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AEW Dynamite Grades and Analysis

AEW Dynamite Grades and Analysis

October 8, 2019

For the first time since 2001, professional wrestling returned to TNT. Ushering in a brand new era, Al...

50-50 booking ensures no one gets over

50-50 booking ensures no one gets over

October 8, 2019

WWE has a star problem. No, this isn’t a job for Space Force, this is a problem for the bookers. A...

Armchair Creative: Reviving Braun Strowman

Armchair Creative: Reviving Braun Strowman

October 8, 2019

This time last year, Braun Strowman seemed to be teetering on the precipice of greatness. Once the fourth m...

Hell in a Cell Grades and Analysis

Hell in a Cell Grades and Analysis

October 8, 2019

WWE returns with its annual “Hell in a Cell” pay-per-view at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Ca....

WWE Clash of Champions: Final Verdict

WWE Clash of Champions: Final Verdict

September 24, 2019

WWE’s Clash of Champions took place at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C There were a total of 11 ma...

Wednesday night wars

Wednesday night wars

September 24, 2019

In May of 2016, Cody Rhodes was stuck painting his face and donning a full-body spandex suit.  Saddl...

NXT TakeOver Toronto

NXT TakeOver Toronto

September 12, 2019

NXT TakeOver gives the WWE a chance to showcase their next generation of superstars. They usually impress the WWE universe more than the main roster. NXT TakeOver Toronto was a day before S...

SummerSlam 2019- Final Verdict

SummerSlam 2019- Final Verdict

August 27, 2019

WWE's 32nd annual SummerSlam pay-per-view event, hailing from Scotiabank Arena located in Toronto, Ontario,...

WrestleMania 35: The Final Verdict

Chuck Sipps, Arts and Life Editor

April 10, 2019

WrestleMania has become too long.  The entire show took up seven and a half hours. I skipped the preshow, which meant I only watched for five hours, but it still felt really long. The length affects the mood of the show. I was tired at home and can only imagine how it felt in MetLife stadium. The longer the show went on, the ...

Wrestling more real than TV

Alex Carrizales, Writer

October 31, 2017

I love pro-wrestling. I believe it is one of the last great pieces of performance art on stage in the world. With a love of pro-wrestling comes many skeptics and critics saying, “You do realize it’s fake, right?” To them, I say it’s more real than anything else you see on television these days. Pro-wrestling ...

Sports this week

October 23, 2017

WWE’s Brand Expansion

WWE’s Brand Expansion

June 21, 2016

The reason that you hear the dueling chants of “Let’s Go Cena!” and “Cena Sucks!” at almost ev...

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