1. WWE: Laurinaitis as Interim Raw GM Exactly the Same as Punk's Worked-Shoot Promo

    Try to imagine two scenarios for a moment. First, imagine your perfect dream being way out there in the distance. You want to grab that dream, drag it to you and hold it close for all eternity...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about almost 3 years ago 2,695 reads 37 comments

  2. WWE Positive Counterpoints: Rage Seen a Mile Away Over Walkout Twist

    It's pretty sad when I can watch an episode of Monday Night Raw, see how things get booked and go "wow, writers on Bleacher Report are not gonna like this!" Last night on Raw, the big story of the wrestler walkout developed further...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about almost 3 years ago 1,542 reads 40 comments

  3. WWE Ideals: Can IWC Cynicism Bring About a Perfect Wrestling Situation?

    What's the easy answer? No. What's the best answer? Hell stinking No! I first wrote articles for Bleacher Report last summer, around the time that the Nexus group first showed up on the scene...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about 3 years ago 629 reads 24 comments

  4. WWE Money in the Bank 2011: The Case for John Cena and McMahon Joining Forces

    While this may very well get filed in the overflowing "Cena Turns Heel" folder, if you look back at most of the articles I've written, you'll see that even though I criticize John ...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about 3 years ago 1,061 reads 7 comments

  5. John Cena 20:2–20:17: The Ten Commandments, According to WWE

    As a supplement to my article about a recent WWE house show I attended this past Saturday, I previously mentioned how kids literally worship John Cena...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about 3 years ago 3,873 reads 22 comments

  6. WWE Supershow June 18, 2011: How the Mighty Force Is Falling Fast

    On April 30, 2011, I posted an article previewing my impending trip to the Meadowlands a month and a half from then, to see WWE Supershow. The stars of Raw and SmackDown would be under one roof and the action was looking to be killer...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about 3 years ago 4,561 reads 48 comments

  7. WWE Positive Counterpoints: Kharma's Tears and Why She May Not Be Ruined

    Allow me to preface this article with a little note. One of the reasons the Nexus stable got stale for a lot of people is that their constant gang beatdowns were boring too many fans...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 395 reads 62 comments

  8. WWE Realizations: The Rock Went on to Bigger Challenges While Cena Got Comfy

    You know that feeling when things just click? You fight tooth and nail, you get set in your ways, and then your cranium gets knocked the right way, or your cerebrospinal fluid gets ...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 2,981 reads 30 comments

  9. WWE Role Reversal Vol.5: Heel Orton vs. Heel Christian, Who Has More Potential?

    See the final slide for past installments in my Role Reversal series of articles, a history of where this series has gone and a link to FightLife magazine, an online publication for all things sports...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 1,740 reads 29 comments

  10. WWE Ideals: What We Want out of Our Champions: Christian and HBK

    Here's a really simple philosophical question for you wrestling fans: what is your greatest dream? First, let me tell you my dream. My dream is to write fiction stories that are so good, a publishing house wants to distribute my books to the world...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 2,979 reads 67 comments

  11. WWE Positive Counterpoints, Volume III: 5 Reasons a New WHC Is Actually Okay

    Once again, someone's gotta do it. Please see the last slide for past Positive Counterpoint articles of mine, as well as a link to FightLife Magazine...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 4,180 reads 62 comments

  12. WWE Role Reversal Vol.4: the Great Khali, a Monster Is a Monster Is a Monster?

    See below for past installments in my Role Reversal series of articles, a history of where this series has gone and where else this series could go. Thanks, enjoy and feel absolutely free to debate to your heart's content...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 1,623 reads 22 comments

  13. WWE Supershow: How Many Casual Fans vs. IWC Fans Will Be in Attendance?

    Since arriving here almost one year ago, one of the least mentioned things I've noticed among comments is how wrestling fans feel when they go to live events compared to when they watch at home...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 1,190 reads 37 comments

  14. WWE Draft 2011: A Look at 41 Superstars Who Did Not Move To a New Show

    As a brief bit of extra spotlight, amid all the talk of people who made moves during this year's WWE Draft, I thought I'd put together an examination of each of the folks who weren't drafted...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 9,094 reads 43 comments

  15. WWE Positive Counterpoints 2: 7 Reasons 2011 Draft Was Better Than You Think

    It's a rough job, but someone's gotta do it. Please see Positive Counterpoints 1 , regarding World Wrestling Entertainment's rebranding and language restrictions...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 4,742 reads 66 comments

  16. WWE Role Reversal Vol.3: How the Y2J Bug Has Affected the IWC's Health

    See below for past installments in my Role Reversal series of articles, a history of where this series has gone and where else this series could go. Thanks, enjoy and feel absolutely free to debate to your heart's content...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 1,262 reads 16 comments

  17. WWE Role Reversal Vol.2: Dolph Ziggler Would Be a Face If He Wasn't so Whipped

    Those who are new to my Role Reversal series, please take note of the following articles to get a good handle on where this series is likely to go and what I'm looking to accomplish: ...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 2,876 reads 58 comments

  18. WWE: Five Positive Counterpoints to WWE's Rebrand/Language Changes

    Recently, there's been incredible buzz here at Bleacher Report and other such sites regarding WWE's decision to eliminate the word "wrestling" from their name , retitle themselves ...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 6,302 reads 58 comments

  19. WWE Role Reversal Vol.1: Can CM Punk's Humanity Make Him See the Light?

    To those who read my last article, WWE Character Psychology 101: Case Study: John Cena, the Quelled Beast Inside , welcome back. To the new faces, a short catch-up...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 3,784 reads 41 comments

  20. WWE Character Psychology 101: Case Study: John Cena, the Quelled Beast Inside

    Welcome, class, to WWE Character Psychology 101. Please open your text books to page STF and we can begin...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 2,927 reads 71 comments

  21. WWE: RIP Nexus...June 2010-April 2011?

    I've been writing for this website semi-regularly since last July, and I was composing an article this past week when I needed to consult WWEShop.com for some image or another...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 2,481 reads 37 comments

  22. WWE Parallel Paths: Big Evil and Diesel, the Tag Team That Could Have Been

    During my commute this morning, my phone's music shuffle landed on a WWE theme that really got me thinking. Many tag teams in WWE have come and gone. Some have been extremely cohesive...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 3,181 reads 18 comments

  23. Wrestlemania 27: A Purely Business Argument for Why John Cena Can Turn Heel

    Coming off the heels of an article that spawned great response and debate (good and bad), I'm going to pull a major Rachel Miller and stick with a topic I've had considerable thought on...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 3,075 reads 51 comments

  24. Nexus' Likeness to NWO Could Reinvent a Stable and Save Wrestlemania 27

    As a follow up to my article proposing that particular heel be turned face in order to reinvent him with the fans, after watching the most recent episode of Monday Night Raw, I realized another possibility that I didn't want to sit on...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 7,816 reads 139 comments

  25. WWE: A Business Like Any Diner or Hospital, It Needs Healthy Food and Patients

    —ALLEGORY: Similar to the SATIRE articles you've seen, this article is meant mainly to present allegories that symbolize how WWE operates, so while I'm not an insider ...

    Marc Mattaliano Written by Marc Mattaliano about over 3 years ago 662 reads 29 comments