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The WWE is Furthering My Apathy Towards the Current Product

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If you’ve watched or followed wrestling long enough, you’ll know by now that the business is cyclical. It booms, it dips and then repeats the process. Hulkamania was the massive boom that launched wrestling in the ‘80s and carried it into the 1990s. It lulled again as creativity became stagnant before picking up again for the reign of the now ... Read More »

The Rock Makes Surprising Return to Raw

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Once again, WWE Raw was just going along on Monday night.  Fans saw Hoda and Kathie Lee from the “Today” show promote wine more than the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the fans quickly turned on them.  Later, it was El Torito  facing Hornswoggle dressed as a alligator in a horrific segment that even Michael Cole couldn’t wait to get ... Read More »

Yes, Roman Reigns Will be Live at Raw Tonight

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Last week, WWE advertised that Roman Reigns would be on tonight’s edition of Monday Night Raw in what will be his first time speaking to the WWE Universe since emergency hernia surgery.  Since then, there was plenty of talk that Reigns would not be in the building for the show and appear ‘via satellite’ or in a taped piece. Reigns put the ... Read More »

NXT Superstar Adrian Neville Talks WWE 2K15, Competition in NXT and Call Up to WWE

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NXT superstar Adrian Neville talks about finally being in a video game as he will be part of the WWE 2K15 game, the four-way match at NXT TakeOver 2 against Tyler Breeze, Sami Zayn and Tyson Kidd, the atmosphere at Full Sail University for NXT TV shows, competition there within NXT, his first match on Raw recently, when he thinks ... Read More »

The Flagship: Seth Rollins Slimed, Possible Hell in a Cell Lineup and WWE 2K15

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Brian and Michael are back for the latest edition of The Flagship podcast as they talk about Raw from Monday which saw Seth Rollins slimed, Jesse Jackson appearing on the show and a great skit he did years ago on “Saturday Night Live”, the Russian flag controversy, how the Hell in a Cell lineup is looking right now, the effect of ... Read More »

Did Hulk Hogan Help the WWE RAW Rating?

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Well, Monday Night Football was a complete disaster for Patriots fans, Bill Belichick, and (most of all) Tom Brady. But did that mean success for WWE RAW? Did the promise of pink ring ropes and a certain legend increase WWE’s rating fortunes? Read More »

The Flagship: Heyman and Lesnar MIA on Raw, Reigns and Bryan Return

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It’s The Flagship podcast as Brian and Michael quickly talk about Raw from Monday night and wonder where Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar were following Night of Champions.  Then they go into Hell in a Cell talk and if Lesnar and John Cena will square off again and if not, what could headline the show and what else Cena could have ... Read More »

WWE RAW Rating Doesn’t Move the Needle

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It’s pretty hard to make heads-or-tails of WWE RAW these days. The creative direction has been tepid, no doubt, but in the face of fiercer Monday competition, the RAW rating continues to surprise. Read More »

Is Sting Coming to RAW?

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Not on board the WWE hype train yet? Well buckle-up, because things just got a little more interesting. On Friday, a tweet came out implying we might see some new faces on Monday Night RAW.  Speculation at the time was about NXT stars finally making the jump to WWE’s flagship show. Late Saturday, another social media response – eerily similar to ... Read More »

WWE Debuting New Superstars on Monday?

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Interesting news from the WWE hype-machine today. This morning, the company’s official Twitter account put out an ominous message that read, “You’ve waited long enough… Prepare yourself for the next generation. 9/22/2014″ Read More »

The Flagship: WWE Night of Champions is Coming, TNA Looking for New Home

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It’s The Flagship podcast as Brian and Michael talk about Raw from Monday night and what has happened to the show over the last few weeks, the build up to WWE Night of Champions which is coming up on Sunday, the chances of John Cena winning the title and the direction if that happened, Rusev closing out Raw and potential opponents ... Read More »

WWE RAW Rating Slides, NFL Goes Up

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And now WWE RAW starts to feel the pressure from NFL competition… On Monday night, the company’s flagship show took a tumble against better football match ups. The show wasn’t hyped as much as last week’s disappointing mess (and there wasn’t a Jerry Springer in sight), but it was the last WWE RAW before Sunday’s Night of Champions pay-per-view. As such, ... Read More »