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Ring of Honor

How 'Hangman' Adam Page went from teacher to wrestling star

Once seen as just a lackey in the Bullet Club, "Hangman" Page has grown into his own and has a bright future in professional wrestling.

RING OF HONOR/James Musselwhite

ROH and NJPW announce historic Madison Square Garden show during WrestleMania weekend

Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling announced a historic WrestleMania weekend show at Madison Square Garden, the longtime unofficial home of WWE, making them the first non-WWE promotions in decades to run at the venue.

WWE Results

Tensions spill over ahead of Extreme Rules

Monday Night Raw showcased dominance from Bobby Lashley and Roman Reigns, a surprising victory by Drew McIntyre as well as a questionable situation involving Bayley and Sasha Banks' relationship.

SmackDown Live Results: There's a spotlight on the underdogs at Extreme Rules

A 10-man main event set up two of the more interesting matches at Extreme Rules, as it seems that SmackDown Live will be the priority of the upcoming pay-per-view.

Undisputed Era win back tag titles with victory over Moustache Mountain

The Undisputed Era and Moustache Mountain put on one of the matches of the year resulting in another title change in the very busy NXT tag team division.

SmackDown Live

Rusev vs. AJ

Rusev excited for championship match against AJ Styles at Extreme Rules

Rusev is ready for his first WWE championship opportunity at Extreme Rules.


Rusev is exited for his title opportunity against AJ Styles at Extreme Rules. Video from Farbod Esnaashari

Andrew Feldman, ESPN.com6d ago

Monday Night Raw

We got a final push in a number of rivalries, and what has to be classified as a surprising win for Drew McIntyre over Seth Rollins in the main event, but Raw also added one match to the card for Extreme Rules. Braun Strowman will go one-on-one with Kevin Owens in a steel cage match.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com6d ago

Brock Lesnar

Lesnar, back as spectator, challenges Cormier

Brock Lesnar was seated in the front row for Saturday night's UFC 226 main event and promptly challenged newly crowned heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier.

It's time for Brock Lesnar to lose the Universal championship

At 425 days and counting, Brock Lesnar's stretch as Universal champion has grown to historic levels -- but his absence on a week-to-week basis has become a weight dragging down the rest of the stars of Monday Night Raw.

Raw, SDL and NXT Results

WWE creative hits the repeat button

Monday Night Raw offers minimal advancement of any storyline with the exception of a stellar match added to the Extreme Rules card between Dolph Ziggler and Seth Rollins.

Team Hell No carries SmackDown along the road to Extreme Rules

There were minor moves forward in SmackDown's various title pictures, and SAnitY got their hands on The New Day, but for the most part Tuesday night was all about the reunion of Team Hell No and a rare choice to focus on long-term storytelling.

Johnny Gargano takes turn towards the darkness in return to NXT action against EC3

After getting revenge against Tommaso Ciampa in New Orleans, Johnny Gargano's loss to Ciampa in Chicago led to a dramatic shift in personality and a chance to tell a dark final chapter in their saga, which we saw a glimpse of Wednesday on NXT TV.

205 Live

Charlotte Flair: Body10

The mind, body and soul of Charlotte Flair

For Charlotte Flair, one of the stars of ESPN The Magazine's 2018 Body Issue, wrestling is more than just turnbuckles and moonsaults. It's about legacy, family and facing your pain.

Charlotte Flair: Body Issue 2018

More from Charlotte Flair in ESPN's Body Issue 2018: videos, photos and animation.

DeAngelo Williams

One year after DeAngelo Williams made his in-ring debut at Slammiversary XV -- and promptly retired immediately thereafter -- Williams is set to return to Impact Wrestling on July 12 in the lead-up to this year's Slammiversary pay-per-view. It's unclear whether or not the former Pittsburgh Steelers and Carolina Panthers running back will wrestle again, but he will serve as the on-screen training partner for fellow former NFL player Quinn ‘Moose' Ojinnaka in the lead-up to Moose's word title match at Slammiversary against Austin Aries.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com13d ago


On This Date: Undertaker throws Mankind off the cell

On June 28, 1998 at King of the Ring, Undertaker tossed Mankind off the top of the cell and onto the announcers table during their Hell in a Cell match.


WWE U.K. Championship Tournament

Pete Dunne carrying professional wrestling into new era during reign as WWE U.K. champion

Over the past 18 months, Pete Dunne has blazed a path through wrestling unlike those who came before him -- straddling the lines between WWE (as the U.K. champion) and carrying that title into independent wrestling as part of a wrestling revolution.

WWE U.K. Championship Tournament Night 2 recap: New tag champs, Dunne defends

On the second night of the second edition of the WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament, Tyler Bate and Trent Seven defeated Undisputed Era to become NXT tag team champions, Pete Dunne closed out the show, and a 205 Live superstar returned to action.

British Strong Style confirms role as centerpiece of NXT U.K. division

On the eve of the second WWE United Kingdom Championship tournament debuting on the WWE Network, one thing is clear -- the British Strong Style trio of Pete Dunne, Tyler Bate and Trent Seven is the centerpiece of the NXT U.K. division.

Adam Cole in EVOLVE

Adam Cole makes WWE history with EVOLVE dream match against Walter

As WWE eases out of its isolation from every other wrestling company in the world, crossovers between WWE/NXT and affiliated outside promotions are starting to break down walls -- and Adam Cole's match with Walter in EVOLVE was a big step forward.


Shortly after his successful NXT North American championship defense at EVOLVE, Adam Cole reflects on what stepping into the ring with WALTER was like and what those famous chops really feel like.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com21d ago

Cheap Heat

Two-part MITB recap

A Money In The Bank Break Down

After talking about the career of Vader, the boys break down MITB. There's more to do so this is part 1 of 2. Enjoy yourself!

More MITB Insight

Peter and SGG offer more MITB fallout plus mailbag and the Black Power Rankings.

The State of NXT

Triple H on the state of NXT after TakeOver: Chicago

After a busy week in the world of NXT, from TakeOver: Chicago II to the official launch of the NXT U.K. brand, Paul "Triple H" Levesque reflects on where everything stands.

Wednesday's edition of NXT brought us a pair of interesting matches filmed before TakeOver: Chicago II. Bianca Belair won her highest-profile match to date, against Dakota Kai, whole War Raiders continued their upward trajectory in the NXT tag team division with a win over The Mighty - f.k.a. TM61.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com25d ago


Vader blazed a trail for dynamic big men in the world of pro wrestling

Big Van Vader broke the mold for what a superheavyweight could do in the world of professional wrestling, from his high-flying repertoire that included moonsaults to his ability to perform as a dynamic world champion against smaller opponents.

Leon White, pro wrestling's Vader, dies at 63

Leon White, who spent more than 30 years in professional wrestling as Vader with one of the most iconic looks in the history of the business, has died at 63.

Mae Young Classic 2018

The second annual Mae Young Classic will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 8 and Thursday, Aug. 9 at Full Sail Live. The 32-woman tournament will feature performers from 12 different countries taking part in a single-elimination tournament. Mae Young Classic 2018 will reveal its roster of talent and other pertinent information in the coming weeks.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com25d ago

SmackDown Live

Happy Rusev Day

Happy Rusev Day! Rusev becomes No. 1 contender

Rusev outlasted Daniel Bryan, The Miz, Samoa Joe and Big E to become the new No. 1 contender -- a role he's deserved for way too long.

Rusev trying to be more than the 'stereotypical foreign bad guy'

Rusev spent his first few years in the WWE playing the same foreigner heel role as plenty of others before him, but his new efforts with Rusev Day are helping him turn a corner and build a path for others to follow.


WWE wrestlers play tug-of-war against lion


Monday Night Raw

Rousey snaps on Kurt Angle, Alexa Bliss

Ronda Rousey shows her frustrations by attacking Alexa Bliss and Kurt Angle. Rousey slams Bliss through a table before storming off.


In the opening match of Monday Night Raw, Dolph Ziggler picked up a shock win over Seth Rollins to win the WWE Intercontinental championship. This makes Ziggler a six-time IC champ — tied for third-most of all-time with Jeff Jarrett and Rob Van Dam, behind only Chris Jericho and The Miz.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com28d ago

205 Live

Braun and Alexa

Exclusive after MITB

Alexa Bliss and Braun Strowman reflect on their Money in the Bank victories

On a big night for both Braun Strowman and Alexa Bliss, the two Money in the Bank victors offer insight on what their victories mean moving forward.


Braun Strowman in being the "Monster" in the Bank and the experience of being buried under a pile of ladders at Money in the Bank.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com28d ago

Alexa Bliss on winning the women's Money in the Bank ladder match, and the experience of attacking Ronda Rousey and Nia Jax to cash in the briefcase on the same night she won it.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com28d ago

Money in the Bank

MITB Recap: Bliss and Braun win ladder maches, Bliss cashes in and wins

Alexa Bliss quickly cashed in her Money in the Bank victory and became the new Raw women's champion while on the men's side, Braun Strowman became even more dangerous to Brock Lesnar with his victory.

Rousey shines, but Alexa Bliss spoils match

Ronda Rousey impresses at Money in the Bank, but Alexa Bliss spoils the match and eventually cashes in her briefcase to become Raw Women's champion.


Bliss cashes in during Rousey-Jax match to win WWE Raw Women's Championship

As Ronda Rousey prepared to lock in an armbar on Nia Jax, Alexa Bliss interfered and cashed in her Money in the Bank contract to win the WWE Raw Women's Championship.


AJ Styles

AJ Styles named cover superstar for WWE2K19

Reigning WWE champion AJ Styles was announced Monday as the cover superstar for WWE2K19, this year's edition of WWE's annual video game set for release in October.


WWE2K19 cover superstar AJ Styles traces his love of wrestling video games all the way back to the Nintendo Entertainment System, before he ever owned a console of his own.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com28d ago

AJ Styles' initial thoughts on how he'll handle his role as part of the WWE2K19 Million Dollar Challenge.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com28d ago



What would 8-year-old AJ Styles think if he found out he'd be on the cover of a WWE video game?

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com28d ago

NJPW G1 Climax

The 20 participants for the G1 Climax 28 and the layout of Block A and Block B were announced by New Japan Pro Wrestling over the last couple of days. The two most notable elements of this release were newly-crowned IWGP heavyweight champion Kenny Omega and Golden Lovers partner Kota Ibushi being in the same block, and Adam "Hangman" Page's inclusion in the field. All 19 days of shows, which will air live on NJPW World, will feature live English commentary. The shows will run from July 14 through Aug. 12.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com28d ago

WWE on ESPN resources

  • Nick Laham/ESPN
  • WWE profiles

    Profile pages for every active member of the WWE roster

  • Courtesy of WWE
  • WWE championship history

    Trace the lineage and history of every active title in the WWE

  • ESPN SportsCenter
  • Off the Top Rope archive

    ESPN's Jonathan Coachman goes 1-on-1 with the WWE's biggest superstars

  • Courtesy of WWE
  • Title watch

    All of the current champions in WWE and the most significant contenders for each title.

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