Nick Piccone

Nick Piccone

Nick Piccone is a Pro Wrestling Contributor for PhillyVoice.com. Nick was the Creator and Owner of BleedPhilly.com for five years before joining PhillyInfluencer.com as its Editor-in-Chief in 2015. He's also a host on The Straight Shooters wrestling podcast on Wildfire Radio. Nick graduated from nearby Neumann University after growing up in south Philadelphia and southern New Jersey. His family reputation is entrenched in an iconic Philadelphia movie, as his great aunt’s house was the new home to Rocky and Adrian in Rocky II. Nick's been a wrestling fan since he was five years old and has not only a strong passion, but also an abundance of knowledge when it comes to the world of professional wrestling. Follow Nick on Twitter @nickpiccone or find him on Facebook. 

July 24, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Battleground: 'Huge' return in main event stuns Philly crowd

The last time WWE held a pay-per-view in Philly in July was in 2013, so Sunday night when they came back in the heat of summer, the Philly crowd was as raucous as ever. Seeing the likes of AJ Styles, Kevin Owens, John Cena, Randy Orton, The New Day, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, the WWE Champion, Jinder Mahal, and more really seemed to inject electricity in the crowd as I entered the Wells Fargo Center.

July 21, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Champion Jinder Mahal ready for the biggest challenge of his career right here in Philly

WWE Champion Jinder Mahal ready for literally the biggest challenge of his career

July 10, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Great Balls of Fire: Could Samoa Joe wrestle the Universal Title away from Brock Lesnar?

The first annual Great Balls of Fire pay-per-view – yes, that’s the real name of the pay-per-view … I know – emanated from the American Airlines Center in Dallas Sunday night. Headlined by what many viewed as a monumental matchup between Brock Lesnar and Samoa Joe for the WWE Universal Championship, the card from top to bottom was pretty stacked.

June 19, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Money in the Bank: Baron Corbin takes his next step towards superstardom

The Scottrade Center in St. Louis was the epicenter for SmackDown’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view on Sunday night. It’s been one of the most important nights on the WWE pay-per-view calendar as the audience gets a preview at who likely will become a WWE Champion and SmackDown Women’s Champion in the near future.

June 5, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Extreme Rules: Samoa Joe now on a collision course with Brock Lesnar

WWE Extreme Rules: Samoa Joe now on a collision course with Brock Lesnar

May 22, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Backlash: Jinder Mahal shocks the world

Live from the Allstate Arena in Chicago on Sunday night, the SmackDown Live roster performed in the brand’s first pay-per-view event since the co-branded “Ultimate Thrill Ride” at WrestleMania 33 in Orlando back on April 2nd.

May 1, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Payback: It’s Braun Strowman’s world and we’re just living in it

WWE’s Raw brand took over the SAP Center in San Jose Sunday night with the first pay-per-view event since WrestleMania in Orlando.

April 3, 2017

Wrestling

WrestleMania 33: John Cena proposes to Nikki Bella, and a true era ends

The Citrus Bowl, aka Camping World Stadium, in Orlando, Fla. was the host of the 33rd edition of WWE’s Granddaddy of Them All, WrestleMania, on Sunday night. The theme of the evening was The Ultimate Thrill Ride, and WWE sure made up for last year’s WrestleMania in Dallas that was just, in one simple word, bad. Let’s get right to the results.

March 6, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Fastlane results: Goldberg is 'The Man' once again

The BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee was the site for WWE’s March pay-per-view offering on Sunday night, the Raw brand’s Fastlane. The card looked very good on paper, but as the matches played out, it left a lot to be desired. Let’s get to the results:

February 13, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Elimination Chamber: Two new champions crowned at historic event

SmackDown Live’s final brand-only pay-per-view before WrestleMania emanated from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Ariz. on Sunday night. It was the return of the Elimination Chamber, which hadn’t been seen since May 2015.

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