1. Undertaker's Early Career a Reminder of How Vital Finding the Right Gimmick Is

    Before becoming The Undertaker , Mark Calaway was en route to becoming a pro wrestling footnote. A tall, redheaded basketball player out of Houston had found his calling in the squared circle but not the right character...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 27,138 reads 33 comments

  2. WWE Rumors: Buzz on Road to WWE SummerSlam 2015 for Week of Aug 20

    As is often the case, rumors are rife about the short- and long-term future of the WWE landscape. The returns of stars like Undertaker and Brock Lesnar to SummerSlam ...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 13 days ago 21,216 reads 7 comments

  3. WWE SummerSlam 2015: Full Breakdown, Predictions for Entire Card

    On Sunday, WWE will present its 28th annual SummerSlam pay-per-view live from Brooklyn's Barclays Center at a special start time of 7 p.m. ET...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 13 days ago 13,048 reads 19 comments

  4. Divas Revolution, Cesaro Section, Kane and More from the SummerSlam Mailbag

    Revolutions aren't supposed to be easy. Even in today's era, where a revolution is nothing more than a trendy hashtag , there's still a fight to be had...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 13 days ago 4,056 reads 26 comments

  5. WWE Diva Natalya Talks Divas Revolution, SummerSlam, Tyson Kidd and More

    There are few women on the WWE roster with as much in-ring skill and experience as Natalya Neidhart , and the former Divas champion is just beginning to hit the prime of her career...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 13 days ago 7,880 reads 14 comments

  6. WWE NXT Big Board: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis for August 20

    On a night where jobbers fell to their opponents in a hurry, the WWE NXT prospects didn't get much of a chance to showcase their skills...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 13 days ago 6,156 reads 13 comments

  7. Roman Reigns Is Poised to Be WWE's Next Top Heel

    Roman Reigns' partnership with Dean Ambrose will face perhaps its biggest test at SummerSlam against Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 13 days ago 61,707 reads 98 comments

  8. WWE SummerSlam 2015: Most Likely Heel and Face Turns at Event

    The 2015 edition of WWE ’s SummerSlam pay-per-view is the second-largest event on the company’s schedule, and Sunday night's special event could feature several heel and face turns...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 13 days ago 44,798 reads 23 comments

  9. John Cena Has Granted 500 'Make-a-Wish' Wishes for Children

    John Cena is a WWE legend and, more importantly, an amazing human being. Last week, DoSomething.org ranked Cena as the second-most charitable athlete in the world, and now there's a bit more context to that status...

    Drew Corrigan Written by Drew Corrigan about 13 days ago 40,783 reads 168 comments

  10. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for August 20

    The go-home edition of WWE SmackDown provides a glimpse into what's ahead at SummerSlam ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 13 days ago 1,562 reads 4 comments

  11. WWE SummerSlam 2015: 7 Forgotten Undercard Classics from Event's History

    For the first time, Sunday's WWE SummerSlam 2015 pay-per-view will be four hours in length, thus allowing each of the advertised matchups to go longer than usual...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 13 days ago 11,876 reads 10 comments

  12. Kevin Owens vs. Cesaro: WWE SummerSlam 2015 Will Launch Epic Rivalry

    Kevin Owens versus Cesaro is the kind of match that could easily main-event any card in WWE . Each man is doing some very good work right now, and the heat they have is combustible, capable of exploding at any moment...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 13 days ago 5,092 reads 31 comments

  13. WWE SummerSlam 2015: Superstars Who Will Exceed Expectations

    It is easy to look at any given wrestling card and say to one's self: "That guy is going to have a great match," or, "That one's going to steal the show...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 13 days ago 12,922 reads 12 comments

  14. WWE NXT Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from August 19

    NXT made its last stop on the road to TakeOver on Wednesday night with a superb episode of its weekly television show, which airs exclusively on the WWE Network...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 13 days ago 2,732 reads 10 comments

  15. Best Booking Options for Sting at WWE SummerSlam 2015

    Despite contradicting dirtsheet reports about whether wrestling legend Sting would be at the 2015 edition of WWE ’s SummerSlam pay-per-view, most wrestling fans agree he should at least make an appearance...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 13 days ago 28,305 reads 26 comments

  16. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from August 19

    With just 72 hours until NXT Takeover: Brooklyn hits the WWE Network airwaves, physicality erupted as Finn Balor and Kevin Owens were under the same roof...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 13 days ago 11,884 reads 54 comments

  17. Triple H Talks Divas Headlining WrestleMania in Exclusive Conference Call

    Triple H fielded questions from the media during a Wednesday morning conference call ahead of the historic NXT TakeOver show in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 13 days ago 14,181 reads 100 comments

  18. WWE SummerSlam 2015: Date, Start Time, Matches, Live Stream, PPV Info

    WWE SummerSlam 2015 will be rich with star power as the sports entertainment giant looks to have its summer pay-per-view feel more and more like a second WrestleMania. Undertaker is set to wrestle at his first SummerSlam since 2008...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 13 days ago 21,211 reads 13 comments

  19. TakeOver: Brooklyn, Tough Enough and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    What to expect at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn when it arrives and what's next for two former Tough Enough contestants headline the newest round of WWE developmental news. On the night before SummerSlam, NXT travels to Brooklyn for its latest live special...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 13 days ago 10,082 reads 20 comments

  20. Paul Heyman's 7 Greatest Moments as a Wrestling Manager

    Paul Heyman adds to his overflowing collection of highlights each week. WWE fans are witnessing the peak of the best manager the wrestling business has seen...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 14 days ago 10,826 reads 19 comments

  21. John Cena vs. Seth Rollins Match Does Not Need Conclusive Finish

    A winner-take-all scenario for John Cena or Seth Rollins at SummerSlam on Sunday sounds exciting, but it's far from necessary...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 14 days ago 9,143 reads 45 comments

  22. Brock Lesnar vs. Undertaker: A Brief History of WWE's SummerSlam Main Event

    This Sunday, the two biggest attractions WWE has to offer will collide in the main event of SummerSlam. It's a monumental match—and one with years of history behind it...

    Brad Jones Written by Brad Jones about 14 days ago 9,762 reads 11 comments

  23. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: John Cena Breaking Ric Flair's Record Is Inevitable

    1. Count on 17-plus world title reigns for John Cena Cena isn't just chasing down Seth Rollins at SummerSlam ; he's on the hunt for Ric Flair's record...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 14 days ago 4,829 reads 54 comments

  24. Brock Lesnar Surprises ESPN Staffers by Working as 'Security'

    Going from WWE superstar to ESPN "security" appears to have been a smooth transition for Brock Lesnar. Lesnar surprised staffers by manning the company's security booth, gaining a wide variety of reactions...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 14 days ago 172,272 reads 103 comments

  25. Full Career Retrospective and Greatest Moments for CM Punk

    It is probably too early to consider CM Punk 's career inside the squared circle over, but with the Straight Edge star focusing his attention on MMA and what he hopes will be a successful ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 14 days ago 27,361 reads 140 comments