1. The Miz Interview on WWE 'Talking Smack' Showcased His Hugely Underrated Talent

    Unleashed with no script, The Miz turned WWE 's Talking Smack into a showcase of skills that have long been underappreciated . The Miz 's beginnings as a reality show star have always prevented him from garnering respect from diehard fans...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 days ago 38,874 reads 179 comments

  2. WWE SmackDown: Burning Questions to Address After August 23 Show

    On Tuesday's WWE SmackDown , it was Carmella, a pair of new championships and a challenger who just can't quite cross the finish line that left the audience asking questions...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 days ago 29,113 reads 74 comments

  3. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Feuds That'll Continue Through Backlash, Clash of Champions

    WWE SummerSlam 2016 was a night with historical implications, from the first pay-per-view meeting between Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton to the crowning of the inaugural WWE universal champion...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 7 days ago 13,950 reads 30 comments

  4. WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship: Keys to Establishing Blue Brand's New Title

    The newly created WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship can become a holy grail for the blue brand if nurtured properly. The formula for bolstering the belts from the get-go isn't complicated...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 days ago 15,822 reads 44 comments

  5. The Miz, Daniel Bryan Have Heated Confrontation on WWE 'Talking Smack'

    Following Tuesday's episode of SmackDown Live, WWE intercontinental champion The Miz unloaded on SmackDown general manager Daniel Bryan in a scathing promo on WWE Network's Talking Smack ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 days ago 72,421 reads 106 comments

  6. Why John Cena's Absence from WWE SmackDown Was Best for Business

    On Tuesday, John Cena did not appear on SmackDown. This is abnormal for the “Face That Runs the Place,” who’s usually at every house show, every reading challenge, every morning show and every Make-A-Wish promo appearance...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 7 days ago 20,736 reads 45 comments

  7. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: WWE Refuses to Learn Its Lesson with Roman Reigns

    1. Roman Reigns on Repeat That sound you hear is WWE banging its head on the wall. It doesn't matter how many boos fans fire at Roman Reigns or how loud the jeers get, WWE ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 7 days ago 47,094 reads 165 comments

  8. WWE SmackDown Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from August 23

    The MVP of sports entertainment in 2016 continued his phenomenal run Tuesday night as AJ Styles defeated Dolph Ziggler to become No...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 8 days ago 23,653 reads 165 comments

  9. WWE SummerSlam 2016 Results: Biggest Missed Opportunities with Show's Booking

    SummerSlam 2016 was one of those rare examples where an event had such a grandiose feel and not only didn't manage to live up to the hype, it almost seems like it was knowingly booked to be a disappointment instead...

    Anthony Mango Written by Anthony Mango about 8 days ago 26,196 reads 47 comments

  10. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from August 23

    AJ Styles continued his phenomenal tear through the SmackDown Live roster Tuesday night, defeating Dolph Ziggler in a stellar main event and cashing his ticket to Backlash, where he will challenge Dean Ambrose for the WWE Championship...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 8 days ago 96,013 reads 239 comments

  11. Dean Ambrose vs. AJ Styles Announced for WWE Backlash 2016 PPV

    AJ Styles beat Dolph Ziggler to earn a shot against Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Championship at Backlash on Sept. 11...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 19,600 reads 139 comments

  12. WWE SmackDown's 1st-Ever Women's, Tag Team Champs to Be Decided at Backlash PPV

    SmackDown Live commissioner Shane McMahon and general manager Daniel Bryan announced the show will have its own Tag Team Championship and Women's Championship...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 35,044 reads 88 comments

  13. Brock Lesnar Fined for Assault on Randy Orton at WWE SummerSlam 2016

    The WWE announced Tuesday that Raw commissioner Stephanie McMahon fined Brock Lesnar $500 for bloodying Randy Orton at SummerSlam. Lesnar won the match by technical knockout after brutalizing Orton with repetitive elbows to the skull...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 days ago 293,454 reads 202 comments

  14. WWE SmackDown: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for August 23

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the August 23 episode of SmackDown . SummerSlam may be over, but SmackDown has to move quickly to get the Backlash card in order before the pay-per-view airs on September 11...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 8 days ago 50,184 reads 628 comments

  15. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Brock Lesnar, The Dudley Boyz and More

    SummerSlam 's drama didn't end when the cameras went off; a rumored backstage altercation between Brock Lesnar and Chris Jericho nearly gave the pay-per-view a bonus match...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 8 days ago 20,601 reads 43 comments

  16. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Power Ranking Every Match from PPV

    The 2016 incarnation of SummerSlam was a show devoted to some of the top rivalries and stories in professional wrestling, but it was one ultimately defined by quality that should have ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 8 days ago 12,548 reads 31 comments

  17. Power Ranking WWE Universal Championship Contenders After Finn Balor Injury

    Finn Balor won the WWE Universal Championship at SummerSlam but was forced to vacate the title because of injury...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 8 days ago 10,713 reads 51 comments

  18. WWE Raw: Burning Questions to Address After August 22 Show

    The August 22 episode of Raw saw the relinquishing of a newly created championship, the arrival of NXT 's most popular Superstar and the retirement of tag team royalty...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 8 days ago 33,171 reads 103 comments

  19. Bayley Makes WWE Raw Debut: Best Potential Rivalries, Predictions for New Star

    WWE Raw's power to emotionally resonate markedly increased the moment Bayley made her long-awaited debut...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 8 days ago 14,072 reads 46 comments

  20. WWE SmackDown: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for August 23

    AJ Styles will storm into Tuesday's WWE SmackDown riding a freight train of momentum. He has plenty to gloat about after knocking off John Cena at SummerSlam ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 8 days ago 33,197 reads 127 comments

  21. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Most Memorable Moments from Event

    WWE SummerSlam 2016 will be regarded as an era-defining night for the company in more ways than one. There were surprise title victories, some of which have already had a major impact on the company's short and long-term plans...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 8 days ago 9,110 reads 11 comments

  22. WWE Raw Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from August 22

    An injury suffered by Finn Balor during his SummerSlam match against Seth Rollins forced the new champion to relinquish the WWE Universal Championship on Monday night, making the unfortunate Irishman the biggest loser of the night...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 9 days ago 1,929 reads 49 comments

  23. Was Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton WWE's Response to Conor McGregor's Comments?

    Brock Lesnar's complete destruction of Randy Orton at WWE SummerSlam has the fans talking, and with good reason. It was a typical Lesnar match that suddenly took a brutal turn, and now Orton has 10 staples in his head...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 9 days ago 36,684 reads 78 comments

  24. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Results That Will Have Biggest Impact Moving Forward

    WWE SummerSlam is in the books, and now the creative teams for Raw and SmackDown have their work cut out for them...

    James Moffat Written by James Moffat about 9 days ago 8,649 reads 12 comments

  25. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from Aug. 22

    Whatever Vince McMahon had planned for Finn Balor on WWE Raw and beyond as the first universal champion had to have burned in Brooklyn, New York...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 9 days ago 133,524 reads 362 comments