Who is WWE Developmental Developing?

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In the wake of this week’s excellent TakeOver special on the WWE Network, I have been thinking about the role of WWE’s developmental territory, and how I believe that we as wrestling fans might be thinking about it in the wrong way. After Rival, and each of the TakeOver shows, a common refrain from fans is that guys like Sami ... Read More »

WWE SmackDown Results: Tag Team Turmoil

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WWE SmackDown February 12, 2015 Wright State University Dayton, Ohio If you missed last week’s edition of WWE SmackDown click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and Fast Lane click here The Authority Announcement:  Kane and Big Show meet with the various tag teams backstage, announcing the tag team turmoil match. They hype them all up by ... Read More »

Shawn Michaels Talks New Book “Wrestling for My Life”, Thoughts of a Return and Mending Fences

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WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels talks about his new book “Wrestling for My Life: The Legend, the Reality and the Faith of a WWE Superstar” which is now available, when he got the idea for doing the book and why it was important for him, his faith being tested when he made his WWE comeback, mending fences with Bret ... Read More »

Lucha Underground Results: El Patron Arrives

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Lucha Underground February 11, 2015 The Temple Boyle Heights, California If you missed last week’s edition of Lucha Underground click here Alberto El Patron & Dairo Cueto Backstage Segment:  El Patron is in Cueto’s office they complement each other and asks what his key opens. Dairo Cueto won’t answer him. El Patron looks flustered. Alberto El Patron ask Dairo Cueto ... Read More »

NXT Takeover Rival Results: New Champion Crowned, Zayn vs Owens

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NXT Takeover Rival February 11, 2015 NXT Arena (Full Sail Unviersity) Winter Park, Florida If you missed last week’s edition fo WWE NXT click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and Fast Lane click here NXT Takeover Rival Pre-Show: Renee Young welcomes us to the official NXT Takeover Rival pre-show with the panel of guests: Corey Graves, ... Read More »

The Flagship: Daniel Bryan and Roman Reigns are Mad, Seth Rollins May be Sad and NXT Talk

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It’s this week’s edition of The Flagship as Brian and Michael cover the week in wrestling including the Seth Rollins photo leak, Raw from Monday night and what is going on with Daniel Bryan and Roman Reigns, the Triple H / Sting angle, the Triple H conference call with the media including his plans for NXT in 2015, the NXT ... Read More »

UFC – NSAC Corruption and Its Effect On MMA

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For quite some time, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has drawn the ire of combat sports fans. The athletic governing body has, in a way, become just as big a part of the show as the fighters, and the techniques they employ inside the cage/ring. Inept judges and referees are continually assigned high-profile fights in The Silver State, effectively ... Read More »

Seth Rollins has nothing to be sorry for in nude photo leak

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Last night, we saw more of Seth Rollins than we ever wanted. Nude photos of “the Architect of the Shield” were leaked through social media after Rollins’ social media accounts distributed a nude selfie of WWE NXT developmental wrestler and model Zahra Schreiber. This seems to be a chain reaction: The Rollins social accounts — either intentionally or accidentally — shared the Schreiber photo. ... Read More »

Triple H on NXT TakeOver, Plans for Brand in 2015, Women of NXT

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WWE Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events, Creative Paul “Triple H” Levesque held a conference call with the media today to discuss Wednesday’s NXT TakeOver: Rival show which airs live on the WWE Network. He also talked about plans for the brand in 2015 and hopes of more touring, the importance of women for the brand and doing more ... Read More »

WWE Raw Results: Sting’s Response, Bryan & Reigns Join Forces

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WWE Raw February 9, 2015 Schottenstien Center Columbus, Ohio If you missed last week’s edition of WWE Raw click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and Fast Lane click here WWE Raw Pre-Show:  Live from the WWE World Headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut it’s the live Raw preshow with our panel Scott Standford, David Otunga, and Corey Graves. Stanford ... Read More »

WWE Finally Got It Right

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On last Monday’s edition of Raw, the WWE actually did something no one expected it to do: the smart thing. A week removed from the Royal Rumble, an event that was widely panned thanks to the forced push of Roman Reigns, the WWE had some decisions to make. Do they stick with the plan, push Reigns like nothing happened and ... Read More »

Sasha Banks on NXT TakeOver, Falling in Love with Wrestling and Being Boss

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NXT’s Sasha Banks talks about how she loved wrestling from an early age, already being in the business for five years despite being so young, her tryout to get into WWE developmental, training in Tampa to now being at the Performance Center, how big of a brand NXT has become, the next live TakeOver special on Wednesday, the previous one ... Read More »