Category Archives: Professional Wrestling

WWE Extreme Rules: Ten Things We Learned

After every WWE pay-per-view event, we’re supposed to be left with a feeling of satisfaction; as if all of our questions and concerns have been answered by the events that unfolded at the pay-per-view. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. … Continue reading

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Edge Returns to WWE and Wins the 2010 Royal Rumble

Well, we all saw that one coming. In a move that has to be described as “less than shocking,” WWE superstar Edge returned to action Sunday night in Atlanta and won the over-the-top rope battle royal to cash his ticket … Continue reading

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Sheamus: Too Much, Too Soon

Not like this. It just can’t happen like this. The WWE is completely botching the push of Sheamus. I’ve made it clear in the past how I feel about the WWE’s initial build of Sheamus and I still hold the … Continue reading

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CM Punk’s Cult-like Crusade

  CM Punk is NOT wasting away.   Despite what many fans and critics have said lately—myself included—the WWE appears to know exactly what they’re doing with CM Punk.   In my Survivor Series recap I stated that I felt … Continue reading

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WWE Survivor Series: Five Things We Learned

At the end of every pay-per-view, we are left with many questions and few answers. However, last night at Survivor Series—in a rare change of pace—we were left with plenty of definitive answers. Sure, there are plenty of questions we … Continue reading

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Time for a Change: A Call to Reinstate the Cruiserweight Championship

Enough is enough and it’s time for a change. Longtime wrestling fans may remember that as Owen Hart’s catchphrase, which is appropriate given today’s topic – the defunct Cruiserweight Championship. Hart was an incredible wrestler who could take to the … Continue reading

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William Regal: WWE’s Most Misused and Underappreciated Heel

William Regal deserves better. That phrase may be a tough pill to swallow when you consider he has held more than 60 championships worldwide. An impressive 19 of those title wins took place in either WCW or WWE. Additionally, the … Continue reading

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Sheamus the Destroyer: Right Idea, Wrong Execution for WWE

Sheamus is supposed to be a monster heel. I get it. We all get it. I’m just not buying it…yet. There’s no denying that “The Celtic Warrior” has a very unique look and a powerful arsenal of moves. Additionally, he’s … Continue reading

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Great Scot: Roddy Piper to Host RAW

Rumors are circulating that “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has been asked to host an upcoming episode of RAW. The rumors—largely spurred by a recent interview with Piper—state that he is in consideration to host the November 16 episode emanating from Madison … Continue reading

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Despite Best Efforts, WWE’s Tag Division Remains on Life Support

Earlier this week, I discussed my displeasure with the WWE’s ill-advised decision to book Big Show against the Undertaker at Survivor Series. According to spoiler reports this week on Smackdown, Chris Jericho will be inserted into the World Heavyweight Championship … Continue reading

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Big Show: The WWE’s Go-To Stepping Stone

It was announced on last night’s RAW that Big Show is the new number one contender for the Undertaker’s World Heavyweight Championship. According to Show, he struck a deal with Smackdown General Manager Teddy Long prior to Sunday night’s Bragging … Continue reading

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WWE Gets It Right: Kofi Kingston’s Time to Shine Is Now

Mark your calendars, ladies and gentlemen. Oct. 26, 2009 is a day that will live in infamy. Today is the day the WWE built a superstar in one night. Tonight on RAW, the WWE gave Kofi Kingston the ball and … Continue reading

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