1. WWE: Booking Wrestlemania 29 Without the Undertaker

    It was all settled. The top four matches were set on the grid for Wrestlemania . We’d get rematches of Rock-Cena and Triple H-Brock, along with Punk-Taker and Orton-Sheamus...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about almost 2 years ago 14,673 reads 57 comments

  2. WWE: Wade Barrett Announces Cancellation of Intercontinental Cup

    If you need any further proof that WWE has no idea what it's doing long term, or even a few weeks into the future, look no further than the now defunct Intercontinental Cup...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about almost 2 years ago 6,919 reads 25 comments

  3. WrestleMania 29: WWE Ignoring Fans While Planning Supercard

    I certainly hope that Vince McMahon and his brain trust aren't surprised when the 70,000-plus fans that fill MetLife Stadium react negatively to their choice in face-heel alignments at this year's WrestleMania...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about almost 2 years ago 4,893 reads 29 comments

  4. WWE: How Will El Generico Be Used Upon Arrival at NXT?

    The Internet Wrestling Community is abuzz with the word that El Generico has signed with WWE . He's undoubtedly one of the biggest names still on the indy scene...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about almost 2 years ago 477 reads 19 comments

  5. WWE: Top Indy Star El Generico Reportedly Signs with WWE

    It’s been reported that WWE has signed one of the top free agents on the indy wrestling market: El Generico ...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about almost 2 years ago 12,837 reads 146 comments

  6. WWE: How WrestleMania Is Killing the Future of WWE

    Royal Rumble is just a few weeks away. That means we’re that close to officially setting off Road to WrestleMania , which will bring us—what we hope—is the best three months of the wrestling calendar...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about almost 2 years ago 4,380 reads 54 comments

  7. WWE: Booking Wrestlemania 29, Featuring Champion vs. Champion Main Event

    First, John Cena needed surgery, which led to a sudden ascension of Ryback from jobber-killer to WWE Title contender...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about almost 2 years ago 123 reads 62 comments

  8. WWE: How a Linda McMahon Senate Defeat Could Save Wrestling

    In a month’s time, Linda McMahon will once again have lost another bid for the United States Senate. If we’re lucky, she’ll finally give up on politics and let the wrestling world return to order...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about 2 years ago 7,128 reads 93 comments

  9. WWE: Company Signs Agreement with AJPW

    I’m not going to get too excited, but anything that could deviate from the norm in professional wrestling is enough to get the mind spinning out of control...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about 2 years ago 9,729 reads 72 comments

  10. WWE: Revamping the Tag Team Division with 10 Guys Already on the Roster

    This repeated talk of a tag team renaissance is getting old. We hear it every few months and nothing seems to ever happen. Then we read about them being interested in teams from the outside, and most recently, the fantastical return of the Dudley Boyz...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about 2 years ago 2,492 reads 37 comments

  11. WWE: Brock Lesnar's Return Isn't a Waste, Just a Disappointment

    Brock Lesnar ’s part-time return hasn ’t been a complete failure. His match at Extreme Rules was a brutal brawl unlike anything we’d seen in a long time...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about over 2 years ago 4,709 reads 15 comments

  12. WWE: Writing the Big Summer Angles for the Creative Staff

    WWE creative is reportedly under pressure to write a “big summer angle” to drive lagging ratings. Examples of this are the Nexus, the failed “Who Killed Mr. McMahon?” or even as far back as Austin vs...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about over 2 years ago 175 reads 53 comments

  13. WWE News: Please, No Rock-John Cena II

    Reverse engineering the wrestling year to carry from Wrestlemania to Wrestlemania was just the way things used to be done...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about over 2 years ago 1,459 reads 19 comments

  14. Lord Tensai: How Is He Related to the Closing of FCW?

    It was a little more than a month ago when reports surfaced that WWE wasn’t happy with the pitiful star power on the current roster. Complaints came from management that FCW wasn’t producing performers ready to excel on the big stage...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about over 2 years ago 6,822 reads 10 comments

  15. WWE: The Rock Isn't the Problem or the Solution, It Comes Down to Creative

    One of the days’ top news items is based on a statement from Stone Cold Steve Austin that he believes The Rock has earned the right to “come and go as he wants,” according to an interview with The LAW (h/t Wrestling Inc...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about over 2 years ago 1,318 reads 15 comments

  16. WWE: How WWE Network Will Revolutionize Entire Product (if Successful)

    The WWE Network is a major risk for the WWE. It could revolutionize the entire structure of the company, from how their characters are portrayed to how the shows are produced and how the storylines are written...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about almost 3 years ago 1,054 reads 4 comments

  17. WWE Hell in a Cell: How WWE Ruined the Hell in a Cell Match

    Congratulations to the WWE for completely ruining one of the greatest gimmick matches our pseudo-sport has ever known...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about 3 years ago 2,423 reads 18 comments

  18. WWE: John Cena to Team with the Rock at Survivor Series

    The Rock will be returning to the ring before Wrestlemania afterall. The Brahma Bull just Tweeted the following: "I'm ELECTRIFYING Survivor Series and New York City live never before! BOOTS TO ASSES...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about 3 years ago 3,152 reads 19 comments

  19. WWE: Cena/Rock to Tag at Survivor Series, How Will This Impact WrestleMania?

    The Rock and John Cena teaming together, I never thought I’d see that one happen. But when the ratings fall below 3.0, anything can happen in the WWE...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about 3 years ago 2,682 reads 12 comments

  20. WWE: Breaking Down the Roster at the End of the Brand Extension

    The WWE roster was stacked through the late 90s, with talented stars and compelling characters filling the card from top to bottom. Then Vince McMahon bought WCW and the roster was bursting at the seams with marketable stars...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about 3 years ago 3,194 reads 15 comments

  21. WWE: What If the IWC Is Wrong? and Does the WWE Need to Change Direction, Again?

    As members of the IWC, we think we know it all. When a PPV bombs, we know how it should have been booked. When a wrestler isn’t getting over, we know it’s because they need to turn his/her face/heel alignment...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,085 reads 17 comments

  22. WWE Money in the Bank: Booking Daniel Bryan's Push

    Daniel Bryan is a unique performer, and his status on SmackDown is equally unique. He’s an undersized technical wrestler that can throw some vicious kicks and take a beating...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,051 reads 8 comments

  23. WWE: The Importance of CM Punk and Building New Stars

    The last two months of WWE programming has been the longest-running breath of fresh air for the company since the formation of Evolution and subsequent rise of John Cena, Batista, and Randy Orton ...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,461 reads 4 comments

  24. WWE: Cena-Rock, Daniel Bryan Title Shot and the Rest of Wrestlemania 28

    There was a time long ago when the week after Wrestlemania, Vince McMahon and his top creative staff members sat around a cup of coffee and discussed the top matches for the next year’s big show...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about over 3 years ago 4,787 reads 73 comments

  25. Destination X Exemplifies Weakness of Impact Booking

    Destination X, which airs Sunday night pay-per-view, may be one of the most ill-conceived wrestling shows of the last decade, and yes, I’m including the unfortunate ECW December to Dismember abomination...

    Joe Johnson Written by Joe Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,360 reads 34 comments