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LB Hunktears is Fanbyte's Social Editor+ and co-host of Friends Reunion. They mostly write about 2D boys and fast cars. LB is also in charge of Fanbyte's ongoing project to destroy the vile Count Dracula.


Shayna Baszler Biting Becky Lynch Is Normal Actually (for Werewolves)

Last night on Monday Night Raw, former two-time NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler blind-sided Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch, bit her in the back of the neck, and bailed. The Man, in a state of panic, was escorted to an ambulance, which she then stole and drove away herself. To…

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Ten Lashes on Live TV: AEW Dynamite Recap

Last night’s episode of AEW Dynamite was pretty wild you guys. There was eye violence, mouth violence, back violence, and a very beautiful tan on PAC. Since I’ve been a little confused about some of the storylines on Dynamite, I actually caved this week and watched Monday’s episode of “Being…

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‘On Cinema’ is Wrestling

The atmosphere is tense, the resentment is palpable. Two men face off in an enclosed space for a power struggle, a fight for dominance. They represent opposing ideologies, even as they are in turns adversaries, friends, partners, enemies, brothers. They’ve been doing this for years, after all, and are bound…

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Moderate to Severe Generalized Gingivitis: AEW Dynamite Recap

AEW Dynamite was not at the not beach this week, nor was it on a boat. No, we’re back to arenas with no nautical theme whatsoever. I could personally do with more boat action, since, as someone with a debilitating fear of being anywhere I can’t escape if the vibe…

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Pro Wrestling Streaming Schedule for the Week of 1/20/20

Monday, 1/20 Tuesday, 1/21 Wednesday, 1/22 Thursday, 1/23 Friday, 1/24 Saturday, 1/25 Sunday, 1/26 New Japan CMLL Fantastica Mania 2020 (New Japan World, 4:30 AM EST)** Tokyo Joshi Pro 2020 Winter Wonderful Harmony (DDT Universe 4AM EST)† DDT Dramatic Swan Maiden 2020 (DDT Universe 4AM EST)† Ice Ribbon 1018 in…

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No Beaches, Lots of Perverts: AEW Bash at the Beach Recap

AEW’s version of the WCW classic PPV event Bash at the Beach happened last night as an episode of AEW Dynamite, and it was not at the beach. I felt betrayed, bewildered, bedeviled, and uh… I felt bad. I wanted my Bash at the Beach to be on the beach!…

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Pro Wrestling Schedule for the Week of 1/13/2020

Monday, 1/13 Tuesday, 1/14 Wednesday, 1/15 Thursday, 1/16 Friday, 1/17 Saturday, 1/18 Sunday, 1/19 ROH Wrestling Episode #434 (FITE, 7PM EST)† Ganbare ☆ Wrestling Ganbare Conference (DDT Universe 5:30 AM EST)** Tokyo Joshi Pro 2020 Winter Wonderful Harmony (DDT Universe 4AM EST)† New Japan CMLL Fantastica Mania 2020 (New Japan…

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Avery Pokémon Is My Boyfriend and Wants You to Come Over for Game Night

Earlier today, a DLC for Pokémon Sword & Shield was announced, which will feature a new character named Avery, a psychic-type trainer. What the DLC announcement failed to mention is that Avery is my boyfriend and he would love it if you would join us this week for game night in…

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New Japan Wrestle Fashion Kingdom 14: A Review

Wow, 2020 really feels underway now that both nights of Wrestle Kingdom 14 are behind us. I’m going to get my recommended matches out of the way before I start talking about fashion and spoilers, so if you want to watch before you read, here’s what I think you should…

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Pro Wrestling Schedule for the Week of 1/6/2020

Monday, 1/6 Tuesday, 1/7 Wednesday, 1/8 Thursday, 1/9 Friday, 1/10 Saturday, 1/11 Sunday, 1/12 New Japan New Years Dash (New Japan World, FITE 4:30 AM EST)** 2AW (Nico Pro, 12:30 AM EST)†** AEW Dynamite (TNT 8PM EST)** NXT UK (WWE Network 3PM EST)† New Japan CMLL Fantastica Mania 2020 (New…

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Wrestle Kingdom 14 Card Preview: Oh Jeez It’s Two Nights Long

♫ It’s the most wonderful time of the year~ That’s right. Dumb Christmas and New Years are finally over and we can focus on the real reason for the season: Wrestle Kingdom! The biggest night of the year in New Japan, when fans from all over the world descend upon…

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A Comprehensive Review of the New Japan Titty Book

This is just the first of a new series of reviews in which I, hunktears, editor of Fanfyte, review wrestling photobooks. I’m going to keep doing them whether you like it or not, but I hope you like it. On a personal level. That’s my wish from me to you.…

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Pro Wrestling Streaming Schedule for the Week of 12/30/19

Monday, 12/30 Tuesday, 12/31 Wednesday, 1/1 Thursday, 1/2 Friday, 1/3 Saturday, 1/4 Sunday, 1/5 WWE Raw (USA 8PM) NWA Powerrr (YouTube 6:05 PM EST)† AEW Dynamite (TNT, FITE 8PM EST)** NXT UK (WWE Network 3PM EST)† Pure J Climax 2019 (Nico Pro 12:30 AM EST)† New Japan Wrestle Kingdom 14…

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The Bobby Lashley Lana In-Ring Wedding Was WWE As It Should Be: Delicious Garbage

WWE closed out the decade with an in-ring wedding. The in-ring wedding is a time honored tradition, a merging of spectacle and ceremony that allows us, the audience, to delight in people in formalwear pushing each other into cakes. This is Lana’s second in-ring wedding, the first was to Rusev…

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Five of the Decade’s Best Wrestler Entrance Themes

Entrance music is one of the most important aspects of a professional wrestler’s image. Even before you lay eyes on them, their music sets the emotional and aesthetic tone for the performer you are about to see. I will frequently base my initial opinion of a wrestler on their entrance…

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Pro Wrestling Streaming Schedule for the Week of 12/23/19

Monday, 12/23 Tuesday, 12/24 Wednesday, 12/25 Thursday, 12/26 Friday, 12/27 Saturday, 12/28 Sunday, 12/29 NWA Powerrr (YouTube 6:05 PM EST)† Cliff Edge Pro Wrestling (DDT Universe 5AM EST) WWE NXT (USA 8PM)† Dragon Gate (Dragon Gate Live 4:15 AM EST) AIW: Baby It’s 2 Cold Outside (FITE 7:30 PM EST…

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Pro Wrestling Streaming Schedule for the Week of 12/16/2019

Monday, 12/16 Tuesday, 12/17 Wednesday, 12/18 Thursday, 12/19 Friday, 12/20 Saturday, 12/21 Sunday, 12/22 ROH Episode #430 (FITE 7PM EST)† NWA Powerrr (YouTube 6:05 PM EST)† Dragon Gate (Dragon Gate Live 2:15 AM EST) Road to Tokyo Dome (NJPW World 4:30 AM EST)** FREE: Road to Tokyo Dome (NJPW World…

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New Japan Launches Taichi Pantaloons and #TearawayChallenge

Last week I talked about Taichi’s great match with Zack Sabre Jr against Yano Toru and Colt Cabana, and this week I’m thrilled to keep the Holy Emperor train rolling by celebrating the release of these fantastic pants in the New Japan store. As we all know, a highlight of…

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2019 in Wrestling: Blue Demon Jr. vs Dr. Wagner Jr. at Triplemania XXVII

You know you’re in for a treat when a match starts with two 50 year old men in masks breaking through the floor on cherry picker lifts to the dulcet tones of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bon Jovi. Earlier this year, the siren song of Jeff Jerrett’s guitar…

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Pro Wrestling Streaming Schedule for the Week of 12/9/19

Monday, 12/9 Tuesday, 12/10 Wednesday, 12/11 Thursday, 12/12 Friday, 12/13 Saturday, 12/14 Sunday, 12/15 DDT D-Ou Grand Prix 2020 (DDT Universe 4:30 AM EST) NWA Powerrr (YouTube 6:05 PM EST)† AEW Dynamite (TNT/FITE 8PM EST) BJW (Nico Nico 5AM EST)† Shine 63 (FITE 7:30 PM EST $14.99) DDT D-Ou Grand…

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