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Reflecting on WWE Money In The Bank

James Freakin Ellsworth.  Did that actually happen?  WWE Money In The Bank is in the books for 2017 with a controversial finish in the women’s MITB match.  Normally, I’ll bundle this in with RAW and Smackdown, but I just can’t wait until Wednesday to give my thoughts so let’s talk about the big moments from…

WWE RAW And Smackdown Meltdown

With RAW going head to head against the NBA Finals and Smackdown one show away from Money in the Bank, WWE had to bring it, right?  If only logic mattered anymore… Monday Night RAW kicked off with the most exciting segment of the week.  Brock Lesnar’s music hit, the crowd erupted, there he was carrying…

WWE Extreme Rules, RAW & Smackdown Breakdown

Samoa Joe is your NEW #1 Contender to take on “The Beast’ Brock Lesnar at WWE Great Balls of Fire.  What a shocking victory for the new RAW roster member defeating the heavy favorites Finn Balor and Seth Rollins, plus Bray Wyatt and Roman Reigns.  I’m pretty satisfied with this finish, but did it lead…

WWE Lull Continues, When Will It End?

As I said last week, the lull in WWE programming post-WrestleMania is real.  This wasn’t always the case such as in 2011 when CM Punk dropped his “pipebomb” and started the Summer of Punk storyline during this same time period.  Presently, WWE has nothing exciting going on heading into what should be their best “B”…

WWE Raw, SmackDown And Backlash, Oh My!

Well, the unthinkable happened.  Jinder Mahal is your new WWE Champion after defeating Randy Orton at Backlash.  I said in a previous column that if WWE wants to push this guy, then he needs to beat Orton and establish a new monster heel in the company.  While the fan in me hates seeing Jinder win…

WWE Raw & Smackdown and PPV “Payback” Weekly Roundup

A busy week in wrestling with Payback, Raw and Smackdown to catch up on.  Last week, I had enough and needed to put WWE on the List of Jericho, this week on WWE Raw & Smackdown, while most of my grievances hold true, there were some great moments. Payback had some great highlights which I’ll start…
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