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. 

May 2, 2019

WWE

Straight Shooters: Improving the WWE PPV schedule, and Goldberg is back

This week, Nick Piccone (@nickpiccone) and Vaughn Johnson (@VaughnMJohnson) discuss Jon Moxley (now formerly Dean Ambrose) and his future. Mere minutes after his WWE contract expired, Moxley posted a video on Twitter that got many people hyped. Is he AEW bound? The guys discuss Moxley's possibilities.

April 8, 2019

WWE

WWE WrestleMania 35 Recap: 'The Man' Becky Lynch stands tall and Kofimania runs wild

MetLife Stadium in “the shadows of New York City” [eyeroll] played host to WWE’s WrestleMania spectacular for the second time in six years on Sunday night, and there were plenty of good and interesting storylines heading into the biggest pro wrestling event of the year.

March 21, 2019

WWE

Straight Shooters: Not quite KofiMania yet, Kurt Angle's final match, UFC PPVs and more

Is Kofi Kingston actually going to get his title match? Why does WWE keep putting it off? Kurt Angle's last match was met with an underwhelming response to say the least. WWE headquarters is moving to another location in 2021. UFC PPVs will now only be available through ESPN+, but if you're a subscriber, you'll still pay full price for the PPV.

March 9, 2019

Wrestling

Straight Shooters: WWE Fastlane preview, Jim Ross leaving WWE and more

We're approaching the final stop on the Road to WrestleMania as WWE's Fastlane pay-per-view takes place this Sunday from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

February 21, 2019

Wrestling

Straight Shooters: An in-depth look at the history of NXT call-ups

Four high-profile NXT talents made their main roster debuts this week on RAW and SmackDown Live... but why?

February 14, 2019

Wrestling

Straight Shooters: Becky Lynch out, Charlotte Flair in (but for how long?); Elimination Chamber preview and more

Becky Lynch out, Charlotte Flair in... but for how long? Elimination Chamber preview and more

January 28, 2019

WWE

2019 Royal Rumble recap: 'The Man' gets her shot; 'The Architect' builds his path

WWE was looking to start the 2019 pay-per-view calendar off with a bang with a stacked card, and, well, it did just that with 48,193 people in attendance at Chase Field in Phoenix Sunday night.

December 17, 2018

Wrestling

WWE TLC 2018: ‘The Man’ Becky Lynch returned, but a Rowdy one made her presence felt

While the Philadelphia Eagles were keeping their playoff hopes alive Sunday night in Los Angeles with a thrilling 30-23 win over the Rams, some 300 miles away WWE was putting on the last pay-per-view of 2018, titled TLC: Tables | Ladders | Chairs at the SAP Center in San Jose.

November 19, 2018

Wrestling

WWE Survivor Series recap: Ronda Rousey feels the wrath of Flair

WWE’s two big brands went head-to-head on Sunday night, as one of the biggest pay-per-views of the year took place in Los Angeles. The Staples Center was the epicenter for WWE’s annual RAW vs. SmackDown event headlined by a Champion vs. Champion match and Ronda Rousey going one-on-one with Charlotte Flair.

October 29, 2018

Wrestling

WWE Evolution recap: Ronda Rousey headlines the first-ever all-women’s WWE pay-per-view

On Sunday night, the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum was the epicenter for WWE’s female roster as the first-ever women’s pay-per-view for the company took place in Uniondale, New York. Ronda Rousey was the headliner, defending her RAW Women’s Championship against Nikki Bella, but the SmackDown Women’s Championship match would steal the show.

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