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Revisiting Asuka vs. Charlotte at Wrestlemania 34 two years later

Revisiting Asuka vs. Charlotte at Wrestlemania 34 two years later

March 24, 2020

"The streak of Asuka is over!" Tom Phillip’s now-haunting declaration will forever haunt WWE's "Empress...

Greatest matches in Wrestlemania history – Part Three

Greatest matches in Wrestlemania history – Part Three

March 10, 2020

From Hulk Hogan’s groundshaking body slam to Seth Rollins’ infamous Money in the Bank cash-in, icon...

WWE Super Showdown: Grades, Highlights and Analysis

WWE Super Showdown: Grades, Highlights and Analysis

February 27, 2020

Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match;  Rey Mysterio vs. R-Truth vs. AJ Styles vs. Andrade vs. Erick Rowan v...

Part Two: Greatest matches in  Wrestlemania history No. 11-15

Part Two: Greatest matches in Wrestlemania history No. 11-15

February 25, 2020

With WWE billing Elimination Chamber as the final stop before Wrestlemania, it’s time to reminisce...

Greatest matches in  Wrestlemania history – Part One

Greatest matches in Wrestlemania history – Part One

February 11, 2020

With WWE billing Elimination Chamber as the final stop before Wrestlemania, it’s time to reminisce on the...

WWE Survivor Series: highlights, grades and analysis

WWE Survivor Series: highlights, grades and analysis

November 24, 2019

WWE returned to the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Ill., for the 32nd edition of their annual Survivor Series...

WWE Survivor Series predictions

WWE Survivor Series predictions

November 21, 2019

WWE returns to the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Ill., for its annual Survivor Series pay-per-view. Following ...

Armchair Creative: Reviving the Cruiserweight Division

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2019

On the heels of 2016’s critically acclaimed Cruiserweight Classic, WWE decided to ride the momentum of the tournament by reviving the then-defunct cruiserweight championship. The idea was to offer the shiftiest, quickest high-flying wrestlers in the world a platform to showcase their talent under the WWE banner, thus depr...

CM Punk returns to WWE

CM Punk returns to WWE

November 20, 2019

What will CM Punk’s role be upon his WWE return?

Crown Jewel Grades and Analysis

Crown Jewel Grades and Analysis

November 2, 2019

Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Cain Velasquez (with Rey Mysterio) for the WWE Championship Summary: Velasquez ambushed...

Five most misused WWE stars

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

Luke Harper At best, WWE’s recent treatment of Luke Harper has been unprofessional. At worst, it has been outright malicious. Harper, whose journey to the WWE was chronicled in a WWE-sponsored documentary, has been transparent about his love for wrestling. So when he requested his release from WWE earlier this year, i...

WWE Crown Jewel match card and predictions

WWE Crown Jewel match card and predictions

October 30, 2019

WWE will return to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Oct. 31 for their now-annual Crown Jewel pay-per-view event....

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