The Independent

WATCH: Austin Theory almost kills Montez Ford

WATCH: Austin Theory almost kills Montez Ford

March 30, 2020

NXT newcomer Austin Theory made his main roster debut on the March 30 edition of Monday Night Raw, replacing...

Miguel Discart from Bruxelles, Belgique [CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)]

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...

Miguel Discart from Bruxelles, Belgique [CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)]

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...

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 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 makes his long-awaited return to WWE at “WWE Backstage” | Photo by: Uproxx

CM Punk returns to WWE

November 20, 2019

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

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...

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 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...

Northeastern Illinois University's student-run newspaper
WWE