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. 

November 20, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Survivor Series 2017: Who won the battle of the brands?

The 2017 edition of Survivor Series invaded Houston and the Toyota Center Sunday night, with the entire evening pitting WWE’s Raw and SmackDown brands against each other.

October 23, 2017

Wrestling

WWE TLC 2017: It’s true! Kurt Angle competes in first WWE match in 11 years

A mere two days before WWE’s TLC PPV, the card was flipped turned upside down as news of medical issues surrounding both Roman Reigns and Bray Wyatt resulted in them being taken out of the two biggest matches on the card.

October 9, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Hell in a Cell 2017: Kevin Owens walks away from hell … with help from an old friend

The Little Caesars Arena in Detroit had a little taste of hell Sunday night. Not actual hell, but WWE’s version. Hell in a Cell emanated from the aforementioned venue, hosting its first-ever WWE pay-per-view.

September 25, 2017

Wrestling

WWE No Mercy 2017: Cena, Reigns finally lock up in historic battle

The Staples Center in Los Angeles hosted WWE’s No Mercy pay-per-view event on Sunday night. Last year, No Mercy was a SmackDown Live branded show, so this year’s show had a bit of a different taste to it.

September 18, 2017

Wrestling

Remembering Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan, the greatest wrestling manager of all time

One of professional wrestling’s best announcers of all time broke the news late Sunday afternoon. Jim Ross tweeted, “The news of Bobby “The Brain” Heenan’s passing today gutted me. I loved our time together. No one ever did it better than the Wease.”

August 21, 2017

Wrestling

WWE SummerSlam 2017: Brock Lesnar feels the hurt from Braun Strowman

The “biggest party of the summer” once again took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Sunday night as WWE brought SummerSlam to the northeast for the third year in a row. For three years, the main roster had an opportunity to outshine its colleagues in NXT after NXT tore down the house the night before with TakeOver. This night would be no different.

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.

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