Tag Archives: WWE Network

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...

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...

2016 WWE Royal Rumble HITS and MISSES

2016 WWE Royal Rumble HITS and MISSES 2016 WWE Royal Rumble HITS: [caption id="attachment_3628" align="aligncenter" width="642"] The Royal Rumble Match. Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Royal Rumble Match -  One of the most entertaining Royal Rumble matches in recent memory.  The entire match was used to tell a number of different stories, over-and-above...

WWE Tables, Ladders and Chairs 2015 HITS and MISSES

WWE Tables, Ladders and Chairs 2015 HITS and MISSES WWE Tables, Ladders and Chairs 2015 HITS: [caption id="attachment_3556" align="aligncenter" width="642"] WWE Tag Team Championship Match - The New Day vs. The Usos vs. The Lucha Dragons - Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] The Lucha Dragons vs. The Usos vs. The New Day - Allow me to admit, I haven't been as diligent...

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...

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...

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"...

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,...

2014: Our Predictions Reviewed

2014: Our Predictions Reviewed In this column, we take a look back at a column Jan and I published on January 2, 2014, looking at the 2014 year to come.  We made some bold predictions, and now its time to see how they held up through-out the calender year! 1) Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore will continue to grow and establish itself as a...

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...

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...

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 4th Quarter and Overall 2013 Earnings and Analysis

WWE 4th Quarter and Overall 2013 Earnings and Analysis World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.'s 4th Quarter Earnings report was released earlier this afternoon, telling an interesting albeit somewhat predictable story of revenue increase with overall profitability down.  WWE is staring record spending in the face, both with the launch of the WWE Network coming down the barrel,...

EXCLUSIVE: Jan interviews former WWE Canada president Carl Demarco

EXCLUSIVE: Jan interviews former WWE Canada president Carl Demarco For nearly 15 years, Carl Demarco carved out a reputation as a savvy executive, helping build World Wrestling Entertainment into the global juggernaut that exists today. As president of WWE Canada, Demarco was influential in raising the WWE’s profile, first in Canada, and later abroad. He also served as president...

Chinlock Radio ep 7: WWE Network

Chinlock Radio ep 7: WWE Network Sideshow and Jan are joined by Justin Cousineau to discuss the WWE Network http://www.chinlock.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Chinlock-Radio-ep-7-WWE-Network.mp3

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 01/13/2014

Monday Night RAW HITS and MISSES for 01/13/2014 Monday Night RAW HITS: [caption id="attachment_1386" align="aligncenter" width="642"] Daniel Bryan atop the steel cage on Monday Night RAW - Photo Credit: WWE.com[/caption] Daniel Bryan turns on The Wyatt Family: The fact that this makes the hit list is bizarre for two reasons.  One, the entire angle (all three weeks...

Chinlock Radio ep 6: Ron Hutchison

Chinlock Radio ep 6: Ron Hutchison Ron Hutchison trained the likes of, WWE Hall Of Famers, Trish Stratus and Edge among many others to come out of Canada, and he joins Sideshow and Jan to tell his story. http://www.chinlock.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Chinlock-Radio-ep-6-Ron-Hutchison.mp3

WWE continues to change the landscape

WWE continues to change the landscape [caption id="attachment_1322" align="aligncenter" width="756"] WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon.[/caption] To call World Wrestling Entertainment's unveiling of its WWE Network earlier this week a game changer is a gross understatement. In fact, even attempting to wrap one's mind around what the company has just...