Author Archives: Michael A. Wiseman

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John Cena Isn’t the Champion We Deserve, but He’s the Champion We Need

John Cena Isn’t the Champion We Deserve, but He’s the Champion We Need

It’s a dangerous thing to support John Cena these days. Just look at Vince McMahon. People threaten his business, his family, even his life, simply because he sticks a gold strap on a faux-marine’s shoulder for a little extra cash.

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WWE Raw Review 7/7: Can Seth Rollins Beat John Cena?

Last night on WWE Raw, we crossed the border, yet managed to stay on this side of the pond. Still, things were a little off. The Authority was absent, Seth Rollins took center stage, and John Cena still managed his infamous “mixed reaction.” But was the show any good? Read on to find out…

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WWE Raw Review 6/30: Chris Jericho and AJ Lee Make Waves

Money in the Bank was surprisingly entertaining. So WWE RAW last night was tasked with following a fan-favorite Pay-Per-View, while also setting up WWE Battleground a mere three weeks away. Was the show red hot? Did Seth Rollins deliver the goods? Read on to find out…

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WWE Money in the Bank (2014) Review

Going into last night’s Money in the Bank (2014) Pay-Per-View, there was a lot of speculation about who would emerge as champion – and what that means for the future of WWE. Fans always love the matches. But could they love the show, even if their favorites didn’t win? Read on for our two-cents…

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Yes, I Said TNA Should Go Out of Business. So What?

A rich and famous wrestling promoter once said that “controversy creates cash.” The idea was simple – if you’re able to generate discussion about your product, even if it’s edgy (or, ‘controversial’) the extra eyes on your product alone will create more revenue. Any publicity is good publicity.

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WWE Payback (2014) Review: The Shield is Flawless

Last night’s WWE Payback pay-per-view had a number of questions to answer. Would the lackluster hype lead to an equally lackluster show? How would WWE handle the championship situation? Could WWE Payback be better than NXT Takeover? Read on to find out what we thought…

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WWE Payback 2014 Staff Picks

This Sunday brings us WWE Payback. While the pieces have been in motion since Wrestlemania 30, this special-event looks to be the culmination of numerous multi-month feuds. So who’s going to win? Read on for Between The Ropes staff predictions from Brian Fritz, Steve Muehlhausen, Michael Wiseman, Josh Lopez, and James Borbath. And be sure

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