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Top 5 Survivor Series PPV Matches From The Attitude Era

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As promotion for this year’s Survivor Series PPV the “Top 5″ series is back on the site to cover the best Survivor Series matches from all the eras of the WWE. If you missed the previous Top 5 list please click here and give me your thoughts. Today we’ll be looking back at the “Attitude Era” spanning from 1997-2001. This ... Read More »

The Flagship: Raw is Wrestling, Bad News for Daniel Bryan and WrestleMania Talk

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast with Brian and Michael as they talk about Raw from Monday night which saw a lot more wrestling that the previous few weeks along with the set up for the top match at Hell in a Cell.  Plus, they talk about who is becoming more noticeably absent from WWE television, more bad news for Daniel ... Read More »

Why WWE Fans Should Be Thankful For Canada

On Monday it was Thanksgiving in Canada.  So in that spirit, let’s talk about some of the Canadian wrestlers that we can all be thankful for getting into a WWE ring. Let’s start with a female that Jim Ross called Canada’s greatest export. Trish Stratus always has had the looks but during her time there, she became a good in-ring ... Read More »

The Rock vs. Triple H is the Main Event WrestleMania Needs

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I can’t lie to you guys: there was once a time when the thought of a match between The Rock and Triple H at WrestleMania would have made my stomach turn. After all, these guys had reputations that weren’t exactly favorable. The Rock was the ultimate part-timer, coming back whenever he wasn’t filming a movie to take over a main ... Read More »

WWE SmackDown 15 Results: Legends Reunite

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WWE SmackDown 15 October 10, 2014 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania If you missed last week’s edition of WWE SmackDown click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and Hell in a Cell click here First In-Ring Segment:  Stephanie McMahon makes her way out to the ring. Stephanie brings up that The Rock made up the word SmackDown and ... Read More »

The Rock Claims He Won’t be Wrestling at WrestleMania 31. Should we Believe Him?

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The Rock’s Raw return Monday led to much speculation that he’s coming back for a match at WrestleMania 31. Well, thank TMZ for the buzzkill. The paparazzi site caught Rock on the streets of New York, and, after some bizarre breakfast talk, asked the Brahma Bull if we could expect to see him laying the smack down inside Levi’s Stadium ... Read More »

Scott Fishman Talks The Rock, WrestleMania 31 and More Including CM Punk

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Scott Fishman  – contributor to the Miami Herald and owner of a verified Twitter account! – joins the podcast to talk about The Rock returning to Raw this past Monday, who he could face if he returns to the ring including at WrestleMania 31 next March, looking at that event and what the lineup could be including what two matches ... Read More »

Raw is Menopause

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Everybody knows that the WWE has a specific target market. Depending on which year it is, that market changes. In the late 90’s, the target market was 18-25 year old males during the fabled “Attitude Era” which is the holy grail for many people who are wrestling fans. Most things are compared to this era, and if you watched WWE ... Read More »

The Problem with Cheering for The Rock

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Monday Night Raw was pretty much standard this past Monday. It’s essentially been the same show for months now and it doesn’t look like that is going to change any time soon. That said, there were two things that stood out about Monday. First is that Dean Ambrose is 2014’s Daniel Bryan. He’s gaining all kinds of momentum, as evidenced ... Read More »

The Flagship: The Rock Returns But WWE Raw Still in Funk

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast as Brian and Michael talk about WWE Raw from Monday night which saw the return of The Rock but not much else including bad matches, bad segments including TV hosts breaking bottles of wine over the butts and more.  They also talk about the rise of Dean Ambrose, the reaction to John Cena, what happened ... Read More »

Raw Review 10/9/2014: Rock Return Reminds Us Raw Can Be Fun

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It was a night where The Rock makes a surprise return “from out of blue hell,” in front of a hot Brooklyn crowd and it still is not great. Can this be possible, it can if you BOlieve in how bad the WWE has been of late. I wanted to leave with Dean Ambrose and go to Coney Island with ... 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 »