Tag: Pro Wrestling

Editorial: SICW Fan Fest 2 brought fans from all walks of life together

Posted: May 20, 2024 at 3:13 pm   /   Interesting, Wrestling

Over the weekend, pro wrestling fans were treated to quite a show by Southern Illinois Championship Wrestling (SICW). Wrestling historian, longtime promoter and SICW owner Herb Simmons used some of the many connections and friendships he’s made over the years in pro wrestling to put together SICW Fan Fest 2. The event first came to […]

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Interview: Herb Simmons, SICW Fan Fest 2

Posted: May 15, 2024 at 12:04 pm   /   Featured, Interviews, Wrestling

SICW Fan Fest will take place this weekend at The Aviator Hotel in South County. Friday night’s event featuring Bill Apter is sold out. Saturdays Fan Fest begins at 10 a.m. Tickets are still available. Check out our interview with Herb Simmons below.

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Oklahoma commission turns heel on AEW

Posted: April 19, 2024 at 11:23 am   /   Professional Wrestling, Sports, Wrestling

AEW Women’s Wrestler Nyla Rose is currently in the news, not because of the former AEW Women’s Champ’s wrestling, but rather her sexuality. Rose, a transgender woman, is the target of complaints from the state of Oklahoma. On Thursday, in a story first reported by Real Rasslin, news was released that in January, AEW received […]

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Interview: WWE Superstar Liv Morgan talks meeting fans, the draft, traveling and more

Posted: April 18, 2024 at 11:42 am   /   Professional Wrestling

In the world of WWE, one of the most popular female wrestlers at the moment happens to be a 29-year-old former competitive cheerleader and model, Liv Morgan. Morgan, who signed with the WWE in 2014, first gained popularity in 2015 on NXT, as a part of a faction with Ruby Riott and Sarah Logan. In […]

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Sports Photos: WWE Smackdown at FedEx Forum in Memphis

Posted: March 22, 2024 at 10:27 am   /   Wrestling

WWE Smackdown, featuring The Rock, STL’s own Randy Orton, Logan Paul, and many others made a stop in Memphis on the Road to Wrestlemania. Check out our photos below.

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Preview: WrestleMax at Turner Hall in Columbia, Illinois December 15

Posted: December 7, 2023 at 9:52 am   /   Featured, Interesting, Local, Professional Wrestling

WrestleMax STL will be having its final event of the year on December 15 at Turner Hall in Columbia, Illinois. Kevin Kwiatkowski, otherwise known by his ring name as Kevin Lee Davidson (KLD) on the independent wrestling scene, also serves as the promoter for the company. KLD has been a mainstay on the indie wrestling […]

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Interview: Cazzey Cereghino, actor, The Iron Claw

Posted: December 5, 2023 at 2:53 pm   /   Interviews, Interesting, Wrestling

On December 22, The Iron Claw, starring Zac Efron, Jeremy Allen White, and Harris Dickinson hits theaters. While a lot has been made of the body transformations of Efron and the other actors portraying the Von Erich brothers, there are a ton of other smaller roles in the film portraying famous wrestlers. From The Sheik […]

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Interview: Actor Kevin Anton, of The Iron Claw

Posted: December 1, 2023 at 12:00 pm   /   Film, Coming Soon, Interviews, Wrestling

Actor Kevin Anton recently took some time to talk to ReviewSTL about the new film THE IRON CLAW, the true story of the Von Erich family. Anton plays legendary wrestler Harley Race in the film. He talks about his experience making the film, as well as some of his past roles on The Sopranos and […]

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20 questions with author Jeremy Housewright about his new book, For the Love of the Show

Posted: November 22, 2023 at 10:09 am   /   Featured, Book Reviews, Interesting, Local

ReviewSTL Editor Jeremy Housewright recently released his first book, For the Love of the Show: Pro Wrestling Fans Tell Their Stories. The book could be described as a love letter to pro wrestling. Housewright scoured the United States looking for pro wrestling fans with stories to tell about their love for the art form. He […]

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Pro Wrestling: Smackdown to return to USA Network in Oct. 2024

Posted: September 21, 2023 at 8:43 am   /   Wrestling

WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TKO), and NBCUniversal have agreed to a five-year domestic media rights partnership that will bring Friday Night SmackDown back to USA Network beginning October 2024. Additionally, beginning in the 2024/25 season, WWE will produce four primetime specials per year that will air on NBC, marking the first time WWE will […]

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