superstars

Sean “X-Pac” Waltman is home recovering from emergency surgery after suffering a near-fatal injury on a failed move in a match in Minnesota over the weekend. Close friend Kevin Nash, who will team with X-Pac as The Kliq take on The Rock ‘n Roll Express in the main event at the April 13 Night of the Superstars, confirmed to TopRopeProWrestling.com last night by text that Waltman will be able to wrestle in the match.


Who will come out on top of the Night of the Superstars Bracket Challenge?

Does Top Rope have its own Florida Gulf Coast? We’ll find out with the inaugural Night of the Superstars Bracket Challenge – through which you, the fans, will determine your favorite Top Rope Superstar!


Night of the Superstars sells out ringside

Top Rope Pro Wrestling announced today that it has sold out of ringside tickets to its upcoming Night of the Superstars show set for Saturday, April 13, at Waynesboro High School, Waynesboro, Va.


Top Rope announces matches for Night of the Superstars

“Hardcore Legend” Mick Foley, “Big Sexy” Kevin Nash, Jake “The Snake” Roberts and The Rock ‘n Roll Express highlight the big Night of the Superstars show set for Saturday, April 13, at Waynesboro High School, Waynesboro, Va.


Economic impact! Tickets to Night of the Superstars sold to fans in 11 states

Night of the Superstars has broken all presale records for local independent pro-wrestling shows in the Shenandoah Valley with more than 425 tickets sold online — more than five weeks before the live show gets under way.


The Kliq vs. The Rock ‘n Roll Express featured in main event at Night of the Superstars

The main event at the Night of the Superstars from Top Rope Pro Wrestling features a tag-team dream match – Kevin Nash and X-Pac, The Kliq, vs. Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson, The Rock ‘n Roll Express.


Top Rope adds X-Pac, Rock ‘n Roll Express, more to Night of the Superstars

Top Rope Pro Wrestling has announced the additions of several wrestlers to the lineup for the April 13 Night of the Superstars at Waynesboro High School in Waynesboro, Va.


Kevin Nash VIP Package at Night of the Superstars

Kevin Nash has taken down the likes of Goldberg, “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels and Triple H. On Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Night of the Superstars at Waynesboro High School in Waynesboro, Va., you can get your chance to go one-on-one with “Big Daddy Cool.”


Chris Graham: Days in the rasslin’ business

Kevin Nash was supposed to tear up Augusta Expo. That he didn’t is still a mystery to me


AFP produces DVD for Awesome Wrestling Entertainment

The Awesome Wrestling Entertainment Night of Legends two-disc DVD set is now available for purchase after a successful project led by Augusta Free Press LLC


Night of Legends DVDs in hand: Shipments going out this week

The AWE Night of Legends two-disc DVD set is in hand at the Awesome Wrestling Entertainment offices in Waynesboro, Va. Presale orders will begin shipping this week. Order your copy today – just $24.95 plus $3.95 shipping and handling. Ordering information: Click here.


Alex Silva: I’m your man, ‘Big Sexy’

If you’re Alex Silva, the world is your oyster, the AWE your stage. With all the talk about Silva being a future world-title contender, Silva is thinking to himself, Why wait? The future might as well be now. “I should be the tag-team partner. I should be in the main event,” said Silva, joining the […]


Rock-n-Roll Express: One more time?

Ricky Morton has seen it before. Kevin Nash comes in, immediately becomes the main-event guy and sucks all the air out of the company. “Kevin Nash, you know the history between me and you. And what is all that about? You coming in someplace, invading it, taking all the money, shutting the place down and […]


AWE announces card for Night of Legends PPV

A main event featuring Kevin Nash and The Rock-n-Roll Express and an opener pitting Terry Funk and Tommy Dreamer in a one-on-one matchup for the first time ever will highlight the Awesome Wrestling Entertainment Night of Legends pay-per-view. The Oct. 15 show will be broadcast on InDemand, DirecTV, AT&T, Verizon and Bell TV beginning at […]


AWE: Local business on the verge of hitting it big

It’s thisclose to being another great example of the Great American Success Story. The Downtown Waynesboro-based Awesome Wrestling Entertainment will make its debut on television on Saturday, Oct. 15, with a live pay-per-view wrestling event that will be broadcast by InDemand, DirecTV, AGTV and Bell TV in Canada to more than 122 million households in […]


Awesome Wrestling Entertainment announces first live pay-per-view TV event

Awesome Wrestling Entertainment, a new professional wrestling entertainment company based in Waynesboro, will debut its first pay-per-view TV event on Saturday, Oct. 15, live from Augusta Expo in Fishersville. AWE Night of the Legends will be broadcast into 120 million households in the United States and Canada via InDemand, Dish TV, DirecTV, AGTV and worldwide […]