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WWE Payback (2014) Review: The Shield is Flawless

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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… Read More »

NXT Takeover (2014) Review

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Since the WWE Network debuted, the one consistently-growing phenomenon has been NXT. What started out as a wrestling alternative has turned into one of WWE’s best hours. Last night’s Takeover set out to prove that not, only are these future WWE stars, but they can carry a show today. Did it deliver? Read on to find out. Read More »

WWE Raw Review (5/26/2014): Daniel Bryan Decides… Nothing

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Formerly known as the RAW Reaction… Welcome to the new show review format! WWE has been a mixed-bag as of late. Since coming off an excellent Wrestlemania 30 pay-per-view, and a pretty solid B-show at Extreme Rules, the company has struggled to find creative momentum. Last night’s go-home show for Payback didn’t fare much better. Read More »

WWE Extreme Rules (2014) Reaction: The Shield Conquers Evolution

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  Our Kickoff Show started with WeeLC… which wasn’t as horrible as some people made it out to be. Still, that doesn’t mean it was worth much. Both Hornswaggle and El Torrito were impressive for the number of unique things they tried, and hats off to all men (especially Jinder Mahal) who took some nasty bumps. But it still set ... Read More »

WWE RAW Reaction and Review – September 23rd, 2013

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Make sure to check out last night’s RAW Rundown for complete coverage of everything that happened on WWE’s flagship show.  Also, hear what Brian and Steve thought on the latest Between the Ropes podcast! Last night’s show opening was solid. I think the “every superstar on stage” gimmick is starting to run its course, but at least the result was ... Read More »

WWE RAW Reaction and Review – September 9th, 2013

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For complete coverage of everything that happened, be sure to visit last night’s RAW Rundown. Also, check out the latest Between the Ropes podcast for thoughts from Brian and Steve! Show opening last night was great wrestling television. Edge came out and gave the fans what they wanted. He put over Daniel Bryan, criticized Randy Orton, and gave Triple H ... Read More »

WWE SMACKDOWN Reaction and Review – August 30th, 2013

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The opening from Friday night’s show was fantastic. MizTV is often a complete waste of time, but I’m glad the creative team leveraged an establish segment to further an ongoing storyline. The Miz, Big Show, and Dolph Ziggler being together as a unified front made a lot of sense; likewise, it gave Triple H another way to continue building his ... Read More »

‘WWE Monday Night Raw’ Reaction and Review – July 29th, 2013

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For complete coverage of everything that happened on Monday Night Raw, be sure to check out last night’s WWE Raw Rundown. Internet fans finally got what they wanted, with Daniel Bryan confronting Vince McMahon to kick-off the show. Smart decision by creative here. With Vince openly confronting Bryan about his chances to win, viewers have an even bigger reason to ... Read More »

‘Monday Night Raw’ Reaction and Review – 7/22/2013

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For complete coverage of everything that happened on Monday Night Raw, be sure to check out last night’s WWE Raw Rundown. The contract signing between John Cena and Daniel Bryan was a good way to start the show. I liked how it picked up immediately where Raw left off last week, and it seemed to have a specific purpose in ... Read More »

‘Monday Night Raw’ Reaction and Review – 7/8/2013

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Be sure to check out the Raw Rundown for complete coverage of last night’s show! Mark Henry and John Cena faced off last night, in a take-it or leave-it segment. This feud kicked off hot a few weeks ago with Henry’s faux retirement speech. Unfortunately, things died off for the last two weeks, and this segment only managed to muster ... Read More »

‘Monday Night Raw’ Reaction and Review – 7/1/2013

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Be sure to check out the Raw Rundown for complete coverage of last night’s show. Money in the Bank All-Stars was highlighted in a very effective way last night. The show’s opening managed to get a bunch of stars in the ring together at the same time, for a very specific purpose, without feeling over-booked.I also thought each wrestler did a ... Read More »

‘Monday Night Raw’ Reaction and Review – 6/24/2013

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For complete coverage of everything that happened last night, check out the WWE Raw Rundown. Things got off to a hot start last night, with the Daniel Bryan/Randy Orton stuff. Although cancelling the match and postponing it until later in the night felt like a cheap way to squeeze every last drop out of this feud, it made a lot ... Read More »