1. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from June 30

    Every week on Bleacher Report, I take an in-depth look at WWE SmackDown to recap the results, offer analysis and grade the matches, segments and anything else that takes place on the show, as well as make a few predictions for future events...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 9 hours ago 19,560 reads 102 comments

  2. Sami Zayn's Road to WWE Stardom: Chronicling the Underdog's Journey

    The flags that wrapped around Sami Zayn 's tights when he wrestled for WWE NXT weren't decoration; they told a story...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 14 hours ago 3,174 reads 43 comments

  3. Chris Jericho Proving His Worth to WWE with Latest Run as Egotistical Heel

    With a flooded roster and a limited amount of television time up for grabs, it's little surprise that some WWE stars are struggling to make their presences felt. But lately, Chris Jericho is doing a fine job of getting his latest gimmick across...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 17 hours ago 5,283 reads 22 comments

  4. The Club Has Limited Future in WWE Outside of Relationship with AJ Styles

    AJ Styles is a card-carrying member of The Club. But for the veteran duo that suddenly finds itself divorced from the tag team championship division, that may be part of the problem...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 17 hours ago 13,504 reads 58 comments

  5. Dean Ambrose Ratings, WWE Brand Split and More from the World Title Mailbag

    Crazy Dean Ambrose is world champion, and wrestling hipsters couldn't be prouder. He even gets to carry Raw with Roman Reigns serving a suspension...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 18 hours ago 4,652 reads 46 comments

  6. WWE NXT: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis, Predictions for Week of June 30

    Mojo Rawley made it clear on Wednesday's WWE NXT not to give up on him just yet. The eternally hyped powerhouse has largely been a disappointment, not progressing into a well-rounded Superstar...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 18 hours ago 4,497 reads 10 comments

  7. WWE King of the Ring: The Rise, Fall and Modern Relevance of Classic Tournament

    The King of the Ring tournament was once responsible for one of the most exciting and anticipated nights in professional wrestling, a series of matches that would crown a single winner ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 19 hours ago 10,159 reads 24 comments

  8. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Early Match Card Predictions, Storylines and More

    WWE SummerSlam 2016 will be a balance of fresh faces and marquee names, the first true pay-per-view of the New Era. The major event promises to feature a long-awaited matchup for Charlotte's Women's Championship...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 20 hours ago 24,490 reads 60 comments

  9. Examining When Hearing Boos Is Best for Business for WWE

    Traditionally, good guys are cheered, and bad guys are booed. But when it comes to pro wrestling, it's not always that simple...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 21 hours ago 11,370 reads 79 comments

  10. WWE NXT Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from June 29

    The June 29 episode of NXT on WWE Network may not have had the star power of Samoa Joe, Finn Balor or Shinsuke Nakamura, but it was a focused episode that opted to build the undercard, ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 21 hours ago 6,730 reads 18 comments

  11. Goldberg Talks 'WWE 2K17,' Possible Hall of Fame Induction and Movie Career

    Bill Goldberg is one of the most popular wrestlers to ever step inside the squared circle, and his continued popularity with the WWE Universe was never more evident than with ...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 1 day ago 5,262 reads 26 comments

  12. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from June 29

    While Finn Balor and Shinsuke Nakamura have set up a dream match of sorts and Samoa Joe has had the luxury of sitting back and waiting for his next challenger to present himself, Wednesday's ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 1 day ago 9,020 reads 21 comments

  13. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Dwayne " The Rock " Johnson will leave his handprints on the Hollywood Walk of Fame before he's even inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 1 day ago 13,380 reads 25 comments

  14. Hideo Itami, Roderick Strong and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    The wait to see Hideo Itami in a WWE NXT ring again is poised to be over. The kick-happy grappler hinted at a return to action. Roderick Strong, meanwhile, left Ring of Honor, kick-starting speculation that NXT is his next destination...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 day ago 11,705 reads 6 comments

  15. Pros and Cons of WWE Bringing Back 2nd World Championship After Brand Split

    When WWE mulls over whether or not to resurrect a second world championship, it has to choose between increasing opportunities or lowering prestige. Added gold in the wrestling world means more huge, star-making moments...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 day ago 38,736 reads 123 comments

  16. How Alberto Del Rio Can Become Top WWE Star Again Following Brand Split

    Although there are plenty of good and bad points about WWE's upcoming brand split, one major positive is that it will give midcard talents more opportunities to showcase their abilities—and ...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 1 day ago 9,605 reads 55 comments

  17. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: Rusev Poised to Elevate WWE United States Championship

    1. Rusev the Beastly Champion With Rusev's paws on it, the WWE United States Championship is looking more like a treasure sitting inside a dragon's cave—one that awaits a hero to try to snatch it...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 2 days ago 8,982 reads 44 comments

  18. Recalling Goldberg's WCW Title Win and Forecasting a Possible Return to WWE

    On July 6, 1998, the professional wrestling world was shaken to it core when Goldberg capped off the greatest 10-month run in the history of the industry by defeating Hulk Hogan to capture the WCW Championship at Atlanta's Georgia Dome...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 2 days ago 27,652 reads 71 comments

  19. WWE Battleground 2016: Superstars Who Will Shine Under PPV Spotlight

    By the time Battleground takes place on July 24, Raw and SmackDown will have drafted their rosters. The game-changing draft scheduled for July 19 will present enormous changes ...

    Brad Jones Written by Brad Jones about 2 days ago 6,933 reads 25 comments

  20. The Wyatt Family's Best Booking Options at WWE Battleground 2016

    The Wyatt Family has returned to instill its will on the WWE Universe once more. Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan and Braun Strowman made their comebacks on the June 20 episode of Monday Night Raw...

    Sebastian Maldonado Written by Sebastian Maldonado about 2 days ago 11,826 reads 39 comments

  21. WWE SmackDown Spoilers: Complete Results and Analysis for June 30

    The Miz returned to WWE television on Raw and was greeted with an Intercontinental Championship defense against Kane ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 2 days ago 50,952 reads 148 comments

  22. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Cody Rhodes, Ryback and More

    WWE may have been in contact more with Cody Rhodes than Ryback of late, despite the former no longer working for the company and the latter still being under contract...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 3 days ago 95,658 reads 39 comments

  23. Brock Lesnar at WWE SummerSlam 2016: Ranking Top 3 Possible Opponents for PPV

    Brock Lesnar is a box-office draw who commands an audience’s attention and elevates his opponent’s stature in WWE . Choosing his opponent for SummerSlam 2016, however, needs to be carefully thought out...

    James Moffat Written by James Moffat about 3 days ago 28,924 reads 99 comments

  24. Seth Rollins Is Filling CM Punk's Void in WWE

    When Seth Rollins opened Monday's WWE Raw by pacing in the ring and telling fans, "To hell with it. Let's talk about Roman Reigns," it was hard not to think of CM Punk ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 3 days ago 46,233 reads 179 comments

  25. Predictions for Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn at WWE Battleground 2016 and Beyond

    Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn is the kind of rivalry that will never truly come to a close—not at WWE Battleground 2016, not anywhere...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 3 days ago 6,479 reads 26 comments