Hits & Botches: Raw 10/5

As of late everyone has been talking about ratings, I personally never really look too much into them anymore because with streaming, dvr’s, and just about any other way to view TV…ratings have become something of an afterthought to me. Ratings are what the guys who wear suits care about and Vince McMahon wears a [&hellip The post Hits & Botches: Raw 10/5 appeared first...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seth Rollins, WWE depth, Divas and winning

WWE appears to be going through a few issues right now and record low RAW rating don’t seem to be making things better as of yet. I’m sure the news of John Cena taking some time off won’t help Vince McMahon sleep at night either. There are many reasons why things are not thriving in WWE right now and looking at the glass half full maybe Cena being out can force WWE’s hand...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikki Bella Shoots Down WWE John Cena-Nepotism Rumors

Triple H and Stephanie McMahon may be the WWE television authority but recent rumors suggest that it is John Cena and Nikki Bella who wield power. Not so according to the longest reigning Divas champion of all-time. While Cena and Nikki have been a couple for years, it was only recently that rumors of nepotism started to surface. Several sources reported or speculated that Cena went...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why WWE Ratings Are So Bad; How To Fix Them

  As we all know, WWE in the late 90s produced some of the best TV ratings of all time. For an extended period of time before 1998, WWE had become stagnant and fans began to watch rival, WCW. Vince McMahon recognized that if he didn’t step up his competition, he’d be out of business. Competition forced Vince McMahon to develop newer characters and gimmicks. That competition...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

CM Punk Debuting Soon-Will he Deliver?

The rumor mill is rampant again and if this week is anything to go by then there is imminent big news coming from the UFC.  According to this week’s Wrestling Observe Newsletter it seems that the UFC is ready to announce when Phil “CM Punk” Brooks will debut. Brooks most famous for his role as “CM Punk” in Vince McMahon’s flagship World Wrestling Entertainment quietly...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WFNY on WWE: Sorting out the scene after Night of Champions

[Ed’s Note: “WFNY on WWE” will run before and after each month’s pay-per-view event. If you thirst for even more frequent wrasslin’ coverage, Derek and Will have weekly Raw recaps at their site, Sports Monocle. This week, they discuss Night of Champions. Enjoy.] Derek: We’re coming to you live (five/six days later) from Houston/Laredo! Night of Champions delivered...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE: Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley’s Birthday Wishes

Admitting defeat is such a hard thing for a member of the McMahon family to do. But in light of Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley ‘s birthday this week, maybe the wish she made when she blew her candles out was to have a more successful brand of wrestling than the one she and her husband, Triple H, are serving fans at an alarming low rate of popularity right now. Word on the street...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Divas and the Failing Notion of Change

There are times when make believe becomes reality, even in professional wrestling. WWE fans have seen this coming for a long time, almost too long in the company’s desperate need to supply life support for its failing television programming. The Divas Revolution, or its likeness, was supposed to inject life in what was a bathroom break on the schedule for most viewers. At the expense...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sting could become the oldest champion in WWE history at Night of Champions

Should Sting dethrone Seth Rollins tomorrow night at Night of Champions, he will break a record set by current WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon that was set all the way back in 1999. At the rip young age of 56 years and 6 months, Sting would become onlu the 2nd man over 50 to hold the most coveted title in professional wrestling history. Check out the full Rukkus ‘Night of Champions...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan begs Vince McMahon for second chance

    Terry Bollea has not given up on his dream of carrying on the Hulk Hogan legacy, and he is hoping his former boss will one day forgive him. In a lengthy interview with Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated earlier this week, Hogan revealed that WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon forced him to resign after word surfaced that Hulk made racist remarks while a sex tape featuring...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 best WWE heel turns in history

Nothing gets better for me than the drama of a great heel turn. The WWE has featured some of the best over the last several decades. Thanks to memory and a little bit of YouTube I was able to go back and pontificate on what I found to be the 10 best heel turns in WWE history. I have always loved a great heel turn. The problem with most heel turns today and for the last decade is...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE: Did WCW have to die?

It’s been almost 15 years since WCW met its demise. And sports entertainment hasn’t been the same since. Many people blame Eric Bischoff. Others point the finger at Vince Russo. Some say Hulk Hogan had a hand in it due to his creative control. I say it was a collaborative effort.   WCW had the greatest opportunity in the world to be the #1 wrestling company in the world...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dudley Boyz Return to WWE: What’s in Store for the Most Decorated Tag Team Ever

If you were to ask me which tag team has had the most impact on wrestling, I would answer without any hesitation: the Dudley Boyz. Bubba and D-Von have been notorious in the industry, especially known for their use of tables, and driving their opponents through them with their finishing move 3D. While they have been absent from the WWE for essentially the last 10 years, making random...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Three WWE superstars in need of a heel turn

We’ve seen how a heel turn can significantly benefit characters. Hulk Hogan to “Hollywood” Hulk Hogan, Rocky Maivia to “The Rock”, Seth Rollins leader of The Shield to Seth Rollins “The Architect” and Theon Greyjoy to Reek just to name a few. Heel turns have saved babyfaces when their characters are just not getting over with the crowds. Currently, there are three faces...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Monday Night War, Volume 1 Shots Fired DVD Review

If you have the WWE Network, there’s a chance you have seen everything offered on this set, as it is a compilation of the first ten episodes of the show the set is named for, in their entirety. If you haven’t seen it yet, however, it’s a pretty interesting series overall. Across four discs, we get the first ten episodes of their show, documenting the infamous “Monday...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan Jumps Barricade During WWE Raw Monday Night; Walks To Ring With Seth Rollins

Vince McMahon may need to think about whether he wants to retain any of the people that do security at WWE events. It was bad enough that someone was able to toss a replica Money in the Bank breif case at Roman Reigns earlier this summer, but now some idiot was able to jump the barricade and walk to the ring with Seth Rollins during WWE RAW Monday night.The fact that he jumped the...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Has To Fix The “Divas Revolution”

  WWE has messed up a lot of things in their history. Much like every company, they have made many mistakes, but this one takes the cake. On July 13th, 2015, the WWE main roster received Charlotte, Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks. Those three girls redefined what it meant to be a WOMENS wrestler in WWE. They all were introduced by Stephanie McMahon and they each received a large pop...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE’s 'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka charged in 30-year-old murder

The man who made us hold our collective breath with his high-flying leaps off the top turnbuckle has come crashing down. Former pro-wrestling superstar Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was charged today with the murder of his girlfriend. The death of 23-year-old Nancy Argentino occurred more than three decades ago in May of 1983. She was pronounced dead after authorities were called...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Stone Cold Steve Austin Recalls Interesting Moment With WWE CEO Vince McMahon

Don’t hold your breath waiting for Stone Cold Steve Austin to challenge the beast incarnate at WrestleMania 32. Austin spoke about a conversation with Vince McMahon that resulted in a lot of heat and a lot of shattered dreams for wrestling fans. Austin found himself in a little bit of hot water several weeks ago after a podcast with his old manager Paul Heyman on the WWE Network...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

There appears to be a bit of a double standard in the WWE Universe. It seems that while the universe has been highly vocal in expressing their views on the Divas Revolution, those same voices appear to be a little too sensitive when the girls return the favor.   The wheels came off of the rails Monday night in Brooklyn on live television. During Monday Night RAW, about 15,000...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 ‘Night of Champions’ event poster + fantasy booking

It’s official, Sting’s second match with WWE will be for the World Heavyweight Championship. Some are saying why, most are saying why not. Back in 1999, Vince McMahon won the title at the age of 54 to become the oldest champion in the history of the company – the same company he made a household name. If Sting can dethrone Seth Rollins on September 20th in Houston, he will become...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Sting Returns To WWE, Holds World Title After Destroying Seth Rollins (Videos)

“The Icon” is back, and he is coming for Seth Rollins. Triple H and Stephanie McMahon had a ceremony planned for Rollins on “Monday Night RAW” the day after he beat John Cena for both the World Heavyweight championship and the U.S. title. At the end of the ceremony, “The Authority” planned on unveiling a gigantic statue of the champ in the ring. But Sting had other plans...
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE's Vince McMahon turns 70

Vince McMahon turned 70 on Monday. One would be hard-pressed that someone with that much energy, vigor and swagger is 70. Vince McMahon is the man who never rests. He turned WWE into a global brand and put himself, more often than not, in the center of the action. Here's a look at some of the greatest moments by the entrepeneur. Receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Stone...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Heel Turn: Joe Thomas supports Tom Brady, compares Roger Goodell to WWE’s Vince McMahon

Cleveland Browns All-Pro left tackle Joe Thomas is not the most outspoken player in the NFL. Roger Goodell’s treatment of Tom Brady in the so-called Deflategate controversy, however, inspired No. 73 to offer his two cents, which included comparing the NFL commish to WWE boss Vince McMahon. From ESPN’s Pat McManamon: “It’s turning into the WWE really. It’s like the Vince...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Roman Reigns should turn heel at SummerSlam

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out what Roman Reigns needs to do in order to become the WWE World Champion – either by the end of this year or in 2016.   A heel turn is in order. With the kind of year Reigns has had, it is the only logical way to salvage what has to be the most disappointing among the top stars in the WWE.   Reigns wins the Royal Rumble...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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