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WWE WrestleMania 30th Anniversary Card: Part 4

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Over the last couple of weeks, I sat down and compiled a 30 match card to celebrate 30 years of WrestleMania. This is not the top 30 matches in WrestleMania history. This is a 30th Anniversary Card, and because it’s a card and not a list, no person appears more than once. That is the challenge of compiling such a ... Read More »

WWE WrestleMania 30th Anniversary Card: Part 3

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Over the last couple of weeks, I sat down and compiled a 30 match card to celebrate 30 years of WrestleMania. This is not the top 30 matches in WrestleMania history. This is a 30th Anniversary Card, and because it’s a card and not a list, no person appears more than once. That is the challenge of compiling such a ... Read More »

Raw Deal: WWE boss Vince McMahon cannot reinvent Sting

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Vince McMahon has to tinker with everything. “Pro wrestling” can’t simply be called “pro wrestling.” No, it has to be “sports entertainment” — even if 99.9 percent of the public doesn’t recognize McMahon’s pet term. (I’m sure there’s a part of McMahon that cringes at the thought of his greatest achievement, WrestleMania, has “wrestle” in the title.) Fans can’t just be “fans.” ... Read More »

WWE doesn’t need you

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For those of you that missed it, last night was the WWE’s second-biggest pay-per-view event of the year: the Royal Rumble. Even if the show itself is crap, most look forward to the Rumble itself. Battle royals rock, special entrants are bound to show up every year and there’s bound to be a crazy spot or two. It’s a formula ... Read More »

Roman Reigns needs to say no to Vince McMahon’s scripted promos

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Roman Reigns is supposed to be the WWE’s next big thing. The coronation of the “Juggernaut” (or “the Powerhouse,” “the Big Dog” or whatever WWE is calling him this week) as a top-tier player has long been envisioned as occurring in the main event of WrestleMania 31 with a WWE World Heavyweight Championship victory over “the One in 21 and One Brock Lesnar ... Read More »

Creative Misfire of the Year (2014)

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Just because it’s deemed “creative” doesn’t always mean it’s going to be good – just ask Vince Russo. And for every great feud, or well-executed story line, the major wrestling promotions also make mistakes. Some aren’t so bad; a few others require major direction shifts. Read on to find out our picks for “Creative Misfire of the Year.” Read More »

The Best of 2014: Professional Wrestling

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2014 saw major changes sweep across the professional wrestling landscape. WWE launched a brand new digital network, while TNA Impact Wrestling was forced to find itself a new network entirely. New promotions, such as Global Force Wrestling and Lucha Underground, were started, and Ring of Honor fought for its right to be considered one of the “major players.” Hulk Hogan came ... Read More »

Chael Sonnen On his Dislike for Trash Talk, Saying No to Pro Wrestling, CM Punk and if Brock Lesnar will Fight Again

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ESPN MMA analyst and podcast host the “American Gangster” Chael P. Sonnen joins the podcast as he talks about the build up to the Jon Jones — Daniel Cormier fight, why he dislikes the term trash talking, hyping fights he was in the emotion he felt at the time, being the bad guy, what he liked first between amateur and ... Read More »

David Shoemaker Talks CM Punk, Vince McMahon Interviews and “The Squared Circle”

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David Shoemaker of Grantland.com and author of The Squared Circle: Life, Death and Professional Wrestling talks about the recent interviews with CM Punk and Vince McMahon, what he took away the most from both conversations, people being upset with CM Punk, if there will be any changes in the near future of the WWE, if McMahon is out of touch, the ... Read More »

The Flagship: Vince McMahon Interview, Future for Kurt Angle and Rey Mysterio, WrestleCade and More

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast with Brian and Michael and there is a lot of things to talk about starting off with the Steve Austin sitdown with Vince McMahon, his comments to the locker room, what he needs to do for them in return, listening to the audience, his response on CM Punk and more. Then, the guys get into ... Read More »

The fallacy of Vince McMahon’s brass ring speech

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Vince McMahon spoke candidly Monday night with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin about the state of the WWE Universe. The conversation — a live version of Austin’s podcast special to the WWE Network — was a fascinating look inside McMahon’s head and must-see television for anyone interested in the inner workings of the world’s biggest wrestling organization. And yet, for as ... Read More »

WWE Raw Results: Cyber Raw + Stone Cold’s Podcast

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WWE Monday Night Raw December 1, 2014 BOK Center Tulsa, Oklahoma If you missed last week’s edition of WWE Monday Night Raw click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and WWE TLC click here WWE Monday Night Raw Pre-Show:  The show starts with a shot of the fans from Tulsa, Oklahoma filing into the BOK for WWE ... Read More »