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WWE Battleground 2016 HITS and MISSES

WWE Battleground 2016 HITS and MISSES Well, it's a new era in WWE.  Let's see if I remember how to ride this bicycle. WWE Battleground 2016 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3786" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] Dean Ambrose vs. Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins - While not the match of the night, this match was a satisfactory...

Satirical wrestling news isn’t fake — it’s unreal

Satirical wrestling news isn't fake -- it's unreal [caption id="attachment_3419" align="aligncenter" width="750"] www.jaybirddigitalarts.com https://www.facebook.com/jaybird.digital.arts?fref=ts[/caption] Kayfabe: (In professional wrestling) the fact or convention of presenting staged performances as genuine or authentic: a masterful job of blending kayfabe and reality...

WWE SummerSlam 2015 HITS and MISSES

WWE SummerSlam 2015 HITS and MISSES WWE SummerSlam 2015 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3361" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] John Cena vs. Seth Rollins - Although it feels like we've seen these two in the ring a lot together over the past several months, they always manage to come up with a fresh feeling match, full of...

Cybulski, Murphy square off with SummerSlam picks

Cybulski, Murphy square off with SummerSlam picks   NOTE: Today we introduce the first of what we hope are many preview pieces featuring one of Canada's best sports broadcasters, James Cybulski, and our own Jan Murphy. The duo will break down the SummerSlam matches and offer their picks. Enjoy. Randy Orton vs. Sheamus James: I feel like WWE missed the...

WWE Battleground 2015 HITS and MISSES

WWE Battleground 2015 HITS and MISSES WWE Battleground 2015 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3283" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Undertaker's Return: In 2015, 30 years since I became a wrestling fan, there isn't a lot that gets me to literally jump off the couch anymore.  Granted, the return was spoiled multiple times...

WWE Money in the Bank 2015 HITS and MISSES

WWE Money in the Bank 2015 HITS and MISSES WWE Money in the Bank 2015 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3224" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] John Cena vs. Kevin Owens: Wow.  That is the very best way to describe this match.  Just wow.  Sometimes, in the most unlikely places, you find wrestling magic.  Kevin Owens vs. John...

Kevin Owens continues to fight

Kevin Owens continues to fight [caption id="attachment_3197" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] WWE NXT champion and Quebec native Kevin Owens. (Courtesy World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.)[/caption] Not long after making his first appearance on Monday Night Raw and just days before he has his first pay-per-view match in World Wrestling Entertainment,...

Calling the Spots: Elimination Chamber 2015

Calling the Spots: Elimination Chamber 2015 [caption id="attachment_3178" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Photo Courtesy of WWE.com[/caption] Oh man, am I ever excited that the Elimination Chamber is back. If you’ve already read my Fastlane predictions from earlier this year, you’ll remember that the Chamber is one of my favourite events. In an industry that’s...

Triple H talks Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens during NXT conference call

Triple H talks Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens during NXT conference call [caption id="attachment_3165" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The crowd begins to file into San Jose University in March for the inaugural NXT live show during WrestleMania week. (Mike Mastrandreas/SLAM! Wrestling)[/caption] To listen to Paul (Triple H) Levesque talk about World Wrestling Entertainment’s white-hot...

A trip down MemoryMania

A trip down MemoryMania [caption id="attachment_2992" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Seth Rollins holds up his newly won WWE World Heavyweight Championship belt at WrestleMania 31 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Mike Mastrandrea/SLAM! Wrestling)[/caption]   Words such as awesome, unbelievable, unreal and amazing have become overused and almost...

Reigns ready to (win) Rumble

Reigns ready to (win) Rumble [caption id="attachment_2755" align="aligncenter" width="683"] WWE superstar Roman Reigns (Courtesy of World Wrestling Entertainment)[/caption] Roman Reigns, born Leati Joseph (Joe) Anoa’i, was, quite frankly, born to wrestle. He is the son of Sika Anoa’i of Wild Samoans fame, his brother, Matt, is the wrestler...

Our 2015 Predictions!

Our 2015 Predictions! Editors note: Last year, Jan and I combined our predictions into one amalgamated column.  This year, we're going to present it a little bit differently.  This year, Tyler, Jan and I have come up with our own separate predictions (five each), and we will examine them again this time next year.  So, without further ado,...

WWE Survivor Series 2014 HITS and MISSES

WWE Survivor Series 2014 HITS and MISSES WWE Survivor Series 2014 HITS: [caption id="attachment_2636" align="aligncenter" width="730"] Sting debuts at WWE Survivor Series[/caption] Sting Debuts: This year's installment of Survivor Series was promoted as a one-match show; Team Authority vs. Team Cena.  But, last night, that one match boiled down into one...

WWE SummerSlam 2014 HITS and MISSES

WWE SummerSlam 2014 HITS and MISSES [caption id="attachment_2361" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Credit: WWE.com[/caption] SummerSlam HITS: Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena - WOW!  What a match.  In the PG era of WWE, you will not find anything nearly this violent, or this intense.  The tone was set within the first 30 seconds of this match, as Brock...

Calling the Shots: SummerSlam 2014

Calling the Shots: SummerSlam 2014 [caption id="attachment_2323" align="alignnone" width="702"] Photo Credit of WWE.com[/caption]   Calling the Shots is back to cover the 2014 edition of WWE’s second-biggest show: SummerSlam. Taking place in sold-out arena in L.A., the WWE is undoubtedly looking to make a big impact this month, especially considering...

WWE Battleground 2014 HITS and MISSES

WWE Battleground 2014 HITS and MISSES WWE Battleground HITS: [caption id="attachment_2225" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Usos vs. The Wyatts: Although I feel this match suffer slightly from the 2-out-of-3 falls format, down the stretch you won't find any better tag team wrestling anywhere on this planet.  Both teams...

6 Months In: My WWE Network Experience and Review

6 Months In: My WWE Network Experience and Review Six months ago, WWE took an unparalleled venture into television history; a 24-hour "over-the-top" streaming service, featuring both live and on-demand programming.  Hyped for nearly 2 years, expectations were understandably high, given WWE's access to a vast number of historical tape libraries, as well as their move to...

WWE Money in the Bank 2014 HITS and MISSES

WWE Money in the Bank 2014 HITS and MISSES WWE Money in the Bank HITS: [caption id="attachment_2080" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] Money in the Bank Contract Match: On each 2014 WWE Pay Per View, there has been a match of the year contender.  This would be that contender.  An absolute car-wreck that had the live crowd on...

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 05/05/2014

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 05/05/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: [caption id="attachment_1996" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Shield vs. The Wyatts - WWE can do no wrong with either of these factions right now.  Both groups are on fire, and turn everything they touch into gold.  WWE chose the right finish here, leaving...

WWE set to return to Kingston

WWE set to return to Kingston World Wrestling Entertainment will return to Kingston's Rogers K-Rock Centre for a live show on Sunday, July 6, the same day it also has a show at Toronto's Ricoh Coliseum, Chinlock.com has learned. The following night, WWE is expected to host its flagship show — Monday Night Raw — at Montreal's Bell Centre. Details...