NEPA Scene Staff

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley signing autographs and appearing at PPW event in Hazleton on Sept. 19

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley signing autographs and appearing at PPW event in Hazleton on Sept. 19

From a press release: It’s going to be a “nice day” in Hazleton when Pennsylvania Premiere Wrestling brings legendary professional wrestler, turned multi-time best-selling author, turned stand-up comic/spoken word performer Mick Foley to town. The WWE Hall of Famer will be signing autographs and running the show at PPW Hard Knocks at Holy Family Academy […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE Smackdown back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 8

WWE Smackdown back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 8

From a press release: After another successful WWE event in Wilkes-Barre on May 26, the wrestling entertainment company announced today that it’s bringing Smackdown back to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Tuesday, Sept. 8. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Bray Wyatt, the WWE Divas, and many more […]

 Brittany Boote

PHOTOS: Big Time Wrestling at the Lackawanna College Student Union Gym in Scranton, 06/05/15

PHOTOS: Big Time Wrestling at the Lackawanna College Student Union Gym in Scranton, 06/05/15

There was a line running out the door to get into the Lackawanna College Student Union Gymnasium on Friday, June 5, and for good reason – wrestling had finally returned to the building formerly known as the Scranton Catholic Youth Center. Well-known WWE superstars like Bret “The Hitman” Hart, Rob Van Dam, Sabu, Jerry Sags, […]

 Bill Thomas

Wrestling returns to the former Scranton CYC with Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart, Rob Van Dam, Sabu, and more on June 5

Wrestling returns to the former Scranton CYC with Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart, Rob Van Dam, Sabu, and more on June 5

Local wrestler hopes to see the sport make a comeback at the Lackawanna College Student Union Gym

It’s not Madison Square Garden or Korakuen Hall. It’s not even Philadelphia’s Viking Hall. But the building at 500 Jefferson Avenue in Scranton has a long legacy in the history of professional wrestling. Once, it was known as the Scranton Catholic Youth Center, and just about every WWE wrestler from Bruno Sammartino to Mick Foley, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE lays the Smackdown on Wilkes-Barre on May 26

WWE lays the Smackdown on Wilkes-Barre on May 26

From a press release: Local WWE fans didn’t have to wait long for Smackdown to return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre – it was announced today that the live wrestling show would be back on Tuesday, May 26. Smackdown was most recently at the arena (255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre) […]

 Corey Kime

REVIEW: 2015 Royal Rumble burned out quickly and ignited WWE fans’ rage

REVIEW: 2015 Royal Rumble burned out quickly and ignited WWE fans’ rage

The WWE’s 2015 “Royal Rumble” match, held at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia last night, started out with a bang but quickly burned out – and the aftermath may prove to be even more disastrous. The kickoff match of the actual pay-per-view saw The New Age Outlaws – Jesse James and Billy Gunn – […]

 Sara Pokorny

WWE’s ‘The Architect’ Seth Rollins is building a better bad guy

WWE’s ‘The Architect’ Seth Rollins is building a better bad guy

Mr. Money in the Bank set to appear at WWE Smackdown in Wilkes-Barre tomorrow

It was just scraping 24 hours since smashing his former teammate’s head into a pile of cinder blocks on live TV when we caught up with World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar Seth Rollins on the phone, and the athlete hadn’t lost any sense of pride in his actions. “Things were heating up, but I kind of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

WWE brings Smackdown back to Wilkes-Barre

Those who missed WWE Live at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in January will have another chance to catch a live show when WWE Smackdown returns to Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. Randy Orton (pictured above), Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Alberto Del Rio, The Big Show, Goldust and […]