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. 

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.

February 8, 2017

Wrestling

Former ring announcer Gary Michael Cappetta brings 'Beyond Bodyslams' to Philly on Feb. 19

He’s introduced some of the most iconic wrestling figures in history, got the audience on their feet for some of the most legendary matches, and now Gary Michael Cappetta tells all as he goes on tour with his one-man show, “Beyond Bodyslams.” Cappetta is a former ring announcer for the WWWF, NWA and WCW, and is full of stories that span his 30-plus years of working in the wrestling industry, full-time and part-time.

January 30, 2017

Wrestling

2017 WWE Royal Rumble: John Cena ties Ric Flair, Orton wins the Rumble

The 30th annual edition of the Royal Rumble took place inside the Alamodome in San Antonio on Sunday night. Many were pumped to see the liked of Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, The Undertaker and more take part in the 30-man over-the-top-rope battle royal, along with seeing AJ Styles defend his WWE Championship against John Cena, Roman Reigns vie for Raw’s gold against Kevin Owens, and Bayley’s first chance at becoming the Raw Women’s Champion.

January 18, 2017

Wrestling

WWE SmackDown: Mickie James’ return spells doom for Becky Lynch

The FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn. was the site of SmackDown on Tuesday night. The show was highlighted by a Steel Cage match for the SmackDown Women’s Championship, the return of the King’s Court, and perhaps the ascension of The Miz back into the main event scene.

January 17, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Raw: Owens stands tall as Lesnar returns; Kurt Angle headed to WWE Hall of Fame

WWE’s flagship program, Monday Night Raw, emanated from the Verizon Arena in Little Rock, Ark. this week, just two weeks before they invade the Alamodome in San Antonio for one of the biggest Royal Rumble cards in recent memory.

January 11, 2017

Wrestling

WWE SmackDown: The Wyatts’ problems overshadow American Alpha’s brilliance

The Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge, La. was the site of SmackDown Tuesday night as WWE’s best brand looked to continue their momentum of a streak of fantastic shows over the last few weeks.

January 10, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Raw: The Undertaker makes a big Royal Rumble announcement

Monday’s edition of Raw emanated from the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. The show was primed to be packed with a 2-on-1 Handicap Match for the United States Championship and appearances by both Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker.

January 4, 2017

Wrestling

WWE SmackDown: Ambrose-Miz battle for IC title; Styles-Cena sign contract

WWE superstars invaded the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. Tuesday night for the first edition of SmackDown of 2017. The show was highlighted by a main event title match, a contract signing and a big heel turn (I think) that we’ve been waiting a long time to see.

January 3, 2017

Wrestling

WWE Raw: Everyone’s marking their territory for the Royal Rumble

The Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. was the site for Raw on Monday night, just four weeks out from the January staple, the Royal Rumble. The build to this event started well before the new year hit, and Monday night began what will be an interesting month of WWE television.

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