WRESTLING is now more accessible than ever and fans can enjoy action-packed programming almost every night of the week.
WWE begins the week with the long-running flagship show RAW airing Monday nights at 8:00 PM EST on USA Network.
Since Wrestlemania 37, Bobby Lashley continues to reign as WWE Champion and RAW Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley fends off her Wrestlemania opponent Asuka and long-time foe Charlotte Flair.
Vince McMahon’s wrestling company continues its partnership with the network airing WWE NXT on Tuesdays as well as Miz and Mrs and Straight Up Steve Austin.
On the yellow brand, newly minted NXT champions Karrion Kross, and Raquel dominate.
Friday nights there is SmackDown on FOX, and fans can enjoy classic matches, and original WWE content on Peacock (in the US) and WWE Network everywhere else.
After a history-making Wrestlemania, Bianca Belair walked out the new SmackDown Women’s Champion. And Universal Champion Roman Reigns continues his reign as Tribal Chief.
All Elite Wrestling (AEW) stands tall on Wednesdays as the relativity new promotion showcases their talented roster on AEW: Dynamite on TNT.
AEW is a mix of up-and-coming talent, indie darlings, and legends like the “Demo God” Chris Jericho.
Promising stars like Tay Conti, Jade Cargill, and Britt Baker are making waves with the likes of indie darlings like Thunder Rosa.
Impact! Wrestling has moved its show to Thursday nights on Twitch, and ASX.
Current Impact world champion Rich Swann and AEW World Champion Kenny Omega continue to heat things up for the Rebellion pay-per-view.
Read our wrestling live blog below for the latest news and updates…
KURT ANGLE SHARES HIS STATUS WITH WWE AND AEW
In a recent interview with Hannibal TV, Kurt Angle shares that he has not had much contact with All Elite Wrestling.
Angle revealed: “I don’t have any plans of going to AEW. I haven’t really spoke to them that much.”
He also revealed that he has “something going on with WWE right now” and does not want to mess up his relationship with the company.
In June 2020 with CBR the WWE Hall of Famer shared that WWE offered him a gig to be WWE star Matt Riddle’s manager but he declined to focus on her personal projects.
CURRENT AND FORMER WWE SUPERSTARS REACT TO DEREK CHAUVIN VERDICT
Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd and has sparked reactions from former and current WWE stars like Bayley, Sami Zayn and more!
AEW DARK APRIL 20, 2021 RESULTS
Darby Allin vignette discussing his bout with Jungle Boy.
Joey Janela def. Will Allday
SCU (Christopher Daniels & Frankie Kazarian) def. Ryzin & John Skyler
Big Swole & KiLynn King def. Ashley & Steff MK
The Butcher & The Blade def. Cole Karter & Brick Aldridge
Ryan Nemeth gives JD Drake some gifts to make him sexy.
Sonny Kiss def. Jake Manning
Dark Order (Evil Uno, Stu Grayson, & 10) def. Jay Lyon, Midas Black, & Ken Broadway
Billy Gunn def. Andrew Palace
Dante Martin def. Sun Fire
Diamante def. Queen Aminata
Varsity Blonds (Griffin Garrison & Brian Pillman Jr) def. Hayden Backlund & Kit Sackett
Max Caster def. Alan “5” Angels
Powerhouse Hobbs def. Baron Black
PAC def. Dean Alexander
WWE NXT APRIL 20, 2021 RESULTS
WWE NXT brought the action from the Capitol Wrestling Center on its new night.
LA Knight defeats Dexter Lumis after a distraction from Indi Hartwell.
Grizzled Young Veterans wins over Breezango who came out dressed as British officials.
‘The Warrior of the Sun’ Sarray is victorious in her debut match against Zoey Stark
Oney Lorcan accepted NXT Cruiserweight champion Kushida’s open challenge but did not walk away with the title.
Imperium (w/Alexander Wolfe) dominate Ever-Rise
A returning Kyle O’Reilly opened the show with a promo, and ended it with a win over Cameron Grimes.
JOEY JANELA HAS CAR TROUBLE ON HIS WAY TO AEW TAPINGS
AEW star Joey Janela was on his way to AEW taping when he experienced some car trouble.
Janela was on his way to Jacksonville, Florida when his car hood flipped up and shattered his windshield.
A nice person was able to help, and tied down his car hood.
CM PUNK TALKS ABOUT WHAT HE WANTS HIS WWE RETURN TO LOOK LIKE
Fans have been clamoring to have CM Punk back in the squared circle, and especially back in WWE.
In the past he has said that if the right situation presents itself he is open.
When talking to Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated he said: “I get offered to do a lot of stuff, and I say no to 90% of it just because my thing is I need to work with quality human beings.
“It just seems like maybe in pro wrestling there is a lack of quality human beings. I don’t know. I like doing fun, quality projects.
“If there is a fun, quality wrestling project that gets sent my way, I will listen to it.”
It is well known that CM Punk is not itching to return to WWE, he went on to say: “You’ve got WWE, who has multiple billion-dollar television deals, and the television’s awful. I go back there, I’m just another guy.”
Check out the full interview here.
RING OF HONOR ANNOUNCES MATCHES FOR NEXT TWO SHOWS
Ring of Honor announced two matches each of the 501 and 502 episodes.
Their weekly series will feature the following matches so far:
ROH Episode 501: Violence Unlimited vs. La Faccion Ingobernable and
Eli Isom vs. Dak Draper
ROH Episode 502: ROH Television Championship: Tracy Williams (c) vs. Tony Deppen and Bandido vs. Flamita
WWE RAW APRIL 19 RATINGS REVEALED!
The April 19 episode of WWE’s RAW averaged 1.907 million viewers according to Showbuzz Daily.
This is down from last week’s 2.026 million viewers.
This was the second RAW after Wrestlemania which saw Charlotte Flair SNAP and attack a ref, Alexa Bliss seemingly explains her actions at Wrestlemania and more hard-hitting action.
Fans were underwhelmed with this year’s RAW after Wrestlemania.