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NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 2 HITS and MISSES

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 2 HITS and MISSES NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 2 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3802" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] #DIY vs. The Revival - Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa have arrived on the big stage in a big way.  This was the match of the night, and it's not even close (and, as you will notice a developing...

Rumble experience akin to royalty

Rumble experience akin to royalty [caption id="attachment_3657" align="alignleft" width="2048"] Jan Murphy makes his WWE 'debut' through a makeshift entrance ramp at World Wrestling Entertainment's Performance Center in Orlando, Fla. (Courtesy of World Wrestling Entertainment)[/caption] Are you ready to rumble? Famous words, to say the least. And...

Bloom, Bailey talk NXT Performance Centre

Bloom, Bailey talk NXT Performance Centre [caption id="attachment_3646" align="aligncenter" width="3264"] Matt Bloom, head coach at the WWE's Performance Center in Orlando, Fla., left, Canadian-born Sarah Stock, a trainer at the centre, and WWE NXT Women's champion Bayley talk to international media at the centre in Orlando. (Jan Murphy)[/caption] ORLANDO -...

NXT goes global with Takeover in England

NXT goes global with Takeover in England [caption id="attachment_3566" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Paul (Triple H) Levesque. (WWE.com)[/caption] Just days ahead of its debut outside of the United States, the man behind World Wrestling Entertainment’s increasingly popular NXT brand speaks passionately about opportunity. Professional wrestling is nothing...

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...

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...

Arab-Canadian up and comer excited for what is NXT

Arab-Canadian up and comer excited for what is NXT In many ways, Toronto native Nhooph Al-Areebi has been training her whole life to become a professional wrestler. The Arab-Canadian, who is among the most recent wave of international talent recruited to World Wrestling Entertainment’s wildly successful NXT brand, has been a fan since as long as she can remember. “Growing...

The 1st-Annual Chinlock Awards

The 1st-Annual Chinlock Awards Welcome to the first annual Chinlock.com Year End Awards.  Here we examine some of the most important, game-changing moments and members of the WWE Universe, and give them Chinlock Awards.  They're like Slammy's, but crappier. Most improved wrestler of the year: Tyler: RUSEV [caption id="attachment_2875" align="aligncenter"...

Is it time to go to moderated social media?

Is it time to go to moderated social media? [caption id="attachment_2787" align="aligncenter" width="507"] Seth Rollins is the latest "celebrity hack" victim[/caption] In the digital age we live in, there hasn't be any shortage of controversy on any form of social media, including most recently the "leak" of private photographs from the Seth Rollins collection. ...

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,...