Jason Jordan, Kurt Angle, Talking Smack, and Other Bad Decisions
On RAW, the reveal of Kurt Angle's big secret after weeks of speculation turned out to be NOT Dixie Carter or an affair with Stephanie McMahon, but that Jason Jordan was his son. This is peculiar given the current state of sports entertainment where most fans know the truth behind performer's real lives.
NJPW G1 Climax 27 A-Block First Night REVIEW
The first Match of the Year candidate from the G1 27 came on night one with Kota Ibushi and Tetsuya Naito tearing down the house in an epic encounter. Ibushi was so moved her cried before and after the match.
The Good and the Bad of Tama Tonga’s Pipebomb
At the recent press conference for New Japan's G1 Climax 27 tournament which starts this weekend, Bullet Club member Tama Tonga dropped a pipebomb of sorts on NJPW.
Everything You Need To Know About NJPW G1 Climax 27
With the G1 Climax 27 starting this weekend, many Western fans may be watching their first G1 over the next month. This video is aimed at letting you know what you need to about this legendary tournament.
Rassslin Review 7/11/17: Reigns Promo, Omega’s Contract, JR’s Apology and More
In this edition of Rassslin Review, we look at how Roman Reigns came across in his promo spot with Brock Lesnar and Samoa Joe
AJ Styles Defeats Kevin Owens for the U.S. Title at a House Show
The two have been feuding for the past few weeks on SmackDown LIVE over the title. Styles now is not only the Face That Runs The Place but he's also The Face Of America.
Update on Austin Aries’ Release From WWE
Aries, according to rumors, claimed to not be happy being pigeon-holed as a Cruiserweight and didn't feel he was being used to his fullest potential by the company.
Dixie Carter to WWE? Great Balls of Fire Preview
Reports state that former TNA IMPACT President Dixie Carter will appear on the WWE Network for a special about Kurt Angle. While surprising, is it also possible for Carter to have an on-air role in WWE?
Austin Aries Released by WWE
Aries was heavily featured in the WWE's Cruiserweight division for the first part of this year and was a former talent on NXT. Called up to the main roster in 2016, Aries suffered an injury while in NXT but worked his way back into the ring.
NJPW G1 Special USA Full Review: Jim Ross Commentary, Ricochet, Omega, and Other Thoughts
So many topics to discuss after the historic G1 Special USA from New Japan Pro Wrestling, we cover the major points from the two days.
Why NJPW Should NOT Do A Monday Show
While some may want New Japan Pro Wrestling to achieve because they want another Monday Night War or just for a company to "compete" with WWE, I have a different look at it.
New Japan Pro Wrestling Explained (Part 3): Championships
In this video we'll run down all the current NJPW titles, examine their importance, review the current title holders, and look a bit more into the difference between championships in Japan and the way titles are handled in the west (WWE).
New Japan Pro Wrestling Explained: Part 2 – Style, Rules, and Events
This video should give you a basic understanding of the rules of a New Japan match, what IWGP stands for, and how their event structure is different from what you may be used to with the WWE.
New Japan Pro Wrestling Explained: Part 1 – What Is New Japan?
In this first video, we look at a very top-level view of the history of New Japan, what it's all about, and how it differs from Western Pro Wrestling.
How Samoa Joe, Brock Lesnar, Enzo Amore, and Big Cass Saved WWE RAW
For a long, long time WWE RAW has been a disappointment to many of the WWE audience, so much so that the ratings have been slumping for a good while in 2017.
NJPW G1 Climax 27 Blocks: Okada vs. Omega 3
We also look at some other standout match ups in the tournament involving Tetsuya Naito, SANADA, Toru Yano, and the long awaited match between Kota Ibushi and Zack Sabre Jr. which we didn't get in the CWC last year, but will in the G127.
Rassslin Review 6-22-17: Daniel Bryan to NJPW, Mauro Ranallo to NXT, Cody
In this edition of Rassslin Review, we discuss WWE stars like The Big Show and Daniel Bryan speaking "out of turn" about the company.
Match Recommendations: Los Ingobernables vs. Taguchi Japan
Kizuna Road 2017 kicks off with an excellent six man tag team match between NEVER Open Six Man Tag Champions Los Ingobernables (BUSHI, SANADA, and EVIL) vs. Taguchi Japan (Taguchi, Juice Robinson, KUSHIDA) in an entertaining and fast paced encounter.
Match Recommendations: Kassius Ohno vs. Aleister Black
Kassius Ohno and Aleister Black have one of the best matches on NXT in a while. Check it out on Hulu.
NJPW G1 Climax 27 Announcement
We look at the tournament, explain it for new fans, and give some insight into what we may expect this summer from New Japan Pro Wrestling's second biggest event of the year.
The Rise, Fall, and Evolution of the Four Horsewomen
Since their days in NXT, the group known as the Four Horsewomen: Sasha Banks, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, and Bayley, truly did start a revolution of women's wrestling in the WWE.
WWE Money in the Bank 2017 Review
This is our review of the highs and lows of a decent event from World Wrestling Entertainment. Some controversy, two solid matches, and the establishment of legit heels in high positions highlighted this card.
WWE Ratings Hit Historic Lows And Why It Doesn’t Matter
It's not secret that WWE's television ratings aren't anywhere near what they were in the Attitude Era or any other time before. So, why does Vince McMahon think they don't matter as much anymore?
NJPW Dominion 2017 Review and Analysis
We look at the show in a whole, the outstanding main event, the subtext to it all, and where we're going in the future with NJPW.
Russo vs. Cornette: The Good and Bad Of Their Flame War
This week, Cornette responded once again by saying he'd meet Russo somewhere for a fight. Russo responded with sarcasm and suggested Cornette's real issue is McMahon and Dixie Carter choosing him to book their shows over Cornette.
Okada vs. Omega 2: The Most Important Match of 2017?
We take a moment to look back at the stories rivalry between the two from Omega's rise to power in Bullet Club, Okada's defenses over the last year, and what both men mean to the future of New Japan Pro Wrestling.
10 Ways I’d Improve WWE: A Round Robin King of the Ring
The first video in this new series "10 Ways I'd Improve WWE" looks at some ideas and fantasy booking concepts that I personally would think would make WWE more interesting.
WWE Extreme Rules 2017 Live Experience And Review
This is my review of the June WWE RAW pay per view event "Extreme Rules" from the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland.
Best of the Super Jrs / NJPW Dominion Preview
This next week is a pretty big one for New Japan Pro Wrestling as the finals of the Best of the Super Jrs tournament takes place between A-Block winner Will Ospreay and B-Block winner KUSHIDA.
WWE RAW 5/29/17: The Graves, The Angles, and the Bayley Burials
This is our review, reaction, and commentary on pro wrestling's flag ship show, WWE RAW from 5/29/17.
Rassslin Review: Chris Jericho Universal Champion, NJPW Best of the Super Jrs
Also, we talk about the recent attendance figures for NXT TakeOver Chicago and WWE Backlash, the slight rise in indie wrestling interests and other pro wrestling companies, and much more.
Conversation Between Matt Hardy and IMPACT Wrestling President Leaked
This story continues to evolve but it may all be pointless as some reports indicate WWE is not interested in the "Broken" Hardy gimmicks at all.
Tyler Bate vs Pete Dunne from NXT TakeOver Chicago REACTION
Featuring a variety of hard hits, amazing dives, and the fastest airplane spin in history, this was clearly the best match of the weekend in WWE.
The Good and the Bad of Jinder Mahal as WWE Champion
Here are my thoughts on the crowning of the former jobber just a month ago who is now THE man on Smackdown. What does this mean for Randy Orton, SDLive, and pro wrestling in the WWE?
Will Ospreay vs. Ricochet Best of the Super Jrs 2017 REACTION
Some fans dismissed it, others loved it. How would they (or did they) change this version of their storied rivalry? Is pro wrestling an artform?