1. WWE Raw Review (4/1/13): Undertaker Responds to CM Punk Before WrestleMania

    So let’s start with a very special announcement tonight: Your favorite wrestling author (me, of course) will be attending the Hall of Fame, Axxess , and WrestleMania this year...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 19,474 reads 21 comments

  2. WWE: Why No One Cares About the Jack Swagger vs. Alberto Del Rio Feud

    So Jack Swagger recently made his return to WWE television with a scruffy beard, Dutch Mandel, and a new storyline where he hates immigrants because he's a "real American". Alrighty then...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 7,356 reads 142 comments

  3. WWE: Why the Undertaker Should Beat CM Punk at WrestleMania

    So after much speculation and worry, the Undertaker made his return to WWE at a house show in Waco, Texas a few days ago...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 32,393 reads 176 comments

  4. WWE: Why John Cena vs. The Rock Should Headline Wrestlemania Again

    There has been a lot of talk online following last night's Elimination Chamber pay-per-view about how fans don't want to see a rematch between John Cena and The Rock at WrestleMania XXIX...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 11,452 reads 142 comments

  5. WWE Raw Review (2/4/13): Brock Lesnar Appears, Bruno Sammartino Goes into Hall

    —We are LIVE from Atlanta, Ga. (former home of some sort of wrestling promotion a few years back). —CM Punk kicks us off and forces Justin Roberts to announce him as the People's Champion before heading out to abuse the crowd a little bit...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 178 reads 17 comments

  6. WWE: Why John Cena and the Rock Had to Win Last Night at the Royal Rumble

    Anyone who has read my articles with any amount of consistency knows that I am a huge CM Punk fan and fairly unsupportive of Superman himself, John Cena ...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 13,307 reads 227 comments

  7. WWE Raw Review (1/21/13): Rock and CM Punk Face Off, Royal Rumble Starts Early

    -After last week’s dud of an episode, WWE has one last chance to finish their build for the Royal Rumble. Then, the Road to WrestleMania begins and lots of people start pointing to a sign in the rafters...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 7,501 reads 14 comments

  8. WWE 20th Anniversary Raw Review: Rock Concert, John Cena vs. Ziggler in a Cage

    Cue Joel Gertner voice: Well…well…well…just when you thought it was safe to read about Raw online , I have returned from an extremely brief hiatus to check ...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 6,217 reads 49 comments

  9. WWE: Should CM Punk vs. The Rock Happen at the Royal Rumble?

    For the past few months, CM Punk has been alluding to his long-set match against The Rock at the Royal Rumble, a contest that has been set pretty much since Rock defeated John Cena at WrestleMania ...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 5,094 reads 42 comments

  10. WWE TLC: The Shield Was Booked Perfectly Against Kane, Ryback and Daniel Bryan

    If you know anything about the inner workings of pro wrestling, you won't be told anything new in this article. If you are just a casual fan who still believes in "good guys" vs. "bad guys," then sit down, because you might learn something...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 7,102 reads 11 comments

  11. WWE: CM Punk vs. the Undertaker Should Happen at WrestleMania

    I think we are all in agreement that CM Punk is on a hot streak as a performer. Sure, he might not always be thrown into the best situations storyline-wise, but his mic work is ...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 20,407 reads 268 comments

  12. WWE Raw Review (11/19/12): Ryback Confronts CM Punk, John Cena Injured

    -I’ve discovered that reviewing Raw is like being an MMA fighter. After you review one, it knocks you out for a few weeks and you have to take time out to recover...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 6,586 reads 23 comments

  13. WWE: Comparing the Current Roster to 15 Years Ago (Attitude Era)

    People say I complain too much. Sure, WWE 's ratings are in the toilet, live event attendance is down, and absolutely no one on the roster draws any mainstream interest, but I complain too much...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 42,222 reads 184 comments

  14. WWE Hell in a Cell: Ryback vs. CM Punk Means Nothing, Neither Does Rest of PPV

    I feel bad. I feel bad for those of you who spent your hard-earned dollars on the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view last night, because what you witnessed was the very definition of a "placeholder...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about over 1 year ago 12,451 reads 88 comments

  15. WWE Raw Review (10/15/12): CM Punk vs. Ryback, Vince McMahon Makes His Decision

    - Recap of last week’s main event, but strangely enough, they leave out CM Punk punching an innocent fan in the crowd for having the audacity to stand behind him . - We are live from Nashville, Tenn...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about almost 2 years ago 8,996 reads 19 comments

  16. WWE Raw Review (10/8/12): CM Punk vs. Vince McMahon, Ryback and John Cena Attack

    -We are LIVE from Sacramento, CA (home of the Queens) -As advertised, John Cena (with that goofy athletic tape that does nothing on his arm) kicks us off and immediately launches ...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about almost 2 years ago 9,698 reads 35 comments

  17. WWE Raw Review (10/1/12): Bryan and Kane Challenge CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler

    -We are LIVE from Oklahoma City (meaning Jim Ross will almost certainly be embarrassed publicly). -CM Punk kicks off the show, and Paul Heyman adds a nice touch by carrying the world title like a UFC manager...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about almost 2 years ago 3,624 reads 4 comments

  18. WWE Raw Review (9/24/12): CM Punk Confronts John Cena; Mick Foley Returns

    -I’ ve heard that the WWE Creative Team worked overtime on this episode, so three hours will only feel like three hours this week! -We are LIVE from Albany, N.Y...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about almost 2 years ago 6,032 reads 24 comments

  19. WWE Raw Review (9/17/12): CM Punk and Del Rio vs. John Cena and Sheamus

    -Good to hear that Jerry Lawler is being sent home. Well wishes to the King and his family...a true legend...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about almost 2 years ago 19,015 reads 68 comments

  20. WWE Raw Review (9/3/12): Cena vs. Del Rio, Punk and Paul Heyman Together?

    So last week's return to reviewing Raw was a great success judging from feedback, so why not do it again? We recap the whole CM Punk vs. Jerry Lawler situation which is somehow supposed to make me want to pay money to see Punk vs...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about almost 2 years ago 7,480 reads 89 comments

  21. WWE Raw Review (8/27/12): CM Punk Takes on Jerry Lawler, Cena Gets a Title Shot

    "Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends We're so glad you could attend" -We are LIVE from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (home of fat men and even fatter women) -A recap video summarizes the whole John Cena – CM Punk deal from last week...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about almost 2 years ago 5,398 reads 39 comments

  22. WWE: Saturday Morning Slam's Rules Make It a Waste of Time

    According to this and other similar reports, WWE has set an "unspoken rule" for their new show Saturday Morning Slam , which debuts August 25...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about almost 2 years ago 6,360 reads 84 comments

  23. WWE: What Was the Right Way to Handle Brock Lesnar?

    My God, what a disaster this Brock Lesnar return has been so far. The night after WrestleMania, Lesnar returned to one of the most deafening ovations in WWE in the past decade...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about 2 years ago 7,068 reads 32 comments

  24. Brock Lesnar's Future in WWE Is Bleak and It's Entirely Vince McMahon's Fault

    According to multiple sources , Brock Lesnar has "nuclear heat" on him for his recent appearance at the UFC 146 pay-per-view event...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about 2 years ago 10,980 reads 56 comments

  25. WWE: An 'Interactive' 3 Hours of Raw Every Monday? Please, No

    Recently, a statement from WWE revealed that Raw will be permanently extended to a three-hour time slot beginning on July 23...

    Mike Shannon Written by Mike Shannon about 2 years ago 3,331 reads 65 comments