WWE Raw (7/29/19): Notes and Analysis

Venue: Verizon Arena, North Little Rock, Arkansas -The 24/7 title opening segment probably would have worked better as a backstage promo between Drake Maverick and R-Truth instead of an actual match. Not sure why it needed to be a mixed tag match even though the women never tagged in, or why there were lumberjacks outContinue reading “WWE Raw (7/29/19): Notes and Analysis”

AEW Double or Nothing Review

M O X Those letters adorned the vest that shielded the back of a man who wore it to hide his freshly shed skin state. The wayward conqueror Jon Moxley is here, thirsty to prove his worth and fulfill a destiny.   A Judas inspired conquest sequence served as the ignition of a Lazarus-like raising of theContinue reading “AEW Double or Nothing Review”

Wrestlemania 35 Predictions

Raw and Smackdown Women’s Championships Ronda Rousey vs. Charlotte vs. Becky Lynch The build to this match didn’t need to be nearly as convoluted as it turned out to be. The story seemed simple enough: Have Charlotte win the Smackdown Championship at TLC, then have Becky win the Royal Rumble and have her say sheContinue reading “Wrestlemania 35 Predictions”

WWE Fastlane Review

A few crowd-popping spots, especially a fantastic match-saving manuever to end an impromptu three-way for the WWE Championship, were the type of short but memorable moments that helped Fastlane overcome its wild seemingly on-the-fly booking. Mustafa Ali being inserted into the WWE title match, unannounced with no build, was the toughest position anyone was putContinue reading “WWE Fastlane Review”

WWE Fastlane Preview

Xavier Woods & Big E vs. Rusev & Nakamura Glad I opened twitter today or else I wouldn't have known that we have a match this Sunday https://t.co/VlqGQ8BxsI — Austin Creed – Off Season (@XavierWoodsPhD) March 8, 2019 That tweet about sums it up. Rey Mysterio vs. Andrade This is the best feud in wrestlingContinue reading “WWE Fastlane Preview”

This Weekend’s Best Wrestling Shows

PWG Two Hundred Friday March 1st, Globe Theatre (Los Angeles, California) At PWG’s last show Hand of Doom, the Los Angeles-based federation waved goodbye to federation regular Trevor Lee, who left for the bright lights of NXT following a loss to world champion Jeff Cobb. After a successful title defense against Lee, Cobb will nowContinue reading “This Weekend’s Best Wrestling Shows”

This Weekend’s Best Indie Wrestling Shows

Progress Chapter 84 Venue: Electric Ballroom (London, England) The triple-threat match featuring WALTER vs. Chris Ridgeway vs. El Phantasmo vying for Defiant’s Internet Championship at a Loaded TV taping last December gave us a brief view of the type of chemistry Walter and Ridgeway can have inside the ring.   That chemistry went as expected,Continue reading “This Weekend’s Best Indie Wrestling Shows”

WWE Elimination Chamber Review

Viewers of tonight’s WWE Elimination Chamber show devoted five seconds of their lives to watching the “which pod will it be, transference of light” shot between Jeff Hardy and Randy Orton in the main event of the evening. It’s easy to wonder about the necessity of such a shot considering Orton winning a gauntlet matchContinue reading “WWE Elimination Chamber Review”

WWE Elimination Chamber Preview

Here’s our preview of the seven matches set to take place at the 2019 edition of WWE’s Elimination Chamber in Houston, Texas. Cruiserweight Championship Match Buddy Murphy vs. Akira Tozawa Since winning the cruiserweight title from Cedric Alexander in his native Australia at WWE Super Showdown, Buddy Murphy has strung together stellar showings in hisContinue reading “WWE Elimination Chamber Preview”