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Wrestlemania 36: Final predictions for biggest matches

April 4, 2020

The Undertaker vs AJ Styles (Boneyard Match) This match goes to the Undertaker. Had Styles challenge...

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It’s time to postpone Wrestlemania

March 28, 2020

When Drew McIntyre deposited Roman Reigns over the top rope to win the 2020 Royal Rumble, it was a cro...

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...

Samoa Joe, not Kevin Owens, should be the top face on Raw

Samoa Joe, not Kevin Owens, should be the top face on Raw

January 28, 2020

Alongside Kevin Owens, Samoa Joe is currently embroiled in a feud against Seth Rollins, Buddy Murphy...

Shayna Baszler, Becky Lynch and Bayley underwhelm in the main event. | Photo by: Uproxx

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...

Shayna Baszler, Becky Lynch and Bayley underwhelm in the main event. | Photo by: Uproxx

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 ...

Bray Wyatt went to battle with Seth Rollins for the Universal Championship | Photo by: Sportskeeda

Crown Jewel Grades and Analysis

November 2, 2019

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

WWE splits their roster after Smackdown’s move to FOX | Photo by: CBSSports.com

WWE Draft: Night One Graded

October 22, 2019

While it isn’t currently possible to definitively grade the WWE Draft until the second half of the dr...

Money over everything: The Saudi-WWE agreement

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2019

WWE returns to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on Oct. 31 for their now-annual Crown Jewel event. The promotion signed a 10-year deal with the KSA, promising two events per year. However, WWE’s willingness to embrace the KSA and more specifically, their money, has prompted a significant backlash from all corners. Detractors co...

WWE splits their roster after Smackdown’s move to FOX | Photo by: CBSSports.com

WWE Draft Night Two Graded

October 22, 2019

With the WWE Draft in the books, we will be grading night two and then the draft as a whole. Who came...

WWE splits their roster after Smackdown’s move to FOX | Photo by: CBSSports.com

4 Ups, 7 Downs from WWE Draft

October 22, 2019

WWE scheduled an intrabrand event spanning three nights to segregate their rosters into two distinct...

Armchair Creative: Reviving Braun Strowman

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

This time last year, Braun Strowman seemed to be teetering on the precipice of greatness. Once the fourth member of an expiring Wyatt Family faction, Braun rebranded himself as a destructive force seldom seen on WWE television. His acts of destruction were captivating and, quite frankly, a much-needed injection of adrenaline into a ...

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