Battleground is tonight! I’ve stated over the last few weeks that they should’ve left this pay-per-view out and do the usual build to SummerSlam. It’s left WWE throwing things together, but I will say it’s looking to be a better show than I originally thought. Not only that, but I think the first big encounters between Jericho/Wyatt and Rollins/Ambrose should’ve been saved for the biggest event of the summer. I’m staying hopeful and we should see a good show tonight. Well without further ado, here’s a breakdown of the last week in WWE!
Did anyone else feel like this week was kind of thrown together, but yet kind of in a good way? Just to recap, we seen Alberto Del Rio become number one contender to the United States Championship and then received a title match on Main Event. Paige and AJ successfully teamed up on Raw, but aren’t they supposed to be in a feud? Kofi got another win Cesaro on Raw. I love the idea of Cena vs. Seth Rollins, but it just feels weird to have the WWE Champion face Mr. MITB. Bo Dallas is feuding with Diego and El Torito. Rusev and Roman Reigns collided in the main event of SmackDown. We knew going into that match that neither will lose clean, so it had to end in disqualification. And during all of this, the WWE Network was free this week! Lots of things are changing, but I don’t know how I feel. Well there’s my little ramble to start things off, so it’s time to break down the past week in WWE! [Read more...]
This is 2nd part of my 2-part article, the first article can be viewed at this link. In the last article I eliminated four participants from contention in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match at Money in the Bank. In this article I reveal who I think will win the title at Money in the Bank and who they will defend the title against at SummerSlam. [Read more...]
Heading into the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match at Money in the Bank, the overwhelming assumption is that whoever walks out champion will go on to defend the title against a returning Daniel Bryan or a returning Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam. This is the first of a two-part article, in this half I’ll be telling you who you shouldn’t expect to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match at Money in the Bank. Next installment I’ll reveal who you I believe will win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. And whether I think it’ll be Daniel Bryan or Brock Lesnar challenging for the title at SummerSlam [Read more...]
This year, Money In The Bank will include a ladder match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. John Cena, Randy Orton, Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt, Cesaro, Sheamus, and Alberto Del Rio are the participants in this match. I am sure that it will be a great match, but I am disappointed with the lineup. I do not believe Del Rio or Sheamus deserve to be in the ladder match. In this article, I will tell you why I think they should be out of the match and who their replacements should be. If you agree with my opinion, or disagree with it, please leave a comment in the section below. I love hearing the feedback you guys give me so keep them coming. Now let’s get started!
Another week in the WWE has gone by and we are just hours away until Payback! I went out to Springfield, IL for a WWE Live Supershow last night, so be looking for a review of that later this week. Many people aren’t too satisfied with the Payback card, but I’m still staying positive about it as there looks to be some good wrestling. Well, why keep you waiting any longer, here’s this week’s Five-Count! [Read more...]
WWE wrapped up their UK tour this weekend as we sit a week away from Payback. Four matches have been advertised and I can honestly say I am pleased with the card so far. Next Saturday night I will be attending my fifth WWE event and of course I’m excited. But as I sat here thinking about what I was going to say to open this week’s article, I was left thinking that we were missing something this week. I thought about it. I looked at the results from all the shows. And then I thought, there was no Daniel Bryan. I really hope he gets back in the ring as soon as possible, but of course he gets healed up first. I’m also hoping that we get a clear answer next week on the WWE World Title situation.
WWE certainly had an interesting week. We are at that time where we are past WrestleMania and we are getting a glimpse of what’s to come this summer. The WWE World Heavyweight Champion was shockingly taken out of action. WWE signed a new TV deal with NBCU. The post-WrestleMania UK tour is just getting started. And, to top it all off, Vince McMahon is no longer a billionaire. This summer could be interesting if this is what we are dealing with already. But without further ado, lets count down the top moments from this week! [Read more...]
The Five-Count is back here on WWENews.net! Extreme Rules is behind us, and Payback is coming! So now, let’s break down the ups and downs of this last week! [Read more...]
Over the years, a lot has been said about Triple H and how he has treated talent under him on the card, especially over the last decade. And while he has not been in total control of the creative end of his feuds during this time frame, one can’t deny his stroke backstage. However, that has not dissuaded his detractors from declaring him as the Wielder of the Golden Shovel, the weapon that can bury any talent. But is he truly burying people, or is he just selecting certain workers he truly wishes to push? By the end of this, I hope to shed some light on this.
On this past episode of Raw, we were treated to the first round of a new tournament in WWE. The winner of this tournament would be declared the #1 contender for the Intercontinental Championship. This is a great way to start building the credibility for the Intercontinental Championship again, but who deserves the chance to fight Big E? I will be analyzing the four semi-finalists positives for winning the tournament, and give my final prediction of what should happen in the end.
For decades, beards have played a huge yet relatively unrecognised role in the progress of the WWE. It is only recently that the significance of the chin hider has been suitably acknowledged on WWE programming. Daniel Bryan has reignited the facial fuzz phenomenon and is aided admirably by many superstars on the roster, so let us focus on the most prominent members of the current crop and dissect the quality, ambition and overall influence of the warming mats that grace the face of the WWE. [Read more...]
It was the second day of March, on a cold Sunday night. I went to Bloomington, Illinois for my fourth WWE event. I’ve seen quite a few wrestlers since going to Raw in St. Louis three years ago heading into WrestleMania 27. I’ve been to three house shows in Bloomington, Springfield, and now back to Bloomington again. [Read more...]
Hi guys and gals, I’d like to take this time to introduce myself. My name is Joseph Morrison, and as one of the new writers on the site I will do my best to bring you entertaining stories on a regular basis. I’ve been watching professional wrestling for 3 decades (writers note: this is physically impossible what with me being 26, but I’ve watched for a long time all the same.) [Read more...]