1. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from July 14

    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...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 14 days ago 47,775 reads 119 comments

  2. Eric Bischoff, the Evolution of WWE GMs and the Future of Authority Figures

    On July 14, 2002, the WWE Universe saw the shocking and unexpected debut of Eric Bischoff as Raw's general manager, a role he would fill for the next three years...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 14 days ago 12,827 reads 17 comments

  3. Daniel Bryan and the Top Options to Fill Raw and SmackDown GM Roles

    As announced on the July 11 edition of WWE Raw, Shane McMahon will serve as the commissioner of SmackDown, while Stephanie McMahon will remain in power on Monday nights...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 14 days ago 51,955 reads 79 comments

  4. Why Wyatt Family vs. New Day Brawl Was More Than Just 'Final Deletion' Rip-Off

    The Wyatt Family battled The New Day at their mysterious backwoods compound on this week's episode of WWE Raw...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 14 days ago 10,455 reads 65 comments

  5. WWE NXT Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from July 13

    The July 13 episode of NXT was the end of an era. After nearly two years of excellence, Finn Balor wrapped up his run with the developmental brand by battling Shinsuke Nakamura in a dream match...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 14 days ago 20,520 reads 28 comments

  6. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades and Reaction from Balor vs. Nakamura

    Two of the best wrestlers in the world took to the squared circle for a dream match on Wednesday night as Finn Balor and Shinsuke Nakamura squared ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 14 days ago 21,021 reads 39 comments

  7. WWE Cruiserweight Classic 2016 Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights

    Welcome to Week No. 1 of Bleacher Report's coverage of the first WWE Cruiserweight Classic tournament on the WWE Network. This tourney is the brainchild of Triple H, and it is a massive departure from WWE's usual way of doing business...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 14 days ago 22,745 reads 60 comments

  8. WWE's Big Show and Shaq Might Have Set Up a WrestleMania Match at the ESPYs

    A lot of sports star power was out at the ESPYs in Los Angeles on Wednesday, including NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal and WWE star Big Show...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 15 days ago 16,518 reads 17 comments

  9. Is WWE in Danger of Losing Brock Lesnar to UFC Full Time?

    WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar defeated Mark Hunt in a mixed martial arts bout at UFC 200 last weekend...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 15 days ago 6,792 reads 58 comments

  10. WWE Cruiserweight Classic: Preview and Predictions for Tournament Bracket

    The WWE Cruiserweight Classic tournament kicks off Wednesday night on the WWE Network. Who will reach the finals of the inaugural tournament? Which cruiserweight will ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 15 days ago 1,059 reads 5 comments

  11. WWE Battleground: Most Underappreciated Storylines to Follow

    The build for WWE Battleground 2016 has focused on three main storylines. The brand split and upcoming draft, the ongoing John Cena-AJ Styles feud and the long-awaited championship ...

    James Moffat Written by James Moffat about 15 days ago 8,213 reads 51 comments

  12. WWE Cruiserweight Classic 2016: Live Stream, WWE Network Start Time, Match Card

    The premiere of the WWE Cruiserweight Classic 2016 is set to deliver the first dose of its stirring, fresh brand of pro wrestling...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 15 days ago 3,328 reads 5 comments

  13. WWE Draft 2016: Lessons to Learn from Past Highs and Lows

    The 2016 WWE draft can be comedy or catalyst—a way to create drama for the night or to kick off the brand split with ample momentum. In the past, the draft has been all of those things...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 15 days ago 26,527 reads 46 comments

  14. WWE SmackDown Spoilers: Complete Results and Analysis for July 14 Show

    Wave goodbye to the concept of WWE SmackDown spoilers, because on Tuesday night, Vince McMahon's wrestling empire presented its final tapings of the blue brand in Grand Rapids, Michigan...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 15 days ago 34,633 reads 85 comments

  15. The New Day vs. the Wyatt Family Announced for WWE Battleground 2016

    The Wyatt Family got the best of The New Day when the (two-time) tag team champs visited the Wyatts' compound Monday. But in two weeks at WWE Battleground 2016, we'll get to see whether the Wyatts can go over in a feud inside the ring...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 16 days ago 8,970 reads 26 comments

  16. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Daniel Bryan, Dean Ambrose and More

    Where a reign is rumored to begin for Daniel Bryan, Dean Ambrose may see his tenure atop WWE end in a hurry. An image sent out on the WWE app sparked speculation about how Bryan could spend the next stage of his retirement...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 64,646 reads 89 comments

  17. Examining How WWE Can Best Capitalize on Brock Lesnar's UFC 200 Win

    WWE had to be elated watching Brock Lesnar chase down and hammer Mark Hunt for three rounds at UFC 200. The Beast Incarnate's return to MMA added a layer to his larger-than-life aura, painting him as a destructive mythological creature...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 21,852 reads 65 comments

  18. WWE Raw: Burning Questions to Address After July 11 Show

    As WWE prepares for its grand roster draft and second attempt at a brand extension, Vince McMahon returned to the July 11 episode of Raw promising a major announcement regarding the historic event...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 16 days ago 39,814 reads 69 comments

  19. WWE Raw and SmackDown Authority Figures Must Not Overshadow Superstars

    The spotlight can't shine on the puppet masters when WWE Raw and SmackDown diverge into two brands following the draft on July 19...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 5,967 reads 32 comments

  20. Champion of the World: Wrestling Finally Gets Its First Great Novel

    Sports movies are a dime a dozen. There are great ones, like The Natural or Raging Bull , indifferent ones, like My All American, and truly dreadful and ponderous ones, like The Legend of Bagger Vance ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 16 days ago 11,724 reads 12 comments

  21. WWE Raw Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from July 11

    Dean Ambrose delivered the sort of promo that has been lacking from his WWE Championship reign on the July 11 episode of Raw, adding an element of seriousness to his performance and establishing himself as the biggest winner of this week's broadcast...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 16 days ago 51,354 reads 114 comments

  22. Darren Young on Track to Make Major Impact After WWE Raw, SmackDown Brand Split

    Darren Young won a Battle Royal on the July 11 edition of Monday Night Raw, and that win gives him a shot at The Miz 's Intercontinental Championship...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 16 days ago 17,252 reads 62 comments

  23. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from July 11

    While Vince McMahon's return received the bulk of the hype ahead of Monday's WWE Raw, it was the company's workhorses who most compelled inside Detroit's Joe Louis Arena...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 145,723 reads 344 comments

  24. Vince McMahon Announces Raw, SmackDown Commissioners on WWE Raw

    Stephanie and Shane McMahon's rivalry will carry on through the brand extension. WWE Chairman Vince McMahon announced Monday night that Shane will be the commissioner of SmackDown, while Stephanie will run Raw, via WWE on Twitter...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 16 days ago 76,079 reads 104 comments

  25. The Miz vs. Darren Young Announced for WWE Battleground 2016

    Darren Young was the last man standing in Monday's Battle Royal on WWE Raw to determine the No. 1 contender for the Intercontinental Championship...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 17 days ago 19,155 reads 57 comments