Month: June 2016

2016 So Far…

We have reached the half way point of the year, so what better time to take a look back at WWE’s 2016 so far? Here’s the thing. Here is the reason I’m writing this article – I don’t think most people would say it’s…

When it Reigns it pours…

The wrestling world was shocked just a couple of hours ago when news broke that Roman Reigns has been suspended for his first violation of WWE’s wellness policy. That means a 30 day suspension, ending just three days before Battleground. In all honesty, that’s…

MitB 2016 Spotlight: Cena vs Styles

This is the first in a new monthly-ish feature I’m starting up. Back when I used to do predictions for each PPV, I found I would have literally a line to say about some matches, and paragraphs to say about others. So instead of…

Analysing the MitB Ladder Match 2016

For years since I started this blog, I have analysed the Money In The Bank ladder matches. I have gone through each competitor and labelled their chances of winning, using the tags none, unlikely, possible, dark horse and favourite. I don’t think I’m going…

Breaking Down the Rumble

I wasn’t writing for this blog in January but if I was, the main talking point would obviously have been this year’s Royal Rumble. For the first time since 1992, the WWE Championship was on the line in the Royal Rumble match itself, and…

Defending the Empire

Roman Reigns. New era (since WWE insist on using that term as a promotional tool), same old problem. In the space of two years, he has already become the new era’s new John Cena. He’s the guy WWE wants on top, he’s the guy…

A Pioneering Style?

There has been one match that has taken the wrestling world by storm in the last week. In what was a phenomenal display of athleticism, Ricochet and Will Ospreay put on a classic in New Japan Pro Wrestling. I’m being really positive there. I…

Against the Attitude (Era)

The Attitude Era was the most successful period in wrestling – at one point over 10 million people were watching WWE or WCW on a Monday night. We were treated to some of the greatest performers in the history of the business, some of…