Is 2013 a good time to be a WWE fan? There’s no denying that there’s a different feel about wrestling’s number one promotion these days. Thanks to some subtle changes in how WWE develops and nurtures talent, the product is arguably in the best shape it has been for a long time. With this in mind, consider the following three points as strong signs of progress… (more…)
When a WWE Superstar receives a standing ovation from his peers, this form of recognition can spur him on to achieve bigger and better things. Following a Raw match on the July 22 edition of Raw, Triple H was said to have warmly praised one such wrestler behind the arena curtain. CM Punk was also on his feet among the applauding well wishers. You would be forgiven for thinking that a certain bearded performer with red-hot momentum was basking in the limelight. However, the man deserving the plaudits was in fact Antonio Cesaro. Given the stop-start booking of the Swiss Superstar, could this now be his time to shine? (more…)
Welcome to another edition of Ready To Ramble!
First off, I apologize for my absence. Let’s get right into it though, shall we? A lot has transpired since my last rambling and it’s a lot to get excited about. (more…)
I think we can all agree that one of the biggest pet peeves as a wrestling fan is when we see a talented individual be wasted in a jobber role. (more…)
Years back, there was a young man down in Florida Championship Wrestling (now NXT) who had a lot of buzz. The buzz was not just generated from his name and family history, but also how he moved in the ring and talked. Word was he was able to command attention like no other and was on track to set the main roster of WWE on fire! (more…)
What do you enjoy about watching WWE? For me, it’s the compelling combination of storyline and athleticism. As much as wrestling purists may baulk at the soap-opera aspect, it’s vital that angles add spice to the matches themselves. Put simply we need the ‘E’ in WWE: Entertainment. What I would like to examine here is the role that emotion plays in creating entertainment. (more…)