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WWE TLC 2017 Preview & Predictions

October 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight, WWE’s RAW brand comes to the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN for the huge Tables, Ladders & Chairs 2017 event LIVE on WWE Network and pay-per-view. This show has been heavily hyped up as being the return of The Shield as Roman Reigns was set to join Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins in a 5-on-3 Handicap TLC match against Miz, [...]

Deadly Venom: WWE Battleground 2017 Predictions

July 23, 2017 // 1 Comment

Tonight, WWE‘s Smackdown brand presents Battleground 2017 LIVE on WWE Network and pay-per-view from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. The Punjabi Prison match returns to WWE for the first time in a decade and only the third time in history. Jinder Mahal will climb into the structure to put his WWE Championship on the line against [...]

Smith’s Sentiment: WWE Great Balls of Fire Predictions

July 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight, WWE‘s RAW brand presents the horribly named pay-per-view event Great Balls of Fire LIVE on WWE Network from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. It’s a fairly big night as all five RAW championships are on the line, including of course the rarely defended Universal Championship as champion Brock Lesnar returns for his [...]

Smith’s Sentiment: It’s Time For JBL To Go

April 8, 2017 // 2 Comments

We’re a week removed from WrestleMania 33 and what a great week it was for wrestling. There were two great shows on Saturday night (ROH and NXT), a great WrestleMania, an exciting RAW and Smackdown with some big debuts and nice returns, and even Impact Wrestling was good. Yet by and large, most talk among hardcore fans and wrestlers sites [...]

5 WWE Alternatives You Should Be Watching

March 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

As wrestling fans, we’ve all complained about the WWE product from time to time. And right now, the RAW brand really has some of us quite disappointed as we head into WrestleMania with a rather lackluster card featuring part-timers dominating the top matches. In times like this, where RAW feels like a marathon and you almost never actually [...]

The Man Who Was Rude Before There Was Attitude

March 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

EDITOR’s NOTE: Today WWE announced that the legendary Rick Rude would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on March 31st. This is a long overdue induction. What follows is a column I wrote, the 88th edition of “A View from the Rafters,” back in 2009 around the 10th anniversary of Rick Rude’s passing. Rick Rude was long a [...]

Weekly Wrestling Feature – The Road to WrestleMania Begins

January 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

The first week of 2017 is in the history books and what a week it was. New champions were crowned, two pay-per-views took place, TNA was sold and Dixie Carter is no longer in charge, and Wrestle Kingdom 11 delivered an instant classic that’s a top contender for “best match ever.” This has been the most action packed and news [...]

Project Legends Excerpt: “The Terrible Turk” Yusuf Ismail

July 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Some of you may know that I am slowly working on a book that is yet untitled and so dubbed “Project Legends” for now. This is an excerpt from the project that is still very much in the early goings. The original “Terrible Turk,” Yusuf Ismail hailed from the village of Karalar, located near Shumen, Özü Eyalet, Ottoman Empire, [...]