1. Kevin Owens vs. Roman Reigns' Best Booking Options for Next Week's WWE Raw

    Monday’s episode of WWE Raw featured the announcement that Kevin Owens would defend the Universal Championship against Seth Rollins at the Clash of Champions pay-per-view on Sept...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 22 days ago 16,598 reads 64 comments

  2. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from September 5

    One week after the most shocking Raw moment of 2016, the red brand celebrated the start of the Kevin Owens era on Monday night...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 22 days ago 135,111 reads 430 comments

  3. Kevin Owens vs. Seth Rollins Announced for WWE Clash of Champions 2016

    WWE Raw general manager Mick Foley announced Monday night that Kevin Owens will put the WWE Universal Championship on the line at Clash of Champions on Sept. 25...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 22 days ago 7,330 reads 45 comments

  4. WWE Raw: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for September 5

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the September 5 episode of Raw. According to WWE .com , Monday's Raw will feature a championship celebration in honor of Kevin Owens' universal title win from last week...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 22 days ago 64,037 reads 1247 comments

  5. WWE Backlash 2016: Booking Decisions That Must Be Made at PPV

    WWE Backlash, SmackDown's first brand-exclusive pay-per-view of the New Era, will be all about making statements on Sunday. Who is left standing after Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt battle will be among the biggest outcomes of the event...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 22 days ago 16,174 reads 40 comments

  6. Kevin Owens: Booking Mistakes to Avoid Ruining WWE Universal Champion's Reign

    History says that fans have reason to be apprehensive about Kevin Owens' WWE Universal Championship reign. Misguided booking has derailed many a previous titleholder. Owens has the potential to be a compelling champ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 22 days ago 24,454 reads 85 comments

  7. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for Sept. 5

    Chaos surrounded Kevin Owens' Universal Championship win last Monday, and the aftereffects will shape t he Labor Day edition of WWE Raw. Owens outlasted Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Big Cass on Aug...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 22 days ago 40,465 reads 163 comments

  8. WWE2K17: Latest News, Rumors and Buzz for Week of Sept. 5

    As the release date for WWE 2K17 nears, the news releases and roster revelations come hotter and heavier than ever before. This past week, fans got a look at the entire field of Superstars for this year's game...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 22 days ago 21,140 reads 7 comments

  9. AJ Styles, Kevin Owens Changing Perceptions of What Makes a WWE Star

    Indy darlings are not supposed to be stars in Vince McMahon's WWE . They were not good enough to compete under the brightest lights, on the biggest stages, nor were they supposed to be faces of a product with its own streaming network...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 22 days ago 30,933 reads 108 comments

  10. Shinsuke Nakamura Quickly Emerging as WWE's Next Big Mega Star

    The "King of Strong Style" has a new WWE throne. Shinsuke Nakamura is the NXT champion, and it's a spot that was meant to be his from the moment he came to WWE...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 23 days ago 30,173 reads 125 comments

  11. WWE Backlash 2016: Overlooked Stars Who Will Make Big Impact at PPV

    We are headed into unfamiliar territory in WWE. For the first time since No Way Out 2007, SmackDown will have a brand-exclusive pay-per-view where only members of the SmackDown roster will perform (with one odd exception)...

    Kevin Berge Written by Kevin Berge about 23 days ago 37,272 reads 153 comments

  12. Seth Rollins' Babyface Turn Must Avoid Tired Formula of Other WWE Heroes

    When Seth Rollins does finally turn babyface after a two-year stint as the centerpiece villain in WWE 's live-action morality play, he must avoid the tired formula that has plagued other main event heroes...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 24 days ago 61,356 reads 228 comments

  13. Alberto Del Rio Quits, Triple H Is Back and Top WWE News for Week of September 3

    As always, it's been a busy week for the men and women of WWE. Let's take a look at some of the bigger stories from the last seven days. Mr. Fuji Dies The wrestling world lost another legend this week when Mr...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 24 days ago 59,005 reads 103 comments

  14. The New Day vs. The Club: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Current WWE Feud

    The New Day's continued attempt to keep Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson from seizing the WWE Tag Team Championship should be a far better story than it is. WWE found the ideal rivals for the champs and a smart place to position The Club...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 25 days ago 9,792 reads 80 comments

  15. Examining Braun Strowman's Direction, Upside and Long-Term Potential

    The WWE menagerie needs creatures like Braun Strowman . Giants who happily wreak havoc have long been a part of pro wrestling...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 25 days ago 38,070 reads 85 comments

  16. WWE Backlash 2016: Feuds Guaranteed to Increase Excitement for Event

    Every since the brand split, SmackDown has evolved from a sports entertainment show into a wrestling show. There's less glitz and fewer high spots...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 25 days ago 14,351 reads 81 comments

  17. Bray Wyatt Will Revive Randy Orton's Character in WWE Backlash 2016 Feud

    WWE Backlash 2016 will feature of slew of exciting encounters, but perhaps no match on the September 11 card is more intriguing than the first one-on-one encounter between Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 25 days ago 17,272 reads 54 comments

  18. Ryback Is Right: WWE Missed the Boat with the Big Guy

    WWE never allowed Ryback to shift out of neutral. A lack of commitment and a series of hurried tweaks to his gimmick made The Big Guy's tenure with the company one marked by missed opportunities...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 25 days ago 29,972 reads 125 comments

  19. Breaking Down If Roman Reigns Deserved No. 1 on PWI's Top 500 Wrestlers List

    Roman Reigns has been named the top wrestler in the world by Pro Wrestling Illustrated , and many WWE fans would be hard-pressed to find a more controversial fact right now. The controversy never seems to end with him...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 25 days ago 25,429 reads 153 comments

  20. Brian Kendrick vs. Kota Ibushi and the Best WWE Matches for Week of Sept. 1

    WWE fans who need a reminder of the stirring power of a well-told story in the ring should sit down and soak in Brian Kendrick vs. Kota Ibushi. During a week where Kevin Owens reached his career apex and Sheamus vs...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 26 days ago 19,422 reads 26 comments

  21. Kevin Owens, Roman Reigns, the PWI 500 and More from the Backlash Mailbag

    On Monday's Raw, Kevin Owens won the WWE Universal Championship, making Triple H a 15-time world champion. Kevin on Earth Hopefully Owens will be able to stay healthy as a world champion, as there is a lot of potential here...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 26 days ago 23,520 reads 149 comments

  22. WWE NXT: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis, Predictions for Week of Sept. 1

    A new crop of WWE NXT stars, from T ye Dillinger to Aliyah, is set to compete for spots on center stage. After a flood of talent left the developmental brand in the July draft, NXT has since had to reshuffle its deck...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 26 days ago 10,847 reads 21 comments

  23. Daniel Bryan Comments on Health, Desire to Wrestle During ESPN Interview

    Daniel Bryan announced his retirement from in-ring competition in February due to concussions, but the leader of the Yes Movement still has a desire to return to action. According to ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 26 days ago 8,391 reads 32 comments

  24. WWE Rumors: Buzz on Road to WWE Backlash 2016 for Week of August 29

    SmackDown played it safe this week on the road to WWE Backlash. There was no chance—no chance in hell (get it?)—that it was going to top Raw after that main event on Monday night, and it was wise not to try...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 26 days ago 12,699 reads 27 comments

  25. WWE Clash of Champions 2016: Smart Builds for Raw PPV's Top Feuds

    As Cesaro looks to come back against Sheamus and Bayley chases down Charlotte ahead of WWE Clash of Champions 2016, Raw must generate animosity and momentum to maximize its feuds...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 26 days ago 13,699 reads 50 comments