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House of Horrors: WWE blows big spot on megashow

The verdict is on the WWE House of Horrors match pitting Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt: meh.

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Podcast: Previewing Survivor Series, NXT Takeover: Toronto

Chris Graham breaks down a big week in pro wrestling: with Survivor Series and NXT Takeover: Toronto on the schedule.


NXT Live! coming to Altria Theater Oct. 7: Tickets on sale Friday

Live at Altria Theater, NXT Live! See the hottest brand in sports entertainment as NXT heads to Richmond for the first time ever on Friday, October 7.


NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II hits, misses

Spoiler alert: there weren’t any misses at NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II, which was solid top to bottom.

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The night I was the wrestling sidekick for Coach Bill Phipps

I only had the fortune of working with Coach Bill Phipps once, and never got to hear the result.

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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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Podcast: Does wrestling need an offseason?

Does pro wrestling need an offseason? AFP editor Chris Graham takes on the topic in this week’s wrestling podcast.

WWE splitting into two: Separate Raw, Smackdown great news for fans

Great news for wrestling fans: WWE is splitting its roster again, and beginning July 19, Smackdown will air live on Tuesday nights.

Tommy Dreamer is right: No more head chairshots

ECW Original Tommy Dreamer said in a recent interview that wrestling needs to do away with unprotected chairshots to the head.

How does WWE get Roman Reigns over?

WWE desperately wants to get Roman Reigns over with fans. Matching him up with smark favorite A.J. Styles is probably not the way to do it.

WWE Payback: Styles, Reigns bring down the house

WWE is advertising that it is beginning a new era. The first installment of Roman Reigns vs. AJ Styles was a good launching pad.

What good does it do for fans to keep booing Roman Reigns?

No matter how much you boo Roman Reigns, Daniel Bryan ain’t coming back. CM Punk, he ain’t coming back.

Is WWE trying to kill Charlottesville with weak JPJ card?

WWE is coming to the John Paul Jones Arena on May 15. Don’t feel the need to rush out to get your tickets right now or anything.

Fishburne coach hosting summer youth wrestling camp

Fishburne Military School wrestling coach Terry Waters is hosting a summer wrestling camp in Waynesboro in June.

WrestleMania 32: Hits, Misses

Roman Reigns, predictably, walked out of AT&T Stadium at the end of WrestleMania 32 with the WWE championship.

Fishburne wrestlers finish ninth in state meet

Fishburne Military School made its presence known this weekend at the 2016 VISAA state wrestling tournament at Deep Run High School outside of Richmond.

WWE Fastlane: Winners, losers and more from the show

We can start with the obvious. The biggest losers at WWE Fastlane were those of us who spent three hours fighting spotty broadcast signals and common sense to watch.

Former WWE champ Daniel Bryan: Lucky to be getting out alive

The great shame with the recent news about former WWE champion Daniel Bryan isn’t that he’s retiring in his prime at age 34.

Wrestling: Virginia falls 19-18 to Chattanooga

Bonus points proved to be the deciding factor at Memorial Gym on Sunday (Feb. 14) as No. 19 Virginia (6-6) fell to Chattanooga (12-4) by a score of 19-18 on a late fall.

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Fishburne hosts VIC wrestling championships on Saturday

Fishburne Military School is hosting the Virginia Independent Conference wrestling championships on Saturday, and four Caissons will bring undefeated records into the VICs.

Daniel Bryan WWE retirement: Work, or real thing?

Four-time WWE champ Daniel Bryan announced on Twitter on Monday that he is retiring from active competition, putting an apparent premature end to a promising career.

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Fishburne wrestlers trounce military school rivals

Fishburne Military School wrestlers handed host school Massanutten and Randolph Macon Academy a loss at a military school tri-meet Tuesday afternoon.

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Wrestling: #10 Virginia Tech dominates #18 Virginia

Eighteenth-ranked Virginia (5-4) fell to No. 10 Virginia Tech (10-2) by a score of 31-7 on Sunday (Jan. 31) in the Commonwealth Clash.