1. 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 11,728 reads 12 comments

  2. 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 51,359 reads 114 comments

  3. 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 17,254 reads 62 comments

  4. 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 17 days ago 145,745 reads 344 comments

  5. 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 17 days ago 76,085 reads 104 comments

  6. 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

  7. WWE Raw: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for July 11

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the July 11 episode of Raw. With the draft coming up next week, WWE will likely push the brand extension quite a bit during this week's show...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 17 days ago 62,558 reads 748 comments

  8. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, News and Preview for July 11

    It's time to trade the food fights and heavy-handed patriotism from Fourth of July for more serious, focused fare on Monday's WWE Raw...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 42,459 reads 109 comments

  9. WWE Battleground 2016: How to Fix Least Promising Storylines So Far

    Ahead of WWE Battleground 2016, cracks of varying sizes need to be filled in the narratives likely to get a spot on the pay-per-view card on July 24. For midcard fares such as Sheamus vs...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 17,270 reads 24 comments

  10. WWE Superstar Rankings Ahead of July 11 Raw

    The past few weeks have been spent hyping the brand extension, but WWE put the draft on the back burner to focus on building up July 24's Battleground pay-per-view over the past week...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 17 days ago 33,280 reads 30 comments

  11. WWE Mock Draft 2016: Predicting Top 30 Picks for Raw, SmackDown Brand Split

    The 2016 WWE draft has quickly become the company's most anticipated event of the year to date, and with a little over a week to go until the epic occasion on July 19, fans are still scrambling to finish their fantasy rosters for Raw and SmackDown...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 17 days ago 62,849 reads 95 comments

  12. John Cena's Best Booking Options for WWE Battleground 2016

    At the 2016 edition of WWE's Battleground pay-per-view, John Cena will team up with Enzo Amore and Big Cass to compete against AJ Styles, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson—collectively known as The Club—in a six-man tag team match...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 18 days ago 10,516 reads 26 comments

  13. WWE Battleground 2016: Booking Decisions That Must Be Made at PPV

    With what will likely be on tap, WWE Battleground 2016 has the potential to be the sleeper show of the summer on July 24...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 18 days ago 40,841 reads 61 comments

  14. Brock Lesnar: Potential UFC 200 Victory and Its Effect on His WWE Status

    Saturday night, Brock Lesnar returns to the Octagon for UFC 200, a card advertised as the biggest in the mixed martial arts company's history...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 19 days ago 18,600 reads 24 comments

  15. Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton and Top WWE News from Week of July 9

    After weeks of speculation, Brock Lesnar's opponent for this year's SummerSlam pay-per-view was finally revealed on Thursday's SmackDown. But that's not the only newsworthy story from the past week...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 19 days ago 17,702 reads 19 comments

  16. Why Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn Will Steal the Show at WWE Battleground 2016

    Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn will write what could be the last chapter in their ongoing rivalry at WWE Battleground on July 24. The two former best friends are out for revenge in a match that could be the surprise hit of the night...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 20 days ago 6,539 reads 18 comments

  17. The New Day Must Remain Intact Through Feud with Wyatt Family

    As the WWE draft and Battleground pay-per-view loom large, there has been plenty of speculation as to what will become of the tag team division, most notably The New Day...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 20 days ago 15,143 reads 51 comments

  18. WWE Rumors: Buzz on Road to WWE Battleground 2016 for Week of July 8

    The wrestling world is still buzzing from TNA's shocking The Final Deletion show that saw Matt and Jeff Hardy fight it out for the family name, and if we are to believe this week's rumors, WWE took notice...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 20 days ago 12,484 reads 13 comments

  19. WWE SmackDown Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from July 7

    Few Superstars can tiptoe the thin line between comedy and seriousness the way Kevin Owens can and did Thursday night en route to earning "biggest winner" status for the July 7 episode of SmackDown ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 20 days ago 21,373 reads 50 comments

  20. Which WWE Superstars Will Benefit Most from Upcoming Draft and Brand Split?

    The WWE draft will take place on the first live edition of SmackDown on July 19. Which Superstars will benefit most from the draft splitting up the roster into two brands? Who ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 20 days ago 3,928 reads 14 comments

  21. WWE Battleground 2016: Feuds Most Deserving of Midcard Spot

    With a WWE Championship match that will be heavily under the spotlight at July 24's WWE Battleground show, it's perhaps easy to overlook the action happening in the midcard—but don't expect it to be a disappointment...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 21 days ago 8,288 reads 11 comments

  22. Best Booking Options for Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton at WWE SummerSlam 2016

    Brock Lesnar is going back to his roots when he returns to WWE, as he will be facing fellow class of 2000 Superstar Randy Orton at SummerSlam...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 21 days ago 42,822 reads 73 comments

  23. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from July 7

    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 21 days ago 27,466 reads 47 comments

  24. Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton Announced for WWE SummerSlam 2016

    Brock Lesnar will make his anticipated return to a WWE ring against Randy Orton at SummerSlam on Aug. 21. Sportsnet's Aftermath TV (h/t WhatCulture...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 days ago 60,775 reads 129 comments

  25. Early Reactions to WWE Cruiserweight Classic Tournament Bracket

    WWE has released the bracket for the inaugural Cruiserweight Classic tournament. What are the most intriguing first-round matchups? Which cruiserweights have a clear path ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 21 days ago 4,121 reads 7 comments