The Living Legend Bruno Sammartino, one of the greatest all-time and the man responsible for giving Vince McMahon Jr. the opportunity to take WWE to a new level, died on Wednesday, April 18. Sammartino, a WWE Hall of Famer, was 82.
WWE NXT makes its regular house call at the Havert L. Fenn Center on Saturday in Fort Pierce. Adam Cole, who is NXT's inaugural North American Champ and one-fourth of the tag champs, is the leader of The Undisputed Era.
Rafael Torres, senior director of sports programming at beIN Sports, discussed airing Major League Wrestling in North America. Based in Orlando, MLW produces a one-hour, weekly TV show (taped), which debuts at 8 p.m. ET Friday, April 20.
In April, Impact Wrestling Champ Austin Aries will be Orlando for Redemption pay-per-view and Pop TV tapings at Universal Studios Florida. Aries, a WWE alum, wrestles Lucha Underground’s Pentagón Jr. and Fénix for the belt at Redemption.
At WWE WrestleMania 34 on Sunday from a sold-out Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Ronda Rousey wins her WWE debut; Charlotte Flair ends a streak; Daniel Bryan wins in return; Brock Lesnar retains. New champs include 10-year-old boy.
WWE announced that Universal Champ Brock Lesnar has re-signed with the company on Monday, April 9. The night before, Lesnar with Paul Heyman successfully defended his title against Roman Reigns in the main event of WrestleMania 34.
Rowdy Ronda Rousey won her WWE debut, teaming with Kurt Angle against Triple H and Stephanie McMahon at WWE WrestleMania 34 on Sunday, April 8 from soldout Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Also, Brock Lesnar retains. New champs crowned.