Sean Rueter

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It's official! WWE signs Japanese star Kenta

An in-ring announcement at Saturday's Osaka show brings the puro legend into the sports entertainment fold. Find out what was said and what he'll be doing first when he reports to the States as a WWE-contracted worker.

WWE's depiction of minorities gets media coverage


A recent article in 'The Atlantic' discussing WWE's past and present depictions and treatment of African-American and Latino characters has drawn the company's attention. We talk about why it should grab yours as a fan, too.


AJ Styles in WWE!?!?

Sorry, the IWGP Heavyweight Champ isn't following KENTA to Vince McMahon's employ. But he is featured in this week's "Five Things" video along some other stars you didn't know wrestling in WWE.

WWE Smackdown preview for July 11, 2014

Veterans collide when Y2J takes on The Viper, and hosses clash when Roman Reigns stands up to Rusev! Get ready for tonight, and read our plea for Dean Ambrose to get creative in revenging himself upon the traitor Seth Rollins.

NXT recap, reactions: Didn't have to be like this


A #1 contender's match for the Women's title and a big tag team main event featuring NXT champ Adrian Neville probably should have felt more exciting than this, especially as part of WWE Network's free preview. We try to figure out what was missing.

NXT results, open thread: Free for all

The best show WWE produces gets even better, because you can watch Bayley vs. Summer Rae and NXT champ Adrian Neville teaming with Sami Zayn against Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel for free during WWE Network's preview week.

Kurt Angle denounces rumors of relapse


Dirt screen reports say a photo of Angle asleep on a flight were making the rounds backstage at WWE, with whispers that he was passed out from drugs or alcohol. He responded yesterday, saying he's getting ready to celebrate one year sober.

Why aren't we talking about the Ottawa Screwjob?!?!


Damien Shawndow didn't screw Damien Shawndow. Bret Hart screwed Damien Shawndow. And Chris Jericho helped. JBL may be right about those Canadians...

TNA Impact preview for July 10, 2014

The tag team, Knockouts and X-Division titles are all on the line. Kurt Angle sure does like to book championship matches! Find out who leaves with the belts - and why Rhino is working with the Carters - tonight.

Angle reveals TNA contract end, talks what's next

The Olympic Gold Medalist was a guest on Jim Ross' podcast and gave the last date of his current contract, mentioned that he's not signed their offered extension and is now pondering where to sign next - a contract he believes will be his last.

At least it wasn't 7 - BO


You can survive even historically embarrassing loses if you only...BO-LIEVE

WWE and Hogan kick off big Japan tour tomorrow

The company makes a quick, three day swing through a major pro wrestling market. They brought out a big gun to headline the shows with a hot new face - and are expected to announce a big signing on Saturday. All the details are right here.

CM Punk hosting music awards show on July 21

The retired pro wrestler continues to establish himself in his new career with a gig on the red carpet for the debut of The AP Music Awards. And he'll be competing with WWE Raw, kind of!

What history suggests we expect from Sting on 7/14


UPDATED. Based on his Twitter posts from yesterday, should we expect a big surprise on Raw? Or is there evidence from past mid-July announcements that would point to promising but less splashy news on the 14th?

Were Cole and JR arguing about Cena during Raw?

WWE decided last night that Cena is 'the greatest WWE champ in history'. Jim Ross tweeted that he thought that was a bad idea. Did Michael Cole respond during the main event? And what do we make of all this 'greatest champ ever' talk anyway?

Diva's lib: Women in 4 different stories on Raw

While it's not exactly 'Shimmer', last night's episode of WWE's flagship show featured Divas in four different storylines. They had characters, motivation, conflict - everything! Is it a positive step for women's wrestling, or just more of the same?

OTTR Podcast: Ep. 66 -- Clash of the Champions XIX

Each episode features Mike & Rex discussing the latest news & goings-on of note. The new episode is ready for your listening pleasure! This week, they cover current events, and WCW Clash of the Champions XIX!

WWE Legend confirmed for tonight's Raw

Find out who it is. Here's a hint, he was also in Montreal in 2012 for the show where Jerry Lawler suffered his heart attack. Here's another hint, it's not CM Punk.


Video: Santino announces in-ring retirement

WWE has published a story on their website and released video from the Toronto house show where Marella announced the end of his in-ring career due to another neck injury.

Stone Cold wants WWE to cut scripted promos


Talking about his new reality show Broken Skull Challenge, Steve Austin talked about the current WWE interview style. He thinks it limits the product and the ability of the workers to form connections with the audience. Is that the bottom line?

WWE Network announces free preview week


No credit card required to check out the streaming service for free until next Monday, as long as you're not a current subscriber. It's a great deal for folks on the fence, but is it also a sign of desperation ahead of August's investor call?

Ranking the longest reigning WWE champions


The company's website set out to do just that in a recent article, and gave us a top ten. See which current stars made it, the ridiculous amount of days past stars held the belt, and how WWE can kayfabe numbers to tell whatever story they want.

What Lance Storm and Cagesiders have in common

The Hart Dungeon graduate was catching up on his favorite pro wrestling show this weekend, and took to Twitter to explain why he loves WWE NXT. If you don't already watch, see why an ECW, WCW and WWE veteran and current instructor thinks you should.

WWE Raw preview for July 7, 2014

Chris Jericho makes his in-ring return against The Miz in Montreal. Find out everything else that's been going on, and that might happen tonight, in WWE. We'll wonder why folks want a Zeb Colter face turn promo while we also worry about Emma.

Santino staying with WWE, just not wrestling

Reports are coming in from fans who were at the Toronto house show where Santino Marella announced the end of his in-ring career, and it sounds like he'll be sticking in WWE as a non-wrestling performer. What might he do?

Report: Santino says his in-ring career is over

That's what Marella told a house show in Toronto, near his real life hometown. Find out what he said and what it might mean for WWE, Emma, and more.

Petey Williams announces his retirement


The owner of one of the sickest moves in pro wrestling says he's called it a career at the age of 32. Get the details on his farewell, and watch him flip piledriver a bunch of dudes, right here.

Dean Ambrose's awesome Money in the Bank streak

But Dean hasn't won either of his Money in the Bank ladder matches, you say. True, but what he has done the last two years is much more satisfying. Read on to find out what it is, Cagesiders.

Smark's Shoot Standings for July 6

Everybody who comes to Cageside Seats has an opinion about what's going on in pro wrestling - the Smark's Shoot Standings (S3) are where YOU let us know YOURS.

Vote for the Greatest WWE Raw match ever wants to know what you think, and they're giving you eight choices. Click to see what they are and where the voting stands, and give us your choice - especially if your favorite isn't one of WWE's choices.

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