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WWE Smackdown 3/7/17 Preview

March 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight, the Smackdown brand comes to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN for Smackdown LIVE! Tonight’s show features Randy Orton going one-on-one with AJ Styles. The winner of tonight’s big main event will go to WrestleMania to challenge Bray Wyatt for the WWE Championship. Of course Randy Orton won the Royal Rumble match to get the right to challenge for the title at WrestleMania. But in playing mind games, he told Bray he wouldn’t do it. That created a battle royal to name a number one contender, which lead to AJ Styles battling Luke Harper to become number one [...]

Jack Swagger Granted Release from WWE

March 1, 2017 // 1 Comment

Former WWE World Champion Jack Swagger called into the Beyond The Fight podcast today and announced that he asked for and has received his release from WWE. Swagger noted that he requested his release due to lack of opportunities from the company. Swagger had been with WWE since 2006, but for whatever reason had been used sparingly over the past year. WWE has yet to confirm the release. Swagger is looking for opportunities and may be open to stepping inside an MMA cage. Swagger’s old manager, Zeb Colter, was just named the head of creative in TNA, so Swagger does have friends in high [...]

Kurt Angle Scheduled for Post WrestleMania RAW and Smackdown

March 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

According to Mike Johnson at PWInsider.com, Kurt Angle is scheduled to appear on the RAW and Smackdown following WrestleMania. The former WWE and TNA Champion will make his WWE return on March 31st when he is inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. It still remains to be seen whether or not Kurt Angle will wrestle again in WWE. There are plans for him to wrestle on a limited basis, but that still requires he pass his physical and other wellness [...]

WWE Smackdown 2/28/17 Preview

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight, WWE Smackdown LIVE comes to the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN. Who will face WWE Champion Bray Wyatt in the main-event of WrestleMania? That question will be answered tonight as AJ Styles and Luke Harper do battle to become the number one contender following the controversial ending of last week’s battle royal where it was ruled both Styles and Harper touched the floor at the same time. The feud between Becky Lynch and Mickie James continues to escalate, and tonight the two women will face each other in a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match. Last week, Maryse attacked Nikki Bella [...]

WWE Elimination Chamber 2/12/17 Preview

February 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight, the Smackdown brand presents the Elimination Chamber LIVE from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, AZ. The event begins at 6pm CT with the kickoff show, and the actual event gets underway at 7pm. The card for tonight is headlined by John Cena putting his WWE Championship on the line against five challengers inside the Elimination Chamber. Bray Wyatt, Dean Ambrose, AJ Styles, Baron Corbin, and The Miz will do battle with John Cena and each other and the last man standing will walk out of Elimination Chamber the WWE Champion and go to WrestleMania to defend the title against [...]

WWE Smackdown 1/10/17 Preview: Cena vs. Corbin, American Alpha vs. Wyatt Family

January 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight, WWE Smackdown comes to the Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge, LA. Three matches have been announced for tonight’s show, including a championship showdown. In the main event, it’s John Cena vs. Baron Corbin. Last week, Baron Corbin announced that he’ll be in the Royal Rumble match. John Cena will challenge AJ Styles for the WWE Championship at Royal Rumble. Tonight, the old guard in Cena will collide with lone wolf. Also tonight, American Alpha vs. The Wyatt Family for the Smackdown Tag Team Championship. It was just two weeks ago that Luke Harper and [...]

Weekly Wrestling Feature #1 – The Road to WrestleMania Begins, Weekly Recap

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 driven first week to a new year in a long time, and if it’s anything to go by, 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for wrestling fans. There’s a lot to cover, so let’s just dive right in with the weekly recap: Monday, January 2nd: [...]

WWE Smackdown 1/3/17 Preview: Miz vs. Ambrose for Intercontinental Championship, Styles/Cena Contract Signing

January 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tonight, WWE Smackdown rolls into the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL just one week removed from the big Wild Card Finals episode. Tonight’s episode is a big one as well as John Cena and WWE Champion AJ Styles meet in the center of the ring to sign the contract for their championship showdown just weeks away at Royal Rumble. What will happen when “the face that runs the place” stands across from his history seeking challenger tonight on Smackdown? Tonight’s Smackdown will also see a championship match. It’s going to be Dean Ambrose vs. [...]

WWE Smackdown 11/22/16 Preview: Tag Team Turmoil

November 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tonight, WWE comes to Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada for Smackdown LIVE just two nights removed from Survivor Series. It’s Tag Team Turmoil tonight, as new number one contender’s to the Tag Team Championship will be crowned. It’s going to be Breezango, The Uso’s, The Vaudevillians, Hype Bros., American Alpha, and The Ascension competing in Turmoil. The winning team will meet Tag Team Champions, Heath Slater and Rhyno at TLC on December 4th. That’s all that WWE has announced for tonight’s show. Smackdown airs tonight at 7pm CT LIVE on USA [...]

WWE Smackdown 11/1/2016 Preview: Daniel Bryan on MizTV

November 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tonight, WWE Smackdown Live comes to the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Confirmed for tonight’s Smackdown is GM Daniel Bryan appearing on Miz TV to announce who will be representing Smackdown at the Survivor Series when the blue brand battles RAW in three traditional Survivor Series match ups. WWE hasn’t announced any matches for tonight’s show, as of yet, but here are the story points they’re building up heading into tonight’s show: Will Dean Ambrose decide to annihilate James Ellsworth? Has Randy Orton joined The Wyatt Family? Will we finally see the [...]